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Vehicle transfer, the cheapest way to rent a vehicle

Transfercar is an online relocation service providing really cheap rental cars, motorhome and campervan hire. Some cost only a dollar a day to hire, though most times it's free. So how can they afford to do this?
Here in Australia we call it relocating but overseas the concept is called driveaway or one way hire. Rental car or camper van companies need to move vehicles between their branches all the time. They can either use expensive trucks or trains or they can let you drive it for free. The rental operators win, you win.
So how do they make money on this? Transfercar charges a small fee to the rental operators for each successful relocation. They are constantly looking for more relocation drivers - families, students, backpackers, event-goers, seniors or other travellers are all welcome. You need to be over 18 and have a full drivers license and be available to go at relatively short notice (vehicles are generally listed up to two weeks in advance of their availability, though many are read to drive away immediately). Vehicles must be delivered by a pre-set date, however adequate time is always given to transfer a vehicle from one location to another, often with time to view plenty of attractions on the way. Additional rental days may be available at discounted rates if hirers require more time than that allotted.
The most popular routes are between Adelaide, Alice Springs, Brisbane, Cairns, Darwin and Perth to Sydney and Melbourne, but other locations are listed all the time. Most cars comes with free insurance. A free tank of fuel and other expenses covered is not unusual either. The Transfercar website is updated daily with free rental car, campervan and motorhome deals and you can sign up to their email notifications. Vehicles currently or soon to become available are listed below from the Transfercar website.