Rental Information

What is needed at vehicle pick-up? Terms of payment. Drivers Licence. Rental period, and grace period. Reservation cancellation. Age limitations. General terms of coverage...
Rental Information

What is needed for vehicle pick-up?

When picking up the vehicle you need a valid credit card, identification card or passport and a valid driver’s license.

The credit card needs to have enough available funds to cover the deposit amount. The height of the deposit (authorization) depends on the price of the rental, the vehicle type, and category, as well as the chosen coverage.

The credit card can be charged for any extra costs that can appear during the rental period.

Terms of payment

For the authorization process, we accept credit cards such as MasterCard and Visa Card. We do not accept prepaid or electron cards (Visa Electron, Maestro) for the authorization process.

The lessee must be the owner of the credit card.

The rental can be paid with a credit card, pre-paid or electron cards, as well as cash.

Bear in mind that payment with a credit card may require your pin code.

Driver’s License

The client, as well as any additional drivers, need to be in possession of a valid driver’s license for at least two years.

Drivers licenses that are not printed in the Roman alphabet (Arabian, Japanese, Cyrillic) need to be accompanied by an international driver’s license.

At vehicle pick-up please present a valid identification card or passport alongside a valid driver’s license.

Rental period, and grace period

Vehicles are rented on a daily basis. There is a 59-minute grace period, that is not charged. After 60 minutes, a whole day of usage is charged.

Changes in the reservation

Reservations can be changed up to 48 hours before the rental period.

Reservation cancellation

Reservations can be canceled before the rental period.

The cancellation should be made online or in written form via e-mail to


If the client is not able to pick up the reserved vehicle for some reason, or fails to pick up his vehicle at the agreed time, CARWIZ employees about the delay CARWIZ extra charges can be applied.

Age limitations

In Latvia, the following minimum lessee age required and driver’s license-possession are followed:

  • Minimum drivers age 18 years old/1 year driver`s licence possession for vehicles in groups Mini, Economy,
  • Minimum drivers age 21 years old/2 years driver`s licence possession for vehicles in groups Compact, Intermediate.
  • Minimum drivers age 25 years old/2 years driver`s licence possession for vehicle groups Standard, Luxury.
  • A young/senior drivers fee of 7.00 € per if the driver is below 22 or above 81 years of age.

General terms of coverage

At vehicle pick up it is important to choose some type of extra coverage, there are different coverage packages which are adjusted to your needs and abilities, from decreased damage excess to no excess at all.


Collision Damage Waiver limits the driver’s responsibility for damages done to the vehicle.

The customer is only responsible for the following amounts:

  • 600,00 € (MBMR, MDMR, EBMR, EDMR, EDAR)
  • 1.000,00 € (SDMR, SDAR, SFMR, SFAR, LVMR)

The damage done to the vehicle will be charged according to the repair price list available in our offices.

Theft protection (TP)

Theft protection (TP) limits the driver’s responsibility in cases of vehicle theft or damages done due to theft or attempted theft to the excess amount, which is subject to the terms of the rental agreement. TP does not cover personal belongings:

  • 600,00 € (MBMR, MDMR, EBMR, EDMR, EDAR)
  • 1.000,00 € (SDMR, SDAR, SFMR, SFAR, LVMR)


Collision Damage Waiver plus reduces the damage excess to the following limits:

  • 300,00 € (MBMR, MDMR, EBMR, EDMR, EDAR)
  • 500,00 € (SDMR, SDAR, SFMR, SFAR, LVMR)

Super Collision Damage Waiver (SCDW)

is coverage that reduces responsibility to 0,00€ in case of damage to the vehicle body. Safety deposit amount is 100,00€ for all vehicle groups.


In case of a traffic accident, theft, engine breakdown or similar

The client is obliged to:

  1. keep the vehicle safe until the time it is picked up by the lessor
  2. take the names and addresses of every witness and participant
  3. call the police and procure their record except in the case of motor breakdown
  4. give a statement as soon as possible in the nearest office of the lessor
  5. In the case that the user does not procure a police report, all accepted coverages such as TP / CDW, CDW + or SCDW are considered invalid due to the client’s failure to comply with the provisions of the rental agreement and general terms and conditions.

Costs that are not covered by CARWIZ and cannot be covered by any additional coverage

  1. Loss or theft of luggage and or personal items from the vehicle
  2. Parking tickets or fines, traffic violations and such
  3. Costs due to the wrong fuel type usage
  4. Expenses for lost, stolen or damaged car keys
  5. Expenses for lost, stolen or damaged car documents
  6. Expenses due to negligence – empty battery
  7. Expenses due to damage to the car’s interior
  8. Costs of lost equipment (spare tire, tire repair kit, bunker shelves, document etui, driver’s manual)
  9. Expenses due to damage to additional equipment
  10. Expenses due to car misuse
  11. Expenses due to ignoring instruction for car maintenance stated in the cars service book
  12. Expenses to the vehicle under the influence of alcohol or drugs
  13. Costs of car extraction from inaccessible areas (e.g. extraction from mud due to traveling outside regular road infrastructure)
  14. Expenses incurred by using dirt roads
  15. Expenses incurred by car racing or cars participation in sport events
  16. Expenses due to overburdening the car with people or cargo
  17. Damage costs caused by a person not stated in the contract as the main or additional driver
  18. Costs created in cases when the main driver or additional driver stated in the rental contract does not have a valid driver’s license or has a ban on driving motor vehicles
  19. Other: damaged windscreen wipers or locks, loss or theft of outside parts of the vehicle without a police record, damage costs incurred by usage of roof carriers or luggage on carriers, damage caused by improper handling of luggage and or putting cargo or luggage on the roof, hood etc., as well as expenses caused by ignoring sound and visual warnings of the vehicle.

Delivery & Collection

Delivery/Collection must be arranged during the reservation process.

During Opening Hours

Delivery/Collection is an on-request service. Please contact the nearest CARWIZ office.


30€ for distance up to 10km from nearest office.

Outside office limits

For distances larger than 10 km from the nearest Carwiz office delivery cost is 30,00€ plus 2,00€ for every additional kilometer.

Vehicle pick-up/drop-off outside of working hours

An additional fee of 30.00 € will be charged for reservations outside of the working hours.

Cross Border Fee

Cross border travel is allowed within countries – Latvia, Lithuania, Estonia, Finland and Poland. The cross border fee is 45,00€ per each country.

Additional equipment and services

Fuel options

If the client returns the vehicle with less fuel he will be charged according to a valid price list. A refiling service will be applied. In case of missing fuel, a charge per litre + refueling service fee will apply. Refueling service amount is 30,00€

Additional Driver

The fee for an additional driver is 5,00 € per day or 35,00€ maximum per rental.

Child Seat

A child seat is a legal obligation and needs to be used for children up to 12 years of age and 135 cm of height,

Choose the seat that best fits child age:

  • Baby seat (0-18 kg) – 7,00 € per day (50,00 € max per rental)
  • Child seat (15-36 kg) -  7,00€ per day (50,00 € max per rental)
  • Booster seat (children height up to 135 cm) -7,00 € per day (50,00 € max per rental)


If you decide to rent a navigation system with your vehicle, the following fees apply:

  • 7,00 €/daily applies (max per rental 50,00 €)

Administration fee

If the client receives a traffic or parking fine during his rental period which hasn’t be paid by the end of the rental period, the charge of additional 50,00 € will be applied.

The lessee is responsible for settling any traffic and parking fine issued during the rental period.

Damage handling fee - administration fee

If the lessee does not have any additional coverage package, and vehicle damage occurs, alongside the damage itself, an additional fee of 80.00 € will be applied.

Vehicle pick-up/drop-off in an office different from the one agreed upon in the rental contract.

If the client decides to pick-up or return the vehicle to a location different from the one stated in the reservation or the rental contract, an additional fee of 50 € will be applied along with the one-way rental fee.

Lost key

In the case that the lessee has lost the car key, a fee of 600,00 € and more (depends on a vehicle model) will be applied.

Lost documentation or registration plates

In the case of lost or stolen vehicle documentation/ registration plates, a fee of 150.00 € will be applied.

The police report is mandatory.

*Included free of charge only with SCDW purchased.

Vehicle Cleaning

In case the vehicle requires a special cleaning procedure after drop off (i.e. smell removal, animal hair, spillage of liquids), a minimum fee of 100.00 € will be charged.

Non smoking policy

The penalty for smoking in the vehicle is 200,00€.

Winter tyres

Included in the rates

Replacement vehicle delivery costs in case of an accident

Replacement vehicle delivery costs in case of an accident are 150,00€. This fee is included free of charge only with SCDW purchased.


All prices include Tax.

The prices mentioned in this document are not valid for customers with special contracts and corporate clients.

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