Terms and Conditions

All hire vehicles from Myaree Car Hire are subject to the following terms and conditions:

Vehicle Condition and Return

The vehicle is delivered to you in good operating condition and with the seal of the odometer unbroken. You agree to return the vehicle in the same condition except for ordinary wear and tear (not including windscreen damage), together with all tools, tyres, accessories and equipment, to the location specified and on the date specified (or sooner, if demanded by the Company).

The Company may take possession of the vehicle without demand and at your expense, if it is illegally parked, used in violation of the law or of this agreement, or if it is apparently abandoned.

If the seal of the odometer is broken, the persons responsible will be reported to the appropriate authority, and will be responsible for extra charges based on 500 kilometres per day at 50 cents per kilometre.

Note: The Company must be notified and agree to any extension of the period of hire beyond that stated on the agreement in advance of the return date and time, otherwise the vehicle will be reported as stolen.

Upon completion of the hire, the vehicle must be properly cleaned by the hirer. Vehicles returned in a dirty condition in the opinion of the company shall be cleaned at the hiree’s expense.

Unauthorised and Prohibited Use

The following people must NOT drive the vehicle:

  • A person who is not identified on the agreement or has not been identified in writing to the company or approved by the company in writing
  • A person who is not licensed for that class of vehicle
  • A person whose blood alcohol concentration exceeds the lawful percentage
  • A person who has given, or for whom the hiree has given a false name, age, address or driver’s license details
  • A person whose driver’s license has been cancelled, endorsed or suspended within the last three (3) years
  • A person who has held a driver’s license for less than two years.

The vehicle must NOT be used:

  • Outside the area of use limitations shown on the agreement
  • On unsealed roads or off-road conditions unless authorised in writing or on the face of the agreement
  • To carry persons for hire, or to carry any inflammable, explosive or corrosive materials
  • To propel or two any vehicle, trailer, boat or other object unless the Company has authorised such use in writing
  • To carry any greater load and/or more persons than is lawful or use in a manner or for a purpose other than for which it was designed and constructed
  • For racing, pace-making, reliability trials, speed trials, hill climbing or being tested in preparation for those purposes
  • In a dangerous manner
  • In contravention of any legislation or regulation controlling vehicular traffic, or for any illegal purpose
  • To carry any animal or pet in the vehicle unless authorised in writing or on the face of the agreement.


Finance Obligations

Note: Joint hirees and all drivers are responsible under this agreement.

By entering into a hire agreement you authorise the Company listed on the agreement to debit the provided credit card (and to pay on demand any balance) for the following charges:

  • All rental charges specified on the agreement
  • All charges claimed from the Company in respect of parking or any other traffic violations incurred during the period of hire, or until such time as the vehicle is returned to the Company
  • All charges for repair to the motor vehicle (including loss of use), legal expenses, assessment fees, towing and recovery, storage and company service charges where:
    • Any condition of the agreement has been breached
    • The vehicle is involved in a single vehicle incident (or not under the control of an authorised hiree at the time of loss) unless the Company waives such loss to a single vehicle incident liability amount shown on the agreement (which will apply in addition to the standard liability charge noted on the agreement). A single vehicle incident is defined as any incident where the vehicle suffers loss or damage as a result of an impact with any object whether animal or inanimate, except another vehicle which can be fully identified and all details provided.
    • The under-body of the vehicle is damaged regardless of cause when no other vehicle is involved
    • The vehicle is totally or partially immersed in water regardless of cause
    • The interior of the vehicle is damaged regardless of cause, when no other vehicle is involved
    • The tyres of the vehicle are damaged other than by normal wear
    • The vehicle is damaged by driving it under or into an object lower than the height of the vehicle
    • You have failed to maintain all fluid and fuel levels or failed to immediately rectify or report to us any defect of which you become aware
    • The vehicle is damaged by loading or unloading, other than normal wear
    • You have left the vehicle unlocked or left the keys in the vehicle
    • You have not kept the key secure and under your personal control
    • Your failure to secure properly any load or equipment which leads to loss caused by any part of said load or equipment.

Note: If you have paid by use of a credit card or directed the Company to bill charges to some other person, corporation, firm or organisation, who or which fails to make payment when due, you will immediately be required to pay the full amount due to the Company.

Loss/Damage Waiver

If you act within the Terms and Conditions of the agreement , the Company will grant damage cover (including legal costs incurred with our consent) for your benefit in respect of damage to the vehicle or third party damage, other than any property owned by you (or any friend, relative, associate or passenger) or in your physical or legal control.

This cover is subject to:

  • Your payment of the damage/loss liability charge stated on the agreement
  • Your not having acted or having caused any other person to have acted in any manner which is in contravention of this agreement including the special conditions outlined in your agreement
  • Your not being covered under any policy or insurance
  • Your providing such information and assistance as may be requested and, if necessary, authorising the Company insurer to bring, defend or settle legal proceedings. The Company shall have sole conduct of the proceedings.

General Provisions

  • You will promptly report any incident involving loss or damage to the vehicle or loss involving the vehicle while rented under the agreement to the Company location where the vehicle was hired, and will deliver to the Company immediately, every summons, complaint or paper in relation to such loss. Compliance with this does not excuse the hirer from reporting all incidents to police or other proper authorities
  • You release and hold harmless the Company (and its agents and employees) from all claims for loss or damage to your personal property, or that of any other persons property left in the vehicle, or which is received handled or stored by the Company at any time before, during or after your rental period, whether due to the Company’s negligence or otherwise
  • Except as provided by law, no driver or passenger in the vehicle shall be deemed to be the agent, servant or employee in any manner for any purpose whatsoever
  • The Company gives no express or implied warranty as to any matter whatsoever, including without limitation, the condition of the vehicle and equipment, its merchantability, or fitness for any particular purpose
  • No right of the Company under this agreement may be waived except in writing by an officer of the Company
  • Words used in the agreement to denote any gender shall include all genders, singular words include the plural
  • No refunds if contract is breached or returned early.

Fuel

The vehicle must be returned with the amount of fuel equal to that at the time of the rental. If the vehicle is returned with less fuel, the difference will be charged at a rate which may include a service component, unless prior arrangements have been made and noted in the agreement.

Personal Accident Insurance (where applicable)

Where you accept Personal Accident Insurance by accepting the appropriate premium on the agreement, where charges apply as per the rate shown on the agreement. Acceptance of those charges is deemed to be proof of coverage and confirmation of your agreement to accept the terms, conditions and benefits of the Personal Accident Insurance. A copy of the policy is available for your inspection.

Refundable Security Deposit

A refundable bond in the form or a credit card imprint must be lodged on pick-up. The amount is determined by the Protection Option selected, such as Collision Damage Waiver (CDW).

21 – 24 years 25 – 75 years Over 75
If no protection taken $2,750.00 $2,750.00 $5,500.00
CDW taken No Liability Reduction $330.00 No Liability Reduction

The bond is fully refundable, provided the vehicle is returned on time, undamaged and the fuel tank is full. We reserve the right to retain a $110.00 cleaning fee if the vehicle is not returned with the interior in a clean condition. We reserve the right to charge the renter for any other additional charges, such as traffic/parking infringements and/or accidents including third party property damage not reported on return of the vehicle.

Financial Liability

All vehicles are comprehensively insured for own damage and third party property damage, but the hiree is responsible for the financial liability for each claim. This financial liability can be reduced by the purchase of Collision Damage Waiver (CDW) at $20.00 per day.

21 – 24 years 25 – 70 years 71 – 75 years
If no protection taken $2,750.00 $2,750.00 $5,500.00
CDW taken No Liability Reduction $330.00 No Liability Reduction

Please Note:

  • CDW does not cover water submersion, salt water damage, overhead damage, wilful or intentional damage
  • Personal belongings are not covered. We recommend you do not leave valuables in your vehicle due to possible theft
  • All financial liability cover is void if the terms of the rental agreement are breached.

Liabilities: Cars

21 – 24 years 25 – 75 years Over 75 years
If no protection taken $2,750.00 $2,750.00 $5,500.00
Reduction No Liability Reduction $330.00 No Liability Reduction
Add Options:
Option 1 – $20.00 (per day)

Liabilities: Commercial Vehicles – Utes, Vans and Taragos (8 Seater)

21 – 24 years 25 – 75 years Over 75 years
If no protection taken $2,750.00 $2,750.00 $5,500.00
Reduction No Liability Reduction $550.00 No Liability Reduction
Add Options:
Option 1 – $22.00 (per day)

Liabilities: Removal Trucks, 4WD Dualcab Utes & Buses 12-22 Seater

Please note: a $500 credit card bond is required for these vehicles.

21 – 24 years 25 – 75 years Over 75 years
If no protection taken N/A $3,300.00 $5,500.00
Reduction N/A $550.00 No Liability Reduction
Add Options:
  • 12 Seater buses : Option 1 – $30.00 (per day)
  • 21-22 Seater buses : Option 1 – $32.00 (per day)
  • Removal trucks : Option 1 – $30.00 (per day)
  • 4×4 Dual cab utes : Option 1 – $29.00 (per day)