General rental conditions

General rental conditions

Renting a bicycle is subject to the rental conditions as drawn up by the Bovag (version July-2017) as well as the added conditions of the lessor. , and will be provided upon request.

For the rental of bicycles (including (E-)cargo bikes), the rental conditions Fietsbedrijven (version July-2017) click here, and for the (electrically) motorized (E-) scooters/mopeds and Speed ​​Pedelecs the rental conditions motorized two-wheelers (version April 2018), click here apply as drawn up by the BOVAG as well as the added conditions of the lessor. The full version is available here, and will be provided upon request.

The following deviating provisions apply to the rental of a bicycle:

  • Article 4 – Dissolution is in no case applicable and does not apply;
  • Article 8 – paragraph 5: Payment is made prior to the rental period;
  • Article 9 – paragraph 6: Rental item may not leave the island of Texel;
  • Article 14 – paragraphs 3 & 6: It is not permitted to carry out any repairs to the rented property without the permission of the landlord;

The following deviating provisions apply to the rental of an (E-) scooter/moped and Speed-pedelec:

  • Article 4 – Dissolution is in no case applicable and does not apply;
  • Article 8 – paragraph 5: Payment is made prior to the rental period;
  • Article 9 – paragraph 2: It is not allowed to make any changes to the E-scooter/Speed-Pedelec or to the rented property.
  • Article 9 – paragraph 4: Rental item may not leave the island of Texel;

Summary of the main BOVAG conditions and additional conditions:

  • The deductible is a maximum of €150 per bicycle, €300 per electric bicycle and €500 per E-scooter/Speed-Pedelec, provided the rental conditions have been observed (12.1).
  • The tenant is liable for the rented property (in the case of groups the main tenant);
  • Early return of the rented item does not entitle to a refund;
  • The rented item may not leave the island of Texel;
  • Payment is made prior to the rental period;
  • The lessor reserves the right to confiscate the bicycle in the event of non-compliance with these rental conditions, without being entitled to a refund of the rental price;
  • The rented item must be returned to the branch where it was rented;
  • The owner reserves the right to charge a deposit;
  • The renter is obliged to take good care of the bicycle/E-scooter/Speed-Pedelec:
    • The bicycle/E-scooter/Speed-Pedelec must be locked;
    • The tenant must handle the keys of the bicycle/E-scooter/Speed-Pedelec properly
    • The battery must be charged according to the relevant instructions;
    • The renter must confirm luggage correctly;
    • The renter must ensure that the bicycle/E-scooter/Speed-Pedelec is not used by anyone who is not able or authorized to do so;
  • E-scooters/mopeds can only be rented and driven by persons over the age of 16 and:
    • The driver must show his moped or car/motorcycle license to the lessor;
    • The lessor will note the driver’s license number with the rental number, which may only be driven by that authorized driver;
    • The driver must comply with the legally applicable traffic rules and the applicable Bicycles on Texel motorized two-wheeler General rental conditions;
  • The rented item may not be used outside the designated roads and paths.
    (The bicycle/E-scooter/Speed-Pedelec may therefore NOT  come onto the beach);
  • It is not permitted to make any changes to the bicycle/E-scooter/Speed-Pedelec or to the rented item; Attaching your own bicycle trailer to the rented bicycle or vice versa attaching a rented bicycle trailer to your own bicycle is not permitted;
  • It is prohibited to take people on the back of a luggage carrier (except in child seats rented from the lessor);
  • The tenant is obliged to report damage and/or loss to the landlord as soon as possible;
  • It is not permitted to carry out any repairs to the rented property without the permission of the landlord;If an agreement is canceled by the tenant, the landlord can charge the following cancellation costs:

–  in case of cancellation up to the 30th day (exclusive) before the day of rental: the down payment with a maximum of 10% of the rent;

–  in the event of cancellation from the 30th day (inclusive) to the 7th day (exclusive) before the day of rental: 30% of the rent;

–  in case of cancellation from the 7th day (inclusive) to the 3rd day (exclusive) before the day of rental: 50% of the rent;

–  in case of cancellation from the 3rd day (inclusive) to 1 day (exclusive) before the day of rental: 90% of the rent;

–  in case of cancellation from less than 1 day before the day of rental: the full rent.

All disputes that may arise from the rental agreements are exclusively governed by Dutch law. Furthermore, only the Dutch court has jurisdiction to take cognizance of these disputes.

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