Bookings are accepted on condition that the client
understands and accepts the below mentioned terms and conditions.
A deposit payment of 10% of the hire fee is payable
at the time of booking with the full balance payable within 14 days
of the hire date. If a booking is made within 14 days of the hire
date, then the total fee is payable at the time of booking. No
service will be provided unless cleared funds have been received in
is not permitted on any of the buses.
The client is responsible for the conduct of all
passengers. If, in the driver or conductor’s opinion, the client
or any passenger is disorderly or unfit to travel, the driver has
the right to terminate the booking. Should this occur, no refund
will be given.
All personal property will be the
responsibility of the client and or passengers and the Company will
not be responsible or liable for any such loss or damage to such
If there are any changes to the
route, venues or timings to that stated on the booking form, which
incur extra mileage and or hire time, we reserve the right to make
an additional charge accordingly.
The number of passengers carried
at any one time must not exceed the licensed seating capacity and
standing capacity. Crews do not have discretion to carry additional
passengers on the Company’s vehicles.
In the event of any damage
(internal or external) to the vehicle caused by the client or any of
their passengers or guests, the client will be liable for the full
cost of repairs.
The consumption of alcohol is not
permitted on any of our buses.
We will allow adequate time for
the journey, but we will not be liable for any delays beyond our
control, however caused.
Our vehicles are maintained to the
highest possible standards, in an attempt to make them as reliable
as possible. However, in the unforeseen circumstances such as but
not limited to, an accident, breakdown, puncture, traffic jam or
severe weather, the company will not be responsible for any impact
that a delay might cause. The Company will not be liable for any
consequential loss or claims beyond the cost of the value of the
hire. The company will however undertake all reasonable measures to
complete the hire, which may, at the company’s discretion, include
providing an alternative vehicle.
In the event of the Company being
unable for reasons beyond its control to provide a suitable vehicle
for the contract, the Company shall have the right to obtain an
equally suitable vehicle from a third party.
The company holds the right to
refuse to enter an area where access is likely, or in the opinion of
the driver, is likely to cause damage or injury, to either the
vehicle or passengers.
- The Hirer must ensure that access is feasible for a vehicle
which in the case of a double deck is likely to be 14 feet 6 inches
in height, by 8 feet wide and 30 feet in length. It is the
responsibility of the Hirer to ensure access is possible at both pick
up and destination. The Company reserves the right to refuse to enter
an area where access is likely to cause damage to the either vehicle
All hire arrangements are entered
into by the company on the basis of compliance with Drivers’ Hours
Regulations. Alterations to journeys will only be accepted on the
day if such regulations are not exceeded.
The Hirer cannot assume use of the
vehicle between outward and return journeys, nor for it to remain at
the destination for the hirer’s use unless this has been agreed
with the company in advance.
The Hirer and guests must remain
seated at all times during the journey, as the Company operates an
open platform double decker bus.
Hirers are advised that there are
no facilities on our vintage buses to carry large items of luggage,
prams, push chairs or wheelchairs. The driver and conductor in
charge of the vehicle may refuse to carry large items of luggage,
prams, push chairs or wheelchairs or any other bulky item or items
placed in any gangway, staircase or platform where the carriage
of such items is considered by the driver or conductor in charge of
the vehicle to be a danger or where he or she considers this may
compromise the safety of the passengers on the vehicle during its
operation or any emergency evacuation connected therewith.