Hire Information

1. Drivers

 Drivers must be :

Terms :

*In some cases we will incur additional charges if the drivers to be insured have traffic convictions, are using non-UK driving licences or are in a high risk occupation.  These charges will be passed onto the customers.

2. Insurance

Fully comprehensive vehicle insurance is provided. The hirer is responsible for the insurance excess of £1000. In the event of any damage to the either the vehicle or third party property, the hirer will be liable for the first £1000.  The hirer will also be fully liable for replacement or repair of windows or tyre damage.

Personal Property

The hirers personal property is not covered by the insurance and it is recommended that hirers take out personal travel and cancellation insurance.

3. Collision Damage Waiver (CDW)

CDW at £15 per day will reduce the excess of any damage caused in a collision to either the vehicle or third party property to £400. The hirer will however be fully liable for replacement or repair to windows or tyre damage or damage caused due to negligence.  Applies in respect of each claim not hire.

Please note that the CDW is optional and can be decided on the day of arrival.

Personal Property

The hirers personal property is not covered by the insurance and it is recommended that hirers take out personal travel and cancellation insurance.


4. Security Deposit

A security deposit of £400 in cash will be payable on the day of collection. This security deposit will be refunded in full subject to the vehicle being returned in a clean, undamaged and complete condition. The toilet should be clean and empty or a £50 fee will be incurred. The vehicle will be thoroughly inspected.

The deposit will be refunded within 7 days.

5. European Travel

There is an additional charge of £80 per week for European Travel to cover European roadside assistance

6. Ireland Travel

There is an additional charge of £60 per week for Ireland Travel to cover Irish roadside assistance

7. Cancellation Charges

•More than 6 weeks prior to departure:- Booking Deposit 
•6 weeks - 2 weeks :-   50% of total hire charge 
•2 weeks - No show :- 100% of total hire charge 

8. Payment

Availability is on a request and confirm basis at the time of reservation. It is only binding after it has been confirmed by Deeside Motorhomes and a down payment of £200 per week (or part week) of hire has been received. Settlement of the remaining balance will be due 6 weeks  prior to departure. Deeside Motorhomes reserves the right to cancel the booing if payment is not received by 6 weeks prior to departure date.

For late bookings (less than 6 weeks prior to departure) the full hire price is payable on booking

9. Collection and Returns

Please allow 1 hour for the hand over at the depot - to demonstrate the vehicle to you and complete documentation.  Please allow for same on your return

The normal hire period is on a weekly basis from Friday to Friday. The motorhomes are available to be collected from 2pm on the day of departure and should be returned no later than 10am on the last day of hire.

Shorter hire periods are available outwith the summer months.

There will be a penalty charge of £50 per hour for vehicles that are returned late and the hirer will not be covered by our insurance.

You can arrange with us to be uplifted from Aberdeen. A small fee will be charged for this service. We can also arrange very competitive one way car hire for you from anywhere in the UK.

10. Breakdown/Accident

In the event of a breakdown or accident all vehicles are covered by AA breakdown and recovery service. Instruct us immediately by telephone on 013398 82065 of any incidents. Please get name and addresses and car numbers of any witnesses in the event of an accident. Damage can often occur whilst reversing so please seek help.

11. Fuel/Oil/Gas/Tyres 

The vehicles are supplied with a full tank of fuel and have to be returned full. There is unlimited mileage. The engine oil, water levels, and tyre pressures have to be checked at least once in your hire week. The hirer is also responsible for repair of punctured and damaged tyres.

The vehicle is supplied with 2 bottles of gas with at least one full, subsequent refills are the responsibility of the hirer who should ensure that refilled bottles are the same size and fitting returned with the vehicle.

12. Extras

The following items can be supplied to enhance your holiday if required

Bicycle rack £25 per week
Television / DVD combi FOC
Child car seats / boosters £10 per week
Satellite navigation system - UK only £45 per week
Generator £50 per week
Additional driver with a UK license (UK travel only) £3.50 per person per day, clean driving license (max 3)
Additional driver with a UK license (Europe travel) £5 per person per day, clean driving license (max 3)
Points on license £3 - £10 per day. Depending on number & type of points
Non UK driver's license holder (UK travel only) £3.50 per day
Non UK driver's license holder (Europe travel) £4.50 per day
Additional driver with a non UK driver's license (UK travel only) £5 per day
Additional driver with a non UK driver's license (Europe travel) £7.50 per day


 13. Liability

If the vehicle or equipment fail due to our negligence which deprives you of complete use of the vehicle we are limited to the refund of any rental charges for days lost. You are liable for any fines or costs through violation of traffic laws or regulations. The vehicles shall not be used for unlawful purposes at any time.

14. Pets

Sorry, no pets are allowed in our vehicles.

15. Smoking

All our vehicles are strictly non smoking.


Ultimately enjoy your holiday! 

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