Terms and Conditions

Terms and Conditions

Scope of Use
Renter will use the Rented Vehicle only for personal use and operate the Rented Vehicle only on properly maintained roads and parking lots. Renter will comply with all applicable laws relating to holding of licensure to operate the vehicle and pertaining to operation of motor vehicles. Renter will not sublease the Rental Vehicle or use it as a for hire vehicle.

Renter will not allow any other person to operate the Rented Vehicle and will be completely responsible for the vehicle while in Renter’s possession unless identified here:

Rental Fees

Fuel
The vehicle should be returned with the fuel at the same level at which it is picked up. If the tank is not full the following charges will apply: $6 per Gallon.

The vehicle must be returned completely cleaned inside and outside, just as the car was received. If the vehicle is determined to be unclean, Owner of Vehicle may charge a cleaning fee up to $50.

Mileage
Mileage of the Rental Vehicle is mileage at the time of commencement of this Car Rental Agreement. Mileage on the vehicle will be limited up to 200 miles a day. Any mileage on the vehicle more than this limitation will be subject to an excess mileage surcharge of whatever the above amount is stated.

Security Deposit and Fees
Renter will be required to provide a security deposit to Owner in the amount of $500.00 for credit card or debit card (“Security Deposit”) to be used in the event of loss or tickets issued to the Rental Vehicle and in the event of damage to the Rental Vehicle, Owner will apply this Security deposit to defray the costs of necessary repairs or replacement.
The security deposit may be returned to the renter up to 14 days after the vehicle has been returned, if there were no added fees due to, but not limited to, tolls, tickets, damages, surcharges, or any other fees. If any fees for any reason should be incurred after the vehicle is returned, Owner of the vehicle may use the deposit for the purpose of paying the remaining balance owed. Should there still be a balance incurred, after using the security deposit, Owner of the vehicle has authorization to charge the card on file for any amount owed.
Should a vehicle be returned without a Key, the key is lost during a rental, or if the vehicle needs to be
repossessed and the key is not present, there is a $450 dollar charge that will be processed to the credit card and/or deposit that is left on file at the start of the rental.
For a vehicle that needs to be towed or repossessed, there will be a charge of up to $450 that will be processed to the credit card and/or deposit that is left on file at the start of the rental unless you have purchased our roadside assistance .
No Smoking or Vaping in the Vehicle. If Renter is found to have allowed smoking or vaping in the Vehicle, they will be charged a $250 Administrative Fee for cleaning services.

Insurance
Renter has declined to take the Sparky CDW Insurance which would allow for full coverage on the vehicle through Sparky Rentals, but has opted to use the Collision Damage Waiver provided to Renter by their credit card company. If the Rental Vehicle is damaged or destroyed while it is in the possession of Renter, Renter agrees to pay any required insurance deductible and also assign all rights to collect insurance proceeds to Owner.

Indemnification
Renter agrees to indemnify, defend, and hold harmless the Owner for any loss, damage, or legal actions against Owner because of Renter’s operation or use of the Rented Vehicle during the term of this Car Rental Agreement. This includes any attorney fees necessarily incurred for these purposes. Renter will also pay for any parking tickets, moving violations, or other citations received while in possession of the Rented Vehicle.

Tolls & Violations
If Renter does not pay for their toll through means of Cash or Transponder, Renter automatically agrees to pay us or our toll program administrator, with whom we will share your credit card/debit information, for all tolls incurred during your rental and all related fees, charges, and penalties. For each toll transaction that is charged to the owner of the vehicle, you will pay a $3.00 per toll with no minimum in the number of times this fee can be charged plus incurred tolls at the rates posted by the toll authority. You can avoid the fee and any other charges by paying the toll in cash, using your own electronic toll device, or avoiding any cashless toll road or passage. The toll charges may take 4-8 weeks after the rental concludes to be billed to your credit card/debit card on file.
Renter will pay or reimburse us for all fines, penalties, interest, and court costs for parking, traffic, toll and other violations, including storage liens and charges incurred as a result of your rental. You will also pay a reasonable administrative fee with respect to any violation of the Rental Agreement, such as for repossessing or recovering the car for any reason. You agree we may, in our sole discretion, pay all tickets, citations, fines, penalties and interest on your behalf directly to the appropriate authority and you will pay us for what we paid to the appropriate authority or their designated agents plus a reasonable administrative fee and any attorneys’ fees and expenses we incur. You agree and acknowledge that we cooperate with all federal, state/provincial, municipal, and local officials charged with enforcing these infractions to provide any information necessary as they may request or may otherwise be required, secondary to, and not more than, any applicable insurance available to you, or any other driver, from any other source, whether primary, excess, secondary or contingent in any way. If this protection is extended by operation of law to anyone not permitted by the Rental Agreement to drive the car, or to any person or instance where coverage is not intended to be afforded by the Rental Agreement, the financial responsibility limits of the jurisdiction in which the accident occurred will apply.
You agree that we can provide coverage under a certificate of self-insurance or an insurance policy, or both, as we choose. In any case, a copy of the policy and/or certificate will be available for your inspection at our main office. You understand that unless required by applicable law, we will not provide (a) coverage for fines, penalties, punitive or exemplary damages; (b) coverage for bodily injury to you, or your death while not a driver, or any member of your family or the driver’s family related by blood, marriage or adoption residing with you or them; or the drivers family, or to a fellow employee arising out of or in the course of employment; (c) defense against any claim, unless we are required to provide primary protection, but in such event not after the applicable limits of protection that we furnish are tendered; (d) supplementary no fault, non-compulsory uninsured or under-insured motorist coverage, and any other optional or rejectable coverage, and you and we reject all such coverages to the extent permitted by law. Where any of these coverages are required or implied by law, the limits will be the minimum required under the applicable statute. Where permitted by law, you are rejecting uninsured or underinsured motorists and all optional automobile insurance coverages and under any policy of insurance or certificate of self insurance in connection with the Rental Agreement, for you and all other passengers in the car. You understand that uninsured and underinsured motorist coverage protects you and other passengers in a car for losses and damages suffered if injury is caused by the negligence of a driver who does not have any insurance or has insufficient insurance to pay for losses and damages.

Representations and Warranties
Owner represents and warrants that to Owner’s knowledge; the Rental Vehicle is in good condition and is safe for ordinary operation of the vehicle. Renter represents and warrants that Renter is legally entitled to operate a motor vehicle under the laws of this jurisdiction and will not operate it in violation of any laws, or in any negligent or illegal manner.
Renter has been given an opportunity to examine the Rental Vehicle in advance of taking possession of it, and upon such inspection, is not aware of any damage existing on the vehicle other than that notated by a separate Existing Damage document.

Jurisdiction and Venue
In the event of any dispute over this Car Rental Agreement, this Car Rental Agreement will be interpreted by the laws of the State of New Jersey, and any lawsuit or arbitration must be brought in the Kings County of the State of New Jersey. If any portion of this Car Rental Agreement is found to be unenforceable by a court of competent jurisdiction, the remainder of the agreement would still have full force and effect.

Entire Agreement
This Car Rental Agreement constitutes the entire agreement between the Parties with respect to this rental arrangement. No modification to this agreement can be made unless in writing signed by both Parties. Any notice required to be given to the other party will be made to the contact information below.