General Conditions for car rental in Honduras


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:
Lempira (HNL)
• Tax:
• Minimum age:
25 years.
• Maximum age:
70 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.
• 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.
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. With CDW, in the event of damage to the Avis car the renter will be responsible for a deductible of USD 2,000.00, and in the event of theft of the Avis car, the renter will be responsible for 20% of the value of the vehicle. 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 coverge.

• 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.

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 mainland Honduras, at an additional cost depending on the starting and ending Avis locations. Subject to availability at time of booking. Not allowed between mainland Honduras and Roatan Island. For more information:

Travel into other countries

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

Last Update: 03/12/2015