Frequently asked questions about renting a car & car rental in Cairns
Which car rental companies are near or in Cairns?
There are over 8 car rental companies in Cairns. Car rental companies such as Thrifty Car & Truck Rental City on Aplin St & Sheridan Street City, Hertz on Shop1 Square Shopping Centre Abbott Street & Shields Street City, Sixt on 411 Sheridan Street City, Europcar City on Square Corner Shield & Abbott Street City, East Coast Airport on 411 Sheridan Street North, Hertz on 147 Lake Street City, Enterprise on 2 51 Sheridan Street City, ACE on 147 Lake Street City, etc.
Do I need a credit card for car rental in Cairns?
You can make a booking without a credit card with autoprio.com. Note that, even if you choose to pay by debit card, you will have to provide a valid credit card in the driver’s name at the time of pick-up in Cairns, since the rental agent requires a credit card from which to take the rental deposit. Credit cards accepted for pick-up are MasterCard, Visa, and in some cases American Express.
How can I find car rental near me in Cairns?
Do a search for Cairns. Then take a look at our map of hire car companies to find the best rental cars near you in Cairns from companies such as Thrifty Car & Truck Rental City on Aplin St & Sheridan Street City, Hertz on Shop1 Square Shopping Centre Abbott Street & Shields Street City, Sixt on 411 Sheridan Street City, Europcar City on Square Corner Shield & Abbott Street City, East Coast Airport on 411 Sheridan Street North, Hertz on 147 Lake Street City, Enterprise on 2 51 Sheridan Street City, ACE on 147 Lake Street City and others.
What types of car can I rent in Cairns?
The supply of rental cars varies during the season but you can usually rent car types such as 7 seater minivan, small-medium truck-lorry, moped, cargo van, suv, medium suv, convertible, small suv, intermediate elite, special cars, electric cars, minibus, fullsize cars, minivan, economy cars, 5 seater minivan, compact elite, mini elite, luxury elite, standard cars, exotic cars, hybrid cars, jeep, economy elite, intermediate, estate, 9 seater minivan, fullsize elite, compact cars, premium cars, luxury cars, large truck-lorry, mini cars in Cairns with autoprio.com.
What is the cheapest car rental company in Cairns and Australia?
In the past 14 days, the cheapest rental cars in Australia on Autoprio.com were found at Alpha, East Coast Rentals, Bargain Car Rentals, Aerodrive, Carhood, Abaa, Sunset and Redspot. It is usually cheaper to hire a car in Cairns than at the airport. However, it often pays off to compare the price between the airport and nearby cities before booking.
What is the best rental car company in Cairns and Australia?
Based on ratings and reviews on autoprio.com, the best car rental companies in Australia are Avis, National, Hertz, Thrifty, Europcar, Budget, Sixt and Enterprise. The largest companies have offices in the city and at the airport.
Where can I park a car in Cairns?
Long-term parking and short-term parking in parking lots and in parking garages in Cairns are e.g. Staff Carpark, Bus Parking, Coles Emergency Staff Carpark, Terminal 2 Covered Parking, Southern Esplanade Carpark, New Arrivals, Terminal 2 Parking, Cairns Square, Visitor Carpark etc.
Where are there gas and service stations in or near Cairns?
Nearby gas and service stations and petrol stations in or near Cairns are e.g. Mobil North Cairns on Sheridan Street 333, Puma, Machans Beach Store & Post, BP, Shell Coles Express on Sheridan Street, Coles, Mobil, United, Portsmith Fuels Bentley Park (Independent), Caltex Woolworths Petrol on Mulgrave Road, Caltex, Stratford Fuel on Stratford Parade, Puma Portsmith on Cook Street 104 etc.
Are there extra charges for drop-off at a different location other than Cairns?
Yes, in most cases the car rental company will charge an extra fee if you wish to return the vehicle at a different location like airports such as Sydney Airport, Gold Coast Airport, Melbourne Airport, Adelaide Airport, Avalon Airport, Brisbane Airport, Perth Airport and Canberra Airport, instead of Cairns. Autoprio.com will clearly state whether the one-way fee is included in the rental price or what additional cost may arise at the time of booking.
Which additional charges could apply in Cairns?
Please note that each car rental agent has its own policy on additional charges which will be clearly stated in the rental conditions at the time of booking at Autoprio.com. Generally, additional charges may be applied for: out-of-hours drop-off, border crossing, one-way rentals, young drivers, winter tyres, out-of-hours pick-up and senior drivers. Any additional charges will need to be paid directly at the rental desk in the local currency in Cairns.
Comparison of rental car prices and car rental from several businesses in the town Cairns in Australia. Find the best prices for rental cars. It always pays off to compare before you book, in some smaller communities local companies can have very competitive prices.
Easy and safe online booking for rental cars. Search for a city, airport etc. and choose a pick up location. The search will look for all types of models. Rental cars are available at Cairns’s travel centre, train stations (Kuranda Scenic Railway Station, Freshwater, Cairns Station and Cairns) and airports like Cairns International Airport 4 km (3 mi), Mareeba Airport 40 km (25 mi) and Innisfail Airport 75 km (47 mi), CNS and ferry terminals and ports (Reef Fleet Terminal, B Finger, C Finger, D Finger). Car rental where every cost is included, no hidden fees and free cancellations/amendments up to 24-48 hours before you pick up the car. Enterprise on 2 51 Sheridan Street City, Thrifty Car & Truck Rental City on Aplin St & Sheridan Street City, East Coast Airport on 411 Sheridan Street North, ACE on 147 Lake Street City, Hertz on 147 Lake Street City, Sixt on 411 Sheridan Street City, Hertz on Shop1 Square Shopping Center Abbott Street & Shields Street City, Europcar City on Square Corner Shield & Abbott Street City are the companies we compare in Cairns/Australia.
More about Cairns
Cairns is located in the municipality Cairns, Queensland state, Australia and is a town. It is the 5th largest town/city when it comes to inhabitants in the region and the 14th largest city/district in Australia. Smaller communities, villages and suburbs nearby are Mareeba, Innisfail, Atherton, Redlynch, Woree, Trinity Beach, Parramatta Park, Cairns City, Westcourt and Portsmith. The city is located about 1 meters (3 ft) above sea level. Larger surrounding cities/communities are Mareeba (c. 8,400 pop), Innisfail (c. 8,300 pop), Atherton (c. 7,000 pop) and Redlynch (c. 6,100 pop). About 153,100 (2018) people live in the town. Whether you are visiting the town Cairns just for one day or for a longer period, there is plenty to do. Read more further down. Bus stations and bus stops in the city are Cairns Central Terminus, Airport Connect Terminal 1, Cairns City Bus Station, Mount Sheridan Plaza Bus Stop, James Cook University Bus Station and Airport Connect Terminal 2. Learn more about which companies are located in the country.
Sights, Attractions and Activities
Recommendations and tips on activities, experiences, museums, attractions, events, places and destinations in Cairns you can visit during your stay in the town can be found here. Stockland Cairns, Cairns Central, Mt Sheridan Plaza, Mount Sheridan Shopping Center, Direct Factory Outlets and Raintrees Shopping Center are malls in the city if you want to do some shopping. Paradise Palms 18 km (11 mi), Palm Cove Country Club 23 km (14 mi), Half Moon Bay Golf Club 14 km (9 mi) and Cairns Golf Club 5 km (3 mi) are golf courses located close to the community. Do you want to play some golf or are planning a golf trip? Central race tracks and motor stadiums for horse racing and harness racing etc. are Cannon Park Racecourse.
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Car rental companies in Cairns, Australia
Firefly, Abaa, Alamo, East Coast Rentals, Budget, Europcar, Thrifty, Jucy, Redspot, Enterprise, National, Hertz, Bargain Car Rentals, Carhood, Ace, Alpha, Sixt, Sunset, Aerodrive and Avis are the companies we compare in the city and in the region to find the best price. You can usually find the largest selection at airports such as Cairns Airport. The large companies usually have offices adjacent to the airport.
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