Ute hire in Sydney

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Ute Rental in Sydney

Looking to rent a ute in Sydney? 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. Our utes are up to 50% lower in cost than a traditional ute hire company. In fact, the average price per hour for a rental ute in Sydney is only $10.20 (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 Sydney

If you need to transport furniture or pick up supplies from the hardware store, you might need something a bit bigger than a car. Borrowing a ute for a few hours or a day is a cheap and easy way to get access to the space you need.

Hiring a ute from a car-sharing service like Car Next Door is more flexible than using a traditional rental company. If you only need a ute for a few hours, why pay for the whole day? With Car Next Door you can book a ute from just one hour, and only pay for the time you actually need. You can also pick up and return the ute at a time that suits you so you’re not locked into the depot’s opening hours.

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

Hiring a ute from 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 for borrowing a ute start at $8 an our 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 Sydney?

You can drive a ute on a normal car licence. Whether you have a New South Wales car licence, or a car licence from interstate or overseas, you can drive a ute in Sydney.

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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