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Selecting the Right Wheelchair Van Rental

There are several factors to consider in selecting the right wheelchair van rental. A Side-Entry Lowered Floor minivan will work in most cases. Knowing the dimensions of your wheelchair or scooter is critical to the selection process.

Before you call us, please take a moment to measure:

HEIGHT: Measure from the floor to the top of the wheelchair user’s head while sitting in their chair or scooter.
LENGTH: Measure the wheelchair or scooter from front to back, taking into account the user’s feet and footrests, baskets, medical equipment, and any other protrusions.
WIDTH: Measure the wheelchair from side to side at the widest point, paying attention to arm rests or other protrusions above floor level.
WEIGHT: What is the combined weight of the wheelchair or scooter and the user?

Other things to consider:

  • How many passengers will you have?
  • Will you need luggage storage?
  • Is there any additional medical equipment?

There are various models of Side-Entry Lowered Floor minivans. The side door opening height range from 52″ to 56 1/2″. The interior height ranges from 57″ to 61″. The ramp width is normally 29.25″ wide. The conversions will accommodate a chair length of 45″ to 57″ behind the front seats, and adding an additional 30″+ if we remove the front passenger seat. Most ramps will accommodate up to 800 lbs. A MobilityWorks Rental Specialist will be happy to consult with you and suggest a wheelchair van rental to best suit your needs.

What do I need when I call and book a reservation?
  1. Current driver’s license for all drivers.
  2. Insurance card complete with agent’s name and contact information.
  3. Flight information if applicable.
  4. Pick up dates, times and location if pick up/ delivery service is requested.
  5. Debit card or major credit card to hold the reservation (no deposit required on card)
  6. Inform your rental coordinator if the wheelchair being used is exceptionally wide or tall.

Full refunds are provided if a 24 hour advance notice is provided. For any notice under 24 hours, a $75 cancellation fee would apply.


  • Payment is due in full at the time of delivery
  • All airport rentals will be charged 72 hours or 3 days prior to the rental delivery

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