British Fleet Services ( BFS ) Terms & Conditions

Our service to you shall be the source and supply of a vehicle, financial products, and services which match your requirements.

BFS reserves the right to make changes to these terms and conditions. Changes will take effect from the time and date they are posted on the website.

Website Contents (www.britishfleetservices.co.uk):
This website displays data which is supplied to BFS by finance companies and vehicle manufacturers. Whilst every effort is made to ensure this data is as accurate as possible, this information should only be used as a guide. For the avoidance of doubt, you should check all details of the vehicle you wish to order directly with the manufacturer or one of their franchised dealers. BFS will not be held responsible for any loss damage or otherwise caused by the reliance upon information contained on the website.

All images are for illustration purposes only. Images may not represent the exact specification of your vehicle.

We reserve the right to make changes to the contents of the website at any time without notice and incurring liability to you.

Prices on the BFS website are for information purposes only and do not constitute an offer by BFS

Products Quoted:
BFS provides Contract Hire and Personal Contract Hire. All Quotations on the site are spread rentals 3+23, 35, 47 or 6+23, 35, 47 unless otherwise stated
The above profiles equate to advance rentals followed by monthly rentals

Pricing Policy:
Prices quoted for Business Contract Hire exclude VAT.

Prices quoted for Personal Contract Hire include VAT.

Vehicle Sales Prices are all exclusive of VAT first registration fee and road fund licence

Unless stated to the contrary the prices include:
full mainland UK driven delivery. BFS reserves the right to pass on costs imposed on BFS by the franchised dealer for deliveries to certain locations in the UK. Delivery on a trailer may be available free of charge or at extra cost;

Quotations:
Prices on the BFS website are for information purposes only and do not constitute an offer by BFS
BFS will provide a quotation for you based on your specification and needs. BFS will not be held liable for any extras, options or otherwise you fail to adequately describe to BFS or our agents.

Finance applications:
Following an acceptance by you of a quotation from BFS, you will be prompted to complete a financial application form.

In providing either your business and/or personal information to BFS, you authorise BFS to disclose this information and any other information we hold to one or more finance companies for the purpose of considering your finance application. By this act you are also accepting the terms and conditions of the finance company.

We rely on you to provide accurate information and relevant documentation when requested by the finance company.

If you are applying on behalf of a Limited Company, you are confirming you have the authority for a credit search to be carried out in the name of the Company and its Directors.

The finance company will use the information provided to carry out searches with Credit Reference Agencies. A record of this search will be kept and may be used by other lenders in assessing future applications from you or your business. The finance company will make checks with various fraud prevention agencies to detect and prevent fraud.

You will be requested to provide any additional information required by the finance company as a condition of their consideration of your finance application. Refusal to do so will result in the finance application being declined or different acceptance terms offered.

Orders:
BFS will whenever possible supply a manufacturers vehicle brochure prior to order enabling you to clarify manufacturers specifications and optional extras
By signing and returning the vehicle order you are accepting these terms and conditions and agreeing to order your vehicle in accordance with these terms and conditions and the conditions on the vehicle order. All orders are a legally binding contract. Sign only if you wish to be bound to the terms and conditions

Until you enter into a financial agreement with a finance company, there is no contract to hire a vehicle in force. This will only become in force on the signing of the finance contract by both yourself and the finance company. The finance company will notify all parties when the contract is in force.

If you have accepted the order and these terms and conditions. It is your responsibility to check the vehicle you are ordering including any extras meets your requirements.

BFS may not take a deposit from you once we accept the signed vehicle order however If you cancel the vehicle order a cancellation fee of £500+VAT may become due and would be payable within seven working days.

Delivery and Documentation:
All documentation required by the finance company must be completed by you and returned to BFS prior to the delivery of your vehicle being arranged.

If documentation is incorrectly completed and/or all supporting documents required by the finance company have not been received and approved by the finance company, delivery will also not be arranged.

BFS may charge a document fee of £300+VAT for each vehicle. This charge covers all documentation, administration, and standard delivery costs

Any outstanding monies owed to BFS must be paid before delivery will be arranged.

Delivery timescales are an indication only. Whilst BFS endeavour to meet any timescale quoted, we will not be liable for any compensation arising out of a delay to the vehicle due to factors out of our control.

BFS will not be responsible for any modifications / alterations made by the customer during the hire period and customers may be charged for such by the Finance Company
on return of the vehicle

All vehicles must be insured Fully Compressive by you. We may require proof of insurance subject to finance company rules. You must be a named driver or main policy holder on the insurance certificate. You must also inform your insurance company that the finance company is the owner and registered keeper of the vehicle (unless stated otherwise).