CAR SHARE - A NEW CONVENIENCE

A NEW WAY

Car Share is a little different than a typical hire scenario. It operates from central pick-up, drop-off location for Members.

The vehicles are available when not booked, just select the required time block and lock it in.

This is a great asset to utilise in a situation where you need a vehicle short-term saving you the hassle of per-day rental, worrying about your own transport and even parking on a regular basis where that is difficult.

IT CAN WORK FOR YOU

Simply sign up for free and get validated. Once a Member, use your ID on your phone, tablet or desktop computer. Once logged in, there will be a reservation page with available hours and locations.

Select the car you want and how many hours you need it. We also have daily and overnight specials.

If you need the car longer, you can extend the reservation if the car is available with a simple phone call.

Ready to SHARE

Student Car Share vehicles are regularly cleaned and maintained and available for all Member's to share anytime they need to. The vehicle becomes an asset for validated Members with a personal responsibility to leave the vehicle as you found it for the next Member to share. If you find the interior of the car is dirty at the beginning of your reservation, please send us some pictures to cleaning@studentcarshare.com.au and call 1300 183 184 to report, the offending member will be charged a $100 cleaning fee.

CONVENIENCE

Let's face it, parking is becoming more and more difficult and expensive every day. In a situation at, for example, the University, Car Share is a brilliant choice.

Fast, easy and convenient with a central location to simply look up and book an available space, pick up, use and drop-off again when done.

The convenience for Members is huge, the advantages are great and the sheer simplicity of the system is something you will love.

HOW IT WORKS

Sign Up

and get yourself registered

As a Student or Faculty Member, just choose a car sharing program, fill out the free online application. Once your membership has been approved, you'll receive an email confirmation. We will also mail you a Smart Card and welcome brochure. Your member ID number will be on your welcome brochure - you'll need this to log in and reserve. Ready to get started?

Get Validated

We check a few things

Please allow up to 3-5 business days. The approval process is simple and we work fast to get you on the road as soon as we can. We will need to authorise your credit card and also verify that your driver's license is valid. International members may take longer to get approved.

CHECK AVAILABILITY & Book

Need to find out availability

Use your member ID to log in. Enter your Member ID and personally selected password. You can make a reservation 24/7 with as little or as much notice as you like.

Pick it up

Get ready

Since this is a car sharing community and the cars cannot be cleaned after every use, be sure to leave the vehicle in good condition for the next member by taking your personal belongings and removing any rubbish upon exiting the vehicle.

....Go

You are on your way

Only you or another approved member on the same Student Car Share account can drive the vehicle during your reservation. That's the benefit of being a member. Depending on the plan you choose, your rate may also include a limited amount of kilometres per car share period. Any kilometres over your limit will be charged at a low per-kilometre rate.

Keep in mind that car sharing is not a one-way rental program, so your vehicle must be returned to the original reserved parking area where you picked it up. This allows it to be easily found and used by the next member.

Frequently Asked Questions

Choose a car sharing program, fill out the online application. Once your membership has been approved, you'll receive an email confirmation. We will also mail you a Smart Card and welcome brochure. Your member ID number will be on your welcome brochure - you'll need this to log in and reserve.

For the actual approval, please allow up to 3-5 business days for it to be processed. The approval process is simple and we do work fast to get you on the road as soon as we possibly can. We will need to authorise your credit card and also verify that your driver's license is valid. International members may take longer to get approved.
Simply, yes! If you're a student between 18 – 20 years old you can join. If you have a qualified driver's license from another country and/or and international permit, you'll just need a credit card to apply.
Just use your member ID to log in. Enter your Member ID and personally selected password. You can make a reservation 24/7 with as little or as much notice as you like, it's all up to you. As for cancellations, since this is a community, cancelling as soon as possible will allow another member to reserve that vehicle.

As far as driving is concerned, only you or another approved member on the same Student Car Share account can drive the vehicle during your reservation. That's the benefit of being a member.
Depending on the plan you choose, your rate may also include a limited amount of kilometres per car share period. Any kilometres over your limit will be charged at a low per-kilometre rate.
Car sharing is not a one-way rental program, so your vehicle must be returned to the original reserved parking area where you picked it up. This allows it to be easily found and used by the next member.

And, unfortunately no pets are allowed in our vehicles as this would make overall vehicle cleanliness for other members using the vehicles difficult. If you find the interior of the car is dirty at the beginning of your reservation, please send us some pictures to cleaning@studentcarshare.com.au and call 1300 183 184 to report, the offending member will be charged a $100 cleaning fee.
One of the responsibilities of membership is to refill the fuel tank at a Caltex Station when it drops to 1/4 full during your car sharing period. Be sure to return the fuel card to the same place you found it after you've filled the tank. Failure to return the vehicle with a minimum ¼ tank of fuel or a lost fuel card could result in a fee.

To refuel, when you pull into a Caltex petrol station, retrieve the fuel card and swipe the card like you would any credit card. When prompted, enter the current vehicle kilometres from the odometer along with your unique 4-digit fuel PIN. Fill the tank with regular unleaded petrol and then return the fuel card where you found it. Remember, the only station you can use to refill the tank is a Caltex one.
If you get to the Student Car Share parking area and your car is not there, call us and we will assist you by locating the vehicle or switching your reservation to another available vehicle.

In the case of an unauthorised vehicle in the space, call us immediately so we can make arrangements to remove the unauthorised vehicle and give you directions on where to park.
When you arrive at the vehicle, you'll see a sensor on the drivers' side windshield. Hold your Smart Card over the sensor until you hear the doors unlock. The keys are found on a key tether attached to the dashboard. Remember to always leave the car keys in the vehicle. Now you're ready to drive!

If you would like to keep the car overnight, discounted overnight rates may apply. Check our website or contact us for more information.
Be aware that returning the vehicle late or extending after your reservation has ended will incur a penalty. If you know you're going to be late, extend online or by phone before the end of your reserved time. If there's no reservation right after yours, we can extend your reservation without a problem. If your extension or late return delays another member a minimum late fee of $35 per hour plus the hourly rate will apply. Late returns are a NO NO!
The member is responsible for paying for all traffic or parking tickets while using a Student Car Share vehicle. If you incur a parking or speed violation, it is wise to pay the associated fines as soon as possible. Any violations we receive on your behalf will be transferred to your name by the parking/ speeding authority or directly billed to you by Student Car Share. Please note that an administrative fee will apply.
Simply put, smoking in our vehicles is not permitted, that would be unfair for those who do not smake. Please note that there is a fine for any smoking in our vehicles.

As for cleaning, a representative will clean your vehicles on a regular schedule. Since this is a car sharing community and the cars cannot be cleaned after every use, be sure to leave the vehicle in good condition for the next member by taking your personal belongings and removing any rubbish upon exiting the vehicle. If you find the interior of the car is dirty at the beginning of your reservation, please send us some pictures to cleaning@studentcarshare.com.au and call 1300 183 184 to report, the offending member will be charged a $100 cleaning fee.
In the event of a breakdown, flat tyre or other problem, call us immediately so we can dispatch our 24-hour roadside assistance.

In the case of an accident, an accident checklist can be found in the glove box. Call the Police to make a report and fill out the accident checklist. Please notify us of the accident immediately so that we can create a report of the information you collect and assist you in any way possible. We'll be sure to make alternate arrangements for the next Student Car Share member that has a reservation for that vehicle.
Members may be responsible for damage. Liability and Damage Waiver coverage may be included in your membership, and varies by the program chosen. If you are in an accident with another vehicle, we will respond to claims from other parties and any excess is payable as per the program chosen.

We don't want to hold you responsible for damage that existed prior to your use of the car. Please take a few minutes before you drive to inspect the car prior to each rental. If you notice any damages, please email a picture to damage@studentcarshare.com.au and call 1300 183 184 to report. Call us immediately to report any problems so that we can document the vehicle's condition prior to your use and, if needed, make other arrangements for you.
Call or contact us to request a replacement for your Smart Card. In most cases, a $20 replacement fee will apply.

As for cancellations, please contact us to cancel your membership so that we can review your account and provide instructions for returning your Smart Card.

Rates and Fees

Inclusions


How many kilometres are included?

Each Student Car Share hourly booking reservation comes with unlimited kilometres while daily bookings come standard with up to 200 kilometres of driving distance included per day.

Each additional kilometre travelled costs 28 cents and is payable at the end of your trip.

Insurance?
All Student Car Share cars are comprehensively insured and have an excess of $2200 for members 25 years old and above, $2700 for foreign drivers 25 years old and above and $2700 for all members 18-21 years old.

Additional cover can be purchased at $2hr - maximum of $20 per day with a reduced excess of $350 for 25 years old and above and an excess of $500 for 18-21 years old, including foreign drivers.

Pay just $90 per year in order to waive the members excess from $2200 or $2700 (depending on age), to $0.

Fuel & roadside assistance are all included with your Student Car Share membership. All rates are subject to change without notice.

Vehicle hourly rates


HYUNDAI i20 RATES

WEEKDAYS
(Monday – Thursday)
00:00 – 11:59 $6.00 / hour
12:00 – 23:59 $8.50 / hour

(Friday)
00:00 – 16.59 $9.00 / hour

WEEKENDS *
(Friday – Sunday)
17:00 – 23:59 $10.00 / hour )

DAILY RATES **
Weekday (Monday – Friday) 00:00 - 16:59 $64.00
Weekend * (Friday - Sunday) 17:00 - 23:59 $78.00

* Weekend rates begin at 5pm Friday and end at 11:59pm Sunday.
** Daily rates start at the beginning of your reservation & finish 24hrs later.

(All transactions are in Australian Dollars, this website supports Secure Socket Layers of 128bit or greater)


HYUNDAI ACCENT RATES

WEEKDAYS
(Monday – Thursday)
00:00 – 11:59 $6.00 / hour
12:00 – 23:59 $8.50 / hour

(Friday)
00:00 – 16.59 $9.00 / hour )

WEEKENDS *
(Friday – Sunday)
17:00 – 23:59 $10.00 / hour

DAILY RATES **
Weekday (Monday – Friday) 00:00 - 16:59 $64.00
Weekend * (Friday - Sunday) 17:00 - 23:59 $78.00

* Weekend rates begin at 5pm Friday and end at 11:59pm Sunday.
** Daily rates start at the beginning of your reservation & finish 24hrs later.

(All transactions are in Australian Dollars, this website supports Secure Socket Layers of 128bit or greater)


HYUNDAI VELOSTER RATES

WEEKDAYS
(Monday – Thursday)
00:00 – 11:59 $8.00 / hour
12:00 – 23:59 $10.50 / hour

(Friday)
00:00 – 16.59 $11.00 / hour

WEEKENDS *
(Friday – Sunday)
17:00 – 23:59 $12.00 / hour

DAILY RATES **
Weekday (Monday – Friday) 00:00 - 16:59 $66.00
Weekend * (Friday - Sunday) 17:00 - 23:59 $80.00

* Weekend rates begin at 5pm Friday and end at 11:59pm Sunday.
** Daily rates start at the beginning of your reservation & finish 24hrs later.

(All transactions are in Australian Dollars, this website supports Secure Socket Layers of 128bit or greater)

Things to Know


Now is the time!
Right now, Student Car Share's Annual Membership fee of $50 per year is currently free, so claim your freedom and take advantage of it while you can!

Refund/Cancellation Policy
Any cancelled time with less than 24 hours' notice prior to the start of your booking will be charged at full price. Changing vehicles with less than 24 hours' notice will result in your account being charged for both vehicles.

You have a 1 hour grace period after making a booking, any changes or cancellations within 1 hour of the booking being made will not incur any charges. If you wish to cancel your membership, regretfully, your membership fees cannot be refunded.

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First Thing

Sign up

Stand-by

We'll validate your membership

Recieve

We'll send you a Smart Card

Log-In

Check availabilities

Book

Place a booking online

Pick up

And drop off when done

What OUR MEMBERS Say

  • So easy to do. Just sign up, check availablity for when you want a car and go.... So much easier than the hassle and cost of parking.

    Jennifer - Student
  • A car, short-term - super easy and really convenient for me and my needs, safe too!

    Lauren - Faculty Member
  • I wasn't so sure, but signed up and became a Member. After several bookings now, I couldn't imagine an easier way to go, just pick up a car and drop it off when you return - super easy...

    Brian - Student

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