South Australia

Cheap Car Hire in South Australia from RM 117

Adelaide, SA, Australia
24 Apr — 1 May
Driver's age: 26-65
Adelaide, SA, Australia
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Noon
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South Australia car rentals in 2024

Get helpful information to start your search for the perfect car rental in South Australia. The average price data is based on the last 12 months and was last updated on 17 April 2024.

Most popular company

Simba Car Hire

Most common car type

Mini

Average price per day

RM 170

Cheapest price per day

RM 117

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

Discover the most affordable period to rent a car in South Australia 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 17 April 2024.

January

RM 167

February

RM 167

March

RM 210

April

RM 205

May

RM 215

June

RM 157

July

RM 167

August

RM 162

September

RM 186

October

RM 191

November

RM 181

December

RM 215

Currently, the cheapest month to rent a car in South Australia is June. The most expensive time to rent a car is May. 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 South Australia

Explore the most popular car models available for rent in South Australia and choose the one that suits your needs. The price data is sourced from various car rental companies and was last updated on 17 April 2024.

There are currently 3,155 hire locations operating in South Australia spread across 84 car hire agencies. In the past week, the cheapest car type to hire in South Australia is small car at RM 117 a day. Below are all the 4 car types available for hiring in the area, along with estimated starting prices:

Economy

Economy

RM 117+

Compact

Compact

RM 117+

Intermediate

Intermediate

RM 184+

SUV

SUV

RM 189+

People carrier

People carrier

RM 507+

Full-size SUV

Full-size SUV

RM 300+

Passenger van

Passenger van

RM 363+

Pick-up truck

Pick-up truck

RM 331+

Intermediate SUV

Intermediate SUV

RM 124+

Supplier choice

Supplier choice

RM 157+

Compact SUV

Compact SUV

RM 158+

Standard SUV

Standard SUV

RM 168+

Compare available car types for rental in South Australia

Compare and contrast the various car types offered for rental in South Australia to find the perfect fit for your trip. Price data is based on averages over the last 12 months and was last updated on 17 April 2024.

Small cars

RM 151 - RM 303

All Car Types

RM 206 - RM 338

To rent a small car in South Australia, you would pay an average price of RM 208/day. August is the cheapest month to rent a small car in South Australia (~RM 151/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is April (~RM 303/day). In fact, August is about 28% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a small car rental for South Australia. When comparing with other car types available for rental in South Australia, renting a small car saves you 21% 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 South Australia small car hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a medium car in South Australia, you would pay an average price of RM 221/day. June is the cheapest month to rent a medium car in South Australia (~RM 165/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is February (~RM 396/day). In fact, June is about 26% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a medium car rental for South Australia. When comparing with other car types available for rental in South Australia, renting a medium car saves you 17% 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 South Australia medium car hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a large car in South Australia, you would pay an average price of RM 300/day. March is the cheapest month to rent a large car in South Australia (~RM 218/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is September (~RM 498/day). In fact, March is about 28% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a large car rental for South Australia. When comparing with other car types available for rental in South Australia, renting 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.

To rent a SUV in South Australia, you would pay an average price of RM 269/day. July is the cheapest month to rent a SUV in South Australia (~RM 212/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is September (~RM 384/day). In fact, July is about 22% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a SUV rental for South Australia. When comparing with other car types available for rental in South Australia, 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 South Australia SUV hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a van in South Australia, you would pay an average price of RM 382/day. February is the cheapest month to rent a van in South Australia (~RM 235/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is March (~RM 842/day). In fact, February is about 39% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a van rental for South Australia. When comparing with other car types available for rental in South Australia, renting a van is 31% 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 South Australia van hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

Toyota CorollaRM 117/day
4
M
A/C
Toyota Corolla
Proton PersonaRM 117/day
2
M
A/C
Proton Persona

Top rental agencies in South Australia

Explore the leading car rental agencies in South Australia known for their outstanding service and extensive range of vehicles to choose from. There are currently 8 car rental companies in South Australia. Reviews were last updated on 17 April 2024.

Avis

9.1
Wonderful
6 reviews2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

9.4

Comfort

9.4

Overall

9.1

Pick-up/drop-off

9.1

Value

8.5

Thrifty

6 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

9.0

Comfort

9.0

Overall

9.0

Pick-up/drop-off

9.0

Value

7.0

Hertz

8.9
Very Good
10 reviews3 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

9.0

Comfort

8.9

Overall

8.9

Pick-up/drop-off

9.0

Value

8.1

Sixt

8.6
Very Good
8 reviews2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

9.3

Comfort

9.1

Overall

8.6

Pick-up/drop-off

9.1

Value

8.3

Budget

8.4
Very Good
3 reviews2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.4

Comfort

7.6

Overall

8.4

Pick-up/drop-off

8.4

Value

7.6

Enterprise Rent-A-Car

8.0
Very Good
2 reviews3 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

9.3

Comfort

9.3

Overall

8.0

Pick-up/drop-off

7.3

Value

9.3

Simba Car Hire

8.0
Very Good
4 reviews2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.0

Comfort

7.5

Overall

8.0

Pick-up/drop-off

8.0

Value

7.5

Ace Rental Cars

7.6
Good
3 reviews4 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.6

Comfort

6.8

Overall

7.6

Pick-up/drop-off

7.2

Value

8.0

Best South Australia car rental deals found

Browse through a selection of recently found affordable car rental deals in South Australia. Plan your trip with ease and find the perfect rental option for your needs. There are currently 8 rental car agencies in South Australia with an average daily rate of RM 204. Data was last updated on 17 April 2024.
Toyota CorollaRM 117/day
4
M
A/C
Toyota Corolla
Proton PersonaRM 117/day
2
M
A/C
Proton Persona
Mitsubishi OutlanderRM 168/day
5
M
A/C
Mitsubishi Outlander

Car rental FAQs

Find answers to frequently asked questions about car rentals in South Australia, including policies, requirements, and more. FAQs were last updated on 17 April 2024.
  • What is the cheapest hire car found in South Australia?

    In the past two weeks, Cheapflights users have found many deals under RM 170/day when booking a car hire in South Australia. The absolute best deal a user found was for RM 115/day from Bargain Car Rentals, booked on Apr. 14.

  • What car hire company is typically the cheapest in South Australia?

    According to our data, users have found the cheapest deals when booking a rental car in South Australia from the following companies over the past two weeks: JUCY (RM 117/day), Simba Car Hire (RM 124/day), and Europcar (RM 157/day).

  • Which car hire company is considered to be the best in South Australia?

    Taking our users’ ratings and reviews into consideration, MINI Car Rentals (10.0 rating), Fox (10.0 rating) and Sunset Rent a Car (10.0 rating) seem to be the best car hire companies in South Australia.

  • What are petrol prices like in South Australia?

    The average price of petrol in South Australia is RM 5.56/litre over the past month, costing you anywhere between RM 250 and RM 361 to fill up a car’s fuel tank.

  • How much does it cost to hire a car in South Australia for a week from Simba Car Hire?

    Hiring a car in South Australia for a week can be a great option for travel. Simba Car Hire, the most popular car hire company for this area, offers hire cars for around RM 1,471/week on average.

  • How far in advance should I hire a car in South Australia for the best price?

    Booking early can save you upwards of 41% on your car hire. Booking your vehicle at least 7 days in advance can you get you a great below-average price in South Australia.

  • Can I rent a car for a month in South Australia?

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

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

    The average cost of a car rental in South Australia for a month is RM 6,302. Check Cheapflights to compare pricing and options for your rental car.

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Luxury car rentals in South Australia

Find luxury car rental deals in South Australia from well-known providers in the area and save on gas mileage with the options provided below. luxury car rentals in South Australia cost an average of RM 622 per day. Price data was last updated on 17 April 2024.
BMW 3 SeriesRM 309/day
5
M
A/C
BMW 3 Series
BMW 3 SeriesRM 359/day
5
M
A/C
BMW 3 Series
BMW 3 SeriesRM 608/day
5
M
A/C
BMW 3 Series

Car rentals by fuel type in South Australia

Browse car rentals by fuel type in South Australia. Currently, Petrol/Diesel cars are the cheapest to rent in South Australia. Deals were last updated on 17 April 2024.

Browse through car rental deals by fuel type in South Australia. There are currently 3 fuel types to choose from with Petrol/Diesel being the cheapest (RM 22+).

Electric

Electric

RM 38+

Hybrid

Hybrid

RM 26+

Petrol/Diesel

Petrol/Diesel

RM 22+

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