Searching and comparing car rental prices in Australia. Exclusive discounts up to 70% From the moment of picking up the keys, you may go to any point on a city map or in its vicinities, to get their as soon as possible, or to make a series of stops. No other travel option gives you such freedom of movement and pleasure from a trip.
A viable car, a massive 4x4, or a hasty hatchback, choose the car you need to calculate the rental cost.
Try also to choose different rental points; practice shows that the price for the same car may differ by 20 - 30% depending on where you are planning to pick it up.
In order for you not having to think about additional costs, we, the cars-scanner service, provide car rental services on an all-inclusive basis where you may see the final fixed price. But there is a short list of countries where an additional licence or contract fee, or state tax may be levied. Information about such fees and taxes will be provided by the rental company. Please read Fees Section:
During the booking process, you will be offered to choose equipment that is not included in the standard package, for example, sports equipment storage. You will know the price immediately, but you should pay for it to the rental company upon receipt of a car.
Do you like fast driving? Try not to do this in the city and its surroundings; proceedings with local road patrol service will not add charm to your vacation. Speed limits specified in Australia:
Carefully follow the information on the road signs; sometimes the allowed speed is reduced for some local reasons.
Try to avoid trips to the city centre with an almost empty tank; it is extremely difficult to find a petrol station in the city centre; they are all based on the outskirts.
Approximate prices for fuel:
Local rental companies of Australia may require you to provide an international driving licence.
Full insurance may be taken out on the cars-scanner website or in Australia, at the rental company office.
Carefully read the insurance document; therein, you will find information about what it covers, and how to proceed if an occurrence happens after all.
|Car rental company||Car class||Apx. Deposit amount|
|Mini / Economy||200-400 $|
|Compact / Standard||400-800 $|
|Fullsize / Premium||700+ $|
|Mini / Economy / Compact||150-500 $|
|Standard / Estate||300-700 $|
|Fullsize / Premium / SUV||700+ $|
|Mini / Economy||250-500 $|
|Standard / Estate||300-750 $|
|Fullsize / Premium / Minivan||600+ $|
|Compact / Standard / Estate||300-700 $|
|Fullsize / Premium / Cabrio||550+ $|
|Mini / Economy||250-600 $|
|Compact / Standard||400-900 $|
|Fullsize / Premium||500+ $|
Cheap car rental in Australia is possible for drivers 25 years old and over. Young drivers under 25 may be subject to an extra charge on the spot. Some car rental companies charge an additional fee for drivers aged 71-75 years. Age restrictions of a provider and the amount of an extra charge may be found out when booking a car in Australia on our website by going to the Age Restrictions section.
In Australia, as well as in other European cities, adherence of traffic rules is strictly monitored, and punishments are rigorously enforced. Follow the speed limits and traffic rules, do not drink at the wheel, and most likely, a meeting with the road patrol service staff will be a threatening one. There is also a chance to get fined in everyday life. We have collected the most common situations you should beware of:
Be attentive to warning signs and plaques you meet in Australia. All of them are accompanied by pictograms and arranged in such way to understand the rules of conduct even without knowing a foreign language. Anything may lead to a fine, speeding, a spontaneous lunch in the wrong place, or accidentally dropping litter. And do not forget a serious violation may lead you to a trial in court.