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CAR//ERA (hereinafter the company) hereby rents to the undersigned Renter the vehicle, as described herein (including any replacement vehicle) subject to the herein below terms and conditions as well as those included on the front side hereof which the Renter fully accepts in their entirety.


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 company in the same condition he received it, and 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 company the normal rental charge plus expenses for any loss or damage. The company offers the renter 29 minutes grace after the 24 hours are up. After this grace period an extra day will be added for each additional 24 hours Renter have kept the car. The company 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 company 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 company has the right besides the abovementioned case to gain repossession and use of vehicle if it has been used or is being used in violation of this agreement or of the designated rental period.


Renter has the obligation to compensate the company in the event of theft (or partial theft), loss or damage to vehicle and to any person (including his co-passenger) as well as to pay all losses and damages suffered by the company. More specifically: (a). Renter is responsible for all the damage he has caused to vehicle or to others, in case he has violated the terms of use of vehicle or in case he has driving same in an illegal manner or in violation of the Greek Driving Code independently of any optional extra insurance accepted. (b). Renter is responsible for partial or total or loss of vehicle, unless the company releases Renter from the responsibility for total theft or loss of vehicle. Such release is valid provided that Renter has already accepted at the beginning of rental the daily charge and the conditions of ‘’Theft Protection’’ (TPC) of vehicle and ‘’Collision Damage Waiver’’ (CDW), as these terms are defined in the official the company price-list (tariff), by signing the ‘’Signature’’ box, in ‘’OPTIONAL COVERAGES’’ area, on the front side of this agreement provided that Rental has taken all the precautions to avoid theft or loss of the vehicle and has used it in compliance with the terms of this agreement. It is expressly agreed that theft or loss of parts, accessories and / or equipment (partial theft) of vehicle is not covered by the abovementioned acceptance of ‘’Theft Protection’’ and ‘’Collision Damage Waiver’’ (CDW). (c). Renter is responsible for every damage or loss of vehicle due to collision or fire, unless Renter has accepted the term ‘’Collision Damage Waiver’’ (CDW) by signing the ‘’Signature’’ box, in ‘’OPTIONAL COVERAGES’’ area, on the front side of this agreement and by paying the respective daily charge. The abovementioned acceptance of ‘’Collision Damage Waiver’’ (CDW) does not release Renter, if vehicle was not used in compliance with the terms of this agreement and particularly in compliance with the terms of use (article 4). Even if Renter has accepted of ‘’Collision Damage Waiver’’ due to collision or fire (CDW) or of ‘’Super Collision Damage Waiver’’ (SCDW), does not cover damages, as designated in the official the company price-list (tariff) or as stated in the front side of this agreement, it is expressly agreed that: The said acceptance of ‘’Collision Damage Waiver’’ due to collision or fire (CDW) or of ‘’Super Collision Damage Waiver’’ (SCDW), does not cover damage caused: 1. To the lower part of the vehicle. 2. To the tyres and wheels of vehicle. 3. During loading, unloading or transport of vehicle by ships or trains or other means of transport without the company’s prior written consent. The above coverages apply only to the official named drivers on the rental agreement. If Rental does NOT accept the daily charge and conditions of ‘’Theft Protection’’ (TPC) of vehicle, Renter shall pay the amount of the value of vehicle, while otherwise obliged to pay the amount of ‘’Deductible’’ on the front side of this agreement.


Renter shall pay the company at termination of the rental period, unless otherwise agreed, the following sums: (a). The daily fixed rental charge for the entire rental period. (b). The charges per kilometer covered by the vehicle during the rental period, based on the price per kilometer, as designated in the official the company’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 distance covered by Renter with vehicle. (c). All charges concerning refueling of vehicle, in case it is not returned full by Renter, the ‘’Theft Protection’’ (TPC), the ‘’Collision Damage Waiver’’ (CDW), the ‘’Personal Accident Insurance’’ (PAI), the ‘’Super Collision 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 rental period he does not return vehicle to the company full of fuel, then he will be additionally charged with the ‘’Refueling Service Charge’’ as such fee is determinate in the official the company price-list (tariff) in addition to any extra charges for coverage’s or waivers which were accepted by the renter concerning the current rental agreement. Renter pays the costs of fuel at the beginning of the rental. (d). In case of an accident due to Renter’s liability, renter has the obligation to pay to the company a non – refundable fee of 15€ + V.A.T. to cover administration expenses.

(e). Taxes, duties and other expenses related to the rental of vehicle and any the company costs, including attorney’s fees and default interest incurred in collecting any kind of payments due related to this rental or related to the repossession of vehicle by the company. (f). Any fines, penalties, court costs and other expenses, imposed or to be imposed on the company due to the illegal use of vehicle by Renter. An administration fee of 15€ (excluding Tax) will apply per fine for parking / traffic or congestion charge fines. In this latter case Renter or additional driver, mentioned on the front side of this agreement, shall continue to be responsible to any illegal acts. (g). Any amount necessary for replacement or repairing of destroyed types 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 2). (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 the company’s written consent, such charge being determined in the official the company price-list (tariff). (i). The additional ‘’Airport Service Charge’’ in case Renter rented vehicle at a the company branch located in an airport. Renter agrees and accepts: 1. Granted discounts will be recalled, if settlement of the company’s account is not made within the set limits. 2. All charges are subject to final audit. It is the sole responsibility of the Renter to request any fuel return and / or finalize his fuel charges. While returning the vehicle and ONLY at this time. Refunds or other disputes, will not be processed after the renter has left the return location.


Renter is expected to take good care of vehicle, to check its mechanical condition, the oil and water level, the types etc. and in general to behave in a prudent manner. Any repair of vehicle by Renter himself or any other person is prohibited without the company’s prior consent. Vehicle must not exit Greece nor be loaded on train or ship or other mean of transportation without the company’s prior written consent. Vehicle must not be used: (a). To carry persons or property for hire. (b). To propel or to tow any vehicle, trailer or other object. (c). To participate in or to follow Rallies. (d). For subleasing by Renter to any third party. (e). For purpose contrary to the Greek Law. (f). While Renter or the additional driver of the vehicle is under the influence of alcohol, hallucinatory drugs, narcotics, barbiturates or any other substance impairing his consciousness or ability to react. (g). In contravention of any customs, traffic or other regulations. (h). By any third person other than renter and any additional driver, for whom Renter has accepted the daily charge for additional drivers, as such charge is designated in the official the company’s price-list (tariff). (i). To transfer or carry heavy luggage, inflammable materials, staining or badly smelling goods, narcotics etc. (j). To make illegal transports of locals or foreigners or to perform illegal acts.


If Renter wishes to prolong the rental period of vehicle, he has to notify the company in writing at least twenty four (24) hours before the end of the rental 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, whether concerning the vehicle or any replacement thereof.


Renter expressly agrees that the company is not responsible for any loss or damage suffered by Renter or third parties, during the rental period and no claim can be raised against the company for the above reason.


In case of an accident or any other incident (fire, theft, etc.), Renter or the additional driver 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 addresses of the driver and the data of the vehicle, with which vehicle may have collided. (c). Contact the company immediately by phone or other means. (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 sign an accident report within twenty four (24) hours at the nearest the company branch and send any relevant documents or information to the company. 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.


(a). The company provides third party liability insurance coverage to the Renter and to any additional driver, through an insurance company of its choice, for death, body injuries or property damages of third parties, including any passengers of the vehicle (the vehicle driver is excluded) up to the limits as set by the relevant Greek law, provided that they do not violate any term of this agreement. (b). The company 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 company 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, thus accepting the coverage provided by the company’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. The company holds no responsibility foe any loss, damage etc. at the time of return of vehicle to company.


Renter consents to the computer storage of his personal data. It is strictly agreed that the company is authorized to use such data, when Renter at time of rental makes incorrect statements or violates the terms of this agreement and pass on such data to the Country Authorities in case there is suspicion of committing a criminal or other offence.


(a). Vehicle is always property of CAR//ERA. This is an agreement of rental only. Renter is not the company’s agent in any case. Renter acknowledges that the acquires no rights other than those stated in this agreement. (b). During the rental all additional drivers are jointly and severally liable with the Renter. (c). Likewise, in case that this agreement is signed by any representative of the Renter, he would be jointly and severally responsible with the Renter. (d). This agreement supersedes any other prior written on verbal agreement between the company and Renter. (e). The company cannot waive any of its rights deriving the law and this agreement. (f). Any alteration of the terms of this agreement is not agreed in writing. (g). Renter agrees and accepts that all abovementioned terms are valid both in case of the initial agreement with the company and in any case of extension of the time of the rental and / or replacement of the vehicle by other. (h). In case there is difference between the copies and the original possessed by the company always supersedes. (i). The contracting parties acknowledge and accept that all terms of this agreement are substantial and fundamental for the purpose hereof.


This agreement is governed by Greek Legislation and any and all disputes which may arise between the company and Renter from this agreement will be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of Chania in Greece.