About hiring


We are based in Borve near Portree, in the centre of the Isle of Skye. We collect you from Armadale*, Broadford, Kyle of Lochalsh, Portree or Uig. We can also deliver to Loch Greshornish campsite at Edinbane**.

Our office is about 4 miles from the town centre.

You will find links to the bus and ferry timetables on our contacts page. We try to make hiring a car from us as simple as possible, so here are the key points. Our full terms can be read here.
* Armadale from April to October only.
** By arrangement - please check with us for availability
Key points for hiring from us
  • You have to be between 25 and 75 years of age
  • You have to hold a full driving licence: UK, EU, EEA or foreign
  • You have to held that licence for at least three years
  • You have to have a credit or UK debit card, to book a car
  • No major driving convictions in the UK or anywhere else *
  • If you have been in the UK for more than 12 months you cannot drive on a foreign licence
  • Minimum of £1,500 damage excess on the insurance.
* Check with us first as some minor offences will be acceptable to our insurance company.
** Excess may vary according to driver.
The hire insurance covers you for the following:
  • Fire including self ignition, lightning & explosion
  • Theft or attempted theft or taking of the vehicle without permission
  • Your liability under the Road Traffic Acts for:
  • Death or injury to other people including passengers (unlimited)
  • Damage to property up to £2,000,000
  • Emergency treatment fees
  • Legal fees for representation at a coroners inquest, fatal accident enquiry or court of summary jurisdiction
  • Defence costs in prosecution for Manslaughter or death by reckless driving up to £5,000
 
We ask that you bring the vehicle back to us with a full tank of fuel. If the vehicle isn't returned with a full tank, we will charge you £20 + the cost of the fuel + VAT to refill the tank. You have the option of paying an additional fee pre-hire to return the vehicle empty.

A security deposit may be required when you hire the vehicle. This will be refunded on completion of hire. All hires must be paid by credit or debit card. We are sorry but cash or cheques are not accepted.
Charges:
  • From £30 per day + VAT + Insurance ***
*** Individual rates vary according to driver.
Office hours
We are open between 08:30 to 17:00 Monday to Friday. At any other times vehicles are only available for collection or return by prior arrangement.