GENERAL CONDITIONS IN FRANCE

Conditions   Mandatory Charges   Optional Charges   One Way   Insurance & Coverage

 

When renting an AVIS car the client will be asked to accept or decline any of the optional coverage's or insurances. If the customer initials to accept the coverage's and/or the insurances the client will NOT be reimbursed.

 

CONDITIONS

Local Currency: Euros (€).

 

Local Tax: 19.60%.

 

Driver’s License: It is mandatory for all non-residents in Europe to bear the International Driver’s License which must be presented with the license of the country of origin. The latter must be at least one year old.

The International Driver’s License must be submitted along with the license of the country of origin before the police, the municipal authorities, etc. whenever required. Should the same be not held, it may result in severe fines and penalties that may reach the car seizure.

 

Minimum Age:
Groups A, B, C, D, E, F, G, H, I, J, K, L, M, N, O: 21 years.
If you are between 21 and 25 years old you must pay a young driver surcharge of
€ 32.50.- per day.
The maximum young driver surcharge per rental is
€ 325.-.

 

Credit Card: An International credit card accepted by AVIS will be required at the time you collect your vehicle; said credit card will be blocked to be used as a guarantee and to cover any extra charge not included in the Voucher, such as, gas, optionals charges, etc.
Groups F and M: 2 credit cards (Visa Premier, Visa Gold, Euro-Mastercard Gold, American Express) will be required.

Debit Cards: IMPORTANT; Are not accepted as deposit. Since credit cards issued in Latinamerica do not allow credits the deposits cannot be reimbursed.

Security Kit: Free of charge, € 50.- tax included, penalty in case of non restitution at check-in.

Breathalyser Kit:
There is a new law (enacted 01JUL12) in France that will require all motor vehicles to have a breathalyzer on hand.

Avis France will put 2 breathalysers in every car for free.
If a driver is pulled over by police for some reason and is found not to have the kit in their car, the fine will be €17.00. 
The driver will be charged 10€ in case of a breathalyzer is missing.

IMPORTANT: For clients traveling into France from a bordering country, they should purchase 2 breathalyzer’s . at a gas station upon entry.
If a driver is pulled over by police for some reason and is found not to have the kit in their car, the fine will be €17.00
Breathalyzers should be bought at a gas station upon entry.
We suggest to buy breathalyzer΄s upon entry.

 

Minimum Rental: 3 days. Weekly rate 4-7days (it may vary according to rate).

Grace period to give the cars back: 29 minutes.

 

Technical Assistance: In case of emergency, 24 hours 0 800 244 245.

 

( ! ) All information and charges may vary without prior notice.

( ! For further information, refer to GDS

 

MANDATORY CHARGES


Airport Fee:
€ 40.- per rental, tax included.

Train Station Fee:
€ 40.- per rental, tax included.

 

Registration Fee: € 3.15.- per day, tax included, maximum 8 days.

 

Surcharge for minors  from 21 to 25 years (driver and additional driver): € 32.50.- per day, includes tax, maximum 10 days.


Meet Late Arrival (flight delayed arrival after location closing time): between € 40.- tax included (from 1 to 3 hours delay).

Non Cancellation Fee: € 40.-  tax included.

Out of Hours Delivery at Railway Stations:
€ 10.- per rental / Train Tickets must be shown at SNCF desk on arrival.

Fine Administration Fee:
€ 35.- per rental, tax included.

Damage Administration Fee: € 35.- per rental, tax included.


 

OPTIONAL CHARGES


Additional Driver: € 8.-  Incl tax per day (Max 7 days charged)

 

Baby Seat: From 0 to 3 years old (BBS-CSS) € 10.- Incl tax / day (max € 40.- Incl tax)

Booster Seat: From 3 to 7 years old (SSS-CBS) € 5.- Incl tax / day (max € 15.- Incl tax)

 

Ski Rack: € 35.- per rental, tax included. Available for Groups A, B, C, D, E, G, H, J, K, O.

 

Snowboard Rack: € 35.- per rental, tax included. Available for Groups A, B, C, D, E, G, H, J, K, O and Geneve airport (CGV) and Lyon airport (LYS).

 

Snow Chains: € 35.- per rental, tax included. Available for Groups A, B, C, D, E, G, H, J, K, O.

 

Satellite Navigator (GPS):

GPS: € 12.- per day, tax included. (maximum € 149.-)
 

To return the car to a different location from the pick up one, refer to One Way Rentals.


( !
All the information and amounts is shown in Euros and is subject to local taxes unless otherwise specified.

( ! All information and charges are subject to change without prior notice. 
( ! For further information about surcharges and availabilities, refer to GDS

 

ONE WAY RENTALS

 

One Way Fees: Check with location

Special conditions:

 
 
Avis vehicles rented in France are allowed to travel into the following foreing countries only:
Andorra, Austria, Belgium, Denmark,
    Finland, Germany, Italy, Luxemburg, Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, United Kingdom.

  Avis vehicles rented in France are allowed to be returned into the following foreign countries only: Austria, Belgium, Denmark,
   Germany, Italy, Luxemburg, Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland.
One way fees may apply.
               
  CDW, TP and PAI are not valid beyond these above mentioned territorial limits.

  Mercedes cars are not allowed to be driven into Italy.

  Avis vehicles rented in Continental France may be taken to Corsica but must be returned to the Continent. One way not allowed.

  In Mainland France (Excluding Corsica):
    
All Group: One Way is authorized between Avis Cities (for some rates, One Way fees apply in
     addition to the price).
     Outside Country, Car Groups A-B-C-D-E-H-K and O: see European One Way Programme.
     Charged Groups F-G-J-L-M and N:
International One Way is not authorized.
     All Group: One Way rentals to the United Kingdom not allowed.
     Cargo Vans:
0ne Way is not authorized.

( ! ) All information and charges may vary without prior notice.

 

INSURANCE & COVERAGE

In case of damage or theft of an AVIS vehicle:
If CDW/TP is declined:
The table amounts will be applied (Responsibility Full Value).

If CDW/TP is accepted: Only deductible will be applied.

 

Groups

CDW/day

TP/day

Deductible
CDW

Deductible
TP

Responsibility

A

€ 15.-

€ 5.-

€ 800.-

€ 800.-

€ 10000.-

B

€ 16.-

€ 6.-

€ 800.-

€ 800.-

€ 11000.-

C

€ 16.-

€ 6.-

€ 1300.-

€ 1300.-

€ 15000.-

D

€ 18.-

€ 7.-

€ 1300.-

€ 1300.-

€ 19000.-

E

€ 21.-

€ 8.-

€ 1600.-

€ 1600.-

€ 25000.-

F

€ 21.-

€ 8.-

€ 1600.-

€ 1600.-

€ 30000.-

G

€ 21.-

€ 8.-

€ 1600.-

€ 1600.-

€ 25000.-

H

€ 18.-

€ 7.-

€ 1300.-

€ 1300.-

€ 19000.-

I

€ 16.-

€ 6.-

€ 800.-

€ 800.-

€ 13000.-

J

€ 18.-

€ 7.-

€ 1300.-

€ 1300.-

€ 22000.-

K

€ 18.-

€ 8.-

€ 1300.-

€ 1300.-

€ 21000.-

L

€ 21.-

€ 8.-

€ 1300.-

€ 1300.-

€ 24000.-

M

€ 24.-

€ 9.-

€ 2600.-

€ 2600.-

€ 44000.-

N

€ 21.-

€ 8.-

€ 1600.-

€ 1600.-

€ 21000.-

O

€ 21.-

€ 8.-

€ 1600.-

€ 1600.-

€ 27000.-

 

Super CDW + TP: With the purchase of this insurance the client will be exempted of all financial responsibility in case of partial or total damages due to collision, robbery or theft of the vehicle.

To see the charges of the coverage, press click HERE

 

Personal Assistance Insurance (PAI): € 6.25 per day, tax included.


Expanded Assistance Insurance (Super PAI): € 3.- per day, tax included.

 

( ! All the information and amounts are shown in local currency and is subject to tax unless otherwise specified.

( ! ) All information and charges may vary without prior notice.

( ! For further information, refer to GDS