Peugeot Terms & Conditions

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To qualify you must:

  • Reside outside of the European Union.
  • Stay in the European Union for no more than 185 days in any consecutive 12 month period.
  • Not carry out any activity for a gain during your stay (No working Visa’s allowed).
  • Must be an Australian Resident.
  • Minimum age of 18 with a full Australian driver’s license (provisional license not accepted).

Your vehicle is covered by insurance and for assistance in 41 European countries:

Andorra, Austria, Belgium, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus (Greek Territory only) ~, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Metropolitan France (including Corsica), Germany, Gibraltar, Greece (excluding Crete and Greek Islands), Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy (including Sicily and Sardinia), Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Malta, Monaco, Montenegro, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal (including Azores and Madeira), Romania, San Marino, Serbia *, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain (including Balearic and Canary Islands), Sweden, Switzerland, the Vatican, United Kingdom.

Note: Due to conditions resulting from Brexit, collections/returns in London are suspended & cars can no longer be taken into the United Kingdom – Great Britain till further notice.

~ The cover of insurance provided for Cyprus is limited to the geographical parts of Cyprus which are under control of the government of the Republic of Cyprus.

* The cover of insurance provided for Serbia is limited to the Republic of Montenegro and the geographical parts of Serbia which are under control of the government of the Republic of Serbia.

Travel is not permitted into the following countries: Albania, Algeria, Belarus, Israel, Iran, Kosovo, Moldova, Morocco, Russia, Tunisia, Turkey, Ukraine, and the Greek Islands. Travel to these countries is at the lessee’s risk and is not covered by the Peugeot insurance or Peugeot assistance.


The 24-hour, 7-day Peugeot Europe Assistance will come to your aid should the following events occur:

  • A breakdown that immobilizes the vehicle and which cannot be repaired the same day
  • Accident or attempted theft which immobilize the vehicle and of which the resulting damages cannot be repaired the same day
  • Theft of the vehicle

Vehicle Insurance

Your vehicle is covered by a multi-risk, non-deductible policy which offers the following guarantees:

  • Civil liability of the driver (including liability for non-paying passengers transported)
  • Vehicle fire
  • Theft of the vehicle (if reported to the police)
  • Broken windows
  • Damaged Tyres
  • Incorrect Fuel Type
  • Damages incurred by accidents involving the vehicle, including acts of vandalism (if reported to the police)
  • Legal protection
  • Coverage of the driver
  • Exclusions apply

Who is covered & for how long?

  • The contract title holder as well as any other non-paying passenger, up to the authorized maximum number of passengers indicated on the vehicle’s registration certificate.
  • The vehicle itself, registered under the French special category “T”.
  • You are covered both for assistance and insurance for the duration of your contract, as indicated on your purchase order and on your international automobile insurance card.

24-Hour Assistance

The 24-hour, 7-day Peugeot Europe Assistance will come to your aid should the following events occur:

  • A breakdown that immobilizes the vehicle and which cannot be repaired the same day
  • Accident or attempted theft which immobilize the vehicle and of which the resulting damages cannot be repaired the same day
  • Theft of the vehicle


Deliveries within France must be booked at least 35 days (20 days for Paris) in advance. Deliveries outside France must be booked at least 35 days in advance. Late bookings are not guaranteed.

Reservation Deposit:

A non-refundable deposit of AUD$ 500 required at the time of placing your reservation.
Payments made by credit card Mastercard/Visa incur a 1.70% fee.
Payments made by credit card American Express incur a 2.20% fee.
Payments can be made by Direct Deposit details on your invoice. No fees are charged for this service.

During some promotions, we may offer ZERO Credit Card charges. These are a limited offer and subject to the T&C on your invoice.


Final payment is required 10 days after confirmation. If for any reason final payment is not received by the due date, globalCARS reserve the right to treat the reservation as a cancellation.


An invoice is sent upon confirmation of your reservation outlining all aspects of products booked. Confirmations are subject to unadvised changes in depot hours, fleet conditions, stop sells and one way hires until full payment has been received.

PLEASE NOTE: Peugeot Rates are Dynamic and MAY change on a daily basis. All Peugeot Rates on this site are subject to confirmation by your consultant next business day.

Lease Forms:

It is essential that lease forms, together with 1 copy of the registered driver’s passport, are returned 2 weeks after confirmation or at least 6 weeks prior to the delivery of your vehicle, whichever comes first and prior to departure from Australia. A faxed copy of the lease forms and passport details are required before the original forms are mailed to us. If you hold a European passport, a photocopy of your passport, a statutory declaration confirming your residency and employment in Australia and a copy of a utility bill which is 6 months old are also required. Late return of these documents will delay the delivery of your vehicle.

Travel Documents:

Once payment is received, travel documents will be issued about 4-6 weeks before departure.

Deposit & Cancellations:

A non-refundable deposit is required upon booking confirmation invoice with final payment due 6 weeks before departure /or subject to special early bird conditions as listed on the invoice.  $500
Cancellations more than 6 weeks prior to collection $500 plus any further supplier’s charges. Any travel agent fees are in addition to these charges.*
Cancellations41 – 0 days prior to pick up $500 plus any further supplier’s charges. Any travel agent fees are in addition to these charges.
Amendment fee for each amendment Free before documentation / $60 after documents are issued.
Changes < 6 weeks before collection are on request. Additional supplier charges may be applied.*
No Show or Early Return 100% of rental costs. I.e. No refund for unused services
globalCARS does not authorise the employees of Peugeot Sodexa to promise refunds to clients. Partial refunds will only be considered for unused days of 7 days or more for contracts of 30 days or more. Peugeot Sodexa cancellation fees may apply.

*Additional charges may be as high as $1,500 to cover costs such as; registration, insurance, customs compliance, transportation and other costs associated with your booking fulfilment.

Travel Insurance:

We strongly recommend you take out suitable travel insurance cover. Bonus 20% discount!

Personal Travel Insurance.

Health and Immigration:

Please ensure you comply with all passport, visa and health requirements necessary for the countries you wish to visit. globalCARS is not responsible for advising on passport, visa or health requirements. Your Travel Agent or doctor will be able to advise you.

Loyalty Bonus:

Offered at certain times of the year. If the registered driver has previously leased a vehicle with Peugeot between the years since 2012, an additional 3 free days will be given.

Rates do not include:

Additional fuel or oil, tolls, fines or penalties due to traffic violations, loss or theft of vehicle keys and transponder card or theft of personal belongings inside the vehicle. This is at the client’s own expense. Local toll, highway fees or travel stickers which may be required by local authorities.


Peugeot vehicles are left-hand drive (including collections in London). The definition and/or specifications of the Peugeot vehicles displayed are subject to change without notice.


Minimum lease period is 21 days. Maximum 175 days. Peugeot leasing is based on calendar days.

Age Limit:

Minimum rental age is 18. A full driver’s licence is required for a minimum of 1 year. Maximum age: No limit.

Driver’s Qualifications: International Driver Permits:

All drivers must hold a full valid drivers licence with a clean driving record for a minimum of one year. A learner or provisional drivers licence is not accepted. An international licence is required for many countries. See link below.

International Drivers Permits IDP.

Additional Drivers:

Yes you are able to have additional drivers and there is no additional fee, however, there are restrictions as follows. All additional drivers must fit the requirements of the program and the registered driver must be in the vehicle at all times. The exception is immediate family members – Spouse, son or daughter who has the same surname and residential address as the registered driver. They may drive locally without the registered driver but under no circumstances can the family member take the vehicle across any borders or for lengthy periods without the registered driver in the car.

Peugeot now recognises a Partner as an eligible driver of the vehicle!!!!!
The spouse and direct descendants and ascendants of the contract holder can also drive the car provided that they also satisfy the conditions required by the TT system. The term ‘spouse’ is understood in the broadest sense and may apply to a cohabiting partner or civil partner, provided that proof of this relationship is provided.

Note also that the Spouse or Partner of the Contracted Driver can now collect the vehicle on the driver’s behalf so long as prior approval and a form has been completed.

The vehicle can be delivered only to the holder of the PEUGEOT OPEN EUROPE contract or to his/her spouse or partner. In this second case, the spouse or partner must show the original (and not a photocopy) of a proxy form completed and signed in their name by the contract holder. This proxy form must include the phrase: “I authorise my spouse/partner …. to take delivery of and drive my vehicle”. A photocopy of the contract holder’s passport is also required.

Cost of Fuel in Europe:

Check the latest fuel price report.


All vehicles are supplied with 10-15 litres of fuel free of charge. You are not required to return the vehicle with a full tank of fuel.

Optional Accessories:

Optional accessories such as a child seat, ski racks, snow chains and roof bars are available at an additional cost and must be pre-booked and prepaid in Australian Dollars prior to departing Australia.


All of our vehicles, except the Peugeot 2008 GRIP, are fitted with assembly-line ‘multi-purpose’ tyres. These tyres are suitable for varied driving conditions, excluding extreme conditions such as the presence of snow or ice.
From November to March, or outside these dates if the weather and road conditions require, you may need a vehicle with winter tyres depending on where you plan to drive.

The Peugeot 2008 GRIP has Grip technology, plus mud & snow tyres. This combination meets the legal requirements for “winter tyres”. The Grip Control system (a special patented control system) manages all 4-wheels together with the steering wheel angle and brakes, to provide the best grip possible. This means that when the Grip function is activated (via a dial setting controlled by the driver), you will receive improved grip and traction in snowy conditions, when travelling at speeds of below 80km/hr. Click here for more information.

Peugeot Open Europe does not lease or sell ‘winter tyres’. If the client wishes to have winter tyres, it’s the client’s responsibility to purchase them whilst overseas and have them fitted and removed at an authorised Peugeot dealer. The vehicle needs to be returned with the original tyres fitted. Snow chains can be purchased from a service station and used (at client’s cost), however they are not suitable for highway driving. Mud & Snow Tyres with Grip Control, which meet the legal restrictions in Germany, Switzerland and Austria can be requested on certain vehicles; contact globalCARS for full details and further information.

Vehicle Return:

Please call the Peugeot agent at the drop-off location at least 4 business days prior to the return date to arrange a drop-off time. For more details refer to the Peugeot booklet which is provided with your vouchers..


Vehicle specifications, photographic illustrations, rates, terms and conditions and additional information contained in this brochure are correct at time of issue but are subject to change and /or variation without notice. Full payment is required to ensure against variation of the rates due to foreign currency fluctuations.


Book your PEUGEOT EUROPE Lease by completing the search form above or by calling 1300 789 992  and chatting to your globalCARS Car Lease expert to secure the best deal.

end updated 18 Oct 2018 AM