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JUCY RV Rentals started in 2001 in New Zealand, with a fleet of just 35 vehicles.  Today they have more than 4,000 campervans across Australia, New Zealand and the US.   JUCY is known for their quirky-designed green-and-purple minivans and RVs. Each RV is designed and built by JUCY with the best quality in mind to give travelers the power to hit the road and the freedom to explore anywhere!  Despite this epic growth, they are still a family business with well-traveled, passionate, friendly and knowledgeable staff.

Hip, vibrant and jam-packed with sights to explore, San Francisco is a traveler’s favorite. The JUCY branch is located in San Leandro, making your San Francisco campervan RV rental super easy!  Oakland is the closest airport, less than five miles away.

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When you choose Jucy, you’ll receive a safe and reliable vehicle, exceptional and friendly customer service, loads of other epic perks to ensure your journey is awesome, from start to finish!   Choose from the Jucy Wavefarers Van, or the Jucy Trailblazers mini-RV, equipped with all the things you need for a road trip.

Jucy Trailblazers

The JUCY Trailblazer has all the modern features of a mini RV including a fridge, two gas stoves, sink and two comfortable double beds to sleep up to four people. The minivan base makes it super easy to drive and it’s economical on gas too – fantastic for exploring the best of the United States and Canada! Automatic, dual-battery, and can fit 4.

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The JUCY Wavefarer is perfect for two. Start your adventure knowing you’ve got everything you need for the ultimate road trip – a double bed, fridge, 2 gas stoves & a kitchen sink! So grab your keys and head out on the open road! Fits 2, automatic, and dual-battery.

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Suggested Road Trips

There are literally hundreds of incredible road trip options from San Francisco – from mountains to beaches to redwood forests.  The JUCY staff can help recommend some of their favorites.  Here is one of our top recommendations for newcomers to the area.

Nevada City to Truckee & Tahoe

What better way to spend a week or weekend than hiking renowned trails, paddling crystal clear Lake Tahoe, and mountain biking spectacular singletrack, just a few hours drive from San Francisco?

Day 1

Take a small detour and hit up Nevada City on your way to Truckee.  This artsy little town is full of great shopping, restaurants, hiking and some renowned mountain biking singletrack.  After you have conquered the South Yuba trail, relax with a pint downtown Nevada City at one of the many microbreweries.

Day 2-4

Continue on to Truckee, north Tahoe’s quaint gem perched not far from the shores of the lake.  Outdoor adventure abounds, rent a mountain bike to experience the fantastic singletrack, or paddle the crystal clear waters of Lake Tahoe.  The charming town has a plethora of restaurants, shopping and dining if you still have energy after your adventures.

Day 5-6

Drive the loop road around the lake and stop to mountain bike the famous Flume Trail before hitting up South Lake Tahoe.  In summer, check out one of the many incredible hiking options, visit the lake shore and Emerald Bay, or hike to the top of Mt. Rose.  In winter, check out the superb skiing & snowboarding at Tahoe’s various ski resorts like Heavenly, Squaw Valley and Northstar.


Q When is JUCY San Francisco open for campervan pickups?

JUCY's San Francisco office is open for campervan pick ups Monday to Friday between 1pm and 3pm. An early departure fee of $30 is charged for pick ups from the opening time of 9am up until 1pm. For Saturday pick ups, please arrive between 9am and 11am.

Q When are we expected to return the RVs?

For vehicle returns, please arrive at the JUCY San Francsico branch between 9am and 11am. A late return fee of $30 will apply for any JUCY wheels returned after 11am.

Q Is Jucy San Francisco open on Sundays?

Please note on Sundays, JUCY is closed. However we now allow after-hour drop offs so you can still return on a Sunday.

Q What are the driver's license requirements?

JUCY accepts drivers 21 years old and over who hold a full driver licence in English. If the licence is not in English then you will need an international driver permit or a certified translation of your driver licence. This must accompany the original home country driver licence.

Q What is the minimum hire period?

The minimum hire period changes depending on many factors, including, time of year, type of vehicle and customer demand level.

As you're going through the booking process, you may get a notification saying the minimum hire hasn't been met. This means you'll need to extend your trip or change your vehicle type.

Q Do I have to pay for a deposit to hire?

When you hire from JUCY, you have two options:

Pay a 20% deposit at the time of booking to hold your wheels for the big trip and pay the rest on collection.

Pay in full at the time of booking, one less thing to worry about on collection and gets you on the road faster!

Q What additional items are available for hire?

JUCY offers the following additional items available to rent

GPS satellite navigation - $10 daily
Camping chair - $10 each
Child and baby seats - $40
Camping table - $20
Personal Bedding Kit - Bedding and towel per two people- $50
Provisioning Kit - Cooking Equipment and utensils - $115
Solar Shower - $20
Winter Pack - Includes 1x sub-zero sleeping bag, 1x thermos flask and a pair of hand warmers - $30 per person
Snow-chains - $20
Inverter - $20
Please note all items are subject to availability.

Q How do I make changes to my booking?

To make changes to your booking including extending your drop-off/return date, you will need to contact JUCY.

Please note that any changes are subject to availability and approval by JUCY. Rates may also be re-calculated at the time of the amendment.

Q What are Jucy's cancellation fees?

Some things are out of your control and you may, unfortunately, need to cancel your booking, so here are the terms of cancellation:

When you book, a 20% non-refundable deposit is required. In case of a cancellation, the 20% non-refundable deposit converts into the cancellation fee. If cancelled on the day of pick-up or no show - 100% of the rental cost can be charged.

Q Will I be charged for the miles I drive?

Yes, You can pre-purchase one of JUCY's specified mileage packages, or you can go with unlimited miles.

Additional miles not pre-purchased, are calculated at US$0.25 per mile.

Your options include:

Unlimited miles - US$25 + tax per night
500-mile package - US$120 + tax
100 miles/night - US$12 + tax per night
You can use your miles up in one day or across your hire, there is no set limit per day, but once you have used all the miles that you purchased, you will then be charged 25 cents per additional mile. This will be calculated at the end of your trip when you return the vehicle.

Q How do I add an additional driver?

JUCY wants to ensure your safety is always the priority and additional drivers are free, which makes for safer driving. Also, having another driver to take the wheel allows you more time to enjoy the scenery.

To simply add an additional driver, ask staff members when you come in and pick up your JUCY wheels at your chosen branch. The additional driver must present their valid driver's license to our staff and then the other driver can be added.

It's worth noting that as per our insurance rules, all drivers must be named on the agreement before driving to be covered.

Q When can I drop off the vehicle?

You can return your JUCY vehicle Monday to Saturday between 9am and 11am at the agreed time.

Branches are closed on Sundays but you’re welcome to drop off at any time. Please note that an extra night’s rental will be charged.

A 'Late Return Fee' of $55 ($30 during 01 Nov - 31 Mar) will be applied if the desired return time is between 12pm and 4pm.

Also, a full-day rental charge will be applied once the vehicle is more than 1-hour late.

JUCY wants you to enjoy your vehicle to the last moment you’ve booked it for and therefore, there will be no refunds given for shortened rentals. Additionally, there will be no refunds for late pick up or early return of vehicles.

Q How many people can fit a JUCY vehicle?

The JUCY Trailblazer allows space for 5 people – 5 seat belts and two double beds for 4 people to sleep, or two adults and three small children.

The JUCY Wavefarer has 5 seat belts, but only one double bed so it's perfect for two!

Q Is there a place I can't go in my JUCY vehicle?

You can travel from LA to Alaska in your JUCY (although you may need to pay a surcharge for some locations). The only place you can't go is Mexico.

Q What are the administration fees for a toll or infringement?

Unfortunately, if you incur tolls or an infringement while you’re in your JUCY vehicle and these are not paid within the timeframe designated by the toll company or authority the notice is sent to JUCY.

In addition to the toll/infringement that needs to be paid directly to the relevant authority, JUCY charges the hirer a $50 administration fee for each infringement incurred.

Should you wish to dispute the toll/infringement fine, you must contact the authority directly that have issued the fine.

Q What is the unpaid infringement process?

If you think you've incurred an infringement while you were out in your JUCY wheels, it's good to know our processes and any additional costs associated with the fine.

A failure to pay a Ticket or Toll received will result in a $50.00 processing fee from our offices.

Parking Tickets: These will always be placed under the windscreen wiper blade. The back of the ticket always has instructions on how to pay the ticket. You can pay online or over the phone with a credit card. You normally have 30 days to pay these tickets.

Speeding Tickets: A police officer will always hand you a physical ticket that you have 30 days to pay. The back of the ticket will explain where and how to pay the ticket.

Golden Gate Bridge: You need to pay this before crossing the bridge. There are two ways to pay this toll. The first way is to call the Golden Gate Bridge phone number 1-877-Bay-Toll or (1-877- 229-8655). The second way is to go online and pay.

Link: http://goldengate.org/tolls/paytollasavisitor.php

Express Lanes/Fastrak: Around the Los Angeles and San Francisco Bay area. There are no cash lanes you have to have a prepaid pass to use the marked lanes. It is not something you pay right then or later. If you don’t have a pass you must use the normal lanes.

SFO Oakland Bay Bridge, Richmond- San Rafael and San Mateo-Hayward Bridge

These bridges allow for cash lanes, but if you travel through the wrong lane pay online.
Florida Pay by Toll Lanes: If you find yourself in Florida, they have no cash lanes and are paid solely online. They will not always be noticeable, so you should just take a look online before leaving the state.

Q Does a JUCY vehicle have a bathroom or toilet?

Your JUCY vehicle comes with the kitchen sink, but not the toilet or bathroom. The plus side of having a small vehicle is that you can pull into parking lots and city spaces super easily, so finding a bathroom should be a breeze!

If you like to be close to the comforts of home, we highly recommend KOA campgrounds - they have excellent facilities and JUCY customers get 10% off their stay via JUCY Perks!

Q Can I take my pet to roadtrips?

JUCY does not generally allow pets (excluding registered guide or assistance dogs) in vehicles, however they are happy to look into this on a case-by-case basis. If you can’t imagine a road trip without your furry friend, please email labranch@jucyusa.com with the dates you are wanting to travel and a pic of your animal.They will look into whether our branch can support the additional cleaning required on those dates.

A maximum cleaning fee of $500.00 + tax, will be applied if animals are taken inside the vehicles. Please note this will also apply for registered guide or assistance dogs if the vehicle is not returned clean.

Q Do JUCY vehicles comply with child seat requirements?

Yes. JUCY vans are compliant with the new seat requirements in the state of California as we have a Dodge Grand Caravan, which allows you to secure a rear-facing car seat.


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