Add Insurance to Your Move

Penske makes choosing the right type of coverage easy.


There are many things to think about when it's time to move. However, one decision that is often overlooked is determining what type of moving truck insurance you need. Review the Penske coverage bundles below and then edit your reservation to add coverage.

Penske Coverage Bundles

Penske offers several types of insurance through our Basic, Standard, Value and Plus bundles.*

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  • Basic
  • Standard
  • Value
  • Plus

Penske Equipment Damage

Limited Damage Waiver (LDW)

LDW covers you from financial responsibility if you experience any loss or damage to the truck or towing equipment except if the vehicle or equipment is used in any manner that violates the rental agreement terms.

Why is LDW recommended?

  • Without Penske's Limited Damage Waiver, you will be liable for any damage to your rental truck regardless of who is at fault.
  • Most major credit card companies do not cover rental truck damage.
  • Your automobile insurance company may not cover rental truck damage and even if they do, you face a deductible and higher premiums.
  • Even though you may be a good driver, others around you on the highway may not be.

Third-Party Damage & Injury Claims

Supplemental Liability Insurance (SLI)**

SLI protects the renter and any listed authorized drivers against claims made by a third party for bodily and/or property damage sustained as a result of an accident while you are operating your Penske truck. This coverage is excess over the underlying insurance specified within your signed rental agreement up to $1,000,000. Renter and all authorized drivers must be 21 years of age to purchase.

Cargo Accident Damage

Cargo Insurance (CAI)

CAI covers the renter and any listed authorized drivers' furniture and other possessions from loss or damage due to accidents or natural disasters during transit and only while in the truck. Furniture and possessions damage while loading or unloading is not covered. Cargo coverage for the entire rental is limited to $15,000 (deductible per occurrence $100).

Personal Accident Injury

Personal Accident Insurance (PAI)

PAI offers accidental death and accident medical coverage for the renter of the truck and their passenger(s). Passenger coverage is provided within the enclosed portion of the rental vehicle only. This insurance pays in addition to other available insurance.

Additional Coverage

Towing Insurance (TWI)

Towing Insurance (TWI) is recommended for drivers who are towing their own vehicle. If you choose not to get a bundle, this insurance bundle can still be selected and added separately.

TWI provides protection against collision damage for a vehicle while attached to, towed by or detached from your rented Penske truck. It also covers a vehicle while being loaded onto, transported by or unloaded from a Penske tow dolly or carrier.

For More Information

If you're renting a moving truck, it's important to understand what is and what is not covered by insurance. For complete details, including costs and limitations associated with any of the insurance options mentioned above, please contact your Penske representative at (888) 996-5415.

*Coverages described below are synopses, subject to all provisions, limitations and exceptions of the policies described.

**All authorized drivers must be at least 21 years of age to purchase this coverage.

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