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Cheap Car Rentals in Townsville from $108

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 Townsville with a pick-up date of 9/7 and drop-off date of 11/7. 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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Townsville car rentals in 2024

Get helpful information to start your search for the perfect car hire in Townsville. The average price data is based on the last 12 months and was last updated on 9 June 2024.

Most popular company

BARGAINCAR

Price of petrol per litre

$1.91

Average price per day

$85

Cheapest price per day

$108

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

Discover the most affordable period to rent a car in Townsville 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 9 June 2024.

January

$73

February

$68

March

$85

April

$80

May

$73

June

$127

July

$117

August

$117

September

$113

October

$91

November

$85

December

$88

Currently, the cheapest month to rent a car in Townsville is February. The most expensive time to rent a car is June. 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 Townsville

Explore the most popular car models available for hire in Townsville and choose the one that suits your needs. The price data is sourced from various car hire companies and was last updated on 9 June 2024.

There are, in total, 28 car hire locations in Townsville that are operated by 15 companies. In the past week, medium car is the cheapest car type users can hire (cheapest price last found: $108/day). Explore 3 car types currently offered from Townsville hire providers:

Economy

Economy

Compact

Compact

Intermediate

Intermediate

Standard

Standard

Full-size

Full-size

SUV

SUV

People mover

People mover

Full-size SUV

Full-size SUV

Compare available car types for rental in Townsville

Compare and contrast the various car types offered for hire in Townsville to find the perfect fit for your trip. Price data is based on averages over the last 12 months and was last updated on 9 June 2024.

Small cars

$41 - $120

All Car Types

$67 - $138

To hire a small car in Townsville, Australia, you would pay an average price of $87/day. December is the cheapest month to hire a small car in Townsville, Australia (~$41/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is August (~$120/day). In fact, December is about 53% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a small car hire for Townsville. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Townsville, hiring a small car saves you 13% 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 Townsville small car hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To hire a medium car in Townsville, Australia, you would pay an average price of $107/day. March is the cheapest month to hire a medium car in Townsville, Australia (~$68/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is April (~$189/day). In fact, March is about 38% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a medium car hire for Townsville. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Townsville, hiring a medium car is 9% 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 Townsville medium car hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To hire a large car in Townsville, Australia, you would pay an average price of $106/day. December is the cheapest month to hire a large car in Townsville, Australia (~$75/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is July (~$182/day). In fact, December is about 30% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a large car hire for Townsville. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Townsville, hiring a large car is 7% 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 Townsville, Australia, you would pay an average price of $89/day. January is the cheapest month to hire a SUV in Townsville, Australia (~$62/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is October (~$144/day). In fact, January is about 32% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a SUV hire for Townsville. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Townsville, 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 Townsville SUV hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To hire a van in Townsville, Australia, you would pay an average price of $121/day. March is the cheapest month to hire a van in Townsville, Australia (~$135/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is July (~$343/day). In fact, March is about 11% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a van hire for Townsville. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Townsville, hiring a van is 19% 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.

Toyota Yaris$128/day
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Toyota Yaris
Toyota Corolla$143/day
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Toyota Corolla

Top rental agencies in Townsville

Explore the leading car hire agencies in Townsville known for their outstanding service and extensive range of vehicles to choose from. There are currently 8 car hire companies in Townsville. Reviews were last updated on 9 June 2024.
Have a look at the top rental car agencies available in Townsville, including Thrifty, Budget and Europcar. Make sure to read reviews, pricing info, location, and other important details before choosing a rental car agency.

Thrifty

4 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

10.0

Comfort

10.0

Overall

10.0

Pick-up/drop-off

10.0

Value

10.0

Budget

10.0
Wonderful
4 reviews2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

9.0

Comfort

10.0

Overall

10.0

Pick-up/drop-off

10.0

Value

9.0

Europcar

2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

10.0

Comfort

10.0

Overall

10.0

Pick-up/drop-off

7.9

Value

8.9

Firefly

10.0
Wonderful
1 review1 location
Overview

Cleanliness

10.0

Comfort

10.0

Overall

10.0

Pick-up/drop-off

10.0

Value

10.0

Alamo

9.3
Wonderful
16 reviews1 location
Overview

Cleanliness

9.3

Comfort

9.3

Overall

9.3

Pick-up/drop-off

8.9

Value

8.6

Avis

8.4
Very Good
3 reviews2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.4

Comfort

8.4

Overall

8.4

Pick-up/drop-off

8.4

Value

8.4

Hertz

8.0
Very Good
2 reviews2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

6.9

Comfort

8.0

Overall

8.0

Pick-up/drop-off

8.0

Value

8.0

Sixt

8.0
Very Good
1 review2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.3

Comfort

8.0

Overall

8.0

Pick-up/drop-off

8.0

Value

8.0

Best Townsville car rental deals found

Browse through a selection of recently found affordable car hire deals in Townsville. Plan your trip with ease and find the perfect hire option for your needs. There are currently 8 hire car agencies in Townsville with an average daily rate of $164. Data was last updated on 9 June 2024.
Check out some of the very best car rental deals we've found in Townsville. Make sure to check back soon if you're not finding what you're looking for, as deals are updated frequently.
Mazda Mazda6$108/day
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A/C
Mazda Mazda6
Toyota Yaris$128/day
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A/C
Toyota Yaris
Toyota Auris$143/day
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A/C
Toyota Auris

Car rental FAQs

Find answers to frequently asked questions about car hires in Townsville, including policies, requirements, and more. FAQs were last updated on 9 June 2024.
  • What is the cheapest hire car found in Townsville?

    In the past two weeks, Cheapflights users have found many deals under $85/day when booking a car hire in Townsville. The absolute best deal a user found was for $52/day from Bargain Car Rentals, booked on Jun. 2.

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

    According to our data, users have found the cheapest deals when booking a rental car in Townsville from the following companies over the past two weeks: Europcar ($108/day), Dollar ($143/day), and Alamo ($146/day).

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

    Taking our users’ ratings and reviews into consideration, Budget (10.0 rating), Thrifty (10.0 rating) and Firefly (10.0 rating) seem to be the best car hire companies in Townsville.

  • What are petrol prices like in Townsville?

    The average price of petrol in Townsville is $1.91/litre over the past month, costing you anywhere between $86 and $124 to fill up a car’s fuel tank.

  • How much does it cost to hire a car in Townsville for a week from Bargain Car Rentals?

    Bargain Car Rentals is one of the most popular car hire companies in Townsville, offering car hire for around $593 per week on average.

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

    Booking in advance not only ensures a better chance of getting your vehicle of choice, it can save you up to 34% on your car hire. For a below average price in Townsville, Cheapflights recommends booking your car hire at least 80 days in advance.

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

    Typically, how long you can rent a car for depends on the inventory of the supplier. For Townsville however, it is certainly possible to rent a car for an entire month.

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

    The monthly cost of a car rental in Townsville is $2,541 ($85/day) on average.

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

    Car hire prices in Townsville are typically $85 for the weekend. On Cheapflights, you’ll be able to find great car hire deals on any type of vehicle. However, consider hiring a Intermediate to save money on your trip to $85. Our users have found prices for Intermediate car hire in July to be on average $125 per day.

  • What car do most people hire in Townsville?

    The majority of Cheapflights travellers prefer to hire a Economy (Kia Rio) in Townsville, making it the most popular option.

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Car rentals by fuel type in Townsville

Browse car rentals by fuel type in Townsville. Currently, Hybrid cars are the cheapest to rent in Townsville. Deals were last updated on 9 June 2024.

Browse through car rental deals by fuel type in Townsville. There are currently 2 fuel types to choose from with Hybrid being the cheapest ($90+).

Electric

Electric

Hybrid

Hybrid

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