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Comprehensive insurance


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Why rent with us?

Instantly bookable

Instantly bookable

All cars are available to book instantly. There is no waiting "on request".

Great community

Great community

Rent cars from your community. A great way to support each other.

Unlock by phone

Unlock by phone

It's never been so easy. Locate and unlock all cars with our app.

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Close by

Cars from of your community. Just around the corner.

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Really innovative new app! Loved the ease of booking and being able to collect the Van without seeing anyone....especially useful in these Covid times!

Jamie Sawdon
We hired a van in Bristol

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Frequently asked questions

Age requirements

  • You must be between 25 yrs – 70 yrs old
  • Young drivers (21 yrs – 25 yrs old) are able to drive certain cars if they have had 0 incidents since obtaining their licence

Licence requirements

  • UK or EU licence holders only
  • Must have held licence for at least 2 years
  • Must have fewer than 25% of total allowable points on licence (e.g. maximum of 3 points allowed on UK licence)

General requirements

  • No more than 1 insurance claim in the last 3 years where you were at fault


You will pay an insurance fee as a part of the price of renting a vehicle. This will fully insure you to drive the vehicle for the duration of the booking.

The standard excess for any rental booking is £750. This amount will be blocked on your card until the vehicle has been returned and the condition of the vehicle has been checked. When making a booking you have the option to reduce this excess down to £250 for an additional fee.

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