Comprehensive Insurance for the vehicle is included in the hire charge. This does not include internal fixtures, fittings and equipment, or any Optional Equipment that may have been added.
Hirers are advised to take their own insurance which should include personal possessions. There may be insurance surcharges dependant on driving history, minor convictions, or health restrictions.
Use of our motorhomes outside the UK and Republic of Ireland is not permitted. (A surcharge for RoI may apply)
It is the hirer’s, (your), responsibility to provide full and accurate information on the Driver’s Declaration Form.
In the event of the motor policy being invalidated because of non disclosure of relevant facts, the company, (us), will hold the hirer, (you), responsible for all losses, fines and any other eventualities.
There is an insurance excess of £1000, (£1250 for those aged 23 or 24). A VEHICLE DAMAGE EXCESS (VDE) deposit of £1000, (£1250), shall be taken at the commencement of the hire to cover any damage or loss for any one incident or accident whilst the vehicle is on hire to you and in your care. The VDE will be returned within SEVEN WORKING DAYS from the end of the hire, provided there is no damage, shortages or incurred surcharges and fines.
In the event of any damage resulting from the actions of a third party, for which we are able to reclaim the excess, the VDE shall be returned to you once we have recovered this excess.
The motorhome is only insured for the hire period, ie. agreed collection date & time and return date & time. If you are likely to be late in returning, you must contact us immediately by telephone, in order that we can make the necessary arrangements.
Driving of the vehicle after the expiry time of the hire, may result in the driver committing a traffic offence and subsequently liable to prosecution under Road Traffic Acts. Furthermore the hirer, (you), will be responsible for any accidental damage, injury and consequential loss after the expiry of the hire period.
Items NOT COVERED under the insurance, and which are the SOLE RESPONSIBILITY of the hirer, (you), are:-
Windscreen and all other windows/skylights
Loss/damage/theft to the radio, stereo equipment and aerials
Interior damage including; burns to seats, carpets, and other damage
Vandalism and malicious damage of any kind to the vehicle
Personal effects within or from the vehicle
Roof and overhead damage resulting from an incident or accident. Please note that roof and overhead damage is defined as that above 2 metres, (or 6’ 8”), above ground level.
All drivers must be aware of the height of the vehicle and are responsible for all damage if driven under an obstruction that is too low for it to clear – examples being low bridges, height restrictions barriers, trees, signs etc. In the event of such damage occurring, THE INSURANCE WILL NOT APPLY and the hirer, (you), will be liable for the costs of all repairs, damages, and subsequent losses.