Scottish tourer

Ecosse Tourers Tel 01592 770890

FAQ's

We have a minimum hire period of 7 nights in the high season months of June, July & August. Outside of these months our normal minimum period is 4 nights.

Yes, we require a security deposit to be lodged with us. This transaction is taken as a pre-authorisation, with no money leaving your account at that time. On return we will inspect the vehicle as we service & prepare it for the next customer, & all being well we release the block from your card. for holders of U.K driving Licences, & £1000.00 for Non-U.K Licences

We require a deposit of £200 per week, to confirm your booking. Our preferred method of payment is by bank transfer, although we can also take payment by card. For card payments there is an added administration fee.

Balance of your fees are due 42 days prior to the date you collect the motorhome.

If you are required to cancel, then you must confirm by email 42 days, before the rental commencement date.

This will be ok if you have a maximum of 6 penalty points ( UK drivers), above that then we would need to seek clearance from our insurers.

There is a free mileage limit of 120 miles per day( calculated on average over the term of rental). Any excess mileage in excess of this is charged at £0.25 p mile ( £25.00 per 100 miles). Historically, very few customers incur any charges.

£25.00 per week, and pro-rata for part week.

Our standard collection time is 15:00 Hrs.

Motorhomes must be returned & fully vacated before 11:00 Hrs.

Early collections ( 11:00 Hrs ) & late afternoon returns ( 16:00 Hrs ), are sometimes available, at a cost of £45.00 per event. However, we are only able to confirm that either event is available until a few days before the rental commences, as there may be back to back bookings on either side of a booking. & we need time to prepare vehicles. At this point, an early collection would be available, but that can easily change in a day or two.

Yes there is a reversing camera and rear parking sensors fitted but we always advise for one person to be outside of the vehicle if you have to perform a reversing manoeuvre.

On average you should get around 32 miles per gallon.

Yes. This item is included in the rental cost.

Yes, all of our motorhomes have solar panels fitted.

Yes, we include 2 pet friendly vehicles , in our fleet. But pets must be declared at the time we provide the quote. We only allow pets in specific motorhomes.

No, & we would consider this to be a breach of the rental agreement.

No, we require to know the age, breed & approximate weight of your pet.

No, all of our vehicles have manual transmissions.

Yes there is a small cleaning pack supplied.

The office opens 10:00 till 17:00.

Ecosse Tourers will offer a full refund or postponement without penalty if the UK Government imposes restrictions that cause any of the following

1) Closure of Ecosse Tourers premises on the date when your rental vehicle is due for collection.

2) The introduction of non-essential travel restrictions over the dates you are due to travel

3) If you are in a local lockdown situation over the dates you are due to travel.

Can you drive the motorhome on a basic car licenceCan you drive the motorhome on a basic car licence.

It is not unusual for bookings to be confirmed a year in advance, with most of the prime dates being snapped up by the end of December.

Our rates are seasonal, and we would need to know the dates required , before we can quote you.

The Harris motorhome is 6.97 Meters

The Lewis Motorhome is 7.4 Meters

The Islay Motorhome is 6.7 Meters.

The Harris has a large 85 litre fridge.

The Lewis has a 60 Litre fridge

The Islay has a 60 litre fridge.

Our motorhomes come fully equipped, other than bedding, & towels, these can be hired from us at an additional cost.

Yes. These are part of our basic equipment, and there is no added charge.

Yes. This is part of our basic equipment, and there is no added charge.

Yes. This is part of our basic equipment, and there is no added charge.

Yes, all of our motorhomes are kitted out with televisions/ DVD players.

Yes,  our motorhomes are fitted out with onboard WiFi, but as we are unable to confirm cell phone coverage in areas that you may plan to visit this is a complimentary extra, with no guarantees.

Yes, all of our motorhomes, are fitted with awnings

Yes, we have various sizes of budget bikes. We will need to know approximate frame sizes required.

No, we do not allow bikes to be stored inside our motorhomes.

Yes.  ( 4 Max) but if you plan to bring more three , you will require a 4th rail to be added, & for this, there is a charge of £10.00 per week. We do need advance notice.

We advise to try and empty the tanks daily.

Our bike racks can take three bikes as standard, a fourth can be added but requires an extension rail, for which there is an added charge.

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