|Most popular company||HERTZ|
|Price of petrol per litre||$1.85|
|Average price per day||$68|
|Cheapest price per day||$37|
Currently, the cheapest month to rent a car in Canberra is February. The most expensive time to rent a car is September. 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.
You can book a car hire in Canberra using your driving licence, as long as it’s not printed in a non-Roman alphabet like Cyrillic or Greek, or it’ll need an international driving permit too. You’ll also have to be at least 21 for a Canberra car hire, and to hire top-end models or for passenger van hire, you’ll need to be at least 25.
When booking hire cars in Canberra you’ll be driving on the left-hand side of the road. The maximum legal blood alcohol level is set at 0.05% and is stringently enforced. Speed limits to remember with car hire in Canberra are 50-60 km/h in urban areas and 100-110 km/h on the highways. Seatbelts are compulsory for all occupants. It’s also a good idea to check on the Canberra Traffic Authority website for any recent changes to the traffic laws, before you book Canberra car hire.
Canberra is surrounded by rural areas and national parks, so if you want to go exploring, MPVs or SUVs make a good choice of car hire in Canberra. The city is moderately sized with excellent streets, so a sedan or economy car hire will do the trick in the downtown area. And, if you’re looking to save some money, you can always find cheap car hire in Canberra across all categories.
You’ll need to take parking into consideration when booking hire cars in Canberra, as the downtown area can get pretty busy. Luckily, there’s a lot of parking in the city, both paid and free. One of the largest car parks is Canberra Centre Car Park, which is pretty representative of most. It costs around A$2 for half an hour and A$4 for up to two hours, and the daily rate is roughly A$30. Before plunging ahead, have a look through Cheapflights for cheap car hire in Canberra.
In the past two weeks, Cheapflights users have found many deals under $96/day when booking a car hire in Canberra. The absolute best deal a user found was for $52/day from Hertz, booked on May 22.
According to our data, users have found the cheapest deals when booking a rental car in Canberra from the following companies over the past two weeks: Alamo ($56/day), Hertz ($61/day), and Enterprise ($68/day).
Taking our users’ ratings and reviews into consideration, Budget (8.8 rating), Sixt (8.0 rating) and Hertz (7.8 rating) seem to be the best car hire companies in Canberra.
The average price of petrol in Canberra is $1.85/litre over the past month, costing you anywhere between $83 and $120 to fill up a car’s fuel tank.
Hertz is one of the top picks in Canberra. They can have you in a hire car for about $580 per week on average.
Typically, how long you can hire a car for depends on the inventory of the supplier. For Canberra however, it is certainly possible to rent a car for an entire month.
Our recent data shows that Hertz can potentially be 50% below the average car hire price in Canberra. Check prices and availability for Hertz and save on this extended car hire. The cost of hiring a vehicle in Canberra is on average $2,485 a month or $83 a day. Search on Cheapflights for the most updated pricing and availability for your Canberra car hire.
Car hire prices in Canberra are typically $120 for the weekend. On Cheapflights, you’ll be able to find great car hire deals on any type of vehicle. However, consider hiring a Intermediate to save money on your trip to $120. Our users have found prices for Intermediate car hire in June to be on average $91 per day.
The most popular car to hire while in Canberra is the Hyundai Accent, which is a Intermediate vehicle.