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McRent 2021 Motorhome Hire in England & UK

2022 Early Bird Discounts

7.5% Discount
on all rentals in 2022
which are confirmed on or before 31st October 2021

5% Discount on all rentals in 2022
which are confirmed on or before 30th November 2021
Long Term Discounts
3% Discount for Rentals between 15 - 25 days
5% Discount for Rentals over 25 days

Depot Locations:
Bristol - Edinburgh - London - Preston - Rye

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England 2021 / 2022 Seasons
Low Season
Shoulder Season
Peak Season
01 JAN - 28 MAR
10 APR - 22 JUL
01 SEP 21 - 31 MAR 22
23 JUL - 31 AUG
Minimum 5 days
Minimum 7 days
Minimum 10 days
Shorter Rentals on Request

2021 / 2022 Flex Rates
Valid from 01 January 2021 to 31 March 2022


Flex Rates allows us to offer flexible pricing, which gives you the opportunity to secure the best possible rental rate. The Flex Rates are based on a very simple system of supply and demand. So when there are a large number of vehicles available for hire from a particular branch then the rental rate is lower.

This way you can benefit from the lower rates offered. Generally, this means that the earlier you book the cheaper the rate! There will also be great Standby Rates!
Urban Plus
Urban Luxury
Compact Plus
Family Standard
Family Plus
Family Luxury
Comfort Luxury


The flex rates include:

  • Unlimited mileage
  • Value Added Tax (VAT)
  • Comprehensive Insurance coverage with a Deductible of £ 1,000 per loss
  • Third-party liability insurance with a global limit of Indemnity of GBP 5 Mio.
  • Fiat mobility program + emergency service
  • Dethleffs safety package
  • Kitchen / Dish Set
  • Awning
  • Saturday Fee
  • Air conditioning in driver's cabin
  • Bicycle rack (not suitable for E-bikes)
  • 2 bottles of gas (1 full bottle and 1 used bottle)
  • WC Chemicals
  • Water hose / Watering can / CI Cable / Cable reel
  • Outside cleaning
  • Balancing Wedges
     

Temporary Decreased VAT UK:
Please consider that the value added tax was temporarily decreased in the UK:
1st April 2021 30th September 2021 = 5%
1st October 2021 31st March 2022 = 12.5%
As of 1st April 2022 = 20% (as usual)

Since this tax is already included in our rates, our prices do not change. Only the tax, which is included in our rates will be lower.

This change affects all bookings with Pick-Up between 1st April 2021 and 31st March 2022 in the UK.

Short Term Specials:
To fill in gaps between rentals, we may at times be able to offer Short Term Specials. These may include unlimited kilometres or it may include a specific number of kms and in this case, any extra kms will be charged at GBP 0.31 per km.

Extras and Fees
Price
Description
Bedding Set
£ 35
per person, per rental
Towel Set
£ 20
per person, per rental
Camping Set
£ 35
per rental (1 table + 4 chairs)
Kitchen Set
FREE
per rental
Child Safety Seat (0 - 4 years)
£ 20
per seat per rental
Child Booster Seat (4 - 12 years)
£ 20
per seat per rental
Ireland Cover
£ 8
per day
Europe Cover
£ 20
per day
Emptying Toilet
£ 100
per rental, if required
Amendment Fee
£ 20
per amendment
Diesel Charge
£ 2.20
per liter incl service, if necessary
Late Return
£ 50
per hour for late check-in of vehicle
Inside Cleaning
£ 75
per vehicle, if required
Bike Rack
FREE
must request
GPS Navigation System
£ 35
per rental
Saturday Surcharge
FREE
for either Pick up or Drop off
Additional Driver
£ 25
per day (maximum of 3 drivers in total)
Transfers 4 people
McRent London to Stansted
McRent London to Luton
McRent London to Heathrow
McRent London to Gatwick
 
Stansted to McRent London
Luton to McRent London
Heathrow to McRent London
Gatwick to McRent London
 
£ 64
£ 79
£ 95
£ 122
 
£ 69
£ 84
£ 99
£ 129
 
per rental
per rental
per rental
per rental
 
per rental
per rental
per rental
per rental
Transfers 6 people 
McRent London to Stansted
McRent London to Luton
McRent London to Heathrow
McRent London to Gatwick
 
Stansted to McRent London
Luton to McRent London
Heathrow to McRent London
Gatwick to McRent London
 
£ 94
£ 105
£ 135
£ 164
 
£ 99
£ 115
£ 145
£ 169
 
per rental
per rental
per rental
per rental
 
per rental
per rental
per rental
per rental
Preston Transfers  
Airport Manchester to McRent Preston
McRent Preston to Airport Manchester
 
£ 78
£ 78
 
per rental
per rental
Pet Fee
£ 75
per rental (available from London depot)
Car Parking
only on request
only in London

Saturday Pick Up and Drop Off
Pick up and Drop off on a Saturday is available (included in rates). Depots are closed on Sundays and Public Holidays.
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Pick up and Drop Off Times:
Please use these times as a guide only, as they may change slightly between depots.

Pick Up - Monday to Saturday: 3pm to 5pm
Drop Off - Monday to Saturday: 9am to 11am

Taxi prices
Heathrow (35 km) - £ 85 - 110
Gatwick (100 km) - £ 115 - 145
Stansted (50 km) - £ 60 - 75
Luton (48 km) - £ 65 - 80
Birmingham - £ 75 - 95
 

Late & Early Drop Offs:
If the vehicle is returned after the time that was agreed in writing, we charge GBP 50 for every extra hour or part of an hour and pass on any claims for compensation for damages that may be asserted by the next renter or another person due to a late receipt of the vehicle.If the vehicle is returned before the expiration of the agreed rental period - there is no refund for unused days unless the vehicle can be rented to another party.

One Way Rentals:
One way rentals are available on a request only basis.


London to Edinburgh £ 550 (each way)
 
Not included:
Fuel and operating costs are to be borne by the renter. The vehicles are handed over with full fuel tanks and they are to be returned full. Missing fuel will be charged at
£ 2.20 per litre of diesel.

Drivers Age / Licence / Weight of Vehicle:
Minimum age is 25 years, and must have held a full drivers licence for a minimum of 3 years. Maximum age 70 years. For all vehicles over 3.5 tonnes, you are required to hold a licence that allows you to drive a vehicle over 3.5 tonnes. Please check vehicle weight and your licence.

Additional Documents must be provided when hiring a motorhome in the UK.

  • Driver's licence
  • Passport with picture
  • 1 utility bill not older than 3 months: 1 utility bill not older than 3 months:
  • Either - Telephone (or mobile), Gas, Water, Electric, Banks statement, credit card statement, council tax or rates, house insurance or flight ticket with valid home address on it.

Please note: that without these documents the renters and the vehicle won't be insured and McRent will not be allowed to hand out the vehicle.

Important Licence Information
If a driver is from outside of the UK or EU - you must:
1) Obtain an international licence OR
2) Send us a copy of your drivers licence in advance, by scan, so it can be sent to the insurers for manual approval.

Please note that that if a customer arrives in London or Edinburgh on a Saturday and they have not been pre-approved they will not be able to drive until Monday.

Additional Drivers:
Every additional driver costs
£ 25 per day with a maximum of 3 drivers in total.

Security deposit / Refundable bond:
The security deposit of
£ 1,000 must be paid at the start of a rental. Refunded if the vehicle is returned in a proper condition and after the final settlement of the rental contract by McRent HQ. (please note: For renters from the USA - deposit of £ 2,000 must be paid at the start of a rental). Accepted credit cards are Visa & Mastercard.

Parking at Depot:
Car Parking is available at most depots free of charge. Please enquire with us for more details.

Liability and Comprehensive Insurance Protection:
The renter bears the costs of any damage that occurs during the rental period while using the vehicle in accordance with the contract up to £ 1,000 per case of damage.

If the damage is caused by intent or gross negligence, especially if the renter was unable to drive due to the consumption of drugs or alcohol, the liability limitation does not apply. The same applies to any damage caused by not observing traffic sign 265 (maximum vehicle height on a road). Despite the agreed limitation of liability, the renter is moreover fully liable for any damage caused by failure to observe the vehicle dimensions (vehicle height and width), by improper loading and unloading and by the load or by driving backwards without being directed.

The renter is liable for any damages claimed by a third party against him/her or against McRent that the renter has caused to a third party during the use of the object of rental. The renter is liable for all fees, levies, fines, and punishments that are imposed on the lessor in connection with the use of the vehicle unless they are caused by fault of the lessor.

Please note: that due to insurance restrictions clients from the following countries are not allowed to rent a vehicle in the United Kingdom (London and Edinburgh).

Afghanistan
India
South Korea
African Countries (Excl S. Africa)
Indonesia
Sri Lanka
Albania
Montenegro
Sudan
Armenia
North Korea
Taiwan
Azerbaijan
Oman
Thailand
Bangladesh
Pakistan
Ukraine
Bosnia & Herzegovina
Papa New Guinea
Venezuela
Cambodia
Phillipines
Vietnam
Fiji
Romania
Yemen
Georgia
Seychelles
 

Authorised Drivers:
The vehicle may only be driven by the renter himself/herself and by the drivers specified in the rental contract.

Substitute Vehicle:
In case the reserved vehicle cannot be made available at the rental station, the lessor reserves the right to provide a vehicle that is comparable in size and equipment or bigger. That will not cause any additional rental costs for the renter. If a smaller vehicle is offered and accepted by the renter, the price difference of both vehicles is reimbursed. If the provision of a bigger vehicle causes higher ancillary costs, such as ferry charges and tolls or operating costs, such costs are to be borne by the renter.

Public Holidays for UK - United Kingdom

UK 2021 Public Holidays
01 January
New Year's Day
02 April
Good Friday
05 April
Easter Monday
03 May
Early Bank Holiday
31 May
Spring Bank Holiday
30 August
August Bank Holiday
25 - 28 December
Christmas Holidays

 
Trips Abroad:
It is possible to make trips abroad within Europe. Any trips to East European countries are subject to the lessor's prior approval. Trips to any war and unstable zones are forbidden.
Please note: No Travel to Russia is allowed.

Travel Restrictions Map 884 kb PDF

Shortening of Rental Period:
If a renter shortens their hire period by more than a week - it may be treated as a cancellation of the whole booking and a re-booking. This depends on when the amendment takes place and how many days of hire are being cancelled. Please ensure you always have travel insurance in place.

Cancellation Fees:

Current Special Cancellation and Rebooking Options
  • - Until 60 days before the beginning of the rental period (Pick Up), we will charge a processing fee of € 100
  • - Between 59 and 50 days before beginning of rental 30% of rental price
  • - Between 49 and 15 days before beginning of rental 50% of rental price
  • - Less than 15 days before beginning of rental 80% of rental price
  • - At rental day / day of pick up or by no show 95% of rental price
  • We also charge a nominal handling fee
  • Travel insurance can cover cancellation fees under certain circumstances. 
  • Please ask for a  brochure.
 
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Telephone: (+61 3) 9584 0896 Fax: (+61 3) 9584 0840   Toll-Free Australia: 1300 663 854
Office Address: By appointment at 28 Bear Street, Mordialloc, VIC 3195, Australia
Mailing Address: PO Box 5309, Mordialloc, VIC 3195, Australia
Licence Number: #32610