Terms & Conditions
CAR RENTAL PERIOD: Τhe minimum car rental period is 24 hours. The car must be returned within one (1) hour of the agreed time. Additional delays will be charged as a 24-hour car rental.
DRIVER’S AGE AND DRIVING LICENCE: The minimum age limit is 21 years for the categories A, B, C1, D, D1, E, E1. For the other categories the driver should be over the age of 25 (25) years old and the driving license must have been issued one (1) year before the date of the car rental period. In the case that the driver is not a citizen of the European Union, he must have a Greek Driver’s Licence, a European Driver’s Licence (for countries within the E.U.), or an International Driver’s Licence for all other countries not belonging to the E.U.
CAR INSURANCE: In order for the car rental transaction to be made possible, a major credit card (Visa, Master Card, American Express) is required even if payment will be made in cash. SK SERVICES will reserve the liability amount in case of any damages until the end of the car rental period. The rented car must be returned on the final day of the rental period in the exact condition on the date of pick-up. It may take up to fourteen (14) days for the deposit to be returned, depending on the type of credit card and bank.
ADMINISTRATIVE EXPENSES: In the case of a car accident there is a non-refundable charge of € 60.
FINES AND VIOLATIONS: The client is fully responsible for any fines and traffic violations and is obliged to pay any fines to the authorities. If he does not meet his obligations, he will be charged the violation fee, plus the amount mentioned as ‘Administrative expenses’.
INSURANCE AND DEPOSIT: All authorized SK SERVICES drivers are insured with civil liability for death, injury and material damages (the client is not insured with civil liability). Coverage is subject to the general terms of the SK SERVICES contract and contract and the insurance company they collaborate with. For any damages or car theft that may occur, the client may be held liable for the total amount of the vehicle’s value during the rental period.
PARTIAL CAR DAMAGE WAIVER (C.D.W.): Basic car insurance:
Car categories A1, A, AA, B1, B, BA, C, CD, V: for a fee of € 12 a day for each day of the rental period, the client will pay an excess of maximum €900 for his legal responsibility for any damage to the rental car, provided that he has not violated the ‘Highway Code’. Car categories D, DD, DA, E, H, G1, G: for a fee of € 20 a day for each day of the rental period, the client will pay an excess of maximum € 1,300 for his legal responsibility for any damage to the rental car, provided that he has not violated the ‘Highway Code’.
car categories F1, F, R1, R, K, V1, V2: for a fee of € 30 a day for each day of the rental period, the client will pay an excess of maximum € 1,800 for his legal responsibility for any damage to the rental car, provided that he has not violated the ‘Highway Code’. The following are not covered: Car rims, car tires, mirrors, antenna, windows and interior fittings. Note: Under the condition that the damages were not due to the violation of the ‘Highway Code’(running a red light, running a stop sign, illegal overtaking, drinking under the influence of alcohol, etc.)
FULL DAMAGE WAIVER (FDW): Full car insurance: this either eliminates or further reduces the client’s responsibility for damages provided that CDW and FDW are part of the cost of the car rental.
Car categories A1, A, AA, B1, B, BA, C, CD, V: for a fee of € 8 a day for each day of the rental period, the client will pay no excess.
Car categories D, DD, DA, E, H, G1, G: for a fee of € 9,92 a day for each day of the rental period, the client will pay an excess of € 250/ Car categories F1, F, R1, R: for a fee of €15 a day for each day of the rental period, the client will pay an excess of € 550.
Car categories K, K: for a fee of € 30 a day for each day of the rental period, the client will pay an excess of € 1,500/ Car categories V1, V2: for a fee of € 50a day for each day of the rental period, the client will pay an excess of € 3,000.
Damage to the underside of the car, the rims and tires are not covered. Full accident insurance is charged per day / Note: Under the condition that the damages were not due to the violation of the Highway Code (negligence, fuel misuse, breach of contract conditions, and damage to tires, mirrors and lanterns at the bottom of the body as well as inside it).
THEFT PROTECTION (T.P.): Theft Protection Coverage is not mandatory. If the client chooses this coverage, his legal responsibility is reduced for the stolen rental car of SK SERVICES. The excess for car theft is restricted to € 900 for the car categories A1, A, AA, B1, B, BA, C, CD, V, and it is set at € 1,250 for car categories D, DD, DA, E, H, G1, G and at € 1,850 for categories F1, F, R1, R, K, V1, V2.
The client is not covered in the case of whole or partial car theft which was brought on by negligence (for example when the car was left unlocked the car keys were left in the ignition). Car Theft Protection is billed on a daily basis depending on the category of the car.
PERSONAL ACCIDENT INSURANCE (P. A. I.): The Personal Accident Insurance provides the driver with cover up to € 15,000 for death, total or partial incapacity and € 1,000 cover for hospital expenses. Personal Accident Insurance is charged every day.
NO INSURANCE COVER IS VALID:
When transporting the car by ship/ If the car rental driver is found to be under the influence of alcohol or narcotics/ For damage caused by driving on unpaved roads/For damage to the underside, rims, tires, mirrors, antenna, windows
For loss of personal items inside the car/For accidents caused by a driver not registered in the lease/ For loss or destruction of a car key/For loss of or damage to GPS devices, child seats, snow chains or other additional equipment
The cost of loss or loss of the car is paid even if the client is insured on his credit card or has a third-party insurance/ In this case, the client has to pay to SK SERVICES the entire cost of repairing or replacing the car, which he will subsequently claim from his credit card or other insurance provider.
IN CASE OF ACCIDENT, THE CLIENT MUST FILL IN THE ACCIDENT FORM (WHETHER HE IS RESPONSIBLE OR NOT) ACCORDING TO ARTICLE K70 OF THE GEEK LEGISLATION)
ADDITIONAL DRIVER/DRIVERS: The daily charge for any additional driver is € 5/ CHILD SEATS: Available only by reservation. The daily cost is € 5
GPS: Available only after reservation. The daily cost is € 7 / ROOF RACK: Available only by reservation. The daily cost is € 7
SNOW CHAINS: Available by reservation. The daily cost is € 4 / FUEL SERVICE CHARGE: The charge is € 20
Pick-up / Drop-off of cars to SK SERVICES offices in Athens, Thessaloniki, Mykonos, are free of charge/Pick-up / Drop-off of cars to another location outside the offices of SK SERVICES in Athens, Thessaloniki, or Mykonos will be charged an extra € 20
Pick-up / Drop-off of cars to more than 40km from the nearest SK SERVICES offices can be arranged upon request at an additional charge of 0.50 € / km (minimum charge of €40)/Pick-up / Drop-off of non-scheduled cars (from 21:01 to 07:59) will be charged an extra € 24.
CHANGES OF CAR CATEGORIES: According to car availability, the company reserves the right to provide a different type of car from the initial one offered, either from a similar or bigger car category.
REMOVAL OF LICENCE PLATES: In case of removal of licence plates during the rental period, the client will be obligated to pay the fine, plus the car rental fees until the plates are recovered from the authorities.
CAR PICK-UP AND DROP-OFF: Car pick-up and drop-off take place in Athens, Thessaloniki and Mykonos without charge. Car pick-up and drop-off in any other place apart from the afore-mentioned will be charged an extra of €20.
VIOLATION MANAGEMENT COSTS:The client is responsible for the payment of fines incurred due to violations of the ‘Ηighway Code’ during the car rental period. If these fines are not paid by the client and SK SERVICES must intervene, there will be an extra charge of €25 in addition to the violation cost
FUEL SERVICE CHARGE: Fuel is calculated in eighths. The car must be returned with the same amount of fuel that it had on pick-up. Failure to do so will result in a charge of €12 plus the cost of the fuel that has been used. Μoney is not returned or counterbalanced for any additional fuel in the tank.
TRANSPORT BY SHIP : Any intention to transport the car by ship should be declared by the client on pick-up. A written licence of SK SERVICES is required with an additional cost of €20 per route. Any damage caused to the rental car when it is transported is not covered by any insurance
EXCLUSIONS: Driving outside the Greek borders is prohibited without the SK SERVICES license, as is driving on dirt roads, the transport of heavy objects and generally any misuse. Charges of up to €98 for biological cleaning are applied to vehicles that are returned with excessive stains inside (stains from food, coffee, hair, sand, etc.) in the seats or on the floor, on the trunk, etc. indicating misuse. In case of interior damage (burning, tearing of seats) there will be a corresponding charge.
CANCELLATION OF RESERVATION: In case of cancelling any reservation fifteen (15) days or less before the rental date SK SERVICES will claim the €10 cancellation fee and the rest of the prepaid amount will be refunded. For cancellation within a period of fifteen (15) days before the rental date, the prepaid amount will not be not returned. The only acceptable method of cancellation is through SK SERVICES.
PAYMENT METHODS: The rental fee can be paid by credit, debit or prepaid card (Visa, Master Card, American Express, Diners), in cash and with bank deposit or PayPal at least 48 hours before the start of the rental. For completing a reservation, a deposit is required, equal to 20% of the total rental price. An independent credit or debit card (Visa, Master Card, American Express) is required for warranty purposes. SK SERVICES will bind the liability for damage up to the end of the rentals