Cairns car rentals

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Cairns, QLD, Australia
14 Jul — 21 Jul
Same drop-off
Cairns, QLD, Australia
Thu 14/7
Noon
Thu 21/7
Noon
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Cairns car rental Information

Pick-up locationCairns
Car typesCompact, Economy, Intermediate, Intermediate SUV, Minivan, Supplier choice
Rental locations54
Airport locations26
Popular agenciesBudget, Hertz, Sixt, JUCY , Apex

Cheap car rentals in Cairns

EconomyC$ 144/day
CompactC$ 152/day
IntermediateC$ 194/day
MinivanC$ 346/day
Intermediate SUVC$ 192/day
Supplier choiceC$ 265/day
Best rates found by KAYAK users in the past hours.

Cairns car rental reviews and directory

Hertz

10.0

Excellent

17 reviews
Best rated

Cleanliness

10.0

Comfort

10.0

Pick-up/Drop-off

10.0

Value for money

10.0

3 locations in Cairns

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Locations in Cairns

147 Lake St

+61 7 4038 5690

Monday08:30 - 15:00
Tuesday08:30 - 15:00
Wednesday08:30 - 15:00
Thursday08:30 - 15:00
Friday08:30 - 15:00
Saturday09:00 - 13:00
Sunday09:00 - 13:00
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Airport Avenue

+61 7 4038 9990

Monday07:00 - 22:00
Tuesday07:00 - 22:00
Wednesday07:00 - 22:00
Thursday07:00 - 22:00
Friday07:00 - 22:00
Saturday07:00 - 22:00
Sunday07:00 - 22:00
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Cairns Square, Abbott St

+61 7 4046 8701

Monday07:30 - 15:00
Tuesday07:30 - 15:00
Wednesday07:30 - 15:00
Thursday07:30 - 15:00
Friday07:30 - 15:00
Saturday08:00 - 12:00
Sunday08:00 - 12:00
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10.0 Excellent

May 2021

KAYAK

Pros:

Staff were very helpful, car we booked as not available so they upgraded us FOC.

Cons:

Nothing from us

10.0 Excellent

Feb. 2019

KAYAK

Pros:

Friendly staff. Easy pickup and drop off.

10.0 Excellent

Dec. 2018

KAYAK

Pros:

very friendly employees, easy claim process initiating, flexible return.

8.0 Excellent

Nov. 2018

KAYAK

Pros:

Easy pick up and return after pickup

Cons:

Found out after pickup, we couldn't take it somewhere we wanted to go.

10.0 Excellent

Sep. 2018

KAYAK

Pros:

We had a problem with the rent, and the women of the airport shop helped us to solve it.

5.6 Okay

Nov. 2017

KAYAK

Cons:

I prepaid for a different drop off location and when I picked up the car I was asked to pay an additional fee for a that service. I was told its similar to adding a GPS or car seat to an existing reservation but I was unable to take the car without paying additional despite my reservation. I called the 800 number and was told this charge would drop off and was covered but just discovered three separate charges for this rental have been processed. I plan on calling customer service again to clear this matter up but the Cairns office was unhelpful and unwilling to listen to me about the reservation I booked.

1 out of 3

Budget

9.3

Excellent

26 reviews

Cleanliness

9.3

Comfort

8.6

Pick-up/Drop-off

9.6

Value for money

8.3

2 locations in Cairns

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Locations in Cairns

153 Lake St

+61 7 4048 8166

Monday08:00 - 12:00
Tuesday08:00 - 12:00
Wednesday08:00 - 12:00
Thursday08:00 - 12:00
Friday08:00 - 12:00
Saturday08:00 - 12:00
Sunday08:00 - 12:00
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Terminal Building

+61 7 4033 9777

Monday07:00 - 22:00
Tuesday07:00 - 22:00
Wednesday07:00 - 22:00
Thursday07:00 - 22:00
Friday07:00 - 22:00
Saturday07:00 - 22:00
Sunday07:00 - 22:00
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10.0 Excellent

May 2022

KAYAK
Fuel efficient little car but not comfortable.

10.0 Excellent

Apr. 2021

KAYAK

Pros:

The staff were very pleasant. Drop-off very easy

10.0 Excellent

Dec. 2019

KAYAK

Pros:

Very friendly agent, easy to rent, pick up, and return. Good process to log any known damage to car (we didn't have any).

6.8 Good

Jul. 2019

KAYAK

Pros:

Clean and new car

Cons:

No invoice of damadge on windscreen, just took a lot of money from my account without any notice.

9.2 Excellent

Jun. 2019

KAYAK

Pros:

Friendly staff

Cons:

More workers to help check-in

8.0 Excellent

Jan. 2019

KAYAK

Pros:

Nice car, very comfortable easy to drive. Rental desk at the airport in Cairns.

Cons:

Drop off and office not at the same address. Not clearly mentioned. Missed it the first time had to go around the block once again

1 out of 5

Sixt

8.6

Excellent

14 reviews

Cleanliness

9.6

Comfort

9.3

Pick-up/Drop-off

8.9

Value for money

8.3

2 locations in Cairns

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Cnr Sheridan and Aplin Streets

+61 7 4051 8099

Monday08:00 - 12:00
Tuesday08:00 - 12:00
Wednesday08:00 - 12:00
Thursday08:00 - 12:00
Friday08:00 - 12:00
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Terminal building, Cairns

+61 7 4033 9800

Monday07:30 - 15:00
Tuesday07:30 - 15:00
Wednesday07:30 - 15:00
Thursday07:30 - 15:00
Friday07:30 - 15:00
Saturday07:30 - 15:00
Sunday07:30 - 15:00
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5.6 Okay

Jul. 2018

KAYAK

Cons:

That said no hidden fees but still charge 1000$ or insurance forcefully similar car NO FOR 6 people they give us 2 people car argument over argument rude etc

10.0 Excellent

Mar. 2017

KAYAK

Pros:

The service from Sixt in Cairns was brilliant, from the pick up service at the airport to the swift pick up of the car and drop off. All staff were very friendly and the car itself a dream to drive, making our experience in North Queensland brilliant.

10.0 Excellent

Mar. 2022

KAYAK
Staff were friendly and helpful especially as I arrived several hours before the scheduled pick and they could get me a car. The car was clean and faultless.

10.0 Excellent

Jan. 2022

KAYAK
So easy to book, extremely competitive pricing, quick pick up and drop off. Extremely pleased to arrive to collect the car, and to be told that we would be receiving a free upgrade.

4.0 Okay

Jan. 2022

KAYAK
Everything was good except for not getting my $400 holding fee back within a day,which I was told I would. After making a phone call I was informed it would take 1 to 2 months before my money will be credited back into my account.

10.0 Excellent

Dec. 2022

KAYAK
Car was great value. Car was easy to find. I suggest adding a free Uber or taxi from hotel to airport to pick up the car and vice versa when dropping car back at the airport would be a great idea

10.0 Excellent

Nov. 2021

KAYAK
Friendly staff

7.9 Good

Oct. 2021

KAYAK
The hire was actually through the sub-company, East Coast Car Rentals. The only bad thing was the base package which we initially signed up for had a mandatory $4,000 excess for ANY damage, even if at fault or not, plus a $1,000 hold. So we opted to upgrade for an extra $50-60 per day for the $0 excess and no hold.

1 out of 3

Apex

8.6

Excellent

7 reviews

Cleanliness

9.0

Comfort

9.3

Pick-up/Drop-off

8.3

Value for money

8.3

One location in Cairns

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396 Sheridan Street, Cairns North, Qld

+61 740 532 896

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4.0 Okay

Mar. 2022

KAYAK
They stated the vehicle was located in Cairns Airport which was not the case! We had to get a shuttle bus to the depot for pick up and drop off.

10.0 Excellent

Dec. 2021

KAYAK
Friendly helpful staff with good local advice.

10.0 Excellent

Oct. 2021

KAYAK
Great service indeed!

10.0 Excellent

Jul. 2022

KAYAK
It wasn't cheap, but i think it's the 'Cairns thing'. Service was excellent, ready pick up and drop off, nice and friendly staff. I would use them again if in Cairns. Highly recommended.

10.0 Excellent

Jun. 2022

KAYAK
Smooth picking up the car. Got exactly what I booked. Staff very friendly… will use APEX car rental again.

8.0 Excellent

May 2022

KAYAK
We left an item and they contacted us straight away. Very appreciated

4.0 Okay

Mar. 2022

KAYAK
They stated the vehicle was located in Cairns Airport which was not the case! We had to get a shuttle bus to the depot for pick up and drop off.

10.0 Excellent

Dec. 2021

KAYAK
Friendly helpful staff with good local advice.

10.0 Excellent

Oct. 2021

KAYAK
Great service indeed!

1 out of 2

Alamo

7.3

Cleanliness

7.7

Comfort

7.1

Pick-up/Drop-off

8.3

Value for money

7.3

2 locations in Cairns

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Term Building Airport Avenue

+61 7 4034 9045

Monday07:00 - 22:00
Tuesday07:00 - 22:00
Wednesday07:00 - 22:00
Thursday07:00 - 22:00
Friday07:00 - 22:00
Saturday07:00 - 22:00
Sunday07:00 - 22:00
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Terminal Building Airport Ave

+61 7 4034 9045

Monday07:00 - 22:00
Tuesday07:00 - 22:00
Wednesday07:00 - 22:00
Thursday07:00 - 22:00
Friday07:00 - 22:00
Saturday07:00 - 22:00
Sunday07:00 - 22:00
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10.0 Excellent

May 2018

KAYAK

Pros:

Clean car, easy pick up and return, upgrade since they were out of our size

9.6 Excellent

Mar. 2018

KAYAK

Pros:

Staff were very good and the process was simple.

Cons:

All good.

2.0 Mediocre

Jun. 2022

KAYAK
Flights cancelled due to airline issues, found it VERY difficult to speak to a real life human to try make alternate plans. Lost mo ey on 2 days hire theough no fauly of my own Travel insurance essential people

10.0 Excellent

May 2022

KAYAK
Smooth pickup and very good condition car

10.0 Excellent

May 2022

KAYAK
Alamo was great to deal with, cars were good, although the Holden Trax we had, the seats were a little uncomfortable. But that's Holden issue I'd say. but everything else went smoothly with no issues at all. Yes hope to deal with again. Regards Michael.

10.0 Excellent

Apr. 2022

KAYAK
Late model Skoda Scala at an excellent price. Trip could have been longer!

4.0 Okay

Apr. 2022

KAYAK
Got a free upgrade from the pre booked Corolla. The “upgrade” was a 4 year old Holden Commodore. Bashed to bits. No Apple car Play. 70000 kilometres.

8.0 Excellent

Jan. 2022

KAYAK
Good service, good price the lady at the counter was so nice and helpful with us.

1 out of 4

East Coast Car Rentals

6.6

Cleanliness

9.6

Comfort

9.6

Pick-up/Drop-off

6.6

Value for money

7.6

One location in Cairns

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Locations in Cairns

411 Sheridan Street, Cairns

+61 1800 474 258

Monday07:00 - 22:00
Tuesday07:00 - 22:00
Wednesday07:00 - 22:00
Thursday07:00 - 22:00
Friday07:00 - 22:00
Saturday08:00 - 12:00
Sunday08:00 - 12:00
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10.0 Excellent

Apr. 2022

KAYAK
Great quick way of pick-up and drop off. Airport shuttle service was perfect

10.0 Excellent

Apr. 2022

KAYAK
Great service , great little car ,lovely helpful and cheerful staff

2.0 Mediocre

Apr. 2022

KAYAK
very limited office hours. office not inside airport, and shuttle doesn't work all the time, so you need a taxi. HUGE hidden cost for insurance. They basically force you take one of their "offers".

6.0 Good

Mar. 2022

KAYAK
Not the best communication regarding damage (very very minor) reported.

8.0 Excellent

Mar. 2022

KAYAK
Car was good, pick up and drop off was a bit slow, pre rental checks could be done prior to pick up

4.0 Okay

Feb. 2022

KAYAK
We were not informed about extra costs and fine print associated with our booking until the day we arrived. Staff were slow to respond and took a long time to get our booking sorted in store. We were told that a shuttle service would be available at the time we returned the vehicle so we could go back to the airport promptly. However, upon returning the vehicle, the staff would not allow us to use the shuttle service, saying that we were "too late" and should have arrived half an hour earlier. Staff were rude and not helpful.

1 out of 2

Thrifty

No score is available

Cleanliness

-

Comfort

-

Pick-up/Drop-off

-

Value for money

-

4 locations in Cairns

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Locations in Cairns

147 Lake St

+61 136139

Monday08:30 - 15:00
Tuesday08:30 - 15:00
Wednesday08:30 - 15:00
Thursday08:30 - 15:00
Friday08:30 - 15:00
Saturday09:00 - 13:00
Sunday09:00 - 13:00
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Airport Avenue

+61 136139

Monday07:00 - 22:00
Tuesday07:00 - 22:00
Wednesday07:00 - 22:00
Thursday07:00 - 22:00
Friday07:00 - 22:00
Saturday07:00 - 22:00
Sunday07:00 - 22:00
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Cairns Ap

+61 7 4033 9800

Monday07:30 - 15:00
Tuesday07:30 - 15:00
Wednesday07:30 - 15:00
Thursday07:30 - 15:00
Friday07:30 - 15:00
Saturday07:30 - 15:00
Sunday07:30 - 15:00
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Cairns Square, Abbott St

+61 136139

Monday07:30 - 15:00
Tuesday07:30 - 15:00
Wednesday07:30 - 15:00
Thursday07:30 - 15:00
Friday07:30 - 15:00
Saturday08:00 - 12:00
Sunday08:00 - 12:00
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10.0 Excellent

Dec. 2016

KAYAK

Pros:

I had a small fender bender on my car and Thrifty made it easy dealing with the problem and replacing the car. Very friendly personnel.

10.0 Excellent

Dec. 2016

KAYAK

Pros:

I had a small fender bender on my car and Thrifty made it easy dealing with the problem and replacing the car. Very friendly personnel.

1 out of 1

Europcar

No score is available

Cleanliness

-

Comfort

-

Pick-up/Drop-off

-

Value for money

-

2 locations in Cairns

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Locations in Cairns

Cairns Square

+61 7 4033 4800

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Terminal Building

+61 7 4034 9088

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10.0 Excellent

Sep. 2018

KAYAK

Pros:

I appreciated the upgrade. The service provided at check in was excellent.

2.0 Mediocre

Jul. 2017

KAYAK

Cons:

I booked this for a reasonable price months in advance as diving the Great Barrier Reef was a bucket list item. When I landed though, europcar said that they had given my car away and had no other cars they could fulfill my reservation with as it was high tourism season. No offer to help, no sympathy. Of course I had my phone and checked online and found they indeed had multiple cars available immediately, but were asking double what I had booked mine for. How convenient... I got a car from a competitor instead, and will be avoiding Europcar going forward.

10.0 Excellent

Sep. 2018

KAYAK

Pros:

I appreciated the upgrade. The service provided at check in was excellent.

2.0 Mediocre

Jul. 2017

KAYAK

Cons:

I booked this for a reasonable price months in advance as diving the Great Barrier Reef was a bucket list item. When I landed though, europcar said that they had given my car away and had no other cars they could fulfill my reservation with as it was high tourism season. No offer to help, no sympathy. Of course I had my phone and checked online and found they indeed had multiple cars available immediately, but were asking double what I had booked mine for. How convenient... I got a car from a competitor instead, and will be avoiding Europcar going forward.

1 out of 1

Sunnycars

No score is available

Cleanliness

-

Comfort

-

Pick-up/Drop-off

-

Value for money

-

8 locations in Cairns

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Locations in Cairns

146 Sheridan Street

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147 Lake Street

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411 Sheridan Street

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51 Sheridan Street

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55 Dutton Street

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Airport Avenue

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Corner Schield and Abbott Street

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Terminal Building

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Dollar

No score is available

Cleanliness

-

Comfort

-

Pick-up/Drop-off

-

Value for money

-

4 locations in Cairns

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Locations in Cairns

147 Lake St

+61 1800 501 934

Monday08:30 - 15:00
Tuesday08:30 - 15:00
Wednesday08:30 - 15:00
Thursday08:30 - 15:00
Friday08:30 - 15:00
Saturday09:00 - 13:00
Sunday09:00 - 13:00
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Airport Avenue

+61 1800 501 934

Monday07:00 - 22:00
Tuesday07:00 - 22:00
Wednesday07:00 - 22:00
Thursday07:00 - 22:00
Friday07:00 - 22:00
Saturday07:00 - 22:00
Sunday07:00 - 22:00
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Cairns Square, Abbott St

+61 1800 501 934

Monday07:30 - 15:00
Tuesday07:30 - 15:00
Wednesday07:30 - 15:00
Thursday07:30 - 15:00
Friday07:30 - 15:00
Saturday08:00 - 12:00
Sunday08:00 - 12:00
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Corner Of Sheridan And Aplin S

+61 7 4051 8099

Monday08:00 - 12:00
Tuesday08:00 - 12:00
Wednesday08:00 - 12:00
Thursday08:00 - 12:00
Friday08:00 - 12:00
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Firefly

No score is available

Cleanliness

-

Comfort

-

Pick-up/Drop-off

-

Value for money

-

4 locations in Cairns

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Locations in Cairns

147 Lake St

+61 740 410 895

Monday08:00 - 12:00
Tuesday08:00 - 12:00
Wednesday08:00 - 12:00
Thursday08:00 - 12:00
Friday08:00 - 12:00
Saturday08:00 - 12:00
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Airport Ave

+61 740 359 299

Monday04:00 - 23:30
Tuesday04:00 - 23:30
Wednesday04:00 - 23:30
Thursday04:00 - 23:30
Friday04:00 - 23:30
Saturday04:00 - 23:30
Sunday04:00 - 23:30
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Cairns Square, Abbott St

+61 740 516 399

Monday07:30 - 15:00
Tuesday07:30 - 15:00
Wednesday07:30 - 15:00
Thursday07:30 - 15:00
Friday07:30 - 15:00
Saturday08:00 - 12:00
Sunday08:00 - 12:00
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Cairns Square

+61 7 4046 8701

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National

No score is available

Cleanliness

-

Comfort

-

Pick-up/Drop-off

-

Value for money

-

3 locations in Cairns

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Serviced By Redspot Enterprise

+61 740 312 707

Monday07:30 - 15:00
Tuesday07:30 - 15:00
Wednesday07:30 - 15:00
Thursday07:30 - 15:00
Friday07:30 - 15:00
Saturday07:30 - 15:00
Sunday07:30 - 15:00
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Terminal Buildinairport Avenue

+61 7 4034 9045

Monday07:00 - 22:00
Tuesday07:00 - 22:00
Wednesday07:00 - 22:00
Thursday07:00 - 22:00
Friday07:00 - 22:00
Saturday07:00 - 22:00
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Terminalbuildingairport Avenue

+61 7 4034 9045

Monday07:00 - 22:00
Tuesday07:00 - 22:00
Wednesday07:00 - 22:00
Thursday07:00 - 22:00
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Ace Rental Cars

No score is available

Cleanliness

-

Comfort

-

Pick-up/Drop-off

-

Value for money

-

2 locations in Cairns

Locations in Cairns

147 Lake Street

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Cairns Domestic Airport

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Atlas Car & Truck Rental

No score is available

Cheapest deal
Most popular

Cleanliness

-

Comfort

-

Pick-up/Drop-off

-

Value for money

-

2 locations in Cairns

from C$ 20/day

Locations in Cairns

410 Sheridan Street Cairns, QLD

1800 808 122

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Shop 1, 51 Sheridan Street, Cairns City, QLD

+61 383 366 100

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Enterprise

No score is available

Cleanliness

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Comfort

-

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Value for money

-

2 locations in Cairns

Locations in Cairns

37-41 Sheridan Street

+61 7 4249 3331

Monday00:00 - 00:00
Tuesday00:00 - 00:00
Wednesday00:00 - 00:00
Thursday00:00 - 00:00
Friday00:00 - 00:00
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Sunday00:00 - 00:00

Terminal Building

+61 7 4034 9045

Monday07:00 - 22:00
Tuesday07:00 - 22:00
Wednesday07:00 - 22:00
Thursday07:00 - 22:00
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Saturday07:00 - 22:00
Sunday07:00 - 22:00

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JUCY

No score is available

Cleanliness

-

Comfort

-

Pick-up/Drop-off

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Value for money

-

2 locations in Cairns

from C$ 66/day

Locations in Cairns

55 Dutton Street

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Cairns Off Airport Location

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keddy by Europcar

No score is available

Cleanliness

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Comfort

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Pick-up/Drop-off

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Value for money

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2 locations in Cairns

Locations in Cairns

Cairns Square, Corner Shield & Abbott Street

+61 740 334 800

Monday08:00 - 12:00
Tuesday08:00 - 12:00
Wednesday08:00 - 12:00
Thursday08:00 - 12:00
Friday08:00 - 12:00
Saturday08:00 - 12:00
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Terminal Building

+61 740 349 088

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Red Spot

No score is available

Cleanliness

-

Comfort

-

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Value for money

-

2 locations in Cairns

Locations in Cairns

Cairns Airport Terminal 1 International

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Cairns Airport Terminal 2 Domestic

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Atlas Choice

No score is available

Cleanliness

-

Comfort

-

Pick-up/Drop-off

-

Value for money

-

One location in Cairns

Locations in Cairns

410 Sheradan Street

1800 808 122

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Bargain Car Rentals

No score is available

Cleanliness

-

Comfort

-

Pick-up/Drop-off

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Value for money

-

One location in Cairns

from C$ 72/day

Locations in Cairns

410, Sheridan Street

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Eagle Rent A Car

No score is available

Cleanliness

-

Comfort

-

Pick-up/Drop-off

-

Value for money

-

One location in Cairns

Locations in Cairns

21 Sheridan Street

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MINI Car Rentals

No score is available

Cleanliness

-

Comfort

-

Pick-up/Drop-off

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Value for money

-

One location in Cairns

Locations in Cairns

150 Sheridan Street, Cairns, Australia

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Payless

No score is available

Cleanliness

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Comfort

-

Pick-up/Drop-off

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Value for money

-

One location in Cairns

Locations in Cairns

Cairns Airport

Monday00:00 - 00:0004:30 - 23:59
Tuesday04:30 - 23:5900:00 - 00:00
Wednesday00:00 - 00:0004:30 - 23:59
Thursday00:00 - 00:0004:30 - 23:59
Friday04:30 - 23:5900:00 - 00:00
Saturday04:30 - 23:5900:00 - 00:00
Sunday00:00 - 00:0004:30 - 23:59

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99 travellers who rented a car in Cairns gave the car agency they used an average rating of 8.0

Car rental locations in or near Cairns

Good to know

Most popular agency

Atlas Car & Truck Rental

Most popular car type

Standard

Average price

C$ 98/day

Good deal

C$ 87/day

When to book a rental car in Cairns

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Top tips for renting a car in Cairns

  • A trip to Australia is simply not complete without a road trip, particularly a trip to the northern parts of the country. With a personal vehicle at hand, you can travel all over Queensland with Cairns as your home base. For instance, some of the great locales that are perfect day trips for visitors of Cairns include Port Douglas, Kuranda, and Palm Cove. Even better, all of these destinations are within an hour’s drive of Cairns.
  • Would-be car renters with flights to Cairns Airport will be happy to hear that rental car desks are available in both terminals of the airport. All rental car counters can be found in the respective Arrivals Hall of both Terminals 1 and 2.
  • Worried about rush hour putting a damper on your trip to Cairns? Fortunately for drivers, the congestion in Cairns is only a minor affair that is easily avoided. However, there is still some traffic during the peak hours of rush hour in the morning from 7:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. and in the afternoon from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. Drivers should especially avoid the A1 during rush hour, as many drivers use it to go to and from work.
  • Make sure to never leave valuables in your car unattended in the summer months -- not because theft is a problem, but because the heat is. Cairns can experience extreme temperatures during the warmer parts of the year and sensitive items like food, electronics, and many other goods will not do well after having been left in a scorching car.
  • 25% of our users found rental cars in Cairns for C$ 87 or less
  • Book your rental car in Cairns at least 1 day before your trip in order to get a below-average price
  • Standard rental cars in Cairns are around 46% cheaper than other car types, on average

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