The counter is located in the Car Rental Centre. The vehicles are within walking distance.
Key Facts & Policies
All additional drivers must meet all rental requirements.
Additional drivers must appear at the rental counter with the primary renter.
Additional drivers must sign the rental agreement.
An additional daily fee may apply for any Additional Drivers.
The additional driver can only be added to the contract at the pick up location.
Minimum age to rent a vehicle is 21, and the maximum rental age is 75 years.
Drivers between the ages of 21 and 24 will incur an additional daily fee.
Unrestricted driving within Chile. Driving into Argentina is permitted. Off Road Driving is not allowed. A special permit is required in order to cross the border into Argentina. The rental location must have a customers signed rental agreement in order to request the permit. The permit is issued by the Chilean Government 24 hours after receiving the signed agreement. The permit can only be requested Monday through Friday, 9 am to 6 pm. The permit cost is 200 USD. The permit is only valid for 30 days from issue date. In addition to the permit, the Argentinean government requires renters to purchase liability insurance at a cost of approximately 100 USD. National charges this at counter and the payment is made to the insurance company. National is not responsible for any increase in cost of this liability insurance. We strongly recommend customers or renters contact the Argentinean government prior to crossing the border for complete and updated information. Customers may contact Mapfre an insurance company based in Chile at 56 2 694 7000. Crossing into other countries is not permitted.
As a customer, you have a choice as to how you would like to pay for fuel.
Option 1- We Refill
This option allows the renter to pay National at the end of the rental for gas used but not replaced. Price per gallon will be higher than local fuel prices. A 30% surcharge will apply.
Option 2- You Refill
This option allows the renter to return the vehicle with a full tank of gas to avoid extra fuel charges.
Personal Accident Insurance (PAI) – The purchase of PAI is optional and not required to rent a vehicle. You may purchase PAI for an additional fee. PAI covers ambulance service, doctors, hospitalization and nurses for each passenger in the rented vehicle, up to the policy limits, subject to the actions listed on the rental agreement that invalidate PAI. PAI coverage is effective only in Chile.
A passport in addition to a credit card, with available credit and in the renter's name, must be presented. The signature on the back must match the name imprinted on the card. In addition, if the renter has an online transaction, the number and name printed on the card presented by renter must match the name and number stored for the online transaction.
Credit Cards honored: American Express®, MasterCard®, VISA®, Diners Club®
An authorization on the credit card will be taken on all rentals and may range from $1500 to $3500 depending on the car class booked.. This authorization amount may be used toward damages of vehicles or late charges.
$1500 - Economy
$2000 - Compact
$2500 - Intermediate and Premium
$3000 - Intermediate SUV and Standard Truck
$3500 - Full-size SUV, Full-size Truck, Intermediate Truck and Luxury Van
Debit/Check cards are only accepted at this location as a form of final payment. Debit/check cards are considered to be any non-credit card with American Express®, MasterCard®, VISA®, Diners Club®, Discover® logo. Any other non-credit card without one of these logos is not accepted.
Cash is only accepted at this location as a form of final payment.
Must meet the location's minimum age requirements.
Present a valid driver's license from country of origin.
Present a major credit card in renter's name at the time of rental.
International drivers must provide a valid license from their country of residence. In addition to the drivers license, if the characters are not in English or Latin characters, an international drivers permit is recommended. If the drivers license is in characters other than Latin, an International permit is required or a Notarized English Translation is accepted.
Chilean residents must have an A1 type driver's license when renting the Full-size Van.
This location accepts notarized Chinese Drivers License.
Third Party Liability (TPL) The purchase of TPL is optional. You may purchase TPL for an additional fee. TPL provides you with coverage for damages and injuries to third parties which are accident-related expenses not pertaining to the rented vehicle, up to the policy limits, subject to actions that invalidate TPL. This is at least the minimum financial responsibility limit as outlined in the applicable motor vehicle financial responsibility laws.
No deductible applies.
Liability insurance purchased on third party travel websites and insurance that accompanies US credit or debit cards may not provide coverage in Chile. TPL coverage is effective only in Chile. TPL is included with the purchase of CDW-TP and CDW-TPD.