How old do I have to be to rent a campervan in Australia?
Drivers must be 21 years of age or more. Some campervan companies permit drivers aged between 18 – 20 years to drive sleepervans or smaller campervans. If you are between 18 – 20 years old, please contact our reservations team at bookings@rentcampervan.com.au to check which campervans you can drive.

What type of licence do I need to drive a campervan?
A current and full motor vehicle driver’s licence is required and must be produced upon vehicle collection. Should a foreign licence be in a language other than English, it must be accompanied by an accredited English translation. The translation must be provided by an authorised translation service or a diplomatic representative at a high commission, embassy or consulate, or the authority that issued your overseas licence (an International Driving Permit may be acceptable as a translation if in English).

Do all drivers need to be present at the branch at pick-up?
All drivers are required to show their driver licence to the branch in person prior to driving the vehicle. At pick-up is preferred, however guests may visit the branch prior to pick-up to show their driver licence if they are unable to be there on the day.

How much does it cost to rent campervan in Australia?
We have a range of campervans and motor homes - from Budget to luxury vehicles available to hire throughout Australia. However; campervan price depends on various factors like size, brand, age of vehicle, rental season etc. Checking out rates is easy. Fill out our search form and click on search button. Next, you will get a list of different campervans and their prices. Compare and select the campervan that best suits your budget.

When's the best time of year to hire a campervan in Australia?
If you want to avoid crowd, Australia’s winter (May to August) is a good time tovisit. October to April is a popular time amongst tourists and therefore falls under peak season. If you are looking to explore Northern Territory or Queensland, June to September is the best time.

What type of fuel do the campers use?
Campervans are either petrol or diesel. Please check vehicles specification while making enquiry or booking.

Are one way rentals possible?
Yes, most of suppliers has depots in multiple cities and therefore allows one way rental. One way rentals have minimum hire days depending upon the drop off city and also incur one way fees.

Are campervans auto or manual?
We have both auto and manual transmission campervans. You can check whether the campervan for rent in Australia is auto or manual transmission from the vehicle specifications.

What all is included in my hire campervan Australia?
Most campervans are equipped with bedding and linen kit, kitchen equipment and personal kit for your campervan holiday. You can also hire camping chairs, table, heater/fan, GPS, toilet chemical kit, etc at additional cost.

How many Kilometers can I travel?
Standard rental price includes unlimited kilometers for 2WD campervans whereas for 4X4 campers, 300 kilometers/day is allowed. You can buy additional kilometers for 4X4 campers at extra cost.

Is there a minimum hire period?
A minimum hire of 7 days (for same location) is required to rent campervan in Australia. During events like Bathurst 1000 (Sydney) or MotoGP race on Phillip Island (Melbourne) a minimum hire of 10 days is required whilst during Christmas and New Year period, this could be anywhere between 10-14 days. For one-way rental, each campervan supplier has their own minimum hire requirement.

Are campervan branches open 7 days a week all year round?
Campervan branches are open Mon-Sun from 8:30am to 4:00pm during peak season whilst off peak season, branches operate for under restricted hours on Saturday and are closed on Sundays. Branches in Broome, Darwin and Alice Springs are closed from Dec-March.

What are the depot timings?
Depots are open between 8:30am to 4:30pm. Campervans should be picked up and dropped off no later than 3:30pm.

How are rental days calculated?
Unlike the hourly rate used when renting a car or nightly rates used for hotel booking, Campervans are hired on a per calendar day basis, for example picking up a vehicle at 4.00pm on day 1 and dropping off at 8.30am on day 6 is a 6 day rental.

Are there road restrictions on where I can drive campervan?
2WD Campervans can only be driven on sealed/bitumen roads. The exception is well maintained access roads of upto 8-10 kilometres to recognised campgrounds, depending on your chosen campervan supplier’s conditions. Reach out to us on bookings@rentcampervan.com.au to check whether you can take your campervan to a specific spot.
4WD Campervans can be driven on recognised tracks, depending on road conditions, weather and distance. Written permission may be required from the rental company for certain areas in Australia. Therefore discuss your intended travel plans with the rental provider when picking up your vehicle. Additionally vehicle movements may be restricted in certain areas due to adverse road or weather conditions.

What if I have an accident in our Campervan?
Report the accident as soon as possible (within 24 hours) to the rental provider and fill out an Accident Report. Full details of what to do and which no. to report accident on will be in the kit provided by the Campervan Rental company when you pick up your vehicle.

What happens in case of breakdown?
Yes, most Campervan suppliers do. On Road Care team is available 24/7, please phone toll-free number provided in your rental kit any time within 24 hours to give them the opportunity to solve the issues. We do not accept liability for any claims submitted after this period.

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