AutoUnion Car Rental in Barbados
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Pick Up Instructions:
Meet & Greet: Our representative will meet you in the arrivals area with your name on a sign.
Drop Off Instructions:
Please ask the agent at the counter for drop-off instructions.
Who is AutoUnion Car Rental?
AutoUnion is a low-cost car hire brand from Greece offering a wide variety of car rental services with fully inclusive rates and no hidden extras. AutoUnion has been in business for over 30 years and has become one of Greece strongest local brands. At the same time, AutoUnion has expanded its brand to over 20 countries using the experience gained in foreign markets. AutoUnion Car Rental is not only a low-cost car hire brand but has also gained a strong reputation for its excellent customer service and well-maintained vehicles all over the world.
Please take a close look at your rental agreement as well as terms and conditions when you are renting your car. Some conditions such as deposit and excess may differ between car classes.
- Airport surcharge - This is a service fee for a car hire taking place at an airport’s premises.
- Unlimited mileage - Unlimited mileage gives you free and unlimited usage of the vehicle in terms of distance – no additional fees apply.
- Winter tires - Winter tyres are extra equipment that is – in many countries – necessary by law or recommended during wintertime.
- VAT/Tax - VAT is an acronym for value-added tax. In some countries, it's known as a goods and services tax (GST).
- Third-Party Liability (TPL) - Third-party liability insurance for any damages or injuries that might happen to other parties or objects involved in the incident.
- Theft Protection (TP) - Theft Protection (TP) is the basic insurance included in the standard rental price. It limits your financial liability for the costs in case of theft or loss of the vehicle.
- Collision Damage Waiver (CDW) - Collision Damage Waiver (CDW) is the basic insurance included in the standard rental price. It limits your financial liability in case of damages to the body of the hired vehicle.
A valid credit card in the name of the main driver must be presented as a guarantee for the rental.
Same to Same. The vehicle is provided with a full tank and must be returned with the same amount to avoid additional charges.
Driver and License Requirements:
Drivers must have held a full licence for a minimum of 2 years. The minimum age is 25 years. The maximum age is 75 years. A driver's licence in English or with Roman characters is required. International Driving licences in addition to the national one are required when a driving license is not in English or Roman characters.
Drivers must also show their passport or ID on collection as additional proof of identity. A valid credit card Visa or MasterCard in the name of the main driver must be presented as a guarantee for the rental.
Hotel Delivery Charge:
- Bridgetown Hotels - 10.00 EUR
- Bridgetown Cruise Terminal - 10.00 EUR
- Bridgetown Port - 10.00 EUR
Out of Hours Charges:
- All Locations - 10.00 EUR
The Vehicle is provided with an unlimited Kilometer / Mileage Allowance. The amount authorized/collected is generally the vehicle excess. The credit card will need to be in the name of the main or the additional driver. Clients are responsible for the cost of any parking fines or other penalties incurred whilst the Vehicle is on rent to them. The supplier will pass the relevant charge on to the customer plus any administrative expenses. If the vehicle is returned later than the time specified in the voucher, the supplier will apply an extra day charge. Extra options (GPS, baby seats, snow chains) are available upon request and if applicable are Subject to Availability and Seasonal Variation, and will be provided by the location. Roof Racks are not available. In case of an accident, the client must contact the police and report the incident immediately, and submit a copy of the police report, the rental agreement to the rental location. CDW protection does not apply beyond the rental date agreed with the pickup location. For details of this insurance, please check with the supplier on the collection of the Vehicle. Exceptions in CDW, FDW & WUG: Charges for any of the damages written below will be charged directly to the client, the most important are the following: Antenna, trays, damage to car lock, loss or damage to keys, windshield wipers, the interior of the car, spare key and car jack, hubcap, lights, gas cap, damage to the upholstery of a car, damages to the roof, damages caused by roof rack and any luggage on it, extreme dirtiness in the car, personal belongings in a rented car, damage due to negligence or oversight, damages done intentionally, fuel errors, damage to child seats and baby seats, lack of electricity because of forgotten turned on electrical devices, loss of car documents, loss of registration plate. The car rental company, in any case, is not obligated to replace a flat tyre or damages music devices (radio, CD/mp3 player, etc.).Towing costs are not covered by any insurance. Autounion car rental will not refund any telephone, taxi or hotel costs. Autounion car rental or the car rental company will not be held responsible for anyone driving under the influence of alcohol/drugs, causing wilful damage, off-road driving, driving without care and attention or damages caused by negligence and traffic violations. The client will accept direct responsibility in respect of such claims. Any unnoticed accident or damage to the vehicle may be interpreted as negligence. This may result in a charge to the client. Theft Protection (TP): Is included in CDW. in the case of theft or fire, the client must contact the police and report the incident immediately, and submit a copy of the police report, the rental agreement and the Vehicles keys to the rental location. Responsibility is non-waiverable in case of theft or damages due to a theft attempt (excess apply). Theft protection does not apply beyond the rental date agreed with the pickup location. For details of this insurance, please check with the supplier on the collection of the Vehicle.
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What do I need to rent a car in Barbados?
A credit card in the name of the main driver needs to be presented. A security deposit may be required while renting a car so the credit card must have sufficient funds. You can find details about the security deposit listed while booking the vehicle as well as on your voucher. It is important to have a valid driving license with the name of the main driver as well as additional drivers when it applies. An International Driving Permit is required in addition to a National Driving License if the National Driving License you or any of the Additional Drivers hold is not identifiable as a Driving License, eg, it is in a non-Latin alphabet (eg Arabic, Chinese, Cyrillic, Japanese). It can also depend on the country or car rental company you are renting with. If you have found a car on our website, you can press the rental terms link from the supplier for more information about driving license requirements. You will need to have identification with you such as a passport and ID personal cards. In many European Union countries, a National ID is sufficient. When you pick up your rental car you need to have your voucher with you.
Is one way Car hire in Barbados available?
When finding offers through Orbit Car Hire and its partnering major brands, you can rent a car from one pick-up location in Barbados and return to another location. One way fees may apply, and they are included in Orbit Car Hire deals when searching for one way car hire.
How old do I need to be to rent a car in Barbados?
The minimum age to rent a car is 21 years old and with some suppliers for people over 75 years of age, you must also have held a driving license for a minimum of 12 months. Young driver surcharges may apply to many car rental companies for people under 25 years of age. This information is visible in the search engine with Orbit Car Hire.
Do I need car rental insurance when driving in Barbados?
Insurances are very important when renting a car and can be different between countries. When renting a car in Barbados with Orbit Car Hire the prices will include mandatory insurances in the country.
Do I need a credit card to rent a car?
In most cases, a credit card is required to be presented in the name of the main driver. A security deposit may be required when renting a car so it is important to have sufficient funds on the credit card. When searching for a car at Orbit Car Hire you can see credit card requirements from all our suppliers.
Do I need an international driving license when renting a car here?
It is necessary to have a valid driving license with the name of the main driver as well as additional drivers when it applies. An International Driving Permit is required in addition to a National Driving License if the National Driving License you or any of the Additional Drivers hold is not identifiable as a Driving License, eg, it is in a non-Latin alphabet (eg Arabic, Chinese, Cyrillic, Japanese)
How do I find the cheapest car hire in Barbados?
You can find cheap car hire by comparing prices with all major brands at Orbit Car Hire. A good idea can be to book in advance as the prices can raise the closer to the travel period gets.
What is the cheapest rental car in the country?
You will find the mini car category or economy cars to be the cheapest car categories. Vehicles such as Opel Corsa and Ford Fiesta often provide the best prices.
What is the best brand?
You may find excellent service provided by companies such as Stoutes, Drive-A-Matic, Alamo, Autounion, Europcar and Keddy Rent a Car.
What types and makes of rental cars deals can I find?
You will find car types such as mini, economy, compact, Full-Size and luxury cars. Popular rental cars are Opel Corsa, Ford Fiesta, Opel Astra and Renault Megane.
Does my rental car have unlimited mileage?
Most car rentals in Barbados offer unlimited mileage in their offers.
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