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For the finest van hire Wollongong has to offer, look no further than Go With The Gecko. We have a range of van hire options and knowledgeable and experienced staff ready to provide you with the most cost-effective solution. No matter your task, with over twenty years experience in the industry, making us your first call is the right move every time.

Go With The Gecko’s affordable van hire provides you with an easy-to-operate vehicle that provides lockable safe keeping for everything that you are moving; secure for either a short or long-haul journey. 

The Easiest Van Hire in Wollongong

2 ton van interstate local hireGo With The Gecko has an ever-expanding list off convenient locations across Wollongong for  picking-up and dropping-off of our vans. This reduces the hassle of returning your hire vehicle after you have completed your task!

If you need to head interstate, our one-way van hire system means you don't have to worry about the return! Just drop the van off at a convenient pre-arranged location near your destination. You won’t have to worry about a long drive back with an empty hire van when you Go With The Gecko. Or, we can even deliver a van right to your doorstop so you can save time on arranging picking up the vehicle.

Go With The Gecko prices begin at $65 per day* for a 1-tonne van that can be used to move furniture, rubbish or just bring your new couch home quick, easily and cheaply. 

The Bonuses of Going With The Gecko

There is a reason why we see so many repeat customers that have stayed loyal to us over our many years as a business. You not only get a high quality van when you Go With The Gecko, you also receive;

  • A one-way or two-way hiring option which covers the whole country
  • The delivery of your vehicle for all interstate hires 
  • Low prices 
  • Easy to drive vehicles that only require a standard car license to operate
  • Customisable packages for your schedule 
  • Low costs with minimal overheads
  • No hidden costs 
  • A simple, stress-free moving experience

Custom-Designed Packages For You

self move hire interstate local one wayWe have been operating as a proud Australian owned family business for over 20 years. During this time, we’ve realised that we, and our products, need to be flexible to meet the changing needs of our customers. This is why we’ve custom-designed our rental packages to make moving items around Wollongong, or Australia, as easy as possible. 

We also have an Australian-based contact center available to answer any queries that you may have. They can also help you find the right solution for your situation, so just give us a call and we’ll get you sorted.

Staying Within The Budget

We understand that you are likely trying to stick within a budget, which is why you’ve opted for the DIY option in the first place. Well done, it's the cheapest way to go! Our vehicles are the best value for money in Wollongong and they will safely transport whatever you need without denting the bank account. 

Our larger 2-tonne vans can be legally operated with a standard car license; so anyone can operate them with ease. Our friendly, knowledgeable and helpful staff also happen to be people-pleasers, so if you have any questions or concerns about our vehicles they are ready to help you.

Give Go With The Gecko A Call Today

Moving items around may be a pain, but it can also be exciting as it means you are about to experience something new! Let us remove the stress from the process so you can focus on the good parts!

We have the easiest van hire process Wollongong can offer; and we've seen every moving situation possible. Give us a call on 1300 826 883 and let us help you get this task crossed off your to-do list.

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.

Features

  • 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: 3m/3.6m
  • Cargo Bay Height: 1.85m
  • Cargo Bay Capacity: 10m3/12m3

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
Monday - Thursday $65 100 KM free per day then $0.35 per KM
Friday - Sunday $90 100 KM free per day then $0.35 per KM

1.5T Van

Hire Period Rate Charge KMs Charge
Monday - Thursday $99 100 KM free per day then $0.35 per KM
Friday - Sunday $110 100 KM free per day then $0.35 per KM

2T Van

Hire Period Rate Charge KMs Charge
Monday - Thursday $99 100 KM free per day then $0.35 per KM
Friday - Sunday $120 100 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.  If toll roads and/or bridges are used during the rental period, and you have not purchased a day pass or used your own toll account, the hirer will be charged each toll fee plus an administrative fee of $33 to cover the cost of administrating the toll payment.

Deposit – all hires need to accepted a pre-authorised deposit on a credit or debit card credit account only  prior to the commencement of hire. A Standard Deposit on a local hire, longer term hires, interstate or overseas license is between $200 – $400.  Deposit releases can take up to 10 working days to process, due to the time take for the relevant traffic authorities to forward any tolls charges, fines or traffic infringements.  Any additional charges which have been applied to your hire account will be charged to your account prior to the release of your deposit.

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 you the added piece of mind and to protect you against wrongful claims of damage.  We require a 4 x photos of each side of the vehicle, plus a photo of both the odometer reading and fuel gauge (at return).  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 and charges 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 fuelled, the hirer will be charged the cost of replacement fuel plus an administration fee of $55 to cover the cost and labour to refuel.

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 any of our nominated insurance products.

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 commercial vehicle excess of $7,500 may be reduced by paying a waiver fee of $22 per day for local hire and $100 per day for interstate hire.  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 odours in the cabin, or rubbish left in the cabin or cargo areas (outside of fair wear and tear); a cleaning fee will be charged.

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