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Rental Policy Page for Rent-A-Wreck of Bakersfield CA

1222 Golden State Ave., Bakersfield, CA 93301

phone(661) 843-7866

Hours of operations

  • Monday8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Tueday8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Wednesday8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Thursday8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Friday8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Saturday8:00 AM - 1:00 PM
  • SundayClosed
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Qualifications  | Local Renters | Requirements to Rent | Cancelations | Drop Off | General Terms | Deposit Refunds and Additional Fees | Coverage Plans

Car Rental Company Rules & Restrictions: Rent-A-Wreck Car Rental

QUALIFICATIONS:

Rent-A-Wreck Car Rental is our vehicle provider in Bakersfield. Please call us at 661-843-7866 upon your arrival and we will send a shuttle to pick you up and bring you to our office.

US or International driver's license and payment required at time of pick up. International license must accompany a valid country license and return airline ticket.

Rates are for renters ages 25 and above. Renters ages 21-24 pay an underage fee of $15.00 per day. Vehicles must be fully covered, either by the renter's own insurance policy or by a policy purchased through Priceless Car Rental of Bakersfield. Or can be purchased at the counter (cost $13 - 32/day) Vehicles must return with a full tank of gas or there will be a $9.00 per gallon charge and a $10.00 service fee charge.

Please note: Prepaid reservations require that the same card be presented at the time of rental as was used to book the prepaid reservation, and the name of the person making the reservation must be the same as the renter of the vehicle.

We accept all major credit cards, debit cards, and pre-paid debit cards. Credit card renters can take vehicles to states bordering California. Customers using a debit or pre-paid debit card are restricted to the state of California. (additional conditions and fees  may apply) Renters mileage allowance = 300 miles per day ($.29 for each additional mile)

DRIVERS UNDER 21 years of age are not allowed to drive our rental cars.

LOCAL RENTERS:

Not flying into Meadow Bakersfield airport and renters without a boarding pass or return airline ticket, please review the local policies before booking/reserving the car additional conditions apply, (paying with debit bank and prepaid card need to provide a recent utility bill in the renter’s name showing current address, check stub...

$15.00/day extra: for drivers between 21-25 and 75 and above

$5.00/day for each additional driver (EXCEPT SPOUSES WITH SAME LAST NAME AND ADDRESS ON DL AND INSURANCE)

$19.00 program fee per contract will be an additional charge to user’s when paying with debit and prepaid cards.

REQUIREMENTS TO RENT:

All renters / drivers are required to provide.

Original Drivers License (min valid for 2 months from date of rental)

Major Credit Cards, Debit Cards.  (CASH/CHECKS NOT ACCEPTED)

Proof of full coverage insurance (Declaration page should be sent to our email address: bakersfield@rentawreck.com

Debit and prepaid cards customers when not providing full coverage insurance can select from COMPACT THRU STANDARD SIZE UNITS ONLY.

Deposit $ 200-$1,000

NOTE: ALL CARS ARE AUTOMATIC SHIFTS. MANUAL CARS / STICK SHIFTS ARE NOT RENTED BY OUR COMPANY.

Back to back (CONTINUOUS) online reservations are not permitted there should be a gap of at least 5 days between two reservations. EXTENSIONS OF CURRENT RENTAL HAS TO BE IN PERSON AND WITH APPROVAL FROM OUR OFFICE (min $30/extra per day in additional to the original daily rate).

No Refunds for: Unused / Extra Gas /Early Returns

Cars should be extended / renewed minimum 24 hours prior to return date (time)

CANCELATION:

MIN 1 DAY OR $50 CHARGED IF CANCELLED WITHIN 24 HOURS OF PICK UP TIME

Reservation are automatically charged for no show. Reservations will be cancelled after 2 hours of pickup time. Late pick up will start at the original reservation time.

DROP OFF:

When dropping off earlier than original contract there will be an additional fee of $30 per every day not used. 

Returns to be done during hours of operation. After hours drop off/returns is highly discouraged one time charge of $20 is assessed if cars are returned after duty hours and will be added to your final bill / invoice.

Cars returned after hours will be checked the next business day at 8:00am after we open our office. Any / All damages with the rental vehicle will be responsibility of the renters until the rental agreement is closed after checking the vehicle. It is therefore strongly advised to return the vehicle during our normal business hours.

GENERAL TERMS:

The make / model / year / color (interior and exterior) of the car varies and cannot be guaranteed.

NO SMOKING :

Up to $350 WILL BE CHARGED FOR ANY TRACE OF SMOKE ODOR / ASH OR CIGARETTES/MARIGUANA

We accept all major credit cards. In order to use a debit card as a method of payment at time of rental the following policies must be met:

  1. Credit card or debit card must be in the renter’s name, have a Visa, Master Card, Amex or Discover logo
  2. All cards / documents should be in the same name (as the driver)
  3. Renters must present a return airline ticket and rental date BOARDING PASS
  4. Security Deposit $200-$1,000 in addition to the total rental amount.
  5. We accept debit cards, prepaid cards from local renters that can provide (current pay check stub and/ past month Utility Bill and Fully paid in the renter’s name and address).
  6. NO CASH
  7. Additional Drivers / Additional Renters / all above requirements applies

Full Coverage insurance (Declaration Page) required.

Admin fees for any and all traffic violations / traffic tickets / tolls tickets etc is $25 plus ticket amount.

Local renters policy - local renters not flying into Meadow Bakersfield Airport and renters without a boarding pass or return airline ticket (RESERVATION SHOULD BE MADE AT LEAST 4 HOURS IN ADVANCE):

DEPOSIT REFUNDS AND ADDITONAL FEES:

Your financial institution may take up to 14 days to process the credit. We are not responsible for fees you incur due to insufficient funds.

Delinquent rentals that are not paid in advance will be billed at min $85/day (starting from the first day of the rental).

Tires and windshield are the responsibility of the renter. We provide cars that are roadworthy, nails flat tire, drained battery is the responsibility of the renter charges apply if assistance is requested.

Additional requirement for RENTERS.

Delinquent rental recovery: from $500 up to $10,000 (includes track / personnel / documents / reporting / collection fees)

Road Side Assistance: $50 (plus the actual fees charged by providers)

COVERAGE PLANS:

CDW - Tier 1 - $11-$17 USD per day – (Optional when you have your own insurance)

SLI - Tier 1 – 12.44 USD per day – (Optional when you have your own insurance)

RSA - Tier 1 - 3.99 USD per day – Optional

 
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