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  1. INTERPRETING YOUR RENTAL AGREEMENT
    • In these Terms and Conditions:
      AMR means Australian Motorcycle Rental Pty Ltd ACN 615 703 421 which is the owner of the Motorcycle which is rented to You under the Rental Agreement.
    • AMR Rental Contract means the agreement You have with AMR for the rental of the Motorcycle and consists of:
      (a)     the AMR Rental Agreement (Rental Agreement); and
      (b)     these Terms and Conditions of Rental (Terms and Conditions).
    • Damage Cover Excess means the amount payable in the event of loss or damage in accordance with clause 3.2. The Damage Cover Excess amount is equal to double the Security Bond but can be reduced by 50% subject to an optional daily Damage Cover Excess reduction fee as per the Cost Schedule.
    • LAMS means the Learner Approved Motorcycle Scheme in Western Australia.
    • Major Breach means a breach of any of clauses 2.1, 2.2, 4.1(a), 6, 7.7, 7.8 or 10.1 that causes damage to the Motorcycle or to the property of any third party.
    • Motorcycle means the motorcycle described in the Rental Agreement and includes its parts, components, accessories, riding gear including all accessories, keys, equipment and tools, trailer or any motorcycle substituted by AMR pursuant to the AMR Rental Contract
    • Rental Period means the period commencing on the date shown on the Rental Agreement and ending on the date the Motorcycle is returned to AMR.
    • Security Bond means the amount AMR charges and holds until the safe return of the Motorcycle in accordance with the Rental Agreement. The Bond amount is shown on the Rental Agreement and the Cost Schedule.
    • You, Your means the person shown on the Rental Agreement who rents any Motorcycle from Australian Motorcycle Rental Pty Ltd.
  2. DRIVER LICENCING REQUIREMENTS AND DAMAGE COVER
    • 2.1 You agree and acknowledge that:
      1. You have:
        1. a valid licence that is appropriate to ride the chosen Motorcycle class;
        2. the licence is current for the Rental Period; and
        3. it shows Your current residential address;
      2. You are currently appropriately licenced to drive a motor vehicle towing a trailer (if a trailer is hired from AMR);
      3. You are not under 21 years of age;
      4. You have not had Your driver’s licence cancelled or suspended within the last three years; and
      5. You alone are responsible for the operation of the Motorcycle.
    • 2.2 You must provide a valid Australian Photo Licence or a valid International Licence written in English or translated into English showing approval for the type and size of the Motorcycle requested to hire plus one other type of identification (e.g. bank card, passport etc).
    • 2.3 AMR offers the following Motorcycles for rental:
      1. LAMS Motorcycles:
        1. You must be at least aged 21 to 24 and have a current LAMS licence and You will be subject to the Security Bond and Damage Cover Excess as per the Costs Schedule.
        2. If You are aged 25 and over, You must have a current LAMS licence and You will be subject to the Security Bond and Damage Cover Excess as per the Costs Schedule.
      2. Non-LAMS Motorcycles:
        1. You must be at least aged 21 to 24 and You must have an unrestricted Motorcycle licence and You will be subject to the Security Bond and Damage Cover Excess as per the Costs Schedule.
        2. If You are aged 25 and over, You must have a current unrestricted Motorcycle licence and You will be subject to the Security Bond and Damage Cover Excess as per the Costs Schedule.
    • 2.4 You and any pillion rider acknowledge Your understanding that Australian approved helmets are compulsory at all times whilst riding a Motorcycle in Australia and that fines and penalties are issued by the police for failure to do so.
    • 2.5 Acting reasonably, AMR reserves the right to refuse the hire of the Motorcycle if any of the conditions of this clause 2 are not met.
    • 2.6 Irrespective of the level of Damage Cover that applies to the AMR Rental Contract, You have no cover for damage or personal injury other than the cover provided by compulsory third party insurance applicable to the state where the Accident occurs.
    • 2.7 Until a claim has settled by payment to AMR, the Damage Excess must be paid by You.
  3. LOSS DAMAGE WAIVER, DAMAGE AND LOSS OF PROPERTY
    • 3.1 You are liable for:
      1. the loss of, and all damage to, the Motorcycle; and
      2. all damage to the property of any person,
      • which is caused or contributed to by You or which arises from the use of the Motorcycle by You or any person You allow to use the Motorcycle.
    • 3.2 Subject to clause 3.3 and with payment of up to the Damage Excess (or 50% together with the optional daily Damage Cover Excess reduction fee as per the Cost Schedule) shown on the Rental Agreement for each separate event involving damage to or loss of the Motorcycle or for each separate event involving damage to the property of any third party which is caused by the use of the Motorcycle by You, AMR:
      1. waives Your liability under clause 3.1 for damage to the Motorcycle or loss of the Motorcycle; and
      2. agrees that You are entitled to be indemnified under a policy of motor insurance provided by a registered insurer for Your legal liability to a third party for damage to the property of that third party which is caused by the use of the Motorcycle by You.
    • 3.3 In addition to clause 3.2 You are liable and must always pay to AMR the following additional costs and fees:
      1. the cost of rectifying any tyre damage not attributable to normal wear and tear;
      2. the cost of repairing any damage caused deliberately or recklessly by:
        1. You;
        2. any other rider of the Motorcycle; or
        3. any passenger carried during the Rental Period;
      3. the cost of repairing any damage to the Motorcycle or to third party property caused by You using, or permitting the Motorcycle to be used, in any area prohibited by the Rental Agreement; and
      4. the cost of repairing any water damage to the Motorcycle or any underbody damage, and any resulting damage from that underbody damage, to the Motorcycle.
    • 3.4 For the purposes of clause 3.3 the amount You must pay for any damage or repair that may be reasonably determined by AMR includes:
      1. the cost of repairs to the Motorcycle or the market value of the Motorcycle at the time of the loss or damage, whichever is the lesser;
      2. appraisal fees;
      3. towing, storage and recovery costs;
      4. reasonable administrative fees reflecting the cost of making arrangements for repairs and towing and other administrative activities; and
      5. a per day loss of use fee based on the estimated downtime of the Motorcycle. If the amount determined by AMR and paid by You under this clause 3.4 exceeds the final cost of the damage or repair, AMR will refund the difference to You.
    • 3.5 The Security Bond paid prior to the start of the Rental Period is fully refundable provided that:
      1. all amounts due to AMR under the Rental Agreement have been paid;
      2. the Motorcycle has been returned to AMR at the date and time set in the Rental Agreement;
      3. the is no damage to the Motorcycle or third party loss;
      4. the Motorcycle is clean;
      5. the Motorcycle has a full tank of fuel; and
      6. there has not been a Major Breach of these Terms and Conditions.
    • 3.6 Until a claim is settled by payment to AMR, the Damage Excess must be paid by You.
  4. VEHICLE CONDITION AND RETURN
    • 4.1 AMR delivers the Motorcycle to You in good operating condition. You must return the Motorcycle to AMR:
      1. either to the place, on the date and by the time shown on the Rental Agreement or have it ready for collection by AMR at the place, on the date and by the time shown on the Rental Agreement; and
      2. in the same condition as it was at the commencement of the Rental Period, fair wear and tear excepted.
    • 4.2 If You return the Motorcycle later than the time shown on the Rental Agreement or the Motorcycle is not ready for collection by AMR as agreed on the Rental Agreement, You are liable for all additional rental charges on a day to day rental rate (refer Costs Schedule).
    • 4.3 Acting reasonably, AMR reserves the right to request the immediate return of the Motorcycle, or AMR may repossess the Motorcycle without notice, at Your expense should any of the following occur:
      1. You have committed a Major Breach of these Terms and Conditions;
      2. damage to the Motorcycle, or injury to persons or property is likely to occur;
      3. the Motorcycle will be involved in an industrial dispute;
      4. the Motorcycle is illegally parked and presents a danger to other road users or is exposed to probable risk of damage;
      5. the Motorcycle is used in violation of any law which constitutes an indictable offence; or
      6. the Motorcycle is apparently abandoned.
      • You must also pay AMR any cost it incurs as well as all costs and charges under the Rental Agreement for the period up to return/repossession of the Motorcycle.
    • 4.4 AMR reserve the right to refuse hire of another or additional Motorcycle to You following any incident or accident or where You have committed a Major Breach of these Terms and Conditions.
    • 4.5 If the Motorcycle is returned early, there is no refund for the unused portion of the Rental Period.
    • 4.6 Should You desire to extend the hiring period beyond the due date and time, authorisation must be sought from AMR. Such authorisation must be sought prior to the due in date and time as shown in the Rental Agreement otherwise AMR shall immediately report the Motorcycle as stolen.
  5. CLAIMS AND PROCEEDINGS
    • Where the use of the Motorcycle by You or any other person results in an accident or claim, or where damage or loss (including theft of the Motorcycle) is sustained to the Motorcycle or any third party property, You must:
      1. promptly report such incident to the local police and obtain a police report (where required by the state or territory law);
      2. promptly report such incident in writing to AMR (within a maximum of 48 hours) and complete any incident form provided by AMR;
      3. not, without AMR’s written consent, make or give any offer, promise of payment, settlement, waiver, release, indemnity or admission of liability;
      4. permit AMR or its insurer at its own cost to bring, defend, enforce or settle any legal proceedings against a third party in Your name;
      5. permit or ensure that AMR may claim in Your name, and assist AMR in making such a claim; and
      6. complete and furnish to AMR within a reasonable time any statement, information or assistance which AMR or its insurer may reasonably require, including attending at a lawyer’s office and at Court to give evidence.
  6. UNAUTHORISED AND PROHIBITED USE
    • For the duration of the rental agreement the AMR Motorcycle must not be used:
      1. whilst You are under the influence of alcohol, drugs or have a blood alcohol content or level of drugs present in blood, urine or oral fluid that exceeds the legal limit in the State or Territory in which the Motorcycle is driven or as permitted by Your licence and You must not do or take anything that may adversely affect Your ability to operate the Motorcycle;
      2. on unsealed road or off road conditions, unless specifically authorised by AMR in writing at the start of the rental – appropriate tyres needs to be fitted for such arrangements – the only permitted exceptions are unsealed car parking, driveways, tourist parking spots and road works closely connected to sealed roads;
      3. outside of mainland Australia or Tasmania;
      4. by persons other than those identified on the Rental Agreement;
      5. to propel or tow another vehicle, trailer, boat or any other object;
      6. to carry more than 1 pillion passenger (where allowed by Your licence class) and/or a greater load than that permitted by the law;
      7. to carry passengers for payment or reward of any kind;
      8. to carry any animal or pet;
      9. to carry any inflammable substance or any other explosive or corrosive substances;
      10. to transport goods including water skis, surfboards, bicycles, canoes or the like on the Motorcycle;
      11. in a manner and/or for the purposes other than for which the Motorcycle was designed and constructed;
      12. for any illegal purpose, race, contest or performance test of any kind;
      13. on beaches or through streams, rivers, creeks, dams, floodwaters or through snow; or
      14. when it is damaged or unsafe;
  7. USE OF MOTORCYCLE
    • 7.1 Rental is strictly for the period of time stated and late fees will be charged for late returns. If the Motorcycle is returned late You remain subject to all these terms and conditions.
    • 7.2 Unlimited kilometres are included in the rental agreement.
    • 7.3 One way travel is permitted to any capital city within Australia only with the prior written approval of AMR and any resulting costs incurred by AMR in returning the Motorcycle to Western Australia will be at Your cost (the price can be quoted upon request).
    • 7.4 Long Term Rental:
      1. Where the Motorcycle is rented for an extended period of time (more than 5 days) or distance (more than 1,000 km’s) and requires any tyres to be replaced or where any scheduled service must be conducted within the Rental Period, You must provide full assistance to AMR to arrange such servicing;
      2. all costs directly related to such works under this clause will be paid by AMR direct to the service provider (where possible) or (if not) reimbursed to You upon presentation of valid receipts;
      3. the service provider, choices of items and location are at AMR’s sole discretion; and
      4. AMR must be advised at the time of booking (in writing) if You plan to travel more than 1,000km during the Rental Period.
    • 7.5 You are liable for any unauthorised repairs to the Motorcycle and for all parking and traffic infringements in respect of the Motorcycle during the Rental Period.
    • 7.6 Fuel:
      1. You must use as a minimum Premium Unleaded Fuel (95 Octane) in the Motorcycle;
      2. You are liable for and must pay for any damage caused by the use of incorrect fuel; and
      3. the Motorcycle is provided with a full tank of fuel and You must return it with a full tank of fuel. An administrative fee, plus the cost of the fuel, will be charged if the Motorcycle is returned without a full tank (refer to Cost Schedule)
    • 7.7 You agree to take reasonable care of the Motorcycle during the Rental Period and:
      1. to operate it in an appropriate and responsible manner at all times; and
      2. to prevent anyone who is not an authorised rider from using or taking possession of the Motorcycle.
    • 7.8 You agree not to act offensively whilst riding the Motorcycle.
  8. FINANCIAL OBLIGATIONS
    • 8.1 Prior to the commencement of the Rental Period:
      1. You must pay to AMR the estimated cost of the rental fee; and
      2. on the day of collection of the Motorcycle a preauthorisation on Your credit card will be obtained for the amount of the Security Bond as shown in in the Rental Agreement (refer to Cost Schedule).

 

        1. 8.2 At the end of the Rental Period, You must pay AMR:
          1. all outstanding charges specified on the Rental Agreement and all charges payable under the AMR Rental Contract;
          2. any amount paid or payable by AMR or You to any person arising out of Your use of the Motorcycle or imposed on You or AMR by any governmental or other competent authority (such as speeding, parking and traffic fines, tolls or any other infringement or penalty issues in relation to use of the Motorcycle by You); and
          3. any amount for which You are liable to AMR under the Rental Agreement, in respect of a breach of the AMR Rental Contract or otherwise.
        2. 8.3 Where required by law, AMR will pass on Your details to any governmental or other relevant authority.
        3. 8.4 By entering into the AMR Rental Contract You authorise AMR to debit Your credit card or charge account with all moneys payable to AMR under the Rental Agreement within a reasonable period after the end of the Rental Period. You may pay by cash, bank transfer (funds to clear first), Visa or MasterCard. Any bank charges or currency exchange rates are outside AMR’s control.
        4. 8.5 AMR will pay any refund due to You by such method as AMR may reasonably choose within a reasonable time.
        5. 8.6 AMR will not refund the rental charges if mechanical damage is caused by the misuse or abuse of the Motorcycle. You will remain liable for the rental charges for the remainder of the unexpired Rental Period together with all repair costs, replacement parts and costs for the cancellation or postponement of the rental of the Motorcycle to future customers as a result of its unavailability. This will be calculated by determining the percentage usage, over 60 days immediately preceding the damage, and multiplying this by the number of days that the Motorcycle is unavailable.
        6. 8.7 If You fail to pay AMR any amount due under the AMR Rental Contract You must also:
          1. ay AMR interest on that overdue amount calculated at the rate of 10% per annum and starting 7 days after the date that overdue amount became payable to AMR and ending on the date of payment of all amounts due; and
          2. pay the reasonable costs and charges AMR incurs in recovering or attempting to recover that overdue amount, including mercantile or debt collection fees, commission and any legal costs.
    1. CANCELLATION
      • All rental cancellations must be made in writing. The following cancellation fee structure applies:
        1. 20% of total rental fee or an amount equivalent to one day’s rental fee whichever amount is the smallest, applies if cancellation is made one month prior to the commencement of the Rental Period;
        2. 50% of total rental fee or an amount equivalent to two day’s rental fee whichever amount is the smallest, applies if cancellation is made two weeks prior to the commencement of the Rental Period; and
        3. 100% of total rental fee or an amount equivalent to three day’s rental fee whichever amount is the smallest, applies if cancellation is made one week prior to the commencement of the Rental Period.
    2. MAINTENANCE
      • 10.1 You Must:
        1. conduct a visual inspection of the whole Motorcycle each day before use including checking front and rear tyre condition (pressure & wear), all lights, horn, both front and rear brake operation, engine oil, chain lubrication and dash for any warning lights;
        2. keep the Motorcycle secure and the keys under Your personal control at all times and not leave the Motorcycle unlocked and unattended at any time;
        3. comply with all Australian road laws;
        4. use the alarm (where fitted) to protect the Motorcycle from theft; and
        5. if any warning lights remain illuminated, immediately contact AMR to discuss what action needs to be taken.
      • 10.2 In the unlikely and unforeseen event that You require assistance for any mechanical troubles or difficulties with the Motorcycle or is involved in an accident or is damaged or is stolen, You must immediately contact AMR.
      • 10.3 AMR will assist You with arrangements for towing or repairs or exchange of the Motorcycle however AMR gives no warranty that it will be able to repair or replace the Motorcycle during the Rental Period as a replacement is always subject to availability. You must assist AMR with any arrangements AMR makes to either repair or collect the Motorcycle or its replacement.
      • 10.4 Unless it has been negligent, AMR is not be liable for any delays, costs, damage or losses incurred due to breakdown, accident, damage or theft of the Motorcycle and will not be required to refund the remaining Rental Period. AMR recommends that You take out travel insurance for this purpose.
      • 10.5 You will not have repairs to the Motorcycle carried out unless AMR expressly authorises You to do so, save for clause 10.6. AMR requires verification of the cost of repairs for audit and GST purposes. You should obtain an original tax invoice/receipt to assist AMR. AMR will reimburse You for any repairs to the Motorcycle authorised by AMR. The cost of those repairs not verified by AMR cannot be reimbursed to You.
      • 10.6 Incidental items under the value of $50.00 can be carried out without prior approval from AMR. Justifiable costs will be reimbursed by AMR upon valid receipt provided.
      • 10.7 If the Motorcycle has mechanical difficulties, You must provide full assistance to AMR to deliver the Motorcycle to a safe, secure location approved by AMR.
      • 10.8 If the mechanical difficulties (e.g.: flat battery, no fuel, any misuse etc.) or damage are caused by You a call out fee plus any costs incurred to render assistance will be charged.
    3. LIABILITY, INDEMNITY AND RISK
      • 11.1 Unless it is negligent, AMR is not liable to You or any person, and You indemnify AMR, for any loss of, or damage to, any property:
        1. stolen from the Motorcycle or otherwise lost during the Rental Period; or
        2. left in or on the Motorcycle at any time before, during or after the Rental Period.
      • 11.2 You fully understand and acknowledge that being on a Motorcycle can be dangerous and can expose You or others to potential injury or death, and that AMR is unable to control the way other motorists drive or act and You unreservedly accept that risk.
      • 11.3 You acknowledge that You have been strongly advised by AMR to obtain Personal Travel Insurance.
      • 11.4 No provision of the AMR Rental Contract is intended to or does exclude, restrict or modify any terms implied by, or rights You have, under the Competition and Consumer Act 2010, the Australian Securities and Investments Commission Act 2001 or any other Federal, State or Territory legislation to the same effect.
    4. COST SCHEDULE
      • 12.1 Daily rent costs:
MOTORCYCLECOST PER DAY
6 Hours1 Day2 Days3 Days4 Days5 Days6 Days7 Days+
BMW G650GS (LAMS)$100$135$130$125$120$115$110$105
BMW F700GS$110$145$140$135$130$125$120$115
BMW F800GS$120$155$150$145$140$135$130$125
BMW R1200GS$170$205$200$195$190$185$180$175
BMW RnineT Scrambler$150$185$180$175$170$165$160$155
RIDING GEAR*$13$20$19$18$17$16$15$14
TOP BOX & PANNIERS$13$20$19$18$17$16$15$14
BIKE TRAILER$40$50$45$40$35$30$25$20
      • 12.2Security Bond/Damage Cover Excess costs:
RenterSecurity Bond**Damage Cover Excess***Optional Daily Cover Excess Reduction Fee
MOTORCYCLES
Aged 21 to 24 LAMS Licence$2,600$5,200$30
Aged 21 to 24 Open Licence$2,500$5,000$25
Aged 25+ LAMS Licence$2,400$4,800$20
Aged 25+ Open Licence$2,300$4,600$15
BIKE TRAILER
All ages FULL CAR Licence$500$1,000 
      • 12.3 Additional costs:
Motorcycle returned without a full fuel tank$50
Road and traffic fines administration fee$50
      • * Riding Gear includes a helmet, jacket, gloves and boots (limited sizes).
      • ** Security Bond to be a pre-authorisation on Your credit card. The pre-authorisation will drop off within approximately 7 days from the date of conclusion of the rental period when the Motorcycle is returned in the same condition as received, fair wear & tear accepted. Trailer bond included with Motorcycle Rentals.
      • ***You are liable for the Damage Cover Excess as per clause 3. The Damage Cover Excess amount is discounted by 50% subject to the optional Daily Damage Cover Excess Reduction Fee.

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