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Melbourne Car Rentals in 2022

Most popular companyBUDGET
Price of gas per gallon$4.66
Average price per day$66
Cheapest price per day$35

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

January

$60

February

$69

March

$71

April

$72

May

$71

June

$86

July

$80

August

$69

September

$56

October

$69

November

$73

December

$75

Currently, the cheapest month to rent a car in Melbourne is September. The most expensive time to rent a car is June. 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.

Top rental agencies in Melbourne

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6.4
Good
53 reviews2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

6.5

Comfort

6.8

Overall

6.2

Pick-up/drop-off

6.5

Value

6.5
5.7
Okay
30 reviews1 location
Overview

Cleanliness

6.1

Comfort

6.0

Overall

5.4

Pick-up/drop-off

5.5

Value

5.6
10.0
Excellent
3 reviews1 location
Overview

Cleanliness

10.0

Comfort

10.0

Overall

10.0

Pick-up/drop-off

10.0

Value

10.0
8.5
Excellent
26 reviews3 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.5

Comfort

8.3

Overall

8.4

Pick-up/drop-off

8.0

Value

8.1
7.8
Good
13 reviews2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.5

Comfort

8.1

Overall

7.8

Pick-up/drop-off

7.0

Value

7.8
6.3
Good
16 reviews2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

6.6

Comfort

6.6

Overall

6.5

Pick-up/drop-off

6.2

Value

6.5
6.0
Good
10 reviews1 location
Overview

Cleanliness

6.4

Comfort

6.6

Overall

5.8

Pick-up/drop-off

5.6

Value

5.6
1 location

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Car Rental FAQs

What are the requirements to rent a car in Melbourne?

You need to be 21 or older to get rental cars in Melbourne. Moreover, there’s a daily surcharge for drivers below 25 getting Melbourne car rentals in most car rental locations in Melbourne. Drivers need a valid driver’s license and a credit or debit card in their name to get rental cars in Melbourne. Foreign drivers looking to drive Melbourne car rentals will need their home country’s driver’s license and an international driving license if their license isn’t in the Roman alphabet.

What are the rules for driving in Melbourne?

Before hitting the road in your cheap car rental in Melbourne, here are some road rules you need to know. Every passenger must wear a seatbelt, and kids should be secured in a safety or booster seat. Stick to the right side of the road, 30 mph in urban and residential zones, 60-65 mph on state highways, and 70 mph on the interstates. Don’t drink and drive, and having a BAC higher than 0.08% when driving cheap car rentals in Melbourne is a serious offense. Also, it would be wise to check in with Melbourne’s DMV in case of any recent traffic law updates.

What type of car is recommended for driving in Melbourne?

Melbourne is a coastal town with beautiful coastal roads and great beaches. If you’ll be frequenting the coastal roads and beaches, a convertible or an SUV will be a great option, with the latter performing well on the sand. If you’re sticking to the city center, consider getting a compact car to squeeze through the busy streets and tight parking spots. Moreover, with Melbourne’s hot climate, remember to choose car rentals in Melbourne with air conditioning.

What are the best places to park in Melbourne?

It’s not difficult to access free parking for car rentals in Melbourne. The parking lot and garage next to the city hall offers free parking downtown, with each lot indicating the time limits. The city hall’s garage has unlimited free parking on a few of its floors. Other public parking spots are the lots along Strawbridge Avenue, New Haven Avenue, Vernon Place, and behind Henegar Center. You’ll also have on-street parking for your car rentals in Melbourne along New Haven Avenue and the streets around city hall, downtown. Most parking at Melbourne Beach is paid parking.

What is the cheapest rental car found in Melbourne?

In the past two weeks, Cheapflights users have found many deals under $66/day when booking a rental car in Melbourne. The best deal a user found was for $35/day from Hertz, booked on May 22.

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: Budget ($39/day), Avis ($40/day), and Hertz ($40/day).

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

Taking our users’ ratings and reviews into consideration, Alamo (9.6 rating), Enterprise (8.6 rating) and Hertz (8.4 rating) seem to be the best rental car companies in Melbourne.

What are gas prices like in Melbourne?

The average gas price in Melbourne is $4.66/gallon over the past month, costing you anywhere between $55 and $80 to fill up a car’s gas tank.

How much does it cost to rent a car in Melbourne for a week from Budget?

Budget is one of the top picks in Melbourne. They can have you in a rental car for about $559 per week on average.

Can I rent a car for a month in Melbourne?

Yes, you can rent a car for a month in Melbourne. Check Cheapflights for the latest prices and car type availability.

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

We’ve recently found that Hertz offers you prices that are 73% cheaper than the average rate available for a long-term rental. The average cost of a car rental in Melbourne for a month is $2,394. Check Cheapflights to compare pricing and options for your rental car.

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

$129 is typically the average cost for a rental car for the weekend in Melbourne, though this could vary depending on the time of year. If you’re on a budget when traveling to Melbourne, then opt for a Compact rental vehicle - these tend to be the most affordable on weekends. In the month of June, you can expect to find car rental prices on Cheapflights for as low as $70/day.

What car do most people rent in Melbourne?

The most popular car chosen by those traveling to Melbourne is Compact (Nissan Versa) based on our Cheapflights data.