Driver Qualifications / Requirements:
The driver must have held a full UK/EU driving licence for a minimum of 2 years (See below for further age restrictions).
IMPORTANT NOTICE ABOUT UK LICENCES FROM 08/06/15 PLEASE READ AS THIS WILL AFFECT YOUR HIRE
None UK/EU Licences
We can cater for none UK/EU licences providing the hirer is at least 25 years old and has at least 2 years driving experience.
Pre-authorisation by our insurers will be required. (Only available Monday - Friday)
In addition an International Drivers permit may be required to authenticate/supplement the license and provide translation.
UK license holders must be over 23 years old with more than 2 years driving experience. Minibus drivers will require category D1 and must be over 30 years old.
Drivers over 70 will require pre-authorisation from our Insurer and will be subject to an increase in the standard excesses. (Only available Monday - Friday)
A maximum of 3 drivers can be insured on one vehicle. A one-off admin fee of £10 per additional driver will be levied.
The quoted cost of hire includes: the rental, insurance, VAT, breakdown assistance and road fund tax. UNLIMITED MILEAGE APPLIES TO ALL RENTALS.
Fuel is on a like for like basis and should be returned as it is first received.
Insurance Excess / Holding Deposit
While in charge of our vehicles the client is responsible for the following excess. A pre-authorisation (holding deposit) for the same amount will need to be taken by credit or debit card (this amount can be reduced by taking CDW):
Minibus - £750
This is incase of any damage or loss incurred to the vehicle and/or any 3rd party property. (This is not taken at the time of hire and is only taken into consideration if damage or loss does occur)
Collision Damage Waiver
This is an optional cost and reduces the excess (see above) from:
Vans £500 to £100 at a cost of £7.50 per day.
Minibus from £750 to £250 at a cost of £10 per day
Methods of Payment
Payment to be made by Cash, Debit or Credit Card.
In order to reserve a vehicle for you we will need to take 50% of the rental cost upfront.
Commercial Ferry Bookings:
We have arrangements made with Red Funnel to allow cheaper travel to and from the Island for Commercial Vehicles (Subject to Availability)
We can cater for hire into Europe but you do need to consider a few other elements:
European Breakdown Assistance
These elements are priced based on your specific job so please call us for a price. You will also need to carry a few other elements dependant on the countries you intend to visit, for advice on this please visit The AA
Please be aware that the dimensions listed are a guide and can alter from van to van. The opening apeture may also be needed to indicate if something will fit. Should you have very specific requirements please ask us to measure the van you require.