DIY Moving: Tips for Selecting Moving Truck Rentals
Published on Thursday, 10 December 2009
The first task to be considered whilst doing the relocation yourself is renting a truck. It is possible to save few bucks on moving truck rentals by following some of the below given tips.
Estimate the size of the truck needed
Sort out the items to be carried and depending on that, estimate the size of the truck to be rented. The size of the truck being rented determines the rental charges.
Find a truck rental company within your county
It is a good idea to select a truck rental company within your geographical location. This will be very easy and also time saving. Gather information about local truck rentals by browsing over internet or through friends.
Search for coupons
Some truck rentals offer online discount coupons. Try to find them and avail the discount to save on truck rentals. It is possible to save even without discount coupons by renting the truck on weekdays. Rates are much less on weekdays compared to weekend during which most of the people move. Moving on winter days also saves certain amount.
Book the truck well ahead
It is recommended to book the truck well in advance, if the moving date is fixed. It is possible to get good deals by booking in advance.
Lastly, before renting a truck, do not forget to check the condition of the truck such as lift gate, power breaks, wheels condition and ramps as well as your auto insurance company to know how far it provides coverage. If you do not have any insurance coverage, take one from the truck rental company.
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