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U-Haul releases The 2007 Top 50 U.S. Destination Cities Report

U-Haul Names AtlantaAs Top 2007 Destination

PHOENIX (April 3, 2008) — U-Haul, America’s number one choice for do-it-yourselfmovers, today released results of the 2007 U-Haul National MigrationTrend Report, titled “The 2007 Top 50 U.S. Destination Cities Report.” Accordingto moving data reflective of nationwide statistics for calendar year 2007, Atlantatakes the No. 1 spot, while Chicago takes second place, moving up from the No.4 rank last year. Orlando, Fla. ranked No. 3, while Philadelphia came in at No. 4.Los Angeles followed in fifth place, down from the No. 1 spot on last year’sranking. Baltimore, Detroit, Houston, Denver and Jacksonville, Fla. rounded outthe top 10.

“Since 1945, U-Haul has built a long and proud history of relocating Americans,”

said U-Haul President John “J.T.” Taylor. “Our consumers rely on us to provideaffordable services, and we are proud to be able to offer families who needmoving services the increased convenience of our locations, which makes for ashorter distance to travel when moving. This not only makes their move easierbut also has a positive effect of reducing the amount of carbon emissionsreleased into the atmosphere.”

The ranking reflects destinations for movers traveling more than 50 miles, andconsiders every city in the country, regardless of size. However, the data is notstated as a percentage of population and is not reflective of overall growth.The 2007 Top 50 U.S. Destination Cities Report was compiled from over 1.61million U-Haul truck transactions occurring between Jan.1 and Dec. 31, 2007.

Since 1945, U-Haul has been the first choice of do-it-yourself movers, with anetwork of more than 15,950 locations in all 50 United States and 10 Canadianprovinces. U-Haul customers' patronage has enabled the U-Haul fleet to grow tomore than 100,000 trucks, 78,500 trailers and 31,100 towing devices. As a result,U-Haul offers more than 384,000 rooms and more than 33.8 million square feetof storage space at more than 1,055 facilities throughout North America. U-Haulis the consumer’s number one choice as the largest installer of permanent trailerhitches in the automotive aftermarket industry. U-Haul supplies alternative-fuelfor vehicles and backyard barbecues as one of the nation’s largest retailers ofpropane.

U-Haul Top 50 U.S. Destination Cities*

January - December 2007

  1. ATLANTA, Ga.
  2. CHICAGO, Ill.
  3. ORLANDO, Fla.
  4. PHILADELPHIA, Pa.
  5. LOS ANGELES, Calif.
  6. BALTIMORE, Md.
  7. DETROIT, Mich.
  8. HOUSTON, Texas
  9. DENVER, Colo.
  10. JACKSONVILLE,
  11. MIAMI, Fla.
  12. SAINT LOUIS, Mo.
  13. LAS VEGAS, Nev.
  14. PORTLAND, Ore.
  15. FALLS CHURCH, Va.
  16. NEW YORK CITY, N.Y.
  17. CHARLOTTE, N.C.
  18. SACRAMENTO, Calif.
  19. FORT LAUDERDALE, fla.
  20. RICHMOND, Va.
  21. FORT WORTH, Texas
  22. NASHVILLE, Tenn.
  23. SAN ANTONIO, Texas
  24. AUSTIN, Texas
  25. SAN DIEGO, Calif.
  26. KANSAS CITY, Mo.
  27. INDIANAPOLIS, Ind.
  28. DALLAS, Texas
  29. SEATTLE, Wash.
  30. WASHINGTON, DC
  31. SAN FRANCISCO, Calif.
  32. TAMPA, Fla.
  33. MESA, Ariz.
  34. BROOKLYN, N.Y.
  35. COLUMBUS, Ohio
  36. BOSTON, Ma.
  37. PHOENIX, Ariz.
  38. PITTSBURGH, Pa.
  39. NEW ORLEANS, La.
  40. CINCINNATI, Ohio
  41. SAN JOSE, Calif.
  42. FAYETTEVILLE, Ark.
  43. FREDERICKSBURG, Va.
  44. NORFOLK, Va.
  45. VAN NUYS, Calif.
  46. RALEIGH, N.C.
  47. TUCSON, Ariz.
  48. MEMPHIS, Tenn.
  49. BRONX, N.Y.
  50. COSTA MESA, Calif.

*Data compiled from over 1.61 million truck transactions from January -December, 2007.

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Note to editors: The annual mileage of North American U-Haul trucks, trailersand tow dollies would move a family to the moon and back more than 20.5 timesper day, every day of the year. The annual mileage of North American U-Haultrucks, trailers and tow dollies would travel around the Earth 194 times per day,every day of the year.

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