Hidden Sicily

To make sure you enjoy a perfect and smooth road trip, we have set up the following terms and conditions.

General

The reservations made at Hidden Sicily are subject to the conditions mentioned below. The car hire is covered by the local law and a rental agreement has to be signed. The terms and conditions and the local law are binding.The local law cannot be excluded, restricted or modified by this rental agreement. By making a reservation you agree to the following conditions:

Included in the price:

Rent of the booked vintage car.
Transfer from and to the airport upon arrival and departure. On the day of arrival you will be picked up within an hour after arrival of your flight at the airport of Catania Fontanarossa. On the day of departure you will be dropped off at the airport at least 2 hours before departure of your flight.
Accommodation includes breakfast in the booked hotels or farmhouses.
The reserved lunches and dinners as listed in the program. The price includes food and water. Wine and other alcoholic beverages are excluded from the price.
A road book in each rented vehicle. In the road book you will find the list of addresses of all your overnight stays.

Not included in the price:

All additional lunches and dinners.
Any extras such as cooking workshops, golf courses, wine tastings, other excursions and upgrades in hotels.

Payment:

When receiving your booking confirmation, 33% of the total package price has to be paid before the date mentioned in the confirmation. This date is set at 10 days after the confirmation date. The other 67% of the total fare shall be paid to us before the second date specified in the confirmation. This date is set at 2/3 of the period, the initial date being the day of confirming the reservation and the final date being your date of arrival. If the day of your arrival to Sicily is within 4 weeks from your reservation date, 100% of the total price has to be transfer paid within 5 days after receipt to our bank account. The amounts have to be transferred to our ABN Amro bank account in Eindhoven, account number 45 70 04 622 in the name of Ben Hofman

Cancellation fees:

If by any chance after signing the contract you have to cancel your trip, you have to comply to the following rules:

o If you cancel up to 90 days before the begin date of the trip, you will only have to pay 15% of the total amount.

o If cancel up to 30 days before the begin date of the trip, you will have to pay 60% of the total amount.

o If cancel up to 14 days before the begin date of the trip, you will have to pay 90% of the total amount.

o If you cancel in the last 7 days before the begin date of your trip, you will have to pay 100% of the total amount.

For unpredicted situations or causes beyond your control you can include a cancellation insurance in your travel package.

Rental agreement

To make a reservation at Hidden Sicily, you must provide us the following information: name, first name (names), date of birth and place of birth of the driver. The driver has to have a current driving licence and holder of a valid international credit card Every driver has to sign the rental agreement. It is strictly prohibited that someone else drives the vehicle, only the drivers that have signed the agreement. Only during emergencies it is allowed to let some one of the emergency services drive the vehicle. The minimum age of a driver in order to rent a vehicle is 23 years and must hold a current driving licence (not being a learner's licence or provisional licence) and have been licensed to drive for at least 24 consecutive months.

Included in the price:

Unlimited mileage
Liability insurance to a third party
Accident/damage insurance to the rented vehicle (the insured driver is liable to pay the first €750).

Not included in the price:

€750 deposit, -to be paid cash upon arrival at hotel in Linguaglossa
Fuel, the car has to be returned with a full tank ore else Hidden Sicily will charge an additional amount of €80
Tolls and parking fees Insurance to reduce your liabilty
Reduction of the liability.
In the reservation request, the client has the possibility to reduce his liability up to €250. This would cost €10 per day and can only be done for the entire rental period. Under body damage
(damage to the vehicle caused by the vehicle coming into contact with any thing below the bottom of the door seal and the bottom of the front and rear bumper bars) is not included in the reduced liability so the original €750 applies.

Also in the following cases, the full liability applies:
If the driver at the time of the damage is not mentioned in the rental contract
If the driver is drunk and/or under influence of drugs and/or medication
If driven outside proper roads
If the vehicle is used for any illegal, race, contest or performance test of any kind
If the rented vehicle is used to push, drag or move any another vehicle.
Schade ten gevolge van het niet respecteren van het maximum toegelaten gewicht, de breedte of de hoogte van het huurvoertuig.
If damage or theft of the rental vehicle is due to a gross negligence or severe error

Our commitment to you:

Sicilieperklassieker is committed to provide quality service and value for money and guarantees the delivery of the rented vehicle to the conditions as listed in the reservation. The liability of Hidden Sicily will always be limited to the price of the rent of the car. If, by chance or force majeure the agreed vehicle as in the reservation should not be available, Sicilieperklassieker will do its utmost best to offer a suitable alternative. If it happens to be totally impossible to offer another vintage car, Hidden Sicily will provide you with another vehicle of the same class.

Client's commitment to Sicilieperklassieker

The client agrees and acknowledges that it is fully his responsibility to provide us with the right information in the reservation made. Hidden Sicily cannot be held accountable for the consequences arising from incorrect, incomplete or inaccurate information.
The client takes full responsibility for providing a valid credit card number in name of the driver and a current driving licence
Keep the vehicle at all times locked and the keys under personal control and prevent any possibility of theft from and of the vehicle All unauthorised repairs to the vehicle, all parking, speeding and traffic infringements and tolls during the rental period are at all times borne by the renter. Even after your stay these will be invoiced to you.