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Explore & Experience Brilliant Brisbane

There are various locations within Brisbane to find the perfect vehicle for your holiday or general travel needs. Downtown, Fortitude Valley, Queen Street, and Wickham Street are top 'heart of the city' locations. Outer Brisbane locations include Moorooka, Northgate, Coorparoo, Virginia, Coopers Plains, and Logan. You can also do general searches for Brisbane north and Brisbane south that offer you a great selection of deals.

Flying to Brisbane and in search of a hire package from the Brisbane Airport? If you are arriving from interstate, then consider your car rental Brisbane Domestic Airport options. For international travellers, view available packages from suppliers offering vehicles for hire from the Brisbane International Airport.

Both domestic and international terminals have major suppliers located conveniently on-site with direct access to their customer service desks.

Finding the best Brisbane rental rates has never been easier with Car Rental Buddy.  We will help you to save time and money by comparing discounted packages for your Brisbane Airport and Brisbane City transport needs.

We have done all the hard work to ensure you find some of the lowest rates by comparing suppliers Avis, Budget, Europcar, Thrifty, Hertz, and many more.  Complete our free online quote form and start comparing discounted deals.

With no booking fees, and a range of cheap rental deals from more suppliers, you can book a car on any budget!

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Love to view an interactive map of where car hire locations are in and around Brisbane? Click on the map below to see the various hot spots you can rent a vehicle from.

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Safety Tips for Your Brisbane Road Trip

When taking your Brisbane road trip journey, it is always important to plan your driving itinerary. We have all seen the ads and are aware of the key points for how driving tired places you, your passengers, and fellow motorists at risk.

Unfortunately, many of us think that we would never fall asleep at the wheel. Don't take the risk. Plan your travels well and create a driving map / itinerary that ensures you take regular breaks.

Buddy is big on safe driving and has prepared Buddy's Driver Checklist that offers helpful tips for identifying when you need to stop and take a break.

Take a moment to read through Buddy's list and remember to take care when driving on Brisbane's roads.

Top Tip: When renting a car in Brisbane, consider your excess reduction options with our Allianz Insurance package. With cover from as low as $12.65 per day, you can be covered for the excess amount you are liable to pay in the event of an accident or if the rental vehicle is stolen.

Note: Allianz Excess Reduction may not be available for certain rental packages, locations, and for some international customers. If Allianz insurance is available, you will be able to select it during step three of the booking confirmation process.

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Brisbane Roads

When travelling around Brisbane, especially on the highway, you may notice the presence of audible driving lines for the outer borders of the road lanes. While these are not implemented on all roads, you may find them on stretches of the Bruce Highway, Pacific Motorway, and other roads with high speed limits.

When you drive on the audible lines, you will hear a rumbling noise and also feel a shaking sensation - this is simply an effective road safety mechanism that will aid in alerting you that you are navigating outside of your lane. Whether it is that you are distracted or simply have lost concentration due to tiredness, audible lines can help in avoiding unnecessary accidents.

With all roads within Brisbane offering the chance to indulge in an amazing array of landscapes, activities, and adventures, keep in mind that there are various driving conditions you may experience. There is highway, city, coastal, and mountainous driving adventures. Take care, obey speed signs, and be vigilant of road conditions.

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Car Hire Brisbane

Brisbane is alive with energy and offers a vast array of things to see and do that caters to all age groups.  With 300 warm and sunny days predicted each year, Brisbane is a fantastic host for the outdoor and adventurous activities. From scores of sandy white beaches to sub-tropical rainforests, Brisbane and surrounding locations provide the perfect place for camping, relaxing on the beach, scenic drives, day trips, hiking, snorkelling, scuba diving, and lots more.

Brisbane also offers a wide variety of restaurants, museums, theme parks, wineries, cultural activities, and events. With so much to explore, renting a car will be the perfect choice for capturing all there is to see and do.

Explore and experience the city centre or its surrounding locations by including an affordable vehicle hire package as part of your Brisbane holiday plans. Compare your Brisbane vehicle hire options and take one of our suggested day trips as outlined below.

Great Day Trips

Hired a car that offers unlimited kilometres and in search of adding more to your holiday plans? Consider expanding your travel map and explore the hidden treasures of Brisbane's surrounding regions. Here is just a small taste of some of the great locations that will offer you and your family an enjoyable and memorable day out.

  • Montville

    Just a short hour and a half drive from Brisbane, the trip to Montville will not disappoint. Head north along the Bruce Highway and take the Landsborough / Caloundra exit. A comfortable and relaxing 30 minute drive is the last leg of the road trip to Montville. Once you arrive, you are greeted by true village charm. Full of character and offering an amazing relaxed atmosphere, you will be impressed by the selection of cafes, restaurants, and tea rooms that each present their own unique menu of fresh flavours and tastes.

    Meander along the main street and be enticed and captivated by the art galleries, antique shops, craft and pottery cottages, and so much more! In addition to the food and wine, arts and culture, and shopping, the scenery of the open mountainous landscape is, alone, worth the drive.

    Take the family on this amazing day out and experience the unique culture, charm, and character of Montville.

  • Mount Tamborine

    Mount Tamborine is a well renowned location. Many recommended road trips encompass this region as its natural beautiful and bountiful offerings make it the ideal spot to take a relaxing day break.

    Rainforest walks, picnic opportunities, and hiking adventures, means Mount Tamborine is a perfect location to spend time outdoors in the surrounds of nature and breath-taking panoramic views.

    Don't forget to add these activities and places to your travel itinerary when visiting:

    Witches Chase Cheese Co

    Offering handcrafted cheeses, the Witches Chase Cheese Co is heaven for lovers of cheese. Traditional methods and techniques are key to the success of their recipes that include the mouth-watering blue vein, fetta, and camembert.

    Fudge Heaven

    If you have a sweet tooth then the delights of Fudge Heaven are for you. With over 40 fresh varieties of fudge to choose from and recipes based on real cream and butter, you cannot pass the opportunity to experience the delectable delights of Fudge Heaven.

    Tamborine Wineries

    Great selections of wineries are on offer within Mount Tamborine. Consider tasting the delicate and fine wines of the region within the surrounds of fantastic and captivating mountainous landscape views. The Queensland Wine Centre at Cedar Creek Estate, Mount Tamborine Winery and Homestead, and Tamborine Mountain Distillery, are top winery locations to visit.

  • Bribie Island

    Bribie Island is an ideal spot to engage in the relaxed beach lifestyle. Choose between the calm beach waters of Pumicestone Passage that presents the perfect playground for water sports and fishing, or take to the waves of Woorim surf beach.

    With barbeque facilities and a great selection of eateries offering their own unique take on the beach fish and chips, this is an amazing location to enjoy a family day out.

Take to the open road and go further and experience more with your own mode of transport.

Access Even More Information!

Love to read more tips and helpful information for your Brisbane travels? Check out our blog and find some interesting reads!

Here's a few top suggestions:

Brisbane Information

  • Brisbane Convention Centre
    If you are travelling to the Brisbane Convention Centre why not rent a car from Brisbane city, Brisbane Domestic Airport, or Brisbane International Airport?
  • RNA Showgrounds
    Attending an event at the RNA Showgrounds in Brisbane? Check out our helpful information to assist you with choosing a cheap mode of transport.
  • Alma Park Zoo
    Have a great day out at Alma Park Zoo exploring a wonderful and captivating exhibit of wildlife. From kangaroos through to red pandas and monkeys, there's so much to see and experience.
  • Australia Zoo
    Take a trip to Australia Zoo and delve deep into a magnificent world of wildlife fun and enterntainment. From live shows through to amazing animal facts and information, this is a great day out for the whole family.

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