General Conditions for car rental in Jamaica

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:
Jamaican Dollar (JMD)
• Tax:
16.5%
• Minimum age:
21 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.
• 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 the event of loss, theft or damages to the rental car, with a deductible. With CDW, in the event of theft or damage to the Avis car,the renter will be responsible of a deductible of USD 900 up to USD 1,500.00, depending on rented car group. Coverage does not cover loss, damage 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. Some rates include this coverage.

Additional Charges

• Additional driver: 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 Jamaica, at an additional cost for Domestic One-Way. Please verify at time of booking.

Travel into other countries

An Avis car rented in Jamaica cannot leave this country.

Last Update: 04/03/2017