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Hirers/drivers must be over 25 years of age and under the age of 75. They must have held a full driving licence for at least 24 months and have been involved in no accidents in the last 12 months.

The hire of a Ford Galaxy or 9 Seater Minibus requires a minimum driving experience of 24 months.


A maximum of 2 x SP30’s is acceptable. For any other endorsements please contact hire@days.co.uk or call 0800 3897626.

If you wish to clarify the group rating of any vehicle, refer to the vehicle information page or contact Day's Rental on 0800 3897626.


  • Mini Buses over 3,500kgs require a D1 Licence category
  • Vans over 3,500kgs require a C1 Licence category

Please Note

Since 8 June 2015, the paper counterpart to the UK photocard driving licence is no longer issued by the DVLA and whilst they still remain valid, “old style” UK paper-based licences will no longer be annotated with endorsements.  With effect from this date, any UK driving licence holders hiring a vehicle should ideally use “Share My Driving Licence”, the new online service from the DVLA, for validation of their driving record.

To view and create a one-time passcode the driver should visit gov.uk here where s/he will be asked to submit their:

  • Driving licence number
  • National Insurance number
  • Postcode

The passcode, which will be valid for a maximum period of 21 days from the point it is generated, must be presented and still be valid when picking up any rental vehicle.  Any drivers unable to obtain a passcode should call the DVLA Customer Contact Centre on 0300 083 0013 (Mon - Fri 9am - 5pm). 

Or alternatively we can process this information at the time of hire commencement at one of our hire locations, the above information will still be required to access the DVLA data and if not provided upon request we will be unable to proceed with the vehicle hire.

For more information around the driving licence changes and guidance on using “Share My Driving Licence”, visit the gov.uk article here >>>

Identification Required

Additional identification is required to accompany your driving licence. You must provide a minium of two household utility bills that are less than 3 months old and match the address held on your driving licence.

Please refer to our terms of hire for more information.