The driver must have been in possession of a valid driving license for at least 1 year.
The renter and the driver have to be in possession of a valid driving license.
There are 2 important documents/cards you must bring when collecting the vehicle:
- A full driving license for all named drivers, with details of all endorsements.
- A credit card. The credit card must be in the name of one of the drivers.
English customers should bring another form of identification (one of the following if paying by credit card, two if paying by debit card)
Passport or identity card, utility bill, another credit or debit card, building society book or statement, police warrant card or HM Forces ID card.
Please show a valid ID card or passport at time of pick up!
In Great Britain, the following rules apply for the minimum age and possession of a driver's license:
23 years/1 year for vehicles in groups ECMR, EXMR, CCMN, CDMR, CLMR, CXMR, CDAR, CLAR, CXAR, CXAH, CWMR, CWAR and CYAR.
23 years/1 year for vehicles in groups IDMR, IXMR, IDAR, IXAR, IWMR, IWAR, IYAR, IVMR and ITMR.
25 years/1 year for vehicles in groups SDMR, SXMR, SDAR, SXAR, SWMR, SWAR, SYAR, SVMR, SVAR, FDMR, FXMR, FDAR, FXAR, FWAR, FYAR, FVMR, FVAR, PDAR, PWAR, FTMR and SFAR.
25 years/3 years for vehicles in groups COMN, CNMN.
30 years/3 years for vehicles in groups LDAR, XDAR, XFAR, PTAR and LTAR.
Driving license for vehicle groups COMN and CNMN must include approval for category D1.
EU citizens can drive vehicles with up to 8 passenger seats (FVMR).
Maximum age in Great Britain is 75.
Vehicle groups not listed are not available for drivers under 23 years of age (see above).
Conditions of Payment
We accept all credit cards from internationally recognised credit card companies - such as American Express, Eurocard/Mastercard, and Visa.
Switch, British Maestro und Visa Delta Debit Cards are accepted. All other Debit Cards and prepaid cards are not accepted.
General Insurance Conditions
Third Party Insurance (TI)
Insurance coverage for the vehicle rented includes Third Party Liability with a maximum cover of £1,000,000 for damaged vehicle and unlimited liability for personal injuries. Insurance coverage is limited to Europe only.
Loss Damage Waiver (LDW)
Loss Damage Waiver removes the driver’s responsibility to a part of the vehicle in case of damage or theft. LDW is mandatory in Great Britain (unless the customer comes through a US or Canadian travel agent).
If LDW is not accepted the customer will be held liable for the full value of the car.
If LDW is accepted, customer is only responsible for the following amounts:
£750.- or £1500.- for the groups LDAR, XDAR, XFAR, LTAR, FTMR, PTAR.
One-Way rentals in Great Britain (except Northern Ireland and within London) are permmisable if agreed at the time of rental.
No One-Way Rentals with XDAR, LDAR, convertibles and off-roaders allowed.
International One-Way Rentals are not allowed.
Cross Border Rentals & Territorial Restrictions
Cross Border Rentals are allowed to the following countries:
Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Monaco, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland.
In case of offence against Cross Border & Territorial Restrictions all insurances lose their validity.
Cross Border Rentals are not allowed with COMN and CNMN. It is also not allowed to enter the last-mentioned countries with all vehicles of Mercedes-Benz, Volvo, Audi, BMW and Mitsubishi vehicles as well as with trucks exceeding 7.5 tonnes gross weight.
Foreign Use Charge
A foreign use charge of 60% on the basis rental rate applies.
A Continental Breakdown Charge applies.
London Congestion Charge
A London Congestion Charge applies for vehicles entering or moving within the Zone from Monday - Friday between 07.00 - 18.00 - except on public holidays. Charges are £12.00 per day payable either in advance or before midnight on the day of entering the Zone. This charge increases to £10.00 if paid after midnight on the day of entering the Zone and the driver has until midnight on the next charging day to make this £10.00 payment. It is the CUSTOMER'S RESPONSIBILITY to register the rental vehicle and pay the charge. Sixt will not do this on the driver's behalf. Driver's will be liable to pay all penalties or fines related to late or non-payment of this charge plus a £29.38 administration fee for handling the penalty charges.
An Additional Driver Surcharge of GBP 4.99 per day, max. GBP 39,99 per rental applies.
All vehicles are supplied with a full tank of fuel and should be refilled prior to return, otherwise our current refueling charges will apply.
Alternatively, you may purchase a full tank of fuel at the time of rental at a price that is competitive with local fuel stations and return the tank empty. No refunds will be given for unused fuel.
Other Fees and Taxes
All rates are inclusive of VAT (if VAT incurs).
The Hirer and any drivers agree that all information submitted may be shared with third parties, including other hire companies and vehicle providers in the event of the Lessor suffering unrecoverable loss or fraud. Such information will be used to help prevent fraud and other criminal activities.