Economy Cyprus Car Hire Terms and Conditions

Welcome to Economy Cyprus car hire which serves as a low cost alternative, to a bigger high cost car rental provider in Paphos/Cyprus. Customers can always be assured to receive the best car rental experience through high quality vehicles and high standard of service. Economy Cyprus car hire clearly display all applicable charges that our customers will pay mandatory and optional as a result to offer the best value for their money. All prices shown are in € currency and include VAT. Below are the general terms and conditions applied to every rental.

Insurance Coverage. All prices from Economy Cyprus car hire include all these free of charge: Full comprehensive insurance, collision damage waiver, third party insurance, rented car fire insurance, rented car theft insurance, rented car windscreen insurance, rented car tires insurance, zero excess, Paphos Cyprus road maps, road taxes & V.A.T, Cyprus airports service charge, collection of the rented car from Paphos airport, delivery of the rented car to Paphos airport, delivery of the rented car with in Paphos town limits, collection of the rented car with in Paphos town limits, 24 hours Cyprus road assistance, two drivers, first baby/child seat, unlimited mileage.

Driver’s requirements. All drivers, main or additional, regardless of age, are obliged to hold a full valid driving license. Drivers must be over 25 years of age and have held a full driving license for at least 3 year. Economy Cyprus car hire allow drivers aged between 23 and 24 years old, to drive a rental car provided that they have held a full driving license for at least 3 years. Such drivers are required to pay an extra insurance premium of €2 per day.

Maximum driver’s age in Cyprus is 75 years old, although drivers over this age may still be eligible to hire a car depending on their state of health. Such drivers are required to pay an extra insurance premium of €2 per day. Drivers unauthorized to drive are not covered by any insurance scheme and the main driver will be held liable for any damages caused to the vehicle or third parties. The extra insurance premium charge is not included in the car rental cost and must be paid on top of the rental at the delivery of the car. A third driver may obtain the right to drive the vehicle at an extra charge of €2 per day.

In case of an accident damage or theft of the rented car. In case of any accident you must immediately contact the nearest police station and make an accident report. Vehicles involved must never be removed from place of accident until police report has been completed and our insurance company is notified. If you do not report this to the police and comply with the requirements under the country's law, the insurance might become invalid. In case of other damages to the rented car, the above procedure should also be followed. If the vehicle is damaged while parked you have to report the damage to Economy Cyprus car hire before the car is moved. It is mandatory for the client to fill in a police report in case of theft and to provide a copy of this document to our car rental company.

Any unnoticed accident or intentionally trying to damage the vehicle may be interpreted as negligence and the renter must accept responsibility for any costs may occur. Failure to follow these instructions may invalidate the insurance.

Driver’s responsibilities. The hirer agrees at all times to keep and to drive the rented car with care and attention and comply with the requirements under the country’s law. The vehicle must be returned in the same condition as it was delivered in the starting date of the rental agreement. In the case that the vehicle is returned damaged by customer negligence and without being involved in accident and the standard procedure was not followed as stated above the hirer becomes responsible for the settlement of any costs may occur.

Cars selected for hire. Cars are booked by group not specific model and are subject to availability. Economy Cyprus car hire reserves the right to upgrade your car without prior notice, if the model/group requested becomes unavailable for reasons unforeseen. The rate will remain the same as quoted. Consider renting a bigger car as it is more comfortable and safer for passengers, and best to carry your personal belongings (luggage). However, we do consider your personal preferences so early bookings are recommended.

Vehicle Capacity. The number of people and luggage shown is a guide only. Whilst most of our vehicles can seat 5 people comfortably this may not be same in the case of baby or booster seats are needed. Luggage capacity depends on the size of the cases and the number of people occupying the vehicle. If you are in any doubt, we can advise you which vehicle is the most suitable for you in order to avoid any disappointment.

Fuel Policy. All vehicles are delivered with a half (more or less) tank of fuel. The rented vehicle must be returned without re-fuelling at the end of the rental. Please note that the cost for any unused fuel is not refundable. The cost of fuel is charged in the same rate as in petrol stations across the island. Fuel is not included in the car rental cost and must be paid on top of the rental cost.

Occupied northern part of Cyprus: You may take the car to the occupied northern part of Cyprus, but please be aware that you are fully responsible for any accident or damages may occur at the occupied northern part of the island as our insurance company does not provide any cover for the rented car or to any third party claims for the Occupied northern part of Cyprus.

Deliveries and Collections. If we're delivering to the airport please provide us with your flight number and arrival time. We will greet you at the airport arrival hall holding a sign with your name and escort you to your car. At the end of the rental period, vehicles should be returned where it will be instructed by our staff and it will be noted on the rental agreement. Consider that the car must be returned the same time that is delivered or maximum of 2 hours delay (airport drop off). Any drop off more than 2 hours will be charged as an extra day. Delivery and collection with in Paphos town limits is normally free of charge, unless the delivery location is not within Paphos town limits. In such cases, an out of limits charge of €10 each way will be applied. Delivery and collection to Larnaca Airport is an additional €30 charge each.

Insurance Limitations. No insurance cover is provided for the following:

*if the rented vehicle is driven in the occupied Northern area of the island

*if a non 4x4 rented vehicle is driven on a non paved road (off road)

*if the vehicle is driven under the influence of alcohol, drugs or any other substances

*failure to take in mind traffic regulations

*failure to report any accident to the police

*if intentionally trying to damage the rented car

*for any damage to the interior of the car

*for unauthorized drivers

Any unnoticed accident or intentionally trying to damage the vehicle may be interpreted as negligence and the renter must accept full responsibility for any costs may occur.

Drivers unauthorized to drive are not covered by any insurance scheme and the main driver will be held liable for any damages caused to the vehicle or third parties.

In any of the above cases the driver becomes responsible for the market value of the rented vehicle as well as recovery costs and any costs relating to third party claims.

Extra Accessories. Economy Cyprus car hire is able to supply child seats upon request. There are three types available such as: baby, booster and infant seats. If needed, it must be requested at the time of booking. The first child seat is free of charge. Each additional seat costs €2 per day to hire, up to a maximum charge of €50. Child safety seats are mandatory in Cyprus and due to insurance rules and regulations you will be required to fit the child seat yourself. Please note that we carry standard type of child safety seats. The extra accessories cost is not included in the car rental cost and must be paid on top of the rental.

Economy Cyprus car hire is also able to supply satellite navigation system upon request. Each navigation system costs €40 per hire. The extra accessories cost is not included in the car rental cost and must be paid on top of the rental.

Payment. All rental charges are payable on delivery on cash or card. We accept all major credit and debit cards. Any extras to the normal rental price, as shown above, are payable on delivery of vehicle. All customers will receive a rental contract showing a detailed breakdown of all charges. The following credit or debit cards are accepted: master/ euro card, visa. Please note that all payments will be made locally in Euros. No deposit is necessary to confirm your reservation.

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