Terms & Conditions Nippy Turtle car rental Cyprus

The package

When you book a Nippy Turtle Car you can be sure that the one price will include all of the following:

  • Unlimited mileage / kilometers
  • Local taxes i.e. V.A.T
  • Local taxes
  • Change of a car in case of mechanical breakdown (24 hour service)
  • Booking Fees
  • Credit Card Fees
  • Standard insurance also known as (CDW)

Not included:

  • Zero Excess insurance (S.D.W)
  • Parking fees
  • Traffic fines
  • Additional driver charges
  • Younger / older driver’s charges
  • Optional extras, i.e. child seats, GPS, WiFi, etc.

Zero Excess Insurance (S.D.W)

  • GROUP A-B1 – EUR 8.00 per day
  • GROUP C – G – EUR 10.00 per day


All online advertised daily rates are based on a 7 day booking or more.Should you require a short term car rental under 7 days please email us on our contact form or call the office.

Fuel charges

Customers are not charged for the fuel upon pick up. Cars should be returned with the same quantity of fuel to avoid any fuel or refueling charges.

Refueling charge equal to 20.00 EUR is paid by the customer for missing fuel plus the amount of missing fuel charged at local rate

Parking fees / traffic fines

These rates do not provide coverage for extra costs incurred by the customer for expenses such as parking or tolls for using roads etc. Should the driver of the vehicle commit any offence whilst driving the hire vehicle, any fines or legal charges thereof will be the sole responsibility of the driver. Nippy Turtle Car Rentals accepts no responsibility for any violations committed during the hire of the vehicle.

Additional driver charges

Each Nippy Turtle vehicle is rented to a specific single driver. The renter may add extra permitted drivers in accordance with Nippy Turtle Car Rental standard policies at a supplemental charge of EUR 4.00 per day per extra permitted driver where applicable. Should the vehicle be used by someone not on the rental agreement all insurances are void and legal action may be taken.

Younger / older driver charges

An age restriction applies in Cyprus for drivers between 21 and 25 or over 72 years of age. A fee of EUR 4.50 per day will be applicable for these drivers per rental, to allow them to drive by issuing a special insurance. In order to avoid this charge the renter must be at least 25 years of age the holder of a valid driving licence for at least 3 years, or under 72. Unfortunately due to Cyprus policy persons under 21 years are not permitted to hire a car.

Optional extras

A range of optional extras some not listed on the website may be available upon pick up depending on location, season or availability, such as car WiFi etc. It is recommended that these be requested at the time of booking. Although these can be added to a booking and your representative in Cyprus will be happy to assist and take additional payment when you collect your car, no guarantee of their availability will be offered prior to collection of your car. Please note that child seats are required by law for small children. Child seats should be requested at time of booking, all confirmed requests are guaranteed.

Rental period

A rental day is based on a 24 hours period, there is no provision for part day rentals in these rates, and therefore no discounts or refunds will be made for vehicles returned prior to the completion of a 24 hour period. Once a deposit has been paid no refund can be given or refunds provided for cars returned earlier than the end of the rental agreement. Online booking deposits are non refundable.

Minimum rental period

We no longer incur any minimum duration restrictions on our car rentals. Online bookings are only for 7 days or more short term daily rates under 7 days incur a short term fee and should be requested by email telephone or the website contact form and reserved. In any way all bookings will be confirmed by our offices by email.

Seasonal charges

All rates are based on the seasonal rate from which the rental commences irrespective of the date of return.


Customers will be asked to supply a major credit/debit card for deposits, should the customer not possess a major credit card, a cash sum amounting to the approximate value may be required a fully refundable 200 Euros group A-B1 with a  300 euros deposit for groups C- D1 is all that we ask for. Should there be no non insurance related damage to the vehicle,parking fines,speeding fines or missing fuel then the deposit is refunded back.Please note the deposit is different to the insurance excess.


Rental charges minus the deposit paid during booking are payable in advance by cash or credit cards. Personal cheques are not accepted. A valid credit/debit card must be presented irrespective of payment method. In the event of the customer cancelling there booking there is no provision for refunds on payments made.

One way rentals

Can be arranged for 20.00 Euros locally up to 80 Euros Larnaca etc, please call for more information.

Flight information

It is essential for airport pickups that the correct flight number and arrival time be advised before the customer departs. In the event that this information is not available at the time of booking please be sure to advise ‘Nippy Turtle Car Rental’ at least 3 days prior to departure. Although ‘Nippy Turtle Car Rental’ will always do its utmost to ensure a car is available for the customer on arrival, no responsibility will be accepted or compensation offered for a failed rental due to the customer providing information late.


Customers may upgrade to another class of vehicle locally upon arrival. Upgrades are subject to availability and fees for upgrades will be determined locally at time of rental. Customers must pay all fees for upgrade locally.

Driving Licence

Drivers must produce a full valid driving licence for their country of residence, held for at least three years. It is the driver’s responsibility to ensure that he / she has the appropriate driving licence.

Provision of cars

Local licensees can refuse to supply a vehicle should they in their reasonable opinion deem the driver to be in anyway unfit to drive the vehicle. In these cases your contract will be terminated immediately and no further compensation given.

Extension of rental:

Should you wish to extend your rental beyond the agreed date of termination, it is important that you visit our nearest office 48 hours in advance so that insurance coverage is extended and relevant amount for rental is paid.

Returning your car

Unless you have arranged to extend your rental, your car should be returned to the agreed location. If you fail to return the car on time, you will be charged for the delay accordingly.

Car type / suitability

Reservations are only accepted by car group and not by car make / model. Specific car models are subject to availability at the time of pick up. All renters are subject to the full conditions which are detailed on the back of the rental agreement and said conditions should be read at the time of rental.


  1. The renter shall not take the car or allow the car to be taken outside the area controlled by the government of the Republic of Cyprus.
  2. All insurances are void if the renter moves the vehicle at an accident scene, is found to be at fault driving recklessly, dangerous, speeding, or not paying attention to road markings and or signs,or using a mobile phone.
  3. All insurances are void should the renter be neglecting and/or driving on surfaces deemed to be driving off road.
  4. All insurances are void if the renter is to be breaking any of the Laws of Cyprus whilst in control of a vehicle such as drink driving, not wearing seat belts etc.

Concerning more extended rentals, please contact us for discounted rates.