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Melbourne, FL Car Rentals in 2023

Most popular companyBUDGET
Price of gas per gallon$3.63
Average price per day$64
Cheapest price per day$33

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

January

$57

February

$69

March

$71

April

$72

May

$67

June

$68

July

$73

August

$71

September

$59

October

$72

November

$65

December

$70

Currently, the cheapest month to rent a car in Melbourne is January. The most expensive time to rent a car is July. 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, FL

There are 11 rental agencies servicing Melbourne. These agencies, altogether, have 17 rental locations available. Need an affordable rental? Small is the cheapest car type to rent in Melbourne with prices from $38 a day in the previous 7-day period. Here are 6 car types you can rent in Melbourne:

Compare available car types for rental in Melbourne, FL

Small Cars

$55 - $97

All Car Types

$81 - $113

To rent a Small car in Melbourne, the United States, you would pay an average price of $75/day. January is the cheapest month to rent a Small car in Melbourne, the United States (~$55/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is July (~$97/day). In fact, January is about 27% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Small rental for Melbourne. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Melbourne, renting a Small car saves you 25% 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 rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a Medium car in Melbourne, the United States, you would pay an average price of $70/day. January is the cheapest month to rent a Medium car in Melbourne, the United States (~$54/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is October (~$88/day). In fact, January is about 23% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Medium rental for Melbourne. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Melbourne, renting a Medium car saves you 30% 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 rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a Large car in Melbourne, the United States, you would pay an average price of $95/day. February is the cheapest month to rent a Large car in Melbourne, the United States (~$68/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is April (~$128/day). In fact, February is about 30% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Large rental for Melbourne. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Melbourne, renting a Large car saves you 4% 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 Large rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a SUV car in Melbourne, the United States, you would pay an average price of $100/day. February is the cheapest month to rent a SUV car in Melbourne, the United States (~$77/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is July (~$130/day). In fact, February is about 23% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a SUV rental for Melbourne. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Melbourne, renting a SUV car is 1% 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 SUV rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a Van car in Melbourne, the United States, you would pay an average price of $144/day. November is the cheapest month to rent a Van car in Melbourne, the United States (~$111/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is May (~$175/day). In fact, November is about 23% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Van rental for Melbourne. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Melbourne, renting a Van car is 32% 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 rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a Luxury car in Melbourne, the United States, you would pay an average price of $88/day. January is the cheapest month to rent a Luxury car in Melbourne, the United States (~$65/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is April (~$110/day). In fact, January is about 27% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Luxury rental for Melbourne. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Melbourne, renting a Luxury 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.

To rent a Convertible car in Melbourne, the United States, you would pay an average price of $126/day. October is the cheapest month to rent a Convertible car in Melbourne, the United States (~$95/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is June (~$154/day). In fact, October is about 25% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Convertible rental for Melbourne. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Melbourne, renting a Convertible car is 22% 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 Convertible rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

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Top rental agencies in Melbourne, FL

All major car rental suppliers in Melbourne, FL

Thrifty

6.9
Okay
32 reviews1 location
Overview

Cleanliness

7.1

Comfort

7.2

Overall

6.6

Pick-up/drop-off

6.9

Value

6.7

Budget

6.7
Okay
59 reviews2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

6.9

Comfort

7.3

Overall

6.6

Pick-up/drop-off

7.0

Value

6.3

Enterprise

8.2
Very good
14 reviews2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.0

Comfort

8.4

Overall

8.1

Pick-up/drop-off

8.0

Value

8.4

Hertz

7.7
Good
28 reviews4 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.5

Comfort

7.5

Overall

7.7

Pick-up/drop-off

7.4

Value

7.3

Dollar

6.7
Okay
11 reviews1 location
Overview

Cleanliness

7.6

Comfort

7.6

Overall

6.5

Pick-up/drop-off

6.3

Value

6.7

Avis

6.5
Okay
17 reviews2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.1

Comfort

7.1

Overall

6.6

Pick-up/drop-off

6.3

Value

7.1

Alamo

3 reviews1 location

keddy by Europcar

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 $64/day when booking a rental car in Melbourne. The best deal a user found was for $33/day from Thrifty, booked on Jan. 22.

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

Taking our users’ ratings and reviews into consideration, Enterprise (8.2 rating), Hertz (7.7 rating) and Thrifty (6.9 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 $3.63/gallon over the past month, costing you anywhere between $43 and $62 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 $543 per week on average.

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

Renting your favorite car model can become more difficult the closer you are to your desired travel date. It’s ideal to book early to have that peace of mind. An early booking can save you up to 11% in Melbourne - we recommend booking at least 20days in advance.

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 Thrifty offers you prices that are 75% cheaper than the average rate available for a long-term rental. The average cost of a car rental in Melbourne for a month is $2,326. Check Cheapflights to compare pricing and options for your rental car.

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

$71 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 Economy rental vehicle - these tend to be the most affordable on weekends. In the month of February, you can expect to find car rental prices on Cheapflights for as low as $58/day.

What car do most people rent in Melbourne?

The most popular car chosen by those traveling to Melbourne is Intermediate (Chrysler Sebring) based on our Cheapflights data.

Luxury Car Rentals in Melbourne, FL

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Van Rentals in Melbourne, FL

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