FAQ’s and 3 Simple Steps

You can get the answers to nearly all of your questions on our FAQ’s below, on this page.

Booking is easy. Just 3 simple steps, click Book Now below

1. Choose a vehicle and your dates and times.

2. Add your details. (Have your driving license number and credit card ready).

3. Click Book Now and you will shortly receive a confirmation email.

Alternatively, you can telephone and speak to me or my team on 01844 390 565

We look forward to meeting you.

What identification do I need?


A full current driving license, proof of address, NI number and card for payment (other licences are accepted, please check with the hire team)

What age do I need to be, to hire a vehicle?


You need to be between the ages of 23-75 and have held a full licence for 2 years. Some points are accepted but please check with the hire team.

Can I add another driver?


Yes, a copy of the licence and national insurance is needed for the licence check, you will receive confirmation and then they will be covered to drive.

Can the insurance excess be reduced?


Yes you can reduce the excess down to £350.00 and that needs to be arranged before the hire commences.

Can I take the vehicle overseas?


Yes, this will need to be arranged at point of booking.

Can I have the vehicle delivered to my address & collected when I finished with it?


Yes, this needs to be arranged before.

Am I allowed pets in the vehicles?


Yes, there are important stipulations, you must make us aware at point of booking.

Will I be shown around the vehicle for a full inspection before I drive away?


Yes, we go round the vehicle together for your complete satisfaction, a signature is required.

Do I have full breakdown cover


Yes, our vehicles come with AA, a number is provided and all you to do is call anytime, 24/7 and you will be assisted.

Am I able to extend the vehicle hire?


Usually yes, you must inform us and let us know as soon as possible, for maximum chance of this being accepted.

Do we provide seats for babies or children?


The hire team can arrange fully sanitised seats, from a professional provider, advanced notice is required.

How can I get from an airport to collect my vehicle?


The hire team can arrange this for you?

How long will it take before I can drive away in my vehicle?


An average of 7 mins (but if you wish for a more detailed introduction to the vehicle add a few more minutes).

Will I be provided with helpful tips when hiring the bigger vans?


Yes, help will be given

Will I be shown how to use the tail lift on a Luton?


Yes, a complete demonstration will be provided.

Will I be given a name and contact number for someone to speak to during my rental?



Car and Van Hire in Thame

For over 20 years, we at Thame Cars have been providing commercial and private motorists with some of the finest car and van hire models in the Oxfordshire region, with our short and long term hire periods representing great value for money. Those that need a capable city runaround for a weekend away, an MPV or SUV for a family road trip, or perhaps a van to support removals and house clearances, we’re delighted to be able to help.

From our welcoming dealership, our team of car and van hire experts will be delighted to help find the ideal solution for you. Our selection of models is among the very best in the region, incorporating such vehicles as the Toyota Aygo, Peugeot 2008, Kia Ceed, Kia Sportage, VW Transporter, VW Crafter, and even a VW Crafter Luton with tail lift. Whether you’re booking for a single day or require a model for more than a week, we’ll be able to provide a competitive quotation for the vehicle that suits you.

Get started with your search for the ideal hire car or van using our tool on this page. Alternatively, pick up the phone to speak to a member of our team today on 01844 390 565 We’ll be happy to answer any questions you have.