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Move More For Less

If you are looking for the best cheap van hire Canberra has to offer, look no further as Go With The Gecko has you covered. With both ute and van hire options, we have what you need for a DIY move that will save you time and money! We are a family owned Australian business operating for over twenty years and we have the knowledgeable and experienced staff who can easily provide you the best hiring solution for your next move.

Our Go With The Gecko Australia-wide service guarantee is a stress-free, pleasant and cost-effective experience that has our customers making us their first call every time they move. We offer incredibly affordable van hire across Canberra, and Australia, making interstate moves as easy as local ones. Our vehicles are fully enclosed and lockable keeping your belongings safe no matter how far (or close) you are travelling.

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The Best Van Rental In Canberra

Go With The Gecko aims to make life as easy as possible for our customers, with our accessible convenient service station locations making picking-up and dropping-off of our hire vehicles simple. Our vans for hire are available from as little as 2-hours to 2-weeks so we can help you in any situation, with the bonus of an easy drop-off location when the hard work is done.

We offer the same ease for our interstate hires courtesy of our one-way van hire system. Pack up your belongings in Canberra, drive anywhere in the country, and drop the vehicle off in the same location! This is the cheapest way to make your move across state lines without any of the stress. We can even bring the vehicle to you to start your move.

If you are looking for the cheapest and easiest van hire Canberra has that will help you move your stuff yourself, Go With The Gecko will look after you. Prices start from as little as $22 an hour*, for a 1-tonne easy-to-operate van that will help you move your belongings in a cost-efficient manner that works with your schedule.

Why People Choose To Go With The Gecko

self move hire interstate local one wayThe Go With The Gecko process is tailored for ease-of-use and affordable for budgets of any size thanks to the following benefits;

  • Wherever you are in the country, our one-way or two-way van hiring is easily and readily available
  • Interstate hires were we can have the vehicle delivered to you by us
  • Competitive prices that won’t blow your budget
  • A standard car licence is all your need for our easy-to-drive vehicles
  • Both short and long-term hiring packages to fit any moving situation
  • Our streamlined process results in minimal overheads keeping prices low
  • No hidden fees; our singular complete package provides everything you need
  • We make moving as easy as possible for you so you can focus on getting the job done

Australian Owned And Operated

We love keeping it local and we have been an Australian owned and operated family business for over 20 years. This means we understand the Australian community and their needs exceptionally well, and our vehicles are built tough to cover the terrain. We also have an Australian-based contact centre for easy communication to answer any questions you may have.

Save Money With Go With The Gecko

Our streamlined process provides you a great value for money hire, where you can move more for less. Just load up your gear into one of our hire vehicle options, and you’ll begin saving a bunch of money. Safely transport loads of various sizes in a standard ute or 2-tonne van with only a standard car license. This is unquestionably the cheapest way to move you our your items.

Easy Hiring Process

Our convenient pick-up and drop-off locations across Australia make vehicle hiring really simple for both you and us. Our flexible rental packages are designed to cover a range of situations and distances, saving you time and money. That’s our goal here at Go With The Gecko, to make sure everything is hassle-free for you.

We Love To Help You

We’ve been in the moving game for over twenty years, so we’ve seen it all and know how to best handle your sticky. Our customers know this, and that’s why they keep coming back. Moving doesn’t have to be as stressful as so many people think it is and Go With The Gecko ensure this.

Our Vehicles

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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

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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

Let Go With The Gecko Help You

The best van rental Canberra has to offer is right here with Go With The Gecko. Give us a call at 1300 826 883 and find out just how simple, and above all cheap, it can be.

Vans : Features & Rate Card

Our 1 tonne vans are a perfect solution for those who need the security a van offers. All our vans are less than 5 years old and come standard with a side access door, air conditioning and power steering. Our fleet consists of Toyota Hiace’s which have an approximate cargo area of 4.3 cubic litre capacity.


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

1T Van Dimensions

  • Overall Length: 4.6m:
  • Overall Height: 1.95m
  • Overall Width: 1.5m
  • Cargo Bay Length: 2.8m
  • Cargo Bay Height: 1.5m
  • Cargo Bay Capacity: 6.3m3

Note: Dimensions are approximate & may vary by model

1.5T/2T Van Dimensions

  • Overall Length: 6m/6.2m
  • Overall Height: 2.6m
  • Overall Width: 1.8m
  • Cargo Bay Length: 2.5m/3m
  • Cargo Bay Height: 1.85m
  • Cargo Bay Capacity: 8.3m3/9.9m3

Note: Dimensions 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.

1 Tonne Van

Hire Period Rate Charge KMs Charge
1 hour $25 100 KM free per day then $0.35 per KM
2 hours $50 100 KM free per day then $0.35 per KM
24 hours $58 100 KM free per day then $0.35 per KM
7 days $429 100 KM free per day then $0.35 per km

1.5 & 2T Van

Hire Period Rate Charge KMs Charge
1 hour $39 100 KM free per day then $0.35 per KM
2 hours $78 100 KM free per day then $0.35 per KM
24 hours $84 100 KM free per day then $0.35 per KM
7 days $540 100 KM free per day then $0.35 per km

Price include GST, Standard Insurance and Kilometer allowances based on a Monday to Thursday local hire.  7 days hire includes weekend rates.

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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