Cairns Airport

Cheap Car Hire in Cairns Airport

Cairns Airport
30 May — 6 Jun
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Cairns Airport
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Cairns Airport Car Hire in 2022

Most popular companyBUDGET
Price of gas per litre£1.04
Average price per day£84
Cheapest price per day£50

What is the cheapest time to hire a car at Cairns Airport?

January

£59

February

£35

March

£42

April

£80

May

£68

June

£88

July

£87

August

£66

September

£56

October

£45

November

£38

December

£71

Currently, the cheapest month to rent a car at Cairns Airport is February. The most expensive time to rent a car is June. 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.

Top hire agencies in Cairns Airport

All major car hire suppliers in Cairns Airport
10.0
Excellent
1 review2 locations
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10.0

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10.0

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9.5
Excellent
9 reviews1 location
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9.4

Comfort

9.4

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9.6

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9.4

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Excellent
8 reviews2 locations
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9.7

Comfort

8.7

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7.9

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9.2

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7 reviews1 location
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8.8

Comfort

8.2

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8.2

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9.4

Value

7.9
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Excellent
4 reviews1 location
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9.0

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9.0

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8.0

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7.5

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8.0
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Good
6 reviews1 location
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9.6

Comfort

9.6

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6.6

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6.6

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Good
2 reviews1 location
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6.0

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6.0

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Okay
5 reviews1 location
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6.0

Comfort

6.4

Overall

5.2

Pick-up/drop-off

4.4

Value

4.8

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Car Hire FAQs

What are the requirements to hire a car in Cairns?

To hire cars in Cairns, you need to be at least 21 years old and present your credit card, passport, and driving licence. It's important to know that you will need to have held a valid driving licence for at least one year, and you must not have any restrictions on it. If you are under 25 and planning to use car hire in Cairns, you may need to pay an additional young driver fee. Some Cairns car hire companies also place restrictions on the types of cars young drivers can hire. Luxury car hires in Cairns and passenger van hire are some of the cars that are generally only available to drivers over 25. Cheap car hire in Cairns for young drivers includes a great range of economy type cars.

What are the rules for driving in Cairns?

When you drive your Cairns car hire, you will be driving on the left side of the road. If you're driving with children under 145 cm or age 11 in the car, they will need to use a car seat or baby seat. Babies younger than six months old must be in a rear-facing child seat. You won't need to bring any child or baby seats with you, as you will be able to get these from your car hire provider. All passengers must wear a seat belt while in a moving car in Australia. The drinking and driving limit in Australia is 0.05%. The speed limit while driving in urban and residential areas is 30 mph (50 kph). In rural areas, the limit is 60 mph (100 kph), and on motorways, the limit is 70 mph (110 kph). Before you arrive in Cairns, it is best to check out the traffic department in the area to find out if any recent driving laws have changed.

What type of car is recommended for driving in Cairns?

Car hire in Cairns has a wide selection of cars for you to choose from. If you are looking for cheap car hire in Cairns, you should check out economy range cars. Popular economy type cars include a Kia Picanto or a Toyota Yaris. Exploring in and around Cairns is a great option. To do this, it is a good idea to hire an SUV or 4x4 type car, especially if you plan on travelling out of the city and into the outback. Some highly recommended SUV 4x4 cars include a Holden Trax or a Hyundai Kona.

What type are the best places to park in Cairns?

If you are looking for places to park your car hire in Cairns, there are many places both outside and inside the city centre. City centre parking includes a mix of free and paid parking. Parking within the city centre generally costs around AU$1,85 (approximately £1) an hour.

What is the cheapest hire car found at Cairns Airport?

In the past two weeks, Cheapflights users have found many deals under £67/day when booking a car hire at Cairns Airport. The absolute best deal a user found was for £40/day from Atlas Car & Truck Rental, booked on Jul. 28.

Which car rental providers are at Cairns Airport?

There are 9 car hire providers located at Cairns Airport. The following companies can be found near the Cairns Airport car rental counter:
Hertz (9.5)
Thrifty (8.8)
Budget (8.6)
Alamo (8.4)
Apex (8.0)
Sixt (7.7)
Europcar (7.5)
East Coast Car Rentals (6.6)
Avis (5.3)

What car rental company is typically the cheapest at Cairns Airport?

According to our data, users have found the cheapest deals when booking a car hire at Cairns Airport from the following companies over the past two weeks: JUCY (£52/day), Budget (£64/day), and Bargain Car Rentals (£79/day).

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

Taking our users’ ratings and reviews into consideration, Enterprise (10.0 rating), Hertz (9.1 rating) and Thrifty (9.1 rating) seem to be the best car hire companies at Cairns Airport.

How much does it cost to hire a car at Cairns Airport for a week from Budget?

Budget is one of the most popular car hire companies at Cairns Airport, offering car hire for around £617 per week on average.

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

Booking early almost always ensures you have more options of car models to choose from, as well as prices reduced by up to 29% to make it a great deal at Cairns Airport. Try to book at least 90 days prior to when you need the car hire to close on a rate below the average.

Can I rent a car for a month at Cairns Airport?

The length of time you can book a car hire for is subject to the inventory of the supplier. When renting a vehicle from Cairns Airport it should be possible to hire a car for a whole month if needed.

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

Typically, a monthly car hire at Cairns Airport can be found for £2,645. You can find car hire deals to be on average £88 a day.