By using this website you agree that you understand, accept and agree to these Terms.

Whilst every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of information on this site, some errors may occur. It is important that you do not rely solely on this information but check with VansGB about any terms you feel will affect your decision to purchase a vehicle. No liability is acceptable for loss or damage resulting from errors or omissions on this web site.

VansGB Self Drive Hire Terms

1:Rates
Rates include Comprehensive Insurance and VAT.
Fuel policy is full to full. The vehicle is supplied with a full tank of fuel and you must return it with a full tank.
If you fail to return the vehicle with a full tank of fuel then refills are charged at pump price on the day of refill.

2:Additional Items
We may choose to offer additional items and accessories with your vehicle hire, these are priced separately.

3: Insurance
All prices include Fully Comprehensive Insurance, but do not include contents, punctures, door mirror damage or damage sustained through driving through Wildlife Parks.
Insurance excess:

  • 21-24 year olds: Vans £1150 reduced to £550 by taking the excess waiver
  • 25 years and over: Vans £750 reduced to £150 by taking the excess waiver
  • 25 years and over: Luton Vans £750 reduced to £250 by taking the excess waiver
  • 25 years and over: Minibus £1150 reduced to £250 by taking our excess waiver

Excess waiver is available at the time of hire for £10 per day
Excess waiver does not cover impact damage with stationary objects. Vehicles are not covered by insurance for damage above cab height

3a: Age Requirements
Age 21-24

  • Must have held full licence for a period of two years
  • Not permitted to drive Minibuses/MPVs/5.5 tonne vehicles
  • 21-22 year olds must be free of conviction
  • 23-24 year olds are permitted one minor conviction (3 points) in last 3 years

Age 25 and above

  • Must have held full licence for a period of 12 months

3b: Accident history

  • 21-22 year olds must be free from any fault accidents
  • 23-24 year olds are permitted one minor fault accident in the last 3 years
  • 25 and over drivers are permitted up to 1 fault accident in 3 years

3c: Motoring convictions
We cannot hire to you if:

  • Your licence has an endorsement commencing UT
  • You have two or more periods of disqualification

Please call us if the following applies to you:

  • You have any endorsements commencing AC10/AC20/BA/CD10/CD40/CD50/CD60/CD70/DD/DR/IN10/LC20/MS90
  • Any convictions resulting in a disqualification

4: Occupations
Unfortunately due to insurance limitations the following occupations are unable to hire a vehicle from us:

  • Entertainers & Musicians
  • Professional sports persons
  • Persons connected with Gambling
  • Persons connected with Racing
  • Off-course Bookmakers
  • On-course Bookmakers
  • General dealers, market traders and street traders
  • Scrap Metal Merchants
  • Models

5:Property
We are only responsible for loss or damage to property in the vehicle if the loss or damage is a result of our neglect or if we have broken the conditions of our agreement. You are responsible for removing your personal belongings from the vehicle at the end of the rental period, as we are not responsible for any items you leave in the vehicle. If you do leave items in the vehicle, we may agree to keep them for you to collect within a reasonable time. We may charge you reasonable costs for storing the items.

6:Smoking
All Vehicles are designated as non-smoking, any fines are the liability of the hirer.

7:Driving Licence
For each hire a valid driving licence (including the counterpart, if photo licence.) Must be produced by all drivers. Please disclose any endorsements at the time of booking. Most overseas driving licences are accepted from Non British residents, but must be accompanied by a valid passport and proof of temporary residence for the period of hire.

Minibuses with 12 seats or over require the D1 entitlement on the hires and any additional drivers licence.

8:Hire Period
The normal booked hire period is on an 08:30am to 08:30 am basis.
Weekend rate runs from 5 PM on a Friday until 8.30 AM on a Monday.
Half Day hire is available on selected vehicles Monday to Friday only. Half day hire times are AM: 8.30am – 12:30pm / PM: 1.30pm to 5:30pm.

9:Deposits
A Deposit of £100 plus the Cost of Hire is required upon hiring of vehicle.
Payment of deposit can only be made by debit or credit card.

10:Discounts
Discount on our vehicle hire is available through a number of channels, you must meet the criteria specified through each channel to claim the discount. A maximum of one discount type will be allowed on any one hire transaction

11: Reviews
We encourage our van hire customers to leave honest reviews of their experience with vansgb.com on VansGB.com or Google. Please note, when leaving a review, you are responsible for any comments you make on any public platform. Reviews left on this site are the sole opinion of the reviewer and not necessarily VansGB. While we encourage honest reviews and discussion, we do reserve the right not to publish and to remove or edit any offensive or potentially offensive comments. We also reserve the right to not publish any reviews if we have any reasonable doubt they are not from genuine customers.

12: Images
The vehicle images used on the website are for illustration only and do not imply any specification, features or colour. The images are to give an example of the type of vehicle rather than the actual vehicle. Your hire vehicle may differ from the image shown on the website.