Car Rental at Mackay Airport

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Mackay Airport, Mackay, Australia
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Cheapest Car Rental Rates

Mackay Airport
Full-size Elite SUV
Toyota Kluger or similar
Toyota Kluger
  • 7
  • 3
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Auto.
SIXT
$45.80 per day
Mackay Airport
Intermediate
Kia Cerato or similar
Kia Cerato
  • 5
  • 2
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Budget
$109.22 per day
Mackay Airport
Compact
MG 3 or similar
MG 3
  • 5
  • 2
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Routes Car Rental
$118.91 per day
Mackay Airport
Full-size
Toyota Camry or similar
Toyota Camry
  • 5
  • 2
  • 3
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Avis
$131.46 per day

Most Popular Car Rental Deals

Mackay Airport
Standard SUV
MG HS or similar
MG HS
  • 5
  • 2
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Europcar
$157.15 per day
Mackay Airport
Standard Elite
Polestar 2 or similar
Polestar 2
  • 5
  • 2
  • 5
  • Auto.
Thrifty
$181.14 per day
Mackay Airport
Premium SUV
Toyota Land Cruiser Prado or similar
Toyota Land Cruiser Prado
  • 7
  • 4
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Hertz
$226.37 per day
Mackay Airport
Compact Monospace
Hyundai Kona or similar
Hyundai Kona
  • 5
  • 2
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Auto.
SIXT
$57.60 per day
The above prices are only approximate and were last updated at 06:11 on 2024-07-13. Prices may vary based on the booking dates, length of rental, and car class.

Travel Information

Languages
English
Currency
AUD
Drive on
Left-hand side
Country code
+61
Average car rental price
$128 per day
Average car rental length
4 days
Speed limit within town
50 km/h or 31 mph
Speed limit out of town
100 - 130 km/h or 62 - 81 mph
Acceptable limit of BAC
0.05%
Rating
10.0 / 10
Average gas price
$1.27 per liter or $4.81 per gallon
Lowest gas price
$1.14 per liter or $4.30 per gallon
Highest gas price
$1.67 per liter or $6.32 per gallon

Airport info

Rating
6.8
  • Getting to the airport 7.4
  • Check-in and departures 8.5
  • Terminal facilities 7.0
  • Wi-Fi 6.1
  • Restaurants and car rental services 5.8
  • Lounge 5.8

Mackay Airport (MKY)

  • IATA: MKY
  • ICAO: YBMK
  • Name: Mackay Airport (MKY)
  • Distance from city: 1.9 miles / 3 km

Top 20 locations near Mackay Airport

  1. 100.1 km / 62.2 miles away
  2. 279.4 km / 173.6 miles away
  3. 285.6 km / 177.5 miles away
  4. 329.9 km / 205 miles away
  5. 366.1 km / 227.5 miles away
  6. 523.4 km / 325.2 miles away
  7. 524.7 km / 326 miles away
  8. 586.1 km / 364.2 miles away
  9. 596.2 km / 370.5 miles away
  10. 597.2 km / 371.1 miles away
  11. 723 km / 449.3 miles away
  12. 760.7 km / 472.7 miles away
  13. 784.4 km / 487.4 miles away
  14. 797.7 km / 495.7 miles away
  15. 799.7 km / 496.9 miles away
  16. 800.7 km / 497.5 miles away
  17. 800.8 km / 497.6 miles away
  18. 805.3 km / 500.4 miles away
  19. 808.6 km / 502.4 miles away
  20. 810.4 km / 503.6 miles away

Map of Car Rental Locations

When are car rental prices the lowest at Mackay Airport?

The cost of renting a car at Mackay Airport varies by season. The table and graph below can help you find the best time of year to save on a rental car.
Average rental costs per day at Mackay Airport
$68.30
January
$60.07
February
$68.87
March
$42.64
April
$48.21
May
$145.48
June
$75.13
July
$52.79
August
$91.98
September
$90.88
October
$83.54
November
$73.55
December
The cheapest month of the year to rent a car at Mackay Airport is April — when rental costs average $42.64 per day. This is 43% cheaper than the yearly average and 71% cheaper than renting a car in June (when prices average $145.48 per day).

This information can help you identify the low season. But these are only average numbers. How much your car rental will cost will depend on the type of vehicle you rent, how long you’ll rent it for, and how far ahead you book. Simply enter your dates in the form at the top of the page to see the exact prices.

For how long do renters keep their vehicles at Mackay Airport?

How long travelers keep their rental cars varies by the time of year: in January the average rental period is 12 days, while in June, the average rental period is only 2 days.
Average number of rental days at Mackay Airport
12
January
6
February
7
March
4
April
3
May
2
June
5
July
6
August
3
September
3
October
3
November
4
December

What is the most popular time of year to rent a car at Mackay Airport?

Based on how many users search for a car in at Mackay Airport, travelers are most likely to rent a car in January, while they are least likely to rent in in February.
Monthly searches at Mackay Airport by pick-up date relative to the average
248%
January
41%
February
166%
March
41%
April
124%
May
83%
June
124%
July
83%
August
41%
September
83%
October
41%
November
124%
December

Car rental information

Popular suppliers Thrifty, Budget, SIXT, Europcar, Keddy
Popular car categories Medium cars, Large cars, SUVs, Small cars
Lowest price $46 per day
Cheapest supplier SIXT

Most popular car models of rental suppliers

Rental Supplier Model Doors Luggage Type
SIXT Hyundai Kona 5 2 Medium cars
Thrifty Toyota Corolla 5 2 Medium cars
Thrifty Suzuki Swift 4 2 Small cars
Keddy MG HS 4 2 SUVs
Thrifty Hyundai i30 5 2 Medium cars
Europcar Ford Puma 5 2 Large cars
Budget Hyundai Kona 5 2 SUVs
SIXT VW Tiguan 4 2 SUVs
Europcar Skoda Scala 5 2 Large cars
Budget Suzuki Swift 4 1 Medium cars

Our customers' reviews

Because we want to make sure each review listed here is left by a real customer, we don’t have the option to post a review here. Instead, we ask each and every customer to leave a review after they return their rental car. This way, you know that all reviews are authentic.

Australia
Suzuki Swift
June 12, 2023
Cruising the Whitsundays
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Car Rental Statistics

Highest-rated company
Budget
8.4 / 10
)
Lowest-rated company
Routes Car Rental
7.4 / 10
)
Total number of reviews
1
Total rental companies
9
Average daily price
$128.45
Lowest daily price
$45.80
Total cars available
110

Top 9 suppliers at Mackay Airport in 2024

Budget
Budget
Very good 8.4 / 2 reviews
0749673921
Terminal Building
$109 - $208
Working hours
Mon:07:30-20:45
Tue:07:30-20:45
Wed:07:30-20:45
Thu:07:30-20:45
Fri:07:30-20:45
Sat:07:30-19:45
Sun:08:00-21:45
SIXT
Very good 8.3 / 3 reviews
+61749575868
Terminal, South Mackay QLD 4740
$46 - $102
Working hours
Mon:08:00-18:00
Tue:08:00-18:00
Wed:08:00-18:00
Thu:08:00-18:00
Fri:08:00-18:00
Hertz
Hertz
Very good 8.3
+610749536790
Airport Terminal, Building level, 1 Christensen Circuit, Mackay QLD 4740
$176 - $318
Working hours
Mon:07:00-21:30
Tue:07:00-21:30
Wed:07:00-21:30
Thu:07:00-21:30
Fri:07:00-21:30
Sat:09:00-17:30
Sun:09:00-21:30
Thrifty
Thrifty
Very good 8.2 / 2 reviews
+61136139
Airport Terminal, Building level, 1 Christensen Circuit, Mackay
$177 - $278
Working hours
Mon:07:00-21:30
Tue:07:00-21:30
Wed:07:00-21:30
Thu:07:00-21:30
Fri:07:00-21:30
Sat:09:00-17:30
Sun:09:00-21:30
Avis
Avis
Very good 8.2
0749673900
Terminal Building
$111 - $210
Working hours
Mon:07:30-20:45
Tue:07:30-20:45
Wed:07:30-20:45
Thu:07:30-20:45
Fri:07:30-20:45
Sat:07:30-19:45
Sun:08:00-21:45
Europcar
Europcar
Very good 8.1 / 1 review
+610749526269
Terminal Building Mackay Airport, Mackay QLD 4740
$120 - $204
Working hours
Mon:07:00-17:00
Tue:07:00-17:00
Wed:07:00-17:00
Thu:07:00-17:00
Fri:07:00-17:00
Sat:08:00-15:00
Sun:10:00-17:00
Keddy
Keddy
Good 7.8
+610749526269
Terminal Building Mackay Airport
Working hours
Mon:08:00-16:00
Tue:08:00-16:00
Wed:08:00-16:00
Thu:08:00-16:00
Fri:08:00-16:00
Sat:09:00-14:30
Sun:10:00-17:00
Firefly
Firefly
Good 7.7
0749536790
BOUNDRY RD
Working hours
Mon:07:00-21:30
Tue:07:00-21:30
Wed:07:00-21:30
Thu:07:00-21:30
Fri:07:00-21:30
Sat:09:00-17:30
Sun:09:00-21:30
Routes Car Rental
Routes Car Rental
Good 7.4
+6149526269
MACKAY AIRPORT, Terminal Building
$119 - $192
Working hours
Mon:08:00-16:00
Tue:08:00-16:00
Wed:08:00-16:00
Thu:08:00-16:00
Fri:08:00-16:00
Sat:09:00-14:30
Sun:10:00-17:00
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