Ute hire in Melbourne

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Ute Rental in Melbourne

Looking to rent a ute in Melbourne? 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. Car Next Door utes can be up to 50% cheaper than a traditional ute hire company. In fact, the average price per hour for ute rental in Melbourne is just $10.69 (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 Melbourne

Transporting bulky furniture or picking up supplies for your latest DIY project can be a difficult if you only have a car. Hiring a ute for a few hours or a day is a cheap and easy way to get the job done quickly and easily.

You can hire a ute from a traditional rental company, or from a car-sharing service like Car Next Door. 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 Melbourne?

The cheapest way to hire a ute in Melbourne is through a car-sharing service like Car Next Door. Using a rental agency can cost well over $100 by the time you include fuel and extra fees to reduce your excess. With Car Next Door, rates start at $8 an our or $35 a day, plus distance charges and you can reduce your excess to $500 for just $1.50 an hour or $18 a day.

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

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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