Privacy Policy
We do not store credit card details nor do we share customer details with any 3rd parties.
 
Insurance Restrictions
Fully Comprehensive insurance is provided by Aston Hire for all drivers stated on the rental agreement, subject to our terms and conditions.
Under no circumstances can any of Aston Hire's vehicles be covered under your own insurance without prior written consent to do so.
 
Age Restrictions
All insured drivers must be between 30 and 70 years of age.
 
Licence Restrictions
Drivers must:
  • Hold a current valid British full driving licence and must have held same for at least 2 years.
  • Not have been convicted of any of the following motor offences: AC/BA/CD/DD/DR/UT/XX within the last five years or convicted of more than one of the following motor offences in categories CU/IN/LC/MS/MW/PC/PL/SP/TS in the last three years.
  • Not have been in more than one accident in the last three years.
  • Not have any more than 6 current points on their driving licence.

 

Health Restrictions
Drivers must:
  • Be in physical condition so as to be reasonably considered of driving a performance car safely.
  • Not have any mental or physical defect or infirmity or suffers from fits, diabetes or any heart related condition.

 

Your Responsibilities
  • You must look after the vehicle, keys and always use any security device provided with the vehicle.
  • Make sure the correct fuel is used.
  • Make sure the vehicle oil level is not low (running the car with low oil could damage the car).
  • Before returning a vehicle it is your responsibility to make sure you haven't left any items of value or personal belongings in the vehicle.

 

Liability
Aston Hire liability is limited to a refund of the hire charge. No consequential loss liability will be covered. Car hire may be cancelled or re-arranged if:
The weather is deemed inclement and there for not suitable for hire by Aston Hire, a suitable replacement date will be arranged or your hire refunded in full.
There is a mechanical breakdown of the car, if this occurs and it is feasible to offer an alternative car for the hire we will do so and will reimburse the cost difference for the hire of the substitute vehicle, should we not have another vehicle available or if you choose to not have the replacement offered we will either re-arrange the hire for another day or reimburse you in full for the cost of the hire, Aston Hire accept no responsibility or liability for cancellations under these conditions.
Aston Hire retain the right to refuse hire of our vehicles to any one we deem unsuitable for hire or whom we feel do not fit our criteria for hire or if the hirers age or licence details do not comply with out terms as set out herein.
 
Use of Vehicle
The hirer may use the vehicle for the purpose of their business and for social domestic and pleasure purposes. The vehicles may not be used for any purposes for which they are not expressly designed. Further, the hirer will not use or permit the vehicles to be used for hire, driving tuition, towing, racing or pace-making, or for competing in any rally, or any other form of motor sport, track days, or for any illegal purpose whatsoever. Allowing a non insured driver to drive our vehicle will result in the loss of your security bond. Aston Hire will also view this as theft of the vehicle and will prosecute with out exception in all cases as theft.
 
Booking Fee
We require a Booking Fee of £250 to reserve the vehicle, which will be deducted from the cost of hire on payment. Refunds upon cancellation are subject to the cancellation terms below.
Bookings are only confirmed when paid for in full, bookings must be paid for in full at least 30 days before hire commences or at the immediate time of booking if booking is within less than 30 days hire.
 
Booking Changes
In unforeseen circumstances it may become necessary for changes to be made to the hirers booking. This may be the upgrade or downgrade of a vehicle, price adjustment or change of date in the case of dangerous weather.
 
Cancellation
On cancellation of a booking the following conditions apply:
  • Up to 30 days prior to hire date the customer is eligible to a 100% refund of the balance of hire subject to a minimum £100 cancellation fee.
  • 29 to 15 days prior to the date of hire the customer is eligible to a 75% refund of the balance of hire subject to a minimum £100 cancellation fee.
  • 14 to 8 days prior to the hire date the customer is eligible to a 50% refund of the balance of hire subject to a minimum £100 cancellation fee.
  • 7 to 0 days prior to the hire date the customer is not eligible to a refund and will lose the full balance of hire and deposit.
Please not that in all cases a cancellation will result in the loss of the £100 booking fee.
 
Excess & Security Deposit
As a security bond
As payments towards any mechanical damage which is not covered by our Insurers, i.e. tyres, wheels, clutch, gearbox, which was sustained during the hire period, excluding normal wear and tear, due to misuse and abuse.
As an insurance excess against any accidental damage or loss caused to the vehicle by a third party or the hirer. The hirer is liable for the amount shown as Excess Deposit.
Additional charges incurred during hire for excess mileage and, or, petrol reimbursement charges. The Excess Security Deposit is as per the tariff. Security deposit can be held against a major credit / debit card and will be refunded immediately after the hire (subject to terms listed) so you do not incur any charges. The security bond will only ever be fully held if any damages to the vehicle result in an insurance claim, in all other instances the cost of the damage only will be deducted.
 
Fuel / Refueling
You will be provided with a full tank of fuel and the vehicle must be returned with a full tank. If, however, this is not the case any reimbursement for fuel will be charged accordingly to our standard fuel charges. Empty: £130, 1/4 Full: £100, 1/2 Full: £75, 3/4 Full: £45. A £10 administration fee is included in this price.
 
Overseas Travel
Please note none of our cars may be taken out of the UK with out express written permission. Ireland (Eire) is not part of the UK, our cars are also excluded from Northern Ireland, the Channel Islands and the Isle of Wight unless by prior arrangement.
 
Identification
Driving licence and counter part section need to be provided to Aston Hire before hire can commence for all named drivers, also Photo ID in the form of a Passport and a utility bill or credit card statement must also be produced as confirmation of ID, these can be sent by registered mail to our offices, they will be photo copied and returned by registered mail, photocopies are acceptable BUT the originals must be produced on the day of hire, failure to do so would cancel the hire. If upon delivery these documents have not been received or viewed by Aston Hire the hire will be cancelled and our cancellation policy will apply, Aston Hire will also take a photo of any hirer or driver for our records, failure to comply with this request will result in the cancellation of the hire and our cancellation policy coming into force.
 
Mileage Allowance
The mileage allowance is, 80 miles for 8 hour, 100 miles for 24 hour hire and up to 6 days, 200 miles for standard 2 day weekend hire, 330 miles for 3 day weekend and 100 miles per day on 7 days plus hire. Excess mileage is as per the current Tariff of £3.00 per mile (Inc vat). Returning the car late will incur a cost of £50 per half hour or part thereof with out exception.
 
Additional Drivers
2 drivers are permitted as standard and 1 additional driver may be added to the rental agreement at the cost of £15 per day provided that the additional named drivers meet the criteria as per our terms & conditions.
Aston Hire reserve the right to refuse hire without reason.
 
Extending Hire
If one wishes to extend their hire midst their rental period, he or she are required to pay for the extension and sign a new booking confirmation before the end of the original rental agreement and extension of hire takes place. Under no circumstances will Aston Hire allow the hirer to take the extension of hire without payment.
 
Speeding Tickets / Parking Fines
The driver / hirer of the vehicle hereby agrees that he or she shall be liable for all speeding fines and or parking tickets or any other costs or penalties that may be incurred whilst the car is in the position of the hirer or in relation to the manner in which the hirer / driver has driven the car during the hire period.
 
Late Return Charges
Cars returned late of agreed return time will be charged a late returns charge of £50 every successive 30 minutes.
 
Congestion Charges
Congestion charging in London and various other cities has become common practice. The hirer is responsible for paying these charges; failing to do so gives Aston Hire the right to debit the hirers credit card for any congestion charges incurred.
 
Smoking in Vehicles
Smoking in our cars is extremely forbidden and any indication will result in the full loss of your Security Bond.
 
Damage Wear & Tear
All damage to our cars whilst in the custody of the hirer how ever they arise will be the responsibility of the hirer and Aston Hire will charge for the cost of the repairs against the Security Bond held against the hire up to the value of the security bond, if requested Aston Hire will provide a quotation for the works from an Aston Martin repair specialist. Any excess wear to the cars tyres will be charged at a pro rata rate for the cost of replacing the tyres, Aston Hire will provide details of these Charges should they apply, these charges also extend to unreasonable wear and tear on any other part of the car. Vehicles are only fully inspected once returned to our premises, this is due to dirty vehicles / bad light which hamper a full inspection at the clients address, any damage discovered once we have cleaned the vehicle will then be charged, Aston Hire are not limited to noting the damage at the time of pick up of the vehicle for the reasons set out in this clause.
Aston Hire have the right to hold the hirers security bond until any repairs or insurance claims have been settled. In cases of extensive damage the hirer will lose the full security bond.
 
Accident / Mechanical Difficulties / Theft
In the case of the breakdown or mechanical problems you must contact Aston Hire immediately. No repairs or replacement vehicle are allowed without permission from Aston Hire.
If you are involved in an accident or the vehicle is stolen you MUST contact the local police and Aston Hire immediately. Please keep a copy of all relevant documents you are asked to complete.
 
Vehicle Break Down
In the event that a vehicle breaks down or is damaged and not drivable, Aston Hire will if possible provide a replacement vehicle. If a suitable replacement is not available at the time of break down then the hire will be terminated and Aston Hire will recover the vehicle. An alternative date for the hire will be offered or a credit for the remaining days will be issued.

 

 

189 Lynchford Rd

Farnborough

Hampshire

GU14 6HD

 

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0845 8382 007


 

sales@aston-hire.co.uk

 

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