I Rent A Cargo Van?
Most people who need to use a cargo
van do not need to use it often or repeatedly.
Typically, these vans are used for small moves, hauling
equipment, or transporting goods, such as a making a delivery.
You can find a cargo van rental through popular national
companies like Avis and Enterprise. Many towns also have local
automobile rental places where you can find a van for rent.
This article will give you some pointers on renting and using a
When renting a cargo van, there are several
things you should consider:
What will you use
the van for? If you need to transport just a few large items,
you may need a smaller van, while if you are helping someone
move, you might have to choose a larger sized van.
How long will you
need the van? Sometimes rental agencies will have special deals
for renting vans for certain periods of
Where and when can
you schedule pickup and drop off for the van? Location often
plays a key role in rental decisions.
Are you looking to
purchase rental insurance? Some companies, especially smaller
local ones, do not offer this option, and you have to seek it
Do you prefer a
standard or an automatic transmission? With a standard, you
have to switch gears, while an automatic does it for
What type of van
are you looking for? See the next section to help guide this
There are many different types of vans, so
choosing the right cargo van can be difficult.
the rental company can help you choose by
learning your purpose for using the van. Sometimes,
you choose your rental company first, you
might be forced into choosing a particular van because
may be the only type the company has
available. If you do have your choice of vans, following
several descriptions of some of the types of
Ford E350—This is a diesel van with a 6.0 V8 DSL
Chevrolet 10' G3500—This van has a 6.0 V8 engine and an
Dodge Caravan—This is a popular van among families, but it also
makes a great cargo van. With a 3.3 V6 engine, it is smaller
than some of the other vans, making it better for smaller
GMC Safari—This van has a 4.3 V6
These are just a few of the cargo vans that
are often offered through rental agencies.
If you have a load to haul that requires more
than an SUV can hold, or if you need a covered vehicle to carry
your items, you might want to consider renting a cargo van. You
can deliver flowers or cakes, move your teenager into his dorm
room, or transport a load of items to a charity resale shop.
There are numerous reasons people need these vans, but often,
they only need the van for a limited period of time. Renting
a cargo van is a convenient and easy way to help
you move items without having to borrow your neighbor's truck