Melbourne

Cheap Car Hire in Melbourne from RM 112

Melbourne, VIC, Australia
29 Feb — 7 Mar
Driver's age: 26-65
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 22 February 2024.

Most popular company

CARHOOD

Price of petrol per litre

RM 5.42

Average price per day

RM 139

Cheapest price per day

RM 112

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 22 February 2024.

January

RM 182

February

RM 215

March

RM 263

April

RM 273

May

RM 201

June

RM 206

July

RM 220

August

RM 206

September

RM 201

October

RM 210

November

RM 206

December

RM 273

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

Explore the most popular car models available for rent in Melbourne and choose the one that suits your needs. The price data is sourced from various car rental companies and was last updated on 22 February 2024.

There are, in total, 124 car hire locations in Melbourne that are operated by 41 companies. In the past week, small car is the cheapest car type users can hire (cheapest price last found: RM 112/day). Explore 4 car types currently offered from Melbourne hire providers:

Economy

Economy

RM 113+

Compact

Compact

RM 94+

Intermediate

Intermediate

RM 133+

Standard

Standard

RM 180+

SUV

SUV

RM 194+

People carrier

People carrier

RM 253+

Full-size SUV

Full-size SUV

RM 191+

Mini

Mini

RM 112+

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 22 February 2024.

Small cars

RM 137 - RM 234

All Car Types

RM 157 - RM 362

To rent a small car in Melbourne, Australia, you would pay an average price of RM 197/day. January is the cheapest month to rent a small car in Melbourne, Australia (~RM 137/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is December (~RM 234/day). In fact, January is about 31% 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 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 small car hire 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 RM 238/day. January is the cheapest month to rent a medium car in Melbourne, Australia (~RM 146/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is December (~RM 303/day). In fact, January is about 39% 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 15% 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 hire 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 RM 358/day. January is the cheapest month to rent a large car in Melbourne, Australia (~RM 243/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is December (~RM 579/day). In fact, January is about 33% 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 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.

To rent a SUV in Melbourne, Australia, you would pay an average price of RM 284/day. January is the cheapest month to rent a SUV in Melbourne, Australia (~RM 174/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is December (~RM 431/day). In fact, January is about 39% 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 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. Here are the best Melbourne SUV hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a van in Melbourne, Australia, you would pay an average price of RM 453/day. January is the cheapest month to rent a van in Melbourne, Australia (~RM 269/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is December (~RM 671/day). In fact, January is about 41% 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 39% 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 rent a luxury car in Melbourne, Australia, you would pay an average price of RM 261/day. December is the cheapest month to rent a luxury car in Melbourne, Australia (~RM 373/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is October (~RM 850/day). In fact, December is about 42% 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 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.

Honda CityRM 94/day
4
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A/C
Honda City
Proton PersonaRM 113/day
2
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A/C
Proton Persona

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 22 February 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

8.6
Very Good
5 reviews5 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

9.2

Comfort

9.3

Overall

8.6

Pick-up/drop-off

8.5

Value

8.2

Hertz

8.2
Very Good
14 reviews4 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

9.4

Comfort

8.9

Overall

8.1

Pick-up/drop-off

8.0

Value

7.6

East Coast Car Rentals

7.6
Good
4 reviews3 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.0

Comfort

7.3

Overall

7.6

Pick-up/drop-off

7.6

Value

7.6

Avis

7.3
Good
6 reviews6 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.5

Comfort

7.5

Overall

6.8

Pick-up/drop-off

8.0

Value

7.3

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
8 reviews10 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.4

Comfort

8.2

Overall

7.2

Pick-up/drop-off

7.8

Value

7.4

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 RM 178. Data was last updated on 22 February 2024.
The best offers we've found on car rentals in the Melbourne area. Make sure to check back soon if you're not finding what you're looking for, as deals are updated frequently.
Proton PersonaRM 112/day
2
M
A/C
Proton Persona
Honda CityRM 129/day
4
M
A/C
Honda City
Honda CivicRM 133/day
5
M
A/C
Honda Civic

Car rental FAQs

Find answers to frequently asked questions about car rentals in Melbourne, including policies, requirements, and more. FAQs were last updated on 22 February 2024.

What is the cheapest hire car found in Melbourne?

In the past two weeks, Cheapflights users have found many deals under RM 139/day when booking a car hire in Melbourne. The absolute best deal a user found was for RM 91/day from CarHood, booked on Jul. 28.

What car hire 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 112/day), Alpha (RM 133/day), and Alamo (RM 147/day).

Which car hire 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 Hertz (8.0 rating) seem to be the best car hire companies in Melbourne.

What are petrol prices like in Melbourne?

The average price of petrol in Melbourne is RM 5.42/litre over the past month, costing you anywhere between RM 244 and RM 352 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 605 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 29% on your car hire. For a below average price in Melbourne, Cheapflights recommends booking your car hire at least 7 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 2,591. You can find car rental deals for RM 86 a day on average.

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

RM 399 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 March, we’ve seen prices on Cheapflights for as low as RM 152 per day.

What car do most people hire in Melbourne?

Toyota Corolla, which is a Compact vehicle, is the most popular to hire at Melbourne according to Cheapflights users.

Luxury car rentals in Melbourne

Find luxury car rental deals in Melbourne from well-known providers in the area and save on gas mileage with the options provided below. luxury car rentals in Melbourne cost an average of RM 347 per day. Price data was last updated on 22 February 2024.
Some of the best deals we've found on upscale car rentals in Melbourne. Before completing your reservation, make sure the deal you've selected matches your car rental needs and budget.
BMW 3 SeriesRM 318/day
5
M
BMW 3 Series
BMW 3 SeriesRM 318/day
5
M
BMW 3 Series
BMW 3 SeriesRM 324/day
5
M
BMW 3 Series

Van rentals in Melbourne

Find people carrier rental deals in Melbourne from well-known providers in the area and save on gas mileage with the options provided below. people carrier rentals in Melbourne cost an average of RM 373 per day. Price data was last updated on 22 February 2024.
If you're in need of a larger vehicle, check out some of the deals we've found on van rentals in Melbourne. Be sure to check back often to find alternative deals on van rentals.
Toyota InnovaRM 334/day
5
M
A/C
Toyota Innova
Toyota InnovaRM 337/day
5
M
A/C
Toyota Innova
Proton ExoraRM 386/day
5
M
A/C
Proton Exora

Car rentals by fuel type in Melbourne

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

Browse through car rental deals by fuel type in Melbourne. There are currently 3 fuel types to choose from with Petrol/Diesel being the cheapest (RM 25+).

Electric

Electric

RM 48+

Hybrid

Hybrid

RM 40+

Petrol/Diesel

Petrol/Diesel

RM 25+

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