Adelaide

Cheap Car Hire in Adelaide from $38

Adelaide, SA, Australia
17 Apr — 24 Apr
Driver's age: 26-65
Adelaide, SA, Australia
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Adelaide car rentals in 2024

Get helpful information to start your search for the perfect car hire in Adelaide. The average price data is based on the last 12 months and was last updated on 10 April 2024.

Most popular company

APEX

Price of petrol per litre

$1.86

Average price per day

$90

Cheapest price per day

$38

What is the cheapest time to rent a car in Adelaide?

Discover the most affordable period to rent a car in Adelaide and save money on your trip. The monthly average price data is based on historical data over the last year and was last updated on 10 April 2024.

January

$57

February

$57

March

$72

April

$76

May

$74

June

$54

July

$57

August

$56

September

$64

October

$66

November

$62

December

$74

Currently, the cheapest month to rent a car in Adelaide is June. The most expensive time to rent a car is April. The cheapest prices for each month are shown above, but prices will vary based on availability, how far out you book your rental car, and of course, car type.

Popular car types in Adelaide

Explore the most popular car models available for hire in Adelaide and choose the one that suits your needs. The price data is sourced from various car hire companies and was last updated on 10 April 2024.

There are currently 61 hire locations operating in Adelaide spread across 29 car hire agencies. In the past week, the cheapest car type to hire in Adelaide is small car at $38 a day. Below are all the 3 car types available for hiring in the area, along with estimated starting prices:

Economy

Economy

Compact

Compact

Intermediate

Intermediate

Standard

Standard

SUV

SUV

People mover

People mover

Full-size SUV

Full-size SUV

Passenger van

Passenger van

Compare available car types for rental in Adelaide

Compare and contrast the various car types offered for hire in Adelaide to find the perfect fit for your trip. Price data is based on averages over the last 12 months and was last updated on 10 April 2024.

Small cars

$59 - $113

All Car Types

$70 - $142

To hire a small car in Adelaide, Australia, you would pay an average price of $87/day. February is the cheapest month to hire a small car in Adelaide, Australia (~$59/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is May (~$113/day). In fact, February is about 33% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a small car hire for Adelaide. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Adelaide, hiring a small car saves you 18% in costs. Please note that average prices are based on historical data and can vary depending on how early you book, availability for your travel dates, and vehicle popularity. Here are the best Adelaide small car hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To hire a medium car in Adelaide, Australia, you would pay an average price of $101/day. August is the cheapest month to hire a medium car in Adelaide, Australia (~$63/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is November (~$185/day). In fact, August is about 38% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a medium car hire for Adelaide. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Adelaide, hiring a medium car saves you 4% in costs. Please note that average prices are based on historical data and can vary depending on how early you book, availability for your travel dates, and vehicle popularity. Here are the best Adelaide medium car hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To hire a large car in Adelaide, Australia, you would pay an average price of $140/day. February is the cheapest month to hire a large car in Adelaide, Australia (~$84/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is April (~$230/day). In fact, February is about 41% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a large car hire for Adelaide. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Adelaide, hiring a large car is 26% more expensive. Please note that average prices are based on historical data and can vary depending on how early you book, availability for your travel dates, and vehicle popularity.

To hire a SUV in Adelaide, Australia, you would pay an average price of $107/day. February is the cheapest month to hire a SUV in Adelaide, Australia (~$71/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is November (~$185/day). In fact, February is about 35% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a SUV hire for Adelaide. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Adelaide, hiring a SUV is 3% more expensive. Please note that average prices are based on historical data and can vary depending on how early you book, availability for your travel dates, and vehicle popularity. Here are the best Adelaide SUV hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To hire a van in Adelaide, Australia, you would pay an average price of $149/day. June is the cheapest month to hire a van in Adelaide, Australia (~$69/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is December (~$338/day). In fact, June is about 54% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a van hire for Adelaide. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Adelaide, hiring a van is 30% more expensive. Please note that average prices are based on historical data and can vary depending on how early you book, availability for your travel dates, and vehicle popularity.

To hire a luxury car in Adelaide, Australia, you would pay an average price of $57/day. November is the cheapest month to hire a luxury car in Adelaide, Australia (~$77/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is December (~$150/day). In fact, November is about 32% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a luxury car hire for Adelaide. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Adelaide, hiring a luxury car saves you 45% in costs. Please note that average prices are based on historical data and can vary depending on how early you book, availability for your travel dates, and vehicle popularity.

Suzuki Swift$38/day
2
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Suzuki Swift
Toyota Corolla$44/day
4
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A/C
Toyota Corolla

Top rental agencies in Adelaide

Explore the leading car hire agencies in Adelaide known for their outstanding service and extensive range of vehicles to choose from. There are currently 8 car hire companies in Adelaide. Reviews were last updated on 10 April 2024.
Have a look at the top rental car agencies available in Adelaide, including Simba Car Hire, Thrifty and Avis. Make sure to read reviews, pricing info, location, and other important details before choosing a rental car agency.

Simba Car Hire

9.7
Wonderful
3 reviews2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

10.0

Comfort

9.5

Overall

9.7

Pick-up/drop-off

9.5

Value

9.7

Thrifty

4 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

9.5

Comfort

9.5

Overall

9.5

Pick-up/drop-off

9.5

Value

8.5

Avis

9.1
Wonderful
6 reviews2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

9.4

Comfort

9.4

Overall

9.1

Pick-up/drop-off

9.1

Value

8.5

Firefly

2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

10.0

Comfort

10.0

Overall

8.0

Pick-up/drop-off

8.0

Value

8.0

Enterprise Rent-A-Car

8.7
Very Good
2 reviews3 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.5

Comfort

8.7

Overall

8.7

Pick-up/drop-off

8.5

Value

9.2

Sixt

8.6
Very Good
8 reviews2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

9.3

Comfort

9.1

Overall

8.6

Pick-up/drop-off

9.1

Value

8.3

Hertz

8.5
Very Good
8 reviews2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.7

Comfort

8.7

Overall

8.5

Pick-up/drop-off

8.7

Value

8.2

Budget

8.0
Very Good
10 reviews2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.8

Comfort

8.3

Overall

8.0

Pick-up/drop-off

8.1

Value

7.8

Best Adelaide car rental deals found

Browse through a selection of recently found affordable car hire deals in Adelaide. Plan your trip with ease and find the perfect hire option for your needs. There are currently 8 hire car agencies in Adelaide with an average daily rate of $53. Data was last updated on 10 April 2024.
These are the best deals we've found on rentals cars in Adelaide. Check back soon for more deals if you're not finding the one you're looking for.
Suzuki Swift$38/day
2
M
A/C
Suzuki Swift
Hyundai Accent$42/day
5
M
A/C
Hyundai Accent
Hyundai i30$44/day
4
M
A/C
Hyundai i30

Car rental FAQs

Find answers to frequently asked questions about car hires in Adelaide, including policies, requirements, and more. FAQs were last updated on 10 April 2024.
  • What is the cheapest hire car found in Adelaide?

    In the past two weeks, Cheapflights users have found many deals under $90/day when booking a car hire in Adelaide. The absolute best deal a user found was for $51/day from Surprise Agency, booked on Apr. 9.

  • What car hire company is typically the cheapest in Adelaide?

    According to our data, users have found the cheapest deals when booking a rental car in Adelaide from the following companies over the past two weeks: Apex ($38/day), Alamo ($44/day), and keddy by Europcar ($48/day).

  • Which car hire company is considered to be the best in Adelaide?

    Taking our users’ ratings and reviews into consideration, Simba Car Hire (10.0 rating), East Coast Car Rentals (9.6 rating) and Avis (9.1 rating) seem to be the best car hire companies in Adelaide.

  • What are petrol prices like in Adelaide?

    The average price of petrol in Adelaide is $1.86/litre over the past month, costing you anywhere between $83 and $120 to fill up a car’s fuel tank.

  • How much does it cost to hire a car in Adelaide for a week from Apex?

    Apex is one of the top picks in Adelaide. They can have you in a hire car for about $699 per week on average.

  • How far in advance should I hire a car in Adelaide for the best price?

    Booking early can save you upwards of 39% on your car hire. Booking your vehicle at least 7 days in advance can you get you a great below-average price in Adelaide.

  • Can I rent a car for a month in Adelaide?

    Yes, cars are available to be rented out for an entire month in Adelaide.

  • How much does it cost to rent a car in Adelaide for a month?

    Generally, a month-long car rental in Adelaide can be found for about $2,996, with the average price for a rental being around $100 a day. Book with Surprise Agency, to take advantage of their cheap prices and pay 72% less compared to the average price of car rentals in Adelaide.

  • How much is a car hire in Adelaide for a weekend?

    Car hire prices in Adelaide are typically $155 for the weekend. On Cheapflights, you’ll be able to find great car hire deals on any type of vehicle. However, consider hiring a Economy to save money on your trip to $155. Our users have found prices for Economy car hire in May to be on average $93 per day.

  • What car do most people hire in Adelaide?

    Mitsubishi Outlander, which is a Intermediate vehicle, is the most popular to hire at Adelaide according to Cheapflights users.

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Car rentals by fuel type in Adelaide

Browse car rentals by fuel type in Adelaide. Currently, Petrol/Diesel cars are the cheapest to rent in Adelaide. Deals were last updated on 10 April 2024.

Browse through car rental deals by fuel type in Adelaide. There are currently 3 fuel types to choose from with Petrol/Diesel being the cheapest ($25+).

Electric

Electric

Hybrid

Hybrid

Petrol/Diesel

Petrol/Diesel

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