General Conditions for car rental in Guatemala

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:
Quetzal (GTQ)
• Tax:
12%
• Minimum age:
25 years.
• Maximum age:
There is no maximum age. 
• 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. Se aplicará una retención adicional en la tarjeta de pago. La retención será por el costo de alquiler estimado, más 20 por ciento.
• Debit Cards:
Debit cards are not accepted.
• Additional drivers: 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.
The additional driver fee is USD 5.00 per day for each additional driver.  
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)
Waiver of responsibility in case of loss or damage to the rental car, with a deductible. Coverage does not cover loss or theft of accessories. With CDW, in the event of theft or damage to the Avis car, the renter will be responsible for a deductible of up to USD 2,500.00. 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. Some rates include this coverage.

• PAI – Personal Accident Insurance
Avis PAI covers medical assistance and expenses in case of illness and/or accident of the renter of the Avis vehicle. Please verify at time of reservation the scope and limitations of this coverage.
One Way Rentals
Avis allows renters to return the car in a different Avis location from where it was picked-up, always within Guatemala, at no additional cost. Subject to availability at time of booking. For more information: helpdesk@avis-int.com

Travel into other countries

Avis cars rented in Guatemala are not allowed to cross borders into other countries.

Last Update: 04/03/2017