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General information General information
Added Important Information Added Important Information
Additional Driver Information Additional Driver Information
Age Requirements Age Requirements
Drivers License and ID Requirements Drivers License and ID Requirements
Payment Options Payment Options
Taking Your Vehicle Outside the Country Taking Your Vehicle Outside the Country
Meet Late Arrival Meet Late Arrival
Delivery and Collection Delivery and Collection
One Way Rentals One Way Rentals
Waiver and Protection Options Waiver and Protection Options
Special Equipment Special Equipment
Miscellaneous Information Miscellaneous Information


General information


TAX /VAT:
13.5%

Added Important Information


Administration Fee:
ANY TRAFFIC VIOLATIONS ARE SUBJECT TO A 30.00 EUR ADMINISTRATION FEE.
IF YOU DECIDE NOT TO PURCHASE COLLISION DAMAGE WAIVER (CDW) AND THEFT PROTECTION INSURANCE YOU
WILL BE REQUIRED TO PAY A LIABILITY DEPOSIT OF EUR 5000.00 AT THE START
OF YOUR RENTAL USING YOUR CREDIT CARD. AN ADMINISTRATION FEE OF 30.00
EUR APPLIES FOR THE USE OF THIS SERVICE.
Breakdown:
24 HOUR FREEPHONE NUMBER.
CAR AVAILABILITY:
GROUPS ALL - AVAILABLE AT ALL LOCATIONS
GROUPS G,H,I,J,M & O - CID REQUIRED IN RESERVATION
CAR TELEPHONES:
Not available.
Chauffeur Drive Conditions:
NOT AVAILABLE IN IRELAND
Currency Information
EUR - EURO.
Currency Restrictions:
None.
Fines for Traffic Contraventions:
A EUR 30.00 ADMINISTRATION FEE APPLIES TO ALL TRAFFIC FINES IN IRELAND.


Additional Driver Information


A CHARGE OF EURO 9.50 PER DAY (INCLUDING TAX).
THE ADDITIONAL DRIVER FEE IS CHARGED PER ADDITIONAL DRIVER

Age Requirements


Age

THE RENTER MUST BE OVER 25 YEARS OLD TO RENT STANDARD CARS IN IRELAND.
THE RENTER MUST HAVE BEEN ELIGIBLE TO HOLD A VALID DRIVING
LICENCE FOR 8 YEARS OF WHICH 2 YEARS MUST BE AT A FULL DRIVING LICENCE
QUALIFICATION.

TO RENT A PEOPLE CARRIER, CUSTOMERS MUST HAVE BEEN ELIGIBLE TO HOLD A
VALID DRIVING LICENCE FOR 10 YEARS OF WHICH 2 YEARS MUST BE AT FULL
DRIVER'S LICENCE QUALIFICATION.

TO RENT A MINIBUS, A 4X4, PREMIUM OR A LUXURY CAR CUSTOMERS MUST HAVE
BEEN ELIGIBLE TO HOLD A VALID DRIVER'S LICENCE FOR 12 YEARS OF WHICH 2
YEARS MUST BE AT A FULL DRIVER'S LICENCE QUALIFICATION.


FOR ANY CUSTOMERS THAT ARE AGED 75 YEARS AND OVER, WE WOULD REQUIRE
THE FOLLOWING:

CONFIRM THAT YOU DRIVE ON A REGULAR BASIS.
PROVIDE US WITH A LETTER FROM YOUR INSURANCE COMPANY TO CONFIRM THAT
YOU HAVE AN UP TO DATE INSURANCE POLICY, AND HAVE NOT HAD ANY ACCIDENT
IN THE PAST 5 YEARS.
PROVIDE US WITH A LETTER FROM YOUR DOCTOR CONFIRMING THAT YOU ARE IN
GOOD HEALTH AND FIT TO DRIVE.
THE AVIS RENTAL AGENT MAY ASK TO SIT IN THE CAR WITH YOU TO ASSESS YOUR
DRIVING.


Drivers License and ID Requirements


CUSTOMERS MUST HAVE BEEN ELIGIBLE TO HOLD A VALID DRIVING LICENCE FOR 8 YEARS OF WHICH 2 YEARS MUST BE AT A FULL DRIVER'S LICENCE QUALIFICATION.

TO RENT A PEOPLE CARRIER, CUSTOMERS MUST HAVE BEEN ELIGIBLE TO HOLD A VALID DRIVER'S LICENCE FOR 10 YEARS OF WHICH 2 YEARS MUST BE AT FULL DRIVER'S LICENCE QUALIFICATION.

TO RENT A MINIBUS, A 4X4 OR A LUXURY CAR CUSTOMERS MUST HAVE BEEN ELIGIBLE TO HOLD A VALID DRIVER'S LICENCE FOR 12 YEARS OF WHICH 2 YEARS MUST BE AT A FULL DRIVER'S LICENCE QUALIFICATION.

RESTRICTIONS MAY BE REDUCED WHERE RENTERS PROVIDE THEIR OWN FULLY COMPREHENSIVE INSURANCE COVER, BY PRIOR ARRANGEMENT ONLY. IF YOU HAVE YOUR OWN INSURANCE COVER, YOU MUST PRODUCE A COPY OF YOUR MOTOR INSURANCE POLICY AT THE TIME OF RENTAL.

CUSTOMERS WITH A NEW PHOTOCARD DRIVER'S LICENCE MUST PRODUCE BOTH THE PHOTOCARD AND ITS PAPER COUNTERPART. VISITORS FROM OVERSEAS MUST PRODUCE A DRIVING LICENCE ISSUED IN THEIR PERMANENT COUNTRY OF RESIDENCE, ALONG WITH A TRANSLATION INTO ENGLISH (WHERE APPROPRIATE). ONLY THE RENTER OR DRIVERS APPROVED BY AVIS ARE PERMITTED TO DRIVE THE VEHICLE.

FOR ANY CUSTOMERS THAT ARE AGED 75 YEARS AND OVER, WE WOULD REQUIRE THE FOLLOWING:
CONFIRM THAT YOU DRIVE ON A REGULAR BASIS PROVIDE US WITH A LETTER FROM YOUR INSURANCE COMPANY TO CONFIRM THAT YOU HAVE AN UP TO DATE INSURANCE POLICY, AND HAVE NOT HAD ANY ACCIDENT IN THE PAST 5 YEARS.
PROVIDE US WITH A LETTER FROM YOUR DOCTOR CONFIRMING THAT YOU ARE IN GOOD HEALTH AND FIT TO DRIVE.
THE AVIS RENTAL AGENT MAY ASK TO SIT INTO THE CAR WITH YOU TO ASSESS YOUR DRIVING.

AFTER 8 JUNE 2015, THE UK DRIVING LICENCE WILL ONLY HAVE 1 PART - A PLASTIC, CREDIT CARD-SIZED PHOTO CARD LICENCE. YOU MUST BRING THIS THE ORIGINAL VALID PHOTO CARD DRIVING LICENCE WITH YOU IF IT IS A NEW STYLE UK LICENCE. FAILURE TO BRING A VALID PHOTO CARD DRIVING LICENSE WILL RESULT IN THE RENTAL BEING REFUSED; WE MAY REQUIRE CUSTOMERS TO CONSENT TO THEIR LICENCE RECORDS BEING ACCESSED AS NEEDED. EXPIRED EXPIRED PHOTO CARD LICENCES WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED AND RENTAL WILL BE REFUSED. ALL UK CUSTOMERS WILL NEED TO HOLD A FULL AND VALID LICENCE FREE FROM ANY ENDORSEMENTS EXCLUDED IN OUR TERMS & CONDITIONS.

IF ANY DRIVER HAS ANY UNSPENT DRIVING CONVICTIONS FOR:
- CARELESS, RECKLESS OR DANGEROUS DRIVING,
- DRIVING OR ATTEMPTING TO DRIVE WHILST UNDER THE INFLUENCE OF DRINK OR DRUGS
- USING A VEHICLE UNINSURED AGAINST THIRD PARTY RISKS,
- THEFT OR UNAUTHORISED TAKING OF A VEHICLE - OR
- BEEN DISQUALIFIED (OR ANYTHING SIMILAR) IN THE LAST 10 YEARS OR IF YOU HAVE 2 OR MORE UNSPENT CONVICTIONS FOR OFFENCES NOT LISTED ABOVE, YOUR RENTAL WILL BE REFUSED.

IF YOU FAIL TO DISCLOSE ANY DRIVING CONVICTIONS YOU MAY BE FULLY LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGE TO OUR VEHICLE OR THIRD PARTY VEHICLE.



Payment Options


Method of Payment

ACCEPTED AVIS HONOURED CREDIT/CHARGE CARDS (IN RENTERS NAME)
AMEX, DINERS, EUROCARD, MASTERCARD AND VISA CREDIT CARDS.
AVIS IRELAND DO NOT ACCEPT DEBIT CARDS.

BY DECLINING COLLISION DAMAGE WAIVER YOU ARE TAKING RESPONSIBILITY TO ARRANGE YOUR
OWN COVER AND ASSUME FULL FINANCIAL LIABILITY UP TO THE VALUE OF THE
VEHICLE FOR LOSSES ARISING AS A RESULT OF LOSS OR DAMAGE TO THE
VEHICLE.
WE RECOMMEND THAT YOU FULLY UNDERSTAND THE CONDITIONS OF COVER PROVIDED
BY YOUR CREDIT CARD COMPANY WHEN USING YOUR CARD FOR COVER.
IF YOU HAVE YOUR OWN INSURANCE COVER, YOU MUST PRODUCE A COPY OF YOUR
MOTOR INSURANCE POLICY AT THE TIME OF RENTAL.

FOR CUSTOMERS WHO ARE ONLY TAKING THE BASIC COLLISION DAMAGE WAIVER, BUT NOT THE
ADDITIONAL OPTION TO REDUCE THE EXCESS TO 0 AT THE TIME OF RENTAL,
WE WILL TAKE AUTHORISATION FOR THE EXCESS AMOUNT (THIS VARIES
BASED ON THE SIZE OF THE VEHICLE FROM 1322.00 TO 2643.00 EXC
VAT) FROM THE CUSTOMERS CREDIT CARD.

IF YOU DECIDE NOT TO PURCHASE COLLISION DAMAGE WAIVER AND THEFT PROTECTION YOU WILL BE
REQUIRED TO PAY A LIABILITY DEPOSIT OF EUR 5000.00 AT THE
START OF YOUR RENTAL USING YOUR CREDIT CARD. AN ADMINISTATION
FEE OF EUR 30.00 APPLIES FOR THE USE OF THIS SERVICE.

ALL CAR GROUPS RENTED WITH OR WITHOUT A CORPORATE AWD NUMBER
AVIS ISSUED CHARGE CARD OR
AVIS COMPANY TRAVEL ORDER OR
FIXED VALUE VOUCHER PLUS 1 AVIS HONOURED CREDIT/CHARGE CARD OR
AVIS HONOURED CREDIT OR CHARGE CARD.

CASH RENTALS
CASH IS NOT ACCEPTED IN IRELAND FOR PAYMENT.


Taking Your Vehicle Outside the Country


VEHICLES MAY BE DRIVEN IN NORTHERN IRELAND BUT CANNOT BE TAKEN OUTSIDE IRELAND.

Meet Late Arrival


SCHEDULED FLIGHTS ONLY (NOT CHARTER). ON REQUEST BASIS ONLY FLIGHT NUMBER, ARRIVAL TIME & CID DETAILS REQUIRED. A CHARGE OF EUR 50.00 PLUS TAX APPLIES.

Delivery and Collection


Delivery and collections are not available.


One Way Rentals


WITHIN COUNTRY
ONE WAY FEE APPLIES TO ALL RENTALS COMMENCING OR RETURNING TO/FROM
THE FOLLOWING LOCATIONS:

KNOCK - EURO 65.00 (INCLUDING 13.5% TAX)

SHOULD A CAR BE PICKED UP AND DROPPED OFF BETWEEN ABOVE LOCATIONS,
THE HIGHER OF THE TWO FEES WIL BE CHARGED.

A OWF CHARGE OF 30 EUR (INCL TAX) WILL APPLY
TO ALL ONE WAY RENTALS CHECKING OUT OF D3B & D9B

A OWF CHARGE OF 50 EUR (INCL TAX) WILL APPLY
TO ALL ONE WAY RENTALS CHECKING OUT OF KIR

OUTSIDE COUNTRY

NOTHERN IRELAND LOCATIONS EURO 132.16 (EXCLUDING 13.5% TAX)

VEHICLES MAY BE DRIVEN IN NORTHERN IRELAND BUT MAY NOT BE TAKEN
OUTSIDE OF IRELAND.


Waiver and Protection Options


COLLISION DAMAGE WAIVER - CDW
TAXABLE
THIS PROVIDES COVER FOR DAMAGE TO THE AVIS VEHICLE CAUSED BY
MEANS OTHER THAN BY THEFT OR ATTEMPTED THEFT. A NON-WAIVABLE EXCESS
APPLIES WHICH IS THE RENTERS RESPONSIBILITY.
WHERE CDW IS DECLINED, RENTERS ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR THE FULL VALUE OF
THE CAR AND IN THE EVENT OF ANY DAMAGE IT WILL BE BILLED AUTOMATICALLY
TO THEIR CREDIT CARD.
WHERE THE CUSTOMER BELIEVES AN ARRANGEMENT EXISTS REGARDING
COVER ON THEIR CREDIT CARD WE MUST EXPLAIN THAT SUCH AN AGREEMENT IS
BETWEEN THEM AND THEIR CREDIT CARD COMPANY. AVIS CANNOT GUARANTEE ANY
LEVEL OF COVER ON THEIR CREDIT CARD.
FOR CUSTOMERS WHO ARE ONLY TAKING THE BASIC COLLISION DAMAGE WAIVER, BUT NOT THE
ADDITIONAL OPTION TO REDUCE THE EXCESS TO 0 AT THE TIME OF RENTAL,
WE WILL TAKE AUTHORISATION FOR THE EXCESS AMOUNT (VARIES DEPENDING
ON SIZE OF THE VEHICLE FROM EUR 1322.00 TO 2643.00 + VAT)
ON THE CUSTOMERS CREDIT CARD.

DECLINING COLLISION DAMAGE WAIVER/THEFT PROTECTION
CDW AND THEFT PROTECTION REDUCE
YOUR FINANCIAL LIABILITY FOR DAMAGE OR THEFT OF THE VEHICLE.

BY DECLINING THESE OPTIONS YOU ARE TAKING RESPONSIBILITY TO ARRANGE
YOUR OWN COVER AND ASSUME FULL FINANCIAL LIABILITY UP TO THE VALUE OF THE VEHICLE FOR LOSSES ARISING AS A RESULT OF LOSS OR DAMAGE TO THE
VEHICLE.

WE RECOMMEND THAT YOU FULLY UNDERSTAND THE CONDITIONS OF COVER PROVIDED
BY YOUR CREDIT CARD COMPANY WHEN USING YOUR CARD FOR COVER.


IF YOU DECIDE NOT TO PURCHASE CDW AND THEFT PROTECTION YOU WILL BE
REQUIRED TO PAY A LIABILITY DEPOSIT OF EUR 5000.00 AT THE START OF
YOUR RENTAL USING YOUR CREDIT CARD. AN ADMINISTRATION FEE OF
EUR 30.00 APPLIES FOR THE USE OF THIS SERVICE.

WINDSCREEN PROTECTION - REDUCE EXCESS TO ZERO FOR DAMAGE TO
FRONT WINDSCREEN.ALSO AVAILABLE SEPARATELY AT A COST
OF 4 EURO PER DAY

SUPER CDW

SCDW IS SOLD ONLY AT THE COUNTER AT TIME OF CHECK OUT. WHEN SCDW
IS ACCEPTED THE COLLISION AND THEFT EXCESS IS ELIMINATED.
SUPER CDW COSTS:
GROUPS N, A, B J, D, P, L = EURO 19.50 PER DAY. (INCLUDING TAX)
GROUP C, K, M, F, E, O = EURO 24.00 PER DAY (INCLUDING TAX) GROUPS G,H,I, = EURO 28 PER DAY. (INCLUDING TAX)
SUPER CDW COVERS FOR TYRE DAMAGE
SUPER CDW DOES NOT INCLUDE WINDSCREEN COVER THIS CAN BE
ADDED AT A CHARGE OF EURO 4 PER DAY
CUSTOMER IS STILL LIABLE FOR LOSS OF KEYS
FOR CUSTOMERS WHO ARE ONLY TAKING THE BASIC COLLISION DAMAGE WAIVER, BUT NOT THE
ADDITIONAL COVER TO REDUCE THE EXCESS TO 0 AT THE TIME OF RENTAL,
WE WILL TAKE AUTHORISATION FOR THE EXCESS AMOUNT (VARIES DEPENDING ON THE SIZE OF THE VEHICLE 1322 TO 2643 EURO +
VAT) ON THE CUSTOMERS CREDIT CARD.

Roadside Safety Net cover is available for €5 per day which covers a call out charge for non-mechanical issues.


Special Equipment


GPS:

GPS UNITS ARE AVAILABLE ON A REQUEST BASIS 15.00 EUR PER DAY (INCL TAX)

BABY SEATS:

BABY SEATS (FORWARD FACING ONLY)
CHILD SAFETY SEAT EURO 40.00 (INCLUDING TAX) AUTOMATIC CONFIRMATION. SUITABLE FOR WEIGHTS 9-18 KGS/ 20-40 LBS
CHILD BOOSTER SEATS AUTOMATIC CONFIRMATION. A CHARGE OF EURO 15.00 PER RENTAL WILL APPLY.



Miscellaneous Information


Surcharges

AN AIRPORT SURCHARGE OF EUR 30 (INCLUDING TAX) APPLIES TO ALL AIRPORT
LOCATIONS.

A CITY SUPPLEMENT CHARGE OF EUR0 30 (INCLUDING TAX) PER RENTAL
APPLIES TO THE DUBLIN DOWNTOWN OFFICE ONLY.

:TOLLING CHARGES:
IF YOU ARE TRAVELLING TO DUBLIN AS PART OF YOUR RENTAL, THERE IS A
BARRIER-FREE TOLLING SYSTEM (EFLOW) INT HE M50 MOTORWAY BETWEEN
JUNCTION 6 AND JUNCTION 7. THE VEHICLE REGISTRATION NUMBER IS RECORDED
WITHOUT THE NEED FOR PAYMENT AT TOLL BOOTHS.
THERE IS A EUR3.00 CHARGE FOR EACH JOURNEY ALONG THIS STRETCH OF ROAD.
AS THE RENTER OF THE VEHICLE, YOU ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR PAYMENT OF THIS
CHARGE. YOU CAN PAY ONLINE OR BY PHONE BEFORE TRAVELLING.
HOWEVER, PAYMENT MUST BE MADE BEFORE 8PM ON THE DAY FOLLOWING YOUR
JOURNEY BY ONE OF THE METHODS SHOWN BELOW:

ONLINE ON WWW.EFLOW.IE
BY PHONE CALLING THE LO CALL NUMBER 1890 50 10 50 IN THE REPUBLIC OF
IRELAND AND 0845 3015405 FROM NORTHERN IRELAND AND THE UK.
IN PERSON USING THE PAYZONE BRANDED OUTLETS NATIONWIDE THAT DISPLAY THE
ELOW LOGO. PAYZONE IS THE COMPANY RESPONSIBLE FOR PROVIDING RETAIL AND
ONLINE TOLL PAYMENT SERVICES FOR M50 USERS.

IF YOU DO NOT PAY YOUR TOLL CHARGE BEFORE 8PM ON THE DAY FOLLOWING YOUR
JOURNEY, A PENALTY OF EUR4.00 IS ADDED TO THE OUTSTANDING AMOUNT. THIS
WILL THEN BE AUTOMATICALLY CHARGED TO YOU BY AVIS TO THE CARD USED FOR
THE RENTAL, ALONG WITH OUR CURRENT STANDARD ADMINISTRATION FEE OF
EUR30.00 INCL VAT PER PENALTY.