COMPASS CAMPERS UK - WORLDWIDE YOU DRIVE COMPANIES
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There are currently no terms and conditions for travel during this period. If your rental is during these travel dates, new terms and conditions may apply. Please contact us before booking.
Compass Campers UK InsuranceInsurance – Conditions
The quoted hire price includes the minimum cost of Fully Comprehensive insurance.
Full and accurate background information must be disclosed for each named Driver on the insurance questionnaire.
The information will be reviewed for insurance risk and surcharges may be applied.
If you are aware of any circumstances which will make the cost of insurance prohibitive you should disclose and discuss this before you confirm your booking.
The vehicle is insured for the Rental Period ONLY.
Late return of the vehicle will invalidate your insurance and will be an offence under the Road Traffic Act.
The excess payable under the policy is £1250, Hirers must purchase Collision Damage Waiver and pay a refundable insurance security £120 deposit OR if CDW is not required, pay a £1250 refundable insurance security deposit.
Based on the information disclosed in the insurance questionnaire, we may require an insurance security deposit of £1250 GBP, to be paid prior to the commencement of the hire.
The insurance security deposit is applicable to, but not limited to:
foreign licence holders,
non UK residents,
higher risk category drivers,
non UK mainland travel,
drivers under 26 or over 69,
all male parties,
high risk destinations and
any drivers with accidents disclosed in the past 3 years.
An insurance security deposit applies to all hire bookings, the amount of the deposit will be notified to you prior to the hire commencement and will be charged automatically to the authorised credit card.
The insurance security deposit will be held and refunded after 28 days from the date of the return of the vehicle but may be longer in the event of an incident arising.
The insurance security deposit will be refunded net of any non-insured costs, credit card handling fees (if refunded to a Credit or Amex card), a refund processing admin fee of £15 including VAT.
Unless full payment is received for any insurance security deposit, we are unable to provide insurance cover.
Owner reserves the right to cancel a hire if the insurance security deposit is not paid in full prior to the commencement of hire.
In these circumstances the total hire charge will be forfeited.
Although the vehicle is comprehensively insured, this does not cover personal items/losses. We strongly advise you to take out personal travel insurance cover prior to your hire.
Insurance – Claims
The insurance policy excess is £1250 except where CDW as detailed in Hire Insurance Security Deposit applies, in which case the excess is £120.00.In respect of each and every incident resulting in damage to the vehicle, the hirer shall pay to Compass Campers UK an amount up to the appropriate excess on such insurance, towards or in settlement of the cost of making good any such damage on a full indemnity basis and the cost and expenses incurred by Compass Campers UK in proceeding to recover the same from any third party.
In the event of the Owner receiving from any third party any part of the amount of such costs, and provided the hirer shall have performed his/her obligations hereunder, Compass Campers UK shall repay to the hirer the like part of such excess.
The Hirer is liable to pay the insurance policy excess for each incident if the cost of repairs is expected to exceed the policy excess. If repairs cost less than the policy excess, the Hirer shall be liable for the repair costs in full.An Administration Charge of 10% of the total costs associated with the repair will be applied to any claims or losses arising from a period of hire.We reserve the right to charge any amount up to the insurance policy excess along with any associated costs against the driver’s or hirer’s credit/debit card provided.
In the event of break in or theft of the vehicle, the insurance excess is £1,250 and is NOT reduced by CDW.
The Hirer is also liable for cost of a damage report (£5.99) if damage is found.
Collision Damage Waiver (CDW)
Collision Damage Waiver is an optional Hire Extra & subject to the following conditions: CDW reduces the liability of the hire insurance excess from £1250 to £120 per insurable incident and reduces the insurance security deposit from £1250 to £120.
CDW is invalid if the hirer is in breach the Hire Rental Agreement. CDW may not be cancelled or transferred.
CDW does not reduce the liability for costs arising from:
Break-in or theft of the vehicle,
Post Hire Charges,
Associated Damage Costs,
credit card surcharges or
acts of negligence.
In the event of an insurable claim arising and CDW has been taken, £120 will be deducted from the Security Insurance Deposit.
CDW is subject to a non-refundable £9 (including VAT) administration fee.
Hire Security Insurance Deposit
A Hire Insurance Security Deposit will be charged to the Authorised Credit Card prior to the hire commencement. If CDW is taken, the Insurance Security Deposit will be £120, without CDW, the Insurance Security Deposit is £1250.
The Insurance Security Deposit will be refunded nett of: any non-insured costs, credit card handling fees (If refunded to a Credit or Amex card), a refund processing admin fee of £15 (Including VAT).
A Hire Security Deposit will be held and refunded after 28 days from the date of the return of the vehicle but may be longer in the event of an incident arising.
Insurance Security Deposit applies to all hires, it will be notified to you prior to the hire commencement and will be charged to the authorised credit card. The Insurance Security Deposit must be paid in full prior to the commencement of the hire. The Insurance Security Deposit payment ma be reduced from £1250 to £120 if CDW cover has been requested and paid for, prior to the hire commencement and the following circumstances do not apply.
In the following circumstances, a £1250 Insurance Security Deposit is mandatory, irrespective of whether the optional CDW has been taken:
a) Non UK residents
b) Non UK mainland travel
c) Drivers disclosing accidents, medical conditions & multiple endorsements in the past 3 years
d) CDW has not been requested or paid for
e) Overseas licence holders
f) Drivers aged under 26 or over 69
g) High Risk Occupation Drivers
Should you experience any difficulties with the operation of the motorhome during the period of hire, you are contractually required to immediately contact the collection point as indicated on your Reservation Confirmation email to enable us to be able to offer assistance.
In the unlikely event of a breakdown, Owner requests that the hirer seeks the help of the appropriate breakdown company quoting the registration number of the vehicle. Hirers are authorised to request repairs up to the value of £50. Repairs costing in excess of £50 must first be authorised by the Owner PRIOR to the work being undertaken.
The hirer agrees that he or she:
a) shall not carry more passengers than the seating capacity of the vehicle or allow the vehicle to be overloaded
b) Shall not use the vehicle for carrying passengers or goods for hire or reward
c) Will be responsible to the Owner for the cost of making good and damage caused to the vehicle caused by improper use.
d) Understands that he/she is responsible for any fines (including parking fines) which may be incurred during the hire period.
e) Shall not, unless agreed prior to the hire with the Owner, remove the vehicle out of the UK mainland.
f) Understands that no claim by the hirer for loss or damage to personal belongings or effects of the hirer or any person or persons will be considered.
g) Understands that any damage to the interior of the vehicle (including cigarette burns) living or cooking equipment will be charged to the hirer in all cases.
h) Period of Hire The times and dates of the contract of hire must be strictly adhered to
In respect of each and every incident resulting in damage to the vehicle, the hirer shall pay to Owner the appropriate excess on such insurance towards or in settlement of the cost of making good any such damage on a full indemnity basis and the cost and expenses incurred by Owner in proceeding to recover the same from the third party. In the event of the Owner receiving from the third party any part of the amount of such costs and provided the hirer shall have performed its obligations hereunder Owner shall repay to the hirer the like part of such excess.
In case of accident
The hirer shall in the event of an incident that results in damage to the Vehicle procure that:
a) The driver of the Vehicle completes and delivers to the motorhome Owner the relevant accident report within 48 hours after the end of the hire period.
b) No admission of liability is made to any person in relation to such accident;
c) Any writ of summons, summons or other document relating to any proceeding arising out of such accident is forthwith delivered to the Owner at the address on the motor rental agreement;
d) All assistance is rendered to the Owner and its insurers to the conduct of such proceedings including without prejudice to the generality of the foregoing permitting such proceedings to be brought by the Owner in the name of the hirer and defending any proceedings brought against the hirer;
e) The hirer shall pay or reimburse the Owner against all losses, liabilities, costs, actions, claims or demands which it may incur or have brought or made against it in relation to the Vehicle or its use and which are not recoverable under a policy of insurance whether the same is effected by the Owner or hirer;
f) The names and addresses of all witnesses thereto are collected and given to the Owner.
For the purposes of the DATA PROTECTION ACT (S) 1984, the Owner or any subsidiary of the Owner may hold and process by computer or otherwise the information given to Owner by the hirer or any Additional Driver to identify other products or services which might be relevant and for statistical analysis.