What are the requirements to rent a car on RideLink?

To be able to rent a car at RideLink you must:

  • Be at least 21 years old
  • Have legally driven a car for more than 24 months (for UK and European licences, you can find the date on the back of the card) 
  • Hold a valid driving licence to drive in the UK. Click here to check if you can drive in Great Britain with your non-GB driving licence.
  • Be domiciled in the UK, European Union, United States, Canada, Iceland, Norway, Switzerland, Australia, New Zealand or South Africa or have held a UK licence for over 2 years.
  • Have no more than 3 penalty points and 1 offence on your licence 
  • Have no offence from totting up, driving drunk or under drugs

Haven't uploaded your driving licence yet? Click here to upload it!

And have not:

  • Had more than one accident in the last 5 years.
  • Been disqualified from driving in the last 24 months.
  • Any convictions for or prosecutions pending under any Road Traffic Act 1988 or similar legislation in any country in which this policy is operative.
  • Been convicted of or has a prosecution pending for any other criminal act other than parking offences or one speeding offence in your driving records.
  • Had a motor insurance proposal declined, a policy cancelled, renewal refused or special terms, conditions, exclusions or an increased premium imposed.


Additional restrictions may apply for renters between 21 and 28 years. These restrictions are listed below:

- To drive Standard vehicles: 21 years old and 24 months licence
- To drive Premium vehicles: 25 years old and 36 months licence
- To drive Elite vehicles: 28 years old and 36 months licence

To check the category of each car, you can apply the filter by "Age & Experience requirements" on our search bar.

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