When you want a van hire on the Gold Coast it’s important that to read and understand the hire contract before you sign it. If don’t understand it, ask them to explain it for you. If they don’t provide a satisfactory answer don’t sign the agreement.
It pays to shop around for the best deal, but usually a locally owned and operated hire company will give you more flexible options.
The conditions for hiring a van
To hire a van you’ll need a valid, current driver’s license. They generally will not accept learner or provisional licenses and it must be in English or provide a driving permit in English.
The minimum age for hiring a vehicle in Australia is 21 years old, but for many vehicles such as utes, sports cars and large vans you need to be 24 years old. Sometimes a person under 42 will be able to hire a van, but then they will be charged a daily underage surcharge and the insurance will be significantly higher.
When inquiring about van hire on the Gold Coast you should specify just where you wish to drive. Some hire companies will not allow their vehicles to be driven on unsealed or gravel roads. Almost all hire vehicles are not allowed to be driven off the public road system accept for when driving on a properly formed driveway or private road.
When choosing the van you require
Before Hiring and Accepting a Van
To have a van hire on the Gold Coast you need to be 24 years or older and have a current drivers license written in English. It’s important you understand the whole of the hire agreement including your obligations in the event you are involved in any type of accident.