Compton's Yard, Grovebury Road - LU7 4TS
31 Westbury Close - LU5 5BL
0808 169 1188

Insurance Restrictions, Charges & Criteria

Local vehicle rentals in Dunstable and Leighton Buzzard

We regret to inform you that our insurance company imposes charges for the following conditions. When you hire, the insurance company may decide to impose charges not listed. To find out more, please contact us before you hire.

3 points = £5.25, 6 points = £15, 9 points = £30.00

Age Restrictions:
Age 21-24 = additional £20 per day and the excess increased to £1400 (cannot be lowered using excess reducers). You must be free from any driving conviction and have held your licence for a minimum of 2 years. If you are aged 21-22 you must’ve had no accidents and hirers aged 23-24 are allowed 1 minor ‘at fault’ accident (total own damage/third party costs less than £2000) in the last 3 years. You are not permitted to drive minibuses, MPVs or 7.5 ton vehicles.

Age 25 = additional £15 per day and the excess increased to £1400 (can be lowered to £1000 for £15. You are allowed 1 minor conviction (3 points) in the last 3 years. Please refer to the general accident information.

Age 69 or over = We regret to inform you we cannot provide hire on minibuses.

Age 75 or over = We regret to inform you that we cannot provide hire to you.

2nd driver:
Additional £10 per day for the first day and then an additional £10 per day thereafter

Accident History (insurers consider any accident or claim where payments could not be recovered from a third party to be an accident):
Up to 1 fault accident in the last 3 years = additional £15 per day
Up to 2 fault accidents in the last 3 years = We must refer you to our insurance company prior to hiring – please contact the office
3 or more accidents in the last 3 years = We cannot insure you via our policy – please contact the office

Occupations we cannot rent to:

  • Entertainers and Musicians (other than a classical musician)
  • Professional sportspersons
  • Persons connected with Gambling (other than as a clerical worker)
  • General Dealers, Market Traders, Street Traders
  • Scrap Metal Merchants
  • Modelling

Excess Reducers for Cars, Vans & 3.5 Ton Luton Boxes (Hirers aged 25 or older only and the standard excess is £1000):

  • £1000 -> £500 = additional £10 per day
  • £1000 -> £250 = additional £20 extra per day

Excess reducers for 7.5 Ton Vehicles and Minibuses (Hirers aged 25 or older only and the standard excess is £1500):

  • £1500 -> £1000 = additional £15 per day
  • £1500 -> £500 = additional £25 per day
  • £1500 -> £250 = additional £40 per day

Stone Chip Waiver (You are not charged for any stone chips smaller than the hole on the keyring provided): additional £8 per day

Late return = a full day hire