Protection

Our protection plans for Clients do not cover:

• Interior damage or mechanical damage;
• Lost or damaged the key or key fob;

You’re responsible for repair or replacement, as well as Related Costs, for lost Extras, for lost or damage the keys or key fob, for interior damage or mechanical damage occurring during the rental period. Normal wear and tear to the interior or mechanical breakdowns not caused by your neglect or abuse, are not your responsibility. The limitation of financial responsibility available under the Standard, Minimum, Maximum plans doesn’t apply to interior damage or mechanical damage.

You can’t decline a protection plan

Minimum plan:

Under the Minimum plan, the amount that the Client is liable to pay out of their own pocket for Physical Damage (other than Mechanical or Interior Damage) to the Vehicle during the Rental period, plus Related Costs such as claims administrative fees and appraisal costs (and after exhaustion of any other applicable insurance), is contractually limited to $3,000

Standard plan:

Under the Standard plan, the amount that the Client is liable to pay out of their own pocket for Physical Damage (other than Mechanical or Interior Damage) to the Vehicle during the Rental period, plus Related Costs such as claims administrative fees and appraisal costs (and after exhaustion of any other applicable insurance), is contractually limited to $1000.

Maximum plan:

Under the Standard plan, the amount that the Client is liable to pay out of their own pocket for Physical Damage (other than Mechanical or Interior Damage) to the Vehicle during the Rental period, plus Related Costs such as claims administrative fees and appraisal costs (and after exhaustion of any other applicable insurance), is contractually limited to $0.

Minimum, Standart, Maximum are not insurance, are optional, and may duplicate other coverage that you have. If you purchase Standart or Minimum, we waive your responsibility for the portion of damage to or loss of the Vehicle that is stated on the Rental Agreement.

We will not waive your responsibility, even though you purchased Maximum, Standart or Minimum, if you gave us false, fraudulent or misleading information prior to the rental or during the rental, and we would not have rented the Vehicle to you or extended the rental period, if we were given true information; or if you fail to notify us and the police of an accident, theft or vandalism involving the Vehicle, or if damage to or loss of the Vehicle is the result of a prohibited use, including damage or loss that:
• is caused by anyone who is not authorized by ABC AUTOCARS to drive;
• is caused by anyone under the influence of a drug or alcohol;
• occurs while the Vehicle is used during the commission of a felony or other crime, other than a minor traffic violation;
• occurs while carrying persons or property for hire, while pushing or towing anything, during any race, speed test or contest, or while teaching anyone to drive;
• results from carrying dangerous, hazardous, or illegal material;
• results from use of the Vehicle outside the state of Florida;
• is caused by driving on unpaved roads;
• occurs while transporting more persons than the Vehicle has seat belts, while carrying persons outside the passenger compartment, or while transporting children without approved child safety seats as required by law;
• occurs when the odometer has been tampered with or disconnected;
• occurs when the Vehicle’s fluid levels are low, or it is otherwise reasonable to expect you to know that further operation would damage the Vehicle;
• is caused by carrying anything on the roof, trunk or hood of the Vehicle, or by inadequately secured cargo inside the Vehicle, or by an animal transported in the Vehicle;
• occurs when the Vehicle is unlocked, or the keys or key fob are lost, stolen or left in the Vehicle when not operating it;
• is caused, where applicable, by anyone who lacks experience operating a manual transmission;
• results from failure to allow sufficient height or width clearance;
• results from your willful, wanton or reckless act or misconduct;
• results from fueling with a type of fuel improper for the specific Vehicle; or
• results from driving or operating the Vehicle while using a hand-held wireless communication device or other device that is capable of receiving or transmitting telephonic communications, electronic data, mail or text messages while not in a hands-free mode. In the event of a loss due to theft of the Vehicle, we will not waive your responsibility for the loss unless you return to us all the Vehicle keys or ignition devices including, without limitation: tires, tools, equipment, accessories and documents in, we gave you at the time of rental.