4Hire Car Rental

Term's and Condition's



PRICES - are inclusive of VAT, collision damage waiver (CDW), comprehensive insurance (excluding excess), and unlimited mileage.

BOOKINGS – credit/debit card information is required on booking to cover the cost of the rental and the security deposit.

MINIMUM/MAXIMUM AGE - 23 yrs. – 80 yrs. (excess £500 with CDW), non EU licence £750 excess. Please check with the office if over 80 years of age.

DRIVING LICENCE - drivers must produce a current full driving licence held for at least 1 year. Non UK licence will incur an increased excess.Please advise our reservations department of any endorsements.

DRIVERS – only approved drivers are permitted to operate the car, 1 driver is included in the price.Additional driver charge is £4 + VAT per day.

PAYMENTS – must be made prior to or at the commencement of rental – all major credit cards accepted.The £350 security deposit will be authorized at the beginning of the hire.

AUTHORISATION – you authorize us to be able to take monies from any part of your given credit or debit card, without you being in person.This is for any outstanding costs owed for in relation to vehicle hired.

COLLISION DAMAGE WAIVER – reduces the customer’s liability from the total cost of the damage to an excess amount, unless the driver intentionally causes the damage, is under the influence of alcohol or drugs, or uses the vehicle in a prohibited or negligent way e.g. driving off road or allowing other parties to drive the vehicle.An optional “Premium CDW” may be purchased on pick up to reduce the excess amount.

FUEL – is on a SAME to SAME basis.Please return the vehicle with the same amount of fuel as on pick up.

CHILD SEATS – are subject to availability.

RENTAL EXTENSIONS – the duration of your rental starts and finishes according to the pick- up and drop-off dates and times, which is calculated on a 24 hour basis.Extensions are subject to availability and providing our office is informed prior to expiry of the agreed rental period, so that the insurance cover may be extended.

DAMAGE - any damage to a rental vehicle must be reported to the rental office within 24 hours.If a vehicle is returned with damage, the customer is liable for the cost of any repairs which will be taken at the conclusion of the hire, up to and including the amount of the excess for each and every occurrence.

24 HR BREAKDOWN ASSISTANCE – please telephone the number on your key fob for breakdown assistance.

DROP-OFF – if a vehicle is not returned to Ocean Motor Village for check in, but is left at another location e.g. sea terminal, hotel etc., it is left at the customer’s own risk, you are responsible for the vehicle until it is collected. Please refer to fuel details above.

DEBIT/CREDIT CARDS - after signing the rental agreement* you are giving Ocean Motor Village / 4Hire and the bank card provider, permission to charge your card with money payable by you under these terms together with provision for any deposit deemed necessary.


(* PLEASE NOTE THAT UNDER SOME CIRCUMSTANCES THE RENTAL AGREEMENT MAY NOT BE SIGNED, IN WHICH CASE, THE RENTAL COMMENCES WHEN THE KEYS ARE HANDED OVER AND THE ABOVE CHARGES ARE STILL ENFORCED.)

CARS CANNOT BE TAKEN OFF THE ISLE OF MAN WITHOUT WRITTEN PERMISSION FROM OCEAN MOTOR VILLAGE.AN OFF ISLAND CHARGE WILL APPLY.

OCEAN MOTOR VILLAGE OPERATES A STRICT NO SMOKING POLICY, WHICH APPLIES TO ALL THEIR VEHICLES.IF SPECIALIST VALETING SERVICES ARE REQUIRED TO REMOVE THE EFFECTS OF SMOKING (EG ODOUR) A SUPPLEMENTAL CHARGE WILL BE MADE.

VEHICLES ARE SUBJECT TO AVAILABILITY AND RATES CAN CHANGE WITHOUT NOTICE.