Credit Card pre-authorization. When picking up the car , you will be required to leave a security deposit to the value of any excess mentioned hereunder which may be charged by us if the car is damaged during the rental. The excess charge depends on the car category. The excess amounts for the following car category are as follows: Compact = €450; Midsized = €500, Standard = €500; MPV = €500; Pickup = €500; SUV = €500. The amount is being blocked(pre-authorised) on an international credit card in the name of the primary driver (cash deposits, MasterCard, and VISA are accepted). The blocked amount will be returned in full at the end of the rental provided the vehicle is returned in the same condition as rented (without damages). Please note that it may take 14 to 21 working days for the money to be restituted back by the bank. You are required to be prepared for the excess amount in advance. A penalty fine will be charged in case pre-authorization is not provided. No security deposit package for mini and economy category. When picking up either a mini or an economy category, you do not need to leave a security deposit exceptionally at the delivery of the car. You only have to settle your rental balance at the delivery of the car. However, in case of damages, the maximum amount to be charged at drop off is as below: Mini = €350 and Economy = €400