Hovercraft Rental Business is Taking Off
Hov Pod hovercraft rentals expose passengers to the wind and water spray; at a hover height of just 9 inches off the ground, flying on an air-cushion is as good as it gets, particularly with speeds of up to 45 miles per hour. What’s it like to fly? Imagine a modern-day flying carpet with attitude, twist the throttle, the skirts inflate and you rise up on the cushion of air, as if on a back-to-the-future type anti-gravity levitation vehicle. As the Hov Pod picks up speed, so the driver/passenger Adrenalin starts to flow.
Hovercraft Rental Draw Lot’s of Interest
Experience riders all share one characteristic upon return to base, a huge smile. And the wish to have another go. The 5-minutes taster flight is perhaps the most lucrative type of ride, perhaps a beach resort or where tourists wish to experience new thrills, or lake or river side venue where water to land to water transitions can be demonstrated. Hov Pod rental operators can generate income from different types of operation, for example many people have yearned to learn to fly a hovercraft.
The Hov Pod has the perfect design specifically for the hovercraft rental market, to popularize hovercraft for recreation use. Our designers were given clear objectives to do away with additional engines, gearboxes, levers, elevators and other unnecessary controls, to ensure that rental riders can master the controls in a safe manner, without lengthy training time. By optimizing the Hov Pod trim through the IAPSS air management feed system, experience riders can focus on having fun. Easy to tow behind a standard vehicle, the Hov Pod can be loaded and unloaded quickly in less than one minute by one person.
Hovercraft Rental operators help generate lots of interest in our range of hovercraft, so we hope you will sign up to our referral or reseller program and earn commission on sales. Hov Pods attract lots of positive attraction, potential customers will ask – where did you get this? Don’t be afraid of rental competition, be one step ahead, and franchise the idea to other operators in surrounding districts.
Potential Income Hovercraft Rental
Question – have you ever wanted to fly a hovercraft? Would you pay $50 dollars to have a 15-20 minute ride? Ask your friends on Facebook this question – Are you interested in arranging a Hovercraft Experience Day, learn how to fly a hovercraft? Most people have not experienced driving a hovercraft, and those that have, probably want another go!
Hovercraft rental business in the right location can prove to be very popular, the 15-minute ride is most profitable. Most money will be made when an experienced driver can take passengers, since you do not have to waste precious time explaining to customers how to operate the hovercraft. That said, some operators offer hovercraft learn to fly days, and do corporate events, and loan their hovercraft to commercial companies involved in river, lake surveys, shell fishing, oil exploration etc.
Depending on conditions and passenger weights our Infinity craft can carry maybe 7 paying passengers per trip, lets conservatively say that you could take 16 people per hour with each paying $50 for a 15 minute ride that’s $800 per hour or $6,400 in a 8 hour day.
Hovercrat Rental Busines Sales Itself – So Promote
Use your Hov Pod rentals to sell more business in your area, visit schools to raise awareness, franchise rental Hov Pod businesses over a wider area, make even more. A Hovercraft rental business is coming to a place near you soon, be the first to exploit the popularity of Hov Pod hovercraft in your area.
A learn to fly day might cover safety and start-up checklists, practice flight as passenger, under supervision, or solo, and the group could manoeuvre through an obstacle course or individuals could be timed to complete a circuit to choose the winner of the group. Corporate management companies regularly organize events for their clients to include a number of activities for client employees, perhaps as a reward or incentive – event organizers are constantly looking for something new, and Hov Pod rental is sure the please.
Commercial hire is another area to focus on to add income streams – clients may include bridge repair or environmental survey companies, clients who need to use the Hov Pod as a safety boat over long term contract periods at rates of up to $1000 per day. We regularly get asked if we can undertake a commercial rental…alas most places are overseas but as soon as those business near you know about what you are doing you would be surprised the number of people who have a use or need for you to help them out.
In some countries, corporate events are popular to reward company employees, so going on a Hov Pod could add to a range of other attractions such as archery, paintball – tie up with these other vendors to offer a corporate event package.
Learn to fly Hov Pod days can be sold as vouchers for special birthday celebrations. As with hot air balloon vendors, you aim to get a minimum number of participants (a basket load in the case of a hot air balloon). By selling vouchers on the Internet prior to the actual date of the event, you enjoy positive cash flow, so factor this into your business plan.
Safety is Always Paramount
The Hov Pod is designed to be safe to use, and easy to operate and maintain.
Safety is very important when dealing with passengers and Hov Pod Hulls carry a 5 year warranty. The Hov Pod SPX Hovercraft is the only hovercraft currently available manufactured from High-Density Polyethylene (HDPE). Equally Carbon Kevlar composite as used on the carbon range of Hov Pod craft is common to many high tech industries but has very rarely been applied to a full hovercraft hull in a production environment. All-terrain vehicles need to be very strong & take punishment in day to day use over ice, water debris, stones, rocks, rough terrain, bumps and dips in the surface.
The superior weight to strength ratio for our hulls is vastly superior to glass fiber, that is why it is used for kayaks (that continually hit and ride off submerged rocks) and to create artificial joints, ice rink puck impact plates & F1 crash barriers. This ensures that the Hov Pod is lightweight, extremely buoyant, yet far stronger & more impact resistant than brittle glass fibre (GRP) which cracks & breaks on impact. You can hit our hulls with a mallet or jump up & down on it without cracking it, which means that the Hov Pod can withstand operational use, impacts, knocks & bumps that destroy other craft.
As an example our demonstrator rental hovercraft has been driven up and own our local debris infested river and tidal banks on average twice a week for 4 years. In that time we demonstrate the hulls durability by going over rubble, blocks, stones etc and after 4 years of this recently turned our hull over to replace the sacrificial skids we fit………….no hull damage had occurred despite regular knocks and bangs and a few heavy impacts with larger debris lying on the shore. After 4 years of use the owner is far more satisfied to have chosen Hov Pod as a material that withstands these knocks as opposed to an alternative hull material that is severely worn down, damaged or has shattered into pieces, sometimes in only 6 months.
Hovercraft Rental Bright Future
The future of Hov Pod hovercraft rental is limited only by your imagination. Overall, as awareness increases, the bigger and brighter the future of Hov Pod will become. At present, the most popular version of Hov Pod is the SPX Series is for rescue applications, however since the launch of the Infinity series it is quickly gaining ground.
Hov Pod come in unique sizes the Carbon Infinity 750 the first ever Truck Styled Hovercraft hauls up to 9 people or 1500 lbs. (678 kgs) and it has a cargo bay.
Hov Pod unlike many other craft are also designed for salt water operation with enclosed quick lift off engine covers, high specification electrical components and stainless steel fittings that minimize corrosion, while increasing operational reliability and safety.
Quality and performance for long product life, low depreciation The Hov Pod are in a class of its own. Don’t settle for a hovercraft, own a Hov Pod.
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