ABOUT US

Carauto rent a car is located in the beautiful Kalamata. We have been the automotive industry since 1977, providing a wide range of products and services.

Our mission is to cater our customers’ individual needs and expectations by providing a swift and stress-free car rental experience. Our expanding fleet of cars includes a wide range of vehicles at competitive prices. We offer short and long term lease, free of charge Kalamata airport pickup and chauffer services, not only in Messenia, but all over Greece.  

 

OFFICE

VEHICLE
  • A
    A
    Hyundai I10 or similar

  • B
    B
    Fiat Panda 1.2 or similar

  • C
    C
    Toyota Yaris or similar

  • D1
    D1
    Skoda Octavia or similar

  • E
    E
    Toyota Corolla or similar

  • J
    J
    Skoda Roomster or similar

  • I
    I
    VW PASSAT VW

TERMS & CONDITIONS

  

Terms and Conditions

Renter's qualification

The renter must:

- Be over 23 years of age and have a valid driving license issued at least one year ago for all car groups. However, the minimum age required can vary depending on the category of the vehicle. Maximum age is 75 years old.

- Have a valid Greek, European (for E.U. countries) or International (for countries that don't belong to E.U.) driving license. An International Driving license must be accompanied by a valid driver’s license.

- Give a reservation fee in advance.

Vehicle collection

When collecting the vehicle the renter must bring:

- A valid driving license.

- A personal credit card.

- If the renter does not hold a credit card, he can only rent a car only if he/shepre-pays the whole rental value as well as a guarantee deposit of 500€.

-Valid identification card and passport.

The vehicle must be returned with the same quantity of gas it was collected, otherwise a charge of fuel in addition to refueling fee of 15€ will apply. The renter will not be compensated for additional fuel in the fuel tank.The renter will be given a Rental Agreement, which has to check and sign. The Rental Agreement will show all services and insurances provided as well as any extra services and insurances that the renter might request with their relevant charges.

It is very important that the renter checks and reports any means of damages on the vehicle in order to avoid any charges regarding existing damages. The renter has to sign at collection/delivery a form for damages on the vehicle.

Insurance

·         Insurance against liability:

A. To third parties for death and injury

        B. Material damages to third parties

·         Fire of the Carauto vehicle.

·         Car assistance

·         Legal protection

If the vehicle is damaged or stolen by renter's culpability or negligence, the renter will be liable, up to the total car's commercial value at the time of accident or theft.

 

Damage Waiver (CDW)

The renter can limit his responsibility for his legal share in any damage of the vehicle provided that the traffic laws are not contravened, to 600€ for car groups A, B, C and to 750€ for car group D,by paying in addition the amount of 6€ and 8€ per day respectively. The above insurance doesn’t cover damages caused by violation of the Greek traffic law, as well as damages to tires, mirrors, car parts underneath the vehicle and in the cabin. CDW is not insurance but an agreement between Carauto the renter.

Theft Protection

If the renter accepts (and signs) the relative contract terms, he disposes of the responsibility for the theft of the car by paying the additional daily charge of 3,5€ for car groups A,B,C,D.Note: Theft Protection is not valid in case of driver's negligence. Damages that may be caused in any theft attempt are not covered. The renter in any case is responsible for his personal belongings in or outside the car and they are not insured.

Personal Accident Insurance (P.A.I.)

This insurance, optionally available for only 3,5€ per day, covers the driver for death, total or partial disability up to 15.000€.

Exceptions to CDW insurance

Carauto in any case is not obligated to replace a flat tire or damages in music devices( radio, CD/mp3 player). Carauto will not refund money for accommodation, telephone calls, or taxis. Carauto is not liable for anyone driving: under the influence of alcohol/drugs, causing deliberate damages, off road, without caution and responsibility, and contravene traffic laws. Any not reported damages or accidents to the vehicle may be regarded as negligence and charges to the renter may apply.

Collection / Delivery

Free of charge to the Carauto station, inside the boundaries of Kalamata or the Kalamata airport. The collection and delivery elsewhere is possible with additional charges.

Night / After hours (21:00-08:00): 20€. The Night/After hour charges are not valid for collection/delivery from the Kalamata Airport.

Minimum rental

The minimum rental time is 24 hours. After the 25th rental hour, an additional day will be charged.

Additional Driver

Extra charge for each additional driver: 3€ per day.

Loss or damage of key

In case of loss or damage of car key during the rental, the renter will have to pay an amount of money depending on the car model.

 

 

Accessories

Type       Cost per day

                Child seat (until 6 months)      3,00€

                Child seat (from 6 months)      3,00€

                Snow chains                               3,00€

                Navigation System (GPS)         5,00€

Equipment are on request and available only after a reservation.

Extension &Cancellation

If the renter wants to keep the vehicle longer than the contracted period, he/she will have to contact the Carauto location in order to extend his Rental Agreement. Carauto doesn’t guarantee the same charges or the same car for the extended period.

In case of a cancellation of a reservation during the period of 15 days before the rental starting date cancellation fees may apply.

In case the renter fails to collect the vehicle on the rental start date and time without any written or telephone conversation, Carauto will cancel the reservation after 3 hours. Carauto reserves the right to charge the renter a one day rental of the car group reserved.

Cancellations have to be sent in writing to: Carauto, Chrisanthou Pagoni 1, 24100, Kalamata or by fax: 27210-81180 or by email:info@carautorentacar.com

Interior/Exterior of the car

In case the renter returns the vehicle and it has stains like cabin stains or tar,  which require a special cleaning procedure, the renterwill have to pay the amount of 70,00€.

Ferrying the car/transportation abroad

In any case, ferrying the car or transportation of it abroad is forbidden, without the written consent of car Rental Company.Damages caused in the transportation of the car by any means are not covered.

Payment

Carauto accepts the following credit cards: Visa, American Express, Diners Club, Mastercard. In case renter chooses the payment method of cash,Carauto has the right to request the rental prepayment either with a credit card or bank transfer, before car delivery. The renter upon collection of the car must pay the deposit, pre pay the whole rental value and pre pay any additional services or accessories. 

Note: Visa Electron is not accepted

V.A.T.23%

Above mentioned rates do not include V.A.T.

All traffic fines resulting from violation of the Greek traffic law are for renter's account.

Rates & Conditions may change without notice.

In case of accident, fire, or theft of the vehicle the renter is obliged to immediately call the police and Carauto. The renter is obliged to give copies of the police reports to theCarauto.

The Kalamata’s Court of Law is responsible for resolving any problems or doubts of service that might occur.

LOCATION

 

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Chr. Pagoni 1 str 

Kalamata 24100

+30 27210 21113

+30 27210 81180

+30 6947 908002