WHEREAS with this present agreement, the company named BLUE DOLPHIN RENTALS IKE, hereinafter called “Lessor” (franchise under license, to use the trademark of “BLUE DOLPHIN RENTALS” for its own benefit and proposes) hereby rents to the “Renter” the Vehicle, as described here in (including any replacement vehicle) subject to the herein below terms and conditions as well as those included on the front side hereof which language is recognized and understood and which the Renter fully accepts in their entirety expressly, unconditionally and unreservedly.
DRIVER’ S AGE: Driver’s age 22 plus. Drivers 22yrs – 24yrs underage driver supplement @ 8.00euro + vat. for groups A,B,C. For all other groups minimum age 25yrs. Maximum age 75.
DRIVER’S LICENSE: A valid driving license held for at least one year is required.
DEPOSITS – MINIMUM RENTAL: Under acceptance, deposits for estimated charges are required at the beginning of rental with a minimum of € 900,00 tax included for the smallest car category and the amount of € 450.00 including 24% VAT for the smallest motorbike class. The amount of deposit may fluctuate for higher categories. Groups A, Β, C, D, Ε, F, F1, G, J, K, L , M50, M125, M150, M200, M300,cannot be rented on a cash basis. The minimum rental is one day (24 hours). At the end of the agreed rental, Hellenic Rentals allows a grace period of 59 minutes free of charge. For over 1 hour return delay, the Renter is charged with an additional local daily rate.
DELIVERY AND RECEIPT: Renter received Vehicle, which he examined and found it to his complete satisfaction, in perfect condition and appropriate for the purpose he rents it. Renter must return Vehicle and all documents, tools and accessories that accompany it to the Lessor in the same condition he received it at the location and on the date designated in this agreement. Otherwise and upon expiration of the rental period, Renter will be obliged to pay to the Lessor the normal rental charge plus expenses for any loss or damage. The Lessor reserves the right to gain repossession and use of Vehicle at any time without notice and without Renter’s consent, but at Renter’s expense, from wherever and by any means if at the discretion of the Lessor there is danger of damage or loss of Vehicle as well as risk of not receiving the rental charge or any other due compensation. The Lessor has the right besides the above mentioned case to gain repossession and use of Vehicle if it has been used in violation of this agreement or of designated rental period.
THEFT (THW), DAMAGE (CDW) etc.
- The undercarriage of the vehicle.
- Tires and wheels.
- On locks or keys, on wheel caps, etc.
- Battery, mechanical parts, the disc plate (clutch), windscreens, glasses, roof, antenna, mirrors and the interior of the vehicle.
- Refueling errors.
- Natural disasters or terrorist acts.
- Transfer costs after an accident or any toll charges.
- During loading, unloading or transport of Vehicle by ships, trains or other means of transport without prior written consent of the Lessor Company.
- Vehicle Replacement Fee.
- Loss of use.
- Vehicle Immobilization fee.
- Administration fee.
- Towing, crane and transport costs.
CHARGES: Renter shall pay to the Lessor at the termination of the rental period, unless otherwise agreed, the following sums: a. The daily fixed rental fee for the entire rental period, b. The charges that correspond to the mileage covered by the vehicle with period unless otherwise agreed, based on the unit price per kilometer, as designated in the official Lessor’s price-list (tariff). The number of the covered kilometers is computed according to the indications of the kilometer counter at the beginning and at the end of the rental period. In case the kilometer counter does not function, the charge is based on the number of kilometers between distances covered by Renter with Vehicle, c. All charges concerning refueling of Vehicle, in case it is not returned in the same level, as it was, the time when the Vehicle was delivered to the Renter, the «Theft Protection» (THW), the “Collision Damage Waiver’ (CDW), the «Personal Accident Insurance» (PAI), the «Full Damage Waiver» (SCDW) and any other charge provided by the terms of this agreement or by the official price-list (tariff). Renter agrees and accepts that in case at the end of the rental period he does not return Vehicle to the Lessor with the same level of fuel, as it was, the time when the Vehicle was delivered to the Renter, then he will be additionally charged with the «Refueling Service Charge» as such fee is determined in the official Lessor’s price-list (tariff), d. Any taxes, duties and other expenses related to the rental of Vehicle, e. Any Lessor’s costs, including attorney’s fees and default interest incurred in collecting any kind of payments due to this rental or related to the repossession of Vehicle by the Lessor, f. Any fines, penalties, court costs and other expenses, imposed or to be imposed on Lessor’s due to the illegal use of Vehicle by Renter. In this later case Renter or additional driver, mentioned on the front side of this agreement, shall continue to be responsible for any illegal acts. g. Any amount necessary for replacement or repairing of destroyed tires or wheels or any sums for restoring damages on the lower part of Vehicle, for repairing any other damage and also for compensating due to loss of Vehicle, unless the respective waivers have been accepted and their terms have been applied (article 5). h. The additional charge for delivering or returning of Vehicle and also the charge for its return to a location different from the one designated on the front side of this agreement without Lessor’s written consent, such charge being determined in the official Lessor’s price-list (tariff), i. The additional «Airport Service Charge» in case Renter rented Vehicle at a Lessor’s branch located in an airport. Renter agrees and accepts:
- Granted discounts will be recalled, if settlement of Lessor’s account is not made within the set limits.
- All charges are subject to final audit to final audit by the Lessor, and the Renter accepts them fully in their entirety with this agreements
EXTENSION OF RENTAL PERIOD: If Renter wishes to prolong the rental period of Vehicle, he has to notify to the Lessor in writing at least twenty – four (24) hours before the end of the period to receive the respective written approval. If he fails to do so he will have both civil and penal liability for illegal use and possession of Vehicle. In case of extension of rental Renter shall be bound by the terms and conditions both of the initial agreement and the rental extension agreement, whether concerning the Vehicle or any replacements thereof.
INDEMNITY: Renter expressly agrees that Lessor is not responsible for any loss or damage suffered by Renter or third parties, during the rental period and no claim be raised against Lessor for the above reason.
ACCIDENTS: In case of any accident or any other incident (fire, theft, etc), Renter or the additional driver(s) are obliged to immediately do the following: a. Not acknowledge liability or guilt and claims of third parties in any way, direct or indirect, b. Note the names and the addresses of eye witnesses and also the name and the address of the driver and the data of the vehicle, with which Vehicle may have collided, c. Notify the Police to investigate the liability of the third party and provide vehicle to any injurers. d. Contact with the Lessor immediately by phone or other means (fax etc), e. Obtain all relevant information from any third party, f. Photograph the location of the accident and the vehicles participating in the accident, if possible. Renter must complete and sing an accident/theft report latest within twenty – four (24) hours at the nearest Lessor’s branch and send any relevant documents or information to the Lessor. In case of theft or loss of Vehicle Renter must report the incident in writing at the nearest police department within twenty – four (24) hours, otherwise special cover agreements will not be valid.
INSURANCES: a. Lessor provides Renter and any additional river with insurance coverage by insurance companies of its choice for death or injuries of third parties, passengers or not, of Vehicle (the Vehicle driver is excluded) to the total maximum amount of € 500.000,00 and for material damages of third parties except Lessor’s vehicle caused on objects inside or on vehicle to the total maximum amount of € 100.000,00 provided that they do not violate any term of this agreement, b. Lessor provides insurance coverage against third parties only to those persons who use Vehicle with its permission, by an insurance policy, the terms of which are available for examination, c. Renter, additional authorized drivers and all other passengers of the Vehicle are not covered by «Personal Accident Insurance» (PAI) as such term is determined in the official Lessor’s price list (tariff), unless Renter accepts «Personal Accident Insurance» at the beginning of rental by initialing in «Accept» box on the front side of this agreement, this accepting the coverage provided by Lessor’s insurance policy for personal accidents, as mentioned in the official price-list and paying the respective daily charge, d. Luggage is not covered by insurance and Renter is responsible for any loss or damage of property belonging to him or not. Lessor holds no responsibility for any such loss, damage etc. at the time of rental or after the return of Vehicle to the Lessor.
PERSONAL DATA: All data collected and stored hereto by the Lessor are absolutely necessary and will be used solely for the provision of the vehicle rental services. Lessor may share this data when at time of rental makes incorrect statements or violates the terms of this agreement with Country Authorities in case there is suspicion of committing a crime or other offense.
- Vehicle is always property of the Lessor. This is an agreement of Rental only. Renter is not Lessor’s agent in any way and in case. Renter acknowledges that he acquires no rights other than those stated in this agreement,
- During the rental all additional drivers are jointly and severally liable with the Renter.
- Likewise in case that this agreement is signed by any representative of the Renter, he would be jointly and severally responsible with the Renter,
- This agreement supersedes any other prior or verbal agreement between the Lessor and the Renter.
- The Lessor cannot waive any of its rights deriving from the law and this agreement, f. Any alteration of the terms of this agreement is not valid if not agreed in writing,
- Renter agrees and accepts that all above-mentioned terms are valid both in case of the initial agreement with the Lessor and in any case of extension of this time of the rental and/or replacement of the Vehicle by another,
- In case there is difference between the copies and the original of this agreement the original possessed by the Lessor always supersedes,
- The contracting parties acknowledge and accept that all terms of this agreement are substantial and fundamental from the purpose hereof.
JURISDICTION: This agreement is governed by Greek Legislation and any and all disputes which may arise between the Lessor and the Renter from this agreement will be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of courts of Volos in Greece.