Cheap Car Rentals in Australia

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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


$15 - $29

Out of all the popular cities in Australia, Melbourne is the cheapest city to rent a car in at just $15/day. Renting a car in Melbourne is 48% cheaper than renting one in Hamilton Island where the per day rate is around $29. Other fairly inexpensive cities in Australia to get a rental car in are: Sydney ($17/day), Adelaide ($17/day), and Perth ($19/day). While these cities typically have cheaper prices than the rest of the country, travelers looking to rent a car in Sydney should expect to spend around $17/day on their transportation. The most popular city to rent a car in Australia is Sydney.

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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), keddy by Europcar (10.0 rating) and Economy Rent a Car (9.7 rating) seem to be the best rental car companies in Australia.

What is the most popular car rental provider in Australia?

When renting a car in Australia, the most popular provider of rental cars among Cheapflights users is Bargain Car Rentals, and with prices around $57/day, it’s easy to understand why. The most popular car type from Bargain Car Rentals is COMPACT, which starts as low as $25/day.

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

When visiting Australia, it is typically cheapest to rent your car in Wagga Wagga where rental cars typically will cost around $51/day (35% less than the country average). The absolute cheapest rental car price in Australia was found in Sydney for just $34/day.

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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