renting wheelchair van on vacations

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Kristina1

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I'm having a hard time finding wheelchair van rentals based on a google search. Is it possible to rent a van when you fly somewhere and want to use your pwc while there? My manual chair is not good for more than short uses.
 

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Yes, in most major cities. Go to the membership organization for the major ones, and also Google wheelchair van and the city or area. If you include "rent" Google may not pick up all the links since many mobility dealers rent as more of a sideline.
 
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I’d imagine you would also need to be prepared to use tie downs (rather than an EZ lock type of mechanism) for securing your pwc in a rental van.
 

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Certainly ask, good point. Some may be equipped. Also, some will bring the van to the airport which can be a lot easier than navigating transit. And even cities that claim to have ample wheelchair taxis frequently do not have one available at crunch time.
 

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ok great thank you both!
 
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