start navigation end navigation

Learn about the trailering lifestyle

U-Haul trailers are aerodynamic, lightweight and low profile for better gas mileage


How to Install a Trailer Hitch Adapter

A trailer hitch adapter makes it easy to use a 2’’ hitch accessory with a 1 ¼” receiver. Hitch mounted bike racks, and cargo carriers designed for a 2’’ receiver hitch can be used with an adapter.

How to Install a Ball Mount on your Vehicle’s Hitch

In order to tow a trailer, you'll need to install a ball mount and hitch ball on your receiver hitch. Once you select the correct ball mount, the installation process is incredibly simple.

How to Select the Correct Ball Mount for your Hitch

Towing a trailer? The correct ball mount will either raise or lower the hitch ball to ensure your tow vehicle and trailer remain level as you travel.

How to Connect and Disconnect a U-Box Trailer

Follow these instructions when hooking or unhooking a U-Box trailer from the towing vehicle.

How to Load a Car onto the Auto Transport

Watch this short video for a quick how to guide on loading your vehicle onto a U-Haul car hauler.


Renting a Trailer vs. Buying a Trailer

When renting a trailer, you get the advantages of owning a trailer without the maintenance or costs. Before buying a trailer, consider the benefits of renting.

Double U-Box Trailer User Instructions

Safety precautions and instructions for towing a Double U-Haul U-Box trailer

Tow Dolly User Instructions

Instructions for operating a U-Haul Tow Dolly

Auto Transporter User Instructions

Safety precautions and directions about your Auto Transporter

Trailer User Instructions

Safety precautions and instructions for towing a U-Haul trailer

Frequently Asked Questions

How can I determine if my vehicle can tow (or be towed) by U-Haul equipment?   plus
How much weight is allowed in a U-Haul trailer?    plus
How do I find my hitch system rating?   plus
Does it matter how the trailer is loaded?   plus
Why is U-Haul giving me more days in my one-way rental than I need?   plus
How are U-Haul trailer/towing rates determined?   plus
How will I know where to drop off my equipment?   plus
Do I have to pay a deposit when renting a U-Haul trailer/towing item?    plus
Why was my hitch quote one price and more when it was installed?   plus
Can I take a U-Haul trailer across the U.S./Canadian border?   plus
Can my car tow a U-Haul trailer?   plus
What hitch ball height is required for U-Haul trailers?   plus
What are alternative tie downs for the auto transport?    plus