Not everyone wants to buy a drone. Many do not want to get into the hassle of storing it safely and maintaining it. Several companies have used this fact to their advantage and have offered drones for rent for a specified time. The prices and the models vary. So do the time allowed. Following are listed some of the companies offering economical prices for drone rental services.

Doheny Drones

Doheny Drones offers its drones for mostly commercial purposes. The company provides two types of rentals: short and long term. They even provide a certified operator with the drones. Moreover, it also helps the user company to transition from renting the drone to owning it.

Cameralends in New-York

This company offers rental drones for entertainment purposes. Company provides rental of DJI Plantom 4, Plantom 3, and Plantom 2 Quadcopter.

Aerials Company

The company, stationed in Los Angeles, provides professional drones pilots (cameras which include the 6k Red Epic Dragon, Alexa Mini, Sony A7s, and GoPro Hero 4.), experienced camera operators (company trained pilots) and custom built drones (these drones can fly with weights up to 20 pound dedicated for commercial projects).


This company, also from Los Angeles, provides rental drones for local as well as for regional use. They are even willing to go international when and if need arises. The drones are flexible in the sense that they are willing to take any shot required be it super close or super wide, be it low or high crane shots.


This is another company from Los Angeles. This company provides aerial drones and photography services in the heart of Hollywood. Apart from drones are radio controlled multi-rotor aircraft which give almost unlimited options for unique angles and camera movement without the limitations of full size helicopters. Company's workers also have great experience, engineering skills, extensive knowledge and piloting skills as well as the ability to fly all types of drones and cinematic cameras.

Zaw Studios

Company provides drones as rentals for making videos and movies for commercial purposes only. Company also offers the service of its own pilots who are well-skilled in film making and photography. This company also resides in Los Angeles.

Drone Dudes Company

They are a prolific team of aerial cinematography specialists and technicians. The professional company not only provides drone as rentals but also its own professionals for making footage in hard to reach places. The staff also specializes in the use of remote control cars that allow for amazing tracking shots and precise motion capture. Their decade of leadership in live action motion cinematography is what makes them one of the best.

Blue Skies Company

The company provides drones in any location in the USA. Additionally, company provides equipment and own professionals. Also the company has discounts for regular customers. Services included are film making, aerial photography for a variety of occasions, advertising client's brand by handing a sign to a drone rental. Choosing a drone is as easy as going to the site, clicking on it and adding it to cart. Payment is through PayPal. A deposit before has to be paid though. The payload capacity is as follows:

· 2 lb for the Phantom 2 Vision Plus

· 3 lb for the Phantom 3 Pro

· 9 lb for the S900

DIY drones rental in Seattle.

The company provides next series of drones: ZigBee, WAAS, UAV, Thermopile, SVN, Sketch, SiRF III, Shield, RTL, ROI, PWM, PPM, POI, PID, PIC, PCM, OSD, NMEA and others. Some of the drones have the capability of autonomous flight, without a pilot on ground or in command center in control. They are non-military and non-commercial. They typically fly for “recreational” purposes as long as the pilots/programmers keep them within tight limits on altitude and distance. Usually the UAV is operated manually by the Radio Control (RC) mechanism at take-off and landing and is switched into GPS-guided autonomous mode only at a safe altitude.The DIY Drones community has created the world's first “universal autopilots”, ArduPilot Mega (APM) and its similar but technically advanced Pixhawk. They combine sophisticated IMU-based autopilot electronics with free autopilot software that can help any RC vehicle in transitioning from an RC vehicle to a fully-autonomous UAV.


This company is based in Seattle. Company provides available DJI Phantom for rent in Seattle and Washington. The drones provide with absolutely amazing aerial photographs and videos. The Phantom drone avails the services of GPS to remain in a persistent flight condition. If you let go of the controls, it locks into a hover. Included with the rental is a custom ‘Quick Start Guide'.

EyeInTheSky Rentals

This company offers the DJI Phantom 3 for rent for a day, week or a month. Most of the drone rentals are in Spokane, Tacoma, Vancouver, Bellevue and Everett, WA. Most requests for drone usage include aerial survey and party event photography, outdoor weddings and action sports, wildlife management and farming, land appraisals, sporting events and video production.

Fly View Aerial Company

Fly View Aerial is video and photo production company which provides its own service of making videos in hard to reach places with cheap rental drones from several hours to several weeks. Drones are rented for advertisement, commercial, corporate events and event shooting.

Cloudbreak Company

Couldbreak is a complete production company specializing in next level cinematography for feature films, commercial films and television and digital outlets. Company provides drones almost all over the world. Whether it is making creative videos or shooting an area from a high altitude, the company offers all services. The models are expensive while the rental rates are cheap.

ArcadiaSky Company in Miami

Company provides cheap rental drones everywhere in the USA and an additional service of skilled operators.

Drone Rental Supply Company

Company provides next series of drones which include:

· DJI Phantom 2 vision (+ rental package) – professional GPC backpack for the Phantom 2 Vision system. This is a high quality backpack with plenty of additional space for short trips; 1080p video recording.

· DJI Inspire 1 – 4K video recording; 12 megapixel camera with formats raw and jpeg; HD video feed down while flying; two controller setup, two iPad mini, tradecraft hard case.

· DJI S1000 + canon 5D mark III – additionally A2 controller, Canon 5D Mark III Professional camera, two controllers, one for the operator, one for camera operator as well as battery charge system and generators included for quick recharging of batteries.

So, these were few of the companies in the USA which provide drones for rent. They are good and if you want to fly a drone for a one-time event or some time, these companies will come in handy for you.

Source by Victor Holman