Melbourne

Cheap Car Rentals in Melbourne

Melbourne, VIC, Australia
15 Dec — 22 Dec
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Melbourne, VIC, Australia
Thu 15-12
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Thu 22-12
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Melbourne car hires in 2022

Most popular companySIXT
Price of petrol per litreHK$8.96
Average price per dayHK$55
Cheapest price per dayHK$36

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

January

HK$327

February

HK$342

March

HK$490

April

HK$630

May

HK$428

June

HK$436

July

HK$436

August

HK$366

September

HK$404

October

HK$436

November

HK$467

December

HK$467

Currently, the cheapest month to rent a car in Melbourne is January. 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 Melbourne

There are currently 125 hire locations operating in Melbourne, Australia spread across 36 car hire agencies. In the past week, the cheapest car type to hire in Melbourne is Small at HK$38 a day. Below are all the 4 car types available for hiring in the area, along with estimated starting prices:

Compare available car types for hire in Melbourne

Small cars

HK$248 - HK$435

All Car Types

HK$403 - HK$658

To hire a Small car in Melbourne, Australia, you would pay an average price of HK$340/day. February is the cheapest month to hire a Small car in Melbourne, Australia (~HK$248/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is December (~HK$435/day). In fact, February is about 28% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Small hire for Melbourne. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Melbourne, 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 Melbourne Small hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To hire a Medium car in Melbourne, Australia, you would pay an average price of HK$440/day. June is the cheapest month to hire a Medium car in Melbourne, Australia (~HK$305/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is February (~HK$594/day). In fact, June is about 31% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Medium hire for Melbourne. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Melbourne, hiring a Medium car saves you 12% 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 Melbourne Medium hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To hire a Large car in Melbourne, Australia, you would pay an average price of HK$546/day. May is the cheapest month to hire a Large car in Melbourne, Australia (~HK$417/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is April (~HK$850/day). In fact, May is about 24% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Large hire for Melbourne. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Melbourne, 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 Melbourne Large hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To hire a SUV car in Melbourne, Australia, you would pay an average price of HK$469/day. August is the cheapest month to hire a SUV car in Melbourne, Australia (~HK$378/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is May (~HK$667/day). In fact, August is about 20% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a SUV hire for Melbourne. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Melbourne, hiring a SUV 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 Van car in Melbourne, Australia, you would pay an average price of HK$662/day. May is the cheapest month to hire a Van car in Melbourne, Australia (~HK$471/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is April (~HK$1,053/day). In fact, May is about 29% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Van hire for Melbourne. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Melbourne, 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 Melbourne Van hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To hire a Luxury car in Melbourne, Australia, you would pay an average price of HK$384/day. November is the cheapest month to hire a Luxury car in Melbourne, Australia (~HK$420/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is February (~HK$928/day). In fact, November is about 0% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Luxury hire for Melbourne. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Melbourne, hiring a Luxury car saves you 23% 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$38/day
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Volkswagen GolfHK$87/day
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Top rental agencies in Melbourne

All major car rental suppliers in Melbourne

Ace Rental Cars

3 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

9.6

Comfort

9.6

Overall

9.6

Pick-up/drop-off

9.3

Value

9.0

Alpha

9.4
Wonderful
2 reviews3 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

10.0

Comfort

9.3

Overall

9.3

Pick-up/drop-off

9.3

Value

9.3

Hertz

8.9
Very Good
12 reviews4 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

9.3

Comfort

9.0

Overall

8.9

Pick-up/drop-off

8.6

Value

8.6

Europcar

8.1
Very Good
4 reviews7 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.8

Comfort

8.4

Overall

8.0

Pick-up/drop-off

8.2

Value

7.7

Sixt

7.5
Good
8 reviews5 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.1

Comfort

8.1

Overall

7.6

Pick-up/drop-off

7.4

Value

7.4

Thrifty

7.1
Good
7 reviews10 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.7

Comfort

7.4

Overall

7.1

Pick-up/drop-off

7.1

Value

7.7

Avis

6.6
Okay
5 reviews6 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

6.8

Comfort

6.8

Overall

6.0

Pick-up/drop-off

7.4

Value

6.5

Budget

6.6
Okay
7 reviews6 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.1

Comfort

6.8

Overall

6.6

Pick-up/drop-off

5.7

Value

6.6

Best Melbourne Car Rental Deals Found

Check out some of the best deals for car rentals in Melbourne recently found.

Car Rental FAQs

What is the cheapest hire car found in Melbourne?

In the past two weeks, Cheapflights users have found many deals under HK$428/day when booking a car hire in Melbourne. The absolute best deal a user found was for HK$278/day from CarHood, booked on Jul. 28.

What car rental company is typically the cheapest in Melbourne?

According to our data, users have found the cheapest deals when booking a rental car in Melbourne from the following companies over the past two weeks: Bargain Car Rentals (HK$351/day), East Coast Car Rentals (HK$446/day), and Ace Rental Cars (HK$517/day).

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

Taking our users’ ratings and reviews into consideration, Ace Rental Cars (9.6 rating), Alpha (9.4 rating) and Hertz (8.9 rating) seem to be the best car hire companies in Melbourne.

What are gas prices like in Melbourne?

The average price of petrol in Melbourne is HK$8.96/litre over the past month, costing you anywhere between HK$403 and HK$582 to fill up a car’s fuel tank.

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

From Sixt you can hire a car in Melbourne from about HK$4,797 per week on average.

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

Hiring your favourite car model can become more difficult the closer you are to your desired travel date. It’s ideal to book early to have that peace of mind. An early booking can save you up to 5% in Melbourne - we recommend booking at least 90days in advance.

Can I rent a car for a month in Melbourne?

Yes, renting a vehicle in Melbourne for a month is certainly possible.

How much does it cost to rent a car in Melbourne for a month?

Generally, a month-long car rental in Melbourne can be found for about HK$20,559, with the average price for a rental being around HK$685 a day. Book with CarHood, to take advantage of their cheap prices and pay 90% less compared to the average price of car rentals in Melbourne.

How much is a car hire in Melbourne for a weekend?

The average price for a weekend car hire in Melbourne is HK$417. Hiring a Compact is your cheapest option if you’re looking to save money on your weekend car hire in Melbourne. For the month of January, Cheapflights users have found hire cars in Melbourne for as low as HK$767/day.

What car do most people hire in Melbourne?

The majority of Cheapflights travellers prefer to hire a Economy (Hyundai Accent) in Melbourne, making it the most popular option.

Van Rentals in Melbourne

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