What is the process to hire a vehicle from LCH?
How old do I need to be to hire a vehicle?
Between 25 and 75, having held a full driving licence for at least 2 years.
Between 25 and 70, having held a full driving licence for at least 5 years.
What vehicles can I drive with my licence?
Cars, 4x4’s, MPV’s and Light Commercial Vehicles up to and including a maximum weight of 3,500kgs and no more than 8 passenger seats.
Commercial vehicles up to and including a maximum weight of 7,500kgs.
Minibuses with no more than 16 passenger seats.
Permits towing, and will be added to another category, for example B+E, C1+E or D1+E.
What is CDW?
Collision Damage Waiver - The hirer shall be responsible for the first £500 of any claim, unless the CDW is taken out in advance, which is £7.20 per day for cars or £8.40 for Vans and Minibuses and is optional. This will reduce the liability to £100.
Collision Damage Waiver does not cover
All Glass, including windscreens, and tyre damage.
Damage caused above windscreen height of a commercial vehicle.
Damage caused to the vehicle when not on the public highway.
Theft of the vehicle.
Acts of Vandalism.
Damage caused by the negligence of the hirer (for example, racing or driving while under the influence of alcohol or drugs).
If the terms and conditions of the rental agreement are breached.
Can I have additional drivers?
You can have as many additional drivers as you require, all drivers will be required to show their driving licences.
What happens if the vehicle breaks down?
All vehicles are supplied with 24 hour Roadside, Homestart and Recovery.
What documents do I need to bring with me?
Each driver will be required to show their driving licence at the time of hire.
Each driver will also be required to show 2 additional documents with their name and personal address. Documents must be no older than 3 months acceptable documents include, Bank Statement, Credit Card Statement, Current Council Tax Bill, Utility Bill, Letting agreement or Proof of Home Ownership.
With the exception of customers with an approved account, we will require sufficient payment to cover the estimated rental charge at the start of the rental.
THE HIRER WILL BE RESPONSIBLE FOR ALL MOTORING OFFENCES INCLUDING PARKING CHARGES FOR THE DURATION OF THE HIRE PERIOD OF THE VEHICLE.