Accident liability reduction options

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Accident Liability Reduction Options

Pick ups between 01 April 2016 & 31 March 2017

Liability ReductionAccident Liability (NZD)Liability deposit (NZD)Daily Rate (NZD)
Standard$7,500$7,500 (debited)Included
Liability Reduction Option

Rental agreement - pick up between 01 April 2016 and 31 March 2017

Terms explained

What is Accident Liability?
Accident liability is the maximum dollar amount (cost) per accident the hirer is responsible for should there be an accident. This includes damage to the rental vehicle and any third party property. The Accident Liability that will apply can be reduced by selecting the Liability Reduction Option above.

What is Liability Deposit?
The Liability Deposit is required as a deposit upon the collection of your vehicle. The Liability Deposit will be a full debit from the credit card supplied (all funds processed against your card). The dollar amount is determined by the Liability Reduction option selected as mentioned above.

Is the Liability Deposit refundable?
The Liability Deposit is fully refundable provided the vehicle is returned on time, to the correct location, undamaged.

Daily Rate Maximum Charge
The maximum charge for any Liability Reduction Option will be NZ$2,250.


Credit cards

The Liability Deposit (plus any other credit card transactions) is subject to a 2% credit card surcharge for Visa and Mastercard and 4.6% for American Express in addition to the liability amount. This surcharge is refunded when the Liability Deposit is refunded for Visa and Mastercard holders.  For American Express the 4.6% is not refunded when the Liability Deposit is refunded. Only the Customer's credit card is acceptable to use for the purpose of the Liability Deposit.

Don't forget to check that your credit card has the funds available and that the amount does not exceed your daily withdrawal allowance.  

Credit Card Authority

When the Liability Reduction Option has been purchased a credit card authority will be taken.  See rental agreement for more details.  ​