Finding an affordable truck rental has gotten easier since more and more rental agencies are utilizing the Internet to reach customers. You can go online and search for the phrase “truck rental” and include the area of South Africa you need it in and the return search will list a host of companies. From there you can go to each site, review the types of trucks they have to offer and their rates before making your decision.
When considering a truck rental there are a few things you should look for in the agreement to make sure you stay within budget and the vehicle is adequate for your need. First, see what they have in their fleet. Are the trucks appropriate for your task? Do they offer 4×4 trucks? Then, look at the terms and conditions of the rental agreement as there are certain things you want to make sure are included with the rental. Unlimited mileage is something you must have or you could wind up with an extra charge that is astounding. You also want to check to make sure who is responsible for providing the insurance coverage on the rental. You also want to check who is responsible for paying the excess fee on that coverage should there be an accident or damage with the truck rental. Some companies can create artificially low rate packages because they make the customer responsible for a very high excess fee they attached to the insurance to keep the premium rates down for themselves. If you are transporting cargo with the truck rental, see if that is covered on the policy. If it is not, you can pick up temporary insurance to make sure you and the cargo are protects in case of mishap.