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Renting a Truck

A low-cost alternative to hiring full-service movers is renting a truck. Truck rental moves require planning and research. You’ll have to know how to circumvent common issues and what size truck to reserve.

  • How to Rent a Truck for Your Move

    Nicole La Capria  Posted by Nicole La Capria on October 29, 2013

    If you have the extra time to do the packing, loading, and driving on your own, you may be considering renting a truck for your move. A low-cost alternative to hiring full-service movers, truck rentals are a great way to save some money. However, just like hiring a moving...

  • Should You Rent a Moving Truck?

    Nicole La Capria  Posted by Nicole La Capria on October 30, 2013

    If you are considering renting a moving truck for your relocation, you may want to consider if it is the optimal option for you. More affordable than full-service movers and more convenient than loading up your car, renting a moving truck can be an effective method of...

  • Things to Consider When Renting a Truck

    Nicole La Capria  Posted by Nicole La Capria on October 31, 2013

    When renting a moving truck for your relocation, there a variety of factors to think about. What size truck will you need? How long will you need it? Do you need insurance? Read on for more information about what you should consider when renting a truck.

  • What Size Moving Truck Do You Need?

    Robert Moreschi  Posted by Robert Moreschi on November 5, 2013

    You'll need to rent the right sized truck to haul all of your belongings - learn just how big your rental truck needs to be for your move with the information in this guide.

  • What Size Moving Truck Do You Need for a One-Bedroom Apartment?

    Robert Moreschi  Posted by Robert Moreschi on November 5, 2013

    So you've made the decision to move your one-bedroom apartment by yourself. Since you don't have too much stuff to move, you'll be able to handle it without a problem. However, you still have to rent a moving truck --and figuring out what size you'll need isn't as easy as...

  • How Much Does it Cost to Rent a Truck

    Robert Moreschi  Posted by Robert Moreschi on November 8, 2013

    If you have chosen a do-it-yourself move, renting a moving truck is a great option that can save you a lot of money. But just how much money will it save you as opposed to hiring a moving company? More importantly, how much does it cost to rent a truck? The price that...

  • Common Truck Rental Problems

    Nicole La Capria  Posted by Nicole La Capria on December 11, 2013

    Avoid the common mishaps when renting a truck to have a seamless and smooth moving experience. However, proper preparation, research and knowledge can greatly decrease your chances of encountering trouble during your move.

  • 10 Questions to Ask a Truck Rental Company

    Robert Moreschi  Posted by Robert Moreschi on December 24, 2013

    Have questions you need your truck rental company to answer? Find out what you should be asking the company before you sign any papers. If you've never rented a truck before, it might be difficult to know exactly what you need and which questions to ask before renting.

  • Getting Insurance for Your Rental Truck

    Nicole La Capria  Posted by Nicole La Capria on December 26, 2013

    When undertaking a difficult and crucial task like driving a moving truck, it's imperative that you are properly protected. Get more information about common rental truck insurance plans and what you should know before purchasing one.

  • Hidden Charges When Renting a Moving Truck

    Robert Moreschi  Posted by Robert Moreschi on January 9, 2014

    Like any other company that operates with the intention of turning a profit, rental truck companies want you to believe that renting a moving truck is inexpensive and easy. That's why every time you pass a truck or van from U-Haul, Penske or Budget on the highway, you'll...

  • What Size Moving Truck Do You Need for a Two-Bedroom Apartment

    Robert Moreschi  Posted by Robert Moreschi on February 6, 2014

    Do-it-yourself moves are becoming more popular as an alternative, inexpensive way to move. For people with a small amount of belongings and furniture to move or people moving smaller apartments or condos, it may make more sense to haul your items yourself, and it's a great...

  • What Size Moving Truck Do You Need for a Three-Bedroom Apartment?

    Robert Moreschi  Posted by Robert Moreschi on March 5, 2014

    Moving is stressful-- and putting all of your belongings into a moving company's hands can make it worse. That's why do-it-yourself moves are becoming a more popular and inexpensive alternative. If you have a small amount of belongings and furniture to move, it may make more...

  • How to Rent a Truck on a Budget

    Nicole La Capria  Posted by Nicole La Capria on April 4, 2014

    Renting a truck can sometimes be cheaper than hiring professional movers , depending on the size of your home, distance of your move, and several other factors. If you are on a tight budget, you will want to secure the best deal possible on your truck rental, avoid...

  • What Size Moving Truck do you Need for a Three-Bedroom House?

    Ana M. Ferrer  Posted by Ana M. Ferrer on July 22, 2014

    Are you moving from your three-bedroom house and not sure what size moving truck you'll need? We can help you figure that out. Read on for tips on figuring out how large your moving truck will need to be to make sure you get all your items from Point A to Point B in one trip --...

  • What Size Moving Truck Do You Need for a Four-Bedroom House?

    Ana M. Ferrer  Posted by Ana M. Ferrer on July 28, 2014

    When moving out of your four-bedroom house on your own, you're going to need to rent a moving truck . If you aren't sure how large your moving truck will need to be to accommodate all your belongings, this guide will give you some tips for choosing the right size . A...

  • What Size Moving Truck do You Need for a Five-Bedroom House?

    Ana M. Ferrer  Posted by Ana M. Ferrer on July 28, 2014

    Five-bedroom homes are large and filled with a lot of stuff. A five-bedroom house can be as large as 5,000 square-feet of livable space. If you're going to be renting a truck for your move, you're going to need to make sure that you have a truck that's large enough to...

  • Things to Check For When Renting a Moving Truck

    Robert Moreschi  Posted by Robert Moreschi on May 9, 2013

    Renting a moving truck, even if it's only for a few days to get your belongings from your old home to your new home, should be handled in the same manner as renting a car for a vacation or a trip. When you rent a car for you and your family to get around on vacation, you will...

  • How Much Does It Cost to Rent a U-Haul?

    Michael Meerovich  Posted by Michael Meerovich on August 30, 2018

    If you are moving to a small house or apartment, you probably want to move on your own. Have you considered renting a U-Haul truck? The popular truck rental company has vehicles designed for any type of move that you want to do yourself.

  • How Much Does it Cost to Rent a Penske?

    Staff Writer  Posted by Staff Writer on October 11, 2018

    If you are looking to move to a new home without the help of professional movers, renting a truck is a necessity. Penske advertises to be the lowest costing rental service.

  • How Much Does It Cost to Rent a Budget Moving Truck?

    Staff Writer  Posted by Staff Writer on November 6, 2018

    If you're looking to move on your own, then you've probably been looking into truck rental companies like U-Haul and Penske. Another great option is Budget Truck Rental. Budget Truck Rental offers a number of savings for their customers, like discounts for military personnel,...

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