There’s no better way to explore the USA than on board of your RV, a recreational vehicle or motorhome. And El Monte offers all it takes to put you on the right track! Founded in 1970, El Monte is America's premier nationwide RV rental company, with locations throughout the States. If you plan to hit the road on board of your own RV one day and you still have some doubts or questions, just come to our Ameri-Can day, where our partners of El Monte will tell you all.
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Minimum age requirements, credit card and driving licence
The minimum age requirement for the driver is 21 (no maximum age). A valid national driving licence is mandatory. An international driving licence is recommended in combination with the national driving licence. Each person 21 years of age or older is allowed to drive the vehicle without surcharge (register at the time of pick up) A credit card is required for the pick-up of the vehicle. A deposit of 1,000USD is blocked as a warranty for the rental vehicle.
The pick-up of your vehicle is scheduled between 1pm and 5pm (subject to availability).
This surcharge (€146/vehicle) entitled you to pick up the rental van anytime between 8am and 12 noon. This priority pick-up must be booked at least 2 weeks before arrival and is subject to availability (only possible in L.A., San Francisco, Las Vegas, Dallas & Orlando).
Drop-off and cleaning of the vehicle*
Vehicles must be returned Mondays to Sundays between 8 - 11 am (inspection ready by 11am). In case of delay extra costs will be charged per hour. The interior of your vehicle must be clean : kitchen, bathroom and living room. If the tanks and sanitary facilities have not been emptied, a surcharge of USD$ 75 will be charged. It is not required to clean the exterior of your vehicle but it must be clean enough to determine if everything is in working order. The renter is not entitled to receive any refunds for early returns or unused kilometres. Smoking inside of your vehicle is prohibited at all times.
At pick-up the vehicle’s tank is full. At drop-off the vehicle must be returned with a full tank of fuel as well.
- The VIP insurance is included in the rental price and entails a CDW / TP insurance in case of damage to or theft of the vehicle with a 1,000USD excess. - The statutory civil liability (minimum requirement per state) without excess.
SLI - Expansion of civil liability For a surcharge of € 12 / day, the limits of legally required civil liability are raised to 1,000,000 USD.
All inclusive package silver | from €49 / night SLI, Preparation Fee1 kit, personal kits2, kitchen kit3 and unlimited generator usage
All inclusive package gold | from €99 / nuit Combines the All Inclusive Package SILVER with the package unlimited mileage. Min. 7-day rentals.
Kit preparation fee (verplicht) :
- Transfers *
- Full tank of gas LPG
- Chemical sanitation
- 2 rolls of toilet paper
- Water - and waste hose
- Instructions for use and initial briefing
- Cleaning of exterior at drop off
Kitchen Kit (optional) | from € 158 / kit Pots, pans, utensils, dustbin, broom, dishes ... The exhaustive list of kitchen items is available in your travel shop.
Personal Kits (optional) | from € 58 / person
Pillows, sheets, blankets, bath and kitchen towels, plates and cutlery, cup and mug.
* Valid for Los Angeles, San Francisco, Las Vegas, Orlando. The opening hours and days of the other stations are available in your travel shop. ** Included for specific hotels (list available at your travel shop) at pick-up/drop-off in Los Angeles, Las Vegas, San Francisco, Orlando & Dallas. All other destinations require personal transfer arrangements.