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Car hire Canberra Airport

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Car hire Canberra Airport compares the prices of well-known car hire companies in Australia, including the following location: Canberra Airport

Rental car options at Canberra Airport

The following car rental companies received the highest ratings in Canberra Airport. Compare the ratings and prices of these rental companies with a single search.

  • Enterprise

    8.8 (1606)
  • Alamo

    8.7 (7456)
  • Hertz

    8.4 (5686)
  • Europcar

    8.4 (6691)
  • Thrifty

    8.4 (4499)
  • Avis

    8.2 (4864)
  • National Car Rental

    8.2 (360)
  • Sixt

    7.9 (2565)
  • Budget

    7.7 (8462)
  • Keddy By Europcar

    7.7 (2783)
  • FireFly Car Rental

    7 (3274)

Car rental location Canberra Airport

Location information for Canberra Airport

Canberra Airport car hire

Canberra International Airport, located less than 20kms southeast of the capital city, is Australia's eighth-busiest airport. Airlines operating here include Qantas and Virgin Australia, which offer flights to all of Australia's major cities, while Brindabella Airlines uses the airport as its main hub. Many travellers arriving on business or pleasure choose car rental in Canberra Airport as their preferred way of getting around.

Canberra Airport facilities

The airport is undergoing major refurbishment, with the new Western Concourse Terminal, which will replace the Qantas Terminal, due to open in 2012. There is also the Common User Terminal and the Southern Concourse Terminal. All the top class facilities expected of a major airport are offered, including restaurants, shops and car hire in Canberra Airport.

Canberra Airport excursions

Canberra may be Australia's capital, but it is generally not near the top of tourists' must-visit lists. However, there are several attractions to keep visitors occupied, including the Australian War Museum, the Australian National Botanic Gardens and the impressive Black Mountain Tower. Canberra is surrounded by mountains, with many having excellent walking trails and offering superb views of the city below.

Best time to visit

Canberra can be visited all-year-round, with the best time to visit dependent on a person's preferred weather condition. Summers are generally hot and dry, with January and February occasionally seeing temperatures surpassing 40°C. Winters, on the other hand, are fairly chilly, with temperatures between June and August hovering around the 12°C mark. Rainfall is highest in October and November, while March and April offer comfortable conditions.

Car rental in Canberra Airport

Numerous car rental companies are located throughout the building of this major airport. Visitors to the city can compare car hire online prior to arrival to pick up the best discount or arrange a vehicle on-the-spot upon arrival at a premium rate. Once you have picked up your vehicle at the airport, it is just a 10-minute drive to the city centre.

Practical information

  • Currency
    Australian dollar
  • Driving direction
  • City speed limit
    50 km/h
  • Freeway speed limit
    100 - 130 km/h
  • Language
  • Popular car category

What most people want to know

The following questions and answers are a selection of the most popular questions. If you do not find the answer to your question, have a look at the Frequently Asked Questions page or contact us.

Is the cheapest?

Yes, we offer a guarantee of the lowest price - because we compare various retailers, we can always offer you the best price in town.

What do I need to do when picking up a car?

To pick up your car, you will need your voucher, passport, driver's license and a credit card. It is very important that your driver's license and credit card are in the same name as the main driver. Keep in mind that the local rental company will reserve a certain amount on your credit card as a deposit. This requires the PIN code for your credit card. If your driver's license is foreign (for example, in Chinese), you must bring a translation with you. Only your original passport and driver's license will be accepted - a copy is not sufficient.

Are there any additional costs?

In general, our rates are all-inclusive. Should there be any additional costs, our booking department will get in touch with you before issuing the invoice. Should you object, you can always cancel your reservation with no obligations attached (at least 48 hours in advance).

What kind of insurance is applicable to my car rental?

In general, Liability Insurance, Fire Insurance, All-Risks Insurance and Theft Insurance are included in the cost of your rental car.

What is a worry-free label?

This label indicates that a rental car satisfies the following requirements: Unlimited kilometers, no excess liability (and no excess cover available), sustainable energy policy, and that the car rental company has a good reputation. Availability of cars satisfying these four requirements will speed up the selection of a suitable vehicle for you.

How can I change or cancel my reservation?

You can cancel your reservation through "My Account". We recommend contacting us by phone if your changes to your booking or cancellation takes place at short notice (48 hours or less).

When will I get a confirmation of my booking?

Most reservations will receive confirmation within minutes after payment takes place. We recommend contacting our Booking Department for last minute reservations (pick-up within 48 hours).

Which car rental companies are compared by at this location?
  • Enterprise
  • Alamo
  • Hertz
  • Europcar
  • Thrifty
  • Avis
  • National Car Rental
  • Sixt
  • Budget
  • Keddy By Europcar
  • FireFly Car Rental