Searching for a hire car in Portland? At Car Next Door, we have hundreds of cars belonging to real people. It doesn’t matter whether you need a 7 seater for a weekend away with mates, a small car to collect a parcel, or alternatively a large car to take a pet to the vets- Car Next Door has something for you. Our cars are up to 50% cheaper than a traditional car rental company. In fact, the average price per hour for a rental car in Portland is only $7.61 (plus fuel) with Car Next Door. It’s free to become a member, and because the keys are at the car, you can skip the rental counter!
International drivers are welcome to rent cars in Portland. You just need to hold a full unrestricted driver licence from your home country, with a formal English translation if it is in another language.
Our pricing works slightly differently from traditional car rental companies. When you borrow a car with Car Next Door, you pay for both the time you have the car and the distance you drive, as well as your damage cover and booking fee.
Car Next Door trips are covered through Mobility Mutual - a member-owned mutual risk protection fund that’s specifically designed for our car-sharing community. Each time you borrow a car with Car Next Door you will be able to select the excess option which best suits your needs.
With Car Next Door you can access hundreds of cars parked on streets and in car parks all over Portland. There’s probably one within a few minutes walk from your home!
No credit card? No problem. Once you’ve joined up as a free member to our community, you can hire a car without a credit card. We accept any Visa or Mastercard debit or credit card - just make sure it has the necessary funds available! Note that all members will be charged a $150 deposit on their first booking, which will be returned after the trip is completed.
There are all kinds of cars for rent on Car Next Door – find the perfect car for every job.Show all cars >
We partner with Ampol to make it simpler and easier for our members to access low-cost local cars.