1. Quotations

All quotation are given subject to the company having available a suitable vehicle at the time the hirer accepts the quotation. Quotations are valid for 28 days unless otherwise notified.

2. Payment

A deposit of 20% of the hire fee (minimum £20) is payable on booking the coach with the balance due 14 days before the date of the hire unless the Company has agreed to vary this condition.

3. Cancellation By Hirer

If the hirer wishes to cancel or amend any agreement, the following scale of charges will apply in relation to the total hire charge:

• 14 days or more – No charge
• 8 – 14 days – 10% of hire
• 3 – 7 days – 25% of hire
• 1 – 2 days – 50% of hire
• Day of hire – minimum 85% of hire
• Arrival of coach at departure point – 100% hire

4. Cancellation due to inclement weather conditions

Will be charged as above.

5. Cancellation by company

In the event of an emergency or an action by the Hirer to vary the agreed conditions, the Company may return all monies paid and without further liability cancel the Contract.

6. Driver’s hours and rest periods

The driver’s hours or driving and rest periods are strictly controlled and the current regulations must be complied with. The Company will agree the hours of operation of the hire and these MUST be observed.

7. Seating Capacity

The maximum number of passengers allowed on the vehicle is indicated on the vehicle. No standing passengers allowed. Drivers will not carry any extra passengers over the seating capacity of the vehicle.

8. Animals

Will not be carried on any vehicle, except Guide Dogs.

9. Variation of hire

If the vehicle is detained late by the Hirer or used for a longer journey than that contracted for, the Company will make an extra charge.