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Any person looking for renting a truck on the gold coast needs to really cautious about a few essential things. It is necessary to save money, to lower the risk of any mishaps and stress level. Let us take a look at the things which need to be considered:

  • Size of the truck you’ll need

The foremost thing to be considered is the size of the truck which will be needed. It is important because you should be able to take all the necessary items in one go. When considering the size of the truck, you also don’t want to pay extra money for space which won’t be used, especially for long-distance travelling.

The size of the truck hire also depends on the number of people travelling because the trucks usually provide a seating capacity of 3 people. Still, there are some trucks which provide extra seating, but on the other hand, they also need special driving licenses.

If you are unable to figure out the size of the truck, you can also take advice from the company from which you are renting the truck by giving them measurements of your load. Some companies even provide the details of their trucks on their website, which can be accessed to have enhanced knowledge.

  • Truck Size

The size of the truck also depends upon the location because the truck should be able to load the stuff from the old place and also should be able to unload the same at the desired location. It is important because the truck might not be able to drive through certain areas in the city.

  • Drivers

As stated above, many trucks need special driving licenses, whereas some can be driven around with a standard driving license, consider this before booking the truck. The coverage of insurance while driving the truck should also be considered.

  • How far are you Moving?

Before renting the truck, you should also consider the distance that you have to travel and then accordingly decide the rent for the truck. You also need to calculate the mileage expected from the truck and the fuel that it will consume. This really helps in the calculation of the total cost from different companies and ascertaining as to which company fits your budget.

  • Check out your Insurance

You also need to verify with your insurance company that whether they cover your rentals and the things that you are transporting or not. The company might also provide a top-up cover which will protect your valuables when they are being transported from one place to another.

  • Find the best service near you

The truck hire Townsville company that you have opted for around the Gold coast should not be too far away from your residence. This will ease out the picking up and dropping off the truck when the transit and this will also decrease the total cost by lowering the rental.

  • Book early

After you are certain as to which truck you should rent, you should also make the booking quickly so that you get your desired truck.

Hoping these tips will help you book a truck which you desire and is most suitable for your trip.


To take a closer look at our hire trucks, be sure to visit our truck info page.