Flood Watch: U-Haul Offers 30 Days Free Self-Storage in Lafayette

LAFAYETTE, La. (June 6, 2019) — U-Haul Company of South Central Louisiana is offering 30 days of free self-storage and U-Box® container usage to residents in and around Lafayette that have been impacted by flooding.

A flash flood warning has been issued in the region as communities deal with road closures and water damage to homes.

“Many areas saw intense downpours on Wednesday,” stated Jerry Bowden, U-Haul Company of South Central Louisiana president. “With more rain expected before the weekend, U-Haul would like to step in and offer a dry and secure place for folks to store their belongings. Our disaster relief program has become a staple of our commitment to the local communities we serve.”

People seeking additional information or needing to arrange 30 days free self-storage should contact the nearest U-Haul® participating facility:

U-Haul Moving & Storage at Kaliste Saloom

700 Kaliste Saloom Road

Lafayette, LA 70508

(337) 443-4637

U-Haul Moving & Storage of Lafayette

3700 Ambassador Caffery Pkwy.

Lafayette, LA 70503

(337) 993-9898

With U-Box containers, you can conveniently pick up our custom-designed trailer and take your U-Box with you. U-Haul also can store your U-Box container in our secure warehouses or pick up and deliver it to a location of your choice.

U-Haul is the industry leader in do-it-yourself moving and self-storage with more than 21,000 locations across the U.S. and Canada. In addition to its 30 days free self-storage disaster relief program, U-Haul is proud to be at the forefront of aiding communities in times of need as an official American Red Cross Disaster Responder.

U-Haul Truck Share 24/7® is revolutionizing the moving industry through its more convenient, more secure way to pick up and return a truck. Since 2017, U-Haul Live Verify? technology has allowed customers to conduct transactions entirely on their smartphones at any hour – day or night. There are no membership fees. Create an online account at uhaul.com to start skipping the lines and stop worrying about store hours.

About U-Haul              

Since 1945, U-Haul has been the No. 1 choice of do-it-yourself movers, with a network of more than 21,000 locations across all 50 states and 10 Canadian provinces. U-Haul Truck Share 24/7 offers customers secure access to U-Haul trucks every hour of every day through the customer dispatch option on their smartphones and our proprietary Live Verify technology. Our customers' patronage has enabled the U-Haul fleet to grow to 161,000 trucks, 118,000 trailers and 42,000 towing devices. U-Haul offers nearly 632,000 rooms and 55.2 million square feet of self-storage space at owned and managed facilities throughout North America. U-Haul is the largest installer of permanent trailer hitches in the automotive aftermarket industry, and is the largest retailer of propane in the U.S.

Contact:

Andrea Batchelor

Jeff Lockridge

E-mail: publicrelations@uhaul.com

Phone: 602-263-6981

Website: uhaul.com

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