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IBEX Camping Tent Hire Frequently Asked Questions

Welcome to our Tent Hire FAQ page , How to hire a tent - rent a tent from IBEX Camping. We've put together a selection of our most commonly asked questions from customers who are looking to rent a tent.

Our Camping Tent Hire Service will be celebrating 13 seasons in 2024 and we are delighted to now be able to offer a full range of camping tent hire for backpackers , festival goers , family campers and Glampers , together with an extensive range of Camping Equipment to Hire.


A great way to try Before you Buy - If you love your Hire Tent and decide to buy one , we deduct your *Daily Hire Charges from the cost of your New Tent! 

(*The Total of your Daily Rate paid for your Hire Tent excluding  pitching fees, damage waiver or any other costs)
 
We look forward to helping create your #Camping_Adventure , The Team @ IBEX Camping 

How do I hire a Tent From IBEX Camping?  each of our Tent pages you'll see several options , we've tried to keep these as uncomplicated as possible , any feedback would be great. Completing these options will give us all the information we need to check availability and prepare your bespoke quotation form. 

✔  Simply complete the options and we'll have everything we need to check availability and prepare your bespoke quotation

Do I need to make payment when I place my order?  There's no need to make any payment when you submit your order , please checkout using Tent Hire Orders in our payment methods , this will ensure your not directed to a payment gateway. We'll send payment instructions once you have confirmed your booking. 

✔  No Payment required -  Add to cart and Checkout using our 'Tent Hire Order' Payment Method.  

Submitting your  order  generates an enquiry for us to create your bespoke quotation from. Once we receive your order we'll check availability and pop a quotation to you via email , it would be great if you could also check your spam / junk folders as we sometimes arrive there too!   

✔ Your Quotation will include your daily hire charges , shipping costs if applicable and our refundable damage waiver. 

How many days will I be Charged for?  All our tents and camping equipment are charged on a daily rate , per day of hire ( not per 24 hour period). We charge from the first day or your hire period until the last day , if we're shipping your order to you we dispatch your tent in good time allowing you enough time to check prior to using. 
✔ If you are having your tent shipped, your tent will need to be ready for collection from 8am on the last day of Hire. 

How do I confirm my booking?   Once you have received your quote it's valid for 14  days  during quieter months - 7 days when we are a little busier. To confirm your booking all we need is a 10% non-refundable deposit with your balance due 14 days prior to your the start of your Hire Period.
 Missed your quote deadline , we are always happy to take a look at re-quoting for you.
Can I get a copy of your Terms and Conditions?  You'll receive a copy of our Terms and Conditions once you have let us know that you would like to go ahead and  confirm your booking , prior to us receiving your deposit. If you would like a copy a little sooner , 
✔ Email us for a copy of our Terms & Conditions
Do you arrange shipping and collection?  if you would like your Hire Tent shipped we use either Parcelforce or DHL to Deliver and collect our Parcels , the cost of this service is dependant on the size of the tent and / or equipment you have selected , these costs will be included in your quotation and we'll always give great advice to get the best option for you. 
✔  Don't forget to keep your boxes :)
Will I need to be at home for delivery / collection?  We would need someone to sign for the delivery of your Tent and also for the collection , leaving safe can sometimes leave parcels vulnerable. We can though arrange for collection from a work address to make things a little easier , for smaller tents up to 20kg we can also send a pre paid ParcelForce label , allowing you to drop the parcel off at a local Post Office. Both our courier services offer a fully tracked service. Your tent will need to be ready to collect from 8am on the last day of hire. 

✔ Here's our Returning your Hire Tent  advice sheet  for you to download , any questions please give us a call. 

Can I collect from IBEX Camping?  Yes you are more than welcome to collect from us , we can arrange for your tent to be ready for collection as soon as you arrive. 
✔ We are based in Little Paxton Cambridgeshire PE19 6EN - we have great access to the A1 North and South. 
I've never pitched a tent before?  That's not a problem your tent will come with full instructions , we are able to talk you through step by step over the phone too. Our family Team of experienced campers are familiar with all our hire tents. If your collecting from our premises , we can demonstrate pitching the tent for you.
✔ We are always happy to offer a little advice over the phone too , we're here for you throughout your Hire Period 

What happens if my tent is wet?  If your tent is Wet or Damp  (including Condensation)  please  let us know as soon as possible we’ll then arrange for our couriers to collect as soon as possible or be available for you to return your tent. Once back with us , we’ll pitch, dry and pack the Tent away , we charge £25+VAT  for this service.
✔ With your permission we can deduct this payment from your Damage Waiver 

Do I need to Clean my tent?  It would be great if you could also ensure that your Tent and / Or Camping Equipment is clean and free from mud (please don’t apply any cleaning products to tents as this can damage the fabrics)  – we also charge a fee for Cleaning Tents and/or equipment. If you need any advice or guidance please don’t hesitate to get in touch , please text or call 0797 290 7029.  

✔ Here's our Tent Hire Packing Advice advice sheet for you to download, to be used in accordance with manufacturer instructions & guidelines.

Is your damage waiver refundable? Yes your Damage Waiver is returned once the stock is back with us and checked , in the unlikely event that there may be any damage we have a great repairer , who is very reasonably priced and the cost only is charged back to the damage waiver. Any deductions for damp/wet or dirty tents will also be charged to your Damage Waiver if available. 
✔ Once your tent is checked we'll let you know if any deductions are needed to your Damage Waiver 
What happens if I need to cancel due to Government restrictions Lockdown or Similar ?  Hopefully Covid Precautions are now completely behind us but  just in case. we have continued with our safe Hands Booking Policy. If you need to cancel your booking due to a local / national lock down or event cancellation due to Government restrictions,  We’ll issue a full refund of any payments received
✔ Take a look at our  Safe Hands Booking Policy
Can I Cook in my Hire Tent?  Unfortunately we are unable to offer Gas appliances  The use &/or storage of Fuel Burning appliances or fuel is not allowed inside or near our Hire tents     
Do you Hire Airbeds? During Lockdown we took the decision to remove Airbeds from our Camping EQuipment range and move over to Camp Beds , we do though offer a great price for our Hire Customers to purchase single or Double Airbeds at extra special prices. 
 

Can you pitch my Hire Tent?  Yes we are able to offer tent pitching , locally within a 30 mile radius. We just charge a mileage cost to travel to your destination or campsite , we work with several local campsites offering ready pitched tent hire, simply book your pitch let us know and your tent will be ready when you arrive. 

Can you provide Tent hire for Events?  We would be delighted to put together a bespoke quotation for your event , we can offer ready pitched Tent hire specifically suit the requirements of your guests and are more than happy to travel a little further a field for group bookings.  We have been delighted to supply wedding tent hire , sporting event tent hire , corporate event tent hire and Tent Hire for family get together ! 

I have never been camping before, can you offer advice?  Yes, we would be delighted. Simply  let us know how many you are looking to sleep , our family team of experienced campers will  be delighted to put together the perfect camping package for you and your family. 

✔ Send us a Tent Hire Quotation Enquiry 


What equipment will I need?  Feel free to browse our Camping Equipment Hire pages , we are always happy to add to our hire range , so if you can't find the item your looking for let us know or browse the retail pages and we'll get back to you with a daily charge.

Not sure or would like a little advice , the Team would be delighted to help.  You can also submit an Tent Hire Enquiry and a member of our family  Team will get back to you , we are also here to help via live chat. 

When is the latest I can make a Tent Hire Booking?  We can usually prepare and process tent hire bookings within 4 days , although at busy times particularly during the summer months we may need a little longer to prepare your tent for you.

How do I get in touch with someone during my Hire Period?  We offer full telephone support during your hire period , if we have pitched your tent or your camping locally we are happy to pop to site too.

✔ Our family Team are always here to help 

You can contact us on 01480 404030 or 0797 290 7029.