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Frequently asked questions

Here you will find a compilation of the frequently asked questions concerning the rental of cars and trucks. You will probably also find the answer to your question here:

A trip abroad - is that possible?

For insurance reasons, a trip to Albania, Romania, Bulgaria, Montenegro, Serbia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo, Macedonia, Turkey, Cyprus and Russia is generally not possible. Otherwise, it depends on the particular rented vehicle model or the vehicle category, in which European countries you are allowed to enter. A trip abroad requires the written permission of Buchbinder. In any case, there is an additional "Cross Boarder Fee", depending on the country between 20 and 45 EUR. An additional fee of 40 EUR is charged for ferry use. Please note that a trip abroad must always be coordinated in advance with the rental station! Specific questions about the use of our vehicles abroad will be answered by our Service Center at +49 203 860510 or by e-mail at servicecenterbuchbinder "«@&.de.

The vehicle was stolen - what to do?

In the event of vehicle theft, the renter / driver is obliged to hand over the vehicle keys and documents to the police or the nearest rental office without delay. The staff of the rental station or our free service hotline (+49 203 860510) will help you!

What should I do if I have an accident with the rental car?

After every external or self-inflicted accident (even without the participation of third parties), theft, fire, wild collision or other damage to the rental vehicle, the renter and / or driver is obliged:

a) immediately notify Buchbinder by telephone (emergency service day and night) and thereby coordinate the further use of the damaged rental vehicle.

b) immediately inform and call the police; in case of telephone inaccessibility of the police report the damage at the nearest police station. If the police refuse to take an accident, the renter must submit a written confirmation from the police.

c) to record the names of the persons involved in the accident and the license plates of the vehicles involved in the accident, including their liability insurance including the associated insurance certificate number, and to ask for names and addresses of persons who qualify as witnesses.

d) to inform the lessor immediately and comprehensively about the accident and to sign the lessor a carefully and truthfully completed accident report.

e) to take all measures that are reasonable and possible within the scope of what is appropriate and conducive to the investigation and the preservation of evidence, in particular to answer the lessor's questions truthfully and in a timely manner on the circumstances of the damage event

Of course we do not hope that such a case does happen. If it does happen, keep calm and contact your rental station or our free service hotline: +49 203 3485456.

What insurance cover do I have with my rental car?

All our rental cars are liability insured with a maximum coverage of 50 million euros for personal injury and property damage. So you enjoy a comprehensive insurance coverage with the vehicles of Buchbinder Rent-a-Car.

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