Car Hire in Melbourne, Victoria

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Melbourne, VIC, Australia
18 Aug — 25 Aug
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Melbourne, VIC, Australia
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Best deals found for Melbourne, Victoria car hire

Find great deals below on a variety of popular hire cars in Melbourne, Victoria
Ford Escape
or similar Standard SUV
Up to 5 passengers

$37/day

24 Aug - 31 Aug
Ford Escape
Mitsubishi ASX
or similar Compact SUV
Up to 4 passengers

$31/day

22 Aug - 24 Aug
Mitsubishi ASX
Mitsubishi ASX
or similar Intermediate SUV
Up to 5 passengers

$32/day

22 Aug - 24 Aug
Mitsubishi ASX
Hyundai i30
or similar Compact
Up to 4 passengers

$26/day

16 Aug - 23 Aug
Hyundai i30
Mazda Mazda6
or similar Intermediate
Up to 5 passengers

$25/day

18 Aug - 25 Aug
Mazda Mazda6
Toyota Camry
or similar Full-size
Up to 5 passengers

$38/day

23 Aug - 30 Aug
Toyota Camry
Toyota Highlander
or similar Full-size SUV
Up to 5 passengers
4-door vehicles

$48/day

23 Aug - 30 Aug
Toyota Highlander
Suzuki Swift
or similar Economy
Up to 2 passengers

$22/day

16 Aug - 23 Aug
Suzuki Swift
Toyota Highlander
or similar Full-size SUV
Up to 5 passengers
4-door vehicles

$40/day

25 Aug - 1 Sep
Toyota Highlander

Important information about Melbourne car hire

A vacation or trip to Melbourne would be considered incomplete if you didn’t visit some of the iconic attractions, such as The National Gallery of Victoria and Eureka Skydeck. Most of these places are easily reachable by car, so the best thing would be to plan for hired cars in Melbourne. With a rental car, you will be able to easily navigate the West Gate Freeway, which connects most of the major roads in Melbourne. On matters to do with parking, there are a good number of free parking spaces around the Melbourne CBD, but as you would expect, they are local favourites, and it can be very hard to find an open one, especially during peak hours. However, there are plenty of other parking lots around Melbourne, and it shouldn’t be difficult to find a place to leave your Melbourne car rentals. There are approximately seven car hire locations in Melbourne.

The Melbourne CBD is considered by most as one of the most walkable cities in Australia alongside Brisbane. However, some of the city’s suburbs have been ranked as the least walkable places by the same metric. In light of that, you’d be better off getting a cheap car rental in Melbourne if you plan on visiting the city’s suburbs where most of the attractions are located, including the famous Albert Park Circuit and the Yarra River. Also, rental cars in Melbourne give you a little bit of flexibility as well as convenience because you can travel anywhere you want at any time. This isn’t the case for the public transport system despite being highly rated in Australia. Lastly, there are plenty of rental car locations, and you can get any type of rental that you would want, including electric and luxury rental cars.

Before you book hired cars in Melbourne, be sure to observe the different traffic laws in the city. The major difference in traffic laws in Melbourne is the fact that the people drive on the left side of the road and most cars are right-hand drives. For that reason, you need to be extra careful when driving around the streets of Melbourne, especially if you’re used to driving on the right side. You also need to know the speed limits on the central roads so that you don’t receive an easily avoidable fine. Lastly, you need to acquaint yourself with the hook turn, which is a unique turn where trams also cross the intersection. It would be better if you did some reading about traffic laws in Melbourne to avoid any trouble.

To be able to get hired cars in Melbourne, you will be required to produce a valid driving license with a photo ID. Most rental companies generally accept English-language driving licenses, and for those with a license written in another language, you will have to produce an International Driving Permit. Any licenses shown when renting a car in Melbourne must have an expiration date well after the rental agreement period.


Melbourne, Victoria car rental deals found on momondo

Find the car hire in Melbourne that's right for you

Small cars

$37 - $103

All Car Types

$64 - $157

The average price of a Small hire in Melbourne, Australia is $63. The cheapest time to hire a Small in Melbourne, Australia is in November. The price is 43% lower than the rest of the year at just $37 per day. A Small rental is typically 35% less expensive than the average car rental in Melbourne. The average price of a car hire in Melbourne can vary based on a number of factors including supply, popularity of the vehicle, and how far out you book your car hire. Below are the best prices for Melbourne Small rentals found on momondo in the past week.

The average price of a Medium hire in Melbourne, Australia is $75. The cheapest time to hire a Medium in Melbourne, Australia is in November. The price is 43% lower than the rest of the year at just $43 per day. A Medium rental is typically 23% less expensive than the average car rental in Melbourne. The average price of a car hire in Melbourne can vary based on a number of factors including supply, popularity of the vehicle, and how far out you book your car hire. Below are the best prices for Melbourne Medium rentals found on momondo in the past week.

The average price of a Large hire in Melbourne, Australia is $112. The cheapest time to hire a Large in Melbourne, Australia is in November. The price is 38% lower than the rest of the year at just $71 per day. A Large rental is typically 15% more expensive than the average car rental in Melbourne. The average price of a car hire in Melbourne can vary based on a number of factors including supply, popularity of the vehicle, and how far out you book your car hire. Below are the best prices for Melbourne Large rentals found on momondo in the past week.

The average price of a SUV hire in Melbourne, Australia is $84. The cheapest time to hire a SUV in Melbourne, Australia is in January. The price is 47% lower than the rest of the year at just $45 per day. A SUV rental is typically 14% less expensive than the average car rental in Melbourne. The average price of a car hire in Melbourne can vary based on a number of factors including supply, popularity of the vehicle, and how far out you book your car hire. Below are the best prices for Melbourne SUV rentals found on momondo in the past week.

The average price of a Van hire in Melbourne, Australia is $134. The cheapest time to hire a Van in Melbourne, Australia is in May. The price is 56% lower than the rest of the year at just $59 per day. A Van rental is typically 28% more expensive than the average car rental in Melbourne. The average price of a car hire in Melbourne can vary based on a number of factors including supply, popularity of the vehicle, and how far out you book your car hire.

Suzuki Swift
or similar Economy
Up to 2 passengers

$22/day

16 Aug - 23 Aug
Suzuki Swift
Hyundai i30
or similar Compact
Up to 4 passengers

$33/day

24 Aug - 28 Aug
Hyundai i30
Hyundai i30
or similar Compact
Up to 4 passengers

$26/day

16 Aug - 23 Aug
Hyundai i30

Melbourne car hire directory

All major car rental suppliers in Melbourne, Victoria
9.3
Excellent
4 reviews7 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

9.3

Comfort

9.3

Overall

9.3

Pick-up/drop-off

9.3

Value

8.6
9.3
Excellent
12 reviews4 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

10.0

Comfort

9.3

Overall

9.3

Pick-up/drop-off

8.6

Value

9.3
6.5
Good
17 reviews19 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.5

Comfort

8.5

Overall

6.5

Pick-up/drop-off

6.5

Value

7.0
6.0
Good
7 reviews10 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.0

Comfort

7.0

Overall

6.0

Pick-up/drop-off

6.0

Value

8.0
2.0
Mediocre
5 reviews6 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

2.0

Comfort

2.0

Overall

2.0

Pick-up/drop-off

4.0

Value

2.0
2.0
Mediocre
7 reviews6 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

2.0

Comfort

2.0

Overall

2.0

Pick-up/drop-off

2.0

Value

2.0
18 locations
0.0
Horrible
1 review7 locations

Quick facts about car hire in Melbourne

Get the overview on great hire deals, popular car hire companies, and best car types for your visit in Melbourne

Most Popular Agency

Sixt

Popular Car Types

Compact, Economy, SUV

Cheapest Rental Car

$36

Most Popular Model

Hyundai Accent
The most popular Melbourne car rental agency found on momondo this month is Sixt. Other top choices for car rental companies are Bargain Car Rentals and CarHood
The following car types were offered at rental car companies in Melbourne in the past 72 hours: Compact, Economy, SUV.
The lowest price for a rental car in Melbourne is $36/day. For this area, you can expect average prices starting from $67/day.
The most popular car model to rent in Melbourne in the past 7 days is the Hyundai Accent. Our users also prefer the Toyota Corolla as an alternative.

Find popular attractions close to your car hire pick-up

Visit these must-see attractions near popular car hire locations in Melbourne

Nearby attractions:

Queen Victoria Market18.5 km
Carlton Gardens19.2 km
Fitzroy Gardens20.2 km
Melbourne Cricket Ground21.0 km
Palais Theatre25.1 km

Nearby attractions:

Palais Theatre48.3 km
Queen Victoria Market49.9 km
Carlton Gardens51.0 km
Melbourne Cricket Ground51.2 km
Fitzroy Gardens51.4 km

Nearby attractions:

Queen Victoria Market10.0 km
Carlton Gardens10.6 km
Fitzroy Gardens11.6 km
Melbourne Cricket Ground12.5 km
Palais Theatre16.8 km

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Driving with a car hire in Melbourne - FAQs

Learn everything there is to know about hiring a car in Melbourne so you can be properly prepared for your next trip

For a weekend in September, the best deals in Melbourne start from around $87 up to around $99. $74 is a normal deal for a week-long rental in Melbourne, but for September it's not uncommon to see prices as low as $36, depending on your requirements.

Renting a car in Melbourne is cheapest when using Bargain Car Rentals at their location in the city. The best daily rate a momondo has found is $8, but typically it’s best to assume your rental will cost $66/day.

The majority of the Melbourne car hire agencies that we partner with do not have a cancellation fee. This means that if your plans change unexpectedly, many car rental centres in Melbourne such as Ace Rental Cars, Alpha, and Hertz often offer cancellation free of charge based on when you booked.

A Standard is the ideal car to rent when visiting Melbourne in September. On average, Melbourne receives 50 mm of precipitation and temperatures hover around 13 °C during the month of September. These conditions are well-suited for a Standard size car, which can easily handle a bit of rain and even hold up well when temperatures fall. Hiring a Standard in Melbourne will cost you $84/day on average.

Thrifty has the most locations of any rental car company in Melbourne, Australia, with 10 locations. Typically momondo users find deals around $213/day when renting a car from Thrifty in Melbourne, Australia.

When you hire a car in Melbourne, you should abide by the city’s 50 km/h speed limit. The speed limits on any suburban roads and highways in Melbourne are 110 km/h and 110 km/h, respectively. Be on the lookout for posted signage, because these speed limits might change depending on where you are within Melbourne.

In August, Melbourne usually gets 50 mm of precipitation and has an average temperature of 10 °C. This information can be very helpful when looking at hire cars in Melbourne as it can help you make the best decision.

If you’re looking for a Melbourne hire car for a road trip to the surrounding areas during the month of August it’s important to know that the rest of Victoria typically has a temperature of 10 °C and will usually expect 50 mm of precipitation.


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Why use momondo?

Using momondo to book a car hire in Melbourne could save you time and money. momondo searches thousands of car hire websites and locations to provide you with a wide selection of options and cars to choose from.

momondo helps you find the best car hire deal in Melbourne by allowing you to filter results by price, capacity, car features, drop off, pick-up location and many more.

Yes, momondo allows you to filter specifically for car hire companies in Melbourne offering free cancellation.

Yes, fair fuel policies are a specific filter offered on momondo for all car hire locations including Melbourne.

Enhanced cleaning services can be found on all car hire locations on momondo including Melbourne.

Yes, car hire deals in Melbourne with unlimited mileage can be found on momondo.


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