What is the minimum age for renting and driving a car?
Sardinya requires the minimum age of 23 years old for
renting cars of A-B-C-D-F-G-H groups and 30 years old for
2. What type
of driving licence it is requested?
In order to rent Cars, Scooters and Motorbikes it is requested a
Valid Driving Licence, issued by authorized authorities at least 12
months before the rental. It has to be shown at the beginning of the rent
Sardinya requests an International Driving Permit for all EXTRA
EUROPEAN UNION drivers!! Please note that the international driving
licence is valid only if accompanied by the normal driving licence.
3. Is it necessary to specify the details for the invoice at the beginning
of the rent?
Yes. When the vehicle is picked up it is necessary to specify the details
for the invoice.
4. It is possible to include an additional driver to the contract?
Yes. There is an extra charge of 5.00 euros per day. The original driving
licence of the additional driver has to be shown at the pick up agency.
5. How much does
it cost to hire a vehicle?
The cost varies according to the type of car chosen, the insurance
coverage, the equipment and the duration of the rent.
6. Could the final costs be different to the estimated costs?
The initial costs include services that could vary according to
circumstances; for example the refuelling of the car, returning the car to
a different agency, fines etc.
7. Are there
any insurance coverages included?
The hiring costs includes civil responsibility insurance, compulsory by
law (R.C.A), fire and theft coverage (with penalty), car damages coverage
8. Are there any penalties
Yes. There are penalties for damages and theft, the costs of which vary
according to the car hired. It is possible to eliminate these penalties by
agreeing to extra insurance coverages (Super Kasco, Super Theft).
9. Are there any extra
No, the airport charges are already included in the hiring costs.
10. When does the
payment have to be done?
The payment of the rent and the issuance of the Cautionary
Deposit have to be done at the moment of the car delivery.
In some periods of the year could be requested an advanced payment of the
total amount of the rent (or an advance of 50%) in order to complete the
reservation. Could be so asked to pre-pay by means of credit card or bank
11. Where we can hire a
Sardinya's vehicles can be picked up from any of our agencies.
12. When does
the vehicle have to be returned?
At the end of the period agreed in the hiring contract. One car hire day
includes 24 hours (which begin when the vehicle is picked up) with a
tolerance of one hour. Once the fixed time has been missed, an extra
rental day will be added to the final cost. The car has to be returned
within the opening time of Sardinya's agencies. Late delivery has an
13. Can the period
of the rent be extended?
Yes, but it is necessary to contact the agency within 24 hours from the
fixed returning date on the contract.
14. Does the vehicle have to be returned with a full tank of petrol?
Yes, otherwise you will be charged for the missing fuel, plus an extra of
euro 16,00 for the refuelling service.
15. Where the vehicle
can be returned?
The vehicle can be returned to all of our agencies. If the vehicle is
returned to a different agency from where it was picked up, then there
will be an extra charge of Euro 60.00.
16. What must I do
in case of an accident?
An accident has to be communicated within 24 hours to one of our agencies.
The driver has to fill in all the appropriate parts of the C.I.D. form, in
order to avoid the penalty costs due to lack of proof of responsibility.
17. Can the vehicle be
If the renter needs a replacement of the car, he/she can ask it to all of
our agency, that can provide it if the car is available. However, the
agency can refuse the request of a car replacement.
18. What must I do in
case of a fine?
A fine is chargeable to the driver, who has to pay it immediately or has
to contact the Sardinya's agency as quickly as possible, in order to avoid
that late payment taxes being added to the fine.
If the car hire office receives a specific request for the driverĺs
details by the police, it is compelled to give them the information
required, so that the fine can be sent directly to the driver.
must I do if I lose/breack the car's keys?
The car keys are under the customers' responsibility. If the keys are
lost, there will be an extra charge of 200.00 Euros (VAT included).
What must I do if I lose/breack the car's documents?
The safety of the car's documents is a customers' responsibility. If they
are lost, there will be an extra charge of 300.00 Euros (VAT included).
21. Is it possible to drive Sardinya's vehicles outside of Sardinia?
No it is not possible to drive the car outside of Sardinia. This because
we do not have any office or assistance point outside the islad and we
could not provide assistance in case of some problems.
22. How can I reserve a car?
It is possible to reserve a car through our on-line booking service, by
phoning to the reservation centre or by e-mail.