Hire periods

All hires are based on a 24 hour period.


Category A,B,B1,C,C1,C2,C3 G vehicles come with unlimited mileage (unless specified with regards to Flexi-Lease Hires) Category V6 vehicles come with a 250 mileage allowance. A charge of 10p per mile will be applied for every mile over the allocated mileage. It is the hirers responsibility to ensure the start mileage is correct on your signed rental agreement


All drivers must produce at the time of rental a valid driving licence this includes the DVLA code(if a UK driving licence holder) now needed to hire a vehicle and a proof of address including photographic identification (Passport or Drivers licence) and a major credit or debit card in their own name.

Additional Driver

There will be an additional charge of £8 per day for each additional authorised driver including spouses and domestic partners.

Age Restrictions

All drivers must be aged between 21 and 75 years old. Drivers aged 21-24 must have held a full driving

licence for a minimum of 12 months, which is free of current endorsements. There is a £ 20 surcharge. Drivers aged 25-75 must have held a full driving licence for a minimum of 12 months and have a maximum of 6 points on their licence. If you have been disqualified from driving or have any of the following conviction codes: AC, MS, LC, IN, CD, XX, NE, TT, BA, DD, DR or UT please contact the rental branch for qualification.


Unless not required under the terms of your hire, the renter must pay for the full rental charges plus a deposit of £500 depending on the vehicle at the time of hire using a major credit or debit card in their own name. The renter must continue to pay additional rental charges in advance and maintain the deposit of £500 for the duration of hire. All rates are quoted in British pounds sterling.


Snows Toyota Rental offers a damage waiver, at £10 per day which reduces the costs associated with damage to and/or theft of the vehicle subject to the terms and conditions of your rental agreement. Damage and theft responsibility is the full value of the vehicle. Damage waiver is mandatory for all personal rentals and included in the quote. Collision Damage Waiver is an optional service, which if accepted reduces your financial liability for the damage, its parts and accessories. In the event of any damaged caused you agree to pay your excess. Any declined payment for excess will incur interest payments.


Snows Toyota Rental rates do not include fuel. We operate a like for like service on fuel. Refueling charge of £6.00 will apply in addition to the cost of the fuel.

Amendments, Cancellation or No Show

If you wish to return the vehicle after the time originally specified, you should contact Snows Rental to agree this. You will be charged for every day or part-day you have the vehicle after the original agreed date and time at the rate specified on the rental agreement when you collect the vehicle You may cancel your reservation at any time up to 24 hours before the check-out time without charge. Cancellation should be made by telephone. If you cancel with less than 24 hours’ notice, Snows Rental may charge your credit card in accordance with the agreement made at the time of confirmation, subject to a maximum amount equal to the value of the hire. All reservations have a grace period of one hour. If we have not heard from you, or unable to make contact with you once the grace period has expired, your reservation will be cancelled and Snows Vehicle Rental will charge your credit card in accordance with the agreement made at the time of confirmation.

Travelling Abroad

All vehicles are automatically covered with European Motoring Assistance. However if you wish to take a UK registered vehicle abroad, you are required by law to present form VE103B and an authorisation from Snows Toyota Vehicle Rental. A £150 admin charge applies to overseas hires. CDW must be taken with an excess of £500 Snows Toyota registered vehicles may be taken to: Channel Island, Isle of Man, Andorra, Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Gibraltar, Greece, Italy, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Monaco, Netherlands, Norway, Northern Ireland, Portugal, Republic of Ireland, San Marino, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland and offshore islands of the above. Additional equipment may be required for vehicles being taken out of the UK mainland to meet the legal requirements of the country visited. You are responsible for purchasing this additional equipment. Should these restrictions be ignored, all insurance, if accepted, shall be deemed, null and void. The driver will be held fully responsible in case of damage to or loss of the vehicle and will bear all consequences, including the cost of repatriation of the damaged vehicle.

Congestion Charging

Transport for London (TfL) levies a Congestion Charge of GBP £10 per day for driving in Central London, Mondays to Fridays between 07:00 -18:00 hrs, excluding Weekends and Public Holidays. Full details including charges and maps can be found on the TfL Congestion Charging website at Hire cars are not exempt from the Congestion Charge and it is your responsibility, including visitors from abroad, and not Snows to register the vehicle you are driving on a central database and to pay the charge each day you travel within the charging zone.

Fines & Administration

An administration fee of £60 will apply per parking, traffic or congestion charge fine.

Smoking Policy & Valeting

Smoking is prohibited in all vehicles. A cleaning charge of £80 will apply when smoking or if the vehicle warrants a valet that has occurred during a rental.