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Cherished Roadsters Vehicle Hire: Terms

By hiring a Cherished Roadster car all drivers agree to use the vehicles in an appropriate safe manner and with due care and attention to maintain the integrity and condition of the vehicle at all times. Drivers will be charged for all forms of loss associated with any abuse, misuse and any damage so caused.

Abuse and misuse include the following and as such is excluded from the hire arrangement:-

  • Use of the vehicle in any way that contravenes the Highway Code, Road Traffic Law or any other laws enforced at any time.

  • Allowing other drivers not insured and approved by Cherished Roadsters  to drive the vehicles.

  • The carrying of more passengers than or for which the vehicle is designed or insured.

  • Towing or pushing any other objects, vehicle or trailer using the hire vehicle.

  • Leaving the vehicle in an unsafe location or in an unsecured manner.

  • The transporting animals, equipment or personal effects that is liable to cause damage to or soil the vehicle in any way.

  • Smoking in the vehicle at any time.

  • Loading the vehicle above its maximum permitted weight.

  • Driving the vehicle when unwell or unfit - from what ever cause.

  • Using the vehicle for hire and reward, racing, pace-making, speed testing or any contest, reliability or speed trials.

All hirers and drivers of Cherished Roadsters agree that from the time that they receive the hire vehicle to the time they return the vehicle they will be ‘in charge’ of the vehicle and take full responsibility for its safe keeping.

If the vehicle is stolen the hirer must inform Cherished Roadsters and the police immediately and obtain a crime reference number from the police and forward the crime reference number by text to 07850 214674/[email protected]

Breakdown and Recovery

Due to the age and intrinsic nature of the vehicles offerd Cherished Roadsters cannot be help liable for any consequential loss in the event of any breakdown; If the vehicle has a problem please take the following action:

  1. Drivers are to cease driving the vehicle as soon and as safely as is possible. Do not allow anyone unauthorized by Cherished Roadsters to attempt to rectify the problem.

  2. Please notify us immediately and contact the breakdown service company - details will be provided at the start of the hire period.

  3. If the vehicle cannot be repaired at the roadside it will be arranged for the drivers and vehicle to be returned to base.

  4. We will endeavour to provide an alternative vehicle. If this is not possible a refund of equivalent value to the remaining hire value will be offered.

General Information

  • Day hire: 10am to 6pm - for multiple day bookings the car can be kept overnight at secure parking facilities.
  • Drivers must be at least 25 years of age (216 - 23 years).

  • Comprehensive Insurance Cover is arranged for the period of the hire. If the driver has points on their licence or previous motoring convictions then a surcharge may be levied by the insurance company. 
  • One week before the drive date we will make contact to take the remainder of the hire tariff and the refundable deposit against safe keeping. The deposit is refunded at the end of the drive following an inspection of the car.

  • The information pack we supply with each car has details of our comprehensive specialist car hire insurance and conditions of use and breakdown cover.

  • A full driving licence document and proof of address will be required to be shown on collection of the vehicle
  • If two drivers are required, this acn be arranged for which there will be an additional charge. 

  • Please send by email a copy of your driving licence, proof of the driver’s identity and address (eg. a copy of your passport/utilty bill)  immediately on booking to [email protected]
  • All Hire rates are for collection of classic cars from Bryn Gardens, Liss GU33 7HB - directions will be forwarded on request. Delivery can be arranged.

  • Bryn Gardens has secure off-street parking available. However, parking your car is your own risk.
  • On arrival we will ask to check your proof of identity and view and copy the driver’s licence and passport.  We may also take a photograph of the driver with the car for our records.
  • Before we hand you the keys to one of our cars we’ll take driver through the controls and offer the option of a short accompanied test drive to explain the characteristics of the car. 

  • Should we not be available to recieve the car back from hire, arrangeents will be made for you to secure the car  in our CTT monitored yard and deposit the keys; Cherished Roadsters personel will check the car as soon as practicle and wil advise of any reclaim defects within 48 hours.

Enjoy your driver experience.

Adverse weather - ice/snow

The use of our classic cars on heavily salt/gritted highways is not permissible; consequently, and at our discretion, we will either:- 
- defer the booking to an alternative date, 
- cancel the booking with full refund or 
- Offer an alternative vehicle. 
There will be no additional charges and Cherished Roadsters cannot be held liable for any consequential loss.

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For further information please Email [email protected]

or Telephone 01730 239833

Cherished Roadsters is a trading name of Peter Barton LLP