U Drive Van Rental

Van rental, particularly self-drive van rental, is very popular in the UK and there are many companies providing services to both domestic and commercial customers. Vans are used daily by delivery and courier companies, tradesmen, people moving house and for picking up purchases such as appliances from stores; there are numerous uses for van rental which keeps the market competitive. U Drive van rental is a service which caters to the South West of England and provides customers with vehicles solutions to match any requirement.

About U Drive

U Drive van rental solutions are regarded as one of the market leaders in the South West of England and from the company head office in the Parkstone area of Poole, in Dorset, the company are able to supply most towns and cities in the area with vans of all sizes. As well as renting commercial vans of all sizes to both domestic and business customers, U Drive provide vehicle leasing and sales as-well as VW camper van rental which is the ideal solution for anyone planning on holidaying in the South West.

U Drive van rental fleet

U Drive are well known throughout the region for their diverse range of available vans and each van is modern and low mileage and regular maintenance, servicing and valeting to ensure customers are provided with the highest standard of vehicle.
The full list of available vans is as follows:

  • Ford Connect with sliding door
  • Fiat Scudo with dual side loading doors
  • SWB Ford Transit
  • LWB Ford Transit with high roof
  • 6 seat SWB Ford Transit
  • 6 seat 3.5 ton LWB Ford Transit
  • Ford Transit dropside pickup
  • Ford Transit tipper with beacon and towbar plus optional tail-lift
  • Ford Luton box van
  • Ford Transit Jumbo
  • Ford Luton with tail-lift
  • 7.5 ton dropside

All vehicles are available with free insurance and 24 hour RAC roadside, home-start and recovery. The breakdown cover is available 24 hours a day and seven days a week for as long as the vehicle is hired and covers all passengers.

Van rental extras

To ensure customers get the full benefits from U Drive van rental, the company have a range of extras that can suit the individual requirements of each customer. Towing is an extra that many other companies do not offer, U Drive customers are able to tow up to 2,000 kg on the inclusive insurance.

Collision Damage Waiver (CDW) is a beneficial option that allows customers to reduce the excess payable in the event of the hired van being in a collision. Excess can be reduced from £1,000 to £100 depending on driving experience and intended use of the van. When hiring a van, the customer is generally responsible for:

  • Accidents that are their fault
  • The other driving having no insurance
  • No other person to claim against

U Drive van rental also allows customers to take the vehicles overseas with RAC European cover available at a small price; this includes the option of a replacement vehicle, VE103 certificates and hotel cover.




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