Mackay

Cheap Car Hire in Mackay

Mackay, QLD, Australia
18 Aug — 25 Aug
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Mackay, QLD, Australia
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Mackay car hires in 2022

Most popular companyBUDGET
Price of petrol per litre$1.83
Average price per day$91
Cheapest price per day$56

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

January

$96

February

$101

March

$82

April

$125

May

$121

June

$138

July

$139

August

$153

September

$153

October

$179

November

$128

December

$113

Currently, the cheapest month to rent a car in Mackay is March. The most expensive time to rent a car is October. 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.

Top rental agencies in Mackay

All major car hire suppliers in Mackay
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Best Mackay Car Rental Deals Found

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Car Rental FAQs

What are the requirements to hire a car in Mackay?

For a cheap car hire in Mackay, you need to be 21. However, some vehicles, such as luxury car hire in Mackay or passenger van hire require you to be older. For car hire in Mackay, you need a driving licence, and passport if you’re from overseas. Licences in a non-Roman alphabet need to be accompanied by an international driving permit. You can pay for Mackay car hire with most major debit and credit cards.

What are the rules for driving in Mackay?

Mackay car hire requires you to drive on the left-hand side of the road and wear seat belts at all times. Children younger than seven need to be in a child seat. Speed limits are in kilometers and are 110 kph on motorways and 50 kph in cities. The legal limit for alcohol when driving a car hire in Mackay is 0.5 mg per ml of blood, so avoid drinking, well in advance of getting behind the wheel. You can call up the local authorities if you’re unsure of the road rules, and they will tell you if there have been any recent changes.

What type of car is recommended for driving in Mackay?

When you’re looking for car hire in Mackay, you’ll have a great choice of economy car hire and premium vehicles to choose from. If you’re staying in urban areas, you might want a cheap car hire in Mackay that is easy for parking. An example of a vehicle that ticks these boxes is a Hyundai i30. Whereas, if you’re looking to hire cars in Mackay to take out into the countryside, you might want to consider a car like a Kia Sorento. This car has 4X4 capabilities and can handle the terrain well.

What are the best places to park in Mackay?

When you are looking for parking for your hire car in Mackay, you should have plenty of options. There are around 2,500 free parking spots in the city centre. These are timed, so you can only stay there for up to 3h. Alternatively, you can also park at the Dudley Denny City Library, which has around 62 free parking spots that you can park in for up to 3h as well. If you need to park for longer than this, then you can use a council car park, such as one of the corner of Gordon and Gregory Street; this usually costs about A$0.70 per hour or A$5 for the whole day.

What is the cheapest hire car found in Mackay?

In the past two weeks, Cheapflights users have found many deals under $129/day when booking a car hire in Mackay. The absolute best deal a user found was for $80/day from Alamo, booked on Jul. 28.

What car rental company is typically the cheapest in Mackay?

According to our data, users have found the cheapest deals when booking a rental car in Mackay from the following companies over the past two weeks: Budget ($85/day), Sixt ($89/day), and Europcar ($181/day).

What are gas prices like in Mackay?

The average price of petrol in Mackay is $1.83/litre over the past month, costing you anywhere between $82 and $118 to fill up a car’s fuel tank.

How much does it cost to hire a car in Mackay for a week from Budget?

Budget offers hire cars in Mackay for about $888 per week on average.

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

Hiring your favourite car model can become more difficult the closer you are to your desired travel date. It’s ideal to book early to have that peace of mind. An early booking can save you up to 21% in Mackay - we recommend booking at least 90days in advance.

Can I rent a car for a month in Mackay?

Yes, you can hire a car for a month in Mackay check Cheapflights for the latest prices and car type availability.

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

The average cost of a car hire in Mackay for a month is $3,807. Check Cheapflights to compare pricing and options for your rental car.

How much is a car hire in Mackay for a weekend?

The average price for a weekend car hire in Mackay is $113. Hiring a Compact is your cheapest option if you’re looking to save money on your weekend car hire in Mackay. For the month of September, Cheapflights users have found hire cars in Mackay for as low as $106/day.

What car do most people hire in Mackay?

The most popular car chosen by those travelling to Mackay is Mini (Class Minivan) based on our Cheapflights data.