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How our hiring fees and pricing works

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Written by Kate Tiller
Updated over a week ago

A Perfect Space is an end to end locations platform that makes it faster and more efficient to search, shortlist and book a location.

  1. SEARCH, SHORTLIST, BOOK LOCATIONS & RECCE's on our platform using our digital tools, supported with our Locations Team.

  2. Location Search - is FREE we do not charge file pull fees.

  3. Location Scouting- if we don't have a location to meet your brief we will send out one of our team to find it; this is a free service.

  4. Location Services- can be arranged with our partners agencies for an admin fee of 20%. Locations services include:
    - Permits

    - Traffic Management

    - Hair & Makeup

    - Wardrobe/ styling
    - Equipment hire etc....

Fees & Charges

Location Day Rates:

Full Day

APS charges 20% fee on all bookings

Our location rates are fully transparent and published on our website on each listing page. Our 20% is built into the published rates. The only additional fee is a cleaning fee per shoot which varies depending on space size/ usage & crew sizes.

Day rates are calculated as follows:

  • 8 hours until 6pm including bump in and out/ cleaning

  • crew size up to 10 people

We add additional loading for larger crews/ guests:

  • 25% for crews up to 25

  • 50% 25-50 crew

  • POA on any crews larger than 50

Half Day Rates

1/2 Day rate applies to 4 hour hire and is calculated at 70% or a full day rate.

Recce Fees


FOC (up to 30 minutes)


$250 per location (up to 2.5 hours) sometimes this is built into the location fee; speak to your Account Manager to enquire on this.

++ Additional loadings, fees and charges

You can book any of the following services via your Account Manager:

Location Manager setup

bump in and out only and floor protections/ setup $850 flat fee.

Location Manager

Full day per 8 hours:

charged at $1200 + GST per day and is sometimes built into the fee on our exclusive properties, as dictated to via our owners.

Location Scout

Per 8 hour booking: from $950 + GST per day, based on brief detailed via producer.

Other location services such as permits, HMU, styling etc will be booked by your Account Manager based on a brief by brief basis.


Each booking requires a minimum 30% bond. This varies depending on production type.

The bond is held to cover incidental damages, any overtime charges, additional cleaning, rubbish removal and minor repairs.

Successful handover by location owner or manager will release the bond balance within 14 days of production handover, unless otherwise notified.


Overtime is calculated on all jobs + 8 hours per day and deducted from bond holds.

The hourly rate is calculated by 8/ day-rate of the locations.

Payment Types

All bookings are charged 100% at time of booking via EFT. Bookings are only confirmed once payment is made.

Account Management

All HIRERS will be assigned an APS Account Manager that will be responsible for all enquiries and questions related to their production.


Booking changes

Rain Holds

Cleaning Fees

Other Location Services

100% of the fee is charged at time of booking to secure the production.

Productions are only confirmed once current insurance certificates are uploaded to dashboards.

Any last minute bookings (less than 72 hours may attract higher fees and charges) and must be paid up front.

Location address will not be disclosed until the full payment is cleared.

GST is charged on all FEES

We accept rain movements/ weather holds and will work with all our producers to try and facilitate any unforeseen changes. Speak to your Account manager on any questions.

Cancellation fees may be applied: 50% for any cancellations less than 72 hours to booking date and time and 100% for less than 24 hours notice of cancellation.

Cancellations may vary location to location.

Cleaning fees are mandatory on all bookings and fees will vary by location depending on scale, size and usage.


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