Rental Guide



All pricing are subject to insurance approval.

Prices are calculated daily (unless otherwise specified) and include VAT, insurance, mileage and UK emergency breakdown cover.

Age and Experience

All drivers must meet minimum age and experience requirements as follows

  • Cars (upto 5 seats) and Van Rentals: 23 to 70 years with 3 years driving experience
  • Minibuses and people carriers : 25 to 69 years with 3 years driving experience
  • Sports, prestige, SUV's and 4x4s : 25 to 70 years with 5 years driving experience
Any exisiting driving convictions or disqualifications should be notified to the rental office prior to booking to confirm eligibility.


Driving licence and insurance restrictions may apply. Please consult the rental office on 01506 444455.

Rental Requirements

All drivers must have been licensed to drive for at least three years at the time of rental. The following documents must be produced at the time of rental.

Any exisiting driving convictions or disqualifications should be notified to the rental office prior to booking to confirm eligibility.

  • Valid Photocard driving license
  • Two proofs of current home address (Utility bill, Bank statement, Council Tax, Inland Revenue). The documents produced must be issued and dated within the last 3 months. One of which must be a Bank/Credit card statement dated within last 3 months.
  • National insurance number or DVLA License check code.

All vehicles can have additional drivers insured for an additional charge subject to insurance approvals. The above also applies to additional drivers which must be presented in person

All company insured vehicles have a customer liability excess starting from eight hundred and fifty pounds depending on group of vehicle and individual drivers driving experience and type of license held by the driver. Excess liability can be reduced by purchase of a CDW (Collision Damage Waiver) for a small fee per day. For further details, please contact the Rental office.

The minimum period of rental is 24 hours from time of rental. All vehicles rented must be returned half an hour prior to the expiration of rental period.

Weekend Rentals commence at 14:00hrs on Friday and finish at 09:30hrs on the following Monday.

Any bookings made for same day pick up will be provisional until confirmed by the rental office via phone or email.


For all bookings made online the payment will be taken at the time of booking, for bookings made over the phone payment will be taken at the time of pickup/handover.

Most major credit, debit cards are accepted.

Deposits will be taken at the time of hire deposit applies from one hundred pounds and Deposit may vary depending on group of vehicle and individual drivers experience type of license held etc.



The cardholder must be the same as the driver. The payment card used at the time of booking will be required at the time of pick up/hand over for verification/deposit. In case a different cardholder card has been used to make the payment the cardholder MUST be present at the time of pick up/hand over of the hired vehicle, with their payment card and one proof of current home address dated within the last three months. ALSO, PLEASE CLICK ON GUIDE BOOK/RENTAL REQUIREMENTS TO SEE DOCUMENTS THE DRIVER/HIRER NEEDS TO PRODUCE AT THE TIME OF PICK UP/HAND OVER OF THE HIRED VEHICLE

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 vehicle being uninsured and further charges may apply.


Unlimited Mileage is included in your rental quote (limited mileage for 1-3 days rentals). 

To certain vehicle groups limited mileage may apply. (Prestige, SUV etc)

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 the requirements, we cannot guarantee a specific model. To confirm availability please contact the rental office. FOR FURTHER DETAILS PLEASE CONTACT YOUR LOCAL BRANCH. EURO HIRE DRIVE reserves the right to refuse rental and to cancel bookings due to inclement weather and operational issues beyond their control. EURO HIRE DRIVE also reserves the right to change terms and conditions without any notice.


The Collison Damage Waiver is an optional addional cover which reduces the Damage Excess Liability to the hired vehicle, acceptance by signing for the Collision Damage Waiver reduces the excess liability to the amount as displayed on front of the rental agreement. The Damage Excess Waiver is not insurance and is non-refundable. The Damage Excess Liability can vary depending on individual drivers experience type of driving license held etc and group of vehicle hired by the rental office.

You may drive our vehicles using your own company's fleet insurance cover, provided we have approved this in advance.

In this event, only the restrictions of your own insurance will apply.



Hirer's Responsibilities


You must ensure vehicle is locked when not in use, look after keys to the vehicle, you must also ensure the vehicle is protected against any bad weather which may cause damage to the vehicle, correct fuel should be used in vehicle, fuel policy is like to like, whichever level of fuel hire commenced you must ensure to return to the same fuel level, for any missing fuel charges will be applied.

Any vehicle defects should be reported to the rental office as soon as hirer is aware.

Hirer is also responsible for any damage to the vehicle including upper area/roof which could be caused by low level objects (Low tree's, branches or bridges)

Vehicles must be returned back to same hire depot where collected from, or agreed place within opening hours.

Can the vehicle be taken outside of the UK mainland?

Vehicles are for UK MAINLAND USE ONLY