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Driving Licenses - Florida and US Car Hire FAQ

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The new style UK driving licence just has a photo card (no paper part). In the USA this is accepted with no need to get a 'Code' which is required for European rentals only. 

If you have the old pink style paper-only type license, this is fine too, although you may be asked for photo ID (in which case present your passport).

No, provided you have a current, full driving license then you will be permitted to drive regardless of how many points you have, and what for.

You might see a note on your voucher to say that points must be declared. Since the vouchers are used worldwide, this comment will often apply in other countries, but does not apply for North American rentals.

Unfortunately not. For legal reasons, the rental companies are very strict on this policy. If you do not have your original license, presented in person, then you may not drive. The rental companies will not even accept a written letter / fax from DVLA or other driving license authority confirming you hold a legitimate license.
If your license has not been returned to you by the time you travel, you will not be allowed to drive. For legal reasons, the rental companies are very strict on this policy. If you do not have your original license, presented in person, then you may not drive, regardless of the reason. The rental companies will not even accept a written letter / fax from DVLA or other driving license authority confirming you hold a legitimate license.
No, all the vehicles offered on our site can be driven with a standard full driving license, including the 12 and 15 seaters.

If your license is not printed in the English language then you will need to obtain an International Driving Permit (IDP) from your local licensing authority.

Yes, the old style UK license is fine, but you will also need to show photo ID, so make sure you have your passport with you.

Your license can be printed in any language, but if your license is not in the English language then you will need to obtain an International Driving Permit.

An IDP can be obtained cheaply and quickly from your local licensing authority.

We can take bookings from drivers from any country. When booking, please ensure you enter the country from where your license is issued. 

Provided you hold a current, valid driving license there is no minimum length of time you must have held your license.