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Car rental rates in Airlie Beach

Airlie Beach is the perfect destination to enjoy the natural attractions of Queensland’s Whitsunday Coast. Getting on the road and exploring both Tropical North Queensland and the Whitsundays from Airlie Beach is easy with VroomVroomVroom. Our easy to use hire car search will let you search for and book the perfect car for your holidays in just a couple of minutes.

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Compact CarBudget

From $110/day

for 26 May - 31 May 2024
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Intermediate CarBudget

From $112/day

for 26 May - 31 May 2024
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Standard CarBudget

From $115/day

for 26 May - 31 May 2024
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Economy CarHertz

From $117/day

for 26 May - 31 May 2024
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SpecialHertz

From $121/day

for 26 May - 31 May 2024
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Fullsize Passenger VanBudget

From $133/day

for 26 May - 31 May 2024

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Rental rate prices displayed are AUD and were available in response to a search at 12:01 am on May 23, 2024 by an Australian resident aged between 30 and 69 years old, for the specified travel dates, with a pickup and return time of 10:00 am. Rates and vehicle availability may change without notice. Use our price comparison tool to get current rental rates. Rates include all mandatory fees for the rental and exclude credit card surcharges and extras.

Rates are in AUD and were last updated on 23 May, 2024

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Our customers have rated their Airlie Beach car rental booking experience 4.7/5
(25 reviews)
  • 06 Mar 2024

    Straightforward

    si jeng s.
    Booked: Toyota Corolla Hybrid or similar
    Adelaide Airport
    Toyota Corolla Hybrid or similar
  • 14 Feb 2024

    easy booking

    chee keong c.
    Booked: Kia Cerato or similar
    Melbourne Airport
    Kia Cerato or similar
  • 14 Feb 2024

    Easy

    leanne a.
    Booked: Dual Cab 4WD or similar
    Adelaide Airport
    Dual Cab 4WD or similar
  • 15 Feb 2024

    Quick

    guan w.
    Booked: Mystery Car or similar
    Gold Coast Airport
    Mystery Car or similar
  • 13 Feb 2024

    Thankyou

    wayne b.
    Booked: Jeep Compass or similar
    Nadi International A/p
    Jeep Compass or similar
  • 14 Feb 2024

    Easy to follow - simple.

    denyse t.
    Booked: Mazda CX5 or similar
    Artarmon
    Mazda CX5 or similar
  • 20 Feb 2024

    All fine

    john w.
    Booked: Kia Cerato or similar
    Busselton
    Kia Cerato or similar
  • 18 Feb 2024

    Easy to book. Fast, efficient check-in. Car was great.

    robert c.
    Booked: Toyota RAV4 or similar
    Gold Coast Airport
    Toyota RAV4 or similar
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Quick facts on hiring a car in Airlie Beach

🚗 Vehicle typesCar, Commercial Van/Truck, Passenger Van, SUV and Ute.
🔑 No. of depotsFour car rental depots in Airlie Beach.
✅ Rental brandsAvis, Budget, Hertz and Thrifty.

Car models commonly available in Airlie Beach

Popular rental car models in Airlie Beach last month

  • % of Bookings
    Price range last month
  • 1

    25%

    $74
    $125
    Hyundai i30

    Hyundai i30Compact Car

    5

    4

    1 large, 1 small

    Rent with

    Hertz

  • 2

    13%

    $78
    $112
    Mazda CX-30

    Mazda CX-30Compact SUV

    5

    4

    2 large, 2 small

    Rent with

    Hertz

  • 3

    13%

    $118
    $287
    Kia Cerato

    Kia CeratoIntermediate Car

    5

    5

    2 small

    Rent with

    Budget

  • 4

    13%

    $190
    $324
    Mazda CX-9

    Mazda CX-9Fullsize SUV

    7

    4

    2 large, 2 small

    Rent with

    Thrifty, Hertz

  • 5

    6%

    $75
    $75
    Toyota Corolla Hatch

    Toyota Corolla HatchIntermediate Car

    5

    5

    2 small

    Rent with

    Avis

Hyundai vehicles for hire in Airlie Beach

  • Hyundai i30

    Hyundai i30

    5

    4

    1 large, 1 small

    Providers

    Thrifty, Hertz

    Hyundai Kona

    Hyundai Kona

    5

    5

    1 small

    Providers

    Budget

Kia vehicles for hire in Airlie Beach

  • Kia Carnival

    Kia Carnival

    8

    5

    4 small

    Providers

    Avis, Budget, Thrifty, Hertz

    Kia Cerato

    Kia Cerato

    5

    5

    2 small

    Providers

    Budget

  • Kia Sportage

    Kia Sportage

    5

    5

    4 small

    Providers

    Avis, Thrifty, Hertz

Mazda vehicles for hire in Airlie Beach

  • Mazda CX-30

    Mazda CX-30

    5

    5

    2 large, 2 small

    Providers

    Thrifty, Hertz

    Mazda CX-9

    Mazda CX-9

    7

    4

    2 large, 2 small

    Providers

    Thrifty, Hertz

  • Mazda CX5

    Mazda CX5

    5

    5

    2 large, 2 small

    Providers

    Thrifty, Hertz

Nissan vehicles for hire in Airlie Beach

  • Nissan X-Trail

    Nissan X-Trail

    5

    5

    2 small

    Providers

    Budget

Suzuki vehicles for hire in Airlie Beach

  • Suzuki Swift

    Suzuki Swift

    5

    5

    2 small

    Providers

    Avis, Budget, Thrifty, Hertz

Toyota vehicles for hire in Airlie Beach

  • 12 Seat Toyota HiAce

    12 Seat Toyota HiAce

    12

    4

    Providers

    Hertz

    Mine Equipped Toyota Prado

    Mine Equipped Toyota Prado

    5

    4

    4 large, 2 small

    Providers

    Hertz

  • Toyota C-HR

    Toyota C-HR

    5

    5

    3 small

    Providers

    Avis

    Toyota Camry

    Toyota Camry

    5

    4

    4 small

    Providers

    Avis, Budget, Hertz

  • Toyota Camry Hybrid

    Toyota Camry HybridHybrid

    5

    4

    2 large, 2 small

    Providers

    Thrifty, Hertz

    Toyota Corolla

    Toyota Corolla

    5

    4

    3 small

    Providers

    Avis, Budget, Hertz

  • Toyota Corolla  Hybrid

    Toyota Corolla HybridHybrid

    5

    4

    3 large, 2 small

    Providers

    Thrifty, Hertz

    Toyota Corolla Hatch

    Toyota Corolla Hatch

    5

    5

    2 small

    Providers

    Avis

  • Toyota Corolla Hybrid

    Toyota Corolla HybridHybrid

    5

    4

    1 large, 1 small

    Providers

    Thrifty, Hertz

    Toyota Kluger Hybrid

    Toyota Kluger HybridHybrid

    7

    4

    3 large, 2 small

    Providers

    Thrifty, Hertz

  • Toyota Landcruiser Prado

    Toyota Landcruiser Prado

    7

    4

    3 large, 2 small

    Providers

    Hertz

    Toyota Prado

    Toyota Prado

    7

    5

    4 small

    Providers

    Avis, Budget

  • Toyota RAV4 Hybrid

    Toyota RAV4 HybridHybrid

    5

    5

    2 large, 2 small

    Providers

    Thrifty, Hertz

Other vehicles for hire in Airlie Beach

  • 2WD Single Cab Diesel Tray

    2WD Single Cab Diesel Tray

    2

    2

    Providers

    Hertz

    6 Cubic Metre Van

    6 Cubic Metre Van

    2

    2

    Providers

    Hertz

  • Dual Cab 4WD

    Dual Cab 4WD

    5

    4

    Providers

    Thrifty, Hertz

    Mine Equip 4WD Dual Cab

    Mine Equip 4WD Dual Cab

    5

    4

    Providers

    Thrifty, Hertz

  • Mystery Car

    Mystery Car

    4

    4

    Providers

    Budget, Hertz

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The price range indicates the AUD per-day rental rates from bookings made using our search engine, excluding any extras, in most cases. While we make reasonable efforts to provide accurate and reliable data, the data is provided ‘as is’ and errors or other defects may occur. For more information, click here: Terms and Conditions.

Rates are in AUD and were last updated on 23 May, 2024

Airlie Beach daily rate data

Next 7 days rates

Per day price range

Today

23 May

$125

$150

Fri

24 May

$117

$150

Sat

25 May

$117

$150

Sun

26 May

$110

$153

Mon

27 May

$117

$150

Tue

28 May

$110

$153

Wed

29 May

$117

$150

Next 7 days rates

Per day price range

Today

23 May

There is limited availability for pick up at this location on some dates in the next seven days. Use our price comparison tool to get current rental rates and availability.

Limited availability

Fri

24 May

$118

$125

Sat

25 May

$118

$125

Sun

26 May

$112

$125

Mon

27 May

$118

$125

Tue

28 May

$112

$125

Wed

29 May

$118

$125

Next 7 days rates

Per day price range

Today

23 May

$146

$182

Fri

24 May

$121

$182

Sat

25 May

$121

$182

Sun

26 May

$115

$186

Mon

27 May

$121

$182

Tue

28 May

$115

$186

Wed

29 May

$121

$182

Next 7 days rates

Per day price range

Today

23 May

$146

$156

Fri

24 May

$146

$167

Sat

25 May

$146

$167

Sun

26 May

$136

$167

Mon

27 May

$146

$167

Tue

28 May

$136

$167

Wed

29 May

$146

$167

Next 7 days rates

Per day price range

Today

23 May

$160

$181

Fri

24 May

$148

$181

Sat

25 May

$148

$181

Sun

26 May

$142

$181

Mon

27 May

$148

$181

Tue

28 May

$142

$181

Wed

29 May

$148

$181

Next 7 days rates

Per day price range

Today

23 May

$190

$207

Fri

24 May

$190

$207

Sat

25 May

$190

$207

Sun

26 May

$148

$207

Mon

27 May

$190

$207

Tue

28 May

$148

$207

Wed

29 May

$190

$207

Next 7 days rates

Per day price range

Today

23 May

$196

$216

Fri

24 May

$139

$216

Sat

25 May

$139

$216

Sun

26 May

$133

$216

Mon

27 May

$139

$216

Tue

28 May

$133

$216

Wed

29 May

$139

$216

Next 7 days rates

Per day price range

Today

23 May

$246

$246

Fri

24 May

$246

$246

Sat

25 May

$246

$246

Sun

26 May

$233

$246

Mon

27 May

$246

$246

Tue

28 May

$233

$246

Wed

29 May

$246

$246

Next 7 days rates

Per day price range

Today

23 May

$181

$181

Fri

24 May

$181

$181

Sat

25 May

$181

$181

Sun

26 May

$178

$183

Mon

27 May

$181

$181

Tue

28 May

$178

$183

Wed

29 May

$181

$181

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Historical daily rate pricing information is data from actual bookings made using our search engine in the previous 12 months.

Next 7 days rates are obtained from searches in our reservation system for a 3 day rental duration, by an Australian resident aged between 30 and 69 years old, with a pickup and return time of 10:00 am on the indicated pick up date. Rates and vehicle availability may change without notice.

Prices are in AUD and include all mandatory fees for the rental and exclude credit card surcharges and extras.

While we make reasonable efforts to provide accurate and reliable data, the data is provided ‘as is’ and errors or other defects may occur. For more information, click here: Terms and Conditions.

Rates are in AUD and were last updated on 23 May, 2024

Proserpine Airport car hire

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Local expert tips for hiring a car in Airlie Beach

  • Watch your speed

    The speed limit in built-up areas is 50km/h and 60km/h or higher in suburbs and towns. Always drive to the signposted speed limit and conditions of the road.

  • Don’t miss out

    Airlie Beach can be a popular destination to hire a car, so to avoid missing out, consider booking your vehicle in advance across the peak Summer season.

  • Parking

    Get familiar with and observe street signage to understand the parking options in Airlie Beach.

  • Flexible one-way car rentals

    Planning to get a one-way car rental for an interstate trip? You can book a hire car in Airlie Beach and return it to another location. Just untick the “Return to the same location” option in our search form and select your preferred return location.

  • Simplify hiring a car

    Make hiring a car simple and stress-free with these helpful articles. Get up to speed on topics from SIPP codes and toll fees, to age restrictions, licence requirements, and more - learn more about hiring a car.

  • Save on fuel cost

    It’s important to return your hire car with a full tank of fuel to avoid extra fees. With so many service stations in northern Queensland, it can be hard to know where to find the best deal on petrol. Luckily, we’ve got you covered with our free fuel price comparison app.

Car rental depots in Airlie Beach

Car hire depots in Airlie Beach are marked on the map below.

Opening hours are provided by the depots and are subject to change.
  • Avis Airlie Beach

    366 Shute Harbour Rd, Airlie Beach QLD, 4802

    Today •8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

    monday

    8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

    tuesday

    8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

    wednesday

    8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

    thursday

    8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

    friday

    8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

    saturday

    8:00 AM - 12:00 PM

    sunday

    9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

    4.53 • 3 ratings

    5

    Service

    5

    Information

    5

    Accessibility

    4

    Vehicle

    5

    Presentation

  • Budget Airlie Beach Downtown

    366 Shute Harbour Rd, Airlie Beach QLD, 4740

    Today •8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

    monday

    8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

    tuesday

    8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

    wednesday

    8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

    thursday

    8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

    friday

    8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

    saturday

    8:00 AM - 12:00 PM

    sunday

    9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

    5.00 • 1 rating

    5

    Service

    5

    Information

    5

    Accessibility

    5

    Vehicle

    5

    Presentation

  • Hertz Airlie Beach Downtown

    342 Shute Harbour Rd, Airlie Beach QLD, 4802

    Today •8:00 AM - 4:30 PM

    monday

    8:00 AM - 4:30 PM

    tuesday

    8:00 AM - 4:30 PM

    wednesday

    8:00 AM - 4:30 PM

    thursday

    8:00 AM - 4:30 PM

    friday

    8:00 AM - 4:30 PM

    saturday

    8:00 AM - 12:00 PM

    sunday

    9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

    4.60 • 3 ratings

    5

    Service

    5

    Information

    5

    Accessibility

    5

    Vehicle

    4

    Presentation

  • Thrifty Airlie Beach

    342 Shute Harbour Rd, Airlie Beach QLD, 4802

    Today •8:00 AM - 4:30 PM

    monday

    8:00 AM - 4:30 PM

    tuesday

    8:00 AM - 4:30 PM

    wednesday

    8:00 AM - 4:30 PM

    thursday

    8:00 AM - 4:30 PM

    friday

    8:00 AM - 4:30 PM

    saturday

    8:00 AM - 12:00 PM

    sunday

    9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

    4.95 • 4 ratings

    5

    Service

    5

    Information

    5

    Accessibility

    5

    Vehicle

    5

    Presentation

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Frequently asked questions

On hiring a car in Airlie Beach, Queensland

  • How much does it cost to hire a car in Airlie Beach?

    Prices start at AUD $110 per day for a Compact Car, up to AUD $186 per day for a Fullsize Car. Get a live rate for your planned dates and desired vehicle in Airlie Beach.

  • How much does it cost to hire a Minivan or People Mover in Airlie Beach?

    If you’ve got a crowd, but don’t need something as large as a bus, then a 7-seater or 8-seater Minivan hire might be your best option. A Minivan costs between AUD $133 and AUD $233 per day. Check for a live rate by entering your desired car hire dates in Airlie Beach.

  • What is the highest-rated hire car in Airlie Beach?

    The highest-rated rental car in Airlie Beach is Toyota Corolla Hatch or similar, based on ratings by our customers within the last 12 months.

  • What is the highest-rated car hire provider in Airlie Beach?

    Thrifty is the highest-rated car hire provider in Airlie Beach, based on ratings by our customers.

  • Is it cheaper to book a weekly car rental in Airlie Beach?

    The per-day rates of some rental cars may fall if you book for a longer rental period. Prices often change around daily, three-day, five-day and seven-day periods. Also, note that the selection of rental cars available in Airlie Beach may be more limited if you are looking for a long-term car rental, so it’s best to compare a few different booking durations first.

  • Can I pick up a car hire in Airlie Beach and drop off in another location?

    Yes, you can. However there may be a one-way fee charged to your booking.

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