Thinking of hiring a van? We’re sure that you will have some questions. Here, we’ve compiled a list of some of the most commonly asked queries, designed to help you get a clearer picture of what’s involved.
Do I need to hire a van?
Generally speaking, if you’re struggling to complete a task with your usual vehicle, hiring a van could be the solution. If you’re moving a large load, a van will prevent you from having to make multiple, expensive trips. And if you’re moving house - or shifting a piece of furniture - a larger vehicle might be your only option.
How much space will there be?
Most hire companies offer a range of van sizes, from small vehicles not much larger than a small car to huge Luton vans capable of carrying over 1,600kg. So whatever your requirements, you can find something to suit.
Do I have to drive it myself?
Yes, most vans offered by hire companies are available on a self-drive basis. However, it may be possible for some companies to arrange a ‘man and van’ service for an additional cost.
How do I know which van to hire?
To begin, we recommend that you measure any large items that you wish to transport. Then, you can compare these figures to the load space offered by different vehicles and choose the one that’s right for you. As a side note, you’ll also need to consider the ‘payload’, or how much weight an individual van can carry.
How much will it cost?
The cost of van hire varies widely, dependent on a variety of factors such as location, size and length of hire period. To find out the best prices, use Anything for Hire to connect with a network of local providers - and compare quotes in one place.
FAQs about van hire
Do you offer any other hire services other than what's listed on your website?
We are always looking to expand into more hire services. If you would like to suggest a service, please contact us.
Do you have a mobile app?
We only have apps for our providers. They use the apps to manage all the bookings we pass to them. The Anything for Hire Partner App is available in iOS and Android, we also have a desktop option for our partners. We do not have a customer app at the moment.
How do I speak to the actual provider?
Once your booking is all confirmed, we will share all the details. This is usually straight after you've made the deposit payment.
Why should I book with anythingforhire.com instead of going direct?
When booking with us, we compare various prices and suitable options for your booking. We save a lot of time and hassle. Plus we offer a great service :)
How can I make changes to my booking?
We have a dedicated customer services team for your booking. You can reach out to our team and discuss changes and amendments. Please refer to our terms and conditions before requesting any changes.
Do you offer deals for multiple hire services?
Yes, of course. We are always happy to offer discounts for multiple hire services.