Terms and Conditions

Eligibility:
Customers eligible for a tax free vehicle with special temporary plates for a maximum of six months include:

  • Tourists, who regardless of their nationality,
    • Have their legal residence outside of the EU at least for the last 180 days.
    • Are visiting the EU temporarily and are not staying more than 185 days in a 12 month period,
    • Do not engage in any type of employment during their stay.
  • European citizens residing outside the EU who fit the conditions above and who can obtain proof of their intention to return to their employment at the end of the stay in the EU.
  • People on temporary assignment in the EU, such as professors and journalists - under certain conditions.

Driving License:
The driver must be 18 years of age and hold a full driving license (no maximum age applies); the acquisition of an International Driving License is recommended.
Collection of Car:
Documentation Required:

  • Passport;
  • Drivers License;
  • Copy of the contract; Insurance documents will be issued upon delivery of the vehicle.
  • Alternate driver: Persons related to the contract holder who is entitled to use the TT registered vehicle: spouse or concubine, ascendants and descendants ONLY. They must be authorized in writing by a formal Proxy document  established at the same time as the other documentation, prior to delivery.
  • All vehicles are supplied left hand drive and fitted with normal tyres.
    • When driving in winter it is the responsibility of each driver to respect the legal requirements in place in each European country visited.
    • The insurance cover remains the same regardless of whether the car is equipped with snow tyres or not.
    • If you decide to purchase your own snow tyres you must return the car with its original tyres, otherwise you will be billed for them.

Final Payment:
Your order should be finalized in full at least 6 weeks prior to date of collection. Late return of lease forms may delay the delivery of your vehicle.
Period of Use:
Vehicles delivered from Paris Centre can be registered for a maximum of 175 days. Vehicles delivered from Paris Airports can be registered for a maximum of 170 days. Vehicles delivered at other centers and airports can be registered for a maximum of 160 days. Vehicles delivered at London, Munich, Santiago, Vigo and Zurich can be registered for a maximum of 155 days.
Deliveries and Returns: Deliveries and returns within France are free; variable charges are applicable to other European cities. Please see our web page for details.

Early returns: The return of a vehicle prior to the date indicated in the contract entails a deduction of 10 days and the recalculation of the applicable tariff.
Extension: You may extend the length of the contract, after the delivery of the vehicle, within the limits of validity of the vehicle’s registration. Notice of intention to extend must be given at least 2 weeks prior to the expiry date of the original period. You will have to call the Eurodrive or Open Europe centres indicated in the respective travel booklets and supply the following details:
- vehicle registration n. o the number of your contract;
- the new restitution date – the additional days will be calculated at a variable tariff, different from the one used for the original contract;
- your c/c details;
- an address or fax n. where the new insurance certificate needs to be sent;
CAUTION: If the contract has not been extended as indicated above, the use of the vehicle becomes illegal and the driver and his passengers are no longer insured. In case of an accident, the driver will be liable for damages and the cost of the entire lease will be recalculated at higher extension daily tariff.

Please Note: Days are calculated on calendar days, not 24 hour periods. All vehicles are manual transmission unless otherwise noted.
What are the Additional Costs: 
The Renault Eurodrive Program is a tax free sale with buy back agreement. After you pay for your lease in your home country, your only other costs are petrol/diesel. Tolls and Motorway charges are not included.
Safety Kit: 
Mandatory safety jacket and triangle for France are included in all leased vehicles delivered in France.
Servicing Costs: 
As with any vehicle, service costs are the responsibility of the owner of the vehicle.
 Cancellations: 
- Prior to delivery: An administration charge of Eu 400 in addition to the set cancellation fees will be applied upon the cancellation of a confirmed booking within 45 days of the collection date. These Additional fees may be as high as Eu 1000.00 to cover costs such as registration, insurance, customs compliance, transportation and any other administration costs which have been incurred in the processing of the booking.
- After delivery: See Early returns above
Travel Insurance: 
We recommend that you consult with an insurance broker or travel agent regarding appropriate travel insurance protection.
Europedrive Responsibility: 
All information contained in this publication was correct as at the date of printing. All rates, terms and conditions in this brochure are subject to change. Prices are quoted in Euros. All reservation confirmations, invoices, exchange vouchers, receipts and other documentation are issued subject to any and all terms and conditions under which items or services are provided by the Service Providers. The customer hereby authorizes the Company to select and utilize the services of the Service Provider of choice for the purpose of the customer's requirements and on such terms and conditions as time to time are arranged between the Company and the Service Provider. Any additional services of Service Providers requested by the Customer shall, if agreed to by the Company in its absolute discretion, be at the sole cost and risk of the customer. In so far as local law allows, the Company and its servants and agents shall not be liable for any injury, damage, loss, accident, delay or irregularity, additional expense or liability occasioned to any person or property howsoever caused or arising including, but without limiting the generality of the foregoing, whether due to the act, neglect, default or otherwise from acts of God, dangers incident to the air, land or sea, fire, breakdown in machinery or equipment, force majeure or acts of de facto Governments or authorities, wars whether declared or otherwise, riots, strikes, insurrections, theft, pilferage, epidemics, quarantine, medical, custom or other regulations, dissatisfaction with any service provided, any inaccuracy or misdescription contained in the brochure to which these terms and conditions relate, delays and cancellations of or changes in itinerary or schedules or over booking, improper or insufficient passport, visa or other travel documents or by any act, neglect, default or otherwise of the Service Providers, their servants or agents or any other person.
Consumer Claims: 
Must be lodged in writing within 30 days of the customer's return. Claims will only be considered upon presentation of original invoices and receipts.

Insurance Cover:
Your vehicle is covered for full comprehensive insurance in the following countries:
Andorra, Austria, Belgium, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Cyprus, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Gibraltar, Great Britain, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Malta, Montenegro, Monaco, The Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, San Marino, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey and Vatican. The following coverage has been added to ensure the client's peace of mind:

  • Tyre puncture and/or air loss which immobilizes the vehicle, requiring towing to a workshop to fix the problem, provided the vehicle is equipped with a spare and a jack
  • Loss, Theft or Breakage of the car key, except keys locked inside a vehicle, in which case AXA Assistance will only provide the locksmith while all other expenses will be at the client's charge;
  • Running on Empty - coverage of expenses incurred in case the vehicle's fuel meter malfunction causes stoppage;
  • Wrong fuel - all accidental and involuntary intake of diesel instead of petrol or vice versa

Please note the following items are not covered: - Loss or non return of the vehicles registration and insurance papers; Repairs or work made to your vehicle by any person unless authorized by Renault Eurodrive or Peugeot Open Europe;  Personal effects; Telephone calls.
Terms and Insurance coverage are subject to change; please contact our office for further information. Just like your local full comprehensive insurance policy, you are covered for accident damage, theft, vandalism and third party injury to occupants in the car including in most instances, the driver. There are NO ADDITIONAL collision waiver costs.

Disclaimer:
 
Renault Eurodrive and Peugeot Open Europe reserve the right to modify the versions, equipment and prices offered in their ranges without prior notice and to provide a vehicle similar or superior to that booked. Photographs shown are not contractual. Some model options shown may not be available.
Privacy: 
Europedrive recognises the importance of your privacy. We collect personal information to process bookings and may use details we collect for marketing communications as well as for research and analysis purposes. We will not sell your information, nor make it available to other businesses without your consent. (We may use external contractors, such as mail houses, which may have access to your personal information, but only subject to strict privacy rules.) If you do not wish to receive marketing communications from us in the future or would like further information on our privacy policy or would like to find out what information we hold concerning you, please contact our office.

�GPS: Vehicles delivered with GPS are supplied with detailed data of France and major highways of Western Europe as standard.