A copy of the Abel Rent A Car Terms & Conditions can be found here. You can also view the Abel Rental Agreement for full details.
The bond (which is $500 for all vehicles) is required for every rental, it is not held by Abel. It’s simply verification to us that there are funds available and the credit card is legitimate. The amount is held by your bank and is released depending on their release schedule. Abel is never in control of the location or the… read more →
Another person’s credit card may be used provided they are present at the branch at the time of rental with a valid driving licence. If they will not be driving they will still need to present a valid form of photo identification.
If you will be driving for a period that is less than three (3) months and you have an International Drivers Licence, it will be honoured by Australian law, however a current copy of your passport is required. If you plan to stay in Australia for more than three months and intend to drive for that period, you are required… read more →
To help control liability and insurance costs, several major car rental companies, including Abel Rent A Car, screen for high-risk drivers. Abel Rent A Car reserves the right to ask potential renters a variety of questions regarding their personal driving records. Whenever a prospective renter’s driving history fails to meet the Abel criteria, the car hire company can deny rental… read more →
You can drive an Abel vehicle if your name appears on the rental agreement. Additional drivers can be added, a one off surcharge may apply. Click here to see a list of Abel’s Fee Schedule.
Yes you should, it is the responsibility of the renter to ensure all existing damage is noted down on the Vehicle Quality Control Sheet before you take the vehicle. Abel also encourages its clients to take photographs of the vehicle before leaving the location, this protects us all in the event there is a dispute over damage. If you find… read more →
Extending the rental duration is possible at time of check out or during the rental itself. You will need to contact or come in person to the nearest location. The extension is subject to vehicle availability and additional payment. Any extension request may incur a premium extension fee, depending on the class of vehicle and the availability. Payment must be… read more →
Firstly in the event of an accident, be sure to see to any injured (if any) and notify the police (if required). Secondly contact the location the car was rented from, you can find the locations number by clicking here or it is be located on the top right hand corner of your Abel Rental Agreement (given to you at… read more →