In order to borrow our mini-bus you should first read all the information below to ensure that you meet the requirements and understand the terms under which we make the vehicle available for hire. Next, check availability of the mini-bus for the dates you require using the Mini-bus Google Calendar. Finally, to make an enquiry or to request a booking, please use the form at the bottom of this page.
Terms and RatesAll drivers must be aware of and adhere to the Scout Association rules for driving a minibus.
All drivers must be over the age of 25 and have a category D1 driving license or have held a full UK car license for more than 2 years.
All Drivers must be the holder of a valid Herts County Council minibus driving assessment card when carrying members of the Scout Association
All paperwork must be completed at the correct times (a vehicle inspection sheet every day and a mileage sheet at the start and end of journey or use).
It is expected that each journey will have a second driver as a passenger within the vehicle.
It is required that a second adult be in the bus as a passenger when it is used to transport children.
When the bus is used for the transportation of members of the Scout Association, the Section 19 permit in the window must be turned to be displayed. At the end of the journey, it must be reversed again.
There is an additional permit for when the bus is used for members of the Girl Guide association.
All other users must ensure that any section 19 permits for their own groups or associations are displayed where required.
Please note the amount of diesel on the driver’s sheet, and make sure the bus is returned with the same amount of fuel as when it was taken.
Please make sure that the bus is in a reasonably clean condition, inside and out, when returned. If we need to get it cleaned after use, then this may be chargeable.
In the front of the Bus is a file containing a Risk Assessment and a Breakdown Policy. These should be read before every journey taken.
Suggested Donation rates
Full day £50.00
Per Week £235.00