Cairns Car Hire

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Cairns, QLD, Australia
8 Dec — 15 Dec
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Cairns, QLD, Australia
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When is it cheapest to hire a car in Cairns?

All

$22 - $91

Family size

$61 - $112

Economy

$21 - $50

The cheapest time to hire a car in Cairns is in February. The price is 37% lower than the rest of the year at just $23 per day. The most expensive month is April. If you are looking for a specific car type, consider hiring an economy car in February. If you need more room for your family, larger vehicles with 6+ seats are typically cheapest in March. The price of a car hire in Cairns can vary based on a number of factors including supply, popularity of the vehicle, and how far out you book your rental car.


Cairns car hire deals found on momondo

Find the right car hire for you

Small cars are typically categorised as economy cars, compact cars and intermediate cars. You can expect to pay $60/day to hire a small car in Cairns. Below are the best prices found on momondo in the past week.

Chevrolet Sonic Sedan
or similar Compact
Up to 4 passengers
Fits 1 bag
4-5-door vehicles
$22/day
16 Jan - 30 Jan
Cairns
410, Sheridan Street
Chevrolet Sonic Sedan
$22/day
16 Jan - 30 Jan
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Chevrolet Sonic Sedan
or similar Economy
Up to 2 passengers
Fits 1 bag
4-5-door vehicles
$23/day
16 Jan - 30 Jan
Cairns
Terminal Building Airport Ave
Chevrolet Sonic Sedan
$23/day
16 Jan - 30 Jan
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Chevrolet Sonic Sedan
or similar Compact
Up to 4 passengers
Fits 1 bag
4-5-door vehicles
$24/day
17 Jan - 28 Jan
Cairns
410, Sheridan Street
Chevrolet Sonic Sedan
$24/day
17 Jan - 28 Jan
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Chevrolet Sonic Sedan
or similar Economy
Up to 2 passengers
Fits 1 bag
4-5-door vehicles
$25/day
18 Jan - 28 Jan
Cairns
Terminal Building Airport Ave
Chevrolet Sonic Sedan
$25/day
18 Jan - 28 Jan
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Chevrolet Sonic Sedan
or similar Economy
Up to 2 passengers
Fits 1 bag
4-5-door vehicles
$27/day
17 Jan - 24 Jan
Cairns
410, Sheridan Street
Chevrolet Sonic Sedan
$27/day
17 Jan - 24 Jan
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Chevrolet Sonic Sedan
or similar Compact
Up to 4 passengers
Fits 1 bag
4-5-door vehicles
$35/day
16 Jan - 30 Jan
Cairns
55 Dutton Street
Chevrolet Sonic Sedan
$35/day
16 Jan - 30 Jan
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Find popular attractions close to your car's pick-up location

Cairns Airport

Cairns, Queensland, Australia

Nearby attractions:

Barlow Park5.1 km
Bloomfield Airport

Bloomfield, Queensland, Australia

Nearby attractions:

Barlow Park126.4 km
Sunnycars

147 Lake Street

Nearby attractions:

Barlow Park1.4 km

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Car Hire in Cairns

We've had 11,182 searches from users looking to hire a car in Cairns this month so far.

What cleaning measures are being taken by Cairns car hire companies to control the spread of COVID-19?

Many car hire companies in Cairns have new cleaning requirements in place to ensure your vehicle is disinfected for your safety. This enhanced cleaning feature is now being offered at locations such as Enterprise, National, and Sixt. Use our new search filter to see all the companies offering enhanced cleaning in Cairns. As things change, so do policies. We’ll do our best to stay on top of things, but always be sure to check with the provider directly.

How much will it cost to hire a car in Cairns in January?

Our data shows that for weekend car hire deals during January in Cairns, you can expect to pay around $56. A particularly good deal might be around $24, which is the lowest quote for Cairns we've seen so far. Stretching your hire over seven days shifts the price range to about $18 to $48.

Is there a fee to cancel my Cairns car hire?

When you hire a car in Cairns, popular agencies such as Enterprise, National, and Sixt will generally offer free cancellation. While momondo does not have any control over cancellation policies for rental cars in Cairns, we can help you find the cheapest car to hire for your upcoming trip.

What is the best type of car to hire in Cairns during January?

With temperatures averaging 27 °C and precipitation usually 410 mm during January, you should consider hiring a standard when travelling to Cairns. A standard size car can handle the fluctuations in temperature and rainfall during the month of January and is a popular choice for travellers heading to Cairns. Hiring a Standard in Cairns will cost you $31/day on average.

Which car hire company in Cairns has the most locations?

The city of Cairns has 3 locations owned by Firefly, with an average daily rate of $36.

What is the speed limit in Cairns?

If you are hiring a vehicle in Cairns, then be aware that the current speed limit within city or town limits is 50 km/h, unless otherwise posted. Suburban speed limits around Cairns will generally have a speed limit of 110 km/h. If you are travelling on a motorway in Cairns, then the speed limit is 110 km/h.


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