Terms & Conditions

1.
St Michael Rent A Car Ltd hereinafter referred to as “ST. MICHAEL CAR RENTALS” which term or expression as herein used shall where the context so requires mean and include the said St Michael Rent A Car Limited, its successor and permitted assigns) and the user of the vehicles hereinafter referred to as “The Hirer” shall mean the Person/Organisation who will be making lawful use of the vehicle during the stipulated rental period.
2.
The vehicle will be given valet & on an empty fuel tank (10 liters of fuel), the Hirer shall supply fuel as required by the said vehicle and hand over the car in the same valet condition and the same level of fuel. St Michael Rent A Car Limited will not re-fund any excess fuel prevailing at the time of returning the car. If the vehicle is found to be in an un-clean state the operator will charge a vehicle cleaning fee.
3.
The Hirer shall not permit any other person(s) who is not stated on the contract and who is not a holder of a valid driving license (valid for a minimum of 03 years) to drive the said vehicle. Damages arising to the vehicle as a consequence of this will be borne by the Hirer.
4.
The Hirer is responsible for all accident repairs not covered under Insurance Irrespective of whose fault it may be – Excluded Insurance (E.I) which will be the Refundable Deposit. If the damages exceed the value of the E.I an insurance claim will be made where the E.I will be deducted from the Hirer and the balance to be recovered by insurance. The rental is payable for such a period and any substitute vehicle will be provided for at no additional amount within an Eight (8) hour period (time may vary for Outstation break downs). All repairs will be carried out by St Michael Rent A Car Limited
5.
St Michael Rent A Car Limited will carry out all repairs other than Tyre puncher repair costs and general vehicle up-keep costs while in the custody of the user. In the event where St Michael Rent A Car Limited assistance in not possible the Hirer could carry out the repair (minor only) at a garage convenient to him/her following Operator’s approval. Any such costs will be refunded to the Hirer upon submission of Original Cost Bills.
6.
In the event of Damages (Police Report NOT Obtained) and/or Mechanical repair due to negligence on the part of the Hirer, St Michael Rent A Car Limited has the right to forfeit the Refundable Deposit taken. If the cost of the damage and/or repair is greater than the Refundable Deposit, the balance will be recovered by the Hirer. No rental refund will be given to the Hirer in this instance.

Should the car be not returned on the stipulated date (subject to extensions) the Hirer will be deemed to have STOLEN the same and St Michael Rent A Car Limited will take steps to regain possession of the vehicle including Police action & Island wide circulation of personal details with Photographs.

7. In the event the Hirer requires an extension of the Rental Period, he/she should notify the Operator within Three (3) days before the expiry of the Agreement. With reference to early termination rental refund is given where the rental is calculated on a daily rental tariff. Hirer is requested to specifically state the correct date & time of handing over the vehicle. Working hours are 8.00 am to 6.00 pm on week days & 8.00 am to 5.00 pm on Sundays. The said car will be charged un till the vehicle is checked in the St Michael Rent A Car Limited yard during business hours. Every hour delayed will be charged additionally. Late returns after business hours must be notified to St Michael Rent A Car Limited and authorization obtained.

Should the car be not returned on the stipulated date (subject to extensions) the Hirer will be deemed to have STOLEN the same and St Michael Rent A Car Limited will take steps to regain possession of the vehicle including Police action & Island wide circulation of personal details with Photographs

8. The Hirer shall confirm to the Laws & Regulations of Ghana pertaining to the use of the vehicle and The Hirer will be liable for any violation of the same. The Hirer must at all times take due care for the safeguard & general upkeep of the vehicle.
9. While the vehicle is in the possession of the Hirer, KRCS is entitled to send a representative to check the vehicle mileage and general condition.
10. If in the event the vehicle is delivered to the Hirer, the starting mileage reading will be the St Michael Rent A Car Limited garage reading.
11. The Hirer shall return the vehicle in the same condition as at the time of taking the vehicle except for normal wear and tare
12. The vehicle cannot be used for the puposes of re-hiring/renting, driver learning purposes, towing, motor sport & speed tests, demonstrations, advertising or any other commercial activity, safari purposes & any other illegal purposes. Further the vehicle will NOT be used for transportation of any items specifed by legal authorities, construction/industrial material, toxic and non toxic waste material, raw meats or any non passenger items.
13. The user is entitled for a frental / deposit refund if he/she is not content with the vehicle the time of collection subject to a days rental deduction..
14. The following items are prohibited from transporting – Narcotics & other illegal substances, firearms & other prohibitted items by the Ministry of Defense (MOD), PETS, Raw Meat/Fish, Durian Fruit, Construction Material.
15. Rental tariffs are subject to change without prior notice
16. In the Event of an Accident the following procedure should be adhered to:
i
The Hirer should inform the nearest police station and take all necessary legal steps, which is required by the Motor Traffic Act of Ghana.
There after the Hirer should notify St Michael Rent A Car Limited of the accident.
ii
The Hirer shall bear the cost of towing the vehicle to a garage nominated by St Michael Rent A Car Limited.
iii
The Hirer shall endorse by signing all documents to enable St Michael Rent A Car Limited to obtain all claims from the outcome of the accident.
St Michael Rent A Car Limited shall not be liable to indemnify the Hirer against any loss, injury or damage sustained by any accident &/or by any third party consequent to the use of the vehicle during the period &/or consequent to any defect in the vehicle.
All claims will be directed towards insurance as the vehicles are comprehensively insured inclusive of Rent-A-Car cover. All vehicles will have limited liability insurance with regard to Personal Injury. Hirer is advised to obtain additional insurance cover upon him/her self & passengers on their own accord.
19. The hirer shall by accepting delivery of the vehicle be deemed to have satisfied him/her self that the vehicle is in good order.