AboutWhen you land on the Island you will see that we are just 200 yards from the Wightlink and Hovertravel terminals in Ryde.
Whether you are visiting the Island for business or pleasure choose Esplanade Self-Drive Car Hire for your travel needs. Prices begin at just £25 per day.
Volkwagen - up!, Fox, Polo, Golf, Polo Auto, Golf Auto, Golf Estate, Beetle, Jetta, Touran, Touran Auto, Sharan, Caddy Van.
Ssangyong - Tivoli.
Mercedes-Benz Vito Van.
No additional charge is made for insurance, but a deposit is required when collecting your car. This will be returned provided the car is returned undamaged. Alternatively for a small additional fee, Collision Damage Waiver is available, where we only require a deposit for the fuel.
The Hirer, if aged 21-24 must have held a full licence for at least 2 years, 25-75 - 1 year.
UK Licence Holders Must Provide: Photo Licence and print out of DVLA Check Code (If you are unable to go online to get a Check Code then we can telephone the DVLA for you for an additional charge of £3.50.)
Alternatively if you bring your Photo Driving Licence, National Insurance Number and Postcode we can get a Check Code at reception (this may take a little time).
Licence holders with the old style Paper driving licence (pre 1998) will only require licence and proof of address. You must be able to produce BOTH parts of your current, valid licence (photo card and counterpart).
You must ALSO able to produce a 2nd form of identification such as a bank statement or utility bill.
Overseas Licence Holders:
You must produce your driving licence.
You must produce your Passport
You must produce 1 additional form of identification showing your home address.
Volkswagen: 21-24 years - 1400 cc. 25-75 any engine size.
There is FREE UNLIMITED MILEAGE FOR ISLAND USE.
All cars are hired with a full tank, and hirers are asked to refill the tank before returning the vehicle. A £5 refuelling charge will apply for vehicles that have not been refilled, in addition to fuel costs.
Child Seats & Satellite Navigation
Available at small daily charge, booster seats FOC by prior arrangement.
On request and subject to availability (weekdays only). Some destinations will incur a small charge.
- Open all year round
- Open on bank holidays
Map & Directions
Road DirectionsFrom East Cowes ferry, second exit at roundabout onto Well Road, A3021, A3054 to Ryde.
From Fishbourne ferry, B3339 (Fishbourne lane), A3054 to Ryde.
From Yarmouth ferry, A3054 to Newport, A3054 to Ryde.
Public Transport DirectionsFrom West Cowes Red Jet Hi-speed ferry: No. 1 bus route to Newport and change to No. 9 to Ryde.
From Yarmouth ferry: No. 7 bus route to Newport and change to No. 9 to Ryde.
For further bus information please contact Southern Vectis at www.islandbuses.info/ or +44 0871 200 2233 (bus times) / +44 01983 827000 (head office).
|Opening (1 Jan 2018 - 31 Dec 2018)|
* Monday to Friday - ALL YEAR 8.00am to 5.30pm
Saturday - April to September 8.30am to 6.00pm
Sunday - April to September 9.00am to 5.00pm
Saturday - October to March 9.00am to 5.00pm
Sunday - October to March CLOSED