Wheel Fun Rentals Headquarters Acquires Nine Florida Locations

November 26, 2014 // Franchising.com // Clearwater, FL - Wheel Fun Rentals' corporate headquarters is excited to announce the acquisition of nine locations in Pinellas and Hillsborough Counties, formerly owned by local Wheel Fun Rentals' franchisees. In conjunction with the procurement of these locations, Wheel Fun Rentals will be enhancing all aspects of the customer experience, which includes bringing in an updated fleet of new and improved rental products and the addition of bike and kayak tours. Doors will reopen at these locations on Saturday, November 29th.

The acquisition includes the purchase of seven Wheel Fun Rentals locations that are open to the public, located at Hyatt Regency Clearwater Beach Resort and Spa in Clearwater, Fred Howard Park in Tarpon Springs, Lake Seminole Park in Seminole, Hillsborough River State Park in Thonotosassa, Honeymoon Island in Dunedin, Best Western Yacht Harbor Inn in Dunedin, and Safety Harbor Resort and Spa in Safety Harbor. Wheel Fun Rentals also acquired two locations that are available as an amenity for hotel guests only, at Innisbrook Golf Resort in Palm Harbor and the Grand Hyatt Tampa Bay in Tampa.

"Wheel Fun Rentals headquarters developed all of the systems and products, so the transition of ownership is pretty straightforward,” said Sheena Walenta, Wheel Fun Rentals' Director of Marketing. "The changes customers can expect to see are elevated customer experience, fresh signage, a wider product variety, and the addition of tours."

Wheel Fun Rentals' corporate headquarters is hiring new staff and implementing an updated and expanded variety of rental products at many of the newly obtained locations. Lake Seminole Park is adding one- and two-person kayaks to its current fleet of pedal boats and specialty cycles. Fred Howard Park will soon be home to classic cruiser bikes and tandem bikes, and is in the process of doubling its current fleet of watercraft, which includes pedal boats, kayaks, stand up paddleboards, and boogie boards. Hyatt Regency Clearwater will be adding three-wheel Choppers and go-cart-inspired, four-wheel Quad Sports. In addition to improving and expanding each location's rental fleet and elevating customer service levels, Wheel Fun Rentals will offer self-guided bike and kayak tours in the near future.

Guests who visit these locations will experience enhanced customer service, completely refurbished rental fleets, and a wider selection of equipment, plus the option to take a tour. Wheel Fun Rentals offers bikes, boats, and specialty cycles of all kinds at parks, hotels, and other retail locations across the country, and has done so for more than 25 years. To learn more about Wheel Fun Rentals, including location information, pricing, hours of operation, and products currently available for rent, visit http://wheelfunrentals.com/Locations.aspx. Join Wheel Fun Rentals for their reopening on Saturday, November 29th.

About Wheel Fun Rentals

Founded in 1987, Wheel Fun Rentals started with four wheel Surrey cycles, evolved into specialty bike rentals and bike tours, and now offers recreational rentals of all kinds from more than 100 outlets in 16 states. Specializing in unique bikes and tours, Wheel Fun Rentals has been offering clean, healthy family fun and affordable outdoor entertainment to more than 1.5 million customers annually from city and state parks, resorts, and retail outlets through corporate locations and franchised territories. For more information about Wheel Fun Rentals please visit www.wheelfunrentals.com or call 805-650-7770.

SOURCE Wheel Fun Rentals


Sheena Walenta
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