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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
$28 - $42 per day
CHEAPEST CITY IN AUSTRALIA Adelaide 16% cheaper Car rentals in Adelaide are usually the cheapest in Australia at $28 per day on average.
MOST EXPENSIVE CITY IN AUSTRALIA Airlie Beach 28% more expensive Airlie Beach usually has the highest priced car rentals in Australia with rentals averaging $42 per day.
MOST POPULAR CITY IN AUSTRALIA Sydney 85% 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
252 locations
Sydney $54/day
Canberra $47/day
Melbourne $49/day
Adelaide $48/day
Thrifty
179 locations
Melbourne $27/day
Sydney $48/day
Brisbane $38/day
Parkes $36/day
keddy by Europcar
164 locations
Melbourne $29/day
Brisbane $36/day
Avis
163 locations
Melbourne $35/day
Sydney $41/day
Brisbane $33/day
Adelaide $28/day
Budget
161 locations
Sydney $38/day
Melbourne $34/day
Brisbane $34/day
Adelaide $24/day
Europcar
134 locations
Melbourne $41/day
Sydney $43/day
Brisbane $34/day
Devonport $47/day
Bundaberg $26/day
Firefly
105 locations
Melbourne $24/day
Sydney $30/day
Cairns $29/day
Canberra $26/day
Dollar
91 locations
Melbourne $24/day
Brisbane $58/day
Sydney $51/day
Adelaide $28/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

Perth

$30/day
Small

#1 Most popular

Mackay

$42/day
Small

#2 Most popular

Hobart

$33/day
Small

#3 Most popular

Townsville

$62/day
Small

#4 Most popular

Melbourne

$35/day
Small

#5 Most popular

Pakenham

$44/day
Medium
Medium

Best value

Sydney

$28/day
Medium

#1 Most popular

Townsville

$55/day
Medium

#2 Most popular

Mackay

$52/day
Medium

#3 Most popular

Perth

$47/day
Medium

#4 Most popular

Hobart

$32/day
Medium

#5 Most popular

Melbourne

$44/day
SUV
SUV

Best value

Brisbane

$37/day
SUV

#1 Most popular

Mackay

$55/day
SUV

#2 Most popular

Townsville

$68/day
SUV

#3 Most popular

Perth

$53/day
SUV

#4 Most popular

Hobart

$42/day
SUV

#5 Most popular

Melbourne

$39/day
Large
Large

Best value

Hobart

$53/day
Large

#1 Most popular

Perth

$72/day
Large

#2 Most popular

Mackay

$71/day
Large

#3 Most popular

Townsville

$86/day
Large

#4 Most popular

Melbourne

$77/day
Large

#5 Most popular

Dee Why

$71/day
Van
Van

Best value

Brisbane

$56/day
Van

#1 Most popular

Perth

$76/day
Van

#2 Most popular

Townsville

$113/day
Van

#3 Most popular

Melbourne

$57/day
Van

#4 Most popular

Hobart

$76/day
Van

#5 Most popular

Sydney

$83/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 Atlas Car & Truck Rental, through whom users can find deals for as low as $15 per day. Users who book a rental car with Atlas Car & Truck Rental tend to find prices that are lower than the $33 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?

Europcar is the most popular rental car company in Australia with 21% of momondo users selecting this agency in the past month. Europcar also has 40 reviewsand a score of 8.1 out of 10, making this car rental agency a popular choice among travelers.

What car rental company in Australia has the most locations?

The car rental company with the most locations in Australia is Hertz. They currently have 252 locations that can be found within airports and cities across the country. Hertz tends to have locations in the top must-see cities across Australia. Melbourne, for example, has 4 Hertz locations.

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

You are required by law to drive on the left when you visit Australia. Not abiding by this law can result in traffic tickets, car accidents, or both.

How good are the roads in Australia?

The road network in Australia has been scored 4.7 for its quality (1 lowest, 7 highest). This puts it at 41 in the world out of 137 other countries. Roads will vary significantly within the country’s different regions, so use scores as a rough guide or reference for comparison.

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. Keep in mind that there are stricter penalties for those who drink and drive and are under the legal drinking age. In Australia, you must be at least 18 to drink.

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 26% of our users chose a Compact in the past 30 days and paid on average $18 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?

Last week, the price of gasoline in Australia was $3.26 per gallon on average. This is subject to change based the city you visit, time of year, and the country’s current economy. 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 $1.29 per gallon, while Hong Kong has the most expensive at $8.56 per gallon. Keep in mind that gas prices change regularly and may be different during your travel dates.

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