Cairns Car Rentals

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Cairns, Australia
Mar 3 — Mar 10
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Cairns, Australia
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When is it cheapest to rent a car in Cairns?


$21 - $68

Family size

$50 - $79


$20 - $37

The cheapest time to rent a car in Cairns is in November. The price is 26% lower than the rest of the year at just $23 per day. The most expensive month is December. If you are looking for a specific car type, consider renting an economy car in February. If you need more room for your family, larger vehicles with 6+ seats are typically cheapest in November. The price of a car rental in Cairns can vary based on a number of factors including supply, popularity of the vehicle, and how far out you book your rental car.

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Find popular attractions close to your rental car pick-up

Cairns Airport

Cairns, Australia

Nearby attractions:

Cairns Convention Centre3.3 mi
Bloomfield Airport

Bloomfield, Queensland, Australia

Nearby attractions:

Cairns Convention Centre78.6 mi

147 Lake Street

Nearby attractions:

Cairns Convention Centre0.6 mi

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Car Rental in Cairns

So far in February there have been 3,893 searches on momondo for car rental in Cairns.

What cleaning measures are being taken by Cairns car rental companies to control the spread of COVID-19?

Vehicle cleanliness has always been a priority for car rental companies. Enterprise, National, and Sixt are some of the many companies rolling out enhanced cleaning to make sure your vehicle is sanitized. Search our site to see if there is an option for enhanced cleaning for your car rental in Cairns. As things change, so do policies. We’ll do our best to stay on top of things, but always be sure to check with the provider directly.

How much will it cost to rent a car in Cairns in March?

For March in Cairns, the average price from these searches for a weekend rental was $51 - but some users found deals as low as $23. $35 is a normal deal for a week-long rental in Cairns, but for March it's not uncommon to see prices as low as $17, depending on your requirements.

Which car rental agency in Cairns has the cheapest rental car prices?

Enterprise typically has the cheapest daily rates in Cairns, which you can find at any of their locations. On average, you should expect to pay $37/day, but our users have found rates as low as $11/day for their rental car in Cairns.

Is there a fee to cancel my Cairns car rental?

The majority of the Cairns car rental agencies that we partner with do not have a cancellation fee. This means that if your plans change unexpectedly, many car rental centers in Cairns such as Enterprise, National, and Sixt often offer cancellation free of charge based on when you booked.

What is the best type of car to rent in Cairns during March?

A Standard car is the ideal car to rent when visiting Cairns in March. On average, Cairns receives 7.5″ of precipitation and temperatures hover around 77 °F during the month of March. These conditions are well-suited for a standard, which can easily handle a bit of rain and even hold up well when temperatures fall. Renting a Standard in Cairns will cost you $44/day on average.

Which rental car company in Cairns has the most locations?

Firefly is the car rental company with the most locations in Cairns. At those 3 locations, you can expect to pay a daily rate of $29 in Cairns.

What is the speed limit in Cairns?

If you are renting a vehicle in Cairns, then be aware that the current speed limit within city or town limits is 35 mph, unless otherwise posted. Suburban speed limits around Cairns will generally have a speed limit of 70 mph. If you are traveling on a highway in Cairns, then the speed limit is 70 mph.

What is the weather like in Cairns, Australia in February?

In February, Cairns usually gets 16.1″ of precipitation and has an average temperature of 80.6 °F. This information can be very helpful when looking at rental cars in Cairns as it can help you make the best decision.

What car would momondo recommend based on the weather in February?

Although the temperatures are warmer than usual during February, there is a high chance of rain. momondo would recommend renting a car with A/C to stay cool in the warmer climate of Cairns.

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