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Cheap Car Hire in Sydney from R490

This price is the cheapest per day rate found by a Cheapflights user in the last 72 hours by searching for a car hire in Sydney with a pick-up date of 23/7 and drop-off date of 24/7. Fares are subject to change and may not be available at all agencies or on all dates of hire. Click the price to replicate the search for this deal.
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Sydney car hires in 2024

Get helpful information to start your search for the perfect car hire in Sydney. The average price data is based on the last 12 months and was last updated on 18 July 2024.

Most popular company

BARGAINCAR

Price of petrol per litre

R20,58

Average price per day

R329

Cheapest price per day

R490

What is the cheapest time to rent a car in Sydney?

Discover the most affordable period to rent a car in Sydney and save money on your trip. The monthly average price data is based on historical data over the last year and was last updated on 18 July 2024.

January

R655

February

R710

March

R764

April

R673

May

R582

June

R600

July

R764

August

R728

September

R710

October

R655

November

R710

December

R873

Currently, the cheapest month to rent a car in Sydney is May. The most expensive time to rent a car is December. 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.

Popular car types in Sydney

Explore the most popular car models available for hire in Sydney and choose the one that suits your needs. The price data is sourced from various car hire companies and was last updated on 18 July 2024.

There are 45 hire agencies servicing Sydney. These agencies, altogether, have 115 hire locations available. Need an affordable hire? small car is the cheapest car type to hire in Sydney with prices from R490 a day in the previous 7-day period. Here are 3 car types you can hire in Sydney:

Economy

Economy

Compact

Compact

Intermediate

Intermediate

SUV

SUV

R2 522+

People carrier

People carrier

R1 035+

Full-size SUV

Full-size SUV

R1 909+

Mini

Mini

Compact SUV

Compact SUV

Compare available car types for rental in Sydney

Compare and contrast the various car types offered for hire in Sydney to find the perfect fit for your trip. Price data is based on averages over the last 12 months and was last updated on 18 July 2024.

Small cars

R425 - R1 099

All Car Types

R533 - R2 060

To hire a small car in Sydney, Australia, you would pay an average price of R729/day. October is the cheapest month to hire a small car in Sydney, Australia (~R425/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is August (~R1 099/day). In fact, October is about 42% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a small car hire for Sydney. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Sydney, renting a small car saves you 26% in costs. Please note that average prices are based on historical data and can vary depending on how early you book, availability for your travel dates, and vehicle popularity. Here are the best Sydney small car hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To hire a medium car in Sydney, Australia, you would pay an average price of R808/day. February is the cheapest month to hire a medium car in Sydney, Australia (~R482/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is August (~R2 293/day). In fact, February is about 41% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a medium car hire for Sydney. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Sydney, renting a medium car saves you 18% in costs. Please note that average prices are based on historical data and can vary depending on how early you book, availability for your travel dates, and vehicle popularity. Here are the best Sydney medium car hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To hire a large car in Sydney, Australia, you would pay an average price of R1 213/day. June is the cheapest month to hire a large car in Sydney, Australia (~R663/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is September (~R5 444/day). In fact, June is about 46% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a large car hire for Sydney. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Sydney, renting a large car is 19% more expensive. Please note that average prices are based on historical data and can vary depending on how early you book, availability for your travel dates, and vehicle popularity.

To hire a SUV in Sydney, Australia, you would pay an average price of R1 040/day. February is the cheapest month to hire a SUV in Sydney, Australia (~R542/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is August (~R3 028/day). In fact, February is about 48% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a SUV hire for Sydney. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Sydney, renting a SUV is 6% more expensive. Please note that average prices are based on historical data and can vary depending on how early you book, availability for your travel dates, and vehicle popularity. Here are the best Sydney SUV hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

Chevrolet SparkR490/day
2
M
A/C
Chevrolet Spark
Suzuki BalenoR647/day
2
M
A/C
Suzuki Baleno
Toyota Corolla QuestR647/day
4
M
A/C
Toyota Corolla Quest

Top rental agencies in Sydney

Explore the leading car hire agencies in Sydney known for their outstanding service and extensive range of vehicles to choose from. There are currently 8 car hire companies in Sydney. Reviews were last updated on 18 July 2024.
Browse through some of the top car hire agencies in Sydney, including Firefly, Budget and Avis in Sydney. Reviews, pricing info, pickup locations, and other important details are available to aid your decision.

Firefly

10,0
Wonderful
4 reviews4 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

10,0

Comfort

10,0

Overall

10,0

Pick-up/drop-off

6,0

Value

10,0

Budget

8,7
Very Good
10 reviews4 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8,9

Comfort

8,9

Overall

8,7

Pick-up/drop-off

8,4

Value

8,1

Avis

8,5
Very Good
6 reviews5 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8,8

Comfort

9,1

Overall

8,5

Pick-up/drop-off

8,5

Value

8,0

Hertz

8,2
Very Good
12 reviews5 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8,2

Comfort

8,2

Overall

8,2

Pick-up/drop-off

7,7

Value

8,0

Thrifty

8,1
Very Good
17 reviews8 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8,2

Comfort

8,1

Overall

8,0

Pick-up/drop-off

7,8

Value

7,5

JUCY

4 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8,0

Comfort

6,6

Overall

8,0

Pick-up/drop-off

9,3

Value

9,3

Simba Car Hire

7,1
Good
6 reviews3 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8,2

Comfort

7,7

Overall

7,1

Pick-up/drop-off

7,1

Value

7,1

Enterprise Rent-A-Car

6,3
Okay
2 reviews4 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

6,0

Comfort

6,5

Overall

6,5

Pick-up/drop-off

6,5

Value

6,0

Best Sydney car hire deals found

Browse through a selection of recently found affordable car hiredeals in Sydney. Plan your trip with ease and find the perfect rental option for your needs. There are currently 8 hire car agencies in Sydney with an average daily rate of R905. Data was last updated on 18 July 2024.
Some of the most attractive options when it comes to hiring a car in Sydney. Check back soon for more deals if you're not finding the one you're looking for.
Chevrolet SparkR490/day
2
M
A/C
Chevrolet Spark
Ford EcoSportR508/day
4
M
A/C
Ford EcoSport
Toyota CorollaR575/day
5
M
A/C
Toyota Corolla

Car hire FAQs

Find answers to frequently asked questions about car hires in Sydney, including policies, requirements, and more. FAQs were last updated on 18 July 2024.
  • What is the cheapest hire car found in Sydney?

    In the past two weeks, Cheapflights users have found many deals under R329/day when booking a car hire in Sydney. The absolute best deal a user found was for R293/day from Bargain Car Rentals, booked on Jul. 14.

  • What car hire company is typically the cheapest in Sydney?

    According to our data, users have found the cheapest deals when booking a car hire in Sydney from the following companies over the past two weeks: Goldcar Rental SP (R490/day), Simba Car Hire (R575/day), and JUCY (R703/day).

  • Which car hire company is considered to be the best in Sydney?

    Taking our users’ ratings and reviews into consideration, Goldcar Rental SP (10,0 rating), Fox (10,0 rating) and Enterprise Rent-A-Car (10,0 rating) seem to be the best car hire companies in Sydney.

  • What are petrol prices like in Sydney?

    The average price of petrol in Sydney is R20,58/litre over the past month, costing you anywhere between R926 and R1 337 to fill up a car’s fuel tank.

  • How much does it cost to hire a car in Sydney for a week from Bargain Car Rentals?

    From Bargain Car Rentals you can hire a car in Sydney from about R2 304 per week on average.

  • How far in advance should I hire a car in Sydney for the best price?

    Booking early can save you upwards of 35% on your car hire. Booking your vehicle at least 7 days in advance can you get you a great below-average price in Sydney.

  • Can I rent a car for a month in Sydney?

    Yes, cars are available to be hired for an entire month in Sydney.

  • How much does it cost to rent a car in Sydney for a month?

    You can potentially save up to 12% on a month-long rental by booking with Bargain Car Rentals. Bargain Car Rentals is the cheapest rental company available within the next few months. Renting a car in Sydney can cost you on average R9 875 a month or R329 a day. For extended stays in a location, this option will usually save you the most.

  • How much is a car hire in Sydney for a weekend?

    R0 is typically the average cost for a hire car for the weekend in Sydney, though this could vary depending on the time of year. If you’re on a budget when travelling to Sydney, then opt for a Mini hire vehicle - these tend to be the most affordable on weekends. In the month of August, you can expect to find car hire prices on Cheapflights for as low as R0/day.

  • What car do most people hire in Sydney?

    The most popular car chosen by those travelling to Sydney is Mini (Kia Carnival) based on our Cheapflights data.

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