"Tired of expensive additional costs when you rent a car?yet, you can exhale – at least, when you rent a car in the EU.nFem leading biluthyrningsbolag change now, at the urging of the EU, how they present their prices – which will lead to fewer unpleasant surprises for consumers."
"in 2017, went to the five leading car hire companies – Avis, Europcar, Enterprise, Hertz and Sixt – to modify its pricing in order to comply with EU consumer law. But after the decision, it has been slow and, until recently, had the companies still have not fulfilled what they promised."
"But now there is hope for consumers. Enterprise and Sixt have, according to the Konsumenteuropa, implemented all the changes, and Avis, and Europcar will be ready with the changes before the summer. The fifth company, Hertz will be ready in the first quarter of 2020. "
"Wanted to avoid misleading prices and contracts"
"Why the EU wanted to they would change their pricing, was that the companies needed to be clearer about what is included in the price. Many who rented the car has ever been with the added charges for refueling, that the driver has been young, flygplatstillägg or the like. This type of complaint from the consumers was something that soared during the years before the decision and from the EUROPEAN union wanted to overcome by biluthyrningsbolagen began to follow the EU's consumer laws."
"Including all charges"
"companies are now promised, and who in most cases will be resolved before the summer, is that all the additional charges such as the addition of a young driver or airport fee is included in the price presented on our website. It should also be clear terms in all EU languages and conditions for additional services should be clear. "
"A change that means it will be easier to get track of what the vehicle will actually cost – even before you pick it out."
"this is The meaning of this change:"
"The price you see on the website shall be the price you pay for the car. The price shall include all additional costs that tankningsavgift, airport fee, add-ons for young drivers, and the like. "
"Consumers should not have to suffer for misleading or unclear contractual terms when renting a car."
"It must be clear what is included in the basic rental agreement and what that can possibly apply. This also applies to information on what is included in the additional insurance. Consumers must simply understand what it is they are paying for."
"this you should think about when you rent a car on vacation:"
"renting a car on vacation can be a great and inexpensive way to get around during the trip. But before you rent a car there are a few things that might be good to keep an eye on."