Hiring equipment is a practical and cost effective way of making your flight more comfortable. Some equipment can be expensive to purchase for a single journey so at Tryb4ufly we hire equipment you can take on board.

How do I hire?

Download our hire form. Hire equipment is sent to any destination within the UK and with prior arrangement to other parts of the EU.  We courier the items to you three days prior to your flight and arrange for collection shortly after your return. Items can also be collected from our Surrey Centre

IMPORTANT: Always check with your airline when booking your flight to ensure they are aware of your requirements if using additional support for seating. This is important so that reservations teams are aware of your requirements and can book the appropriate seats for you.

People who use our hired equipment have travelled with Aer Lingus, Air France, BA, easyJet, Emirates, KLM, Lufthanse, Monarch, RyanAir, Thomas Cook and United Airlines to name a few.

“I don’t know how we would have managed without it”

- Tamara who hired a TravelChair for her journey to Canada with her seven year old son who has Cerebral Palsy.

What Can I hire?

All the seating and transfer options that are available to try during an assessment are available to hire.  Popular options are TravelChair, Stabilo cushions and Burnett Body support systems.


Rates depend on the length of the hire. For example, hiring a TravelChair for one week costs £195, £230 for two weeks, including carriage.  The cost covers a base price for postage and packing plus a daily rate calculated on the number of days of hire.  Payment can be made by card or cheque when booking.  A minimum of deposit is needed to reserve items with the balance payable 6 weeks prior to flight date. A signed hire agreement is required, setting out terms and conditions. Any questions are easily answered over the phone or by email.


Please contact us to reserve your equipment at the earliest opportunity. The hire service is available throughout the UK.  Please contact us if you are interested in hiring from outside the UK. 

If you would like further information or wish to hire please call us on 020 8770 1151 or email us via mobility@qef.org.uk