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Van hire in Gold Coast

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Van Rental in Gold Coast

Searching for a rental van in Gold Coast? There are hundreds of real people’s vans of all types and sizes listed on Car Next Door. Regardless of whether you require a people mover, minibus or moving van- Car Next Door has something for you. Borrowing a van from your neighbour is up to 50% lower in cost than a traditional van rental company. In fact, the average price per hour for a rental van in Gold Coast is only $10.93 (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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Frequently asked questions


International drivers are welcome to rent vans in Gold Coast. 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 van 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 vans with Car Next Door, you’re covered with comprehensive insurance policy. If you’re responsible for damage, the most you’ll need to pay is your Damage and Loss Liability amount - subject to some common-sense insurance exclusions.

With Car Next Door you can access hundreds of vans parked on streets and in car parks all over Gold Coast. There’s probably one within a few minutes walk from your home!

Each van has both hourly and daily rates that are set by the Owner of the van. 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 van's owner - it will be 21c, 33c or 45c per kilometre - and clearly displayed on the van's profile. This includes your fuel and also covers the owner for wear and tear on the van.

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Hiring a van in the Gold Coast - useful information

If you need a van to help you move house or transport lots of stuff, hiring one for a few hours or a day is the easiest way to get the job done. There are few options to van hire on the Gold Coast. You can go through a rental car agency or choose a car-sharing service.

A car-sharing service like Car Next Door is the cheapest and most convenient option. You can book a van for as little as one hour and it’s all done through the app - no paperwork and no need to head to the rental car depot.

How much does it cost to hire a van in the Gold Coast?

A van from a rental agency could set you back over $150 a day, once you include fuel and extra fees to reduce your insurance excess. With Car Next Door you can borrow vans on the Gold Coast from $9 an hour or $40 a day, plus distance charges. If you want to reduce your excess, you can drop it to $500 for $1.50 an hour or $18 a day.

Do you need a special licence to drive a van in the Gold Coast?

You can drive a van on a normal Queensland car licence, provided it weighs less than 4.5 tonnes and has a maximum of 12 seats. This includes all standard moving vans, and all cars available for hire on Car Next Door.

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