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Child Saftey Seat

National features child restraint systems that conform to government standards. The convertible seat is designed for infants and toddlers.

Rate/Day:
$4.99 per day
$110 replacement

WIFI Device
 
WIFI is available at the rental locations.
 
Rate/Day:
$7.95 daily
$41.65 - weekly
$120.00 - Monthly
$140 replacement
 

Collision Damage Waiver

Collision Damage Waiver–Theft Protection (CDW-TP1) is not insurance. The rental location requires purchase of CDW-TP1 to rent a vehicle, unless you present written proof that your cedit card provides collision and theft protection in Panama, or you purchase the National Protection Package (NPP), which includes CDW-TP1. The rental company will not accept personal insurance or insurance sold by third parties as a substitute for purchasing CDW-TP1. If you purchase CDW-TP1, the rental company contractually waives your responsibility for the cost of damage to, loss or theft of the vehicle, after the deductible, during the rental period in Panama unless you invalidate the coverage as provided in the rental agreement. A deductible of up to $2,500 USD applies, depending on car class.
 
If CDW-TP1 and NPP are both declined, the renter is responsible for the full value of damage to or loss of the vehicle.
 
Rate/Day:
$18.00 - Mini, Economy, Compact, Intermediate, Fullsize and Premium Car, Vans and Trucks
$23.00 - Fullsize SUV and Premium SUV
 
Deductible:
$2000 - Mini, Compact, Economy, Intermediate Standard, Fullsize, Premium, Luxury 4-dr, SUVs, Vans, Trucks and Specialty
$2500 - Full-size and Premium SUV's
 

Deductible Protection (DP)

Deductible Protection (DP) reduces renter's Collision Damage Waiver-Theft Protection deductible to $0. Deductible Protection does not apply in the case of theft. A police report is required.

Rate/Day:
$7.00 - Midsize and above
$10.00 - Luxury SUV
 

Third Party Liability

Third Party Liability (TPL1) In Panama, the purchase of TPL1 is required by the rental company unless you purchase the National Protection Package (NPP), which includes TPL1. Customers can obtain coverage for damages and injuries to third parties, up to the policy limits, under the local rental car company's insurance by purchasing its TPL1 protection unless you invalidate the coverage as provided in the rental agreement. Liability insurance purchased on third party travel websites and insurance that accompaies US credit or debit cards may not provide coverage in Panama.
 
Rate/Day: $16.00
 

Personal Accident Insurance (PAI)

Personal Accident Coverage (PAI). The purchase of personal accident coverage is optional and is not required in order to rent a vehicle.
Personal Accident Insurance covers ambulance service, doctors, hospitalization and nurses for each passenger in the vehicle, with a maximum limit maximum limit of $5,000 USD for the driver and $3,000 USD for each passenger. Also includes a life insurance of $50,000 USD for the driver and $25,000 USD for the passengers
 
Rate/Day:
$3.50  Mini, Economy, Midsize, Full-size, Premium & Luxury 
$5.00  Minivans, Compact to Premium SUV's
$7.00 Standard, Full-size  & Premium Vans 
 

Roadside Assistance Proctection

Roadside Assistance Protection (RAP) If selected and paid for at the time of rental, Roadside Assistance is available 24/7 without additional charges.
RAP includes towing (not related to an accident), flat tire service (if no inflated spare is available, vehicle will be towed), and lockout service (if keys are locked inside the vehicle). Jumpstarts and fuel delivery service for up to 5 gallons (or equivalent liters) of fuel is also provided. Tire damage beyond repair as a result of driver neglect is the responsibility of the renter.

Rate/Day: TBD
 

Tire & Windshield Report

Tire and Windshield Protection (TWP) Tire & Windshield Protection waives customer's liability in the event of damage to tires, rims, windshield or side glass.

Rate/Day:
$5.00 - Mini to Fullsize Vans and SUVs
$7.00 Premium Vans
$10.00 - Luxury SUV
 

Additional Protection
National Protection Package (NPP) is a package product which includes Collision Damage Waiver-Theft Protection (CDW-TP), Tire and Windshield Protection (TWP), Third Party Liability (TPL) and Deductible Protection (DP) at a discounted price. NPP is not insurance. If you purchase NPP, the rental company contractually waives your responsibility for the cost of damage to, loss or theft of the vehicle (including tires and windshield), and up to the policy limits for damages and injuries to third parties during the rental period in Panama subject to the actions listed on the rental agreement that invalidate the coverage as described in the rental agreement. No Deductible applies for CDW-TP, TWP and TPL. A deductible of up to $2,500 USD will apply in the event of partial or total theft of the vehicle, depending on car class.

Rate/Day:
$33.00 Mini, Compact and Economy
$38.00 Intermediate, Standard, Full-size, Premium, Van, SUV and Pickup
 

Additional Driver

· All additional drivers must meet driver license and age equirements.
- Additonal drivers must appear at the rental counter with the primary renter.
· Additional drivers must sign the rental agreement.
· An additional daily fee may apply for any Additional Drivers.
 
Rate/Day: 
$5.00 day
 
Age Requirements
Minimum age to rent a vehicle is 23 and the maximum rental age is 70 years.
Drivers between the ages of 23 and 24 will incur an additional daily fee.
 
Rate/Day: $8.50
 

Cross Border Policy

Unrestricted driving in Panama only.

Rent/Day: N/A
 

One-way rentals

All one way rentals must be booked in advance and are subject to availability. One way charges apply and are payable at time of rental. One way charges cannot be prepaid.
 

Renter Requirement

Must meet the location's minimum age requirements.
Present a valid driver's license.
Present a major credit card in renter's name at the time of rental.
International drivers must provide a valid license from their country of residentce. In addition to the drivers license, if the characheters are not in English or Latin characters, an international drivers permit is recommended. If the drivers license is in characters other than Latin, an International permit is required or a Notarized English Translation is accepted.
This location accepts notorized Chinese Drivers License.
 

Payment Policy

A passport in addition to a credit card, with available credit and in the renter's name, must be presented. The signature on the back must match the name imprinted on the card. 
Credit Cards honored: American Express®, MasterCard®, VISA®, 
An authorization on the credit card of  30% or a minimum charge of $300 will apply for Economy to Compact and a minimum of $500 for Midsize and above will be authorized on credit card upon rental of vehicle of the rental charges plus the cost of the rental will be taken at the time of rental. This authorization amount may be used toward damages of vehicles or late charges.
Debit/Check cards are not accepted at this location. Debit/check cards are considered to be any non-credit card American Express®, MasterCard®, VISA®, Diners Club® logo. 
Cash is not accepted at this location.
 

Refueling Policy

As a customer, you have a choice as to how you would like to pay for fuel.
 
Option 1- Prepay Fuel
This option allows the renter to pay for the full tank of gas at the time of rental and return the tank empty. No refunds will be issued for unused gas.  Pre-paid gas is available at the local fuel prices
 
Option 2- We Refill
This option allows the renter to pay National at the end of the rental for gas toed but not replaced. Price per gallon will be higher than local fuel prices. A 50% surcharge will apply.
 
Option 3- You Refill
This option allows the renter to return the vehicle with a full tank of gas to avoid extra fuel charges.
 
Special Equipment
Wifi Device - $7.95 daily; $41.65 per week; $120 montly; $140 replacement fee if damaged or not returned.
Child Safety Seat - $3.00 per day; $110.00 replacement
 

General

Cars offered:  Toyota, Kia, & Hyundai 

Languages Spoken: Spanish  & English

Driving Side of the road: Right

Advanced Reservation: 24

Maximum rental: 30 Days

Theft Protection: Included in the purchase of Collision Damage Wiaver - Theft Protection

Frequent Flyer: N/A

Surcharges: Airport Fee (ARPT) 12% at Tocumen Intl Airport, Airport Fee (ARPT) 6% at Enrique Malek Airport, Airport Fee (ARPT) 6% at Marcos A Gelabert Airport

Taxes: Value Added Tax (STAX) - 7%
 

Delivery & Collection

Delivery and Collection not available. customer can pre-arrange pick-up and drop off of vehicle in advance 
customer must contact the rental office directly upon arrival
Pick-up/drop off is available at no additional cost for 0-2 miles 
Pick-up/drop off is available at a cost of $20 for 3-15 miles
Pick-up/drop off is available at a cost of $30 for 16-25 miles
 

After Hours

Customer must pre-arrange after hours service in advance 
After hours service is available at some locations at a cost of $25.00
 

Roadside Assistance

Available 24 hours: Customer must contact rental locations for assistance during business hours. After this time, customer must call 507-238-4144. In the case of an accident/incident, customer must contact police and complete a police report and resport to National immediately. Additional charges may apply for any towing.