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Russia - Passenger vehicle

General Rental Information

Important documents

Driving Licence Requirements

The renter and all approved drivers must be in possession of a full, valid driving licence for at least one year and present it together with an identity card or passport while receiving delivery of the vehicle. Furthermore, the following conditions apply depending on the issuing country of the driving licence.

For citizens of the countries not included in the Vienna Convention on Road Traffic dated November 8th , 1968 it is necessary to have an international driving license which is valid only together with a national driving license or a notarized translation of the driving license into Russian with the explanation of the driving license category.

Please show a valid driver's license and ID card / passport at time of pick up.
In case of pick up at a meet & greet station, Vnukovo Airport and Hotel Angleterre or use of the delivery service the documents need be send to res@sixt-rent.ru beforehand. If this is not done, you will be driven to the next rental station to hand in your documents.

Age Restrictions

Certain regulations apply related to minimum age and possession of driver's license which can be found during the booking process depending on the booked vehicle. Basically, the minimum age for every driver is 19 years (having held the driving license for at least 1 year). A deviation from the minimum age is possible depending on the vehicle.

In Russia, the following rules apply for the minimum age and possession of a driver's license:

Minimum Age License Requirements Car Category
19 License held for 1 year All vehicle classes

A Young Driver surcharge applies for drivers with an age between 19 and 21 years or with a driving experience from 1 to 2 years.

Tariff information

Generally

All credit cards from internationally recognized credit card companies - such as American Express, Eurocard/Mastercard, Diners, Visa and JCB, whereas all prepaid and debit cards, such as VISA Electron are not accepted. The payment method must have been issued in the name of the driver. This must be presented at the time of vehicle pick-up and be valid at this time. The amount that will be debited includes the rental price as well as all additional extras and charges.

Sixt CarExpress Servicecard (Advantage Circle) is only accepted in combination with a valid Credit Card.

Cash Payment is not accepted.

Please note, that payments with credit card may require the PIN of the credit card.

An advance charge approval is obtained for the chosen means of payment as a security. The exact deposit is determined on collection since the amount is dependent on the vehicle.

Advance Charge Approval
CRS Code RUB
EDAR, EDMR 15,000.00
CDAR, CDMR, CLAR, CWAR 18,000.00
IDAR, IFAR 25,000.00
SDAR 35,000.00
FDAR, FFAR, FVAR 45,000.00
PDAR 65,000.00

Special rental information when booking Prepaid rates

Prepaid tariff - Pay now

When booking at a prepaid rate, the payment will be charged along with the total rental price (incl. booked extras and charges) prior to the rental. The driver and mode of payment shall be finalised at the time of reservation and cannot be changed. The confirmed credit card should be valid and available for presentation on collection of the vehicle. All extra costs that occur during the car rental will be charged to this credit card.
A refund shall not be issued for non-collection, vehicle being collected late or returned early.

Changing booking

A booking can be changed up to 48 hours before the start of the rental (on availability) in return for an alteration charge of 1385,60 RUB. Any payment already made towards the rental will not be refunded; nor shall any differential amount be refunded if this alteration leads to a lesser rental cost.

A booking can be cancelled before the start of the rental. In the event of cancellation, the payment in advance already made towards the rental shall be paid back subject to a cancellation charge, which will be withheld and shall be in the amount of the rental charge (including any extras and charges) for a maximum of 3 rental days. Cancellations can be made online or in writing and must be addressed to: RentaLine LLC, Dmitrovskoe shosse 116, 127253 Moscow Russia, +7 (495) 589-11-11, res@sixt-rent.ru

No-show

In the event that the booked vehicle is not collected or not collected at the agreed time, the rental charge already paid shall be withheld in full.

Protection conditions

Third Party Insurance (TI)

Protection coverage for the vehicle rented includes Third Party Liability with a maximum cover of 500,000.00 RUB for personal injuries and 400,000.00 RUB for material damages.

Excluded from the protection is the use of the vehicle for the transport of dangerous goods. All protection as part of the rental contract will become void, in particular, if an unauthorized driver has used the vehicle or if the driver of the vehicle does not possess the required driver's license at the time of the event giving rise to claim, or if the driver is under the influence of alcoholor drugs or refuses to pass a sobriety check.

The renter or the driver is liable up to the maximum amount of liability for incidents/accidents caused by the driver intentionally or by gross negligence, or damage caused by parking, theft or any damage caused by an unknown third party.

A police record is obligatory for all protections. In case that the driver does not ensure police presence or a police record, the full amount for the damage and/or theft will be charged to the driver irrespective of the kind of the purchased protection.

Collision Damage Waiver (CDW)

Collision Damage Waiver removes the drivers responsibility to a part of the vehicle in case of damage.

If CDW is accepted, customer is only responsible for the following amount:
15,000.00 RUB (EDAR, EDMR)
18,000.00 RUB (CDAR, CDMR, CLAR, CWAR)
25,000.00 RUB (IDAR, IFAR)
35,000.00 RUB (SDAR)
45,000.00 RUB (FDAR, FFAR, FVAR)
65,000.00 RUB (PDAR)

If loss damage waiver is not accepted the customer will be held liable for the full value of the car.

Top Cover CDW

If CDW is already included in the rates, the renter can choose Top Cover CDW to reduce the Non-Waiverable Responsibility.

If Top Cover CDW is accepted, customer is only responsible for the following amounts:
7,500.00 RUB (EDAR, EDMR)
9,000.00 RUB (CDAR, CDMR, CLAR, CWAR)
12,500.00 RUB (IDAR, IFAR)
17,500.00 RUB (SDAR)
22,500.00 RUB (FDAR, FFAR, FVAR)
32,500.00 RUB (PDAR)

Super Top Cover CDW

If Top Cover is already included in the rates, the renter can choose Super Top Cover CDW to eliminate the Non-Waiverable Responsibility.

If Super Top Cover CDW is accepted, customer is only responsible for the following amounts: 0.00 RUB

Theft Protection (TP)

Theft Protection removes the drivers responsibility to a part of the vehicle in case of theft.

If TP is not accepted the customer will be held liable for the full value of the car.
If TP is accepted, customer is only responsible for the following amounts:
15,000.00 RUB (EDAR, EDMR)
18,000.00 RUB (CDAR, CDMR, CLAR, CWAR)
25,000.00 RUB (IDAR, IFAR)
35,000.00 RUB (SDAR)
45,000.00 RUB (FDAR, FFAR, FVAR)
65,000.00 RUB (PDAR)

Windscreen Coverage (TG)

In case TG is accepted and new chips of glasses and glass elements are found after the rental, the customer is not liable to call the police, get the police reports and certificates, and pay for the damage.

In case TG is accepted and glass cracks of glasses and glass elements are found, the customer is liable to call the police and get the police reports and certificates. Otherwise the customer has to pay for the damage.

In case TG is not accepted and new chips and/or glass cracks of glasses and glass elements are found, the customer is liable to call the police, get the police reports and certificates, and pay for the damage.

Cross Border Rentals & Territorial Restrictions

Cross Border Rentals are available (in the countries of Europe and CIS) on request and for extra charge. Please specify when booking.

The vehicle is to be operated in the territory of Moscow, Moscow Region, St. Peterburg and the Northwest Region. Operations outside of Moscow and St. Petersburg must be prearranged.
Sixt Russia reserves the right not to provide vehicles for some regions of the Russian Federation:
Republic of Adygeya, Karachayevo-Circassian Republic, Kabardino-Balkarian Republic,North Ossetia and Alania Republic, Republic of Ingushetia, Chechen Republic and Republic of Daghestan.

In case of offence against Cross Border & Territorial Restrictions all protections lose their validity.

Extras

Accessories are bookable without obligation and subject to availability.

All vehicles are equipped with winter tyres from 15th november until 31st march. During this time winter tyres are inclusive.

One-Way Rentals

One-way rentals within Sixt locations in Russia are allowed under conditions depending on tarif.

One-Way Rentals within Sixt locations in Moscow and St. Petersburg are free of charge.

One-Way Rentals within Sixt locations in St. Petersburg are free of charge.

International One-Way Rentals are not allowed.

Navigation system

Navigation systems are available subject to a fee.

Additional Driver

A charge is levied for the additional driver, whose details are noted in the lease only if the additional driver presents a valid driver's license.

Baby and child seats

Baby seats, child seats and booster seats are available subject to a fee.

Vehicle refueling

All vehicles are supplied with a full tank of fuel and should be refilled prior to return to Sixt, otherwise the current prices per litre of petrol or diesel will be charged in addition to a refuelling fee.

If desired, the vehicle will be refuled according to currently available conditions after returning it to the station.

Alternatively, you may purchase a tankful of fuel at the time of rental at a price that is competitive with local fuel stations and return the tank empty. No refunds will be given for unused fuel.

Delivery & Collection

Delivery/Collection Service is on request.

Deliveries and collections are available at the local rental station subject to a fee.

This service is available on request for an additional commitment fee outside opening times at selected locations.

Other charges and taxes

Premium Location Fee

A premium location fee occurs for rentals at airport and train stations.

Out Of Hours

Out of opening hours service is available at selected stations. In this case, an additional charge applies for the provision of the service.

All rates are inclusive of VAT (if VAT incurs).
For corporate customers with individual agreements alternative prices and regulations can apply.
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