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Drive and Go RV Hire in UK - United Kingdom
January 2010 - January 2011 Rates

Click here for 2010 - 2011 Rates

Book and Pay by 31 August 2010
and Receive 2010 rates for travel in 2011

Long Term Discounts
21+ Days - Receive a 10% Discount off daily rental rate
43+ Days - Receive a 15% Discount off daily rental rate

Depot Locations:
England: Leigh on Sea (Essex)
Scotland: Cleland - Motherwell (between Glasgow and Edinburgh)

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2010 Daily Rates are in British Pounds
Valid from 01 January to 31 December 2010
01 Jan - 30 Apr
26 Sep - 31 Dec
01 May - 12 Jun
01 Sep - 25 Sep
13 Jun - 31 Aug
LWB Hi Top - 2 Berth
CB4 Low Profile - 4 Berth
CB4 LWB - 4 Berth
CB5 - 5 Berth
CB6 - 2+2 Berth
CB6 3D - 6 Berth
CB6 GAR - 6 Berth
CB7 - 7 Berth

Available Motorhomes

Daily rates include:

  • Quality vehicle no older than 3 years
  • Theft Protection ( UK travel only )
  • Limited Liability Insurance (excess £500 - £2000 + tax per incident)
  • Unlimited Mileage
  • Free 2nd Driver
  • Kitchen Equipment
  • Sleeping Equipment
  • 2 X Gas bottles and toilet chemicals
  • 24 hour road side assistance (UK only)
  • Road maps & site guides for Britain and Europe (supplied on Collection)
  • VAT Tax at 17.5%
  • On board Flat screen TV and DVD player
  • Sun Awnings fitted as standard (excluding LWB 2 berth)
  • Window Blinds & Fly Screens

Minimum Rental Period:
October - April : 4 Days
May to September: 7 Days
Christmas 23 Dec - 02 Jan: 10 Days

One Way Rentals:
One Way Rentals between the Southend on Sea and Glasgow depots are available, and a one way fee of GBP £300 + tax applies (either direction).

One Way rentals to other UK and European locations is available on a request basis only. A fee of approximately £0.75 + tax per mile applies for each mile between the depot and the drop off location. If dropping off in Europe / Ireland, you must also pay the ferry crossing fee for the return trip for the vehicle.

One Way Rentals

Vehicle Insurance:
Limited Liability Insurance is included in the Daily Rates. This limits the excess liability to £500 + tax per incident in the event of an accident. When travelling in Europe the excess is £1000 + tax per incident. However in the event of overhead damage, where the excess is £2000 + tax per incident. Insurance does not cover the replacment of damaged tyres and windows due to mis-use of neglegence, and applies to each claim - not rental.

Driver Requirements:
Drivers must be between 25 and 70 years of age. Drivers outside of this age bracket may be allowed on request. A higher excess may apply. You must have held a full licence for a minimum of 3 years.

PLEASE NOTE: NO refund will be allowable if at the start of the hire no driver in the party can comply with able conditions. Therefore collision charge waiver (LLI) is mandatory for all hires at GBP14.25 per day (included in daily rates) which restricts liability to a maximum of GBP 500

European / Ireland Use Insurance:
This is mandetory for all vehicles travelling to Europe / Ireland. For Europe A fee of £165 for the first two weeks and £47 for each additional week thereafter applies. For Ireland a fee of £140 per rental applies.

This provides a bail bond for Spain, Green Card and for the supply of a replacement vehicle or the repatriation to our depot of the passengers in the event of mechanical malfunction or accident. The supply of a replacement vehicle is subject to availability. In case of accident a further ERI premium is required; whoever is responsible for the accident. The rates above only cover countries in the European Community, Scandinavia, Switzerland and Austria. Please advise in good time if you intend to visit Eastern European countries or North Africa.

Pick up and Drop off Times:

  • Pick up: 1400hrs
  • Drop off: 1100hrs

Depots are open Monday to Saturday from 8am to 5pm. Sunday may be available and an additional fee of £88 is payable.

To get to depot (Essex): (66 miles from Heathrow)
Catch train To Southend On Sea from London Liverpool Street station and get off at Rochford train station (2 stops before Southend on Sea) - Free pickup from Rochford train station to depot.

To get to depot (Cleland):
Trains to Cleland rail station ( which is situated directly in front of location (can be made both from Edinburgh (take bus from airport to Ediburgh rail station) , or from Glasgow, required bus from airport as well... Trains can be taken also from Prestwick with a change over at Glasgow City.... Approx cost per person is £6 on train and £4 per bus .. equals at £10 each

Bus Transfer from Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted or City

£75 per party + VAT for a maximum or 6 persons. For groups of 7+ the charge is £80 per party + VAT. All transfers must be prebooked.

Your vehicle can be stored at the depot, but is left at owners risk.

Sorry, Pets are not permitted.

Sorry, none of the vehicles are equipped for towing.

Getting to the Southend Depot:
The Southend on Sea depot is located 40 miles east of London, in Essex.
Transfers are available as noted above, or you can catch the train to Southen on Sea from London Liverpool Street Station. Get off at Rochford Train Station (2 stops before Southend on sea). Free pick up from Rochford Train Station to the depot. (You will need to call the depot earlier to arrange pick up at the station). Click here for Map

Getting to the Scotland Motherwell Depot:
Trains to Cleland rail station (which is situated directly in front of the depot) can be taken from both Edinburgh (take bus from airport to Ediburgh rail station), or from Glasgow (take bus from airport to Glasgow railway ststaion). Trains can be taken also from Prestwick with a change over at Glasgow City. Approx cost per person is £6 on train and £4 per bus .. equals at £10 each .

Optional Extras:

Additional Extras - Pay on pick up only
Additional Drivers 1st Free, £4.25 + tax per day thereafter
Transfers - London
Paid on Pick up
Heathrow Airport: £85 + tax | Central London: £85 + tax | Gatwick Airport: £75 + tax
Stanstead Airport: £75 + tax | Price is per party each way
Transfers - Scotland
Paid on pick up
Glasgow City: £65 + tax | Edinburgh Airport and City: £65 + tax | Preswick Airport: £65 + tax | Maximum 6 adults or 5 adults + 2 children. | Price is per party each way
One Way Fee between depots £300 + tax
Additional Extras - Rates include Tax
European Use Insurance £165 for the first two weeks, then £47 per week or part there of. Excess on European Insurance is £1000 + tax per incident.
Ireland Use Insurance £140 per rental
Sunday Pick Up / Drop off £88 surcharge for each pick up and drop off that takes place on a Sunday. By Pre-arrangment only.
Gas BBQ £11.75 per week + bottle of gas cost
Folding Table £4.70 per week
Chair £1.15 per chair per week
Cycle Rack (holds max 4) £29 per hire (Free if 3 Bikes are Hired)
Adult Bike £21.5 per week (Max charge £70.5) includes helmet
Child Bike £17.60 per week (Max charge £53) includes helmet
Towel Pack £7 per pack per rental (includes 2 hand and 1 bath towel)
GPS - UK and Ireland £35 per week (Max charge £141)
GPS - Europe £41 per week (Max charge £159)
Automatic Transmission CB7 Only - £88 per week
Caravan Club Membership Only £40 +£5 postage for 1 year membership

Cancellation Fees:
Once we make a reservation on your behalf cancellation fees apply. We therefore suggest that you take out Travel Insurance at this time.

Cancellation Fees
57 days or more prior to pick up
30% of rental costs
56 - 29 days prior to pick up
50% of rental costs
28 - 15 days prior to pick up
60% of rental costs
14 days - 0 days to pick up
100% of rental costs
Amendments GBP 13 / GBP 26 once documents are issued.


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