Avis Terms & Conditions

The below T&Cs (including prices and taxes) are provided by Avis and may change without notice to VroomVroomVroom.co.uk.

These terms and conditions are applicable to Avis rentals in the UK ONLY.

This quote will include:

  • Collision Damage Waiver (CDW)
  • Theft Protection (TP)
  • Selected vehicle or similar
  • Unlimited Kilometers unless otherwise stated**
  • Legal liability, Third party and Public Liability Insurance
  • Vehicle Licensing fee
  • VAT
  • Premium Location Fee
  • Complimentary Breakdown Service

This quote will not include:

  • Excess Reduction. Please see our Excess Reduction Guide for further details.
  • Personal Accident Insurance
  • Additional Drivers
  • Any extra equipment such as GPS and baby seats*
  • Age surcharge (if applicable)
  • Petrol
  • One way drop off fees
  • Any Deposits needed when picking up the vehicle
  • Any extra charges for "out of hours" pick up and drop offs if applicable

* All extra add-ons will attract additional percentage taxes and surcharges.

** When renting over a period of 4 weeks, the mileage is capped at 2088 miles per rental.

Avis Excess Reduction Guide

VroomVroomVroom.co.uk does not sell protection products or excess reduction packages, therefore any quotes/enquiries MUST be directed to Avis.

  • Get it cheaper with halo travel insurance.
  • Standard Liability from £800 (excluding local fees and surcharges)
  • Accident Excess Reduction - from £12.50 per day - maximum 10 days charge per 28 days (excluding local fees and surcharges). This package reduces your liability to 0(excluding local fees and surcharges).
Varies by age of renter, location, type of vehicle and rate. Note: ER does not cover certain loss or damage and cannot be waived in full. Please contact Avis for further insurance information, specialty cars differ in excess. Subject to the Avis Terms and Conditions.

Driving Licence Requirements

You will need a full driving licence that covers the vehicle rented by you. For rentals in the UK, the licence will need to have been held for at least 12 months at the time of rental. For rentals in Ireland, customers must have been eligible to hold a valid driver's licence for 8 years of which 2 must be at a full driver's licence qualification.

Avis normally accept up to 6 points on minor traffic offences such as speeding. If you have more than 6 penalty points please check with our call centre/rental location for more information. If you hold a valid Community licence and you are visiting Great Britain, you can drive any vehicle for as long as your licence remains valid. The appropriate full entitlement for the vehicle you wish to drive must be shown on your licence. Please visit the DVLA for more information. New 2 part UK Licences - Customers must present both parts of the new two part UK Drivers Licence at time of rental. If just the photo ID part of the driving licence is shown then Avis will charge £5.00 to contact the DVLA to ensure that customer is entitled to drive. This service is subject to DVLA opening hours.

After 8 June 2015, the UK driving licence will only have 1 part - a plastic, credit card-sized photo card licence. You must bring this the original valid photo card driving licence with you if it is a new style UK licence. Failure to bring a valid photo card driving license may result in the rental being refuse; we may require customers to consent to their licence records being accessed as needed. Expired photo card licences will not be accepted and rental will be refused. All UK customers will need to hold a full and valid licence free from any endorsements excluded in our terms & conditions. If your licence is in non-roman alphabet (e.g. Japanese), you will need the original licence AND an international driving permit.

In the UK, if any driver has any unspent driving convictions for:
 
- careless, reckless or dangerous driving,
 - driving or attempting to drive whilst under the influence of drink or drugs,
 - using a vehicle uninsured against third party risks,
 - theft or unauthorised taking of a vehicle – or,
 - been disqualified (or anything similar) in the last 10 years – or

Or if you have 2 or more unspent convictions for offences not listed above, your rental will be refused.

Age Restrictions

For rentals within the UK, drivers paying by cash or credit card, the driver must have held a drivers license for a minimum of 3 years and those under 25 will be subject to a Young Driver Surcharge per day , currently from £39 incl VAT per day. For corporate account rentals, please refer to your contract for minimum age requirements.

Credit Cards

Credit card details will be taken at time of rental. A credit card from a major credit card company will be required for security when renting a car and will need to be in the name of the principal driver. We are unable to accept Electron or Debit Cards.

General Insurance Conditions

Vehicle Damage Cover

If the rental car is damaged, you will be covered for the cost of repairing the Avis vehicle. You will, however, have to pay an excess charge towards the cost of repair. This applies regardless of fault.

Theft Cover

Covers you for the cost of replacing the Avis vehicle (or parts of it) if it gets stolen. If the vehicle, or parts of it, is stolen you will have to pay an excess charge towards the replacement cost.

Premier Cover

Prices vary by car size. This is charged for the first 7 days of the rental only. Premier Cover is available for purchase at the rental station when collecting your car. Reduces your excess to £100, FREE Additional Driver.

Personal Accident Insurance

Personal accident a maximum applies per insured person in the event of death, loss of limbs or eyes or permanent total disablement. Medical expenses incurred due to an accident - a maximum applies per insured person. Unlimited assistance and rescue costs. This cover is available as an extra.

Mileage Allowances

When renting over a period of 4 weeks, the mileage is capped at 2088 miles per rental.

Additional drivers

The rental vehicle is normally only insured for the person who makes the rental. If others plan to drive the car, they must be present at time of rental to be added to the Rental Agreement , subject to presenting a full driver's licence that has been held for at least one year. There is a fee to cover insurance for each additional driver over the duration of the rental. Avis charge £11.60 inc. VAT per day, capped at 10 days (although subject to change without notice by Avis).

Driver age requirements
If aged under 25 years old a Young Driver Surcharge will apply of £45.24 per day.

Airport and city surcharges

If you are renting your car from an airport or city location, you may be charged an Airport/City surcharge. Where city supplements apply, and at airports, this is a flat fee. Your internet quote will include this figure. For customers with a corporate agreement, the surcharge is 13% of time and mileage, and this will be included in the rate.

Additional equipment

GPS is available at £16.23 per day up to a maximum charge for 10 days.

Baby seats are available at a fixed cost of £11.60 incl VAT per rental (Maximum days charged - 10 days)

Fuel

All rental cars are supplied with a full tank of fuel and should be refuelled prior to return to Avis, otherwise fuelling charges apply. Alternatively, you may purchase your fuel in advance. Please ask at the Avis rental desk for details of the Pre-Paid Fuel Option. Prices exclude VAT. Prices correct at time of publishing - please confirm with your local Avis location. Preferred card Profiles

If you indicate on your Wizard/Preferred profile that you will accept specific additional optional insurances when you pick up your car, these will be processed at time of rental and are not included in this price unless indicated by the inclusions shown

Other Fees and Taxes

VAT

20%

All rates are inclusive of VAT.

For corporate customers with individual agreements alternative prices and regulations can apply.

Please be aware that there may be charges for "out of hours" pick up and drop offs.

For full Terms & Conditions please see www.avis.co.uk

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