Cairns

Cheap Car Hire in Cairns from HK$384

Cairns, QLD, Australia
7 Mar — 14 Mar
Driver's age: 26-65
Cairns, QLD, Australia
Thu 7-3
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Thu 14-3
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What is the cheapest time to rent a car in Cairns?

Discover the most affordable period to rent a car in Cairns 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 29 February 2024.

January

HK$313

February

HK$250

March

HK$281

April

HK$399

May

HK$383

June

HK$407

July

HK$500

August

HK$438

September

HK$383

October

HK$305

November

HK$297

December

HK$375

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 rental in Cairns

Compare and contrast the various car types offered for rental in Cairns to find the perfect fit for your trip. Price data is based on averages over the last 12 months and was last updated on 29 February 2024.

Small cars

HK$142 - HK$565

All Car Types

HK$160 - HK$838

To hire a small car in Cairns, Australia, you would pay an average price of HK$351/day. February is the cheapest month to hire a small car in Cairns, Australia (~HK$142/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is July (~HK$565/day). In fact, February is about 60% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a small car hire for Cairns. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Cairns, hiring a small car saves you 32% 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 Cairns small car hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To hire a medium car in Cairns, Australia, you would pay an average price of HK$396/day. February is the cheapest month to hire a medium car in Cairns, Australia (~HK$178/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is January (~HK$668/day). In fact, February is about 56% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a medium car hire for Cairns. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Cairns, hiring a medium 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. Here are the best Cairns medium car hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To hire a large car in Cairns, Australia, you would pay an average price of HK$473/day. June is the cheapest month to hire a large car in Cairns, Australia (~HK$480/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is August (~HK$1,257/day). In fact, June is about 1% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a large car hire for Cairns. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Cairns, hiring a large car saves you 9% 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 Cairns, Australia, you would pay an average price of HK$297/day. October is the cheapest month to hire a SUV in Cairns, Australia (~HK$344/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is July (~HK$791/day). In fact, October is about 15% 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 saves you 43% 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.

Honda FitHK$384/day
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Top rental agencies in Cairns

Explore the leading car rental agencies in Cairns known for their outstanding service and extensive range of vehicles to choose from. There are currently 8 car rental companies in Cairns. Reviews were last updated on 29 February 2024.
Rent a vehicle with one of these top rental car agencies serving Cairns, such as Ace Rental Cars, Thrifty and JUCY . Browse through some of the top rental car agencies in Cairns, including Ace Rental Cars, Thrifty and JUCY .

Ace Rental Cars

10.0
Wonderful
1 review3 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

10.0

Comfort

10.0

Overall

10.0

Pick-up/drop-off

10.0

Value

8.0

Thrifty

9.0
Wonderful
1 review4 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

9.0

Comfort

9.0

Overall

9.0

Pick-up/drop-off

9.0

Value

6.9

JUCY

2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.3

Comfort

8.6

Overall

9.0

Pick-up/drop-off

8.0

Value

8.3

Sixt

8.9
Very Good
9 reviews2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

9.0

Comfort

9.0

Overall

8.9

Pick-up/drop-off

9.1

Value

8.2

Alamo

8.7
Very Good
19 reviews2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.5

Comfort

8.5

Overall

8.7

Pick-up/drop-off

9.0

Value

8.6

Budget

8.5
Very Good
21 reviews2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.8

Comfort

8.3

Overall

8.4

Pick-up/drop-off

8.6

Value

7.6

Hertz

7.0
Good
9 reviews3 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.0

Comfort

7.0

Overall

7.0

Pick-up/drop-off

7.0

Value

7.0

Europcar

6.6
Okay
4 reviews2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

6.6

Comfort

6.6

Overall

6.6

Pick-up/drop-off

6.6

Value

6.6

Best Cairns car rental deals found

Browse through a selection of recently found affordable car rental deals in Cairns. Plan your trip with ease and find the perfect rental option for your needs. There are currently 8 rental car agencies in Cairns with an average daily rate of HK$458. Data was last updated on 29 February 2024.
Some of the most attractive options when it comes to renting a car in Cairns. Deals are updated frequently so be sure to check back soon for more options.
Honda FitHK$384/day
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Toyota CamryHK$406/day
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Toyota CorollaHK$463/day
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Car rental FAQs

Find answers to frequently asked questions about car rentals in Cairns, including policies, requirements, and more. FAQs were last updated on 29 February 2024.

What car hire company is typically the cheapest in Cairns?

According to our data, users have found the cheapest deals when booking a rental car in Cairns from the following companies over the past two weeks: Europcar (HK$359/day), Thrifty (HK$406/day), and keddy by Europcar (HK$481/day).

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

Taking our users’ ratings and reviews into consideration, MINI Car Rentals (10.0 rating), Ace Rental Cars (10.0 rating) and JUCY (10.0 rating) seem to be the best car hire companies in Cairns.

What are petrol prices like in Cairns?

The average price of petrol in Cairns is HK$9.16/litre over the past month, costing you anywhere between HK$412 and HK$595 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$1,348/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 25% on a hire car in Cairns. Take advantage of below-average prices by booking at least 7 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.

What car do most people hire in Cairns?

The most popular car to hire while in Cairns is the Toyota Corolla, which is a Standard vehicle.

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