So you have decided that vending machine rental would be the wisest course? It will save funds which can then be diverted to other purposes. Fine, but have you analyzed just why you need that vending machine rental? If it is simply an issue of saving money, then why not look around for vending machines for sale? Then you are not at the mercy of the actual owner. However, if you can choose your vending machine rental wisely, then you allow yourself considerable maneuvering options.
Vending machines are required by all kinds of people. If you already have a shop or eatery, installing a vending machine would be just a diversification of your business. In such a case you definitely stand to benefit from vending machine rental. If the diversification does not work out, you can still sell over the counter most of the products you have stocked and you will not have invested a steep sum in purchasing a new vending machine. This is particularly relevant if you run a salon or a furniture store and decided to install a vending machine to sell small toys, candy, gums, soft drinks, juices and maybe some hot beverages for the benefit of your customers, more so if they are accompanied by their children.
On the other hand you can always look at what kinds of vending machines for sale are on offer. It would always be a sound idea to take a good hard look at the model which is being offered for sale. Does it have the vending options you desire? Do you need to stock only various kinds of beverages? Will it dispense hot and cold drinks? Would you be able to sell snacks from the vending machine for sale?
Take stock of when it was manufactured, what warranty or guarantee terms are still available and in what condition of repair it is. If warranty is not available on the vending machines for sales, it would be wiser not to look further. Otherwise you might end up spending more money on maintenance and replacement of parts than you would have if you had bought a new machine from the manufacturer.