Melbourne

Cheap Car Rentals in Melbourne

Melbourne, VIC, Australia
24 Mar — 31 Mar
Same drop-off
Melbourne, VIC, Australia
Fri 24/3
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Fri 31/3
Noon
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Melbourne Car Rentals in 2023

Most popular companyBARGAINCAR
Price of gas per litreC$ 1.52
Average price per dayC$ 43
Cheapest price per dayC$ 28

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

January

C$ 72

February

C$ 75

March

C$ 89

April

C$ 111

May

C$ 75

June

C$ 76

July

C$ 76

August

C$ 64

September

C$ 71

October

C$ 76

November

C$ 82

December

C$ 100

Currently, the cheapest month to rent a car in Melbourne is August. 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

In Melbourne, there are 129 active rental locations from 38 car rental companies. Small is the cheapest car type to rent in Melbourne in the past week - currently priced from C$ 55/day. View deals for 4 car types available to rent in this destination:

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Small Cars

C$ 46 - C$ 81

All Car Types

C$ 69 - C$ 116

To rent a Small car in Melbourne, Australia, you would pay an average price of C$ 62/day. November is the cheapest month to rent a Small car in Melbourne, Australia (~C$ 46/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is March (~C$ 81/day). In fact, November is about 27% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Small rental for Melbourne. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Melbourne, renting a Small car saves you 32% 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 rental 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 C$ 72/day. August is the cheapest month to rent a Medium car in Melbourne, Australia (~C$ 59/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is June (~C$ 107/day). In fact, August is about 19% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Medium rental for Melbourne. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Melbourne, renting a Medium car saves you 22% 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 rental 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 C$ 105/day. November is the cheapest month to rent a Large car in Melbourne, Australia (~C$ 78/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is December (~C$ 134/day). In fact, November is about 26% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Large rental for Melbourne. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Melbourne, 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 car in Melbourne, Australia, you would pay an average price of C$ 79/day. August is the cheapest month to rent a SUV car in Melbourne, Australia (~C$ 59/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is April (~C$ 112/day). In fact, August is about 26% 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 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 SUV rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a Van car in Melbourne, Australia, you would pay an average price of C$ 122/day. August is the cheapest month to rent a Van car in Melbourne, Australia (~C$ 81/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is December (~C$ 192/day). In fact, August is about 35% 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 car is 26% 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 rental 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 C$ 119/day. October is the cheapest month to rent a Luxury car in Melbourne, Australia (~C$ 68/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is January (~C$ 229/day). In fact, October is about 44% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Luxury rental for Melbourne. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Melbourne, renting a Luxury car is 24% 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.

Nissan SentraC$ 55/day
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Nissan Sentra
Toyota YarisC$ 59/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

9.2
Wonderful
2 reviews3 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

10.0

Comfort

9.0

Overall

9.0

Pick-up/drop-off

9.0

Value

9.0

Hertz

9.0
Wonderful
12 reviews4 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

9.4

Comfort

9.1

Overall

9.0

Pick-up/drop-off

8.7

Value

8.7

Europcar

7.8
Good
4 reviews7 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.5

Comfort

8.5

Overall

7.4

Pick-up/drop-off

7.7

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

Sixt

7.1
Good
8 reviews5 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.7

Comfort

8.2

Overall

7.2

Pick-up/drop-off

7.0

Value

7.0

Budget

6.9
Okay
7 reviews6 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.4

Comfort

7.2

Overall

7.0

Pick-up/drop-off

6.2

Value

7.0

Firefly

6.6
Okay
1 review7 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.0

Comfort

7.0

Overall

6.0

Pick-up/drop-off

6.0

Value

6.0

Best Melbourne Car Rental Deals Found

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

Car Rental FAQs

In the past two weeks, Cheapflights users have found many deals under C$ 59/day when booking a rental car in Melbourne. The best deal a user found was for C$ 39/day from Atlas Car & Truck Rental, booked on Jul. 28.

According to our data, users have found the cheapest deals when booking a car hire in Melbourne from the following companies over the past two weeks: Bargain Car Rentals (C$ 55/day), Ace Rental Cars (C$ 58/day), and JUCY (C$ 59/day).

Taking our users’ ratings and reviews into consideration, Ace Rental Cars (9.6 rating), Alpha (9.2 rating) and Hertz (9.0 rating) seem to be the best rental car companies in Melbourne.

The average gas price in Melbourne is C$ 1.52/litre over the past month, costing you anywhere between C$ 68 and C$ 98 to fill up a car’s gas tank.

Bargain Car Rentals is a popular option for travellers looking for car rental in Melbourne. You can expect the average cost of a rental car to be about C$ 422 per week.

Booking in advance not only ensures a better chance of getting your vehicle of choice, it can save you up to 8% on your car rental. For a below average price in Melbourne, Cheapflights recommends booking your car rental at least 90 days in advance.

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

Our recent data shows that Atlas Car & Truck Rental can potentially be 75% below the average car rental price in Melbourne. Check prices and availability for Atlas Car & Truck Rental and save on this extended rental. The cost of renting a vehicle in Melbourne is on average C$ 1,811 a month or C$ 60 a day. Search on Cheapflights for the most updated pricing and availability for your Melbourne car rental.

For a weekend car rental in Melbourne, you can expect the average price to be around C$ 108. Usually a Compact rental in Melbourne is your cheapest weekend car rental option, though you should always check Cheapflights to see if there are other deals on alternative car rental types. If you do opt for renting a Compact for April, it will cost approximately C$ 61 per day.

The most popular car to rent while in Melbourne is the Mitsubishi Lancer, which is a Economy vehicle.

Van Rentals in Melbourne

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

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