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Cheap Car Hire in Cairns Airport from $22

This price is the cheapest per day rate found by a Cheapflights user in the last 72 hours by searching for a car hire in Cairns Airport with a pick-up date of 21/9 and drop-off date of 2/10. Fares are subject to change and may not be available at all agencies or on all dates of hire. Click the price to replicate the search for this deal.
Driver's age: 26-65
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Cairns Airport car hires in 2024

Get helpful information to start your search for the perfect car hire in Cairns Airport. The average price data is based on the last 12 months and was last updated on 12 July 2024.

Most popular company

BARGAINCAR

Most common car type

Standard

Average price per day

$74

Cheapest price per day

$22

Popular car types in Cairns Airport

Explore the most popular car models available for hire in Cairns Airport and choose the one that suits your needs. The price data is sourced from various car hire companies and was last updated on 12 July 2024.

There are 30 hire agencies servicing Cairns Airport. These agencies, altogether, have 60 hire locations available. Need an affordable hire? small car is the cheapest car type to hire at Cairns Airport with prices from $22 a day in the previous 7-day period. Here are 4 car types you can hire at Cairns Airport:

Economy

Economy

Compact

Compact

Intermediate

Intermediate

Standard

Standard

SUV

SUV

People mover

People mover

Full-size SUV

Full-size SUV

Mini

Mini

Passenger van

Passenger van

Standard SUV

Standard SUV

Compact SUV

Compact SUV

Intermediate SUV

Intermediate SUV

Supplier choice

Supplier choice

Compare available car types for hire in Cairns Airport

Compare and contrast the various car types offered for hire in Cairns Airport 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 July 2024.

Small cars

$26 - $81

All Car Types

$32 - $100

To hire a small car in Cairns Airport, you would pay an average price of $47/day. February is the cheapest month to hire a small car in Cairns Airport (~$26/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is July (~$81/day). In fact, February is about 45% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a small car hire for Cairns Airport. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Cairns Airport, hiring a small car saves you 23% 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. Here are the best Cairns Airport small car hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To hire a medium car in Cairns Airport, you would pay an average price of $58/day. April is the cheapest month to hire a medium car in Cairns Airport (~$37/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is July (~$115/day). In fact, April is about 38% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a medium car hire for Cairns Airport. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Cairns Airport, hiring a medium car saves you 4% 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. Here are the best Cairns Airport medium car hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To hire a large car in Cairns Airport, you would pay an average price of $78/day. April is the cheapest month to hire a large car in Cairns Airport (~$72/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is July (~$146/day). In fact, April is about 9% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a large car hire for Cairns Airport. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Cairns Airport, hiring a large car is 23% 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 hire a SUV in Cairns Airport, you would pay an average price of $65/day. February is the cheapest month to hire a SUV in Cairns Airport (~$32/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is July (~$100/day). In fact, February is about 51% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a SUV hire for Cairns Airport. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Cairns Airport, hiring a SUV is 7% 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. Here are the best Cairns Airport SUV hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To hire a van in Cairns Airport, you would pay an average price of $77/day. May is the cheapest month to hire a van in Cairns Airport (~$73/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is July (~$165/day). In fact, May is about 6% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a van hire for Cairns Airport. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Cairns Airport, hiring a van is 21% 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. Here are the best Cairns Airport van hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To hire a luxury car in Cairns Airport, you would pay an average price of $38/day. November is the cheapest month to hire a luxury car in Cairns Airport (~$50/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is June (~$104/day). In fact, November is about 28% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a luxury car hire for Cairns Airport. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Cairns Airport, hiring a luxury car saves you 37% 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.

Kia Picanto$22/day
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A/C
Kia Picanto
Kia Picanto$24/day
2
M
A/C
Kia Picanto
Toyota Corolla$24/day
4
M
A/C
Toyota Corolla

Top hire agencies in Cairns Airport

Explore the leading car hire agencies in Cairns Airport known for their outstanding service and extensive range of vehicles to choose from. There are currently 8 car hire companies in Cairns Airport. Reviews were last updated on 12 July 2024.

JUCY

3 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

10.0

Comfort

10.0

Overall

10.0

Pick-up/drop-off

10.0

Value

10.0

Ace Rental Cars

10.0
Wonderful
1 review1 location
Overview

Cleanliness

10.0

Comfort

10.0

Overall

10.0

Pick-up/drop-off

10.0

Value

8.0

Bargain Car Rentals

9.4
Wonderful
3 reviews1 location
Overview

Cleanliness

9.7

Comfort

9.1

Overall

9.4

Pick-up/drop-off

8.2

Value

8.5

Alamo

8.7
Very Good
19 reviews2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.5

Comfort

8.5

Overall

8.7

Pick-up/drop-off

9.0

Value

8.6

Sixt

8.7
Very Good
9 reviews2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.9

Comfort

8.9

Overall

8.7

Pick-up/drop-off

9.0

Value

7.9

Apex

8.4
Very Good
9 reviews1 location
Overview

Cleanliness

9.2

Comfort

9.3

Overall

8.4

Pick-up/drop-off

8.9

Value

8.3

Thrifty

8.0
Very Good
1 review2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.0

Comfort

8.0

Overall

8.0

Pick-up/drop-off

8.0

Value

8.0

Avis

5.7
Fair
5 reviews1 location
Overview

Cleanliness

7.3

Comfort

7.3

Overall

5.3

Pick-up/drop-off

4.6

Value

4.0

Best Cairns Airport car hire deals found

Browse through a selection of recently found affordable car hire deals in Cairns Airport. Plan your trip with ease and find the perfect hire option for your needs. There are currently 8 hire car agencies in Cairns Airport with an average daily rate of $43. Data was last updated on 12 July 2024.
Mitsubishi ASX$48/day
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A/C
Mitsubishi ASX
Mitsubishi ASX$25/day
4
M
A/C
Mitsubishi ASX
Toyota Corolla$24/day
4
M
A/C
Toyota Corolla

Car hire FAQs

Find answers to frequently asked questions about car hires in Cairns Airport, including policies, requirements, and more. FAQs were last updated on 12 July 2024.
  • What is the cheapest hire car found at Cairns Airport?

    In the past two weeks, Cheapflights users have found many deals under $74/day when booking a car hire at Cairns Airport. The absolute best deal a user found was for $34/day from Bargain Car Rentals, booked on Jul. 7.

  • Which car hire providers are at Cairns Airport?

    There are 10 car hire providers located at Cairns Airport. The following companies can be found near the Cairns Airport car hire counter:Ace Rental Cars (10.0)JUCY (10.0)Bargain Car Rentals (9.4)Europcar (9.0)Alamo (8.7)Sixt (8.7)Apex (8.4)Budget (8.3)Thrifty (8.0)Hertz (8.0)

  • What car hire company is typically the cheapest at Cairns Airport?

    According to our data, users have found the cheapest deals when booking a rental car at Cairns Airport from the following companies over the past two weeks: Bargain Car Rentals ($24/day), Simba Car Hire ($37/day), and Apex ($48/day).

  • Which car hire company is considered to be the best at Cairns Airport?

    Taking our users’ ratings and reviews into consideration, MINI Car Rentals (10.0 rating), Ace Rental Cars (10.0 rating) and JUCY (10.0 rating) seem to be the best car hire companies at Cairns Airport.

  • How much does it cost to hire a car at Cairns Airport for a week from Bargain Car Rentals?

    Bargain Car Rentals offers hire cars at Cairns Airport for about $396 per week on average.

  • How far in advance should I hire a car at Cairns Airport 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 31% on your car hire. For a below average price at Cairns Airport, Cheapflights recommends booking your car hire at least 88 days in advance.

  • Can I rent a car for a month at Cairns Airport?

    Typically, how long you can hire a car for depends on the inventory of the supplier. For Cairns Airport however, it is certainly possible to rent a car for an entire month.

  • How much does it cost to rent a car at Cairns Airport for a month?

    You can potentially save up to 64% on a month-long rental by booking with Bargain Car Rentals. Bargain Car Rentals is the cheapest rental company available within the next few months. Renting a car at Cairns Airport can cost you on average $1,695 a month or $57 a day. For extended stays in a location, this option will usually save you the most.

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Small car hires in Cairns Airport

Find small car hire deals in Cairns Airport from well-known providers in the area and save on gas mileage with the options provided below. small car hires in Cairns Airport cost an average of $22 per day. Price data was last updated on 12 July 2024.
Kia Picanto$22/day
2
M
A/C
Kia Picanto

Car hires by fuel type in Cairns Airport

Browse car hires by fuel type in Cairns Airport. Currently, Petrol/Diesel cars are the cheapest to rent in Cairns Airport. Deals were last updated on 12 July 2024.

Browse through car hire deals by fuel type in Cairns Airport. There are currently 3 fuel types to choose from with Petrol/Diesel being the cheapest ($16+).

Electric

Electric

Hybrid

Hybrid

Petrol/Diesel

Petrol/Diesel

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