The ordering process consists of 5 steps.
As soon as we receive your order, CARS 4 RENT will accept it or not depending on the availability. This is the reason why making your reservation some time in advance is important, especially during the peak season of August.
In order a reservation to take effect, a down-payment is required. These payments will only be RESERVED in your account until the final confirmation of the booking.
In case a booking is not confirmed for any reason, the payments will not be deducted from your account. CARS 4 RENT does NOT have the obligation to reserve a car if the advance payment is not completed.
In case the booking is confirmed, the down-payment will be deducted from your account by CARS 4 RENT respectively, so make sure that the amount for the down-payment is available in your account.
An automate from our booking system confirmation email for the reservation with details on the delivery of the car will be sent to you via e-mail, so make sure that the e-mail address you provide is correct.
In case CARS 4 RENT cannot confirm your order for any reason a cancellation e-mail will be sent to you with suggestions on changing your order; no payments will be captured from your account.
It is essential that you provide a correct e-mail address and mobile phone number, as the voucher contains important information on the delivery of the rental car at your destination.
Delivery instructions and telephone numbers will be written on your voucher. No refund is made due to unreceived or unread voucher.
In case the booking is confirmed, the down-payment will be deducted from your account by CARS 4 RENT respectively. The final confirmation/voucher for the reservation will be sent via e-mail, so make sure that the e-mail address you provide is correct and the amount for the down-payment is available in your account.
The balance has to be paid upon delivery of the car either by credit card in the name of the driver or in cash. A major credit card is required for guarantee reasons.
Our online booking system accepts payments in advance via PayPal (account or Credit Card Visa & MasterCard) and/or Bank wire transfer. In this case should send us by email your Bank’s receipt for direct confirmation of the rental reservation.
While making your reservation, it is essential that you provide some important information:
If this information is not available at the time of booking, you have to inform CARS 4 RENT about these details at least 3 days before the rental start date either online or by phone at the number appearing on your voucher.
If this information is not provided in time; CARS 4 RENT cannot accept responsibility or compensation for a failed rental.
Out of hour charges
The possibility of getting a car OUT of normal working hours (20:30 to 08:30) exists in most locations; however, an additional charge of 20,00€ (incl. VAT) for “out of working hour” service may apply.
During the booking procedure, you will be able to see the details. In case the car pick-up to falls outside normal working hours due to a flight/ ferry delay or for any other reason, the additional fee is charged locally, where the “out of working hour” service is available.
Pick-up/delivery of the Rental Car
The details on the delivery of the rental car, as well as contact information of the company confirming your booking are included in your voucher.
In case you have any problems finding CARS 4 RENT, you have to call at the number/s at the bottom of the voucher (reservation notification email).
Drop off/Return of the Rental Car
Will be as written on your voucher and the exact information regarding the drop off you will get when you pick up the car.
In case you wish to change the drop off details, provided that these changes are made acceptable by CARS 4 RENT, there may be an extra charge.
The driver’s minimum age is 21 years old, and the maximum is normally 70 years old. The age limits appear on the page with the available cars for your selected destination.
Drivers are required to produce a full driving license held for at least one year. Additionally, a valid passport or ID card has to be presented at the pick-up of the vehicle.
It is the driver’s responsibility to ensure that he/she has the appropriate driving license; no refund is given for rentals rejected due to non-production of a valid driving license. Facsimiles/photocopies of licenses are not acceptable.
Period of rental
Rental days are calculated on a 24-hour basis, starting at the time shown on the voucher. CARS 4 RENT allows up to 1 hour delay in the time of returning the vehicle without counting an extra day. The one hour grace period is valid only at the time of booking.
Changes made in the time of return after the rental start should be handled by the our car rental company.
In case of a flight delayed etc., CARS 4 RENT allows a change in the time of delivery of up to 1 hour, meaning that your rental period starts counting 1 hour later than on the reservation. There will be no extra charge for this except in the case the “out of working hour” charge applies.
In order to make a modification, you have to cancel your initial booking in order to make a new one. If the modification is made at least 7 days prior to delivery, the down-payment is refunded.
It depends on CARS 4 RENT if any refund can be made for any unused days.
Cancellations of confirmed orders
For all informations regarding car booking cancellation, please visit our cancellation webpage ( > click here)
The car rental voucher should be presented at the pick-up point.
CARS 4 RENT is not liable for rentals rejected in case a voucher is not presented. Please keep the rental documents and all related receipts for a minimum of 28 days after returning the car.
The rental agreement is written in Greek and in English.
Although CARS 4 RENT makes every effort in order to reserve a specific type of vehicle, we are unable to guarantee a particular make, model or fuel of car. Reservations are confirmed based on the vehicle category and not on the car model. The cars named in the webpage are shown suggestively for the size and the performance of each vehicle category.
CARS 4 RENT reserves the right of providing a vehicle of higher category (upgrade) in case the vehicle category booked is not available, normally without any extra charge.
Fuel is NOT included in the rates. Same (delivery) to same (collection) fuel level.
Number of passengers
Please check the car specifications as CARS 4 RENT cannot accept responsibility in case the vehicle booked is not large enough to fit all passengers and luggage on arrival.
Provision of cars
CARS 4 RENT Company reserves the right to refuse to provide a car to any customer who is, in their opinion, unfit to drive or does not meet eligibility requirements. He also reserves the right of providing a vehicle of higher category in case the vehicle category booked is not available. In case you are not satisfied in any way with the standard of your booked car, you SHOULD contact CARS 4 RENT Company AS SOON AS POSSIBLE.
Such situations are to be handled with CARS 4 RENT locally. Failure to do so may result in claims being rejected or unsettled. Aiming at the improvement of our services, we would appreciate any feedback on your experience.
CARS 4 RENT assumes no liability for actual rentals that do not take place due to reasons for which the hirer is responsible.
Such reasons are for example:
The terms and conditions as well as the rental agreement signed on pick-up are governed by local laws and are legally binding on the hirer. All reservations are made by CARS 4 RENT and all coupons and vouchers are issued by CARS 4 RENT.
CARS 4 RENT is not liable for any indirect losses that happen as a side-effect of the main loss or damage, which could not have been foreseen by the client and CARS 4 RENT Santorini (such as loss of profits or loss of opportunity).
CARS 4 RENT is not liable for either a failure to perform or delay in performing any of its obligations under this booking agreement in case a performance is delayed, hindered or prevented due to force majeure, meaning any event beyond the reasonable control of CARS 4 RENT such as natural disasters etc.
Child seats: Due to insurance rules you are required to fit the child seat yourself.
Across border rentals
Ferrying the rented car
Ferrying is normally allowed within the same country, but must be requested at CARS 4 RENT. You should always inform our car rental company when taking a car on a ferry.
Not covered by any insurance any damage caused to the rented car during transportation thereof.
One additional driver is free of charge.
The rates include:
No insurance coverage shall apply to:
All rental cars are insured for a maximum number of passengers. For your safety, this number should not be exceeded and in case this number is exceeded the insurance will be invalidated. Please make sure the car you book is big enough for your needs.
Full insurance ( F.D.W. ) OPTIONAL
Full Damage Waiver (F.D.W.) insurance reduces the above deductible amounts of C.D.W with an extra cost and is available as follows:
PERSONAL ACCIDENT insurance ( P.A.I. ) OPTIONAL
Personal Accident Insurance (P.A.I.) insures driver (1) of a rental car and their passengers (up to 4) for total or partial disability and/or accidental death during rental trip, up to a certain limit and is available with an extra cost as follows:
Exceptions to an All-Inclusive Insurance
CARS 4 RENT shall not compensate you for any of the following damages, which have to be paid by the client:
Moreover, CARS 4 RENT shall not compensate the client for any damage caused by negligence. We may consider as negligence any damage unnoticed by the driver. Such damages also have to be paid by the client himself.
Additionally, in any circumstances, Insurance does not cover damages from bad weather conditions such as storms, floods, tornadoes, fallow trees, etc. CARS 4 RENT shall not pay for any telephones, hotels or taxis used after an accident.
Accident / breakdown / theft
In case of an accident involving your rental car you should contact the nearest police station immediately to fill an accident report and inform our car rental company. The vehicle should not be removed from the place of the accident.
If you do not report the accident to the police in compliance to the Greek law, the insurance may become invalid. The report should state if there was any influence of alcohol or drugs. You should also report any accident or damage to our car rental company.
The above procedure should also be followed in case of other damages to the rental car. In case the rental vehicle is damaged while parked you have to report the damage to our car rental company before you move the car.
In case of theft the client is obliged to file a police report and to hand this document over to our car rental company. You should also inform our car rental company immediately about any theft. The documentation and keys of the car should be returned to the car rental company. The client should report all damages IMMEDIATELY to our car rental company.
Any accident or damage to the vehicle that has not been reported may be interpreted as negligence, which may result in charging the client.
All prices and charges listed on the reservation form are subject to VAT and some stations charge and city tax of 0.5% on the price of renting.
CARS 4 RENT SANTORINI RENT A CAR COMPANY
FIRA, SANTORINI ISL., CYCLADES, GREECE
Tel.: (+30) 22860 31671
Mobile: (+30) 6976 657713