U-Haul Moving & Storage of Manchester

U-Haul Moving & Storage of Manchester

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432 Oakland St
Manchester, CT 06042

(860) 645-8110

(Rt 83)
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Standard Hours

  • Mon-Thur: 7 am - 7 pm
  • Fri: 7 am - 8 pm
  • Sat: 7 am - 7 pm
  • Sun: 7 am - 5 pm

Storage access

  • Mon-Sun: 24 hours


  • Free towing inspection
  • Propane pay at pump
  • 24 hour dropoff

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Trailer Rental & Towing in Manchester, CT at U-Haul Moving & Storage of Manchester

Moving to or from Manchester, CT? U-Haul cargo and enclosed trailers are intelligently designed to protect and secure your precious belongings, while our open utility trailers are perfect for hauling building supplies, landscaping materials or bulky items. U-Haul car trailers have EZ load ramps for effortless loading of vehicles while our motorcycle trailers are lightweight and easy to tow. Get FREE trailer rental rate quotes in Manchester, CT, 06042 today.

Get FREE trailer rental quotes on car trailers, utility trailers, cargo trailers, and motorcycle trailer rentals in Manchester, CT

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Cargo trailers

Cargo trailers in Manchester, CT are lightweight, aerodynamic, and engineered for better fuel economy which makes it easy to tow behind any vehicle. Millions of families use our enclosed cargo trailers to move every year. U-Haul has a large selection of enclosed trailers to rent in-town or one way, review our cargo trailer sizes and reserve a trailer rental online at U-Haul Moving & Storage of Manchester!

Utility trailers

Utility trailers are perfect for towing large or oversize cargo in Manchester, CT, 06042. Many utility trailer rentals come equipped with a loading ramp for easy convenience. The utility trailer selection at U-Haul Moving & Storage of Manchester provides an affordable solution for home improvement projects, furniture delivery and for towing recreational vehicles. Utility trailer rentals are also popular with businesses for deliveries and trade-show events. Utility trailers come in a wide range of sizes and styles so that any car can tow.

Car trailers

Moving cross-country with your vehicle on a car trailer is a smart way to save gas and eliminate miles of wear and tear on your vehicle. Our Tow Dolly is a low-cost option for towing front wheel drive vehicles, while auto transports are ideal for long distance moves. Both car haulers fit most sized vehicles in Manchester, CT and are also an economical alternative to calling a tow truck in the case of a break-down. Whether towing behind a U-Haul moving van or your own personal vehicle, you can rent a car hauler for both in-town and one way moves.

Motorcycle trailers

Motorcycle trailers in are lightweight, easy to tow and have an easy-access loading ramp. Each motorcycle trailer also comes equipped with an integrated chock for the front wheel and with heavy-duty tie-down rings to support even the heaviest of motorcycles. Reserve your motorcycle trailer rental in Manchester, CT online today!

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Wiring and lights

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Trailer and towing tips

Select-A-Hitch Guide

This guide will help you select the proper hitch for your vehicle depending on what you want to tow and your vehicle's capabilities

Transporting vehicles with low ground clearance

Sports cars and specialty vehicles with unusually low ground clearance cannot be loaded and unloaded onto the Auto Transport in the conventional manner.

Customer reviews

RAYMOND W. on 9/17/2014
Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

Great Staff!

ROBERT G. on 9/16/2014
Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

Online reservation system failed to identify this location as a potential match for my move. Instead it offered a much more distant location. Only when I modified my reservation by speaking to a rep was the Manchester location offeted. The lot there was FULL of late model equipment of various sizes. It's hard to believe that my rental needs could not be serviced from this location originally.

steve t. on 9/15/2014
Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

Excellent. ...everything went very smoothly

STEPHEN S. on 9/15/2014
Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

Everything was great

DAN G. on 9/12/2014
Rating: 1 out of 5 stars

What needs to be improved? Literally everything with the exception of the actual truck itself. My reservation was changed multiple times without my consent. I originally scheduled a 10' truck for 24 hours and I received a voice message from the store saying that it had to be back by 4pm the same day. When I called the 1-800 number they didn't know why it would have been changed (and I spoke with 2 different people) and they set it back to 24 hours. Then when I showed up the morning of the move, I was told the reservation had been changed again and now it had to be back by 5pm the same day. And while I was waiting for my truck, I could hear them on the phone playing games with other people's reservations. When another customer asked what would happen if he couldn't return the truck by 5pm, the staff's response was literally "then I'm not going to rent the truck to you". In addition to that, the staff seemed very unhappy to be working there and clearly did not get along with each other. Staff even made comments to me about how they didn't like their co-workers which is very unprofessional. I also got there promptly at 9am and did not receive my truck until after 9:30am. Not only was it frustrating to have to wait so long for no reason, that was an entire half hour wasted from my newly limited time window. And to top that all off, the reason I had to wait so long for the truck was that the person who currently had my truck was someone who had just picked it up and had been called to bring it back and switch it out for a van so that I could have the truck. If you don't have availability for an item, then don't promise a reservation. I am extremely unhappy about my experience at the Oakland Street U-Haul and will certainly tell anyone else to avoid it. It is with no exaggeration that I say that I have had better experiences at the DMV. I don't expect much, just give me a truck so I can move. And I am not a person who would normally write such an in depth response except that this experience was so awful. Thank you for your time and I hope serious work is done to improve this location's service for the sake of future customers.

william h. on 9/8/2014
Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

Reserved a 26' truck 3 weeks in advance. Two days before rental I checked the reservation and everything was in order. The night before rental I get an email from U-Haul at 8 pm (after U-Haul has closed) confirming my reservation for Putnam, CT at 10am, only my reservation was for Columbia, Ct at 6pm. Called U-Haul the next day. Said I could either pick up in Putnam (not even close by) or get a 20' truck from Manchester, Ct. The person from U-Haul gave us more miles and rental time so that we could pick up in Manchester. We ended up having to take two loads instead of one. Luckily we were only driving half an hour one-way. I don't understand why U-Haul couldn't drive the truck from Putnam to Columbia to honor a reservation, but instead would just send an email the night before and expect that to suffice. Manchester U-Haul was easy to work with and not at fault.

JOHN L. on 9/8/2014
Rating: 1 out of 5 stars

The Truck was dirty an smelly (old hand razor, potato chips on floor and ashes in the ashes in ash tray, we are non smokers) when picked up an the passenger side mirror was broken and made the trip very stressful and dangerous.

KATY C. on 9/8/2014
Rating: 1 out of 5 stars

When I made my appointment to pick the truck up I said I was going to be closer to 9 o'clock to pick it up. 8:50 AM I show up to find out that they had canceled my truck because they couldn't get a hold of me and made it a point to say my # was disconnected. Mind you this is when other people were in the store and I wasn't even dealing with this lady she was already taking care of other people. She was very nasty and just had an attitude. Come to find out that they had taken my info down wrong. She was completely out of line and it was very unprofessional. The asst. manager was defending her actions saying that I'm sure she didn't mean to come across that way. She didn't even say sorry that it happened or anything like that. Needless to say I will not be recommending this location and I will not be going back.

Mary B. on 9/7/2014
Rating: 3 out of 5 stars

Pay more attention to the vehicle mechanics. No mileage reading on dash. ABS light stays on. Loud squeeling noise when starting engine.

russell k. on 9/7/2014
Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

I thought everything was great and would use U-Haul in the future.

JOSE C. on 9/7/2014
Rating: 3 out of 5 stars

Must be ready to be let down, didnt have proper truck so got a bigger one. It was not needed.

TANYA L. on 9/6/2014
Rating: 3 out of 5 stars

The truck I was given was in very bad shape. The ABS light was on and the brakes barely worked. Every time I tried to start the truck it gave me a problem and squeeled all the way across town, how embarassing. The truck also barely shifted while on the highway and the steering was very dangerous. I would have brought the truck back if i wasnt under time constraints, but when I did return the truck, and when I told the woman at uhaul about the problems all I got was we are getting new trucks next year and the one you took is mecahnically sound! All I felt was like everything I said was dismissed. After being told that new trucks are comming next year, the next response was $117.00 please. I found this to be rediculous! No sorry or nothing. Needless to say... I will never use this uhaul location ever again and I will also have nothing good to say about this specific location.

WALTER P. on 9/4/2014
Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

I don't know the woman's name but whoever waited on us was very nice. In these times, when poor customer service seems to be the norm, it was refreshing to experience excellent customer service for a change!

ELIZABETH T. on 9/4/2014
Rating: 3 out of 5 stars

Customer service was not that great. One of the guys was handling a phone transaction when I walked in while the other was doing something on the computer. Rather than stopping the computer work that appeared to be unrelated to assisting a customer directly and tending to me who was standing right there in front of him, I had to wait until the other gentleman ended his phone conversation before I was helped. They had to change the chains on the trailer, they had to change the part that screws onto the ball for the hitch. What essentially should have taken no more than 20 minutes to pick up took a little over an hour. However, it all did work out in the end. I just would advise people to pick up at another location if able.

Dennis C. on 9/4/2014
Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

The truck's alignment may have been off. It would pull in both directions, like a tire was loose. All in all, a good experience with this truck and branch. Thanks.

wilfredo c. on 9/4/2014
Rating: 3 out of 5 stars

The truck I was using has a transmission issue. Should do a check up. When taking off, I can hear a bang.

JONATHAN H. on 9/3/2014
Rating: 1 out of 5 stars

My scheduled pick up was 4:45pm on Sunday, for a 24 hr use. I got a call at 9am saying my truck was ready early if I would like to pick it up. I said "ok I will pick it up after 11am". I drove to the center to pick it up and it was given away. The issue is not that it was unavailable or that they tried to squeeze another appointment before my scheduled pickup... the issue is that I was not notified and had to drive down there to find out my truck was given away. I will look into other options beside UHaul for my move next year.

COLLEEN M. on 9/2/2014
Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

staff was extremely helpful, very polite and cordial

KARL S. on 9/2/2014
Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

Nothing Staff at pick up and drop off extremely friendly and helpful

WALLY S. on 9/2/2014
Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

Great people,, Thank you

ANDREW C. on 9/1/2014
Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

It seems to me there should be a way to streamline the pickup for people who have already made a reservation. I was on time, had already made a reservation but still had to wait for other customers to finish their business. My pickup itself was pretty short, so I think it would be beneficial to get the customers with reserved equipment taken care of first.

ADAM J. on 8/31/2014
Rating: 1 out of 5 stars

The service was awful. When I picked up the truck, the woman told me if I needed the truck for an extra day they would just charge me the extra fee. When the time came, I did need the truck for another day. Before I had a chance to give them a call to let them know, I received a phone call from them threatening me that they would have me arrested if I did not bring the truck back by a certain time. THEY DID NOT EVEN HAVE THE DECENCY TO ASK ME IF SOMETHING WAS WRONG! This was just a prime example of AWFUL customer service. I will never go to this location again.

JUZETTA B. on 8/31/2014
Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

No improvement at this location

Michael S. on 8/30/2014
Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

Maybe a prorated rate if vehicle returned early. I was 26/27 hours and was charges for 2 full days.

KEVIN W. on 8/30/2014
Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

Very quick and efficient return