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Hiring a 4WD in Australia - useful information
If you’re heading away with the whole family, you’ll need enough room for everyone and their luggage. Hiring a 4WD or SUV for your holiday will make for a much more comfortable trip!
Where to hire a 4WD
You can hire a 4WD or SUV from a hire car company or from a car-sharing service like Car Next Door.
If you choose a hire car agency, you’ll need to book in advance and be able to get to the depot during business hours to pick up and return the 4WD. There’s normally a bit of paperwork to do at the start and end of your hire and you might need to wait in line.
With Car Next Door, you can book and drive instantly. The booking process and all the instructions you need are done in the app, and it just takes a few minutes to join for free. Once you’re a member, search for a 4WD or SUV near you and follow the instructions to get the keys and get on the road.
It’s important to note that with most car hire companies and Car Next Door, you can’t drive off road as the insurance won’t cover it.
How much does it cost to hire a 4WD?
A 4WD from a hire car company could set you back over $150 a day by the time you include the daily rate, fuel, and insurance excess reduction fees. At peak times, like school holidays, you’ll probably pay much more.
Rates for borrowing a 4WD or SUV with Car Next Door start at $6 an hour and $30 a day, plus distance charges. Reducing your excess costs just $1.50 an hour or $18 a day, and it’s free to add an additional driver. Just ask your friend to join Car Next Door for free so they’re covered by the insurance and they can share the driving.