The reservation is accepted by Wright Bro's
Coaches, herein referred to as "The Company",
under the following conditions of hire. Acceptance
of a quotation/invoice by hirer, herein referred to
as The Hirer, is deemed to be acceptance of the
terms and conditions contained within.
1. The Company does not guarantee to
complete any journey in any given time and will not
be accountable for any loss or inconvenience which
may arise from the delay or detention of any vehicle
arising from any cause whatsoever.
2. Should a vehicle be detained by The Hirer
or be taken on a longer journey than contracted for,
The Company reserves the right to make an additional
3. The Company reserves the right to
sub-contract the journey to an alternative company
provided an equal or greater grade vehicle is
4. The route used, unless The Hirer has
advised of a particular route or places to be passed
on route, will be specified on the confirmation
letter and will be at the discretion of The Company
and/or the driver.
5. The Company reserves the right to supply
a larger seater capacity vehicle or a higher grade
vehicle than that reserved. However the cost will
remain as originally agreed unless The Hirer uses
the extra seating or higher grade facilities, when a
supplement will be charged.
6. In the event of riots, civil commotion’s,
strikes, lockouts, stoppage or restraint of labour
from whatsoever cause or the happening of any event
over which The Company has no control, The Company
reserves the right to cancel any order which in the
opinion of The Company thereby becomes impossible of
performance and to refund to The Hirer any deposit
paid in full settlement of all claims of The Hirer
in respect of such cancellations.
7. Unless stated it should not be assumed
that any vehicle will remain at the destination
until the time for the return journey.
8. Any distances or travel times expressed
by The Company assume the most direct route and
normal road and weather conditions. No liability can
be accepted by The Company for any unforeseen
circumstances that alter route or journey times.
9. Outside contractors supplying
goods/services over and above coach hire. All
arrangements for hotel accommodation, meals, theatre
tickets, boat journey or any other item/service are
made by The Company as agents for or on behalf of
The Hirer, on the express condition that The Company
shall not be responsible for any loss, damage, delay
or inconvenience caused to passengers as a result of
any arrangements. These arrangements are also made
under the conditions of supply by the supplier.
10. The Company reserves the right to
supply alternative ancillary facilities reserved
provided they are of equal value.
11. No admission charges or anything other
than coach hire costs are included in the price
unless otherwise stated in writing.
12. CANCELLATION: Should The
Hirer wish to cancel prior or during the coach hire
arrangement, the following scales of charges shall
PERIOD OF NOTlCE AMOUNT DUE
7 Days or more 25%
or deposit, whichever greater.
3 to 6days
50% of fee.
1 to 2 days
75% of fee.
Day of hire
100% of fee.
Cancellation charges will be levied
according to scales in operation by the company
supplying the services. Cancellation due to
inclement weather conditions by The Hirer wilt be
chargeable at the normal scale of cancellation fees.
13. The Company will not accept any liability
for the loss or damage to any property entering or
leaving a coach whilst in motion.
14. The Company shall not be liable to The
Hirer or any other person for damage or loss
suffered by them in their trade, business or
profession in consequence of the death of or
personal injury to any person with whom The Hirer or
such person has a contract of employment or a
contract of services, whether such death or personal
injury be caused by negligence, misconduct or
default of The Company or their servants or agents
15. Personal property is covered by
contingency to a limit of £250.00 per person with
the exception of negligence by passengers.
Any other goods in transit are the responsibility of
16. The Company will not be responsible for
any damage to or loss of personal property left in
the vehicle’s passenger areas or baggage
17. Trailers: Equipment carried in any trailer
hired is to be insured by The Hirer and is not the
responsibility of The Company. Trailers are to
carry a maximum of 1 ton of equipment and any
overloading will not be the responsibility of The
16. Drivers workinq/rest period hours
regulations: The Hirer undertakes to abide by all
statutory requirements and regulations which may in
any way affect the journey in question and
especially the regulations in respect of drivers
hours. Drivers are familiar with these regulations
and whilst they will conform to the reasonable
requests of passengers (as to the reasonableness of
which the driver alone shall be the judge) they will
as far as circumstances permit, depart from the
destination or from intermediate stopping places at
the times agreed beforehand (or specified by the
driver) and to ensure compliance with the
regulations will on no account wait for members of
the party who have failed to join the vehicle at the
time so appointed. The Company will accept no
responsibility for inconvenience or damage arising
from the failure to convey any such member of the
19. Under regulations made by the Ministry of
the Environment, no passengers in excess of the
seating capacity of the vehicle may be carried. A
child counts as a passenger.
20. The terms of settlement in respect of the
coach hire are strictly balanced prior to date of
the hiring unless otherwise agreed in writing. A
confirmation letter will detail the precise date if
different Any overdue amounts after the agreed
settlement dates are surcharged at 3.5% per month
21. The terms of settlement in arrangements
which The Hirer has requested over the above normal
coach hire will be by advance agreement.
22. It is against maritime law for any
passenger to remain in any vehicle on all ferry
crossings within the EU. It is the responsibility of
the hirer or their representative to inform each
person traveling on a Wright Bro's Coaches bus that
they must exit the vehicle upon or before boarding.
23. As from July 1st 2007. it will
be against the law to smoke anywhere on the hired
vehicles. Any fines incurred by The Company due to
the neglect of this legislation by The Hirer will be
charged to The Hirer.
24. All terms and conditions are under the
25. The Company reserves the right to add a
fuel surcharge to the final invoice subject to
potential fuel price increases between date of quote
and start date of the tour..
26. As from July 7th 2008 the Company reserves
the right to add an LEZ surcharge for any period
when a vehicle is in the London LEZ zone.
27. All bookings by The Hirer are accepted by
the Company subject to the forgoing conditions.