Hire Terms

Terms of Hire


Normal terms and conditions of rental apply at all times. All rates include VAT & insurance and are subject to availability. *Despite the purchase of insurance an excess will be charged for any vehicle damage. Insurance cover is for UK mainland only unless clearance is granted prior to rental. Rate reductions are available for renters providing their own insurance cover (please ask for details). Rates include breakdown recovery.

Drivers

Drivers must be aged 23 years to 75 (minibus 25 years to 75) and possess a full category British driving licence for the type of vehicle rented. Overseas visitors must produce a valid domestic driving licence or an international driving permit accompanied by a passport. Drivers are required to have held a full driving licence for at least 12 months and have a clean insurance record although endorsed licences may be accepted. Minibus drivers must be experienced in driving this type of vehicle and have the necessary licence entitlement. No person other than the renter or approved additional driver/drivers are permitted to drive the vehicle rented. Seatbelts must be worn at all times as required by law.

Driving Licence/Identification

Driving licences and further forms of identification must be provided.
Old style paper driver licences require additional photographic id, ie passport etc
Any licence has to be accompanied with 2 forms of ID with your address on from the last 6 month. (Utility Bill, Council Tax, Bank Statement etc.
National insurance number is now required for every hire.

Van and Minibus Rental

Minimum rental period is 2 hours subject to availability. Mileage allowance: 200 miles per day FOC.

Payments

For advance bookings payment in full is required. For cancellations payment will normally be refunded in full provided 7 days notice is given. Most major credit / debit cards are accepted.

Rental Extensions

Subject to availability rentals may be extended by contacting the rental office and arranging an extension during time of original rental. Failure to do so will result in the vehicle being uninsured.

Vehicle Availability
To avoid disappointment vehicles should be booked in advance. Models shown and all descriptions are for general guidance only and while every effort is made to comply with requirements we cannot guarantee a specific model. Please note that automatic and estate vehicles will incur an additional charge.

FOR FURTHER DETAILS PLEASE CONTACT OUR BRANCH AND WHEN RENTING PLEASE DO NOT FORGET TO BRING YOUR DRIVING LICENCE AND FURTHER DOCUMENTS OF IDENTIFICATION.

A.K vehicle rentals reserve the right to refuse rental and to cancel bookings due to inclement weather and operational problems outwith their control. A.K vehicle rentals also reserve the right to change terms and conditions without notice.

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