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Melbourne car rentals in 2024

Get helpful information to start your search for the perfect car rental in Melbourne. The average price data is based on the last 12 months and was last updated on 12 June 2024.

Most popular company

BARGAINCAR

Price of petrol per litre

AED 4.30

Average price per day

AED 102

Cheapest price per day

AED 81

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

Discover the most affordable period to rent a car in Melbourne 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 12 June 2024.

January

AED 139

February

AED 161

March

AED 190

April

AED 161

May

AED 132

June

AED 154

July

AED 161

August

AED 154

September

AED 150

October

AED 157

November

AED 157

December

AED 209

Currently, the cheapest month to rent a car in Melbourne is May. The most expensive time to rent a car is December. 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 Melbourne

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

Small cars

AED 84 - AED 204

All Car Types

AED 156 - AED 281

To rent a small car in Melbourne, Australia, you would pay an average price of AED 139/day. August is the cheapest month to rent a small car in Melbourne, Australia (~AED 84/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is December (~AED 204/day). In fact, August is about 40% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a small car rental for Melbourne. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Melbourne, renting a small 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 rent a medium car in Melbourne, Australia, you would pay an average price of AED 175/day. May is the cheapest month to rent a medium car in Melbourne, Australia (~AED 120/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is February (~AED 228/day). In fact, May is about 32% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a medium car rental for Melbourne. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Melbourne, renting a medium car saves you 10% 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 large car in Melbourne, Australia, you would pay an average price of AED 225/day. January is the cheapest month to rent a large car in Melbourne, Australia (~AED 136/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is May (~AED 422/day). In fact, January is about 40% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a large car rental for Melbourne. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Melbourne, renting a large car is 14% more expensive. 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 Melbourne, Australia, you would pay an average price of AED 213/day. September is the cheapest month to rent a SUV in Melbourne, Australia (~AED 150/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is February (~AED 369/day). In fact, September is about 30% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a SUV rental for Melbourne. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Melbourne, renting a SUV is 9% more expensive. 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 van in Melbourne, Australia, you would pay an average price of AED 147/day. March is the cheapest month to rent a van in Melbourne, Australia (~AED 166/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is December (~AED 641/day). In fact, March is about 12% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a van rental for Melbourne. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Melbourne, renting a van saves you 25% 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

Explore the leading car rental agencies in Melbourne known for their outstanding service and extensive range of vehicles to choose from. There are currently 8 car rental companies in Melbourne. Reviews were last updated on 12 June 2024.
Browse through some of the top rental car agencies in Melbourne, including Dollar, Ace Rental Cars and Budget in Melbourne. Read through reviews, double check the pickup location, and other important information before making your selection.

Dollar

5 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.0

Comfort

10.0

Overall

10.0

Pick-up/drop-off

10.0

Value

6.0

Ace Rental Cars

3 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

9.6

Comfort

9.4

Overall

9.4

Pick-up/drop-off

9.4

Value

8.8

Budget

8.7
Very Good
3 reviews4 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

9.2

Comfort

9.3

Overall

8.7

Pick-up/drop-off

8.6

Value

8.3

Hertz

8.6
Very Good
14 reviews5 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

9.7

Comfort

9.3

Overall

8.6

Pick-up/drop-off

8.4

Value

8.2

East Coast Car Rentals

7.0
Good
4 reviews4 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.5

Comfort

6.5

Overall

7.0

Pick-up/drop-off

7.0

Value

7.0

Thrifty

6.9
Okay
11 reviews10 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.2

Comfort

8.0

Overall

7.0

Pick-up/drop-off

7.6

Value

7.0

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
6 reviews5 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

6.8

Comfort

6.8

Overall

6.0

Pick-up/drop-off

7.4

Value

6.8

Car rental FAQs

Find answers to frequently asked questions about car rentals in Melbourne, including policies, requirements, and more. FAQs were last updated on 12 June 2024.
  • What is the cheapest hire car found in Melbourne?

    In the past two weeks, Cheapflights users have found many deals under AED 102/day when booking a car hire in Melbourne. The absolute best deal a user found was for AED 81/day from Bargain Car Rentals, booked on Jun. 9.

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

    Taking our users’ ratings and reviews into consideration, Dollar (10.0 rating), Ace Rental Cars (9.6 rating) and Budget (9.5 rating) seem to be the best car hire companies in Melbourne.

  • What are petrol prices like in Melbourne?

    The average price of petrol in Melbourne is AED 4.30/litre over the past month, costing you anywhere between AED 193 and AED 279 to fill up a car’s fuel tank.

  • How much does it cost to hire a car in Melbourne for a week from Bargain Car Rentals?

    From Bargain Car Rentals you can hire a car in Melbourne from about AED 714 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 27%). Cheapflights recommends you book around 7 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 3,058. You can find car rental deals for AED 102 a day on average.

  • What car do most people hire in Melbourne?

    The majority of Cheapflights travellers prefer to hire a Full-size (Toyota Highlander) in Melbourne, making it the most popular option.

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