November 2017 Update:
We are no longer renting out any Yamaha U3 pianos but we are renting out Yamaha U1 pianos. For Yamaha U1 prices (they are cheaper) please see our rent a Yamaha U1 piano page. If you REALLY want a Yamaha U3 then you might consider buying one from us on finance instead.
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Here’s how it works
- Choose a piano from our stocklist
- Place your order (make a note on the form that you want to rent not buy)
- We will deliver the piano within 7-10 days
There is no minimum term to rent a Yamaha U1 piano and we no longer rent out Yamaha U3 pianos. Just pay 1 month rent upfront. Most other shops will require a minimum of 6 or 12 months rental payments up front.
Nationwide – £100 each way. £200 payable up front
Remote areas or stair jobs – Please ask for a price
If you buy the piano outright at a later date you will receive a refund of £100 because you will no longer need to pay for the return delivery.
Total to pay up front
The figures below are based on a 1975-1979 Yamaha U1
£75 – 12 Months rent
£200 – Return nationwide delivery
£50 – 1st tuning fee
£325 – Total amount to pay up front
See our Yamaha U1 rental rental page for prices of younger U1 pianos.
Buy later and get your Rent knocked off the purchase price
If you decide to buy the piano at any point within 18 months of delivery you can have every penny of your rental payments knocked off the purchase price of the piano. You are welcome to continue renting the piano beyond the 18 month point but if you decide to buy it later you can only apply your first 18 months rent against the purchase price.
Tuning and maintenance
Your first tuning (approx 6 weeks after delivery) is included in your initial payment. After that, you are required to have the piano tuned at least once every 12 months. It is recommended that you have the piano tuned every 6 months but I’m happy for you to tune it every 12 months if you prefer.
If any faults develop with the piano I will arrange for it to be fixed at my expense. You won’t pay a penny and the piano will stay in your home whilst the problem is addressed. Problems are very few and far between with the Yamaha U3 and U1 as they are built to a very high standard and are therefore very very reliable.