Hire Information

Mileage Allowance

Hire rates include up to 200 miles per day, 1300 miles per week. Each mile thereafter is charged at 10p. For 7.5ton vehicles each mile thereafter is charged at 20p.

Fuel

All vehicles must be returned with the same amount of fuel it left us with. If the vehicle is returned with less that a full tank, a charge of £18 admin plus shortfall charged at the local pump rate.

Breakdown

In the event of breakdown the vehicle is covered by 24 hour breakdown service.

Extended Hire Terms

Depending on period, discounted rates may apply. Call for further information.

Own Insurance

Hirers may provide their own comprehensive insurance. Proof of cover is required.

Insurance

Insurance rates quoted assume a clean driving license. Rates can differ depending on convictions and previous claims.

Our full insurance terms can be found here.

Additional Drivers

Vehicles can only be driven by authorised driver(s).

Insurance for additional drivers can be arranged. Quotes available on request.

Age

Vehicles up to 3.5ton 25 to 70 (We may be able to insurance persons aged 23 & 24 however, the excess and deposit will increase by £400).
Vehicles over 3.5ton 25 to 70 (subject to having correct license)

Documents Required

Driving license along with driver information request code from DVLA website or National Insurance number (A £5 charge will apply for a phone call to DVLA if you do not present full license information). If you hold the old style paper only license, a photo ID will be required.

A bank statement or utility bill no older than 3 months. This address must match the driving license and credit/debit card holder address.

O-License

If the vehicle requires an o-licence it is the responsibility of the hirer to ensure the vehicle is covered.

Overloading

Vehicles must not be overloaded. The payload of each vehicle is clearly indicated in the cab.

Damage

On top of collision damage the hirer is also responsible for wear and tear damage such as windscreen cracks and chips, tyre damage and punctures, overhead damage from negligent driving.

Payment

On collection a deposit of £250 (£600 for car transporters) will be taken from your card to cover damage, unreasonable soiling, shortfall of fuel and late return. This deposit will be refunded when the vehicle is returned in same condition it left.

Cancellations

If a hire booking is cancelled less than 24 hours before the hire is due to start, one days rental will be charged.

Hire Period

The hire period booked must be strictly adhered to. The insurance will expire at the end of the agreed term and you will be driving illegally.

If you wish to extend the hire you must inform us immediately to allow additional insurance to be arranged.

Not permitted

Animals anywhere in the vehicle

Smoking anywhere in the vehicle – evidence of smoking will result in a £100 valeting charge

Accidents

In the event of an accident correct road traffic law must be obeyed. We must be informed as soon as it’s safe to do so.

Condition of Use

Use for social domestic and pleasure purposes and for the business of the named hirer(s) only.

Excluding use for the carriage of passengers or goods for hire or reward, racing, pace-making, use in any contest, reliability or speed trial, or use for any purpose in connection with the Motor Trade.

The vehicle hired is covered by the insurance in the event of an accident, however the goods in transit are not.

All usual traffic law applies and the vehicle must be driven accordingly.