Although it is a fairly straightforward process, hiring a trailer is not without its occasional complications and as a result, it is important to have the right information so that when you hire a trailer, you are left wondering what now.
A quick look online will show you that you are not the only one in search of trailer specific information that will allow you to make an informed choice. There is no point in hiring a trailer which doesn’t suit or compliment your exact requirements, so the more you know, the better off you will be.
While some trailers are perfect for towing your home furniture, others are ideal for smaller items that need extra support to prevent them from breaking.
The only way that you can make sure that you are hiring the perfect trailer, is by not only knowing what your exact needs are but by also knowing everything there is to know about the trailer you are considering.
The Frequently Asked Questions about Trailer Hire
How much does it cost to rent a trailer?
Costs can be determined by the day or perhaps by the hour; it all depends on the company you are hiring from and the size or type of trailer. The location as well as the length of the rental will also be taken into consideration.
To get a more exact price, it is best to contact Newlands Trailers and discuss your needs.
Where can I rent a moving trailer?
Newlands Trailers is the perfect place to rent your moving trailer. When moving house or office, you have the option of using a moving truck or a trailer. Sometimes, if you are moving only a short distance, it can be easier and more affordable to use a hired trailer instead of a moving truck. You will have more control over your move when you have a trailer as you can control how things are packed, the distance you travel, and the speed you travel.
What size trailer can I tow?
This really depends on the type of trailer and the type of vehicle you have. A 3.5 ton vehicle can tow roughly 750kg. For more exact size trailers and compatible vehicles, it is best to talk to the company you are considering hiring from. They will know exactly what their trailers are capable of handling and they should be able to give you reliable, expert advice.
What happens if you tow a trailer without the right license?
In South Africa, you need to have a license which allows you to tow a trailer. This means, you will need to apply for the correct license, and then go through all of the required testing, to make sure that you are towing a trailer within the confines of the law. You might not be able to rent a trailer should you not have the required license and if you do tow without the right papers, and you are caught, you might be fined.
Certain sized trailers (or types of trailers) need certain licenses, so it is important to know the laws and the various requirements.