RENTAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS

1 GENERAL CONDITIONS:

To have your reservation confirmed, Economy Car Rental will require a valid credit card number with a valid expiration date. A 20% deposit will be taken at the time of booking. No cancellation charges are incurred with full 48 hours advance notice.

2 DRIVER QUALIFICATIONS:

  • 2.1 A valid drivers license.
  • 2.2 25 years old minimum. Drivers 21 through 24 may be accepted with special conditions. See 4.3.1.
  • 2.3 A valid credit card in the driver's name.

3 RENTAL GUARANTEE:

Once you have received your confirmation number, your reservation is guaranteed, meaning that, if you are on-time for pick-up but your car is not immediately available we will provide FREE transportation to your hotel and provide you with the first available vehicle, plus one day FREE car rental as compensation for the inconvenience caused. Conversely all reservations are subject to a NO SHOW charge of $30US if we do not receive a cancellation notice 48 hours prior to arrival/pick-up time.

4 INSURANCE:

4.1 General Conditions :

All insurances under this rental are null and void under the following conditions:

  • a. the driver was under the influence of drugs or alcohol at the time.
  • b. the driver was determined to be negligent.
  • c. the driver was not an authorized driver under the Rental Agreement.
  • d. the insured vehicle was moved prior to police instruction.
  • e. the insured failed to obtain a Police Report of the incident.
  • f. the insured failed to provide a written report to our Company within 24 hours.
  • g. the vehicle was being used off-road.

4.2 BTP Liability Insurance :

ALL rentals include Basic 3rd Party Liability Insurance as mandated by the Government of Aruba. The limit is 50,000USD with a deductible of 100USD.

4.3 Additional Insurance

You can purchase with your reservation additional insurance as follows:

4.3.1 Collision Damage Waiver [CDW] Basic:

The rental vehicle is covered in case of a collision with another vehicle, in addition to the 3rd Party Liability. The deductible is 1,000USD. Note that drivers aged 21 to 24 automatically have this insurance attached at an additional cost to their rental agreement.

4.3.2 Collision Damage Waiver [CDW] Plus:

The rental vehicle is covered in case of a collision with another vehicle, in addition to the 3rd Party Liability. The CDW Plus also covers theft of the vehicle and vehicle parts in case of a break-in. Personal vehicle contents are not covered. The deductible is $ 1000USD

5 EMERGENCY ROADSIDE ASSISTANCE:

Emergency Roadside Assistance can be provided as an Option. This covers typical emergencies such as :

  • locked-in key
  • flat tire
  • out of gas
  • dead battery

If this option is not taken, individual emergencies will be charged according to the nature of the assistance required, and the location.

6 FUEL :

All vehicles must be returned with same amount of gas received at the time of rental, unless a pre-paid fuel option has been purchased at the counter. Failure to do so will result in a refueling charge that is higher than at the local gas station.

7 DAMAGE OR LOSS OF ACCESSORIES:

Items that are supplied with the vehicle, such as keys, jacks and spare wheels, and items rented additionally, such as baby-seats and cellphones, are required to be returned as supplied, subject to fair wear and tear. Loss or substantial damage to such accessories will result in a replacement cost chargeable to the customer's account based on the current replacement cost of the item.