Cheap Car Rentals in Australia

Sydney, NSW, Australia
6 Jul — 13 Jul
Same drop-off
Sydney, NSW, Australia
Wed 6/7
Wed 13/7
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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


C$ 19 - C$ 53

Out of all the popular cities in Australia, Sydney is the cheapest city to rent a car in at just C$ 19/day. Renting a car in Sydney is 64% cheaper than renting one in Hobart where the per day rate is around C$ 53. Other fairly inexpensive cities in Australia to get a rental car in are: Melbourne (C$ 19/day), Brisbane (C$ 22/day), and Perth (C$ 24/day). While these cities typically have cheaper prices than the rest of the country, travelers looking to rent a car in Brisbane should expect to spend around C$ 22/day on their transportation. The most popular city to rent a car in Australia is Brisbane.

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


C$ 61


C$ 60


C$ 73


C$ 91


C$ 75


C$ 73


C$ 68


C$ 63


C$ 61


C$ 61


C$ 70


C$ 87

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.

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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, Enterprise (10.0 rating), Firefly (10.0 rating) and Crazy Clark's Car Rentals (9.5 rating) seem to be the best rental car companies in Australia.

What is the most popular car rental provider in Australia?

When renting a car in Australia, the most popular provider of rental cars among Cheapflights users is Sixt, and with prices around C$ 71/day, it’s easy to understand why. The most popular car type from Sixt is COMPACT, which starts as low as C$ 25/day.

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

When visiting Australia, it is typically cheapest to rent your car in Coolangatta where rental cars typically will cost around C$ 35/day (54% less than the country average). The absolute cheapest rental car price in Australia was found in Coolangatta for just C$ 33/day.

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

Cars in Australia are to be driven on the left side of the road.