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Our booking engine finds the lowest prices from most car rental providers in Melbourne. Compare all the leading companies in Melbourne such as; Hertz, Avis, Alamo, Thrifty, Sixt, Europcar, Budget and Europcar. All our prices include insurance, taxes, roadside assistance, airport surcharge and unlimited mileage at most car rental companies.

We compare offers from different rental agencies in Melbourne and find the best rates for rental cars. All rates for car rental in Melbourne are on average 35% cheaper than booking direct.

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Melbourne rental car - travel information

Melbourne airport, also referred to as Tullamarine Airport is the main airport serving the Australian city of Melbourne. It was launched in the year 1970, and it is the second largest airport in Australia. It is the only single international airport among the four serving the metropolitan area of Melbourne. The airport lies 23 km from the city center.

Security and customs

The airport has both local and federal security personnel to cater for the safety of travelers. The airport has security personnel with state of art screening and scanning equipment for the sake of general public security.

Currency exchange

If you are a foreigner and would like to change your currency, to pay for a taxi, rent a car or book a hotel, you can do this at the airport. The town of Melbourne has got plenty of centers you can change your currency including banks and currency exchange bureaus. These tend to have lower exchange rates compared to the airport. If possible, it is advisable to change your currency online beforehand. However, there are bank authorized exchange centers at the airport, and you can find them to get the best rates.

Ground transport Melbourne Airport

Melbourne Airport lies 24 km northwest of the city center, and there are plenty of transport means of getting to and from the airport. They include;

  • By taxi
  • By bus
  • Private cars
  • Car rental

For a tourist who would like to tour the city at their pleasure, car rental would be the best option. There are numerous cheap car hire companies at the airport that can be contacted online if you want to find your car ready at the airport. Others allow for one way car rental, whereby you can rent it at one spot and leave it in another. This is convenient if you do not want to return to the rental destination.

Driving in Melbourne

So you have made the decision to rent a car, what about the driving rules in Melbourne?

  • You should use the left hand side of the road always
  • Seat belts are mandatory
  • The speed limit is 60km/h in urban areas, and between 100 and 110km/h in freeways
  • The minimum age for driving is 17 years, provided you can prove you are a tourist and your driving license is in English. If not, it should be translated.
  • You have to carry all travel documents with you
  • Blood Alcohol must not exceed 0.05%

Tourist attractions Melbourne

Melbourne has plenty to offer with regard to tourist destinations. There are plenty of organized group tours that you can participate in. However, if you want to explore the city at your own time and pace, hiring a car from the cheap car hire companies available would be the best option. Some tours include;

  • Explorer bus tours
  • Boat tours
  • Helicopter tours
  • Walking tours

Some of the spectacular things you can see in the city of Melbourne include;

*Historical attractions

*The Yarra river

*Beaches

*Arthur’s Seat Chairlift

*Melbourne theaters

*Eureka Skydeck 88

*Federation square among many others.

You must note that you can only explore this area with the services of car hire.

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Some of our car rental companies available in Melbourne

We offer a comparison of all the rent a car companies in Melbourne:

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    from GMD 3274 /day
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    from GMD 6024 /day
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    7.5 (249)
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Car rental facts in Melbourne

  • What was the average car rental length for Melbourne in the month September.

    In the month September, The average car rental length in Melbourne was 9 days.

  • How much is the average car rental duration in 2022.

    The average car rental duration in 2022 is 6 days.

  • What is the most booked car rental type in Melbourne?

    Currently the most booked car rental in Melbourne is STANDARD ELITE.

  • What is the price of a car rental in Melbourne?

    The average car rental price was last month 799 USD.

  • What is the average daily price for a car rental in Melbourne?

    The average rental price last month was 94 USD per day.

  • What are the available car rental companies for Melbourne?

    The available car rental companies in Melbourne are: Alamo, National, Enterprise, Green Motion, Yesaway, Abaa Car Rental, etc…