General Rental Conditions

(Please note, that our conditions are valid. However, they can be changed without prior notice.)

Minimum rental time: 10 days. Daily rates are calculated on a 24-hour basis from pick-up time to drop-off time.

Minimum age of authorized driver/s is 23 years. A valid, unendorsed international drivers license as well as passport must be presented for takeover of car.

We reserve the right to substitute a similar car in case the originally booked car should not be available.

Rental fee and excess are payable before takeover of car. We accept Master and Visa cards. Please see to it, that your credit card is validated high enough for both amounts.
Excess is to be deposited by credit card and will be blocked by us (not deducted). After return of car in good order, we cancel the blocking.

Excess can be lowered by 50%. The daily rate for this includes glass and tyre insurance (for 2 tyres).

Camping equipment: we offer camping equipment complete or parts of your choice. The daily rate for this will be charged additional to car rental rate. Camping equipment is insured. However the renter is liable in case of theft or damage to the equipment proportionately resp. at the most up to NAD 2,000.00.

Our daily rates include unlimited kilometers, tax (VAT), oil, maintenance, cleaning, transfer from/to International Airport Windhoek, insurance. Second driver is free of charge (name must be entered into rental agreement).

Not included in rates are: petrol, excess resp. daily rate for half the excess, travel/health/transport insurance as well as insurance for personal items.
A.G. Minz Garage & Car Hire is not liable for injuries, death, personal damages/losses.

Speed limits in Namibia: tar roads - 120 km/h; city/towns - 60 km/h resp. as signposted; gravel & sand roads - 80 km/h.

Generally not insured are glass, tyre, hub caps, rims; water, sandblast and undercar damages. Damages resulting from gross negligence or caused deliberately (e.g. speeding, driving under the influence, violation of traffic regulations, driving by a not registered driver or without driving license, driving in sandstorm or through deep water, driving in not approved countries, driving with wrong fuel, clutch damage, loss of car keys; car theft/accident/damages must be registered with police and Minz Garage & Car Hire must be informed, both inside of 24 hrs; violation of rental agreement) are leading to expiration of all insurances.

Car theft/accidents are to be registered with police as well as A.G. Minz Garage & Car Hire. In case of accident all data have to be conveyed to Minz Garage & Car Hire as well as the processing number from the police. A.G. Minz Garage & Car Hire will try, if required, to place another vehicle at your disposal as soon as possible.
Costs for delivering a replacement vehicle and for towing the damaged car to A.G. Minz Garage & Car Hire are charges to the renter. Lost Days are not refunded as well as additional overnight stays and other costs. After accident/car theft a new rental contract with new excess is due.

Our vehicles are not allowed for usage outside Namibia.

A.G. Minz Garage & Car Hire reserves the right to prohibit driving the hired vehicle to certain regions for reasons of weather and/or road conditions, political situations or other reasons.

Tow in costs are payable by renter, except for technical break downs, for which A.G. Minz Garage & Car Hire is liable.

The driver/s is/are bound to regularly check tyre pressure, oil and coolant. Otherwise the renter/driver will be hold liable for mechanical damages, which are caused by negligence.

Our vehicles are handed over with full tanks. On return the tank has to be completely filled. We reserve the right, to check the tank and, if necessary, to fill up to full. Costs are charged to the renter.

In case the vehicle is returned excessively dirty, we charge N$ 300.00 for extra cleaning.

In case that the paintwork of the vehicle has scratches, a fee from minimum N$1500.00 will be charged.
In case that the vehicle has extensive scratches and a repaint is needed, we reserve the right to get a quotation for repainting the vehicle.

Legal domicile: Windhoek, Namibia.

A.G.Minz Garage & Car Hire
P O Box 119 * Edison Street * Windhoek * Namibia
e-mail: * Tel / Fax : + 264 - 61 - 228557
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