About Us

Ford Custom

Saturday 4pm – Monday 8.30amShort Wheel Base Transit for £88 with 500 Mileage Allowance(for this offer only)

Mileage terms & conditions

  • 75 miles for a 4 hour hire
  • 150 miles for a 24 hour hire
  • Any mileage over is chargeable at 10p per mile

AM Hire began life as a car recovery and repair business in 1984

Back then, we had two courtesy cars but that number soon grew to 30 and the subsequent variety of cars meant that we could effectively cater for private and corporate clients.

In 1996, we bought our first transit van, expanding our client base once more to include the commercial sector.

Four years later, AM Hire required purpose build facilities to cater for our growing fleet –

2000 saw the opening of our Newcastle branch…

and 2010 saw the opening of our Sunderland branch.

AM Hire has enjoyed continuous growth across all sectors due to our fundamental ethos – deliver quality, deliver professionalism, deliver on time and always put the customer first.

The fact that our success is largely due to referrals and repeat clients,
tells us that we’ve been getting it right for 20 years.

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Our independence means more choice for you

AM Hire isn’t tied to any particular factory, make or model, meaning we can offer a large variety of quality vehicles from the classics to the latest.

AM Hire caters for private, retail and corporate clients, offering customised rental plans individually structured to cater for your specific needs.

For corporate enquiries, please contact Amber at the Newcastle Office.

Can you collect me from the airport? On availability

Yes, we can usually pick you up from the airport depending upon the time and day of your flight. This must be pre-arranged at the time of booking. There will be a pre-arranged collection point or the alternative is to use the Metro, which can be boarded inside the airport terminal – two stops and you are here, disembark at Kenton Bankfoot.

Why do I have to leave a deposit on a card?

We accept Visa debit/credit and Mastercard. We are unable to accept Maestro, Solo, Electron Switch and Amex.

How do I generate a 'DVLA Unique Code'?

You can visit www.gov.uk/view-driving-licence and follow the instructions to generate a unique code.

I still have the old style licence not the two-part type, can I still hire?

Yes you can still hire but we must see some type of official photo i.d. such as a passport or work photo card.

If you have any questions regarding hire of a vehicle please take a look at our Frequently Asked Questions page and if you can’t find the question drop us a email.

Four key promises to you

1. We will always treat you as a unique customer

Although we do of course have standard rental packages, we will always make certain that you’re getting exactly what you need from our services. Where necessary, there is even the possibility to tailor our rentals to your personal needs.

2. If you ask for our advice,

We will listen and learn your requirements before matching you with the perfect vehicle. This ensures accurate advise and correct service.

3. Our vehicles will always be maintained

To the highest of standards and will always be presented to you in immaculate condition.

4. Professional and personal

It’s vital for you to have absolute faith in the standard and quality of service provided, whilst also feeling completely comfortable to approach us with any request, any issue and any feedback.

Hired a Luton van for moving house. I was a bit nervous driving something this big but it was perfect for the job and got the hang of it quick. Big enough for wardrobes and beds. The power lift at the back made things a lot easier too. Great van, great service, great value.

Mr Laing

Absolute joy to hire from. After the initial enquiry everything was explained about what was required, the cost and time scales etc. When I was let down by solicitors and needed to extend my loan period a quick phone call and all was arranged.

I wouldn't hesitate to recommend AM Hire to anyone.

I will certainly return when/if the need for van hire is required.

Mr Henderson

Hired a 17 seater minibus via AM hire using their online process and found it very easy to use. Minibus was nearly new, clean and ready for me to collect at the agreed time. Drop off was very quick and easy also. Price was also reasonable and had no problem adding an additional driver or extra miles. Would definitely recommend and will certainly use again in the future. Thanks Colin

Mr Bell