Insurance & Terms

DRIVERS LICENCES All British drivers need to hold a full current driving licence. Foreign licence holders must be in possession of a national and where required, an international driving licence. Restrictions may apply to some licence holders. Please e-mail us at or call one of our offices for further information if you have a specific question for us.

LICENCE CATEGORIES The following explains the types of vehicle that can be driven depending upon the categories listed on the driver’s licence

  • Category B - Cars & wheelchair accessible vehicles / minibuses with no more than 9 seats including the driver.
  • Category D1 - Minibuses with no more than 16 passenger seats.

ENDORSEMENTS In most cases, we can accept speeding, parking, construction & use, insurance and some other offences, providing your points total is no more than six over a period of 3 years – this is also dependent upon age. Should you have more than six points, it is quite possible that we will be able to arrange alternative insurance cover at an additional premium and higher accidental damage excess. Please e-mail us at providing details of any offences, your date of birth, occupation and contact telephone number and we will provide a quotation.

AGE REQUIREMENTS The following explains the types of vehicles and required age of the driver when using Angel's insurance cover.

  • Cars - Over 25 with licence held for 2 years or over.
  • Wheelchair accessible vehicles with upto 5 seats - Over 21 with licence held for 3 years or over.
  • Wheelchair accessible vehicles with 6 seats or over - Over 25 with licence held for 3 years or over

COLLISION DAMAGE WAIVER Collision Damage Waiver (CDW) reduces your damage liability in the event of a motor accident and is included in our rates. In most cases your damage liability will be reduced to either £150, £250 or £300 epending on the type of vehicle hired, endorsements, previous accidents and driving experience. Collision Damage Waiver will not cover you for:-

  • Windscreens, glass and tyre damage.
  • Interior damage eg. cigarette burns
  • Roof or overhead damage above the height of the windscreen
  • Damage caused to the vehicle when not on the public highway.
  • Theft of the vehicle due to loss of keys.
  • Damage or theft caused by the negligence of the hirer
  • Vandalism.

EXCESS PROTECTION WAIVERExcess Protection Waiver (EPW) reduces your excess contribution in the event of a motor accident and fully protects you against damage to tyre treads, wheel rims, windscreens and light lenses. Your excess will be reduced according to the type of vehicle hired.

TERMS AND CONDITIONSFull terms and conditions are printed on the reverse side of each rental agreement. All hirers are asked to read these carefully.

IDENTIFICATION Hirers are required to supply a copy of their driving licence(s) in advance of the hire by e-mail or fax. The original document must be presented on delivery of the vehicle.

Angel Wheelchair Accessible and Adapted Vehicle Hire is happy to provide delivery of wheelchair cars for hire and disabled cars for hire to clients nationwide. Disabled cars for hire and wheelchair cars for hire can be provided on a daily, weekly and longer term basis. For customers who need adapted vehicles for the longer term, but do not want to commit to buying due to a degenerative condition, we will supply a suitable disabled hire vehicle at a special rate for a minimum of 28 days. Once the hire vehicle is no longer needed or your requirements change, we will either swap you into something more suitable or collect the vehicle. Our vehicle sales division has access to not only our own fleet but can also source vehicles from numerous suppliers within the industry. If you have a requirement please call us. So for wheelchair cars for hire and disabled cars for hire throughout the UK, just contact the professional team at Angel today! You can contact us by calling on 0845 873 8880 or you can also book on-line and send us a message . We look forward to hearing from you soon.