Melbourne

Cheap Car Rentals in Melbourne

Melbourne, VIC, Australia
16 Dec — 23 Dec
Same drop-off
Melbourne, VIC, Australia
Fri 16/12
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Fri 23/12
Noon
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Melbourne Car Rentals in 2022

Most popular companyCARHOOD
Price of petrol per litreRM 5.06
Average price per dayRM 51
Cheapest price per dayRM 28

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

January

RM 184

February

RM 193

March

RM 277

April

RM 356

May

RM 241

June

RM 246

July

RM 246

August

RM 206

September

RM 228

October

RM 246

November

RM 263

December

RM 263

Currently, the cheapest month to rent a car in Melbourne is January. 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, 126 car hire locations in Melbourne, Australia that are operated by 37 companies. In the past week, Small is the cheapest car type users can hire (cheapest price last found: RM 36/day). Explore 5 car types currently offered from Melbourne hire providers:

Compare available car types for hire in Melbourne

Small cars

RM 126 - RM 269

All Car Types

RM 224 - RM 386

To hire a Small car in Melbourne, Australia, you would pay an average price of RM 181/day. August is the cheapest month to hire a Small car in Melbourne, Australia (~RM 126/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is December (~RM 269/day). In fact, August is about 31% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Small hire for Melbourne. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Melbourne, hiring a Small 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 Melbourne Small hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To hire a Medium car in Melbourne, Australia, you would pay an average price of RM 194/day. August is the cheapest month to hire a Medium car in Melbourne, Australia (~RM 143/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is December (~RM 279/day). In fact, August is about 27% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Medium hire for Melbourne. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Melbourne, hiring a Medium car saves you 31% 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 hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To hire a Large car in Melbourne, Australia, you would pay an average price of RM 322/day. March is the cheapest month to hire a Large car in Melbourne, Australia (~RM 212/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is April (~RM 430/day). In fact, March is about 35% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Large hire for Melbourne. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Melbourne, hiring a Large car is 13% 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 Large hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To hire a SUV car in Melbourne, Australia, you would pay an average price of RM 236/day. May is the cheapest month to hire a SUV car in Melbourne, Australia (~RM 172/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is December (~RM 307/day). In fact, May is about 28% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a SUV hire for Melbourne. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Melbourne, hiring a SUV 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 SUV hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To hire a Van car in Melbourne, Australia, you would pay an average price of RM 408/day. June is the cheapest month to hire a Van car in Melbourne, Australia (~RM 269/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is March (~RM 564/day). In fact, June is about 35% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Van hire for Melbourne. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Melbourne, hiring 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 hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To hire a Luxury car in Melbourne, Australia, you would pay an average price of RM 262/day. November is the cheapest month to hire a Luxury car in Melbourne, Australia (~RM 173/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is May (~RM 618/day). In fact, November is about 34% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Luxury hire for Melbourne. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Melbourne, hiring a Luxury car saves you 7% 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.

Proton SagaRM 36/day
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Proton Saga
Hyundai i20RM 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

8.9
Very Good
12 reviews4 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

9.3

Comfort

9.0

Overall

8.9

Pick-up/drop-off

8.6

Value

8.6

Europcar

8.1
Very Good
4 reviews7 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.8

Comfort

8.4

Overall

8.0

Pick-up/drop-off

8.2

Value

7.7

Sixt

7.5
Good
8 reviews5 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.1

Comfort

8.1

Overall

7.6

Pick-up/drop-off

7.4

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

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

Budget

6.6
Okay
7 reviews6 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.1

Comfort

6.8

Overall

6.6

Pick-up/drop-off

5.7

Value

6.6

Best Melbourne Car Rental Deals Found

Check out some of the best deals for car rentals in Melbourne recently found.

Car Rental FAQs

What is the cheapest hire car found in Melbourne?

In the past two weeks, Cheapflights users have found many deals under RM 223/day when booking a car hire in Melbourne. The absolute best deal a user found was for RM 124/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: Bargain Car Rentals (RM 173/day), GREEN MOTION (RM 196/day), and East Coast Car Rentals (RM 267/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 (8.9 rating) seem to be the best car hire companies in Melbourne.

What are gas prices like in Melbourne?

The average price of petrol in Melbourne is RM 5.06/litre over the past month, costing you anywhere between RM 228 and RM 329 to fill up a car’s fuel tank.

How much does it cost to hire a car in Melbourne for a week from CarHood?

CarHood is a popular option for travellers looking for car hire in Melbourne. You can expect the average cost of car hire to be about RM 555 per week.

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

Booking in advance not only ensures a better chance of getting your vehicle of choice, it can save you up to 5% on your car hire. For a below average price in Melbourne, Cheapflights recommends booking your car hire at least 90 days in advance.

Can I rent a car for a month in Melbourne?

The length of time you can book a rental for is subject to the inventory of the supplier. When renting a vehicle from Melbourne it should be possible to rent a car for a whole month if needed.

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

Typically, a monthly car rental in Melbourne can be found for RM 2,377. You can find car rental deals for RM 79 a day on average.

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

RM 149 is, on average, how much a car hire costs for the weekend in Melbourne. To save money, consider booking a Economy car hire, which is the cheapest car during the weekend. If you are looking for a car hire in January, we’ve seen prices on Cheapflights for as low as RM 455 per day.

What car do most people hire in Melbourne?

Hyundai Accent, which is a Economy vehicle, is the most popular to hire at Melbourne according to Cheapflights users.

Van Rentals in Melbourne

Some people need a little more room to get around comfortably on holiday. Find deals like the ones below for Melbourne van rentals.