Terms and Conditions

Rent me!/ Chris Transport Services (in following CTS) strongly recommends that you carefully read this information


You must hold and produce a driving licence valid in your home country, if you are

not staying for longer than 3 month in the Philippines. Else, a valid drivers license

of the Philippines is required. The driving licence must have been issued by

authorised authorities at least 12 months before the date of the commencement of

the rental. In addition to the normal driving licence, an international driving licence is

also mandatory if the driving licence is written in a language different to English or

German. Please note that the international driving licence is valid only if

accompanied by the normal driving licence.

You must also present a valid identity card or a valid passport.

You must be aged 21 or over to rent a car and have held a driving licence for at

least one year.

A young driver surcharge of 200php/ day is applicable.

The above requirements are also applicable to all additional drivers if any.

You must pay a deposit either in cash or via Paypal.

Please note that CTS does not accept major credit cards such as American

Express, Diners Club, Mastercard, and Visa.


When renting a vehicle, a driver qualified as a "young driver" pays a charge of

200php/ day -

the "Young Driver Surcharge". If you aged 21 to 25, CTS needs the surcharge.



3.1 Condition of the Vehicle.

A description of the condition of the Vehicle will be given to you at the same time

as the rental agreement.

Before leaving the rental location, you are required to check the condition of the Vehicle. Where an apparent defect is found which is not already listed in the

document, you must immediately inform the Rent me! employee in order to proceed

with a joint-examination of the Vehicle.

In such a case, amendments must be made to the document and duly countersigned by both parties.

If the amended document is not counte rsigned by both parties, the condition of the

Vehicle will be as set out in the document given to you with the rental agreement

and it will be considered that you received the Vehicle in proper working condition.

You will return the Vehicle in the same condition as it was provided at the start of

the rental.

You are responsible for any repair or refurbishment costs and these will

be added to the cost of the rental.

3.2 Use of the Vehicle

The Vehicle must not be driven by anyone other than you and then only under the

condition that your ability to drive is not in any way impaired by mental or physical

incapacity or restricted by the Law.

The vehicles are not to leave Palawan under any circumstances!

You must take care of the Vehicle, keep it in good repair and condition, pay any

fines for which you may be liable, reimburse CTS for any damage to the

Vehicle, and refund CTS for any costs it incurs.

The Vehicle will be provided to you with a full fuel tank. You must only refuel the

Vehicle with the correct type of fuel. Costs of fuel and for the refuelling service will

be at your expense if the Vehicle is not returned with a full tank.

You are liable for all fees, taxes, fines and penalties incurred in connection with the

use of the Vehicle and for which CTS is charged, unless they have arisen

through the fault of CTS

During the rental period you must carry out the usual checks (engine oil level, tire

pressure, etc.) as would any careful user and you must respect the maintenance

cycle of the Vehicle as stated in the maintenance guide, if any. If service is needed

during a long rental period, please reffer to CTS employee for service check


When parking the Vehicle, even for a short period, you undertake to lock it and make use of the Vehicle's alarm and/or immobilisation equipment, if installed. You

must never leave the Vehicle unoccupied with the keys in the ignition. Non-return of

the keys will lead to invalidation of the theft cover.

You undertake to use the Vehicle in a responsible manner and in particular, only for

the purposes for which it is intended. For a car, this means primarily carrying

passengers other than for hire and reward.

In particular, you must not use the Vehicle under any of the following conditions or

for any of the following purposes:

- driving the Vehicle under the influence of alcohol, drugs or any other type of

narcotic substances,

- transportation of inflammable or dangerous goods, as well as toxic, corrosive,

radioactive or other harmful substances,

- carrying anything which, because of its smell or condition, harms the Vehicle or

causes Rent me! to lose time or money before it can rent the Vehicle again,

- transportation of live animals (with the exception of domestic pets, subject to prior

authorisation by CTS),

- with a roof rack, luggage carrier or similar,

- re-rental to or use by other persons,

- carrying passengers for hire or reward,

- participating in rallies, competitions or trials, wherever they may take place,

- giving driving lessons,

- pushing or towing another vehicle or exceeding the authorised load weight.

- travelling on non-paved roads or on roads, the surface or state of repair of which

could put the vehicle's wheels, tires or its under body mechanics at risk,

if you have no choice but using a rough gravel road, ONLY with a MAXIMUM OF

WALKING SPEED (6km/ h) and at own risk!

- intentionally committing any offence.

- none of the goods and baggage carried in the Vehicle, including their packing and

stowage equipment, will be permitted to damage the Vehicle, nor put the occupants

abnormally at risk,

- in any way which breaks the highway Code, road traffic laws or any other laws.

You will be liable for any offence committed during the rental period which relates in

any way to your use of the Vehicle, as if you were the owner of the Vehicle. Uponthe request of the Police or any official body CTS may have to transfer your

personal data. Such transfer will be done in accordance with the data protection

Laws in the Philippines.

3.3 Maintenance / Mechanical Problems

The Vehicle has been provided to you with a full set of tires in good condition. In

the event that any of them is damaged for any reason other than normal wear and

tear, you undertake to replace it immediately at your own expense with a tire of the

same dimensions, type and wear characteristics.

You must stop the Vehicle if any of the instrument panel warning lights, which are

intended to indicate the existence of a mechanical problem, light up, or if you

become aware of anything else which may indicate the presence of a mechanical

problem with the Vehicle.

When the rental starts, the Vehicle will be roadworthy and fit for normal use. If it is

not, or if it becomes un-roadworthy or unfit for normal use during the rental because

of mechanical breakdown or accident, you must inform CTS imediately.

Repairs can only be made after written or oral confirmation from and instructions

given by CTS as well as prior acceptation by CTS of the estimation of


CTS reserves the right to request from you the remittance of the defective

pieces and the paid invoice.

The fees and expenses of any repair undertaken without the order of CTS will

not be reimbursed to you.

You must inform CTS of all accidents, damage to or breakdowns of the car,

even those which may already have been repaired, when you return the Vehicle.

You will remain liable for any damages to CTS

In any case, neither CTS nor its employees will be liable to you for any loss

or damage (including but not limited to loss of profit or earnings...) nor, to the extent

permitted by the Law, for indirect consequential damages whether your action is

based on contract or in tort.


4.1 Principle and Calculation

You undertake to return the Vehicle to CTS at the agreed place, on the date

and at the time indicated on the rental agreement.

The rental duration is calculated on the basis of indivisible periods of 24 hours,

starting from the time the Vehicle is made available. However, a 30 minute grace

period is applied at the end of the rental before the start of a new 24-Hour period.

4.2 Extension of the Original Duration of the Rental

Should you wish to keep the Vehicle for a period longer than that originally set out

in the rental agreement, you must first contact us by phone in order to extend the

duration of the rental agreement. The extension is a matter of availabilty of the


4.3 Delivery and Collection Terms

Where you ask CTS and we agree in writing to deliver the Vehicle or to collect

the Vehicle, you may have to pay additional charges and follow additional

instructions. You must check at the time of reservation.

When you return the Vehicle, or if CTS has agreed you will do so, when you

leave the Vehicle for collection by us, you must complete the details of the date

and time of return, the mileage and fuel gauge reading. You must also do anything

else, which CTS requests as a condition of agreeing to collect the Vehicle.

You must return the Vehicle immediately if CTS asks you to do so. In the

event that the Vehicle is not delivered to CTS upon request you hereby

authorise CTS to enter your premises and to do any and all other things

necessary to repossess the Vehicle. You will be liable for any costs associated with

such repossession. CTS may repossess any vehicle without notice or liability

where CTS deems that such repossession is necessary for its own protection.

4.4 End of Rental

The end of the rental is defined by the return of the Vehicle and of its keys to the

employee at the given location. This must be done to a CTS employee and

under no circumstances should you give the keys to any person else and who you

assume or who purports to be a CTS employee. If explicitly mentioned in

writing in the rental agreement the keys may be returned to the reception desk of a


If the Vehicle is returned without its keys, you will be invoiced for the cost of the

replacement keys.

Under no circumstances will CTS accept any liability for articles that may have

been left in the Vehicle at the end of the rental.


Outside the normal opening hours, depositing the keys and documents in a letter

box does not constitute the end of the rental. You remain liable for any damages

until a CTS employee takes possession of the Vehicle, documents and keys

when the CTS location opens.


In the event of confiscation, theft or accident

In the event of measures by third parties, including attachment, confiscation or

impounding of the Vehicle, you must immediately inform CTS in writing and by

calling. CTS will then be entitled to take all measures which it deems

necessary to protect its rights. You will be liable for all damage, cost and/or

expenses associated with the above measures and for any direct, indirect,

consequential damages (such as loss...) to the Vehicle unless it is demonstrated that

CTS is directly responsible for such confiscation or impounding of the Vehicle.

Furthermore, the rental agreement may be automatically terminated as soon as CTS is

informed of such action by the legal authorities or by you.

Any use of the Vehicle which may be detrimental to CTS will entitle CTS

to automatically terminate the rental agreement with immediate effect. You will then

return the Vehicle immediately as soon as CTS so requests.

In the event of theft of the Vehicle, the rental agreement will be terminated as soon

as CTS has received a copy of the theft declaration made by you to the police

authorities. In the event of an accident, the rental agreement will be terminated as soon

as CTS has received a copy of the accident report completed by you and, where

applicable, the third party.

Police has to be informed and a copy of their accident report is to be handed to


Furthermore CTS will have no responsibility for loss, theft, robbery or damage

of whatever nature relating to objects and/or utensils transported or which are found

in the Vehicle including, in particular, baggage and/or goods.


5.1 Rates

The total charges for each rental will be determined according to the price list

applicable at the time of rental. If you do not meet the preconditions for a

contractual rate, then the standard rate is to be paid.

5.2 Terms of Payment

Prior to the start of the rental a deposit has to be made, either cash or with


Deposit for a car is 10.000php, for a motorcycle or scooter 5000php.

As an alternative, a tourist from a different country than the Philippines might leave his or her Passport

as a deposit. ID-Card is not valid for deposit.

When the Vehicle is returned, the invoiced amount will be charged to the deposit

provided, unless you present another means of payment. If the passport is used as the deposit, all costs of renting have to be paid before the passport can be returned.

In the event of non-payment by the due date shown on the invoice, you will be

liable, for payment of interest on the due amount in accordance with the details on

the invoice, if any.

Non-payment by due date of any invoice or any other non-payment will render all

outstanding invoices due immediately and will authorise CTS to require

immediate return of any vehicles still on rent and to terminate the agreements

relating to such rentals.

The tariffs applicable to the rental, to the additional services and to the optional

covers or insurances are those which are in force on the date of issue of the rental

agreement, and correspond to the characteristics you originally indicated at the timeof reservation (Vehicle type rental, duration, return station...). Any modification in the

characteristics will entail the use of an appropriate alternative tariff.

Should the Vehicle not be returned with a full fuel tank, you will be charged for the

missing quantity of fuel and for the refuelling service with 90php/ liter. Due to the

fact, that we do not accept credit cards and will not be able to charge any costs

after you returned the vehicle, the amount will be calculated by 0 1⁄4 1⁄2 3⁄4 of the fuel capacity of the car. IF the indicator is in between, it will always be the

lower amount! Refilling service has to be paid immediately with the return of the car either to be charged with the deposit provided or cash.


All the vehicles in CTS fleet are insured on basic level.

In the Philippines that means almost NO COVERAGE!

Damage that you might inflict on a third party as a result of an accident involving

the Vehicle needs to be taken care by yourself!

6.1 Liability in the Event of Damage to the Rental Vehicle or Theft or Conversion


6.1.1 You will be liable for any damages to CTS when renting a Vehicle that

has been entrusted to you.

Therefore, in the event of theft of the Vehicle or damages caused to it, you must

fully indemnify CTS (the indemnification will include the amounts corresponding

to the repair costs, resale value of the Vehicle, loss of use, administration


The amount will not exceed the market value of the rented vehicle at the time of

the event and will NOT EXCEED 200.000php including loss of use!

This liability may be reduced if you opted for the "reduced liability" plan as defined

in Article above.

Therefore, at the end of the Rental, IN THE EVENT OF DAMAGE OR THEFT, YOU

WILL BE DEBITED with a maximum as stated above. IN THE EVENT OF LIGHT

DAMAGE, YOU WILL BE DEBITED according to the provisions of section 6.1.2.

You will not be exempt from liability towards CTS! in the case of breach of

contract. Therefore, you will be responsible for any financial loss CTS suffers

as a result of such breach and for any relevant claims made by other people. You

agree to pay any amounts CTS spends in enforcing these terms.


If the loss suffered by CTS is subsequently reduced (recovery of the Vehicle

within 60 days, partial or total liability on the part of the Third party), you will

receive the corresponding reimbursement.

6.1.2 Light damage (valid only if applicable)

Both at check-out and check-in CTS will, joined with you, record in the rental

agreement all visible light damage to a vehicle.

At check-out unrepaired damage must appear on the rental agreement with the

appropriate signatures by you and CTS. At the end of the rental i.e., at

check-in, the identification of any new light damage must be added to the rental

agreement. Any new light damage will be immediately pointed out to CTS,

mentioned in the rental agreement, and signed by you and CTS. This damage

will be charged to you at the repair price stated by our mechanic. You will approve

by signing the relevant paper document.

These repair costs will be directly billed to you by CTS and will include the

cost of the damage repair as well as administration charges, immobilisation costs,

spare parts and labour costs. The above-mentioned invoiced repair costs are

payable under the same conditions as for the payment of the rental agreement.