Cairns Airport (CNS), Cairns, Australia
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SIXT at Cairns Airport

SIXT, Terminal building, Cairns Airport, QLD 4870
0061 740 339 800
Pick-up instructions
Rental desk is located inside the terminal. Please follow the signs to car rental area.
Drop-off instructions
Please clarify Drop-off instructions with Car Provider upon Pick-up.
Business hours
Mon:07:30-23:59
Tue:07:30-23:59
Wed:07:30-23:59
Thu:07:30-23:59
Fri:07:30-23:59
Sat:07:30-22:00
Sun:07:30-22:00
Key box
No

Customer Ratings and Latest Reviews

Overall value for money of your rental car
Ease of finding rental desk or representative
Efficiency of the car rental agents
Time spent picking up the car
Time spent dropping off the car
Car cleanliness
Overall condition of the car

Because we want to make sure each review listed here is left by a real customer, we don’t have an 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, verified, and trustworthy.

Australia
VW Tiguan
March 3, 2024

Pros: Easy and affordable

Cons: Still waiting for my $260 deposit to be refunded.

Finland
Mystery Car
February 18, 2024

Pros: Very good service

Australia
Kia Carnival
January 11, 2024

Pros: Car clean and in good condition

Cons: Waited 15min at a unmanned desk with no number to call to get service

Australia
Toyota RAV4 Hybrid
December 11, 2023

Pros: Convenient airport pickup. Vehicle provided was as booked.

Cons: Nothing.

Netherlands
Mitsubishi ASX
November 25, 2023

Pros: Uncomplicated

Cons: Where do I get the final bill?

Australia
Isuzu MU-X
November 9, 2023

Pros: transparency, accuracy, and overall services.

Cons: to be honest, I have nothing to answer this question. they are excellent.

Australia
Mitsubishi ASX
October 19, 2023

Pros: Efficient and fast

Cons: Nothing

Australia
Mitsubishi ASX
September 23, 2023

Pros: Friendly and quick.

New Zealand
Toyota Yaris Cross Hybrid
September 20, 2023

Pros: Quick and friendly.

Cons: Expected compact SUV, Corolla provided. Small boot!

Australia
MG HS Aut.
September 16, 2023

Pros: Great quality service car was excellent drove really well excellent pick up really quick

Japan
Nissan Juke
September 14, 2023

Pros: It was good car and agent.

New Zealand
Isuzu MU-X
September 4, 2023

Pros: Fairly quick pick up and the staff were great.

Cons: We had to wait an additional 15 minutes because they were still cleaning the vehicle.

Australia
Nissan Juke
August 23, 2023

Pros: Really quick, very friendly

Cons: Nothing

Australia
Isuzu MU-X
August 2, 2023

Pros: Friendly agent

Cons: All is good

Australia
Hyundai Kona
August 1, 2023

Pros: so help full

Australia
Hyundai Kona
July 31, 2023

Pros: Friendly and efficient staff. Not too much time spent up selling me extra insurance

South Korea
Hyundai Kona
July 30, 2023

Pros: Fast and quick to response

Cons: At Cairns airport, their office outside was closed at late evening, and I was confused until I find their reception desk open inside the airport

Australia
Toyota Yaris Cross Hybrid
July 14, 2023

Pros: Very efficient and capable

Australia
Toyota RAV4 Hybrid
July 9, 2023

Pros: they friendly and patient with me

Cons: no negative

New Zealand
Toyota Corolla Hatch
June 30, 2023

Pros: Good vehicle.

Cons: No maned office at the international terminal and no Prior advice that was the case.

New Zealand
Nissan Juke
June 30, 2023

Pros: The car and service were great

Cons: They overcharged me, a week later, without explaining why. No additional costs were listed, but the rental was more expensive than what was stated in the discovery rental voucher.

Australia
Kia Carnival
June 23, 2023

Pros: Very efficient service

Australia
Kia Carnival
June 15, 2023

Pros: Easy to find, collect and drop off

Australia
Mitsubishi Outlander Aut.
June 6, 2023

Pros: Great car, great price

Cons: nothing

Australia
Mercedes SUV GLC
May 12, 2023

Pros: I love Sixt as a company, professional, great range of luxury cars and friendly service.

Cons: The car could have been a little cleaner when we picked it up. Still had dirt on the wheels

Australia
Hyundai Kona
April 16, 2023

Pros: Agents were ok but when I asked to upgrade the car there was very little effort put into trying to find a bigger car.

Cons: I booked an SUV and got one of the smallest SUVs I've ever been in. Luggage didn't all fit in the boot and the car had very little power until I had my foot to the floor.

Australia
Peugeot 508s
April 9, 2023

Pros: The service was great! We decided to add two cat seats two days before leaving for our trip and the communication was great and the car seats were organised for us. Installed when we arrived.

New Zealand
MG HS Aut.
March 23, 2023

Pros: We missed our connection flight and therefore were arriving at our destination after there desk was closed. They delivered our vehicle to our accommodation. They were very helpful and made our situation a lot less stressful.

Australia
Hyundai Kona
March 13, 2023

Pros: The car was ready and clean

Cons: The computer problem on the day

Australia
Hyundai Kona
March 10, 2023

Pros: Friendly and efficient staff and car parked near to arrivals.

Cons: Was not the staff but the car had service message coming up and oil change upon pick up.

Australia
Toyota Yaris
March 8, 2023

Pros: Friendly and efficient stafff

New Zealand
Hyundai Kona
February 12, 2023

Pros: Thankfully after a trying day flying.The car pick up was a smooth experience.

New Zealand
MG HS Aut.
January 23, 2023

Pros: Wonderful service

Australia
Mitsubishi Outlander Aut.
January 18, 2023

Pros: Super quick pick up and drop off. Car was spotless and staff were very friendly. Will be using sixt for all future car rentals

Australia
Mitsubishi ASX
January 6, 2023

Pros: Friendly staff

Cons: Nothing

Australia
Isuzu MU-X
January 6, 2023

Cons: Were not flexible with pick up time- we arrived an hr early and it was clear cars were not made ready

Australia
Isuzu MU-X
January 3, 2023

Pros: Great experience, no fuss!

Cons: Nothing

Australia
Toyota Camry Hybrid
December 19, 2022

Pros: Very quick and efficient service

Cons: Nothing

Australia
Nissan Juke
November 26, 2022

Pros: Extremely efficient service and friendly service.

Cons: Nil

Australia
Nissan Juke
November 22, 2022

Pros: Easy pick up at airport

Australia
Toyota Yaris
November 14, 2022

Pros: Friendly, helpful

Australia
Peugeot 508s
October 31, 2022

Pros: Everything was great but the fuel experience

Cons: Having to fully fuel the vehicle on return but at pick up only had three quarters of a tank max.

Australia
Mitsubishi Pajero
October 27, 2022

Pros: Friendly and professional

Cons: Nothing, very happy

Australia
Hyundai Kona
October 23, 2022

Pros: Man in the carpark office was very helpful

Cons: Child lock on rear door was engaged and difficult to find how to remedy without assistance.

Australia
BMW X3
October 22, 2022

Pros: Everything is outstanding at the SIXT

Cons: Only thing is that it's a bit expensive Around 200$ a day

Australia
MG HS Aut.
October 17, 2022

Pros: Friendly staff

Australia
Mitsubishi ASX
October 13, 2022

Pros: Friendly staff helpful

Cons: Nil

Australia
Nissan Juke
October 7, 2022

Pros: They were efficient, informative and friendly.

Cons: Service was great. No complaints.

Australia
Mitsubishi Outlander Aut.
September 21, 2022

Pros: Desk at Cairns does not open until 7.30am and our plane arrived at 6.30am. But once desk opened very happy with the service

Australia
Mercedes SUV GLC
September 18, 2022

Pros: Excellent

Cons: Professional

Australia
Isuzu MU-X
September 17, 2022

Cons: They supposedly “upgraded” us to a Kia Carnival - but to us that was NOT an upgrade and not the sort of car we wanted - we booked a specific car for a reason - not a mini van. They didn’t even ask - just told us - so we had to sort that out .

Australia
Kia Carnival
September 13, 2022

Pros: Great car, a dream

Cons: Easy access

Australia
Isuzu MU-X
September 8, 2022

Pros: Time spent on the entire process from pickup to drop off was seamless and efficient

Cons: Nothing to dislike

Australia
MG HS Aut.
September 6, 2022

Pros: Great service...friendly employees 👏

Cons: Nothing..everything was great

Australia
Peugeot 508s
August 31, 2022

Pros: Quick and easy with a new car

Australia
Mitsubishi Outlander Aut.
August 4, 2022

Pros: Easy, able to find the car great service

Australia
Peugeot 508s
July 25, 2022

Pros: Professional and friendly

Cons: all good

Australia
Mitsubishi ASX
July 15, 2022

Pros: Handy & efficient staff

Cons: Hated that i didnt have a physical credit card on me when i went to pick up the car and had to uber back to my hotel to grab one and bring it back

Australia
Toyota Corolla
June 17, 2022

Pros: Easy to deal with

Cons: Nothing

Australia
Toyota Corolla
June 16, 2022

Pros: staff was accommodating when we cut our booking down by 2 days

Cons: car smelled of cigarette smoke staff was

Australia
Toyota Yaris
May 14, 2022

Pros: Very friendly, quick and easy

Australia
Peugeot 508s
May 2, 2022

Pros: Very fast and efficient

Cons: Nothing

Australia
Toyota Yaris
April 24, 2022

Pros: The staff at Sixt were so very helpful. I can't praise them enough. I cancelled a car hire booking with another company as I could not get to speak to the provider direct and their call centre wasn't able to help.

Australia
Toyota Corolla
March 28, 2022

Pros: Beautifully presented car.

Cons: Nothing

Australia
Toyota Corolla
February 23, 2022

Pros: Great service nice staff

Australia
Toyota Yaris
February 11, 2022

Pros: Easy to book, cheaper insurance through 3rd party

Cons: Overall price of hire

Australia
Toyota Corolla
February 3, 2022

Pros: Easy pleasant efficient

Australia
Mitsubishi Outlander Aut.
February 3, 2022

Pros: Very quick and easy

Cons: Nothing

Australia
Toyota Yaris
February 2, 2022

Pros: Professional, efficient and welcoming

Cons: Not a thing, could not recommend this company more highly

Australia
Toyota Yaris
February 1, 2022

Pros: Friendly and efficient

Australia
Toyota Corolla
January 31, 2022

Cons: Refund not processed, I was told I will get a full refund of my $400 security bond deposit. I haven't received this yet.

Australia
Toyota Corolla
January 26, 2022

Pros: Easy booking, quick and seamless pickup and return. Car was nice and clean. good value for money

Cons: Nothing

Australia
Toyota Yaris
January 26, 2022

Pros: Fast and convenient

Cons: Everything was great

Australia
Kia Carnival
January 18, 2022

Pros: Simple easy process

Australia
Toyota Corolla
January 18, 2022

Pros: super easy and quick service

Australia
Toyota Yaris
January 12, 2022

Pros: Quick to find rental desk and obtain keys

Cons: value for money

Australia
Kia Carnival
January 11, 2022

Cons: Front desk staff was bland, could be more excited to see customers

Australia
Toyota Yaris
January 5, 2022

Pros: Easy process

Cons: There should have been 2 people on the desk as such a busy time. Quite a long wait to get to pick up desk.

Australia
Toyota Camry
January 1, 2022

Pros: They were very efficient and friendly and added extra 'advice' re the car

Cons: It was 100% good. Prices were high, but they were high from all the rental firms atm - thanks to COVID no doubt

Australia
Toyota Corolla
September 15, 2020

Pros: They followed strict Covid rules. Drop off was quick and meant we didn’t have to wait around.

Cons: Office needed more staff. It took a long time to process.

Australia
Hyundai i20
August 31, 2020

Pros: Great service

Australia
Hyundai Accent Sedan
October 12, 2018

Cons: Paying insurance twice, spending more on insurance than the total cost of the car, rude agents

Australia
Hyundai i20
October 7, 2017

Pros: The car hire agent who rented us our car was efficient and informative. He even gave us local touring advice.

Cons: The courtesy shuttle from the airport took 30-40 minutes to arrive, and I had to call 3 times for them to arrive.

Japan
Toyota Commuter
August 19, 2016

Pros: The quality of the car and agents was excellent.

Cons: Desk was hard to find and transfer to and from the rental location was confusing.

Most Popular Car Rental Deals

Cairns Airport
Special
Mystery Car or similar
Mystery Car
  • 5
  • 2
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Auto.
SIXT
$59.12 / per day
Cairns Airport
Standard SUV
Toyota RAV4 or similar
Toyota RAV4
  • 5
  • 2
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Auto.
SIXT
$60.46 / per day
Cairns Airport
Full-size Van
Kia Carnival or similar
Kia Carnival
  • 8
  • 3
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Auto.
SIXT
$60.46 / per day
Cairns Airport
Standard SUV
Toyota RAV4 or similar
Toyota RAV4
  • 5
  • 4
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Auto.
SIXT
$64.67 / per day
Cairns Airport
Full-size Van
Kia Carnival or similar
Kia Carnival
  • 8
  • 3
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Auto.
SIXT
$64.67 / per day
Cairns Airport
Full-size SUV
Toyota Prado or similar
Toyota Prado
  • 5
  • 4
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Auto.
SIXT
$74.22 / per day
Cairns Airport
Full-size SUV
Toyota Prado or similar
Toyota Prado
  • 5
  • 4
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Auto.
SIXT
$79.41 / per day
Cairns Airport
Standard SUV
Toyota RAV4 or similar
Toyota RAV4
  • 5
  • 4
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Auto.
SIXT
$90.96 / per day
Cairns Airport
Full-size Van
Kia Carnival or similar
Kia Carnival
  • 8
  • 3
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Auto.
SIXT
$90.96 / per day
Cairns Airport
Full-size SUV
Toyota Kluger Hybrid or similar
Toyota Kluger Hybrid
  • 7
  • 2
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Auto.
SIXT
$102.27 / per day
Cairns Airport
Full-size SUV
Toyota Prado or similar
Toyota Prado
  • 5
  • 4
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Auto.
SIXT
$105.69 / per day
Cairns Airport
Full-size SUV
Toyota Kluger or similar
Toyota Kluger
  • 7
  • 3
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Auto.
SIXT
$109.39 / per day
Cairns Airport
Full-size SUV
Toyota Kluger or similar
Toyota Kluger
  • 7
  • 3
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Auto.
SIXT
$135.69 / per day
The above prices are only approximate and were last updated at 16:57 on 2024-05-20. Prices may vary based on the booking dates, length of rental, and car class.

Rental Conditions

Please check the Rental Conditions for each vehicle prior to booking as some conditions, particularly the deposit and deductible, may vary based on the class of vehicle.

Rate includes
Free cancellation with a full refund up to 48 hours before your pick-up time, Unlimited mileage, Loss Damage Waiver (damage deductible: ~€ 3730.00), Third Party Liability (TPL), Premium Location fee, Vehicle registration fee, Free modifications, State Tax.
Rate excludes
The following surcharges may apply: Premium Location surcharge.

An E-toll charge will apply; personal consumption will be charged separately at the end of the rental period.
Driver requirements
Minimum rental age is 21 years.
A young driver fee applies to drivers under the age of 25.

There is no maximum age.
A Senior driver fee is not applied.

The driver license must have been issued by authorized authorities at least 1 year(s) before the date of the commencement of the rental.

An International Driving Permit is required (in addition to your regular driver license) if the national driver license is not written in the following language(s): English.
For driver licenses from countries not party to the International Driving Permit treaty, an official translation of the license must be presented with the original license.
Please note that the International Driving Permit is valid only if accompanied by the regular driver license.

In addition to documents mentioned previously, the customer will need the following: passport, valid driver license, credit or debit card on a main driver's name, booking voucher.
Only physical driver's licenses are accepted (not digital versions).
Learner's permits are not accepted; a full driver's license is required.
Deposit and deductible policy
A deposit will be blocked on the customer's credit card until the end of the rental period.
The exact deposit is determined on pick up since the amount is dependent on the type of vehicle.
Payment policy
At time of pick up, customers will be required to pay the amount of the rental and a deposit.
It is possible to leave the deposit only with following methods: MasterCard credit card, VISA credit card, American Express credit card.
The following payment methods are accepted: Diners, JCB, Visa Debit Card, MasterCard debit card, American Express Debit card.
When using the following payment method(s): debit card, the Security Deposit amount will double.

Only cards issued in the main driver's name are accepted.
Credit card must be valid after rental period for at least 30 days.

When using MasterCard, Visa, a 1.10 % surcharge on the total cost of extra equipment and services will apply. When using Diners, a 3.29 % surcharge on the total cost of extra equipment and services will apply.
When using American Express, JCB, a 3.00 % surcharge on the total cost of extra equipment and services will apply.

Cash, Cheques, Prepaid cards is/are not accepted.

The main driver must provide a physical payment card in their name with enough funds to cover the deposit to pick up the car. The rental company will neither accept virtual credit cards (e.g., GooglePay or ApplePay) nor someone else’s card (including family members).
Cross-border policy
It is forbidden to drive to some locations in the country as well as on some specific roads. For more information, please contact the rental office.

It is forbidden to cross country borders.
Using a ferry is not allowed.
Optional extras and services
Available special equipment: Baby seat (up to 1 year of age), Child seat (2-4 years of age), Booster seat (4-10 years of age).
Prices for extras are shown on the booking page.

Adding additional drivers is allowed.
There is an additional charge for each driver.
Underage additional drivers are subject to both Young Driver and Additional Driver fees.
When picking up the vehicle, all drivers must be present and must provide valid documentation.

Fuel policy
The vehicle is provided with a full tank of fuel and must be returned with the same amount in order to avoid additional charges.
Additional information
The vehicle must be returned in an acceptably clean condition in order to avoid additional charges.
Business hours
Period of time, during regular working hours, when the car is still guaranteed for the customer, if the customer is late for pick up (the grace period) is 60 minutes.
Service outside of business hours is available by request and for an additional charge.

Pick-up & Drop-off
Mon:  07:30 - 23:59
Tue:  07:30 - 23:59
Wed:  07:30 - 23:59
Thu:  07:30 - 23:59
Fri:  07:30 - 23:59
Sat:  07:30 - 22:00
Sun:  07:30 - 22:00

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