LIMOUSINES known hereafter as The Company. The person
named overleaf, and/or the person signing this confirmation will
be known as The Hirer. It will be deemed that The Hirer accepts
responsibility by him/her self for every person in his/her party
and fully agrees to the conditions of hire as set out below:
1. a) All hires are by pre booking only and must
be confirmed within seven days, with the specified deposit of
not less than one half of the total hire amount, before it is
accepted as a positive booking.
b) In the case of Wedding and special hire, e.g.
Daily Hire, Race Meetings, etc, payment in full must be received
by our office at least 21 days before the hire date. If payment
is not received at least 21 days before the hire date, the booking
will automatically be cancelled and the deposit forfeited.
c) For all short term bookings payment must be
made in advance, at least 10 days before the hire date for payment
by cheque. For payment with cash, payment must be made at least
2 days prior to commencement of hire.
2. a) I the event of cancellation, any deposit
paid will be forfeited, however, in unavoidable circumstances,
e.g., bereavement, the deposit may be refunded at the discretion
of The Company.
b) No refund will be given on full payments made
by The Hirer if cancellation is made after the 21 day period stated
3. a) No responsibility can be accepted for adverse
weather, road or traffic conditions, (i.e., snow, ice, flooding,
fog, closed roads, diversions, traffic jams etc.) which may cause
b) No responsibility can be accepted for adverse
weather, road, traffic conditions or public gathering which may
cause cancellation by The Company.
c) The Company or its representative (e.g., Chauffeur)
has the right to refuse to take any vehicle on any road, track
or other surface that they consider unsuitable. This includes,
but is not limited to, narrow roads, private roads, private land
4. Whilst every effort is afforded to the service
ability of the vehicles, no responsibility can be accepted for
mechanical, electrical or material breakdown howsoever caused.
In this unlikely event, every effort will be made for the immediate
repair to the vehicle so that the journey can continue or The
Hirer will be transferred to another vehicle/s and any reasonable
extra cost incurred will be borne by The Company, or a refund
/ partial refund at our The Company’s discretion, given.
NOTE. In the event of conditions 3 and 4 or any other breakdown
and/or accident, no responsibility will be accepted for missed
connections and/or functions, how so ever caused.
5. In the event of a breakdown or accident to
the vehicle booked, prior to the date of the hire, every effort
will be made to supply a similar or alternative vehicle/s at The
Company's discretion. If the similar or alternative vehicle/s
is unacceptable to The Hirer, at The Company’s, discretion
a refund may be made of moneys paid.
6. The Company reserves the right at any time
to change/replace or renew the vehicle/s booked or advertised
in order to maintain The Company's high standard. Any replacement
vehicle will be of the same type and colour as originally booked
and will be duly notified to The Hirer.
7. The consumption of food/food products and
suchlike is not permitted in the vehicle.
8. a) Alcoholic drinks supplied by The Company
may only be consumed within the vehicle and must not be removed
from it at any time.
b) Hirers are not permitted to supply their own
soft or alcoholic drinks except by special arrangement with The
Company, prior to the hire. In this case a fee of £10.00
per vehicle will be chargeable.
c) Alcoholic drinks will not under any circumstances
be supplied to parties of predominantly under 18 years old persons.
d) Any member of the party suspected of carrying
or taking of any illegal substance or weapon will cause the immediate
termination of the hire. All members of the party will vacate
the vehicle at the earliest opportunity. In this case no monies
will be refunded and may lead to the authorities being informed.
9. The Hirer (as assigned below) shall be fully
responsible and liable for any damage caused to both the inside
or outside the vehicle/s by The Hirer or any member of his/her
party, howsoever caused. This includes incitement to ANY third
party, which results in damage to the vehicle, or its contents.
The Hirer will agree to be liable for the total retail cost of
the repair and the location of the repairer will be determined
by The Company. In addition, The Hirer will be liable to pay to
The Company a fixed daily rate (determined by The Company) while
the vehicle is out of commission for such repairs, plus any further
incurred losses i.e. by lost hires.
10. The Company or its representative (e.g.,
Chauffeur) reserves the right to refuse entry to the vehicle to
any person /persons they deem unfit, for whatsoever reason, and
can refuse the journey if any person/persons behave in a manner
which may be detrimental to other persons or to the vehicle and
its contents. In this event, no refund will be given.
11. Any extra requests or alterations to the
booking (i.e. additional pickup points, change of venue causing
extra mileage or time) not requested at the time of booking/confirmation
cannot necessarily be entertained, although every effort will
be made to meet these requirements.
12. Once a booking is made and confirmed and
deposit paid, the price quoted to The Hirer will not be subject
to alteration unless there is any deviation from the details of
the booking. (see condition 11).
13. Hire time will be deemed to have started
at the time that the vehicle/s leave The Company's premises to
the time that they return.
14. ADDITIONAL CHARGES
a) A £100.00 valeting charge will be levied
through any misuse by THE HIRER from food, drink or illness (including
sickness). If the retail cost of valeting the vehicle is in excess
of £100.00 the actual cost to rectify the damage caused
will be charged.
b) Hire time over run. £25 per hour part
or thereof, for waiting. £60 per hour or part thereof travelling.
Drop-offs as previously noted above must be pre-arranged and noted
on booking form.
Any over run of booked time must be paid for at the time of hire
in cash at the full hourly rate for each hour or part thereof.
15. THE HIRER is liable for all glassware breakages
at a replacement cost of £10.00 per item.
16. To conform to Insurance and Licensing authority
regulations, our vehicles have been designated NON SMOKING. Any
infringement of these regulations will deem the rental invalid,
all monies paid will be forfeited and the rental terminated immediately.
17. Personal property used or left in any vehicle
is done so on the understanding that although reasonable care
will be exercised The Company will not accept any responsibility
for loss or damage to any items.
18. The Company's discretion shall be decided
by the Partners of The Company at all times and their decisions
will be fully binding in all matters.