COVID-19 Support for Car Dealers

A note from Richard Dicello, Head of Motors

Gumtree Cars announces initiatives to immediately support Australian dealers

Get 50% off* all inventory subscription fees for the month of May. Plus, list all your new and demo car inventory for free**.

Tuesday, 28th of April 2020

In times of uncertainty, we at Gumtree Cars are here to support our dealer partners. As we navigate the impacts of COVID-19, there is no better time to establish a virtual extension of your dealership.

As part of our commitment to your success, Gumtree Cars would like to support your business in these difficult times:

  • 50% off all subscription fees for new and existing dealer partners for the month of May*.
  • 50% off all listing overage charges for the month of May*.
  • Zero subscription fees and overage charges for all your new and demo cars, meaning you can list your entire new and demo car inventory for free**.
  • Extended payment terms for your May services (June invoice) from 30 to 60 days.

With many OEMs relaxing their advertising guidelines, now is the time to list your new and demo stock for FREE**. Provide your dealership with much needed visibility and the opportunity to connect with potential car buyers in their search online. List your inventory on Gumtree Cars and get the right traffic to get your cars moving.

Ongoing Support

Gumtree Cars will continue to assess market conditions based on government updates and dealer feedback. As the future of the automotive industry and ramifications of the crisis remain unclear, Gumtree Cars is committed to going above and beyond by providing ongoing customer service and sales support for its dealership network.

If you would like to get in touch with us regarding COVID-19, your account, or anything else, please contact us at business-support@gumtree.com.au or give us a call on 1300 137 304.

*As an existing dealer, your subscription fees and additional listing fees (overage) will be reduced by 50% for May 2020. New dealers that sign up before 9 May 2020 will be able to subscribe at 50% of the usual subscription fees and additional listings fees (overage) for 30 days. The 30 days will start from the date of signing for new dealers that list their vehicles manually, and from the date of the feed going live for new dealers that list via a digital feed. Additional features that you (as a new or existing Gumtree dealer) apply to any vehicle listings will be chargeable at the full listed rate. **The subscription fees and additional listing fees (overage) for new and/or demo vehicles will be reduced to zero for May 2020 for existing dealers, and for 30 days for new dealers. The 30 days will start from the date of signing for new dealers that list their vehicles manually, and from the date of the feed going live for new dealers that list via a digital feed. Additional features that you (as a new or existing Gumtree dealer) apply to these listings will be chargeable at the full listed rate.