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Car Hire in Canberra

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Popular car groups in Canberra

Small, practical and easy to park, economy cars are ideal for driving through busy city streets. Check out these examples and compare prices:

  • Hyundai I20 - 5 Seats

    Hyundai I20

    5 1 1
  • Toyota Corolla - 5 Seats

    Toyota Corolla

    5 2
  • Toyota Corolla Hatch - 5 Seats

    Toyota Corolla Hatch

    5 2
  • Nissan Almera - 5 Seats

    Nissan Almera

    5 2

Top 3 locations in Canberra

Canberra Airport

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Canberra Downtown

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Fyshwick Downtown

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Why rent a car in Canberra with

Our aim is to take the stress out of hiring a car in Canberra. Just use the simple search form to tell us when you need a car, and in a few seconds we will compare prices across a range of car groups — from luxury cars to spacious people carriers. Our experts negotiate with brands like Europcar, Thrifty and Redspot to bring you exclusive prices and the cheapest possible rates. We are more than just a comparison site: we are a complete end-to-end service, and your rental experience really matters to us.

Top Tips

  • Take extra care when driving at night-time on rural roads. It is not uncommon for kangaroos to stray into the path of oncoming vehicles.
  • If you are planning on driving far, ensure that you have enough fuel in your tank as filling stations can be quite some distance apart.
  • Unlike most countries, in Australia the correct side of the road to drive on is the left-hand side.

Which companies offer best value in Canberra?

Thrifty often have special offers on their cars, where you can get all additional drivers included in the rental price — great if you want to split the driving with someone else. We also show reviews and ratings from previous customers, so you can see which companies offer the best rental experience overall. Customers rate the supplier in seven key areas, including the condition of the car and the efficiency of the counter staff. After all, we pride ourselves on being impartial.

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Day trips from Canberra

Namadgi National Park: Approximately 45 minutes from Canberra, a world of silent bush-land, breathtaking vistas and rich Aboriginal history awaits. Situated in the Australian Alps, Namadgi National Park offers a wealth of activities to visitors. From climbing and abseiling the granite outcrops, to mountain biking along the fire trails and exploring the Bimberi wilderness, this area of natural beauty has something for everyone.

Canberra Deep Space Communication Complex: Located in the beautiful Tidbinbilla Valley, about 45 minutes from Canberra by car, the giant antenna dishes of NASA’s Deep Space Network dominate the landscape. The Canberra Space Centre offers visitors the chance to learn about the role Australia plays in the exploration of our solar system. Showcasing the past, present and future of space exploration with interactive displays and memorabilia (such as the flight suit worn by Australian astronaut Andy Thomas), this popular attraction promises to deliver an experience which is out of this world.

Fitzroy Falls: Situated in the heart of the Southern Highlands, the picturesque village of Fitzroy Falls can be reached in around two hours by car. Surrounded by stunning natural waterfalls, thick eucalyptus forests and vast national parks, this idyllic location offers an ideal escape for anyone looking for some of the best bushwalking and bird-watching the region has to offer.

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