United Rentals, Inc. Third Quarter 2005 Conference Call and Audio Webcast November 1 at 11:00 A.M. (ET)

Greenwich, CT - Oct 25, 2005


United Rentals, Inc. (NYSE: URI), will hold its quarterly conference call with Wayland Hicks, chief executive officer, and Martin Welch, interim chief financial officer, on Tuesday, November 1, 2005, at 11:00 a.m. Eastern Time.

The conference call is available by audio webcast at unitedrentals.com, where it will be archived.

The third quarter press release will be available by 7:00 a.m. on the United Rentals website at unitedrentals.com.

About United Rentals

United Rentals, Inc. is the largest equipment rental company in the world, with an integrated network of more than 730 rental locations in 48 states, 10 Canadian provinces and Mexico. The company's 13,200 employees serve construction and industrial customers, utilities, municipalities, homeowners and others. The company offers for rent over 600 different types of equipment with a total original cost of $3.9 billion. United Rentals is a member of the Standard & Poor's MidCap 400 Index and the Russell 2000 Index® and is headquartered in Greenwich, Conn. Additional information about United Rentals is available at www.unitedrentals.com.


Chuck Wessendorf
VP, Investor Relations and Corporate Communications
United Rentals, Inc.
(203) 618-7318