Central Hire - Car & Van Hire

Renting a Hire car or Hire van in Bath or Bristol?

Call us on  01761 416465 01761 416465

 

Central Hire offers Affordable Car & Van hire for Paulton, Midsomer Norton, Radstock and the Bath and Bristol region with a NO Upfront Insurance Deposit Policy, NO Hidden Mileage Charges, Flexible Hire Terms, NO Re-Booking fee and ADD a Second Driver for FREE! Making us the Best Car & Van Hire Agency in the Area! 

 
Car and Van Hire open during the Corona Virus Update.
We can confirm that Central Hire will remain open during the Coronavirus Covid 19 outbreak, together with our Car and Van Repair services, whilst adhering to strict Government and Public Health England guidelines. This is due to Central Garage and Central Hire being classed as providing an essential service to keyworkers such as NHS and emergency services staff members. Central Garage is offering a true ZERO CONTACT facility for all customers that are self isolating and social distancing in Paulton, Midsomer Norton, Radstock and local areas. Paramount for us, is to ensure the safety and well-being of our staff, families and Customers. 
 

Local Car and Van hire near me?

Central Hire is located in Paulton (BS397PL), only 5 minutes from Midsomer Norton and Radstock and only 15 minutes from Bath and Bristol.

 

About Us.

Central Hire opened in 1981 making us the MOST Established Car and Van Hire Agency in the area. We aim to offer our customers a transparent Hire service with NO hidden charges. We have a fleet of Self Drive Hire Cars and Hire Vans available for Daily, Weekend and Weekly Rental. The Hire Vehicles come Fully Insured, with AA Nationwide Breakdown cover, Parking Sensors on all Vehicles and NO mileage charge.

 

How do i arrange booking?

We like to keep Booking easy for our customers, no over complex online booking systems, we ask that you kindly Call us on  01761 416465 01761 416465 ​or Alternatively you can fill out the contact form below. We will complete all the relevant paperwork when you collect the vehicle, its that simple!

 

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How much does it cost to Hire a Van or Car for a day? 

There is a basic rate set for a 24 hour hire period which includes Breakdown cover, Insurance and VAT, however further discounts are available for longer hire periods.

 

 

 Vehicle type

24 hr rate

 

Weekend rate

Sat 8am - Mon 8am

Weekly rate 

MEDIUM SIZE CAR

(5dr KIA SOUL)

£42 £66 £198

LWB CITROEN

RELAY VAN

£78 £128 £288

INSURANCE

REDUCTION

£12 £18 £30

 

 

Van hire, Bath and Bristol

 

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS (FAQ)

Q - Must i pick the vehicle up at a specific time?

A - We aim to keep the vehicles going out at 8.30am in 24hr windows, however we understand that you may want to set off sooner or later in the day so we are flexible.

 

Q - If i book and pay for a Van, can i change the date in the event that my moving date changes? 

A - YES, and there is no rebooking fee! we do ask that you give us as much notice as possible, however we do understand this date can change on the morning of a move.

 

Q - Can i leave my car at your site when i collect a vehicle?

A - YES you can leave your own vehicle in our yard, however it is left at your own discretion.

 

Q - Can i drop a vehicle back to you outside of working hours?

A - YES you can bring the vehicle back and fourth throughout the hire period, please be aware that you are held responsible for the vehicle throughout the time stated on the hire agreement.

 

Q - Is there a mileage limit?

A - There is NO mileage limit on any of our vehicles, NO hidden fair usage charges.

 

Q - What happens if the hire vehicle breaks down?

A - All vehicles come with comprehensive AA nationwide breakdown recovery,  please contact us and the relevent breakdown recovery as soon as possible, Do not attempt to drive the vehicle.

 

Q - Can i add another driver to the hire?

A - Yes you can add one other driver at no extra charge, however we will need to see them at the time of the hire along with all the relevent paperwork.

 

Q - What about deposits and insurance excess?

A - There is NO deposit held by us at the time of hire. In the event of damage, the hirer will be called upon to contribute the first £1000 towards the repairs. Excess protection is an optional extra that allows the hirer to reduce the excess reasonability to £250. The Insurance reduction does NOT cover damage to Wing Mirrors, tyres, above cab height or damage sustained through contact with stationery objects for example, contact with a parked car or wall/gate post. 

 

Q - How much is the Excess Protection?

A - The optional excess reduction is as follows, 24 hr - £12 inc vat, weekend - £18 inc vat and weekly - £30 inc vat, made payable at the time of hire.

 

Q - What paperwork do i need bring with me?

A - We will need to see your driving license, National Insurance number or the DRIVING LICENCE SHARE CODE along with proof of address.

 

Q - What about fuel?

A - We run all our vehicles from empty to empty. So we ask that you only fill up to the amount of fuel required by yourself for the period of hire.

 

Q - What happens if i want to cancel my booking or terminate the hire contract early?

A - If the Hire contract is cancelled within 48 hrs of the start period, then there will be a 50% cancellation fee of the total hire charge, If you are within the Agreed Hire period and wish to return the vehicle early then there will be an Early termination fee that will be 50% of the total hire charge for periods of over 24 hours, Contracts with periods of 24 hours or less will incure the full cost of the hire Charge.

Central Hire reserves the right to calculate a fee on a case-by-case basis by taking into consideration the length of the contract. All terminations of contracts will need to be in written form, either by letter or email. 

 

(Short and long term hire available)

 

Call us on  01761 416465 01761 416465

 

Local Car & Van Hire near me? Areas we cover.

Bath

Bristol (South West)

Bishop Sutton

Cameley

Camerton

Chelwood

Chew Magna

Chew Stoke

Chewton Keynsham

Claverton

Clutton

Combe Down

Compton Dando

Compton Martin

Corston

Dunkerton

East Harptree

Farmborough

Farrington Gurney

Frome

Hallatrow

High Littleton

 

Hinton Blewett

Hinton Charterhouse

Keynsham

Marksbury

Midford

Midsomer Norton

Newton St Loe

Paulton

Peasedown St John

Priston

Radstock

Saltford

Shepton Mallet

Shoscombe

Temple cloud

Timsbury

Tunley

Wells

Wellow

Westfield

West Harptree

Whitchurch

Book an appointment

Central Garage (Paulton) Ltd

Ham Lane

Paulton

Bristol

BS39 7PL

 

Tel: 01761 416465 01761 416465

Tel: 01761 413374

centralgaragepaulton@gmail.com

Opening times

Monday                8am-5.30pm

Tuesday               8am-5.30pm

Wednesday          8am-5.30pm

Thursday              8am-5.30pm

Friday                   8am-5.30pm

Saturday                   Closed

Sunday                     Closed

 

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