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Move More For Less

When is comes to cheap ute hire, Wollongong knows to call Go With The Gecko for our cost-efficient ute options. Save time and money with the best ute rental Wollongong has to offer. Go With The Gecko is a family owned Australian business with over twenty years of experience and a range of hiring solutions to fit any task or budget size.

Our Australia-wide service is tailored to be the simplest, most stress-free way to move your possessions any distance. We offer affordable ute hire packages and a simple hiring process for those looking to move interstate. The safety and security of your belongings are always guaranteed in our fully enclosed and lockable utes. And our vehicles are reliable, easy to operate and very accessible.

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The Finest Ute Hire Wollongong On Offer

The Go With The Gecko team aims to make things easier for you when you are looking to relocate. We have chosen a range of convenient service station locations for both picking-up and dropping-off our hire vehicles, and we can even drop the ute to you if you are making an interstate move. Our local ute hires are available from 2-hours to 2-weeks for jobs of any size. By being able to customise the rental period to your exact needs, you get the most cost-efficient deal.

Our one-way ute hire system is designed to offer the easiest interstate hiring process available. We’ll drop the ute to you, arrange for extra labour to help pack up your gear in Wollongong if that is needed, and then you can leave the vehicle at your destination anywhere in Australia. We remove the worry of getting the vehicle back to us to make your life easier. This is why the most time and cost-efficient ute hire Wollongong has is from Go With The Gecko.

Our competitive prices begin as low as $22 an hour* for an easy-to-operate ute. All you need is a standard driver’s licence, and you are good to go. All of our vehicles are easy to operate and suitable for all drivers.

Why Wollongong Chooses Go With The Gecko

self move hire interstate local one wayWe are proud of our repeat customers here at Go With The Gecko as we know it’s a testament to the quality service and professionalism that we approach every new job. By choosing us to help you move your items yourself, you’ll receive all of the following benefits;

  • The option of one-way or two-way ute hiring anywhere in the country
  • Vehicle drop-off for all interstate hires to save you time
  • The best ute rental prices in Wollongong
  • Easy to operate vehicles which only require a standard car licence to drive
  • Variable timeframes with short and long-term hire packages
  • A simple and affordable streamlined process
  • Everything you need in one package – No hidden fees or extras
  • A knowledgeable, helpful team on hand to help you make your move stress-free

Forever Local

As an Australian family-owned business that has been in operation for over 20 years, we understand the importance of supporting the local community, and we continue to work to serve and assist the community in Wollongong. We also understand the Australian terrain, which is why our fleet is of the highest-quality, ensuring you get a vehicle suitable for your journey. As an addition, our Australian-based contact centre is always there to support you with any questions  that you may have; give them a call today!

Stick To Your Budget

We have customised our hire vehicle options to ensure that we can work to your budget and keep costs low. Our standard ute prices will not be beaten, and quality is never compromised when you Go With The Gecko.

The Easiest Hiring Process in Wollongong

Our various pick-up and drop-off locations across Australia have been selected to create the simplest return process for you. We know the last thing you want to do after a move is to worry about returning the hire vehicle, so we’ve made it easy. Our rental packages are also extremely flexible to suit any situation or distance saving both time and money.

Happy Customers Are Our Primary Goal

We have over 20 years experience helping people move items around the country, and as a result we can offer great experience determining the best solutions for your next move. We pride ourselves on having happy returning customers, a sign that we are doing things right.  And we will work hard towards ensuring your happiness on your next move. Give us a call so we can make your relocation as stress-free as possible, you won’t regret picking up the phone and calling Go With The Gecko.

Our Vehicles

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Starting from $22 an hour Monday to Thursday*

This package includes:

  • 100 KM of travel
  • Standard insurance
  • Security cages to make transporting cargo easy, safe and secure


  • Convenient Service Station locations
  • Caged Cargo Area
  • Short and Long-term hire packages
  • Automatic for every driving

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Starting from $22 an hour*

Hire a 1T Van Monday to Thursday from just $22 an hour*

This package includes:

  • Standard insurance
  • 100 KM of travel covered
  • A modern fleet which is easy to drive
  • Large cargo area


  • 1 & 2 Tonne Vans some with Tow Bar
  • Local and One-way hire options
  • Automatic for easy driving

Let Go With The Gecko Make Your Move Simple

If you are looking for the best ute rental Wollongong has to offer, Go With The Gecko is the right choice! Call us today on 1300 826 883, and we’ll help make your next move a stress-free process that doesn’t break the bank.  Let us show you how you can move more for less with Go With The Gecko.

Ute : Features & Rate Card

The Hilux Utility is designed for tough assignments and is ideal for both domestic and commercial loads. Now in Automatic, they are easier to drive than ever. The wide tray allows ease of loading bulky items such as double bed frames and ensembles, mattresses, fridges and many others. Call us today for all your van hire & ute hire needs on 1300 826 883.


  • Convenient Service Station locations
  • Caged Cargo Area
  • Short & Long term hire packages
  • Automatic for every driving


  • Overall Length: 4.98m
  • Overall Height: 2m
  • Overall Width: 1.75m
  • Cargo Bay Length: 2.8m
  • Cargo Bay Height: 0.9m
  • Cargo Bay Capacity: 4.4m3

Note: Dimension are approximate & may vary by model

Did you know?

  • Go With The Gecko has a simple and fair pricing structure with consistent pricing, allowing for better planning and budgeting of your vehicle rental expenses.
  • Go With The Gecko vehicles have advanced lock and unlock technology to access the vehicle from your smart phone.  This means we can get more vehicles in the locations where you need them.
  • Our optional Excess Reduction Cover (ERC) reduces your excess liability to just $1000 (Driver age 23 – 75 years). Renting from Go With The Gecko ensures you are better protected.
Hire Period Rate Charge KMs Charge
1 -2 hours $25/hour 100KM free then $0.35 per km
24 hours $48 100 KM free then $0.35 per km
5 days $265 100 KM free per day then $0.35 per km
7 days $345 100 KM free per day then $0.35 per km

Price include GST, Standard Insurance and Kilometer Allowances for Monday to Thursday local hires.

Long-term ute rentals!

Need to rent a ute for long-term use around Wollongong? Speak to our reservations team today for a market-leading rate, whether you need to rent your vehicle for three months or three years.

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Additional Hire Charges & Conditions Of Hire

Tolls – To keep hire costs as low as possible for our customer, we don’t include Toll cover in the hire agreement.  Day Passes to cover the duration of your travel can be purchased from the appropriate toll provider, or you can use your own toll account.  is available at the time of hire for $12.50 which will provide you with unlimited usage of toll roads throughout your hire. If the toll pass option is declined at the start of the rental but toll roads and/or bridges are used during the rental period, the hirer will be charged each toll fee plus an administrative fee of $30 per toll incurred.

Deposit – all hires need to pay a deposit on a credit/debit card credit account only on commencement of hire. A Standard Deposit on a local hire, longer term hires, interstate or overseas license is between $250 - $400.  Deposit refunds can take up to 10 working days to process, due to the time take for the relevant traffic authority to forward any tolls charges, fines or infringements.  Any additional charges which have been applied to your hire account will be deducted from any deposit refund.

Photos – we require pre-hire and post-hire photos to be taken and submitted to us to establish the condition of the hire vehicle at collection and drop off.  We do this to offer your the added piece of mind and to protect you against wrongful claims of damage.  We require a 4 x photos of all four side of the vehicle, plus a photo of both the odometer reading and fuel gauge.  If you find this a little daunting, don’t worry we are here to help.  Simply give us a call and we will talk you through exactly what we need.

Drivers – all drivers must be between 23 and 75 years of age and hold a full Australian manual/auto driver’s license.  ‘Provisional P’ plate licence holders are accepted and in many cases we are able to accept International drivers licences – but additional conditions do apply.

Payment of rental charges – estimated rental charges are to be paid on the commencement of hire. If a hirer wishes to extend their hire period, they must contact the place of hire and obtain prior approval to ensure the vehicle is not otherwise booked. The extended period must be paid in advance in order to comply with our terms and conditions of hire and for continued insurance cover.

Fuel – To avoid further costs being applied to your account, it is important that all hires are returned with a full tank of fuel.  The nominated fuel type can be found on the hire agreement, windscreen sticker or on the inside of the fuel cap.  If the hire is not returned fully fueled, the hirer will be charged the cost of replacement fuel plus an administration fee to cover the cost of refueling.

Additional drivers – our rates are inclusive of one driver. If there will be additional drivers, they must be noted on the hire agreement and a charge of $10 per additional driver per day applies. Should a person other than the noted drivers drive our vehicle, they will not be covered under insurance.

Insurance – Standard Insurance Cover is included in most hire rates. Standard Insurance Cover reduces Hirers liability from the full value of the vehicle to a nominated excess of $7,500 subject to the terms and conditions of the standard insurance product. Global insurance coverage’s are always subject to change. Please verify at time of rental.

Excess Reduction Cover – the standard excess of $7,500 may be reduced by paying a waiver fee of $22 per hour or $100 per day.  This will reduce the excess payable to $1000 in the event you need to make an insurance claim.

Payment of Insurance Excess – applies in the event of any damage to our vehicle and/or any accident/incident our vehicle may have been involved in whilst on hire, regardless of fault.  It is payable immediately and prior to any claim being accepted or processed.

Vehicle condition – all vehicles must be returned in a clean and presentable condition. If the vehicle is returned dirty and/or there is cigarette or unpleasant odors in the cab, or rubbish (outside of fair wear and tear) has been left in the vehicle; a cleaning fee will be charged.

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