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Ute Rental in Perth
Are you searching for ute hire in Perth? There are hundreds of utes belonging to real people on Car Next Door. Whatever you need a ute for - Car Next Door has something for you. Borrowing a ute from Car Next Door can be up to 50% less expensive than a traditional ute hire company. In fact, the average price per hour for a rental ute in Perth is only $10.30 (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!
Utes with roof racks
Dual cab utes
Frequently asked questions
International drivers are welcome to rent utes in Perth. 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 ute 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. If you are on the no-monthly-fee Featherweight plan, you'll also pay a booking fee and if you choose, an optional excess reduction fee.
When you borrow utes with Car Next Door, you’re covered by our comprehensive insurance policy. If you’re responsible for damage, the most you’ll need to pay is your Damage Cover Liability (DCL) amount - subject to some common-sense insurance exclusions.
With Car Next Door you can access hundreds of utes parked on streets and in car parks all over Perth. There’s probably one within a few minutes walk from your home!
Each ute has both hourly and daily rates that are set by the Owner of the ute. Typical rates for cars are $5–$8 per hour, and or $25-$40 per day. Vans cost around $9-12 per hour and $50-60 per day. This will be charged upfront at the time you make the booking. You also pay a distance charge for each kilometre you drive. The distance rate is chosen by the ute's owner - it will be 21c, 33c or 45c per kilometre - and clearly displayed on the ute's profile. This includes your fuel and also covers the owner for wear and tear on the ute.
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There are all kinds of cars for rent on Car Next Door – find the perfect car for every job.
New to Perth or stopping by? We’ve got you covered.
Hiring a ute in Perth - useful information
If you need to move some furniture or you’re stocking up at IKEA, you might need a ute to fit it all in. You can hire a ute in Perth from a rental car agency or from a car sharing service like Car Next Door.
The most flexible and affordable option is to hire a ute through a service like Car Next Door. You can book by the hour or the day, so you’ll only pay for the time you need. Plus there’s no paperwork – just book a ute near the app and follow the instructions to get on the road.
How much does it cost to hire a ute in Perth?
If you hire a ute from a rental car agency you could be paying more than $100 a day. You’ll pay a daily rate to hire the ute, plus the fuel you use and extra fees to reduce your insurance excess. Rates for hiring utes in Perth through Car Next Door start at $8 an hour or $35 a day, plus distance charges, and you can reduce your excess for just $1.50 an hour or $18 a day.
Do I need a special licence to drive a ute in Perth?
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’.