There are multiple occasions when it is better to transfer the wheel in order to keep yourself safe and prevent road accidents. These include drinking, feeling unwell, being short of sleep, or having driven for too many hours in a row. Anyway, when you’re using a rented car, there are always certain restrictions for transferring your liability as a driver and a lessee. Below, we are giving you the basics on vehicle transfers when using a rent a car Bulgaria service - including whether, when, and how to do it properly.
Always mind your rental agreementGetting a rented car in Bulgaria is always preceded by signing a thorough rental agreement, where all your rights and responsibilities are stringently set. Usually, transferring the vehicle to a third party is mentioned as an option, along with the conditions of doing so. Undermining the lessor’s requirements is strictly prohibited. It can lead to additional fees and penalties, especially if any kind of damage occurs while someone else is driving your rented car.
What are the usual requirements for transferring a rented car?By assigning the rented car to someone else, you are also transferring your rights and obligations for the use of the vehicle. Logically, the third party needs to meet the lessor’s requirements and agree to follow their rules. Usually, every third party needs to be authorized by the car rental company beforehand. To be officially liable, they need to provide their data, agree with the rental conditions, and follow them conscientiously.
Can you transfer a rented car with Yes rent a car?Our company will allow rented car transfers to a third party when they are pre-approved and listed in the rental contract. Every third party is required to fully comply with our conditions for receiving a rented car, which are:
- To be at least 18 years old.
- To have a current driving license valid for more than one year.
- To have at least 1-3 years of prior experience as a driver, depending on the rented car type.
- To provide a valid identity card or passport.
- To agree with the general terms and conditions for using the rented car.