Please find below a list of our FAQ's, just click on a question to see the answer. If you cannot find a question that’s relevant to you, you can contact us by email or send an online enquiry.
Firstly, you must be over 30 years of age.
PSD DO NOT provide insurance for the Minibus.
YOU must provide PSD with a fully comprehensive insurance certificate which covers PSD's Minibus throughout the hire periods.
You must have catergory D1 on your driving licence to qualify to drive the minibus
You must have held your license for a minimum of one year.
You must be over 25 years of age to drive a PSD vehicle, however there are also vehicles that PSD have on Fleet which require you to be 30 and older. Minibuses not only require you to be 30+, but if you passed your Driving Test after 1997, your license will need to show a D1, which allows you to drive these vehicles. If you are in any doubt, please call us on 01744 615 555, and we will check to see if your circumstances match our requirements.
PSD have a standard Deposit of £250 for cars and £300 on our Vans. Our excess rate is £750.
CARS = £250
VANS = £300
PSD offer an excess waiver on the £750. Please be sure to ask about lowering the Excess when you book your vehicle. Excess on all hire vehicles is £750.
Hires normally run from 8:30am until 8:30am the following day, however special arrangements can be made.
The deposit that is required when booking a vehicle is part of a £750.00 excess.
PSD have fantastic options to waive the excess to a manageable charge, Please ask for details.
In the event of an accident, the full excess is taken in all cases until the insurance companies accept liability.
Certain items are not covered by insurance, and are therefore fully chargeable to the individual who hired the vehicle.
i.e – Windscreen damage, tyre damage or punctures, engine damage due to lack of water, oil or any other fluids, interior damage (Cigarette burns, Rips & Tears) and fuel contamination.
This is not advisable. The risk of theft and damage is still active outside of the individuals work hours, meaning that if anything should happen to the vehicle, they will lose their deposit.
Yes you can. Provided we have sufficient time to make the necessary arrangements, you can take your vehicle out of the UK.
All our vehicles are supplied with a full tank of fuel. Hirers must also return vehicles with full tank.
Unfortunately not, however if you have a credit card you can use it to leave a deposit. All credit card deposit transfers will come with a 3% surcharge. Debit cards do not carry the surcharge, so we strongly suggest that you use this card to help save on unnecessary expenses.
Unfortunately not, as the insurance companies have very strict policies. please produce both parts of your full driving licence.
- Monday: 8:00 to 17:30
- Tuesday: 8:00 to 17:30
- Wednesday: 8:00 to 17:30
- Thursday: 8:00 to 17:30
- Friday: 8:00 to 17:30
- Saturday: 8:00 to 13:00
- Sunday: 9:00 to 10:00 To accept returns
- PLEASE CALL US ON 01744 615 555 for all enquires
Please note that PSD will endeavour to meet all your requirements if enough notice is given. If you are booking online for a hire to start within 48 hrs, your booking will only be active once PSD contact and confirm it with you. If you require any help or advice, please call 01744 615 555 and our fully trained staff will guide you through the booking process.
Depending on what the points are for and how old they are, it may still be possible to hire from us. Contact our rental staff on 01744 615 555 to check.
If the hire is for 24 hours, you get 150 miles included in the price. any additional mileage is then charged at
10p per mile plus vat. If the hire is for a longer period, the allowance will be greater.
If they feel it necessary, Prescot Self Drive may refuse to hire a vehicle to a client. Once PSD have decided not to allow the hire, This decision will be non-negotiable.
- Driver Must be over 25 yrs / 30yrs for minibuses etc
- New type Driving licence 2 parts
- Driver must have had a driving license for over 2 years
- Old licence must be supported by photo ID
- 2 recent utility bills to the same address, no more than 2 months old
- Points on licence may prevent a hire taking place, please call to enquire