Need to hire a ute in the Gold Coast? 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 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 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 Gold Coast. 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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You can hire a ute at the Gold Coast from a car hire agency or through a car-sharing service like Uber Carshare.
Uber Carshare is really flexible because you can book a ute by the hour or the day. With a hire car company you’ll be charged for a whole day, even if you only need the ute for an hour or two. It’s also much easier to book, pick up and return the ute. There’s no paperwork: just join Uber Carshare for free and book a ute for the time you need it using the app. You can pick up and return the ute at a time that suits you – just follow the instructions in the app to get the keys and get on the road.
If you hire a ute from a rental agency in the Gold Coast, it’ll probably cost you around $100 a day. You’ll pay a daily rate, plus the fuel you use and extra fees to reduce your cover excess. With Uber Carshare you can borrow a ute in the Gold Coast from $8 an hour or $35 a day, plus distance. 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.
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