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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.

MILES

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.

SHARE NOW

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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To use the car sharing services, you must present a valid ID document and a valid driving license (class B) in card format. We accept driving licenses issued in the European Union (EU), the European Economic Area (EEA) and Switzerland. Either a passport or an EU identity card can be used as an identification document for validation.

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To start the driver's license validation, simply select a car in the app and carry out the necessary steps. Alternatively, you can also start the validation process at any time via the driving license section in your profile. During the validation process, you will be asked to scan your driver's license and ID document and hold your face up to the camera with a video selfie. Once the process is complete, the data is securely transmitted and checked. The check is usually completed within 10 minutes. In some cases, the check can take up to 24 hours. You will be informed by e-mail as soon as the check has been completed. With a successful validation, you can use all car sharing services in the app.

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SIXT share & SHARE NOW

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.

MILES

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 schaden@sixt.com 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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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

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.

SHARE NOW

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 rental may be terminated within the Hamburg business area (exception: MILES vehicles may also be parked in other cities with MILES business area), at a hvv switch point (as long as it is located in the business territory of the respective partner) or, if it is a rented car from SIXT share, at a SIXT rental station (also outside Hamburg in other cities). You must ensure that the car is properly parked in permitted places in the public road space, according to the road traffic regulations for the next 48 hours. The rental may not be terminated in parking zones with parking discs and in residents' parking spaces.

If you want to return your SIXT Share car to a SIXT station, you can find information here.

As a general rule, parking is not permitted in the following locations or areas:

  • In parking garages, underground garages or on other covered parking areas.
  • In private parking lots (parking garage, backyard)
  • In residents' parking lots
  • In parking spaces with time restrictions that still come into effect within 48h after the vehicle is parked (see General Terms and Conditions).
  • In designated parking areas for electric vehicles (exception: e-vehicles)
  • In no-parking areas that are outlined in red on the map in the hvv switch app.

cambio and Dorfstromer offer station-based car sharing, i.e. the start and end of the rental always take place at the same hvv switch point. The rental of cambio and Dorfstromer cars may only ever be ended at the hvv switch point at which the rental was started.

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SIXT share & SHARE NOW

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

MILES

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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