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

However far you're travelling and however much luggage you have, we've a car to suit you.

Group A Economy

Group A - Economy

Holden Barina Spark or similar

Car hire from £26 per day
Group B Compact

Group B - Compact

Kia Rio or similar

Car hire from £31 per day
Group C Intermediate

Group C - Intermediate

Toyota Corolla or similar

Car hire from £31 per day
Group D Standard

Group D - Standard

Toyota Corolla Sedan or similar

Car hire from £31 per day
Group E Full Size

Group E - Full Size

Toyota Camry or similar

Car hire from £34 per day

Group F - Full Size Estate

Holden SV6 or similar

Car hire from £39 per day
Group V People Carrier

Group V - People Carrier

Kia Carnival or similar

Car hire from £45 per day
Group K AWD

Group K - AWD

Toyota RAV4

Car hire from £49 per day

Group W - 4WD

Mitsubishi Pajero or similar

Car hire from £56 per day

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Tell us where you want to go and what you would like to do and we will create your perfect Australia holiday - at a price you can afford.

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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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Coronavirus – Notice for Customers

We are currently contacting all customers whose holiday may be affected by the current travel restrictions in place due to the coronavirus (Covid-19) outbreak.

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Great Prices for 2020 & 2021

Whether you’re looking to get away this year or next, hotels are now offering some great prices and airlines incredible deals for both 2020 and 2021.

Cancellation Guarantee

So you can enjoy these low rates without risk, we have introduced a Price & Cancellation Guarantee. On all new bookings from 14th March 2020 we are offering:

Full Refund or Free Re-Booking - if you have to cancel your holiday or part of it due to UK government recommendation not to travel.

Free Change of Date or Destination - if foreign government action prevents access to their country or region.*

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At Freedom Destinations you have expert help at the end of the phone, so you can book with confidence knowing you have great support and full financial protection whatever happens.

Call us today on 0333 003 8043 or enquire online.

* Changes must be booked with same airline if flights have been paid. All changes subject to availability and seasonal surcharges and standard terms and conditions apply.