Minibus Rental

Short term rental from Rivervale - Fixed monthly costs and the maintenance covered.

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Short Term Minibus Hire

Renting is a great way to get a minibus for your school or organisation with fixed monthly costs and no commitment over the 12 months. When you rent a minibus from Rivervale you can rest assured that we will help you take care of that vehicle including the MOT, servicing, and 10 week safety inspections.

All you have to do is add fuel and insurance. You're in expert hands with Rivervale. We not only have a wide choice of vehicles but can advise you on 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.

The benefits of short-term rentals with Rivervale

* Rivervale is not an insurance broker and acts solely as a introduction service for James Brown and Sons. We will happily arrange for you to speak with them to arrange your insurance policies.

Our most popular short-term rental vehicles

Ford Transit 410

14 - 15 Seats | Non D1

Citroen Relay

17 Seats | Non D1

Ford Transit 460

17 + Seats | D1 Required

Considering an electric minibus or van?

At Rivervale Minibus, we provide an extensive selection of new electric vehicles, varying from 9 to 15 seats. These are available for a five-year leasing term or for direct purchase.

Additionally, we have a range of pre-owned electric vehicles, which can be rented for 12 months or bought outright. Choosing Rivervale Minibus means more than acquiring a vehicle; our clients benefit from exceptional service, comprehensive driver training, and support in minibus management, ensuring safe and seamless operations of their minibuses.

Visit our dedicated electric vehicles page here.

Considering an electric minibus or van?
Minibus Hire Purchase

Hire Purchase

Rivervale's hire purchase option for minibuses offers a practical solution for schools and organisations aiming to own their vehicles after a fixed term. This cost-effective approach allows for the immediate use of a minibus without the hefty initial expense of buying outright, making it ideal for budget-conscious entities.

What's the difference?

Unlike our 12-month rental, the hire purchase arrangement requires you to manage the vehicle's maintenance and servicing. This option suits those who prefer long-term investment over short-term rental and seek asset ownership post-contract. With flexible terms and customizable payment plans, hire purchase is an excellent choice for organisations that value financial flexibility and asset acquisition.

The advantages of minibus short term rental with fixed monthly payments

Having a minibus on 12-month rental is a great way to get an additional vehicle for your school or organisation without a long term commitment. You maybe waiting for a new vehicle, or are not sure if you will use another minibus enough to make it viable. Whatever the reason, 12-month rental with fixed costs and a fully maintained contract (including breakdown cover) is a predictable and hassle-free way to bridge the gap - or simply help out for an especially busy 12-months full of sporting fixtures and trips.

Your vehicle will be delivered with your livery and logo ready for you to drive, so you don't have to concern yourself with those kinds of details. Once the 12-month is up you can renew, look at other options or simply have us pick up the minibus.

Reduce your insurance premiums

Unlike our 12-month rental, the hire purchase arrangement requires you to manage the vehicle's maintenance and servicing. This option suits those who prefer long-term investment over short-term rental to ultimately own the vehicle once the contract is finished. With flexible terms and customisable payment plans, hire purchase is an excellent choice for organisations that want to increase their assets with financial flexibility.

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