People with disabilities who want the freedom of an RV vacation can read this and discover wheelchair accessible handicap RV rentals can be affordable and available in your area. If you didn't already know this, then here is your chance to find out more.
There are many reasons why someone would want to rent a Recreation Vehicle instead of purchasing one for themselves. The same applies to people with disabilities who like the idea of RVing or taking a motoring vacation where the vehicle they are driving doubles as their mobile motel that they can set down pretty much wherever they want.
Just as you can rent a regular motorhome, so you can also rent a handicap RV, or one that has been specially modified or customized to cater for the needs of people with disabilities and the physically handicapped. So let's take a look at some of the reasons why you would rent a wheelchair accessible motorhome and what the benefits are over buying one outright.
Renting a Handicap RV as a Trial
If you are considering the possibility of buying a motorhome but are not sure if you'll get along with driving such a large vehicle, or even if it's the way you really want to travel, then it makes pretty good sense to rent a vehicle first. That way, you can try it out and take it away on a real vacation on the road to enjoy and see if it suits you and your needs.
This way, you make sure that the RV lifestyle really is for you. You get to experience first hand all the aspects of being the master of your journey. You get to see how you like sleeping in a motorhome and preparing, cooking and eating your meals in one too. You get to see what life is like on the move and if it's the kind of vacation you will want to go on again and again.
Even if you have already made up your mind and are convinced that you want to buy one of these autos, you get the best from trying it out first. You do this by renting and making notes of all the features that you want and like. Then you can use these notes to order the right vehicle for you when it comes to the time to buy.
The Budget Option
When you factor in all the general costs of owning your own motor home, you may discover that it can work out cheaper and more convenient to rent handicap RVs for a week or two as and when you actually need it for your vacation. Consider these costs:
- The initial purchase price or deposit
- Financing costs
- Auto insurance
- Storage fees if you live in a community that does not allow you to park such a large vehicle in your own driveway
Renting is a great way of only paying for what you need and when you need it. It also means not having it cluttering up the place for all the rest of the time when you don't need it.
It's convenient because most rental companies will have offices or drop off points that are located close to airports in major cities. They will have a representative who will pick you up somewhere at the terminal.
They can give you some of the brief instructions you'll need to know about on operating and driving the vehicle. They'll hand over the keys and you are on your way on a really magical vacation. You can choose to pay extra to rent items like bedding, towels, cooking utensils and accessories, or you can box those items up yourself and have them shipped to the rental office in advance.
Wheelchair Accessible RV Rentals as a Convenient Option
Sometimes you get the urge to vacation on the other side of the country. Say you live in Pennsylvania but you want to vacation in California. Instead of using all your vacation time driving there and back, you can fly to a major city airport and pick up the rental handicap RV there.
Then you can drive around the state and see all the sights you want and really enjoy a relaxing, unhurried journey. When you're done having a great vacation you can head back to the airport, drop your vehicle with the company and simply fly home.
Whatever reason you need to rent a wheelchair accessible RV for, the option is certainly available to you and all it takes is a phone call or visiting the website of a rental company and you too can enjoy all the benefits of vacationing in one of these amazing vehicles without needing to be the owner of one of your own.
Rental Resource Information
Currently there are few major rental companies that rent accessible RVs. We have listed some below:
El Monte RV
There is an information directory covering handicap accessible RV rental sources and clubs that can help if you are having difficulty locating a suitable rental company in your area. Please write to:
P.O. Box 2999
Reston, VA 20195
Additional contact information for handicap recreational vehicle services, sales and rentals can be found on our Contacts page.
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