Car Rentals in Melbourne, Victoria

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Melbourne, VIC, Australia
May 26 — Jun 2
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Melbourne, VIC, Australia
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Important information about Melbourne car rentals

A vacation or trip to Melbourne would be considered incomplete if you didn’t visit some of the iconic attractions, such as The National Gallery of Victoria and Eureka Skydeck. Most of these places are easily reachable by car, so the best thing would be to plan for car rentals in Melbourne. With a rental car, you will be able to easily navigate the West Gate Freeway, which connects most of the major roads in Melbourne. On matters to do with parking, there are a good number of free parking spaces around the Melbourne CBD, but as you would expect, they are local favorites, and it can be very hard to find an open one, especially during peak hours. However, there are plenty of other parking lots around Melbourne, and it shouldn’t be difficult to find a place to leave your Melbourne car rentals. There are approximately seven car rental locations in Melbourne.

The Melbourne CBD is considered by most as one of the most walkable cities in Australia alongside Brisbane. However, some of the city’s suburbs have been ranked as the least walkable places by the same metric. In light of that, you’d be better off getting a cheap car rental in Melbourne if you plan on visiting the city’s suburbs where most of the attractions are located, including the famous Albert Park Circuit and the Yarra River. Also, rental cars in Melbourne give you a little bit of flexibility as well as convenience because you can travel anywhere you want at any time. This isn’t the case for the public transport system despite being highly rated in Australia. Lastly, there are plenty of rental car locations, and you can get any type of rental that you would want, including electric and luxury rental cars.

Before you book car rentals in Melbourne, be sure to observe the different traffic laws in the city. The major difference in traffic laws in Melbourne is the fact that the people drive on the left side of the road and most cars are right-hand drives. For that reason, you need to be extra careful when driving around the streets of Melbourne, especially if you’re used to driving on the right side. You also need to know the speed limits on the central roads so that you don’t receive an easily avoidable fine. Lastly, you need to acquaint yourself with the hook turn, which is a unique turn where trams also cross the intersection. It would be better if you did some reading about traffic laws in Melbourne to avoid any trouble.

To be able to get car rentals in Melbourne, you will be required to produce a valid driver’s license with a photo ID. Most rental companies generally accept English-language driving licenses, and for those with a license written in another language, you will have to produce an International Driving Permit. Any licenses shown when renting a car in Melbourne must have an expiration date well after the rental agreement period.


Best deals found for Melbourne, Victoria car rentals

Find great deals below on a variety of popular rental cars in Melbourne, Victoria
Opel Combo
or similar Passenger van
Up to 5 passengers

$65/day

16 Jun - 2 Jul
Opel Combo
Nissan Kicks
or similar Standard SUV
Up to 5 passengers

$57/day

28 Jul - 11 Aug
Nissan Kicks
Daewoo Leganza
or similar Standard
Up to 5 passengers

$48/day

21 Jul - 31 Jul
Daewoo Leganza
Chevrolet Zafira Tourer
or similar Supplier choice van
Up to 5 passengers

$60/day

1 Jun - 3 Jun
Chevrolet Zafira Tourer
Ford EcoSport
or similar Compact SUV
Up to 4 passengers

$44/day

18 Jun - 16 Jul
Ford EcoSport
Toyota Fortuner
or similar Intermediate SUV
Up to 5 passengers

$27/day

1 Jun - 29 Jun
Toyota Fortuner
Kia Forte
or similar Compact
Up to 4 passengers

$29/day

1 Jun - 13 Jun
Kia Forte
BMW 3 Series
or similar Intermediate
Up to 5 passengers

$34/day

1 Jun - 30 Jun
BMW 3 Series
Hummer H1
or similar Full-size SUV
Up to 5 passengers

$53/day

16 Jun - 2 Jul
Hummer H1

Melbourne, Victoria car rental deals found on momondo

Find the rental car in Melbourne that's right for you

Small Cars

$32 - $98

All Car Types

$64 - $159

The average price of a Small rental in Melbourne, Australia is $52. The cheapest time to rent a Small in Melbourne, Australia is in January. The price is 40% lower than the rest of the year at just $32 per day. A Small rental is typically 45% less expensive than the average car rental in Melbourne. The average price of a vehicle rental in Melbourne can vary based on a number of factors including supply, popularity of the vehicle, and how far out you book your rental car. Below are the best prices for Melbourne Small rentals found on momondo in the past week.

The average price of a Medium rental in Melbourne, Australia is $60. The cheapest time to rent a Medium in Melbourne, Australia is in November. The price is 35% lower than the rest of the year at just $39 per day. A Medium rental is typically 38% less expensive than the average car rental in Melbourne. The average price of a vehicle rental in Melbourne can vary based on a number of factors including supply, popularity of the vehicle, and how far out you book your rental car. Below are the best prices for Melbourne Medium rentals found on momondo in the past week.

The average price of a Large rental in Melbourne, Australia is $93. The cheapest time to rent a Large in Melbourne, Australia is in January. The price is 30% lower than the rest of the year at just $66 per day. A Large rental is typically 4% less expensive than the average car rental in Melbourne. The average price of a vehicle rental in Melbourne can vary based on a number of factors including supply, popularity of the vehicle, and how far out you book your rental car.

The average price of a SUV rental in Melbourne, Australia is $68. The cheapest time to rent a SUV in Melbourne, Australia is in January. The price is 39% lower than the rest of the year at just $42 per day. A SUV rental is typically 30% less expensive than the average car rental in Melbourne. The average price of a vehicle rental in Melbourne can vary based on a number of factors including supply, popularity of the vehicle, and how far out you book your rental car. Below are the best prices for Melbourne SUV rentals found on momondo in the past week.

The average price of a Van rental in Melbourne, Australia is $103. The cheapest time to rent a Van in Melbourne, Australia is in January. The price is 30% lower than the rest of the year at just $73 per day. A Van rental is typically 8% more expensive than the average car rental in Melbourne. The average price of a vehicle rental in Melbourne can vary based on a number of factors including supply, popularity of the vehicle, and how far out you book your rental car. Below are the best prices for Melbourne Van rentals found on momondo in the past week.

The average price of a Pickup Truck rental in Melbourne, Australia is $86. The cheapest time to rent a Pickup Truck in Melbourne, Australia is in February. The price is 37% lower than the rest of the year at just $55 per day. A Pickup Truck rental is typically 10% less expensive than the average car rental in Melbourne. The average price of a vehicle rental in Melbourne can vary based on a number of factors including supply, popularity of the vehicle, and how far out you book your rental car.

The average price of a Luxury rental in Melbourne, Australia is $108. The cheapest time to rent a Luxury in Melbourne, Australia is in August. The price is 41% lower than the rest of the year at just $65 per day. A Luxury rental is typically 12% more expensive than the average car rental in Melbourne. The average price of a vehicle rental in Melbourne can vary based on a number of factors including supply, popularity of the vehicle, and how far out you book your rental car.

The average price of a Convertible rental in Melbourne, Australia is $199. The cheapest time to rent a Convertible in Melbourne, Australia is in August. The price is 58% lower than the rest of the year at just $84 per day. A Convertible rental is typically 52% more expensive than the average car rental in Melbourne. The average price of a vehicle rental in Melbourne can vary based on a number of factors including supply, popularity of the vehicle, and how far out you book your rental car.

Mitsubishi Colt
or similar Economy
Up to 2 passengers

$28/day

31 May - 9 Jun
Mitsubishi Colt
Kia Forte
or similar Compact
Up to 4 passengers

$51/day

24 May - 27 Jun
Kia Forte
Kia Forte
or similar Compact
Up to 4 passengers

$29/day

1 Jun - 13 Jun
Kia Forte

Melbourne car rental directory

All major car rental suppliers in Melbourne, Victoria
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Excellent
2 reviews3 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

10.0

Comfort

9.0

Overall

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Value

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Excellent
10 reviews5 locations
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9.2

Comfort

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Overall

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Pick-up/drop-off

9.0

Value

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Good
4 reviews7 locations
Overview

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8.4

Comfort

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Overall

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Pick-up/drop-off

7.2

Value

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Good
4 reviews6 locations
Overview

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7.0

Comfort

7.0

Overall

5.5

Pick-up/drop-off

8.0

Value

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Good
7 reviews10 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.0

Comfort

6.7

Overall

6.5

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6.5

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7.0
5.9
Okay
15 reviews19 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

6.8

Comfort

7.0

Overall

6.1

Pick-up/drop-off

5.2

Value

6.5
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Okay
3 reviews5 locations
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Cleanliness

7.3

Comfort

6.6

Overall

4.0

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2.6

Value

3.3
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Mediocre
1 review6 locations
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Cleanliness

6.0

Comfort

4.0

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2.0

Pick-up/drop-off

2.0

Value

2.0

Quick facts about car rentals in Melbourne

Get the overview on great rental deals, popular car rental companies, and best car types for your visit in Melbourne
Most Popular AgencyBargain Car RentalsThe most popular Melbourne car rental agency found on momondo this month is Bargain Car Rentals. Other top choices for car rental companies are Sixt and East Coast Car Rentals
Popular Car TypesCompact, Intermediate, SUVThe following car types were offered at rental car companies in Melbourne in the past 72 hours: Compact, Intermediate, SUV.
Cheapest Rental Car$29The lowest price for a rental car in Melbourne is $29/day. For this area, you can expect average prices starting from $61/day.
Most Popular ModelFord FocusThe most popular car model to rent in Melbourne in the past 7 days is the Ford Focus. Our users also prefer the Hyundai Accent as an alternative.

Find popular attractions close to your rental car pick-up

Visit these must-see attractions near popular rental car locations in Melbourne

Nearby attractions:

Flemington Racecourse9.0 mi
Queen Victoria Market11.5 mi
Marvel Stadium11.8 mi
Royal Exhibition Building11.8 mi
Princess Theatre12.2 mi

Nearby attractions:

Flemington Racecourse29.5 mi
Melbourne Sports And Aquatic Centre30.0 mi
St. Kilda Beach30.2 mi
Marvel Stadium30.2 mi
Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre30.3 mi

Nearby attractions:

Flemington Racecourse4.2 mi
Queen Victoria Market6.2 mi
Royal Exhibition Building6.5 mi
Marvel Stadium6.6 mi
Princess Theatre6.9 mi

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Driving with a rental car in Melbourne - FAQs

Learn everything there is to know about renting a car in Melbourne so you can be properly prepared for your next trip

For June in Melbourne, the average price from these searches for a weekend rental was $72 - but some users found deals as low as $32. $73 is a normal deal for a week-long rental in Melbourne, but for June it's not uncommon to see prices as low as $27, depending on your requirements.

CarHood typically has the cheapest daily rates in Melbourne, which you can find at any of their locations. On average, you should expect to pay $18/day, but our users have found rates as low as $8/day for their rental car in Melbourne.

The majority of car rental agencies in Melbourne offer free cancellation. momondo will always tell you whether or not rental car centers such as Alpha, Ace Rental Cars, and Hertz have a cancellation fee for travelers who have last-minute itinerary changes.

Renting a Standard car in Melbourne during the month of June is what most travelers prefer. With temperatures averaging 46.4 °F and precipitation around 1.2″ during June, a Standard car is more than capable of handling these weather conditions. This is the perfect rental car type for wet roads and above-freezing temperatures. Renting a Standard in Melbourne will cost you $82/day on average.

Thrifty has 10 locations. momondo users can expect to pay $110/day on average when renting from these locations.

35 mph is the city speed limit for Melbourne, which also applies to surrounding towns and other urban centers. The suburban speed limit and the speed limit for highways around Melbourne are 70 mph and 70 mph, respectively. If you rent a car in Melbourne, be aware that these speed limits may be strictly enforced.

Those looking for a rental car in Melbourne during the month of May should expect temperatures to be around 53.6 °F and should expect around 1.6″ of precipitation. This information can be helpful when choosing which car you’d like to rent.

If you’re looking for a Melbourne rental car for a road trip to the surrounding areas during the month of May it’s important to know that the rest of Victoria typically has a temperature of 51.8 °F and will usually expect 1.9″ of precipitation.


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Yes, whether it is for cars in Melbourne or elsewhere, momondo allows you to filter specifically for policies that offer free cancellation.

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Yes, unlimited mileage options can be found on rental cars in Melbourne on momondo.


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