Central Rental

Store Policies

Rental Requirements

A valid Minnesota driver’s license is required for all rentals. Credit cards are required for certain pieces of equipment.

Cash and personal checks are no longer accepted.

Minimum Rental

It varies by piece of equipment. We have equipment with 2 hour and 4 hour minimums. Party equipment is good for up to 3 days.

Overnight Rate

Picked up within 2 hours of store closing and returned the next morning within 2 hours of store opening. Additional charges apply for early pick-up and/or late drop-off.


The rental is good for a 24 hour period of time. Machines with meters are limited to 8 hours meter time (additional charges apply after 8 hours).


The rental is good for a 7 day period. Metered equipment is limited to 40 hours (additional charges apply after 40 hours).


Call us if you need equipment longer than weekly rental.


We offer delivery of party goods and other equipment Monday-Friday at an additional cost. Please call for pricing.


An optional damage waiver is offered on equipment that is 13% of the rental cost. This only covers accidental damage. Damage waiver does not cover theft, misuse, or abuse of the equipment. Additionally, the damage waiver does not cover damage occurring during transportation.


We offer reservations on future rentals. All reservations require a 50% deposit which is put toward the overall price of the rental with the remaining 50% to be paid on the day of rental. The deposit becomes non-refundable within 72 hours of the original reservation date.