General Rental Information
The renter and the driver have to be in possession of a valid driving license.
Driving license printed with non Roman Alphabet (Arabic, Japanese, Cyrillic etc) must be complemented by an International driving license.
Please show a valid ID card or passport at time of pick up.
Special rental information by booking of Prepaid rates
A booking can be changed up to 48 hours before the start of the rental (on availability) in return for an alteration charge of 20.00 EUR. Any payment already made towards the rental will not be refunded; nor shall any differential amount be refunded if this alteration leads to a lesser rental cost.
(Rebooking = RF)
A booking can be cancelled before the start of the rental. In the event of cancellation, the payment already made towards the rental will be paid back subject to a cancellation charge. The cancellation charge shall be the amount of the rental charge ( including any extras and charges) for a maximum of 3 rental days. Cancellations can be made online or in writing and must be addressed to: Sixt Latvia Headquarters, Transporent SIA, Vangazu iela 2, Riga, LV1024, Fax: +371 67819501, Email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
(Cancellation = CL)
In the event that the booked vehicle is not collected or not collected at the agreed time, the rental charge already paid shall be withheld in full.
In Latvia, the following rules apply for the minimum age and possession of a driver's license: 19 years old /1 year for vehicles in group ECMR, ECAR. 21 years old /2 years for vehicles in group CCAR, CDMR, CDAR, CLMR, CWMR, IDMR, IDAR, IWMR, IWAR, IFMR, IFAR, ILAE, FVMR. 23 years old /3 years for vehicles in group SDAR, FDAR, PDAR, LDAR, LVAR.
A Young Driver Surcharge of 60.00 EUR per day, max. EUR 300.- per month started applies for drivers under 22 years.
Conditions of Payment
We accept all credit cards from internationally recognised credit card companies - such as American Express, Eurocard/Mastercard, Visa.
We do not accept any prepaid cards or debit cards (Visa Electron).
Sixt CarExpress Servicecard is only accepted in combination with a valid Credit Card.
Sixt also accepts AirPlus as payment.
The following credit cards are accepted: Eurocard/Mastercard, AmericanExpress Card, VISA Card.
We do not accept any prepaid cards or debit cards (Visa Electron).
The renter must be the owner of the indicated credit card. The authorised driver details and method of payment will be confirmed at reservation stage and cannot be amended. The confirmed credit card should be valid and available for presentation on collection of the vehicle. All extra costs that occur during the car rental will be charged to this credit card.
By booking a prepaid rate, the credit card will be charged before the start of rental, directly with the estimated total amount of rental. The amount that will be charged on your credit card comprises the price of the rental as well as all additional extra fees.
The rental charge (plus any other charges agreed, e.g. exemptions from liability, delivery charges, airport charges etc.) plus Value Added Tax in the statutory amount applicable from time to time must, as a matter of principle, be paid in full for the agreed rental period, i.e. if the vehicle is collected late or returned early there shall be no refund.
An advance charge approval is obtained for the chosen means of payment as a security. The exact deposit is determined on collection since the amount is dependent on the vehicle (approval of the amount of the rental cost times three plus the excess applicable and fuel deposit). Different amounts are possible.
To hire one of the following vehicles, customers must present two credit cards: SDAR, FDAR, PDAR, LDAR, LVAR.
Please note, that payments with credit card may require the PIN of the credit card.
General Protection Conditions
Third Party Insurance (TI)
Protection coverage for the vehicle includes Third Party Liability with a maximum cover of 5,000,000.00 EUR for personal injuries. Maximum cover for material damages is 1,000,000.00 EUR. The hirer is liable up to the maximum amount of liability for accidents caused by the hirer, damage caused by parking, theft or any damage caused by an unknown third party.
Excluded from the protection is the use of the vehicle for the transport of dangerous goods. All protection as part of the rental contract will become void, in particular, if an unauthorized driver has used the vehicle or if the driver of the vehicle does not possess the required driver's license at the time of the event giving rise to claim.
Excluded from the protection is driving the vehicle in prohibited areas set by official order or driving the vehicle in off-road terrains.
(Third Party Liability = TI)
Loss Damage Waiver (LDW)
Loss Damage Waiver removes the drivers responsibility to a part of the vehicle in case of damage or theft.
If LDW is not accepted the customer will be held liable for the full value of the car.
If LDW is accepted, customer is only responsible for the following amounts:
550.00 EUR ECMR, ECAR, ECAE, CDMR, CDAR, CLMR, CWMR, IDMR, IDAR, IWMR, IWAR, IFMR, IFAR
950.00 EUR CCAR, ILAE, SDAR, FDAR, FPAR, FVMR, PDAR, LDAR, LVAR
Excluded from the coverage are damages on tyres and windows.
(Loss Damage Waiver = LD)
Top Cover LDW
If LDW is already included in the rates, the renter can choose Top Cover LDW to reduce/eliminate the Non-Waiverable Responsibility.
If Top Cover LDW is accepted, customer is only responsible for the following amounts:
350,00 EUR ECMR, ECAR, ECAE, CDMR, CDAR, CLMR, CWMR, IDMR, IDAR, IWMR, IWAR, IFMR, IFAR
550,00 EUR CCAR, ILAE, SDAR, FDAR, FPAR, FVMR, PDAR, LDAR, LVAR
(Top Cover LDW = BE)
Super Top Cover LDW
If LDW is already included in the rates, the renter can choose Super Top Cover LDW to reduce/eliminate the Non-Waiverable Responsibility.
If Super Top Cover LDW is accepted, customer is only responsible for the following amounts: 0.00 EUR.
(Super Top Cover LDW = BF)
Tyre and Windscreen Coverage (TG)
Tyre and Windscreen Coverage provides cover against the consequences of damages on tires and windscreen.
The cost of TG is as follows: see table
If TG is not accepted the customer will be held liable for the full value of damages on tires and windscreen.
If TG is accepted, customer is only responsible for the following amounts: 0,00 EUR.
(Tyre and Windscreen Coverage = TG)
|CRS Code||LDW||Top Cover LDW||Super Top Cover LDW|
|EURO/ Day||EURO/ Month||EURO/ Day||EURO/ Day|
|ECMR, ECAR, ECAE, CDMR, CDAR, CLMR, CWMR, IDMR, IDAR, IWMR, IWAR, IFMR, IFAR||15.73||220.22||10.00 (max 14.00)||20.00 (max 280.00)|
|CCAR, ILAE, SDAR, FDAR, FVMR, FPAR, PDAR, LDAR, LVAR||20.57||287.98||15.00 (max 210.00)||30.00 (max 420.00)|
|CRS Code||Tire and Glass Coverage|
|ECMR, ECAR, ECAE, CDMR, CDAR, CLMR, CWMR, IDMR, IDAR, IWMR, IWAR, IFMR, IFAR||3.00 per day|
|CCAR, ILAE, SDAR, FDAR, FVMR, FPAR, PDAR, LDAR, LVAR||5.00 per day|
Delivery & Collection
Delivery/Collection Service is on request. Please contact the local rental station.
(Delivery = DL
Collection = CO)
Out Of Hours
An Out Of Hours surcharge of max. 40.00 EUR occurs for bookings out of opening hours.
(Out Of Hours = OH)
One-Way Rentals within Latvia are free of charge.
(One-Way = OW)
All international One-Way Rentals are on request. Please contact the local rental station.
|Tallinn (Estonia), Vilnius (Lithuania)||100.00 - 140.00|
(One-Way = OW)
Cross Border Rentals & Territorial Restrictions
Cross Border Rentals are with charge and on request only. Please contact the local rental station.
Foreign Use Charge
Cross Border Rentals are allowed to the following countries:
No foreign use charge.
Finland, Poland, Sweden, Norway
A foreign use charge of 50.00 EUR per rental applies.
Andorra, Austria, Belgium, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Malta, Monaco, Montenegro, Netherlands, Portugal, Romania, San Marino, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Switzerland, Vatican City.
A foreign use charge of 100.00 EUR per rental applies.
Great Britain, Ireland
A foreign use charge of 150.00 EUR per rental applies.
In case of offence against Cross Border & Territorial Restrictions all protections lose their validity.
(Foreign Use Charge = UF)
Premium Location Fee
A Premium location fee of 8% on the non-reduced basis rental rate (T&M) occurs for rentals at airport and train stations.
(Premium Location Fee = Y)
|Accessory||EURO/ Day||EURO/ Month|
Baby Seat (guaranteed)
Child Seat (guaranteed)
Booster Seat (guaranteed)
Accessories are bookable without obligation and subject to availability.
During the period of November 1st until April 1st snow tyres exist for all car groups.
An Additional Driver Surcharge of 4.00 EUR per day applies.
(Additional Driver = AD)
All vehicles are supplied with a full tank of fuel and should be refilled prior to return to Sixt, otherwise a charge of 3.00 EUR per litre of petrol/diesel will apply.
Alternatively, you may purchase a tankful of fuel at the time of rental at a price that is competitive with local fuel stations and return the tank empty. No refunds will be given for unused fuel.
(Fuel = FC)
(Prepaid Fuel = PF)
Other Fees and Taxes
Administration Fee For Fines and Fees
If the renter has a traffic/parking fine during the rental the renter will be charged an Administration Fee of 15.00 EUR together with the first settlement-proposition.
The renter is liable for payment of all traffic/parking fines occurring during the rental.
(Fine Handling Fee = FI)
All Latvian Sixt cars are non-smoking cars. If a car needs additional cleaning/smell-removal caused by smoking, a fee of 250.00 EUR will be added to the invoice.
(Fee For Smell Removal = "OT")
All rates include tax/VAT (if incurred).
For partner with individual agreements alternative prices and regulations can apply.
(subject to change)
Terms of booking on this 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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