• Mon - Fri 8.30 - 17.00
  • Rowdens Rd, Wells, Somerset. BA5 1UA
  • 01749 601500

HIRE TERMS AND CONDITIONS

Rates

Our advertised rates include Comprehensive Insurance, VAT and unlimited mileage (terms and exclusions apply).
Vehicles are supplied with a full tank of fuel, and should be returned in the same manner.
Fuel refill is charged at 15p +vat per litre above the pump price on the day of refill.
All of our advertised rates are for use in the British Isles only – Separate rates apply for Ireland, Europe etc.

Additional items

Extra drivers can be added from £5 +vat per day, we can also supply sack trucks from £5 +vat per Hire

Driving license

All drivers of our vehicles will need to produce a valid driving license and a DVLA license check code (UK license holders only) before the commencement of every hire.
Any endorsements should be disclosed 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.

Age restrictions

Minimum age 21 – Maximum 73. Drivers must have held a full driving licence for a minimum period of 24 months. Drivers must be aged between 30 and 69 to hire Minibuses and between 25 and 69 to hire commercial vehicles, and will also require the correct driving licence entitlement. 21-25 years old / 70-73 years old and non Dvla licence holders CDW is not available. 21 – 25 year olds will be subject to specific insurance terms and must have held a Full licence for at least two years, accident and endorsement free.

Insurance

All advertised prices include Fully Comprehensive Insurance, however this excludes vehicle contents, all glass, tyre damage, punctures, roof damage, door mirror damage or damage sustained through wilful neglect. (Driving through wildlife parks is not covered). Our Insurance Excess included in the standard price is £1000. 

Hire period

Our normal hire period is from 08:30am on the day of collection through until 07:30am on the day of return (changes allowed where required subject to availability, additional charges may apply).

Weekend rate runs from 4 PM on a Friday until 07.30 AM on a Monday.

Deposits

A damage deposit of £200 plus the Cost of Hire is required upon hiring of vehicles. Payment of deposits can only be made by debit or credit card. Where a booking deposit is taken, this will only be refunded if the booking is cancelled at least 7 days before the hire date. The £200 deposit is fully refunded when the vehicle is returned on time, with no additional damage and a full tank of fuel. (Although deposits are processed during the next working period after the vehicles return they can take 3 – 7 days to appear in your account)

Administration charges

In the event of any fines received relating to your hire period, including and not limited to Speeding, Congestion, Bridge Toll, Bus Lane, Parking, or any other traffic or parking contraventions an administration fee will be charged.

Pets

The carrying of pets is forbidden in all of our vehicles.  An additional charge will be levied in the event of any damage caused or special cleaning required.

Smoking

All Vehicles are designated as non-smoking, any fines are the liability of the hirer. A cleaning charge will be levied if you smoke in any of our vehicles

Variation of terms

Gemini Self Drive is permitted to revise these Terms at any time as it sees fit, and by using this Website you are expected to review these Terms on a regular basis.

All of our Hire Terms and advertised rates are valid from September 2021 and are subject to change at our discretion.
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