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Self Drive Conditions

A non refundable deposit of $200 per person is required to confirm your reservation.  Reservations will not be held until a deposit is received and is subject to availability.  Final balance due 60 days before departure.  Reservations made within two months of departure must be paid in full at time of booking.  The company reserves the right to cancel any booking if final payment is not received by the due date.  Deposits and payments can be made by check or credit card.  We accept MasterCard and VISA.  All charges are taken in Ireland.
Cancellations: (Cancellation policy only applies to bookings made with Terry Flynn Tours or their agents)
Must be confirmed in writing. 
Cancellation charges per person as follows:
Date of booking to 60 days            $200 deposit non-refundable
59 / 30 days prior to departure      15% of final balance & deposit
29 / 15 days prior to departure       25% of final balance & deposit
14 / 4 days prior to departure        50% of final balance & deposit
3 days or less prior to departure     NO REFUNDS
Deposits or pre-payments to properties made on behalf of clients are non-refundable.  As requirements vary in some locations these conditions will be available on request when booking.  For late bookings express postage charges will be paid by the client.
Travel Insurance:
Terry Flynn Tours is pleased to offer Travel Insurance to help you protect your payment made for travel plans.  We strongly recommend insurance coverage to protect you from any unforseen health problems that may arise.  To benefit from full coverage, premium should be paid at the time of deposit for coverage to apply.  Please go to the travel insurance section on our website to get a quote.
A fee of $25 per change will be charged for any changes made to any existing self-drive booking.  These fees are non-refundable in the event of cancellation.
Exchange Rates:
The dollar rates shown in this brochure are based on exchange rates in effect on January 1, 2017.  These are subject to currency fluctuations without notice.  For clients paid in full on the due date TERRY FLYNN TOURS guarantees no surcharge on the land package.
We accept responsibility for insuring that all elements of your self-drive program we have booked are as described in your information.  We accept no responsibility for losses or additional expenses due to any delay or cause beyond our control, including air transportation.  All such expenses will be borne by the client(s).  We disclaim any responsibility or liability whatsoever for loss, damage, injury or expense to person or property due to any cause occuring during your vacation.  This includes items left at accommodation or in rental cars.
Car Insurance & CDW:
Unlimited mileage, third party insurance, (this covers damage to a third party but not you) theft protection and taxes are included in the car rental cost.  CDW insurance (which covers your car) can be purchased when booking the car at a cost of $22 per day.  There is still a deductible when CDW insurance has been purchased.  Clients must leave a credit card deposit of €1200-€2200 (depending on vehicle type) to cover the deductible or purchase OPTIONAL insurance to bring the deductible liability down to €250 - €100, depending on vehicle class.  The deductible deposit and OPTIONAL deductible insurance is handled directly by the car hire company when picking up the car in Ireland.
Age Limit:
The minimum driving age is is 23 years, there is no maximum age limit.  Persons ages 23 to 25 years are subject to a daily supplement paid directly to the car hire company.
23-25      €10 supplement per day
Subject to change by car company

All drivers must have been eligible to hold a license for eight years to rent up to a class D/G vehicle. for larger vehicles renters must have been eligible for a license for eleven years.

Vehicle Return Grace Period
All vehicles must be returned within 59 minutes of the collection time or an additional rental day will be charged.

Security Deposit:                
On collection of the vehicle, the rental charge of a €250.00 security deposit will be charged to your card.  On acceptable return of the vehicle, the security deposit will be credited.  Payment is not accepted by either cash or cheque.  All credit cards used for payment/deposit must be in the name of the renter. 

Location charges:
There is an airport charge of €25.
Driving license:
All drivers must hold a full, valid national license.

Extra driver:
The supplement charge for an additional drvier is €7 per day and is payable locally at start of hire.

Smoking Policy:
A smoking ban applies to all vehicles; therefore customers will not be permitted to smoke in any vehicle.  Failure to adhere to acknowledge the no smoking signs placed in the vehicles will be subject to a €50.00 + VAT fine.

Roadside Assistance:
Emergency contact details for 24/7 roadside assistance can be found on the rental contract.  Customers should call this number if required.  Dependant on the circumstances, we reserve the right not to replace the vehicle and pass on specific repair/callout charges to the customer.



Thank you for what I think is one of the best trips I have been on with our company in 23 years.  The team said it was the best ever!  Thank you for everything! Brad

Brad Schumacher, Kansas, USA
Directors: Terrence Flynn, Dominic Flynn [ Read Disclaimer ]