Car Hire in Australia

from £26 per day

Car Hire Australia

Discover the freedom of the open road for all or part of your holiday Down Under. Australians drive on the left, like we do, and their roads are wide and well maintained. With FREEDOM car hire you’ll enjoy:

  • A great choice of air conditioned, modern vehicles
  • Airport or city centre pick-ups
  • One way hire between most major cities
  • Unlimited kilometres (except remote locations)
  • The security of a car hire brand you can trust

Choose the car below that’s right for you and ask your FREEDOM consultant to make all the arrangements for you.

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Australia Car Hire Options

Our selection of cars for your Self Drive holiday, chosen for their comfort and value for money.
Get from A to B, in the car that suits your needs.

Group A Economy

Group A - Economy

Car hire from £26 per day
Group B Compact

Group B - Compact

Car hire from £31 per day
Group C Intermediate

Group C - Intermediate

Car hire from £31 per day
Group D Standard

Group D - Standard

Car hire from £31 per day
Group E Full Size

Group E - Full Size

Car hire from £34 per day
Group F Full Size Estate

Group F - Full Size Estate

Car hire from £39 per day
Group V People Carrier

Group V - People Carrier

Car hire from £45 per day
Group K AWD

Group K - AWD

Car hire from £49 per day
Group W 4WD

Group W - 4WD

Car hire from £56 per day

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Car Hire in Australia

Experience driving at its best on empty roads with spectacular changing scenery around every bend. Australian roads are well maintained and they even drive on the left!

Our Australia Car Hire Prices Include: Unlimited kilometres (except remote locations), goods and service tax, insurance (excluding excess) and third party liability.

Not Included in the Prices: Airport collection fees, additional driver fees, accident excess reduction, fuel and optional extras such as baby seats and booster seats and one way fees where applicable. All extras are subject to government taxes and are payable locally.

Car Types: Car types shown are subject to availability and Avis reserve the right to substituted with a similar model if necessary.

Satellite Navigation: To help you find your way around, Avis offers satellite navigation from $13.20 per day at most city locations (A maximum of $132.00 is charged) Satellite navigation must be requested at the time of booking and paid for locally at the time of pick up.

Driver Qualifications: Drivers must be a minimum of 21 years of age (25 for Groups E to W) and have held a valid driving licence for at least one year. Drivers under the age of 25 incur a surcharge of $27.50 per day. There is a $5 per day additional driver fee (max $25) payable locally. The spouse of the lead driver is excluded from this charge.

The Rental: When taking delivery of your car, you will be asked to sign Avis’s own terms and conditions of hire making the rental subject to a direct contract between each driver and the car hire company. A credit card bond will be taken to cover additional costs such as fuel, damage excess and optional services. All major credit cards accepted.

Restrictions and One Way Rentals: Cars may only be driven on properly formed, sealed, metalled or gravel roads and may not be taken on any boat or ferry (Cape Tribulation ferry, Kangaroo Island & Magnetic Island crossing permitted). Cars may not be driven on the Gibb River Road, Birdsville Track nor various other unsealed roads.

A one way fee is payable locally on one way rentals under 3 days (up to $330), one way rentals into our out of WA and NT ($1,100 + min 7 day hire) and one way rentals in WA ($110 – $1,100 + 5 days hire). Rates include unlimited kilometres in all metropolitan locations and within the Northern Territory. Remote locations include a kilometre allowance of 100 kilometres per day. Excess kilometres are charged at 27.5c per kilometre.

Damage Excess An excess of $4,400 applies to all accidents (Group W – $5,500). This can be reduced to $605 (Group W – $1,100) by purchase of accident excess reduction locally at $27.50 per day (Group W – $33). Alternatively the excess can be reduced to nil and may be prepaid in the UK at £14 per day (Group W – £25) or £22 including airport collection fees (Group W – £42).

Damage not covered: Overhead and underbody damage, water damage, third party property, damage to the tyre not attributed to normal wear and tear.

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