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Budget South Africa Rental Terms for travel between 01-Aug-2017 and 31-Dec-2019

RETAIL RATE - GENERAL TERMS & CONDITIONS 


WAIVER and PROTECTION OPTIONS
The only variable elements for inclusive vs. exclusive retail rates are CDW and TP.
All mandatory charges e.g. Airport surcharge, VAT and RFR(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
(All costs are quoted in SA Rands and include tax)

Car group Cost per day Liability
(if CDW is included in rate or purchased)
A 95.00 16,500.00
B 100.00 22,500.00
C 105.00 23,500.00
D 105.00 26,500.00
E 110.00 33,000.00
F 125.00 47,500.00
G 135.00 56,000.00
H 135.00 59,000.00
I 140.00 56,000.00
J N/A N/A
K 120.00 40,500.00
L 140.00 43,500.00
M 110.00 32,000.00
N 140.00 63,000.00
O 105.00 25,000.00
P 100.00 23,500.00

 

Excess charge in case of damage    
If an INCLUSIVE rate or CDW is purchased the excess charge detailed in the above table will apply 
If an EXCLUSIVE rate (and CDW is not purchased), the excess 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
(All costs are quoted in SA Rands and include tax)

Car group Cost per day Liability
(if TP is included in rate or purchased)
A 65.00 16,500.00
B 65.00 22,500.00
C 70.00 23,500.00
D 70.00 26,500.00
E 75.00 33,000.00
F 85.00 47,500.00
G 90.00 56,000.00
H 90.00 59,000.00
I 90.00 56,000.00
J N/A N/A
K 80.00 40,500.00
L 90.00 43,500.00
M 75.00 32,000.00
N 95.00 63,000.00
O 70.00 25,000.00
P 65.00 23,500.00

 

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

 

Contract Fee - The contract fee is included in the estimated total - Cost per rental is SAR 85.00


Personal Insurance (PAI) - Cost per day is SAR 48.00 (Excluded from rate) ( SUPER PAI IS NOT AVAILABLE TO PERSONS OVER THE AGE OF 75)

 

Roadside Assistance:
Roadside Assistance costs 25.00 SAR 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

 

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.
 

Payment Credit & Debit Cards Accepted:
ACCEPTED AVIS HONOURED CREDIT/CHARGE CARDS, ACTOS, FIXED VALUE AND FULL CREDIT VOUCHERS
AMERICAN EXPRESS, DINERS, VISA AND MASTER CARDS

THE CREDIT CARD PRESENTED MUST BE IN THE NAME OF THE RENTER.

WEB/GEB RENTALS ARE ACCEPTED AS METHOD OF PAYMENT.
PLEASE NOTE THAT DEBIT CARDS, CHEQUE CARDS AND CAPITEC CARDS ARE NOT ACCEPTED.
AVIS ACCEPTS HYBRID CHEQUE CARDS AS A METHOD OF PAYMENT FOR CAR RENTAL.

WHAT DEFINES A HYBRID CHEQUE CARD:                                     

THE CARD MUST DISPLAY A MASTERCARD OR VISA LOGO                        

THE NUMBERS MUST BE RAISED ON THE CARD WITH THE WORDS ""CHEQUE CARD"" REFLECTED ON THE BACK OR FRONT OF THE CARD  

ALL SOUTH AFRICAN LOCAL (CREDIT/CHEQUE CARD RENTALS) AND REGIONAL COUNTRY RENTERS, RENTING A GROUP I, MUST PRESENT AN ADDITIONAL CREDIT CARD AT CHECK OUT.  THE SECOND CARD MUST BE A CREDIT CARD.

 

Security Deposit / Pre-authorisation amount:
(This is the amount that is held on a renting customer’s payment card when picking up their vehicle)
Authorisation held on the customer's credit card is calculated as follows:  An average of 30km per day x rental days (time and mileage), $150.00 fuel (depending on rate of exchange on the day of check out), waivers, miscellaneous charges and one way fees if entered, contract fee and tax.                                                                                                                                       Additional weekend authorization will apply for all weekend and local rentals that check out on a Thursday or Friday as follows:  Coastal Branches - R3 500.00 on all car groups. Inland branches - car groups A to E  - R7 500.00, car group F and above R10 000.00.                                                                                                                                                                         Should a renter present a boarding pass at check out, this additional authorization will not be taken

 

Minimum Renting Age:

Please confirm minimum age for renting each car group you have on fleet    
The minimum age for renting is 18 years with a valid driver's license and accepted method of payment. Driver's license must be valid for a minimum of 1 year.

 

Maximum Renting Age:

Please confirm maximum age for renting each car group you have on fleet    
THERE IS NO MAXIMUM AGE, HOWEVER, SUPER PAI IS NOT AVAILABLE TO PERSONS OVER THE AGE OF 75.


Driving License Requirements / Restrictions: 

Please confirm whether the renter needs to bring both there driving license and international driving license
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.
 
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Please specify how long a renter must have held a valid driving license for:    
Driver's license must be valid for a minimum of 1 year.

 

Young Driver Surcharge amount & age applicable for charge:    
Young driver surcharge is applicable to international drivers under 21 years of age per driver at a cost of SAR 28.50 /day

 

Young Driver Exceptions via Car Groups:    
N/A

 

Additional ID Requirements: 
Renter requires two payment cards for vehicle: GROUP I 
BOTH CARDS MUST BE A CREDIT CARD

 

Airport Service Charge:
Included in price returned

 

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: 
please confirm that unlimited mileage is included in the price returned at the time of booking, if not please provide details and costs 
Domestic market - mileage restrictions will apply - price per kilometer 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

Young driver surcharge
SAR 28.50

Claim Administration Fee -repairs greater than R300
SAR 385.00    
Charged in the event of accident damage/theft: per incident

Claim Administration Fee -repairs up to R300
SAR 83.00 
Charged in the event of accident damage/theft: per incident

Special equipment one-way fee
SAR 385.00

Traffic Fine Administration Fee
SAR 325.00    
Charged per traffic fine received

Delivery & Collection:                                 
MON - FRI 0800-1700 (AUTOMATIC CONFIRMATION)
SAR 462.00 (INCL TAX) WITHIN 25 KM FROM AVIS OFFICE.
 
AFTER HOURS, WEEKENDS AND PUBLIC HOLIDAYS (ON REQUEST)
SAR 836.00 (INCL TAX) WITHIN 25 KM FROM AVIS OFFICE.
 
DEL/COL FURTHER THAN 25 KM: SAR 14.00 (INCL TAX) PER KM.
 
OVERDUE RENTAL ADMINISTRATION FEE:
A FEE OF SAR 718.00 (INCL TAX) WILL BE CHARGED ON ALL VEHICLES THAT
ARE OVERDUE
 
COUNTER PRODUCT CODE MLA WILL BE USED TO CHARGE THIS FEE ON THE
RENTAL AGREEMENT.


Collecting & Returning a Vehicle: 
please provide specific details where the customer should collect their car from and return to.     
The driver must present driver's license 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 Hours Instructions:     
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: 

Please confirm if these are available and if so what the cost range is for these
If permitted one-way fee must be included in the price returned to the renting customer this must not be charged at the counter please ensure the wizard database reflects the applicable charges
One way rentals apply within South Africa.  Exceptions do apply, please refer to the reservation quote.

International: 

Please confirm if these are available and if so what the cost range is for these. 
If permitted one-way fee must be included in the price returned to the renting customer this must not be charged at the counter please ensure the wizard database reflects the applicable charges
One way rentals to Mozambique and Zimbabwe are not permitted.  For all other one-way cross-border rentals fees, please refer to the reservation quote.

 

Cross Border Charges 
RENTERS WISHING TO ENTER NAMIBIA, BOTSWANA  AND SWAZILAND MUST BE IN POSSESSION OF A LETTER OF AUTHORITY OBTAINABLE FROM A BUDGET AGENT AT THE TIME OF RENTAL.  A CROSS-BORDER CHARGE OF NAD 242.00 APPLIES AT THE NAMIBIAN BORDER IF DRIVING A NON-NAMIBIAN VEHICLE.   A ROAD TAX FEE OF SAR 50.00 WILL BE CHARGED AT SWAZILAND'S BORDER  TO  BE PAID TO SWAZILAND AUTHORITIES FOR ALL  CARS WITH A FOREIGN LICENCE PLATE.

 

Cross Border Charges:    
Namibia and Botswana:  SAR 1 760.00
Swaziland and Lesotho:  SAR 550.00

 

NO CROSS BORDERS ALLOWED TO MALAWI, ANGOLA AND ZAMBIA EVEN IF RETURNING TO SOUTH AFRICA.  ONEWAY CROSS-BORDER RENTALS INTO ZIMBABWE AND MOZAMBIQUE ARE NOT PERMITTED.

 

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 authorization 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 605.00 (incl tax), as a result of customer negligence,  will be charged within a 50km radius for all hours. Roadside assistance counter product waivers the cost of the call-out fee for non-mechanical breakdowns.


There will be a charge of SAR 50.00 (incl tax) for the replacement of key tags should they be lost or damaged.  Gauteng e-toll charges will be charged the day after check-in. An e-toll administration fee of SAR 17.00  (incl tax) will be charged per rental in addition to the relevant e-toll tariffs incurred. There will be a charge of SAR 605.00 (incl tax) for all lost/stolen/damaged e-toll tags.    Liability charges apply to all lost/stolen/damaged special equipment:  Child safety seats SAR 1 850.00  / Bicycle racks:  SAR 2 585.00 / GPS units SAR 1 975.00 (incl tax).   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.   Charges for repairs or replacements will apply.  A call-out fee of SAR 605.00 (incl tax) applies.    A valet charge of SAR 385.00 (incl tax) will apply per vehicle.    Paraplegic hand controls are available for drivers with disabilities, however, a 72-hour advance reservation is required (available on car groups E and H).

Terms of booking on this website

Information disclaimer
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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.

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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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