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Your safety is our biggest priority.

In response to COVID-19 and in light of recent Government recommendations, we have increased the frequency and standard of workplace hygiene as well as vehicle cleaning and delivery procedures.

All employees and visitors to any of our sites are required to adhere to our COVIDSafe plan, contact information will be collected for the purpose of contact tracing only and we advocate for our staff to wear masks on site. Our customer-facing delivery team will practice safe, contactless delivery of vehicles, wiping down all surfaces with disinfectant agents. Disposal seat covers and gloves are also used for added peace of mind.

New customers can subscribe to online 24/7 with free delivery to customers within 50kms from Brisbane, Melbourne and Sydney. Please note that transport across states is taking longer than usual and we need to allow for up to 4 weeks for delivery.

All of our subscription services remain open for customers. Please contact the subscriptions team on 1300 620 685 or

Carbar Subscription Services

What is Carbar?

Carbar is a no fuss way to drive that doesn’t involve ongoing and unexpected running costs, long-term debt repayments and balloon commitments. For a fixed weekly payment…

  • ✓ We provide you with your own car
  • ✓ We'll take care of insurance, rego, servicing and roadside assist
  • ✓ There's no commitment. You can cancel anytime

Join for free now for more information, news and special offers.

How does it work?

You can subscribe to a Carbar vehicle online, anytime. Simply...

  1. Sign up to a create an account for free
  2. Browse 100s of quality vehicles, login and pay to secure your car online
  3. Arrange to pick up your car or have it delivered to you

Please note delivery is only offered within 50kms of Brisbane, Melbourne or Sydney

Why is there an upfront fee?
Is the upfront fee refundable or transferable?
Is there a cancellation fee?
What does subscription include?
Is roadside assist included?

Yes, every Carbar subscription car has 24/7 access to nationwide roadside assistance on 1300 227 365.

Is there a minimum or maximum term?

There is no minimum or maximum term. You can subscribe for as long as you need it. You can also upgrade and downgrade as you desire.

You can cancel any time and return the car to us or we can arrange collection (within 50km of the CBD). Any unused portion of your fortnightly payment is non-refundable, so we recommend returning it on the last day of the payment cycle.

What if I have a car already?

If you love the idea of car subscription but hate the idea of selling your car privately, we can buy your car for cash. Simply request a quote for free online

Can I request a car if you don't have it on the website?

Unfortunately, not at this stage. We display Carbar vehicle inventory as well as stock from licensed dealer partners so that you can browse a range of vehicles available for subscription. New cars are added daily so please continue to check the website for vehicles in our range.

What if I need to cancel my subscription?

You can cancel any time and return the car to us or we can arrange collection (within 50km of the CBD). Any unused portion of your fortnightly payment is non-refundable, so we recommend returning it on the last day of the payment cycle.

Simply get in touch via email to to let us know.

What is the difference between subscription and leasing/renting?

Carbar is a no-fuss way to drive that doesn’t involve ongoing and long-term debt repayments and balloon commitments. You also won't get surprised by any unexpected running costs. You can change or end your subscription at any time.

Can drivers on Ps use Carbar?

Yes, P2 drivers licence holders can be an approved driver. Their insurance excess will be $3,000.

Unfortunately, P1 drivers license holders cannot be an approved driver for Carbar subscriptions.

What is the insurance excess?

The insurance excess depends on a number factors, including driving history, age, licence type etc. and ranges from $1,500 to $3,000.

Your excess is calculated and displayed during the application process.

Does it cost extra if I am under 25?

There are no extra ongoing costs for drivers under 25, but your excess in case of an accident may be increased.

Can my friend / partner / child drive the car too?

Yes! You can nominate the driver in your customer portal. They will be sent an invitation to set up an account and provide a driver declaration.

Is there a kilometre limit?

Our standard allowance is 500 km per week, or 26,000 km per year. Excess kilometres are billed at $0.14 per km.

Where do I pick the car(s) up from?

You can arrange to pick up your car or have it delivered to you within 50kms of Melbourne, Sydney or Brisbane CBD.

Can I swap the car?

Yes, you can. There is no minimum term so you can change your subscription anytime.

What do I need to apply?

You will need to provide:

  • ● 100 points of identification;
  • ● Proof of residential address;
  • ● Bank statement(s) from the last 90 days showing proof of income and ongoing expenses;
  • ● Copy of valid full or P2 driver’s licence; and
  • ● Pay the upfront fee.
How often are payments made?

The upfront fee is paid on confirmation of your car. Once it's delivered, we'll charge the first four weeks in advance. After four weeks you'll switch automatically to fortnightly billing in advance. If you want to move your billing day, just give us a call.

What is Direct Debit through GoCardless?

GoCardless is an approved, accredited and authorised Direct Debit provider, who works with over 30,000 organisations in the UK, Europe and Australia, including Sage, Xero, TripAdvisor and Salesforce.

We’ve introduced Direct Debit because we think it is easier for you to pay and it also keeps our costs down, which in turn keep our subscription service costs down too. There are no transaction fees and payments are automatic so you won’t get chased and reduce the risk of late payment fees.

Learn more here

What happens if I have an accident or damage the car?

As part of your weekly fee, Carbar pays to insure approved drivers. If an accident or damage occurs during the Subscription Period or results from your use of the Vehicle, you must immediately notify Carbar and follow all instructions given by Carbar.

The insurance excess may be payable, but if the cost of repair is cheaper, we will work with you on appropriate alternatives.

For full details on damage cover please refer to our terms and conditions.

What is considered to be general or fair wear and tear?

It is the degree of deterioration judged to be reasonable, taking into account the Vehicle's age and mileage and covering overall condition (from the mechanics and the electrics through to the bodywork and the upholstery), determined in accordance with the AFLA Fair Wear & Tear Guide published from time to time.

If I get into an accident, is there a 24 hour number I can call?

If anyone was injured please call emergency services on 000.

If no one was injured, please call 1300 227 365 to access Roadside Assistance.

You can report an accident, damage to the car at any time by sending an email to

Can I subscribe to a car if I have an international driver’s licence?

Of course, you can. Please check with the relevant local road safety authority on conditions of use as you will need to convert your licence to a local one after a period of time.

Can I use a Carbar car for ride sharing?

Unfortunately, we do not offer our cars for ride sharing.

Are traffic and parking fines covered by Carbar?

Carbar encourages and promotes safe and responsible driving.

Any parking fines or traffic infringements will need to be paid by the subscriber.

Carbar will notify the subscriber if a penalty is issued and delays in payment will attract handling and admin fees.

Are Toll roads included?

No. Infringements, etags and toll fees are not included as part of your subscription. In some instances, subscribers may forget to install their toll device or tolls devices fail. The manual processing and administrative work attracts additional fees and costs for both Carbar and subscribers. To avoid any additional charges to your account, we recommend setting up a personal account on Linkt before driving.

How often are the cars maintained?

As per vehicle servicing schedule. If you have any issues with the vehicle, please contact 1300 620 685 so we can organise a swap car and collect it for you.

Can I get a residents parking permit with a Carbar car?

We can help you by providing a letter to send to your local council requesting permission to get or change a residents permit.

Do you cover cleaning?

Carbar will take care of almost everything.

Subscribers will need to fuel the car, pay tolls and look after the car while it's subscribed ensuring it is clean and not damaged when it's returned.

How do I return the car?

Just call our 1300 620 685 to make an appointment to return the car. We can collect or you can drop off.

What is the Carbar Loyalty Program?

Carbar's Loyalty Program rewards subscribers for their ongoing subscription with Carbar.

After 12 months of continued subscription, we'll automatically add Loyalty Credits to your account so you'll pay less. After another 12 months, we’ll add more Loyalty Credits to lower your weekly subscription again.

Please note that Loyalty Credits cannot be redeemed for cash or accumulated and Terms and Conditions apply.

How are Loyalty Credits calculated?

Loyalty Credits are calculated based on the market value of the vehicle as well as time a customer has an ongoing, continued subscription with Carbar.

What happens if I switch a car, do I keep my Loyalty Credits?

Loyalty Credits are applicable to customers with an ongoing, continued subscription with Carbar even if they choose to switch cars.

Please note that upfront fees are payable when switching cars and a new agreement with the Loyalty Credits will apply.

Can I claim cash for unused Loyalty Credits?

No, Loyalty Credits cannot be redeemed for cash or accumulated.

If I stop the subscription and start a new one later, do I keep my Loyalty Credits? / Can I pause my credit accumulation?

No. Loyalty Credits are applicable to subscribers with an ongoing, continued subscription.

How does the start date and end date get determined?

Upfront fee is collected upon subscription application.

Car Subscriptions (weekly payments and Loyalty Program) starts the day the car is delivered or picked up from Carbar.

Subscribers can end the subscription at any time with 2 week’s notice.

What is a "New" car? What is a new "Demo" car?

New cars are current model or earlier cars that have less than 50 km on the odometer and that may or may not be registered.

Demo, or demonstrator cars, are current model cars that have less than 4000 km on the odometer and have been previously registered.

What happens if Carbar recalls a vehicle?

In certain circumstances, Carbar may need to swap your car (e.g. if there is a maintenance or other issue) – in which case we will, subject to availability, try to replace the car with an equivalent car.

See terms and conditions for more details.

Why are some cars available sooner?

Some partner stock may be available earlier, however, our partners may require the vehicle to be returned after at least 3 months - in which case we will, subject to availability, try to replace the car with an equivalent car.

See terms and conditions for more details.

What are all the costs involved?

For a demo or used vehicle, the total costs involved are the upfront fee and the weekly subscription. For new cars, there is also the new car levy. This covers all running costs including registration, comprehensive insurance, roadside assistance and servicing and maintenance. You will just need to pay for tolls and fuel. An insurance excess may be payable as an out-of-pocket cost when making a claim with Carbar's insurer. There are also other fees that may apply, which can be viewed here

Carbar for Business

If you have any further questions, please call us on 1300 620 685 or email

Alternatively, register your business and we’ll be in touch.

If I leave my employer how does it affect my subscription?

It doesn't have to. So long as you continue to pay your subscription you're good to go, and if your needs have changed just give us a call to discuss the next car that's right for you or cancel any time.

What is a tool of trade?

A tool of trade is a vehicle that is primarily used for business.

With Tools of Trade, do my staff have to provide driving licenses?

No, the Fleet Manager will be put as the main contact/driver for any fines/tolls. These will be nominated the main contact to nominate their driver at the time. If you have further questions on Tools of Trade, please register your business and we’ll be in touch.

Is there a minimum or maximum fleet size to access the Tool of Trade rates?

We’re here to help fleets of all sizes. We can even buy your existing fleet. If you have further questions on Tools of Trade, please register your business and we’ll be in touch.

Do you have specialty vehicles i.e trucks, utes, vans etc?

We have the ability to source specialty utes and vans, however trucks are not in our inventory.......yet! If you have further questions on specialty vehicles, please register your business and we’ll be in touch.

Can I sell you my existing fleet?

Yes we can do buy your fleet. If you’re attached to the cars, we can also subscribe the fleet back to you. If you have further questions on fleet purchasing, please register your business and we’ll be in touch.

Can I subscribe back the fleet that I sold Carbar?

Yes you can.

Can Carbar source vehicles for me?

We’d love to. Please call us on 1300 620 685 or email

Will subscription sit on my balance sheet like a lease?

Not if you swap vehicles every 11 months. Subscription viewed as a service. If you have further questions on subscription vs leasing, please register your business and we’ll be in touch.

May be worthwhile reading our blog on how subscription is an affordable alternative to car leasing and ownership in the wake of AASB 16

Does Carbar have fuel cards for my staff / business?

Yes these can be arranged.

If my company needs to scale up and down our fleet with short notice, what are the costs?

There’s no cost to return a vehicle and no costs to add a vehicle other than the subscription cost. We just ask for 2 week’s notice and we can arrange pick up of the car

Can I modify the car?

Please speak to us about any modifications to avoid any additional fees or charges.

Can I put my Company logo on the car?

We can help brand cars for business purposes. Please speak to our product specialists on options


Why should I buy a car from Carbar?
  1. FREE vehicle delivery/collection (within 50km of CBD)
  2. FREE 150-point vehicle inspection available on request
  3. FREE Roadworthy Certificate
  4. FREE 3-month/5,000km statutory warranty
  5. FREE quality assurance purchasing from LMCT
  6. Quality assistance from industry professionals
  7. Financing options
  8. Warranty options
Where can I view the car?

We have sites in Melbourne, Sydney and Brisbane. Occasionally, we may have certain cars in different locations, please ensure you get in touch with our team so we can ensure that the car you want is ready for a test drive when you arrive!

Melbourne - 15 Walkers Road, Nunawading VIC

Nearest train station: Nunawading (2 min walk)

Nearest bus stop: Nunawading Station / Station Street, Nunawading

Station / Springvale Road, Springvale Road / Whitehorse Road

Sydney - 158 Adderley Street, Auburn NSW

Nearest train station: Auburn (15 min walk)

Nearest bus stop: Adderley Street Opposite Skarrett Street (Stop ID: 214417)

Brisbane - 17A Graystone St, Tingalpa QLD

Nearest train station: Murarrie (22 min walk)

Nearest bus stop: Wynnum Rd at Murarrie Road, Tingalpa

How do I know that I am getting a quality car?

We only bring quality cars into Carbar, and each car goes through a rigorous checklist:

  1. Pass a 250 Point check
  2. Under 5 years old
  3. Under 100,000km
  4. No major accidents
  5. No structural damage
  6. Full service history
  7. Clear title
Where do you deliver?

We provide free delivery cars to your home or office within a 50km radius from the CBD (Melbourne, Sydney and Brisbane).

For locations beyond 50km, charges may apply.

You are also welcome to come and pick up your vehicle from our sites.

Do you help with financing?

Yes. We work with finance brokers to assist you with your financing needs.

What payments do you accept?
Why should I sell my car to you?

Carbar will take the hassle out of selling your car privately. We offer competitive prices and will inspect your car at your home or office at a time that suits you. No more listing on online marketplaces and waiting for a buyer to show up! We make it easy.

We also have a huge variety of cars for you to choose from for your next car.

How do you determine the price for my car?

We use market data to scan prices, as well as prices from car classifieds and other sources. We then use that data to calculate a competitive price, which takes into account the condition, make, model and year of your car.

Can you come inspect my car at my home or office?

Yes. We’ll inspect it wherever suits you. We want to make the process as easy and hassle-free as possible.

Can I sell my car if it's on finance / lease?

Yes! Get in touch and we will talk you through the process.

Can I sell my car for my friend / partner?

We will need to speak to the person that has their name registered against the car. Once this is verified, we can definitely help.

Have a question?

1300 620 685


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