UK car hire with spanish licence

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Re: UK car hire with spanish licence

Postby Campo Steve » Fri Aug 30, 2013 10:12 am

I emailed back to Enterprise, pointing out the legal situation with regard to EU licences. This was their reply.
Whilst you are right in saying that these licenses are acceptable for driving on all EU roads, it is not illegal for us to decline rental to someone who cannot complete our underwriting checks, which includes the provision of a license where we are satisfied of it's veracity, whether it is a UK License, an EU license or a license from elsewhere.

As it happens, we generally will accept all EU licenses with no issues and so you would not have to have an IDP alongside your Spanish driving license.
I'm sorry for the confusion
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Re: UK car hire with spanish licence

Postby Mowser » Fri Aug 30, 2013 12:44 pm

They have also spelled licence the American way ... "license".
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Re: UK car hire with spanish licence

Postby Campo Steve » Fri Aug 30, 2013 3:10 pm

Now another reply from Enterprise.
Good Afternoon

Thank you fro your email. I am sorry about the mis-understanding. Yes you can use your Spanish driving licence yo rent from.

Again apologies for the confusion

Kind Regards

Apart from his/her typing, the agent must have had another think about it.
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Re: UK car hire with spanish licence

Postby curatokid » Mon Sep 09, 2013 10:17 am

Rather amusing when I rented a car in USA the guy looked at my spanish license and thought the " E " stood for Egypt !!!


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