Customers should note that by hiring any vehicle from Canny Campers you must comply with the following agreement and be bound by the terms and conditions herein for the agreed Hire Date.




“Canny Campers” owned by Paul Batey trading address: 13 Broadpark, Gateshead, Tyne and Wear NE10 8HW trading as Canny Campers


“Hirer” means the customer who has agreed to hire any Vehicle from Canny Campers subject to these terms and conditions


“Hire Date” means the agreed date of Hire for which any Vehicle is being used by the Hirer


“Vehicle/s” means any vehicle provided for Hire by Canny Campers and its associated equipment


The Hirer accepts responsibility for every person in his or her party and fully agrees to the conditions of hire as detailed below:-

  1. Payment

1.1        A non-refundable deposit of £50 per hired vehicle must be paid to secure a booking, which will be deducted from the balance due. Full payment must be made to Canny Campers by cheque or bank transfer at least 2 weeks prior to the Hire Date. The full hire price will be payable for any late bookings which are made less than 2 weeks before the booking. Cheques may not be accepted for bookings made less than 2 weeks before the Hire Date.


1.2        Reservations will be confirmed in writing by Canny Campers once a deposit has been received.


  1. Cancellation Charges

2.1        If a cancellation is made the deposit of £50 per hired vehicle will not be returned.


2.2       The Hirer must inform Canny Campers of any cancellation as soon as possible. Canny Campers reserve the right to charge the full hire cost if the cancellation is made aware of within 2 weeks of the hire date.

  1. Vehicle Availability
    • Canny Campers cannot accept responsibility for adverse weather conditions, or acts by other persons or organisations which may impact adversely on the Hire Date. All will be done to maintain appropriate standards despite difficulties outside of Canny Campers control.


  • Canny Campers will not accept liability for unavailability of any Vehicle due to breakdown, traffic congestion or accident. A full refund will be given but Canny Campers will not be liable for any further losses, missed connections and/or functions however caused. Bookings can be made for winter months however the Customer should make alternative provision if the vehicle is unable to attend due to adverse weather such as snow or dangerously icy driving conditions. A full refund including deposit will be given only in these circumstances.
  1. Vehicle Damage

4.1        The Hirer is fully responsible and liable for any damage caused whatsoever inside or outside the vehicles by themselves or any other party member on the Hire Date. This includes incitement to ANY third party which results in damage to the vehicles or their contents. The Hirer is liable for the total cost of the repair at a garage nominated by Canny Campers. In addition, The Hirer will reimburse Canny Campers for loss of bookings whilst the Vehicle is out of commission.


4.2       The Hirer will levy a £100.00 valeting charge if any vehicle is misused through food, drink or illness to rectify the damage caused.

  1. Personal Belongings

5.1        Canny Campers do not accept responsibility for any personal belongings left in any Vehicle. The Hirer must ensure that all possessions belonging to the Hirer or any of his/her party are removed at the end of the Hire Date. Responsibility will not be accepted for the holding, storing or safeguarding of any items left in the Vehicles.

  1. Seatbelts and Restraints

6.1        The campervan is fitted with 1 lap belt in the front. It is not a legal requirement to provide any further restraints / lap belts. The beetle is fitted with seatbelts in the front and lapbelts in the back and must be worn. The Hirer is responsible for any child seats or booster seats required.


6.2       Children must remain seated at all times for their own safety and the safety of the driver.


6.3       No child under the age of three can be carried anywhere in the campervan, as there are no lap belts available in this vehicle. Canny Campers will only accept the booking on the basis that any children the “Hirer” approves for transportation in the campervan are aged three or more. Approval that children are aged three years or more will be assumed when the deposit is taken. Canny Campers will not be held liable should any children under the age of three be travelling in the campervan. This does not affect the beetle as this vehicle does have lap belts.


  1. Smoking

7.1        Smoking is not permitted within the Vehicles.


  1. Photographs

8.1        Canny Campers may take photographs at your event, which may be used in marketing materials. If you object to this could you please advise us at the time of booking.


  1. Capacity

9.1        Not including the driver, a maximum of five passengers can be carried in the campervan at any one time and 3 passengers in the beetle.


  1. Title to the Vehicles

10.1      Paul Batey of Canny Campers will retain title of the vehicles.


  1. Proper Law

11.1       These terms and conditions shall be governed by the law of Great Britain.

By making a booking, The Hirer has entered into a binding contract with Canny Campers.

Due to the age of the Vehicles we recommend that all Hirers plan for any unforeseen events and have alternative travel arrangements prepared.