Fresno Couple’s Clever U-Haul Date Night an Example of Growing Trend
A growing number of thrifty millennial and Gen Z sweethearts are ditching established, more expensive date night and anniversary rituals for a night of romance in the back of U-Hauls. Some couples are eagerly showing off their creative, low-cost reimaginings of the rental vehicles on social media, and the internet is loving the ride.
Among them is Diana Del Muro, of Fresno, whose jaw hit the floor when her boyfriend pulled up in a clunky rental box truck and told her to hop in for a special lakeside date back in August 2020.
“When he came to my house I was like, ‘What is going on? What is in this … U-Haul?,’” Del Muro, a 21-year-old psychology major at Fresno State, recently told a reporter with The New York Post.
Little did she know that he had transformed the unembellished interior of the 5,700-pound utility truck into a fantasy suite, complete with a comfy futon bed, LED candles, flowers, wine and trays of their favorite sushi rolls.
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