Canberra Car Hire

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When is it cheapest to hire a car in Canberra?

All
$28 - $74
Family size
$78 - $119
Economy
$31 - $48

The cheapest time to hire a car in Canberra is in March. The price is 21% lower than the rest of the year at just $32 per day. The most expensive month is December. If you are looking for a specific car type, consider hiring an economy car in November. If you need more room for your family, larger vehicles with 6+ seats are typically cheapest in September. The price of a car hire in Canberra can vary based on a number of factors including supply, popularity of the vehicle, and how far out you book your rental car.

Canberra car hire deals found on momondo

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Small cars are typically categorised as economy cars, compact cars and intermediate cars. You can expect to pay $71/day to hire a small car in Canberra. Below are the best prices found on momondo in the past week.

Chevrolet Sonic Sedan
or similar Economy
Up to 2 passengers
Fits 1 bag
4-5-door vehicles
$30/day
21 Aug. - 24 Aug.
Canberra
Novotel Hotel - 65 Northbourne Ave
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$30/day
21 Aug. - 24 Aug.
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Chevrolet Sonic Sedan
or similar Economy
Up to 2 passengers
Fits 1 bag
4-5-door vehicles
$32/day
28 Aug. - 31 Aug.
Canberra
27 Kembla St
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$32/day
28 Aug. - 31 Aug.
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Ford Focus
or similar Compact estate car
Up to 4 passengers
Fits 1 bag
4-5-door vehicles
$33/day
21 Aug. - 24 Aug.
Canberra
29 Lonsdale St
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$33/day
21 Aug. - 24 Aug.
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Chevrolet Sonic Sedan
or similar Compact
Up to 4 passengers
Fits 1 bag
4-5-door vehicles
$33/day
21 Aug. - 24 Aug.
Canberra
27 Kembla St
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$33/day
21 Aug. - 24 Aug.
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Chevrolet Sonic Sedan
or similar Economy
Up to 2 passengers
Fits 1 bag
4-5-door vehicles
$37/day
21 Aug. - 24 Aug.
Canberra
Terminal Building
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$37/day
21 Aug. - 24 Aug.
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Chevrolet Sonic Sedan
or similar Economy
Up to 2 passengers
Fits 1 bag
4-5-door vehicles
$38/day
22 Aug. - 25 Aug.
Canberra
Terminal Building
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$38/day
22 Aug. - 25 Aug.
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Medium-sized cars, like mid-size sedans, are a step up in size from the economy car and can typically fit up to 5 people comfortably. The average price of a mid-size car hire in Canberra is $72/day. Below are the best prices found on momondo in the past week.

Audi A3
or similar Intermediate
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
4-5-door vehicles
$38/day
21 Aug. - 24 Aug.
Canberra
Novotel Hotel - 65 Northbourne Ave
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$38/day
21 Aug. - 24 Aug.
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Audi A3
or similar Intermediate
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
4-5-door vehicles
$39/day
21 Aug. - 24 Aug.
Canberra
Pialligo Ave
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$39/day
21 Aug. - 24 Aug.
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Hyundai Santa Fe
or similar Standard estate car
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
4-5-door vehicles
$40/day
14 Sep. - 21 Sep.
Canberra
Canberra Ap
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$40/day
14 Sep. - 21 Sep.
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Hyundai Santa Fe
or similar Standard estate car
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
4-5-door vehicles
$40/day
26 Aug. - 24 Sep.
Canberra
Canberra Ap
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$40/day
26 Aug. - 24 Sep.
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Audi A3
or similar Intermediate
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
4-5-door vehicles
$43/day
26 Aug. - 24 Sep.
Canberra
Canberra Ap
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$43/day
26 Aug. - 24 Sep.
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Audi A4
or similar Standard
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
4-5-door vehicles
$44/day
21 Aug. - 24 Aug.
Canberra
27 Kembla St
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$44/day
21 Aug. - 24 Aug.
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Larger cars, like full-size sedans, can fit up to 5 people comfortably. The average price to hire a full-size car in Canberra is $112/day. Below are the best prices found on momondo in the past week.

Mercedes-Benz C-Class
or similar Full-size estate car
Up to 5 passengers
4-5-door vehicles
$33/day
21 Aug. - 24 Aug.
Canberra
29 Lonsdale St
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$33/day
21 Aug. - 24 Aug.
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Audi A3
or similar Full-size
Up to 5 passengers
4-5-door vehicles
$38/day
21 Aug. - 24 Aug.
Canberra
Novotel Hotel - 65 Northbourne Ave
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$38/day
21 Aug. - 24 Aug.
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Audi A3
or similar Full-size
Up to 5 passengers
4-5-door vehicles
$44/day
28 Aug. - 31 Aug.
Canberra
27 Kembla St
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$44/day
28 Aug. - 31 Aug.
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Audi A3
or similar Full-size
Up to 5 passengers
4-5-door vehicles
$46/day
21 Aug. - 24 Aug.
Canberra
Terminal Building
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$46/day
21 Aug. - 24 Aug.
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Audi A3
or similar Full-size
Up to 5 passengers
4-5-door vehicles
$46/day
28 Aug. - 31 Aug.
Canberra
Terminal Building
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$46/day
28 Aug. - 31 Aug.
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Audi A3
or similar Full-size
Up to 5 passengers
4-5-door vehicles
$47/day
22 Aug. - 25 Aug.
Canberra
Terminal Building
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$47/day
22 Aug. - 25 Aug.
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SUVs are larger vehicles that are best used for families and in destinations with terrain like snow and dirt. The average cost of hiring an SUV in Canberra is $72/day. Below are the best prices found on momondo in the past week.

Kia Sportage
or similar Compact SUV
Up to 4 passengers
Fits 1 bag
4-5-door vehicles
$32/day
21 Aug. - 24 Aug.
Canberra
Novotel Hotel - 65 Northbourne Ave
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$32/day
21 Aug. - 24 Aug.
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Chevrolet Equinox
or similar Intermediate SUV
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
4-5-door vehicles
$33/day
21 Aug. - 24 Aug.
Canberra
Novotel Hotel - 65 Northbourne Ave
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$33/day
21 Aug. - 24 Aug.
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Jeep Wrangler
or similar SUV
Up to 2 passengers
Fits 1 bag
4-5-door vehicles
$36/day
21 Aug. - 24 Aug.
Canberra
Novotel Hotel - 65 Northbourne Ave
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$36/day
21 Aug. - 24 Aug.
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BMW X3
or similar Standard SUV
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
4-5-door vehicles
$39/day
21 Aug. - 24 Aug.
Canberra
Terminal Building
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$39/day
21 Aug. - 24 Aug.
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BMW X3
or similar Standard SUV
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
4-5-door vehicles
$39/day
22 Aug. - 25 Aug.
Canberra
Terminal Building
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$39/day
22 Aug. - 25 Aug.
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Kia Sportage
or similar Compact SUV
Up to 4 passengers
Fits 1 bag
4-5-door vehicles
$40/day
21 Aug. - 24 Aug.
Canberra
Terminal Building
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$40/day
21 Aug. - 24 Aug.
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People carriers, or people movers, are great for families and large groups. People carriers can usually hold 6 or more people comfortably. The average price of hiring a people mover in Canberra is $153/day. Below are the best prices found on momondo in the past week.

Chrysler Pacifica
or similar People mover
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
4-5-door vehicles
$83/day
21 Aug. - 24 Aug.
Canberra
29 Lonsdale St
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$83/day
21 Aug. - 24 Aug.
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Chrysler Pacifica
or similar People mover
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
4-5-door vehicles
$83/day
26 Aug. - 24 Sep.
Canberra
Novotel Hotel - 65 Northbourne Ave
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$83/day
26 Aug. - 24 Sep.
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Chrysler Pacifica
or similar People mover
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
4-5-door vehicles
$85/day
28 Aug. - 31 Aug.
Canberra
27 Kembla St
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$85/day
28 Aug. - 31 Aug.
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Dodge Durango
or similar Passenger Van
Up to 5 passengers
4-5-door vehicles
$85/day
21 Aug. - 24 Aug.
Canberra
84 Northbourne Ave
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$85/day
21 Aug. - 24 Aug.
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Kia Sedona
or similar Passenger Van
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
4-5-door vehicles
$95/day
26 Aug. - 24 Sep.
Canberra
Canberra International Airport
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$95/day
26 Aug. - 24 Sep.
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Dodge Durango
or similar Passenger Van
Up to 5 passengers
4-5-door vehicles
$96/day
26 Aug. - 24 Sep.
Canberra
27 Kembla St
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$96/day
26 Aug. - 24 Sep.
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Hiring a lorry is a good option if you plan on transporting equipment or larger loads while visiting Canberra. Below are the best prices found on momondo in the past week.

Fiat Strada
or similar Ute
Up to 2 passengers
2/4-door vehicles
$73/day
26 Aug. - 24 Sep.
Canberra
27 Kembla St
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$73/day
26 Aug. - 24 Sep.
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Audi A3
or similar Ute
Up to 4 passengers
Fits 1 bag
2/4-door vehicles
$89/day
21 Aug. - 24 Aug.
Canberra
27 Kembla St
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$89/day
21 Aug. - 24 Aug.
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Audi A3
or similar Ute
Up to 4 passengers
Fits 1 bag
2/4-door vehicles
$98/day
26 Aug. - 24 Sep.
Canberra
Pialligo Ave
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$98/day
26 Aug. - 24 Sep.
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Audi A3
or similar Ute
Up to 4 passengers
Fits 1 bag
2/4-door vehicles
$103/day
21 Aug. - 28 Aug.
Canberra
Pialligo Ave
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$103/day
21 Aug. - 28 Aug.
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Luxury vehicles are typically cars that cost more because of the extra features they include. Below are the best prices found on momondo in the past week.

Acura MDX
or similar Luxury SUV
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
4-5-door vehicles
$32/day
21 Aug. - 24 Aug.
Canberra
Novotel Hotel - 65 Northbourne Ave
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$32/day
21 Aug. - 24 Aug.
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Acura MDX
or similar Luxury SUV
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
4-5-door vehicles
$39/day
21 Aug. - 24 Aug.
Canberra
Terminal Building
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$39/day
21 Aug. - 24 Aug.
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Acura MDX
or similar Luxury SUV
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
4-5-door vehicles
$40/day
22 Aug. - 25 Aug.
Canberra
Terminal Building
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$40/day
22 Aug. - 25 Aug.
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Acura MDX
or similar Luxury SUV
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
4-5-door vehicles
$49/day
26 Aug. - 24 Sep.
Canberra
Novotel Hotel - 65 Northbourne Ave
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$49/day
26 Aug. - 24 Sep.
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Acura MDX
or similar Luxury SUV
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
4-5-door vehicles
$50/day
21 Aug. - 28 Aug.
Canberra
Terminal Building
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$50/day
21 Aug. - 28 Aug.
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Acura MDX
or similar Luxury SUV
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
4-5-door vehicles
$50/day
22 Aug. - 29 Aug.
Canberra
Terminal Building
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$50/day
22 Aug. - 29 Aug.
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Convertibles are cars that have a folding or detachable roof. These cars are great in warmer climates and typically cost a bit more to hire than most cars. The average cost to hire a convertible in Canberra is $143/day. Below are the best prices found on momondo in the past week.

Ford Mustang
or similar Convertible
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
2/4-door vehicles
$198/day
21 Aug. - 24 Aug.
Canberra
Novotel Hotel - 65 Northbourne Ave
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$198/day
21 Aug. - 24 Aug.
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Ford Mustang
or similar Convertible
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
2/4-door vehicles
$224/day
21 Aug. - 28 Aug.
Canberra
Terminal Building
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$224/day
21 Aug. - 28 Aug.
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Ford Mustang
or similar Convertible
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
2/4-door vehicles
$225/day
6 Sep. - 19 Sep.
Canberra
Terminal Building
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$225/day
6 Sep. - 19 Sep.
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Canberra Car Hire Directory

All major car hire suppliers in Canberra

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alamo

Agency score: Excellent 8.8

Score based on 1 review

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budget

Agency score: Excellent 8.8

Score based on 1 review

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firefly

Agency score: Excellent 8.0

Score based on 1 review

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thrifty

Agency score: Good 7.0

Score based on 4 reviews

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avis

Agency score: Good 6.0

Score based on 1 review

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hertz

Agency score: Okay 5.6

Score based on 1 review

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Find popular attractions close to your car's pick-up location

Canberra Airport
Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
Nearby attractions:
Manuka Oval 5.6 km
National Convention Centre 6.0 km
Civic Square 6.5 km
Wagga Wagga Forrest Hill Airport
Wagga Wagga, New South Wales, Australia
Nearby attractions:
Civic Square 152 km
National Convention Centre 153 km
Manuka Oval 153 km
Moruya Airport
Moruya, New South Wales, Australia
Nearby attractions:
Manuka Oval 112 km
National Convention Centre 114 km
Civic Square 114 km

Distance to popular hotels from Canberra Airport

Park your car and yourself at these popular hotels not far from Canberra's car hire counter

Novotel Canberra

65 Northbourne Avenue

6.8 km from airport

Crowne Plaza Canberra

1 Binara Street

6.1 km from airport

Forrest Hotel and Apartments

30 National Circuit

6.2 km from airport

Avenue Hotel Canberra

80 Northbourne Avenue

6.9 km from airport

ibis budget Canberra

15 Tay Street

9.4 km from airport

Hyatt Hotel Canberra- A Park Hyatt Hotel

Commonwealth Avenue

6.4 km from airport

Vibe Hotel Canberra

1 Rogan Street

0.7 km from airport

Madison Capital Executive Apartments

108 Northbourne Avenue

7.1 km from airport

Canberra City Yha

7 Akuna Street

6.3 km from airport

The Sebel Canberra Civic (Opening May 2019)

197 London Circuit

6.4 km from airport

Ovolo Nishi

25 Edinburgh Avenue

7.0 km from airport

Qt Canberra

1 London Circuit

6.8 km from airport

Hotel Kurrajong Canberra

8 National Circuit

5.5 km from airport

Mantra On Northbourne

84 Northbourne Avenue

6.9 km from airport

Little National Hotel

21 National Circuit, Barton Act

5.7 km from airport

Quality Hotel Dickson

Corner Cape & Badham Street

8.0 km from airport

Pacific Suites Canberra

100 Northbourne Avenue

7.0 km from airport

Car Hire in Canberra

So far in August there have been 2,066 searches on momondo for car hire in Canberra.

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

Enterprise, National, and Dollar are some of the companies that have updated their cleaning routines in Canberra in response to COVID-19. While car cleanliness has always been important, many companies are taking it a step further to ensure vehicles meet higher safety standards. Learn more about the full list of options that are available in Canberra. 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 Canberra in September?

For September in Canberra, the average price from these searches for a weekend hire was $57 - but some users found deals as low as $28. Stretching your hire over seven days shifts the price range to about $22 to $42.

Which car hire agency in Canberra has the cheapest rental car prices?

Enterprise typically has the cheapest daily rates in Canberra, which you can find at any of their locations. On average, you should expect to pay $34/day, but our users have found rates as low as $20/day for their car hire in Canberra.

Is there a fee to cancel my Canberra car hire?

Every car hire company in Canberra has a different cancellation policy. At momondo, we will always disclose in the car rental search results whether or not an agency has a cancellation fee. Some of the top car hire companies in Canberra include Enterprise, National, and Dollar, so be sure to check if they offer free cancellation.

What is the best type of car to hire in Canberra during September?

Hiring a standard car in Canberra during the month of September is the preferred choice of most travellers. With temperatures averaging 12 °C and precipitation around 60 mm during September, a standard size car is more than capable of handling these weather conditions. This is the perfect rental car type for wet roads and above-freezing temperatures. Hiring a Standard in Canberra will cost you $78/day on average.

Which car hire company in Canberra has the most locations?

Hertz is very popular in Canberra, as they have more locations than any other car hire company. You can find 4 locations in the city of Canberra, and can expect to pay about $65/day for your car rental in Canberra.

What is the speed limit in Canberra?

50 km/h is the city speed limit for Canberra, which also applies to surrounding towns and other urban centres. The suburban speed limit and the speed limit for motorways around Canberra are 110 km/h and 110 km/h, respectively. If you hire a car in Canberra, be aware that these speed limits may be strictly enforced.


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