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British Cycling has ventured into a new partnership with Thrifty Car and Van Rental, one of the leading rental companies in the UK.

As a company, one of Thrifty’s core values is to be a socially responsible employer. Thrifty facilitates a number of organisations by supplying them with vehicles through their FlexiFleet service, to ensure they have the transportation facilities they need to prosper.

FlexiFleet’s puts the user at the heart of the service, something which is shared with British Cycling. FlexiFleet’s aim is provide value and accessibility.

FlexiFleet is a flexible, cost-effective alternative to traditional ownership or leasing methods. You can utilise the vehicle for the first month and use it for as long as you choose.

FlexiFleet comes with an array of cost-effective features:

  • From 1 month to however long you choose (fully flexible)
  • 2000 miles per month included
  • Maintenance and roadside cover included
  • Pay month on month
  • Refundable deposit
  • Ability to swap car without penalty after 3 months
  • Further 10% discount on 2nd vehicle
  • Road fund licence included 
  • Not a finance agreement
  • Wide range of vehicles to choose from 

To speak to a member of the team direct please call 01392 203041 | flexisales@thrifty.co.uk

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Thrifty Competition Terms and Conditions

  1. The promoter is: Thrifty Car and Van Ltd whose registered office is at Scot House, Matford Park Road, Matford Business Park, Exeter, EX2 8AW.
  2. The competition is open to residents of the United Kingdom aged 25 years or over except employees of Thrifty Car and Van Rental and their close relatives and anyone otherwise connected with the organisation or judging of the competition.
  3. There is no entry fee and no purchase necessary to enter this competition.
  4. By entering this competition, an entrant is indicating his/her agreement to be bound by these terms and conditions.
  5. Route to entry for the competition and details of how to enter are via [http://facebook.com]
  6. Only one entry will be accepted per person. Multiple entries from the same person will be disqualified.
  7. Closing date for entry will be [19/10/2020]. After this date the no further entries to the competition will be permitted.
  8. No responsibility can be accepted for entries not received for whatever reason.
  9. The rules of the competition and how to enter are as follows: Like the competition post, comment with your answer to the cycling trivia question.
  10. The promoter reserves the right to cancel or amend the competition and these terms and conditions without notice in the event of a catastrophe, war, civil or military disturbance, act of God or any actual or anticipated breach of any applicable law or regulation or any other event outside of the promoter’s control. Any changes to the competition will be notified to entrants as soon as possible by the promoter.
  11. The promoter is not responsible for inaccurate prize details supplied to any entrant by any third party connected with this competition.
  12. The prize is as follows: Free x2 day hire of a BMW 3 Series Estate vehicle on a weekend of your choice to be collected on a Friday from 1pm and returned on Monday by 12pm. The prize is as stated and no cash or other alternatives will be offered. The prizes are not transferable. Prizes are subject to availability and we reserve the right to substitute any prize with another of equivalent value without giving notice.
  13. Terms of rental as follows: Driver must be over the age of 25. The driver’s licence & ID will need to be in line with our requirements*. The driver of the vehicle will be responsible for fuel and should refill the tank at the end of the hire. Driver will be responsible for damage. Driver will be responsible for PCNs. The competition is to win the hire of an BMW 3 Series Estate for the weekend. A fully refundable deposit of £250 to cover the three above points still applies.
  14. Winners will be chosen at random by software, from all entries received and verified by Promoter and or its agents.
  15. The winner will be notified by Facebook Messenger within 28 days of the closing date. If the winner cannot be contacted or do not claim the prize within 14 days of notification, we reserve the right to withdraw the prize from the winner and pick a replacement winner.
  16. The winner will have until 31st December 2020 to redeem their prize
  17. By entering this competition, an entrant is indicating his/her agreement to be bound by these terms and conditions.
  18. The competition and these terms and conditions will be governed by [English] law and any disputes will be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of [England].
  19. The winner agrees to the use of his/her name and image in any publicity material, as well as their entry. Any personal data relating to the winner or any other entrants will be used solely in accordance with current [UK] data protection legislation and will not be disclosed to a third party without the entrant’s prior consent.
  20. Entry into the competition will be deemed as acceptance of these terms and conditions.
  21. This promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Facebook, Twitter or any other Social Network. You are providing your information to Thrifty Car & Van Rental and not to any other party. The information provided will be used in conjunction with the following Privacy Policy found at [https://www.thrifty.co.uk/privacy-policy.htm]

*Driving Licence Requirements

Anyone who will be driving the Thrifty vehicle must present a valid driving licence with their current address in person, at the time of collection. No copies of licences will be accepted. On collection of vehicle, renter must produce:

  • a valid driving licence - we cannot accept an expired photocard
  • 2 additional forms of ID confirming home address as shown on driving licence (e.g. utilities bill, bank statement, must have been issued to driver within 8 weeks of date of hire) plus
  • a credit or debit card in their own name for £250 deposit (fully refundable if vehicle comes back full of fuel and free of damage)
  • Additional drivers must present a valid driving licence as above

Drivers must have held a full driving licence for at least 12 months. Licence endorsements up to 9 points are accepted. If the driver has been banned from driving for a DD, DR or UT offence, or has been disqualified for 12 months or more, we will only rent 5 years or more after the return of the licence.

All drivers presenting a UK driving licence (card licence or paper licence) need to provide evidence of their current endorsements at the time of renting - this includes any additional drivers. The counterpart to the driving licence was abolished in 2015 (excluding licences issued in Northern Ireland) and DVLA provide an online facility for drivers to view and share their licence history. Drivers may either provide a paper copy of their licence history, obtained from the DVLA website no more than 21 days before the rental start, or the code provided by the DVLA on their website (screenshots of licence history are not accepted).


To generate the code or the print out, all drivers must visit the DVLA website on https://www.gov.uk/view-driving-licence. Drivers will be required to input their NI number, driving licence number and postcode to view their history.



If you do not have a printer, and will be providing the code, please ensure it is written down exactly as on the screen. Thrifty staff will enter this code to the DVLA website in order to view your current endorsements. Thrifty locations will also have the facility for you to obtain the code once in the rental office – however, you will still need your NI number to do so.