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2018 Motorhome Hire in Germany & Europe

Long Term Discounts
5% Discount on daily rates for 35+ Day Rentals
8% Discount on daily rates for 60+ Day Rentals
10% Discount on daily rates for 120+ Day Rentals

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Depot Locations:
Berlin - Dusseldorf - Frankfurt - Hamburg - Munich


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2018 Rental Season
 
Saver Season
Off Season
Mid Season
High Season
Mid 2 Season
Munich
01 Jan - 02 Apr
02 Oct - 31 Dec
03 Apr - 13 May
14 May - 02 Jul
03 Jul - 09 Sep
10 Sep - 01 Oct
Hamburg
01 Jan - 02 Apr
19 Sep - 31 Dec
03 Apr - 13 May
14 May - 28 Jun
29 Jun - 16 Aug
17 Aug - 18 Sep
Frankfurt
01 Jan - 02 Apr
05 Oct - 31 Dec
03 Apr - 13 May
14 May - 21 Jun
22 Jun - 19 Aug
20 Aug - 04 Oct
Dusseldorf
01 Jan - 02 Apr
05 Oct - 31 Dec
03 Apr - 13 May
14 May - 12 Jul
13 Jul - 26 Aug
27 Aug - 04 Oct
Berlin
01 Jan - 02 Apr
19 Sep - 31 Dec
03 Apr - 13 May
14 May - 28 Jun
29 Jun - 22 Aug
23 Aug - 18 Sep
Min Period:
7 Days
7 Days
7 Days
14 Days
7 Days
Minimum Rental Period over Christmas Holidays and New Year is 14 Days


 
2018 DRM Germany Rates
Daily Rates shown in Euros
Valid from 01 January to 31 December 2018
Vehicles
Service
Fee
Saver
Season
Off
Season
Mid
Season
High
Season
Group A1 - California Star
4 Berth
€ 120
€ 69
€ 79
€ 92
€ 122
Group A2 - California Comfort
4 Berth - Auto with GPS
€ 120
€ 79
€ 89
€ 102
€ 135
Group B1 - Compact Star
2 Berth
€ 140
€ 69
€ 83
€ 100
€ 129
Group B2 - Compact Cruiser
2 Berth
€ 140
€ 72
€ 93
€ 105
€ 139
Group B3 - Compact Comfort
2 Berth
€ 140
€ 69
€ 83
€ 100
€ 129
Group B4 - Compact Tourer
2 Berth
€ 140
€ 72
€ 93
€ 105
€ 139
Group C1 - Family Star
5 Berth 
€ 140
€ 79
€ 99
€ 110
€ 147
Group C2 - Family Cruiser
4 Berth
€ 140
€ 79
€ 99
€ 110
€ 147
Group C4 - Family Plus
6 Berth
€ 140
€ 92
€ 109
€ 129
€ 166
Group C5 - Family Comfort
6 Berth
€ 140
€ 95
€ 112
€ 132
€ 169
Group D1 - Classic Star
4 Berth
€ 140
€ 93
€ 110
€ 128
€ 162
Group D2 - Classic Cruiser
4 Berth
€ 140
€ 90
€ 107
€ 125
€ 155
Group D3 - Classic Comfort
2 Berth
€ 140
€ 86
€ 101
€ 122
€ 152
Group E1 - Comfort Star
4 Berth
€ 140
€ 99
€ 125
€ 145
€ 168

Please Note:
Please note that a vehicle group can have different vehicle types. Only a vehicle group can be reserved, not a certain vehicle within this group.

The drop off time shown on the rental contract is binding. At this time the vehicle has to be returned clean inside and empty. It is not possible to do the inside cleaning in the depots. This has to be done in advance (e.g. at a gas station with vacuum cleaners).

The rental ends in the moment we can do the drop off procedure with inside and outside check. If the drop off procedure can be done only after scheduled drop off time we will charge EUR 28 per commenced hour (up to full daily rate).

The above rates include:

  • Unlimited Mileage
  • Partial motor vehicle insurance with excess of € 500
  • Comprehensive Insurance coverage with excess of €1,500 per case of damage
  • Breakdown Assistance
  • Additional driver fees
  • Bike rack (when requested - except Group A vehicles)
  • VAT Tax @ 19%

Not included:

  • Service / Preparation fee to cover gas / chemicals
  • Extras & Optional items. Please order these at the time of booking.  If they need to be added later - you will incur an amendment fee.
  • One Way Fees

 

Extras and Fees
Price
Rental Information
Bedding Set
€ 55
per person (1 sheet, 1 duvet, 1 pillow case & 1 quilt cover)
Towel Set
€ 18
per person (1 towel, 1 shower towel & 1 tea towel)
Camping Table
€ 10
per table
Camping Chair
€ 10
per chair
Child Safety Seat *
€ 25
per person
Child Booster Seat *
€ 12
per person
Kitchen Set
€ 55
per rental
Saturday Surcharge
€ 75
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Toilet Cleaning
€ 150
per rental, if required
Amendment Fee
€ 25
per amendment
Diesel Charge
€ 2.50
per litre (if not returned full)
Late Return
€ 28
per hour up to the daily rate
Outside Cleaning
FREE
per vehicle
Inside Cleaning
from € 100
depending on vehicle group, if necessary
Winter Tyres
€ 100
obligatory between Mid November and Mid March
Snow Chains
€ 55
per rental
Bike Rack Groups B1 to E1
FREE
must request
Bike Rack Group A1 + A2
€ 50
per rental
Sun Shade for Group A1
€ 30
per rental
Warning sign bike rack
€ 9
per rental (necessary for Italy)
DRM CDW Reduction
€ 14.10
€ 10.95
per day (excess € 350 per incident)
per day (excess € 500 per incident)
DRM Full Protection
€ 20.18
€ 19.45
per day (excess € 350 per incident)
per day (excess € 500 per incident)
W-Lan Internet (Europe)
(only data, no telephone)
1 GB - € 29
3 GB - € 59
5 GB - € 99
per rental (additional data volume available through web - limited availability), extra deposit 200


** German Law states that all children 12 years and under OR smaller than 1.50m is required to be in a child seat. A Booster seat may be sufficint for children 6-12 years.

Driver Requirements:

The minimum age of Tenant and the drivers shall be 25 years of age. Driving licence Class 3, for all models. Class B for vehicles with an admissible total weight of up to 3,500 kg and Class C1 for a total weight of more than 3,500 kg. Drivers with Class B and C1 driving licences must have been in possession of the driving licence for at least three years. (Most Australian Drivers licences allow up to 4500 kg, but please double check). Client will have to show Passport & current driver's licence at pick up (must be original documents).

Insurance:

DRM Full Protection Package includes:
  Camper Interior Insurance
 • CDW (Collision Damage Waiver) Reduction of Deductible
 • Travel Cancellation Insurance
 • Health Assistance
 • Travel Assistance
 • Travel Curtailment Insurance
 • Cover for Rebooking Fees

Premium per day: € 20.18  -  Deductible CDW for each claim is € 350 of the reimbursable damage.
Premium per day: € 19.45  -   Deductible CDW for each claim is € 500 of the reimbursable damage.


Overview of Benefits:
 • Camper Interior Insurance:
Offers insurance cover for liability risks in everyday life in the event of damage caused by the insured person to the interior and to fixtures (damage to property) of motorhomes and trailer caravans rented by the insured person. Sum insured: € 2,500 per trip. Deductible: € 350 for each claim.
 
 • CDW (Collision Damage Waiver) Reduction of Deductible:
Reimbursement of the contractually owed and charged deductible if the rental vehicle is stolen during the term of the rental agreement or is damaged or destroyed in an accident while on a public road. Sum insured: up to € 1,500 of the contractually owed and charged deductible. Deductible: The deductible is € 350 / € 500 of the reimbursable damage for each claim.
 
 • Travel Cancellation Insurance:
Reimbursement of cancellation fees if you don’t take the trip, or the added cost of outbound travel if you start the trip late for a covered reason. Deductible: 20% of the reimbursable loss (at least € 25 per property).
 
 • Health Assistance:
24-Hour emergency switchboard offers and organizes assistance worldwide in case of illness, accident, death. It organises patient repatriation transportation as soon as medically advisable and appropriate.

 • Travel Assistance:
24-Hour emergency switchboard offers and organizes assistance worldwide in case of emergencies abroad.

 • Travel Curtailment Insurance:
Reimbursement of the added cost of return travel in the same mode and quality as the booked covered trip and partial travel costs for the unused travel services at the location in case of unplanned termination of the trip for a covered reason. Deductible: 20% of the reimbursable loss (at least € 25 per property).

 • Cover for Rebooking Fees: Reimbursement of up to € 50 per insured person/property if reservations are changed up to 42 days before the start of the trip.

DRM CDW (Collision Damage Waiver) Reduction of Waiver
CDW (Collision Damage Waiver) Reduction of Deductible
 
Premium per day: € 14.10  -  Deductible CDW for each claim is € 350.
Premium per day: € 10.95  -   Deductible CDW for each claim is € 500.


Overview of Benefit:
 • CDW (Collision Damage Waiver) Reduction of Deductible:
Reimbursement of the contractually owed and charged deductible if the rental vehicle is stolen during the term of the rental agreement or is damaged or destroyed in an accident while on a public road. Sum insured: up to € 1,500 of the contractually owed and charged deductible. Deductible: The deductible is € 350 / € 500 of the reimbursable damage for each claim.

Security Deposit:
A Refundable bond of EUR 1,500 charged to your Visa / Mastercard credit card at pick up. Refunded within 15 days if vehicle returned safe and sound. Note American Express / Diners credit cards are not accepted.

Additional Information:

-  The renter has to show his passport and his current driver's license when he picks up the vehicle.
-  Vehicle supplied full of diesel - return with Full tank of diesel or DRM charge EUR 2.50 per litre to do this for you.
-  Insurance cover is voided for gross negligence eg. driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol.
-  Overhead and reversing damage (if you are not being guided), is not covered.
-  Vehicle must be checked and signed for at start of rental. The detailed explanation and demonstration on the use of the vehicle will take about 30 to 60 minutes. The explanation of the motorhome by our depot staff is only possible in German or English.
-  To avoid any potential problems please check for any pre-existing damage at start of rental and have it noted on the  contract.  When the vehicle is returned it will be checked for damage again.
-  If vehicle returned late a charge of EUR 28 per hour will be charged.
-  Maps or road maps cannot be supplied by DRM.
-  Transportation to and from the rental depots cannot be provided.
-  Taxi costs are not refundable
- Please note that Austria has a toll fee system for their highways for vehicles with more than 3.5 tons total permissible weight ("GO-box"). All vehicles of group C5 and E1 are already equipped with a GO-box. At drop off the road toll will be checked online and client has to pay the open amount with credit card or in cash. The open amount for road toll cannot be deducted from the deposit. For vehicles with less than 3.5 tons client has to buy a sticker for the windscreen at a gas station before he enters Austria.

One Way Fees
 
Rental Depot
Hamburg
Frankfurt
Duesseldorf
Berlin
Munich
Hamburg
-
€ 630
€ 495
€ 380
€ 990
Frankfurt
€ 630
-
€ 245
€ 710
€ 500
Duesseldorf
€ 495
€ 245
-
€ 700
€ 695
Berlin
€ 380
€ 710
€ 700
-
€ 760
Munich
€ 990
€ 500
€ 695
€ 760
-
Depending on availability and only on special request.

 

Kitchen Set:
The kitchen set is for the booked persons and includes: dishes, soup plates, coffee cups & saucers, salad bowl, small bowls, water glasses, knives, forks, soup spoons, teaspoons, wooden spoon, ladle, spatula, corkscrew, can opener, bread knife, cutting board, kitchen knife, coffee filter holder, thermos flask, pots and pan.

Interior Cleaning:
EUR 100 - Groups A1, A2 & B1
EUR 120 - Groups B2 & C1, C4, D1, D2 & D3
EUR 130 - Groups E1
interior cleaning may be higher if necessary.

Clients who live in Asia or Russia:
DRM requires that all clients have a good enough standard of English or German to understand the complete procedure of pick up/returning, the handling of the vehicle, the rules and regulations, the documents clients have to sign and communication when on the road.

If DRM feel the client does not understand English or German, they reserve the right to refuse to hand over the vehicle and there will be no refund.

Eastern Europe and Travel Restrictions:
A special authorization is needed if clients wish to travel to Eastern and some Southern European states. This authorization has to be signed in the depot at pick up.

The entry to the following countries is allowed without authorisation:
Andorra, Austria, Belgium, Croatia, Denmark, Finland, France, Great Britain, Ireland, Italy, Liechtenstein, Luxemburg, Monaco, Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland.

The entry to the following countries is allowed only with authorisation:
Albania, Bosnia-Herzegowina, Canary Islands, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Estonia, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Latvia, Lithuania, Macedonia, Malta, Poland, Serbia and Montenegro and Slovakia.

The entry to the following countries is FORBIDDEN:
Belarus, Bulgaria, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Moldova, Morocco, Romania, Russia, Syria, Tunisia, Turkey and Ukraine.

For countries not listed here please ask on request. Please note that it can be more difficult to get help in case of an accident or technical problems when clients travel to Northern Scandinavia, Eastern Europe or Non-European countries.

2018 Football World Championship - Russia
Please note that no travel is allowed to the 2018 Football World Championship being held in Russia as the vehicles cannot be insured for Russia.

Norway Road Toll System - "Autopass"
Clients have to register to this system online before they enter Norway. Unfortunately this registration is only possible after pick up of the vehicle. Please see here for more details 148kb

Saturday Pick Up and Drop Off
Pick up and Drop off on a Saturday is available between May and October.
A fee of EUR € 75 applied for each pick up and drop off on a Saturday.


Depot Hours:
- From January to April and November to December: Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm
- From May to October: Monday to Friday 8am to 6pm, Saturday 9am to 11am
(only on request for a extra € 75 fee)


Pick up Hours:
January to April and November to December: 3pm to 4pm
May to October: Monday to Friday 3pm to 5pm, Saturday 10am


Drop off Hours:
January to April and November to December: 10am - 11am
May to October: Monday to Friday 9am to 10am, Saturday 10am
*As drop off takes place in the morning, you are not charged for the last day.


Please Note: All Depots are closed between 22 December 2018 and 01 January 2019 - No Pick Up or Drop Off available during this time.

Depots will also be closed between 14 -16 November 2018 inclusive.

Depots are closed on the following dates in 2018:

 
Berlin
Duesseldorf
Frankfurt
Hamburg
Munich
All Sundays
Closed
Closed
Closed
Closed
Closed
Saturdays until end of April
Closed
Closed
Closed
Closed
Closed
Saturdays May - October
request only
€ 75
request only
€ 75
request only
€ 75
request only
€ 75
request only
€ 75
Saturdays from November on
Closed
Closed
Closed
Closed
Closed
01 Jan - New Year
Closed
Closed
Closed
Closed
Closed
02 - 05 Jan
Open
Open
Open
Open
Open
06 Jan - Epiphany
Closed
Closed
Closed
Closed
Closed
13 February - Carnival Monday
Open
Closed
Open
Open
Open
30 March - Good Friday
Closed
Closed
Closed
Closed
Closed
31 March - Holy Saturday
Closed
Closed
Closed
Closed
Closed
02 April - Easter Monday
Closed
Closed
Closed
Closed
Closed
01 May - Labor Day
Closed
Closed
Closed
Closed
Closed
10 May - Ascension Day
Closed
Closed
Closed
Closed
Closed
21 May - Whit Monday
Closed
Closed
Closed
Closed
Closed
31 May - Corpus Christi
Open
Closed
Closed
Open
Closed
15 August - Assumption Day
Open
Open
Open
Open
Closed
03 October - Reunion Day
Closed
Closed
Closed
Closed
Closed
31 October - Reformation Day
Closed
Open
Open
Open
Open
01 November - All Saints Day
Open
Closed
Open
Open
Closed
22 December - 01 January
Closed
Closed
Closed
Closed
Closed

Shortening of Rental Period:
If a renter shortens their hire period by more than a week - it may be treated as a cancellation of the whole booking and a re-booking. This depends on when the amendment takes place and how many days of hire are being cancelled. Please ensure you always have travel insurance in place.

Cancellation Fees:
Minimum cancellation fee is EUR 300.
  • DRM charge the following fees:
  • Up to 50 days prior to pick up: 20% of rental fee
  • 49 to 15 days prior to pick up: 60% of rental fee
  • 14 to 1 days prior to pick up: 90% of rental fee
  • Day of pick up / No show: 100% of rental fee
  • Travel insurance can cover cancellation fees under certain circumstances. 
    Please ask for a brochure.
 
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