How Do I Rent on Drive mate?

Enjoy a more affordable car sharing solution Australia-wide!
How do I rent my neighbour’s car with Drive mate?
Tired of overcomplicated car hire? We’ve streamlined our service making your search for a suitable car just a few sign-up steps away.

The Drive mate concept provides everyday people with a simplified method of renting vehicles from neighbourhood hosts. Guests get to grab a nearby car for while hosts earn a bit of cash for their offering – A win-win if you ask us!
Check out how it works
Real hosts. Real easy.
Getting Started
Discover cars near you
Browse our selection of available vehicles in neighbouring suburbs.
Make a booking request
Found what you’re looking for? Simply make a booking with the owner from the palm of your hand!
Go get your ride!
Prepare to pick up the car at your scheduled location. You can access the car from your smartphone without having to wait for hosts to handover the keys.

That’s it! You’re on your way.
Why Drive mate’s Your Best Car Rental Option
Mate’s Rates
Keep more of your moola with car hire that’s up to 40% cheaper than most Aussie rental companies​
Most flexible and convenient
Rent cars on an hourly, daily or even a monthly basis with virtually limitless rental periods to suit all guests and lifestyles.​
Savvy Insurance Structure
Comprehensively protected from the moment you first sit in the driver’s seat, until the car has been returned.
our insurance policy
Unmatched Support Network
We provide 24/7 support during your rental period. Give us a buzz and we’ll be more than happy to have to chat!​ ​ ​
Super-convenient Keyless Access Technology
Pickup the car using advanced in-app technology. Zero contact with hosts or keys to worry about keeping track of.
Ready to find your first car?
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your search with Drive mate.
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