Melbourne

Cheap Car Rentals in Melbourne

Melbourne, VIC, Australia
2 Feb — 9 Feb
Same drop-off
Melbourne, VIC, Australia
Thu 2-2
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Thu 9-2
Noon
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Melbourne car hires in 2023

Most popular companyBARGAINCAR
Price of petrol per litreS$ 1.56
Average price per dayS$ 43
Cheapest price per dayS$ 25

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

January

S$ 65

February

S$ 57

March

S$ 82

April

S$ 106

May

S$ 72

June

S$ 73

July

S$ 73

August

S$ 61

September

S$ 68

October

S$ 73

November

S$ 78

December

S$ 96

Currently, the cheapest month to rent a car in Melbourne is February. The most expensive time to rent a car is April. 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 Melbourne

In Melbourne, there are 129 active rental locations from 38 car rental companies. Small is the cheapest car type to hire in Melbourne in the past week - currently priced from S$ 25/day. View deals for 5 car types available to hire in this destination:

Compare available car types for hire in Melbourne

Small cars

S$ 46 - S$ 97

All Car Types

S$ 85 - S$ 157

To hire a Small car in Melbourne, Australia, you would pay an average price of S$ 69/day. August is the cheapest month to hire a Small car in Melbourne, Australia (~S$ 46/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is April (~S$ 97/day). In fact, August is about 35% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Small hire for Melbourne. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Melbourne, hiring a Small car saves you 37% 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 Melbourne Small hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To hire a Medium car in Melbourne, Australia, you would pay an average price of S$ 78/day. August is the cheapest month to hire a Medium car in Melbourne, Australia (~S$ 49/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is April (~S$ 106/day). In fact, August is about 38% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Medium hire for Melbourne. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Melbourne, hiring a Medium car saves you 29% 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 Melbourne Medium hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To hire a Large car in Melbourne, Australia, you would pay an average price of S$ 110/day. January is the cheapest month to hire a Large car in Melbourne, Australia (~S$ 82/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is December (~S$ 138/day). In fact, January is about 26% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Large hire for Melbourne. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Melbourne, hiring a Large car saves you 1% 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 Melbourne Large hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To hire a SUV car in Melbourne, Australia, you would pay an average price of S$ 88/day. August is the cheapest month to hire a SUV car in Melbourne, Australia (~S$ 66/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is April (~S$ 119/day). In fact, August is about 25% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a SUV hire for Melbourne. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Melbourne, hiring a SUV car saves you 21% 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 Melbourne SUV hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To hire a Van car in Melbourne, Australia, you would pay an average price of S$ 130/day. January is the cheapest month to hire a Van car in Melbourne, Australia (~S$ 98/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is December (~S$ 180/day). In fact, January is about 25% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Van hire for Melbourne. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Melbourne, hiring a Van car is 15% 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 Melbourne Van hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To hire a Luxury car in Melbourne, Australia, you would pay an average price of S$ 157/day. August is the cheapest month to hire a Luxury car in Melbourne, Australia (~S$ 79/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is June (~S$ 329/day). In fact, August is about 50% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Luxury hire for Melbourne. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Melbourne, hiring a Luxury car is 30% 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 Convertible car in Melbourne, Australia, you would pay an average price of S$ 192/day. October is the cheapest month to hire a Convertible car in Melbourne, Australia (~S$ 192/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is May (~S$ 558/day). In fact, October is about 0% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Convertible hire for Melbourne. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Melbourne, hiring a Convertible 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.

Audi A1S$ 25/day
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Volkswagen GolfS$ 28/day
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Honda CityS$ 55/day
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Top rental agencies in Melbourne

All major car rental suppliers in Melbourne

Ace Rental Cars

3 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

9.6

Comfort

9.6

Overall

9.6

Pick-up/drop-off

9.3

Value

9.0

Alpha

9.4
Wonderful
2 reviews3 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

10.0

Comfort

9.3

Overall

9.3

Pick-up/drop-off

9.3

Value

9.3

Hertz

9.0
Wonderful
12 reviews4 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

9.4

Comfort

9.1

Overall

9.0

Pick-up/drop-off

8.7

Value

8.7

Europcar

7.8
Good
4 reviews7 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.5

Comfort

8.5

Overall

7.4

Pick-up/drop-off

7.7

Value

7.4

Thrifty

7.1
Good
7 reviews10 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.7

Comfort

7.4

Overall

7.1

Pick-up/drop-off

7.1

Value

7.7

Sixt

7.0
Good
7 reviews5 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.7

Comfort

8.0

Overall

7.2

Pick-up/drop-off

6.7

Value

7.0

Firefly

6.6
Okay
1 review7 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.0

Comfort

7.0

Overall

6.0

Pick-up/drop-off

6.0

Value

6.0

Avis

6.6
Okay
5 reviews6 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

6.8

Comfort

6.8

Overall

6.0

Pick-up/drop-off

7.4

Value

6.5

Best Melbourne Car Rental Deals Found

Check out some of the best deals for car rentals in Melbourne recently found.

Car Rental FAQs

What is the cheapest hire car found in Melbourne?

In the past two weeks, Cheapflights users have found many deals under S$ 56/day when booking a car hire in Melbourne. The absolute best deal a user found was for S$ 32/day from CarHood, booked on Jul. 28.

What car rental company is typically the cheapest in Melbourne?

According to our data, users have found the cheapest deals when booking a rental car in Melbourne from the following companies over the past two weeks: Bargain Car Rentals (S$ 35/day), Ace Rental Cars (S$ 55/day), and East Coast Car Rentals (S$ 60/day).

Which car rental company is considered to be the best in Melbourne?

Taking our users’ ratings and reviews into consideration, Ace Rental Cars (9.6 rating), Alpha (9.4 rating) and Hertz (8.9 rating) seem to be the best car hire companies in Melbourne.

What are gas prices like in Melbourne?

The average price of petrol in Melbourne is S$ 1.56/litre over the past month, costing you anywhere between S$ 70 and S$ 101 to fill up a car’s fuel tank.

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

Bargain Car Rentals is a popular option for travellers looking for car hire in Melbourne. You can expect the average cost of car hire to be about S$ 521 per week.

How far in advance should I hire a car in Melbourne 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 7% to make it a great deal in Melbourne. 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 in Melbourne?

The length of time you can book a rental for is subject to the inventory of the supplier. When renting a vehicle from Melbourne it should be possible to rent a car for a whole month if needed.

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

Typically, a monthly car rental in Melbourne can be found for S$ 2,234. You can find car rental deals for S$ 74 a day on average.

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

S$ 85 is, on average, how much a car hire costs for the weekend in Melbourne. To save money, consider booking a Economy car hire, which is the cheapest car during the weekend. If you are looking for a car hire in February, we’ve seen prices on Cheapflights for as low as S$ 54 per day.

What car do most people hire in Melbourne?

The most popular car chosen by those travelling to Melbourne is Mini (Kia Carnival) based on our Cheapflights data.

Small Car Rentals in Melbourne

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Luxury Car Rentals in Melbourne

Arrive in style when you rent a luxury car in Melbourne from the best rental car providers in the country.

Van Rentals in Melbourne

Some people need a little more room to get around comfortably on holiday. Find deals like the ones below for Melbourne van rentals.
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