|A. Procedure for
renting a vehicle:
Dispatch of booking with whichever means is
convenient for you. (By completing the on-line
reservation form our web site, or by sending
us e-mail, or by sending us a fax, or by calling
our head reservation office in Athens).
Confirm your booking by receiving a reservation
number from our web site, or
By calling the head reservation center of
Avanti Rent a Car® (+30 210 92 12 861).
Payment of reservation: In order for a booking
to be valid the full amount must have been
paid. Payment can be executed online using
our secure server and your credit card (Visa,
MasterCard) or by depositing the full amount
into our company's account. If you wish to
pay by depositing into our account, you must
say so in your reservation so that Avanti
Rent a Car® will inform you of the company's
bank account. Payment receipt: Upon collection
of the funds either thru your credit card
either thru direct deposit Avanti Rent a Car®
will issue a receipt in the renter's name
and will fax the receipt immediately to the
renter, the original receipt will be delivered
with the car, except if the renter asks to
be send by post.
B. Rental requirements:
Driver must be over 23 years of age.
Greek drivers license, country member of the
European Union or International Drivers license
that has been issued at least one year ago.
Credit Card (Visa - MasterCard).
C. General Terms of Rental:
The minimum time of rental is 24 hours. Every
additional hour is charged with 1/5 of the
Delivery and Collection of the vehicle is
charged additionally. From/to the airport
at 30,00 € each way, from/to the port
of Piraeus at 10,00 € each way, from/to
any hotel in Athens at 10,00 € each way
and from any other location at 100,00 €
Tax of 18% is added to the total amount.
Gasoline consumption is payable by the renter.
Tickets and attached administrative sanctions
resulting from any violation of the Greek
Traffic Law during rental period are solely
the renter's responsibility.
The vehicle may be used ONLY for legal purposes.
Rentals cannot be ferried to and from an island
without the advanced written authorization
of Avanti Rent a Car®.
Rentals are valid only for within Greece.
The renter cannot travel outside the borders
of Greece without a written consent of Avanti
Rent a Car®.
Extension of rental beyond the agreed terminating
date cannot happen without the advanced written
authorization of Avanti Rent a Car® and
the required prepayment made so that the insurance
cover is extended. Failure to do so may mean
that the rental is driving without insurance.
D. Insurance coverage:
Renters are insured for public liability insurance,
third party property damage insurance, for
fire and theft of the vehicle.
Renters can obtain at a small extra cost Full
Collision Protection, excluding the first
Renters can obtain at a small extra cost Personal
The insurance does not cover any damages that
may have been incurred while the driver was
under the influence of alcohol or drugs.
Damages are not covered in the case the car
was traveling on an unpaved road, engaged
in vehicle racing or engaged in illegal actions.
Damages on the interior of vehicle, under
the vehicle and tires are not covered by any
insurance if it is not a result of a vehicle
In general the renter should know that the
following are not covered by any insurance
- From the drivers intention.
- From invasion, hostility, act of war, demonstration,
riot, strike, coup d' etat, revolution, requisition.
- From flood, typhoon, hurricane, windstorm,
volcano eruption, earthquake.
- The moment the vehicle is in a ship or ferryboat.
- From fines or the redemption of penalties
imposed by administrative, police or judicial
authorities, due to law violations or police
D1. Accident Reporting:
In case of an accident, the renter must submit
a written declaration thru Avanti Rent a Car®
to the insurance company. Before the renter
submits his declaration he should not in any
way admit responsibility or guilt and claims
of third parties in any way, direct or indirect.
The written declaration should be submitted
within 24 hours from the accident. If the
arrival of the renter to the Avanti Rent a
Car® offices is not possible then the
written declaration could be submitted by
fax or by e-mail.
D2. Collision Damage Waiver (Gross
In case of an accident that is caused by
the renter's responsibility, the renter's
liability is up to the sum of 500,00 €.
This amount is the highest that the render
E. Administration of accidents, mechanical
damages, lost keys:
In case in the duration of the rental agreement
happens a traffic accident, the driver must
first immediately and if he is capable to
take care for his own safety and the safety
of his passengers. Then he must inform Avanti
Rent a Car®. In case of traffic accident
with light material damages the driver can,
in his judgment, to decide that it is safe
to continue with his trip, or to ask for replacement
of his vehicle. It is advisable in any accident
the driver to call the police in order a written
report will be filled by the police officer.
In case the police do not fill a report, the
driver must write down the license plate of
the vehicle that he had the incident, the
full name of the driver, his telephone number
and the name of the insurance company that
covers the other vehicle. Then he must submit
a written declaration Avanti Rent a Car®
stating the exact incident and how the accident
The vehicles of Avanti Rent a Car® are
new are delivered in excellent condition.
Nobody although can exclude the possibility
of a mechanical damage. All the vehicles of
Avanti Rent a Car® are covered by road
service (ELPA - 104). In case of any mechanical
damage the driver calls during the working
hours (08:00 - 21:00) the Avanti Rent a Car®,
which sends the road service to check the
condition of the damage. If the damage can
be fixed instantly, then, the road service
restores the damage and the rental continues.
If the damage is serious, then the Avanti
Rent a Car® sends a replacement vehicle
to exchange it with the original rental. During
the off-work hours (21:00 - 08:00) the render
calls the road service himself at 104 and
if it necessary to replace the vehicle that
happens the next morning. The replacement
time depends from the distance with respect
of the closest station. Usually the time needed
does not exceed the 4-5 hours.
The keys of all the vehicles of Avanti Rent
a Car® are immobilizer. For each vehicle
key there is only one spare. In case the render
loses his key, he must immediately notify
Avanti Rent a Car® in order to receive
a spare key, without trying in any way to
start the vehicle. The render is charged with
the cost for making a new key. Avanti Rent
a Car® is obligated to deliver to the
render the relative receipt from the vehicle
Keys locked in the car:
The render must notify Avanti Rent a Car®
in order either to send a locksmith to open
the vehicle or to send a spare key. The render
is charged with the cost for the visit of
the locksmith or the dispatch of the spare