At Countrywide Vehicle Rentals Limited, we place our customers at the centre of everything we do and work hard to provide you with the best possible service. However, if you are unhappy with any aspect of the service you have received from us, please let us know.

We will do everything we can to put things right. To help with this, we have a Complaints Procedure that you can use to make us aware of any problems you've had. The investigation into your complaint will be conducted fairly and promptly.

Our Complaints Procedure meets the requirements of the Claims Management Regulator.

The Compensation (Claims Management Services) Regulations 2006

Countrywide Vehicle Rentals Limited is regulated by the Claims Management Regulator in respect of regulated claims management activities. (Client Specific Rule 6 d) of the Conduct of Authorised Persons Rules 2018 ("CAPR"). If you have a complaint in relation to management of your personal injury claim by Countrywide Vehicle Rentals Limited, the following Complaints Procedure shall be followed:

  1. Complaints may be made in writing, by e-mail, by telephone or in any other form in respect of a claims management service that we have provided and that is regulated under the Compensation Act 2006.

    Address: Complaints, Countrywide Vehicle Rentals Limited, 11 Dickson Street, Liverpool, L3 7EB.
    Telephone: 0151 207 2424.

  2. We will send you a written or electronic acknowledgement of a complaint within five business days of receipt, identifying the person who will be handling the complaint for the business. Wherever possible, that person will not have been directly involved in the matter which is the subject of the complaint, and will have authority to settle the complaint.
  3. Within eight weeks of receiving a complaint we will send you either:
    1. a final response which adequately addresses the complaint; or
    2. a response which:
      1. explains why we are still not in a position to make a final response, giving reasons for the further delay and indicating when we expect to be able to provide a final response; and
      2. Inform you that you may refer the complaint to the Legal Ombudsman if you are dissatisfied with the delay.
  4. Where we decide that redress is appropriate, we will provide you with fair compensation for any acts or omissions for which we are responsible and will comply with any offer of redress which you accept. Appropriate redress will not always involve financial redress.
  5. If you are not satisfied with our response, or if a complaint is not resolved after eight weeks, you may refer the complaint, within 6 months from the date of our final response or the expiry of eight weeks from your complaint, whichever is sooner, to the Legal Ombudsman, whose details are as follows:

    Call: 0300 555 0333

    Legal Ombudsman
    PO Box 6804,
    WV1 9WG