Van hire in Sydney

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Van Rental in Sydney

Need to hire a van in Sydney? There are hundreds of vans belonging to real people on Uber Carshare. It doesn’t matter whether you require a minibus, people mover or moving van - Uber Carshare has something for you. Borrowing a van from your neighbour is easier than with traditional rental companies as you can skip the counter and all that tedious paperwork. Whether for moving house or just need a van for a trip to Ikea or Bunnings, find vans around you on the app and get prices by the hour or by day.

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Some useful information when hiring a van in Sydney

Even if you already own a car, sometimes you need something a little bigger to move house or transport big items. Hiring a van for a few hours or a couple of days is the cheapest and easiest way to get the job done.

Unlike renting from hire car companies, borrowing a van through a car-sharing service like Uber Carshare is really flexible. If you only need a van for a few hours, you’ll only pay for the time you actually need. Plus you and pick up and return the van at a time that suits you – no more hiking to the rental depot during business hours!

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

Hiring a van from a rental company can cost well over $150 a day by the time you include fuel and extra fees to reduce your cover excess. Rates for borrowing a van from Uber Carshare start at $10 an hour or $40 a day, plus distance charges (from 33c per Km).

Do you need a special licence to drive a van in Sydney?

You can drive a van on a normal New South Wales or overseas 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 Uber Carshare.

Is cover included?

When you borrow cars with Uber Carshare, you’re covered with comprehensive cover policy.

If you’re responsible for any damage to a car you borrow, you’ll need to pay for the cost of the repairs up to the amount of your Damage and Loss Liability. The Damage and Loss Liability works like an cover excess, capping the amount you’ll need to pay if you are responsible for damage.

As with all cover policies, there are some exclusions to the cover. These include driving off-road or to the snow, towing, and driving more than 500km from the car’s homezone without permission.

How Does Uber Carshare Work?

The process of hiring a van with Uber Carshare is a little different than with a traditional rental company - but much easier as you can get all the admin done at home then collect the van from a street near you.

After completing the sign-up process to become a borrower, you’re free to drive any of the vans listed on our website. Book via the app or website, and use the app to find the van and collect the keys. Once you’ve finished using the vehicle, you’ll need to return it to its homezone location.

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