FAQs

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 About VendHut
What is VendHut?

Vendhut is a vending machine tailored to be petite and will fit into most vacation properties. It’s refrigerated so that you can offer a variety of snacks and drinks. You can also choose to carry personal items that vacationers forget when travelling. Vendhut offers turnkey services to help you be successful in vending on your vacation property for extra profit on your unit (s).

Is Vending profitable?

According to U.S. statistics from Brandongaille.com: Vending machines average over$7 billion a year in sales. The snack and vending machine industry generates over $64 million a year in profits. If you have a vacation rental unit/s you should be leveraging this opportunity to make money.

The Unit
How long will my vending machine last?

How long does a vending machine last? If a vending machine operator takes care of his/her equipment, it can last 10-20 years! And it's very easy to take care of a vending machine as long as you pay attention to a few of it's needs to run for years and years to come.

Where will my Vendhut unit fit or go on my property?

VendHut understands that your short term rental is designed to accommodate guests. We will work with you to find an attractive place in your property to place the unit. It might be an empty closet, or in the kitchen or in another room. We also have staging solutions by recommending an attractive screen or cabinet. We will work with you so that you can be happy with where your VendHut is placed on your property, and to help you optimize it so that you can make a nice profit from your VendHut unit.

What are the dimensions of my Vendhut unit?

Selections

36 Standard Items (holding up to 120 items) 

Height

72″ (183 cm)

Width

30” (75.7 cm)

Depth

25” (62.6 cm)

Shipping Weight

423 lbs (238 kg)

How much does my Vendhut unit weigh?

As you can see in the table above, your unit weighs 423 lbs (238 kg).

What kind of electrical power do I need to operate a refrigerated Vendhut unit?

Your VendHut unit will require Power (W) of 200W. It will take a 110 volt 3 prong outlet.

This means that when you determine where your VendHut unit will reside you need to have power and an outlet in that area to plug it in, much like a refrigerator.

How many products will my Vendhut carry?

The unit is refrigerated and can carry up to 35 items for ordering and store up to 120 items.

Where will I purchase snack and convenience items for my Vendhut unit?

VendHut has a comprehensive list of resources for you to purchase items for your VendHut for snacks, drinks and personal care items.

What snacks do I carry?

VendHut has many resources to offer you in your efforts to stock and carry snacks and other items. We consider this our specialty and should prove valuable to you. 

Vendhut has statistics and research on what snacks and drinks sell the best, we are happy to share market intel with you through our newsletter and other resources to help you get set up on the most profitable snacks upon your purchase with Vendhut. 

VendHut also has suggestions for personal items that vacationers often forget to bring that you can market to them with your VendHut unit. 

Setup and service
Who will stock my VendHut unit?

Stocking is the owner’s responsibility. If the owner is close by and capable of monitoring and refilling the machine, that’s an easy way to manage the simple operation of restocking the machine. Many vacay owners have housekeeping staff that are capable of monitoring and refilling the unit.

Who will help me set up my VendHut unit?

You can set up your VendHut unit yourself or you can choose to take advantage of our support set up call service and we will schedule with you to get it set up as soon as your VendHut arrives. This is recommended, because it takes less time to set up and we can show you how to measure of success with you tools that you have once it’s installed.

What happens if my Vendhut unit gets broken?

VendHut will send you a brand new vending unit. If it does break, we have a list of repair people in your area that we can send to you.

How long will my VendHut unit last?

How long does a vending machine last? If a vending machine operator takes care of his/her equipment, it can last 10-20 years! And it's very easy to take care of a vending machine as long as you pay attention to a few of it's needs to run for years and years to come.

Profit and finance
How Can I Pay for my VendHut machine?

Vendhut carries Klarna which will allow you to make payments while you are getting your VendHut loaded and launched on your property.

How will my Vendhut be delivered?

Your VendHut unit is shipped to your property with free shipping. Much like receiving a refrigerator or heavy item, it will be delivered to your doorstep. This will require that you have your own resources to move it in and place it on your property.

Can I finance my Vendhut purchase?

Yes! VendHut offers Klarna, a way for your to finance your unit in 4 payments. Please contact Klarna for details and see further information on our website when you are selecting payment options.

How Will I receive payments for my VendHut items? What are my options?

Your Vendhut is configured to accept credit cards and digital payments (including Apple Pay) and your vacay guest can order it through their phone. The money will go into a your bank account. Your VendHut unit is also configured to accept cash.

Is My Vendhut tax deductible?

The short answer is well, yes. See this note from the IRS website: Did you know that your unit qualifies for tax depreciation under new 2018 tax law?

The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act increased the bonus depreciation percentage from 50 percent to 100 percent for qualified property acquired and placed in service after September 27, 2017, and before January 1, 2023.

This law change: Generally, applies to depreciable business assets with a recovery period of 20 years or less and certain other property. Machinery, equipment, computers, appliances, and furniture generally qualify.

Shipping and returns
When will I receive my VendHut unit?

Your VendHut unit should be at your property within 30 to 60 days, it might be sooner depending on our VendHut stock. These units are so popular we are offering to reserve units for purchase.

What snacks do I carry? How will I know what Vendhut products will be profitable?

VendHut has many resources to offer you in your efforts to stock and carry snacks and other items. We consider this our specialty and should prove valuable to you. 

Vendhut has statistics and research on what snacks and drinks sell the best, we are happy to share market intel with you through our newsletter and other resources to help you get set up on the most profitable snacks upon your purchase with Vendhut. 

VendHut also has suggestions for personal items that vacationers often forget to bring that you can market to them with your VendHut unit. 

Can I return my Vendhut unit?

VendHut has a 30 day money back guarantee. Vendhut cannot refund the Nayax purchase and the unit will be sent back to Vendhut’s address in Austin TX at the owner’s expense.