Explanation of the terms used in this document:

Vehicles: four-wheeled vehicles that are the subject of the lease. Classic Auto Restoration (CAR) rents only old vehicles, for recreational use.

CAR vehicles have been restored to the state of the art and are optimally maintained. They are in excellent condition.

The vehicles meet the technical standards in force. Obviously, in terms of comfort and driving characteristics, they do not correspond to modern vehicles.

Lessee: the natural or legal person subscribing the lease.

CAR: Classic Auto Restoration, a private company with Limited Liability (SARL) with a capital of € 10,000  whose registered office is located at Incrucciatta 20239 Murato, registered in the register of businesses under the number SIRET 841 633 126 00021 which – represented by one of its associates or employees – concludes the rental agreement with the Lessee as the lessor.

Driver: the actual driver of the vehicle.

Damages: the damages that CAR would suffer directly or indirectly as a result of claims or the loss of the vehicle and its accessories and parts thereof. These damages include, but are not limited to, the cost of repairing or replacing the vehicle and the loss of rental income resulting from the damage or loss, including the damage that occurred with or by the vehicle to the person or property, for which  CAR (license plate holder), or the vehicle liability insurance company is liable.

Amounts: the amounts in this text always include VAT.

Rental Agreement: the rental agreement, in writing, including these conditions, signed by both the lessee and CAR.

The lease includes the specifications of the vehicle (s) that the Lessee rents and the period, the latter being referred to as the lease term. The amount of the invoice is also mentioned.


The Lessee agrees to use the vehicle “reasonably” and to act as if he owned it during the term of the lease.

By taking delivery of the Vehicle, the Lessee becomes its sole custodian and assumes sole responsibility in accordance with the provisions of Article 1384 of the Civil Code. As a result, the Lessee undertakes to make normal use of it. In particular, the following are considered abnormal uses of the Vehicle:

  • driving off of paved roads;
  • driving under the influence of alcohol, narcotics, drugs or narcotics not prescribed medically;
  • use of the Vehicle with an excess number of passengers, it being understood that the number of passengers must be within the limit of the number of seats indicated on the Rental Agreement, as indicated on the registration card (in accordance with the number of safety belts),;
  • overloading the Vehicle by exceeding the maximum authorized weight defined on the registration card;
  • subletting the Vehicle to a third party.

The Lessee must not relinquish, in any way whatsoever, the Vehicle. In his/her capacity as guardian, the Lessee will assume the direct or indirect consequences of any event occurring during the rental period, whether or not covered by insurance, involving his/her liability towards third parties and / or immobilizing the vehicle. His/her responsibility will also extend to the consequences of events arising during the rental period but whose damage will be revealed only after the return of the Vehicle to CAR.


Booking: booking is possible by Internet on the website https://www.classiqueauto.fr and by any other means subject to the availability of the vehicles.

On the website, payment of the full amount fro the booking will be requested. All orders placed on the site are subject exclusively and without reservation to these terms and conditions valid on the date of order and in force on the site.

If booking by other means, 50% of the rental amount will be requested and the reservation will be effective upon receipt of payment. However, the Lessee agrees to pay the full amount of the rental no later than 30 days before taking possession of the vehicle, otherwise the booking becomes void. In this case, the total amount of the downpayment will be returned. In the case of a booking being made in the 30 days before start date, the full amount of the booking  will be requested. In this case the booking confirmed as soon as payment is received.


Cancellation: insofar as the orders are confirmed and are taken into account for the organization of the activities of CAR, any cancellation by the Lessee will be subject to a cancellation fee, the amount of which will depend on the date on which the cancellation takes place.

Thus for any cancellation happening:

  • Within a period of between 30 days and 7 days from the planned booking date: withholding of 10% of the total amount of the rental.
  • Within a period of between 6 days and more than 48 hours before the booking date: 50% deduction of the rental amount (based on the time shown on the pre-reservation contract).
  • Less than 48 hours before the booking date: deduction of the total amount of the rental (based on the time on the booking contract). In the case of a cancellation by the Lessor, the full amount paid by the Lessee will be refunded or credited for future use at the choice of the Lessee .

Non-compliance: If the Lessee cannot take possession of the vehicle on the date and time indicated due to an inability  to fulfill the general rental conditions (see important information and necessary documents), the booking will be canceled for non-compliance.

In this case, the total amount of the rental will be retained.

No-show: if you do not pick up the car on the date and time indicated, your booking will be held 2 hours after the time indicated on your booking, after this time, the vehicle will be made available to other clients. The Lessee will not be entitled to a refund.


Vehicles must be picked up either at the Saint-Florent branch or at the Murato garage. They may be delivered agains payment of a delivery fee that varies depending  on the distance.


The lease is effective as soon as the contract is signed. The non-use of the vehicle by the Lessee during the contract period, whatever the reason, except in case of a mechanical failure not related to the misuse of the vehicle (as defined in Article 1), does not entitle the Lessee to a refund. The driver also agrees not to drive on unpaved or unauthorized roads, marked or not, and any immobilization of the vehicle resulting from a poor appreciation of driving conditions may result in the immediate cancellation of the contract rental without refund from the Lessor. The Lessee will then have to assume all the expenses necessary for returning the vehicle in good running condition. Before each departure, the declared driver(s) must take note of the instructions for use and specific driving conditions, and will have to demonstrate their ability to drive safely; if CAR considers that a driver is unable to meet the criteria for safe and responsible driving, CAR reserves the right to remove him/her from the list of authorized drivers or cancel the rental. In this case, 50% of the rental will be retained.


Deposit: the amount of the deposit is fixed at 1600 €. This deposit is intended to cover the deductible requested by the insurance in case of disaster. The Lessee undertakes to return the vehicle in the state of departure. A general condition check as well as an inventory of the onboard equipment will be carried out and approved by signature jointly by both parties. Any missing material will be charged and deducted from the deposit. If the Lessee wishes not to carry out contradictory control at the departure, the vehicle will be considered in perfect state and the accessories delivered.

Any damage, in particular parts not covered by the insurance and not resulting from a non-liable traffic accident, is directly attributable to the Lessee. The resulting costs will be covered by the deposit. However, if these costs are greater than the amount of the deposit, the Lessee agrees to refund all, otherwise CAR reserves the right to initiate proceedings necessary to recover the sums incurred for the repair of the vehicle .

Any deterioration of the tires, puncture included, implies a repair entirely at the expense of the Lessee, which leaves him the choice of the repairer. The hood is removable and its structure. An explanation of its handling will be provided if necessary. Any part of the top or structure that is missing or damaged will be invoiced as well as the deterioration of the fixed parts of the vehicle receiving the hood structure. Insurance does not cover broken glass. In the event of damage to the optics of the headlights, the mirrors and the windscreen, the repairs must be assumed in full by the Tenant.

The Lessee must declare a theft or attempted theft to the police or gendarmerie authorities and to CAR as soon as he / she becomes aware of it.

He must also report to CAR, any traffic accident or claim relating to the rented vehicle and give CAR a legible copy of the report prepared and signed by both parties. In case of accident without third, it will have to fill only the report.


The Lessee undertakes to provide a valid European driving license and an identity document proving his current address. To pick up your vehicle, you will need to present the original, valid driver’s license for each driver.

The international driving license is required to facilitate the translation and must be accompanied by the national license for all those who are not citizens of the European Union. International driving license alone is not accepted.

Photocopies, photographs or scans of the driving license are not accepted. Statements of loss or theft are not accepted.

The Lessee must be over 28 years old and under 80 years old and have a license for more than 5 years. The same applies to any additional driver duly mentioned on the contract. The driver agrees to scrupulously respect the code of the road. Any contravention occurring during the term of the lease will be attributable to it and it will assume all the consequences and will not hold CAR responsible for anything. In the case of a driver not residing in France, or holder of a non-French European driving license, the deposit will be kept by CAR for one month after the end of the rental date, in order to cover the cost any contraventions contracted during the rental period and for which the Lessee has not paid immediately or has failed to notify CAR upon the return of the vehicle. The Lessee also undertakes not to leave the Corsican departments (ie Haute Corse and Corse du Sud), to sublet the vehicle, to transport dangerous or flammable materials, to exceed the maximum permissible weight in charge to exceed the number of occupants by vehicle as mentioned on the registration certificate – have the vehicle driven by a driver not declared to CAR.


Return of the vehicle: the date and time of return of the vehicle are defined in the rental agreement. Usually cars are picked up at 10 am the day rental begins and returned at 9am the day it ends. Any exceeding of the fixed restitution schedule results in a half-day rental bill for the first thirty minutes, and one day beyond.

The rental includes a mileage deductible (150 km per day). Exceeding this deductible implies a charge of 0.75 € per additional kilometre. The additional fuel is the responsibility of the Lessee, who agrees to scrupulously respect the instructions for use given to the handling of the vehicle, and therefore to use in the recommended proportions the fuel additive necessary for the proper functioning of the vehicle. engine, and provided by CAR. The Lessee will find the vehicle with full fuel and return the vehicle with full fuel. If during the refund the full fuel is not made by the Lessee, CAR will take care of the supplement and will charge the Lessee each liter of fuel at the price of 2 € per liter missing.

Cleaning fee: If the vehicle is dirty inside, a cleaning fee of 50 € will apply.

Early return: if you return the vehicle before the date and time indicated on your rental agreement we will not make any refund.

CAR reserves the right to retain the security deposit up to 15 days after the end of the rental to cover any damage to the vehicle that has not been reported at the time of the return of the car.


Payment: Payments by credit card are preferred (Carte Bleue, Visa, Mastercard, American Express). The deposit will be made by credit card or cash. Checks are not accepted for security deposits.

All credit cards with or without embossed numbers and debit cards VISA, MASTERCARD / EUROCARD are accepted for payment of the deposit.

The following cards are not accepted for the payment of the deposit:

VISA Electron, Maestro, Cirrus, Paycards, Nickel Account, Mozaic, Paypass Prepaid Cards, electronic cards, shopping cards and virtual cards.


Safety: It is the responsibility of the driver responsible for passenger safety to adopt a route that does not endanger the occupants of the vehicle and to ensure their safety. On the other hand, acceptance of these rental conditions implies that in the event of bodily injury to passengers who are or are not responsible for a claim, CAR can not be held liable in any way for such damages and can not be prosecuted for this. reason.


The fact for the Lessee to check the box “I have read the terms and conditions of rental and I accept” before confirming his order automatically implies its acceptance without restriction or reservation of these terms and conditions of rental. The Lessee acknowledges by this act that he has read and understood the present general rental conditions and accept them. Booking confirmations will be sent by e-mail to the Lessee at the address indicated in the order.