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le charme rent a car - seychelles airport car rental companies

Le Charme Rent a Car has been operating for more than a decade, we started operations in April 2007 and have vast experience in the car rental and tourism industry. Our endeavour is to always provide good quality customer service to all our clients. You do not just rent a car from us, you engage in our total service! We become your guide and friend in paradise. From places to visit, where to find the sandiest beaches to the best cuisine on the island even the best pub! just ask us and we are more than happy to assist you.
We thrive to make your stay in the Seychelles more enjoyable, and to explore the island in complete freedom. Our rental car is the recommended mode of transport. Whether you are a business traveller or on holiday with the family do not hesitate to contact us. We are here for you.
All our vehicles are comfy, air-conditioned, power steering, fully insured and regularly maintained to provide you with the best driving experience, pleasure, comfort and safety.
We have a dynamic and professional team, always hard at work to improve the quality of our service to which our customers expect. The high level of service we offer is our best commercial speech. If you want to find out more, or book a rental car during your stay, go to our contact page and fill out the form or even drop us a message on our Facebook, Tweeter or Instagram. We will get back to you as soon as possible with a booking confirmation if the car of your choice is available.
With us we guarantee the best experience and rates on the island.
Thank you for choosing Le Charme Rent a Car and enjoy your stay.

le charme rent a car depot information

Le Charme Rent a Car Rental Terms for travel between 01-Jul-2019 and 31-Dec-2024

An initial, non-refundable deposit will be secured at the time of booking confirmation. Accepted credit cards are Visa and MasterCard.
The balance is to be paid directly to the supplier on arrival.


Rate Includes
Cancellation, Unlimited mileage, Collision Damage Waiver with Excess (CDW), Third Party Liability, Modifications, Airport surcharge, Additional driver, Road side assistance, VAT 15% (value added tax), Hotel Delivery Charge, Out of Hours Service, Child/Infant, Booster seat, Roadside Assistance.

Collision Damage Waiver with Excess (CDW)
Collision Damage Waiver/Loss Damage Waiver with excess limits at an additional € 9.99 per day, the
customers financial responsibility for loss or damage of the vehicle to the following amounts, so long as it is not
caused by driver/renter negligence, or part of insurance exclusions.
With CDW client is limited to only pay an excess of €1,500 for SFAR class, Creta and €1,000 for MCMR class
Hyundai i10
CDW does not cover the renters personal liability to bodily loss, or property damage.
CDW is void should at any time the hirer is seen to have violated any traffic regulations i.e. running a red light,
driving over the speed limit, carry more than the authorized amount of passengers at any one time
CDW does not cover loss of use.

Add additional insurance:
Partial Damage Waiver (PDW) is available for an additional daily charge of € 9.99/day. PDW will reduce the
excess amount to €950 for SFAR Creta
Partial Damage Waiver (PDW) is available for an additional daily charge of € 9.99/day. PDW will reduce the
excess amount to €750 for MCMR Hyundai i10
Theft Protection
Theft protection is charged at €5/day in the event the rental is stolen while in the possession of the client or
attempted theft of the rental. Theft protection does not cover the loss of the clients items inside the rental.

Third Party Insurance (TPI)
Third party liability cover. If you are involved in an accident with your hire car, you (the driver) are insured
against bodily injury and property damage to a third party up to a certain monetary value.

Unlimited mileage
No restriction on mileage driven.

All Local Taxes
All inclusive

Child Infant SeatRoughly from 13 months - 4 years. When requesting it is essential the child’s age and weight is advised so the
correct seat is supplied.
On request and no charge.

Hotel Delivery / Collection
No additional charge for having the vehicle delivered/and or collected from a hotel address. Hotel delivery
address must be advised when making the booking.

Age Requirement / Policy
Minimum and Maximum age requirements for eligible drivers and any restrictions.
Minimum age is 23 with no maximum.

Credit Card Policy
Visa, Master Cards, accepted at rental delivery.
Online advanced payments we accept Visa, Master Cards, AMEX

Fuel Policy: Fair Fuel Policy
Vehicles are supplied with half or full tank of fuel and must be returned with the same amount.
Car must be returned with the same level of fuel as given. If renter returns a vehicle with some missing fuel,
renter will be charged a fuel charge

Drivers License Policy.
A valid driving license in the name of the main driver/additional driver/s is required, held for a minimum 3-year
requirement. An International License is also required, along with your own home license if you are renting out
of the country where your home license was issued or your license is not in the Roman Alphabet. Please always
check in your own country for full details and requirements on where to obtain one.
License must be held for a minimum of one year.

Security Deposit
Security deposit is an amount blocked on the client’s credit card to cover additional expenses/excess fees and
is refunded on the safe return of the vehicle. We generally do not charge this deposit only in the event of an
accident and a preliminary cost estimation is then blocked.

No security bond is needed as long as the client has a valid credit card. In cases where clients have only debit card we would block a deposit. ,for MCMR (compacts) that is Euro 1,000, EDAV (economy) Euro 1,200 and SFAR class (SUV) that is euro 1,500.

Navigation System (GPS)

We do not offer GPS as the island is quite small and Google maps works fine.

Out Of Hours Charge
No out of normal office hours.

Early Return of the Vehicle
No refunds on early returns.

Additional Information
In case of accident, fire or theft the hirer must inform the Police and Le Charme Car Rental immediately.
A rental of similar class, equal or greater value maybe provided to the client FREE of charge should the unlikely
event the original reservation rental becomes unavailable.

FREE CANCELLATION of your booking up to 7 days after your reservations has been confirmed, if your rental
starts in less than 7 days you can cancel for free up to 48 hours before the rental starts. After this period the
below cancellation policy will apply.
We will NOT charge you for the full rental amount at the time of reservation. We ONLY charge you a 20%
deposit to ensure your vehicle is reserved. The cancellation policy therefore only applies to the deposit.If you cancel within your free cancellation period, we will refund your full deposit less 3.9% VISA and
All cancellations must be made by e-mail to or or We must receive a cancellation notice a minimum of 24hrs before
vehicle collection.
No refund will be given for 'No shows', early returns or voluntary down-grades of booked vehicles.
All cancellations should be via email to Amending your booking or cancelling
optional extras may not be possible less than 48 hours before pick up. What is a no-show? A no-show occurs
for the following reasons:
1. You didn't inform us about your cancellation prior to your pick-up date. If a booking is not cancelled
and the renter fails to show up, a no-show fee will be charged at one day's rental or the 20%
deposit fee.
2. You failed to pick up the car at the arranged time and date.
3. You failed to provide the documentation that's required to pick up the car.
4. You failed to provide a credit card in the main driver's name with enough available funds on it. In the
event of any of the above, no refunds will be made to you. The car hire company reserves the right to
refuse a car if you fail to arrive on time with all necessary documentation and a credit card with enough
available funds for the car's security deposit.
5. You failed to provide the booking receipt that's required to pick up the car.

For all cancelled reservations OUTSIDE the FREE CANCELLATION PERIOD there will be no refund.
Changes to a booking for example postponing the delivery to a rental a day (s) later will be considered as a
cancellation from the original date. Le Charme reserves the right to either charge a full day (s) or half day rental
A booking is cancelled within 48 hours from pick up, the renter will be charged the full 20% deposit as a
cancellation fee.
Between 48 hours & 7 days 50% of your deposit
48 hours or less 100% of your deposit

Terms of booking on this website

Information disclaimer
The rates on this website are often heavily discounted. This is due to our negotiated rates and bulk buying power. On very rare occasions, a rate may be displayed incorrectly due to our, or a vehicle supplier's error. In such a case, if you book with us at a quoted rate that is incorrect, we will notify you of any price change and give you the option to proceed or cancel. We make every effort to keep information on our site up to date, but we cannot guarantee this website is free of errors or omissions and retain the right to update or change the information published at any time.

To the extent permitted by law we/the owners of this website will not be liable to you or to any third party (whether in contract, tort, or otherwise) for any direct, indirect or consequential loss or damage (including but not limited to any accident, injury, delay or loss of enjoyment) arising out of your reliance upon information contained on this website, including but not limited to your use (or inability to use) any products or services described or procured through this website.

When you pick up your vehicle, you will be required to sign a rental agreement with the supplier of the vehicle. Your rental and use of the vehicle will be governed by the terms of the rental agreement and any other documentation or information provided to you by the supplier at the time you pick up your vehicle. The rental agreement is between you and the supplier and we will not be liable to you or to any third party in relation to the terms of the supplier’s rental agreement or any other documentation provided to you by the supplier at the time of pick up.

While we will make reasonable efforts to ensure we are representing only reputable suppliers, we make no warranty about the fitness or suitability of any third party (supplier) product or service and will not accept responsibility for the quality or fitness of any vehicle. We welcome feedback from our customers on their experience with our suppliers. We may, at our discretion, provide you with reasonable assistance in resolving any dispute you may have with a supplier.

Our total liability to you in relation to your use of this website and the information contained on this website will not exceed the dollar amount of the deposit we have received from you in relation to your booking/rental. Refunds will not be made for bookings cancelled due to inclement weather. Again, we strongly recommend that you take out travel insurance. Your use of this website is governed by the laws of New Zealand and the jurisdiction of the New Zealand courts.

Booking information
To make a booking you must complete our booking form which is easy to follow and secured with the latest encryption technology. Once we receive your form, we will, subject to availability, confirm your booking by emailing you a confirmation voucher and invoice. The deposit required to secure your vehicle (as shown on the secure booking page) will only be processed on your credit card when your booking is confirmed.

A booking is confirmed when you have been emailed a confirmation voucher and at this stage the deposit is processed on your card and becomes non-refundable and any cancellation fees stated in the supplier's terms apply. Upon receipt of your confirmation, please check your details carefully and notify us immediately if there are any incorrect details, as it may not be possible to make changes at a later date.

If you are booking via phone, please make sure you have read the terms and conditions of the vehicle you wish to rent first. Our reservations consultant will ask you if you have read the terms and agree to them before proceeding. The onus is always on the renter to ensure they make themselves fully aware of the terms displayed on our website.

Information disclosure
In booking on this website you acknowledge that we disclose your information to your selected Supplier in order to provide the requested rental services.

Please note that some suppliers treat an amendment as a new booking and apply the rate current at the time the amendment is made to recalculate the entire booking amount (not just the days changed). If the rental period is increased, an additional deposit may be required. If the rental period is shortened which results in a reduction of the rental charges, the deposit amount will remain unchanged, and the difference between the original and revised deposit is forfeited (it cannot be used towards remaining rental charges). To request a change to a confirmed booking, please use the alterations request link on your confirmation. Any alterations are subject to availability and the approval of the supplier. In addition to the alteration policy of the supplier stated in their terms, the following charges will apply:
Car rental alterations (all charges stated in local currency):
To change dates or times that result in a recalculation of rental rates, or to change vehicles or locations: 25.00
To add or remove extras to/from a confirmed booking: 10.00
The alteration fee will not be charged if your alteration request is not possible.

Vehicle Capacity and fitness to drive
Under no circumstances are you permitted to carry more passengers than the vehicle you rent is legally registered to carry, and if you do your insurance may be invalidated. The number of seatbelts (and passengers) is indicated next to each vehicle on this website. Luggage capacity where shown is an indication only and we will not be responsible should you be unable to fit your entire luggage into a vehicle. It is your responsibility to choose a journey that is within your capabilities. A vehicle supplier can refuse to rent a vehicle to any person who is in their opinion unfit to drive or does not meet eligibility requirements. In such circumstances we will have no further liability to you.

Refund Policy
We are committed to providing a quality service and aim for complete customer satisfaction. In the event of cancellation, any refunds or penalties are detailed in the terms and conditions of your selected vehicle that you are asked to read and accept at time of booking. In the event you are unsatisfied with our service, please contact us within 48 hours of placing your booking or request and we will work to resolve any issues and determine if compensation is due. In the event you have completed your rental and are unhappy with your vehicle, we are happy to assist you in seeking compensation from the operator of the vehicle.

This website is owned and operated by Online Republic Group Limited. Our financial centre and marketing office is based at Level 5, 12 Madden Street, Wynyard Quarter, Auckland, New Zealand. In Australia, we are based at 2/509 St Kilda Rd, Melbourne VIC 3004. Thank you for booking with us.

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