Classic Road & Historic Road Rally cars
THE HIRER: The person or persons who drive the vehicle.
THE OWNER: Chris Murphy and Beau-Ideal Ltd.
AGE & LICENCE RESTRICTIONS:
Age 30-70, Minimum 1 year clean (minor offence/accident OK)
Generally European (EEC) citizen. Others on application.
A copy of the driving licence for each person who may drive
will be required before the hire.
INSURANCE POLICY COVER:
Hire prices include fully comprehensive vehicle insurance
cover for two named qualifying drivers (Insured and one Additional
Each person intending to drive the car will be required to
complete an insurance proposal form, outlining their driving
experience, occupation etc. and provide details of driving licence.
A copy of a utility bill or similar is required by the insurer
as evidence of residence.
PERSONS LIKELY NOT INSURED TO DRIVE:
(a) Has been refused any motor insurance or had special Insurance
terms imposed as a result of claims experience or had their
insurance cancelled by any Motor Insurer
(b) Has any mental or physical defect or infirmity or suffers
from fits, diabetes or any heart complaint
(c) Has been convicted of an offence in connection with the
driving of a motor vehicle or motor cycle and/or has had their
licence endorsed or suspended or penalty points imposed. Parking
and up to two speeding offences in the last 3 years may be
(d) Whilst driving, has been involved in more than one accident
during the past 3 years.
USE OF VEHICLE (Road cars):
The hirer may use the vehicle for social domestic and pleasure
purposes only. 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. Participation in road regularity rallies or tours is only available when expressly authorised by the owner, and is made clear on the insurance proposal form.
A note for the erstwhile boy racers amongst you Please
do not think that we will not notice that the tyres, brakes
and clutch are shot WE WILL! And you will be
charged for it.
Due to the rather precious nature of our classic cars and
for the benefit of all our customers smoking and/or transporting
of pets not allowed in any of our cars
Cars are provided with a full tank of petrol and the vehicle
must be returned with a full tank. If, however, this is not
the case any reimbursement for petrol will be charged at the
pump price, plus £10 (plus VAT) administration charge.
The Hirer is responsible for using the correct type of fuel
(and/or additive) required for the vehicle.
Some of our cars may be taken out of the UK, but only by prior
arrangement. Notification is required so that the requisite
overseas insurance and suitable breakdown cover may be arranged.
EXCESS & SECURITY DEPOSIT:
A fully refundable (on safe return of the car) excess security deposit of £3000-5000 (depending on which car) is payable before the hire. The deposit is taken from the hirers credit card approximately 7 days before the hire and reimbursed on safe return of the car. The purpose of the deposit is:
(a) As a security bond
(b) As payments towards any mechanical damage which is not
covered by our Insurers, eg, tyres, wheels, clutch, gearbox
and which was sustained during the hire period, excluding
normal wear and tear, due to misuse and abuse.
(c) As an insurance excess against any accidental damage or
loss caused to the vehicle by a third party or the hirer.
Collision Damage Waiver is not available.
(e) Additional charges incurred during hire for excess mileage
and, or, petrol reimbursement charges.
BOOKING & CANCELLATION:
A Booking Fee of 10% is required. (non-refundable upon
The balance of the hire charge normally to be paid 30 days
before the hire.
Late bookings made within 30 days of a hire are payable
Cancellations 30-15 days prior to hire date - 50% refund of
hire charge, subject to a minimum charge of £100.
Cancellations 14-8 days prior to hire date - 25% refund of
hire charge, subject to a minimum charge of £100.
Cancellations within 7 days of the hire - no refund due.
PRICES & AVAILABILTY:
All cars are offered subject to availability.
Prices are subject to change without prior notice, however
once a car has been booked and a deposit received, the price
will not be altered for that hire. All rentals are subject
to the owners additional Terms and Conditions on the reverse
of the Hire Agreement, to be signed by the hirer at the time
of the hire. All drivers are subject to approval by the owner
and the owners insurers.
In the event of unavailability of a chosen car due to mechanical
or other problems beyond our control, The Owner will inform
the hirer and offer either an alternative car for the same
date or an alternative date.
The owners liability is limited to a refund of the hire charge.
No consequential loss liability will be covered.