Terms and Conditions
By the present rental agreement, the company rents out the car mentioned on the first page of the present to the renter. This car fully complies with the lessee’s preferences under the following conditions:
The renter received the vehicle in good order and condition, and he must return it in the same condition with all tools, tires and other parts. If the renter doesn’t return the vehicle at the prearranged place, mentioned on the contract or to the company’s employee, the vehicle is considered to be abandoned by the renter and he will face the legal consequences, in case of damage or other problems.
On the first page the rental time is recorded. If the renter wants to extend the rental, he must inform the lessor 24 hours before the arranged return.
The lessor has the right to take the vehicle back from the renter, if he does not drive according to the traffic regulations or if he drives against the interest of the lessor.
The renter has the obligation to keep the vehicle in good condition. He must check the oil, water and tires during the rental. He must also pay for the cost of fuel.
The renter is responsible to pay the company for damages caused to the car due to negligence.
The renter cannot in any case acquire any authority on the vehicle. Any service or replacement of a part or accessory of the vehicle during rental must have the owner’s prior approval. Any violation of the kilometers’ counter by the renter implies his/her prosecution.
The lessor shall not be responsible for damage to any property left or transported by the renter or other passenger within the vehicle. We take no responsibility for property left at the lessor's office, before or after the rental.
The renter has to take all the necessary precautions to avoid theft of the car and its accessories, even when the car is not in use.
The lessor has made every effort and taken all precautions to prevent any engine defect and is not responsible for any damage caused by the lessee.
For any disagreement between the renter and Safe Drive, the case will be taken to the court of Chania.
The renter is obliged το pay the lessor for the below services (when in use):
All delivery and collection charges outside Chania.
Any insurance other than the Basic.
All daily and mileage charges computed at the rates shown in this agreement (mileage to be determined by reading factory installed odometer).
State taxes and service fees on the rental.
If the renter delays the car after the arranged return, the charge per hour is a 1/5 of the current daily charge.
If you have an accident or there is damage to your rental vehicle, the Full Insurance (CDEW) covers the cost of the repairs. Your excess is the ‘first part’ of any repair amount that you will be expected to pay yourself. The excess range depending on the vehicle is from €600 to €1500.
The renter is responsible for any traffic violation caused during the rental and has to pay the fine, even when it is requested after
the vehicle is returned to the company
All charges are subject to final audit.
Vehicle shall not be used:
By anyone under age 21
By anyone who is not a qualified European licensed driver, or by anyone whose license has been issued within 12 months from rental date, or whose license has been withheld, revoked or suspended within the previous year. For driver licenses with no Latin characters, an International license is required.
driven on non-asphalt paved roads
To instruct an unlicensed person
Against the terms and conditions of this agreement.
To carry persons or property for a fee
To carry more persons than it is licensed for.
To transfer or carry heavy objects or smelling goods, narcotics and guns
To tow other cars or trailers.
In any race test or competition.
By any person under the influence of alcohol or drugs.
By any person without the prior authorization of the lessor.
For any use against the Hellenic Law.
Outside the island of Crete.
In the case of car delivery at inconvenient locations, the vehicle inspection will be made at a later time.
In case of accident or any other incident the customer is responsible to follow the insurance procedure as set out below:
1) Call Accident Care 2) Call the police 3) Take photos of the accident 4) Obtain names and addresses of any witnesses. 5) Do not accept any responsibility or fault for the accident, until the police has found the guilty party. 6) Contact immediately by phone or other way, the lessor. 7) Obtain all relevant information from the third party or parties (car number, names etc.). 8) Complete and sign an accident report within 24 hours from the time of the accident 9) Send any other documents or information relative to the accident to the lessor.
The renter is not subject to any refund before the expiration of the rental agreement.
Renter is being covered during rental period by insurance policy in accordance with L 489/1976 article 5 paragraph 2 for third party liability protection.
Charges for any of the below damages will be made directly to the client. The most important damages are to the following: The antenna, trays, car lock, loss or damage of keys, windshield wipers, glass, wheels, tires, interior of the car, spare key and car jack, hubcap, lights, gas cap, damage to upholstery of a car, damages to the roof, damages caused by roof rack and any luggage on it, extreme dirtiness in a car, underside damage, damage due to negligence, tire punctures and burst tires, fuel errors, damage to child seats and baby seats, lack of electricity due to forgotten turned on electrical devices, loss of car documents, loss of registration plate. The car rental company, in any case, is not obligated to replace a flat tire or damages in music devices (radio, CD/mp3 player, or any electronic devices).