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Cheap Car Hire in Tasmania from $26

Hobart, TAS, Australia
5 Mar — 12 Mar
Driver's age: 26-65
Hobart, TAS, Australia
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Tasmania car hires in 2024

Get helpful information to start your search for the perfect car hire in Tasmania. The average price data is based on the last 12 months and was last updated on 27 February 2024.

Most popular company

Bargain Car Rentals

Most common car type

Full-size

Average price per day

$57

Cheapest price per day

$26

What are the car hire prices for popular cities in Tasmania?

Discover the price range for hiring a car in popular cities across Tasmania, helping you budget and make informed decisions for your upcoming travel. There are 63 pickup locations in Tasmania to choose from. Price data has been averaged over the last 12 months and was last updated on 27 February 2024.

Price

$25 - $61

Out of all the popular cities in Tasmania, Hobart is the cheapest city to rent a car in at just $25/day. Renting a car in Hobart is 59% cheaper than renting one in Burnie where the per day rate is around $61. Other fairly inexpensive cities in Tasmania to get a rental car in are: Launceston ($29/day), Devonport ($58/day), and Burnie ($61/day). While these cities typically have cheaper prices than the rest of the country, travelers looking to rent a car in Hobart should expect to spend around $25/day on their transportation. The most popular city to rent a car in Tasmania is Hobart.

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

Discover the most affordable period to rent a car in Tasmania 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 27 February 2024.

January

$85

February

$71

March

$80

April

$71

May

$56

June

$47

July

$45

August

$39

September

$47

October

$48

November

$53

December

$94

Currently, the cheapest month to rent a car in Tasmania is August. 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.

Popular car types in Tasmania

Explore the most popular car models available for hire in Tasmania and choose the one that suits your needs. The price data is sourced from various car hire companies and was last updated on 27 February 2024.

There are currently 3,121 hire locations operating in Tasmania spread across 79 car hire agencies. In the past week, the cheapest car type to hire in Tasmania is small car at $26 a day. Below are all the 5 car types available for hiring in the area, along with estimated starting prices:

Economy

Economy

Compact

Compact

Intermediate

Intermediate

Standard

Standard

Full-size

Full-size

SUV

SUV

People mover

People mover

Full-size SUV

Full-size SUV

Mini

Mini

Premium

Premium

Passenger van

Passenger van

Luxury

Luxury

Pick-up truck

Pick-up truck

Premium SUV

Premium SUV

Compact SUV

Compact SUV

Standard SUV

Standard SUV

Intermediate SUV

Intermediate SUV

Supplier choice

Supplier choice

Luxury SUV

Luxury SUV

Compare available car types for hire in Tasmania

Compare and contrast the various car types offered for hire in Tasmania to find the perfect fit for your trip. Price data is based on averages over the last 12 months and was last updated on 27 February 2024.

Small cars

$40 - $113

All Car Types

$60 - $159

To hire a small car in Tasmania, you would pay an average price of $53/day. February is the cheapest month to hire a small car in Tasmania (~$40/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is December (~$113/day). In fact, February is about 26% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a small car hire for Tasmania. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Tasmania, hiring a small car saves you 34% 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 Tasmania small car hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To hire a medium car in Tasmania, you would pay an average price of $65/day. February is the cheapest month to hire a medium car in Tasmania (~$50/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is December (~$129/day). In fact, February is about 25% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a medium car hire for Tasmania. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Tasmania, hiring a medium car saves you 19% 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 Tasmania medium car hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To hire a large car in Tasmania, you would pay an average price of $123/day. August is the cheapest month to hire a large car in Tasmania (~$91/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is December (~$178/day). In fact, August is about 27% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a large car hire for Tasmania. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Tasmania, hiring a large car is 35% 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 Tasmania, you would pay an average price of $78/day. February is the cheapest month to hire a SUV in Tasmania (~$57/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is December (~$148/day). In fact, February is about 27% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a SUV hire for Tasmania. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Tasmania, hiring a SUV 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 Tasmania SUV hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To hire a van in Tasmania, you would pay an average price of $158/day. August is the cheapest month to hire a van in Tasmania (~$99/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is December (~$275/day). In fact, August is about 38% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a van hire for Tasmania. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Tasmania, hiring a van is 50% 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 Tasmania van hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To hire a pickup truck in Tasmania, you would pay an average price of $103/day. August is the cheapest month to hire a pickup truck in Tasmania (~$80/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is December (~$131/day). In fact, August is about 23% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a pickup truck hire for Tasmania. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Tasmania, hiring a pickup truck is 22% 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 Tasmania pickup truck hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To hire a luxury car in Tasmania, you would pay an average price of $139/day. September is the cheapest month to hire a luxury car in Tasmania (~$103/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is December (~$200/day). In fact, September is about 27% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a luxury car hire for Tasmania. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Tasmania, hiring a luxury car is 43% 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.

Hyundai Accent Hatch$26/day
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Hyundai Accent Hatch
Kia Picanto$26/day
2
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A/C
Kia Picanto

Top hire agencies in Tasmania

Explore the leading car hire agencies in Tasmania known for their outstanding service and extensive range of vehicles to choose from. There are currently 8 car hire companies in Tasmania. Reviews were last updated on 27 February 2024.
Hire a car with one of the top providers serving the Tasmania region, including those located within the Hobart, Launceston and Devonport area. Make sure to read through user feedback, confirm pickup locations, and check the fine print before choosing.

Hertz

10.0
Wonderful
2 reviews10 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

10.0

Comfort

10.0

Overall

10.0

Pick-up/drop-off

10.0

Value

10.0

Avis

9.9
Wonderful
5 reviews7 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

10.0

Comfort

10.0

Overall

10.0

Pick-up/drop-off

10.0

Value

9.5

Budget

9.2
Wonderful
13 reviews6 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

9.4

Comfort

9.4

Overall

9.2

Pick-up/drop-off

9.4

Value

8.0

Thrifty

10 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

9.3

Comfort

9.3

Overall

9.3

Pick-up/drop-off

9.3

Value

8.0

Europcar

9.0
Wonderful
7 reviews8 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

9.3

Comfort

8.8

Overall

9.0

Pick-up/drop-off

9.3

Value

9.3

Sixt

8.1
Very Good
13 reviews5 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.4

Comfort

8.3

Overall

8.1

Pick-up/drop-off

8.3

Value

8.1

Dollar

8 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

10.0

Comfort

8.0

Overall

8.0

Pick-up/drop-off

8.0

Value

8.0

Bargain Car Rentals

9 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.0

Comfort

6.6

Overall

6.6

Pick-up/drop-off

6.0

Value

6.6

Best Tasmania car hire deals found

Browse through a selection of recently found affordable car hire deals in Tasmania. Plan your trip with ease and find the perfect hire option for your needs. There are currently 8 hire car agencies in Tasmania with an average daily rate of $111. Data was last updated on 27 February 2024.
Have a look at some of the deals we've found on car hires in Tasmania including options serving Hobart, Launceston and Devonport. If these deals don't match what you're looking for, not to worry -- deals are updated on a regular basis.
Hyundai Accent Hatch$26/day
2
M
A/C
Hyundai Accent Hatch
Kia Picanto$26/day
2
M
A/C
Kia Picanto
Toyota Camry$29/day
5
M
A/C
Toyota Camry

Car hire FAQs

Find answers to frequently asked questions about car hires in Tasmania, including policies, requirements, and more. FAQs were last updated on 27 February 2024.

What are the requirements to rent a car in Tasmania?

While the state permits driving at age 17, Tasmania car rentals are generally permitted only after age 21. Car rentals in Tasmania are sometimes allowed under age 21, although a youth surcharge may be added at those car rental locations. Americans are welcome to drive rental cars in Tasmania using a United States driver’s license if in the state temporarily (such as tourists). Residents or those on long-term stays (like students) must have an Australian driver’s license to drive Tasmania car rentals.

What are the rules for driving in Tasmania?

In Australia, including Tasmania, it is the custom to drive on the left side of the road. Therefore, rental cars in Tasmania feature steering wheels on the right side. Legal speed limits for car rentals in Tasmania range from between 50 km/h to 80 km/h (31mph to 50 mph) for urban and country roads. The top speed limit in Tasmania is 110km/h (62 mph). In Tasmania, every passenger, including those in a passenger van rental, is required to wear a seatbelt. Small children must be in an age-appropriate car seat. Drivers in Tasmania must maintain a blood alcohol content below 0.05% or risk being ticketed. To stay on top of any recent driving law changes, it’s best to confer with the Tasmania DMV.

What type of car is recommended for driving in Tasmania?

Your car rental in Tasmania should reflect your own purpose and style. As an example, for visits to Tasmania that most involve urban or downtown driving, an electric car rental would likely be the best option. In that way, you can save money on fuel while also traveling more sustainably. Of course, for brief visits to the island, an economy car rental may be best. Cheap car rentals in Tasmania are available at the airport for such visits and are perfect for quick visits or meetings in the state. Business travelers and those looking to arrive in both comfort and class should perhaps consider a luxury car rental.

What car hire company is typically the cheapest in Tasmania?

According to our data, users have found the cheapest deals when booking a rental car in Tasmania from the following companies over the past two weeks: Bargain Car Rentals ($26/day), YesDrive Car Rental ($29/day), and East Coast Car Rentals ($30/day).

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

Taking our users’ ratings and reviews into consideration, MINI Car Rentals (10.0 rating), Fox (10.0 rating) and Sunset Rent a Car (10.0 rating) seem to be the best car hire companies in Tasmania.

What are petrol prices like in Tasmania?

The average price of petrol in Tasmania is $1.79/litre over the past month, costing you anywhere between $80 and $116 to fill up a car’s fuel tank.

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

Bargain Car Rentals is a popular option for travellers looking for car hire in Tasmania. You can expect the average cost of car hire to be about $470 per week.

How far in advance should I hire a car in Tasmania 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 38% in Tasmania - we recommend booking at least 8days in advance.

Can I rent a car for a month in Tasmania?

Yes, hiring a vehicle in Tasmania for a month is certainly possible.

Car hires by fuel type in Tasmania

Browse car hires by fuel type in Tasmania. Currently, Petrol/Diesel cars are the cheapest to rent in Tasmania. Deals were last updated on 27 February 2024.

Browse through car hire deals by fuel type in Tasmania. There are currently 3 fuel types to choose from with Petrol/Diesel being the cheapest ($17+).

Electric

Electric

Hybrid

Hybrid

Petrol/Diesel

Petrol/Diesel

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