Motor Home Rental Terms and Conditions
The rental of the motorhome is for the period from the pick-up date to the return date. If you fail to return the motorhome to the return point on the return date you are in breach of these Terms and Conditions and will be charged for every day or part day after the return date. You must confirm your acceptance of these Terms prior to departing with the motorhome.
A deposit of £1000 is required at the commencement of the motorhome hire. This is refundable after valet & vehicle inspection if returned in same condition as collected.
All motorhome drivers must be between 21 and 75 years of age and have held a valid full driving licence for at least 2 years. All motorhome drivers must have class C1 on their driving licence . You must provide us with 2 forms of identification – Drivers licence and a Passport or utility bill confirming your home address. A driving licence check will be undertaken before the hire starts.
You must ensure that you use the correct fuel for the motorhome (Diesel). If the motorhome is filled with the wrong fuel DO NOT DRIVE THE MOTORHOME, you will legally be accountable for payment of any repair bill.
Cancellation- If you cancel your reservation before 30 days of your hiring start you will be refunded, If you cancel during the 30 days before the hire this will not be refunded.
You must complete a hand over condition report of the motorhome to identify the state of repair of the motorhome and any damage prior to the commencement of the hire period.
You will be responsible for breakages and repairs to the motorhome while it is in your possession.
You must let us know as soon as you become aware of any faults in or with the motorhome.
You must look after the motorhome and the keys to it. You must always keep the motorhome locked securely at all times when unattended.
You must not sell, rent or dispose of the motorhome or any of its parts, fixtures, fittings or items included in the hire.
You must not grant anyone legal rights over the motorhome.
You are totally responsible for the motorhome until it is safely returned from the hire. We will inspect it on return to ensure that we are satisfied with the condition in which it has been returned.
You must complete a return report with us to identify the state of repair of the motorhome and highlight any damage. Any disagreements as to the state of repair on return must be clearly identified. In the absence of such identification, you will be deemed to accept the content of the return report in its entirety.
You are responsible for any loss or damage to the motorhome caused by negligence, misuse or otherwise, whether or not such loss or damage was caused by you.
You will have to pay costs of repair of any interior or exterior damage or loss to the motorhome or its equipment that is not covered by the insurance, up to the value of the insurance excess.
No-one other than you or any other named driver in the insurance policy may drive the motorhome.
Every driver must hold, and have held at the pickup date for at least 2 consecutive years, a valid UK driving licence and must have class C1 on their driving licence, other valid national licence or a valid international driving licence.
You and any other named driver must not use the motorhome for hire or reward, for illegal purposes, for racing and or teaching someone else to drive.
The following charges are payable by you:
- You must empty the toilet before the end of the rental term. There is a £50 charge for un-emptied toilets.
- A £25 charge will be made for a very dirty interior.
- A full tank of fuel is supplied with the motorhome upon its pick up and you must return the motorhome with a full tank of fuel. Any fuel shortage will be charged for.
- You must pay all fines and costs (including court costs) incurred for parking, traffic or other offences, congestion charges (including if the motorhome is clamped). You must pay the appropriate authority and fines and costs if and when the authority demands this payment. If you do not, you will be responsible to pay any costs and reasonable administration charges incurred by English Lakes Motorhome Hire in dealing with these matters.
- You are liable to pay the insurance policy excess per incident if costs and repairs are expected to exceed the excess amount.
- You will bear all costs of breakdown or repair in circumstances where the incident is the result of negligence on your part, for example, by running out of fuel, filling tank with the wrong fuel, locking keys inside the motorhome or losing keys.
You are responsible for the security of the motorhome. You must ensure it is locked and parked in a safe location. You must take every precaution to prevent loss from or theft of the motorhome.
You are responsible for the regular check of the oil and water levels and the use of the correct type of fluids during the rental term.
You acknowledge on pick up, the rental of the motorhome and contents are free from defect or damage and complete the specified condition report. You are advised to check the motorhome thoroughly before departure. The breakdown or malfunction of equipment after the motorhome has been handed over will not be accepted as a reason to abort or cancel the rental contract.
Upon return of the motorhome we will check the motorhome for damage, cleanliness, fuel, condition of tyres, windscreen, bumpers, roof light, mirrors, doors and internal habitation equipment.
English Lakes Motorhome Hire reserves the right to refuse to hand over the motorhome to any person who, in our reasonable opinion is not suitable to take charge of the motorhome. In such cases you will be refunded in full, but we will not have any further liability in relation to the aborted hire.
You must report any accident to the insurance company and English Lakes Motorhome Hire as soon as possible after the accident.
English Lakes Motorhome Hire reserves the right to supply a substitute, comparable motorhome should unforseen circumstances prevent the hire of the advertised model.