Renting a car in Australia for under $50,000 can be a difficult task for many Australians, especially if you’re a millennial.
But with the growing popularity of the ‘gig economy’, you’re no longer stuck with a rental vehicle with a sticker price that only a few hundred dollars can buy.
The latest data from rental car analytics company Rentrak shows that there are more than 6.2 million Australians renting cars.
And with more than 40 per cent of renters buying their own car, there are many Australians who would rather spend their money on a rental than a rental truck.
Here are our top tips for getting the most out of your new car: If you have a mortgage, a deposit or a car loan, you can get a car rental in a number of different ways.
You can buy a car on a credit card online You can rent a car at a garage sale or garage rental agency You can borrow a car from a car hire company and rent it to a friend You can use a car to travel on the go or travel on holiday, such as on a business trip You can also buy a rental to use on business trips or holidays If you don’t have a car or car loan to lend, there’s no need to spend thousands on a car.
In fact, if you already own a car, you might be able to save a little money by renting it instead.
Rentrak has a range of rental car deals to suit different budgets.
Here’s what you need to know about renting a car: Rentrak is a credit reporting company, so if you buy a used car from Rentrak, it may not automatically show up on your credit report.
Instead, you’ll need to fill out an online application to get it checked.
Rentable cars can be rented online, through the Rentrak app or via car rental companies such as Car2Go.
Rentracers offers car rental apps in more than 30 countries, but Australia is the only one with a full rental service.
Rentraker can rent vehicles from any car hire agency or garage sale, or from rental companies like Car2go and Zipcar.
Car2GO and Zip2Go have similar car rental deals, but only Car2 Go can book rental vehicles in Australia.
RentRAK also offers car loan programs to those who don’t already own their own cars, so you can save up to 30 per cent.
You should check if you qualify for a car lease deal first, because if you do, you’re guaranteed a lease for a fixed period of time.
If you rent a used vehicle, you won’t need to worry about a car payment until you pay off the loan.
This can be expensive, but if you don, you may be able save some money by letting the car sit for a few months and then renewing the lease.