Australia

Cheap Car Rentals in Australia

Sydney, NSW, Australia
16 Dec — 23 Dec
Same drop-off
Sydney, NSW, Australia
Fri 16/12
Noon
Fri 23/12
Noon
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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

Price

RM 58 - RM 326

Out of all the popular cities in Australia, Coolangatta is the cheapest city to rent a car in at just RM 58/day. Renting a car in Coolangatta is 82% cheaper than renting one in Hobart where the per day rate is around RM 326. Other fairly inexpensive cities in Australia to get a rental car in are: Melbourne (RM 67/day), Sydney (RM 82/day), and Adelaide (RM 84/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 RM 82/day on their transportation. The most popular city to rent a car in Australia is Sydney.

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

January

RM 211

February

RM 206

March

RM 250

April

RM 312

May

RM 259

June

RM 246

July

RM 250

August

RM 233

September

RM 246

October

RM 233

November

RM 241

December

RM 299

Currently, the cheapest month to rent a car in Australia 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 Australia

There are 68 hire agencies servicing Australia. These agencies, altogether, have 2,857 hire locations available. Need an affordable hire? Small is the cheapest car type to hire in Australia with prices from RM 35 a day in the previous 7-day period. Here are 5 car types you can hire in Australia:

Compare available car types for hire in Australia

Small cars

RM 144 - RM 455

All Car Types

RM 266 - RM 442

To hire a Small car in Australia, you would pay an average price of RM 224/day. March is the cheapest month to hire a Small car in Australia (~RM 144/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is April (~RM 455/day). In fact, March is about 36% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Small hire for Australia. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Australia, hiring a Small 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 Australia Small hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To hire a Medium car in Australia, you would pay an average price of RM 222/day. February is the cheapest month to hire a Medium car in Australia (~RM 104/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is December (~RM 377/day). In fact, February is about 54% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Medium hire for Australia. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Australia, hiring a Medium car saves you 36% 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 Australia Medium hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To hire a Large car in Australia, you would pay an average price of RM 401/day. February is the cheapest month to hire a Large car in Australia (~RM 166/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is January (~RM 646/day). In fact, February is about 59% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Large hire for Australia. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Australia, hiring a Large 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 Australia Large hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To hire a SUV car in Australia, you would pay an average price of RM 333/day. February is the cheapest month to hire a SUV car in Australia (~RM 199/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is April (~RM 544/day). In fact, February is about 41% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a SUV hire for Australia. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Australia, hiring a SUV 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 Australia SUV hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To hire a Van car in Australia, you would pay an average price of RM 531/day. May is the cheapest month to hire a Van car in Australia (~RM 335/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is February (~RM 1,132/day). In fact, May is about 38% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Van hire for Australia. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Australia, hiring a Van car is 36% 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 Australia Van hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

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Toyota CorollaRM 54/day
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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), Economy Rent a Car (10.0 rating) and Crazy Clark's Car Rentals (9.3 rating) seem to be the best car hire companies in Australia.

What is the most popular car hire provider in Australia?

The most popular car hire company at Australia is CarHood. With prices on COMPACT starting at RM 44/day about 36% more people book with CarHood than other companies in the country.

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

At RM 80/day, the cheapest car rental price in Australia was found in Adelaide. On average, Adelaide has the cheapest daily rental car price (RM 84/day), which is 60% below average price for cities in Australia.

What side of the road do you drive on in Australia?

Cars travel on the left side of the road in Australia.

Luxury Car Rentals in Australia

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Van Rentals in Australia

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