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Welcome to the world where mobility is no longer a barrier, but a gateway to new experiences. At GowringsVersa Mobility, we understand that every journey matters, and we believe in providing the best solutions for those journeys. That’s why we’re delving into the world of adapted vehicle hire service, that’s not just about convenience but also about empowering individuals with mobility challenges. In partnership with AVH, we offer a seamless experience that combines flexibility, comfort, and independence. Whether you’re planning a special trip, considering a temporary mobility solution, or thinking about the long-term benefits of a WAV(wheelchair Accessible Vehicle), this guide will illuminate why Adapted Vehicle Hire is an excellent choice.

Understanding Adapted Vehicle Hire:

Adapted Vehicle Hire (AVH)  is more than just renting a car; it’s about finding a mobility solution that fits your life. Our WAVs are specially modified to cater to a range of mobility needs, ensuring safety, comfort, and accessibility on every journey. From automatic ramps and lifts to customised seating and control systems, each vehicle in our fleet is designed to make travel effortless and enjoyable.

The Advantages of Hiring a WAV:

  • Flexibility and Freedom: Hiring a WAV provides unparalleled flexibility. Need a vehicle for a day, a week, or a month? We’ve got you covered. It’s the perfect solution for those who need a WAV on an occasional basis.
  • Cost-Effectiveness: Owning a WAV is a significant investment. Hiring offers a practical, cost-effective alternative, especially for short-term needs. It eliminates the long-term financial commitments and maintenance concerns associated with owning a vehicle.
  • Trial Before You Buy: If you’re in the market for a WAV but not quite ready to commit, hiring is the perfect way to test the waters. It allows you to experience different models and find the one that truly meets your needs before making a significant investment.

Spotlight on Our WAV Fleet:

Delve into the heart of our diverse fleet, where each WAV model is specially tailored to meet a variety of needs and preferences. Here are some of the standout options available for hire:

Peugeot Rifter Horizon™: The Ideal Companion for Every Journey

Peugeot Rifter Horizon

Versatility and Comfort Combined: Meet the Peugeot Rifter, a vehicle that’s not just a means of transportation, but a versatile companion for a range of lifestyles. Renowned for its comfort and adaptability, the Rifter stands out as the ideal choice for families and individuals who value space as much as they do convenience.

Key Features That Stand Out on the Peugeot Rifter Horizon™:

  • Lightweight Ramp: Access is made easy with a lightweight ramp that’s both simple to use and robust in design.
  • Flexible Seating Arrangements: The interior of the Rifter is designed with flexibility in mind, accommodating various seating configurations to suit your specific needs.
  • Ample Internal Space: Whether it’s luggage for a trip or equipment for daily activities, the spacious boot ensures that you have all the room you need.

Best Use Case: The Peugeot Rifter is a versatile performer, ideal for:

  • City Excursions: Its compact design makes it perfect for navigating through urban landscapes.
  • Daily Errands: Reliable and practical for everyday use, making routine tasks hassle-free.
  • Weekend Getaways: Spacious and comfortable, it’s suited for those leisure trips with family or friends, ensuring every journey is a pleasure.

 

Renault Trafic: Spacious and Stylish Mobility

Renault Trafic

Effortless Mobility Meets Style: The Renault Trafic WAV sets itself apart with its combination of style and spaciousness. Designed to cater to a variety of mobility needs, this vehicle is a top choice for those who require extra room without compromising on aesthetic appeal.

Key Features That Define the Renault Trafic:

  • Spacious Interior: Ample room inside for passengers and equipment, making it ideal for larger groups or additional mobility aids.
  • Advanced Accessibility: Equipped with state-of-the-art accessibility features, ensuring ease of entry and exit.
  • Smooth Driving Experience: Engineered for comfort, the Renault Trafic delivers a smooth ride, whether in the city or on longer journeys.

Best Use Case: The Renault Trafic is perfectly suited for:

  • Group Travel: Its spacious interior makes it ideal for larger families or groups traveling together.
  • Long-Distance Journeys: With its comfortable seating and smooth handling, long trips become a breeze.
  • Versatile Daily Use: Equally at home in urban or rural settings, it’s a reliable choice for day-to-day mobility.

 

Vauxhall Movano: Ultimate in Comfort and Accessibility

Designed for Comfort and Ease: The Vauxhall Movano WAV is a testament to thoughtful design, focusing on maximum comfort and accessibility. It stands out as an ideal vehicle for those who seek a reliable, comfortable WAV experience.

Key Features of the Vauxhall Movano:

  • Enhanced Accessibility Features: Tailored for easy access, the Movano is equipped with user-friendly accessibility options, catering to a variety of mobility needs.
  • Comfortable Seating: The interior is designed for comfort, making long journeys more enjoyable.
  • Robust and Reliable: Built to last, the Vauxhall Movano is as reliable as it is comfortable, ensuring peace of mind on every trip.

Best Use Case: The Vauxhall Movano shines in scenarios such as:

  • Regular Commutes: Its comfortable interior makes everyday travel a pleasant experience.
  • Medical Appointments: Reliable and easy to access, it’s ideal for regular medical visits.
  • Leisure Outings: Perfect for leisurely outings, providing comfort and convenience for the entire journey.

Scenarios Where Hiring a WAV is Advantageous:

  • Holidays and Travel: Dreaming of a road trip or a family holiday? A hired WAV can transform your travel experience, making it accessible, comfortable, and enjoyable. Explore the UK’s stunning landscapes and tourist destinations without worrying about accessibility.
  • Special Events: From weddings to family reunions, ensure that every member of your party can participate fully. A hired WAV means that everyone, regardless of mobility challenges, can be part of the celebration
  • Recovery and Rehabilitation: For those in recovery or undergoing rehabilitation, a WAV can be an essential tool for maintaining independence and mobility. Hiring offers a flexible solution during these transitional periods.

Conclusion:

Adapted vehicle hire is more than just a service; it’s a pathway to independence, freedom, and adventure. With GowringsVersa Mobility and AVH, you have access to a range of flexible, cost-effective WAV rental options. Experience the freedom of movement, on your terms.

FAQs on Adapted Vehicle Hire (AVH) and Wheelchair Accessible Vehicles (WAVs)

Q: What is Adapted Vehicle Hire (AVH)?
A: Adapted Vehicle Hire provides mobility solutions for individuals with disabilities, offering a range of WAVs that are modified with features like automatic ramps, lifts, and customised seating. It’s designed to ensure safety, comfort, and accessibility for every journey.

Q: Why should I consider hiring a WAV?
A: Hiring a WAV offers flexibility for those who need an accessible vehicle occasionally, without the commitment of purchasing. It’s cost-effective, perfect for special trips, temporary mobility solutions, or trying different models before making a purchase.

Q: What are the advantages of hiring a WAV from GowringsVersa Mobility and AVH?
A: Advantages include a wide selection of modified vehicles to meet various needs, the flexibility of short or long-term hire, cost savings compared to purchasing, and the opportunity to test drive different models to find the perfect fit for your lifestyle.

Q: Can you recommend some WAV models suitable for day trips?
A: Yes, models like the Peugeot Rifter Horizon™ for its versatility and comfort, the Renault Trafic for its spaciousness and style, and the Vauxhall Movano for ultimate comfort and accessibility, are all excellent choices for day trips, offering features that enhance the travel experience for wheelchair users.

Q: How do I choose the right WAV for my needs?
A: Consider the size and accessibility features you need, such as ramps or lifts, the vehicle’s seating capacity, and additional equipment space. Assess your typical journeys and activities to ensure the WAV meets your daily and occasional travel needs.

Q: What scenarios are most suitable for hiring a WAV?
A: Hiring a WAV is ideal for holidays and travel, attending special events, or during recovery and rehabilitation periods. It offers a temporary mobility solution that ensures independence and participation in various activities without the long-term commitment of purchasing a WAV.

Q: How can I ensure a WAV meets my specific mobility needs?
A: Work with providers like GowringsVersa Mobility and AVH, who offer expert advice and a range of vehicles to choose from. Discuss your specific requirements with them to ensure the WAV you hire is perfectly suited to your needs.

Q: What steps should I take before hiring a WAV?
A: Research different models and providers, consider the length of hire you need, and think about any specific features essential for your comfort and accessibility. Contacting GowringsVersa Mobility or AVH directly can provide personalized advice and options.

Q: Are there any tips for first-time WAV hirers?
A: Yes, clearly communicate your needs, ask about the vehicle’s features, and inquire about support services available during your hire period. Consider a trial hire to familiarize yourself with the vehicle before embarking on longer trips.

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