Rental Agreement

 Tiki Red Campervan Hire Terms & Conditions/ Campervan Rental Agreement


The customer always comes first when you hire a Tiki Red Campervan Hire VW Campervan.  To ensure you know exactly what to expect during your booking and hire please read our Terms and Conditions below.


1.Minimum Hire

Minimum hire of Campervan is 2 nights and you can hire our campervans for up to 30 days at a time.  If you would like a 1 night hire, we can accommodate this.



Tiki Red Campervan Hire authorises the use of this vehicle up to 4 passengers including the Driver. Each person to use the safety restraints provided at all times whilst vehicle is in motion.



Drivers must be between 25 and 75 years old. A refundable security deposit of £500  to cover Campervan Insurance Excess applies to all our VW Campervan hires with UK Drivers license and with Non-UK  licenses held within the EU, Canada, USA, Australia and New Zealand.

Main Drivers must provide Photo ID license prior to hire commencement plus 2 items of residential proof of the main Driver (2 Utility bills from separate companies less than 3 months old is acceptable.) If the Driver does not have a Photo License ID, the paper license and a passport is required.

Additional Drivers must provide both paper license and Photo ID license prior to hire. If the Driver does not have a Photo License ID, the paper license and a passport is required.

Details of any additional drivers are required in advance of rental period.

Drivers are personally liable for all legal penalties (e.g.: parking tickets) which are incurred during the period of hire.

Maximum of 2 drivers per rental

All drivers must be present at Booking Hire Start Day

Campervan Hire Rates quoted include:

Unlimited miles

UK standard vehicle insurance*

UK standard equipment & breakdown

* Insurance loading. In some cases, Tiki Red Campervan Hire will incur additional charges if the driver to be insured has a traffic conviction, is using a non-UK driving license or is in an occupation which is deemed high risk. These charges will be passed onto the customers.


4.Payment of your Campervan Rental

Availability is on a request and confirm basis at the time of reservation.  A reservation is only binding after it has been confirmed by Tiki Red Campervan Hire and a non-refundable deposit of £50 has been received.  Our terms and conditions including cancellation policy will apply from this point onwards.  Once the reservation is confirmed, a confirmation email will be sent out to the customer.  Settlement of the remaining balance will be due one month (30 days) prior to Booking Rental Start date. A refundable security deposit is required 7 working days before rental period starts to cover Insurance Excess and any damages or road traffic fines incurred and can be paid through Paypal with a credit or debit card or by cheque or bank transfer. Payment for the security deposit will be refunded 14 days after end of hire less any incurred costs.  I irrevocably authorise Tiki Red Campervan Hire to deduct from the security deposit any amounts due by me to Tiki Red Campervan Hire arising out of this agreement. The security deposit will be refunded by Paypal or bank transfer 14 days after the return of the Campervan provided the vehicle being returned to the correct location, undamaged, with a clean interior with a full fuel tank. We reserve the right to retain a £50.00 soiling fee if the Campervan is not returned with the interior in a clean condition


The 25% deposit is non refundable to cover us for cancellations.

Tiki Red campervans are to be driven in the UK only, any trips to Europe must be discussed before hire and relevant insurance and breakdown cover costs will need to be added.


5. Campervan Hire Extras

Pick up and drop off at Hilsea train station -- FREE

1 Bedding set - £20 per hire

2 Bedding sets - £30 per hire

Awning - £10 per day

Additional driver - £10 per day


6.Cancellation Charges

1 weeks or less    100.00 % of booking        

2 weeks or less    85.00 % of booking        

3 weeks or less    60.00 % of booking        

4 weeks or less    40.00 % of booking        

5 weeks or less    30.00 % of booking

Tiki Red Campervan Hire cannot postpone or transfer money from one hire to another.


7.Rental and other charges

I will pay Tiki Red Campervan Hire:


all rental charges

the security deposit.

the nominated cancellation fee in the event of cancellation of this agreement prior to acceptance of delivery of the vehicle

the cost of any damage to the vehicle or the property of any third party, subject to the insurance*

all government fees and duties etc

all parking fines, other fines or penalties, and/or accidents including third party property damage not reported on return of the vehicle; and associated administration costs incurred in relation to the vehicle during the rental period

any other fees or charges payable by me pursuant to this agreement. *

the daily rental rate for the period the vehicle is off fleet for accident repairs*

the cost to recover a vehicle which has become bogged.*

*This cost is up to the insurance excess amount provided all Terms and Conditions are adhered to. If the insurance deems the insurance to be invalid due to inappropriate use of the vehicle and there has been a breach by the hirer of the terms of this agreement, then the hirer will be liable for all costs.


8.Payment of charges joint and several liability

All charges and expenses payable by me under this agreement are due on demand by Tiki Red Campervan Hire. If I do not pay all charges when due, I agree to pay a late charge of 1.5% per month on the outstanding balance and any collection costs incurred by Tiki Red Campervan Hire, including reasonable legal fees. When the customer comprises of more than one person, each person is liable jointly and severally for all obligations of the customer pursuant to this agreement.


9.Campervan Collection and return

Collection: Please allow up to 1 hour for the hand-over of the Campervan to complete documentation and demonstrate our vehicle to you.


Return: Please allow up to half an hour on the return of your vehicle to hand over and check the condition of the vehicle.  The vehicle must be returned with a full tank of fuel and returned in the same condition that it was rented to you.  The vehicle must be returned on the date stated on the rental agreement and before the stated check out time.  The hirer must advise Four Seasons Campers if they are delayed for any reason and additional charges may be charged.


I acknowledge that having received the vehicle in a clean condition and in sound working order in accordance with the departure checklist and with a full fuel tank:


I will return the vehicle in a clean condition with a full fuel tank, on the return date and time set out under the heading ‘check in’ in the rental agreement.

I acknowledge that Tiki Red Campervan Hire will not refund to me any monies, nor have any obligation to provide a replacement vehicle, if the vehicle is returned or I cease to have the use of the vehicle prior to the return date for any reason e.g. accident, weather or theft.

If the vehicle is returned with out a full tank of full the cost of refuelling will be deducted from the security deposit.

If the vehicle is returned uncleaned (inside i.e. cooker/floor/seats etc.) there will be a £30 cleaning charge took off the security deposit.


10.Title to vehicle

I acknowledge that Tiki Red Campervan Hire retains title to the vehicle and that I possess the goods as a mere bailee only. I do not have any right to pledge Tiki Red Campervan Hire credit in connection with the vehicle and agree not to do so. I shall not agree, attempt, offer or purport to sell, assign, sublet, lend, pledge, mortgage, let on hire, or otherwise part with or attempt to part with the personal possession of or otherwise deal with the vehicle.


11.Use of the vehicle

I agree that during the rental period, I will not and will not allow the vehicle to be:

Driven otherwise than in a cautious, prudent and normal manner;

Used in a manner which could cause damage;

Driven in a prohibited area or in an area other than the areas indicated by me to Tiki Red Campervan Hire;

Driven by a person under the influence of alcohol or drugs or with a blood alcohol level in excess of that permitted by law;

Left with the ignition key in the vehicle while it is unoccupied

Left unoccupied without the cd faceplate removed, steering wheel security lock applied;

Driven by persons:

Under the age of 25 years; or who is not authorised by law to drive the vehicle. Particulars of a proposed licensed driver of the vehicle are set out under the heading ‘driver details’ in the motor rental agreement.

Damaged by:

Submersion in water

Contact with salt water

Used for any illegal purpose for any race, rally or contest

Used to tow any vehicle or trailer.

Used to carry passengers or property for hire or reward

Used to carry more persons than is permitted by any relevant authority or detailed in the vehicle manual or on the vehicle or specified in this agreement

Used to carry volatile liquids, gases, explosives or other corrosive or inflammable material

Otherwise used in breach of my obligations under this agreement.


12.Alterations to the vehicle

I shall not make any alterations or additions to the vehicle without the prior written consent of Tiki Red Campervan Hire



I shall take all reasonable steps to properly maintain the vehicle, including oil checks, water and batteries.

I acknowledge that Tiki Red Campervan Hire will reimburse me for expenditure up to UK £200.00 reasonably incurred in rectifying any mechanical failure to the drive train and engine of the vehicle (not including the water system, refrigerator, heating, audio equipment) provided that:


I produce relevant receipts

I have received the prior consent of Tiki Red Campervan Hire

The damage is not due to my fault or my breach of this agreement.

Subject to the terms of this agreement, I will pay for the cost of repairing or replacing tyres damaged during the rental period provided that Tiki Red Campervan Hire will reimburse me for expenditure reasonably incurred if:

I produce relevant receipts

The tyre is defective and is returned by me to Tiki Red Campervan Hire for inspection; and

The manufacturer accepts liability under his warranty,

I will be liable for any costs associated with the incorrect use of fuel ( fuel being diesel or petrol )

If hire is for 3 days or more I am required to check and top up water/oil every 3 days until hire is finished.


14.Responsibility when accident occurs

In the event of any accident, loss or damage arising out of the use of the vehicle

I will notify Tiki Red Campervan Hire within 24hrs of the happening of the event

Obtain the names and addresses of third parties and any witnesses and report the event to the nearest police station;

Complete a European accident report form as supplied

Not make any admission of liability to other parties, settlement offer or other like offer;

Assist Tiki Red Campervan Hire in handling any claim arising from any event, including providing all relevant information and attending court to give evidence.

I acknowledge that the excess or other amount due by me in respect of any damage arising from an accident, loss or damage is payable at the time of reporting the event and not at the completion of the rental period.

I will pay for any costs relating to the delivery of a change over vehicle as a result of an accident regardless of which party is at fault.



I agree that the vehicle is insured for damage to the vehicle and the property of a third party

I will have to pay an excess for any damage. The insurance excess is £500 as agreed and paid.  Please note that resolution of damage issues is time consuming to resolve and we reserve the right to charge an administration fee in addition to the repair cost.

I will not have any insurance cover and I will be responsible for the total cost of any damage if I breach any of the terms of this agreement


16.Release and indemnity of Tiki Red Campervan Hire

Subject to its obligation to deliver the vehicle, I release Tiki Red Campervan Hire, its employees and agents, from any liability to me (regardless of who is at fault) for any loss or damage incurred by me by reason of this agreement, including but not limited to:

Any loss or damage caused by breakdown, mechanical defect, accident or the vehicle being unsuitable for my purpose

Any loss or damage to any property left in or on the vehicle, in any service vehicle or on any Tiki Red Campervan Hire premises or recovered or handled by Tiki Red Campervan Hire.

Subject to any insurance arrangements agreed with Tiki Red Campervan Hire, I hereby indemnify and shall keep indemnified Tiki Red Campervan Hire, its employees and agents against any claims, demands and expenses (including legal costs) incurred or sustained by them or any of them by reason of my use and/or possession of the vehicle.

Instances beyond Tiki Red Campervan Hire control that means they cannot release the vehicle to me due to a prior accident or fault with the vehicle. In this instance, Tiki Red Campervan Hire will endeavour to find a replacement vehicle or give a full refund of the price of hire to the customer.


17.Road restrictions

All vehicles may only be driven on sealed / bitumen roads.

I acknowledge that Tiki Red Campervan Hire reserves the right at any time, at its sole discretion, to restrict vehicle movements in certain areas due to adverse road or weather conditions or any other reasonable cause



We allow dogs (maximum of 2 depending on size) to travel in our vehicles.



In the interests of cleanliness for other customers we have a no smoking policy and will retain ALL of the security deposit if the vehicle is returned with evidence of smoking in it.



In the unfortunate event that you break down the information for who you contact and where to recover vehicle too is in the glove box of the campervan and will be shown to you upon collection. We will refund you the daily rate back from the day after breakdown minus insurance payment (between £25/£30 per day depending on driver). We do not cover your campsite or other costs.

21.Mileage limits

Tiki Red is limited to 150 miles per day unless otherwise discussed and an agreement signed by both parties. Any mileage over 150 miles per day will be charged at £1.00 per mile. All our campervans have trackers fitted which allow us to monitor mileage use.

Definitions of terms and conditions

Definitions of terms and conditions ‘i’,’me’ and ‘my’ refers jointly and severally to the person or persons who are the customers; ‘this agreement’ means the rental agreement, the insurance motor rental agreement and these terms and conditions. In the event of any discrepancy between these terms and conditions and any other Tiki Red Campervan Hire literature, the provisions of these terms and conditions apply.

Tiki Red Campervan Hire – ‘Means Tiki Red Campervan Hire owned by James Lindsay, 27 Woofferton road, Portsmouth, Hampshire PO6 4DP

‘customer’ -Means the person or persons nominated as the hirer under the heading ‘hire details’ on the insurance motor rental agreement and any person whose credit card is presented in payment of the customer’s charges.

‘living equipment’ – Includes but is not limited to tv/dvd player, cd player, crockery, cutlery, cooking utensils.

‘Over head damage’ – All drivers must be aware of the (unusual) height of the motorhome and are responsible for all damage if driven under an obstruction that is too low for it to clear – the obvious examples are low bridges and height restrictions into car parks etc. In this event neither the basic insurance nor collision damage waiver will apply and the hirer will be responsible for the repair of all damages. Overhead damage is deemed as any damage to any part of the vehicle which occurs above 6 feet (1.83 metres) and or any third party property. The hire rate quoted includes a standard excess of £500 or other amount as agreed by our insurers for licenses outwith UK and EU. In the event of any damage to either the vehicle or third party property, the hirer will be liable up to the full amount of the security deposit paid. The hirer will also be fully liable for all overhead damage, any damaged deemed as gross negligence and replacement or repair of windows and windscreens or tyre damage.

‘rental period’ – Means the hire period referred to under the heading ‘booking details’ on the rental agreement or any agreed variation thereof and any additional period during which the vehicle is in the customer’s possession or control

‘vehicle’ – Means the vehicle described under the heading ‘vehicle details’ on the rental agreement and includes tyres, tools, accessories, the living equipment and any other special equipment, documents related to the vehicle and any replacement or substitute vehicle which may be provided at the discretion of Tiki Red Campervan Hire.

‘security deposit’ – Means the vehicle security deposit detailed under the heading ‘vehicle security deposit’ in the insurance motor rental agreement.  The hire rate quoted includes a standard excess of £500 or other amount as agreed by our insurers for licenses outwith UK and EU.


Terminating the agreement

I acknowledge that Tiki Red Campervan Hire may terminate this agreement and repossess the vehicle at any time, without notification to me, and that I will pay the reasonable costs of repossessing the vehicle, including towing charges if;


I am in breach of any term of this agreement;

I have obtained the vehicle through fraud or misrepresentation;

The vehicle appears to be abandoned

The vehicle is not returned on the agreed return date or Tiki Red Campervan Hire reasonably believes that the vehicle will not be returned on the agreed return date;

Tiki Red Campervan Hire considers on reasonable grounds, that the safety of passengers or the condition of the vehicle is endangered. I understand that in the event of such termination or repossession, i have no right to a refund of any part of the rental charges or the security deposit



Any changes to this agreement must be in writing and must be signed on behalf of Tiki Red Campervan Hire and by me.

My warranties

I warrant that all information supplied by me to Tiki Red Campervan Hire in connection with this agreement is true.


Entire agreement

This agreement constitutes the entire agreement of the parties and there are no other oral undertakings, warranties or agreements between the parties relating to the subject matter of this agreement. Tiki Red Campervan Hire reserves the right to add or amend any rental charges without prior notice.

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