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Office Hours
Monday to Friday – 8:30am – 5:30pm
Saturdays – 10:00am – 12:00pm
Sundays and Bank Holiday Mondays – Office Closed

Depending on availability, we can also offer an out-of-hours collection/delivery service, plase ask our rental agent for details.

You will require:

  1. A Full Class B Driver’s License. We do NOT accept provisional licenses or any license with endorsements.
  2. Transfer of your own full comprehensive insurance cover and a verification email to be emailed in by your broker/insurance company confirming the following:
  • Insurance company contact details
  • Policy Number
  • Policy is fully comprehensive
  • The name of the renter and any other driver is named specifically that they are covered
  • The specific   vehicle details, registration, make, model, value
  • Time and date of start of cover
  • Time and date of end of cover

OR

You can drive on our own Self-Drive Hire Insurance Policy (SDH) at very competitive rates. Certain criteria and terms and conditions must be met. Vehicle and passenger is covered. Driver is not covered. Check with our on duty rentals agent regards availability.

3. A valid credit card in your own name. If not, your partners will suffice but he/she will need to be present at time of rent with photo identification. Or alternatively, a debit card can be provided but we are required to debit a €250 deposit off the card which will be fully refunded after 10 days preceding the return of the rental vehicle once there are no subsequent charges e.g. valeting, fuel, mileage, fines, e-flow, parking etc. Cards must remain valid with funds available and in date for duration of rental term.

You will require:

Renting with Customers Own Insurance (COI):

  1. A Full Class B Driver’s License. We do NOT accept provisional licenses or any license with endorsements.
  2. Transfer of your own full comprehensive insurance cover and a verification email to be emailed in by your broker/insurance company. You will need to contact your insurance company or broker prior to rent, to ensure that an insurance transfer can occur on to a commercial vehicle. See our insurance notes on the RENT page of our website for further information. Insurance company will need to confirm the following:
  • Insurance company contact details
  • Policy Number
  • Policy is fully comprehensive
  • The name of the renter and any other driver is named specifically that they are covered
  • The specific   vehicle details, registration, make, model, value
  • Time and date of start of cover
  • Time and date of end of cover
  1. A valid credit card in your own name. If not, your partners will suffice but he/she will need to be present at time of rent with photo identification. Or alternatively, a debit card can be provided but are required to debit a €250 deposit off the card which will be fully refunded after 10 days preceding the return of the rental vehicle once there are no subsequent charges e.g. valeting, fuel, mileage, fines, e-flow, parking etc. Cards must remain valid with funds available and in date for duration of rental term.

OR

Renting with  Self Drive Hire Insurance (SDH): 

You can drive on our own Self-Drive Hire Insurance Policy (SDH) at very competitive rates. Certain criteria and terms and conditions must be met. Vehicle and passenger is covered. Driver is not covered. Check with our on duty rentals agent regards availability.

  1. A Full Class B Driver’s License. We do NOT accept provisional licenses or any license with endorsements.
  1. Renter must be between the age of 25-70 years of age. Renter must meet certain strict criteria as determined by our Insurance Underwriter.
  1. A valid credit card in your own name. If not, your partners will suffice but he/she will need to be present at time of rent with photo identification. A deposit will not be required. Hire must be paid by credit card, NOT cash. Excess must be paid in advance and we require this payment from the credit card of €1,000, which is refundable in full at the time of hire return as long as there are no subsequent charges may be applied to the credit card depending on circumstances arising preceding return of the vehicle e.g. valeting, fuel, mileage, fines, e-flow, parking etc.

Or alternatively, a debit card can be provided but we are required to debit a €250 deposit off the card which will be fully refunded after 10 days preceding the return of the rental vehicle once there are no subsequent charges e.g. valeting, fuel, mileage, fines, e-flow, parking etc. Excess must be paid in advance and we require this payment from the debit card also of €1,000, which is refundable in full at the time of hire return as long as there are no subsequent charges may be applied to the credit card depending on circumstances arising preceding return of the vehicle e.g. valeting, fuel, mileage, fines, e-flow, parking etc. Cards must remain valid with funds available and in date for duration of rental term.

Yes. All of our vehicles can be driven on the standard class B driver’s license, but we do NOT accept provisional licenses or any license with endorsements.

For rentals with Customers Own Insurance (COI), we have no age restrictions, as long as the renter has held their full license for at least 2 years prior to the date of rental and there is a transfer of fully comprehensive insurance . There is no upper age limit.

OR

For rentals with our Self-Drive Hire Insurance (SDH), as per our Insurance Underwriter conditions we are obliged to ensure age restrictions between, 25-70 years of age for the purchase of this policy, as long as the renter has held their full license for at least 2 years prior to the date of rental.

No. All of our vehicles can be driven on a class B driver’s license. We do NOT accept provisional licenses or any license with endorsements.

No. We only accept the transfer of a fully comprehensive policy.

OR

You can drive on our own self-drive hire insurance policy at very competitive rates. Certain criteria and terms and conditions must be met. Vehicle and passenger is covered. Driver is not covered. Check with our on duty rentals agent regards availability.

Yes, on condition that you remain covered under this Full Comprehensive Insurance Policy during the duration of the rental, we require to have this verified in writing by insurance company/broker.

Yes, but if there is no valid credit card available, your partners will suffice but he/she will need to be present at time of rent with photo identification. Alternatively, a debit card can be provided but It is company policy to take a €250 deposit payment up front, as well as the cost of the rental. The deposit of which will be fully refunded after 10 days preceding the return of the rental vehicle once there are no subsequent charges e.g. valeting, fuel, mileage, fines, e-flow, parking etc.

Yes, your partners will suffice but he/she will need to be present at time of rent with photo identification.

Speeding, parking fines, toll charges and any other endorsements are the responsibility of the rentr in full. The renter is obliged to inform Newbridge Car and Van Rentals t/a go rentals of any fines or parking tickets issued whilst the renter is using the vehicle.If you are travelling on the M50 motorway in Dublin during your rental, please note that there is a barrier-free tolling system in operation. This is known as e-flow. The toll plaza is situated between junction 6 and junction 7. As the renter of the vehicle, you are responsible for payment of this toll. Payment must be made by 8pm on the day following your journey, via one of the methods below:

  • Online at www.eflow.ie
  • By phone on LoCall number 1890 50 10 50 (from Republic of Ireland) or 08453015405 (from Northern Ireland)
  • In person using the Payzone branded outlets nationwide that display the eFlow logo

Any penalties incurred for non-payment of the toll will be automatically charged toyour credit/debit card used for the rental, along with our current standard administration fee of €20.00 + VAT per penalty.

Yes. We have 24/7/365 secure monitoring throughout our premises.

Only long term lease vehicles (1 year or more) are available with tow-bars, if requested.

We offer a grace period of 1 hour, additional charges will incur once the rental extends beyond this period. It is your responsibility to ensure that the van remains insured at all times.

Of course we will permit baby seats in to our cars, but it will be up to the renter/driver, to ensure that the baby seat is supplied (we don’t supply these) and installed securely and in the correct and safe position. We do not allow baby seats to be fitted in to our vans only. Albeit in the unlikely event of an accident, the reason for this policy is safety, as passenger side airbags could be extremely dangerous to an infant in a baby/child seat directly in the vicinity of an activated air-bag.

Each rental vehicle is provided with a policy booklet, which details the contact detailsof the breakdown assistance operator that will instantly recover the vehicle. At Newbridge Car and Van Rentals t/a  go rentals we will immediately act to get a similar vehicle to your location and assist with transfer of goods/luggage as necessary. If you still feel you have been unjustly handled due to the mechanical fault of the vehicle, and you request a refund, we will stand over our guarantee and provide a full refund, no quibbles.

There is a company policy in place whereby:

The vehicle will be assessed immediately on return. The damage will be photographed and an estimate of repair can be available immediately if there is light damage. Or if there is severe damage there could be a delay due to pricing of parts, but a printed estimate will be available within 24hours. The damage repair cost is the renters responsibility and the liability is yours alone to pay but if you would like to process payment through your insurance company we can facilitate and assist. A claim will need to be registered with the insurance company and you will need to ensure your insurance companies’ assessor swiftly calls to site to view the vehicle. You will need to do this as it is your policy! Parts (if required) will have already been ordered as we will need to get the vehicle back on the road at the earliest convenience, and once figures are agreed with insurance assessor, the repair will be carried out and the insurance company will be invoiced. The renter will be liable to Newbridge Car and Van Rentals t/a  go rentals for the excess on your policy, which we suggest you determine immediately once you open the claim with your insurance company, this should also be stated on your original insurance policy document. If there are any delays in the insurance process claim then we will revert back to the renter for payment in full, and the renter may be liable for down-time of the vehicle also if the delays are excessive due to lack of effort on the part of the renter.

Newbridge Car and Van Rentals t/a go rentals reserves the right to charge the renter for all expenses incurred on callouts relating to incidents other than mechanical failure. These might include:

  • Incorrect fuel put in vehicle
  • Damage caused to any part of the vehicle which has caused the vehicle tobreak-down
  • Keys lost or locked inside vehicle
  • Off-road/in-ditch/non-standard recovery which takes excessive time to carry out
  • Punctures or wheel change

Only in certain circumstances, this is depending on the duration of the rental. This can be negotiated with the Newbridge Car and Van Rentals t/a go rentals agent prior to booking.  On long term lease vehicles (1 year or more) we would encourage your own branding. We can assist with offering a price for supply and fitting of this. Renter/driver is responsible for removing of this once rental/lease has finished. We can also assist with the removal of same but again this may be chargeable.

Yes, but depending on the time and date of return. This can be arranged with the Newbridge Car and Van Rentals t/a  go rentals  agent at least 24 hours prior to booking or with at least 24 hours notice of hire completion.

All of our vehicles will have fuel in the tank on collection of rental, and we will take note of the quantity of fuel in the tank. We simply ask that the vehicle be returned with the same quantity. Excess usage will be charged on return of rental at current fuel rates at local pump, along with a “Re-fill fee”.

We have a standard inclusion of 150kms per day, with an additional excess fee of €0.10c per km. Alternatively if you envisage that you will exceed this prior to booking, we can tailor the rental cost to suit your requirements once you confirm the estimated rental mileage which will be driven. This can be arranged with the Newbridge Car and Van Rentals t/a go rentals agent prior to booking.

Yes, when renting with Customers Own Insurance (COI), but not with out Self-Drive hire Insurance (SDH). Also when travelling abroad, renter must ensure successful repatriation back to our base in Kildare so we require that all renters purchase either of the following prior to rental:

a) An AA European 5 star policy which also covers accidents, breakdowns and recovery.

More information can be found here http://www.theaa.ie/AA/Insurance/European-Breakdown-Cover/5-Star-Areas-of-Cover.aspx

OR

b) An Alternative, if you are travelling with Irish Ferries, further information can be found here: http://www.irishferries.com/uk-en/faq/insurance/

Yes, you can drive on our own Self-Drive Hire Insurance Policy (SDH) at very competitive rates. Certain criteria and terms and conditions must be met. Vehicle and passenger is covered. Driver is not covered. Check with our on duty rentals agent regards availability.

Yes, we can facilitate this requirement, but this may be chargeable, depends on availability, and must be arranged and confirmed with a Newbridge Car and Van Rentals t/a go rentals  agent at lease 24 hours prior to booking or with at least 24 hours notice of hire completion.

IMPORTANT NOTE:

Please note, that at all times, final consideration in all matters rests with the rental agents as to whether the rental will proceed or not.

Lease FAQ – (Month – 3 Years)

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Office Monday to Friday – 08:30-17:30
Saturdays – by appointment only
Sundays and Bank Holiday Mondays – Office Closed

Depending on availability, we can also offer an out-of-hours collection/delivery service, plase ask our rental agent for details.

You will require:

  1. A Full Class B Driver’s License. We do NOT accept provisional licenses or any license with endorsements.
  2. Transfer of your own Full Comprehensive Insurancecover and a verification email to be emailed in by your broker/insurance company confirming the following:
  • Insurance company contact details
  • Policy Number
  • Policy is fully comprehensive
  • The name of the renter and any other driver is named specifically that they are covered
  • The specific   vehicle details, registration, make, model, value
  • Time and date of start of cover
  • Time and date of end of cover
  1. A valid Credit Card in your own name. If not, your partners will suffice but he/she will need to be present at time of rent with photo identification. Or alternatively, a Debit Card can be provided but we are required to debit a deposit off the card which will be fully refunded after 10 days preceding the return of the rental vehicle once there are no subsequent charges e.g. valeting, fuel, mileage, fines, e-flow, parking etc. Cards must remain valid with funds available and in date for duration of rental term.

Deposits required are as follows:

STOCK VEHICLE: Small Car-€600, Medium Car-€800, Large Car-€1,000

SPECIAL ORDER: Small Car-€1,500, Medium Car-€2,000, Large Car-€2,500

ALL OTHERS: 10% of Retail Price of Vehicle

  1. We require that a Standing Orderbe signed and processed at least a week in advance of leased vehicle collection. We request that each subsequent monthly payment be processed on the 1stof Each month, and remains in place for the duration of the lease. We also require that a valid credit/debit card be maintained at all times in case of any subsequent charges regards valeting, damage excess, etc.
You will require:

  1. A Full Class B Driver’s License. We do NOT accept provisional licenses or any license with endorsements.
  2. Transfer of your own full comprehensive insurance cover and a verification email to be emailed in by your broker/insurance company. You will need to contact your insurance company or broker prior to rent, to ensure that an insurance transfer can occur on to a commercial vehicle. See our insurance notes on the RENT page of our website for further information. Insurance company will need to confirm the following:
  • Insurance company contact details
  • Policy Number
  • Policy is fully comprehensive
  • The name of the renter and any other driver is named specifically that they are covered
  • The specific   vehicle details, registration, make, model, value
  • Time and date of start of cover
  • Time and date of end of cover
  1. A valid credit card in your own name. If not, your partners will suffice but he/she will need to be present at time of rent with photo identification. Or alternatively, a debit card can be provided but are required to debit a deposit off the card which will be fully refunded after 10 days preceding the return of the rental vehicle once there are no subsequent charges e.g. valeting, fuel, mileage, fines, e-flow, parking etc.

Deposits required are as follows:

STOCK VEHICLE: Small Van-€600, Medium Van-€800, Large Van-€1,000

SPECIAL ORDER: Small Van-€1,000, Medium Van-€1,500, Large Car-€2,000

ALL OTHERS: 10% of Retail Price of Vehicle

  1. We require that a Standing Orderbe signed and processed at least a week in advance of leased vehicle collection. We request that each subsequent monthly payment be processed on the 1stof Each month, and remains in place for the duration of the lease. We also require that a valid credit/debit card be maintained at all times in case of any subsequent charges regards valeting, damage excess, etc.

Yes. All of our vehicles can be driven on the standard class B driver’s license, but we do NOT accept provisional licenses or any license with endorsements.

For rentals with Customers Own Insurance (COI), we have no age restrictions, as long as the renter has held their full license for at least 2 years prior to the date of rental and there is a transfer of fully comprehensive insurance . There is no upper age limit.

No. All of our vehicles can be driven on a Full Class B Driver’s License. We do NOT accept provisional licenses or any license with endorsements.

No. We only accept the transfer of a fully comprehensive insurance policy.

Yes, on condition that you remain covered under this Full Comprehensive Insurance Policy during the duration of the rental, we require to have this verified in writing by insurance company/broker.

Yes, but if there is no valid credit card available, your partners will suffice but he/she will need to be present at time of rent with photo identification. Alternatively, a debit card can be provided but It is company policy to take a deposit payment up front, as well as the cost of the rental. The deposit of which will be fully refunded after 10 days preceding the return of the rental vehicle once there are no subsequent charges e.g. valeting, fuel, mileage, fines, e-flow, parking etc.

Deposits required are as follows:

STOCK VEHICLE: Small Van-€600, Medium Van-€800, Large Van-€1,000

SPECIAL ORDER: Small Van-€1,000, Medium Van-€1,500, Large Car-€2,000

ALL OTHERS: 10% of Retail Price of Vehicle

Yes, your partners will suffice but he/she will need to be present at time of rent with photo identification.

Speeding, parking fines, toll charges and any other endorsements are the responsibility of the renter in full. The renter is obliged to inform of any fines or parking tickets issued whilst the renter is using the vehicle. If you are travelling on the M50 motorway in Dublin during your rental, please note that there is a barrier-free tolling system in operation. This is known as e-flow. The toll plaza is situated between junction 6 and junction 7. As the renter of the vehicle, you are responsible for payment of this toll. Payment must be made by 8pm on the day following your journey, via one of the methods below:

  • Online at www.eflow.ie
  • By phone on LoCall number 1890 50 10 50 (from Republic of Ireland) or 08453015405 (from Northern Ireland)
  • In person using the Payzone branded outlets nationwide that display the eFlow logo

Any penalties incurred for non-payment of the toll will be automatically charged to your credit/debit card used for the rental, along with our current standard administration fee of €20.00 incl. VAT per penalty.

Yes. We have 24/7/365 secure monitoring throughout our premises.

Only long term lease vehicles (1 year or more) are available with tow-bars, if requested.

We offer a grace period of 1 hour, additional charges will incur once the rental extends beyond this period. It is the renters responsibility to ensure that the vehicle remains insured at all times.

Of course we will permit baby seats in to our cars, but it will be up to the renter/driver, to ensure that the baby seat is supplied (we don’t supply these) and installed securely and in the correct and safe position. We do not allow baby seats to be fitted in to our vans only. Albeit in the unlikely event of an accident, the reason for this policy is safety, as passenger side airbags could be extremely dangerous to an infant in a baby/child seat directly in the vicinity of an activated air-bag.

Each rental vehicle is provided with a policy booklet, which details the contact details of the breakdown assistance operator that will instantly recover the vehicle. At Newbridge Car and Van Rentals t/a go rentals we will immediately act to get a similar vehicle to your location and assist with transfer of goods/luggage as necessary. If you still feel you have been unjustly handled due to the mechanical fault of the vehicle, and you request a refund, we will stand over our guarantee and provide a refund to compensate for any lost time, no quibbles.

There is a company policy in place whereby:

The vehicle will be assessed immediately on return. The damage will be photographed and an estimate of repair can be available immediately if there is light damage. Or if there is severe damage there could be a delay due to pricing of parts, but a printed estimate will be available within 24hours. The damage repair cost is the renters responsibility and the liability is yours alone to pay but if you would like to process payment through your insurance company we can facilitate and assist. A claim will need to be registered with the insurance company immediately, and you will need to ensure your insurance companies’ assessor swiftly calls to site to view the vehicle. You will need to do this as it is your policy! We are limited in our ability to assist some of the claims process under Data Protection. Vehicle parts (if required) will have already been ordered as we will need to get the vehicle back on the road at the earliest convenience, and once figures are agreed with insurance assessor, the repair will be carried out and the insurance company will be invoiced. The renter will be liable to for the excess on your policy, which we suggest you determine immediately once you open the claim with your insurance company, this should also be stated on your original insurance policy document. If there are any delays in the insurance process claim then we will revert back to the renter for payment in full, and the renter may be liable for down-time of the vehicle also if the delays are excessive due to lack of effort, or slow progress on the part of the renter, or the insurance company.

reserves the right to charge the renter for all expenses incurred on call-outs relating to incidents other than mechanical failure. These might include:

  • Incorrect fuel put in vehicle
  • Damage caused to any part of the vehicle which has caused the vehicle to break-down
  • Keys lost or locked inside vehicle
  • Off-road/in-ditch/non-standard recovery which takes excessive time to carry out
  • Punctures or wheel change

You may also refer to our Fair Wear and Tear Guide For Cars & Vans

Only in certain circumstances, this is depending on the duration of the rental. This can be negotiated with the Newbridge Car and Van Rentals t/a go rentals  agent prior to booking.  On long term lease vehicles (1 year or more) we would encourage your own branding. We can assist with offering a price for supply and fitting of this. Renter/driver is responsible for removing of this once rental/lease has finished. We can also assist with the removal of same but again this may be chargeable.

Yes, but depending on the time and date of return. This must be arranged and confirmed with a Newbridge Car and Van Rentals t/a go rentals  agent at least 24 hours prior to booking or with at least 24 hours notice of hire completion.

All of our vehicles will have fuel in the tank on collection of rental, and we will take note of the quantity of fuel in the tank. We simply ask that the vehicle be returned with the same quantity. Excess usage will be charged on return of rental at current fuel rates at local pump, along with a “Re-fill fee”.

This will need to be confirmed prior to lease quotation and execution. With an additional excess fee of €0.10c + VAT per km, which is charged monthly, we will not be waiting until lease termination to process charges of excessive mileage/kilometers driven.. We can tailor the rental cost to suit your requirements once you confirm the estimated rental mileage which will be driven. This can be arranged with the Newbridge Car and Van Rentals t/a go rentals agent prior to booking. We also offer one tailored adjustment of your mileage, for the remaining term of your lease which must be requested no earlier than ¼ way through your term.

Yes, when renting with Customers Own Insurance (COI). Also when travelling abroad, renter must ensure successful repatriation back to our base in Kildare so we require that all renters purchase either of the following prior to rental:

a) An AA European 5 star policy which also covers accidents, breakdowns and recovery.

More information can be found here http://www.theaa.ie/AA/Insurance/European-Breakdown-Cover/5-Star-Areas-of-Cover.aspx

OR

b) An Alternative, if you are travelling with Irish Ferries, further information can be found here: http://www.irishferries.com/uk-en/faq/insurance/

We require that a standing order be signed and processed at least a week in advance of leased vehicle collection. We request that each subsequent monthly payment be processed on the 1st of Each month, and remains in place for the duration of the lease. We also require that a valid credit/debit card be maintained at all times in case of any subsequent charges regards valeting, damage excess, etc.

Yes, we can facilitate this requirement, but this may be chargeable, depends on availability, and must be arranged and confirmed with a Newbridge Car and Van Rentals t/a go rentals  agent at lease 24 hours prior to booking or with at least 24 hours notice of hire completion.

IMPORTANT NOTE:

Please note, that at all times, final consideration in all matters rests with the rental agents as to whether the rental will proceed or not.

CONDITIONS FORMING PART OF CONTRACT HIRE AGREEMENT

1. The Hire Agreement
On signing the Hire Agreement the Hirer agrees to be bound by and accepts the terms and conditions as set out hereunder. It is important that you read the terms and conditions and if you do not understand any part thereof, please bring this to the attention of a member of staff who will explain it further. This Hire Agreement constitutes the entire Agreement between the Hirer and the Owner unless other documents have been appended hereto with the consent of both the Hirer and the Owner. In the event of such other documents being appended then the entire agreement shall mean the Hire Agreement and such appended documents.

2. The Hirer
This refers to the party who under this Hire Agreement has contracted to hire a vehicle, the property of the Owner.

3. The Owner
This refers to Newbridge Car and Van Rental Limited.

4. The Hire Period
This refers to the period noted on the Hire Agreement whereby the Hirer agrees to hire a vehicle from the Owner and includes any extension of that period by express agreement between the Hirer and the Owner.

5. The Vehicle
This refers to any vehicle the property of the Owner which is hired by the Hirer pursuant to the terms of the Hire Agreement.

6. Insurance obligations of the Hirer
Insurance is not included with this agreement unless specifically noted on separate documentation.
The Hirer shall:
 Produce a valid driver’s licence(s) for inspection by the Owner and maintain a valid driver’s licence for the duration of the Hire Agreement.
 At all times while the Hire Agreement remains in force, keep the Vehicle effectively insured against loss, destruction, theft or damage to the full value thereof under an unrestricted fully comprehensive insurance policy with such company as the Owner may approve and shall declare the Owner’s interest and have same noted on the policy. The Owner reserves the right to hold such policy and insurers receipt in their custody while this Hire Agreement remains in force and the Owner reserves the right to request that the Hirer execute an Indemnity form in respect of the Hirer’s own insurance policy.
 In respect of long term Hire Agreements the Hirer shall be liable to notify the Owner in advance of the annual renewal of the Hirer’s insurance policy and shall submit copy valid driver’s licence(s) and confirmation of proposed comprehensive insurance renewal for Owners approval. If approved the Owner reserves the right to hold such policy and insurers receipt in their custody while this Hire Agreement remains in force and to request that the Hirer complete an Indemnity form in respect of the Hirer’s own insurance policy.
 Not do or suffer to be done anything which would make the said insurance policy void or voidable and pay the premiums punctually when due.
 Keep all insurance documentation provided up to date and notify the Owner immediately of any amendments cancellations or renewals of policies where the Vehicle or Vehicles on hire are affected.
 Display a valid insurance disk or in the alternative a visible form of confirmation verifying that the current insurance policy or an insurance policy comprehensively insures the Vehicle.
 In the event that the insurance arranged does not pay damages (to include all costs, loss of earnings, storage and other associated costs) to the Owner or any third parties entitled thereto and the Owner’s insurers are required to pay them, the Hirer will have the responsibility to repay this amount and any other costs incurred in handling the claim on demand and the Hirer further agrees to fully cooperate and assist the Owner and its insurers in the investigation of any third party claim.
 In the event of any accidental damage to the Vehicle, whether the fault of the Hirer or not, the Hirer shall within 24 hours submit a completed accident form to the insurance company insuring the Vehicle and notify the Owner of such accident. Upon the expiration or termination of the Hire Agreement or the loss or destruction of or damage to the Vehicle, all benefits of and in the said insurance policy shall belong to the Owner if it so requires.

7. Use of the Vehicle
The Vehicle shall not be used:
 By anyone other than the Hirer named within the Hire Agreement. This restriction extends to restrict any named or other driver’s permitted on the Hirer’s insurance policy that are not identified to the Owner as a Hirer and even if so identified and approved by the Owner, such persons must also have fully comprehensive insurance cover whilst driving the Vehicle.
 By anyone without a full valid driving licence covering the class or use of the Vehicle rented within the terms of the Hire Agreement
 By anyone under the age of 21 years.
 Or occupied by a greater number of persons than it is constructed to accommodate.
 Or driven by any person for carrying passengers for hire or reward or in any manner constituting a breach of any statute, regulation bye-law or order in force in the jurisdiction within which the Vehicle is driven.
 Without full comprehensive insurance cover in satisfaction of the insurance requirements of the within Hire Agreement which said obligation shall bind all Hirer’s listed in said Hire Agreement.
 Outside of the jurisdiction of the Republic of Ireland without the previous consent in writing of the Owner.
 For any illegal purpose or in contravention of any legislation affecting the Vehicle, its use or construction.
 For hire or reward if the vehicle exceeds 3.5gvw unless a valid operator’s licence is held and produced.
 To propel or tow any other vehicle or trailer without prior written permission of the Owner.
 To carry weight in excess of the legal payload permitted for the Vehicle.
 To tow any weight in excess of the Vehicle’s gross vehicle weight towing capacity as per the manufacturer’s specifications.
 To carry any animals.
 To smoke in.
 While under the influence of alcohol or drugs of any nature.
 While incapacitated by way of injury or otherwise.
 For racing, pace making or testing the Vehicle’s reliability and speed.
 To teach any individual to drive.
 In any terrain for which the Vehicle was not designed which is likely to cause damage to the Vehicle.

8. Responsibilities of the Hirer
The Hirer shall:
 Hold a current valid driver licence for the period of this Hire Agreement.
 Inspect the Vehicle at the commencement of the Hire Agreement (prior to taking possession of the Vehicle) and return the Vehicle in the same condition as received. The Hirer will be deemed to have admitted that at the commencement of the Hire Agreement the Vehicle is in good repair and running order and further to have undertaken to return same together with all tools, spare wheel and spares and all components and equipment fitted to or belonging to the Vehicle to the Owner in the same condition at the end of the Hire Period (fair wear and tear excepted)
 At all times keep the Vehicle and its component parts secured by lock and look after the said Vehicle and the keys.
 Undertake to drive and use the Vehicle in a skilful and careful manner at all times.
 Assume exclusive responsibility to the public and any regulatory body having jurisdiction therein in respect of the Vehicle for the duration of the Hire Period.
 Regularly check the oil and water levels of the Vehicle and other fuels as necessary to operate the Vehicle (including antifreeze as required) and be responsible for payment of all accounts for petrol, washing, valeting and topping up of oils between services.
 Check daily the engine oil level, water level and radiator, washers and wipers, lights, wheel nuts and brake fluid level.
 At all times provide safe and proper accommodation for the Vehicle and pay all rent, rates and charges in respect of such accommodation. The Hirer shall notify the Owner forthwith of any change in the address at which the Vehicle is normally garaged.
 Allow the Owner any reasonable facilities for the Owner to inspect the Vehicle in order to ascertain its general condition and efficiency.
 Ensure that the condition of the Vehicle complies with the current Road Traffic (Construction and Use of Vehicles) Regulations 2003 and 2004 and any amendment thereto at all times during the period of the Hire Agreement.
 Ensure that the odometer of the Vehicle is not interfered with and immediately report to the Owner any failure of or error with the odometer and furnish to the Owner an accurate estimate of the mileage run by the Vehicle during any period that the odometer is defective. In the event of the Hirer failing to comply with this clause the Owner shall be entitled to estimate the mileage.
 Ensure that the Vehicle is properly maintained and serviced in accordance with the manufacturer’s recommendations at the Owners premises or the premises of a dealer authorised by the Owner. If the Vehicle sustains damage due to neglect by the Hirer in ensuring that the Vehicle is properly maintained and serviced the Hirer shall be responsible to the Owner for the cost of restoring the Vehicle to a proper serviceable condition.
 Note that the Owner will be responsible for the payment of any accounts in respect of general servicing, repairs and normal tyre replacement. The payment of such accounts is made on invoice and must not under any circumstances be deducted by the Hirer from the monthly instalment charge for the Hire Agreement. Where tyre replacements are due to damage, misuse or negligence of the Hirer or anyone authorised by the Hirer, the Hirer will be responsible for such replacements. Repairs in excess €200.00 (two hundred euro) must not be carried out without the prior authority of the Owner. The Hirer will be responsible for the cost of puncture repairs, windscreen replacements and replacing broken glasses, lenses, lamps and other such fittings.
 Make the Vehicle available to the Owner for inspection at anytime on request
 By signing this Hire Agreement acknowledge liability as the owner of the Vehicle for the following:
 Any charges and penalty charges incurred under the toll scheme pursuant to the Roads Act, 1993 to include barrier free tolls within the new e-flow policy now in force. All charges to be paid on return of the Vehicle if not already paid (short term Hire Agreements) or when invoiced on the previous monthly invoice run of the Owner (long term Hire Agreements).
 Any fixed penalty offence committed by the Hirer or someone authorised by the Hirer with respect to the Vehicle and any charges incurred under the Road Traffic Acts, 1961 to 2006.
 Any penalty charges for parking which may be incurred as a result of any bye-laws made pursuant to Section 36 of the Road Traffic Act, 1994.
 Any charges made by Customs and Excise as a result of seizure of the Vehicle by them together with a loss of income charge whilst the Vehicle is unavailable for rental.
 Any other offence committed pursuant to any other Road Traffic Order in effect within the jurisdiction of the country where the Vehicle is driven.

The Hirer shall not:
 Sell or offer for sale or otherwise deal with the Vehicle or any part or parts thereof or with any interest therein or with the Hire Agreement but will keep the Vehicle in his sole and exclusive possession.
 Permit anyone not authorised within the terms of the Hire Agreement to drive or take possession of the Vehicle.
 Permit anyone to carry out any work on the Vehicle without the express permission of the Owner. In the event that works are required on the Vehicle and the express permission of the Owner has not been granted, refunds will only be permitted up to a level of €25.00 on production of a valid original receipt.
 Transport or permit to be transported any materials of a chemical or toxic nature or materials likely to cause damage to the Vehicle for example (but not limited to) concrete or paint.
 Drive the Vehicle in terrain which would cause excessive muck to gather on radiators or around the engine area of the Vehicle save that if with the Owners consent the Vehicle, the subject matter of the Hire Agreement, is intended to be used on off road terrain and all muck is washed from the Vehicle at the end of each hire day.
 Suffer or permit repairs, maintenance, servicing or other work to be carried out on or to the Vehicle except by a duly authorised Main Dealer with the prior approval of the Owner

9. Replacement “Relief” vehicle
If the Vehicle becomes unfit or unusable due to mechanical failure for a period of not less than 36 hours then the Owner will, upon application, provide a relief vehicle at the premises of the Owner and all the terms and conditions of this Hire Agreement shall apply to the relief vehicle as if it were the Vehicle but provided that the Owner shall be under no liability to provide a relief vehicle of the same cubic capacity, model, make or colour as the Vehicle described in this Hire Agreement. Relief vehicle facilities are only available during normal working hours: Monday-Friday 09.00-17.00 hours and not during Public Holidays. No deduction shall be made from the hire rent in respect of the period of substitution. The Owner shall not be required to supply a relief vehicle where the Vehicle has become unfit or unusable due to accidental damages or negligence on the part of the Hirer.

10. Indemnity
The Hirer agrees upon demand to indemnify, hold harmless and defend the Owner from all losses, claims, demands, liabilities, expenses or otherwise incurred directly or indirectly by the Owner (save where caused by the Owner) as a result of the Hire Agreement or as a result of the use, possession or operation of the Vehicle by the Hirer or any party authorised by the Hirer including but not limited to the following: –

 Claims by third parties made against the Owner
 Liabilities as a result of Government legislation in relation to fines, penalties, levies, charges or otherwise levied against the Vehicle in any jurisdiction.
 Any costs incurred by the Owner as the result of Government legislation requiring the fitting of any extras or additions to the Vehicle during the Hire Period under the Hire Agreement.
 All reasonable costs and expenses incurred by the Owner arising from any losses, liabilities, damages, injuries, claims or demands or otherwise levied against the Owner as a result of the Hire Agreement.
 Payment of all fines which may be imposed in respect of breaches of the Parking Regulations of any City, County or Urban Authority in the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland. If as a result of the Hirers failure to do so the Owner is required to pay such fines, the Hirer shall pay to the Owner the amount of such fines together with a service charge not exceeding twenty-five per cent of the said fines.

11. Licence of Vehicle
The Owner shall licence the Vehicle and retain custody of the registration book. The Owner shall be responsible for the cost of the Road Fund Licence Duty on the Vehicle but in the event of the Road Fund Licence Duty being increased or any duty or tax being levied on the Vehicle or the running and use thereof, then the Hirer shall pay to the Owner such sums and will indemnify the Owner from the cost of such increases. The Hirer shall he responsible for the cost of any required licence should a radio be fitted to the Vehicle.

12. Damage
 If the Vehicle is damaged as a result of an accident whether the fault of the Hirer or not the Owner reserves the right to carry out the necessary repairs and the Hirer shall be responsible for the cost of such repairs including the cost of towing or conveying the Vehicle from the scene of the accident to the Owner’s premises which costs shall include loss of earnings by the Owner while the Vehicle is not in use and such costs incurred in arranging a relief vehicle.
 Should the Vehicle be damaged to such an extent that in the opinion of the Owner it would not be economical to repair then the Vehicle shall be deemed to continue on hire until such time as the Owner has been paid for the cost of the damage involved.

13. Charges
Standard Charges
The Hirer agrees to pay the Owner the following charges: –

 The rental charge pursuant to this Hire Agreement
 Additional time charges for the Hire Period
 A refuelling charge in the event that the Vehicle is returned with a quantity of fuel in the tank which is less than that in the tank at the time of collection with said cost to be based on the fuel prices on the day of return of the Vehicle
 Any appropriate mileage or other charges at the rates referred to in this Hire Agreement or from time to time in force
 The full cost of uninsured damage to or loss of the Vehicle
 Any amount in respect of which the Hirer is required to indemnify the Owner pursuant to the terms of this Hire Agreement
 Any charges for additional tax or duty levied on the Vehicle as a result of the Hirer’s requirements for example (but not limited to) the cost of any required licence should the Hirer require a radio to be fitted to the vehicle

Additional Charges
The Hirer agrees to pay the Owner the following additional charges: –

 All fines imposed and legal costs incurred for parking, traffic or other offences to include road tolls, bus lane fines, speeding fines or otherwise levied against the Vehicle, the Hirer or any person authorised by the Hirer to use the Vehicle until same is returned
 All reasonable costs and fees incurred by the Owner in processing or dealing with any such fines as listed above
 Any costs or fees incurred by the Owner in recovering any payment from the Hirer pursuant to the terms of the Hire Agreement
 A late return fee in the sum of one day’s hire cost pursuant to the hire cost of the within Hire Agreement to be charged initially if late on the specified day of return and every day thereafter
 Any costs or fees incurred by the Owner in having the Vehicle valeted as a direct result of the Vehicle being returned by the Hirer in a state not fit for immediate hire. The valeting charge will amount to one day’s hire cost pursuant to the terms of the within Hire Agreement
 With regard to long term Hire Agreements, the costs of additional mileage which exceeds the agreed mileage allowance per annum. The Hirer agrees to discharge such charges for any excess mileage annually at the rate per mile as was agreed by the Hirer and the Owner at the outset of the Hire Agreement. The Hirer agrees to make available the Vehicle at any time on the Owners request to permit the Owner to inspect the Vehicle and monitor use of the mileage allowance.
 In the event of damage to, loss or theft of the Vehicle or any part or component part thereof howsoever caused (unless at the fault of the Owner) then
 Full market value of the repair or replacement of the Vehicle
 Towing storage and impounding fees
 Loss of revenue based on the Owners loss of income from the Vehicle up to settlement or resolution at the daily hire rate set out in the within Hire Agreement
 Reasonable administration fees incurred by the Owner
 Reasonable sums for the diminishment of value of the Vehicle
 Cost of repair or replacement of any component part of the Vehicle to include damage caused by outside influences for example but not limited to damage to radiators and engines caused by excessive mud and/or damage to the interior caused by carrying items such as concrete or paint
 All Value Added Tax or any other Government Tax being applied to the rent or any other charges as specified in this Hire Agreement
 Cost of delivering a replacement key to the Hirer if lost by the Hirer to include cost of obtaining replacement key (parts, coding and labour) and postage/courier charges.

The Hirer agrees that the total charges will be debited from the Hirer’s credit or debit card details of which have been supplied to the Owner in advance of commencement of the Hire Agreement by way of security. The Owner agrees to endeavour to notify the Hirer of the total of the final charge amount to be debited from the Hirer’s credit or debit card and confirms that all charges are subject to an audit if necessary.

14. Withdrawal of the Vehicle
The Owner may from time to time withdraw the Vehicle supplied under this Hire Agreement and substitute another vehicle of the same or later equivalent model and equal or lower mileage. The terms and conditions of the Hire Agreement will apply to the substituted vehicle.

15. Vehicle involved in an accident/stolen
In the event that the Vehicle is stolen or involved in an accident the Hirer must

 report the incident as soon as is reasonably possible to the Owner in writing
 notify the Hirer’s insurers and advise the Owner of such notification in writing
 report the incident to An Garda Siochana as soon as reasonably possible
 return the keys to the Owner as soon as reasonably possible
 collect all information to include licence plate numbers, names and addresses of all persons involved and all witnesses to the incident and insurance details and notify same in writing to the Owner
 agree to provide assistance to the police, the insurers, any legal representative and the Owner in relation to any proceedings in connection with the incident
 indemnify the Owner against all costs, liabilities, actions, claims, damages or demands which are not recoverable under the Hirer’s insurance

16. Ending the Agreement
Without prejudice to any other rights and remedies, the Owner may without any previous notice terminate the Hire Agreement in any of the following events

 If the Hirer shall knowingly have made any false statement or withheld any material information in order to induce the Owner to enter into the Hire Agreement.
 If default shall be made by the Hirer in paying any instalment of rent for seven days after it shall have become due (whether legally demanded or not).
 If the Hirer shall commit any breach of any other obligation on the part of the Hirer herein contained.
 If any distress for rent, rates or taxes shall be levied or threatened to be levied on the goods of or against the Hirer.
 If any process or execution for judgement debts shall issue or be threatened to be issued against the Hirer.
 If the Hirer shall make or attempt to make any arrangement or composition with creditors or being a company shall go into liquidation whether compulsory or voluntary or if a receiver of its assets shall be appointed or being an individual or being a firm any partner or principal therein shall become bankrupt.
 If the Hirer shall do or cause to be done or permit or suffer any act or thing whereby the Owner’s rights in the Vehicle may be prejudiced or put in jeopardy.
 If the Vehicle is lost or stolen and is not recovered after 48 hours or is destroyed or is damaged to such an extent that in the opinion of the Owner it is not economic to repair the same.
 Should the Hire Agreement be terminated the Owner may at any time thereafter retake possession of the Vehicle and may remove the same from any property where it shall be then kept and for this purpose may enter into or upon such property and seize and carry away the Vehicle and use all such lawful force as shall be necessary to effect this object and the termination of the Hire Agreement under this Clause shall not affect the right of the Owner to recover from the Hirer any monies due to the Owner under this Hire Agreement or damages for breach thereof. At the termination of this Hire Agreement for whatever cause all of the terms of this Hire Agreement shall apply in relation to the Vehicle, including in particular the Hirer’s obligation to keep the Vehicle insured, until such time as the Vehicle is returned to the Owner.
 In the event of the Vehicle being repossessed by the Owners pursuant to the terms of the within Hire Agreement, the Hirer acknowledges and confirms that they have no right to compensation in this regard. In the event that the Hirer continues to operate the Vehicle after the right to do so has been terminated, the Hirer agrees that the Owner will have the right to notify An Garda Siochana that the vehicle has been stolen and the Hirer acknowledges that the Owner will have no further liability arising from any such notification.
 Any time or other indulgence granted by the Owner shall not affect the strict rights of the Owner under this Agreement.
 The Hirer may terminate this Hire Agreement by giving the Owner one months notice in writing. Should the Hire Agreement be terminated by either party the Hirer must pay to the Owner all monies due at date of termination, together with a sum equal to ½ of the remaining rent to a maximum of 12 months rent and a minimum of one month’s rent.
 At the end of the contract the Vehicle should be returned to the premises of the Owner.

17. Governing Law Jurisdiction
This Hire Agreement is governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of Ireland and all disputes arising out of or in connection with this Hire Agreement shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the Irish Court. For the purposes of clarification Ireland or the Republic of Ireland excludes Northern Ireland

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