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Cheap Car Rentals in Melbourne

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Melbourne Car Rentals in 2023

Most popular companyBARGAINCAR
Price of gas per gallon$4.47
Average price per day$55
Cheapest price per day$28

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

January

$50

February

$44

March

$63

April

$81

May

$55

June

$56

July

$56

August

$47

September

$52

October

$56

November

$60

December

$73

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

There are, in total, 129 car rental locations in Melbourne that are operated by 38 companies. In the past week, Small is the cheapest car type users can rent (cheapest price last found: $30/day). Explore 5 car types currently offered from Melbourne rental providers:

Compare available car types for rental in Melbourne

Small Cars

$33 - $80

All Car Types

$75 - $149

To rent a Small car in Melbourne, Australia, you would pay an average price of $55/day. August is the cheapest month to rent a Small car in Melbourne, Australia (~$33/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is April (~$80/day). In fact, August is about 42% 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 47% 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, Australia, you would pay an average price of $69/day. August is the cheapest month to rent a Medium car in Melbourne, Australia (~$43/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is April (~$115/day). In fact, August is about 38% 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 35% 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, Australia, you would pay an average price of $100/day. February is the cheapest month to rent a Large car in Melbourne, Australia (~$75/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is April (~$143/day). In fact, February is about 26% 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, Australia, you would pay an average price of $74/day. August is the cheapest month to rent a SUV car in Melbourne, Australia (~$54/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is April (~$137/day). In fact, August is about 28% 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 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 SUV rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a Van car in Melbourne, Australia, you would pay an average price of $122/day. February is the cheapest month to rent a Van car in Melbourne, Australia (~$86/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is April (~$164/day). In fact, February is about 30% 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 14% 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 car in Melbourne, Australia, you would pay an average price of $107/day. August is the cheapest month to rent a Pickup Truck car in Melbourne, Australia (~$89/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is April (~$143/day). In fact, August is about 17% 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 car is 2% 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 $123/day. November is the cheapest month to rent a Luxury car in Melbourne, Australia (~$91/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is April (~$185/day). In fact, November 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 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.

To rent a Convertible car in Melbourne, Australia, you would pay an average price of $197/day. August is the cheapest month to rent a Convertible car in Melbourne, Australia (~$84/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is November (~$375/day). In fact, August is about 58% 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 47% 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.

Chevrolet Spark$30/day
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Ford Focus$37/day
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Nissan Versa$39/day
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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
Wonderful
2 reviews3 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

10.0

Comfort

9.3

Overall

9.3

Pick-up/drop-off

9.3

Value

9.3

Hertz

9.0
Wonderful
12 reviews4 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

9.4

Comfort

9.1

Overall

9.0

Pick-up/drop-off

8.7

Value

8.7

Europcar

7.8
Good
4 reviews7 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.5

Comfort

8.5

Overall

7.4

Pick-up/drop-off

7.7

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

Sixt

7.1
Good
8 reviews5 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.7

Comfort

8.0

Overall

7.3

Pick-up/drop-off

6.8

Value

6.8

Firefly

6.6
Okay
1 review7 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.0

Comfort

7.0

Overall

6.0

Pick-up/drop-off

6.0

Value

6.0

Avis

6.6
Okay
5 reviews6 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

6.8

Comfort

6.8

Overall

6.0

Pick-up/drop-off

7.4

Value

6.5

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Car Rental FAQs

What is the cheapest rental car found in Melbourne?

In the past two weeks, Cheapflights users have found many deals under $55/day when booking a rental car in Melbourne. The best deal a user found was for $28/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: East Coast Car Rentals ($33/day), Bargain Car Rentals ($34/day), and Ace Rental Cars ($42/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 (9.0 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 $4.47/gallon over the past month, costing you anywhere between $53 and $77 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 $298 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 7% on a rental car in Melbourne. Take advantage of a below-average prices by booking at least 90 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 82% on a month-long rental by booking with CarHood. CarHood is the cheapest rental company available within the next few months. Renting a car in Melbourne can cost you on average $1,279 a month or $43 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?

$72 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 $59/day.

What car do most people rent in Melbourne?

The majority of Cheapflights travelers prefer to rent a Economy (Hyundai Kona) in Melbourne, making it the most popular option.

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