Australia

Cheap Car Rentals in Australia

Brisbane, QLD, Australia
4 Oct — 11 Oct
Same drop-off
Brisbane, QLD, Australia
Tue 4-10
Noon
Tue 11-10
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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

HK$121 - HK$2,177

Out of all the popular cities in Australia, Coolangatta is the cheapest city to rent a car in at just HK$121/day. Renting a car in Coolangatta is 94% cheaper than renting one in Proserpine where the per day rate is around HK$2,177. Other fairly inexpensive cities in Australia to get a rental car in are: Melbourne (HK$128/day), Sydney (HK$131/day), and Perth (HK$136/day). While these cities typically have cheaper prices than the rest of the country, travelers looking to rent a car in Sydney should expect to spend around HK$131/day on their transportation. The most popular city to rent a car in Australia is Sydney.

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

January

HK$353

February

HK$274

March

HK$447

April

HK$714

May

HK$392

June

HK$478

July

HK$588

August

HK$416

September

HK$392

October

HK$219

November

HK$196

December

HK$486

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

Compare available car types for hire in Australia

Small cars

HK$196 - HK$419

All Car Types

HK$283 - HK$625

To hire a Small car in Australia, you would pay an average price of HK$288/day. June is the cheapest month to hire a Small car in Australia (~HK$196/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is April (~HK$419/day). In fact, June is about 32% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Small hire for Australia. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Australia, hiring a Small car saves you 38% 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 Medium car in Australia, you would pay an average price of HK$427/day. November is the cheapest month to hire a Medium car in Australia (~HK$229/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is April (~HK$618/day). In fact, November is about 47% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Medium hire for Australia. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Australia, hiring a Medium car saves you 8% 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 Australia Medium hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To hire a Large car in Australia, you would pay an average price of HK$499/day. May is the cheapest month to hire a Large car in Australia (~HK$177/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is June (~HK$848/day). In fact, May is about 65% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Large hire for Australia. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Australia, hiring a Large car is 8% 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 car in Australia, you would pay an average price of HK$445/day. November is the cheapest month to hire a SUV car in Australia (~HK$260/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is May (~HK$902/day). In fact, November is about 42% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a SUV hire for Australia. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Australia, hiring a SUV 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.

To hire a Van car in Australia, you would pay an average price of HK$617/day. November is the cheapest month to hire a Van car in Australia (~HK$613/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is April (~HK$980/day). In fact, November is about 1% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Van hire for Australia. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Australia, hiring a Van car is 25% 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 Australia Van hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

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 Crazy Clark's Car Rentals (9.2 rating) seem to be the best car hire companies in Australia.

What is the most popular car hire provider in Australia?

The most popular car hire company at Australia is Avis. With prices on SUV starting at HK$169/day about 198% more people book with Avis than other companies in the country.

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

At HK$145/day, the cheapest car rental price in Australia was found in Coolangatta. On average, Coolangatta has the cheapest daily rental car price (HK$182/day), which is 69% below average price for cities in Australia.

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

Cars in Australia are to be driven on the left side of the road.