DRM Motorhome Hire in Germany
2019 Rates and Terms / Conditions

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Long Term Discounts
5% Discount off daily rates for rentals of 35 to 59 days
8% Discount off daily rates for rentals of 60 to 119 days
10% Discount
off daily rates for rentals of 120 days or more

Depot Locations:
  Berlin - Dusseldorf - Frankfurt - Hamburg - Munich
 

2019 Rental Season
 
Saver Season
Off Season
Mid Season
High Season
Mid 2 Season
Munich
01 Jan - 02 Apr
02 Oct - 31 Dec
03 Apr - 31 May
01 Jun - 02 Jul
03 Jul - 10 Sep
11 Sep - 04 Oct
Hamburg
01 Jan - 02 Apr
19 Sep - 31 Dec
03 Apr - 31 May
01 Jun - 28 Jun
29 Jun - 23 Aug
24 Aug - 20 Sep
Frankfurt
01 Jan - 02 Apr
05 Oct - 31 Dec
03 Apr - 31 May
01 Jun - 27 Jun
28 Jun - 19 Aug
20 Aug - 04 Oct
Dusseldorf
01 Jan - 02 Apr
05 Oct - 31 Dec
03 Apr - 31 May
01 Jun - 12 Jul
13 Jul - 26 Aug
27 Aug - 04 Oct
Berlin
01 Jan - 02 Apr
19 Sep - 31 Dec
03 Apr - 31 May
01 Jun - 28 Jun
29 Jun - 22 Aug
23 Aug - 18 Sep
Min Period:
7 Days
7 Days
7 Days
14 Days
7 Days
Minimum Rental Period over Christmas Holidays and New Year is 14 Days
Depots will be closed from 24 Dec 2019 to 2 Jan 2020

2019 DRM Germany Rates
Daily Rates shown in Euros
Valid from 01 January to 31 December 2019
 
Service
Fee
Saver
Season
Off
Season
Mid
Season
High
Season
Group A1 - California Star
4 Berth
€ 120
€ 69
€ 79
€ 92
€ 122
Group A2 - California Comfort
4 Berth - AUTO with GPS
€ 120
€ 79
€ 89
€ 102
€ 135
Group B1 - Compact Star
2 Berth
€ 140
€ 69
€ 83
€ 100
€ 129
Group B2 - Compact Cruiser
2 Berth
€ 140
€ 72
€ 93
€ 105
€ 139
Group B3 - Compact Classic
2 Berth
€ 140
€ 69
€ 83
€ 100
€ 129
Group B4 - Compact Tourer
2 Berth
€ 140
€ 72
€ 93
€ 105
€ 139
Group C1 - Family Star
5 Berth
€ 140
€ 79
€ 99
€ 110
€ 147
Group C2 - Family Cruiser
4 Berth
€ 140
€ 79
€ 99
€ 110
€ 147
Group C4 - Family Plus
6 Berth
€ 140
€ 92
€ 109
€ 129
€ 166
Group C5 - Family Comfort
6 Berth
€ 140
€ 95
€ 112
€ 132
€ 169
Group D1 - Classic Star
4 Berth
€ 140
€ 93
€ 110
€ 128
€ 162
Group D2 - Classic Cruiser
2 (+2) Berth
€ 140
€ 90
€ 107
€ 125
€ 155
Group D3 - Classic Comfort
2 Berth
€ 140
€ 79
€ 94
€ 115
€ 146
Group D4 - Classic Tourer
3 Berth
€ 140
€ 86
€ 101
€ 122
€ 152
Group E1 - Comfort Star
4 Berth
€ 140
€ 99
€ 125
€ 145
€ 168

Please Note:
Please note that a vehicle group can have different vehicle types. Only a vehicle group can be reserved, not a certain vehicle within this group.

The drop off time shown on the rental contract is binding. At this time the vehicle has to be returned clean inside and empty. It is not possible to do the inside cleaning in the depots. This has to be done in advance (e.g. at a gas station with vacuum cleaners).

The rental ends in the moment we can do the drop off procedure with inside and outside check. If the drop off procedure can be done only after scheduled drop off time we will charge EUR 28.00 per commenced hour (up to full daily rate).

The above rates include:

  • Unlimited Mileage
  • Partial motor vehicle insurance with excess of € 500
  • Comprehensive Insurance coverage with excess of € 1,500 per case of damage
  • Breakdown Assistance
  • Additional driver fees
  • Bike rack (when requested - Except Group A vehicles)
  • VAT Tax @ 19%
      
    Not included: 
  • Service / Preparation fee to cover gas / chemicals
  • Extras & Optional items. Please order these at the time of booking.
    If they need to be added later - you will incur an amendment fee.
  • One Way Fees
Extras and Fees
Price
Description
Bedding Set
€ 55.00
per person (1 sheet, 1 duvet, 1 pillow case & 1 quilt cover)
Towel Set
€ 18.00
per person (1 towel, 1 shower towel & 1 tea towel)
Camping Table
€ 10.00
per table
Camping Chair
€ 10.00
per chair
Child Safety Seat *
€ 25.00
per seat
Child Booster Seat *
€ 12.00
per seat
Kitchen Set
€ 55.00
per rental
Saturday Surcharge
€ 75.00
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Toilet Cleaning
€ 150.00
per vehicle, if necessary
Amendment Fee
€ 25.00
per amendment
Diesel Charge
€ 2.50
per litre (if not returned full)
Late Return
€ 28.00
per hour up to the daily rate
Outside Cleaning
FREE
only on request
Interior Cleaning
from € 100
per vehicle, if necessary
Winter Tyres
€ 100.00
obligatory between mid November and mid March
Snow Chains
€ 55.00
per rental
Bike Racks for Groups B1 to E1
FREE
must request
Bike Rack for Group A1 & A2
€ 50.00
per rental
Warning sign bike rack
€ 9.00
per rental (necessary for Italy)
Sun Shade for Group A1
€ 30.00
per rental
DRM CDW Reduction
€ 14.10
€ 10.95
per day (excess € 350 per incident)
per day (excess € 500 per incident)
DRM Full Protection
€ 20.18
€ 19.45
per day (excess € 350 per incident)
per day (excess € 500 per incident)

**German Law states that all children 12 years and under OR smaller than 1.50m is required to be in a child seat. For children from 6 to 12 years, a child booster seat may be sufficient if the safety belt suits them.

Driver Requirements:

The minimum age of Tenant and the drivers shall be 25 years of age. Driving licence Class 3, for all models. Class B for vehicles with an admissible total weight of up to 3,500 kg and Class C1 for a total weight of more than 3,500 kg. Drivers with Class B and C1 driving licences must have been in possession of the driving licence for at least three years. (Most Australian Drivers licences allow up to 4,500 kg, but please double check). Client will have to show Passport & current driver's licence at pick up (must be original documents).

Insurance:
DRM Full Protection Package includes:
  Camper Interior Insurance
 • CDW (Collision Damage Waiver) Reduction of Deductible
 • Travel Cancellation Insurance
 • Health Assistance
 • Travel Assistance
 • Travel Curtailment Insurance
 • Cover for Rebooking Fees

DRM CDW (Collision Damage Waiver) Reduction of Waiver is € 13 per day and includes:
- CDW (Collision Damage Waiver) Reduction of Deductible
Applies in case of an accident or theft and only to campers and motor homes.
Sum reimbursed: maximum € 1,500 of the deductible owed and charged under the contract
Deductible: The deductible for each claim is € 350 of the reimbursable damage.

Premium per day: € 20.18  -  Deductible CDW for each claim is € 350 of the reimbursable damage.
Premium per day: € 19.45  -   Deductible CDW for each claim is € 500 of the reimbursable damage.


Overview of Benefits:
 • Camper Interior Insurance:
Offers insurance cover for liability risks in everyday life in the event of damage caused by the insured person to the interior and to fixtures (damage to property) of motorhomes and trailer caravans rented by the insured person. Sum insured: € 2,500 per trip. Deductible: € 350 for each claim.
 
 • CDW (Collision Damage Waiver) Reduction of Deductible:
Reimbursement of the contractually owed and charged deductible if the rental vehicle is stolen during the term of the rental agreement or is damaged or destroyed in an accident while on a public road. Sum insured: up to € 1,500 of the contractually owed and charged deductible. Deductible: The deductible is € 350 / € 500 of the reimbursable damage for each claim.
 
 • Travel Cancellation Insurance:
Reimbursement of cancellation fees if you don’t take the trip, or the added cost of outbound travel if you start the trip late for a covered reason. Deductible: 20% of the reimbursable loss (at least € 25 per property).
 
 • Health Assistance:
24-Hour emergency switchboard offers and organizes assistance worldwide in case of illness, accident, death. It organises patient repatriation transportation as soon as medically advisable and appropriate.

 • Travel Assistance:
24-Hour emergency switchboard offers and organizes assistance worldwide in case of emergencies abroad.

 • Travel Curtailment Insurance:
Reimbursement of the added cost of return travel in the same mode and quality as the booked covered trip and partial travel costs for the unused travel services at the location in case of unplanned termination of the trip for a covered reason. Deductible: 20% of the reimbursable loss (at least € 25 per property).

 • Cover for Rebooking Fees: Reimbursement of up to € 50 per insured person/property if reservations are changed up to 42 days before the start of the trip.

DRM CDW (Collision Damage Waiver) Reduction of Waiver
CDW (Collision Damage Waiver) Reduction of Deductible
 
Premium per day: € 14.10  -  Deductible CDW for each claim is € 350.
Premium per day: € 10.95  -   Deductible CDW for each claim is € 500.


Overview of Benefit:
 • CDW (Collision Damage Waiver) Reduction of Deductible:
Reimbursement of the contractually owed and charged deductible if the rental vehicle is stolen during the term of the rental agreement or is damaged or destroyed in an accident while on a public road. Sum insured: up to € 1,500 of the contractually owed and charged deductible. Deductible: The deductible is € 350 / € 500 of the reimbursable damage for each claim.

Security Deposit: 
A Refundable bond of EUR 1,500 will be charged to your Visa or Mastercard credit card at pick up. (DRM cannot stand for changes in exchange rates during the rental or fees from the credit card company) Refunded within 15 days if vehicle returned safe and sound. Please note American Express / Diners credit cards are not accepted.

Additional Information:

  • The renter has to show his passport and his current driver's license when he picks up the vehicle.
  • Vehicle supplied full of diesel - return with Full tank of diesel or DRM charge EUR 2.50 per litre to do this for you.
  • Insurance cover is voided for gross negligence eg. driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol.
  • Overhead and reversing damage (if you are not being guided), is not covered.
  • Vehicle must be checked and signed for at start of rental. The detailed explanation and demonstration on the use of the vehicle will take about 30 to 60 minutes. The explanation of the motorhome by our depot staff is only possible in German or English.
  • To avoid any potential problems please check for any pre-existing damage at start of rental and have it noted on the contract. When the vehicle is returned it will be checked for damage again.
  • If vehicle returned late a charge of EUR 28 per hour will be charged.
  • Maps or road maps cannot be supplied br DRM.
  • Transportation to and from the rental depots cannot be provided.
  • Taxi costs are not refundable
  • Please note that Austria has a toll fee system for their highways for vehicles with more than 3.5 tons total permissible weight ("GO-box"). All vehicles of group E1 are already equipped with a GO-box. At drop off the road toll will be checked online and client has to pay the open amount with credit card or in cash. The open amount for road toll cannot be deducted from the deposit. For vehicles with less than 3.5 tons client has to buy a sticker for the windscreen at a gas station before he enters Austria.

One Way Fees:
Rental Depot
Hamburg
Frankfurt
Duesseldorf
Berlin
Munich
Hamburg
-
€ 630
€ 495
€ 380
€ 990
Frankfurt
€ 630
-
€ 245
€ 710
€ 500
Duesseldorf
€ 495
€ 245
-
€ 700
€ 695
Berlin
€ 380
€ 710
€ 700
-
€ 760
Munich
€ 990
€ 500
€ 695
€ 760
-
Depending on availability and only on special request.

Kitchen Set:  
The kitchen set is for the booked persons and includes: dishes, soup plates, coffee cups & saucers, salad bowl, small bowls, water glasses, knives, forks, soup spoons, teaspoons, wooden spoon, ladle, spatula, corkscrew, can opener, bread knife, cutting board, kitchen knife, coffee filter holder, thermos flask, pots and pan.

Interior Cleaning:
EUR 100 - Groups A1, A2 & B1
EUR 120 - Groups B2 & C1, C4, D1, D2 & D3
EUR 130 - Groups E1
interior cleaning may be higher if necessary.

Clients who live in Asia or Russia:
DRM requires that all clients have a good enough standard of English or German to understand the complete procedure of pick up/returning, the handling of the vehicle, the rules and regulations, the documents clients have to sign and communication when on the road.

If DRM feel the client does not understand English or German, they reserve the right to refuse to hand over the vehicle and there will be no refund.

Eastern Europe and Travel Restrictions:
A special authorization is needed if clients wish to travel to Eastern and some Southern European states. This authorization has to be signed in the depot at pick up.

The entry to the following countries is allowed without authorisation:
Andorra, Austria, Belgium, Croatia, Denmark, Finland, France, Great Britain, Ireland, Italy, Liechtenstein, Luxemburg, Monaco, Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden and Switzerland.

The entry to the following countries is allowed only with authorisation:
Albania, Bosnia-Herzegowina, Canary Islands, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Estonia, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Latvia, Lithuania, Macedonia, Malta, Poland, Serbia and Montenegro and Slovakia.

The entry to the following countries is FORBIDDEN:
Belarus, Bulgaria, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Moldova, Morocco, Romania, Russia, Syria, Tunisia, Turkey and Ukraine.

For countries not listed here please ask on request. Please note that it can be more difficult to get help in case of an accident or technical problems when clients travel to Northern Scandinavia, Eastern Europe or Non-European countries.

Norway Road Toll System - "Autopass"
Clients have to register to this system online before they enter Norway. Unfortunately this registration is only possible after pick up of the vehicle. Please see here for more details 148kb

Saturday Pick Up and Drop Off
Pick up and Drop off on a Saturday is available between May and October.
A fee of EUR € 75 applied for each pick up and drop off on a Saturday.

Depot Hours:
- From January to April and November to December: Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm
- From May to October: Monday to Friday 8am to 6pm, Saturday 9am to 11am (only on request for a extra € 75.00 fee)


Pick up Hours:
January to April and November to December: 3pm to 4pm
May to October: Monday to Friday 3pm to 5pm, Saturday 10am

Drop off Hours:
January to April and November to December - Mon to Fri:10am - 11am
May to October: Monday to Friday 9am to 10am, Saturday 10am
* As drop off takes place in the morning, you are not charged for the last day.
** If you wish to pick up in the morning or drop off in the afternoon (only possible on special request), we have to charge one extra day each.


Please Note:
All Depots are closed between 24 December 2019 and 01 January 2020 - No Pick Up or Drop Off available during this time.

Depots are Closed on the following dates in 2019:

 
Berlin
Duesseldorf
Frankfurt
Hamburg
Munich
All Sundays
Closed
Closed
Closed
Closed
Closed
Saturdays until end of April
Closed
Closed
Closed
Closed
Closed
Saturdays May - October
request only
request only
request only
request only
request only
 
€ 75
€ 75
€ 75
€ 75
€ 75
Saturdays from November on
Closed
Closed
Closed
Closed
Closed
01 Jan - New Year
Closed
Closed
Closed
Closed
Closed
02 Jan - 04 Jan
Open
Open
Open
Open
Open
06 Jan - Epiphany
Open
Open
Open
Open
Closed
04 March - Carnival Monday
Open
Closed
Open
Open
Open
19 April - Good Friday
Closed
Closed
Closed
Closed
Closed
20 April - Holy Saturday
Closed
Closed
Closed
Closed
Closed
22 April - Easter Monday
Closed
Closed
Closed
Closed
Closed
01 May - Labor Day
Closed
Closed
Closed
Closed
Closed
30 May - Ascension Day
Closed
Closed
Closed
Closed
Closed
10 Jun - Whit Monday
Closed
Closed
Closed
Closed
Closed
20 Jun - Corpus Christi
Open
Closed
Closed
Open
Closed
15 Aug - Assumption Day
Open
Open
Open
Open
Closed
03 Oct - Reunion Day
Closed
Closed
Closed
Closed
Closed
31 Oct - Reformation Day
Closed
Closed
Closed
Closed
Closed
01 Nov - all Saints Day
Open
Closed
Open
Open
Closed
24 Dec until 01 Jan
Closed
Closed
Closed
Closed
Closed

Shortening of Rental Period:
If a renter shortens their hire period by more than a week - it may be treated as a cancellation of the whole booking and a re-booking. This depends on when the amendment takes place and how many days of hire are being cancelled. Please ensure you always have travel insurance in place.

Cancellation Fees: 

  • DRM charge the following fees:
  • Up to 50 days prior to pick up: 20% of rental fee
  • 49 to 15 days prior to pick up: 60% of rental fee
  • 14 to 1 days prior to pick up: 90% of rental fee
  • Day of pick up / No show: 100% of rental fee
  • Travel insurance can cover cancellation fees under certain circumstances. 
    Please ask for a brochure.

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