Cairns car hire


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Need cheap car hire in Cairns? Look no further.

You can compare cars for hire in Cairns with a simple click of a button with Car hire and Rental. There are several car hire companies based around Cairns airport and in the Cairns city centre. There are also some depots that offer car hire in Cairns by the Esplanade.

Rather than shopping around on the different websites or even at their different branches to compare prices and models, you can use the car rental comparison quote form to compare and book your vehicle hire in Cairns.

So don’t hesitate. Save time and go for a more convenient option with Car Hire and Rental today.

Why should you consider hiring a car in Cairns?

Cairns is one of Australia’s most iconic spots that’s known for adventure. It is the port city that allows tourists to venture to the Great Barrier Reef, and also explore the Daintree Rainforest region. A world of amazement awaits, but to do so, a get around vehicle is needed.

If you are visiting Cairns for a holiday or vacation, the cheapest way to get around is by car. But you will need to check with car hire companies how much mileage is included in the service. To get to other landmark spots in the Cairns region, you will be travelling for at least 1h, which could see you cover 100km.

You don’t want to be in the awkward position where you think you have purchased a cheap car hire deal, when in fact the excess kilometres that you accumulate adds to your car hire expense.

That’s why we do our best to display the car hire deals that will match your car hire needs while you are in Cairns.

You can also opt for long-term car hire in Cairns.

So start comparing today.

See the location of car hire depots in Cairns City.

There are several car rental providers in the city of Cairns. Once you are in the city centre, you can walk a couple of kilometres to find a car hire company whose services you can use.

Some of the car hire brands that are based in Cairns City include:

  • Thrifty
  • All Day Car Rentals
  • Apex Car Rentals
  • East Coast Car Rentals
  • Hertz
  • Redspot

Are there cheap car hire options at Cairns airport?

Yes, there are several car rental options at Cairns airport. There are quite a few car hire options within 1km of Cairns international airport. You can either choose to walk to the car hire depots or you can get a short taxi ride, which should get you to the depots close to the airport within 5 minutes.

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Luxury car hire in Cairns

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Some of the depots close to Cairns airport include:

  • Avis
  • Thrifty
  • Redspot
  • Hertz
  • Europcar
  • Tipoa
  • East Coast Car rentals
  • EZ car hire Cairns
  • APEX car rental Cairns

You can also use the map below to see where the car hire depots are located at Cairns airport.

There’s also more car hire information on the Cairns Airport official website.

How easy is it to hire a luxury car in Cairns?

Luxury car hire in Cairns is easily available, however it does depend on the car hire company and the type of luxury car that you would like to hire. You can use the car rental comparison engine to see what models are available. You can even contact the car depot directly to find out their range and availability with their luxury vehicles.

Is van rental in Cairns possible?

Yes, you can hire vans rentals in Cairns. You can enquire at the depots at Cairns airport or in Cairns City.

Is Older Car Hire available in Cairns?

Older car hire is available in Cairns, however each depot will offer certain rental vehicles in their fleet. You can compare options online and call the depot for further requests.

What type of vehicles can be hired in Cairns?

Is one-way car hire available from Cairns?

One-way car hire is available from Cairns, however it is dependant on the rental provider.

Some of the most popular bookings include:

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Still have some questions? Watch the video below for more frequently asked questions about car hire.

Frequently asked questions (FAQs)

Why is car hire so expensive in Cairns?

It depends on supply and demand. Car rentals can be as little as $29 per day, but can increase in price depending on availability.

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