Snowmobile Rental FAQs

Q: Do you have different snowmobile rental rates during the holidays?

A: Yes, we do have slightly different rates between December 18th and January 2nd.

Q: What sets your snowmobile rentals apart from large companies?

A: We go out of our way to make sure that each customer has an exceptional experience. As a small company, we are able to provide you with not only the best snowmobiles, but also the best customer service around.

Q: Will you deliver my rental to a specific location for me if I don’t have the proper equipment to tow it with?

A: For your convenience, we will deliver to anywhere in Wisconsin for you.

Q: The last time I used a snowmobile it had a weak engine and the experience wasn’t much fun; what size of engines do you rent out?

A: We offer a 550cc engine–a powerful engine–because we want everyone to end the ride craving another.

Q: I live in southern Wisconsin and I am looking for a place for a rental company. Does your company service the entire state?

A: We rent to people across the entire state.

Q: Do your snowmobile rentals WI  come ready to go, or do they require maintenance before hitting the trails?

A: At Power Sports Rental Network, we make sure that all of our rentals are trail ready so you don’t have to waste riding time.

Q: How many people can ride on a snowmobile?

A:  We offer one-rider and two-rider options.

Q: When is the best time to take my snowmobile rental out on the snow?

A: The best time is first thing in the morning, because the snow has recently been groomed. The best day of the week is midweek because it is the least busy time for riding and you will not be crowded on the slopes.

Q: Am I responsible for gas?

Yes, the renter is responsible for the gas they use. All snowmobiles are full of gas at the time of pickup (or when they are delivered).

Q: Am I responsible for oil?

Yes, the renter is responsible for the oil they use. All snowmobiles are full of oil at the time of pickup (or when they are delivered).

Q: When I am finished snowmobiling, do I need to fill the snowmobiles with gas and oil?

No, as a courtesy Power Sports Rental Network will fill up the snowmobile rentals with gas and oil, and only charge you for the gas you use at current market price.

Q: What kind of gas do the snowmobiles use?

Regular unleaded if it contains no ethanol, and premium unleaded if it contains ethanol (premium gas cannot contain more than 10% ethanol).

Q: What kind of oil do the snowmobiles use?

All of the snowmobiles use full synthetic two-stroke (2-cycle) injection oil. Power Sports Rental Network uses Ams Interceptor 2-Cycle Oil. Ski-doo XPS synthetic injection oil can also be used.

Q: Do I need to mix the gas and oil?

No, the snowmobiles have separate gas tanks and oil reservoirs.

Q: How do I make a reservation?

You can reserve online or call 920-428-9750.

Q: What is the snowmobile rental cancellation policy?

Reservations can be canceled up to seven (7) days before the first day of the reservation without penalty (reservation deposit will be applied towards a future rental). Reservations canceled within seven (7) days of the reservation will forfeit the reservation deposit only if the snowmobiles cannot be re-rented. Reservations canceled within 48 hours of the reservation (and no shows) will be charged the first full day of their reservation.

Q: What happens if there isn’t enough snow?

If the local snowmobile trails are closed, your reservation deposit will be applied towards a future snowmobile rental, ATV rental or jet ski rental.

Q: Do you offer snowmobile tours or guides?

Yes, Power Sports Rental Network can guide your group (of any size) on any of the snowmobile trails throughout Wisconsin.

Q: How much is the security deposit?

If the renter takes the optional insurance there is no security deposit required. If the renter does not take the optional insurance the security deposit is $1000, which can be paid with cash, check, or credit card.

Q: Do you rent helmets?

Yes, helmets can be rented for $5 per day.

Q: How should I dress to go snowmobiling?

Renters should wear winter weather clothing designed to keep them warm while outside including winter jackets, snow pants (bibs), boots, and gloves.

Q: Do you rent clothing?

No, at this time helmets are the only protective clothing we rent.

Q: What type of payments do you accept?

We accept cash, check, and credit card (Visa, MasterCard, American Express, and Discover).

Q: Do you deliver snowmobiles?

Yes, we deliver snowmobile rentals to any location in Wisconsin, Upper Michigan, or Northern Illinois.

Q: How do we get the snowmobiles?

Snowmobiles can be picked up in Appleton, WI or they can be delivered to any location in Wisconsin, Upper Michigan, or Northern Illinois.

Q: Is there a charge for delivery?

Yes, the delivery fee depends on the distance from Appleton, WI.

Q: Can I snowmobile in Appleton?

Yes, you can snowmobile in Appleton.

Q: Do you offer insurance?

Yes, insurance can be purchased for $20 per snowmobile, per day. This insurance will limit the responsibility of the renter to $1000 worth of damage ($1000 deductible).

Q: How old do I have to be to rent a snowmobile?

You must be at least 18 years old to rent a snowmobile.

Q: Do I need a special license to operate a snowmobile in Wisconsin?

Anyone born after December 31, 1984 is required to possess a valid Snowmobile Safety Certificate in order to operate a snowmobile on public trails, lands or frozen waters. If you are born on or before December 31, 1984 you do NOT need a Snowmobile Safety Certificate.

Q: How old do I need to be to operate a snowmobile in Wisconsin?

Anyone 12 and over can operate a snowmobile (as long as they have a Snowmobile Safety Certificate if they were born after December 31, 1984).

Q: How many people fit on your snowmobiles?

We offer both 1 person (1-up) and 2 person (2-up) snowmobile rentals.

Q: I have never operated a snowmobile before, is instruction available?

Yes, we provide a safety orientation and operation instruction with every rental.

Q: Where are we allowed to use the snowmobiles?

Wherever a snowmobile can be legally operated you can use it, including private land you have permission to use.

Q: Do I need a driver’s license to rent any of your equipment?

No, but you do need a state-issued ID.

Q: Can we tow the equipment?

Yes, you can tow the snowmobiles to any location in Wisconsin, Upper Michigan, Northern Illinois, or Minnesota.

Q: Do you rent trailers?

Yes, if you need a trailer to tow your snowmobile rentals you can also rent a trailer.

Q: What size of hitch (ball) do we need if I decide to tow the snowmobiles?

2 inch.

Q: What light adapter (plug) do I need if I decide to tow the snowmobiles?

Four prong / flat.

Q: Are there places along the trail to stop and eat or get gas?

Yes, most trails throughout Wisconsin have places every few miles where you stop and eat or get gas.

Q: Do I need to buy a trail pass?

If you use the snowmobiles in Wisconsin you do not need any additional registration or trail passes. If you take the snowmobiles outside of Wisconsin you may need to purchase a trail pass.

Q: Where do we find out more information about snowmobile trails and their conditions in Wisconsin?

Wisconsin Department of Tourism

The Association of Wisconsin Snowmobile Clubs