Short-term minibus hire
Short-term minibus hire is a great way for schools to solve the problem of additional vehicles without a long-term commitment. And it’s not just minibuses; you can hire vehicles including cars, vans and minibuses from Castle from one month to a year.
We try to be as flexible as we can and can usually extend or reduce short-term hire agreements to suit your changing needs. Our ‘term-time’ contracts are increasingly popular for schools that need an additional vehicle for a certain amount of time in the school year or are perhaps testing out a new route to bring pupils into school. Self-drive minibus hire is proving increasingly popular as the needs of schools change throughout the year.
With Castle Minibus you’re in expert hands with our understanding of all that’s involved in hiring a school minibus or vehicle, the licences required, additional Section 19 Permits and insurance*. Our dedicated team will help you every step of the way.
After feedback from schools that they were struggling to get insurance for self-drive minibus or vehicle hire we are pleased to now be able to introduce you to James Brown and Sons for competitive insurance cover under-written by First Insurance.
*Castle Minibus is not an insurance broker and acts solely as an introduction service for James Brown and Sons. We will happily arrange for you to speak with them to arrange your insurance policies.
Champions of Minibus Safety
Castle only provide factory-built minibuses, as opposed to light-weight vehicles that have been retro-fitted as minibuses to keep their weight down. Therefore, all drivers of vehicles with 17 seats supplied by Castle will need to have a D1 entitlement.
Reduce your insurance premiums
James Brown and Sons (Somerset) Ltd, recognise that a Castle Minibus client is less likely to have an incident because of Castle Minibus’ high safety standards, especially if they have completed the MCC. James Brown and Sons have negotiated insurance rates that reflect the reduced risk that holders of the MCC represent and even allow a further 10% discount for Castle customers. Read more about insurance
Covid-19 safe delivery across the UK (subject to availability)
Delivery and collection included as standard
Dedicated team to help organise everything
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Benefits of short-term hire with Castle Minibus
No commitment beyond 12 months
No deposit required
Delivery and collection included
Flexible vehicle options
Minibuses and cars available
Reduced insurance premiums*
Minibus compliance advice and services
*Castle Minibus is not an insurance broker and acts solely as an introduction service for James Brown and Sons. We will happily arrange for you to speak with them to arrange your own insurance policies