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Start Your Aussie Adventure With a Car Hire in Cairns Airport 

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Cairns Airport is one of the leading regional airports and the seventh busiest airport in Australia. It serves more than 3.5 million passengers annually and handles 44 domestic and 20 international flights. The airport has direct flights to Gold Coast, Brisbane, Melbourne, Sydney, Darwin, Townsville, Perth, and Adelaide. Cairns Airport also handles direct flights from Hong Kong, Tokyo, Osaka, Port Moresby, and Guam as well as seasonal flights to Auckland, Shanghai, and Guangzhou. 

The public airport is nestled between the east of Trinity Bay and the west of Mount Whitfield. It is just seven kilometres away from the Central Business District. Cairns Airport serves as a gateway to the Great Barrier Reef and North Queensland's Tropical Rainforeststhus making the airport quite popular among outdoor lovers and explorers. 

There are two passenger terminals at Cairns Airport: domestic terminal (5 jet bridges and 17 gates) and international terminal (6 jet bridges and 10 gates). Car hire Cairns Airport offices can be found at the northern end of the domestic terminal and at the arrivals hall of the international terminal. 

Benefits of booking a hire car with VroomVroomVroom 

You do know that it's quite far from where you are, don't you? So you'll probably be doing the most sensible thing which is to fly via Cairns Airport - and that's a promising start. But you will need VroomVroomVroom to snag you the best car rental in Cairns Airport to get you out into the sunshine and in the direction of your Queensland adventure.

If you've jumped on our website and organised your car rental in Cairns Airport before taking flight, all you have to do is cruise on up to the counter and jump into your rental car for an adventure of a lifetime.

VroomVroomVroom provides you with direct choice and comparison between all the most popular and respected car hire companies in Australia. VroomVroomVroom do not only collate all the deals and specials from Budget, Avis, Europcar, Hertz and Thrifty to put them in one place so that you can be sure you are getting the best possible deal, but they also guarantee the best web-based pricing from these companies. Check out our price promise to see how this works.

Make sure to book ahead of time to take advantage of big discounts and better selection in rental cars.  No need to worry about modifying or cancelling your reservation because we don't charge any fee for that! You won't also get charged any booking fee! Isn't that awesome?

So once you've picked up your hire car, you're ready to vroom off into the sunset and explore Cairns and the rest of Queensland! If you need help in booking a car hire in Cairns Airport, feel free to contact us via phone call, email or live chat. You can also reach out to us via Facebook and Twitter

Do you prefer hiring a campervan in Cairns?

VroomVroomVroom also compares campervan hire deals in Cairns because we want you to be comfortable on your trip.  We have carefully handpicked the best deals to ensure that you will get your money's worth. Start comparing campervan and motorhome rentals from leading suppliers to find the one that will best suit your budget and needs. 

So in case you are planning to rent a car for business or pleasure, or you simply need a car, VroomVroomVroom has the perfect top-quality and reliable car hire in Cairns Airport for you.  For information on departures and arrivals, visit Cairns Airport.

Before driving your car rental or campervan hire, it is advisable to check the weather forecast in Cairns at WeatherZone so you can plan your itinerary better. 

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Hop in your hire car and experience the best of Cairns

Appropriately and ideally situated just 10 minutes from the CBD, 25 minutes from Palm Cove and the Northern Beaches and nearly one hour from Port Douglas, flying in and traveling to Cairns is easy and hassle-free as many domestic and international flights arrive every day.

Cairns is regarded as the heart of the Tropical Northas well as a magnificent base for touring this large region. With the Great Barrier Reef, which serves as the perfect destination for tourists, the breathtaking Daintree Rainforest, Cooktown and Cape York to the north, the impressive Tablelands and outback to the west, plus several notable attractions in between, Cairns is a tropical place with a variety of top attractions and cool activities to select from. But, of course, there are other great reasons why visit this place: from the beautiful beaches, marvelous hinterland, amazing cafés and bars, lively markets and easy-going and hospitable people make Cairns a must-see destination.

Here are some of our recommended things to do in Cairns

  1. Take pleasure in Great Barrier Reef diving and snorkeling.
  2. Sail to Green Island and snorkel straight off the beach.
  3. Relax in style and have a road trip to Port Douglas and visit the Sunday markets.
  4. Take delight via a glorious scenic hot air balloon flight over the Atherton Tablelands.
  5. Make sure also to take the scenic rail & Skyrail to Kuranda.
  6. Explore and get lost through the world's oldest surviving tropical rainforest in the Daintree.
  7. Have a pleasant time rafting on the mighty Tully River, known as the best rafting river across Australia and New Zealand.
  8. Go to see some Spanish style castles at Paronella Park.
  9. Travel through the Atherton Tablelands and enjoy fresh local produce straight from the farms.
  10. Adore coral gardens and secluded beaches at Fitzroy Island.
  11. Drive through north of Cairns and visit Cooktown, regarded as one of Australia's most historically momentous townships.

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