by itself is worth 40. Penske gives a discount for AAA members, military, and students too! Get Offer, sAVE, see More Details, verified - Used 114 Times in the Last Week. This is mainly based on overwhelming anecdotal evidence (from me, my friends, and tons of people online) that U-Haul is just a logistical disaster and Penske is run at least competently, if not well. Based on my experience and the large numbers of Penske moving trucks and semis on the road, I believe Penske has quietly overtaken Uhaul as the go to company for long DIY moves.
This can easily happen by taking a wrong turn or using an alternate route due to bad weather. In one, a tire blew in Montana on their trailer. Guaranteed, truck Rentals at"d prices-, no fear that your truck or trailer wont be on site or that youll be charged more. Penske is also, business Friendly with a large commercial fleet of vans, semis, and trucks.
(Which probably screwed over the next person see below). Get Offer, sAVE, see More Details, verified - Used 13 Times Yesterday. The truck I drove had only 56,000 miles. I have been a lifelong user of U-Haul for moving trucks, but now I am switching allegiances. .
It was not there when I wanted to pick it up, but I got another one. Comparable Price or Cheaper than U-Haul. They had to wait until the next day for a new one, but werent reimbursed for the extra required hotel room. It was a brand-new truck with 200 miles on it, and they told me that Penske only uses their trucks for a few years and then sells them. U-haul allows only 5 days. Besides my personal experience above, U-Haul trucks have been shown to be unsafe and poorly maintained per this LA Times investigation Many trucks have high mileage, and The Times found safety checks were often overdue. With Penske the price is comparable or cheaper than U-haul depending on which state you are traveling from and what state the truck will be dropped off. The truck was a disaster underpowered, dirty, and literally about to fall apart. (Literally Spring Cleaning for Your Wallet).
Get Offer, sAVE, see More Details, verified - Used 29 Times in the Last Week. Theres nothing in this for me, except that I dont want to deal with all the potential headaches that seem to happen with U-Hauls. Did the Great Recession Change You?