Terms & Conditions

Terms & Conditions


There is a £750.00 pre-authorisation security deposit taken on collection by debit card or credit card, this is in addition to the £250 booking deposit.

No money will be deducted from the security pre-authorisation providing all terms and conditions have been complied to, returned to our premises on the agreed date and time, in the same condition as it was let out, the interior clean (including all cooking utensils and appliances) and a full tank of fuel.

The pre-authorisation will be held for 14 days after the hire is complete allowing for speeding tickets, parking fines, congestion charges and any other costs to reach Jimbob’s Buses.

The security deposit will be used to fund any loss or damage to equipment, fixtures and fittings or negligent damage to the vehicle.


  • Min age of 25 with 3 years full license
  • Additional drivers can be added at an extra cost
  • Vehicles can be hired for weekend, midweek and full week periods
  • No single day hires are permitted.
  • All children travelling must have appropriate child safety seats.

Minimum hire period varies from 3 to 7 days depending on the season. Please check with Jimbob’s Buses at the time of booking


If you are planning to take you pet on holidays with you, you will need to advise Jimbobs Buses so you can be allocated the pet friendly camper van. Due to pet allergies pets are not permitted in any other vehicle. If Jimbobs Buses find evidence (odour or pet hair) you will be charged for extra cleaning.


If due to circumstances beyond our control, the vehicle is not available, Jimbob’s Buses reserves the right to offer a suitable alternative vehicle.  If this is not acceptable, or another vehicle is not available, the liability of Jimbob’s Buses will be limited to a refund of monies paid, and the hirer shall have no further claims against Jimbob’s Buses.

Travel Insurance

Travel insurance is recommended which will cover cancellation costs, personal luggage, money loss, personal accident and medical expenses.


A reservation is only binding once it has been confirmed by Jimbob’s Buses and a deposit of £250 has been received for the booking.  Once the reservation has been confirmed, an invoice will be issued by post for the remaining balance.

Settlement of the remaining balance will be due 6 weeks prior to the hire start date.


Payment is through PayPal and can be by your account or credit card (Visa or Master card) or debit cards.

For late bookings (less than 6 weeks before the hire start date) the full price is payable on booking.

Vehicles will not be released without cleared payment received in full.


Please allow one hour for the hand-over at the depot. This time is required to complete all the required documentation and to demonstrate the vehicle fully.

Collection of vehicles is between 1 pm and 4pm. Different time slots can be organised if required if these hour are unsuitable for you requirement.

On collection of all vehicles we will require 2 separate form of ID in the way of a utility bill, phone bill or bank statement.

National Insurance Number and wallet card driving license will be required for all drivers.


On return all vehicles will be inspected and cleaned this time is required to perform all the after hire checks, to ensure the terms and conditions have been upheld.

Vehicles must be returned clean and in the same condition as they left the depot. Charges will be incurred for any failure to comply with the terms and conditions stated and signed.

Return of vehicles is between 9:00 and 11:00am.  A time slot will be booked for your return.

Late Return: If you will be late returning your vehicle, Jimbob’s Buses must be advised immediately. Failure to do so may result in prosecution for driving whilst uninsured.

An additional late return charge will be payable for all late returns.

Cancellation Charges

The following charges and penalties will always be applied when a booking for a hired vehicle is cancelled by the Hirer:

(A): Up to 20 weeks before the start date of hire – The booking deposit will be returned.

(B): Between 19 – 12 weeks before Hire – Loss of booking deposit only.

(C): Between 11 – 8 weeks before the start date of hire – loss of 50% of the total hire cost.

(D): Between 7 weeks until the start date of hire – loss of total hire cost.

(E): Due to high demand all festivals and special events etc. will not be subject to a return of any deposit paid – Contact Us for Clarification

Health & Safety

  • No smoking
  • No candles
  • Turn off gas while travelling
  • Make sure roof is in stored position while travelling
  • Child car seats must be used.

What happens in the event of a road accident?

Your bond will be used to cover the insurance excess on the vehicle.

What happens if we break something in the van?

All damages must be paid for in full.