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New South Wales car rentals

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Cheap car rentals in New South Wales

EconomyC$ 23/day
CompactC$ 19/day
IntermediateC$ 27/day
StandardC$ 71/day
Full-sizeC$ 39/day
SUVC$ 46/day
MinivanC$ 57/day
Full-size SUVC$ 46/day
MiniC$ 19/day
Compact SUVC$ 19/day
Intermediate SUVC$ 24/day
Supplier choiceC$ 37/day
Standard SUVC$ 38/day
Best rates found by KAYAK users in the past 48 hours.

Top tips for renting a car in New South Wales

  • Traveling through New South Wales is both exciting and thrilling. The roads are well-connected to remote places and have well-labeled signposts to ensure you follow the correct route to your destination. If you visit for the first time, you will love the roads. Unlike most places in the world, Australian drivers keep left when driving. If you are new to driving on the right side of the road, you only need to drive until you get acquainted.
  • When renting a car in New South Wales, it’s advisable to avoid taking alcoholic beverages before you arrive at your hotel. Although Australia allows drivers to drink within a particular blood alcohol concentration, you should avoid taking alcohol when driving. Always drive within the speed limit as advised. On highways, you can move at a speed limit of 100km/h while operating in residential areas, maintaining a speed limit of 50km/h. let the speed post signs on the road guide you on the appropriate speed when driving.
  • When renting a car in New South Wales, ensure that you have your international driver’s license. You must also have a driving experience of more than a year, your Master card, or a visa. Also, remember to have your passport with you at all times. Traveling with the proper documents will keep you out of trouble at police checkpoints.
  •  If you rent a car during winter, have sufficient experience driving on snow. Ensure to go steady and slow and avoid taking emergency brakes. Clear the windscreen at all times to ensure proper road visibility. Also, judging distances on a snowing night or traveling during the night is difficult. Also, avoid overtaking and look out for trucks and wild animals, as the roads covered with snow make it difficult for them to identify where the road edge begins.
  • 25% of our users found rental cars in New South Wales for C$ 35 or less
  • Book your rental car in New South Wales at least 1 day before your trip in order to get a below-average price
  • Off-airport rental car locations in New South Wales are around 32% more expensive than airport locations on average
  • Luxury rental cars in New South Wales are around 73% more expensive than other car types, on average

FAQs about renting a car in New South Wales

  • How much does it cost to rent a car in New South Wales?

    On average a rental car in New South Wales costs C$ 44 per day.

  • What is the most popular rental car in New South Wales?

    Compact (Mitsubishi ASX or similar) is the most frequently booked rental car type in New South Wales.

  • What is the cheapest car rental company in New South Wales?

    In the past 72 hours, the cheapest rental cars were found at Simba Car Hire (C$ 19/day), JUCY (C$ 23/day) and Europcar (C$ 60/day).

  • What is the best rental car company in New South Wales?

    Based on ratings and reviews from real users on KAYAK, the best car rental company in New South Wales is Sixt (7.6, 75 reviews).

  • How can I find car rentals near me in New South Wales?

    Take a look at our extensive car rental location map to find the best rental cars near you.

  • Where should I rent a car in New South Wales?

    Based on car searches on KAYAK, the most popular cities to rent a car in New South Wales are Sydney (96% of total searches of users looking to rent a car in New South Wales), Newcastle (1%) and Bathurst (1%).

  • How much does it cost to rent a car for a week in New South Wales?

    On average a rental car in New South Wales costs C$ 294 per week (C$ 42 per day).

  • How much does it cost to rent a car long term for a month in New South Wales?

    On average a rental car in New South Wales costs C$ 1,258 per month (C$ 42 per day).

  •  Should I rent a car in New South Wales?

    Yes, renting a car is the first thing you should consider before considering other options. Renting a car will help you view the beautiful scenery as you drive. You will likely see wild animals on the way and multiple cliffs and waterfalls on your way. Travelers in rental cars can also stop at different places and take pictures for the trip. If you are traveling as a group, it’s easier to carry luggage and have a good time in a rental car than in public.

  • What is driving like in New South Wales?

    Some roads in New South Wales are suspended on vertical pillars over a long distance making the journey thrilling and a little terrifying. The roads are robust, safe, and broad, making driving comfortable and enjoyable. When overtaking, ensure to keep within the acceptable speed limit. Pay attention to the road, and don’t accelerate your car the moment another vehicle tries to overtake. Always keep left when driving. Follow all road safety rules, and you will arrive safely.

  •  How old do you have to be to rent a car in New South Wales?

    21 is the youngest age to rent a car in Australia, while the advisable maximum age is 75 years. The young driver fee is applicable for drivers below 25 years renting a vehicle for company insurance purposes. The fee varies depending on the car engine, among other factors such as luggage allowance, leg allowance, and the car model. If traveling as a group, it’s advisable to let a person over 25 drive. Some car models in the economy category do not require a young driver’s fee. Also, drivers over 70 years must have someone to drive them around or present their medical certificate to ensure fitness. You can make inquiries when booking through KAYAK to know the most economical models you can hire.

Car rental directory

  • thrifty

    Thrifty car rental locations in New South Wales

    47 Locations

  • hertz

    Hertz car rental locations in New South Wales

    34 Locations

  • firefly

    Firefly car rental locations in New South Wales

    22 Locations

  • keddy

    keddy by Europcar car rental locations in New South Wales

    21 Locations

  • sixtrentacar

    Sixt car rental locations in New South Wales

    20 Locations

  • avis

    Avis car rental locations in New South Wales

    19 Locations

  • dollar

    Dollar car rental locations in New South Wales

    17 Locations

  • budget

    Budget car rental locations in New South Wales

    16 Locations

  • sunnycars

    Sunnycars car rental locations in New South Wales

    16 Locations

  • europcar

    Europcar car rental locations in New South Wales

    12 Locations

  • redspot

    Red Spot car rental locations in New South Wales

    6 Locations

  • routescartrk

    Routes Car & Truck Rentals car rental locations in New South Wales

    6 Locations

Good to know

Most popular agency

Bargain Car Rentals

Most popular car type

Luxury

Average price

C$ 42/day

Good deal

C$ 35/day

When to book a rental car in New South Wales

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