Upon collection of the trailer we will need a copy
of the hirers driving licence, two utility bills
dated within the past three months (mobile phone
bills are not accepted) a copy of your car insurance
and if relevant the cars current MOT certificate.
The hirers photograph will also be taken for our
illustrations and technical details shown in this
website are intended as a guide only and may not
be representative of the particular equipment available
for hire. We do not guarantee to supply the exact
models shown or listed All hires are subject to our
standard terms and conditions.
All hire charges must be paid for
in advance, with a deposit paid for by a Debit
or Credit Card.
Hirer accept responsibility for the insurance of
the trailer against theft, accident and third party
liability regardless of whether attached to the hirers
vehicle or uncoupled, from when it is assigned until
it is signed back.
is the responsibility of the Hirer to satisfy all
legal requirements such us suitable license, weight
limitations, safe loading and trailer safety.
ratchet straps are supplied, it is the hirers responsibility
to inspect them for damage before using them. Leicester
Trailers accepts no responsibility for any damage
or accident caused by the use of ratchet straps.
hirer must produce their driving license and valid
insurance certificate at the time of collection,
and if you do not have a legal number plate produce
the original Vehicle Registration document so that a number
plate can be made for the back of the trailer. This
is a legal requirement from the DVLA
since January 2003. No number plate can
be produced without this document.
FEE - We require a booking fee of £50.00 to
confirm the Caravan
hire. In the event of cancellation
we reserve the right to withhold up to the entire
booking fee in the event that we can not rehire
All hire charges (excluding a refundable excess of £200.00
due on date of collection) must be paid six weeks
in advance of hire period.
TRAVEL - Caravans are hired for use in Great
Britain and on the continent. Under no circumstances
is the caravan to be taken to Ireland. If hirers
wish to take the caravan abroad the booking form
must be completed to this effect. Green cards,
where required must be endorsed to include the
caravan. It is an express condition of our continental
hire that no caravan may be taken abroad by the
hirer until he has produced documentary evidence
of emergency breakdown assistance which must include
a get you home service for the caravan.
OF HIRE - All hire collections are from 8.30am-12
noon Saturday and to be returned by 4.00pm Friday,
(Unless otherwise authorised in writing) Minimum
period of hire is one week. All delivery times
will be stated on your delivery note, which will
be signed prior to your departure. It is essential
that the vehicle be returned on time for the next
hirer. In the event of the hire being returned
late we reserve the right to withhold the excess
of £100.00 and up to two weeks hire charge. Should
the hirer fail to arrive at the agreed time of
collection we reserve the right to rebook the Caravan
and accept no liability in respect of inconvenience
to or cancellation charges to other pre booked
expenditure by the hirer.
OF BOOKING - If the hire is cancelled within
six weeks of the date of hire commencing we reserve
the right to withhold up to all of the hire charges
in the event that we can not rehire the caravan.
Customers are therefore advised to arrange their
own holiday cancellation insurance.
BY LEICESTER TRAILERS - We may cancel the hiring
if at the time of collection the hirer is unable
to produce his current driving licence and car
insurance certificate or the hirers car is not
roadworthy or the tow bar and electrics are unsafe
or the hirer has not complied with the conditions
of foreign travel. In the above circumstances all
monies paid by the hirer will be forfeited to Leicester
Trailers. If due to unforeseen circumstances the
caravan is not available we reserve the right to
substitute the vehicle or provide a full refund
of the hire.
EXCESS DEPOSIT- There will be a £200.00 excess
charge, which must be deposited with us on collection
of the caravan. This excess will be refunded within
7 days of the completion of hire should the caravan
be returned on time and in good order i.e. clean
interior and exterior, undamaged and no items missing.
The toilet must be clean and empty (we will make
a charge of £50.00 should the toilet not be clean
and emptied) We reserve the right to deduct a charge
of up to £200.00 excess for any repair work, cleaning
or missing items.
The hirer agrees to notify his insurance company
that he intends to use his car for towing a caravan
so that his policy will be extended to include third
party cover on the caravan. The hirer is responsible
for the full cost of replacement of the caravan should
it be lost or stolen. The hirer is responsible for
the full cost of any damage to wheels and tyres.
TRAFFIC ACT - It is the hirers responsibility
to ensure that their driving licence covers the
legislation concerning gross vehicle weights and
combination limitations. We would be happy to provide
further advice to limit confusion.
- ACCIDENT - REPAIRS - Details of any accident
or damage must be notified to Leicester
Trailers immediately The hirer must obtain the prior consent
of Leicester Trailers before giving any instruction
for the repair of the caravan. All receipts for
repairs must be retained and defective parts must
be available for inspection.