Frequently Asked Questions and T&Cs
What's the best way to book?
The best way to make an enquiry is to email us at firstname.lastname@example.org with your travel requirements, we will be able to confirm whether we have availability and provide you with a quote. You can also call us, if there is no answer, we may be out of the office or driving, so please leave a voicemail, or feel free to send us a text or Whatsapp anytime.
When making an enquiry, please include the date and time you wish to travel, the number of passengers (and amount of luggage if applicable), the pick up address, the destination address, and any other requirements you have, for example, if you will require a return journey or wish for the driver to wait for you.
When do I need to pay, and do I need to pay a deposit?
For one-off, and individual bookings, payments are due 7 days prior to your travel date. Account holders with us are billed monthly.
Depending on the date you are looking to book, we may sometimes ask for a deposit. As we are sure you can appreciate, there are particular days throughout the year where we have a greater demand for our services. This may also be the case for larger bookings made in advance, such as all day hire and weddings. We will, however, let you know if this is the case at the time of booking.
What payment types do you accept?
We accept payment via: Bank Transfer / BACs, Cheques in advance, PayPal, Visa, Visa Electron, Mastercard, Maestro & Diners Club.
If you wish to pay via a Credit Card there may be a small surcharge, please let us know and we will advise you of said charges in your quote.
Please note that we do not accept cheque payments on the day unless you are an existing client, or have a business account with us.
These payment details will be listed on your invoice, with a convenient link for payment.
Do you have a price list?
Due to the fact that most of our quotes are bespoke, we do not have a price list. We do, however, always endeavour to provide our high end service for excellent value for money.
Please note that our prices are also subject to change in line with costs, such as escalating fuel prices. However, please be assured that we will of course always honour your quote for confirmed bookings.
What is your cancellation & amendment policy?
If for any reason you wish to cancel or alter your booking, we ask that you contact us at least 7 days prior to the date of travel, there will be no charge for this.
Cancellations made 1-7 days prior to the booking date, will be subject to a 20% cancellation fee.
Any bookings cancelled within the 24 hours prior to travel, will be charged 90% of the original booking.
Thank you in advance for your understanding.
What car will I be driven in?
Porters offers a wide range of vehicles…
As standard we operate luxury LWB Audi A8s (or equivalent BMW 7-series and Mercedes S-class cars), along with Mercedes V-class luxury MPVs.
We can also provide standard Mercedes E-class and equivalent cars, and for larger groups we can provide 8-16 seater vehicles.
Please have a chat with us at the time of booking to discuss your needs.
Check out some of our selection here… Our cars
Can my children travel with me?
Yes, of course your children can travel with you, younger children must always be accompanied by an adult.
When travelling in a private hire vehicle in the UK, child seats are not required by law, but children must travel in the rear seats. Children over 3 years old should wear a seat belt, and children under 3 should not.
We do understand if you would rather a child to travel in a child seat and can accommodate this. We do not provide or fit child seats, however, you are welcome to supply and fit your own. Please let us know at the time of booking as extra time will be needed upon pick up to allow you to fit them. Please note that if you require us to keep hold of your child seats and store them for a return journey, there will be an additional charge as the vehicle will have to return directly to base from your drop off.
What is your policy for disorderly conduct?
We accept absolutely no abuse or mistreatment of our drivers, or disorderly behaviour in our vehicles. If a driver feels this is the case, we reserve the right to refuse pick up, or terminate a journey, without refund.
A cleaning fee of £75.00 + Vat will be payable for any soiling incidents in our vehicles, such as spillages or vomiting, etc.
I have another question...
If you haven’t found the answer to your question here, please feel free to get in touch with us via email, text/Whatsapp or by calling us, and we will be happy to help.
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