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Renting cars with a power wheelchair?

WAGSofSCIWAGSofSCI Moderator Posts: 384 Moderator
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hey everyone 

wondering if everyone could comment about how and where they rent cars or vans with a power chair? Do you have a specific company you know of that rents vans? Or have you found success with a national car rental brand helping you find an accessible vehicle 

comment below! 

Brooke
Your WAGS of SCI
(Elena and Brooke)

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  • SterlionSterlion Moderator Posts: 101 Moderator
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    Is the person in the power chair driving or the passenger? There are multiple places around me who rent vans to passengers in a wheelchair but I don't think for drivers. Heres the place I use: http://www.hvsu.com
  • prc_donnalprc_donnal Member Posts: 15
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    Hi, Brooke!
    My name is Donna. I'm an Information Specialist at the PRC.
    We have a factsheet on cars and driving, which includes places where you can rent accessible vans such as Accessible Vans of America, Mobility Works, Braun Mobility among others.
    Please email at [email protected] or call me at 800 539-7309 x5911.
    I would be happy to send it to you.
    Sincerely,
    Donna
    Donna Lowich
    Senior Information Specialist
    Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation

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  • ambercollieambercollie Moderator Posts: 137 Moderator
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    Love getting new info.
    I found a wheelchair accessibility van when we went to Hawaii (Kauai) it was 1 of literally 2 vans you could rent on the whole island and it broke down a couple times, in some places they are really hard to find! 
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