Jucy Terms and Conditions
Valid from 01 April 2018
8:00am - 5:00pm
8:00am - 4:00pm
9:00am - 4:00pm
8:00am - 6:00pm
8:00am - 5:00pm
9:00am - 5:00pm
9:00am - 4:00pm
9:00am - 2:00pm
9:00am - 2:00pm
8:00am - 5:00pm
9:00am - 4:00pm
Minimum days & one way rentals
Delivery and Return of the Vehicle
Change of drop-off destination
Use of the vehicle:
a) driven otherwise than in a prudent and cautious manner. A single vehicle rollover is considered a breach of this condition and the customer will be responsible for the first AU$5,000 of the cost of damage regardless of fault;
b) driven by a person under the influence of alcohol or drugs or with a blood alcohol level in excess of that permitted by law;
c) left with the ignition key in the Vehicle while it is unoccupied;
d) damaged by: (i) submersion in water; (ii) contact with salt water; (iii) creek or river crossing; (iv) driving through low plain flooded areas; (v) beach driving
e) used for any illegal purpose or in any race, rally or contest;
f) used to tow any vehicle or trailer;
g) used to carry passengers or property for hire or reward;
h) used to carry more persons than is permitted by any relevant authority or detailed in the Vehicle manual or on the Vehicle or specified in this Agreement;
i) used to carry volatile liquids, gases, explosives or other corrosive or inflammable material.
Road restrictions apply as follows: Vehicles must not be used on any unsealed road (being a road not sealed with a hard material such as tar, bitumen or concrete). Off road conditions include, but are not limited to: fire trails, beaches, sand, tracks, fields or paddocks. The only exception to this is reasonable use of access roads to recognized commercial campgrounds.
We value your well being, and for safety purposes Jucy reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to restrict vehicle movements in certain areas due to adverse road or weather conditions, and the distance to nominated destinations in relation to the length of hire period. Jucy will advise you on pick up of any travel restrictions known at that time. Where Jucy mandates a change in drop off location, late drop off fees will not apply.
The Customer shall not make any alternations or additions to the Vehicle without the prior written consent of Jucy.
The Customer will not allow any animals to be carried in the Vehicle, excluding registered guide dogs. The Customer shall take all reasonable steps to properly maintain the Vehicle, including daily checks of the oil, water and batteries, and will contact Jucy immediately should vehicle warning lights indicate any potential malfunction.
Maintenance and Repairs
For repairs costing over AU$100, Jucy will need to be informed and confirm the repair in advance. Repairs will be approved and reimbursement, where applicable, will be granted provided the Customer was not responsible for the damage.
In all cases, receipts must be submitted for any repair or the claim will not be paid.
Subject to the terms of the Liability Reduction, the Customer will pay for the cost of repairing or replacing the tyres damaged during the Rental Period except if the tyre is defective and is returned by the Customer to Jucy for inspection and is subject to a warranty claim on the manufacturer.
The Customer will be liable for any cost associated with the incorrect use of fuel (being diesel or petrol), this includes Bio-Diesel which should not be used, or water or other contamination of fuel.
The Customer will pay Jucy the daily rental rate for the period the vehicle is off fleet for accident repairs.
For your Protection
Vehicle protection options
a) the Vehicle is insured for third party Vehicle and property damage;
b) the Customer will have to pay a liability fee in respect of any damage incurred whilst in the Customer’s possession;
c) the liability fee may be reduced by taking out Liability Reduction coverage (see below)
Any Liability Reduction is void, and the Customer will be responsible for the total cost of any damage if the Customer breaches any of the conditions of the use of vehicle clause
If no Liability Reduction Option is taken, the customer is responsible for the first AU$3000 of the cost of damage
Note: Standard Cover & the Liability Reduction option do not cover tyre & windscreen damage
Stress Free Package covers all damage including all glass breakages (with the exception of sunroof and roof pod), under body & overhead damage
The Standard Liability can be reduced by purchasing one of the following Liability Reduction Options:
|Liability Option||Cost per Day||Liability Fee||Bond Payable|
|Standard Liability||Included in Rental||$3,000||$3,000|
|Stress Free Package- Crib, Grande, Condo||$30||$0||$0 (imprint taken)|
|Stress Free Package - El Cheapo Sleeper||$25||$0||$0 (imprint taken)|
WE STRONGLY RECOMMEND OUR CUSTOMERS TAKE THE STRESS FREE PACKAGE FOR TRAVEL WITH COMPLETE PEACE OF MIND.
Damage as identified below is specifically excluded from any Liability Reduction or Stress Free Package limitation of liability and the Customer remains fully liable for all costs incurred:
a) For any damage due to vehicle use in contravention of clause “Use of Vehicle”;
b) Any damage caused by willful misconduct (e.g sitting or standing on the bonnet or roof of the Vehicle) and driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs and negligence resulting in damage to the hired Vehicle or third party vehicle/property;
c) For any loss or damage to Personal belongings: Jucy recommends the Customer does not leave valuables in the vehicle and that they take out personal insurance;
d) If the Customer is proven to have not abided by the current road rules, resulting in damage to the hired Vehicle or third party vehicle/property;
e) The cost to retrieve or recover a vehicle, which has become bogged;
f) The cost to replace keys which have become lost, stolen, or retrieval of keys which have been locked in the Vehicle;
g) For any costs relating to overhead or under body damage however caused (not excluded with Stress Free Package);
h) Drivers not identified on the rental agreement and/or drivers that have a licence that has been cancelled or suspended and/or drivers who have a licence that is classified as a learners or probationary licence
i) Any damage to the sunroof.
j)Any damage caused by driving while the vehicles engine is overheated; and
k)Any damage caused to the interior or roof pod of the vehicle
Forms Of Payment Accepted
- Credit card - Visa MasterCard or Amex
- Debit Card - Visa or MasterCard
- AUD cash
- AU EFTPOS card
If the Customer does not take an Liability Reduction Option , the Security Deposit is AU$3000 payable by credit card only. A credit card authorisation and credit card imprint will be taken.
If the Liability Reduction Option has been taken the Security Deposit is AU$1500 payable by credit card only.
If Stress Free Package Option has been taken, an imprint of the customers credit card details will be held on file as a security that the contract is not breached while on hire, however no liability fee is applicable.
The Security Deposit is fully refundable provided the Vehicle is returned on time, to the correct location, undamaged, with a clean interior, and with a full fuel tank. Jucy reserves the right to retain an AU$125 soiling fee if the Vehicle is not returned with the interior in a clean condition and free of mud.
PLEASE NOTE: Electronic Credit cards are not accepted for Bond Payments. An electronic credit card is one where the numbers are not raised.
IMPORTANT CLAUSES FROM THE JUCY CUSTOMER TERMS & CONDITIONS
Baby Seats/Booster Seats
Credit card Payment
a) Jucy is irrevocably authorised to complete any documentation and take any other action to recover from the Customers credit card issuer all amounts due by the Customer pursuant to this Agreement, including, but not limited to, any amounts due in respect of damage to the Vehicle or to property of a third party and all other additional charges as they are incurred including all parking and traffic infringement penalties, road toll fines and associated administration costs;
b) The Customer will not dispute his/her liability to Jucy for any amount properly due under this Agreement and the Customer shall indemnify and keep indemnified Jucy against any loss incurred (including legal costs) by reason of notifying the Customer’s credit card issuer of such dispute;
c) In the event that Jucy elect to accept payment of the Security Deposit by holding a signed and authorised open credit card voucher which is returned to the Customer at the completion of the Rental Period, the Customer agrees that Jucy is entitled to recover payment from the Customer’s credit card issuer pursuant to paragraph (a) in respect of any amounts due which were not known at the time of return of the voucher;
d) Jucy may process credit card charges pertaining to the rental after the hire period. The Customer acknowledges that all transactions under this Agreement are conducted in Australian dollars. Due to exchange rate fluctuations and bank fees, there may be a variance between the amount initially debited against the Customer’s credit card and the amount refunded. Jucy accepts no liability for any such variation.
|Mastercard Credit||Visa Credit||Mastercard Debit||Visa Debit||Union pay International||AMEX|
Current from 1 September 2017 and subject to change without notice
- a) The Customer is in breach of any material term of this Agreement
- b) The Customer has obtained the Vehicle through fraud or misrepresentation;
- c) The Vehicle appears to be abandoned;
- d) The Vehicle is not returned on the agreed return date or Jucy reasonably believes that the Vehicle will not be returned on the agreed return date; or
- e) Jucy considers, on reasonable grounds, that the safety of the passengers or the condition of the Vehicle is endangered. The Customer understands that in the event of such termination or repossession, the Customer has no right to a refund of any part of the rental charges or the Security Deposit.
Credit Card Surcharge -Discovery Rentals
Discovery Rentals DO NOT CHARGE credit card fees if using a Visa or MasterCard, however American Express will incur a fee of 2.75% surcharge.
Cancellation and Amendments
FREE cancellation on all bookings up to 45 days prior to pick-up
Amendments are charged at a rate of $50 per change. This applies but is not limited to changing the client name, vehicle type, reducing the number of rental days, changing the pickup dates or locations. No refund given on the initial deposit paid.
If an amendment is made to the rental whereby the length of hire is shortened, no refund will be given on the initial deposit amount nor can it be transferred to the balance payable on pick up. In addition, if an amendment is made inside 14 days of pick up, the rental will be charged at the number of days originally booked. A relocation fee may also apply if the collection or return location is amended.
Where the hire is being extended, the amendment fee will not apply.
Please note that amendments may result in the daily rental rate to be recalculated at the rate applicable on the date of the amendment for the entire rental period.