Australia

Cheap Car Rentals in Australia

Sydney, NSW, Australia
11 Dec — 18 Dec
Same drop-off
Sydney, NSW, Australia
Sun 11/12
Noon
Sun 18/12
Noon
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What are the car hire prices for popular cities in Australia?

Below are the cheapest cities to rent a car in Australia

Price

฿663 - ฿2,165

Out of all the popular cities in Australia, Adelaide is the cheapest city to rent a car in at just ฿663/day. Renting a car in Adelaide is 69% cheaper than renting one in Hobart where the per day rate is around ฿2,165. Other fairly inexpensive cities in Australia to get a rental car in are: Brisbane (฿691/day), Melbourne (฿809/day), and Perth (฿1,568/day). While these cities typically have cheaper prices than the rest of the country, travelers looking to rent a car in Perth should expect to spend around ฿1,568/day on their transportation. The most popular city to rent a car in Australia is Perth.

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

January

฿1,662

February

฿1,627

March

฿1,974

April

฿2,459

May

฿2,043

June

฿1,939

July

฿1,974

August

฿1,835

September

฿1,939

October

฿1,835

November

฿1,870

December

฿2,355

Currently, the cheapest month to rent a car in Australia is February. The most expensive time to rent a car is April. 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

There are 68 hire agencies servicing Australia. These agencies, altogether, have 2,832 hire locations available. Need an affordable hire? Small is the cheapest car type to hire in Australia with prices from ฿117 a day in the previous 7-day period. Here are 4 car types you can hire in Australia:

Compare available car types for rental in Australia

Small cars

฿1,280 - ฿4,007

All Car Types

฿1,322 - ฿6,515

To hire a Small car in Australia, you would pay an average price of ฿2,112/day. July is the cheapest month to hire a Small car in Australia (~฿1,280/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is February (~฿4,007/day). In fact, July is about 40% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Small hire for Australia. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Australia, hiring a Small car saves you 29% 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 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 ฿1,938/day. August is the cheapest month to hire a Medium car in Australia (~฿1,711/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is December (~฿3,244/day). In fact, August is about 12% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Medium hire for Australia. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Australia, hiring a Medium car saves you 35% 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 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 ฿2,998/day. January is the cheapest month to hire a Large car in Australia (~฿1,929/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is June (~฿7,678/day). In fact, January is about 36% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Large hire for Australia. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Australia, hiring a Large car is 2% 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 Large hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To hire a SUV car in Australia, you would pay an average price of ฿2,354/day. October is the cheapest month to hire a SUV car in Australia (~฿1,855/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is June (~฿5,216/day). In fact, October is about 22% 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 car saves you 21% 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 car in Australia, you would pay an average price of ฿2,817/day. June is the cheapest month to hire a Van car in Australia (~฿2,803/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is August (~฿5,129/day). In fact, June is about 1% 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 car saves you 5% 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.

Honda City฿117/day
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Honda City
Hyundai i20฿132/day
4
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Hyundai i20
Toyota Yaris Sedan/Vios฿153/day
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Toyota Yaris Sedan/Vios

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Car Rental FAQs

Which car rental company is considered to be the best in Australia?

Taking our users’ ratings and reviews into consideration, Sunset Rent a Car (10.0 rating), Economy Rent a Car (10.0 rating) and Crazy Clark's Car Rentals (9.3 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 Sixt. With prices on COMPACT starting at ฿740/day about 255% more people book with Sixt than other companies in the country.

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

At ฿663/day, it is 64% cheaper on average to rent a car in Adelaide than any other city in Australia. The cheapest price found in Australia was for ฿663/day in Adelaide.

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

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

Small Car Rentals in Australia

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Van Rentals in Australia

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