9/11 George Street
Isle of Wight
Tel: 01983 562322
Fax: 01983 811156
Small & Large Vans
10% Discount on all bookings received two months in advance of commencing the hire period (except Weekend Special*).
*Weekend Special reduction applies to all cars hired from 4.30pm Friday to 9.00am Monday. (Visit Website for details)
DescriptionWelcome to Esplanade Car Rental, Isle of Wight. Our business premises are located in the town of Ryde, located on the north east shore of the Island.
Esplanade Car Rental is located just a few hundred yards from the Wightlink passenger ferry and Hovercraft terminals. We offer a wide range of quality hire cars and vans to suit all needs. The range includes convertibles, manual, automatics, estates, seven-seaters, eight-seaters and commercial vehicles. All vehicles available to hire from Esplanade Car Rental are either brand new or are no older than 18 months.
Monday to Friday
8.00am to 5.30pm
Saturday - April to September
8.30am to 6.00pm
Sunday - April to September
9.00am to 5.00pm
Saturday - October to March
9.00am to 5.00pm
Sunday - October to March
Collection from Ferry terminals available on request. (Weekdays only).
No additional charge is made for insurance, but a deposit is required when collecting your rental car - this will be refunded provided the car is returned undamaged. Alternatively, for a small additional fee, a Collision Damage Waiver is available, where we only require a deposit for the fuel.
The Hirer, if aged 21-24 must have held a full licence for at least two years, 25-75 one year.
21-24 years can hire any vehicle with 1400cc engine or less. Over 25 and up to 75 years can hire any engine size.
There is Free Unlimited Mileage For Island Use, for Mainland use please contact us.
All cars are hired with a full tank and hirers are asked to refill the tank before returning the vehicle. A £5 refuelling charge will apply for vehicles that have not been refilled, in addition to fuel cost.
Are available at no extra charge, by prior arrangement.
Frequently asked questions
What do I need to bring?
The best way to ensure that you have trouble free car rental is to be prepared.
Clearly it is important to bring with you the appropriate documents that will allow us to release the car to you.
These include: Driving Licence/Passport/Credit Card and proof of name and address (i.e. a utility bill).
Can I add additional drivers?
Additional drivers are allowed , though they must meet the minimum age requirements, present a valid driver's licence and credit card, and have a clean driving record. There is no extra charge for additional drivers.
To help control liability and insurance costs, Esplanade rental screen for high-risk drivers. We may ask potential renters a variety of questions regarding their personal driving records. Whenever a prospective renter's driving history fails to meet a company's established criteria, the company can deny rental service.
All drivers of the vehicle will need to be present and provide a valid driver's licence - please note that UK drivers with photocard driver's licences should present both their photocard and the accompanying driver record document - and credit card in their own name.