Terms and Conditions

Terms and Conditions of Rentals

 

Contract is subject to the terms and conditions of the rental agreement, detailed terms and conditions of Lion Car Rentals available/displayed at the time of signing the contract. Lion Car Rentals is hereby worded as LCR

  1. General conditions:
    • Vehicles of LCR are free of smoking, pets or animals.
    • Vehicles should never be used for any illegal activity nor any other purpose other than vehicle designed or meant to use.
    • Driver should be over 25 years of age and possess unrestricted driving license held for at least 12 months unless authorized by LCR.
    • Customer should present bank/credit card with another identification document. Foreigners should present passport, international and local driving licenses.
    • Customer must inform the current residential address and contact details at the time of renting and notify if changed during the rental period.
    • Vehicle must be driven only by the customer or additional drivers of whom information is provided.
    • Customer and additional driver should be contactable at any time during the rental period.
    • If allowed No. of Km. is exceeded additional No. of Km. will be charged at the rate stated in this agreement.
  2. Damages Insurance Maintenance
    • Any damage to the vehicle or to another party/property while the vehicle is under customer custody is the responsibility of the customer and reported to LCR.
    • In case of an accident, customer/additional driver must contact LCR and follow instructions provided to further inform all necessary details to LCR and local police (if required by law). Driver must collect other party details such as Name, Driver Licence details, Contact Number of the other party etc. Driver must follow the instructions given by the LCR. Vehicle must not be driven after such an event. If these terms are not met customer is fully liable for the damages caused to the vehicle and third party. 
    • Insurance will not cover overhead or under body damaged to the vehicle.
    • If the rental and insurance payment is not made in advance, the insurance may not cover the damages and the customer may be held liable for full damage.
    • Insurance excess limit is $3000 and therefore, in case of an accident, customer must pay it. However, this amount could be reduced to $500 by purchasing Damage Liability reduction at the rate stated. If any accident occurs during the rental period, Damage Liability amount should be paid to LCR irrespective of the person at fault in the accident. If there is no insurance claim, that amount will be refunded after deducting actual expenses incurred. Further vehicle rental will accrue until insurance excess is fully paid and documentation is completed.
    • Any disputes relating damages to the vehicle must be referred to the vehicle condition report.
    • Any defects of the vehicle must be notified to LCR immediately.
    • It is the customer’s responsibility to check and maintain manufacture specified coolant and engine oil level in the vehicle always and significant shortages should be reported to the office. Handling vehicle negligently is renter’s responsibility. Further customer should not handle any repairs without LCR prior written consent.
    • All the vehicles must be returned to the office for an inspection at least every 28 days.
    • Vehicles must be returned on time when it is due for a service. Any damage caused due to not servicing on time is customer’s responsibility
    • Customer must follow vehicle manufacturer guidelines with regards to the usage of the vehicle.
  3. Return and payments
    • Vehicle rental period goes by 24 hour days within business opening hours and delays in returns will attract additional charges.
    • Vehicle must be returned to the office in Somerton/Footscray within business opening hours excluding public holidays.
    • If the vehicle returned or picked up outside business hours or to a different location, there will be an additional fee applicable.
    • Vehicle must be returned in the same condition (including fuel level and cleanliness) as was at the time of renting (reasonable wear and tear is allowed) and at the time and on the date specified in the contract. If there is a delay in returning between more than one hour and less than three hours, half a day rate will be charged and beyond three hours one full day rate will be charged. If the fuel level is less than the level that was at the time of renting, LCR will charge the estimated cost of fuel and a refilling service charge of $10.00. If the vehicle is not clean at the time of returning, a cleaning fee of $15.00 will be charged.
    • If customer intends to extend the rental period, he/she must contact LCR and obtain approval after making all due payments. If vehicle is not returned when it’s due as agreement, action will be taken considering as a theft. Customer must pay for the period of unauthorized extension at the rate of twice the daily rated stated in this agreement. Period of unauthorized extension will not be covered by insurance. Vehicle recovery action will be launched. 
    • Customer must pay all expenses ($300.00 per visit + $1.00 X No. of Km between customer’s residence/vehicle location and office of LCR) if the customer or additional driver is not contactable or failure to return the vehicle after the expiry of rental period.
    • If customer defaults the rental and other due payments, LCR reserves the rights to inform credit rating agency and other relevant authorities. In addition, action will be taken to recover through debt collectors and legal action. Customer must pay all expenses incurred and 15% of the default amount as administrative expenses in addition.
    • Payments must be done on time in advance. All payments must be paid in advance, any delays will attract a $10.00 late payment fee for a week on long term contracts and $5.00 daily fee for short term contracts.
    • Customer or additional driver is fully responsible for any fines and toll-way charges. Although LCR respect the privacy of customers, information will be surrendered if legal authorities request.
    • Any fines, tickets, toll way or any nominations relating to vehicle usage will each attract $5 or $15 for statutory declaration processing fee payable by the customer.
    • Customer by entering into an agreement authorise LCR to debit your bank card/deposit (and you will pay on demand any balance) with the following
    • charges;
      • All rental charges specified in the Contract.
      • All charges claimed from the Company in respect of toll way charges, parking or any other traffic violations incurred during the period of hire or until such later time as the vehicle is returned to the Company. Also there will be an admin fee of $5/- for each of above event including any nominations. Further $15/- will attract for Statutory Declaration Nominations.
      • All loss or damage to the motor vehicle (including loss of use), Third Party Damages, legal expenses, assessment fees, towing and recovery, storage and company service charges.

 

  • Any disputes relating to contract matter referred to the original contract and agreement.
  • In an event of early return LCR reserves the right to charge for the full period of contract. Long term agreements will charge two weeks rental as a notice payment.
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  • By signing this agreement, you acknowledge that you have received a copy of the complete terms & conditions, have read and understood the contents thereof and the terms & condition in the rental agreement
  • LCR will not be responsible of any belongings that were left behind on return or in an event of picking up of vehicle.

                                                                                                                  Customer Declaration

 

I do hereby declare that I have read and understood the terms and conditions of renting and agree to abide by all of them.

 

       
       

 

 


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Additional Driver………………………………………                  Signature………………………………… 

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On behalf of Lion Car Rentals: …………………………………  Signature………………………………… 

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