Insurance

The price of a rental from A.K. Vehicle Rentals is inclusive of insurance.

Whilst an excess charge will apply in the event of vehicle damage, collision damage waiver is available please ask for details of CDW charges.

Age Restrictions

Drivers have to be age 23 or over when hiring Vans, Lutons Tippers and Dropsides.

Drivers have to be age 25 or over when hiring Minibuses and 7.5 ton vehicles and must have appropriate category on there drivers licence.

An upper age restriction also applies 70 or 75 depending on vehicle.



Our Insurance covers

Full repairs to Rental Vehicle (excluding excess)
Third party liability unlimited (including passengers in hired vehicle)
Theft of vehicle and accessories (excluding excess)
Cover would default if the necessary security precautions were not implemented i.e. if the keys were left in the ignition or the radio front was left in the vehicle.
The excess for cars is £500.
The excess for vans is £500.
The excess for minibuses and 7.5 ton trucks is £750
We reserve the right to increase the excess with each incident.

Our insurance does not cover

Theft of property within the vehicle
Driver of the hired vehicle's personal injury or loss of life (his own insurance would have to cover this.)

Insurance Requirements

All drivers must hold and produce a full category British Driving Licence for the type of vehicle hired and proof of their address. If a new style British driving licence is held, both parts must be shown.
Overseas visitors must produce a valid Domestic Licence and/or International Driving Permit and valid passport.
UK visitors must produce proof of address, e.g. utility account or bank statement.
Licence/Permit must be valid for the current period of the rental and have been held for a minimum of 12 months if over 23.
A licence may have a restriction to the number of seats on a vehicle, which the licence holder is entitled to drive. For most European countries this is 8 plus driver.
Any penalty points should be notified.

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