Hire Car Terms & Conditions

Insurance

Vehicles are comprehensively insured under Self Drive Hire Insurance. Any additional drivers are liable for an additional £75 weekend fee subject to approval from AJ Prestige London. All Hirers should be over the age of 25 with no major Driving Convictions.

Identification

Hirer must provide a full licence including paper counterpart as well as 2 proofs of address. Mobile phone bills are not accepted as proof of id. ID can be faxed or emailed however, the originals must be seen upon delivery of vehicle, if not AJ Prestige London reserve the right to refuse hire and any payments will not be refunded.

Drivers License & Age restrictions

Drivers must be a minimum of 25 years of age and have held a UK drivers licence for more than 3 years. Drivers with more than 6 points are not permitted to drive unless prior agreement has been sought from AJ Prestige London. If you have been disqualified from driving AJ Prestige London reserves the right to refuse hire. Non UK licences are accepted subject to approval from AJ Prestige London.

Booking & Cancellations

At booking a 50% non refundable deposit of the entire booking fee will be required. Full payment must be received 14 days prior to booking. Cancellations not due to AJ Prestige London will not be refunded.

All bookings made through a third party are subject to these terms and conditions, any verbal agreement acts as a binding contract and will not be subject to any form of refund. Security Deposits

Security Deposits

Security deposits vary dependent upon which vehicle has been chosen for the purpose of hire. The security deposit fulfils the following terms. A) As a security bond (B) As payments towards any mechanical damage which is not covered by our Insurers, e.g., tyres, wheels, clutch, gearbox, which were sustained during the hire period, excluding normal wear and tear, due to misuse and abuse. (C) Excess is not a security deposit against the vehicle, accidental damage or loss caused to the vehicle by a third party or the hirer will be up to AJ Prestige London depending on investigation of the cost for repair and AJ Prestige London have the right to use official dealers for their repair work. (D) Additional charges incurred during hire for excess mileage and, or, petrol reimbursement charges. Security deposit can be held against a major credit / debit card and will be refunded immediately after the hire (subject to terms listed) so you do not incur any charges. The security bond will only ever be fully held if any damages are greater than the security bond or damages to the vehicle result in an insurance claim; in all other instances the cost of the damage only will be deducted.(E) Deposit will be released once vehicle has been fully inspected.

Liability

AJ Prestige London is liable for refund only in the following cases unless a replacement vehicle can be arranged. Mechanical failure due to breakdown. Unless deemed that breakdown is due to irresponsible use of hire vehicle. If extreme weather conditions are current on hire dates AJ Prestige London will offer an alternative set of dates at no expense to the customer

Use of Vehicle

The hirer may use the vehicle for the purpose of their business and for social domestic and pleasure purposes. The vehicles may not be used for any purposes for which they are not expressly designed. Further, the hirer will not use or permit the vehicles 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. Allowing a non insured driver to drive our vehicle will result in the loss of your security deposit and AJ Prestige London will also view this as theft of the vehicle and will prosecute without exception in all cases as theft.

Chauffeuring

All chauffeur bookings are subject to the same terms and condition as stated here. Cancellations will not be refunded unless agreed with AJ Prestige London. Any deposits held or placed will not be refunded.

Hiring

Vehicles will be provided with a full tank of fuel and must be returned with the same fuel level as received, if not then a £75 surcharge will be charged to the security deposit. Hire is based on a 24 hour period.

Overseas

Vehicles are not permitted to be taken out of the UK without prior consent from AJ Prestige London.

Late Return if the vehicle is returned over 1 hour late then a 50% daily charge will be debited from the security deposit.

Mileage Allowances

All cars are subject to a 100 mile per day allowance for the duration of the hire unless agreed prior with AJ Prestige London. Excess miles will be charged at the agreed rate.

Damage

Any subsequent damage that arises from the hire period, the hirer agrees that the relevant amount will be debited from their security deposit. Damage includes excessive tyre wear, smoking, curbed wheels. Any damage that is deemed as excessive will be quoted by an authorised repairer. The amount will then be debited from the hirer’s security deposit.

Penalty Charges and Notices

The hirer of the vehicle hereby agrees that they shall be liable for all penalties that may be incurred whilst the car is in the possession of the hirer. The hirer agrees that where possible liability will be transferred to the hirer. Payments with credit card & Administration fee of £25.00 will be taken from the Hirers Security Deposit.

 

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