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Most popular cities to hire a car in Australia

Compare car hire prices for the most popular cities in the country
Current price range
₹ 3,100 - ₹ 4,932 per day
CHEAPEST CITY IN AUSTRALIA Brisbane 18% cheaper Car hire in Brisbane is usually the cheapest in Australia at ₹ 3,100 per day on average.
MOST EXPENSIVE CITY IN AUSTRALIA Darwin 31% more expensive Darwin usually has the highest-priced car hire rates in Australia, with rentals averaging ₹ 4,932 per day.
MOST POPULAR CITY IN AUSTRALIA Sydney 90% more users visited More momondo users search for car hire in Sydney than any other region in Australia.

Car hire companies in Australia

Below is a list of every nation-wide car hire agency, how many locations they have across the country, and what popular cities you can find them in
Hertz
257 locations
Melbourne ₹ 6,965/day
Sydney ₹ 5,377/day
Avis
171 locations
Melbourne ₹ 7,501/day
Sydney ₹ 4,404/day
Europcar
145 locations
Melbourne ₹ 4,142/day
Sydney ₹ 4,898/day
Brisbane ₹ 5,223/day

Most popular car hire types

Below are the most popular car hire types in Australia and the cheapest cities in which to rent them
Small
Small

Best value

Hobart

₹ 1,382/day
Small

No. 1 most popular

Melbourne

₹ 1,961/day
Small

No. 2 most popular

Sydney

₹ 4,155/day
Small

No. 3 most popular

Perth

₹ 1,940/day
Small

No. 4 most popular

Cairns

₹ 1,924/day
Small

No. 5 most popular

Adelaide

₹ 1,600/day
Medium
Medium

Best value

Melbourne

₹ 2,688/day
Medium

No. 1 most popular

Sydney

₹ 2,869/day
Medium

No. 2 most popular

Hobart

₹ 3,928/day
Medium

No. 3 most popular

Canberra

₹ 5,061/day
Medium

No. 4 most popular

Perth

₹ 3,226/day
Medium

No. 5 most popular

Brisbane

₹ 8,440/day
SUV
SUV

Best value

Surfers Paradise

₹ 2,050/day
SUV

No. 1 most popular

Hobart

₹ 4,616/day
SUV

No. 2 most popular

Melbourne

₹ 3,992/day
SUV

No. 3 most popular

Perth

₹ 4,659/day
SUV

No. 4 most popular

Sydney

₹ 4,682/day
Large
Large

Best value

Cairns

₹ 2,646/day
Large

No. 1 most popular

Melbourne

₹ 5,060/day
Large

No. 2 most popular

Sydney

₹ 4,123/day
Large

No. 3 most popular

Brisbane

₹ 5,653/day
Convertible
Convertible

Best value

Melbourne

₹ 10,810/day
Convertible

No. 1 most popular

Brisbane

₹ 11,025/day

Hiring a car in Australia

Before you book your car hire, here are a few tips and rules you should know about driving 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 ₹ 1,204 per day in some areas of the country. Comparatively, the average price to rent a car in Australia is ₹ 3,468 per day.

What is the most popular car hire agency in Australia?

At the moment, the most popular car hire company in Australia is Europcar. 28 users have given Europcar an average review score of 7.6 out of 10 for their customer service and high-quality rental cars. In the past month, 16% of users selected Europcar for their car hire while visiting Australia.

What car hire company in Australia has the most locations?

With 257 locations across Australia, Hertz 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 5 Hertz car hire centres.

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.

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

Travellers to Australia usually opt to hire a Compact 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, 24% of our users rented a Compact for their trip to Australia at an average cost of ₹ 986 per day.

How much does petrol cost in Australia?

Last week, the price of petrol in Australia was ₹ 90 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 Algeria. Petrol prices there are some of the cheapest in the world at ₹ 25 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 ₹ 197 per litre.


Car hire in other cities in Australia

Need more destination ideas for your trip to Australia? Find a car hire in these popular cities across the country

Car hire in other regions in South Pacific

Find the perfect car hire for your trip to any of these must-visit regions throughout the country

Consider hiring a car elsewhere in South Pacific

Not sure if you want to hire a car in Australia? These other countries in South Pacific are also worth exploring
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