Not at all. All of our trucks come with standard insurance and damage liability of $5000. The liability can be reduced by upgrading to a premium insurance packages.
Please find out more on our Terms and Conditions page.
Our Pantechs have a storage capacity of 20 cubic metres. This is generally room to fit the contents of a three bedroom unit. Have a chat to our team to help ensure you get the right size truck for your requirements.
It depends, as it is impacted by a number of factors, including:
Yes. Whether you require one of our trucks for local use or interstate movements, we are happy to have a conversation with you about returning the truck at your destination.
Yes, with the exception of unsealed roads or off-road conditions.
Our 3 tonne Pantechs are all automatic transmission.
All Rent It Truck Hire trucks use diesel fuel only.
Definitely. Pantech trucks are perfect as a temporary vehicle for all moving tasks, including those involving your business.
You need a valid driver’s licence (C class or greater) for our 3 tonne Pantechs.
Please refer to Rent It Truck Hire’s terms and conditions for more information.
Sometimes we get a call on a Friday afternoon from a potential customer asking we have a truck for the weekend weekend. We do whatever we can to help our customers, but sometimes we can’t make it work as we simply do not have a truck available.
Unfortunately, some customers believe that waiting till the last minute will get you a better price – this isn’t the case. At Rent It Truck Hire, our quotes are always consistent, so delaying your booking could lead to frustration.
To avoid this happening to you, it’s essential that customers look to hire a truck at least 48 hours prior to your move. The earlier the booking, the better the chance you can reserve a vehicle.
For stress-free truck hire, contact our super friendly team at Rent It Truck Hire now on 1300 556 393 or complete our online quote form.
Maneuvering a truck is a completely different than a car, and it can take some time to adjust. When hopping into your truck for the first time, take the time to familiarise yourself with all the features before driving. This will ensure you will know where everything is located, when you are out in the traffic.
We do have some good news though – our Pantechs are straightforward to drive and we often have customers tell us that they enjoy driving them.
Other truck driving tips that we recommend to all customers, include:
· To state the obvious, your truck is much bigger than your car. Be mindful of the extra girth and height.
Load your items into the truck securely.
When moving interstate, it’s important that you can transport all of your possessions in a single journey.
It’s a good time to do some spring cleaning and consider:
When relocating, your belongings can be in transit for an extended period of time, potentially placing them at a greater risk of damage. It’s a good idea to consider moving insurance to help ease the financial burden if something does go wrong.
Moving insurance will protect you in the in the event of:
Packing your household belongings can be both time consuming and daunting, particularly if you have a lot of items you’re needing to pack, but it can be a made easier if you plan ahead. Beginning a few weeks prior to the date of your move is the perfect time to start. One of the first things you’ll need to do is find or buy some suitable packing boxes.
You’ll also need plenty of tape to close boxes and secure your items. Good choices for moving house boxes include:
Shipping Tape –is best for a typical packing box. It’s cheap to buy and strong enough to secure your box and valuables.
Masking Tape – try to avoid it unless you are using it to label your boxes.
Duct Tape –ideal tape for securing your heavier possessions or for fastening your belongings in place.
Filament Tape – this tape has similar qualities to shipping tape but it features a plastic lining which helps to prevent tearing. Filament tape is also suitable for securing heavy items.
Travelling with Pets
If you are travelling with pets, there are some special laws that you must abide by. Be mindful of your pets health and wellbeing by considering the following:
To avoid injuries when completing a DIY removal, you should always use the correct technique when lifting heavy objects. If you don’t, the risks are pretty high and include a range of health problems, including back problems and muscle injuries.
We always recommend:
When placing the object on the floor, do the reverse of what you did to lift it. Keep your back straight and object close to you, slowly lower yourself using the strength in your legs. The below image is a useful image of how to put all the above tips together.
It’s important that all your possessions are loaded and unloaded off the truck safely and correctly. Doing it correctly will ensure your possessions survive the move but also reduce the risk of injury to yourself. Below are some tips to help make the process safe and hassle free: