All deposits taken at time of booking are non-refundable.
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
VAT / TAX RATE: 22.00%
All values stated are INCLUSIVE of TAX (VAT) and subject to change
|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|
|Car group||Cost per day||
(if CDW included in rate or purchased)
|A||17.64||1,220.00||(All costs are quoted in Euros and include tax)|
|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|
|Car group||Cost per day||
(if TP included in rate or purchased)
|A||16.38||2,318.00||(All costs are quoted in Euros and include tax)|
|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|
|Deposit Requirements||Credit Card only||
Once you pick up the car we will take a deposit on your credit card to cover any costs in case of damage or theft. Please refer to the Waiver and Protection Options section for further information on driver liability.
Cash may be used for the payment of rental charges only for all car groups except: H, I. L, F, G, O and P.
All cash Rentals require a deposit and a cash qualification form must be completed at rental station.
Debit cards can not be used for the deposit.
A credit card in the name of the main driver must be produced at the time of rental. Debit card, prepaid card and electron credit card will not be accepted.
The following major credit cards are accepted:
If you are the main driver you must show 2 major credit cards from different providers when renting the following car groups: H and L. The second one must be American Express or Diners.
|AGE and DRIVING LICENCE REQUIREMENTS|
|Minimum Renting Age||
You must be at least 21 years old to rent at this location. If you are between 21 and 25 years old you must pay a young driver surcharge of EUR 20.00 per day.
The maximum young driver surcharge per rental is EUR 300.00.
|Maximum Renting Age||No maximum renting age restrictions apply|
|Driving Licence Restrictions||
Licenses issued by EU countries
All valid driving licenses, issued by a member state of the European Union are accepted for the rental, they must always be accompanied by a valid identity document. The license holder who has taken up residence in Italy for over a year does not have the obligation to convert the license, but has the obligation to make it recognized within 90 days from the Department of Motor Vehicles (Ufficio della Motorizzazione).
Licenses issued by non-EU countries
The customer with driving license issued by a non-EU country, for rent, must produce, together with their valid driver's license, international driving permit or a certified translation, issued by the Embassy or Consulate. International driver's license is valid for the expressed period. Driving licenses of non-EU citizens, resident in Italy for more than a year, even if accompanied by an international driving license not expired, are no longer valid.
|Included in rate||Excluded from rate||Cost per day||Cost per rental||Percentage of rental|
|Airport Service Charge||Yes|
|RRF / VRF (Road Fund Fee or Vehicle Licence Fee)||Yes|
|Eco Taxes||Not applicable|
|Fuel Charges (per litre)||
Vehicles are supplied with a full tank of fuel at the start of the rental. To avoid refuelling charges please return the car with a full tank of fuel.
If the fuel tank is not full we will fill the tank and charge you for the fuel. Fuel is charged at market price plus tax.
A refuelling service charge is EUR 18.30.
EZ Fuel Fee:
Where you have driven 120 kms or less there will be a flat fuel fee of EUR 12.10 (regardless of whether the fuel gauge shows the fuel tank as full) unless you can prove the vehicle has been refuelled by providing a refuelling receipt from a petrol station.
|Mileage / kilometre restrictions||Unlimited mileage is included in the rate – no restrictions apply|
|Winterization Fee||Not applicable|
|Included in rate||Excluded from rate||Cost per day||Cost per rental||Percentage of rental|
|Additional Driver||Yes||EUR 8.54||EUR 128.10|
|Additional Driver - Spouse||Yes||EUR 8.54||EUR 128.10|
|Baby Seat less than 12 month||Yes||EUR 25.01||Up to a maximum charge of 3 days|
|Child Seat 1-4 years old||Yes||EUR 25.01||Up to a maximum charge of 3 days|
|Child booster Seat 5 - 12 Years||Yes||EUR 8.54||Up to a maximum charge of 3 days|
|Snow Chains||Yes||EUR 7.39||EUR 36.95|
|Winter Tyres||Not available|
|Mobile Wi-Fi||Only available at certain stations.||Yes||EUR 15.50|
|Iphone adapter||Yes||EUR 20.00|
|Mobile phone adapter||Yes||EUR 10.00|
EUR 102.48 per week
|Luggage Racks||Not available|
|Ski Racks||Yes||EUR 40.15|
|Hand Controls for Disabled Drivers||Not available|
|Delivery & Collection||
Delivery and collection service is available on request
A charge of EUR 21.96 will apply for delivery within city limits
A charge of EUR 21.96 will apply for collection within city limits.
For delivery and collection outside of city limits a charge of EUR 21.96 + EUR 1.83 / km will apply.
Unfortunately, delivery and collection services are not available in Venice.
You will need to provide the delivery / collection address details, your mobile telephone number and a credit card (to which the charges for the service will be charged) if you require this service. Please reconfirm this service in advance of the date of your requirement.
|Collecting and Returning Your Vehicle||
Driver must present proof of identity when collecting the vehicle. Please see the Driving Licence/ID Requirements section for more information.
During Office Hours
If you are delayed and arrive outside of office hours due to a delayed flight, no additional charge will apply. This only applies if you enter your flight number when booking.
Out of Office Hours - Collection
It may be possible to collect the vehicle out of office hours. This service is available on request only and it must be requested at the time of booking. The charge for this service is EUR 63.52.
We need the following information when you make your booking:
Contact telephone number
Credit card details
An extra fee will be applied in case of no show
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.
Most Budget rental locations in Italy will allow vehicles to be returned when the location is closed, but a charge will apply - please make the rental location aware of your needs.
|ONE WAY RENTALS|
One way rentals are available from this location at a charge of EUR 61.00. Return location must be in the same country.
Domestic one way rentals, within the same urban area, are free of charge.
One way rentals are not allowed to / from Sardinia
One way rentals to / from Sicily are available at a charge of EUR 85.40
|International:||Available, subject to availability|
|CROSS BORDER CHARGES|
Cars cannot be taken into the Italian Islands except for Sicily.
You are not permitted to take your Budget rental vehicle into Albania, CIS countries, Hungary, Poland, Bulgaria, Belarus, Estonia, Finland, Lithuania, Russia, Serbia, Romania, Ex Yugoslavian countries (e.g. Bosnia and Herzegovina), Greece, Latvia, Czech and Slovak Republics, Ukraine, Moldavia (and all Eastern European countries), Africa, Malta, Cyprus or the Middle East.
You may drive into Slovenia and Croatia with the following car groups: A, B, C, D, E, F, I, M and K.
You are not allowed to take you Budget rental vehicle into Croatia via ferry. Cars can be driven into Slovenia and Croatia; customers are completely insured if the supercover package is accepted.
You may travel into and return your Budget rental vehicle to Croatia and Slovenia with the following car groups: A, B, C, D, E, F, I, M and K. Customers driving Budget cars on highways in Slovenia have to pay a tax of EUR 35.00 for all the period they stay in this country.
The blue stamp must be put on the front window of the vehicle and can be bought at the entry in Slovenia in tobacco shops, gas stations and newspaper shops.
Should you not display the required stamp on the windscreen a fine of between EUR 300.00 and EUR 800.00 will be charged.
|OTHER IMPORTANT INFORMATION|
Any rented ancillary products will be liable to a surcharge of 16% at airport locations and 8% at railway locations Unlimited mileage is included in the rate – no restrictions apply.
Budget prepaid vouchers showing a specified value will be accepted as a means of payment of the reservation charges at rental counters. The voucher must be accompanied by a credit card both for security and to cover the charges not included in the voucher value, such as fuel, extras, and excess in case of damage or los of the rented vehicle.
Standard Budget Terms and Conditions of the country of rental apply. All rentals may be subject to additional surcharges (e.g. for special equipments, additional drivers, optional insurances, fuel etc.)
All rentals are subject to an insurance excess, optional insurances are available locally to reduce this excess.
The voucher is valid only for dates and value specified.
If a prepaid reservation needs to be amended the original voucher will be cancelled, the original amount refunded by means of a credit to the customer's credit card. A new voucher will be issued showing a value to reflect the modified reservation. The customer's credit card will be debited with the new charge.
Administration charges will not apply to amended bookings, unless the amendment significantly changes the original booking, in which case it will be subject to the cancellation fee detailed below.
All request to amend a booking will be subject to normal availability of the requested vehicle,
Prices may change between the date of the original booking and the amended booking, in which case the later prices will apply.
Customers may cancel a prepaid booking and receive a full refund provided if Budget is advised 3 days prior to pickup date. An administration charge of EUR 25.00 will be applied for such cancellations.
For cancellations of rentals with less than 3 days notice, a refund of 50% of the voucher value will be made, less administration charge of EUR 25.00
UNUSED DAYS / NO SHOWS
There will be no refund for unused car rental days on a prepaid voucher, once the rental has started
There will be no refund if the customer fails to show for a rental that has not been cancelled prior to start date.
If a rental needs to be extended once the car has been picked up, local rental rates and policies will apply for the additional days and the additional charges will be settled by customer's credit card.
Terms of booking on this website
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.
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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.
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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.
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.
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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.
In the event of cancellation, any deposit amounts paid at the time of booking are non-refundable.
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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