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Terms and Conditions - Northern Ireland

Driving Licence

Drivers must produce a full valid unendorsed driving licence at the commencement of rental that he/she has held for at least two years. Customers with a new Photocard Driver's Licence must produce both the Photocard and its paper counterpart. Visitors from overseas must produce a driving licence issued in their country of permanent residence, along with a translation into English (where appropriate). Only the renter or drivers approved by Budget are permitted to drive the vehicle.


Age Limits

The minimum age limit for drivers is 23 years. A fee of GBP £10 per day will apply to drivers under the age of 25 years. To rent a People Carrier (Group 10) the minimum age limit is 27. To rent a minibus (group 9) or a luxury car (group 12) the minimum age limit is 30. Minimum age restrictions may be reduced where renters provide their own fully comprehensive insurance cover, by prior arrangement only!


Payment

Budget Car Rental accepts Budget Charge Cards, and all major Credit Cards but not Debit Cards. Card holders must be present at time of pickup.


Rates

Budget Car Rental reserves the right to amend price structures without notice. Prices quoted at time of reservation however are guaranteed. Internet rates cannot be used in conjunction with any offline offers.


Rental Extension

Customers wishing to extend their rental may contact our reservations department at reservations@budgetbelfast.co.uk or +353 (0) 90 6627711 to confirm availability. Extra days will be charged based on the local rate at the time the extension is made.


Fuel

For your convenience your car will be supplied with a full tank of fuel which you will be asked to pay for when picking up the car. If you return the car full you will be refunded the cost of the fuel.


Cancellations, Amendments and No-Shows

If you need to cancel your car rental, please contact us at reservations@budgetbelfast.co.uk or call our reservations department at +353 (0) 90 66 27711. If you cancel 48 hours prior to your pickup time there will be no charge. Cancellation after this time or if you do not pick up the car will incur a fee of GBP £20 inc. VAT . There is no charge for making booking amendments.


Availability

Vehicle models illustrated on this site are for guidance only. Whilst every effort is made to ensure that a vehicle from the group reserved is available, Budget reserve the right to substitute an alternative similar model.


Child Seats

You can book child seats on step 3 of the online booking process. This charge will be included in your total quotation.


Satellite Navigation Systems

Sat Navs/GPS can be booked on step 3 of the online booking process. This charge will be included in your total quotation.


Additional Driver

Additional drivers can be added when picking up the car for GBP £7.50 per driver per day + VAT at 20%


Insurance


The following insurances are included in your quotation:

The following optional insurance may be purchased at the time of rental.

Declining Collision Damage Wavier (CDW) / Theft Protection

CDW (Collision Damage Waiver) and Theft Protection insurance reduce your financial liability for damage or theft of the vehicle and are included in your quote by default.

By declining these insurances you are taking responsibility to arrange your own cover and assume full financial liability up to the value of the vehicle for losses arising as a result of loss or damage to the vehicle. Written proof of CDW and Theft Protection coverage in Ireland will be required when picking up the vehicle.

We recommend that you fully understand the conditions of cover provided by your credit card company when using your card for insurance cover.

Customers declining CDW and Theft Protection are required to pay a liability deposit of GBP £2,000. An administration fee of GBP £25.00 + VAT at 20% applies for use of this service.


Airport Surcharge

In common with many car rental companies a standard airport surcharge of GBP £23.50 will apply to your rental when picking up from an airport location.


City Centre Location Surcharge

A City Centre Location Surcharge of GBP £23.50 only applies to rentals picking up from Belfast City Centre.


Cross Border Coverage

If you wish to drive the car into the Republic of Ireland your rental will be subject to a cross border coverage fee of £19.17 + VAT 20%.


Traffic Violations

Renters are responsible for payment of any speeding, parking or other traffic related fines in addition to a fine administration fee of GBP £36.00 + VAT at 20%


Unlimited Mileage

Budget have no mileage restrictions.



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