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Local Terms: Cyprus

 

Payment: We ask that you pay a deposit when you make your booking, and rest of payment locally to the rental station.

Payment

The following forms of payment are generally accepted in Cyprus :

Visa,  MasterCard, Dinners, AMEX

Cash deposits accepted

ACCEPTED:  Visa,  MasterCard, Dinners, AMEX

NOT ACCEPTED: Pre-paid credit cards, Laser, Maestro, debit cards

A valid credit card in the name of the main driver must be presented as guarantee for the rental. Our local car rental partner may reserve an amount of 600-1.000 Euro plus tax(depending on your selected car group) as guarantee, which will be released after the end of the rental period if no damage/theft has occurred.

In the event that you fail to present a valid credit card or lack of sufficient funds available on the credit card, car rental agent may refuse to release the vehicle. In these instances, no funds paid will be reimbursed.

Driver and Licence Requirements.

Minimum age 25, Maximum age 72.

Drivers under 25 years old must have held a valid International or European Union driving license for at least 3 years. If they do not have A driving license for at least 3 years  they will be charged  € 3,00 per day - paid locally.

 Drivers 73 years and over will be charge €3.00 per day -  paid locally

Drivers must also show their passport or national ID card on collection as additional proof of identity.

Car types

Reservations are always confirmed for a given Car Group -not for a specific car model- The car on your voucher represents the vehicle for the class (Group) you have booked. We cannot guarantee a specific make or model. Any specific cars mentioned are simply typical examples of the size, specifications and performance applying to that car group.

State/Border Restrictions

CROSS BORDER POLICY: Not available for Cyprus

Insurance companies DO NOT offer any cover while you drive to the North part of Cyprus, NOT under the control of the Cyprus Republic. Autounion is also unable to

offer any support there both in case of breakdown or accident.

Driving to the North part of Cyprus is done entirely on your own risk.

Autounion has the right to claim from the hirer any amount to cover the whole of the damage caused in the Northern part of Cyprus.

One-way Rentals

One-way Rentals - On request only with minimum rental from 3 days rental and more. In case the driver wishes to drop off the car in a different city charges will apply according to below table:

From location

To location

Charge

Paphos

Limassol

25,00€

Paphos

Larnaca

40,00€

Paphos

Agia Napa

55,00€

Limassol

Larnaca

25,00€

Limassol

Agia Napa

50,00€

Limassol

Paphos

25,00€

Larnaca

Agia Napa

30,00€

Larnaca

Paphos

40,00€

Larnaca

Limassol

25,00€

 

Included in your booking cost:

Mileage Allowance

The Vehicle is provided with an unlimited Kilometer / Mileage Allowance.

Third Party Liability Insurance

THIRD PARTY INSURANCE (Required by Law): - 

Coverage limits:

a) Third Party Bodily Injury or death up to €33.540.000

b) Third Party Property Damage €1.120.000

More information is available locally.

Roadside Assistance

24 hour roadside assistance is provided.

Taxes & Surcharges

Bookings include all local taxes.

Additional Drivers:

First additional driver is free of charge. From the second additional driver onwards an additional charge applies of 3,00€ per day per driver. Minimum age restrictions apply.

Fuel Policy: Same to Same

The vehicle is usually given to the client with a full tank of petrol free of charge. Fuel is paid by client and must return the vehicle with the same amount as he collected or the difference will be charged locally plus €20 service charge fee.

This is paid locally by the customer. Prices include Tax.

Fines and Penalties

Customer is obliged to pay all fines, penalties and court costs for parking, traffic, toll and other violations, including storage liens and charges. They will also pay a reasonable administrative fee with respect to any violation of this agreement, such as for repossessing or recovering the car for any reason. They also agree we may, in our sole discretion, pay all tickets, citations, fines and penalties on your behalf directly to the appropriate authority and they will pay us for what we paid to the appropriate authority or their designated agents plus a reasonable administrative fee. They agree and acknowledge that we cooperate with all federal, state, municipal and local officials charged with enforcing these infractions to provide any information necessary as they may request or may otherwise be required.

Out of Hours Charge

In all Airports we provide services 24/7 free of charge.

Out of hours service in all other locations between 20:00pm-07:59am are available with an extra charge of 20,00€ euro per service.

Hotel  deliveries:

Hotel deliveries are available with an additional charge of 24,80€ per way

Baby / Child / Booster Seats : 3,00€/day

Navigation System : 5,00€

Navigation System is available with an extra charge of 5,00€/day with max charge 75,00€

Roof Racks

Not available

Insurance

The customer understands that all insurance cover is provided by the company supplying the vehicle for rental and not Autounion car rental. Liability for claims in excess of the insurance cover purchased rests with the hirer of the vehicle. Autounion car rental does not provide insurance cover of any kind in relation to the hire of the vehicle and is not liable for damages incurred in the event of an accident.

Excess/Deposit amounts

For car categories A,B,B1,BA,BB,C,CA  €600 (plus TAX),  for D,E1 €800 (plus TAX) and for M,M1, €1000 (plus TAX).

 

SECURITY DEPOSITS (SD) In each rental a credit card (VISA, MASTERCARD, DINNERS, and AMEX) is essential. Deposit For car categories A,B,B1,BA,BB,C,CA €600, for D,E1 €800, and for M,M1, €1000 plus rental charge. CASH DEPOSITS are accepted! Personal Credit Cardnot Card Maestro (e.g.: Electron). Cash /Debit Card cannot be used as guarantee card but can be used for the payment of the rental.

Collision Damage Waiver (CDW) with excess amount

Is included in the booking cost and reduces the financial liability up to a maximum of :  For car categories A,B,B1,BA,BB,C,CA  €600 (plus TAX),  for D,E1 €800 (plus TAX) and for M,M1, €1000 (plus TAX).

CDW does not provide any coverage concerning damages provoked at the underside part of the vehicle, inside part of the vehicle-saloon, wind shields, mirrors and tires. Basic condition is that the damage is not due to infringement of RoadCirculation Code. The Accident Statement should always be supplemented so that the insurances’ covers will be in effect. In case of car accident and damages police report is mandatory. Without police report the client takes full responsibility.

In case of accident, the client must contact the police and report the incident immediately, and submit a copy of the police report, the rental agreement to the rental location. CDW protection does not apply beyond the rental date agreed with the pickup location. For details of this insurance, please check with the supplier on collection of the Vehicle

Additional Insurances

FULL DAMAGE (FDW  Daily charge: For all car categories (A,B,B1,BA,BB,C,CA,D,E1,M,M1) €10 per day-Paid locally-VAT included.

FDW does not provide any coverage concerning damages provoked at the underside part of the vehicle, inside part of the vehicle-saloon, wind shields, mirrors and tires. Basic condition is that the damage is not due infringement of Road Code Circulation. The Accident Statement should always be supplemented so that the insurances’ covers will be in effect. Police report is mandatory.

WHEELS,UNDERSIDE,GLASS(W.U.G) : Covers any coverage concerning damages provoked at the underside part of the vehicle, inside part of the vehicle-saloon, wind shields, mirrors and tires. Basic condition is that the damage is not due infringement of Road Code Circulation, €5 per day for all groups- Paid locally-VAT included

 

PERSONAL ACCIDENT (PAI): Covers the passengers of the vehicle(NOT THE DRIVER) of up to €33.540.000, in case of death, body injuries to €33.540.000, total or partial disability. Not covered accidents that did not happen while driving the AutoUnion Car Rental hired car, accidents that happened before or after the rental, personal items stored in the car. The rental car is insured for one person – the named driver. If others are to drive your Autounion hired car, then those people need to be present and show their driving license when the car is picked up. There will be an additional charge for each driver. OPTIONAL COVERAGE MIGHT BE OFFERED LOCALLY AT AN ADDITIONAL CHARGE

 

*Note: Always, a valid credit card in the name of the main driver must be presented as guarantee for the rental

Border Exit / Ferry travel:

Not permitted

Exceptions in CDW, FDW, WUG :

Charges for any of the damages written below will be charged directly to the client, the most important are the following: Antenna, trays, damage to car lock, loss or damage to keys, windshield wipers, 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 the car, personal belongings in a rented car, damage due to negligence, fuel errors, damage to child seats and baby seats, lack of electricity because of 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 tyre or damages in music devices (radio, CD/mp3 player, etc.).

Towing costs are not covered by any insurance.

Autounion car rental will not refund any telephone, taxi or hotel costs.

Autounion car rental or the car rental company will not be held responsible for anyone driving under the influence of alcohol/drugs, causing willful damage, off road driving, driving without care and attention or damages caused by negligence and traffic violations.

The client will accept direct responsibility in respect of such claims.

Any unnoticed accident or damage to the vehicle may be interpreted as negligence. This may result in a charge to the client.

Theft Protection (TP) / Fire Protection

THEFT (TW): Covers the rented vehicle against total theft with a deductible amount. For car categories A,B,B1,BA,BB,C,CA €600 (plus TAX), for D,E1 €800 (plus TAX), and for M,M1, €1000 (plus TAX).

 

FIRE INSURANCE: Covers the rented vehicle against fire with a deductible amount.

ACCIDENT ADMINISTRATION FEES:

In case of accident an administration fee of €50 will be charged. This charge applies irrelevantly of liability.

Renter’s Obligation:

The vehicle should be used only by the renter or other additional drivers mentioned on the rental agreement. The vehicle is prohibited to be used, for infringement of provisions of the Cyprus Road Circulation Code, for purposes opposite to the Cyprus laws, for towing other vehicles, in order to transport heavy objects or baggage.

Cancellation policy

24 hours prior to arrival no cancellation fee is required, less than 24 hours a cancellation fee equal to the deposit given at the time of reservation/confirmation is required.