The motorhome, great love of the French? In 2021, more than 100,000 motorhomes were sold in France, indicated The leisure vehicle union. A growing passion in France which could nevertheless prove to be a source of trouble. Because when you do not think about the purchase, the rental, if it is quite possible, can turn out, for a neophyte, to be a scam.
To avoid scams of all kinds, you don’t need a lot of experience or the knowledge of an expert in the field, but to find out about these three mistakes not to make, according to the Auto Plus media.
– Go through an unknown company: the advantage of arranging with an individual is obviously to be able to make a good deal. On the other hand, there is a big disadvantage: the quality of the good used will not be certified and worse… The breakdown, or even the malfunction is to be considered in the event of an exchange with a scammer.
Companies provide security. It is an investment, certainly, more expensive but qualitative. However, this does not mean that you have to rent to the first comer. In order to avoid scams, it is better to find out about recognized companies in this field.
– Based solely on photos: like a car, a motorhome is not rented on the basis of photos alone. It is necessary to go and check the operation of the vehicle before giving a sum of money.
– Not checking the cancellation policy: in the same way, the unexpected can happen quickly and it is good to know the constraints related to the cancellation of your rental so as not to be caught off guard. Check the deadline to be sure of being reimbursed.