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Cheap Car Rentals in Adelaide

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

Discover the most affordable period to rent a car in Adelaide and save money on your trip. The monthly average price data is based on historical data over the last year and was last updated on 21 June 2024.

January

AED 128

February

AED 128

March

AED 161

April

AED 135

May

AED 113

June

AED 102

July

AED 117

August

AED 117

September

AED 139

October

AED 146

November

AED 139

December

AED 161

Currently, the cheapest month to rent a car in Adelaide is June. The most expensive time to rent a car is March. 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.

Compare available car types for rental in Adelaide

Compare and contrast the various car types offered for rental in Adelaide to find the perfect fit for your trip. Price data is based on averages over the last 12 months and was last updated on 21 June 2024.

Small cars

AED 68 - AED 294

All Car Types

AED 106 - AED 490

To rent a small car in Adelaide, Australia, you would pay an average price of AED 116/day. August is the cheapest month to rent a small car in Adelaide, Australia (~AED 68/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is April (~AED 294/day). In fact, August is about 42% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a small car rental for Adelaide. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Adelaide, renting a small car saves you 44% 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.

To rent a medium car in Adelaide, Australia, you would pay an average price of AED 96/day. January is the cheapest month to rent a medium car in Adelaide, Australia (~AED 60/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is March (~AED 208/day). In fact, January is about 38% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a medium car rental for Adelaide. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Adelaide, renting a medium car saves you 54% 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.

To rent a SUV in Adelaide, Australia, you would pay an average price of AED 182/day. October is the cheapest month to rent a SUV in Adelaide, Australia (~AED 130/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is February (~AED 555/day). In fact, October is about 29% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a SUV rental for Adelaide. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Adelaide, renting a SUV saves you 12% 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.

Top rental agencies in Adelaide

Explore the leading car rental agencies in Adelaide known for their outstanding service and extensive range of vehicles to choose from. There are currently 8 car rental companies in Adelaide. Reviews were last updated on 21 June 2024.
Browse through some of the top rental car agencies in Adelaide, including Thrifty, Avis and Simba Car Hire in Adelaide. Be sure to do your research on pricing, reviews, pickup locations, and other important criteria before choosing.

Thrifty

4 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

9.5

Comfort

9.5

Overall

9.5

Pick-up/drop-off

9.5

Value

8.5

Avis

9.1
Wonderful
6 reviews2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

9.4

Comfort

9.4

Overall

9.1

Pick-up/drop-off

9.1

Value

8.5

Simba Car Hire

9.0
Wonderful
6 reviews2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

9.2

Comfort

8.9

Overall

9.0

Pick-up/drop-off

8.9

Value

9.0

Firefly

2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

10.0

Comfort

10.0

Overall

8.0

Pick-up/drop-off

8.0

Value

8.0

Enterprise Rent-A-Car

8.7
Very Good
2 reviews3 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.5

Comfort

8.7

Overall

8.7

Pick-up/drop-off

8.5

Value

9.2

Sixt

8.6
Very Good
8 reviews2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

9.3

Comfort

9.1

Overall

8.6

Pick-up/drop-off

9.1

Value

8.3

Budget

8.0
Very Good
11 reviews2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.9

Comfort

8.3

Overall

8.0

Pick-up/drop-off

8.3

Value

7.8

Hertz

7.7
Good
9 reviews2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.0

Comfort

8.0

Overall

7.7

Pick-up/drop-off

8.0

Value

7.5

Car rental FAQs

Find answers to frequently asked questions about car rentals in Adelaide, including policies, requirements, and more. FAQs were last updated on 21 June 2024.
  • Which car hire company is considered to be the best in Adelaide?

    Taking our users’ ratings and reviews into consideration, Avis (9.1 rating), East Coast Car Rentals (9.0 rating) and Thrifty (9.0 rating) seem to be the best car hire companies in Adelaide.

  • What are petrol prices like in Adelaide?

    The average price of petrol in Adelaide is AED 4.12/litre over the past month, costing you anywhere between AED 185 and AED 267 to fill up a car’s fuel tank.

  • How much does it cost to hire a car in Adelaide for a week from Simba Car Hire?

    Simba Car Hire offers hire cars in Adelaide for about AED 1,030 per week on average.

  • How far in advance should I hire a car in Adelaide for the best price?

    Booking in advance not only ensures a better chance of getting your vehicle of choice, it can save you up to 45% on your car hire. For a below average price in Adelaide, Cheapflights recommends booking your car hire at least 7 days in advance.

  • Can I rent a car for a month in Adelaide?

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

  • What car do most people hire in Adelaide?

    The most popular car chosen by those travelling to Adelaide is Standard (Mitsubishi Outlander) based on our Cheapflights data.

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