Accidents do happen, fortunately you can protect yourself against the Consequences

If damage to the rental vihicle has occurred in a collision by fault of a third party, liabilty depends on the insurance of the third party. In case the third party is not insured or cannot be held liable, the renter will be held liable for any damage to the rental car or to their purchased insurance deductible. Back to Basic Bonaire car rental may require coverage until the matter is settled with the third party.

CDW (collision damage waiver)

The own risk deductible amount of $575.00 for any and all damages to the rented vehicle resulting from a collision/accident caused by fault of the renter or an unknown third party. The renter is fully liable for any damage to the rented vehicle upto $575.00 All extra damage on top of the $575.00 will be paid by Back to Basic Bonaire car rental. In case of theft of the car or damage like vandalism, joy riding, broken windows, fire, flood etc. the renter is fully liable for the vehicle.

SuperCDW (Super collision damage waiver)

This is the same as CDW, only in this case theftof the rental car or other damages to the rental car like vandalism, fire, joy riding, broken windows, fire, flood etc. are also covered. The deductible is $100.00

Our terms and conditions

Terms and conditions Back to Basic Bonaire
Article 1:
1. These terms and conditions are applied to all agreements between Back to Basic Bonaire and the renter of the rented vehicle.
2. Changes in the agreement can only be made with a written approval of both sides (the renter and Back to Basic Bonaire).
3. On the agreement there is a “drawing” which will be used to mark all damages to the rental car at the beginning of the rental period. At the end of the rental period this “drawing” will be used to determine if there are more damages to the rental vehicle than at the beginning of the rental period. If there are more damages to the rental vehicle at the end of the rental period, the renter will be responsible for the cost of those damages with a maximum of the deductible that belongs to the insurance that the renter choose at the beginning of the rental agreement.
4. Everybody with a valid drivers license can rent a car at Back to Basic Bonaire. Renters who are younger than 23 or older than 70 have a higher deductible. With the regular CDW insurance the deductible is: $875.00 and with the super CDW insurance the deductible is: $300.00
5. The word car means in these term and conditions: the rented car, truck, van or any other vehicle. It also includes all accessories like the wheels and the tires, the jag and tools to change a flat tire, buckets to store the dive gear in the car, car seats etc..
6. The renter has to return the car with the same amount of petrol as there was at the beginning of the rental period. All used petrol during the rental period has to be paid by the renter. If there is less petrol in the car upon returning the car, Back to Basic Bonaire will charge $25.00 per ¼ tank to the renter.
7. The renter is allowed to drive an unlimited amount of kilometers during the rental period.
8. If the renter looses a key during the rental period. Back to Basic Bonaire will charge the renter for it. If it’s a “normal” key, it will be: $25.00 If it’s an electronical key it will be: $100.00
Article 2.
1. Back to Basic Bonaire is available to it’s renters 24 hours a day and 7 days a week. The car can be delivered at any address on Bonaire and at the end of the rental period the car will be collected at any address of choice.
2. At the end of the rental period, the rental car has to be available to be collected at the time and place as defined in the rental agreement. Only with a written confirmation of both parties (Back to Basic Bonaire and the renter) the date, place or/and time can be changed.
3. In case the renter doesn’t return the car on the agreed date, time and place, the renter is responsible for any and all damages to the rental car. In this case Back to Basic Bonaire has the right to pound the vehicle. The renter has to pay a fine of $50.00 per day on top of the rent for the not paid days.

Article 3.
1. A reservation can be cancelled until 14 days before the rental period starts. In this case Back to Basic Bonaire will charge 50% of the rental price to the renter. If the renter doesn’t need the car for whatever reason and doesn’t notify Back to Basic Bonaire in time, 100% of the rental price will be charged to the renter. With a written confirmation from both sides (Back to Basic Bonaire and the renter) the rental agreement can be changed with no extra charges.
Article 4.
1. All rental cars are officially insured as rental vehicles.
2. The renter is fully liable for all damages that are not covered by the car insurance.
3. CDW insurance: The deductible is: $575.00 for all damages to the rental car caused by fault of the renter or by an unknown third party. The renter is fully liable for all damages up to $575.00. In case the damages are more than $575.00 Back to Basic Bonaire will be liable for all costs above this $575.00. In case of theft or damage as a result of theft, joy riding, flood fire, broken windows etc. There is no coverage by the insurance so the renter is fully liable for all damages.
4. Super CDW insurance: This is the same as the regular CDW insurance. Only in this case theft or damage as a result of theft, joy riding, flood fire, broken windows etc is also covered and the deductible is: $100.00
Artikel 5.
1. The rental car may only be driven by the renter or somebody who is stated on the rental agreement as an extra driver. If the renter let’s anybody else than these persons drive or move the car, the renter is fully liable for all damages because there is no insurance coverage in this case.
2. All damages/accidents must immediately be notified to Back to Basic Bonaire (00599-7806228) and to the Bonaire security force (00599-9292). If the renter doesn’t notify these parties in case of damage, the renter is fully liable for all damages and there’s no insurance coverage anymore.
3. It is not allowed to drive or move the rental car under influence of alcohol or drugs. If the renter does drive under the influence of alcohol or drugs, there is no insurance coverage and the renter is fully liable for all damages.
4. If the drivers license appears to be fake or expired during the rental period, there is no insurance coverage and the renter is liable for all damages. It is the responsibility of the renter to show a valid drivers license.
5. The renter is fully liable for any traffic or parking fines.
6. When the renter leaves the car unattended, he has to take the key with him. In case the car gets stolen and the renter doesn’t have the key anymore, the renter is fully liable for all damages.
7. In case the car has to be towed for another reason than mechanical failure, the renter has to pay for the towing expenses.
8. The renter is not allowed to rent out the rental car or use to rental car to push or tow another vehicle or thing. If the renter does use the car for any of those things, the renter is fully liable for all damages.
9. It is not allowed to transport more people than the amount of seats stated on the website of Back to Basic Bonaire. In this case the renter is fully liable for all damages.
10. The expenses to repair a flat tire have to paid by the renter. If the rental car has a flat tire at the end of rental period, Back to Basic Bonaire will charge the renter $25.00 per flat tire. A flat tire has to repaired immediately. If the renter doesn’t repair a flat tire immediately, the renter is fully liable for all damages.
11. The renter may not take part in any form of racing with the rental car. In this case the renter is fully liable for all damages.
12. On the website of Back to Basic Bonaire there is a description for all cars. In this description is stated what to do and what not to do with the rental car. If the renter uses the car for things that are stated in the description as not to do, the renter is fully liable for all damages.

Article 6:
Back to Basic Bonaire is never liable for theft, loss or damage to things and/or persons inside the rental vehicle during the rental period.

Article 7:
If the renter uses the rental car to break the law or if the renter misleaded Back to Basic Bonaire is such a seious way that if Back to Basic Bonaire would have known it, they wouldn’t rent a vehicle to the renter, The renter is fully liable for all damages.

Article 8:
The renter has to pay for the rental agreement at the beginning of the rental period.

Article 9:
When a reservation is confirmed, it can only be changed with a written approval from both parties (Back to Basic Bonaire and the renter). If the reservation is cancelled within 14 days before the rental period, only 50% of the rental price will be charged. If the renter doesn’t cancel the reservation in time or if the renter doesn’t show up at the beginning of the rental period, 100% of the rental price will be charged.

Article 10:
If there is one or more parts of these terms and conditions not right, all other parts will still be a part of the rental agreement.

Article 11:
The Caribisch Nederlandse law applies to these terms and conditions and the rental agreement.

 

Our insurance made transparent

KIND OF DAMAGECDW inclusive in the priceSUPER CDW $10,- per day extra
Damage to the rental car by fault of the renterCoveredCovered
Deductible$575,-$100,-
Theft of the rental carFully liableCovered
DeductibleFully liable$100,-
Other damages to the rental car, e.g. vandalism, fire, broken windowsFully liableCovered
DeductibleFully liable$100,-
Damage to a third party caused by the rental car by fault of the renterCoveredCovered
Deductible$575,-$100,-
Extra driverNo extra chargeNo extra charge