Australia

Cheap Car Rentals in Australia

Sydney, NSW, Australia
17 Aug — 24 Aug
Same drop-off
Sydney, NSW, Australia
Wed 17/8
Noon
Wed 24/8
Noon
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What are the car hire prices for popular cities in Australia?

Below are the cheapest cities to rent a car in Australia

Price

$22 - $87

Out of all the popular cities in Australia, Melbourne is the cheapest city to rent a car in at just $22/day. Renting a car in Melbourne is 75% cheaper than renting one in Townsville where the per day rate is around $87. Other fairly inexpensive cities in Australia to get a rental car in are: Launceston ($23/day), Coolangatta ($25/day), and Brisbane ($26/day). While these cities typically have cheaper prices than the rest of the country, travelers looking to rent a car in Brisbane should expect to spend around $26/day on their transportation. The most popular city to rent a car in Australia is Brisbane.

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

January

$76

February

$74

March

$90

April

$112

May

$93

June

$89

July

$90

August

$77

September

$76

October

$76

November

$87

December

$108

Currently, the cheapest month to rent a car in Australia is February. 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 Australia

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Car Rental FAQs

Which car rental company is considered to be the best in Australia?

Taking our users’ ratings and reviews into consideration, Enterprise (10.0 rating), Firefly (9.3 rating) and GREEN MOTION (9.3 rating) seem to be the best car hire companies in Australia.

What is the most popular car hire provider in Australia?

With an average price of $90/day, Avis is the most popular car hire provider in Australia, booking 90% more hire cars than any other provider.

What is the cheapest city to get a rental car in Australia?

At $23/day, it is 77% cheaper on average to rent a car in Launceston than any other city in Australia. The cheapest price found in Australia was for $22/day in Launceston.

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

In Australia, drivers are expected to drive on the left side of the road.