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The land ‘Down Under’ full of sunshine and a great country for a unforgettable road trip. A rental car is the way to explore this beautifull country and enjoy the scenery on your way to wherever you are heading. Book now your cheap car rental for Australia with Here are some tips to make it an unforgettable trip.

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The land down under... Australia

There are many tags by which the modern state of Australia goes by: the land down under, or simply by its acronym AU, or the Kangaroo country.  Australia is one of the states that make up the constellation of British Common wealth countries. Officially, the head of state is the English Monarch, whilst the governing powers are exercised by the Australian Governor General. Affairs of state are presided over by a Premier.

Ranked among the top 20 economies in the world, the state of Australia is definitely the place to be for anyone aspiring to see the world from a different country’s viewpoint.

Getting a car rental in Australia

Whether you are a student, a businessman, or a tourist, you need the services of a car hire firm to get around. There are a number of international car hire services that have set up base in Australia. With a large number of car rental agencies in Australia, it is possible to get cheap car hire services from local and international car rental agencies. There are car rentals to suit different user needs; from 4 door cars to SUVs and 4wheel drive cars. The Australia car hire industry has something for everyone.

Interesting facts:
  • The total land area: 7, 617, 930 Square kilometers.
  • The total human population as by 2012 estimates: 22, 706, 618.
  • The total GDP according to the 2012 estimates: US $914 Billion. This works out to $ 40,000 per individual. This means that, Australia is essentially a high income state.
  • Year that the entity attained independence from mainland Britain: 1 January, 1901.
  • Calling code: +61.
  • Currency: The Australian Dollar.

Apart from the world in figures, other interesting bits on Australia are listed below:

  • Driving in Australia is on the left side of the road.
  • Australia is divided into six states, namely- Queens land, Tasmania, Victoria, Western Australia, New South Wales, and South Australia.
  • The Federal state has a bicameral legislature, whilst the provinces have a unicameral legislature.
  • Going by Koppen climate classification, the mainland of Australia has six climatic zones; Equatorial, Tropical, Temperate, Grassland, Desert, and Sub tropical climate. This means that, depending on which part of Australia you are at any one time, you will most definitely experience varying weather patterns.
Transportation in Australia

As stated earlier, to get around this country you require having a reliable mode of transport. This is why you need to look for a reliable car rental service provider. Some of the car hire companies in Australia will provide cheap car hire services. This way, you get to have an easy time navigating through this spectacular part of the world. Whatever reasons bring you to Australia, one thing rings true; it pays to have a reliable transport means. What better way to ensure this is so than to have a reliable car hire agency contacts. Seek the services of a car hire firm and enjoy Australia.

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Car rental tips for Australia

Traffic rules in Australia

As the driver, you'll get an A$250 fine if you or any of your passengers aren't wearing a seat belt. You'll also get points on your licence.
Speed limits: 50 km per hour in built up areas; 100-130 km per hour on freeways. If there are no speed signs the maximum speed is 100 km per hour.

Rules of the road in Australia

Australians drive on the left in right hand drive cars.
70% of Australians are automatic – most rentals are too.
When the speed limit is over 50 miles epr hour its ilegal to stay in the right hand lane on multi lane roads, except when overtaking.

What to do in an emergengcy

You are legally required to stop and help if you have been in an accident where someone has been hurt or injured. Phone the police on 000. Leaving the scene could land you with 10 years in jail. You are protected by law should something go wrong if you try to administer first aid in good faith at an accident which you are obliged to do if you have a first aid qualification.

Age requirements to rent a car in Australia

Most car rental agents allow you to rent a car when you are 21, however a young drivers fees will be applicable up to 24 years and normally with 21 years you can only rent mini to compact categories. Maximum age to rent a car is 75 years but this depends on car rental agent. We advise you, to check the detailed terms and conditions of each car rental agent. 

Drive your rental car in Australia

Driving around in the city of Australia with a rental car can be a hassle but not impossible. Its a good way to move around but we advise to have a look at the local traffic rules as they may vary with what you are used to. Take in mind that in rush hour traffic can be pretty dense and it can take longer before you reach your destination.

Travel restrictions in Australia for my car rental

You are not allowed to drive your rental car in prohibited areas, or driving on ice, unbridged rivers and streams, foreshores and other off-road terrains. Please ask the local car rental company for any possible restrictions.

Need help choosing a rental car

If you are not sure which car to rent or do not understand completely how it works, you can always contact our call center by phone or live chat. We can help you out by selecting the right car for you and advising there where its needed.

Where to rent a car offers car rental in more than 35000 locations, at all major airports and cities and railway stations. Below on this page you see a map with all the car rental companies we work with in Australia.

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Facts about car rental in Australia

  • Last month, the average car rental length in Australia was 5 days.
  • The average rental car length in Australia is 5 days.
  • The most booked rental car type currently in Australia is COMPACT cars.
  • Last year, the most booked rental car type in Australia were INTERMEDIATE cars.
  • How much does it cost to rent a car in Australia? Last month, the average car rental price was 392 USD.
  • Last year, how much did it cost to rent a car in Australia? Last year, the average car rental price was 340 USD.
  • What is the current average daily price to rent a in Australia? Last month, the average rental price was 73 USD per day.
  • How much did it cost to rent a car in Australia over the past 12 months? Last Year, the average rental price was 71 USD per day.
  • The car rental companies available in Australia are: Alamo, National, Enterprise, Abaa Car Rental.

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Australia Rental Car Reviews
See below last 5 customer reviews. Our customers rated Australia Car Rental with an average of 9.14 based on 7 ratings.

Reviewed by:

Mr Anthony John

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February 20, 2018


You Can't Get What You Want !!!

The reservation was for suv (made thru rentalcargroup) - the rental didn't have suv could offer compact - i specially ordered suv rental co. should have set aside this vehicle or similar not a downgrade: however the rental did make an apology and offered a convertible

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Mr Colin

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January 13, 2018


Great Value

Great value for the price,other hire companies should do the same

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Mr Martin

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May 09, 2018


The Only Way To Rent A Car

I have uses rentalcargroup many times. i have saved so much money and always had a good car. if you want to save money on car rental this is the way to go.

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Mr Marc

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November 21, 2017


Good Experience

Rental experience was good ; vehicle was new and suited perfectly to our needs .

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Mr Wael

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August 25, 2018


Gold Coast

Great services highly recommended