Eastcoast Car Rentals Australia - Terms & Conditions

DriveAway have prepared this summary as a guide to the key inclusions, exclusions, requirements and other terms and conditions which may apply when renting a car with Eastcoast Car Rentals in Australia. Customers will be required to accept Eastcoast Car Rentals Australia car hire rental terms when collecting their vehicle. Last updated: 15 November 2017.

Rental Agreement Terms and Conditions

This is an Agreement between the prospective hirer identified on page 1 (you) and the company identification Page 1 (the Company) to rent the motor vehicle described on Page 1 including all accessories, tools, tyres and equipment and any replacement vehicle (the vehicle).

1. VEHICLE RENTAL CONDITION, USE AND RETURN

The vehicle is delivered to you in good operating condition and with the seal of the odometer unbroken. You agree to return the vehicle in the same condition (except for ordinary wear and tear NOT INCLUDING WINDSCREEN DAMAGE) together with all tools, tyres, accessories and equipment to the location specified on Page 1 and on the date there specified. The company make take possession of the vehicle without demand and at your expense, if it is illegally parked, used in violation of the law or of this agreement or if it is apparently abandoned. If the seal of the odometer is broken the persons responsible will be reported to the appropriate authority and you are responsible for extra charges based on 500 kilometres per day at 50c per kilometre. If the company deems the vehicle has travelled into the Northern Territory, Western Australia or Tasmania, an amount equal to the commensurate rack rate for the total hire, but not limited to, will be payable to the company on return. Unlimited kilometre allowance/payment will be cancelled in the event of any Unauthorised or Prohibited use. An allowance calculated at 100 kilometres per day will apply, excess kilometres will be charged at 22c per kilometre. If you do not return the vehicle within 48 hours of the end of the rental period and have not contacted us requesting to extend the rental period or to clarify why the vehicle has not been returned then we reserve the right to report the vehicle stolen.

2. UNAUTHORISED AND PROHIBITED USE

Persons who must not drive the vehicle

Circumstances in which and/or for which the vehicle must not be used:

3. FINAL OBLIGATIONS

Special Note: Joint hirers and all drivers are jointly and severally responsible under this agreement.
YOU ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR AND BY ENTERING INTO THE AGREEMENT ON PAGE 1 YOU AUTHORISE THE COMPANY TO DEBIT YOUR CREDIT CARD/DEPOSIT (and you will pay on demand any balance) WITH THE FOLLOWING CHARGES.

Special Note: If you have paid by use of a credit card or directed the Company to bill charges to some other person, corporation, form or organisation who or which fails to make payment when due, you will immediately pay the full amount due to the Company on demand

4. DAMAGE COVER

If you act within the terms and conditions of this agreement the Company will grant damage cover (including legal costs incurred with our consent) for your benefit in respect of damages to the vehicle or third party damage other than any property owned by you (or any friend, relative, associate or passenger) or in your physical or legal control. This cover is subject to

5. ROADSIDE ASSISTANCE, BREAKDOWN, ACCIDENT & REPAIR

6. THE SECURITY DEPOSIT SHALL BE HELD BY THE COMPANY AT ITS SOLE WILL AND DISCRETION AND SHALL BE DEBITED THE COST OF:

7. GENERAL PROVISIONS

8. FUEL

The vehicle must be returned with the amount of fuel equal to that at the time of rental. If the vehicle is returned with less fuel the difference will be charged at a rate which may include a service component unless prior arrangements have been made and noted on Page 1.

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