Cheap Car Rental Australia

This vast continent with its magnificent landscape is ideal for getting around by Australia hire car. Many out of the way attractions have only limited public transport access and a rental car will give you the freedom to enjoy this fantastic country. The cosmopolitan cities of Sydney and Melbourne offer a great contrast to the never-ending and rough outback. An Australia rental car will allow you to see the most of the huge country. Australia has every type of road and terrain to make the most of your Australia rental car. You can include collision damage waiver, unlimited mileage and other optional extras to your booking.

Sydney, on the south-eastern coast is where most visitors arrive. After exploring the historical attractions of this multicultural metropolis, you can point your hire car to the Blue Mountains for plenty of rugged nature and outdoor activities. The nearby Hunter Valley is a gourmet's paradise with many vineyards and fine inns.

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Melbourne is around a 1,000kms drive south and more relaxed than Sydney, with a thriving arts and café culture in the bohemian seaside neighbourhood of St Kilda. The city is traversed by the Yarra River, where rowing is popular year-round. The Great Ocean Road to the south is one of the world's greatest coastal drives, the highlight being the stunning rock formations of the Twelve Apostles.

Queensland in the north is a tropical paradise with lush rainforests and golden beaches along the aptly named Gold Coast. Hire a 4x4 or all small jeep and drive from one beach to another for weeks and you would still not run out of places to throw your towel. Cairns and Port Douglas in the far north are popular hideaways, and the cool hillside resort of Kuranda is a scenic drive from Cairns.

Alice Springs, right in the heart of Australia, is the gateway to the famous Ayers Rock, the giant red monolith worshipped by the local aborigines. The last stop in this state is Darwin, where the road ends and the stunning Katherine Gorge offers rafting and plenty of crocodiles.

Western Australia takes up nearly a third of the country and is less visited but offers plenty of attractions such as the Kimberley region, one of the last great wilderness areas in the world. The capital Perth is also known as the 'City of Lights' and enjoys a Mediterranean climate with lush gardens and beautiful beaches. Fremantle to the south is popular with those seeking night-time attractions, with night life, pubs and coffee shops centred on the charming harbour complex.

Most regions of Australia are very hot year-round, making the air-conditioned comfort of a Australia rental car a wise choice. The pure size of the country means that many regions and attraction are only accessible by car a Australia hire car provides an ideal way to explore..