Frequently Asked Questions

I have points on my driving licence, am I able to hire a vehicle from you?

This is dependent on the date and nature of the offence. Please call us as our rental staff will be happy to provide you with full details.

What do your prices include?

Prices quoted are inclusive of VAT, insurance, breakdown cover and 300 miles per day on vans, 500 kilometres on lorries.
Prices include Vat, Breakdown and a 300 mile a day allowance, weekly rates include a 1000 miles a week allowance.

Can I leave my car at your premises whilst I hire a vehicle?

Yes, we have limited customer parking available.

Can I drive a 7.5t truck / minibus on my car licence?

Yes, depending on when you passed your driving test. If you passed your test before 01/01/1997 and have category C1/D1, you can drive these vehicles. If you passed after 01/01/1997 then the largest you can drive is a 3.5t Luton van/7 seater people carrier.

Can I take your vehicle overseas?

We can arrange overseas cover, additional charges apply. Please call for details, we will require at least 3 days notice to organise the relevant cover.

Is it possible to cover more than one driver on hire vehicles?

Additional drivers can be added for a one off cost of £10.

Can hire vehicles be returned out of hours?

Yes we have 24hour returns available on site.

What documents are required to hire a vehicle?

Any person wishing to drive one of our vehicles will be required to produce the following documents on collection:
1 - Driving licence photo card.
2 - Dvla code.
3 - Recent Proof of home address.
4 - Debit or credit for deposit to be held against.

Is there a minimum/maximum age for vehicle hires?

Drivers between the age of 21 to 70 can hire vehicles. However, any driver under the age of 25 will attract a higher insurance excess/deposit.

What time does a hire day run from/to?

A typical hire day is a 24hr period from 8am. However vehicles may be collected the evening before subject to availability.

Do i have to leave a deposit when hiring a vehicle?

A standard deposit of £500 is held against every hire, although the money will only be accessed in the event of any damage.