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  Truck Rental Guide
TTheref are a couple of things which may seem simple to handle, but deserves your critical attention during truck rental. For instance, when you hire a truck for moving, you ought to know whether you need any additional vehicles to move your car, bikes or boats. If you hire a trailer for move these vehicles, it could cost you an additional $150 to $300 based on the time you are going to hire the truck and the trailer. The truck rental agency would be the best judge to advise you whether you need additional vehicles and what should be your best option in the matter.

The other point to consider is the insurance of your goods during transit. Usually most truck rental companies would offer you additional insurance during the tenure of the truck rental. This normally is about $30 per day and your goods are covered for all the days that they are on the road. The two organizations which you should check out regarding insurance during transit are: your existing credit card company; and your current insurance company. They are the best advisors in matters related to additional insurance which is required while you are traveling with your goods.

Truck rental might seem like an exciting opportunity to see the country side while driving down the highway, but some real hard work might be preceding and following such a journey. the hard work is the packing, loading and unloading which you and your family members would have to undertake as you relocate to another city. To help you with the packing, most truck rental companies give dollies and padding on rent. While padding can help you prevent any damage to your goods during travel, the dollies could make the task of loading goods on to the truck reasonably easier. In case you wish to stay away from packing and loading during relocation, you could hire the services of moving labor and professional packers. These types of help are provided by any moving company. just ensure that you book labor for packing and loading well in advance to avoid disappointment. It is important to remember that this type of labor usually would charge you by the hour so the cost factor could be important, if you are trying to economize on your relocation budget.

In case you are new to packing, there are many websites owned by reputed moving services companies which teach you how to pack like a pro. The packing materials are also available at the click of a button. Many moving companies ship the packing supplies free of any shipping charge or at greatly discounted rates.

Even with truck rental companies if you wish to avail of attractive discounts, you have to make sure that you do not travel during peak season when the rates are higher and truck availability is poor.

So truck rental can be exciting provided you are organized and plan your action steps well in advance.

    Which Moving truck or van is
right for you!

Cargo Van

10' truck

16' truck


24' truck

Capacity 1-2 rooms 1-2 rooms 3-4 rooms 5-8 rooms
Cubic Feet 309 380 800 1,380
Gross Vehicle Weight (GVW) 7,200 lbs. 8,600 lbs. 11,500 lbs. 25,500 lbs.
Payload Weight 2,200 lbs. 3,100 lbs. 3,400 lbs. 12,000 lbs.
Clearance 8 6" 9 0" 11 6" 13 6"
Interior (Length)
Interior (Width)
Interior (Height)
5 0"
4 4"
6 3"
6 0"
15 7"
7 5"
6 5"
7 5"
7 5"
Rear Door (Height)
Rear Door (Width)
4 0"
4 6"
5 5"
5 9"
6 5"
7 3"
7 0"
7 3"
Load Ramp Width NA NA 2 3" 2 4"
Load Ramps    
Air Conditioning
Automatic Transmission
Power Steering
Power Brakes
AM/FM Stereo
No Wheel Wells  
Dual Faced Mirrors  
Tie Down Slats  
Seat Belts / Seats 2 2 2 3
Fuel Tank 35 Gallon 35 Gallon 35 Gallon 55 Gallon
Lift-gate     Business use only Business use only
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