Terms of use

General Car Rental Terms


AGE REQUIREMENT: For groups A-C, Z, customers must be over 21. Credit card holders, minimum age is 21 years, for cash renters minimum age is 23 years and for groups D-Y, PI, P5, P9 minimum age is 25 years.

DRIVER'S LICENSE: A valid driving license held for at least one year is required.

MINIMUM RENTAL: One day. At end of rental Hertz allows a further period of 29 minutes free of charge after the time of pick up. After the 29 minutes grace period has expired, the renter will be charged a further full day.

TRAFFIC FINES: Tickets and attached administrative sanctions resulting from any violation of the Greek Traffic Law during rental period are borne solely by the renter.

DEPOSITS: Cash deposits for estimated charges are required at the beginning of rental with a minimum of €120.00 daily. No deposit is required from Credit Card holders honoured by Hertz. Groups D-Z, P1, P5, P9 cannot be rented on cash basis.

INSURANCE: All authorized drivers of Hertz vehicles are covered against fire and liability to third parties for death, injury or damage to property.

COLLISION DAMAGE WAIVER (CDW-SCDW): The renters liability for damage to the Hertz vehicle as mentioned above, can be reduced, under the condition that the Greek Traffic Law will not be violated, to €750.00 for groups A, B, C, €900.00 for groups D, E, H, I, K, L, R, T, U, W, Z, €1,250.00 for groups G, V, Y, YL, P1, P5 and €1,300.00 for group P9 by paying €12.00, €15.00, €23.00 and €44.00 per day respectively. The renter may reduce the above liability to €90.00 for groups A, B, C by paying an additional €7.00 per rental day, to €175.00 for groups D, E, H, I, K, L, R, T, U, W, Z, by paying an additional €9.00 per day, to €275.00 for groups G, V, Y, YL, P1, P5 by paying an additional €15.00 per day and to €350.00 for group P9 by paying an additional €29.00 per day (SCDW).

THEFT PROTECTION (TP): Theft protection is an optional service which, if accepted, relieves the renter from all financial responsibility for loss or damage to the Hertz vehicle by or following daily charge: €6.00 for groups A, B, C, €9.00 for groups D, E, H, I, K, L, R, T, U, W, Z, €12.00 for groups G, V, Y, YL, P1, P5 and €18.00 for group P9.

SUPER COVER: With the payment of €20 per day for categories A, B, and C, €26 for categories D, E, H, I, K, L, R, T, U, W, Z and €40 for categories G, V, Y, YL, the renter is fully covered from any legal liability for damage to the car (provided it is not due to violation of the Greek traffic Code) from liability for theft of the car, and from the incident administration fee.

LIABILITY INSURANCE SUPPLEMENT (LIS): Covers the renter and the additional authorized drivers versus third parties in case of injury and for property damage up to €3,000,000. The daily charge is €4.00 for groups A, B, C, D, E, H, I, K, L, R, T, U, W, Z and €5.00 for all other groups.

PERSONAL ACCIDENT INSURANCE (PAI): For a charge of €6.00 per day, Personal Accident Insurance can be obtained covering the driver and each passenger for medical expenses €1,500 and for the loss of life or total / partial permanent disablement: €70,000 and €17,600 respectively. Aggregate indemnity for every accident is limited to €88,000.

INCIDENT ADMINISTRATION FEE: In case of an accident due to the renter’s liability renter has the obligation to pay to Hertz a non refundable fee of €15.00 to cover administration expenses.

ADDITIONAL DRIVER CHARGE: €5.00 per day.

TAXES: All rates are subjected to V.A.T.

AIRPORT CHARGE: The charge applicable to all airports in Greece is 6% except for «Eleftherios Venizelos» airport in Athens where the charge is 13%. The above percentages are calculated on the total sum before taxes and fuel charges.

GASOLINE: For rental periods of 3 days and longer, the renter shall pay the cost of a full tank of petrol at the start of rental.

REFUELLING SERVICE CHARGE: €18.00 + V.A.T.

BABY SEATS: Available on request with a daily charge of €4.00.

LUGGAGE RACK: €6.00 daily.

SNOW CHAIN: Available on request with a daily charge of €3.00.

AVAILABILITY: Car models are according to original planning. Delivery problems, however, may compel us to supply another vehicle in exceptional cases.

COLLECTION / DELIVERY: Every collection or delivery which does not take place at a Hertz office shall be charged at €14 (city rate). Outside the city, the charge shall be €0.30/km for categories A, B, C and Z, €0.90/km for category P9 and €0.50/km for other categories. The charge for every delivery or collection outside working hours shall be €23.00.

"RENT-IT-HERE - LEAVE-IT-THERE" SYSTEM: Applicable between Hertz stations following a written authorization and under a special charge in agreement with Hertz Greece.

ACROSS THE BORDER RENTALS: Only with the prior written agreement of Hertz.

FERRYING THE CAR: Only with the prior written agreement of Hertz.