It would be erroneous to assume that vending machine rental is only for newbies or those who have a tight budget. Money saved is money earned. So if you get an opportunity to reduce your outlay with vending machine rental or by snapping up one of those vending machines for sale, there is absolutely no reason why you should pass up on it. If you are new to the vending business, but have plenty of experience in some other line of business, you will have already learnt that any business requires a certain amount of lead time to develop. This applies as much to running vending machines too.
If you are looking for vending machines for sale, you would be well advised to check how old and how heavily used they are. In addition, check the design to see whether operating and reloading it is easy. For all you know the present owner may have got fed up because the design was so complicated that the vending machines for sale had got virtually inoperable. You don't want to sail in the same boat. Whether you are exploring options on vending machine rental or looking at vending machines for sale, one aspect that always needs to be scrutinized very meticulously and that is the safety factor.
Safety can refer to locational issues. Are your vending machines going to be placed where vandals can't get at them? Check to see the design ensures that the product/s being dispensed can be reached easily by people who are of medium height. The packages should not fall on people as they reach to pick up the desired product. Cans and bottles can hurt if they fall on people. Also, there should not be any sharp edges on the dispensing counter which could injure customers, particularly in vending machines dispensing products for the young ones.
Most important when you are exploring vending machine rental options or are looking at vending machines for sale, check to see the availability of products and restocking options for the items that are going to be dispensed by the vending machines.