Melbourne

Cheap Car Hire in Melbourne from HK$171

Melbourne, VIC, Australia
7 Mar — 14 Mar
Driver's age: 26-65
Melbourne, VIC, Australia
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Melbourne car rentals in 2024

Get helpful information to start your search for the perfect car rental in Melbourne. The average price data is based on the last 12 months and was last updated on 29 February 2024.

Most popular company

BARGAINCAR

Price of petrol per litre

HK$9.24

Average price per day

HK$348

Cheapest price per day

HK$171

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

Discover the most affordable period to rent a car in Melbourne 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$297

February

HK$352

March

HK$430

April

HK$446

May

HK$328

June

HK$336

July

HK$360

August

HK$336

September

HK$328

October

HK$344

November

HK$336

December

HK$446

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

Explore the most popular car models available for rent in Melbourne and choose the one that suits your needs. The price data is sourced from various car rental companies and was last updated on 29 February 2024.

There are currently 124 hire locations operating in Melbourne spread across 41 car hire agencies. In the past week, the cheapest car type to hire in Melbourne is small car at HK$171 a day. Below are all the 4 car types available for hiring in the area, along with estimated starting prices:

Economy

Economy

HK$149+

Compact

Compact

HK$171+

Intermediate

Intermediate

HK$283+

SUV

SUV

HK$425+

People carrier

People carrier

HK$455+

Full-size SUV

Full-size SUV

HK$375+

Mini

Mini

HK$174+

Passenger van

Passenger van

HK$529+

Compare available car types for rental in Melbourne

Compare and contrast the various car types offered for rental in Melbourne 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$291 - HK$459

All Car Types

HK$397 - HK$592

To hire a small car in Melbourne, Australia, you would pay an average price of HK$377/day. September is the cheapest month to hire a small car in Melbourne, Australia (~HK$291/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is April (~HK$459/day). In fact, September is about 23% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a small car hire for Melbourne. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Melbourne, hiring a small 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. Here are the best Melbourne small car 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$433/day. September is the cheapest month to hire a medium car in Melbourne, Australia (~HK$356/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is March (~HK$560/day). In fact, September is about 18% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a medium car hire for Melbourne. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Melbourne, hiring a medium car saves you 14% 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 car 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$634/day. June is the cheapest month to hire a large car in Melbourne, Australia (~HK$422/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is February (~HK$886/day). In fact, June is about 34% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a large car hire for Melbourne. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Melbourne, hiring a large car is 22% 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.

To hire a SUV in Melbourne, Australia, you would pay an average price of HK$497/day. September is the cheapest month to hire a SUV in Melbourne, Australia (~HK$390/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is December (~HK$618/day). In fact, September is about 22% 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 saves you 1% 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 in Melbourne, Australia, you would pay an average price of HK$758/day. June is the cheapest month to hire a van in Melbourne, Australia (~HK$403/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is October (~HK$1,253/day). In fact, June is about 47% 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 is 34% 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$724/day. March is the cheapest month to hire a luxury car in Melbourne, Australia (~HK$606/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is December (~HK$1,073/day). In fact, March is about 17% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a luxury car hire for Melbourne. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Melbourne, hiring a luxury car is 31% 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.

Toyota CorollaHK$171/day
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Top rental agencies in Melbourne

Explore the leading car rental agencies in Melbourne known for their outstanding service and extensive range of vehicles to choose from. There are currently 8 car rental companies in Melbourne. Reviews were last updated on 29 February 2024.
Rent a vehicle with one of these top rental car agencies serving Melbourne, such as Dollar, Ace Rental Cars and Budget. Make sure to read reviews, pricing info, location, and other important details before choosing a rental car agency.

Dollar

5 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.0

Comfort

10.0

Overall

10.0

Pick-up/drop-off

10.0

Value

6.0

Ace Rental Cars

3 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

9.6

Comfort

9.4

Overall

9.4

Pick-up/drop-off

9.4

Value

8.8

Budget

8.6
Very Good
5 reviews5 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

9.2

Comfort

9.3

Overall

8.6

Pick-up/drop-off

8.5

Value

8.2

Hertz

8.6
Very Good
14 reviews4 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

9.6

Comfort

9.2

Overall

8.6

Pick-up/drop-off

8.4

Value

8.2

East Coast Car Rentals

7.6
Good
4 reviews3 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.0

Comfort

7.3

Overall

7.6

Pick-up/drop-off

7.6

Value

7.6

Avis

7.3
Good
6 reviews6 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.5

Comfort

7.5

Overall

6.8

Pick-up/drop-off

8.0

Value

7.3

Europcar

7.2
Good
5 reviews7 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.4

Comfort

8.0

Overall

7.2

Pick-up/drop-off

7.4

Value

7.2

Thrifty

7.1
Good
8 reviews10 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.4

Comfort

8.2

Overall

7.2

Pick-up/drop-off

7.8

Value

7.4

Best Melbourne car rental deals found

Browse through a selection of recently found affordable car rental deals in Melbourne. Plan your trip with ease and find the perfect rental option for your needs. There are currently 8 rental car agencies in Melbourne with an average daily rate of HK$355. Data was last updated on 29 February 2024.
Some of the most attractive options when it comes to renting a car in Melbourne. Deals are updated frequently so be sure to check back soon for more options.
Toyota CorollaHK$171/day
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Toyota Corolla
Toyota CamryHK$284/day
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Toyota Camry
Toyota CorollaHK$337/day
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Toyota Corolla

Car rental FAQs

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

What is the cheapest hire car found in Melbourne?

In the past two weeks, Cheapflights users have found many deals under HK$348/day when booking a car hire in Melbourne. The absolute best deal a user found was for HK$207/day from CarHood, booked on Jul. 28.

What car hire 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$149/day), JUCY (HK$171/day), and Alpha (HK$284/day).

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

Taking our users’ ratings and reviews into consideration, Dollar (10.0 rating), Ace Rental Cars (9.6 rating) and Hertz (8.4 rating) seem to be the best car hire companies in Melbourne.

What are petrol prices like in Melbourne?

The average price of petrol in Melbourne is HK$9.24/litre over the past month, costing you anywhere between HK$416 and HK$600 to fill up a car’s fuel tank.

How much does it cost to hire a car in Melbourne for a week from Bargain Car Rentals?

From Bargain Car Rentals you can hire a car in Melbourne from about HK$1,817 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 29% in Melbourne - we recommend booking at least 7days 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$7,788, with the average price for a rental being around HK$260 a day. Book with CarHood, to take advantage of their cheap prices and pay 73% 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$713. Hiring a Economy is your cheapest option if you’re looking to save money on your weekend car hire in Melbourne. For the month of March, Cheapflights users have found hire cars in Melbourne for as low as HK$307/day.

What car do most people hire in Melbourne?

The majority of Cheapflights travellers prefer to hire a Mini (Kia Carnival) in Melbourne, making it the most popular option.

Luxury car rentals in Melbourne

Find luxury car rental deals in Melbourne from well-known providers in the area and save on gas mileage with the options provided below. luxury car hires in Melbourne cost an average of HK$503 per day. Price data was last updated on 29 February 2024.
Reserve a luxury car rental in Melbourne by selecting one of these great deals available. Be sure that the car type, dates, pickup location and other key details suit your needs.
Mercedes-Benz E-ClassHK$440/day
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Mercedes-Benz E-Class
Mercedes-Benz E-ClassHK$567/day
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Mercedes-Benz E-Class

Van rentals in Melbourne

Find van rental deals in Melbourne from well-known providers in the area and save on gas mileage with the options provided below. van hires in Melbourne cost an average of HK$571 per day. Price data was last updated on 29 February 2024.
Check out some of the best options we've found on van rentals in Melbourne. To provide you with as many options as possible, we're constantly adding new deals so check back soon if you're not finding the one right for you.
Toyota NoahHK$507/day
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Toyota Noah
Toyota NoahHK$524/day
5
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Toyota Noah
Toyota NoahHK$524/day
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Toyota Noah

Car rentals by fuel type in Melbourne

Browse car rentals by fuel type in Melbourne. Currently, Petrol/Diesel cars are the cheapest to rent in Melbourne. Deals were last updated on 29 February 2024.

Browse through car rental deals by fuel type in Melbourne. There are currently 3 fuel types to choose from with Petrol/Diesel being the cheapest (HK$27+).

Electric

Electric

HK$40+

Hybrid

Hybrid

HK$41+

Petrol/Diesel

Petrol/Diesel

HK$27+

Airport car rentals in Melbourne
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