General Conditions for car rental in Bahamas

Importante

At time of rental, when picking-up a car, AVIS customers may choose to accept or to decline optional coverage or insurance by checking into the corresponding box (accept or reject). Once the contract is signed and coverage/insurance is accepted, it will not be refundable.

• Currency:
Bahamian Dollar (BSD)
• Tax:
7.5%
• Minimum age:
25 years. The minimum age with Avis honored travel vouchers is 21. The maximum age is 65. The underage fee is 5.00 for drivers 21-24 years of age. NOTE: The minimum age for car groups Luxury, SUV’s and pickup is 25 for all renters, even with a travel voucher.
• Maximum age:
65 years.
• Driver’s License/Passport:
At the moment the Rental Agreement is opened, a valid Driver´s License and the driver´s passport must be presented. The License should have been issued at the country of origin. In those cases where an International Driver´s License is presented, it must be presented with the Driver´s License of the country of origin of the driver and the driver´s passport. International Driving Licence together with the Driving License of the country of origin.
• Driver’s License Requirements:
Valid driver's license from country of residence is required. International driving license is required only for countries with non-Roman alphabet. International driving license is a translation only.
• Credit Card:
An International credit card accepted by AVIS will be required at the time you collect your vehicle; said credit card will be blocked to be used as a guarantee and to cover any extra charge not included in the Voucher, such as, gas, insurance deductible, etc.
• Debit Cards:
Debit cards are not accepted.
Important
Avis and Avis licensees reserve the right to refuse any request for rental including requests for  persons under age, persons not in possession of a recognized full and valid driver's license, persons unable to satisfy credit or cash requirements, or  persons who, in the opinion of Avis, constitute a risk.

Insurances and Coverages

• Collision Damage Waiver (CDW)
Coverage that partially releases the renter of financial responsibility in case of theft, loss or damage to the rental car, with a deductible. With CDW, the renter will be responsible for a deductible of USD 500.00 up to USD 750.00, depending on rented car group. Coverage does not cover damage, loss or theft of accessories. The renter will be responsible for the full cost of the damage if the car is driven in violation of the rental agreement, is abused or driven recklessly or while under the influence of alcohol or drugs.

Additional Charges

• Additional driver: USD 10.00 plus Tax per driver, per rental. All additional drivers must meet the same minimum age and driver's license requirements as the renter. All additional drivers must be present at time of pick-up of the rental vehicle.
One Way Rentals
Avis allows renters to return the car in a different Avis location from where it was picked-up, always within Bahamas, at no additional cost. Subject to availability at time of booking. For more information: helpdesk@avis-int.com

Travel into other countries

An Avis car rented in Bahamas cannot leave this country.




( ! ) Information and values are subject to change without prior notice. 
( ! ) All values are subject to tax unless otherwise specified.

Last Update: 03/31/2017