Fumar tabaco o cualquier otra substancia dentro del vehículo no está permitido. Manejar en estado de intoxicación por drogas o alcohol no solamente resulta peligroso, también es ilegal en Argentina. Desafortunadamente, no podemos permitir mascotas en nuestras autocaravanas.
Al retirar el vehiculo
Al llegar a nuestra central, le seran requeridos pasaporte (o documento argentino) y registro de conductor vigentes. Su nombre y datos, como asi tambien el de cualquier otra persona manejando y de la totalidad de los demas pasajeros seran agregados al contrato. Para poder manejar la autocaravana se requiere ser mayor de 25 anos. Se recomienda poseer, asimismo, un registro de conductor internacional, especialmente en caso de ir a Chile.
Una muestra del contrato le sera enviada via correo electronico al efectuar la reserva (ver la seccion 'Preguntas y Reservas'). En el momento de la entrega de la unidad, debera firmar el original de dicho documento. Por favor verifique que comprende y concuerda con todos los puntos del contrato de alquiler, no dude en consultarnos ante cualquier pregunta. Al firmar el contrato de alquiler, usted esta aceptando y comprometiendose a cumplir los terminos incluidos en el.
Tambien We will also go through the whole motorhome, explaining how each system works and testing them at the same time. Any damage or malfunction found should be noted in the Rental Agreement to avoid being charged later. The vehicle will have a full tank of fuel (diesel). Please allow plenty of time in your schedule to do this procedure. This is a good time to ask questions!
You will be provided two sets of keys for everything.
You will be provided a campground guide of Argentina. Keep in mind that it doesn't list every single campground available.
Police highway check points are usual and safe in Argentina. They will ask you to see a valid driver's license, vehicle registration, and current insurance when driving the motorhome. You will also have a notarized document (in Spanish), allowing you to drive the vehicle (this one will be really helpful to avoid any doubts that you are not driving a stolen vehicle!). It is always a good idea to keep a copy of your passport and of the Rental Agreement handy as well. You should have no problems as long as you can show them the above mentioned documents.
You will have a full natural gas bottle when picking up the motorhome. This should be enough for running the refrigerator, cooking, using the water heater, and the space heater during your stay, unless you are planning an extended visit. You don't need to refill the container before returning the unit. If you need to refill while traveling (not a frequent situation), please follow the instructions to avoid any injuries.
Your unit comes equiped with the following items, free of charge:
Driving Kit: map book and campground guide for the whole country, vehicle's owner manual, Renter´s Booklet (full of useful information about driving in Argentina, the vehicle, what to do in case of an accident/emergency, etc.)
Kitchen Kit: full set of dish, silverware and cooking utensils, spark lighter and/or matches.
Bathroom Kit: biodegradable toilet paper, hand soap, chemical toilet refill.
Bedding kit: sheets, blankets, and pillows .
Camping Kit: 2 camping folding chairs, extension cord (220v), water hose.
Mechanical Kit: jump start cables, working gloves, emergency road signals, basic tool set.
For your convenience, there is a large shopping center very close to our delivery location, which you can use to buy food and anything else needed for the trip.
Driving the Motorhome
The vehicles' controls are very easy to use. However, keep in mind that it will probably take you a while to become familiar with all of them. Take your time to adjust the driving seat, mirrors, check lights, radio, etc. Remember that all our units have manual transmission. Vehicle drives like a van, with a 100 to 110 km/hr cruising speed, depending on the unit. Driving in Latin America is a bit different than Europe, Canada, Australia or the U.S. (unless you come from southern Italy!!). Many drivers in Argentina tend to drive aggressively (this is especially true for males). This doesn't mean that you should drive like a possessed race pilot , just be aware of it and act defensively. We recommend driving only during daylight hours. Road signage in the whole country is generally good and reliable.
Always be aware of the oversized dimensions of a motorhome!! (If you drive one at home, you are probably used to this). Keep in mind the height of the vehicle when near trees, overhead cabling, parking structures, etc. When approaching a highway toll booth (abundant in Argentina), select the appropriate lane for higher vehicles, usually towards the right end (just follow the buses or trucks).
User will be responsible for any traffic violations taking place during the rental period. The vehicle use will be limited to the normal use of a motorhome. Transporting additional passengers or load is not allowed and will cancel the insurance protection. Only the people designated in the rental agreement will be permitted to drive the motorhome. Please see our Rental Contract for additional information.
Overnight stays: for safety issues, we encourage to take advantage of the many and inexpensive campgrounds available, especially in the tourist areas. However, other places can be used for overnight stay, under the right circumstances. For example, if you are on the road on your way to a destination and need a place, ask a gas station attendant if you can park for the night. If you are in a remote beautiful spot all by yourself, it is probably OK to spend the night there. In all cases, check the surroundings first and make sure you have a good feeling about the place and that you are not violating local regulations or private property.
Returning the Motorhome.
Vehicle must be returned by the stipulated day and time to the Andean Roads headquarters, unless previously arranged differently. Drop off at another location will be charged extra.
Allow some extra time to go through all the paperwork. You will be asked to take part in a vehicle walk-through in order to check for any missing, damaged, or broken items.