Australia

Cheap Car Rentals in Australia

Sydney, NSW, Australia
8 Feb — 15 Feb
Same drop-off
Sydney, NSW, Australia
Wed 8-2
Noon
Wed 15-2
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

HK$121 - HK$2,174

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$2,174. 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$454

February

HK$368

March

HK$446

April

HK$556

May

HK$462

June

HK$438

July

HK$446

August

HK$415

September

HK$438

October

HK$415

November

HK$423

December

HK$540

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

In Australia, there are 2,888 active rental locations from 68 car rental companies. Small is the cheapest car type to hire in Australia in the past week - currently priced from HK$35/day. View deals for 4 car types available to hire in this destination:

Compare available car types for hire in Australia

Small cars

HK$247 - HK$565

All Car Types

HK$360 - HK$831

To hire a Small car in Australia, you would pay an average price of HK$370/day. September is the cheapest month to hire a Small car in Australia (~HK$247/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is April (~HK$565/day). In fact, September is about 34% 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 34% 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 Small hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To hire a Medium car in Australia, you would pay an average price of HK$465/day. June is the cheapest month to hire a Medium car in Australia (~HK$330/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is April (~HK$667/day). In fact, June is about 30% 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 17% 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$619/day. May is the cheapest month to hire a Large car in Australia (~HK$392/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is December (~HK$1,013/day). In fact, May is about 37% 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 10% 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 Large hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To hire a SUV car in Australia, you would pay an average price of HK$539/day. May is the cheapest month to hire a SUV car in Australia (~HK$385/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is March (~HK$1,015/day). In fact, May is about 29% 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$754/day. June is the cheapest month to hire a Van car in Australia (~HK$475/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is December (~HK$1,418/day). In fact, June is about 38% 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 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. Here are the best Australia Van hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

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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, Sunset Rent a Car (10.0 rating), Economy Rent a Car (10.0 rating) and Crazy Clark's Car Rentals (9.3 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 187% 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$258/day, the cheapest car rental price in Australia was found in Brisbane. On average, Adelaide has the cheapest daily rental car price (HK$312/day), which is 56% 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.

Luxury Car Rentals in Australia

Arrive in style when you rent a luxury car in Australia from the best rental car providers in the country.

Van Rentals in Australia

Some people need a little more room to get around comfortably on holiday. Find deals like the ones below for Australia van rentals.
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