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Terms and conditions for campervan hire in New Zealand

LICENCE

All our New Zealand campervans can be driven with a normal car licence which must be produced when collecting the rented campervan in New Zealand and carried with you at all times while driving. Most overseas licenses are accepted as long as they are written in English characters or accompanied by an English translation (available from your local Automobile Association) or an International Driver Licence.

 

MINIMUM DRIVING AGE

The minimum age to drive one of our New Zealand campervans is 18 years.

 

RENTAL CALCULATION

When calculating the number of days a New Zealand campervan is rented, the day of pick-up of the campervan is counted as day one of the rental period, regardless of pick-up time. The day of the campervans return is counted as the final day of the New Zealand camper van rental period.

 

EARLY RETURNS

Once the hire of the New Zealand campervan has commenced, there are no refunds for early returns. If you must return home early for an emergency, you can be supplied with a letter for your travel insurance confirming that the New Zealand camper van was returned early.

 

RENTAL EXTENSION

If the hirer wishes to extend the rental whilst on hire, authorization of Vantastic Bedmobils Ltd. New Zealand campervan rentals must be obtained first. This is subject to availability. Failure to obtain authorization will result in a daily fee of NZ$ 79.- in addition to the daily campervan hire rate.

 

VEHICLE RETURN

All campervans have to be returned to Auckland to the place and at the time agreed on by both parties at the commencement of the hire. Vantastic Bedmobils Ltd. New Zealand campervan rentals reserves the right to charge a set amount for late returns.

 

DIESEL TAX RECOVERY

Diesel is cheaper than petrol at the fuel stations in New Zealand because diesel is not taxed at source. New Zealand Government charges people driving a diesel-powered vehicle tax through "Road User Charges". The "Diesel Tax" is calculated on a kilometer basis and collected at the end of the New Zealand campervan rental period at a rate of NZ$ 5.99 per 100 km.
Note: Rates are subject to government changes.

 

INFRINGEMENTS

Vantastic Bedmobils Ltd. New Zealand Auckland campervan rentals reserves the right to charge the hirer for any speeding or parking fines including associated administration costs and/or accident damage and associated administration costs including third party property not reported on return of the New Zealand campervan.

 

SMOKING

Bedmobils New Zealand campervans are a smoke-free zone.

 

DEPOSIT

A non-refundable deposit of 25% with a minimum of NZ$ 350.- is required to secure a reservation. The rest of the agreed sum is payable at commencement of hire.

 

CANCELLATION FEE = CF

60 days before commencement of hire - no extra CF
59-30 days before commencement of hire - 50% CF of the total rental costs
29-1 days before commencement of hire or no show - 100% CF of the total rental costs

 

ROAD RESTRICTIONS

90 Mile Beach (Top of the North Island). Beach Road only. The sealed road up to Cape Reinga can be driven.

 

BREAKDOWNS - ROADSIDE COVER

Our New Zealand campervans for rent and hire are all maintained to the highest standard and thoroughly checked through after every rental. But just in case - we do provide you with a 24 hour, 7 day emergency roadside assistance free call number to deal with breakdowns. Any problems associated with the hired campervan must be reported to Vantastic Bedmobils Ltd. New Zealand campervan Auckland rentals as soon as practicable the latest within 24 hours on 021 262 3412 in order to give Vantastic Bedmobils Ltd. campervans Auckland New Zealand the opportunity to rectify the problem during the rental.

 

REPAIRS

Repairs on the hired New Zealand campervan of up to NZ$ 50.- may be affected without authorization and will be reimbursed as long as the damage has not been caused by the hirer, driver or any other person. For amounts over NZ$ 50.-- Vantastic Bedmobils Ltd. campervans New Zealand Auckland will need to be informed in advance and has to give authorization on 021 262 3412. Gst Receipts must be submitted for any repairs done to receive reimbursement.

 

INSURANCE - FULL COVER

Full Cover Motor Vehicle Insurance is included in our daily rates. The insurance excess depends on the age of the individual drivers and is
NZ$ 1,050.-- 25 years +
NZ$ 1,600.-- 21 - 24 years
NZ$ 2,100.- 18-20 years
and any driver that has not held a full driver licence for 12 month preceding the date of loss/damage

The insurance excess as well as the reduction of the insurance excess applies in respect of each claim, not rental.
Please see the "Exclusions" section below whereby all excess reduction cover will be made void.
The insurance excess will be refunded, if the hired campervan is returned to the right place at the right time with no damage to the campervan, third party or third party property, a clean interior and full fuel tanks (Petrol, Diesel and Gas in cooker). The excess is applicable regardless of who is at fault and must be paid at the time of the accident not at the completion of the rental. The excess will be refunded if recovering the cost of damages from the third party is successful. Please note that third party claims can take months to resolve.
Failure to return the vehicle with full petrol or diesel tank as well as gas in cooker will result in refill charges. Petrol and Diesel refill charges will be advised upon return of vehicle.

 

EXCEPTIONS TO INSURANCE

All insurance cover will be made void and the hirer is liable for the whole damage in the below cases.
1. The driver of the campervan is under the influence of alcohol or any drug that affects his/her ability to drive the campervan.
2. The campervan is in an unsafe or unroadworthy condition and the hirer or driver was aware or ought to have been aware of the unsafe or unroadworthy condition of the campervan.
3. The campervan is operated in any race, speed test, rally or contest.
4. The hirer is not a body corporate or department of State and the campervan is driven by any person not named in the "Rental Agreement".
5. The campervan is driven by any person who at the time of driving the campervan is disqualified from holding or has never held a licence appropriate for that campervan.
6. The campervan is willfully or recklessly damaged by the hirer or any other person named in clause 3 of the agreement or driving the campervan under the authority of the hirer, or is lost as a result of the willful or reckless behavior of the hirer or any such person.
7. The campervan is operated on any of the prohibited roads as set out in the "Rental Agreement".
8. The campervan is operated outside the term of the hire or any agreed extension of that term.
9. No water related damage is covered, which includes but is not limited to:
a) any vehicle submersion   b) creek or river crossing   c) driving through low plain flooded areas
10. Personal belongings are not covered. We recommend the hirer does not leave valuables in the New Zealand campervan.
11. The incorrect use of fuel (Diesel or Petrol) is not covered. The hirer will be responsible for any associated costs.

 

EXCHANGE RATES/CURRENCY VARIATIONS

All credit card transactions are conducted in New Zealand Dollars. Due to exchange rate fluctuations and/or bank transactions fees there could be some variances in the amount refunded compared to the amount initially charged. Vantastic Bedmobils Ltd. campervans New Zealand Auckland does not accept any liability for variances up or down.

 

TOTAL LOSS

If for any reason beyond the control of Vantastic Bedmobils Ltd. campervans New Zealand Auckland the reserved New Zealand campervan cannot be supplied on pick-up a substitute will be offered. Should a substitute not be available the liability of Vantastic Bedmobils Ltd. campervans New Zealand Auckland is limited to a full refund of monies received by Vantastic Bedmobils Ltd. campervans New Zealand Auckland.

 

Note: Illustrations and text in any of our brochure or web site are a representation only of the vehicle depicted. Variances in the vehicles offered for rent occur due to their individuality, modifications, substitutions, change of model, and/or upgrades to the vehicle design. Terms and Conditions as well as rates are subject to change without notice. Vantastic Bedmobils Ltd. reserves the right to refuse any rental at its discretion.