If you are taking your car aboard, you are responsible for obtaining the 'Vehicle on Hire' certificate (VE103B) from your funder, so please allow enough time for this. If you are a Jet Vehicle Finance Ltd customer and are unsure of your funder please contact us.
Check list for drivers taking their car aboard
Vehicle on hire certificate and letter of authorisation: Leasing providers will grant vehicle-on-hire certificates (VE103) and drivers who own their vehicles should have a V5 document, found in the logbook.
A full, valid UK driving licence.
Adequate breakdown cover and motor insurance that covers driving abroad. Drivers of salary sacrifice or company cars should check their company policies before travelling to ensure they fully understand any limitations of the cover.
If you're involved in an accident, contact your insurer immediately and take plenty of pictures of damage caused to your vehicle.
Familiarise yourself with local driving laws. This includes speed limits, road signs and markings and of course which side of the road to drive on.
GB sticker: clearly visible on the back of your car if your number plate doesn’t already include it.
CRIT’Air clean air sticker: Paris, Lyon and Grenoble legally require all vehicles to display a ‘clean air’ sticker on the windscreen to identify its emissions levels.
Vehicle safety kit: Many countries in Europe require by law that you carry a ﬁrst aid kit, ﬁre extinguisher, warning triangle, reﬂective jacket, headlamp beam reﬂectors and spare bulbs. All drivers heading to France will also need to carry a personal breathalyser kit with two disposable testing units.
Children-friendly seat belts: Families travelling to France should be aware that children under the age of 10 are not permitted to travel on the front seats of vehicles without a special child restraint.
Safety checks: Oil, water, windscreen washer ﬂuid, tyre wear and tyre pressure checks should all be carried out a week before travelling.
You may also find our short videos on holiday motoring useful, you can find these @ www.jetvehiclefinance.co.uk/holiday-motoring