Practicar (U-Haul Neighborhood Dealer)

Practicar (U-Haul Neighborhood Dealer)

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227 S Terminal Ave
Nanaimo, BC V9R5J6

(250) 753-7518

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Standard Hours

  • Mon-Fri: 8 am - 4 pm
  • Sat: 9 am - 4 pm
  • Sun: 9 am - 3 pm


  • 24 hour dropoff

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Trailer Rental & Towing in Nanaimo, BC at Practicar

Moving to or from Nanaimo, BC? 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 Nanaimo, BC, V9R5J6 today.

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Cargo trailers

Cargo trailers in Nanaimo, BC 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 Practicar!

Utility trailers

Utility trailers are perfect for towing large or oversize cargo in Nanaimo, BC, V9R5J6. Many utility trailer rentals come equipped with a loading ramp for easy convenience. The utility trailer selection at Practicar 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 Nanaimo, BC 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 Nanaimo, BC online today!

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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

KATHLEEN H. on 3/29/2015
Rating: 3 out of 5 stars

Inconvenient to have office and truck storage at different locations. I would prefer a less convenient location that had the office together. Ex: the north end location.

AUTUMN U. on 3/26/2015
Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

Staff were extraordinarily friendly and helpful. Slightly difficult to navigate crowded lot, but lot attendant parked for me on return.

CRYSTA A. on 3/7/2015
Rating: 3 out of 5 stars

The service people were high strung and irritable. The trailer needed to be swept when we got there and one of the lights didnt work.

TL S. on 3/5/2015
Rating: 1 out of 5 stars

Keerran Sims at this location did her best to see that things were made right. She could see how annoyed we were with the following; this location has no parking; we had to park in a neighboring business lot. it is a dangerous location to get in and out of; the trucks are stored at a different location; Everything was made considerably more difficult than what it should be. The only positive part was thanks to Keerran working so hard to attempt to please us. If you wish to improve your business, put the office and trucks on the same property in a location where one can get in and out of the property safely and have room for your clients to leave their vehicle.

Peter L. on 3/3/2015
Rating: 2 out of 5 stars

I had to pick up the dolly in an unattended location and found later that half of the lighting would not work. Not an advisable location.

Steve G. on 3/1/2015
Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

Great that you are open on a Sunday. Keiran in the office was excellent to work with. Above average because there was no one to assist at the yard to help hook up the car hauler. My son is a weight lifter and had I been on my own I would not have been able to hook up, otherwise you would have received an excellent rating. Thank you

IGNACIO A. on 2/18/2015
Rating: 3 out of 5 stars

They changed me the location and the size truck three times.

MICHAEL B. on 2/17/2015
Rating: 3 out of 5 stars

The personnel were helpful.

HARRY M. on 2/13/2015
Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

I like the way trucks gear down, when slowing down. Great view all around with mirrors. If could I would buy cube van.

STEVEN D. on 2/5/2015
Rating: 3 out of 5 stars

The people were great, it just the access and egress of the office and having to drop off your vehicle... other than that its ll good :) Thanks for your business.

Dale G. on 1/29/2015
Rating: 3 out of 5 stars

Location very hard to access (office). Staff very helpful and personable

Joan P. on 1/26/2015
Rating: 3 out of 5 stars

Your parking lot for the vans seems to be very unsafe. I chose not to leave my vehicle there because I was told about all the thefts. Is there something you can do to increase the safety. The van we rented was clean and safe and we were very satisfied with it.

marti o. on 1/13/2015
Rating: 3 out of 5 stars

The entire staff made a very stressful move a lot less stressful.

Valerie L. on 12/30/2014
Rating: 1 out of 5 stars

It is located on a busy road and has basically no parking as the lot is full of other vehicles. Awkward to get in and out and poor signage . Also the trailer pick up area is located several blocks away from the office. This is inconvenient. The plus side is the business employee was good.

BRUCE T. on 12/24/2014
Rating: 3 out of 5 stars

clean mud off rear bumpers on trailers, as we have to slide in mattress

ANGUS M. on 12/6/2014
Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

easy to deal with staff good service and fast

ROB S. on 12/6/2014
Rating: 3 out of 5 stars

nil see keans

HUGH D. on 12/3/2014
Rating: 3 out of 5 stars

having to go from the rental office to a different area many blocks away to pick up the vehicle is just not good and is more hassle then its worth.

DOREEN T. on 12/3/2014
Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

Let customers know there is no space for parking your car. There is paid parking across the street.

elaine b. on 12/1/2014
Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

Great service both in Nanaimo and Port Albeeni