Car Rentals at Cairns Airport

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Compact
Most popular car rental company to rent a Compact in JulyEuropcar94% more popular92 users searched for Compact rentals from Europcar at Cairns Airport in July
Average cost to rent a Compact in July at Cairns Airport$41 per day10% higher costFor $41/day, renting Compact cars in July is 10% more expensive than the rest of the year
Cheapest price to rent a Compact in July$20 per day51% cheaper price4 users found Compact rentals at Cairns Airport for 51% cheaper than the average daily price in July

Cairns Airport’s best car rental deals

Below you can compare the cheapest prices from Cairns Airport’s most popular type of car rentals
Small
Small

Best value

Toyota Corolla

$33/day
Small

#1 Most popular

Hyundai Accent

$48/day
Small

#2 Most popular

Ford Focus

$36/day
Small

#3 Most popular

Toyota RAV4

$60/day
Small

#4 Most popular

Mercedes-Benz V-Class

$126/day
Small

#5 Most popular

Jeep Wrangler

$47/day
Medium
Medium

Best value

Toyota Corolla

$32/day
Medium

#1 Most popular

Ford Escape

$146/day
Medium

#2 Most popular

Toyota RAV4

$79/day
Medium

#3 Most popular

Volkswagen Passat

$60/day
Medium

#4 Most popular

Volkswagen Passat Variant

$45/day
Medium

#5 Most popular

Hyundai Accent

$52/day
Medium

#6 Most popular

Mitsubishi Galant

$67/day
Medium

#7 Most popular

Skoda Octavia Combi

$59/day
Medium

#8 Most popular

Ford Focus

$34/day
Medium

#9 Most popular

Kia Sportage

$42/day
Medium

#10 Most popular

Ford Explorer

$43/day
Large
Large

Best value

Mercedes-Benz C-Class Wagon

$45/day
Large

#1 Most popular

Ford Explorer

$74/day
Large

#2 Most popular

Mercedes-Benz V-Class

$122/day
Large

#3 Most popular

BMW 3 Series Touring

$81/day
Large

#4 Most popular

Mercedes-Benz C-Class

$99/day
Large

#5 Most popular

Mercedes-Benz GLA

$114/day
Large

#6 Most popular

Ford Ranger

$74/day
Large

#7 Most popular

Volkswagen Passat

$49/day
SUV
SUV

Best value

Kia Sportage

$54/day
SUV

#1 Most popular

Ford Escape

$282/day
Convertible
Convertible

Best value

Buick Cascada

$142/day

Rental car companies at Cairns Airport

Below is every rental car company at Cairns Airport, their address, user rating and the cheapest car rentals they have to offer
enterprise

Enterprise

Terminal Building, Airport Avenue, 4870

Rated 9.8/10 from 7 reviews

Toyota Corolla $17/day
Hyundai Accent $18/day
Ford Escape $22/day
Ford Explorer $38/day
Ford Focus $43/day
hertz

Hertz

Cairns Apt, 4870

Rated 9.5/10 from 12 reviews

Hyundai Accent $15/day
Ford Focus $15/day
Toyota Corolla $15/day
Ford Escape $22/day
Mercedes-Benz C-Class Wagon $29/day
alamo

Alamo

Terminal Building Airport Ave, 4870

Rated 9/10 from 6 reviews

Ford Focus $13/day
Ford Escape $20/day
Hyundai Accent $37/day
Toyota Corolla $50/day
thrifty

Thrifty

Cairns Ap, 4870

Rated 8.8/10 from 3 reviews

Hyundai Accent $17/day
Ford Focus $18/day
Toyota Corolla $19/day
Volkswagen Passat Variant $22/day
Skoda Octavia Combi $23/day
budget

Budget

Terminal Building, 4870

Rated 8.6/10 from 18 reviews

Hyundai Accent $15/day
Ford Focus $17/day
Volkswagen Passat $19/day
Ford Escape $22/day
Mitsubishi Galant $24/day
sixtrentacar

Sixt

411 Sheridan Street, 4870

Rated 7.9/10 from 4 reviews

Hyundai Accent $23/day
Toyota Corolla $28/day
Ford Focus $33/day
Ford Explorer $38/day
Volkswagen Passat $49/day
europcar

Europcar

Terminal Building, Cairns Airport, 4870

Rated 7.5/10 from 4 reviews

Hyundai Accent $15/day
Ford Focus $17/day
Toyota Corolla $17/day
Ford Explorer $38/day
Toyota RAV4 $44/day
avis

Avis

Terminal Building, 4870

Rated 6.2/10 from 4 reviews

Toyota Corolla $1/day
Hyundai Accent $17/day
Volkswagen Passat $21/day
Ford Explorer $25/day
Ford Focus $26/day

Cairns Airport car rental tips

Get answers to the most frequently asked questions on how to rent a car at Cairns Airport

What car rental companies are available at Cairns Airport?

Hertz, Budget and Alamo are the most popular of the 25 rental car companies located at Cairns Airport. Hertz can be found at Cairns Apt. Budget can be found at Terminal Building. Alamo can be found at Terminal Building Airport Ave.

What is the most popular car to rent at Cairns Airport?

The most popular types of car to rent at Cairns Airport are Compact cars. 32% of our users searched for Compact rental cars at Cairns Airport in the past year. The Hyundai Accent and the Toyota Corolla are the two most popular Compact car models to rent. Alamo is the most popular rental company offering Compact vehicles at Cairns Airport. $15 per day is the cheapest price to rent Compact cars from Alamo.

What is the cheapest car to rent at Cairns Airport?

The cheapest car to rent at Cairns Airport is the Toyota Corolla from Avis, at an average cost of $1/day. However, in the past year, users found Toyota Corolla car rentals for as low as $1/day from Avis. Be sure to book your rental car in advance to take advantage of the cheapest prices.

When is the best time to rent a car at Cairns Airport?

Aim to rent a car at Cairns Airport more than 90 days before your trip to get the best deal. On average, it costs $32/day when booking more than 90 days ahead. Weekend car rental prices at Cairns Airport average $53/day, while weekday prices are $36/day. If your schedule is flexible, consider renting a car at Cairns Airport in November, when average prices are at their lowest - $26/day.

What is the best car rental company at Cairns Airport?

Our momondo users have rated Enterprise as the best rental car company at Cairns Airport with an average score of 9.8 from 7 people. 3% of users who rented a car at Cairns Airport chose Enterprise in the past year. The next best rental agencies according to momondo users are Hertz (9.5 rating based on 12 reviews), and East Coast Car Rentals (9.1 rating based on 8 reviews).

How much does it cost for a car rental at Cairns Airport?

On average, it costs $48 per day to rent a car at Cairns Airport. The average cost of a week-long car rental is $286. If you are renting a car at Cairns Airport for a month, the cost is $3,132 on average. You may be able to find better car rental deals depending on what type of car you rent and the time of year you travel.

What car do most people rent at Cairns Airport?

Hyundai Accent rentals and Toyota Corolla rentals at Cairns Airport are the two most popular car models, according to our data. Hyundai Accent rental prices at Cairns Airport can vary depending on what company you rent from, but our users have found that prices average $49/day and can be as low as $13/day. Toyota Corolla rental prices can also vary, but tend to average $32/day, with the cheapest deals as low as $1/day.

What car rental company has the Kia Sportage at Cairns Airport?

Europcar has the Kia Sportage (and other similar SUV vehicles) for rent at Cairns Airport. You can expect to rent a Kia Sportage at Cairns Airport from Europcar for $54/day on average. The agency also has other SUV car rentals available, like the Class Convertible, at Cairns Airport if you’re unable to book the Kia Sportage rental.


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