Darwin Airport

Cheap Car Hire in Darwin Airport

Darwin, NT, Australia - Darwin (DRW)
1 Jul — 8 Jul
Same drop-off
Darwin, NT, Australia - Darwin (DRW)
Fri 1/7
Noon
Fri 8/7
Noon
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Darwin Airport car hires in 2022

Most popular companyTHRIFTY
Price of petrol per litre$2.01
Average price per day$99
Cheapest price per day$43

What is the cheapest time to hire a car at Darwin Airport?

January

$60

February

$56

March

$68

April

$111

May

$110

June

$146

July

$127

August

$113

September

$108

October

$102

November

$87

December

$76

Currently, the cheapest month to rent a car at Darwin Airport is February. The most expensive time to rent a car is June. 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.

Popular Car Types in Darwin Airport

Top rental agencies in Darwin Airport

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Car Rental FAQs

What are the requirements to hire a car in Darwin?

Hire a car in Darwin and embark on an epic road trip from the Top End to the Red Centre of the Northern Territory. The minimum age for car hire in Darwin is 21 years old, but drivers under 25 years old may need to pay a daily surcharge. If you are a holder of a full AU driving licence, you are permitted to drive. However, you are only allowed to drive the type of vehicle stated on your licence and must carry your licence with you at all times. Try to book online in advance if you’re looking for cheap car hire in Darwin.

What are the rules for driving in Darwin?

In Australia, you drive on the left side of the road, and it is compulsory for all occupants of a vehicle to use a seatbelt. If you’re travelling with children, you can reserve the appropriate child and infant restraints with your Darwin car hire company. The speed limit in built-up areas is generally 50 km/h, and it’s up to 110 km/h on highways. The blood alcohol limit is 0.05%, so try to avoid driving before driving. Also, the roads are pitch black and there is a lot of wildlife around. To find out more about road rules and recommendations for driving your Darwin car hire in the Northern Territory, contact the local transport authorities.

What type of car is recommended for driving in Darwin?

If you’re staying in Darwin, you can get around easily in a small car or sedan such as a Toyota Yaris, as most roads are sealed. For those planning to discover the nature and wildlife of the rugged outback and explore unique places in the Northern Territory such as Litchfield and Kakadu, a 4WD such as a Nissan X-Trail is a good idea, particularly in the wet season (from December to March). Some remote areas may not have mobile reception, so plan your route in advance or reserve a satellite navigation system with your car hire in Darwin. You can find cheap car hire in Darwin through Cheapflights.

Where are the best places to park in Darwin?

When you need to park your car hire in Darwin, visitors will find plenty of on-street parking in the city centre, which is clearly signposted with time restrictions. You will usually need to pay for parking from 08:00 to 17:00 during the week and until 14:00 on Saturdays, but parking is generally free on Sundays and public holidays. Payment options include coins, credit cards and the PayStay app. You can also park your hire car in Darwin at the off-street car parks in Chinatown, Cavenagh Street and West Lane in the city centre, which are close to The Mall.

Which car rental providers are at Darwin Airport?

There are 4 car hire providers located at Darwin Airport. The following companies can be found near the Darwin Airport car rental counter:
Hertz (10.0)
Alamo (10.0)
Europcar (8.0)
Sixt (2.0)

What car rental company is typically the cheapest at Darwin Airport?

According to our data, users have found the cheapest deals when booking a rental car at Darwin Airport from the following companies over the past two weeks: keddy by Europcar ($88/day), Bargain Car Rentals ($109/day), and Alamo ($114/day).

Which car rental company is considered to be the best at Darwin Airport?

Taking our users’ ratings and reviews into consideration, Hertz (10.0 rating), Alamo (10.0 rating) and Europcar (8.0 rating) seem to be the best car hire companies at Darwin Airport.

How much does it cost to hire a car at Darwin Airport for a week from Thrifty?

Hiring a car at Darwin Airport for a week can be a great option for travel. Thrifty, the most popular car hire company for this area, offers hire cars for around $1,321/week on average.

How far in advance should I hire a car at Darwin Airport for the best price?

Booking early almost always ensures you have more options of car models to choose from, as well as prices reduced by up to 18% to make it a great deal at Darwin Airport. Try to book at least 90 days prior to when you need the car hire to close on a rate below the average.

Can I rent a car for a month at Darwin Airport?

Yes, hiring a vehicle at Darwin Airport for a month is certainly possible.