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What to take into account when renting a car?

04 October 2018
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Renting a car in the Crimea is far from a new service for motorists on the Crimean peninsula, but for those who have not used this service, it causes interest, but also warnings. Is it worth renting a car when you can “get out” of the situation by taking a taxi or temporarily use public transport services? Is it a really beneficial service or for the imaginary affordable cost hiding additional payments? How is a way out of force majeure stipulated, if a driver gets into an accident or damages a rented vehicle? Let’s find out the most important moments to avoid unpleasant situations and make the procedure as clear as possible.

What to take into account when renting a car in the Crimea?

Considering the prospect of choosing a vehicle for movement on the Crimean peninsula, it is necessary to focus on the following factors:

  • service cost;
  • gearbox;
  • fuel consumption;
  • additional comfort options.

Pricing and technical information on the proposed vehicles are presented in detail on the websites of companies. Therefore, you can easily choose the best option by comparing different offers from several rental companies.

What documents are required to rent a car?

The obligatory requirement for the client – is the presence of a driver’s license in national or international format and a passport. There are also age restrictions: only an individual who has reached the age of 21 years.  The driving experience of the client must be at least 2 years. Payment for rent is accepted in cash and by bank transfer. At the same time, a credit card must be of that person who concludes a vehicle lease agreement.

What is a deposit for a car?

In addition to the rental price, the client also pays a deposit – a deposit for the car. Its size depends on the model and configuration. For economy and middle class cars: Chevrolet Aveo, Volkswagen Polo, Kia Rio, the average amount of the deposit is 5,000-10,000 rubles, for a premium segment the deposit increases to 30,000 rubles. The deposit serves as a financial guarantee to protect the company in case of possible damage to the vehicle and disciplines the driver in terms of careful handling. When returning the vehicle in its proper form, without damage, the amount of the deposit is returned to the client.

Return policy

After using a rented car, the client needs to remember that:

  1. The machine must be clean. Therefore, if you are caught in the rain or your car interior is dirty, do not be lazy to go to wash it. If the vehicle returns dirty, the firm has the right to charge you a fine. Its amount is often higher than the cost of wash services.
  2. You must return the car with the same amount of fuel as it was. The amount of gasoline indicated in the paragraph of the contract and is usually a full tank.
  3. Do not delay the return of the car. The exact time and date of return are specified in the contract. It is better to deliver it a little earlier than the appointed time. If an accident occurs, it is necessary to immediately inform the manager of the company and the police about it, so that the police and a company representative will arrive at the scene of the accident.

Thus, objective information about car rental will be an incentive to take advantage of this service and evaluate its advantages in practice.