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Cheap Car Rentals in Australia from ฿554

This price is the cheapest per day rate found by a Cheapflights user in the last 72 hours by searching for a car hire in Australia with a pick-up date of 11/6 and drop-off date of 18/6. Fares are subject to change and may not be available at all agencies or on all dates of hire. Click the price to replicate the search for this deal.
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Australia car rentals in 2024

Get helpful information to start your search for the perfect car rental in Australia. The average price data is based on the last 12 months and was last updated on 22 May 2024.

Most popular company

Sixt

Most common car type

Mini

Average price per day

฿1,542

Cheapest price per day

฿554

What are the car hire prices for popular cities in Australia?

Discover the price range for renting a car in popular cities across Australia, helping you budget and make informed decisions for your upcoming travel. There are 1,838 pickup locations in Australia to choose from. Price data has been averaged over the last 12 months and was last updated on 22 May 2024.

Price

฿554 - ฿1,947

Out of all the popular cities in Australia, Sydney is the cheapest city to rent a car in at just ฿554/day. Renting a car in Sydney is 71% cheaper than renting one in Launceston where the per day rate is around ฿1,947. Other fairly inexpensive cities in Australia to get a rental car in are: Coolangatta (฿596/day), Brisbane (฿652/day), and Melbourne (฿915/day). While these cities typically have cheaper prices than the rest of the country, travelers looking to rent a car in Brisbane should expect to spend around ฿652/day on their transportation. The most popular city to rent a car in Australia is Brisbane.

What is the cheapest time to rent a car in Australia?

Discover the most affordable period to rent a car in Australia and save money on your trip. The monthly average price data is based on historical data over the last year and was last updated on 22 May 2024.

January

฿1,307

February

฿1,452

March

฿1,525

April

฿1,343

May

฿1,379

June

฿1,452

July

฿1,706

August

฿1,561

September

฿1,452

October

฿1,343

November

฿1,416

December

฿1,743

Currently, the cheapest month to rent a car in Australia is January. The most expensive time to rent a car is December. The cheapest prices for each month are shown above, but prices will vary based on availability, how far out you book your rental car, and of course, car type.

Popular car types in Australia

Explore the most popular car models available for rent in Australia and choose the one that suits your needs. The price data is sourced from various car rental companies and was last updated on 22 May 2024.

There are 85 hire agencies servicing Australia. These agencies, altogether, have 3,175 hire locations available. Need an affordable hire? small car is the cheapest car type to hire in Australia with prices from ฿554 a day in the previous 7-day period. Here are 4 car types you can hire in Australia:

Economy

Economy

฿668+

Compact

Compact

฿600+

Intermediate

Intermediate

฿602+

SUV

SUV

฿1,272+

Minivan

Minivan

฿1,804+

Full-size SUV

Full-size SUV

฿1,285+

Mini

Mini

฿516+

Passenger van

Passenger van

฿2,239+

Compare available car types for rental in Australia

Compare and contrast the various car types offered for rental in Australia to find the perfect fit for your trip. Price data is based on averages over the last 12 months and was last updated on 22 May 2024.

Small cars

฿1,124 - ฿2,463

All Car Types

฿1,566 - ฿5,371

To hire a small car in Australia, you would pay an average price of ฿1,721/day. January is the cheapest month to hire a small car in Australia (~฿1,124/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is July (~฿2,463/day). In fact, January is about 35% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a small car hire for Australia. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Australia, hiring a small car saves you 42% in costs. Please note that average prices are based on historical data and can vary depending on how early you book, availability for your travel dates, and vehicle popularity. Here are the best Australia small car hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To hire a medium car in Australia, you would pay an average price of ฿1,886/day. November is the cheapest month to hire a medium car in Australia (~฿1,373/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is July (~฿2,434/day). In fact, November is about 28% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a medium car hire for Australia. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Australia, hiring a medium car saves you 37% in costs. Please note that average prices are based on historical data and can vary depending on how early you book, availability for your travel dates, and vehicle popularity. Here are the best Australia medium car hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To hire a large car in Australia, you would pay an average price of ฿4,034/day. November is the cheapest month to hire a large car in Australia (~฿2,708/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is October (~฿7,535/day). In fact, November is about 33% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a large car hire for Australia. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Australia, hiring a large car is 27% more expensive. Please note that average prices are based on historical data and can vary depending on how early you book, availability for your travel dates, and vehicle popularity.

To hire a SUV in Australia, you would pay an average price of ฿2,408/day. November is the cheapest month to hire a SUV in Australia (~฿1,247/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is October (~฿3,329/day). In fact, November is about 49% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a SUV hire for Australia. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Australia, hiring a SUV saves you 19% in costs. Please note that average prices are based on historical data and can vary depending on how early you book, availability for your travel dates, and vehicle popularity. Here are the best Australia SUV hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To hire a van in Australia, you would pay an average price of ฿4,744/day. March is the cheapest month to hire a van in Australia (~฿3,437/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is October (~฿10,355/day). In fact, March is about 28% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a van hire for Australia. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Australia, hiring a van is 38% more expensive. Please note that average prices are based on historical data and can vary depending on how early you book, availability for your travel dates, and vehicle popularity. Here are the best Australia van hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

Honda City฿554/day
2
M
A/C
Honda City
Toyota Yaris฿577/day
4
M
A/C
Toyota Yaris
Honda City฿593/day
2
M
A/C
Honda City

Top rental agencies in Australia

Explore the leading car rental agencies in Australia known for their outstanding service and extensive range of vehicles to choose from. There are currently 8 car rental companies in Australia. Reviews were last updated on 22 May 2024.
Book your reservation with one of the top rental car agencies located in Australia, including those serving the greater Brisbane, Perth and Hobart area. Check out reviews from past customers, confirm pickup locations, and other critical details before booking your reservation.

Thrifty

365 locations

Firefly

276 locations

Hertz

268 locations

keddy by Europcar

214 locations

Sunnycars

196 locations

Avis

186 locations

Budget

172 locations

Sixt

161 locations

Best Australia car rental deals found

Browse through a selection of recently found affordable car rental deals in Australia. Plan your trip with ease and find the perfect rental option for your needs. There are currently 8 rental car agencies in Australia with an average daily rate of ฿1,139. Data was last updated on 22 May 2024.
These are some of the best options we've found for those looking for car rentals in Australia, including options within a close proximity to Brisbane, Perth and Hobart. Deals are constantly refreshed so come back soon for more car rental options.
Honda City฿554/day
2
M
A/C
Honda City
Toyota Yaris฿577/day
4
M
A/C
Toyota Yaris
Honda City฿593/day
2
M
A/C
Honda City

Car rental FAQs

Find answers to frequently asked questions about car rentals in Australia, including policies, requirements, and more. FAQs were last updated on 22 May 2024.
  • Which car hire company is considered to be the best in Australia?

    Taking our users’ ratings and reviews into consideration, MINI Car Rentals (10.0 rating), CarWiz (10.0 rating) and Fox (10.0 rating) seem to be the best car hire companies in Australia.

  • What is the most popular car hire provider in Australia?

    The most popular car hire company at Australia is Bargain Car Rentals. With prices on COMPACT starting at ฿566/day about 137% more people book with Bargain Car Rentals than other companies in the country.

  • What is the cheapest city to get a rental car in Australia?

    At ฿596/day, it is 54% cheaper on average to rent a car in Coolangatta than any other city in Australia. The cheapest price found in Australia was for ฿528/day in Coolangatta.

  • What side of the road do you drive on in Australia?

    Cars travel on the left side of the road in Australia.

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Small car rentals in Australia

Find small car rental deals in Australia from well-known providers in the area and save on gas mileage with the options provided below. small car rentals in Australia cost an average of ฿1,043 per day. Price data was last updated on 22 May 2024.
Toyota Yaris฿602/day
2
M
A/C
Toyota Yaris
Toyota Yaris฿651/day
2
M
A/C
Toyota Yaris
Toyota Yaris฿667/day
2
M
A/C
Toyota Yaris

Van rentals in Australia

Find van rental deals in Australia from well-known providers in the area and save on gas mileage with the options provided below. van rentals in Australia cost an average of ฿1,738 per day. Price data was last updated on 22 May 2024.
To make it easier to find a van rental in Australia, we've compiled these deals for you, including pickup options near Brisbane, Perth and Hobart. Be sure to come back soon for more deals if you don't find one that is perfect for you.
Toyota HiAce฿1,627/day
5
M
A/C
Toyota HiAce
Toyota HiAce฿1,628/day
5
M
A/C
Toyota HiAce
Toyota HiAce฿1,649/day
5
M
A/C
Toyota HiAce

Car rentals by fuel type in Australia

Browse car rentals by fuel type in Australia. Currently, Petrol/Diesel cars are the cheapest to rent in Australia. Deals were last updated on 22 May 2024.

Browse through car rental deals by fuel type in Australia. There are currently 3 fuel types to choose from with Petrol/Diesel being the cheapest (฿18+).

Electric

Electric

฿32+

Hybrid

Hybrid

฿20+

Petrol/Diesel

Petrol/Diesel

฿18+

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