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Minimum Age to Hire a Van UK

Can I Hire A Van On My Licence? Yes, the great news is if you are aged 23+ you can hire any van at hirefleet on a standard UK driving licence if you have a minimum of 2 years driving experience. What size van can I hire on a normal licence, can I drive a 3.5 tonne van? You are allowed to drive any van up to 3.5 tonne on a standard UK driving licence.

Can I Hire A Van On My Licence?

Yes, the great news is if you are aged 23+ you can hire any van at hirefleet on a standard UK driving licence if you have a minimum of 2 years driving experience.

What size van can I hire on a normal licence, can I drive a 3.5 tonne van? You are allowed to drive any van up to 3.5 tonne on a standard UK driving licence, it is important that you are mindful of how much weight you plan to carry in the back to ensure you stay within the legal loading limits.   

Can I hire a luton van on my licence? Yes, we offer self-drive luton van hire for all drivers aged 23+ with a full UK driving licence and at least 2 years driving experience. 

Can I Drive A Van With 1 Years’ Experience? At hirefleet we require at least 2 years of driving experience which is the industry standard, again this is a minimum requirement relating to your insurance for van hire.

What Is The Legal Age To Hire A Van In UK?

Although under 25’s can legally hire a van, it is almost impossible to find anyone that will provide van rental to anyone aged under 23. 

The minimum age to hire a van UK is typically 23 due to van hire insurance. There are also further restrictions for younger drivers such as vehicle types and models, this is because younger drivers are in a higher risk category for van rental insurance. 

What age can you hire a van with hirefleet, can I hire a van at 21? At hirefleet our insurance covers drivers from the age of 23-75. However, any drivers under the age of 25 are considered “young drivers” and will be subject to a £35 surcharge fee which is the industry standard charge. 

The minimum age requirement is due to the higher risk associated with younger drivers statistically in the eyes of insurance providers. Younger drivers statistically make more insurance claims and have insurance claims that are typically higher than other age categories.

Does Van Hire Include Insurance?

We provide insurance that covers drivers aged 23-75 with a minimum of 2 years driving experience for self-drive van hire. 

Please note that all drivers aged between 23-25 will incur an additional surcharge of £35, this is also accompanied by an increase in van rental excess insurance to £1500, if CDW is taken at the time of booking the van hire excess is reduced to £1,000.

If you would like to provide your own insurance for van hire or have any questions about rental van excess insurance, please contact us directly for further details.

What Age Can I Drive A Trailer?

Can you tow a trailer with a standard driving licence? Yes, you can now tow a trailer with a UK standard driving licence, if you passed your car driving test from 01.01.1997.

You can tow a trailer up to 3,500kg MAM, (maximum authorised mass), according to the GOV’s new rules for towing a trailer. You will still need to be aged 25+ to hire a vehicle from hirefleet in which you plan to tow a trailer, (drivers aged 23-25 may be approved on a case-by-case basis).

What Do I Need to Hire a Van?

What documents do I need to hire a van? The great news is that renting a van couldn’t be easier, here is everything that you need to get your self drive van hire out on the road in no-time.

A Full UK Driver’s Licence

Your Photo Driving License must be produced at the time of collection & all drivers need to have held a full driver’s licence for a minimum of 2 years. If your driving licence was issued outside of the EU, you must present this together with an international licence - we cannot accept international licences on their own. We advise all Non-EU driving Licence holders to check their eligibility to drive in the UK as certain restrictions apply if they have been resident in the UK for more than 12 months.

Access / Verification Code

An access / verification code must be obtained to allow us to view your driving record information, this can be obtained at: www.gov.uk/view-driving-license free of charge or alternatively you can call on 0800 861 1001 between 8:00am - 6:00pm Monday to Friday and 08:00am - 5:00pm Saturday. The generated code will be valid for 21 days - if you have access to a printer: please click the link underneath your code to print your driver summary & produce this when collecting your vehicle to speed up the booking out process. The Access Code or Driver Summary must be produced at the time of hire.

Two additional forms of identification

Confirming your current address, these may include bank statements, utility bill or council tax bills (credit card statements not accepted) & must be dated within the last 3 months - strictly no other forms of identification are accepted. A passport cannot be accepted as a form of address authentication if it does not have a printed address in it, however, this can be used as a photo ID alongside the old style paper license. Hirer's with out of area addresses may be subject to larger deposits. If in doubt, please call our office on 0800 861 1001 or get in touch for more information.

Need Self Drive Van Hire?

If you are looking for a self-drive van hire at hirefleet we not only offer great prices but truly provide a first-class service.

To book a self-drive van hire please select the appropriate pickup date range, then set the pickup and drop-off time alongside any additional features that you may require.

Whether you require sat nav assistance, packaging sheets or a sack trolley, we will ensure your rental is fully equipped with your selections upon pickup.

We also are conveniently located to serve Yorkshire, Lincolnshire, and Nottinghamshire.

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