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Australia Car Rentals

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Most popular cities to rent a car in Australia

Compare car rental prices for the most popular cities in the country
Current price range
35 C$ - 58 C$ per day
CHEAPEST CITY IN AUSTRALIA Adelaide 18% cheaper Car rentals in Adelaide are usually the cheapest in Australia at 35 C$ per day on average.
MOST EXPENSIVE CITY IN AUSTRALIA Alice Springs 35% more expensive Alice Springs usually has the highest priced car rentals in Australia with rentals averaging 58 C$ per day.
MOST POPULAR CITY IN AUSTRALIA Sydney 82% more users visited More momondo users search for car rentals in Sydney than any other region in Australia.

Rental car companies in Australia

Below is a list of every nation-wide car rental agency, how many locations they have across the country, and what popular cities you can find them in
Hertz
255 locations
Sydney 61 C$/day
Melbourne 69 C$/day
Perth 64 C$/day
Thrifty
180 locations
Melbourne 37 C$/day
Sydney 49 C$/day
Brisbane 56 C$/day
Avis
164 locations
Melbourne 44 C$/day
Brisbane 78 C$/day
Sydney 53 C$/day
Adelaide 25 C$/day
Budget
161 locations
Sydney 44 C$/day
Melbourne 63 C$/day
Brisbane 47 C$/day
Europcar
134 locations
Melbourne 53 C$/day
Sydney 57 C$/day
Brisbane 50 C$/day
Firefly
105 locations
Sydney 36 C$/day
Cairns 31 C$/day

Most popular types of rental cars

Below are the most popular car rental types in Australia and the cheapest cities in which to rent them
Small
Small

Best value

Sydney

29 C$/day
Small

#1 Most popular

Perth

44 C$/day
Small

#2 Most popular

Hobart

41 C$/day
Small

#3 Most popular

Melbourne

30 C$/day
Small

#4 Most popular

Mackay

38 C$/day
Small

#5 Most popular

Brisbane

38 C$/day
Medium
Medium

Best value

Cairns

35 C$/day
Medium

#1 Most popular

Perth

49 C$/day
Medium

#2 Most popular

Melbourne

37 C$/day
Medium

#3 Most popular

Hobart

38 C$/day
Medium

#4 Most popular

Mackay

80 C$/day
Medium

#5 Most popular

Sydney

62 C$/day
SUV
SUV

Best value

Brisbane

35 C$/day
SUV

#1 Most popular

Perth

59 C$/day
SUV

#2 Most popular

Melbourne

46 C$/day
SUV

#3 Most popular

Hobart

38 C$/day
SUV

#4 Most popular

Sydney

37 C$/day
Large
Large

Best value

Brisbane

62 C$/day
Large

#1 Most popular

Perth

72 C$/day
Large

#2 Most popular

Melbourne

69 C$/day
Large

#3 Most popular

Hobart

67 C$/day
Large

#4 Most popular

Sydney

79 C$/day
Large

#5 Most popular

Rockhampton

91 C$/day
Van
Van

Best value

Hobart

79 C$/day
Van

#1 Most popular

Perth

83 C$/day
Van

#2 Most popular

Melbourne

87 C$/day
Van

#3 Most popular

Sydney

81 C$/day
Van

#4 Most popular

Newman

146 C$/day

Renting a car in Australia

Before you book your car rental, here are a few tips and rules you should know about driving in Australia

What is the cheapest rental car agency in Australia?

At the moment, the cheapest car rental agency in Australia is AeroDrive, through whom users can find deals for as low as 19 C$ per day. Users who book a rental car with AeroDrive tend to find prices that are lower than the 39 C$ per day national average. Keep in mind that prices may vary depending on where you are renting, how many days you rent for, and the type of rental car you choose.

What is the most popular rental car agency in Australia?

The most popular car rental company in Australia is Europcar. This rental agency currently has 43 reviews, with an average customer satisfaction score of 7.9 out of 10. 16% of momondo users recently selected Europcar as their rental car company of choice for their travels in Australia.

What car rental company in Australia has the most locations?

With 255 locations across Australia, Hertz has the most car rental centers out of any other rental agency. Consider visiting Sydney, the most popular city in Australia. Hertz has a large presence here with over 4 locations - many of which can be found within the airport and city centre.

What side of the road do people in Australia drive on?

If you rent a car in Australia, be aware that you are required to drive on the left at all times.

How good are the roads in Australia?

Australia has a road quality score of 4.7 on a scale of 1 to 7, where 1 is the lowest rated score. This puts Australia at 41 out of 137 countries for road conditions. You may find that depending on where you travel within Australia that the road quality will vary.

What is the drinking and driving limit in Australia?

The legal blood alcohol content (BAC) limit in Australia is 0.05%. However, it’s important to check regional or local city laws because sometimes this limit might be different. The BAC in Australia may also vary based on age, driving experience, and whether or not you are driving a commercial vehicle. Australia has strict laws against individuals who drink and drive when they are younger than the legal drinking age of 18.

What is the most popular type of rental car in Australia?

There are plenty of different types of rental cars to choose from, but when it comes to visiting Australia, the most popular type is a Compact. An estimated 27% of our users chose a Compact in the past 30 days and paid on average 23 C$ per day for their rental. Keep in mind that you are more than welcome to select a different type of rental car based on your budget, your planned activities, and the weather.

How much does gasoline cost in Australia?

On average, you can expect to pay 1.18 C$ per liter for gasoline in Australia. Keep in mind that this is last week’s national average price and gas prices may vary across the country. According to our data, Australia has neither the most expensive nor the cheapest gas prices in the world. Kuwait currently has the least expensive at 0.45 C$ per liter, while Hong Kong has the most expensive at 3.01 C$ per liter. Keep in mind that gas prices change regularly and may be different during your travel dates.


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