Cairns

Cheap Car Rentals in Cairns

Cairns, QLD, Australia
7 Feb — 14 Feb
Same drop-off
Cairns, QLD, Australia
Tue 7/2
Noon
Tue 14/2
Noon
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Cairns car hires in 2023

Most popular companyHERTZ
Price of petrol per litre₹ 93
Average price per day₹ 163
Cheapest price per day₹ 157

What is the cheapest time to rent a car in Cairns?

January

₹ 5,218

February

₹ 3,587

March

₹ 4,321

April

₹ 8,153

May

₹ 7,256

June

₹ 7,990

July

₹ 9,295

August

₹ 7,746

September

₹ 7,746

October

₹ 6,767

November

₹ 4,647

December

₹ 5,870

Currently, the cheapest month to rent a car in Cairns is February. The most expensive time to rent a car is July. The cheapest prices for each month are shown above, but prices will vary based on availability, how far out you book your rental car, and of course, car type.

Compare available car types for hire in Cairns

Small cars

₹ 4,512 - ₹ 17,000

All Car Types

₹ 4,942 - ₹ 13,356

To hire a Small car in Cairns, Australia, you would pay an average price of ₹ 6,949/day. November is the cheapest month to hire a Small car in Cairns, Australia (~₹ 4,512/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is July (~₹ 17,000/day). In fact, November is about 36% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Small hire for Cairns. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Cairns, hiring a Small car saves you 18% in costs. Please note that average prices are based on historical data and can vary depending on how early you book, availability for your travel dates, and vehicle popularity.

To hire a Medium car in Cairns, Australia, you would pay an average price of ₹ 5,391/day. January is the cheapest month to hire a Medium car in Cairns, Australia (~₹ 3,363/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is September (~₹ 11,103/day). In fact, January is about 38% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Medium hire for Cairns. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Cairns, hiring a Medium car saves you 36% in costs. Please note that average prices are based on historical data and can vary depending on how early you book, availability for your travel dates, and vehicle popularity.

To hire a Large car in Cairns, Australia, you would pay an average price of ₹ 10,816/day. November is the cheapest month to hire a Large car in Cairns, Australia (~₹ 5,673/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is June (~₹ 30,161/day). In fact, November is about 48% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Large hire for Cairns. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Cairns, hiring a Large car is 23% more expensive. Please note that average prices are based on historical data and can vary depending on how early you book, availability for your travel dates, and vehicle popularity.

To hire a SUV car in Cairns, Australia, you would pay an average price of ₹ 5,959/day. November is the cheapest month to hire a SUV car in Cairns, Australia (~₹ 4,899/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is July (~₹ 13,953/day). In fact, November is about 18% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a SUV hire for Cairns. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Cairns, hiring a SUV car saves you 30% in costs. Please note that average prices are based on historical data and can vary depending on how early you book, availability for your travel dates, and vehicle popularity.

To hire a Van car in Cairns, Australia, you would pay an average price of ₹ 10,159/day. February is the cheapest month to hire a Van car in Cairns, Australia (~₹ 7,804/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is June (~₹ 30,161/day). In fact, February is about 24% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Van hire for Cairns. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Cairns, hiring a Van car is 18% more expensive. Please note that average prices are based on historical data and can vary depending on how early you book, availability for your travel dates, and vehicle popularity.

Top rental agencies in Cairns

All major car rental suppliers in Cairns

Enterprise

2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

10.0

Comfort

7.9

Overall

10.0

Pick-up/drop-off

10.0

Value

10.0

Europcar

10.0
Wonderful
2 reviews2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

10.0

Comfort

10.0

Overall

10.0

Pick-up/drop-off

10.0

Value

10.0

Hertz

9.3
Wonderful
8 reviews3 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

9.0

Comfort

9.4

Overall

9.4

Pick-up/drop-off

9.6

Value

9.2

Thrifty

8.8
Very Good
1 review4 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

9.3

Comfort

9.3

Overall

9.3

Pick-up/drop-off

9.3

Value

5.3

Alamo

8.5
Very Good
16 reviews2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.4

Comfort

8.5

Overall

8.5

Pick-up/drop-off

9.0

Value

8.5

Budget

8.4
Very Good
17 reviews2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.5

Comfort

8.3

Overall

8.4

Pick-up/drop-off

8.3

Value

7.7

Sixt

8.3
Very Good
9 reviews2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.8

Comfort

8.5

Overall

8.1

Pick-up/drop-off

8.9

Value

7.4

Sunnycars

8 locations

Car Rental FAQs

What is the cheapest hire car found in Cairns?

In the past two weeks, Cheapflights users have found many deals under ₹ 13,269/day when booking a car hire in Cairns. The absolute best deal a user found was for ₹ 12,765/day from Hertz, booked on Nov. 6.

Which car rental company is considered to be the best in Cairns?

Taking our users’ ratings and reviews into consideration, Enterprise (10.0 rating), Europcar (10.0 rating) and Hertz (9.3 rating) seem to be the best car hire companies in Cairns.

What are gas prices like in Cairns?

The average price of petrol in Cairns is ₹ 93/litre over the past month, costing you anywhere between ₹ 4,183 and ₹ 6,042 to fill up a car’s fuel tank.

How much does it cost to hire a car in Cairns for a week from Hertz?

Hertz is one of the most popular car hire companies in Cairns, offering car hire for around ₹ 92,880 per week on average.

How far in advance should I hire a car in Cairns for the best price?

Our data suggests that booking early can save you up to 17% on a hire car in Cairns. Take advantage of below-average prices by booking at least 90 days prior to your desired date.

Can I rent a car for a month in Cairns?

Yes, renting a vehicle in Cairns for a month is certainly possible.

How much does it cost to rent a car in Cairns for a month?

You can potentially save up to 4% on a month-long rental by booking with Hertz. Hertz is the cheapest rental company available within the next few months. Renting a car in Cairns can cost you on average ₹ 398,056 a month or ₹ 13,269 a day. For extended stays in a location, this option will usually save you the most.

What car do most people hire in Cairns?

The majority of Cheapflights travellers prefer to hire a Mini (Kia Carnival) in Cairns, making it the most popular option.

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