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    Rates and plans

    How much will my trip cost?

    You pay for the time you have the car, and the distance you drive. If you’re on our no-monthly-fee Featherweight plan, your total will include a booking fee and your optional damage liability reduction fee.

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    Prices include insurance, breakdown cover and fuel

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    Time

    Hourly and daily prices are set by the car owners, starting at $5/hour and $25/day. Billing in 15-minute increments means you only pay for the time you need.

    Check out the pricing for different car types.
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    Distance

    You pay 33 cents for each kilometre you drive. This includes fuel. It also covers the car owner’s costs of wear and tear from this driving.

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    Booking fee

    Booking is FREE on our Heavyweight plan. Pay just $5 per booking if you’re on our no-monthly-fee Featherweight plan.

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    Optional damage liability reduction

    You can choose the maximum amount you’ll pay in the event of an accident. The Heavyweight monthly plan includes top cover for every trip. The Featherweight monthly plan lets you add extra damage cover when you book a trip.

    Here are the rates.
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    Example: Sarah’s day around town cost less than $37

    Sarah borrowed Andrew’s car for a day around town.

    Time cost: $25 for the day

    Distance cost: $11.88

    Booking Fee: $0 (because Sarah is on the Heavyweight plan)

    Damage Liability Cover Reduction: $0 (because Sarah is on the Heavyweight plan)

    TOTAL: $36.88

    Choose a membership plan

    FeatherweightHeavyweight
    $0 p/m$19 p/m
    Booking fee$5$0
    Hourly and daily ratesRates are set by car owners, starting from $5/hr and $25/day.Here are some indicative rates.
    Per km rates$0.33 per kilometre (this includes fuel)
    If you are responsible for damage, you will pay up to the first:
    Ages 25+$2,000$500
    Ages 21–24$2,500$1,000
    You can reduce your damage liability on a trip-by-trip basis.Here are the rates.
    DepositThere are no deposits, but we’ll place a pre-authorisation on your card before your first two bookings.Learn more ...
    Will I Need To Pay A Deposit Or Card Pre-Authorisation When I Book A Car?

    You won't need to pay a deposit, but instead we will place a 10-day hold (or 'pre-authorisation') of $250 on your credit or debit card to secure your booking. This amount will be held by your card provider and automatically released after 10 days. We'll only do this for your first two bookings.

    Car Next Door compared to traditional car share or owning a car

    Owning a carLeading traditional car share serviceCar Next Door
    Medium use: driving 1–2 times a week (three 3-hour bookings and two all-day bookings each month)$482 per month$315 per month$190 per month
    How did we work this out?