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Yes, you can park during a current rental.

SIXT share

With SIXT share you need the car key, which you will find in the glove compartment. With it, you can lock the doors and move away from the car while the rental is in progress. The cost of the rental continues while the car is parked. At the end of the rental, please return the car key to the glove box and lock the car via the app.


With MILES, the parking mode is initiated via the hvv switch app. A car key is only available on the vans. Please note that parking mode is charged per minute. Instructions on how to do this can be found here.


Making a stopover with SHARE NOW is very simple. You start by parking the car and closing all doors and windows. The following steps vary depending on the type of car:

Cars without keys:

In the app, select "Manage rental" ▶ "Stopover" to lock the doors.
To continue the journey, open the app again and select "Manage rental" ▶ "Continue rental" to unlock the doors.
To end the rental, park the car, close all doors and windows and select "Manage rental" ▶ "End rental" in the app.

Cars with keys:

Take the key with you when you get out of the car and use it to lock the doors.
To continue your journey, simply open the car again with the key. You don't need to do anything else in the app.
To end the rental, park the car, put the car key back in the key card holder and make sure that all doors and windows are closed. Then select "Manage rental" ▶ "End rental" in the app.
Important: Please note that the duration of your stopover will be charged as part of the total rental period. For hourly or daily rates, the booked time will continue to be charged during the stopover. With a minute rate, the time of the stopover will be charged according to the minute rate.

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Firstly, we hope that everyone involved is okay. If not, please contact the emergency services before anything else. In the event of an accident or damage to the vehicle occurring, the following must happen: All accidents or occurrences of damage must be reported to the police immediately, regardless of whether it was caused by you or a third party. Even if no third party was involved.

In principle, any accident or damage event must be reported immediately to the police (110), regardless of whether it was caused by you or a third party. Even if no third party was involved. As a renter of a SIXT share, MILES car (or a TIER eScooter), you are obliged to ensure that the respective partner receives all the information necessary to assess what is happening. Therefore, contact the respective customer service immediately by phone on site. Do not leave the scene of the accident until you have done so.

Please get to safety and provide first aid if necessary. If possible, secure the scene of the accident. Then call the police as soon as possible. Only then contact the relevant customer service of the respective car sharing provider - via the button in the hvv switch app.

You have a flat tire or something similar? Please contact the customer service of the respective car sharing provider.

Procedure at SIXT share:

Even in the event of an accident or damage event, the rental ends only after the return of the vehicle. If the car is no longer roadworthy or roadworthy, the rental ends after consultation with the customer service with the handover to the towing company. Send your written accident report or the completed SIXT damage form – at best with photos of all damage and the location of the incident – to the SIXT share customer service. Be sure to inform SIXT share about the police file number. Please check the terms and conditions of SIXT share for a detailed procedure in the event of an accident or damage event.

Procedure at MILES:

You are obliged to report any accident by telephone to the police (110) and miles customer service. This is a requirement of the insurance and an integral part of the GTC.

If you do not report the accident to the police, you will commit a contractual penalty and you will be threatened with a penalty fee in accordance with our Price and Cost Regulations (GTC). After you have informed the police and also the MILES customer service, you should do the following:

Take photos of the accident:

  • Accident site
  • MILES vehicle
  • enemy vehicle (+ license plate) / fence / object / other obstacles etc.
  • Photo of the file number of the police

The rental must be terminated immediately after an accident.

  • You will then receive an accident report by e-mail in a timely manner.
  • Just follow the instructions described in the email.

Procedure with SHARE NOW

Step 1: Call the police on 110

Step 2: Wait until the accident has been recorded

Step 3: Contact SHARE NOW customer service

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Calculation of the rental price is dynamic. It depends, among other things, on the time and place of the rental, as well as on the model of car. Before you start the rental, you will be shown the various rental conditions for each car in the app. Details about the respective rates are available with the respective mobility partner.

Please note that not all of the rates listed are valid for hvv switch.


With MILES, you don't pay per minute, but per kilometer driven. The fares can be found in the MILES fare overview. Please note that not all fares are valid for hvv switch.

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New vehicle damage to a carsharing car should be reported directly to the respective customer service.

In the hvv switch app you can display already reported damage of the reserved car for inspection before the start of the rental. At this point, you will have the opportunity to contact the respective customer service directly to give up new damages, both by e-mail and by telephone..

If you notice any damage to a SIXT share car, please send an email with license plate number and photo(s) directly to before you start your trip.

If you identify damage at a TIER e-scooter, please report it to the TIER customer service.

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To register for a car sharing service, simply select a car in our app. You will then be automatically guided through the necessary steps. Once you have entered your data in the app and had it validated, you can also use other providers directly without having to enter your data again.

The following data is first stored in the app and then validated via a video call:

  • Full name
  • Registration address
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Driving licence data

In addition, a mobile number and at least one payment method (PayPal, debit/credit card or Sepa direct debit bank details) must be stored in the app.

Before renting a vehicle, you must confirm the terms and conditions and data protection regulations of the respective provider and enter your four-digit hvv switch PIN. The PIN is required to book a vehicle. Instead of entering the hvv switch PIN for every booking, you can also authenticate yourself biometrically, for example using FaceID or TouchID.

Please note: The minimum age for using SIXT share and WeShare is 21 years and you must have held a driving licence for at least one year. Please note that a higher minimum age may apply for selected vehicle categories of SIXT share. To use MILES or SHARE NOW, you must be at least 18 years old and have held a valid driving licence for at least one year.


SIXT share

You will find the car key for SIXT share vehicles in the glove compartment. Please put the car key back in this glove compartment once you park up at the end of your rental, and then lock the car using the app. If the key isn’t in the glove compartment as it should be, please contact SIXT share customer service.


MILES cars and Mercedes Sprinters can be opened via the start/stop button. The other transporters are started with an ignition key, which is located in the glove compartment.


With SHARE NOW, most vehicles no longer have a car key. They can be easily opened and locked via the app. If a vehicle does need a key, you will find it in the glove compartment.

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The vehicle registration document is located in the glove compartment of SIXT share cars.


For administrative reasons, no copies of the vehicle registration document are stored in MILES cars. If necessary (e.B. at a police check) they will be provided by email.

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If you are not yet eligible to borrow a vehicle due to your age and/or the length of time you have held your driver's license, the corresponding vehicles will be marked with a lock on the card. The following minimum requirements apply for using the car sharing services of our partners:

SIXTshare: minimum age 21 years // minimum driving license possession 0 years.

MILES: minimum age 18 years // minimum driving license possession 1 year.

SHARE NOW: SHARE NOW offers different vehicle classes (XS, S, M, L), which can be used with different minimum ages: Minimum age 18 years for vehicle class XS, minimum age 21 years for vehicle classes S, M, L.

In the SIXTshare vehicle fleet, there are also some premium class vehicle models that may only be borrowed from a later age and/or a longer driver's license possession period.

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  1. Open the car via the app and take the charging card from the glove compartment/armrest.
  2. Deactivate the charging station and end the charging process with the card.
  3. Then pull the charging cable out of the charging station and then unplug it from the vehicle.
  4. Wind up the cable once and place it back in the trunk.
  5. Please also put the card back into the respective holder in the car.
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Unfortunately, we are not yet able to offer you a refueling or charging function for SHARE NOW vehicles within the app.


You can charge the SHARE NOW e-cars with the charging card in the car. You can find out exactly how to do this here.


If you urgently need fuel for your car, e.g. to get back to the business area, the fuel costs must be paid privately. Send the receipts to after the journey, stating the booking number, license plate number and account details. After successful verification, the fuel costs will be reimbursed by SHRE NOW. However, the check may take some time - please be patient.

Important for you to know: Charging and refueling cars at hvv switch is not incentivized by e.g. free minutes or credits or similar.

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