To rent a car from Genesis, the renter must:
Be over 23* years of age to qualify for the groups GROUP A, GROUP B, GROUP C, GROUP D, GROUP C AUTOMATIC and GROUP D AUTOMATIC and have a valid driving license issued at least one year ago. For all other car groups, the renter must be over 25 years old and have a valid driving license issued at least 3 years ago.
Have a valid Greek, European (for E.U. countries) or International (for countries that don’t belong to E.U.) driving license.
Have a personal credit or debit card or one of the Genesis Credit Cards.
* The renters aged between 21-22 will be subject to Young Drivers Surcharge by paying the amount of 20,00€ daily
When collecting the vehicle all renters need to have:
A valid driving license.
A personal credit or debit card. Third party credit cards are not accepted unless there is a written validated authorization.
The vehicle will be provided with a full tank of fuel and must be refilled prior to car return, otherwise a charge of fuel* in addition to a refueling fee of 12,40€ will apply.
When collecting the vehicle, the renter will be given a Rental Agreement in which he is obligated to read and sign. The Rental Agreement will show all services and insurances provided as well as any extra services/insurances that the renter might request with their relevant charges.
It is very important that the renter checks and reports any existing damage on the vehicle in order to avoid any charges regarding damages caused by a previous renter. The renter has to sign at collection/delivery a condition form for any damages to the vehicle.
* Depends on the valid average fuel cost.
All Genesis vehicles are insured:
Against liability to third parties (excluding driver) for death and injury up to 1.000.000,00€ per victim.
Material damages to third parties (excluding the Genesis vehicle) up to 1.000.000,00€.
For fire of the Genesis vehicle.
Glass and windscreen, side windows, rear windows (except mirrors and lights).
If the Genesis vehicle is damaged or stolen by renter’s culpability or negligence, the renter will be liable, up to the total car’s commercial value at the time of accident or theft.
Collision Damage Waiver (C.D.W.)
Genesis Cars provide the above insurance out of charge. (is includen at the total price.)
For the delivery of a car, the renter can limit his responsibility for his legal share in any damage of the vehicle:
to 471,20€ for car groups GROUP A, GROUP B, GROUP C, GROUP D, GROUP C AUTOMATIC, GROUP D AUTOMATIC,
to 682,00€ for car groups GROUP D, GROUP C AUTOMATIC, GROUP D AUTOMATIC,
to 1.240,00€ by for car groups: Jeep and 9seaters Mini Vans.
provided that traffic laws where not contravened (i.e. violation of red light or STOP sign, illegal overtaking, driving under the influence of alcohol etc)
Full Damage Waiver (F.D.W.) and Theft Protection (Τ.P.)
The renter may waive the above deductible amount reliability of 471,20€ or 682,00€ or 1.240,00€ and his responsibility comes up to 200,00€ only, by paying in addition the daily amount of 10,00€ for car groups GROUP A, GROUP B, GROUP C, GROUP D, GROUP C AUTOMATIC, JEEP & 9 SEATERS.
Also we provide Theft Protection (Τ.P.), included in the above price (10.00€/day) and the renter accepts (and signs) the relative contract terms, he disposes of the responsibility for the theft, and fire of the car.
Note: Theft Protection (T.P.) is not valid in case of driver’s negligence.
Note: None of the above insurances cover damages caused by infringement of the traffic law, as well as damages to tires, mirrors, lights, car parts underneath the vehicle and in the cabin.
Personal Accident Insurance (P.A.I.)
At the price of daily rental, we provide also P.A.I. that covers the driver for death, total or partial disability up to 15.000,00€.
Collection / Delivery:
Collection and delivery is for free at:
1. Aktio Airport
2. Our office in Lefkada
3. Your Hotel From Lefkada until Nydri (East)
4. Your Hotel From Lefkada until Kathisma (West).
5. Collection and delivery at all other hotels in Lefkada are charged 20€ the collection and 20€ the delivery.
Also, free of charge to all Genesis stations in Ioannina town or airport.
In Ioannina town: 20,00€
Suburban towns up to 80km from the nearest Genesis station: 31,00€
Suburban towns over 80km from the nearest Genesis station: Please contact the Central Reservation Department or any Genesis branch.
Night / After hours (according to our stationlist): 24,80€*
* The Night/After hour charges are not valid for collection/delivery from/to Aktion International Airport.
One day. After the 25th rental hour, an additional day will be charged.
Airport Service Charge (A.S.C.):
11% for Aktion International Airport, (included in the price).
11% for Ioannina Airport, (included in the price).
Additional Driver (A.D.):
At Ioannina Station and Ioannina Airport there is an extra charge for each additional driver: 3,50 € per day.
At Island of Lefkas Station and Aktion, the second additional driver is out of charge and there is an extra charge for each third and more additional driver: 3,50 € per day.
Incident Administration Fee:
In case of an accident due to the renter’s liability, renter has the obligation to pay a non refundable fee of 18,60€ in order to cover administration expenses.
Administration Fee for fines:
The renter is liable for the payment of all traffic fines that may occur during the car rental. In case the renter does not pay the fine(s) and Genesis intervenes to the procedure, there will be an Administration Fee for the fine of 24,80€ additional to the fine’s cost.
Removal of license plates:
In case of removal of license plates, the renter will be charged for the rental until the receipt of the license plates from the competent service.
Loss or damage of key:
In case of loss or damage of car key during the rental, the renter is liable for following charges:
100,00€-250,00€ for car groups GROUP A, GROUP B,
125,00€-300,00€ for car groups GROUP C, GROUP D, GROUP C AUTOMATIC, GROUP D AUTOMATIC
250,00€-450,00€ for car groups JEEP & 9 SEATERS.
Cost per day
Child seat (until 6 months)
3,00€ (the first is’s for free at Lefkas & Aktion airport)
Child seat (from 6 months)
3,00€ (the first is’s for free at Lefkas & Aktion airport)
Navigation System (GPS)
Equipment are available only after a reservation and if there is available at the time of rental.
In case of a cancellation of a reservation made through internet, during the period of 15 days before the rental starting date, Genesis has the right to charge a fee of 10,00€ per reservation. (Cancellation fee will apply to reservations with pick up dates less than 15 days too.) Cancellations have to be sent in writing to: Genesis Cars O.E. 9th km nr Ioannina-Athens, Ioannina or by fax: 26510-94615 or by email email@example.com
In case the renter fails to collect the vehicle on the rental start date and time without any written or telephone conversation, Genesis will cancel the reservation after 3 hours. Genesis reserve the right to charge the renter a one day rental of the car group reserved.
In case the renter returns the vehicle and its cabin has stains and requires a biological cleaning procedure (ie animal hair, sand etc on car seats or car floor or port baggage etc.), he will have to pay the amount of 99,20€. In case of any other damage incurred by the renter (eg burns etc) there will be relevant charges according to the type of damage.
Ferrying the car:
It is not allowed to load cars on board (ferrying the rended car) without the written approval / consent of the Genesis Cars.
In the case of ferrying the car between Greek islands, all insurances are not valid and the renter has to return the car to the pick-up station, otherwise all transportation costs will be charged to the renter. In case of an accident or mechanical problem, the car transportation back to the mainland (Genesis branch) is the renter’s responsibility and for all expenses.
Across the border rental:
An advanced written authorization from Genesis Cars in Greece is required as well as a valid personal credit card for guarantee. The cost for issuing the Green card and International Road Assistance will be paid by the renter.
If the renter wants to keep the vehicle longer than the contracted period, he will have to contact, in written, the Genesis branch from which he picked up the car in order to extend his Rental Agreement and sign the new Rental Agreement.
Genesis accepts the following ways of payment. Via credit or debit cards: Visa, American Express, Diners Club, Mastercard, via Pay Pal, or Cash.
Above mentioned rates include V.A.T.
All traffic fines resulting from violation of the Greek traffic law are for renter’s account.
Rates & Conditions may change without notice.
The Ioannina town Courts of Law are responsible for resolving any problems or doubts of service that might occur.