‘Need to know’ information when renting a truck or another of our vehicles

Ensuring you have the right information for a hassle-free hire is all part of our service.


Licence requirements when hiring a truck

Your Drivers licence must be presented on the day of hire, prior to commencement of hire.

  • 2 – 3 Ton Truck – current full Class 1 (Standard Car)
  • 4 – 7 Ton Truck – current full Class 2 (Medium Rigid)
  • 10 Ton Truck – current full Class 4 (Heavy Rigid)

For more detailed instruction on how to find out which class of licence you have, click here.


Transport Service Licence Requirements

Whether you’re an individual or a company, you must hold the appropriate transport service licence if you’re operating a particular type of service.
Click here for further specific details.


Insurance Requirements

Our Standard insurance excess is $3000.00 inc GST and may be reduced to $1000.00 inc GST by way of payment of an optional insurance waiver.
This option only applies to fully licenced drivers 25 years of age or older.
The insurance excess is payable if there is any damage to the hire vehicle or third party.

Special Circumstances

Drivers falling into any of these categories will need to pay a deposit amount upfront as a bond – fully refunded upon return of undamaged vehicle.

  • 21-24 years
    Full Licence $2000
  • Under 21*
    Full Licence $2000
  • Any Age*
    Restricted / Learners $2000

* We will only hire to under 21’s if you are driving on behalf of a company or under the supervision of a driving instructor.


Bond Requirements

Minimum bond amount is $500.00 or a signed credit card imprint. This would be for a one day hire with the optional insurance waiver taken and with the driver being 25 years + with a full licence.

For anything more than a one day hire this may vary. Please call for details.

We accept Visa, Master Card, Diners and Amex.

Please note that Debit Cards are not Credit Cards, and will not be accepted as such.