Monday, June 13, 2016

Caravan's Teardrop Trailer Rentals are First in Portland, Ore.

There are more teardrop rental places popping up around the U.S. and one of them belongs to a tiny house hotel in Portland, Ore. Caravan - The Tiny House Hotel rents out a Little Guy T@G Max trailer and two T@G Max XL trailers named Rosie, Miles and Sunny.



The owners of Caravan - The Tiny House Hotel found out how awesome teardrops are on a trip across western Canada last summer.


"We looked for a teardrop trailer to rent in Portland and discovered that no such rentals existed in Oregon," Kol Peterson of Caravan said. "Eventually, we found one. And after 12 days of traveling with the rental trailer, we were sold! The comfy bed and galley kitchen convinced us that we needed to launch Portland's first teardrop trailer rental company. We already had a good way to manage the rental fleet through the tiny house hotel."


The trailers can be reserved through the Caravan website. If one of the trailers is not available at the time, you can go on a waiting list. Any type of vehicle can tow a T@G, but you will need a 2" ball hitch that can tow around 1,000 lb. and a 4-pin or a 7-pin connector for the trailer brake lights.


Rosie, Miles and Sunny have great amenities including AC and heat (shore power needed), 19 inch TV with DVD player and Bluetooth and CD player and AM/FM radio. Miles and Sunny are extra wide and long and have a full length moonroof above the bed that opens and has a shade and screen.
Other features included in the rentals are:
  • Queen sized memory foam mattresses
  • Soft pillows and luxury linens

  • Plush blankets and colorful, warm comforters

  • Double burner gas cook stove

  • Pots, pans, knives and cookware

  • Dishes and utensils

  • Refrigerator

  • Complimentary Fair-Trade and locally roasted coffee from Caravan Coffee Roasters

  • Italian percolator-style coffee maker by Bialetti

  • Organic olive oil, salt and pepper

  • Cutting board

  • Sponge, biodegradable soap, hand towels


Caravan also offers a few extras with their rentals including camping chairs, a folding table, tablecloth, battery-operated lantern
, maps and Oregon guidebooks and camping books.


Rosie rents for $80/night (two-night minimum) and is pet friendly. Miles rents for $90/night (two-night minimum) and is pet friendly and Sunny rents for $90/night (two-night minimum).


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