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Budget South Africa Rental Terms for travel between 01-Mar-2016 and 31-Dec-2019

RETAIL RATE - GENERAL TERMS & CONDITIONS


These Terms and Conditions apply to the general rate rules for Budget retail rates.  Policy items (e.g. ‘age’ policy) are subject to change and may vary slightly depending on location. Budget cannot be held responsible for discrepancies against the generic information provided here. Kindly refer to the Policy pages in the GDS at time of booking for location-specific policies

WAIVER and PROTECTION OPTIONS

The only variable elements for inclusive vs. exclusive retail rates are CDW and TP. All mandatory charges e.g.: Location surcharge, VAT and Contract Fee (VLF) are included in all rates (inclusive and exclusive)

Collision Damage Waiver (CDW)

If an INCLUSIVE rate, CDW is included in the rate
If an EXCLUSIVE rate, CDW is excluded from the rate; please refer to the table below for charge details

Car group

Cost per day

Liability (if CDW is included in rate or purchased)

A

95

16500

B

100

22500

C

105

26500

D

105

26500

E

110

35000

F

120

48000

G

135

53000

H

135

53000

I

140

56500

J

150

70000

K

125

40500

L

140

56500

M

120

38500

N

140

57500

O

110

36500

P

110

35000


(All costs are quoted in SA Rands and include tax)

Liability charge in case of damage
If an INCLUSIVE rate or CDW is purchased the liability charge detailed in the above table will apply
If an EXCLUSIVE rate (and CDW is not purchased), the liability charge payable will be the full value of the vehicle

Theft Protection (TP)

If an INCLUSIVE rate, TP is included in the rate.
If an EXCLUSIVE rate, TP is excluded from the rate; please refer to the table below for charge details      

Car group

Cost per day

Liability
(if TP is included in rate or purchased)

A

65

16500

B

65

22500

C

70

26500

D

70

26500

E

75

35000

F

80

48000

G

90

53000

H

90

53000

I

90

56500

J

100

70000

K

85

40500

L

90

56500

M

80

38500

N

95

57500

O

75

36500

P

75

35000


(All costs are quoted in SA Rands and include tax) 

Liability charge in case of theft
If an INCLUSIVE rate or TP is purchased the liability charge detailed in the above table will apply
If an EXCLUSIVE rate (and TP is not purchased), the liability charge payable will be the full value of the vehicle


Super Collision Damage Waiver (Super CDW)

(In case of damage, the driver can reduce the liability charge by purchasing Super CDW)
Please refer to adjacent table for costs and reduced liability value

Car group

Cost per day

Liability in case of damage
(if SCDW purchased)

A

150.00

4,000.00

B

160.00

5,000.00

C

170.00

5,500.00

D

170.00

5,500.00

E

175.00

6,500.00

F

190.00

9,500.00

G

215.00

11,000.00

H

215.00

11,000.00

I

225.00

12,000.00

J

240.00

15,000.00

K

200.00

7,500.00

L

225.00

12,000.00

M

190.00

7,500.00

N

225.00

12,000.00

O

175.00

7,000.00

P

175.00

6,500.00


(All costs are quoted in SA Rands and include tax)

 

Super Theft Protection (Super TP)

(In case of theft, the driver can reduce the liability charge by purchasing Super TP)

Please refer to adjacent table for costs and reduced liability value

Car group

Cost per day

Liability in case of theft
(if STP purchased)

A

115.00

4,000.00

B

115.00

5,000.00

C

125.00

5,500.00

D

125.00

5,500.00

E

135.00

6,500.00

F

145.00

9,500.00

G

160.00

11,000.00

H

160.00

11,000.00

I

160.00

12,000.00

J

180.00

15,000.00

K

155.00

7,500.00

L

160.00

12,000.00

M

145.00

7,500.00

N

170.00

12,000.00

O

135.00

7,000.00

P

135.00

6,500.00


(All costs are quoted in SA Rands and include tax)

Contract Fee
The contract fee is included in the estimated total - SAR 79.00 per rental (Included in rate)


Personal Insurance (PAI) - SAR 48.00 per day (Excluded from rate)


Third Party Liability unlimited?

LIMITED THIRD PARTY LIABILITY. LIMITED COVERAGE OF PASSENGER LIABILITY

LOSS BY FIRE ALSO COVERED. THE VALUE OF THE COVER IS LIMITED TO

SAR 10 MILLION.

NO COVER FOR LOSS OR DAMAGE THROUGH CIVIL UNREST. ANY BREACH OF TERMS

AND CONDITIONS STATED ON RENTAL AGREEMENT RENDERS COVER NUL AND VOID.



Deposit Requirements and Payment Options

ACCEPTED AVIS HONOURED CREDIT/CHARGE CARDS, ACTOS, FIXED VALUE AND
FULL CREDIT VOUCHERS
AMERICAN EXPRESS, DINERS, VISA AND MASTER CARDS

WEB/GEB RENTALS ARE ACCEPTED AS METHOD OF PAYMENT.

PLEASE NOTE THAT DEBIT CARDS OR CHEQUE CARDS ARE NOT ACCEPTED.

CASH RENTALS ON CAR GROUPS A/B ONLY.
A CASH QUALIFICATION FORM MUST BE COMPLETED AND AUTHORISED BY LOCATION
MANAGER/SUPERVISOR. THE FOLLOWING CRITERIA MUST BE MET:
-VALID DRIVER'S LICENCE FOR MINIMUM OF 5 YEARS
-IN PRESENT OF EMPLOYMENT FOR MINIMUM OF 3 YEARS
-MINIMUM MONTHLY SALARY OF SAR5000.00
-LIVING AT PRESENT HOME ADDRESS FOR MINIMUM OF 3 YEARS

AFTER HOURS, WEEKENDS OR PUBLIC HOLIDAYS, THE NECESSARY CHECKS CANNOT
BE COMPLETED SO CASH RENTALS ARE NOT ALLOWED.
OVERSEAS CUSTOMERS (NON-RESIDENTS OF ZA) NEED TO PROVIDE PERSONAL
INFORMATION, PASSPORT DETAILS, DRIVERS LICENCE AND OCCUPATION DETAILS.

THE CASH DEPOSIT IS CALCULATED AS FOLLOWS:
-ESTIMATED AMOUNT OF THE RENTAL
-ONE ADDITIONAL DAY RENTAL CHARGES
-AMOUNT OF THE NON WAIVERABLE EXCESS


AGE  and DRIVING LICENCE REQUIREMENTS


Minimum Renting Age : Minimum age for renting is 18 years with a valid driver's licence and accepted method of payement. Driver's licence must be valid for a minimum of 1 year.

Maximum Renting Age : THERE IS NO MAXIMUM AGE, HOWEVER, SUPER PAI IS NOT AVAILABLE TO PERSONS OVER THE AGE OF 75.

Driving Licence Restrictions : DRIVER'S LICENCE MUST BE VALID FOR A MINIMUM OF ONE YEAR RENTERS AND ADDITIONAL DRIVERS MUST BE IN POSSESSION OF A VALID

UNENDORSED DRIVER'S LICENCE IN COUNTRY OF RESIDENCE AND AN AVIS ACCEPTED METHOD OF PAYMENT.

FOREIGN RENTERS WILL NEED TO PRODUCE A VALID PASSPORT AT TIME OF RENTAL. AN INTERNATIONAL DRIVER'S LICENCE IS REQUIRED FOR FOREIGN RENTERS

TO AVOID POSSIBLE COMPLICATIONS WHEN COLLECTING A VEHICLE, WE ADVISE FOREIGN TRAVELLERS TO PRODUCE A DRIVER'S LICENCE WHICH HAS BEEN ISSUED IN THE SAME COUNTRY AS THEIR PASSPORT.

RULE OF THE ROAD - LEFT
 


MANDATORY CHARGES


Airport Service Charge - Included in rate

RRF / VRF (Road Fund Fee or Vehicle Licence Fee)   -  SAR 79.00 per rental (Included in rate)

Eco Taxes - Included in rate

Fuel Charges (per litre) - Budget vehicles are provided with a full tank of fuel at the start of a rental. At the end of the rental all vehicles will be refuelled by Budget that will be charged on the renter. Fuel will be charged in accordance with the standard government legislation fuel tariff. Even if the vehicle fuel gauge indicates the fuel tank is full, Budget will still refuel the vehicle. This is to ensure that vehicles are filled to capacity.
Please be aware that you cannot purchase fuel with a credit card at petrol stations.


Mileage / kilometre restrictions - Domestic market - mileage restrictions will apply - price per kilometre will vary depending on season / car group rented
South Africa, Namibia & Botswana residents do not qualify for any rate that includes unlimited mileage. International Visitors to Southern Africa must present their foreign passport and return airline ticket to qualify for rates with unlimited mileage.

Inbound to South Africa - Unlimited

 

ANCILLARY CHARGES

Additional Driver - SAR 350.00 per rental (Excluded from rate)

Additional Driver - Spouce - SAR 350.00 per rental (Excluded from rate)

Baby Seat less than 12 month - SAR 375.00 per rental (Excluded from rate)

Child Seat 1-4 years old - SAR 375.00 per rental (Excluded from rate)

Child booster Seat 5 - 12 Years - SAR 375.00 per rental (Excluded from rate)

Claim Administration Fee-repairs greater than R300 - Charged in the event of accident damage/theft: per incident - SAR 350.00 per rental (Excluded from rate)

Claim Administration Fee-repairs up to R300 - Charged in the event of accident damage/theft: per incident - SAR 75.00 per rental (Excluded from rate)

GPS - SAR 99.00 per day (Excluded from rate)

Special equipment one-way fee - SAR 350.00 per rental (Excluded from rate)

Traffic Fine Administration Fee - Charged per traffic fine received - SAR 295.00 per rental (Excluded from rate)

Windscreen, Tyre damage waiver - SAR 35.00 per day (Excluded from rate)

Snow Chains   Not available

Winter Tyres   Not available    
  
Mobile Phones   Not available     
 
Luggage Racks   Not available  
    
Bicycle Racks - SAR 99.00 per day (Excluded from rate)

Paraplegic hand controls   Available on request at selected locations 72 hr advance reservation - car group P only (Included in rate)

Collecting and Returning Your Vehicle  
The driver must present driver's licence and/or passport when collecting the vehicle. Please see the Driving Licence/ID Requirements section for more information.

During Office Hours (Weekdays 08h00 - 17h00)
If you are delayed and arrive outside of office hours due to a delayed flight no additional charge will apply.
If you are late we will guarantee your rental for 24 hours. After this time your reserved car may be released and rented to another customer.

Out of Office Hours - Collection
It may be possible to collect the vehicle out of office hours.   A request reservation is required and expected time of arrival must be noted on the reservation.

Out of Office Hours - Return
If the vehicle is returned outside of office hours the driver is liable for damage or theft until the car has been inspected by a member of Budget staff.
You may return the vehicle out of hours if you request this at the time of booking. There is no charge for this service.
Instructions to return your vehicle outside of office hours: vehicle keys must be placed in the key returns box.    


ONE WAY RENTALS

Domestic:   One way rentals apply within South Africa. Exceptions do apply, please refer to the reservation quote.      
International:   One way rentals  to Mozambique and Zimbabwe are on request.  For all other one way cross border rentals fees, please refer to the reservation quote.     
 

CROSS BORDER CHARGES         

Namibia and Botswana:  SAR 1 600.00
Swaziland and Lesotho:  SAR 500.00      
 

OTHER IMPORTANT INFORMATION         

South Africa, Namibia & Botswana residents do not qualify for any rate that includes unlimited mileage. International Visitors to Southern Africa must present their foreign passport and return airline ticket to qualify for rates with unlimited mileage.

An authorisation amount will be held on the renter's credit card for the duration of the rental.   Authorisation amounts will differ on weekend rentals.         A call out fee of SAR 550.00 (Incl tax), as a result of customer negligence,  will be charged within a 50km radius for all hours.     Gauteng e-toll charges will be charged the day after check-in. An e-toll administration fee of SAR 17.10 (Incl tax) will be charged per rental in addition to the relevant e-toll tariffs incurred. There will be a charge of SAR 550.00 (incl tax) for all lost/stolen/damaged e-toll tags.    Liability charges apply to all lost/stolen/damaged special equipment:  Child safety seats SAR 1 500 / Bicycle racks:  SAR 2 350.00 / GPS units SAR 1 820.00   Accessory charges will also apply for GPS units and Bicycle Racks per part at cost.    A charge of SAR 399.00 will be applied to any reservations where the renter is a no show.  Roadside assistance is available and sold at the rental counter at a charge of SAR 15.00 per day.  This includes assistance to customers for change of tyres, keys locked in the vehicle, flat battery, no fuel and vehicle changeover due to non-mechanical failure,  Charges for repairs or replacements will apply.  A call-out fee of SAR 550.00 applies.  Roadside assistance counter product waivers the cost of the call-out fee as indicated above.    A valet charge of SAR 350.00 will apply per vehicle.                                                                 "          

Terms of booking on this website

Information disclaimer
The rates on this website are often heavily discounted. This is due to our negotiated rates and bulk buying power. On very rare occasions, a rate may be displayed incorrectly due to our, or a vehicle supplier's error. In such a case, if you book with us at a quoted rate that is incorrect, we will notify you of any price change and give you the option to proceed or cancel. We make every effort to keep information on our site up to date, but we cannot guarantee this website is free of errors or omissions and retain the right to update or change the information published at any time.

Liability
To the extent permitted by law we/the owners of this website will not be liable to you or to any third party (whether in contract, tort, or otherwise) for any direct, indirect or consequential loss or damage (including but not limited to any accident, injury, delay or loss of enjoyment) arising out of your reliance upon information contained on this website, including but not limited to your use (or inability to use) any products or services described or procured through this website.

When you pick up your vehicle, you will be required to sign a rental agreement with the supplier of the vehicle. Your rental and use of the vehicle will be governed by the terms of the rental agreement and any other documentation or information provided to you by the supplier at the time you pick up your vehicle. The rental agreement is between you and the supplier and we will not be liable to you or to any third party in relation to the terms of the supplier's rental agreement or any other documentation provided to you by the supplier at the time of pick up.

While we will make reasonable efforts to ensure we are representing only reputable suppliers, we make no warranty about the fitness or suitability of any third party (supplier) product or service and will not accept responsibility for the quality or fitness of any vehicle. We welcome feedback from our customers on their experience with our suppliers. We may, at our discretion, provide you with reasonable assistance in resolving any dispute you may have with a supplier.

Our total liability to you in relation to your use of this website and the information contained on this website will not exceed the dollar amount of the deposit we have received from you in relation to your booking/rental. Refunds will not be made for bookings cancelled due to inclement weather. Again, we strongly recommend that you take out travel insurance. Your use of this website is governed by the laws of New Zealand and the jurisdiction of the New Zealand courts.

Booking information
To make a booking you must complete our booking form which is easy to follow and secured with the latest encryption technology. Once we receive your form, we will, subject to availability, confirm your booking by emailing you a confirmation voucher and invoice.

If you are booking via phone, please make sure you have read the terms and conditions of the vehicle you wish to rent first. Our reservations consultant will ask you if you have read the terms and agree to them before proceeding. The onus is always on the renter to ensure they make themselves fully aware of the terms displayed on our website.

Information disclosure
In booking on this website you acknowledge that we disclose your information to your selected Supplier in order to provide the requested rental services.

Vehicle capacity and fitness to drive
Under no circumstances are you permitted to carry more passengers than the vehicle you rent is legally registered to carry, and if you do your insurance may be invalidated. The number of seatbelts (and passengers) is indicated next to each vehicle on this website. Luggage capacity where shown is an indication only and we will not be responsible should you be unable to fit your entire luggage into a vehicle. It is your responsibility to choose a journey that is within your capabilities. A vehicle supplier can refuse to rent a vehicle to any person who is in their opinion unfit to drive or does not meet eligibility requirements. In such circumstances we will have no further liability to you.

Refund Policy
In the event of cancellation, any deposit amounts paid at the time of booking are non-refundable. 

Disputes
If you are unsatisfied with our service, please contact us within 48 hours of placing your booking or request and we will work to resolve any issues and determine if compensation is due. In the event you have completed your rental and are unhappy with your vehicle, we are happy to assist you in seeking compensation from the operator of the vehicle.


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