Greece - passenger vehicle
General Rental Information
The renter and the driver must have a valid Greek, European (for E.U. countries) or international (for countries that do not belong to the E.U.) driving license held for at least three years.
Driving lecense printed with non Roman Alphabet (Arabic, Japanese, Cyrillic etc.) must be complemented by an international driving license.
For driving licences from countries not part of Geneva / Vienna Convention on road traffic (e.g. China), an official translation of the license in English must be presented with the original 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 24 hours before the start of the rental (on availability) in return for an alteration charge of 15,00 euro. Any payment already made towards the rental will not be refunded ; nor shall any diferential amount be refunded if this alteration leads to a lesser rental cost.
Booking cancellations will not be accepted. In case the renter chose not to take the vehicle he/she is liable to pay the reservation in full.
In the event that the booked vehicle is not collected or not collected at the agreed time the renter is liable to pay the reservation in full.
In greece, the following rules apply for the minimum age and possession of a driver’s license:
23 years old/3 years for vehicle groups: MCMR, EDMR, CCAR, CCMN, CCAN and CCMR.
25 years old/3 years for vehicle groups: CDAN, CDMR, CDAR, CWMR, IFMR, IDMR, IDAD, IDAR, IDMN, SWMR, SDMR, SDAR, FDMR, PDMR, PDAR, SVMR, SVMD, FDMR, FFMR, FVMR, FVMD, IFMN, ITMR, XDAR, XDMR, XFAR and XFMR.
CONDITIONS OF PAYMENT
We accept all credit cards from internationally recognised credit card companies - such as American express, Diners club, Eurocard/Mastercard, Visa.
We do accept prepaid cards or debit cards.
Third party credit cards are not accepted.
To hire one of Sunbird cars, customers must present at least on valid credit card.
We accept all kinds of credit card, debit cards, or prepaid cards.
The renter must be the owner of the indicated credit/debit card. The authorised driver details and method of payment will be confirmed at reservation stage and can not be amended
The confirmed credit/debit 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/debit card.
By booking of a prepaid rate, the credit/debit card will be charged before the start of the rental, directly with the estimated total amount of rental. The amount that will be charged on your credit/debit card comprises the rental as well as additional extra fees.
The rental charge (plus any other charges agreed such us, e.g. c.d.w, gps, etc) plus value added tax in the statutory amount applicable from time to time must, as a mutter 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.
The total rental amount must be prepaid and CDW protection has to be taked.
An advance charge approval is obtained for the chosen means of payment as a security deposit.
Total rental pluss excess and one full tank.
Please note, that payments with credit/debit cards may require the PIN of the credit/debit card.
General Protection Condiotions
Third party insurance
Protection coverege for the vehicle rented includes Third Party Liability with a maximum over of EUR 1,000,000.-for personal injuries and EUR 1,000,000.- for meterial damages.
Excluded of the protection is the use of the vehicle for transport of dangerous goods. All protection as part of the rentalcontract will become void, in particular, if an anauthirised driver has used the vehicle or if the driver of the vehicle does not possess the required driver’s lecense at the time of the event giving rise to claim.
Collision Damage Waiver (CDW)
Collision Damege Waiver removes the driver’s responsibility to a part of the vehicle in case of damage, provided that traffic laws were not contravented (ie violation of red light ot STOP sign, illegal overtaking, driving under the influence of alcohol etc.)
If Collision Damage Waiver is not accepted the customer will be held liable for the full value of the damaged car. If the Collision Damage Waiver is accepted the customer is only responsible for the following ammount:
EUR 450,00 for all types of Sunbird cars.
Delivery & Collection
During or out of opening hours
Free of charge at Sunbird’s Headquarters in Imerovigli village , Santorini Airport , Santorini Port , or any hotel in Santorini.
In case of ferrying the cars between Greek islands, all insurances are not valid during the transportation of the car and the renter has to return the car to the pick-up station stated at the reservation form, otherwise all transportation costs will be charged to the renter.
The protection does not cover any costs of transporting the vehicle back to the mainland. In case of damage or an accident it is the renter’s responsibility to arrange the transport of the vehicle back to the Sunbird Headquarters (Imerovigli Santorini Cyclades Greece) and bear any costs involved in this.
International rentals are not allowed.
Cross border rentals & territorial restrictions
Cross borders Rentals are not allowed.
Baby seat: 4,00 euro per day
Child seat: 4,00 euro per day
GPS : 8,00 euro per day
Action camera: 8,00 euro per day
Accesories are bookable without obligation and subject to availability.
An Additional Driver Surcharge of 2,00 euro per day applies.
The car will be provided with a full tank of fuel and must be refilled prior to car return , otherwise a charge of fuel will be payed by the renter. In addition if the car will not be provided with a full tank of fuel , the renter must return it at the same level as he/she collected it or more, otherwise a charge of fuel will be payed by the renter.
Other fees and taxes
In case the car require a biological cleaning procedure (i.e. animal hair, sand etc) after returning, a charge of 80,00 euro will apply.
In case of any other damage incurred by the renter (e.g. burns,etc) there will be relevant charges according to the type of damage.
Loss or damage of key:
In case of loss or damage of car key during the rental, the driver is liable fot the total repair cost.
Not show fee
In case the renter fails to collect th vehicle on the rental start date and time without any written or telephone conversation, Sunbird will cancel the reservation , and the renter is liable to pay in full the cost of the reservation.
Removal of license plates
In case of removing the license plates because of a traffic offence, the renter will be charged for the disuse of the vehicle.
Administration fee for fine
The renter is liable for payment of all traffic/parking fines accuring during the rental. In case the renter does not pay the fine(s) and Sunbird intervenses to the proccedure, up to EUR 50,00 will be charged additionaly to the fine’s cost as Administration Fee.
The Athens Courts of Law are responsible for resolving any problems or doubts of service that might occur.
All rates and tax/VAT (if incurred).
For corporate customers with individual agreements alternative prices and regulations can apply.