OBLIGATIONS OF THE RENTER

  1. The renter agrees to the provisions of this contract and receives a copy of it
  2. The renter/driver shall be at least 20 years of age and shall have held a valid driver´s license for at least one year before the rental commences
  3. The renter shall be responsible for the rented vehicles from the time they leave the Mink Campers premises until Mink Campers registers the vehicles as returned in its system
  4. The renter shall return the vehicles in the following manner:
    1. With all accessories (including tires, tools, documents and other items) in the condition they were in when received, with the exception of normal wear due to normal use. Missing or damaged accessories will be charged at reacquisition cost the credit card which the renter provided at the beginning of the rental
    2. On the date and at the hour specified by this agreement, or sooner if Mink Campers demands is. Any times changes must be done and agreed to in writing
    3. With a full tank of fuel. Missing fuel will be charged to the credit card which the renter provided at the beginning of the rental should the renter fail to return the vehicles with a full tank of fuel. Charge is determined by Mink Campers current price list
    4. Sufficiently clean,i.e. not excessively dirty. The renter should remove all garbage from the both vehicles interior. The interior should be dirt free. The exterior should not be excessively dirty, i.e. not covered in mud, tar or dirt. Vehicles returned excessively dirty is subject to a clean-up fee according to the Mink Campers current price list. The clean-up fee will be charged from the credit card which the renter provided at the beginning of the renta.
  5. If the renter does not return the vehicles at the agreed return time stated in this rental agreement, or does not declare his intention to extend the lease, Mink Campers or the police are authorized to repossess the vehicles without further notice and at the renter´s cost. Extending the lease is subject to the consent of Mink Campers. Mink Campers is authorized to demand up to 24-hours rental fee under the terms of this agreement if the renter returns the vehicles one hour after the lease has expired or later. Any such charge may be charged from the credit card which the renter provided at the beginning of the rental
  6. The vehicles should be handled and driven responsibly. Only registered renter or driver(s) as per this agreement´s first page, who also fulfil the requirements in section 2, are authorized to drive the car. All insurance policies are cancelled if the vehicles are driven by an unregistered driver. The renter is then in full, liable for any damages, both to the vehicles and damages resulting from the use of the vehicles. The cost of damages occurring under aforementioned circumstances may be charged from the credit card which the renter provided at the beginning of the rental
  7. The renter is objectively liable for damages resulting from the use of the vehicles for which no compensation will be paid by the car insurance. This includes damages to the vehicles and/or injury to passengers on account of:
    1. Driving where prohibited by law, i.e. off beaten tracks or marked roads, in unmarked paths or tracks, on beaches or other sandy areas, or any other trackless areas
    2. Driving in or across rivers or any kind of water course
    3. Intentional acts or gross negligence
    4. Operating the car under the influence of controlled or illegal substances
    5. Use of the vehicles that contravenes Icelandic law and/or the provisions of this agreement

The cost of damages as well as incurring overhead caused by any of the above actions, may be charged from the credit card provided by the renter at the beginning of the rental

  1. In the event of a collision or accident, the renter shall immediately notify the appropriate police authorities as well as Mink Camper of the incident. The renter may not leave the scene before the police have arrived or an accident report has been filled out. The renter is obligated to report any damages to the car to Mink Campers, regardless of any collision damage waivers (CDW or SCDW) assigned to the rental
  2. The distance (in kilometers) that the vehicles are driven during this rental agreement is in force is determined by reading a standard odometer supplied with the vehicles by the manufacturer. The renter shall notify Mink Campers, without delay if tdhe odometer is out of order or stops functioning during the term of the agreements
  3. The renter is responsible for any fines or charges that result from his/her use of the vehicles. This includes but is not limited to; parking- and traffic violations, speeding and speed camera fines, toll charges. A handling fee of 50 EUROS is charged by Mink Campers for any official inquiry the company must respond to, or any fine Mink Campers must pay due to the use of the renter / driver of the rented vehicles. The renter agrees that this fee and the fine / charge may be charged from the credit card provided by the renter at the beginning of the rental
  4. The renter / driver may not:
    1. Drive the vehicles where prohibited by law, i.e. off beaten tracks or marked roads, in unmarked paths or tracks, on beaches or other sandy areas, or any other trackless areas. Any renter / driver caught in breach of this article is subject to a fine of 2,000 EUROS by Mink Campers in addition to the fine charged by the police. The renter agrees that these fines may be charged from the credit card provided by the renter at the beginning of the rental
    2. Drive the vehicles on mountain or highland roads, or roads marked “F” on a map or road sign, including Kjölur (road 35), Kaldidalur (road 550) and Sprengisandur (road 26) routes, unless the vehicles are a 4 wheel drive or all wheel drive, intended and accepted for such use by Mink Campers. Failing to comply to this article is subject to a fine of minimum 500 EUROS, plus 1 EURO for each km driven on a restricted road. The renter agrees that this fine may be charged from the credit card provided by the renter at the beginning of the rental
    3. Operate the vehicles under the influence of controlled or illegal substances
    4. Drive in or across water or rivers of any kind, without assuming all responsibility for the vehicles
    5. Drive in banks of snow, or ice, on glaciers, or on frozen lakes
    6. Smoke in the vehicles. Evidence of smoking in the vehicles, such as stubs, ashes or odour, will result in a clean-up fee of minimum 100 EUROS. The renter agrees that this fee may be charged from the credit card provided by the renter at the beginning of the rental
    7. Take the vehicles anywhere outside of Iceland without written permission from Mink Campers and the car´s insurer
  5. Mink Campers is not responsible for renter´s property that he/she or any other party leaves in or transports with the vehicles
  6. The renter agrees to pay Mink Campers upon request:
    1. A deposit amounting to the estimated cost of hiring the vehicles
    2. Any and all expenses incurred by Mink Campers in transporting the vehicles back to its premises, in the event that is has been left without supervision, without regard to the condition of the vehicles, roads or weather
    3. Expenses that may arise from the renter´s use of the car
  7. The renter is not authorized to have repairs done or make changes to the vehicles or its accessories, or to put the vehicles up as any kind of collateral, without the prior, written consent of Mink Campers
  8. The renter is not authorized to use the vehicles to transport passengers for payment, lend it to others or sublease it

OBLIGATIONS OF MINK CAMPERS

  1. Mink Campers undertakes to supply clean vehicles at the agreed time with a full tank of fuel. If Mink Campers can not supply the vehicles ordered at the right time, vehicles of similar or higher class will be offered as a replacement. If the renter does not receive vehicles within 4 hours from the agreed time, the rental charges for the day will be deferred. Clean-up fees at the end of the rental will be deferred should Mink Campers fail to supply clean vehicles. If Mink Campers fails to supply a full tank of fuel, then the renter may return the vehicles with the same fuel level as supplied
  2. Mink Campers guarantees that the vehicles meet the set demands, and that all official registration standards are met
  3. If the vehicles mulfunction due to normal wear and tear, or for other reasons beyond the renter´s control, Mink Campers shall supply the renter with a comparable vehicle as soon as possible, or arrange to have repairs done without delay by a Mink Campers service partner. In case of such malfuntion, Mink Campers does not pay compensation to the renter incidental costs incurred. A refund will be made for a lost rental day if the renter is deprived from using rented vehicles for a period over 24 hours
  4. Mink Campers shall inform the renter of the content of this agreement, particularly as regards the obligations that the renter undertakes by signing it
  5. Mink Camper shall inform a foreign renter on Icelandic traffic regulations, traffic signs, and regulations banning off-road driving. Mink Campers shall particulary point out the dangers stemming from animals on the roads
  6. If Mink Campers wants to limit use of the vehicles with regard to its equipment and/or road conditions, this shall be done in writing when this agreement is signed
  7. Mink Campers undertakes to maintain valid liability insurance for its business operations
  8. Mink Campers takes no responsibility for items stowed in the vehicles by the renter or any other party

 

INSURANCE AND EXCESS

  1. The rental fee includes mandatory vehicle insurance, including liability insurance and accident insurance for the driver and the owner
  2. Third-party liability insurance will consist of the amount stipulated by Icelandic law at any given time
  3. In case of damage to the vehicles, the renter is fully responsible. The renter can purchase a separate accident insurance against damages to the vehicles, a Super collision Damage Waiver, which sets the amount which the renter is responible for, in each case of damage, to the amount stipulated on the front of this agreement. The renter agrees that the amount of excess stipulated on the front of this agreement may be charged from the credit card provided at the beginning of the rental
  4. This accident insurance does not cover:
    1. Intentional damages or damages due to gross negligence on the part of the driver
    2. Damages resulting from the driver being under the influence of controlled or illegal substances, or in any other way incapable of driving the vehicle in a safe manner
    3. Damages caused by a race or test driving
    4. Damages caused by war, revolution, civil unrest or riots
    5. Damages done by animals
    6. Holes burned into seats, carpets, mats or any interior
    7. Damages affecting only wheels, tires, suspension, batteries, glass (other than windows), radios or loss by theft of parts of the vehicles and damage resulting from this
    8. Damages caused by driving on rough roads, e.g. to the transmission, the drive or drive shaft and other parts in or attached to the chassis. Damages to the chassis, or any parts of the vehicles, resulting from the vehicles scraping bottom on rough roads. The same applies to damages occurring when stones are thrown up, striking the underside of the car when being driven. The underside of the car is not insured
    9. Damages resulting from driving in places where driving is banned, such as paths, tracks, banks of snow, ice, unbriged rivers or streams, beaches, places only accessible at low tide or other trackless areas. The car is not insured when crossing rivers or driving in water of any kind. River crossing must be done with extreme care
    10. Damages to the car caused by driving on mountain roads and roads marked F on a map or a road sign, including the Kjölur (road 35), Kaldidalur (road 550) and Sprengisagur (road 26) routes. (This does not extend to 4wd and all wheel drive cars accepted by Mink Campers for use on mountain roads – approved cars are insured on all marked roads and tracks)
    11. Water damages to the car, its electrical system, accessories or engine
    12. Damages caused by sand, gravel, ash, pumice or other kind of earth material being blown onto the vehicle
    13. No compensation will be paid for damage caused by sea spray/seawater, if the vehicles are transported by sea
    14. Reference is made to the general conditions for accident insurance (Icelandic kaskótrygging) as set by Sjóvá insurance company at www.sjova.is

The renter agrees that any damages not covered by the insurance of the vehicles may be charged from the credit card provided at the beginning of the rental

  1. The renter may purchase special waivers for damages or loss caused by gravel (GP) or theft (TP) from Mink Campers. These waivers lower the excess of the renter in each case of damages caused by gravel, or loss due to theft, to zero
  2. No insurance covers damages to the underside of the vehicles, to the tires and wheels, or damages caused by water when driving over rivers, poools of water on in lakes. The same applies if the renter puts fuel, water, oil or other solvents in a wrong tank on the vehicles. The excess fees with CDW or SCDW do not extend to any of the above damages. The renter bears all risk and all cost of such damages

GENERAL PROVISIONS

  1. The renter confirms with his or her signature on this rental agreement and/or attached damage report that he or she has received the vehicles and accessories in sound condition
  2. This rental agreement shall remain in the car during the term of the rental
  3. Prepaid rentals are fully refundable and editable until 00:00 o´clock of the day before the rental begins. After that time no refunds will be made for cancellations. Any changes to the rental are subject to availability. Early returns are only refundable if Mink Campers can rent out the early returned car again within the early return period
  4. Mink Campers is authorized to repossess the vehicles at their discretion and without notice if the vehicles have been illegally parked or used in a manner that does not conform with the conditions of this rental agreement or law and regulations, or if the vehicles appear to be abandoned. The renter will pay for cost arising from such measures
  5. Smoking is prohibited in all Mink Campers vehicles. Evidence of smoking in the vehicles will result in a cleaning fee of 100 EURO minimum
  6. Additions and amendments to the conditions and provisions of this rental agreement shall be made in writing and confirmed in writing by a Mink Camper representative
  7. By providing his/her credit card details to Mink Campers, the renter agrees with his/her signature on this rental agreement that Mink Campers is authorized to charge the card for the rental fee and any other fees, charges or fines that may arise from this rental agreement. This includes:
  8. Item 4. a) missing or damaged accessories
  9. Item 4. b) & c) drop-off charges
  10. Item 4. d) fuel charges
  11. Item 4. e) clean-up charges
  12. Item 5. late return and related costs
  13. Item 6. damages to the vehicles by others than renter / driver
  14. Item 7. damages to the car by the renter / driver
  15. Item 10. fines and handling fees
  16. Item 11. a) fines for driving where prohibited by law
  17. Item 11. b) fines for driving standard car / camper on mountain roads
  18. Item 11. f) fines for smoking in the vehicles
  19. Item 26. excess for CDW or SCDW
  20. Item 27. damages not covered by the vehicles insurance

Mink Campers retains this right for a period of up to six months after the rental ends

  1. This rental agreement, and any agreements, made on the basis of this agreement and its provisions, fall under the auspices of Icelandic law. This includes any claims for compensation that might be made. This applies both to the basis for and the calculation of compensation. The same applies to claims for damages based on liability outside this agreement. If legal disputes arise concerning this lease agreement, they will be heard before Mink Campers legal venue, the district court of Reykjanes, Iceland
  2. Any disputes between the parties to this rental agreement can be submitted to the active Arbitration committee of the Icelandic Consumers Association and the Icelandic Travel Industry Association