Travel together in style
With an affordable minibus hire from SIXT in Essex

Minibus hire Essex - Sixt Minibus Rentals

If planning a trip with your sports club or an outing with family or friends, a Sixt minibus hire in Essex can provide an affordable and convenient transport solution. Rental vehicles are available in models including 7, 9, 15 and 17 seaters so you are sure to find the perfect minibus for your party. Also, minibus hire in Essex can be provided with many extras to ensure worry-free travel. Baby seats and satellite navigation devices can be requested and insurance coverage options can be tailored to the needs of your trip. With a minibus hire in Essex, you can freely experience this exciting county and have fun. 

VW Caddy

  • 7 Seats
  • Automatic
  • 5 doors

Citroen Berlingo

  • 7 seats
  • Manual
  • 5 doors

Ford Tourneo

  • 9 seats
  • Manual
  • 5 doors

The Sixt Minibus Rental Fleet

  • Save Money: Share the costs of car rental and fuel by driving a minibus with friends and family. Less money spent on travel means more spent on enjoying the trip.
  • Include Everyone: Make sure no one gets left behind - choose from our versatile fleet of 7, 9, 15 and 17 seater minibus models.
  • Brand New Vehicles: You can drive a new, high-quality minibus with each of the safety and enjoyment benefits it brings.

Enjoy the Convenience of a Minibus Hire in Essex

Sixt minibus hire in Essex can get you to every destination or event with plenty of friends and family. With your Sixt self-drive minibus you have the added convenience and plenty of leg and luggage room for your group to travel together without any stress. Visits to Essex's attractions such as the Colchester Zoo, Hedingham Castle and the Epping Ongar Railway are easy to organise with a minibus hire. Prearrange your self-drive rental minibus and collect from convenient Essex branches across the county. The Essex area is yours to explore with a spacious minibus hire from Sixt. 

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Age Restrictions

Age Restrictions

  • For IVAR/MR categories you must be over 21 and have held your license for a minimum of one year.
  • FVMR, SVAR/SVMR require you to be over 25 and have held your license for a minimum of one year.
  • For COMN/CNMN you must be over 25 and have held your license for a minimum of 3 years.
Driving Licence Requirements

Driving Licence Requirements

If you're hiring a COMN or CNMN minibus then you will require a category D1 driving license. This category was automatically granted if you passed your test before January 1st 1997. If you were born after this date, you must apply for the D1 category. The age restriction for applications is 21 or over. Category D1 allows you to drive vehicles with 17 seats, a maximum length of 8 metres and a trailer up to 750 kg. According to the DVLA, drivers who received their licenses before 1 January 1997 can drive minibuses provided their entitlement to drive minibuses (category D1) remains in force. It is also important to note that non-EU citizens can only drive vehicles which have up to 9 seats (IVAR, SVAR and FVMR).

Travelling Outside of the UK

Travelling Outside of the UK

Minibuses with 9 seats and above are not able to leave the UK.

The Sixt Minibus Rental Fleet

With a large fleet of multiple passenger minibuses in the UK, you can select the perfect, high quality vehicle for your trip needs. The versatile Vauxhall Zafira hire car has foldable seats that are perfect for bringing along 7 passengers, or 5 and lots of cargo. The Vauxhall Vivaro minibus is great for touring local attractions with an extended family or sports teams. Larger parties will benefit from the high performance Ford Transit minibuses which are available in both 15 and 17 seater varieties. 

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