Frequently asked questions about vehicle hire and the booking process. If you don't see the answer to the question you are looking for please feel free to contact us for more information

Economy Hire now require customers to supply a DRIVER CODE in order to check your licence details.

You can go online to obtain a code and each code is valid for 21 days from the date you obtain it and it can only be used once (to protect your privacy). You can have up to 15 active check codes at any given time. Obtain CODE from DVLA website

If a customer arrives without a code or a printout they can call DVLA on 0300 790 6801 and leave permission for their driving record to be checked verbally by a nominated hire company. You can then call DVLA on 0906 139 3837 (calls cost 51p per minute) to check the driver’s details after they’ve given their permission.

Both parts of your photo Licence card plus two forms of identification with address. i.e. utility bills, bank statement.

We must see the non UK licence, together with an international Licence.

We allow a maximum of 6 points for speeding/traffic offences; any points above this will have to be referred to our insurance company so you will need to telephone us with the details.