This will then be requested on your reservation. The most common types of special equipment provided include: Transfer Boards These enable easier transfer from a wheelchair into and out of the vehicle. Be aware, however, that companies generally need a few days notice. While rental car companies rarely describe special assistance for returns, one notable exception is Hertz. If the vehicle is returned to a different rental location, the removed seat will be shipped to the rental location where the van is returned and a shipping fee for the actual cost of shipping the seat will be assessed. If your requirements are not covered in the information provided here then please call us on Freephone at 0800 633 5665 or email us at. Wheelchair Getaways and Wheelers Accessible Van Rentals are such companies and you can contact Wheelchair Getaways at or and Wheelers Accessible Van Rentals at or.
The foregoing timeframes are subject to delays beyond Alamo's reasonable control. If you book a car through our site, many of the vehicles can be fitted with hand controls either on the steering wheel. Minimum age restrictions and other normal rental qualifications apply, but there is no additional charge for the surrogate driver and the surrogate driver need not produce a credit card or otherwise be required to meet our financial underwriting requirements. Wheelchair Getaways is not affiliated with Enterprise Rent-A-Car or any of its subsidiaries. To make a reservation, call 800 328-6323. Rental Car Company Policies for Customers with Disabilities Each of the major rental car companies has published a commitment to the needs of disabled customers.
This can be amended if it is not suitable. Spinner Knobs Steering wheel spinner knobs are also available at many U. The designated driver or surrogate driver must be 25 years of age and complete an additional driver form at the time of rental. At Hertz, we want to make your rental experience as easy and convenient as possible. Driving with hand controls Avis uses Lynx hand controls to transform our vehicles for disabled drivers. To make a reservation, call 800 847-4398.
We are keen to improve and welcome your feedback and comments. This can be made easier with the addition of a steering ball. To brake you push toward the footwell using the palm of the hand on the bar. Steering wheel spinner knobs are also available at the request of a renter with a disability, subject to the same restrictions and criteria as are set forth above as to hand controls. Removal of Center and Rear Van Seats Customers with disabilities who use service animals or personal aids such as wheel chairs or motorized scooters may require additional space for storage.
Also, while Hertz makes every effort to provide its physically challenged customers with a two or four door car, Hertz cannot confirm a particular make or model. To Make a Reservation For more information or to make a reservation, please call our Dollar Reservation Center at 1-800-800-4000. If You Wish to Rent a Lift-Equipped Van Enterprise does not offer lift-equipped vans for rental. Disabled Persons Can Rent a Car with a Surrogate Driver Customers with disabilities who do not have a driver's license can still rent when accompanied by a surrogate driver with a valid driver's license. Other requests should be made, confirmed, and reconfirmed directly with the rental car companies. To make a reservation, call 800 800-4000. However, certain restrictions and intercity fees do apply to all one-way rentals.
It's used by drivers with a lower limb disability but with upper-body function, including hand and finger dexterity. Automatic confirmation is usually available with as little as 24 hours notice at most major Hertz locations. If you're unfamiliar with how to use the controls, in most cases the Lynx fitter will be on hand to explain their use and if needed will take you on a short test drive. Wheelchair Accessible Vehicles and Adapted Cars for hire Hertz has teamed up with mobility specialists, Adapted Vehicle Hire to provide a wide variety of Adapted Cars and Wheelchair Accessible Vehicles. In many major cities, specialty companies such as , and rent vehicles equipped with wheelchair lifts and other devices.
Customers with Disabilities Website Accessibility At Enterprise, we take website accessibility seriously. Upon arrival at airports, shuttle buses are routinely accessible for wheelchairs and luggage storage. Adaptive Driving Specialists Avis are proud to be working with Lynx to provide all of our customers the opportunity to enjoy our hire vehicles. Adaptive Driving Devices Alamo is committed to providing a range of Adaptive Driving Devices for our customers with disabilities. What should I do if I have questions or concerns regarding Enterprise's rental car services for customers with disabilities? Minimum age restrictions and other normal rental qualifications apply, but there is no additional charge for the stand-in driver, who will not need to produce a credit card or be required to meet our financial underwriting requirements. While Enterprise Rent-A-Car will always use good faith efforts to satisfy requests for vehicles with hand controls, spinner knobs or pedal extenders as soon as reasonably practical, we may require up to two to three business days notice for vehicles equipped with Adaptive Driving Devices depending on the location of the branch where such a vehicle is requested. To make a reservation, please call our National Reservation Center at 866 225-4284.
What number do I call to reserve a car equipped with an Adaptive Driving Device? Please request at time of reservation. Adaptive Driving Devices Enterprise is committed to providing a range of Adaptive Driving Devices for our customers with disabilities. Alamo Alamo can supply hand controls on most vehicles, although on the left-hand side only. Car Rentals for Persons with Disabilities Rental companies are committed to offering car rentals for persons with disabilities by offering disabled renters needed equipment and options such as a designated driver. The foregoing timeframes are subject to delays beyond Enterprise's reasonable control.
However, at , vehicles equipped with Adaptive Driving Devices may be available with as little as 8 or 24 hours advance notice. Accessible Parking All Hertz corporate locations have designated accessible parking at car return areas. Surrogate Drivers Customers with disabilities who do not have a driver's license can still rent with Enterprise Rent-A-Car when accompanied by a surrogate driver who presents a valid driver's license. If due to a disability you do not have a valid driver's license, you may still rent a car when accompanied by a surrogate driver who presents a valid driver's license. While Alamo will use good faith efforts to satisfy requests for vehicles with hand controls, left foot accelerators, spinner knobs, or pedal extenders, as soon as reasonably practical, we may require up to two to three business days notice for vehicles equipped with Adaptive Driving Devices depending on the location of the branch where such a vehicle is requested.