Motorhome Hire Scotland, Motorhome Hire Ireland

Terms & Conditions

These terms and conditions apply to all hires of our Rental vehicles and as such must be signed to prior to hire.


1. Safe and Legal use

The hirer and all additional drivers are responsible for the safe and legal use of the vehicle on hire.  This includes but is not exclusive to ensuring the relevant seat belt laws are adhered to, keeping within the speed limits and taking care to ensure responsible driving and parking.  Children under the age of 12 should be in a child seat, the supply of the child seat is the responsibility of the hirer.


2. Conditions

The Vehicle can not be driven by:

A) Hirers under 25 or over 65 years of age
B) Hirers aged 25 years or over unless a full driving licence, valid in the United Kingdom, has been held for more than 24 months.
C) Persons who have been convicted of an offence in connection with the driving of a motor vehicle or motorcycle and / or have had their driving licence endorsed or suspended or penalty points imposed. Parking and not more than 2 speeding offences can be ignored.  “Spent” convictions, covered by the rehabilitation of offenders act 1974 may be disregarded.
D) Persons who have any mental or physical defect or infirmity or suffers from fits, diabetes or any heart complaint.
E) Persons who have had their insurance declined and / or renewal refused and / or special insurance terms imposed as a result of claims experience and / or have their insurance or cover cancelled by any motor insurer.
F) Persons engaged wholly or partly in professional entertainment or professional sports persons.
G) Jockeys and persons connected with racing of any sort
H) Persons who (whilst driving) have been involved in more than one accident during the past 3 years.
I) Foreign Service personnel other than persons born in the United Kingdom.



3. Required Prior  to Hire

Before collection / delivery of the hired vehicle can take place the hire(rs) must have supplied the following to R&R Rentals:
After the initial deposit of at least £100  to secure the booking.

Full payment of hire fee, 4 weeks prior to hire.
£1000 cash  security deposit, at the time of pick-up.(to be returned after 4 weeks, upon safe return of the vehicle, to ensure no traffic offences, parking tickets etc ).
Proof of Address for each driver.
Copy of Driving Licence for each driver.
Payment for travel outside of UK mainland (incurs an additional charge of up to £50 per driver, per week).

The security deposit will be refunded upon safe return of the vehicle less any:
Cleaning charges
Repairs and breakages
Tank empty charges ( waste and toilet) £50 each tank.
Charges for traffic offences
Access mileage


4. Condition and contents of the vehicle

The vehicle will be hired out with the following additional equipment as standard.  These items must be returned with the vehicle in the same condition as at the start of the hire:
Instruction Manual
4 sets of Cutlery and Crockery
Children’s plates and tumblers
Kitchen equipment
4 x Glasses
Towels and tea towels ( which must  be returned in a bag  for washing)
Consumables such as tea, coffee, condiments and toilet roll supplied with the vehicle will need to be replaced.
A comfort pack which includes foldable picnic table and chairs, satellite navigation, TV/DVD player, range of DVDs, range of CDs, can be booked in advance for an extra £40 per week. Bed linen or sleeping bags can be supplied for a charge of £5 per week. Pillows are supplied.

The vehicle will be clean upon delivery (any defects will be noted on the pre-hire paperwork) and we expect it to be returned in a clean condition.  Any marks or stains that require industrial cleaning will be charged to the hirer.  The hirer accepts that R&R Rentals decision on this issue is final.


5. Breakdown and Repairs

The hirer is accountable for the responsible use of the vehicle during the hire.  In the event of a minor expense being incurred (eg, gas bottle replacement) these costs will be refunded as long as it is clear that the hirer has used the vehicle caringly and responsibly and all receipts are kept.
Punctures must be repaired by the hirer.
If the vehicle has had wrong fuel added to it (ie petrol inserted instead of diesel) the hirer will be held responsible for the loss of fuel and the full repairs, the hirer will also be liable for any income lost to R & R rentals while this repair is taken place.
R and R Rentals must insist that all fuel receipts for the length of your hire be kept for your benefit.


6. Fuel and Tanks

The vehicle will be full of fuel and charged at the going rate of 75 litres at the start of hire and may be returned with any amount of fuel remaining at your cost. There will be a an access charge of 10p per mile after 500 miles  access over hirers period .This will be deducted from your deposit . The vehicle can be supplied with a full tank of fresh water and empty waste tanks.  Failure to return the vehicle with these waste tanks empty will incur a £50 charge.  


7.Insurance

Insurance is organised on receipt of a fully completed Reservation Form, and is charged at a minimum cost of £25.00 per day and the premium  varies, depending  on age, previous endorsements, etc.
The insurance policy on the vehicle is fully comprehensive and has an excess of £1000  The full insurance policy documents are available on request.  In the event of an accident the hirer is liable for this excess. The insurance details will be in the instruction pack provided with the vehicle.
Foreign travel is not permitted unless by prior arrangement and at an extra cost of £50 per week, per driver.

Proof of address and proof of identity (photo ID) of the hirer are required to be seen by the delivery agent.  Photocopies of the named drivers driving licences must also be supplied , preferably prior to the Hire day.  If not travelling abroad a current passport should be left with R & R Rentals.

a) shall not carry more passengers than the seating capacity of the vehicle or allow the vehicle to be overloaded
b) Shall not use the vehicle for carrying passengers or goods for hire or reward
c) Will be responsible to R&R Rentals for the cost of making good and damage caused to the vehicle caused by improper use.
d) Understands that he/she is responsible for any fines (including parking fines) which may be incurred during the hire period.
e) Shall not, without consent from us, remove the vehicle out of the UK mainland, or take the vehicle off road under any circumstance apart from official campsites.
f) Understands that no claim by the hirer for loss or damage to personal belongings or effects of the hirer or any person or persons will be considered.
g) Understands that any damage to the interior of the vehicle, fixtures, fittings, living or cooking equipment will be charged to the hirer in all cases.

8. Pets

Pets are not permitted and the hirer should pay special attention to section 3 with regards to cleaning and charges that will be passed in if extra cleaning is necessary.


9.Smoking

Strictly No Smoking inside the Motorhome.


10. Cancellation of Booking.

If you have to cancel your booking please contact R&R rentals immediately.  We will endeavour to re-rent the motorhome for the cancelled week, and if successful, we will therefore re-pay your deposit , or deposit and balance. However,if this proves impossible, we will retain your deposit, or deposit and balance if within 4 weeks of intended pick -up. We would therefore advise you to ensure that your holiday insurance covers you for this risk.

11. Delivery and Collection

Delivery and collection of the vehicle should be requested by the hirer upon booking.  In case of emergency the hirer should leave a contact telephone number at the point of booking.

 


Motorhome Hire Scotland, Motorhome Hire Ireland