Terms & Conditions for Aussie Car Hire

Area of Use
Metropolitan vehicles must remain within Adelaide metro suburbs at all times (Grand Junction Road in the North of Adelaide to McLaren Vale in the South) All other cars – there is no restriction other than within the allotted number of kilometers allowed per day.

Number of Kilometres vary depending on car and rate quoted:
Example: Metropolitan only cars have a daily rate of 150kms/day New Hyundai Getz have variable daily kilometres: $35/day = 150kms/day, $38/day = 250kms/day, $42/day = 450kms/day Regional and interstate cars either have a 250kms/day or 450kms/day depending on daily hire rate.
Excess kilometres will be charged at 20 cents per kilometre – we do not offer unlimited kilometres

Age of Drivers
The minimum age is 21 years of age and over to a maximum age of 75 years

Driving Licences
All full current Australian and overseas or international licenses are accepted (as long as the licence is written in English). Drivers are to be a minimum age of 21 years old and must be a full licence (no L or P drivers).

Road Side Assistance
24 hour roadside assistance with RAA is included with all rentals.

We ask all customers to return fuel to original starting level at commencement of rental. We do not have a fuel pump on site and we do not charge huge amounts to refill tanks!

Street Directory / Maps
We provide a complementary tourist maps with all vehicles and can provide Adelaide Street directory on request.

Baby & Booster Seats
Baby and Booster seats are free of charge – but subject to availability. It is advisable to book during the busy months.

Insurance And Damage Liability
Hirers are reminded that overhead, interior, underbody, windscreen & tyre damage howsoever caused is always at the hirers risk. There is no insurance cover for vehicles driven on unsealed roads.
Subject to the terms and conditions of the Rental Agreement, damage liabilities apply to all rentals and include the following:
21 years but less than 25 Years the Collision Damage Liability (CDL) is $1,750 – The Collision Damage Waiver (CDW) @ $15/day lowers liability to Au$850.
Over 25 Years and under 70 years CDL is Au$1,250 – The Collision Damage Waiver @ $15/day lowers liability to Au$350.
Over 70 years and under 75 Years CDL is $1,750 – The Collision Damage Waiver @ $15/day lowers liability to Au$850.

Sunday Trading
Office is closed on Sundays, but cars can be picked up/dropped off by prior arrangement only – Please discuss your requests with staff – (07) 34206622 – A surcharge may be applied in order to meet your needs.

Rental Duration
Rental day period is 24 hours. Any change of plans including requests to extend must be notified to our office.

Aussie Car Rentals do not allow customers to tow with our vehicles (even if a tow bar is in place) – unfortunately this rule has had to be made as a result of occasional overloading of trailers by customers. This has the potential to damage the cars.

Late Fee
Vehicle hires are calculated on a 24 hour basis – we try to be fair to customers and allow an hours grace period but we request that vehicles are returned at the agreed times (unless discussed with staff) to ensure that the next hirer is not inconvenienced by the lack of a vehicle! This especially applies during busy periods. Vehicles returned 2 hours or more late could be charged an additional days hire.

Holding Deposit / Bond Deposits
Credit cards are required. The credit card holder must be present at the time of hire to authorise the terms and conditions before a rental vehicle can leave the premises The details of the credit card are retained by Aussie Car Rentals for a fixed period of time and then shredded.

Cancellation Fees
No Cancellation Fees apply – we are a family run business and understand that things can change but we ask that our customers try and give us as much notice as possible – we try to treat you fair and would like our customers to treat us with the same respect.

Payment / Rates
All rates are in Australian Dollars ($A). Payment is made in full on arrival. Payments made with Visa card attract a 1.50% fee Payments made with Master card attract a 1.50% fee Payments made with Diners card attract a 3.75% fee.