Terms & Conditions of motorcycle hire

By renting a motorcycle from Cornish Classics, you agree to accept these terms and conditions.

1 Definition of our rates

1.1    All prices include VAT, fully comprehensive insurance. Additional helmets and motorcycle clothing      are available at additional cost (£5 per item, per day). 

1.2   A refundable deposit of £250, payable by cash or credit card is required to cover the insurance excess. Losses or damage to machines or equipment will be deducted from the deposit.


2 Pickup and Return

2.1   Bike hire periods are for 24 hour increments unless otherwise agreed.

2.2  Weekend rate is from 17:00 Friday to 09:00 Monday morning. 

2.3  Delivery and collection can be supplied by prior arrangement. 

3 Insurance

3.1    All hirers must be between 25 and 70 years of age and have over two years experience of riding a motorcycle over 250cc. They also must hold a valid motorcycle license.

3.2  We cannot rent to riders who have any of the following;

3.2.1     A criminal record or 

3.2.2    Have been disqualified from driving during the last 24 months or 

3.42     The following offence codes in the last 5 years: Theft or unauthorised taking (UT), Drink or Drugs (DR), Dangerous Driving (DD), Driving whilst disqualified (BA), Licence (LC), Careless Driving (CD) any equivalent offence in Northern Ireland. Or

3.2.4    Have had more than one “fault accident” claim in last three years.

3.3  Failure to disclose current or pending convictions from your licence could result in you having to pay    for a hire that the insurance company will not allow you to use. If in doubt tell us or enquire before                reservation.


4 Confirmation

4.1   Once you have made your reservation. We will contact you within 72 hours to inform you if we can or    cannot fulfil your requirements. 

4.2   On arrival at the hire centre you must provide two forms of identification including your driving license  e.g. credit card, cheque book, passport, recent utility bill etc.


5 Fun


5.1    Riding one of our bikes allows you to enjoy travelling and meeting people and to get into every little    part of Cornwall you ever wished to. You will find that you can park easily, sight see, photograph at will

and enjoy the wind in your face!