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General Rental Conditions


These are the general rental conditions of Car Hire Bulgaria. As every car hire supplier we have listed has different conditions, always read the conditions of the supplier when selecting a vehicle. Before finishing the reservation process you will be asked to apply with the conditions.

Car Hire Bulgaria is Internet based car hire broker, so we have negotiated the following conditions provided by the local suppliers:

Full Accident Protection (FAP)
This insurance fully removes your liability in case of an accident if you have traffic police report. There is no excess, but there is still security deposit for the car (the amount of the deposit is different for the different car hire supplier). Full Accident Protection insurance excludes the windshield, tires and undercarriage the vehicle.

Theft Protection (TP)
This insurance
removes your liability in case of theft. In case of theft, you will need to bring back the car keys, documents and police report.

VAT (20% in Bulgaria)
prices in our reservation system are with Value Added Tax included. Finally, you have found car hire web site where the company gives you the final price from the beginning of the reservation process. You don’t have to worry about the hidden taxes anymore, we won’t waste your time!

Paid road taxes
The road tax in Bulgaria is 67.00 BGN and is included in the rental price

Free Additional Driver
First additional driver is free of charge! There may be an additional charge for the 2nd and next additional driver, depending on the car hire provider terms and conditions.

Airport Surcharge
Car Hire Bulgaria prices with pick up or drop off place at airport are with an included airport fee included.

Unlimited Mileage
Car Hire Bulgaria deals are with unlimited mileage included, so you don’t have to worry how much you travel or how much more you will pay.

No Cancellation fee
The comparison web site  Car Hire Bulgaria has no cancellation fee if the booking you have made is cancelled up to 72 hours before the pick up. Full refund of the prepaid amount will be reimbursed within the next 30 days after the cancellation. In case you cancel your booking less than 72 hours before the pickup time, the renter will be charged 15% of the total rental price. There is no refund for no shows or early returns.

Booking Amendment
You can amend your booking up to 72 hours before the pick up time. You can change some of your booking details from My Booking menu or by sending us e-mail to rez@carhirebulgaria.com Booking amendments made less than 72 hours before the pick up time are subject to confirmation.

NB! Optional extras and insurances are paid locally directly to the car hire provider.

The contract you sign
The agreement that you will sign at the time of pick up is between you and the car hire provider. Please, read carefully the terms and conditions of the local provider before signing the contract. Ask the company representative in case of any doubt in some of the conditions.

Data protection
Your personal data given during the reservation process is protected by the jurisdiction of Personal Data Protection Law and additionally encrypted by our digital security certificate. Your personal details are related to the reservation and your personal details will be send to the local car hire suppliers so they must be prepared at the car pick up.

Same car class guaranteed
Car Hire Bulgaria as an Internet car hire broker cannot guarantee the exact car make and model which you can see in the reservation process. We can guarantee that you will be provided with the same car group or free upgade.

The payment methods
Due to reserving a vehicle you will need to make partly prepayment of the total booking amount. You can make a prepayment by Credit Card (Visa or Master Card)
.  The rest of the booking amount has to be paid on arrival directly to the local provider.
There are different methods of local payment for the different suppliers, so please read the terms and conditions carefully.

Price includes
All prices in Car Hire Bulgaria includes:

  • Full Accident Protection
  • Theft Protection
  • Unlimited Mileage
  • VAT (20% of the total price)
  • Airport Surcharge
  • Road Taxes
  • 24/7 Breakdown assistance

What to bring at the time of car Pick up
At the time of pick up it is very important to provide valid driving license, Id, booking voucher and credit card to the local car rental agent!

Fuel policy
At the time of pick up, all suppliers provide vehicles with full gas tank. At the time of Drop off the vehicle must be returned at the same condition. Otherwise you will be charged for the missing fuel in different amount depending on the supplier’s fuel policy.

Break down assistance
All vehicles you can hire with our advanced booking system are with 24 hours break down assistance included in the price.

Traffic rules
General speed limits in Bulgaria:
Populated Area: 50km/h
Rural Area: 90km/h
Motorway: 130km/h

If you need further details, here you can download and read the Bulgarian Traffic Law  (
pdf, 221KB)




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