Deposit Policy

A deposit will be required upon arrival at the rental location which is intended to cover additional rental costs which may be incurred. The deposit amount will be authorised on your credit card or debited from your debit card, whichever applicable, when collecting your vehicle. If there are no additional charges that need to be paid for when you return the Vehicle to us at the end of the Hire Period then the deposit value will be released to your credit card or refunded in full to your debit card or by cheque (whichever applies to the method of payment you used to provide the deposit at the start of the Hire Period). Please note that it may take up to 10 working days for the deposit monies to be available in your credit or debit card account depending on your bank or card provider. A cheque refund will be provided within 8 working days.
If you have prepaid your rental, the deposit amount is calculated as follows: 300 € (or £250).  If you have not already paid for your rental at the time of booking, then the price of the rental will also be authorised on your credit card or debited from your debit card. In this case, the total amount charged will be: Rental price + 300 € (or £250).
Please note that this policy is applicable for rentals made in the following countries where Europcar operates its services directly: Belgium, France, Germany, Italy, Portugal, Spain and United Kingdom. For other countries, please refer to the country's specific Terms and conditions


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