Budget Van Rental

There is a great need for van rental in the UK and both domestic and business customers rely on the use of a rented van for numerous short term purposes. Renting a van as opposed to buying not only saves you money on the expensive payments of MOT, tax and insurance but also gives you the chance to choose a size of van that suites you and change the size of the van as you require. Van rental is popular with companies that look to deal with increased demand for a short term period or to act as a replacement vehicle for one that is off the road. Domestic customers regularly require vans for house moves and to pick up purchases when delivery is not available. Whatever the reason, van rental companies must be able to provide a vehicle to suit and that is exactly what Budget van rental do.

Who is Budget?

Budget van rental services began life as a family run business specialising in car rental in Los Angeles, California. Since first being formed in 1958 the company has continued to grow way outside of their California base and even outside of the United States and are now commonly recognised as truly global rental company, one of only three that can claim this recognition.
Budget continues to grow with the aim of becoming the outright leader in the supply of low cost and value for money car and van rental services. The company currently has 3,000 locations in 128 countries across the world that can provide van hire. The UK is one of the company’s primary markets and they currently operate from 28 locations at all of the UK’s major airports.

Budget fleet of vans

Budget van rental has a vehicle solution to suit almost any requirement with vans ranging from small economy sized vehicles to large high-end 7.5 ton cargo vans. Vans are grouped A-G and each one will come fully serviced, valeted and regularly maintained to ensure the customer receives a quality vehicle.

Group A vehicles are economy sized vans such as the VW Caddy of Ford Connect, these are perfect for small domestic and commercial purposes giving around 2.2 cubic metres of load space. Group B vans are commonly SWB vehicles such as the Ford Transit and VW Transporter; these offer approximately 5.1 cubic metres of load capacity and come with side door loading access.

Group C Budget van rental vehicles are LWB vans such as the Ford Transit and VW Crafter; these give extra space on the SWB vans and have the benefit of handling much the same. A long wheel base van will provide around 8.5 cubic metres of space.

The Luton box van is a group E vehicle and is excellent for heavy hauling such as in house moves. The Luton comes with 14.4 cubic metres of space and comes with optional tail-lift for easy loading.

The largest of the Budget van rental fleet is the 7.5 ton van. This commonly used by delivery companies and house removal firms and gives 26.3 cubic metres of space plus the option of a tail-lift. A HGV licence will be required to operate this vehicle.




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