Yes, as long as your licence was issued in the European Union (EU) or European Economic Area (EEA) countries they are treated equally. To help here is a useful list of the relevant Countries:
Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden and United Kingdom.
European Economic Area
Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway.
This means if you hold a valid community licence from an EU/EEA country you are able to drive in line with the applicable authorisation as per your driving licence.
Please note: If your licence is not valid in the UK it is a criminal offence to drive. If you ignore this and drive a vehicle this will invalidate the insurance and you will be breaking the law again as you will be driving without valid motor insurance
Any Non UK, EU, EEA licences have to be valid for the whole period of the motorhome rental. An international Driving permit will be required if the foreign licence is in a foreign alphabet.
Please note: If you have an International Driving Permit that was issued in the UK they are not valid in the UK.
If you are a driver from outside the UK and would like some further guidance please view the links below:
PLEASE BE AWARE: If it is discovered that a River motorhome is being driven by an uninsured and unauthorised driver that is anyone where we have not seen, verified and recorded the licence details on the rental agreement then the hire will be terminated immediately and the hirer will be liable for all cost and we will levy an extra charge of £500.