Overland Vehicle Rentals
Overland vehicles for rent provide a fully equipped 4x4 for off-road adventure
Overland vehicle rental can be a great way to take that first step into the overlanding experience before jumping in and making that first big investment. Overland vehicles for rent can be found through a number of sources, including vehicle sharing services, but the process is a little more complicated and expensive than renting a truck or car from the standard brand rental outlets. Not all of them rent overland vehicles that you could take off the highway, so we found three sources that make getting an off-road capable overland vehicle rental easy. These overland vehicle rental companies specialize in fully equipped overland rigs that you can take into the wilds of the American backcountry.
Barlow Jeep Rentals
Barlow Jeep Rentals has year-round overland vehicle rental operations in Arizona (Sedona) and Moab (Utah), and for the Rubicon Trail (California) during the summer season. It's camping rentals include Jeep Gladiators (except Rubicon) and Wranglers, and typical vehicle setups are 2-inch suspension lifts, heavy-duty off-road tires, rooftop tents, and ice chests. Free maps and current trail information, as well as driving tips and operating instructions are part of the package. From Moab you can easily access the spectacular La Sal Mountains on the Rimrocker Trail. From Sedona, follow the Great Western Trail to Sycamore Canyon and the Grand Canyon, or visit historic mines, ruins, and swimming holes around Sedona, Jerome, and the Verde Valley. Information: Barlow Jeep Rentals, 888/928-5337, barlows.us.
Pacific Overlander Rentals
Pacific Overlander has rental Jeep Wranglers, Toyota 4Runners, and Toyota Tacomas from outlets in San Francisco, California, and Las Vegas, Nevada. Its Jeeps are perfect for groups from two to four, with a spacious roof top tent and all-terrain tires for an off-road ready overlanding package. Tacoma models offer an ideal platform for extended trips into the backcountry with 10-gallon onboard water systems, dual battery powered fridge/freezers. Toyota 4Runner models come equipped with an all-weather awning, locking internal storage drawers, fridge/freezer, roof top tent, and basic camping gear. From its Northern California hub, the dazzling Pacific Coast or the high peaks of the Sierra Nevada are easily reached; and the majestic desert of California's Eastern Mojave and Death Valley, or Arizona's spectacular Grand Canyon can be explored from its Las Vegas, Nevada location. Information: Pacific Overlander, 415/993-2101, pacificoverlander.com.
Titus Adventure Company Overland Vehicle Rentals
Colorado-based Titus Adventure Company (TAC) rents overland vehicles, with a full fleet of Toyota adventure rigs completely overland ready. The company's goal is to get you into the mountains safely with a fully kitted and reliable vehicle. Its fleet includes Toyota Tacoma's, 4Runner's and Sequoia's. Geared up with anything from rooftop tents, ski racks, skyboxes, coolers, to sleeping bags, TAC overlanding rental vehicles are equipped with all the basic gear you need to make your trip a success. No need to worry about cleaning the gear either, that's on them. If you need tips on the best Colorado camping, the folks at TAC have lived in the area for decades and can lead you to the perfect spot. Information: Titus Adventure Company, 720/878-8586, tacrentals.com.