Cairns

Cheap Car Rentals in Cairns

Cairns, QLD, Australia
11 Feb — 18 Feb
Same drop-off
Cairns, QLD, Australia
Sat 11-2
Noon
Sat 18-2
Noon
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Cairns car hires in 2023

Most popular companySIXT
Price of petrol per litreHK$8.95
Average price per dayHK$82
Cheapest price per dayHK$82

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

January

HK$502

February

HK$345

March

HK$415

April

HK$784

May

HK$698

June

HK$768

July

HK$894

August

HK$745

September

HK$745

October

HK$651

November

HK$447

December

HK$564

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$461/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 45% 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 6% 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$428/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$961/day). In fact, November is about 55% 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 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.

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$321/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is June (~HK$1,181/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 25% 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

All major car rental suppliers in Cairns

Enterprise

2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

10.0

Comfort

7.9

Overall

10.0

Pick-up/drop-off

10.0

Value

10.0

Europcar

10.0
Wonderful
2 reviews2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

10.0

Comfort

10.0

Overall

10.0

Pick-up/drop-off

10.0

Value

10.0

Hertz

9.3
Wonderful
8 reviews3 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

9.0

Comfort

9.4

Overall

9.4

Pick-up/drop-off

9.6

Value

9.2

Thrifty

8.8
Very Good
1 review4 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

9.3

Comfort

9.3

Overall

9.3

Pick-up/drop-off

9.3

Value

5.3

Alamo

8.5
Very Good
16 reviews2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.4

Comfort

8.5

Overall

8.5

Pick-up/drop-off

9.0

Value

8.5

Budget

8.4
Very Good
17 reviews2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.5

Comfort

8.3

Overall

8.4

Pick-up/drop-off

8.3

Value

7.7

Sixt

8.3
Very Good
9 reviews2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.8

Comfort

8.5

Overall

8.1

Pick-up/drop-off

8.9

Value

7.4

Sunnycars

8 locations

Car Rental FAQs

What is the cheapest hire car found in Cairns?

In the past two weeks, Cheapflights users have found many deals under HK$647/day when booking a car hire in Cairns. The absolute best deal a user found was for HK$647/day from Sixt, booked on Jan. 1.

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

Taking our users’ ratings and reviews into consideration, Europcar (10.0 rating), Enterprise (10.0 rating) and Hertz (9.3 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$8.95/litre over the past month, costing you anywhere between HK$402 and HK$581 to fill up a car’s fuel tank.

How much does it cost to hire a car in Cairns for a week from Sixt?

Hiring a car in Cairns for a week can be a great option for travel. Sixt, the most popular car hire company for this area, offers hire cars for around HK$4,530/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 17% 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.

What car do most people hire in Cairns?

The most popular car to hire while in Cairns is the Hyundai Kona, which is a Compact vehicle.

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