Snow Chain Hire 1-5 Days

Snow Chain Hire 1-5 Days

Regular price$55.00
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Hire Duration
  • Free Shipping on orders over $100
  • Bulky Goods Surcharge may apply
  • Secure Checkout

What Does It Cost?

Shipping is free if the total of your order is over $100.00 however there is a bulky good surcharge for items including - wakeboards, wake skates, kneeboard, waterski and luggage. This is dependent on our shipping carrier therefore you will be contacted when the order is made or if you concerns please call before placing your order. 

Shipping is $9.95 flat rate if the total order is under $100.00.


Track and Trace

Don’t worry, it’s in good hands and once we ship your order, we’ll email you a URL and a tracking number so you can keep an eye on where it is and when to expect it.


Delivery information

Rapid Surf & Ski from time to time, may at its sole discretion ship items via Australia Post on an Express or Regular service or other freight service. You will be notified my email.

Return & Refund Policy


All returns must be made within 14 days of purchase along with proof of purchase. Ensure the item has not been worn or damaged, original tags must be attached.

All products purchased are covered by manufactures warranty which varies from item to item but is usually 12 months.

Faulty products still under warranty will be repaired, replaced or refunded depending on the situation and manufactures specifications.

Please choose carefully as Rapid Surf & Ski do not refund if you change your mind or have made an incorrect choice ( Please contact our friendly staff if you have any concerns with your choice before purchase ph 08 8344 1166 ). We will however usually offer a store credit or exchange of items as long as the product is in original packaging and condition and returned within the above stated time frame. If a refund is requested a restocking fee will occur. (The cost of the initial freight cost will be deducted from the refund.)

Freight costs for the return of all goods is to be met by the customer. The customer must contact Rapid Surf & Ski before any returns are made by phone. ph 08 8344 1166

You will be responsible for item(s) until they reach us. For your own protection, we suggest you obtain proof of postage.

No exchange or credit can be given if goods are returned more than 14 days after invoice date. Due to the nature, exchange or credit on swimwear cannot be granted  unless faulty.

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Snow Chain Hire

Before purchasing, please contact our Prospect Store on 8344 1166 to confirm we have the chains you need and they are available. We will need your tyre size - width, height and rim size. Please note we have a limited number of chains available; we recommend you book as soon as you know the dates you require them.

Snow Chains are chains that fit around your vehicle's tyres to provide better traction when driving on snow or ice. The rules around snow chains vary slightly between states. Generally, they are required in alpine regions throughout Australia’s snow season. We recommend if you are driving to the snow, you carry snow chains so they can be fitted if conditions require or if instructed by authorities.

We hire Snow Chains at Rapid Surf & Ski to fit most 2WD & 4WD vehicles. The chains we use are a Diamond Pattern Easy Fit with a side tension spring and auto locking lever. They are a one-side fitting chain; therefore, you do not need to move your vehicle to attach. The chains come with a heavy-duty carry bag with full-colour fitting instructions printed on the bag.

Snow chains are specified in various sizes, with the most common being 12mm and 16mm. This is the total width of the link, and any part of the chain is no wider than these indicated sizes. This is called the Clearance size. 12mm is often recommended for Cars, and 16mm is often recommended for SUV-style vehicles. 12mm chains generally need 17-18mm clearance, and 16mm chains need clearance of 21mm.


Please check your vehicle owner's manual under wheel/tyre/snow chains. Some manuals have specific advice, and some have limited details. Most manuals will at least advise whether your vehicle definitely cannot fit chains with any tyre size fitted. There will be a section where the manufacturers advise you must only fit to forward or rear tyres. Some service books list the tyre sizes you can only successfully fit to. Others do not list tyre sizes, but any mention of “single sided traction devices (spider chains)”, “half chains”, “wire chains”, or “fine link” chains is a flag that your vehicle may have clearance issues. THERE ARE MANY VEHICLES THAT CANNOT FIT CHAINS DUE TO CLEARANCE ISSUES. Sufficient clearance between chains and brakes, suspension and body components must be maintained. No one wants to see damage to your car or jeopardise your safety & if chains are fitted against the manufactures advice – you could void your insurance.

To hire the correct size for your vehicle, we need the following:

    • Tyre Width
    • Tyre Height 
    • Rim Size

SNOW CAR / SUV CHAIN HIRE
$70 for a week ( we allow 10 days )
$50 for a weekend ( we allow 5 days )

For example, 205/55/16.

Tyre Width

Height / Width Ratio

Inch size / Rim Diameter

Please contact our Prospect store on 08 8344 1166 to discuss the best option for your vehicle. 

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