General Terms & Conditions (GT&C)

1. Area of validity
1.1 The terms of contract listed hereafter are valid for all contracts concerning renting of vehicles from PMK International, transportation by PMK International and other supplementary services.
1.2 A contract becomes legally binding only by PMK International's written confirmation via telefax, email or mail.

2. Prices
The stipulated price applies for the stipulated service. 

3. Cancellations
3.1 Cancellations take effect only if they reach PMK International in written form. Verbal cancellations take effect only if confirmed in written form by PMK International.
3.2 Cancellations up to 24 hours before the contractually determined start of the service (CET) are free of charge. For cancellations less than 24 hours before the contractually determined start of the service (CET) PMK International charges 100% of the contract value as substitution for expenses.
3.3 During peak season (months September-Oktober, Christmas Holidays and New Year's Eve) as well as during several fairs in Frankfurt (Heimtextil, Ambiente, Musikmesse, Light & Building, Tendence, Automechanica, IAA, Frankfurter Buchmesse) a separate cancellation deadline is effective: cancellations up to 72 hours before the contractually determined start of the service (CET) are free of charge. For cancellations less than 72 hours before the contractually determined start of the service (CET) PMK International charges 100% of the contract value as substitution for expenses.
3.4 For specially stipulated services, which are not listed in the current price list of PMK INTERNATIONAL GMBH, PMK INTERNATIONAL GMBH charges the full price regardless of the time of cancellation.
3.5 For the timeliness of the cancellation the receipt of the cancellation at PMK INTERNATIONAL GMBH is the decisive factor. In case of a verbal cancellation, also via telephone, the binding time of cancellation is the time of receipt by PMK INTERNATIONAL GMBH and has to be confirmed by PMK INTERNATIONAL GMBH.
3.6 The customer is entitled to prove a lower substitution of expenses.

4. Withdrawal
PMK INTERNATIONAL GMBH is entitled to withdraw from a contract anytime, if the undertaking of the journey becomes impossible or if the client neglects one ore more of the responsibilities incumbent upon him by the terms of contract listet herein. This includes particularily the nonpayment of the deposit as determined in point 5.

5. Terms of payment
5.1 Unless otherwise agreed, the client will pay 50% of the quoted price in advance to PMK INTERNATIONAL GMBH  This can be done by providing credit card details. The amount will then be blocked until payment for services has been received by PMK INTERNATIONAL GMBH.
5.2 Payment of services provided by PMK INTERNATIONAL GMBH can be made
* cash directly after the service.
* by invoice. The money transfer to the bank account of PMK International has to be arranged within two weeks after receiving the invoice.
* by credit card. PMK International accepts American Express, VISA, MasterCard and JCB.
* in exceptional cases by cheque. Payment by cheque only on account of compliance.
5.3 Receipt of full payment at PMK INTERNATIONAL GMBH is relevant for the timeliness of payment.
5.4 In case of default of payment PMK INTERNATIONAL GMBH charges interest in the amount of 5% on top of the current minimum lending rate of Deutsche Bundesbank and for the second and every further overdue notice Euro € 5.- reminder fee.

6. Additional costs
Additional costs due to time delays are chargeable to the client, unless the delays are based on a fault of PMK INTERNATIONAL GMBH.

7. Transportation
7.1 There is no obligation to accept passengers.
7.2 The passengers have to obey the chauffeur's instructions.
7.3 If a passenger does not obey the instructions of PMK INTERNATIONAL GMBH and their chauffeur as representative of PMK INTERNATIONAL GMBH or if they pose a threat to the safety of road traffic according to StVO (German road traffic regulations) by interfering with PMK INTERNATIONAL GMBH and their chauffeur as representative of PMK INTERNATIONAL GMBH, PMK INTERNATIONAL GMBH and their chauffeur as representative of PMK INTERNATIONAL GMBH are entitled to exclude the passenger(s). In this case PMK INTERNATIONAL GMBH will charge the client the full price and all additional costs and specially stipulated services.

8. Liability of client
The client is liable for all damages culpably caused by him or the passengers connected to him.

9. Liability of PMK International
9.1 PMK INTERNATIONAL GMBH is not liable for damages, unless the damages were caused intentionally or by gross negligence of PMK International and their chauffeurs.
9.2 In case of property damages liability of PMK INTERNATIONAL GMBH is limited to € 500.00 per victim.

10. Insurance coverage
All vehicles are insured under the respectively valid general insurance conditions: unlimited third party insurance.

11. Area of jurisdiction
Area of jurisdiction for all legal disputes is Frankfurt/Main, Germany.

12. Partial ineffectualness
If any provision of these general conditions of business is illegal, invalid or unenforceable in any jurisdiction, its enforceability in any other jurisdiction shall not be affected and nor shall the validity or enforceability of any other provision of these general conditions of business. In this case that provision shall be enforced, which come closest to the one that is either illegal, invalid or unenforceable.