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Re: End of the trip, now what....too much stuff?

Originally Posted by F15EWSO View Post
so we've sold the boat and unloaded all our "stuff" at my sister's in North Carolina. Now we need to get to the Naples area in Florida. Problem is we have our "stuff" from a 43 foot boat and are trying to cram it into a Ford Explorer along with 2 cats. The obvious solution (and original plan) was get a U-Haul trailer but there is a problem....U-Haul will NOT rent a trailer to a Ford SUV; this dates back to the rollover/Firestone issues from over a decade ago. I've scoured the other rentals (Penske, Hertz, etc ) for a trailer but no one that I know rents trailers for a one-way to SW Florida. Talking to moving companies and our load is so small by their standards that it is almost cost-prohibitive to move it....spending more moving it than its actual value (yet we have sentimental attachment for example)
Can anyone offer a different approach to get our stuff down to Florida.
Rent a truck from Penske and tow the explorer behind with a car dolly.
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