What is peer-to-peer car rental?
Peer-to-peer car rental allows you to find the car you need without going through a rental agency. The advantage is that you will find prices that defy those charged by professional agencies. Economy.rentals includes private cars from the Getaround site in its search.
How to rent a car between individuals?
Economy.Rentals allows you to compare car rental offers between individuals on Getaround, one of the most recognized car-sharing platforms in France and Europe. The mobile application will guide you reliably and securely through the rental steps.
Why rent a car from a private individual?
It is a simple and economical alternative to traditional car rental. Rental prices are generally more advantageous and you gain flexibility in terms of pick-up and return times. The transaction takes place on a secure mobile site or application. These sites are reliable and designed to intervene in the event of a dispute between the lessor and the lessee. Rental platforms between individuals have agreements with insurance that allow you to be covered without additional formalities.
What types of vehicles can we rent?
Car rental between individuals gives you access to the same types of vehicles as those available in agencies: mini, economy, intermediate, road, station wagon, SUV/Crossover, minivan, convertible, minibus/van, leisure vehicles and Premium vehicles.
Can I make a long term rental?
Generally, the same vehicle can be rented for a maximum of 30 days. Beyond that, it will be necessary to extend the rental or reserve another vehicle.
What is the minimum age to rent a vehicle from a private individual?
For most rentals between individuals, you must have at least two years of license, regardless of your age.
For certain categories of vehicle, 5 years of license may be required. At Getaround, to rent a car registered outside of France, you must be at least 21 years old and have had a driving license for 2 years.
What documents do I need to provide to rent a car between individuals?
To rent a car from a private individual, you will need to present:
Your driver’s license
A credit card in your name
Mastercard and Visa credit cards are the most commonly accepted. If you want to use another payment method, check if it is one of the accepted payment methods. With Getaround, Nickel cards are also authorized, provided they are nominative.
Does the rental contract include insurance?
Yes, in most cases insurance is included in the rental agreement. This is the one affiliated with the rental site, with options available to lower the excess amount.
Can I rent a car between individuals without a credit card?
Rental services between individuals only accept bank cards such as Mastercard, Visa or Visa Electron. There are no other means of payment possible.
The term bank card refers to both credit cards and debit cards. In France, most cards, those linked to the bank account, are debit cards. They are accepted by lessors if they belong to the categories mentioned above.
Can I cross borders with my rental car?
Each rental site and each offer has its own policy regarding border crossings. This will be an element to be checked on a case-by-case basis.
What are the watch points?
When booking a vehicle with a private individual, it is important to carry out a thorough inventory, whether or not the owner is present.
Be sure to report any discrepancies regarding:
Front or rear lights
The condition of the seats
The mileage, ensuring that the number displayed on the meter is identical to that written on the contract
If you do your inventory on a mobile application, you will have to take a picture of the vehicle with the same degree of attention.
Check the fuel policy to avoid additional charges. In principle, the renter must return the car with the same level of gasoline as that entrusted. If you respect this rule, you only pay for the fuel consumed.