Need to hire a ute in Canberra? There are hundreds of real people’s utes of all types and sizes listed on Uber Carshare. Whatever you need a ute for - Uber Carshare has something for you. Borrowing a ute from your neighbour is easier than with traditional rental companies as you can skip the counter and all that tedious paperwork. Whether for a road trip or trip to the shops, find cars around you on the app and get prices by the hour or by day. It’s free to become a member, and because the keys are at the vehicle, you can skip the rental counter and get instant access to your ute.
International drivers are welcome to rent utes in Canberra. 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 car rental companies. When you borrow a car with Uber Carshare, you pay for both the time you have the car and the distance you drive, as well as your damage cover and booking fee.
Uber Carshare trips are covered through Mobility Mutual - a member-owned mutual risk protection fund that’s specifically designed for our car-sharing community. Each time you borrow a car with Uber Carshare you will be able to select the excess option which best suits your needs.
With Uber Carshare you can access hundreds of utes parked on streets and in car parks all over Canberra. There’s probably one within a few minutes walk from your home!
No credit card? No problem. Once you’ve joined up for free, you can hire a car without a credit card. We accept any Visa or Mastercard debit or credit card - just make sure it has the necessary funds available! Note that all members will be charged a $150 deposit on their first booking, which will be returned after the trip is completed.
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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 Uber Carshare.
A cheap and convenient option is to use a service like Uber Carshare. 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 Uber Carshare for free you can find a ute near you, book it instantly, and get on the road.
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 Uber Carshare 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.
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.
We partner with Ampol to make it simpler and easier for our members to access low-cost local cars.