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Cheap Car Rentals in Melbourne from $15

Melbourne, VIC, Australia
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Melbourne car rentals in 2024

Get helpful information to start your search for the perfect car rental in Melbourne. The average price data is based on the last 12 months and was last updated on April 22, 2024.

Most popular company

BARGAINCAR

Price of gas per gallon

$4.28

Average price per day

$52

Cheapest price per day

$15

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

Discover the most affordable period to rent a car in Melbourne and save money on your trip. The monthly average price data is based on historical data over the last year and was last updated on April 22, 2024.

January

$38

February

$44

March

$52

April

$47

May

$40

June

$42

July

$45

August

$43

September

$41

October

$43

November

$43

December

$57

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

Compare available car types for rental in Melbourne

Compare and contrast the various car types offered for rental in Melbourne to find the perfect fit for your trip. Price data is based on averages over the last 12 months and was last updated on April 22, 2024.

Small cars

$41 - $62

All Car Types

$60 - $84

To rent a small car in Melbourne, Australia, you would pay an average price of $48/day. April is the cheapest month to rent a small car in Melbourne, Australia (~$41/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is December (~$62/day). In fact, April is about 15% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a small car rental for Melbourne. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Melbourne, renting a small car saves you 32% 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 car rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a medium car in Melbourne, Australia, you would pay an average price of $59/day. May is the cheapest month to rent a medium car in Melbourne, Australia (~$46/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is December (~$74/day). In fact, May is about 23% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a medium car rental for Melbourne. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Melbourne, renting a medium car saves you 16% 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 car rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a large car in Melbourne, Australia, you would pay an average price of $90/day. May is the cheapest month to rent a large car in Melbourne, Australia (~$70/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is August (~$109/day). In fact, May is about 23% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a large car rental for Melbourne. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Melbourne, renting a large car is 23% 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.

To rent a SUV in Melbourne, Australia, you would pay an average price of $67/day. January is the cheapest month to rent a SUV in Melbourne, Australia (~$57/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is February (~$86/day). In fact, January is about 17% 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 saves you 3% 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 rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a van in Melbourne, Australia, you would pay an average price of $109/day. November is the cheapest month to rent a van in Melbourne, Australia (~$88/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is December (~$157/day). In fact, November is about 20% 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 is 37% 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 pickup truck in Melbourne, Australia, you would pay an average price of $91/day. January is the cheapest month to rent a pickup truck in Melbourne, Australia (~$49/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is November (~$136/day). In fact, January is about 47% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a pickup truck rental for Melbourne. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Melbourne, renting a pickup truck is 24% 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.

To rent a luxury car in Melbourne, Australia, you would pay an average price of $93/day. June is the cheapest month to rent a luxury car in Melbourne, Australia (~$74/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is March (~$108/day). In fact, June is about 22% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a luxury car rental for Melbourne. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Melbourne, renting a luxury car is 26% 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.

To rent a convertible in Melbourne, Australia, you would pay an average price of $135/day. March is the cheapest month to rent a convertible in Melbourne, Australia (~$103/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is April (~$266/day). In fact, March is about 24% 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 is 49% 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.

Toyota Yaris$15/day
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Toyota Yaris
Mini Hatch$16/day
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Mini Hatch

Top rental agencies in Melbourne

Explore the leading car rental agencies in Melbourne known for their outstanding service and extensive range of vehicles to choose from. There are currently 8 car rental companies in Melbourne. Reviews were last updated on April 22, 2024.
Rent a vehicle with one of these top rental car agencies serving Melbourne, such as Dollar, Ace Rental Cars and Budget. Skim reviews, rental company locations, prices, and more before making your decision.

Dollar

5 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.0

Comfort

10.0

Overall

10.0

Pick-up/drop-off

10.0

Value

6.0

Ace Rental Cars

3 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

9.6

Comfort

9.4

Overall

9.4

Pick-up/drop-off

9.4

Value

8.8

Budget

8.7
Very good
6 reviews5 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

9.2

Comfort

9.3

Overall

8.7

Pick-up/drop-off

8.6

Value

8.3

Hertz

8.6
Very good
14 reviews4 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

9.6

Comfort

9.2

Overall

8.6

Pick-up/drop-off

8.4

Value

8.2

East Coast Car Rentals

7.6
Good
4 reviews3 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.0

Comfort

7.2

Overall

7.6

Pick-up/drop-off

7.6

Value

7.6

Europcar

7.2
Good
5 reviews7 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.4

Comfort

8.0

Overall

7.2

Pick-up/drop-off

7.4

Value

7.2

Thrifty

7.1
Good
9 reviews10 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.4

Comfort

8.2

Overall

7.2

Pick-up/drop-off

7.8

Value

7.4

Avis

7.1
Good
6 reviews6 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.2

Comfort

7.2

Overall

6.5

Pick-up/drop-off

7.7

Value

7.2

Best Melbourne car rental deals found

Browse through a selection of recently found affordable car rental deals in Melbourne. Plan your trip with ease and find the perfect rental option for your needs. There are currently 8 rental car agencies in Melbourne with an average daily rate of $29. Data was last updated on April 22, 2024.
The best offers we've found on car rentals in the Melbourne area. If these deals don't completely appeal to you, check back soon for alternative offers.
Toyota Yaris$15/day
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A/C
Toyota Yaris
Mini Hatch$16/day
4
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A/C
Mini Hatch
Chevrolet Trax$21/day
4
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A/C
Chevrolet Trax

Car rental FAQs

Find answers to frequently asked questions about car rentals in Melbourne, including policies, requirements, and more. FAQs were last updated on April 22, 2024.
  • What is the cheapest rental car found in Melbourne?

    In the past two weeks, Cheapflights users have found many deals under $52/day when booking a rental car in Melbourne. The best deal a user found was for $26/day from Surprise Agency, booked on Apr. 21.

  • 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: JUCY ($15/day), Bargain Car Rentals ($18/day), and East Coast Car Rentals ($23/day).

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

    Taking our users’ ratings and reviews into consideration, Dollar (10.0 rating), Ace Rental Cars (9.6 rating) and Sixt (8.5 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 $4.28/gallon over the past month, costing you anywhere between $51 and $73 to fill up a car’s gas tank.

  • How much does it cost to rent a car in Melbourne for a week from Bargain Car Rentals?

    Bargain Car Rentals is one of the top picks in Melbourne. They can have you in a rental car for about $213 per week on average.

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

    Our data suggests that booking early can save you up to 27% on a rental car in Melbourne. Take advantage of a below-average prices by booking at least 7 days prior to your desired date.

  • Can I rent a car for a month in Melbourne?

    Yes, renting a vehicle in Melbourne for a month is certainly possible.

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

    You can potentially save up to 70% on a month-long rental by booking with Surprise Agency. Surprise Agency is the cheapest rental company available within the next few months. Renting a car in Melbourne can cost you on average $914 a month or $30 a day. For extended stays in a location, this option will usually save you the most.

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

    $75 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 May, you can expect to find car rental prices on Cheapflights for as low as $61/day.

  • What car do most people rent in Melbourne?

    The majority of Cheapflights travelers prefer to rent a Mini (Kia Carnival) in Melbourne, making it the most popular option.

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Small car rentals in Melbourne

Find small car rental deals in Melbourne from well-known providers in the area and save on gas mileage with the options provided below. small car rentals in Melbourne cost an average of $23 per day. Price data was last updated on April 22, 2024.
Hyundai i10$23/day
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Hyundai i10
Hyundai i10$23/day
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Hyundai i10
Hyundai i10$23/day
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Hyundai i10

Car rentals by fuel type in Melbourne

Browse car rentals by fuel type in Melbourne. Currently, Gas/Diesel cars are the cheapest to rent in Melbourne. Deals were last updated on April 22, 2024.

Browse through car rental deals by fuel type in Melbourne. There are currently 3 fuel types to choose from with Gas/Diesel being the cheapest ($15+).

Electric

Electric

Gas/Diesel

Gas/Diesel

Hybrid

Hybrid

Airport car rentals in Melbourne
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