|RENTAL AGREEMENT -TERMS AND CONDITIONS
1.SUBJECT: This Rental Agreement is drafted between the Rental Company, who will be referred to herein as the “Lessor” as legally represented for the signature of the present document, and on the other hand the “Lessee”, whose name is inscribed on the front page of the Agreement, and is subject to the following terms and provisions as well as those inscribed on the front page of the Agreement. By this Agreement the Lessor leases to the Lessee, in accordance with the following terms and provisions and those inscribed on the front page, the vehicle mentioned on the front page of the Agreement, which will be herein referred as the “Vehicle” for reasons of brevity.2.DURATION: The duration of the Agreement starts immediately from the signature date and time stated on the front page of this document and delivery of the Vehicle to the Lessee and ends on the date and time of return of the Vehicle by the Lessee and deliverance to a representative of the Lessor, as inscribed on the front page. The minimum duration of the rental period is 24hours. The Lessee is required to return the vehicle to a representative of the Lessor on the agreed date, time (max +30 minutes) and location, as inscribed on the front page, and any changes or delays must be accepted in written by the Lessor. Returns delayed more than 30 minutes of the defined time are charged as a full additional day.
3.LEASE AND CHARGES: 3.1 The Lease is defined on the front page of the Agreement and fully corresponds to the leasing value of the Vehicle and the agreed leasing duration, while the Lessee acknowledges that he has no right to dispute it or demand its decrease and, in all cases, abandons any such right. The lease is subject to changes if any of the agreed terms herein changes after the signing of this agreement and the start of the lease (indicatively and not restrictively: duration of the lease, extra services/coverage such as extra mileage, additional driver, etc.). Any extra charges will be in accordance with the current official pricelist of the Lessor. The lease is paid in full in advance, prior to the delivery of the Vehicle. 3.2 The lease includes the following: a) Third party liability insurance for body injuries and material damages, excluding the driver and passengers, b) 24hour road assistance all over Greece and according to the terms and conditions of the road assistance company, except for island territory from where it is the Lessee’s responsibility to return the vehicle with his own expenses, c) V.A.T. and local taxes, d) mileage charge of a hundred (100) kilometers per day (mentioned on the front page), e) replacement of the Vehicle with another available, irrespectively of category, in case of breakdown/accident. 3.3. The lease does not include any amount, expense or service which is not included in paragraph 3.2 above or it is not clearly defined at the respective space of the front page. Indicatively and not restrictively the lease does not include the following: a) fuel consumption which is fully paid by the Lessee. The fuel quantity at the return of the Vehicle must be equal with the quantity of the delivery, which is inscribed at the front page, otherwise there will be a charge for the fuel consumed and 10,00€ additionally for refill service plus V.A.T. on the total (there will be no refund for fuels not consumed). b) any extra kilometers, over the 100 km/day included in the lease. The Lessee is required to pay the amount per extra kilometer + V.A.T. at the return of the Vehicle, according to the Lessor’s pricelist, unless a usage of extra kilometers has been agreed at the start of the lease and is explicitly inscribed on the front page, c) any additional insurance coverage apart from those mentioned in paragraph 3.2.a, unless it has been agreed at the start of the lease and it is explicitly inscribed on the front page of this document, d) fines and charges from violations, illegal parking and administrative penalties imposed on the Vehicle during the lease period which are the Lessee’s responsibility to pay and deliver a copy of the payment to the Lessor upon return of the Vehicle, otherwise the Lessee will be charged with the amount of the fine/violation and 15€ administration fees + V.A.T. on the total of the amount upon return of the Vehicle after his declaration of the fine/violation or after the Lessor is notified by the police or municipal authorities at a later time and with no time restriction for these charges.
4.SECURITY DEPOSIT: The Lessee, in all cases and irrespectively of any insurance coverage, has to deposit a sum to the Lessor as a deposit for the correct implementation of this agreement, the amount of which is determined by the Lessor depending on the category of the rented vehicle and it is inscribed on the front page of this document. The sum remains with the Lessor for the entire duration of the lease and will be refunded in full to the Lessee with the same method after the lease has ended, provided that the Lessee has fulfilled all his/her financial obligations.
5.DELIVERY-RETURN OF THE VEHICLE: 5.1 The Vehicle is delivered to the Lessee on the date and time defined on the front page. The Lessee must inspect the vehicle, externally and internally, with a representative of the Lessor before any use and indicate any existing damages to be noted on the relevant place at the front page and return the Vehicle to a representative at the exact same condition and with the exact same level of fuel. The signing of this document constitutes a receipt of delivery of the Vehicle. 5.2 Deliveries and returns at the offices of the Lessor during office hours (Monday-Saturday 09:00-20:00) have no extra charge. The Lessee will be extra charged for any delivery/return out of office hours, on Sundays, bank holidays and in places other than the Lessor’s offices. 5.3 The Vehicle must be returned clean and ready for inspection, otherwise the return may be delayed and there will be an extra charge of 15,00€ + V.A.T. If specialized cleaning (interior or other) is demanded (tar, animal fur, etc.) there will be a minimum extra charge of 60,00€ + V.A.T. 5.4 The Lessor bears no responsibility, during the lease period or after its end, for objects of the Lessee or passengers on board of the Vehicle.
7.ACCIDENTS-DAMAGES: In case of accident or any other incident/damage, the Lessee/authorized driver is required to take the following actions, irrespectively of who is responsible or insurance coverage agreed herein: a) inform the Police immediately (tel. 100) and the Lessor so as to send Accident Care and wait for them to register the event and collect the papers, b) note names and information of any witnesses and people involved in the incident, c) not to recognize any claim made from third parties, d) collect any relevant information from any third person and any relevant document or other data (e.g. photos) and deliver them to the Lessor along with the documents of the Police and Accident Care. If the Lessor fails to take the above-mentioned actions, he/she will be considered fully responsible for the accident/incident and will be charged with the total amount of the damages and the cost of the days needed for the Vehicle to be repaired and any other damages and expenses rising from this incident + V.A.T. on the total of the amount of the charges, irrespectively of any insurance coverage agreed herein. If the Lessor/authorized driver is responsible for the accident/event there will be an extra charge of 30% of the annual insurance premiums (minimum amount 100,00€), and 30€ as accident processing feeds + V.A.T. on the total of the amount. 7.1. In the event of any damage occurred the Lessee will be charged with an Accident Administration Fee plus V.A.T. as defined on the official pricelist of the Lessor. 7.2. In the event of damage restoration, the selection of συνεργείου by the Lessee or authorized driver is not allowed, unless it is the official dealership of the Vehicle.
8.INSURANCE COVERAGE: 8.1. The insurance coverage provided is valid only under the condition that the Vehicle is used in full compliance with the terms and provisions of this document and the relevant insurance policies. In any other case the Lessee and authorized drivers are fully, jointly, and completely responsible for the full restitution of any damages caused and any expenses resulting from the damages and the violation of the terms and have no claim whatsoever against the Lessor. 8.2. The Lessee and authorized drivers are fully responsible and they are required to compensate the Lessor for any damages, material or other, that are not covered by the insurance included in the rental fee (par.3.2.a) or any additional coverage, if there is any, that has been agreed at the start of the lease and is explicitly mentioned on the front page. More specifically, in the case of material or other damages during the lease the Lessee and the authorized drivers are required to pay to the Lessor regardless of party at fault and with no objection, the total of damages depending on vehicle category and model and maximum charge the retail price of the official dealer of the Vehicle at the time of the incident plus V.A.T., including any expenses resulting from the incident, such as expenses for the repossession of the Vehicle and damages for loss of its use. 8.3. The Lessee can limit his liability for damages of the Vehicle at the minimum of 750,00€+V.A.T. by accepting and purchasing at the start of the lease the “Collision Damage Waiver” (CDW) coverage, which must be inscribed on the front page. The amount of the CDW is defined by the Lessor depending on the category of the Vehicle and it is inscribed on the front page. The CDW coverage is not valid if the Lessee or authorized drivers violate any of the terms and provisions of this agreement. 8.4. Indicatively and not restrictively the insurance coverage provided, including the C.D.W. clause, does not cover in any case the following for the restoration of which the Lessee and authorized drivers are fully, jointly and exclusively responsible for: a) damages of the underside of the Vehicle, b) damages/loss of car keys, antennas, mirrors, etc and all the parts of the interior of the Vehicle (e.g. sound system, screens/navigation system, handles, compartments, upholstery, etc.), c) damages/loss of tyres, wheels, rims, glasses, unless a respective insurance coverage has been agreed and purchased by the Lessee at the start of the lease and it is inscribed on the front page of this document.
9.EXEMPTION FROM RESPONSIBILITY: The Lessor is responsible only in case of willful misconduct or serious negligence. In all other cases (including slight negligence, unforeseeable circumstances or force majeure) the Lessor bears no responsibility, and no claim can be made against him.
10.SUBSTITUTION RIGHT: The Lessor has the right in her own judgement and by a relevant written statement to the Lessοr to indicate any natural or legal person or entity who will substitute for him in part or in whole with respect to the rights and obligations stemming from this agreement. The Lessee does not have the right to assign any of his rights or responsibilities stemming from this agreement.
11.VIOLATION OF THE TERMS OF THE LEASE: 11.1. Both the Lessee and authorized drivers of the Vehicle are fully and jointly responsible against the Lessor for the full and strict compliance with all the conditions and provisions of this agreement. 11.2. If the Lessee or any of the authorized drivers breaches or attempts to breach any of their obligations stemming from this agreement or if the information they provide to the Lessor are inaccurate or fake, the Lessor has the right either to adhere to this agreement or give notice for its termination, demanding in all cases the full compensation for every actual loss and any loss of future profit incurred and the payment of any amount overdue. In the case where notice of termination of this agreement is given, the Lessor has the right to exercise all his/her rights of possession. If this agreement is terminated, all debts of the Lessee stemming from the termination of this agreement are automatically and rightfully considered overdue and claimable. 11.3. In the case where the Lessee unilaterally gives notice of termination of the agreement before the end of the agreed duration, he is required to have fulfilled all his obligations stemming from this agreement and particularly those of the previous article. Any fees paid in advance for the remaining period of the lease remain with Lessor by force of a fair and reasonable clause. 11.4. This agreement is automatically and rightfully terminated in the event that the Lessee, if he/she is a natural person passes away or is placed under legal judicial restrain, or, if the Lessee is a legal entity, it is dismantled or placed under liquidation. This agreement is also terminated automatically and rightfully in the case that the Lessee is bankrupt, applies for bankruptcy or ceases payments, or his solvency is doubted as indicatively in case of seizure, enforced implementation of auction, or enforced management of any of his assets.
12.NON WAIVER: The failure to exercise or delay in exercising his/her rights on the part of the Lessor by force of this document does not constitute and in no case can be regarded to constitute as waiving these rights.
13.JURISDICTION: The Courts of Thessaloniki are exclusively responsible for any differences and disputes that may stem from the present document.
14.GENERAL PROVISIONS: All the terms of this document are considered fundamental and a breach of any of them bears the consequences mentioned in article 11. This document constitutes the full and exclusive agreement between the hearby contracting parties and shall prevail over any contrary agreement, written or verbal. The headings of the articles of this document have been used solely for the convenience of the contracting parties and cannot be used in any case for the interpretation of this document. If more than one Lessee and/or authorized driver of the car is a contracting party of this document, they are all held fully responsible against the Lessor for all the financial liabilitites and other obligations and responsibilities according to this document. The default or the offence of one of the Lessees and even the precedent against one of them and every judicial or extra-judicial stamen of the Lessor made against on of them or his authorized representative are also lawfully valid for the other as well.
15.AMENDMENTS: Any amendment of the terms of this document is invalid unless drafted in writing.