MINIMUM hire of 2 days is required
Christmas and New Year periods MINIMUM hire of 7 days
Cairns Airport has imposed Covid-19 restrictions, vehicles for our customers cannot be left at the airport. After hour vehicle hire pick/returns will need to be arranged if required.
Do you need to hire a minibus from Cairns? With room for up to 12 people, this Toyota Hiace Commuter bus is spacious, powerful and seriously comfortable. This Cairns mini bus delivers everything you could want from a small bus and you only need a car license to drive it. It comes with air-conditioning, automatic transmission, power steering plus many more extras.
All prices are in AUD, per 24 hours rental period.
|Per 24 Hours||Compulsory Insurance Liability Reduction|
|2 - 6 Days||$ 200||$ 20 / Day|
|7 - 20 Days||$ 180||$ 20 / Day|
|21 - 29 Days||$ 160||$ 20 / Day|
|30+ Days||$ 140||$ 20 / Day|
MINIMUM hire of 2 days is required for this vehicle. Over the Christmas and New Year periods there is a minimum hire of 7 days. An Insurance Liability Reduction of $20 per day is compulsory in addition to the daily hire rate.
|Option||Accident Liability||Credit Card Bond||Daily Rate|
|Standard Insurance Liability Reduction||5000.00||2000.00|
|Option 1 Insurance Liability Reduction||2000.00||1000.00||20.00|
DAILY RATES are calculated on a per 24 hour day basis, for example if you collect the car at 11.30am it is due for return at 11.30am on your last day of hire.
PAYMENT A deposit of 20% is required to hold a vehicle (no credit card fees are charged). The remaining balance is payable when you pick up the vehicle in Cairns by either Visa/MasterCard or earlier by EFT.
DEPOT HOURS Monday to Friday 8.00 am to 4.00 pm. Saturday 8.00 am to 11.00 am and Sunday is by prior appointment only.
VEHICLE PICK AND RETURN Collection and return of the vehicles is from the depot or airport. If you would like to collect from the airport all paperwork must be completed prior to pick up.
24-HOUR HELPLINE Road service 7-day-a-week.
MINIMUM RENTAL 2 days.
DRIVERS A current motor vehicle driver’s licence is required and must be produced on pick-up. Should a foreign licence be in a language other than English, it must be accompanied by a current International Drivers licence.
DRIVERS AGE The minimum age for drivers is 21 years.
KILOMETRE ALLOWANCE 200 km per day is included in the rental cost. If you travel over 200 km per day, the extra charge is $0.40 cents for every km over.
TYRE & WINDSCREEN DAMAGE The renter will be responsible for tyre and windscreen damage.
CLEANING FEE ON RETURN OF VEHICLE A cleaning fee may be charged if the vehicle is not returned in reasonable condition. Charging of such fee will be at the depot managers discretion.
CANCELLATION FEE If cancelled anytime after booking: loss of deposit.
If cancelled from 15+ days prior to pick-up: loss of deposit and you will be charged $25 processing fee.
If cancelled 7 to 14 days prior to pick-up: loss of deposit and you will be charged 10% of the rental cost.
If cancelled 1 to 6 days prior to pick-up: loss of deposit and you will be charged 20% of the rental cost.
If cancelled on the day of pick-up or No show: You will be charged for the full rental cost.
The Bond is the amount which guests would be liable up to in case of any damage done to the vehicle.
The Bond is payable on the pick-up and only by a credit card (the credit card holder must be present).
The Bond would be fully refunded after they return the vehicle in the same condition as they rented it (no damages, no accidents)
– Insurance is not offered on vehicles but you can purchase Liability Reduction Options.
Payment of this Bond is only accepted by credit card, debit credit card and ins some cases cash. The amount will be debited to the credit card account immediately. A non-refundable bond administration fee will may apply at the time of the debit and the bond refund may take up to 21 working days.
Personal injury or loss and damages to personal items is not covered with your vehicle hire. Personal injury is covered in most cases through Registration Third Party Insurance, which you, as the customer are required to purchase. It is strongly recommended that customer takes out personal travel insurance to cover any injury or loss.
As a valued customer of 4WD Hire, we are pleased to offer you the opportunity to purchase discounted travel insurance. Options include single trip or annual frequent travellers plan on domestic or international travel.
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SureSave Pty Limited, ABN 82 137 885 262 AR 339902, is an authorised representative of Cerberus Special Risks Pty Limited ABN 81 115 932 173, AFS Licence No. 308461. (Cerberus).
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All the 4 Wheel drives that indicate in the text that they are allowed to go to Cape York will get you and back to Cape York without any issues. The roads to Cape York are in good conditions these days with the local council often grading the roads with there earth moving equipment. The main thing you need in a 4WD is “Ground Clearance” on a Cape York trip and those listed on our website have this.
Yes, we have an agreement with a local company in Cairns that will hire just camping gear however we recommend that you consider hiring a 4WD that already comes with camping gear as these vehicles have been specially designed to fit all the camping gear you need but still giving you ample room for comfort.