Cairns

Cheap Car Rentals in Cairns

Cairns, QLD, Australia
4 Oct — 11 Oct
Same drop-off
Cairns, QLD, Australia
Tue 4-10
Noon
Tue 11-10
Noon
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What is the cheapest time to rent a car in Cairns?

January

HK$580

February

HK$345

March

HK$416

April

HK$784

May

HK$698

June

HK$769

July

HK$894

August

HK$745

September

HK$730

October

HK$447

November

HK$376

December

HK$698

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

Compare available car types for hire in Cairns

Small cars

HK$256 - HK$949

All Car Types

HK$292 - HK$924

To hire a Small car in Cairns, Australia, you would pay an average price of HK$366/day. November is the cheapest month to hire a Small car in Cairns, Australia (~HK$256/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is July (~HK$949/day). In fact, November is about 31% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Small hire for Cairns. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Cairns, hiring a Small car saves you 24% 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 Cairns, Australia, you would pay an average price of HK$411/day. November is the cheapest month to hire a Medium car in Cairns, Australia (~HK$196/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is July (~HK$962/day). In fact, November is about 53% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Medium hire for Cairns. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Cairns, hiring a Medium car saves you 15% 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 car in Cairns, Australia, you would pay an average price of HK$368/day. November is the cheapest month to hire a SUV car in Cairns, Australia (~HK$322/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is June (~HK$1,182/day). In fact, November is about 13% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a SUV hire for Cairns. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Cairns, hiring a SUV car saves you 24% 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.

Top rental agencies in Cairns

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Car Rental FAQs

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

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

What are gas prices like in Cairns?

The average price of petrol in Cairns is HK$8.48/litre over the past month, costing you anywhere between HK$382 and HK$551 to fill up a car’s fuel tank.

How much does it cost to hire a car in Cairns for a week from Atlas Car & Truck Rental?

Hiring a car in Cairns for a week can be a great option for travel. Atlas Car & Truck Rental, the most popular car hire company for this area, offers hire cars for around HK$1,352/week on average.

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

Our data suggests that booking early can save you up to 20% on a hire car in Cairns. Take advantage of below-average prices by booking at least 90 days prior to your desired date.

Can I rent a car for a month in Cairns?

The length of time you can book a rental for is subject to the inventory of the supplier. When renting a vehicle from Cairns it should be possible to rent a car for a whole month if needed.