Guaranteed Fun on Any Date

2018-07-10, jeff Blog

When it comes to dating, setting the right tone can be everything and having the perfect setting can go a long way in doing that. Beyond having the right setting, having an activity for you and your date can help take away any awkwardness and give you both something to focus on. Finding the right […]

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June at Avon

2018-07-02, jeff Blog

We’re already halfway through the year! Here’s what’s been going on at Avon Rents in June! Moving Day! We help make moving day easy! Check out our fleet of trucks for your next move. The Voice! Helping out our customer, NBC The Voice. What better way to spend a beautiful day in California than helping […]

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Best Views for the Many LA Fireworks Shows

2018-06-25, jeff Blog

Fireworks have a special, magical, feeling no matter where you watch from, but if you can find a spot where there isn’t a huge crowd and you can relax, it can be an even better experience. Luckily, Los Angeles has so many great parks and hiking destinations that there are plenty of places to be […]

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LA Dates on a Dime

2018-06-13, jeff Blog

Dating can be expensive and whether you’ve already spent $100 on the first few dates or you’re looking for something to do on a first date that won’t break the bank, there are plenty of options if you’re willing to get creative and be a little adventuresome. Here’s a look at a few of the […]

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May at Avon

2018-05-29, jeff Blog

Here’s what’s been happening at Avon Rents in May! Vegas Hangs When you need to haul a bunch of money back from Vegas…Don’t forget to use Avon Rents! Oops Make sure to get with Avon if you need a back-up truck. Don’t forget to set the brake. Flying Coyotes Never a dull moment on the […]

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Avengers: Breaking Records Around the World

2018-05-29, jeff Blog

Since the film’s final opening in China, on May 11th, it has surpassed its’ predecessors, The Avengers and The Avengers: Age of Ultron, to become the fifth-most grossing movie of all time. In the United States, it’s the 8th best grossing film of all time, having taken in nearly $550 million so far. Predictions indicate […]

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Make Your Date Memorable by Getting Outside

2018-05-16, jeff Blog

It seems like there’s no bad time to be outside when you live in Los Angeles, but the summer months, especially, are perfect for taking advantage of the city’s beautiful weather and the great outdoors. If you’ve been trying to think of a special date idea, moving your date outside can be a great way […]

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April at Avon

2018-05-09, jeff Blog

Here’s what’s been happening at Avon Rents in April! Set Life Working behind the scenes for Westworld Season 2! Coachella Fun We enjoyed getting out to Coachella and hanging out with all of you! Meeting Future Avon Drivers This little guy said “When I grow up I’m going to drive an Avon truck!” Views for […]

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Los Angeles: An Outdoor Movie Town

2018-04-23, jeff Blog

Hollywood might be known for making movies, but here, we also love to watch them and there’s nothing better than enjoying a movie outside in the beautiful Southern California weather. Luckily, in Los Angeles, the weather stays nice enough to be outside the majority of the year, and during the warm months you can find […]

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Your Guide to Locals’ Favorite LA Hiking Spots

2018-04-11, jeff Blog

For many people, hiking isn’t what immediately comes to mind when they think about Los Angeles. It may be the center of the glitzy, movie universe, but it has an outdoorsy, rugged side that it seems only the locals really understand and fully appreciate. If you’re looking for a vacation spot that has the best […]

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March at Avon

2018-04-03, jeff Blog

You may be asking, what’s been happening for Avon Rents in March? Well, read on to find out! OSCARS and Oscars After Parties! There were a lot of amazing winners this year and we’re so happy to have been a part of it! Women’s History Month With March being Women’s History Month, we celebrated all […]

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Clear Your House of Clutter This Spring

2018-04-02, jeff Blog

When Spring comes, many people get the cleaning bug. It starts with opening the windows to air out the house and goes on to include everything from cleaning out the closets and the pantry. When you get spring fever and want to start hauling junk to the dump, follow these easy steps to decide what […]

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Whole Foods Market Kicks Off Coachella Festivities with Annual Beer Garden

2018-03-28, jeff Blog

Palm Desert, CA – Whole Foods Market’s second annual Wholechella Beer Garden will be the only event of its kind during Coachella weekend, outside of the beer garden at Coachella Fest. The beer garden will welcome locals and visitors by offering a more relaxed atmosphere that places craft beer, food and live music at the […]

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Women’s History Month: Reflecting the Past to Empower Us for the Future

2018-03-27, jeff Blog

March in the United States is Women’s History Month and it’s a chance to learn more about women’s history, from suffragettes to current issues, and to honor the women who have worked to help claim women’s rights and get us to where we are today. Beginning in 1981, Congress designated the first week of March […]

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February at Avon

2018-03-07, jeff Blog

Here’s what’s been happening in February… There’s been a lot going on in the month of February, from working on sets, going to the movies, and seeing sunsets! Check out some of our memories from this month. A WRINKLE IN TIME! February was cold, but we had fun on the set of A Wrinkle In Time! […]

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Black Panther Slashes Records

2018-03-03, jeff Blog

If you thought that the days of movie releases being able to slash records were behind us, think again. With so many entertainment options at our fingertips these days, some people have speculated that the movie business was on its’ way out, but “Black Panther” has won over movie-goers around the country and has broken […]

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Too Good to Be True: Great Ski Destinations Near Sunny LA

2018-02-28, jeff Blog

When you think about Los Angeles, you probably conjure up images of beautiful, rocky beaches, palm trees, and boardwalks. It’s the city where the weather is always warm, and winter seems almost non-existent. But lately, LA has been experiencing a cold snap and it might have you daydreaming of suiting up and hitting the slopes. […]

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January at Avon

2018-02-02, jeff Blog News and media

Here’s what we’ve been up to in January… From working at iconic LA events to going behind the scenes at some of our favorite production studios, we have had a fun and exciting month at Avon!  Check out some of these awesome January memories: WHO SAYS IT DOESN’T RAIN IN LA? Location: Hollywood, CA For a […]

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March For Her!

2018-01-29, jeff Blog News and media

Recap of LA Women’s March WHY WE MARCH Last weekend was the second annual Women’s March, which saw women gathering across the country to march for equality. While the marches all around the United States were inspirational, the one that took place in Los Angeles was particularly impressive and drew 500,000 participants. The Los Angeles […]

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New Year, Clean Garage

2018-01-20, jeff Blog

How to Tackle Your Messy Garage In many homes, the garage, first looked upon as a safe haven for your car – a place to keep your precious vehicle protected from harm and warm so you never have to scrape windows, even in the depths of winter – has become a black hole of house […]

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EXCLUSIVE: Getting Golden Globes Ready

2018-01-10, jeff Blog News and media

GOLDEN GLOBES READY There’s a lot that goes into preparing for the historic 75th Golden Globes, here in Los Angeles. Check out this short clip to get an exclusive look into how the glitz and glam of the Red Carpet is created.

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5 INSIDER TIPS FROM A FLEA MARKET VETERAN

2017-10-09, joel Blog

Spending your Sunday afternoon strolling around one of the best flea markets in the country might sound relaxing, but in order to make the most of it, you need to keep a few things in mind. The Rose Bowl Flea Market, also known as The Shopping Place of the Stars, is a huge, sprawling, event. […]

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THE BEST COACHELLA PARTIES YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT

2017-10-08, joel Blog

While the masses are baking underneath the desert sun at Coachella, many festival-goers have taken to leaving the grounds to spend their afternoons and evenings at the many parties around town that coincide with the main event. From cocktails by the pool to raves you’ll never forget, there’s a Coachella party for everyone. Rent a […]

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2017 CHRYSLER PACIFICA: THE PERFECT FAMILY VAN TO RENT FOR YOUR NEXT ADVENTURE

2017-10-07, joel Blog Vehicles

Having a large family doesn’t mean it’s time to stop the adventures. If you have the right vehicle, taking your family on a last-minute trip can be much easier than you’ve ever imagined. The all-new 2017 Chrysler Pacifica is a family van that takes comfort to a whole new level. With room for up to […]

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“NEVER TURN AWAY A WOMAN” THE WOMEN WARRIORS OF TODAY FIGHT FOR EQUAL RIGHTS

2017-10-05, joel Blog News and media

Join the movement! Watch the Equal Means Equal Movie screening on February 25th, 2017, visit EQUALMEANSEQUAL.COM for more information. Help the Union Rescue Mission/the Women of Skidrow and support the “Never Turn Away A Woman” Art show on Sunday, May 28th, 2017. See how you can help the movement, check out their GO FUND ME page to help create more […]

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AVON’S GUIDE TO FINDING THE RIGHT TRUCK TO MOVING YOUR MATTRESS

2017-10-04, joel Blog General

Usually, our beds are our favorite furniture in the house. High quality mattresses are not only valuable but they are also quite expensive. When it’s time to move, make sure your pricey investment is protected. Use our guide to find the right truck to rent to transport your mattress.

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MOVING SMALL ITEMS

2017-10-03, joel Blog Tips for moving home

Having a plan on moving day will inevitably make your move go smoother. Moving day can be hectic for anyone, so laying out a plan for packing your big box truck in advance can be helpful. Knowing that you can always get a truck from Avon Rent-A-Car should help your move too. Instead of bugging […]

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MOVING LARGE ITEMS

2017-10-02, joel Blog Tips for moving home

Moving into a new home can be a daunting task but with the great box trucks available from Avon Rent-A-Car and some handy tips, you can make your move much more painless. Whether you’re moving across town or across the country, the task at hand is the same; you’ve got to pack up everything you […]

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12 Ingenious Moving Hacks

2017-10-01, joel Blog Tips for moving home

No matter how far your family is going to be moving, packing up your belongings and taking them to a new place is a big job. If you don’t move very often or you aren’t hiring professionals to help, there’s no doubt that thinking about the task at hand is causing you some stress. Luckily, […]

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GOING TO BURNING MAN THIS YEAR? WE GOT YOU!

2017-09-30, joel Blog

Event: Burning Man Festival 2016 Dates: August 28th to September 5th 2016 Location: Black Rock Desert, Nevada Once a year people from all over the country descend on The Black Rock Desert in Nevada for Burning Man, a one of a kind festival where people present art and barter for goods, showcasing their talents in a variety of ways, […]

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SUMMER’S NOT OVER: THE MOST ANTICIPATED MUSIC FESTIVALS IN CALIFORNIA

2017-09-29, joel Blog

Outside Lands  When: August 5-7, 2016 Where: Golden Gate Park in San Francisco, California Description: Once a year, San Francisco’s famous Golden Gate Park plays host to the Outside Lands Festival. The festival is a celebration of the best of music, beer, wine, art, and more. This year’s lineup includes Radiohead, Ryan Adams, and Brandi […]

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WHAT STAYS OPEN ON THANKSGIVING IN LOS ANGELES

2017-09-28, joel Blog Visiting Los Angeles

Our national holidays are precious – there are only a few that are truly American holidays with no religious over tones and true national pride. Of course there’s July 4th, our nation’s birthday. Then there’s Memorial Day and Labor Day and even some may say Halloween. But maybe the best holiday of them all is […]

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RENT A CAR FOR THANKSGIVING TRAVEL

2017-09-27, joel Blog General

Make it Through Thanksgiving By Renting a Car To Get There It comes around every year, one of the best holidays: Thanksgiving. What makes Thanksgiving so great? It’s a secular holiday that we Americans can all agree to celebrate. We don’t have to work, we just get to sit around and stuff ourselves with some […]

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WHERE TO WATCH WHAT ON THANKSGIVING – THE MOVIE GUIDE

2017-09-26, joel Blog General

Many of us go to grandmother’s house for Thanksgiving, wherein we overeat some turkey and stuffing and drink gravy like it’s water, and drink whiskey like it’s the aforementioned gravy. It’s the American tradition for many of us. But just as there are folks who enjoy time with their family on this great holiday, there […]

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LOS ANGELES AS A FAMILY DESTINATION: WHAT TO DO AND HOW TO HAVE FUN

2017-09-25, joel Blog Visiting Los Angeles

Los Angeles is one of the most recognizable – and polarizing – cities in the United States mostly because the film and televisions industries have long been kings and queens sitting on their LA thrones. So those who’ve never even been there often have very specific and firm opinions of the city. Often times they’re […]

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HOW TO BEST EXPLOIT THE INTERNET AS A FILM MAKER

2017-09-24, joel Blog Tips for filmmakers

There are a lot of benefits to the internet; oftentimes we’re discouraged by its prevalence because it seems to breed ignorance and hate, but there are actually times when you can actually benefit from being present on the info super highway. If you are a film maker, you understand that there’s a worth to being […]

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FAMILY EVENTS FOR HALLOWEEN

2017-09-23, joel Blog

Forget the gory and the scary and the other stuff that may turn people off from Halloween, when it comes down to it, Halloween is a holiday for the kids and for the kids in all of us.  So instead of trying to paint realistic looking blood on your child’s face, why not take them […]

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LA HALLOWEEN MOVIE SCREENINGS

2017-09-22, joel Blog

It’s A Great Movie Month in LA – Here’s Your Go-To Guide October is a month of terror, we’re in Los Angeles, so naturally there are going to be some screenings of your favorite Halloween movies.  Here’s where to find them! OCT. 9: BRAM STOKER’S DRACULA – NUART THEATRE West LA’s Nuart Theatre is going to get […]

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LA’S HALLOWEEN GUIDE

2017-09-21, joel Blog Visiting Los Angeles

Happy Halloween, Los Angeles! Halloween is a happy holiday nation wide, but nowhere in the USA is Halloween a better time than in Los Angeles. Is it because the weather is always nice, or that our access to the Hollywood make up and costume world is unparalleled? With a hat tip to New Orleans who […]

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CAN BABATUNDE MOVE AN AVON TRUCK? FIND OUT!

2017-09-20, joel Blog News and media

Babatunde was able to move a lot of heavy hitters, but can he move our 16,000 pound-moving truck?? Watch this clip from Jimmy Kimmel and see if this player can move his way to the big leagues. The Avon logo tries to stay incognito but it can make time for TV cameos too…

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BURNING MAN: RESEARCH, PREP AND AVON RENT A CAR

2017-09-19, joel Blog General

Nestled in between rugged mountains in Northwest Nevada is The Black Rock Desert; 400 hundred square miles of completely flat desert. It’s a perfectly barren place for 96% of the year. Once a year on the last Sunday of August to the first Monday in September – on Labor Day, over 50,000 people will congregate […]

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HOLLYWOOD BOOSTS LOCAL PRODUCTION

2017-09-18, joel Blog Tips for filmmakers

California is stepping up to the mark to make sure that Hollywood stays where it should be . . . right here in Hollywood, isn’t that something? We all know that making movies is big business which generates millions of dollars for the economy but it also costs a lot of money to make a […]

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RENTING A VEHICLE MADE EASY

2017-09-17, joel Blog General

Everyone loves to travel, but nobody likes having to set up travel accommodations. From finding a hotel, to booking a flight, but above all one of the most dreaded getaway things-to-do is renting a car. It’s a dreaded task that is often filled with long waits, questionable customer service and last minute car switcheroos. The […]

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AVON’S BASECAMP

2017-09-16, joel Blog News and media

With so many factors going into the logistics of film and video production, sometimes the most important go overlooked. We all know that you have to have a killer script and attractive actors, and top level gear to give the picture the aesthetic you want and to properly convey your vision to the masses. But […]

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GETTING PUMPED FOR THE BIGGEST FESTIVALS OF THE YEAR

2017-09-15, joel Blog News and media

Some might think that the festival circuit is boring because it happens every year but you would be wrong.  What’s awesome is that they are constantly reworking the lineups and adding new exciting things so that each and every year, the major festivals are not only worth going to, but essential to go to!  This year is […]

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FUN IN SAN FRAN: THE UNION STREET SPRING CELEBRATION AND EASTER PARADE

2017-09-14, joel Blog News and media

When you say San Francisco, many people immediately think of Jerry Garcia and Frank Zappa, but many more people start thinking about the street festivals that San Fran is known for.  And this year, 2015, the street fairs are raging again.  These festivals usually draw many hundreds of people each time, and for many of the […]

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GETTING OUT AND ABOUT IN LA IN MARCH 2015 – KNOCK THE WINTER BLUES OUT!

2017-09-13, joel Blog News and media

Every year we follow the same patterns it seems.  In the early months of the year, we let laziness over take us, since the weather is less than ideal and things are shut down for winter.  But with that comes the necessary and predictable counter weight: the rebirth of Spring.  The sense of rejuvenation we all […]

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FESTIVALS IN LOS ANGELES IN MARCH 2015 – WHERE YOU GOTTA GO

2017-09-12, joel Blog Visiting Los Angeles

Once again we’re coming up on festival season here in LA, and that means plenty of trips you and your friends simply must go on in order to take advantage of the rich cultural tapestry we enjoy.  When there’s so much to do, and so many places to go, you need help weeding out the bad and […]

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ENJOYING WINE TASTING SEASON

2017-09-11, joel Blog Visiting Los Angeles

Living in California, we get spoiled by the ever present availability not only of wine, but of wineries and wine tastings.  We’re always surrounded by wine and so we get to have a lot of diverse experience with wines and different grapes. You may think, if we’re so surrounded by it, where are the good ones?  […]

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MAKE MONEY MAKING FILMS EVEN IN TIMES OF NATIONAL RECESSION

2017-09-10, joel Blog Tips for filmmakers

When times are tough in the world, and they continue to be, it’s important to figure out ways of making due with your art when the art itself is not self-sustaining.  Sure, we wish we could all be a major film company and use our existing capital to finance a film and recoup all costs, […]

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THE MOST IMPORTANT PIECES OF KNOWLEDGE YOU NEED TO PRODUCE A GREAT FILM

2017-09-09, joel Blog Tips for filmmakers

Why reinvent the wheel when you are filming your first production, why not instead use the wheel that’s already there in invent something unique and exciting?  With these pro tips, you can start out with a good foundation for your first film production and make strides forward instead of trying to catch up to the […]

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THE BASIC TIPS FOR MAKING THE BEST DOCUMENTARY YOU CAN MAKE

2017-09-08, joel Blog Tips for filmmakers

When you watch a documentary, a good documentary, the story flows so naturally that you can get lost in the world that is being portrayed.  You forget you’re watching through a lens and a director’s eye, and you feel like you are there.  You are immersed.  The art of documentary is one that, when done right, seems […]

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ENJOY THE HOLIDAYS AT THESE CALIFORNIA THEME PARKS

2017-09-07, joel Blog

If you’re dreaming of a white Christmas here in Southern California, you’re going to have to get creative!  Luckily, our area theme parks take most of the reigns for that creativity.  You can enjoy the holidays just like your family back in New England with real snow, giant Christmas trees, the lights, the nativity scenes, the elves […]

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VALUABLE LESSONS FOR FILMMAKERS GLEANED FROM PEREZ HILTON

2017-09-06, joel Blog Tips for filmmakers

Celebrity gossip-ist Perez Hilton has made quite a successful career for himself.  He’s a millionaire now, all because of his criticism and dirt-smearing of others already successful.  Hilton, real name Mario Lavandeira, may seem like an odd person to learn from if you are an independent film maker, but sometimes strange comparisons actually do give […]

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HOW TO DISTRIBUTE YOUR INDEPENDENTLY-MADE FILM

2017-09-05, joel Blog Tips for filmmakers

Having the germ of an idea for a great indie film and seeing it through from beginning to end seems like the hardest part of the film industry.  Effective story telling, using the little resources you’ve got, and making a product that is highly received and leads to greater things?  That’s the secret to success!  […]

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HOW TO SPEND THANKSGIVING IN CALIFORNIA

2017-09-04, joel Blog

The leaves turn to shades of ambers and browns and the cool winds blow outside while the turkey roasts inside, casting familiar and comforting smells throughout the house.  Except we live in California, so none of that comes into play.  Thanksgiving in California is not like almost everywhere else in the country.  Where others take a brisk […]

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SAN DIEGO BAY WINE & FOOD FESTIVAL

2017-09-03, joel Blog General

As the season turns here in Southern California, our brain recalibrates away from a 6-pack in a cooler at the beach, and more toward the vineyards and heartier foods that provide Autumn with its own unique character, one we enjoy and look forward to just the same.  If you are a wine lover and food […]

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CONGRATULATIONS AARON, THE WINNER OF OUR #LAKINGSAVONRENTSGIVEAWAY!

2017-09-02, joel Blog News and media

Thanks to everyone who participated in our #LAKingsAvonRentsGiveaway held on Facebook! It was fun going through all your entries. However, there can only be one winner, and that was die-hard Kings fan, Aaron Mckissick, of the Teamsters Local 399. Here’s Aaron’s winning entry with 107 likes on Facebook taken on the set of Criminal Minds. […]

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THE WORK HABITS AND MIND SET OF THE SUCCESSFUL FILMMAKER

2017-09-01, joel Blog Tips for filmmakers

In the ever-competitive world of filmmaking, there are as many theories as to why one filmmaker is more successful than another as there are actual filmmakers.  Why do some achieve greatness and others dwell in mediocrity their whole careers?  It’s not so much natural talent – yes, that helps, and so too does extensive training and […]

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ESSENTIAL TIPS FOR THE YOUNG FILMMAKER

2017-08-31, joel Blog Tips for filmmakers

We are in exciting times for filmmaking and for all art forms.  The advent and advancement of the internet, combined with the all-time low costs for advanced equipment, means that pretty much anyone can create content for almost no money.  And sometimes this content is actually quite good and skilled, despite not breaking the bank to produce […]

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MAKE YOUR MOVE LESS STRESSFUL

2017-08-30, joel Blog Tips for moving home

Moving is a big step in your life, whether you’re moving across town or across the country. Add in the fact that you’re likely making the move to start a new career or a new school and it can be a recipe for stress. But a new home is something to be excited about and […]

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THE IRONMAN COMES TO LAKE TAHOE – A MUST FOR TRIATHLETES!

2017-08-29, joel Blog News and media

Lake Tahoe should be familiar to most people as a resort destination.  Nestled on a beautiful and majestic Lakebetween the mountains of Nevada and California, this ski town, with its nightlife and casinos and bowing alleys and beautiful natural vistas and hikes, is an essential visit for every American or tourist. But the exciting news is that […]

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SEPTEMBER – A MONTH FOR MUSIC, A TIME FOR FESTIVALS

2017-08-28, joel Blog News and media

Many people think of the Summer as Music Festival time.  The weather’s hot, the parties are too, and work is slow and school is out.  But not many people think about September for music festivals.  First of all, most of September is still technically summer, and moreover, the weather is a lot more forgiving.  You may […]

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ESSENTIALS OF SCREENWRITING: WHAT EVERY FILM PRODUCER MUST KNOW

2017-08-27, joel Blog Tips for filmmakers

It’s easy to think that filmmaking is a regimented process, where each role is specifically defined and cast (including the cast itself), and that if everyone does their job to their highest ability, the movie will be a success.  Unfortunately for those who are looking for a quick and easy way out, that is far […]

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TAKING YOUR COMPANY ON A FIELD TRIP IS BOTH EASY AND IMPORTANT

2017-08-26, joel Blog General

When we were kids going to school, days where we had field trips were the most looked-forward-to.  We got to leave the stagnant confines of the boring ol’ school and go see the world around us.  We got to taste freedom and adventure.  The same works in the work place!  Having a field trip to […]

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BURNING MAN: A WORLD ALL ITS OWN

2017-08-25, joel Blog

Burning Man is a city, a way of life, a gathering of like-minded free spirits.  The desert that houses Burning Man is vacant most of the year then, like a flash flood, erupts to life once a year for a few weeks as people flock from all over the country and globe to prove that communal […]

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SHOOTING A SHORT WITH AVAILABLE LIGHT: TIPS FOR WORKING ON A BUDGET

2017-08-24, joel Blog Tips for filmmakers

An inexperienced film maker may think that using available like exclusively will make their work easier and more affordable; after all, the costly rentals of a wide array of lights will be avoided, and you can use what you have around you to make your movie magic.  That notion goes out the window as soon […]

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CHOOSING THE RIGHT LENS: FOR THE YOUNG FILMMAKER, THE LENS IS EVERYTHING

2017-08-23, joel Blog Tips for filmmakers

When you’re in the market for a lens – that lens that will propel you into the upper echelons of film making history – there are a lot of things to consider.  The biggest debate out there is between prime lenses and zoom lenses.  Prime Lenses, or PL’s, have a fixed focal length, whereas zoom […]

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HOW TO GET YOUR FILM OUT INTO THE EYES AND EARS OF THE WORLD

2017-08-22, joel Blog Tips for filmmakers

Ok Indie Film Maker,  you’ve written your script, casted all of your characters, rented or purchased everything you needed (trucks, props, shooting materials etc) and you’ve shot and edited your film. Now it is time to get your masterpiece out to the world! There were days not long ago that the ultimate issue for filmmakers […]

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SCI-FI IS BACK: CREATE THE ILLUSION OF SPACE FLIGHT FOR CHEAP

2017-08-21, joel Blog Tips for filmmakers

So you are making a sci-fi short or long format film and of course your protagonists need to defy known physical laws and go from place to place via a space craft.  That’s what’s so great about science fiction, yes, it’s physically impossible for matter to move fast enough to make interstellar travel even a […]

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GETTING YOUR WINE AND FOOD TO THE CHULA VISTA WINE & FOOD FESTIVAL

2017-08-20, joel Blog

It’s that time of year again, when the good folks at the Rotary Club of Chula Vista host their annual Wine & Food Festival.  This year will mark the 12th such festival, and we’re as excited as can be.  It will be held on August 23rd at the alluring Otay Ranch Town Center.  And if you’re excited about it too, […]

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IMPORTANT TIPS FOR SUBMITTING A FILM TO A FESTIVAL

2017-08-19, joel Blog Tips for filmmakers

Summertime is upon us and for a lot of us in the community, this means its movie making time! Here are a few things to consider while you’re out making this one productive summer! Important Tips for Submitting a Film to a Festival As with any creative endeavor, there are ways you should and should […]

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MAY FILM MAKERS SPOTLIGHT SERIES: SURVIVING AND THRIVING IN THE MODERN FILMMAKER’S WORLD

2017-08-18, joel Blog Tips for filmmakers

With your passion for film comes the necessary evil of having to market and promote your work.  Any person who embarks upon a creative endeavor has to face this darker side of their industry, and most will complain that they are terrible at it.  And for good reason! It’s the part of the game that […]

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MAY FILM MAKERS SPOTLIGHT SERIES: HOW TO GET YOUR WEB SERIES PICKED UP

2017-08-17, joel Blog Tips for filmmakers

We’ve all seen it and we’ve all thought the same thing.  You see a TV show and you think that heck, you could have written that, or, why didn’t you think of that, and those millions of dollars should be yours.  But at the end of the day, you didn’t come up with the show, […]

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MAY FILM MAKERS SPOTLIGHT SERIES: SMALLER BUDGETS, BIGGER GOALS FOR HOLLYWOOD’S LATEST NEW DIRECTION

2017-08-16, joel Blog Tips for filmmakers

Being apart of the community of Los Angeles, Avon Rents has had the pleasure of serving a diverse range of customers. From concert goers, families, caterers down to film production crews. That being said, we’re launching a series of blog posts catered to our diverse family of customers. This month is dedicated to film makers. […]

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AVON RENT A CAR TRUCK VAN AT THE HOLLYWOOD CHAMBER 2014 EXPO

2017-08-15, joel Blog News and media

At Avon Rent A Car Truck Van, we believe in the power of getting involved in the local community. We’ve proudly served the Hollywood area since 1978, and we’ve seen the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce do a fantastic job organizing events to keep the local community connected. Last week on Monday March 31, we joined […]

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MUST-SEE PLACES TO SEE AND EAT IN LOS ANGELES: WHY THE LOCALS LOVE LA

2017-08-14, joel Blog Visiting Los Angeles

You’ve made the first step: planning a trip to Los Angeles.  It’s a city where dreams are born, crushed, and even – sometimes – realized!  It’s also a huge city, one that covers more square mileage than any other US city, and offers a wide range of activities for the visiting explorer.  Coming to Los […]

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WHY YOU SHOULD NEVER TAKE YOUR CAR TO COACHELLA EVER AGAIN

2017-08-13, joel Blog

One of the biggest music festivals is just around the corner. Whether it’s weekend 1 or 2 of Coachella that you and your friends are going to, we know taking your own car to the Coachella Valley might not be your first choice, especially when you factor in gas/gas prices, putting over 200 miles on […]

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24 HOUR RENTAL RETURN & PARKING SERVICES

2017-08-12, joel Blog

Convenience is the name of the game. With so much going on during moving, catering or even production, everything needs to run as smoothly and effortlessly as possible. Our goal here at AVON Rent – A – Car – Truck – Van is just that; to help you prevent as many potential fires as possible. […]

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THE ONE STOP DESTINATION FOR ALL OF YOUR RENTAL NEEDS!

2017-08-11, joel Blog

 Aside from the numerous studio rentals AVON Rent – A – Car – Truck – Van handles on a daily basis, we also take great pride in being able to effectively serve small businesses and individuals. From weekend car rentals to company retreats or single day moving projects, AVON Rents is the one stop destination for […]

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AVON’S ISUZU TRUCK FEATURED ON MODERN FAMILY!

2017-08-10, joel Blog

In Modern Family’s 8th Episode of Season 3, Cam (Eric Stonestreet) tries to drive a huge moving truck to prove to Haley (Sarahh Hyland) and Alex (Ariel Winter) that gay men can drive cars just as well as straight men can. Watch our prized Isuzu cube truck in action!

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VIRTUAL VEHICLE WALK-AROUNDS: GET AN IN DEPTH LOOK AT A PERSPECTIVE VEHICLE FROM HOME BEFORE YOU RENT IT!

2017-08-09, joel Blog Vehicles

Whether you’re a first timer, weekend warrior or a seasoned veteran, looking for and choosing the right vehicle for your specific needs can be a bit daunting when considering size, features, and uses. Here at Avon, our goal is to make the car, truck, or van renting aspect of your project as easy as possible […]

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HOW TO OPERATE A LIFTGATE

2017-08-08, joel Blog

We just uploaded a brand new video to our YOUTUBE CHANNEL! This short video, produced by Avon Rent a Car Truck and Van, will demonstrate how to properly operare a hydraulic lift. Box trucks from Avon have these lifts and It is important to use them correctly to ensure proper function. This kind of lift is […]

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OUR BLOG!

2017-08-07, joel Blog

Welcome.   This blog is designed to help you and other renters better understand Avon’s fleet, rental process, and other random car, truck, and van information.  We hope you find it useful.  If you have any suggestions for new articles then please shoot an email to [email protected] Enjoy!

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FIRST IN NATION TO RENT HYBRID TRUCKS

2017-08-07, joel Blog Vehicles

RENTAL AGENCY TAKES DELIVERY OF INNOVATIVE HYBRID DIESEL-ELECTRIC TRUCKS “GREENEST SOLUTION IN THE INDUSTRY” For Immediate Release Contact: Steve Fisher/RPG 818-688-1502 [email protected] Hollywood, California – March 28, 2013 – AVON RENT A CAR TRUCK AND VAN has become the first rental agency in the United States to take delivery of the new 2013 HINO diesel-electric hybrid […]

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REDUCING THE RISK OF ROLLOVER CRASHES IN 15 PASSENGER VANS

2017-08-06, joel Blog

Fifteen-passenger vans typically have seating positions for a driver and 14 passengers.  They are widely used by community organizations to take members on short trips and outings. What increases the risk of rollover crashes?  Recent research conducted by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has found that the risk of a rollover crash is […]

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15 PASSENGER VANS

2017-08-05, joel Blog Vehicles

When you need to get up to 15 people from one place to another, renting a 15 passenger van from Avon is your best option.  Avon offers the cleanest vans in the industry at great rates.  There are a few things to consider when renting a van, and this article will clear up most of […]

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STAKE BED TRUCKS

2017-08-04, joel Blog Vehicles

What is a stake bed truck and what are stakes?  No, not like the medium rare piece of meat you had for dinner last night.  Think of a stake bed truck as a pickup truck that has been lifting weights.  Sometimes called stake body, they are often Ford F550 chassis, but instead of having a […]

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EMPLOYMENT

2017-08-03, joel Blog General

Avon Rent a Car Truck and Van is a family owned and operated company.  We are proud that we have been around since 1978.  Our company is successful, and growing.  Avon is a company where you can learn, grow, and thrive.  We have established strong bonds with our clients by always being fair, honest,and working […]

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