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Cheap Car Rentals in Canberra from $68

This price is the cheapest per day rate found by a Cheapflights user in the last 72 hours by searching for a car hire in Canberra with a pick-up date of 23/7 and drop-off date of 25/7. Fares are subject to change and may not be available at all agencies or on all dates of hire. Click the price to replicate the search for this deal.
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Canberra car rentals in 2024

Get helpful information to start your search for the perfect car hire in Canberra. The average price data is based on the last 12 months and was last updated on 22 June 2024.

Most popular company

EUROPCAR

Price of petrol per litre

$1.85

Average price per day

$65

Cheapest price per day

$68

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

Discover the most affordable period to rent a car in Canberra 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 22 June 2024.

January

$71

February

$71

March

$89

April

$86

May

$83

June

$86

July

$91

August

$93

September

$80

October

$65

November

$76

December

$88

Currently, the cheapest month to rent a car in Canberra is October. The most expensive time to rent a car is August. 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 Canberra

Explore the most popular car models available for hire in Canberra and choose the one that suits your needs. The price data is sourced from various car hire companies and was last updated on 22 June 2024.

SUV is the cheapest car type you can hire in Canberra this past week from 29 hire locations out of 16 hire agencies. Prices for a Canberra SUV hire start from $68/day. Check out available deals for 3 car types currently offered at listed car hire agencies here:

Economy

Economy

Compact

Compact

Intermediate

Intermediate

Full-size

Full-size

SUV

SUV

Full-size SUV

Full-size SUV

Passenger van

Passenger van

Premium SUV

Premium SUV

Compare available car types for rental in Canberra

Compare and contrast the various car types offered for hire in Canberra to find the perfect fit for your trip. Price data is based on averages over the last 12 months and was last updated on 22 June 2024.

Small cars

$58 - $135

All Car Types

$65 - $139

To hire a small car in Canberra, Australia, you would pay an average price of $87/day. April is the cheapest month to hire a small car in Canberra, Australia (~$58/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is October (~$135/day). In fact, April is about 34% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a small car hire for Canberra. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Canberra, hiring a small car saves you 7% 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 Canberra small car hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To hire a medium car in Canberra, Australia, you would pay an average price of $88/day. May is the cheapest month to hire a medium car in Canberra, Australia (~$59/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is October (~$176/day). In fact, May is about 34% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a medium car hire for Canberra. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Canberra, hiring a medium car saves you 5% 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 Canberra medium car hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To hire a large car in Canberra, Australia, you would pay an average price of $91/day. May is the cheapest month to hire a large car in Canberra, Australia (~$85/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is September (~$162/day). In fact, May is about 7% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a large car hire for Canberra. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Canberra, hiring a large car saves you 3% 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.

To hire a SUV in Canberra, Australia, you would pay an average price of $83/day. May is the cheapest month to hire a SUV in Canberra, Australia (~$60/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is October (~$136/day). In fact, May is about 29% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a SUV hire for Canberra. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Canberra, hiring a SUV saves you 10% 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 Canberra SUV hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

Hyundai i30$92/day
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Hyundai i30
Toyota Yaris$98/day
2
M
A/C
Toyota Yaris

Top rental agencies in Canberra

Explore the leading car hire agencies in Canberra known for their outstanding service and extensive range of vehicles to choose from. There are currently 8 car hire companies in Canberra. Reviews were last updated on 22 June 2024.
Book your reservation with one of the top rental car agencies located in Canberra, including Enterprise Rent-A-Car, Europcar and Budget. Make sure to read reviews, pricing info, location, and other important details before choosing a rental car agency.

Enterprise Rent-A-Car

2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

9.3

Comfort

9.3

Overall

10.0

Pick-up/drop-off

9.3

Value

9.3

Europcar

9.2
Wonderful
3 reviews2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

10.0

Comfort

9.6

Overall

9.2

Pick-up/drop-off

9.2

Value

9.6

Budget

1 location
Overview

Cleanliness

10.0

Comfort

8.0

Overall

10.0

Pick-up/drop-off

10.0

Value

6.0

Sixt

8.4
Very Good
6 reviews1 location
Overview

Cleanliness

9.5

Comfort

8.6

Overall

8.4

Pick-up/drop-off

8.0

Value

8.0

East Coast Car Rentals

2 locations

Alamo

8.0
Very Good
26 reviews1 location
Overview

Cleanliness

8.5

Comfort

8.3

Overall

8.0

Pick-up/drop-off

8.2

Value

8.3

Avis

1 location
Overview

Cleanliness

8.0

Comfort

8.0

Overall

8.0

Pick-up/drop-off

8.0

Value

8.0

Hertz

7.5
Good
4 reviews4 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.6

Comfort

8.4

Overall

7.5

Pick-up/drop-off

6.8

Value

6.4

Best Canberra car rental deals found

Browse through a selection of recently found affordable car hire deals in Canberra. Plan your trip with ease and find the perfect hire option for your needs. There are currently 8 hire car agencies in Canberra with an average daily rate of $134. Data was last updated on 22 June 2024.
The best offers we've found on car rentals in the Canberra area. Make sure to check back soon if you're not finding what you're looking for, as deals are updated frequently.
Mitsubishi ASX$68/day
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A/C
Mitsubishi ASX
Mitsubishi Outlander$69/day
5
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A/C
Mitsubishi Outlander
Nissan X-Trail$74/day
5
M
A/C
Nissan X-Trail

Car rental FAQs

Find answers to frequently asked questions about car hires in Canberra, including policies, requirements, and more. FAQs were last updated on 22 June 2024.
  • What is the cheapest hire car found in Canberra?

    In the past two weeks, Cheapflights users have found many deals under $65/day when booking a car hire in Canberra. The absolute best deal a user found was for $62/day from Europcar, booked on Jun. 16.

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

    According to our data, users have found the cheapest deals when booking a rental car in Canberra from the following companies over the past two weeks: Alamo ($68/day), Enterprise Rent-A-Car ($95/day), and Hertz ($177/day).

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

    Taking our users’ ratings and reviews into consideration, Europcar (9.2 rating), Budget (8.8 rating) and Sixt (8.2 rating) seem to be the best car hire companies in Canberra.

  • What are petrol prices like in Canberra?

    The average price of petrol in Canberra is $1.85/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 Canberra for a week from Europcar?

    Europcar is one of the top picks in Canberra. They can have you in a hire car for about $393 per week on average.

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

    Booking early almost always ensures you have more options of car models to choose from, as well as prices reduced by up to 35% to make it a great deal in Canberra. Try to book at least 76 days prior to when you need the car hire to close on a rate below the average.

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

    Yes, renting a vehicle in Canberra for a month is certainly possible.

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

    The average cost of a car rental in Canberra for a month is $1,685. Check Cheapflights to compare pricing and options for your rental car.

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

    The average price for a weekend car hire in Canberra is $0. Hiring a Compact SUV is your cheapest option if you’re looking to save money on your weekend car hire in Canberra. For the month of July, Cheapflights users have found hire cars in Canberra for as low as $0/day.

  • What car do most people hire in Canberra?

    The most popular car chosen by those travelling to Canberra is Economy (Kia Picanto) based on our Cheapflights data.

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Car rentals by fuel type in Canberra

Browse car rentals by fuel type in Canberra. Currently, Electric cars are the cheapest to rent in Canberra. Deals were last updated on 22 June 2024.

Browse through car rental deals by fuel type in Canberra. There are currently 3 fuel types to choose from with Electric being the cheapest ($39+).

Electric

Electric

Hybrid

Hybrid

Petrol/Diesel

Petrol/Diesel

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