Melbourne

Cheap Car Rentals in Melbourne

Melbourne, VIC, Australia
11 Dec — 18 Dec
Same drop-off
Melbourne, VIC, Australia
Sun 11/12
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Sun 18/12
Noon
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Melbourne Car Rentals in 2022

Most popular companySIXT
Price of petrol per litre฿40.53
Average price per day฿67
Cheapest price per day฿42

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

January

฿1,454

February

฿1,524

March

฿2,182

April

฿2,805

May

฿1,905

June

฿1,939

July

฿1,939

August

฿1,627

September

฿1,801

October

฿1,939

November

฿2,008

December

฿2,078

Currently, the cheapest month to rent a car in Melbourne is January. 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 Melbourne

At ฿46/day, Large is the cheapest car type available for hire in Melbourne, Australia in the past week. Out of 36 car hire agencies operating in Melbourne, there are, in total, 125 hire locations. View below for 5 offered car types:

Compare available car types for rental in Melbourne

Small cars

฿1,136 - ฿3,137

All Car Types

฿1,088 - ฿3,257

To hire a Small car in Melbourne, Australia, you would pay an average price of ฿1,904/day. February is the cheapest month to hire a Small car in Melbourne, Australia (~฿1,136/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is April (~฿3,137/day). In fact, February is about 41% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Small hire for Melbourne. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Melbourne, hiring a Small car saves you 24% 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 Melbourne Small hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To hire a Medium car in Melbourne, Australia, you would pay an average price of ฿2,216/day. February is the cheapest month to hire a Medium car in Melbourne, Australia (~฿529/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is March (~฿3,137/day). In fact, February is about 77% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Medium hire for Melbourne. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Melbourne, hiring a Medium car saves you 11% 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 Melbourne Medium hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To hire a Large car in Melbourne, Australia, you would pay an average price of ฿2,952/day. February is the cheapest month to hire a Large car in Melbourne, Australia (~฿1,504/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is January (~฿5,254/day). In fact, February is about 50% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Large hire for Melbourne. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Melbourne, hiring a Large car is 16% 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 Melbourne Large hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To hire a SUV car in Melbourne, Australia, you would pay an average price of ฿2,064/day. November is the cheapest month to hire a SUV car in Melbourne, Australia (~฿1,439/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is December (~฿3,298/day). In fact, November is about 31% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a SUV hire for Melbourne. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Melbourne, hiring a SUV car saves you 17% 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 Melbourne SUV hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To hire a Van car in Melbourne, Australia, you would pay an average price of ฿2,964/day. November is the cheapest month to hire a Van car in Melbourne, Australia (~฿1,767/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is December (~฿5,938/day). In fact, November is about 41% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Van hire for Melbourne. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Melbourne, hiring a Van car is 17% 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 Melbourne Van hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

Honda City฿46/day
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Honda City
Toyota Corolla฿55/day
4
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Toyota Corolla

Top rental agencies in Melbourne

All major car rental suppliers in Melbourne

Ace Rental Cars

3 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

9.6

Comfort

9.6

Overall

9.6

Pick-up/drop-off

9.3

Value

9.0

Alpha

9.4
Excellent
2 reviews3 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

10.0

Comfort

9.3

Overall

9.3

Pick-up/drop-off

9.3

Value

9.3

Hertz

8.9
Excellent
12 reviews4 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

9.3

Comfort

9.0

Overall

8.9

Pick-up/drop-off

8.6

Value

8.6

Europcar

8.1
Excellent
4 reviews7 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.8

Comfort

8.4

Overall

8.0

Pick-up/drop-off

8.2

Value

7.7

Sixt

7.5
Good
8 reviews5 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.1

Comfort

8.1

Overall

7.6

Pick-up/drop-off

7.4

Value

7.4

Thrifty

7.1
Good
7 reviews10 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.7

Comfort

7.4

Overall

7.1

Pick-up/drop-off

7.1

Value

7.7

Avis

6.8
Good
5 reviews6 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.0

Comfort

7.0

Overall

6.2

Pick-up/drop-off

7.5

Value

6.7

Budget

6.6
Good
7 reviews6 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.1

Comfort

6.8

Overall

6.6

Pick-up/drop-off

5.7

Value

6.6

Best Melbourne Car Rental Deals Found

Check out some of the best deals for car rentals in Melbourne recently found.

Car Rental FAQs

What is the cheapest hire car found in Melbourne?

In the past two weeks, Cheapflights users have found many deals under ฿2,317/day when booking a car hire in Melbourne. The absolute best deal a user found was for ฿1,460/day from CarHood, booked on Jul. 28.

What car rental company is typically the cheapest in Melbourne?

According to our data, users have found the cheapest deals when booking a rental car in Melbourne from the following companies over the past two weeks: Alamo (฿1,590/day), Enterprise (฿1,717/day), and Apex (฿1,865/day).

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

Taking our users’ ratings and reviews into consideration, Ace Rental Cars (9.6 rating), Alpha (9.4 rating) and Hertz (8.9 rating) seem to be the best car hire companies in Melbourne.

What are gas prices like in Melbourne?

The average price of petrol in Melbourne is ฿40.53/litre over the past month, costing you anywhere between ฿1,824 and ฿2,634 to fill up a car’s fuel tank.

How much does it cost to hire a car in Melbourne for a week from Sixt?

Sixt offers hire cars in Melbourne for about ฿21,829 per week on average.

How far in advance should I hire a car in Melbourne for the best price?

Our data suggests that booking early can save you up to 7% on a hire car in Melbourne. Take advantage of below-average prices by booking at least 90 days prior to your desired date.

Can I rent a car for a month in Melbourne?

Typically how long you can rent a car for depends on the inventory of the supplier. For Melbourne however, it is certainly possible to rent a car for an entire month.

How much does it cost to rent a car in Melbourne for a month?

CarHood currently has the lowest price available for a month-long booking. Users have saved up to 90% compared to the average price of a 30-day rental in Melbourne. Typically, a monthly car rental in Melbourne can be found for ฿93,551. You can find car rental deals to be on average ฿3,118 a day.

How much is a car hire in Melbourne for a weekend?

฿0 is, on average, how much a car hire costs for the weekend in Melbourne. To save money, consider booking a Full-size car hire, which is the cheapest car during the weekend. If you are looking for a car hire in January, we’ve seen prices on Cheapflights for as low as ฿1,446 per day.

What car do most people hire in Melbourne?

The most popular car to hire while in Melbourne is the Toyota Corolla, which is a Standard vehicle.

Small Car Rentals in Melbourne

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Van Rentals in Melbourne

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