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Budget Botswana Rental Terms

PAYMENT

All deposits taken at time of booking are non-refundable.

 

Ancillary & Location Terms
All values are INCLUSIVE of TAX (VAT 12%) and subject to change.
These Ancillary & Location terms apply to the general rate rules for Avis Budget Group retail rates. Policy items (e.g. ‘age ‘policy) are subject to change and may vary slightly depending on location. Avis Budget Group cannot be held responsible for discrepancies against generic information provided here. Kindly refer to the policy pages in the GDS at the time of booking for location specific policies
                 
Retail Rate – General Terms & Conditions
WAIVER and PROTECTION OPTIONS
The only variable elements for inclusive vs. exclusive retail rates are CDW and TP.
All mandatory charges e.g. Airport surcharge, VAT and RFR(VLF) are included in all rates (inclusive and exclusive)
                 
Collision Damage Waiver (CDW)
(May also be referred to as LDW)
If an INCLUSIVE rate, CDW is included in the rate
If an EXCLUSIVE rate, CDW is excluded from the rate; please refer to the table below for charge details
               
  Car group Cost per day Excess
(if CDW is included in rate or purchased)
       
  A 75.00 13,000.00        
  B 80.00 18,000.00        
  C 84.00 21,000.00        
  D            
  E 88.00 28,000.00        
  F            
  G 106.00 42,000.00        
  H            
  I 105.00 45,000.00        
  J N/A          
  K            
  L 113.00 45,000.00        
  M            
  N 109.00 39,000.00        
  O            
  P            
               
Excess charge in case of damage If an INCLUSIVE rate or CDW is purchased the excess charge detailed in the above table will apply
If an EXCLUSIVE rate (and CDW is not purchased), the excess charge payable will be the full value of the vehicle
Super Collision Damage Waiver (Super CDW)

(In case of damage, the driver can reduce the excess charge by purchasing Super CDW)
In case of damage, the driver can reduce the excess charge by purchasing SUPER CDW. Side Mirrors, Windsreen and Undercarriage including tyres and rims are not covered by this product.

Please refer to adjacent table for costs and reduced excess value
               
  Car group Cost per day Excess in case of damage
(if SCDW purchased)
       
  A 113.00 3,000.00        
  B 117.00 4,000.00        
  C 125.00 5,000.00        
  D            
  E 130.00 5,000.00        
  F            
  G 156.00 9,000.00        
  H            
  I 155.00 10,000.00        
  J N/A          
  K            
  L 167.00 10,000.00        
  M            
  N 145.00 8,000.00        
  O            
  P            
               
               
               
Super Collision Damage Waiver Plus (Super CDW Plus)

(In case of damage, the driver can reduce the excess charge by purchasing Super CDW Plus)


Please refer to adjacent table for costs and reduced excess value
               
  Car group Cost per day Excess in case of damage
(if SCDW purchased)
       
  A N/A N/A        
  B N/A N/A        
  C N/A N/A        
  D N/A N/A        
  E N/A N/A        
  F N/A N/A        
  G N/A N/A        
  H N/A N/A        
  I N/A N/A        
  J N/A N/A        
  K N/A N/A        
  L N/A N/A        
  M N/A N/A        
  N N/A N/A        
  O N/A N/A        
  P N/A N/A        
               
               
               
Theft Protection (TP) If an INCLUSIVE rate, TP is included in the rate
If an EXCLUSIVE rate, TP is excluded from the rate; please refer to the table below for charge details
     
               
  Car group Cost per day Excess
(if TP is included in rate or purchased)
       
  A 50.00 13,000.00        
  B 50.00 18,000.00        
  C 55.00 21,000.00        
  D            
  E 59.00 28,000.00        
  F            
  G 70.00 42,000.00        
  H            
  I 67.00 45,000.00        
  J N/A          
  K            
  L 71.00 45,000.00        
  M            
  N 71.00 39,000.00        
  O            
  P            
               
Excess charge in case of theft If an INCLUSIVE rate or TP is purchased the excess charge detailed in the above table will apply
If an EXCLUSIVE rate (and TP is not purchased), the excess charge payable will be the full value of the vehicle
     
     
Super Theft Protection
(Super TP)
               
  Car group Cost per day Excess in case of theft
(if STP purchased)
       
  A 96.00 3,000.00        
  B 96.00 4,000.00        
  C 105.00 5,000.00        
  D            
  E 113.00 5,000.00        
  F            
  G 134.00 9,000.00        
  H            
  I 130.00 10,000.00        
  J N/A          
  K            
  L 138.00 10,000.00        
  M            
  N 124.00 8,000.00        
  O            
  P            
               
               
Reduction Collision Damage Waiver (RCDW)

(In case of damage, the driver can reduce the excess charge by purchasing RCDW)

Please refer to adjacent table for costs and reduced excess value
               
  Car group Cost per day Excess
(if SCDW / STP purchased)
       
  A N/A N/A        
  B N/A N/A        
  C N/A N/A        
  D N/A N/A        
  E N/A N/A        
  F N/A N/A        
  G N/A N/A        
  H N/A N/A        
  I N/A N/A        
  J N/A N/A        
  K N/A N/A        
  L N/A N/A        
  M N/A N/A        
  N N/A N/A        
  O N/A N/A        
  P N/A N/A        
               
               
Roadside Assistance: Please confirm you will provide roadside assistance or recovery free of charge No
Please specify the restrictions that may apply N/A
Please confirm contact details can be found inside the vehicle Yes
If yes where can these be found? N/A
Is there a possibility for the renter to purchase additional protection if they breakdown because of a non-mechanical problem? Yes
If yes what are the costs and what is included ?  
Third Party Liability Unlimited? No Third party liability is included in the rental price.
Maximum coverage in case of personal injury is 5,000,000.00 PULA.
Maximum coverage in case of death is 5,000,000.00 PULA.
Contract Fee   Excluded from price returned 85.00 PULA / rental
If PAI and SPAI are available in your country please complete the below, if these are not available please skip to the next section
  Included in price returned Excluded from price returned Cost per day including maximum cost Cost per rental
Personal Accident Insurance (PAI) ( SUPER PAI IS NOT AVAILABLE TO PERSONS OVER THE AGE OF 75)   Yes   48.00 PULA
Super Personal Accident Insurance (SPAI)       N/A        
Windscreen Cover (LI)          
Payment Options
Payment Method Accepted: Credit Card Only: Yes Debit Card Only: no Credit and Debit Card: no  
Payment Credit & Debit Cards Accepted: ACCEPTED BUDGET HONOURED CREDIT/CHARGE CARDS, ACTOS, FIXED VALUE AND FULL CREDIT VOUCHERS. AVIS, DINERS CLUB, AMERICAN EXPRESS, MASTERCARD AND VISA. NO CASH. GLOBAL ELECTRONIC BILLING (GEB/WEB) ACCEPTED AS A METHOD OF PAYMENT. PLEASE NOTE THAT DEBIT AND CHEQUE CARDS ARE NOT ACCEPTED.
Do you accept Cash: No If Yes, what is it used for:
Security Deposit / Pre-authorisation amount:
(This is the amount that is held on a renting customer’s payment card when picking up their vehicle)
BASED ON ESTIMATED RENTAL CHARGES.
Age and Driving License Requirements
Minimum Renting Age:
Please confirm minimum age for renting each car group you have on fleet
You must be at least 23 years old to rent at this location. THE MINIMUM AGE FOR RENTAL IS 23 YEARS WHEN PAYMENT IS BY AVIS ACCEPTED
CREDIT CARD, VISA OR MASTERCARD AND 21 YEARS WHEN PAYMENT IS BY DINERS
OR AMEX CARD.
Maximum Renting Age:
Please confirm maximum age for renting each car group you have on fleet
Neither maximum renting age restrictions nor senior driver surcharges apply. However, PAI is not available to persons over the age of 75.
Driving License Requirements / Restrictions:
Please confirm whether the renter needs to bring both there driving license and international driving license
RENTERS MUST BE IN POSSESSION OF A VALID UNENDORSED DRIVERS LICENCE.
IT IS A LEGAL REQUIREMENT IN BOTSWANA TO BE IN POSSESSION
OF YOUR ORIGINAL DRIVERS LICENCE AT ALL TIMES WHILST DRIVING A VEHICLEVALID LICENCE OF COUNTRY OF RESIDENCE.INTERNATIONAL PERMIT REQUIRED
IF LICENCE IN NON-ROMAN ALPHABET.
LICENCE MUST BE CARRIED AT ALL TIMES WHILST DRIVING
TO AVOID POSSIBLE COMPLICATIONS WHEN COLLECTING A VEHICLE, WE ADVISE FOREIGN RENTERS TO PRODUCE A DRIVERS LICENCE IN THE SAME COUNTRY AS THEIR PASSPORT.
Please specify how long a renter must have held a valid driving license for: DRIVERS LICENCES MUST HAVE BEEN VALID FOR A MINIMUM
OF ONE YEAR.
Young Driver Surcharge amount & age applicable for charge: N/A
Young Driver Exceptions via Car Groups: N/A
Additional ID Requirements: Is the same payment card used at booking required when the renter collects their vehicle? Yes  
Does the renter require two payment cards for some vehicles? Yes N/A
If yes, please specify what car groups: GROUP I  
As well as a driving license, is there any other ID documentation needed? Yes  
If yes, please specify what is required: PASSPORT
Ancillary Charges
All additional drivers must reach the age driving license and ID requirements
  Included in price returned Excluded from price returned Cost per day Cost per rental If capped, how many days or maximum charge  
Airport Service Charge:   Yes N/A      
Eco Taxes     Not applicable      
RRF/VRF:
(Road fund fee or Vehicle Licence Fee)
      85.00 PULA    
Winterization Fee:     N/A      
Is this mandatory for a specify period, if so please state when this is:
Fuel Charges (per litre): Please confirm whether a renter will receive a car with a full tank of fuel. Budget vehicles are provided with a full tank of fuel at the start of a rental. At the end of the rental all vehicles will be refuelled by Budget that will be charged on the renter. Fuel will be charged in accordance with the standard government legislation fuel tariff. Even if the vehicle fuel gauge indicates the fuel tank is full, Budget will still refuel the vehicle. This is to ensure that vehicles are filled to capacity
Please confirm whether there are any fuel products that the customer can purchase at the counter
  If Yes, what is cost associated with these: N/A
Mileage / Kilometre Restrictions: please confirm that unlimited mileage is included in the price returned at the time of booking, if not please provide details and costs   No Domestic market - mileage restrictions will apply - price per kilometre will vary depending on season / car group rented.
South Africa, Namibia & Botswana residents do not qualify for any rate that includes unlimited mileage. International Visitors to Southern Africa must present their foreign passport and return airline ticket to qualify for rates with unlimited mileage.

Inbound to Botswana - Unlimited
Additional Driver:       PULA 368.00    
Additional Driver – Spouse:       PULA 368.00    
Young driver surcharge                
Baby Seat – Less than 12 months old:       PULA 416.00   AVAILABLE AT GABORONE AND FRANCISTOWN ONLY
Child Seat – 1-4 Years old:       PULA 416.00   AVAILABLE AT GABORONE AND FRANCISTOWN ONLY
Child Boaster Seat – 5-12 Years Old:       PULA 416.00   AVAILABLE AT GABORONE AND FRANCISTOWN ONLY
Claim Administration Fee       PULA 802.00 Charged in the event of accident damage/theft: per incident  
Counter product one way fee       PULA 385.00    
Traffic Fine Administration Fee       PULA 325.00 Charged per traffic fine received  
Windscreen, Tyre damage waiver     N/A      
Snow Chains:     Not available      
Winter Tyres:     Not available      
GPS:       PULA 103.00    
Wi-Fi     Not available      
Luggage Racks:     Not available      
Sky Racks:     Not available      
Hand controls for Disabled Drivers:     Not available      
Delivery & Collection: DELIVERY AND COLLECTION FEES WITHIN A 25 KM RADIUS:
BTP 472.00 (INCL TAX) DURING OFFICE HOURS.
BTP 920.00 (INCL TAX) AFTER HOURS & WEEKENDS

CHARGES FOR DELIVERY AND COLLECTION FURTHER THAN 26 KM ON REQUEST.

OVERDUE COLLECTION FEE
A FEE OF BTP 719.00 (INCL TAX) WILL BE CHARGED ON ALL VEHICLES THAT
ARE OVERDUE.
Collecting & Returning a Vehicle: please provide specific details where the customer should collect their car from and return to. The driver must present proof of identity when collecting the vehicle. Please see the Driving Licence/ID Requirements section for more information.

During Office Hours (Weekdays 08h00 - 17h00)
If you are delayed and arrive outside of office hours due to a delayed flight no additional charge will apply. This only applies if you enter your flight number when booking.
If you are late we will guarantee your rental for 24 hours. After this time your reserved car may be released and rented to another customer.

 
Out of Hours Instructions: Out of Office Hours - Collection
It may be possible to collect the vehicle out of office hours. This must be requested at the time of booking. An after-hours check out fee of 395.00 PULA will apply.
We need the following information when you make your booking.
Flight number
Contact telephone number
Credit card details

Out of Office Hours - Return
If the vehicle is returned outside of office hours the driver is liable for damage or theft until the car has been inspected by a member of Budget staff.
You may return the vehicle out of hours if you request this at the time of booking. There is no charge for this service.
Instructions to return your vehicle outside of office hours: vehicle keys must be placed in the key returns box.
Any additional charges not specified above: N/A
One Way Rentals
Domestic:
Please confirm if these are available and if so what the cost range is for these
If permitted one way fee must be included in the price returned to the renting customer this must not be charged at the counter please ensure the wizard database reflects the applicable charges
GABORONE / MAUN - BTP 3 225.00
GARORONE / FRANCISTOWN - BTP 1 609.00
MAUN / KASANE - BTP 1 609.00
MAUN / FRANCISTOWN - BTP 1 609.00
GABORONE / KASANE - BTP 3 225.00
FRANCISTOWN / KASANE - BTP 1 609.00

ALL THE ABOVE CHARGES ARE INCLUSIVE OF TAX

OUTSIDE COUNTRY
RENTALS TO SOUTH AFRICA AS FOLLOWS:
GAUTENG AND NORTHERN PROVINCE - BTP 3 642.00
WESTERN AND EASTERN CAPE - BTP 7 079.00
KWAZULU NATAL AND FREE STATE - BTP 7 079.00

RENTALS TO LESOTHO AND SWAZILAND - BTP 7 079.00

ONEWAY RENTALS INTO ZIMBABWE - ON REQUEST AT MANAGEMENT DISCRETION
RENTALS TO NAMIBIA - BTP 6 740.00
ONEWAY RENTALS ARE NOT ALLOWED INTO MALAWI, MOZAMBIQUE, ANGOLA AND
ZAMBIA.
International:
Please confirm if these are available and if so what the cost range is for these.
If permitted one way fee must be included in the price returned to the renting customer this must not be charged at the counter please ensure the wizard database reflects the applicable charges
GENERAL CROSS BORDER FEES: BTP 1 761.00
CROSS TO OTHER COUNTRIES:
VEHICLES MAY NOT ENTER ANGOLA, MALAWI, MOZAMBIQUE AND ZAMBIA EVEN IF
RETURNING TO BOTSWANA.
VEHICLES MAY NOT BE LEFT IN ZIMBABWE AND MUST BE RETURNED TO COUNTRY OF ORIGIN.
Cross Border Charges
Will the renter have to complete any additional documentation. Yes
If yes, please provide a summary and any costs that will apply. Please also confirm how the renting customer should make you aware of any cross border travel ALL CROSS BORDER RENTALS ARE SUBJECT TO A FEE OF BTP 1761.00 (INCL TAX)
CROSS TO OTHER COUNTRIES:

A LETTER OF AUTHORITY FOR CROSS BORDER RENTALS MUST BE REQUESTED BY
THE CUSTOMER AT THE TIME OF RENTAL. IF THIS IS NOT OBTAINED, BUDGET
CAN NOT BE HELD RESPONSIBLE IF THE CUSTOMER IS REFUSED ENTRY.
Cross Border Charges: GENERAL CROSS BORDER FEES: BTP 1761.00
Please specify any restrictions: ZIMBABWE: ON REQUEST AT MANAGEMENT DISCRETION . CUSTOMERS WILL HAVE TO PAY A FEE OF NAD 200.00 AT THE NAMIBIAN BORDER IF DRIVING A NON-NAMIBIAN VEHICLE.
Please confirm which countries renters can cross into or which countries cannot enter. VEHICLES MAY NOT ENTER ANGOLA, MALAWI, MOZAMBIQUE AND ZAMBIA EVEN IF RETURNING TO BOTSWANA.
Please confirm whether the vehicle can be transported by water N/A
Other Important Information
CALL-OUT FEES
A CALL OUT FEE OF BTP 535.00 (INCL TAX) AS A RESULT OF CUSTOMER
NEGLIGENCE WILL BE CHARGED WITHIN A 50KM RADIUS ALL HOURS.

ADDITIONAL SPARE TYRE:
72 HOUR ADVANCE RESERVATION REQUIRED FOR AN ADDITIONAL SPARE TYRE.
BTP 83.00 PER DAY (INCL TAX) PER DAY. A DEPOSIT OF BTP 2 519.00
WILL BE HELD ON THE CUSTOMERS CREDIT CARD. THERE WILL BE A CHARGE OF BTP 15.00 PER KM FOR THE DELIVERY OF REPLACEMENT TYRES.
NOTE THAT THE CUSTOMER WILL BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGE TO THE TYRES,
RIMS AND HUBCAPS.

AN EXCESS APPLIES TO COUNTER PRODUCTS THAT ARE LOST/STOLEN/DAMAGED: GPS UNITS BTP 1 984.00 PAYABLE BY THE
CUSTOMER SHOULD THE UNIT BE LOST, STOLEN OR DAMAGED. IN THE EVENT THAT
SUCH LOSS IS NOT COVERED BY INSURANCE, THE FULL REPLACEMENT COST
WILL BE PAYABLE BY THE CUSTOMER OR THE SPECIFIED RENTAL
LIABILITY AMOUNT WILL APPLY.
INSURANCE ONLY COVERS THE GPS UNIT AND NOT THE ACCESSORIES.
ACCESSORIES STOLEN, LOST OR DAMAGED WILL BE BILLED AT COST.

LOST/STOLEN CHILD SEATS WILL BE BILLED TO THE CUSTOMER AT A CHARGE
OF BTP 1 494.00 (INCL TAX). A CHARE OF BTP 399.00 (incl tax) WILL BE APPLIED TO ALL RESERVATIONS WHERE THE RENTER IS A NO SHOW.

Terms of booking on this website

Information disclaimer
The rates on this website are often heavily discounted. This is due to our negotiated rates and bulk buying power. On very rare occasions, a rate may be displayed incorrectly due to our, or a vehicle supplier's error. In such a case, if you book with us at a quoted rate that is incorrect, we will notify you of any price change and give you the option to proceed or cancel. We make every effort to keep information on our site up to date, but we cannot guarantee this website is free of errors or omissions and retain the right to update or change the information published at any time.

Liability
To the extent permitted by law we/the owners of this website will not be liable to you or to any third party (whether in contract, tort, or otherwise) for any direct, indirect or consequential loss or damage (including but not limited to any accident, injury, delay or loss of enjoyment) arising out of your reliance upon information contained on this website, including but not limited to your use (or inability to use) any products or services described or procured through this website.

When you pick up your vehicle, you will be required to sign a rental agreement with the supplier of the vehicle. Your rental and use of the vehicle will be governed by the terms of the rental agreement and any other documentation or information provided to you by the supplier at the time you pick up your vehicle. The rental agreement is between you and the supplier and we will not be liable to you or to any third party in relation to the terms of the supplier's rental agreement or any other documentation provided to you by the supplier at the time of pick up.

While we will make reasonable efforts to ensure we are representing only reputable suppliers, we make no warranty about the fitness or suitability of any third party (supplier) product or service and will not accept responsibility for the quality or fitness of any vehicle. We welcome feedback from our customers on their experience with our suppliers. We may, at our discretion, provide you with reasonable assistance in resolving any dispute you may have with a supplier.

Our total liability to you in relation to your use of this website and the information contained on this website will not exceed the dollar amount of the deposit we have received from you in relation to your booking/rental. Refunds will not be made for bookings cancelled due to inclement weather. Again, we strongly recommend that you take out travel insurance. Your use of this website is governed by the laws of New Zealand and the jurisdiction of the New Zealand courts.

Booking information
To make a booking you must complete our booking form which is easy to follow and secured with the latest encryption technology. Once we receive your form, we will, subject to availability, confirm your booking by emailing you a confirmation voucher and invoice.

If you are booking via phone, please make sure you have read the terms and conditions of the vehicle you wish to rent first. Our reservations consultant will ask you if you have read the terms and agree to them before proceeding. The onus is always on the renter to ensure they make themselves fully aware of the terms displayed on our website.

Information disclosure
In booking on this website you acknowledge that we disclose your information to your selected Supplier in order to provide the requested rental services.

Vehicle capacity and fitness to drive
Under no circumstances are you permitted to carry more passengers than the vehicle you rent is legally registered to carry, and if you do your insurance may be invalidated. The number of seatbelts (and passengers) is indicated next to each vehicle on this website. Luggage capacity where shown is an indication only and we will not be responsible should you be unable to fit your entire luggage into a vehicle. It is your responsibility to choose a journey that is within your capabilities. A vehicle supplier can refuse to rent a vehicle to any person who is in their opinion unfit to drive or does not meet eligibility requirements. In such circumstances we will have no further liability to you.

Refund Policy
In the event of cancellation, any deposit amounts paid at the time of booking are non-refundable. 

Disputes
If you are unsatisfied with our service, please contact us within 48 hours of placing your booking or request and we will work to resolve any issues and determine if compensation is due. In the event you have completed your rental and are unhappy with your vehicle, we are happy to assist you in seeking compensation from the operator of the vehicle.


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Budget Botswana Rental Terms for travel between 01-Dec-2017 and 31-Dec-2019

PAYMENT

All deposits taken at time of booking are non-refundable.

 

Ancillary & Location Terms
All values are INCLUSIVE of TAX (VAT 12%) and subject to change.
These Ancillary & Location terms apply to the general rate rules for Avis Budget Group retail rates. Policy items (e.g. ‘age ‘policy) are subject to change and may vary slightly depending on location. Avis Budget Group cannot be held responsible for discrepancies against generic information provided here. Kindly refer to the policy pages in the GDS at the time of booking for location specific policies
                 
Retail Rate – General Terms & Conditions
WAIVER and PROTECTION OPTIONS
The only variable elements for inclusive vs. exclusive retail rates are CDW and TP.
All mandatory charges e.g. Airport surcharge, VAT and RFR(VLF) are included in all rates (inclusive and exclusive)
                 
Collision Damage Waiver (CDW)
(May also be referred to as LDW)
If an INCLUSIVE rate, CDW is included in the rate
If an EXCLUSIVE rate, CDW is excluded from the rate; please refer to the table below for charge details
               
  Car group Cost per day Excess
(if CDW is included in rate or purchased)
       
  A 75.00 13,000.00        
  B 80.00 18,000.00        
  C 84.00 21,000.00        
  D            
  E 88.00 28,000.00        
  F            
  G 106.00 42,000.00        
  H            
  I 105.00 45,000.00        
  J N/A          
  K            
  L 113.00 45,000.00        
  M            
  N 109.00 39,000.00        
  O            
  P            
               
Excess charge in case of damage If an INCLUSIVE rate or CDW is purchased the excess charge detailed in the above table will apply
If an EXCLUSIVE rate (and CDW is not purchased), the excess charge payable will be the full value of the vehicle
Super Collision Damage Waiver (Super CDW)

(In case of damage, the driver can reduce the excess charge by purchasing Super CDW)
In case of damage, the driver can reduce the excess charge by purchasing SUPER CDW. Side Mirrors, Windsreen and Undercarriage including tyres and rims are not covered by this product.

Please refer to adjacent table for costs and reduced excess value
               
  Car group Cost per day Excess in case of damage
(if SCDW purchased)
       
  A 113.00 3,000.00        
  B 117.00 4,000.00        
  C 125.00 5,000.00        
  D            
  E 130.00 5,000.00        
  F            
  G 156.00 9,000.00        
  H            
  I 155.00 10,000.00        
  J N/A          
  K            
  L 167.00 10,000.00        
  M            
  N 145.00 8,000.00        
  O            
  P            
               
               
               
Super Collision Damage Waiver Plus (Super CDW Plus)

(In case of damage, the driver can reduce the excess charge by purchasing Super CDW Plus)


Please refer to adjacent table for costs and reduced excess value
               
  Car group Cost per day Excess in case of damage
(if SCDW purchased)
       
  A N/A N/A        
  B N/A N/A        
  C N/A N/A        
  D N/A N/A        
  E N/A N/A        
  F N/A N/A        
  G N/A N/A        
  H N/A N/A        
  I N/A N/A        
  J N/A N/A        
  K N/A N/A        
  L N/A N/A        
  M N/A N/A        
  N N/A N/A        
  O N/A N/A        
  P N/A N/A        
               
               
               
Theft Protection (TP) If an INCLUSIVE rate, TP is included in the rate
If an EXCLUSIVE rate, TP is excluded from the rate; please refer to the table below for charge details
     
               
  Car group Cost per day Excess
(if TP is included in rate or purchased)
       
  A 50.00 13,000.00        
  B 50.00 18,000.00        
  C 55.00 21,000.00        
  D            
  E 59.00 28,000.00        
  F            
  G 70.00 42,000.00        
  H            
  I 67.00 45,000.00        
  J N/A          
  K            
  L 71.00 45,000.00        
  M            
  N 71.00 39,000.00        
  O            
  P            
               
Excess charge in case of theft If an INCLUSIVE rate or TP is purchased the excess charge detailed in the above table will apply
If an EXCLUSIVE rate (and TP is not purchased), the excess charge payable will be the full value of the vehicle
     
     
Super Theft Protection
(Super TP)
               
  Car group Cost per day Excess in case of theft
(if STP purchased)
       
  A 96.00 3,000.00        
  B 96.00 4,000.00        
  C 105.00 5,000.00        
  D            
  E 113.00 5,000.00        
  F            
  G 134.00 9,000.00        
  H            
  I 130.00 10,000.00        
  J N/A          
  K            
  L 138.00 10,000.00        
  M            
  N 124.00 8,000.00        
  O            
  P            
               
               
Reduction Collision Damage Waiver (RCDW)

(In case of damage, the driver can reduce the excess charge by purchasing RCDW)

Please refer to adjacent table for costs and reduced excess value
               
  Car group Cost per day Excess
(if SCDW / STP purchased)
       
  A N/A N/A        
  B N/A N/A        
  C N/A N/A        
  D N/A N/A        
  E N/A N/A        
  F N/A N/A        
  G N/A N/A        
  H N/A N/A        
  I N/A N/A        
  J N/A N/A        
  K N/A N/A        
  L N/A N/A        
  M N/A N/A        
  N N/A N/A        
  O N/A N/A        
  P N/A N/A        
               
               
Roadside Assistance: Please confirm you will provide roadside assistance or recovery free of charge No
Please specify the restrictions that may apply N/A
Please confirm contact details can be found inside the vehicle Yes
If yes where can these be found? N/A
Is there a possibility for the renter to purchase additional protection if they breakdown because of a non-mechanical problem? Yes
If yes what are the costs and what is included ?  
Third Party Liability Unlimited? No Third party liability is included in the rental price.
Maximum coverage in case of personal injury is 5,000,000.00 PULA.
Maximum coverage in case of death is 5,000,000.00 PULA.
Contract Fee   Excluded from price returned 85.00 PULA / rental
If PAI and SPAI are available in your country please complete the below, if these are not available please skip to the next section
  Included in price returned Excluded from price returned Cost per day including maximum cost Cost per rental
Personal Accident Insurance (PAI) ( SUPER PAI IS NOT AVAILABLE TO PERSONS OVER THE AGE OF 75)   Yes   48.00 PULA
Super Personal Accident Insurance (SPAI)       N/A        
Windscreen Cover (LI)          
Payment Options
Payment Method Accepted: Credit Card Only: Yes Debit Card Only: no Credit and Debit Card: no  
Payment Credit & Debit Cards Accepted: ACCEPTED BUDGET HONOURED CREDIT/CHARGE CARDS, ACTOS, FIXED VALUE AND FULL CREDIT VOUCHERS. AVIS, DINERS CLUB, AMERICAN EXPRESS, MASTERCARD AND VISA. NO CASH. GLOBAL ELECTRONIC BILLING (GEB/WEB) ACCEPTED AS A METHOD OF PAYMENT. PLEASE NOTE THAT DEBIT AND CHEQUE CARDS ARE NOT ACCEPTED.
Do you accept Cash: No If Yes, what is it used for:
Security Deposit / Pre-authorisation amount:
(This is the amount that is held on a renting customer’s payment card when picking up their vehicle)
BASED ON ESTIMATED RENTAL CHARGES.
Age and Driving License Requirements
Minimum Renting Age:
Please confirm minimum age for renting each car group you have on fleet
You must be at least 23 years old to rent at this location. THE MINIMUM AGE FOR RENTAL IS 23 YEARS WHEN PAYMENT IS BY AVIS ACCEPTED
CREDIT CARD, VISA OR MASTERCARD AND 21 YEARS WHEN PAYMENT IS BY DINERS
OR AMEX CARD.
Maximum Renting Age:
Please confirm maximum age for renting each car group you have on fleet
Neither maximum renting age restrictions nor senior driver surcharges apply. However, PAI is not available to persons over the age of 75.
Driving License Requirements / Restrictions:
Please confirm whether the renter needs to bring both there driving license and international driving license
RENTERS MUST BE IN POSSESSION OF A VALID UNENDORSED DRIVERS LICENCE.
IT IS A LEGAL REQUIREMENT IN BOTSWANA TO BE IN POSSESSION
OF YOUR ORIGINAL DRIVERS LICENCE AT ALL TIMES WHILST DRIVING A VEHICLEVALID LICENCE OF COUNTRY OF RESIDENCE.INTERNATIONAL PERMIT REQUIRED
IF LICENCE IN NON-ROMAN ALPHABET.
LICENCE MUST BE CARRIED AT ALL TIMES WHILST DRIVING
TO AVOID POSSIBLE COMPLICATIONS WHEN COLLECTING A VEHICLE, WE ADVISE FOREIGN RENTERS TO PRODUCE A DRIVERS LICENCE IN THE SAME COUNTRY AS THEIR PASSPORT.
Please specify how long a renter must have held a valid driving license for: DRIVERS LICENCES MUST HAVE BEEN VALID FOR A MINIMUM
OF ONE YEAR.
Young Driver Surcharge amount & age applicable for charge: N/A
Young Driver Exceptions via Car Groups: N/A
Additional ID Requirements: Is the same payment card used at booking required when the renter collects their vehicle? Yes  
Does the renter require two payment cards for some vehicles? Yes N/A
If yes, please specify what car groups: GROUP I  
As well as a driving license, is there any other ID documentation needed? Yes  
If yes, please specify what is required: PASSPORT
Ancillary Charges
All additional drivers must reach the age driving license and ID requirements
  Included in price returned Excluded from price returned Cost per day Cost per rental If capped, how many days or maximum charge  
Airport Service Charge:   Yes N/A      
Eco Taxes     Not applicable      
RRF/VRF:
(Road fund fee or Vehicle Licence Fee)
      85.00 PULA    
Winterization Fee:     N/A      
Is this mandatory for a specify period, if so please state when this is:
Fuel Charges (per litre): Please confirm whether a renter will receive a car with a full tank of fuel. Budget vehicles are provided with a full tank of fuel at the start of a rental. At the end of the rental all vehicles will be refuelled by Budget that will be charged on the renter. Fuel will be charged in accordance with the standard government legislation fuel tariff. Even if the vehicle fuel gauge indicates the fuel tank is full, Budget will still refuel the vehicle. This is to ensure that vehicles are filled to capacity
Please confirm whether there are any fuel products that the customer can purchase at the counter
  If Yes, what is cost associated with these: N/A
Mileage / Kilometre Restrictions: please confirm that unlimited mileage is included in the price returned at the time of booking, if not please provide details and costs   No Domestic market - mileage restrictions will apply - price per kilometre will vary depending on season / car group rented.
South Africa, Namibia & Botswana residents do not qualify for any rate that includes unlimited mileage. International Visitors to Southern Africa must present their foreign passport and return airline ticket to qualify for rates with unlimited mileage.

Inbound to Botswana - Unlimited
Additional Driver:       PULA 368.00    
Additional Driver – Spouse:       PULA 368.00    
Young driver surcharge                
Baby Seat – Less than 12 months old:       PULA 416.00   AVAILABLE AT GABORONE AND FRANCISTOWN ONLY
Child Seat – 1-4 Years old:       PULA 416.00   AVAILABLE AT GABORONE AND FRANCISTOWN ONLY
Child Boaster Seat – 5-12 Years Old:       PULA 416.00   AVAILABLE AT GABORONE AND FRANCISTOWN ONLY
Claim Administration Fee       PULA 802.00 Charged in the event of accident damage/theft: per incident  
Counter product one way fee       PULA 385.00    
Traffic Fine Administration Fee       PULA 325.00 Charged per traffic fine received  
Windscreen, Tyre damage waiver     N/A      
Snow Chains:     Not available      
Winter Tyres:     Not available      
GPS:       PULA 103.00    
Wi-Fi     Not available      
Luggage Racks:     Not available      
Sky Racks:     Not available      
Hand controls for Disabled Drivers:     Not available      
Delivery & Collection: DELIVERY AND COLLECTION FEES WITHIN A 25 KM RADIUS:
BTP 472.00 (INCL TAX) DURING OFFICE HOURS.
BTP 920.00 (INCL TAX) AFTER HOURS & WEEKENDS

CHARGES FOR DELIVERY AND COLLECTION FURTHER THAN 26 KM ON REQUEST.

OVERDUE COLLECTION FEE
A FEE OF BTP 719.00 (INCL TAX) WILL BE CHARGED ON ALL VEHICLES THAT
ARE OVERDUE.
Collecting & Returning a Vehicle: please provide specific details where the customer should collect their car from and return to. The driver must present proof of identity when collecting the vehicle. Please see the Driving Licence/ID Requirements section for more information.

During Office Hours (Weekdays 08h00 - 17h00)
If you are delayed and arrive outside of office hours due to a delayed flight no additional charge will apply. This only applies if you enter your flight number when booking.
If you are late we will guarantee your rental for 24 hours. After this time your reserved car may be released and rented to another customer.

 
Out of Hours Instructions: Out of Office Hours - Collection
It may be possible to collect the vehicle out of office hours. This must be requested at the time of booking. An after-hours check out fee of 395.00 PULA will apply.
We need the following information when you make your booking.
Flight number
Contact telephone number
Credit card details

Out of Office Hours - Return
If the vehicle is returned outside of office hours the driver is liable for damage or theft until the car has been inspected by a member of Budget staff.
You may return the vehicle out of hours if you request this at the time of booking. There is no charge for this service.
Instructions to return your vehicle outside of office hours: vehicle keys must be placed in the key returns box.
Any additional charges not specified above: N/A
One Way Rentals
Domestic:
Please confirm if these are available and if so what the cost range is for these
If permitted one way fee must be included in the price returned to the renting customer this must not be charged at the counter please ensure the wizard database reflects the applicable charges
GABORONE / MAUN - BTP 3 225.00
GARORONE / FRANCISTOWN - BTP 1 609.00
MAUN / KASANE - BTP 1 609.00
MAUN / FRANCISTOWN - BTP 1 609.00
GABORONE / KASANE - BTP 3 225.00
FRANCISTOWN / KASANE - BTP 1 609.00

ALL THE ABOVE CHARGES ARE INCLUSIVE OF TAX

OUTSIDE COUNTRY
RENTALS TO SOUTH AFRICA AS FOLLOWS:
GAUTENG AND NORTHERN PROVINCE - BTP 3 642.00
WESTERN AND EASTERN CAPE - BTP 7 079.00
KWAZULU NATAL AND FREE STATE - BTP 7 079.00

RENTALS TO LESOTHO AND SWAZILAND - BTP 7 079.00

ONEWAY RENTALS INTO ZIMBABWE - ON REQUEST AT MANAGEMENT DISCRETION
RENTALS TO NAMIBIA - BTP 6 740.00
ONEWAY RENTALS ARE NOT ALLOWED INTO MALAWI, MOZAMBIQUE, ANGOLA AND
ZAMBIA.
International:
Please confirm if these are available and if so what the cost range is for these.
If permitted one way fee must be included in the price returned to the renting customer this must not be charged at the counter please ensure the wizard database reflects the applicable charges
GENERAL CROSS BORDER FEES: BTP 1 761.00
CROSS TO OTHER COUNTRIES:
VEHICLES MAY NOT ENTER ANGOLA, MALAWI, MOZAMBIQUE AND ZAMBIA EVEN IF
RETURNING TO BOTSWANA.
VEHICLES MAY NOT BE LEFT IN ZIMBABWE AND MUST BE RETURNED TO COUNTRY OF ORIGIN.
Cross Border Charges
Will the renter have to complete any additional documentation. Yes
If yes, please provide a summary and any costs that will apply. Please also confirm how the renting customer should make you aware of any cross border travel ALL CROSS BORDER RENTALS ARE SUBJECT TO A FEE OF BTP 1761.00 (INCL TAX)
CROSS TO OTHER COUNTRIES:

A LETTER OF AUTHORITY FOR CROSS BORDER RENTALS MUST BE REQUESTED BY
THE CUSTOMER AT THE TIME OF RENTAL. IF THIS IS NOT OBTAINED, BUDGET
CAN NOT BE HELD RESPONSIBLE IF THE CUSTOMER IS REFUSED ENTRY.
Cross Border Charges: GENERAL CROSS BORDER FEES: BTP 1761.00
Please specify any restrictions: ZIMBABWE: ON REQUEST AT MANAGEMENT DISCRETION . CUSTOMERS WILL HAVE TO PAY A FEE OF NAD 200.00 AT THE NAMIBIAN BORDER IF DRIVING A NON-NAMIBIAN VEHICLE.
Please confirm which countries renters can cross into or which countries cannot enter. VEHICLES MAY NOT ENTER ANGOLA, MALAWI, MOZAMBIQUE AND ZAMBIA EVEN IF RETURNING TO BOTSWANA.
Please confirm whether the vehicle can be transported by water N/A
Other Important Information
CALL-OUT FEES
A CALL OUT FEE OF BTP 535.00 (INCL TAX) AS A RESULT OF CUSTOMER
NEGLIGENCE WILL BE CHARGED WITHIN A 50KM RADIUS ALL HOURS.

ADDITIONAL SPARE TYRE:
72 HOUR ADVANCE RESERVATION REQUIRED FOR AN ADDITIONAL SPARE TYRE.
BTP 83.00 PER DAY (INCL TAX) PER DAY. A DEPOSIT OF BTP 2 519.00
WILL BE HELD ON THE CUSTOMERS CREDIT CARD. THERE WILL BE A CHARGE OF BTP 15.00 PER KM FOR THE DELIVERY OF REPLACEMENT TYRES.
NOTE THAT THE CUSTOMER WILL BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGE TO THE TYRES,
RIMS AND HUBCAPS.

AN EXCESS APPLIES TO COUNTER PRODUCTS THAT ARE LOST/STOLEN/DAMAGED: GPS UNITS BTP 1 984.00 PAYABLE BY THE
CUSTOMER SHOULD THE UNIT BE LOST, STOLEN OR DAMAGED. IN THE EVENT THAT
SUCH LOSS IS NOT COVERED BY INSURANCE, THE FULL REPLACEMENT COST
WILL BE PAYABLE BY THE CUSTOMER OR THE SPECIFIED RENTAL
LIABILITY AMOUNT WILL APPLY.
INSURANCE ONLY COVERS THE GPS UNIT AND NOT THE ACCESSORIES.
ACCESSORIES STOLEN, LOST OR DAMAGED WILL BE BILLED AT COST.

LOST/STOLEN CHILD SEATS WILL BE BILLED TO THE CUSTOMER AT A CHARGE
OF BTP 1 494.00 (INCL TAX). A CHARE OF BTP 399.00 (incl tax) WILL BE APPLIED TO ALL RESERVATIONS WHERE THE RENTER IS A NO SHOW.

Terms of booking on this website

Information disclaimer
The rates on this website are often heavily discounted. This is due to our negotiated rates and bulk buying power. On very rare occasions, a rate may be displayed incorrectly due to our, or a vehicle supplier's error. In such a case, if you book with us at a quoted rate that is incorrect, we will notify you of any price change and give you the option to proceed or cancel. We make every effort to keep information on our site up to date, but we cannot guarantee this website is free of errors or omissions and retain the right to update or change the information published at any time.

Liability
To the extent permitted by law we/the owners of this website will not be liable to you or to any third party (whether in contract, tort, or otherwise) for any direct, indirect or consequential loss or damage (including but not limited to any accident, injury, delay or loss of enjoyment) arising out of your reliance upon information contained on this website, including but not limited to your use (or inability to use) any products or services described or procured through this website.

When you pick up your vehicle, you will be required to sign a rental agreement with the supplier of the vehicle. Your rental and use of the vehicle will be governed by the terms of the rental agreement and any other documentation or information provided to you by the supplier at the time you pick up your vehicle. The rental agreement is between you and the supplier and we will not be liable to you or to any third party in relation to the terms of the supplier's rental agreement or any other documentation provided to you by the supplier at the time of pick up.

While we will make reasonable efforts to ensure we are representing only reputable suppliers, we make no warranty about the fitness or suitability of any third party (supplier) product or service and will not accept responsibility for the quality or fitness of any vehicle. We welcome feedback from our customers on their experience with our suppliers. We may, at our discretion, provide you with reasonable assistance in resolving any dispute you may have with a supplier.

Our total liability to you in relation to your use of this website and the information contained on this website will not exceed the dollar amount of the deposit we have received from you in relation to your booking/rental. Refunds will not be made for bookings cancelled due to inclement weather. Again, we strongly recommend that you take out travel insurance. Your use of this website is governed by the laws of New Zealand and the jurisdiction of the New Zealand courts.

Booking information
To make a booking you must complete our booking form which is easy to follow and secured with the latest encryption technology. Once we receive your form, we will, subject to availability, confirm your booking by emailing you a confirmation voucher and invoice.

If you are booking via phone, please make sure you have read the terms and conditions of the vehicle you wish to rent first. Our reservations consultant will ask you if you have read the terms and agree to them before proceeding. The onus is always on the renter to ensure they make themselves fully aware of the terms displayed on our website.

Information disclosure
In booking on this website you acknowledge that we disclose your information to your selected Supplier in order to provide the requested rental services.

Vehicle capacity and fitness to drive
Under no circumstances are you permitted to carry more passengers than the vehicle you rent is legally registered to carry, and if you do your insurance may be invalidated. The number of seatbelts (and passengers) is indicated next to each vehicle on this website. Luggage capacity where shown is an indication only and we will not be responsible should you be unable to fit your entire luggage into a vehicle. It is your responsibility to choose a journey that is within your capabilities. A vehicle supplier can refuse to rent a vehicle to any person who is in their opinion unfit to drive or does not meet eligibility requirements. In such circumstances we will have no further liability to you.

Refund Policy
In the event of cancellation, any deposit amounts paid at the time of booking are non-refundable. 

Disputes
If you are unsatisfied with our service, please contact us within 48 hours of placing your booking or request and we will work to resolve any issues and determine if compensation is due. In the event you have completed your rental and are unhappy with your vehicle, we are happy to assist you in seeking compensation from the operator of the vehicle.


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