Our Rental Policies
This is a summary of the Rental Policies of Northern Nomads LLC. A more detailed contract will need to be signed at time of pickup
Rental Days and Minimums
The Rental minimum is 3 nights. You may pickup your vehicle between 8:00 AM and 5:00 PM any day of the week. Check in is no later than 2:00 PM. You will be charged the minimum number of nights you have the vehicle. If you drop off the rental late there is a hourly charge after 2:00 PM. If you drop off the rental after closing hours you will be charged an extra night.
Discounts, Mileage, Fees, and Taxes
There are discounted rates for weekly or monthly rentals.
Daily rates include 125 miles per day (averaged over entire trip) and $0.25 per additional mile.
$60 flate rate Cleaning Fee
While Alaska doesn't charge a sales tax, it does impose a vehicle rental tax (excise tax).
It is 3% - 10% depending on the vehicle. Taxes are added on at time of booking.
Reservation and Security Deposits
To hold the reservation, 25% of the total rental cost will need to be paid with a major credit card. The remainder will be due a few days before the rental dates.
A security deposit of $500 will be charged 2 days prior to rental dates. The security deposit will be returned minus any additional fees incurred during your rental 7 days after the rental is complete.
If you Cancel 14 days prior to rental dates you will be refunded 100% of your reservation cost.
There is a 75% refund up to 7 days before pickup, then 50% refund for remaining days
Driver Requirements and Insurance
The Driver must be at least 25 years old. When you make your reservation, Insurance is automatically added for your protection (approximately 10% of rental charge). Using our insurance is required to book with Northern Nomads LLC. You will be prompted to fill out a form including name, address, and drivers license information to be approved for the insurance. If there is a problem getting approved for the insurance please call or email the office.
Pets and Smoking
No Smoking Or Pets allowed
Vehicle Repairs and Roadside assistance
Roadside assistance is available if you choose during the checkout process. It is an additional $13 per day. If the vehicle breaks down or needs repairs call the office immediately. Authorized repairs will be reimbursed for cost of repair only with the consent of Northern Nomads LLC. It is the renters responsibility to inspect the vehicle at fueling stops (tire pressure, oil, etc.) Immediately notify Northern Nomads LLC of any mechanical or vehicle issues.
Seat belts must be worn at all times while the vehicle is in motion. These are not the same as Motorhomes or RVs, no one is allowed in the back of vehicle while it is in motion. Northern Nomads LLC is not liable for any injuries or damage incurred while not using seat belts.
Most gravel roads are ok but there are some road restrictions. The road to McCarthy and the James Dalton Highway are off limits. Our vehicles aren't built for these roads. Please inquire about other gravel roads.