How To Save Money When Hiring A Trailer In Auckland

Moving all of your worldly possessions can be a daunting task depending on your budget and how much you have to move from your old home to your new one. Either way, it’s an exciting adventure for most of us even as it causes us some anxiety during the actual process. When we’re concerned about the money we’re spending since moving can be quite expensive, we can always find ways to save some of our money. One area where we can find some amazing savings is through hiring a trailer for our move, especially in Auckland. Below you can find several ways to save on your trailer rental.


  • Getting the right trailer for your needs. With so many trailers to choose from, it can be tempting to choose the cheapest one you can find. This could prove a mistake depending on the type of trailer you need. If you have lots of boxes and other things that can’t be strapped down well, then you’ll want an enclosed trailer or a caged trailer. If you have items that can be strapped down with ease, you’ll find that flatbeds can work better especially if these pieces are large and heavy. With any of these trailers, they can also come in different lengths, so you’ll want to measure or estimate the size you’ll need to move with only a few loads.


  • Renting the trailer for the correct amount of time. If you have a small amount of stuff or a large amount, you’ll find that loading and unloading may take a few trips with your trailer rental. Since these aren’t trucks, you don’t have to worry about the distance or the gas you travel with them. Though you don’t have distance as an issue, you can still face time constraints if you don’t give yourself enough time to get all your stuff moved with the trailer you hired. So plan out your trips and you should know how long you’ll need the trailer so you won’t have to worry about overage rates being added to your account.


  • Compare rates for a cheap trailer hire. You’ll find the rates are different at various rental companies, even for the same type and size trailer. You’ll want to shop around to find one that matches your needs and your budget. The season can also affect your rental rates since the demand for trailers and trucks for moving can be quite high in summer months compared to other months like those in the winter. So you’ll want to do your research and pick the one you believe is best for you in the season you’re moving.


  • Look for any specials companies in Auckland are offering. Specials do come around every so often to entice us to come to one company over another for our moving needs. Pay attention to them because you can get yourself a great deal on a cheap trailer hire with a decent amount of time to use the trailer at a rate that you wouldn’t have gotten otherwise. You may find ones that offer cheaper rates on larger sizes or you may find some that give you an extra day or two with a specific trailer type. You just have to keep your eyes open and search everywhere on company websites and other locations to find these discounts. They could even be on the radio or on television.


Finding ways to save money on your move is an important aspect that many will do what they can to achieve this in Auckland or anywhere else for that matter. If you’re in the market for a rental trailer for your next move and you need to save some money, you should consider the tips above to help you find the trailer that’s right for your needs at the best rate possible. If you do some research and some checking with the various companies, you might find yourself surprised at what you can find.

Give Hireace a call on 0800 00 11 22 and the staff will be happy to assist you

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