Terms and Conditions of Hire

All and any business under taken by Sovereign Car Hire Services shall be transacted solely on
the conditions herein set out. Each condition shall be deemed to be incorporated in and shall be a
condition of any agreement between Sovereign Car Hire Services and the client. Sovereign Car
Hire Services acceptance of clients order is conditional on the client agreeing to contract subject
to these terms and conditions of sale to the exclusion of all others. By placing a booking with
Sovereign Car Hire Services for services the client is presumed to have agreed these terms and
conditions of sale without modification. The unenforceability or invalidity of one or more of these
terms and conditions or part thereof shall not affect the enforceability or validity of any term and
condition or remainder thereof.

All hires start when the car leaves the garage and finish when the car returns to the garage
except those hires to or from various airports or those which are the subject of a fixed charge or
those where the mileage starts when the hirer first goes in to the car and terminates when he
finally leaves the car.

All charges in the amounts specified herein and in the current tariff published by the Company are
payable in advance except where a hirer has a credit account or a Credit Card approved by the

When a car is hired for a week or a longer period, whilst every endeavour will be made for the
hirer to retain the car and driver during such a period the Company reserves the right to substitute
any other car or driver according to the exigencies of the service.

The Company expressly prohibits any persons other than their own drivers from driving their

Subject to condition 5 the Company accepts no responsibility for damage to their cars by fire,
collision and the Companies legal liability for third party claims arising from use of their cars.
The company accepts no responsibility for any delays howsoever caused.

The driver will drive at reasonable speeds according to his judgement of road conditions and
traffic at any particular time.

When a hirer desires to travel to a particular place, the driver will, unless specifically otherwise
instructed by the Company travel by the route which is, in his opinion, the best and most
convenient for motoring. Whether the route is the shortest or not, and no allowance will be made
to the hirer on the ground that the route adopted is not actually the shortest.

A reasonable amount of ordinary passenger luggage is allowed, but luggage which in the opinion
of the driver amounts to an excessive weight will not be carried. The Company accepts no
responsibility for any loss or damage to any luggage or property carried in or on the car, unless
the loss or damage is a result of negligence by the Company.

The Company reserves the right to invoice the client with a charge unless a cancellation has
been received before allocation of vehicle to the chauffeur and car.

Every effort will be made to carry out the booking but its due performance is subject to
cancellation by us or to such variation that we may find necessary or result of inability to secure
drivers, cars or as a result of any act of god, war, strike, lockout or any labour dispute, fire, flood,
drought, legislation or other cause beyond our control.

These terms and conditions are governed by English law.