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Rental Policies


Rental Rates

Daily Rental rates are based on a 24-hour rental day starting at the time of rental. The minimum charge is one day, plus mileage, if applicable. The renter will be charged for each hour and/or any part of an hour in excess of a rental day the renter keeps the vehicle until the vehicle is returned, up to the applicable daily rate. Mileage charges, if applicable, will be the number of miles driven as determined by the odometer readings at the beginning and end of the rental. If the renter fails to comply with the conditions applicable to the rate, including any geographic driving restrictions, a mileage charge, surcharge or other rates may apply.

 

 

 

Loss or Damage to the Mease Rental Vehicle

(a)   The renter and any additional drivers are absolutely liable for any loss or damage to the rental vehicle, even if someone else caused it or the cause is unknown, whether due to theft, fire, hail, flood, collision, vandalism, or any other cause, subject to limitations imposed by the law where the vehicle is rented. This liability will not exceed the full value of the vehicle, plus:

(b)   Actual towing and storage charges;

(c)    Loss of use;

(d)   Diminution in value, regardless of whether the vehicle is repaired or not;

(e)   All rental charges through the date you report the incident if not returnable or the return date, whichever is later;

(f)     Any out-of-pocket expenses incurred by us as a result of the loss or damage to the vehicle;

(g)   A reasonable administrative fee.


Third Party Liability Claims

Renter and/or any additional authorized driver (and the respective insurance company of each) is primarily responsible for all third party claims of personal injury, including death, and property damage caused or arising from the use and operation of the Mease Rental vehicle during the rental.


Smoking

Smoking is not permitted in a Mease Rental vehicle. If the rental vehicle is returned and is in a “smoked in” condition, the Lessee will be charged a reconditioning fee of no less than $150.00. By signing this agreement the Lessee acknowledges a clear understanding of this policy and accepts full responsibility and related fees if policy is violated.

 

Pets

Pets will be allowed at the descretion of Mease Motors. A reconditioning fee of no less than $150 may be charged if the vehicle damage or soiled by any pets.


Age

Minimum Age for renters and drivers is 21. 

 

Lost and Found

Mease Rental will not uphold responsibility for any personal belongings left in the vehicle or within the location premises. Items found by Mease Rental employees will be held for 30 days. If an item remains unclaimed after 30 days, it will be discarded. If you have lost items, please contact Mease Rental as soon as possible at: (717) 865 – 4810.

 

Gas

Mease Rental may use different methods of estimating the number of gallons needed to refill the tank and these methods of estimation necessarily rely on human judgment. Mease Rental will  estimate the number of gallons needed to refill the gas tank either (1) by reading the fuel gauge to estimate the approximate amount of fuel needed to refill the tank (for example, one-half tank) and multiplying that number by the manufacturer's specified fuel tank capacity, or (2) if the renter did not purchase any fuel during the rental, by reading the odometer to determine the amount of miles driven during the rental and dividing that number by the vehicle's estimated average fuel efficiency (miles per gallon) based on the manufacturer's fuel efficiency specifications. All unfilled rental returns will be filled at renter’s expense at the rate of $6.00 per gallon.

 

Additional Drivers

Additional drivers must meet all qualifications as the primary driver in regards to age and license requirements.


Extensions

In order to extend the rental agreement, customers must contact Mease Rental.

 

 

Length of Rental

Rental agreements (contract) cannot be assigned for a period longer than 29 days. If you have reserved the vehicle for a longer period of time, you must go to Mease Rental prior to the 29th day and renew the rental agreement (contract). The rate booked is guaranteed for the original duration of the reservation.


Grace Period

A rental day is each 24 hour time period commencing with the date/time indicated on the rental agreement (contract) at the time of rental. There is a 2 hour grace period for return. Additional daily charges will apply if not returned before the grace period ends.

Rental Requirements

All renters/drivers will be required, at the time of rental, to supply a valid driver license (U.S., or Country License accompanied with an International license and passport), current home address (not P.O. Box), a current home and local contact number, and second contact phone number (cell or business).

 

Insurance

Renters Collision Insurance (RCP):  Mease Rental offers to all renters RCP, Renters Collision Insurance, which for an additional daily charge relieves the renter of all financial responsibility for the loss or damage to the rental car, less a $250.00 deductable, as long as the vehicle is used in accordance with the terms of the Rental Agreement. Cost is $21.00 per day on cars and $31.00 per day on vans & trucks.

 

Note: Renters with collision deductables equal to or greater than $500.00 are required to purchase renters collision insurance.

 

Rental Agreement Violations:You agree to properly operate this vehicle. If any of the following acts are committed, any coverage provided to you will be voided.

(a)    Operation of the vehicle by an unauthorized driver.

(b)   Violation of any provision of this agreement while operating the vehicle.

(c)    Driving while intoxicated or under the influence of drugs, alcohol or other substances which would impair driving ability.

(d)   Reckless driving of the vehicle to include, among other things: Off regularly maintained roadways; to carry hazardous or explosive substances; to carry hazardous waste of any kind; to transport weight in excess of the vehicles maximum payload capacity; where insufficient clearance or height or width exists; Improper loading.

(e)   Transporting more passengers than number of seat belts or transporting passengers outside of the passenger compartment.

(f)     Using vehicle for any criminal act, including transportation of drugs or contraband.

(g)    Using vehicle to participate or act or assist in any activity that violates any law, rule or regulation.

(h)   Using vehicle to carry persons or property for hire.

(i)      Using vehicle to engage in an organized or any other speed contest.

(j)     Using vehicle to tow or push any other vehicle, trailer or other object.

(k)    Operation of vehicle by person who has used false or misleading information to obtain the vehicle.

(l)      Operation of the vehicle outside the continental United States and Canada.

Leave the vehicle and fail to remove the keys or close and lock all doors, windows and the trunk and the vehicle is stolen.