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The Little Road Trip Co | Cheshire

Frequently Asked Questions

  • Can I take a motorhome outside the UK?
    At present we are not allowing our motorhomes to be taken outside the UK. We will keep this under review based on the latest government advice.
  • What is the security deposit?
    The security deposit is £1,000 for all vehicles.
  • What is your mileage allowance?
    Mileage is unlimited.
  • Do you hire all year round?
    Yes we are open all year and our vehicles are available to hire 365 days a year.
  • Are pets allowed?
    We allow two well behaved dogs. Unfortunately if your dog is not correctly house trained (no chewing or urination) you will not be able to hire a vehicle from us.
  • What’s included in the hire price?
    Unlimited mileage Breakfast hamper Full manufacturers breakdown cover Comprehensive insurance for 2 drivers Camping and Caravanning Club privilege members Full gas bottle Bike rack Rear view/reversing camera Outdoor table and chairs for al fresco family meals External shower (hot and cold, great for washing muddy boots) - Tina 25m water fill hose Full tank of Adblue diesel cleaner Motorhome levelling blocks Mains electric hook up cable Toilet chemicals Toilet roll Smart tv Road map Torch First aid kit Fully equipped kitchen (pots, pans, utensils, crockery & cutlery) Tea & coffee & hot chocolate Electric kettle and toaster (will only work on hook up) Gas kettle 3 burner gas hob Gas oven/grill Dustpan and brush, broom Dish cloths and cleaning products Welcome pack containing essentials (Dish Cloths, Washing up Liquid, Foil, Cling Film, Kitchen Roll, Toilet Roll, Bin Bags, Tea Towel, Tea, Coffee, Hot Chocolate) Anti-bacterial wipes and hand wash Board & card games Duvets and pillows Bed linen Towels and hand towels 24/7 on hire telephone support and full handover with guidebook provided Secure car parking available too!
  • What identification do I need to be insured to drive?
    We will request the following documents 4 weeks prior to your hire start date: DVLA one time check-code (each driver must provide a DVLA Check Code). One copy of your proof of ID (copy of driving licence). Two copies of your proof of address (dated within 90 of your hire date and must match your driving licence address).
  • Do I need to get insurance?
    Fully comprehensive vehicle insurance is included within the price (subject to age restrictions & how many penalty points you have). Insurance does not cover personal belongings.
  • Why do you need my driver information?
    We provide insurance as part of your hire package and need to verify that you are eligible for this insurance.
  • What if I have points on my licence?
    For speeding points, in many cases we can still provide insurance, but a higher insurance excess may be required. It’s important to let us know when you book so we can check with our insurers.
  • Can I drive a motorhome on a standard licence?
    Yes, all our motorhomes have a MAM (maximum authorised mass) of 3500kg or less, so you can drive on a standard UK licence. You must be between 25 and 75 and have held a full UK or EU licence for at least 2 years to meet our insurance requirements.
  • What time can I collect the motorhome?
    Our standard collection time is 14:00pm on the first day of hire.
  • When do I need to return the motorhome?
    Our standard return time 11am on the final day of your hire.
  • Can I leave my car with you?
    Free secure internal on-site storage is available for your own personal vehicle. Car parking is at the owners risk
  • What happens when we collect?
    On collection you will be given a full handover of the vehicle which will show you how to operate the onboard systems and shows you that they are working at the point of collection. This usually takes approximately 1 hour depending on experience and the vehicle. We also complete any final paperwork and carry out a visual inspection of the vehicle with the hirer.
  • What ID do I need when I collect?
    All drivers must be present when you collect and bring their original photo driving licence (for non-photos licences, another form of photo ID is also required). You will also need 2 separate forms of proof of address. You will also need to have obtained the DVLA code from the DVLA website to enable us to verify your driving licence(s).
  • Do I need to clean the motorhome?
    We only ask that the interior is clean although we don’t expect it to be immaculate as we will valet it before it goes out on its next hire (see our Terms and Conditions for more information). Also, please make sure you have emptied the toilet cassette and waste tank. Failure to undertake this will incur penalty charges as per our Terms and Conditions.
  • Does the motorhome have a bike rack?
    Yes, all our models have bike racks that will take 4 standard sized bikes. Geoff and Terry also has a garage where bikes can also be stored inside.
  • How long is the motorhome?
    You can find this in the Fleet page of our website.
  • Does the motorhome have a kitchen?
    Yes, all our motorhomes have kitchen areas, please look at the individual motorhome descriptions for details of appliances.
  • Does the motorhomes have a toilet and shower?
    Yes, all our motorhomes have a bathroom with toilet and shower
  • Is there gas in the motorhome?
    All our motorhomes have Calor gas (propane) bottles to run the gas appliances.
  • Do I need a pitch with water?
    All our motorhomes have on-board water and waste tanks so this isn’t essential. Just remember to fill the water tank when you arrive on site.
  • What do I need to bring with me?
    Our motorhomes are well equipped with absolutely everything you need, including bedding. Just bring yourself and your personal belongings. We provide the rest!
  • Will there be fuel in the motorhome?
    We operate a full-to-full fuel policy; the motorhome will be supplied with a full tank of fuel, please return it full. Failure to undertake this will incur penalty charges as per our Terms and Conditions.
  • Do I need a pitch with electric hook up?
    All our motorhomes have a ‘leisure battery’ which can run the electrical systems, typically for 1 or 2 nights without ‘hooking up’ to an electricity supply, all of our vehicles also have solar power. How long it lasts will depend on how much you use electrical appliances and lights. The leisure battery also gets recharged as you drive.
The Little Road Trip Co | Cheshire

"The most beautiful thing in the world is, of course, the world itself."

Wallace Stevens

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