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Australian Car Hire

When planning a trip to Australia, you will find car hire is a popular choice for many visitors to the region.

With a vast landscape to explore and experience, renting a vehicle will provide you the flexibility and convenience to indulge in all that Australia has to offer.

To help you with making your car hire selection and also with knowing more about car rentals in Australia, we have provided some helpful information below.

Don't forget that you can call us 24 hours a day on 1300 737 400 (or +61 2 8228 1898) to discuss your Australian car hire options, or instantly compare rates online with our free quote form.

Major Australian City & Airport Car Hire Locations

There are a multitude of locations throughout Australia that offer car hire. We have listed links below to our major city and airport locations so you can find the best information to assist you with your rental booking.

If you wish to make a booking for another location, visit our Car Rental Australia page that presents a list of hire locations based on states and territory.

Alternatively, you can enter a destination in our online quote form to see if any possible matches appear.

Suppliers Servicing Australia

The Australian car hire market has a variety of suppliers providing a vast array of vehicle models and makes for rent. From major through to independent car hire agents, you will find that pricing, inclusions, and terms and conditions vary across suppliers.

Here is a list of some of the popular car hire agents in Australia.

  • Avis
  • Budget
  • Europcar
  • Thrifty
  • Redspot
  • Ace Rental Cars
  • Apollo Car Rentals
  • East Coast Car Rentals
  • Maui
  • Alamo
  • Spaceships
  • Bargain Car Rentals
  • Perth Rent-A-Car

When viewing car rental packages, always read the 'Rental Conditions' to be fully aware of what is included in the quoted price and what optional extras are available to you.

Types of Cars to Hire

You will have plenty of choice when choosing a vehicle to hire within Australia. Whether it is a city, airport, or remote country location, you are sure to find a rental vehicle that offers the passenger seating, storage space, and driving features you need.

The mini, compact, and economy ranges provides the chance to drive a car that is great for city landscapes, is easy to park, and extremely fuel efficient. With choices like the Nissan Micra, Toyota Yaris, Hyundai i20, Daihatsu Sirion, Suzuki Swift, Audi A1, Volkswagen Golf, and Holden Barina available, you will be spoilt for choice when making your selection.

If you need more passenger room for a family, then the standard / intermediate, fullsize, SUV, and van ranges will be more suited to your travels.

Take your pick from vehicles like the Toyota Camry, Holden Commodore, Ford Falcon, Audi A4, Toyota Corolla, Hyundai Accent, Hyundai Elantra, Audi A3, Subaru Outback, Mitsubishi Lancer, Nissan X Trail, Mitsubishi Outlander, Holden Captiva, Toyota Rav 4, Kia Carnival (seven seater), Toyota Tarago (eight seater), Toyota Commuter (12 seater), and so much more!

Don't forget to check out the luxury / premium and exotic / special ranges if you are searching for extra comfort and features or something that offers a different driving experience.

Popular Information

Check out our blog that offers up some great advice for car hire customers. Here is a list of a few of our most relevant articles that may be of interest to you and your travel plans in Australia.