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Car Hire in Australia

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500+ Trusted Providers:

Cheapest Car Hire Rates

City Centre
Economy
Kia Rio or comparable
Kia Rio
  • 5
  • 1
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Auto.
GreenMotion
£ 19.34 per day
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Cooma Polo Flat
Economy
Toyota Yaris or comparable
Toyota Yaris
  • 5
  • 1
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Thrifty Australia
£ 20.29 per day
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City Centre
Compact
Toyota Corolla or comparable
Toyota Corolla
  • 5
  • 1
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Auto.
GreenMotion
£ 20.31 per day
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City Centre
Compact
Holden Barina or comparable
Holden Barina
  • 4
  • 2
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Avis
£ 21.22 per day
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Most Popular Car Hire Offers

Cooma Polo Flat
Compact
Toyota Corolla or comparable
Toyota Corolla
  • 5x
  • 1x
  • 5x
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Thrifty Australia
£ 21.31 / per day
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Mildura Airport
Economy
Toyota Yaris or comparable
Toyota Yaris
  • 5x
  • 1x
  • 4x
  • A/C
  • Man.
Budget
£ 21.77 / per day
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Armidale Airport
Compact
Hyundai Accent or comparable
Hyundai Accent
  • 4x
  • 2x
  • 3x
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Budget
£ 22.25 / per day
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Albury Airport
Compact
Hyundai Accent or comparable
Hyundai Accent
  • 4x
  • 2x
  • 4x
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Avis
£ 22.28 / per day
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These prices are approximate and depend on the dates of the booking, hire length and type of car. This information was last updated at 04:42 on 2021-07-25.

Travel Information

Language
English
Currency
AUD
Dialing code
61
Traffic direction
Left-hand
Speed limit out of city centre
80 - 100 km/h
50 - 62 mi/h
Speed limit within city centre
50 km/h
31 mi/h
Acceptable limit of BAC
0.05%

Top 12 Most Popular Cities in Australia

  1. Car Hire in Melbourne starting at £ 27.20 per day
  2. Car Hire in Sydney starting at £ 99.00 per day
  3. Car Hire in Darwin starting at £ 25.15 per day
  4. Car Hire in Perth starting at £ 29.82 per day
  5. Car Hire in Broome starting at £ 27.03 per day
  6. Car Hire in Proserpine starting at £ 26.79 per day
  7. Car Hire in Newcastle starting at £ 21.26 per day
  8. Car Hire in Rockhampton starting at £ 24.78 per day

Top 6 Most Popular Destinations in Australia

  1. Car Hire at Melbourne Airport starting at £ 27.20 per day
  2. Car Hire at Sydney Airport starting at £ 35.34 per day
  3. Car Hire at Darwin Airport starting at £ 25.15 per day
  4. Car Hire at Adelaide Airport starting at £ 23.23 per day
  5. Car Hire at Broome Airport starting at £ 27.03 per day
  6. Car Hire at Canberra Airport starting at £ 27.97 per day

Map of Car Hire Destinations

During which month is it most affordable to hire a car in Australia?

Our data show how prices for hiring a car in Australia fluctuate depending on the time of the year. This graph can assist you in finding the best bargain.
Average Price for Hiring a Car in Australia
£ 30.20
January
£ 29.73
February
£ 33.67
March
£ 35.18
April
£ 22.32
May
£ 31.36
June
£ 42.36
July
£ 34.58
August
£ 24.13
September
£ 22.08
October
£ 34.49
November
£ 34.92
December
The cheapest month to hire a car in Australia is October with prices starting at £ 22.08 for an Economy class cars. The most expensive month in which to hire a car is July with prices for for a Compact class) starting at £ 42.36. The average cost over the course of the entire year is £ 31. You can use this to plan your trip at the time of year when it would be most economical to hire a car. Note that these prices are only averages. The amount of time you hire a car for and the time at which you book will influence the prices.

How many days do people keep their hire cars, on average, in Australia?

Hirers picking up a car in Australia keep them for an average of 8 days during in January, while those picking up their cars in October keep them for an average of 2.
Average Hire Length in Australia
8
January
7
February
7
March
6
April
7
May
6
June
7
July
7
August
8
September
2
October
8
November
6
December

What month is the most favoured for hiring a car in Australia?

Though Australia is popular for travellers all year long, the month for which the highest number of people search for a hire car is in March. in June is the month that sees the lowest demand for hire cars.
Monthly Car Hire Searches in Australia Compared to the Yearly Average
1%
January
377%
February
442%
March
1%
April
1%
May
June
1%
July
1%
August
37%
September
32%
October
165%
November
143%
December

Most Popular Car Hire Models

Hire Agency Model Doors Luggage Type
Bargain Car Rentals Hyundai Accent 4 2 Medium cars
Bargain Car Rentals Toyota Corolla 4 2 Large cars
Bargain Car Rentals Nissan X-Trail 4 2 SUVs
Bargain Car Rentals Hyundai Kona 4 3 SUVs
NoBirds Toyota Corolla 5 1 Medium cars
EastCoast Car Rentals Toyota Corolla Sedan 4 2 Large cars
Thrifty Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross 5 2 Station wagons
Thrifty Mitsubishi ASX 5 2 Station wagons
EastCoast Car Rentals Hyundai Accent 5 1 Small cars
Thrifty Toyota Yaris 4 1 Small cars

Top 14 Hire Companies in Australia in 2021

National
National
Remarkable 9.2
+61738604272
11 the Circuit Domestic Terminal, Brisbane Airport, 4008 Brisbane
Enterprise
Enterprise
Outstanding 8.8
+61738604272
11 the Circuit Domestic Terminal, Brisbane Airport, 4008 Brisbane
Europcar
Europcar
Outstanding 8.6
+610738748150
Terminal Building Brisbane Airport
Keddy
Keddy
Outstanding 8.6
+610738748150
International Terminal, Airside Level 4, Brisbane Airport QLD 4008
Working hours
Mon:06:30-20:00
Tue:06:30-20:00
Wed:06:30-20:00
Thu:06:30-20:00
Fri:06:30-20:00
Sat:06:30-20:00
Sun:06:30-20:00
Alamo
Alamo
Outstanding 8.5
738604272
In Terminal - The Circuit
Working hours
Mon:07:00-20:00
Tue:07:00-20:00
Wed:07:00-20:00
Thu:07:00-20:00
Fri:07:00-20:00
Sat:07:00-15:00
Sun:07:00-15:00
Avis
Avis
Outstanding 8.5
+610736338666
1 Airport Drive Terminal Building, Eagle Farm, Brisbane Airport QLD 4008, Australia
Working hours
Mon:06:30-23:00
Tue:06:30-23:00
Wed:06:30-23:00
Thu:06:30-23:00
Fri:06:30-23:00
Sat:06:30-22:00
Sun:06:30-23:00
Budget
Budget
Outstanding 8.5
+610730001030
Terminal Building, 1 Alpinia Dr, Brisbane Airport QLD 4008
Working hours
Mon:06:30-23:00
Tue:06:30-23:00
Wed:06:30-23:00
Thu:06:30-23:00
Fri:06:30-23:00
Sat:06:30-22:00
Sun:06:30-23:00
EastCoast Car Rentals
EastCoast Car Rentals
Outstanding 8.5
+611800474258 / +61755558908
504 Nudgee Road, Hendra, 4011
Working hours
Mon:07:00-19:30
Tue:07:00-19:30
Wed:07:00-19:30
Thu:07:00-19:30
Fri:07:00-19:30
Sat:08:00-17:00
Sun:08:00-17:00
Economy rent a car
Economy rent a car
Outstanding 8.5
+610448415044
Melbourne Airport 39-41 Freight Road
Working hours
Mon:07:00-19:00
Tue:07:00-19:00
Wed:07:00-19:00
Thu:07:00-19:00
Fri:07:00-19:00
Sat:07:00-19:00
Sun:07:00-19:00
SIXT
SIXT
Outstanding 8.3
+61755558908
504 Nudgee Rd, Hendra QLD 4001
Alamo
Alamo
Outstanding 8
738605438
In Terminal - The Circuit
GreenMotion
GreenMotion
Great 7.7
+61134733
385 Thompson Road, North Geelong Victoria 3215
Working hours
Mon:09:00-17:00
Tue:09:00-17:00
Wed:09:00-17:00
Thu:09:00-17:00
Fri:09:00-17:00
Sat:09:00-15:00
NUCarrentals
NUCarrentals
Great 7.6
+61738681935
Terminal Building Brisbane Airport, Brisbane Airport QLD 4007
Ace Rent a car
Ace Rent a car
Great 7.5
61738683833 / 61738683833
330 Nudgee Road
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