Car carriers & fully enclosed trailers with drop down loading ramp a speciality! Local U-HAUL trailer hire agent! Moving accessories available include fridge trolleys, ropes and pads (furniture blankets). For only the best trailers that you can rely on, great rates and over 35 years of experience 1300 Meteor Rentals is the one!
|ATM / GTM
|Aggregate (or gross) trailer mass ie the total legal permissible weight of the trailer including its payload. The ATM / GTM capacity can be found on the manufacturers' compliance plate affixed to the trailer.
|The weight of the trailer when empty.
|The legal maximum allowable load the trailer can carry ie ATM - tare = payload
|The trailer has one axle (2 wheels)
|The trailer has two axles (4 wheels)
|A 'box' trailer is an open topped trailer with sides (and not a fully enclosed trailer).
|Brakes are activated by inertia via a sliding shaft to the trailer tow hitch acting on either a hydraulic or mechanical (ie cable) connection to the brakes. A trailer braking control system to the tow vehicle is not required with this system. All of our trailers employ an override braking system as it's compatible with all tow vehicles.
Check the manufacturer's plate or sticker to your vehicles' tow bar and also the vehicles' Owners' manual for the manufacturers' recommended towing capacity limits for both braked and unbraked trailers. The capacities quoted will represent the Aggregate (Gross) Trailer Mass (ATM / GTM) ie the total legal permissible weight of the trailer when loaded.
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Picking up in Townsville and finishing at another destination? No problem - 1300 Meteor offers one way rentals of its trailers to other 1300 Meteor centres, and if you're hiring one of our vehicles on a one way rental regardless of destination you are most welcome to also hire one of our trailers one way behind it.
In addition we're the local agent for U-Haul Trailers - Australia's long term, local, one-way intrastate & interstate trailer hire specialist!
All of our trailers are constructed to heavy duty rental industry standard while keeping an eye on maintaining low tare weight for ease of towing. LED multivolt tail lights and galvanised finish keeps maintenance issues to a minimum, a swing-away type jockey wheel and spare wheel are standard equipment, and we service our trailers on a regular cycle.
Winches are standard equipment to our full floor car carriers, and all of our enclosed furniture trailers feature drop down loading ramps - simply walk in and out!
Full details for each trailer type can be found by clicking on the images to the bottom of this page together with video clips showing you around each trailer type and their features!
Our moving accessories range includes:
Check out our quality trailer fleet, our highly competitive rates, and the value!
At 1300 Meteor we’re proud to act as an agent for U-Haul and a top choice for anyone in Townsville who needs interstate one-way rental.
We offer a one-way interstate system that’s super easy to use. They offer trailers that are fully enclosed and lockable, so you know your possessions will be safe on their travels, plus they make one way rental easy and affordable. When you’ve completed your move, you just leave your rental at an agreed local location and U-Haul take care of the rest. Sometimes the simplest ideas really are the best.
As agents for U-Haul, we can offer access to a good range of vehicles to help your move. One of the most popular is a trailer van, with lockable rear doors that allow for easy loading and secure transportation. Don’t worry if you need something different though, just contact our team to chat about what you need and we’ll get something sorted.
Our years of experience mean we understand that even the best-laid plans need to be tweaked now and then, and we love the flexibility U-Haul allows us to offer our customers.
It’s pretty unlikely that we won’t offer what you need, but in the rare cases where another type of trailer is needed we’re confident we can offer a great solution. 1300 Meteor carry a huge range of trailers for hire in Townsville including
We’re happy to discuss options for a one-way rental, and while a relocation fee will apply, we’re confident you’ll find our rates reasonable.
Click on a trailer below for full details and covering video clip!