Terms of Hire
All Terms & Conditions are subject
to the terms & conditions of the Lessor’s Vehicle
Rental Agreement which will be provided to the Hirer prior
to the hire period.
• Fully Comprehensive Insurance included
for the Hirer/Insured Driver ONLY. All drivers are subject
to approval by the Insurance Company. Other drivers are
not allowed to drive the car under any circumstances. Additional
driver insurance available on request. Vehicles must remain
within British mainland or the insurance is void, unless
consent is given prior to the hire commencing.
• The Hirer may use the vehicle for
the purpose of their business and for social domestic and
pleasure purposes. The vehicle may not be used for any purposes
for which they are not expressly designed. Further, the
Hirer will not use or permit the vehicle to be used for
hire, driving tuition, towing, racing or pace-making, or
for competing in any rally, or any other form of motor sport,
track days, or for any illegal purpose whatsoever.
• Breakdown cover included.
2) Driver Information/Identification
• Aged between 25/30 – 65 years.
• Driver must have held a UK driving
licence for min 3 years.
• Driving Offences - maximum of 6
points. No convictions for drink/drug driving, dangerous/careless
driving within past 10 years.
• Max height is 6’3’’.
Max weight 18 stone.
• Passport; 2 utility bills (last
3 months); & current driving licence required for verification
of identity prior to vehicle hire.
3) Hire Times/Mileage
• Each 8 hr hire includes 100 miles
• Each 24hr hire includes 125 miles
• Each Long Weekend hire includes
• Each 7-day week hire includes 700
• Additional mileage cost is charged
per mile over the inclusive miles above. Please refer to
each individual vehicle for exact costs.
• Return of the vehicle outside of
the hire hours as shown on the Hire Agreement will incur
additional charges. If you wish to extend the agreement
you must contact the Lessor within 2 hours of the final
hire hour. Failure to do so will result in the withdrawal
of all insurance cover.
• A non-refundable booking fee equal
to 20% of the full hire cost is payable upon completion
of the Booking Form. The balance of the hire costs must
be paid for in full before use of the car.
• A security deposit is required
per vehicle hire. Payment must be made by Credit Card or
• We reserve the right to increase
the security deposit prior to hire of vehicle, subject to
• The security deposit is used as:
(1) A security bond.
(2) For payments towards any mechanical
damage which is not covered by the Insurance. Eg: Tyres,
wheels, clutch, gearbox, etc which was sustained during
the hire period due to misuse and abuse, excluding normal
wear and tear.
(3) Insurance Excess against any accidental
damage, loss or theft caused to the vehicle by the hirer
or a third party.
(4) Any additional charges incurred during
the hire period. E.g: excess mileage, petrol reimbursement
costs, parking charges, speeding fines, etc.
The Booking is not valid until confirmed
by the Lessor Company. The following charges apply for cancellation
by the Hirer:
• Less than 7 days: 100% of hire
charges & booking fee.
• 7 - 14 days:75% of hire charges
& booking fee.
• 15 - 28 days: 50% of hire charges
& booking fee.
• The 20% booking fee is non-refundable.
• Should a reservation be moved to
an alternative weekend within 28 days of the hire, there
will be a 20% hire charge.
• All cars are subject to availability
• All vouchers have a 12 month lifespan.
Expired vouchers will not be honoured.
• Security deposits are applicable
to every hire.
• All vouchers are paid in full and
no refund will be given under any circumstances.
• Usual age restrictions apply
• All cars are subject to availability
and may be subject to change without prior notice. Images
shown are intended as a guide only. Actual vehicle colour
and/or specifications may vary subject to availability.
Whilst every endeavor will be made to supply the make and
type of vehicle, the Lessor cannot bind itself to do so,
as circumstances beyond its control may prevent this.
• Driving may be postponed in extreme
weather conditions (e.g. strong winds, snow or flooding)
which could potentially make driving the cars potentially
dangerous. Please call us to confirm if relevant.
• Liability is limited to a refund
of the hire charge. No consequential loss liability will
Smoking is strictly not permitted in any
of the vehicles. The company will make a charge of £500
for a full valet if the vehicle has been smoked in.
2. Cigarette Burns
Any cigarette burns will incur a charge
3. General Interior
If the company deems the interior of the
vehicle unacceptable in condition/cleanliness there will
be a charge at £500.
4. Damaged Alloy Wheels
Any alloys which have been damaged will
be charged £1000 per alloy to repair.
On return of the vehicle the tank must
be full (it will be supplied full). Failure to do so will
incur a £150 plus vat charge.
UK Prestige Car Hire, 70 Rosehill
Street, Derby, DE23 8FZ
CONDITIONS OF HIRE
1) Whilst every endeavor will
be made to supply the make and type of vehicle, the Lessor
cannot bind itself to do so, as circumstances beyond its
control may prevent this.
(a) For the purpose of this
agreement UK Prestige Car Hire is referred to as the Lessor.
(b) The "Hirer" means the person,
firm or organisation by or on behalf of whom this agreement
(c) Authorised Driver means the driver(s)
additional to the Hirer, approved as specified overleaf
(d) The Hirer will ensure that any authorised
drive will comply with all conditions of this agreement
2) The Hirer undertakes to
return the vehicle in a clean condition with all tyres,
tools, radio and other accessories in the same condition
as when received, ordinary wear and tear accepted, to the
place and on the date set down overleaf.
3) The contract of hire is
(a) the acceptance by the insurers of the
hirer for insurance and
(b) the correctness of statements made
by the hirer on the hire agreement. If any incorrect or
untrue statement shall be made therein whereby the insurance
is liable to be invalidated, the contract shall be void
except that the hirer shall indemnify the Lessor from and
against loss or damage to the vehicle, and all actions,
claims and liability for which the Lessor may be responsible
and shall cause the vehicle to be returned to the Lessor's
premises in as good state of repair as it was when issued
to the hirer and shall pay the agreed rate of hire until
it shall be so returned.
(c) The hirer being over the age of 25/30
and under the age of 65 years (all high performance cars
are 30 years and above). Certain endorsements occupations,
nationalities, and more than one accident during the past
3 years may effect the insurance terms. Please check first.
(d) the hirer NOT being under the influence
of alcohol, or any substance, which may impair their ability.
4) The hirer is responsible
for hire charges from the time the vehicle leaves the garage
until the vehicle returns. Charges will be debited from
the damage deposit.All damage deposits are authorised from
a credit card. Most credit cards welcome.
(a) All hire charges and damage deposits
are required in advance of the vehicle leaving the garage.
5) The hirer must sign the
Lessor's Hire Agreement. No booking is binding on the Lessor
until the Lessor's Hire Agreement is completed and signed
by the hirer and accepted on behalf of the Lessor when the
total amount of hire charge is paid as confirmation of a
booking. This fee will be non-returnable in the event of
cancellation regardless of reason. Money paid on a Contract
cannot be transferred to any other vehicle on any other
(a) If at any time prior to departure of
the vehicle, there shall come to the knowledge of the Lessor
any information, which in its opinion render the contract
prejudicial to the interest of the Lessor, then the Lessor
shall have the right to cancel the contract forthwith.
(b) Failure to collect a vehicle, or contact
the Lessor within two hours of the specified date and time
of collection, will result in the vehicle becoming available
to other clients.
(c) All car hires are limited to 100 miles
per day. Daily hires commence at 9 am and terminate 5 pm
the same day. Exceptions include 24 hr hires, multiple day
hires and weekend hires. All vehicles must be returned to
the office from which they were rented.
6) The hirer and any person
intending to drive the vehicle must sign the Hiring Agreement
or any supplementary agreement appertaining thereto.
7) British drivers must produce
a current British Licence; visitors from overseas would
be required to produce a valid domestic licence or an international
driving permit. All drivers must have held a full licence
for a minimum of 5 years. A current licence must be produced
before commencement of hire.
8) For each hour or part thereof
by which a vehicle is retained by the Hirer after the termination
of hire an additional charge of £100 shall be due
PROVIDED ALWAYS that where a vehicle is retained by the
Hirer after the termination of hire for the day then in
addition to the hourly charge of £100 a further charge
of one complete day's hire charge shall also be due for
each period of Twenty-four hours or part thereof during
which the vehicle is so retained unless originally hired
on an hourly rate where the full hourly rate will be applicable.
Should the vehicle not be returned by the hirer in accordance
with the conditions of hire, the Lessor reserves the right
to take whatever steps they consider necessary to regain
possession thereof and the deposit will be retained and
applied towards making good any loss or expenses incurred
by the Lessor.
9) Hirer's liability is restricted
to the damage deposit of any insurance claim, referred to
in the hiring schedule as an excess. Excluded hirers can
sometimes be accepted subject to permission from the insurance
Lessor in which case there would be a special liability.
The definition of an excluded hirer is at the discretion
of UK Prestige Car Hire in accordance with the authority
vested on them by the insurers.
In the event of a fault accident, a separate
claim may be made against the hirer for loss of use, this
will be restricted to the loss of 3-day weekend hires as
opposed to full weekly hires, whilst all repairs are being
The car must be returned in the condition
it is given to the hirer, which includes cleanliness of
10) all damage, not considered
by the Lessor to be fair wear and tear will be the hirer's
(a) any damage caused whilst the vehicle
is left unattended, will be the hirer's responsibility.
(b) Unexpired hire, resulting from an accident
or theft cannot be refunded, or hire transferred to another
vehicle unless the repair is executed before the expiry
of the hire.
11) Subject to the conditions
8 and 9, the Lessor shall reimburse the hirer the cost of
repairs arising from mechanical failure not due to any act
or default of the hirer on production of a receipted account.
12) Every endeavor is made
by the Lessor to keep its vehicles in serviceable condition.
but the Lessor does not warrant that any vehicle is in such
condition and will accept no responsibility for loss, damage
or injury sustained as a result of a breakdown. The hirer,
however, shall be entitled to the benefit of all moneys
paid to the Lessor under its insurance policy so far as
they relate to any such loss, damage or injury suffered
by the hirer.
13) a recovery service is
available for all vehicles.
14) All vehicles are covered
by fully comprehensive insurance cover as defined in the
specimen policy, which is available for inspection on request.
Passenger Liability Insurance is included.
14) All accidents must be reported
to the Lessor immediately.
15) No vehicles are to be
taken outside the United Kingdom.
16) The hirer shall be liable
as owner of the vehicle in respect of:
(a) any of the following offences which
may be committed with respect to that vehicle when it is
stationary and when a fixed penalty notice is issued being
on the road during the hours of darkness without the lights
or reflectors required by law: waiting, or being left or
parked or being loaded or unloaded, 'in the road, being
used or kept on a public road within the meaning of the
Vehicles(Excise)Act 1971 without a licence under that Act
being exhibited on the vehicle in the manner prescribed
under that Act; and the non-payment of the charge made at
a street parking place; and
(b) any excess charge which may be incurred
in pursuance of an order Sections 35 and 36 of the Road
Traffic Regulations Act 1967 (provisions on highways of
parking places where charges are made.)