Terms & Conditions for Cruising Car Hire

Credit cards are the preferred form of deposit although cash deposits can be accepted by prior arrangement – please contact the office for more details.

Age of Drivers
The minimum age is 21 years of age and over to a maximum age of 80 years old. Drivers aged 21 – 24 years old do incur a higher insurance liability.

Baby Seats
A small number of baby seats and booster chairs available for hire with the vehicle free of charge. If you require a seat please make sure that you inform one of the staff when booking your vehicle so as to guarantee supply.

Roadside Assistance
All vehicles are covered by RACQ breakdown service provided that the fault is not driver related. If you have locked the keys in the car, have a flat tyre, run out of fuel or leave the lights on and RACQ are called out then an additional fee will be charged to the hirer for this service.

Additional Drivers
There is no fee for additional drivers as long as they meet the requirements – up to 3 extra drivers can be added but we must sight their licences.

All vehicles are full of fuel and must be returned full and a receipt provided to show that the vehicle was filled up in the local area. If a vehicle is not returned full then a fee will be charged to cover the cost of refuelling.

Late Fee
Vehicle hires are calculated on a 24 hour basis. ie: 1 day hire is 7.30 am 26/01/07 to 7.30 am 27/01/07. Extra hours are charged at 20% per hour and after 5 hours an extra day is charged.

All vehicles come with basic insurance which is $1500.00 if you have an accident. This can be reduced by accepting an option called Collision Damage Waiver as details below;
Cars: Reduce excess to $350 for $12.00 per day.
Convertibles and 4×4’s: Reduce Excess from $2000 to $500 for $15.00 per day.

Kilometres & Other Conditions
All car come with unlimited kilometres however we do have boundaries. For 2wd cars the boundaries are north to Cape Tribulation, south to Airlie Beach and west to the tablelands. 4×4 boundaries are Laura to the north ,Airlie beach to the south and Georgetown to the west.