Melbourne

Cheap Car Rentals in Melbourne

Melbourne, VIC, Australia
4 Feb — 11 Feb
Same drop-off
Melbourne, VIC, Australia
Sat 4/2
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Melbourne Car Rentals in 2023

Most popular companyCARHOOD
Price of petrol per litreAED 4.34
Average price per dayAED 92
Cheapest price per dayAED 87

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

January

AED 183

February

AED 161

March

AED 231

April

AED 297

May

AED 201

June

AED 205

July

AED 205

August

AED 172

September

AED 190

October

AED 205

November

AED 220

December

AED 268

Currently, the cheapest month to rent a car in Melbourne is February. The most expensive time to rent a car is April. 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 hire in Melbourne

Small cars

AED 83 - AED 614

All Car Types

AED 82 - AED 442

To hire a Small car in Melbourne, Australia, you would pay an average price of AED 236/day. June is the cheapest month to hire a Small car in Melbourne, Australia (~AED 83/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is April (~AED 614/day). In fact, June is about 65% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Small hire for Melbourne. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Melbourne, hiring a Small car saves you 9% 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 hire a Medium car in Melbourne, Australia, you would pay an average price of AED 185/day. June is the cheapest month to hire a Medium car in Melbourne, Australia (~AED 79/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is April (~AED 356/day). In fact, June is about 58% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Medium hire for Melbourne. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Melbourne, hiring a Medium car saves you 29% 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 hire a Large car in Melbourne, Australia, you would pay an average price of AED 208/day. October is the cheapest month to hire a Large car in Melbourne, Australia (~AED 118/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is July (~AED 859/day). In fact, October is about 44% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Large hire for Melbourne. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Melbourne, hiring a Large car saves you 20% 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 hire a SUV car in Melbourne, Australia, you would pay an average price of AED 243/day. September is the cheapest month to hire a SUV car in Melbourne, Australia (~AED 128/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is December (~AED 542/day). In fact, September is about 48% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a SUV hire for Melbourne. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Melbourne, hiring a SUV car saves you 7% 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 Melbourne

All major car rental suppliers in Melbourne

Ace Rental Cars

3 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

9.6

Comfort

9.6

Overall

9.6

Pick-up/drop-off

9.3

Value

9.0

Alpha

9.4
Wonderful
2 reviews3 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

10.0

Comfort

9.3

Overall

9.3

Pick-up/drop-off

9.3

Value

9.3

Hertz

9.0
Wonderful
12 reviews4 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

9.4

Comfort

9.1

Overall

9.0

Pick-up/drop-off

8.7

Value

8.7

Europcar

7.8
Good
4 reviews7 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.5

Comfort

8.5

Overall

7.4

Pick-up/drop-off

7.7

Value

7.4

Thrifty

7.1
Good
7 reviews10 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.7

Comfort

7.4

Overall

7.1

Pick-up/drop-off

7.1

Value

7.7

Sixt

7.1
Good
8 reviews5 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.7

Comfort

8.0

Overall

7.3

Pick-up/drop-off

6.8

Value

6.8

Firefly

6.6
Okay
1 review7 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.0

Comfort

7.0

Overall

6.0

Pick-up/drop-off

6.0

Value

6.0

Avis

6.6
Okay
5 reviews6 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

6.8

Comfort

6.8

Overall

6.0

Pick-up/drop-off

7.4

Value

6.5

Car Rental FAQs

What is the cheapest hire car found in Melbourne?

In the past two weeks, Cheapflights users have found many deals under AED 337/day when booking a car hire in Melbourne. The absolute best deal a user found was for AED 319/day from CarHood, booked on Jul. 28.

Which car rental company is considered to be the best in Melbourne?

Taking our users’ ratings and reviews into consideration, Ace Rental Cars (9.6 rating), Alpha (9.4 rating) and Hertz (9.0 rating) seem to be the best car hire companies in Melbourne.

What are gas prices like in Melbourne?

The average price of petrol in Melbourne is AED 4.34/litre over the past month, costing you anywhere between AED 195 and AED 282 to fill up a car’s fuel tank.

How much does it cost to hire a car in Melbourne for a week from CarHood?

From CarHood you can hire a car in Melbourne from about AED 447 per week on average.

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

Generally, for a better deal in Melbourne it’s recommended to book in a timely manner (to save up to 7%). Cheapflights recommends you book around 90 days prior to your pickup date. Booking as early as you can also increases the likelihood that you’ll get the ideal car.

Can I rent a car for a month in Melbourne?

Yes, cars are available to be rented out for an entire month in Melbourne.

How much does it cost to rent a car in Melbourne for a month?

Typically, a monthly car rental in Melbourne can be found for AED 1,914. You can find car rental deals for AED 64 a day on average.

What car do most people hire in Melbourne?

The majority of Cheapflights travellers prefer to hire a Economy (Kia Rio) in Melbourne, making it the most popular option.

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