Wheel Fun Rentals
Recreational rentals

Wheel Fun Rentals
Recreational rentals

About
Founded

1987

Franchising Since

2000 (19 Years)

Corporate Address

4526 Telephone Rd., #202
Ventura, CA 93003

CEO

Al Stonehouse

Financial Requirements
Initial Investment

$46,000 - $230,000

Net-worth Requirement

$250,000

Liquid Cash Requirement

$75,000

Ongoing Fees
Initial Franchise Fee

$12,500 - $25,000

Ongoing Royalty Fee

6%

Ad Royalty Fee

1%

Financing Options

Wheel Fun Rentals has relationships with third-party sources which offer financing to cover the following: 
startup costs, equipment

Veteran Incentives

15% off franchise fee

Support Options
Ongoing Support

Newsletter

Meetings/Conventions

Toll-Free Line

Grand Opening

Online Support

Field Operations

Marketing Support

Co-op Advertising

Ad Templates

On-The-Job Training:

Varies

Classroom Training:

7 days

Additional Training:

Ongoing as needed

Number of Employees Required to Run:

3 - 12

Bio
Brian McInerney founded Wheel Fun Rentals in 1987 in order to bring the four-wheeled Italian surrey cycle to California. The Southern California-based company began franchising in 2000. Wheel Fun Rentals has multiple units in operation and has identified more than 1,000 potential locations nationwide. It offers its franchisees exclusive territories and has co-branding relationships with city and state parks.
Cost
Initial Investment: Low - $46,000 High - $230,000
Units

Units (Locations)

Where Seeking Franchisees:

Franchisor is seeking new franchise units worldwide.
Franchise Financing
Using 401(K)/IRA Funds
  • Tax Penalty-Free
  • Debt Free
  • Expert Guidance
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Updated: September 19th, 2014