AV/Discovery Cars Terms

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The supplier provides fully comprehensive insurance with an applicable excess liability. However, if you are found to be driving negligently (drink or drug driving), and you are involved in an accident, you will be responsible for any damage incurred to the vehicle. Comprehensive insurance does not cover any damage done to the tires, wheels, windscreen, wing mirrors, windows, and undercarriage of the car, nor loss of the coded keys. This is standard in the car hire industry. For this type of damage, you can purchase supplemental insurance that costs € 3.00 extra per rental day.

Excess Liability / Insurance Coverage

Renter would be liable for damage to the vehicle ranging from € 800 - € 1,500, depending on the car group booked. The applicable amount will be blocked on the renter's credit card, and will be unblocked when the car in returned undamaged.

Excess value if client does not have the Super CDW:

Group A € 800.00
Group B, C1, C € 850.00
Group C2, E, D1, F  € 900.00
Group F1 € 1,000.00
Group I, H, H1 € 1,250.00
Group J, L, L2 € 1,500.00

Super CDW

An excess waiver may be purchased to eliminate the potential excess charge ranging in cost from € 7.00 daily - € 15.00 daily, depending on the car group booked.

Super CDW to avoid deductible / excess costs:

Group A, B, C, C1 € 7.00 per day
Group C2, E, D1, F  € 8.00 per day
Group F1 € 9.00 per day
Group I, H, H1 € 10.00 per day
Group J, L, L2 € 12.00 per day

Payment Policy

Renter must be in possession of a valid credit card MasterCard or Visa.

We do not accept the following credit cards: Dinners Club, American Express, Eurocard. The renter can pay cash.

Drivers Policy

Extra drivers: Cost € 15.00 per rental.

Drivers age and licence requirements: Minimum age 25 years of age, no maximum.

Other terms: There is an extra insurance fee of € 5.00 per rental day to a maximum of € 75.00 per rental.

Optional Extras

These are the extras that you may choose to pre-book for your hire prior to arrival. Although not guaranteed at any time, these items are available upon request, and must be confirmed in advance of your arrival

Booster seat: € 20.00 excludes tax; on request.

Child toddler seat: € 20.00 excludes tax; on request.

Infant child seat: € 20.00 excludes tax; on request.

Roof racks: Not available.

Delivery / Collection Policy

Meet and greet service at Faro Airport. All cars can be collected next to the information desk at the meeting point. This is free of charge. Cars to be delivered to hotels / villas are free of charge, providing the hotel is within 15 km of one of their branches. Over 15 km, fee will be negotiated at the time of reservation.

Additional offices located in Albufeira, Armação de Pêra, Praia da Rocha.

One-Way Rentals Policy

When the drop off place is different of the pick-up place there is a fee according to distance from the pick-up place. The minimum fee is € 20.00 and a maximum of € 50.00 per rental.

Out of Hours Fees

For rentals that occur outside of normal office hours, there is a surcharge of € 20.00. Faro airport service is open from 08:00 to 21:00, and local branches are open from 09:00 to 19:00.

Cross Border Policy

Cars can be taken into Spain if supplier is notified at the beginning of the rental. Spain Insurance costs € 25.00.