These conditions apply whether a contract has been made verbally or in writing. The hirer acts on behalf
of all the passengers travelling on the vehicle/s. The hirer is responsible for the actions and decisions
of all passengers.
Quotations are given on the basis of the most direct route. The route will be at the discretion of the
company unless it has been particularly specified by the hirer, in which case it will be clearly shown
on the confirmation. All quotations are given subject to the company having available a suitable vehicle
at the time the hirer accepts the quotation. Unless otherwise stated by the company the quotation will
not include other charges such as admission or event parking. Quotations are valid for 28 days unless
All bookings must be made in writing by the hirer either by fax, e-mail or post.
The hirer cannot assume use of the vehicle between outward and return journeys, nor should it be presumed
that the vehicle will remain at the destination for the hirer's use, unless this has been agreed with the
company in advance on the written confirmation.
Route and Time Variation
The company reserves the right to levy additional charges for mileage or time other than that agreed.
The vehicle will depart at times agreed by the hirer, and it is the responsibility of the hirer to account
for all passengers at those times.
The hours of operation for the driver are regulated by law and the hirer accepts the responsibility of
ensuring the hire keeps to the hours and times agreed by the company. Neither the hirer nor any passengers
shall delay or otherwise interrupt the journey in such a way that the driver is at risk of breaching regulations
relating to driving hours and duty time.
The company will specify the legal seating capacity of the vehicle. The hirer must not load the vehicle
beyond this capacity.
Conveyance of Animals
No animals (except guide or hearing dogs notified to the company in advance) may be carried without
prior written agreement from the company.
Written confirmation by the company is the only basis for the acceptance of a hiring or for a subsequent
alteration to its terms.
Payment is required 48 hours in advance of the date of travel, unless otherwise agreed with the company.
Such payment is strictly non-refundable except in circumstances where the company, due to causes beyond
its control, has to cancel the booking.
In order to hold your booking, a 20% non-refundable deposit must be paid upon booking.
Cancellation by Hirer
Customers are required to cancel their bookings in writing or via our online systems.
All cancellations must be made at least 48 hours prior to the date and time of departure. In this instance
a full refund of all payments, less the non-refundable 20% deposit will made. In the even of a cancellations
made less than 48 hours prior to the date and time of departure will be entirely non-refundable.
Cancellation by the Company
In the event of any emergency, riot, civil commotion, strike, lockout, stoppage or restraint of labour or the
happening of any event over which the company has no control, (including adverse weather and road conditions)
or in the event of the hirer taking any action to vary agreed conditions unilaterally, the company may return
all money paid and without further or other liability, cancel the contract.
Vehicle to be provided
While every effort will be made to provide a luxury vehicle, sometimes such vehicles become unavailable.
In such instances the company reserves the right to substitute other vehicles (including those of other operators)
for all or part of the hiring.
Breakdown and Delays
The company gives advice on journey time in good faith. However, as a result of breakdown or traffic
congestion, or other events beyond the reasonable control of the company, journeys may take longer
than predicted and the company will not be liable for any loss suffered by the hirer as a result.
All vehicles hired by the company are subject to restrictions on carrying luggage for statutory
safety reasons. The hirer accepts that the driver shall be the sole judge as to whether and to
what extent passengers' property is carried.
The company accepts any personal property of the hirer and their passengers on the understanding
that it will take all reasonable steps to avoid loss or damage. The hirer should notify the
company or the driver if items of exceptional value are to be carried on the vehicle. It is the
hirer's responsibility to minimise risk of loss when property is left unattended.
Lost property will be held at the company's premises and is subject to the Public Service Vehicle
(lost property) Regulations.
Conduct Of Passengers
The on-board staff are responsible for the safety of the vehicle at all times and may remove any
passengerwhose behaviour prejudices safety or is in breach of the Public Service Vehicle
(conduct of drivers, inspectors, conductors and passengers) Regulations 1990. The hirer is
responsible for any damage costs or unreasonable valet costs as so determined by the company which
may be caused by its passenger's actions during the period of hire. The Company reserves the right
to recoup the costs for any damage via the Hirer's credit or debit card.
In the event of a complaint, the hirer should seek a solution at the time by asking for assistance from
the on-board staff or from the company. If this has not provided a remedy, complaints should be submitted
in writing within 14 days of the termination of the hire at the following address: 3 Coventry Close, London, NW6 5TJ.
No bill, poster or notice is to be displayed on any vehicle without the consent of the company.
Only food & beverages provided by the company may be consumed on the vehicle without prior consent from the company.
Providing there are 30 days prior to the departure date, the company reserves the right to pass on
increases in the cost of fuel, taxes imposed by the Governments of the UK and of other countries to be
visited during the journey, road tolls, and foreign currency. No surcharges will be levied within 30 days
of departure. On notification of such surcharges, the hirer may cancel the booking subject to the scale
of cancellation charges shown in paragraph 10. The liability of the company will be limited to the cost
of the hire and any ancillary services supplied.
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Phone: 0207 624 6796
3 Coventry Close, London, NW6 5TJ
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Mint Coaches is a family run London based coach hire & minibus hire company. We provide a wide range of
coach hire services from London to destinations across the UK. Take a look at our coach and minibus hire
services and get in touch with us today for a great value quotation.