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Car Hire in Australia

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Melbourne, VIC, Australia
26 Feb — 4 Mar
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Car hire insight and trends in Australia

Useful insights to help you book the perfect car hire in Australia

What is the cheapest car hire agency in Australia?

CarHood is the most affordable car hire agency in Australia, with prices found for as low as ₹ 1,331 per day in some areas of the country. Comparatively, the average price to rent a car in Australia is ₹ 4,559 per day.

What is the most popular car hire agency in Australia?

At the moment, the most popular car hire company in Australia is Bargain Car Rentals. 23 users have given Bargain Car Rentals an average review score of 8.0 out of 10 for their customer service and high-quality rental cars. In the past month, 43% of users selected Bargain Car Rentals for their car hire while visiting Australia.

What car hire company in Australia has the most locations?

With 364 locations across Australia, Thrifty has the most car hire centers out of any other rental agency. If you haven’t picked a city to visit, Melbourne is the most popular destination at the moment. Melbourne also has 10 Thrifty car hire centres.

What is the most popular type of car to hire in Australia?

Travellers to Australia usually opt to hire a SUV as their car of choice. This may be due to the weather during their stay, the activities they have planned, or their budget. In the past 30 days, 40% of our users rented a SUV for their trip to Australia at an average cost of ₹ 6,333 per day.

Best deals found for Australia car rentals

Find great deals below on a variety of popular hire cars in Australia
Ford Ikon
or similar Economy
Up to 2 passengers

₹ 1,698/day

9 Mar - 31 Mar
Ford Ikon
Ford Ikon
or similar Economy
Up to 2 passengers

₹ 1,748/day

29 Feb - 4 Mar
Ford Ikon
Hyundai i10
or similar Economy
Up to 2 passengers

₹ 1,800/day

20 May - 23 May
Hyundai i10
Suzuki Swift Dzire
or similar Compact
Up to 4 passengers

₹ 1,802/day

29 Feb - 4 Mar
Suzuki Swift Dzire
Hyundai i10
or similar Economy
Up to 2 passengers

₹ 1,829/day

18 Apr - 8 May
Hyundai i10
Ford EcoSport
or similar Compact SUV
Up to 4 passengers

₹ 1,858/day

20 May - 23 May
Ford EcoSport
Hyundai i10
or similar Mini
Up to 2 passengers

₹ 1,863/day

18 Apr - 8 May
Hyundai i10
Toyota Corolla
or similar Compact
Up to 4 passengers

₹ 1,868/day

18 Apr - 8 May
Toyota Corolla
Honda Amaze
or similar Intermediate
Up to 5 passengers

₹ 1,877/day

28 Feb - 30 Mar
Honda Amaze

Australia car rental deals found on momondo

Find the car hire in Australia that's right for you

Small cars

₹ 2,951 - ₹ 6,353

All Car Types

₹ 5,143 - ₹ 10,114

The average price of a small car rental in Australia is ₹ 4,260. The cheapest time to rent a small car in Australia is in August. The price is 31% lower than the rest of the year at just ₹ 2,951 per day. A small car rental is typically 43% less expensive than the average rental car in Australia. The average price of a vehicle rental in Australia can vary based on a number of factors including supply, popularity of the vehicle, and how far out you book your rental car. Below are the best prices for Australia small car rentals found on momondo in the past week.

The average price of a medium car rental in Australia is ₹ 4,982. The cheapest time to rent a medium car in Australia is in January. The price is 39% lower than the rest of the year at just ₹ 3,053 per day. A medium car rental is typically 33% less expensive than the average rental car in Australia. The average price of a vehicle rental in Australia can vary based on a number of factors including supply, popularity of the vehicle, and how far out you book your rental car. Below are the best prices for Australia medium car rentals found on momondo in the past week.

The average price of a large car rental in Australia is ₹ 7,652. The cheapest time to rent a large car in Australia is in August. The price is 30% lower than the rest of the year at just ₹ 5,408 per day. A large car rental is typically 4% more expensive than the average rental car in Australia. The average price of a vehicle rental in Australia can vary based on a number of factors including supply, popularity of the vehicle, and how far out you book your rental car.

The average price of a SUV rental in Australia is ₹ 6,331. The cheapest time to rent a SUV in Australia is in January. The price is 28% lower than the rest of the year at just ₹ 4,596 per day. A SUV rental is typically 15% less expensive than the average rental car in Australia. The average price of a vehicle rental in Australia can vary based on a number of factors including supply, popularity of the vehicle, and how far out you book your rental car. Below are the best prices for Australia SUV rentals found on momondo in the past week.

The average price of a van rental in Australia is ₹ 9,396. The cheapest time to rent a van in Australia is in August. The price is 35% lower than the rest of the year at just ₹ 6,139 per day. A van rental is typically 22% more expensive than the average rental car in Australia. The average price of a vehicle rental in Australia can vary based on a number of factors including supply, popularity of the vehicle, and how far out you book your rental car.

The average price of a luxury car rental in Australia is ₹ 11,145. The cheapest time to rent a luxury car in Australia is in August. The price is 55% lower than the rest of the year at just ₹ 5,050 per day. A luxury car rental is typically 34% more expensive than the average rental car in Australia. The average price of a vehicle rental in Australia can vary based on a number of factors including supply, popularity of the vehicle, and how far out you book your rental car.

The average price of a convertible rental in Australia is ₹ 8,511. The cheapest time to rent a convertible in Australia is in September. The price is 1% lower than the rest of the year at just ₹ 8,639 per day. A convertible rental is typically 14% more expensive than the average rental car in Australia. The average price of a vehicle rental in Australia can vary based on a number of factors including supply, popularity of the vehicle, and how far out you book your rental car.

Ford Ikon
or similar Economy
Up to 2 passengers

₹ 1,698/day

9 Mar - 31 Mar
Ford Ikon
Ford Ikon
or similar Economy
Up to 2 passengers

₹ 1,748/day

29 Feb - 4 Mar
Ford Ikon
Hyundai i10
or similar Economy
Up to 2 passengers

₹ 1,800/day

20 May - 23 May
Hyundai i10

Australia car hire directory

All major car rental suppliers in Australia

Thrifty

364 locations

Firefly

276 locations

Hertz

266 locations

keddy by Europcar

212 locations

Sunnycars

195 locations

Avis

186 locations

Budget

169 locations

Sixt

160 locations

Find popular attractions close to your car hire pick-up

Visit these must-see attractions near popular car hire locations in Australia

Nearby attractions:

Hyde Park8.1 km
Star Casino8.1 km
Sydney Harbour Bridge10.2 km
Sydney Showground14.5 km
Qudos Bank Arena14.8 km

Nearby attractions:

Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre20.1 km
Federation Square20.1 km
Melbourne Cricket Ground21.0 km
Sandown Racecourse42.5 km

Nearby attractions:

Roma Street Parkland12.6 km
Sydney Harbour Bridge740.4 km
Star Casino742.5 km
Hyde Park742.7 km
Sydney Showground742.9 km

Hire a car near one of these popular hotels in Australia

Below are the most popular hotels in Australia
Crown Towers Perth

Crown Towers Perth

Great Eastern Highway, Burswood, WA, Australia

0.6 km from city centre

Hyatt Regency Sydney

Hyatt Regency Sydney

161 Sussex Street, Sydney, NSW, Australia

0.9 km from city centre

Four Seasons Hotel Sydney

Four Seasons Hotel Sydney

199 George Street, Sydney, NSW, Australia

1.8 km from city centre

Shangri-La Sydney

Shangri-La Sydney

176 Cumberland Street, Sydney, NSW, Australia

1.8 km from city centre

Hilton Sydney

Hilton Sydney

488 George Street, Sydney, NSW, Australia

0.6 km from city centre

Sofitel Sydney Darling Harbour

Sofitel Sydney Darling Harbour

12 Darling Drive, Sydney, NSW, Australia

1.0 km from city centre

Radisson Blu Hotel Sydney

Radisson Blu Hotel Sydney

27 O'Connell Street, Sydney, NSW, Australia

1.4 km from city centre

The Grace Hotel

The Grace Hotel

77 York Street, Sydney, NSW, Australia

1.0 km from city centre

Rydges Sydney Airport Hotel

Rydges Sydney Airport Hotel

8 Arrival Court, Sydney, NSW, Australia

7.3 km from city centre

Travelodge Hotel Sydney Airport

Travelodge Hotel Sydney Airport

289 King Street, Sydney, NSW, Australia

6.0 km from city centre

ibis budget Sydney Airport

ibis budget Sydney Airport

5 Ross Smith Avenue, Sydney, NSW, Australia

6.4 km from city centre

Sydney Harbour Marriott Hotel at Circular Quay

Sydney Harbour Marriott Hotel at Circular Quay

30 Pitt Street, Sydney, NSW, Australia

1.7 km from city centre

The Fullerton Hotel Sydney

The Fullerton Hotel Sydney

1 Martin Place, Sydney, NSW, Australia

1.1 km from city centre

Meriton Suites Sussex Street

Meriton Suites Sussex Street

234 Sussex Street, Sydney, NSW, Australia

0.7 km from city centre

Crown Promenade Perth

Crown Promenade Perth

Bolton Avenue And Great Eastern Highway, Burswood, WA, Australia

0.4 km from city centre

Great Southern Hotel Sydney

Great Southern Hotel Sydney

717 George Street, Sydney, NSW, Australia

0.5 km from city centre

Citadines Connect Sydney Airport

Citadines Connect Sydney Airport

121 Baxter Road, Sydney, NSW, Australia

6.2 km from city centre

The Victoria Hotel Melbourne

The Victoria Hotel Melbourne

215 Little Collins Street, Melbourne, VIC, Australia

0.4 km from city centre


Car hire in Australia

Learn everything there is to know about hiring a car in Australia so you can be properly prepared for your next trip

What side of the road do people in Australia drive on?

Drivers in Australia, including drivers visiting from foreign countries, are required to travel on the left. Keep in mind that driving on the opposite side can lead to both a traffic violation and serious accidents.

How good are the roads in Australia?

According to 2019 data, Australia ranks 41 in the world for road quality. The country has a road quality score of 4.7 out of 7, where 7 is the highest possible score. Keep in mind that weather and construction can also affect road conditions during your visit.

What is the drink driving limit in Australia?

The highest Blood Alcohol Concentration you can have in Australia while still legally able to operate a vehicle is 0.05%. However, some regions or cities within Australia might have different BAC limits, so it’s important to do your research before you travel. Keep in mind that there are stricter penalties for those who drink-drive and are under the legal drinking age. In Australia, you must be at least 18 to drink.

How much does petrol cost in Australia?

Last week, the price of petrol in Australia was ₹ 94 per litre on average. This is subject to change based the city you visit, time of year, and the country’s current economy. If you aren’t set on hiring a car in Australia, then consider Kuwait. Petrol prices there are some of the cheapest in the world at ₹ 28 per litre as of last week. Hong Kong is another great place to visit and rent a car, but keep in mind that petrol prices can be expensive at around ₹ 259 per litre.

When did momondo last update prices for cars in Australia?

Prices for cars in Australia refresh daily.

How many operators does momondo search for cars in Australia?

How old do you have to be to hire a car in Australia?

Among different countries, including Australia, the minimum age for drivers varies. In numerous EU countries, drivers must be 18 years old. To hire a car overseas, you'll generally need to be at least 21, and if you're under 25, a young driver surcharge may be imposed. It's recommended that you review the policy of the rental company you're considering before booking.

What documentation or ID do you need to rent a car in Australia?

All drivers must have a valid full driving license when renting a car in Australia. If the license is written in a different language from the country of rental, an International Driving Permit may be required to avoid the risk of potential fines. If you're renting a car overseas, you may also need to provide proof of return travel and accommodation information during your stay. It is always advisable to check with the individual rental company you're booking with.


Why use momondo?

Why should I use momondo to book a car hire in Australia?

Booking a car hire in Australia via momondo could save you time and money. momondo provides you with a wide selection of options and cars as we search thousands of car hire websites and locations to enable you to make the best choice for your trip.

How does momondo help me find the best car hire deal in Australia?

momondo helps you find the best car hire deal in Australia by allowing you to filter results by price, capacity, car features, drop off, pick-up location and many more.

Does momondo show car hire deals in Australia with free cancellation?

Yes, momondo allows you to filter specifically for car hire companies in Australia offering free cancellation.

Can I hire a car with a fair fuel policy in Australia on momondo?

Absolutely! momondo offers this feature when searching for a car hire in Australia.

Can I find a car hire in Australia which offers enhanced cleaning on momondo?

You can specifically filter for enhanced cleaning on car hire in Australia on momondo.

Can I search for car hire in Australia with unlimited mileage on momondo?

Yes, momondo is capable of showing unlimited mileage car hire options in Australia.


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