Car Rentals in Melbourne, Victoria

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Melbourne, VIC, Australia
Oct 10 — Oct 17
Same drop-off
Melbourne, VIC, Australia
Tue 10/10
Noon
Tue 10/17
Noon

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Rental cars insight and trends in Melbourne

Useful insights to help you book the perfect rental car in Melbourne

What is the cheapest rental car agency in Melbourne?

The cheapest rental cars in Melbourne are generally found through CarHood. When booking with CarHood, you may be able to find rental car prices for as low as $8/day. The average price to rent a car in Melbourne is $18/day.

What car rental company in Melbourne has the most locations?

Thrifty has the most locations of any rental car company in Melbourne, with 11 locations.

What car do most people rent in Melbourne?

For an average of $61/day (and as low as $20/day), Toyota Corolla rentals in Melbourne are the most popular car among our users. Renting the Kia Carnival in Melbourne for $108/day on average ($39/day for a cheap deal) is another popular choice.

Best deals found for Melbourne, Victoria car rentals

Find great deals below on a variety of popular rental car types in Melbourne, Victoria
Economy$19/day
Compact$21/day
Intermediate$22/day
Full-size$30/day
Minivan$54/day
Full-size SUV$30/day
Passenger van$52/day
Premium SUV$48/day
Compact SUV$24/day
Intermediate SUV$29/day
Supplier choice$31/day
Standard SUV$43/day
Best rates found by momondo users in the past 48 hours.

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.

Is it worthwhile to rent a car while visiting 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.

What laws should I keep in mind when driving in Melbourne?

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.

What kind of driver’s license do you need to rent a car in Melbourne?

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.


Melbourne, Victoria car rental deals found on momondo

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

Small

$34 - $67

All Car Types

$81 - $124

The average price of a Small rental in Melbourne, Australia is $48. The cheapest time to rent a Small in Melbourne, Australia is in August. The price is 31% lower than the rest of the year at just $34 per day. A Small rental is typically 52% less expensive than the average rental car 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 $56. The cheapest time to rent a Medium in Melbourne, Australia is in August. The price is 22% lower than the rest of the year at just $45 per day. A Medium rental is typically 44% less expensive than the average rental car 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 $97. The cheapest time to rent a Large in Melbourne, Australia is in February. The price is 17% lower than the rest of the year at just $81 per day. A Large rental is typically 4% less expensive than the average rental car 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 Large rentals found on momondo in the past week.

The average price of a SUV rental in Melbourne, Australia is $67. The cheapest time to rent a SUV in Melbourne, Australia is in September. The price is 23% lower than the rest of the year at just $52 per day. A SUV rental is typically 34% less expensive than the average rental car 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 $118. The cheapest time to rent a Van in Melbourne, Australia is in September. The price is 17% lower than the rest of the year at just $99 per day. A Van rental is typically 16% more expensive than the average rental car 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 $113. The cheapest time to rent a Pickup Truck in Melbourne, Australia is in July. The price is 24% lower than the rest of the year at just $86 per day. A Pickup Truck rental is typically 11% more expensive than the average rental car 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 $107. The cheapest time to rent a Luxury in Melbourne, Australia is in September. The price is 19% lower than the rest of the year at just $88 per day. A Luxury rental is typically 7% more expensive than the average rental car 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 $205. The cheapest time to rent a Convertible in Melbourne, Australia is in August. The price is 44% lower than the rest of the year at just $115 per day. A Convertible rental is typically 51% more expensive than the average rental car 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.

Toyota Yaris
or similar Economy
Up to 2 passengers

$19/day

24 Nov - 1 Dec
Toyota Yaris
Nissan Sentra
or similar Compact
Up to 4 passengers

$21/day

1 Dec - 4 Dec
Nissan Sentra
Kia Soul
or similar Compact
Up to 4 passengers

$46/day

8 Oct - 20 Oct
Kia Soul

Melbourne car rental directory

All major car rental suppliers in Melbourne, Victoria

Alpha

10.0
Wonderful
2 reviews3 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

10.0

Comfort

10.0

Overall

10.0

Pick-up/drop-off

10.0

Value

10.0

Ace Rental Cars

3 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

9.6

Comfort

9.6

Overall

9.6

Pick-up/drop-off

9.3

Value

9.0

Hertz

8.8
Very good
13 reviews4 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

9.3

Comfort

8.8

Overall

8.8

Pick-up/drop-off

8.5

Value

8.3

Thrifty

8.0
Very good
7 reviews10 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.6

Comfort

8.3

Overall

8.0

Pick-up/drop-off

8.0

Value

8.6

East Coast Car Rentals

7.6
Good
4 reviews3 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.0

Comfort

7.2

Overall

7.6

Pick-up/drop-off

7.6

Value

7.6

Europcar

7.0
Good
5 reviews7 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.2

Comfort

7.8

Overall

6.8

Pick-up/drop-off

7.4

Value

7.2

Firefly

6.6
Okay
1 review7 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.0

Comfort

7.0

Overall

6.0

Pick-up/drop-off

6.0

Value

6.0

Avis

6.6
Okay
5 reviews6 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

6.8

Comfort

6.8

Overall

6.0

Pick-up/drop-off

7.4

Value

6.5

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 Agency

Sixt

Popular Car Types

Compact, SUV, Intermediate

Cheapest Rental Car

$22

Most Popular Model

Toyota Corolla
The most popular Melbourne car rental agency found on momondo this month is Sixt. Other top choices for car rental companies are Bargain Car Rentals and CarHood
The following car types were offered at rental car companies in Melbourne in the past 72 hours: Compact, SUV, Intermediate.
The lowest price for a rental car in Melbourne is $22/day. For this area, you can expect average prices starting from $40/day.
The most popular car model to rent in Melbourne in the past 7 days is the Toyota Corolla. Our users also prefer the Class Compact SUV 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
Flagstaff Gardens11.6 mi
Melbourne Museum11.7 mi
Marvel Stadium11.8 mi

Nearby attractions:

Flemington Racecourse29.5 mi
Melbourne Sports And Aquatic Centre30.0 mi
Palais Theatre30.0 mi
St. Kilda Beach30.2 mi
Marvel Stadium30.2 mi

Nearby attractions:

Flemington Racecourse4.2 mi
Queen Victoria Market6.2 mi
Flagstaff Gardens6.4 mi
Melbourne Museum6.4 mi
Royal Exhibition Building6.5 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

How much will it cost to rent a car in Melbourne, Australia in November?

For November in Melbourne, the average price from these searches for a weekend rental was $71 - but some users found deals as low as $19. $63 is a normal deal for a week-long rental in Melbourne, but for November it's not uncommon to see prices as low as $21, depending on your requirements.

Is there a fee to cancel my Melbourne, Australia car rental?

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, Enterprise Rent-A-Car, and Ace Rental Cars have a cancellation fee for travelers who have last-minute itinerary changes.

What is the best type of car to rent in Melbourne during November?

When temperatures average 64.4 °F and precipitation is 1.6″, your best car rental option for the month of November is a Convertible. Renting a Convertible in Melbourne is an exciting way to see the area without having to worry about the weather being uncooperative. However, it is always a good idea to check the forecast before you travel and make any adjustments to your car rental plans. Renting a Convertible in Melbourne will cost you $115/day on average.

What is the speed limit in Melbourne, Australia?

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.

What car rental company has the Hyundai Kona in Melbourne?

What is the weather like in Melbourne, Australia in October?

Those looking for a rental car in Melbourne during the month of October should expect temperatures to be around 55.4 °F and should expect around 2″ of precipitation. This information can be helpful when choosing which car you’d like to rent.

Is the weather in Melbourne similar to the rest of Victoria?

If you’re looking for a Melbourne rental car for a road trip to the surrounding areas during the month of October it’s important to know that the rest of Victoria typically has a temperature of 55.4 °F and will usually expect 2″ of precipitation.

When did momondo last update prices for cars in Melbourne?

Prices for cars in Melbourne refresh daily.

How many operators does momondo search for cars in Melbourne?

How old do you have to be to hire a car in Melbourne?

The minimum age for drivers varies by country, including Melbourne. In many EU countries drivers must be 18 years old. As a rule, you’ll need to be 21 to hire a car abroad, and a young driver surcharge may be applied if you are under 25. We recommend reading through the policy of your chosen rental company before booking.

What documentation or ID do you need to rent a car in Melbourne?

When renting a car in Melbourne, all drivers must present a full valid driving license. An International Driving Permit is required if the driving license is written in a language different to that of the country of rental and may be necessary to avoid the risk of potential fines. If you are renting abroad, you may also need to provide proof of return travel and accommodation information during your stay. We always recommend checking with the individual rental company you are booking with.


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Why use momondo?

Why should I use momondo to book a car rental in Melbourne?

You should use momondo to book a car rental in Melbourne because it could save you time and money. momondo fetches and allows you to compare car rental prices and policies from thousands of car rental websites.

How does momondo help me find the best car rental deal in Melbourne?

Filtering is how momondo helps you find a great rental car in Melbourne. Narrow your search using price and map features as well as filtering by fuel or mileage policies amongst many other filters available.

Does momondo show car rental deals in Melbourne with free cancellation?

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

Can I rent a car with a fair fuel policy in Melbourne on momondo?

Yes, fair fuel policies are a specific filter offered on momondo for all car rental locations including Melbourne.

Can I find a car rental in Melbourne which offers enhanced cleaning on momondo?

Yes, momondo can show you specific deals which include enhanced cleaning on car rentals in Melbourne.

Can I search for rental cars in Melbourne with unlimited mileage on momondo?

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


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