Ute hire in Canberra

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Ute Rental in Canberra

Do you need to hire a ute in Canberra? At Car Next Door, we have hundreds of utes belonging to real people. Whatever you need a ute for - Car Next Door has something for you. It's usually 50% cheaper to hire a ute from Car Next Door than a traditional ute rental company. In fact, the average price per hour for a rental ute in Canberra is only $10.00 (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 Canberra - useful information

If you’re picking up some furniture or stocking up at the hardware shop, you might need something a bit bigger than a car. Hiring a ute is an easy way to get the space you need at an affordable price. In Canberra you can hire a ute from a car rental agency or through a car-sharing service like Car Next Door.

The cheapest and most convenient option is to use a service like Car Next Door. This lets you rent a ute by the hour or the day so you’ll only pay for the time you actually need. Once you’ve joined Car Next Door for free you can find a ute near you, book it instantly, and get on the road.

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

Hiring a ute from a car rental agency in Canberra could set you back around $100 a day, once you include fuel and extra fees to reduce your excess. With Car Next Door you can borrow utes from $8 an hour or $35 a day, plus distance charges. Reducing your excess will cost just $1.50 an hour or $18 a day.

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

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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