Ute hire in Brisbane

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Ute Rental in Brisbane

Are you looking to rent a ute in Brisbane? There are hundreds of real people’s utes of all types and sizes listed on Car Next Door. Whatever you need a ute for, Car Next Door has something for you. Borrowing a ute from your neighbour is up to 50% less expensive than a traditional ute rental company. In fact, the average price per hour for a rental ute in Brisbane is just $9.52 (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!

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Hiring a ute in Brisbane - useful information

Hiring a ute for a few hours or a day is a cheap and easy way to move large furniture items or shift a large load in one trip.

You can hire a ute from a traditional rental company, or from a car-sharing service like Car Next Door. If you only need a ute for a few hours, a service like Car Next Door is really affordable because you can book by the hour. With a rental company you pay for a whole day, even if you only need a ute for an hour or two.

The benefit of Car Next Door is that if you only need a ute for a few hours, you’ll only pay for a few hours. Plus there’s no paperwork and no need to line up at the rental car depot. Just join Car Next Door for free and book a ute near you through the app.

How much does it cost to hire a ute in Brisbane?

Hiring a ute from a rental agency in Brisbane could cost around $100 a day by the time you add fuel and cover excess reduction fees. Rates for borrowing utes with Car Next Door start at $8 an hour and $35 a day, plus distance. You can reduce your cover excess to $500 for $1.50 an hour or $18 a day.

Do I need a special licence to drive a ute in Brisbane?

You can drive a ute on a normal car licence. A car licence allows you to drive any car, ute or van that’s under 4.5 tonnes and has up to 12 seats.

What exactly is a ute?

A ‘ute’ (pronounced ‘yoot’) is a term used in Australia to refer to a vehicle with a tray behind the passenger compartment. It’s short for ‘utility’, and in the USA is called a ‘pick up truck’.

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