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Terms & Conditions

PLEASE READ CAREFULLY
•Fully comprehensive insurance for any driver aged between 25 and 70 (please contact us outside these parameters).
• Mileage unlimited.
• Breakdown cover.

Insurance
The hire price includes Fully Comprehensive insurance. In the event of any damage to either, the vehicle or third party property, the hirer will be liable for the excess. Drivers are to be a minimum of 25 and maximum 75 years, outside these parameters we may be able to insure but there may be a surcharge. Insurance provided by us only covers the vehicle and does not cover personal possessions. S and S Trading strongly recommends that you take out insurance to cover your personal items during the rental period.

Security Deposit
A refundable ( if no damage ) Security Bond of £500 must be paid up to 24 hours prior to hire date. Insurance cover can not be provided unless the final payment and security bond are paid in full.
Payments are to be made to :- S and S Trading - Acc No. 23213692 - sort code. 20-64-12 referece - your surname.

Drivers
• Age limits: 25 to 70 years (check with S and S Trading for ages outside these parameters).
• Driver must have a full UK or EU (including Norway and Switzerland ) or Austrailian or New Zealand or USA or Canadian driving licence for a minimum of 2 years.
• Will have a maximum of 6 points on their drivers licences.
• Will have only one claim ( fault/no fault ) in last three years.
• Please check licence carefully, if licence proves to be unacceptable at time of collection no monies will be refunded.
• Drivers are personally liable for all legal penalties (eg: speeding, parking fines, congestion charges), which are incurred during the period of hire.
• Each driver must provide 2 separate forms of identification, one of which must be photo ID, e.g. passport or driving licence.

Eligibilaty and proof of I.D.
At the booking stage we will need you to email copies of valid driving licence for each driver. proof of residential I.D. of main driver, dated within last 60 days. Utility bill, bank statement, credit card statement. National Insurance number and date of birth for driving licence check with D.V.L.A. systems as we can ensure you are eligible to drive the motorhome/campervan.

On collection day Please bring driving licence and two proof of residence I.D. ORIGINALS not photo copies, dated within the last 30 days . (S and S Trading reserve the right to cancel the hire agreement if all paperwork isn't present and in order).

Payment
There is a £ 150 booking fee which has to be paid before booking is accepted.
Balance has to be paid three weeks prior to hire.
Fully refundable Security Bond of £500 to be paid 24hours prior to hire
Availability is on a request and confirmation basis at the time of your reservation. A reservation is only binding once the booking is confirmed by S and S trading by email and a £150 deposit has been received. Settlement of the remaining balance will be due prior to departure as stipulated by S and S Trading.
For late bookings the full rental price is payable on booking. Vehicles will not be released without full payment being completed.

Credit and debit cards and Methods of Payment
The Deposit and Balance will be paid directly to S and S Trading preferably by bank transfer but we can take credit card payments online there would be a 2.75% charge.

Cancellations[u] Up to 6 weeks prior to hire there would be a £75 charge. Up to 3 weeks prior to hire there would be a £150 charge.
Less than 3 week you would forfeit 50% of your total hire price. If we could rehire the motorhome/campervan for your dates we would refund 75% of your total hire price.

[u]Collection & Return

Collection: Please allow 1 hour for the hand-over to complete the documentation and demonstrate your vehicle to you. S and S Trading will also agree any existing damage and the inventory of equipment supplied. Please also allow up to an hour for hand-over on return of your vehicle.
Return: The vehicle must be returned on or before the date and time stated on the rental agreement. It must be clean and in the same condition as it left otherwise charges will be made (please ask S and S Trading about such charges).
Late return: if you are running late we must be advised immediately. Failure to advise may result in prosecution for driving whilst uninsured. An additional charge per hour is possibly payable for all late returns.

Terms and conditions
Definitions of Terms and Conditions:

"The Hirer" refers jointly and severally to the person or persons who are the customers.

"This Agreement'" means the Rental Agreement, the insurance Motor Rental Agreement and these Terms and Conditions. In the event of any discrepancy between these Terms and Conditions and any other literature, the provisions of these Terms and Conditions shall apply.

"Customer" means the person or persons nominated as the hirer in the booking.

"Hire Details" on the insurance Motor Rental Agreement and any other person whose cheque is presented in payment of the customer's charges.

"Equipment" includes but is not limited to the power pack, gas bottle, fridge, SatNav/Audio unit, bike rack, crockery, cutlery, cooking utensils, pillows, sheets and any extra rented items such as awnings, WC and the like.

"Rental Period" means the hire period referred to under the heading 'Booking Details' on the Rental Agreement or any agreed variation thereof and any additional period during which the vehicle is in the Hirers possession or control.

"Vehicle" means the vehicle described under the heading "Vehicle Details" on the Rental Agreement and includes tyres, tools, accessories, the equipment and any other special equipment, documents related to the Vehicle and any replacement or substitute Vehicle that may be provided at the discretion of S and S Trading

"Security Deposit" means the Vehicle security deposit detailed under the heading "Vehicle Security Deposit" in the Motor Rental Agreement.
Delivery and Return of the Vehicle
The Hirer acknowledges having received the Vehicle in a clean condition and in sound working order in accordance with the Departure Checklist.
The Hirer will return the vehicle in a clean condition, on the return date and time set out under the heading "Return date and time" in the Rental Agreement.
The Hirer acknowledges that S and S Trading will not refund any monies, nor have any obligation to provide a replacement vehicle, if the Vehicle is returned or the Hirer ceases to have the use of the Vehicle prior to the return date for any reason e.g. Accident, breakdown, weather or theft.

Rental and Other Charges
The Hirer will pay S and S Trading the following:
All rental charges. The security deposit. A cleaning fee if the Vehicle is not returned with the interior in a clean condition.
The nominated cancellation fee in the event of cancellation of this agreement prior to acceptance of delivery of the vehicle. The cost of any damage to the Vehicle or the property of any third party, subject to the insurance cover. All goverment fees and duties etc; All parking fines, other fines or penalties, and/or accidents including third party property damage not reported on return of the Vehicle; and associated administration costs incurred in relation to the Vehicle during the Rental Period; Any other fees or charges payable by the Hirer pursuant to this Agreement. This includes any costs incurred by S and S Trading as a result of any breach by the Hirer of the terms of this Agreement. The daily rental rate for the period the Vehicle is off fleet for accident repairs. The cost of recovering a Vehicle that has become bogged.

Errors in Rental Charges
Total charges as set out therein are not final. The Hirer will pay any shortfall in charges to S and S Trading .

Payment of Charges
All charges and expenses payable by the Hirer under this Agreement are due on demand by S and S Trading. The Hirer agrees to pay a late charge on any outstanding balance and any collection costs incurred by S and S Trading, including reasonable legal fees. When the Hirer comprises more than one person, each person is liable jointly and severally for all obligations of the customer pursuant to this Agreement.

Road Restrictions
All Vehicles may only be driven on sealed / bitumen roads. The Campervan Owner reserves the right at any time, at its sole discretion, to restrict vehicle movements in certain areas due to adverse road or weather conditions or any other reasonable cause.

Use of the Vehicle
The Vehicle is not to be driven otherwise than in a cautious, prudent and normal manner; used in a manner which could cause damage; driven in a prohibited area or in an area other than the areas indicated by me to S and S Trading; driven by a person under the influence of alcohol or drugs or with a blood alcohol level in excess of that permitted by law; left with the ignition key in the vehicle while it is unoccupied; left unoccupied without the radio faceplate removed; valuables concealed; driven by persons under the age of 25 years or who is not authorised by law to drive the Vehicle or named in the agreement; damaged by submersion in water; put into contact with salt water; used for any illegal purpose for any race, rally or contest; used to tow any vehicle or trailer not authorised in advance by The Campervan Owner; used to carry passengers or property for hire or reward; used to carry more persons than is permitted by any relevant authority or detailed in the Vehicle manual or on the Vehicle or specified in this agreement; used to carry volatile liquids, gases, explosives or other corrosive or inflammable material; or otherwise used in breach of the Hirers obligations under this Agreement.

Alterations to the Vehicle
The Hirer shall not make any alterations or additions to the Vehicle without the prior written consent of The Campervan Owner.

Smoking
The Hirer will not allow anyone to smoke in the vehicle as S and S Trading has a no smoking policy in all of their vehicles. A valeting charge will be incurred by the Hirer if this policy is ignored.

Dogs
Dogs, please ask at time of booking. The Hirer acknowledges that any damage, repair costs or extra cleaning costs caused because of, or by a pet travelling in the vehicle must be paid for in full by the Hirer.

Maintenance
The Hirer shall take all reasonable steps to properly maintain the Vehicle, including oil checks and water, and acknowledge that S and S Trading will reimburse the Hirer for expenditure up to £100 reasonably incurred in rectifying any mechanical failure to the engine of the Vehicle, provided that the Hirer produces relevant receipts at the end of the hire period and have received the prior consent of S and S Trading and that the damage is not due to any fault or by breach of this Agreement of the Hirer.

Responsibility if an accident occurs
In the event of any accident, loss or damage arising out of the use of the vehicle, the Hirer will notify S and S Trading within 24hrs of the happening of the event, obtain the names and addresses of third parties and any witnesses and report the event to the nearest police station. Also, the Hirer will complete a European accident report form as relevant, not make any admission of liability to other parties, settlement offer or other like offer.
The Hirer undertakes to assist S and S Trading in handling any claim arising from any event, including providing all relevant information and attending Court to give evidence.
Terminating the Agreement
The Hirer acknowledges that S and S Trading may terminate this Agreement and repossess the Vehicle at any time, without notification to the Hirer, and that the Hirer will pay the reasonable costs of repossessing the Vehicle, including towing charges if the Hirer is in breach of any term of this Agreement, has obtained the Vehicle through fraud or misrepresentation, the Vehicle appears to be abandoned, the Vehicle is not returned on the agreed return date or S and S Trading reasonably believes that the Vehicle will not be returned on the agreed return date, S and S Trading considers on reasonable grounds, that the safety of passengers or the condition of the Vehicle is endangered.
In the event of such termination or repossession, the Hirer has no right to a refund of any part of the rental charges or the Security Deposit.

Change of Vehicle
S and S Trading reserves the right, at its absolute discretion, to substitute a comparable or similar Vehicle for the Vehicle.
Release and indemnity of S and S Trading
Subject to its obligation to deliver the Vehicle or an appropriate substitute vehicle, the Hirer releases S and S Trading, its employees and agents, from any liability to the Hirer (regardless of who is at fault) for any loss or damage incurred by the Hirer by reason of this Agreement, including but not limited to any loss or damage caused by breakdown, mechanical defect, accident or the Vehicle being unsuitable for my purpose, any loss or damage to any property left in or on the Vehicle, in any service vehicle or on any The Campervan Owner premises or recovered or handled by S and S Trading. Subject to any insurance arrangements agreed with S and S Trading, the Hirer hereby indemnify and shall keep indemnified S and S Trading, its employees and agents against any claims, demands and expenses (including legal costs) incurred or sustained by them or any of them by reason of my use and/or possession of the Vehicle.

Title to Vehicle
The Hirer acknowledges that S and S Trading retains title to the Vehicle and that the Hirer possess the goods as a mere bailee only and do not have any right to pledge S and S Trading’ credit in connection with the Vehicle and agree not to do so and shall not agree, attempt, offer or purport to sell, assign, sublet, lend, pledge, mortgage, let on hire, or otherwise part with or attempt to part with the personal possession of or otherwise deal with the Vehicle.

Please note
Any changes to this agreement must be in writing and must be signed on behalf of S and S Trading and by the Hirer.
This agreement shall be governed by English Law
This Agreement, constitutes the entire agreement of the parties and there are no other oral undertakings, warranties or agreements between the parties relating to the subject matter of this agreement. S and S Trading reserves the right to add or amend any rental charges without prior notice.