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November 29, 2023

Transporter Rentals with HAPPYCAR: Your Ultimate Guide

Looking for hassle-free transporter rentals? HAPPYCAR has you covered! Discover how to find the perfect transporter, learn about deposit requirements, international travel options, vehicle return flexibility, mileage limits, transporter sizes, insurance coverage, licensing, and age requirements. Get ready to embark on your journey with ease!

Transporter Rentals with HAPPYCAR: Your Ultimate Guide

Finding the Ideal Transporter

HAPPYCAR makes finding your dream transporter a breeze. After selecting your location and rental dates, utilize the car category filter to choose your preferred vehicle type. Whether you're moving or need extra space, finding the right transporter has never been easier.

Deposit Requirements

To secure your transporter rental, a deposit is necessary upon collection. The specific deposit amount is outlined in the offer's rental conditions. This rule applies to bookings with covered and refundable deductibles as well.

Exploring International Travel

Planning a cross-border adventure? In most cases, you're in luck! Many transporter rentals allow for international travel, with some restrictions. Review the rental conditions before booking to understand eligible countries, associated costs, and regulations. Keep in mind that returning the transporter to the same country is usually expected.

Flexible Return Options

Need to drop off your transporter at a different location? No problem! One-way rentals are popular, especially for city-to-city moves within the same country. Enjoy the convenience of choosing a return location that suits your plans.

Managing Mileage Limits

While unlimited mileage is rare with transporter rentals, HAPPYCAR offers transporters with daily mileage limits. These limits are clearly specified in the offer's rental conditions. Don't worry if you exceed the limit; you can still drive more for an additional fee.

Transporter Sizes and Features

Transporters are categorized based on a four-letter ACRISS code. The first letter indicates the vehicle's size. HAPPYCAR provides transporters classified by cubic meter capacity, lifting platform, and special features. Note that certain commercial vehicles might have unique license requirements.

Description

MIN. Storage

Capacity

ACRISS Code

(First 2 letters)

Lifting

platform

CAR DERIVED VAN "CDV" (commercial use)

2 m3

MK

NO

SMALL VANS

4 m3

EK

NO

SMALL VANS (with special features)

4 m3

HK

NO

SMALL VANS Double cab/Crew van (6 Pax & 3m3)

3 m3

NK

NO

SMALL PLUS VANS

6 m3

CK

NO

SMALL PLUS VANS (with special features)

6 m3

DK

NO

MEDIUM VANS

10m3

IK

NO

MEDIUM VANS (with special features)

10m3

JK

NO

MEDIUM PLUS VANS

12m3

SK

NO

MEDIUM PLUS VANS (with special features)

12m3

RK

NO

LARGE VANS

15m3

FK

NO

LARGE VANS (with special features)

15m3

GK

Available

LARGE PLUS VANS

20 m3

PK

NO

LARGE PLUS VANS (with special features)

20 m3

UK

Available

TIPPER SINGLE CAB 3 seats

Unspecified

LK

NO

TIPPER DOUBLE CAB 6 seats

Unspecified

WK

NO

DROP SIDE VAN

Unspecified

OK

Available

SPECIALS (anything that cannot be classified in above categories)

Unspecified

XK

NO

Comprehensive Insurance Coverage

Your peace of mind matters. Key insurances for your transporter include Collision Damage Waiver (CDW), Theft (TP), and Third Party Liability (TPL) coverage. Variations exist based on the offer, provider, and country.

Licensing Requirements

Driving a transporter? Ensure you have the right license! For transporters up to 3.5 tons, a Category B license suffices. For those between 3.5 and 7.5 tons, a Category C license is needed. Be aware of local regulations, such as restrictions on truck driving on Sundays in some European countries.

Age Restrictions

Age requirements differ based on the rental country and company policies. In most cases, the main driver should be at least 21 years old and possess a driving license for a minimum of 12 months.

With HAPPYCAR, renting a transporter has never been more convenient. From finding the perfect fit and understanding deposit requirements to exploring international travel options and insurance coverage, HAPPYCAR ensures a smooth and worry-free experience. Whether you're moving, embarking on a road trip, or tackling a new adventure, HAPPYCAR has your ideal transporter waiting. Get ready to hit the road with confidence!

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