Are you looking for the ultimate van to transport your band, DJ or group? Gearooz hires out specialist self drive band vans, splitters, crew buses and mini vans to the music industry. Based just outside Brighton the vans are available for use across the UK and Europe.
Our vehicles are expertly converted to accommodate the needs of artists on the road and include features most other companies don't provide. They are designed to transport up to nine people safely and in comfort. The back of the van provides secure storage for equipment. The vans are extremely reliable, economical and can be driven on a standard driving license. They provide the perfect transport solution for any band or touring act.
All our vehicles feature the following as standard: comfortable touring seats, privacy glass, internal lighting, mains power points, safety kit and a large secure storage area. Most of vehicles including our premium range include a full entertainment system, fridge, cruise control, bluetooth handsfree, mains power and USB charging points.
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS when hiring a self driver splitter van
What ID do you require from me? Full UK or EU Driving License Two utility bills dated within the last 3 months DVLA Code (available from the GOV UK website)
What deposit do you require? We require a £250 security deposit on all rentals which must be paid on a debit or credit card in the renters name. For longer or international rentals this is £500.
What age do you rent to? 23-75. Drivers under the age of 25 are subject to approval and additional fees.
What is the excess in the event of an accident? The hirer is liable for a policy excess of £2000 in the case of each and every accident, or vehicular or third party damage. The excess can be reduced to £1000 per incident for £10 a day.
How economical are the vans? Our Mercedes-Benz Sprinter vans can travel up to 500 miles on a single tank of diesel when driving on a motorway.
Can I park my car with you while renting a van? Yes. We have outdoor parking which costs £3 a day. All vehicles are left at your own risk. Parking is subject to availability.
Can I travel outside of the UK? Yes our vans can be used anywhere in Europe. Our standard hire rates include the UK only but this can be extended to include Europe for £20 a day.
What safety equipment is included? All our vehicles come with a first aid kit, fire extinguisher, spare bulb kit, warning triangle and high visibility vest at no extra charge.
Do you have a winter safety pack? Yes a winter safety pack can be included with all vehicles for £49 per booking. This includes snow chains, foil blankets, snow shovel, de-icer and various other equipment to remain safe on the roads during the winter. All weather / winter tyres are available on request for most vehicles.
Where do I collect the van from? Collection is from our site at Shoreham Airport near Brighton. The postcode is BN43 5FF. Our music & DJ equipment showroom is also located here so you can stock up on anything you need ahead of your van rental. We also hire a wide range of sound & lighting equipment. Van rental customers receive an extra 25% off any equipment hire.
When can I collect and return the vehicle? Monday to Friday between 10am and 6pm or on Saturdays between 10am and 1pm. We are closed on Sundays and Bank Holidays.
Can I return outside of your opening hours? Yes we can provide a 24/7 out of hours drop of service for £25.
Can you recomend a driver? We have a large database of drivers. Simply hire a vehicle through us and we will connect you with someone. You deal directly with them and hire the vehicle through us. You should budget between £80-£120 a day for a driver.
Question? Emailhire@gearooz.comor call the team on01273 921 321