Whilst we are able to hire to customers with some endorsements on their license there are certain endorsements, which, for insurance reasons restrict our ability to supply a vehicle. We can supply to customers with up to 6 points for speeding and we can also accommodate some road traffic offences. We cannot supply to anyone with a Drink Driving or Insurance conviction in the last 5 years. If you have a conviction and are not sure if it will be a problem please contact our reservations team for clarification.
All renters must have held a full driving licence for 1 year or more. We cannot supply to anyone with a provisional licence, or someone who has held a licence for less than 1 year. If you have had your licence disqualified at any stage then please contact us to clarify if you are able to hire from us. We regret that if you arrive at the rental location but do not disclose this in advance then we may not be able to hire to you.
All hirers must be between 23 and 75 years of age although there are some vehicles that require a minimum age of 25, these vehicles are indicated on the vehicle section of the booking process.
We take a deposit of £150.00 on all vehicles,if drivers are under the age of 25 the deposit on all vehicles £ 250.00 you need to bring both parts of your licence,utility bill from your home address & a debt or credit card that is in your name.
Leeds Car Rentals - TERMS & CONDITIONS
1. In this agreement the following terms shall have the meanings hereby respectively assigned to them.
2. The Hirer acknowledges that:
(a) The vehicle is fit for its purpose and undertakes to return it and its accessories to the place and on the date due back specified overleaf;
(b) He has received the vehicle free from apparent defects or damage (except as indicated overleaf);
(c) The Lessor has no liability in respect of any injury, loss or damage arising from the use of the vehicle, nor shall the Lessor be liable for any indirect loss
or damage, or, in the case of consumers, damage which was not foreseeable by both parties;
(d) The Lessor shall not be liable for damages arising from defects or mechanical failures which are not attributable to any breach of the manufacturer's
warranty or any warranty implied by law to take reasonable care or exercise reasonable skill.
3. During the rental period the Hirer shall keep the vehicle and its accessories in his or any approved driver's possession and free from legal process or lien
and when not in use adequately protected and secured.
4. The Hirer and any driver shall ensure that the vehicle will not be used:
(a) For hire or reward.
(b) For racing, peacemaking, rallying, speed testing, driving tuition or similar purposes or for propelling or towing any vehicle, trailer or other object.
(c) In any manner which might render void the insurance policy, or other contract of insurance.
(d) For any illegal purpose or in contravention of any legislation affecting the vehicle, its use of construction.
(e) By any person who:
(I) is not licensed to drive the vehicle.
(ii) Is under 21 years of age or over 75.
(iii) Is under the influence of drink or drugs.
(iv) Has given a fictitious name, or address.
(v) Has not been approved by the Lessor as a driver.
(vi) Has been convicted of a motoring offence the details of which have not been disclosed in writing to the Lessor at the commencement of the hire.
(f) Outside England, Wales or Scotland without prior written consent of the Lessor.
5. The Hirer agrees to pay on demand:
(a) Rental charges.
(b) Any appropriate Excess Waiver or Personal Accident, Personal Effects or Goods in Transit insurance fees, and any Refueling and miscellaneous
(c) The excess amount in respect of each incident resulting in damage or loss of the vehicle, its accessories or any property left stored or transported in or
upon the vehicle.
(d) All fines and court costs incurred in relation to the vehicle by the Hirer or Lessor from the commencement of the rental until the vehicle is returned to
the Lessor, except where caused through the fault of the Lessor.
(e) Any Valued Added Tax, local or other taxes payable in respect of any of the above.
6. The Hirer shall compensate the Lessor in full on demand for any loss it suffers as a result of any damage, fire or theft to or of the vehicle including loss of
revenue to the Lessor for the period during which the vehicle shall remain unavailable for rental by reason of such matters and any claims made by any
persons in respect of the vehicle whilst it is in the Hirer's custody. This clause applies whether you have insurance or not.
7. The Hirer and any driver shall:
(a) Ensure compliance with the terms, conditions and limitations of the insurance policy, which shall be deemed to be included in this agreement as if the
same were fully set out herein.
(b) Inform the Lessor immediately of any loss or damage to or fault developing in the vehicle.
(c) at the request and cost of the Lessor permit to be done in his own name all acts and things as may be reasonably required by the Lessor for the
purposes of repairing the vehicle or enforcing and rights or remedies or of obtaining relief from other parties in respect of any loss or damage to or in
connection with the vehicle or its accessories.
(d) Indemnify the Lessor against any loss incurred by reason of any breach of this Agreement by the Hirer or any driver.
(e) Ensure that maximum payload and individual axle plated weights are not exceeded.
(f) Be responsible for the loading and unloading of the vehicle.
(g) Obtain or maintain any necessary operator's licence.
8. The Hirer and any driver shall not:
(a) Without prior consent of the Lessor incur and liability repairs to the vehicle in excess of £25.
(b) Be the agent or servant of the Lessor for any purpose.
(c) Make any claim for loss of or damage to any property left stored or transported in or upon the vehicle unless due to our negligence. The Hirer may
purchase insurance to cover such loss or damage by indicating the relevant pace in Box 19 overleaf.
9. Even in an excess waiver fee is paid, the Hirer shall be responsible for payment of any excess amount where the loss of or damage to the vehicle or its
accessories arises from the negligent or willful action of the Hirer or any driver.
10. The period of hire as specified overleaf shall not be extended without the Lessors express authorization in writing and in any event the period of this
Agreement shall not extend 90 days.
11. HGV Driving Licence is required for all vehicles over 7.5 tones gross vehicle weight. HGV Driving Licences MUST be accompanied by a current and valid
12. If the Hirer does not comply with any of these conditions he shall return the vehicle to the Lessor immediately and pay to the Lessor on demand and loss it
suffers in respect of the Hirer's non-compliance, failing which the Lessor shall be at liberty to retake possession of the vehicle and all costs and expenses
incidental to recovery of the vehicle shall be repaid by the Hirer to the Lessor on demand.
13. Any addition to or alteration of the terms and conditions of this Agreement should be agreed in writing by the parties.
14. Nothing in these terms and conditions shall be deemed to exclude or restrict the Lessor's liability for death or personal injury resulting from negligence or
any other liability of the Lessor which cannot be excluded as a matter of law.
The person named as such overleaf.
The Hirer and/or other person named as such overleaf
Or any other person specifically approved by the
Lessor to drive the vehicle during the duration of this
The original vehicle described overleaf or any
The spare wheel, tools and other items with which the
vehicle is supplied and any replacements thereof.
The period from the date and time out stated overleaf
until the re-delivery of the vehicle into the physical
custody of the Lessor.
The hire charges for the rental period calculated in
accordance with the Lessor's current tariff.
A surcharge which is added to the cost of the amount
of 'Top-Up' fuel needed when the vehicle is returned to
the Lessor. Calculated in accordance with Lessor's
The sum specified overleaf as the excess amount.
Excess Waiver Fee:
A fee calculated in accordance with the Lessor's
current tariff which limits the Hirer's liability to pay the
excess amount to the amount of the non-waivable
Non Waivable Excess:
The Hirer's liability will be limited to the amount of the
non waivable excess if Excess Waiver. Is purchased in
accordance with the Lessor's current tariff or is part of
an inclusive tariff rate offered by the Lessor.
Fees which entitle the Hirer to the benefits of the
Personal Effect &
cover set out in the master policies issued to the
Goods in Transit
The Lessor's tariff current at the commencement of
The Insurance Policy:
The Lessor's policy of insurance on the vehicle a copy
of which is available for inspection at the rental