Williams Self Drive Hire Terms


Rates include Comprehensive Insurance, VAT and unlimited mileage.
Fuel policy is full to full – Refill charged at 15p per litre above the pump price on the day of refill.
The above rates are for use in the British Isles only – Separate rates apply for Ireland, Europe etc.

Additional Items

Extra Drivers – from £5 per day 
Child Seat – £4.95 per day
Sack Trucks – £4.00 per Hire 
All additional item prices are net of VAT


All prices include Fully Comprehensive Insurance, but do not include contents, punctures, door mirror damage or damage sustained through driving through Wildlife Parks (e.g. Longleat Safari Park).
Our Insurance Excess included in the standard price is £750, if you purchase Super CDW the excess can be reduced to the amount shown for each vehicle type (this is available at our discretion subject to conditions). All Vans, Lutons and mini-buses are not covered by insurance or scdw for damage above cab height and wilful neglect (ie wildlife parks). Cars and mpv’s are not covered by insurance or scdw for wilful neglect or roof damage (ie wildlife parks).

Age Restrictions

Minimum age 21 – Maximum 73. Drivers must have held a full driving licence for a minimum period of 24 months. Drivers must be aged between 30 and 69 to hire Minibuses and between 25 and 69 to hire commercial vehicles, and will also require the correct driving licence entitlement. 21-25 years old / 70-73 years old and non Dvla licence holders SCDW not available. 21 – 25 year olds will be subject to specific insurance terms and must have held a Full licence for at least two years, accident and endorsement free.


All Vehicles are designated as non-smoking, any fines are the liability of the hirer

Driving Licence

For each hire a valid driving licence must be produced by all drivers along with a DVLA license check code.
Please disclose any endorsements at the time of booking.
Most overseas driving licences are accepted from Non British residents, but must be accompanied by a valid passport and proof of temporary residence for the period of hire.

Hire Period

The normal booked hire period is on an 08:30am till 08:00am basis. Weekend rate runs from 5 PM on a Friday until 8.00 AM on a Monday. Various local branch changes may occur.


A damage deposit of £200.00 plus the Cost of Hire is required upon hiring of vehicles. Payment of deposit can only be made by debit or credit card. Where a booking deposit is taken, this will only be refunded if the booking is cancelled at least 7 days before the hire date. The £200 deposit is fully refunded when the vehicle is returned with no additional damage and a full tank of fuel.

Administration charges

 A fee is charged for Speeding, Congestion, Bridge Toll, Bus Lane, Parking Fine, or any other traffic or parking contraventions.


 The carrying of pets is forbidden in all of our vehicles.

All the above Hire Terms and Rates are valid from October 2019 and are subject to change at our discretion.