VroomVroomVroom makes searching, comparing and booking your hire car in Cairns easy. Get on the road to explore Far North Queensland with our reliable and affordable car hire options from Australia’s leading rental car companies.
|Vehicle Classes ||Economy, Compact, Intermediate, Standard, Fullsize, Premium, Luxury, Pickup, Wagon/Estate, Van, SUV|
|Number of Depots ||8 in CBD|
|Suppliers||Avis, Budget, East Coast, Enterprise, Europcar, Hertz, Thrifty|
Flying into Cairns and wanting to get on the road? Consider collecting your hire car from Cairns Airport. We work with 7 car hire suppliers at Cairns Airport, and with VroomVroomVroom, you’re sure to find an affordable car for your holiday.
As one of Far North Queensland’s top destinations, Cairns is a popular spot for tourists ready to explore the tropics. Here are some of our top tips when driving in Cairns :
Karen (July 2019): I collected a compact car from Budget at Cairns Airport. The pickup and drop off was a quick and convenient experience as I was in Cairns for a business trip. The condition of the Hyundai Accent was 9/10.
Jacqui (July 2019): Collecting a compact car from Thrifty Cairns Airport was an easy process. I received a Hyundai Accent and give the condition of the car a 9/10. I was in Cairns for a holiday.
Rohan (June-July 2019): I've picked up a full-size car from Avis at Cairns. The condition of the Camry is 10/10. My experience collecting and returning the rental car is good and I recommend using the same service.
In January 2019, our customers paid between AUD $20 and AUD $243 per day for a hire car. Prices vary depending on vehicle type, time of year, and booking duration. For current rates in Cairns, use our price comparison tool.
The highest-rated rental car in Cairns is Nissan Qashqai or similar based on recent ratings by our customers.
Enterprise is the highest-rated car hire supplier in Cairns based on recent ratings by our customers.
Consider Avis, Budget or Enterprise located in downtown Cairns which are open 7:30am to 5:00pm (Enterprise 5:30pm) throughout the week. For earlier pick ups or later drop offs than this, consider choosing Cairns Airport as your collection / drop off point.
Car insurance is covered by the car rental company in Australia, but, if the car is damaged or stolen during your rental period you will pay an excess amount. This varies depending on your car rental agreement but is generally anywhere from AUD$4000 to AUD$8250. Read more about how to reduce your car rental excess.
Cairns is the gateway to Far North Queensland and many of the State’s best tourist destinations including the Great Barrier Reef, Daintree Rainforest, and Cape Tribulation. Here are some of our favourite experiences in and around Cairns:
Address: 12 Castaways Close, Kewarra Beach 4879
Wait–a–While Rainforest Tours offers small group rainforest and wildlife experiences within the Wet Tropics World Heritage area of Tropical North Queensland. Tour guides take visitors on a night-time wildlife spotlighting tour, introducing them to some of Australia’s most iconic animals.
Address: 126-144 Bunda St, Cairns 4870
Travel through the thousand-year-old, UNESCO World Heritage-listed rainforests of Tropical North Queensland. Witness the beauty of its waterfalls, mountains, and wildlife. The original Kuranda Scenic Railway offers you the old-world charm of travelling in authentic timber carriages.
Drive your car hire to Cairns Square Shopping Centre where you can find an array of stores ranging from fashion to food. Another place where you can drive your car hire is the Cairns Square, which is located on the corner of Shields and Abbott Streets.
Interested in finding our more things to do in Cairns? Check out these awesome tours from Tourstogo.com.
Address: 6 Lake Street, Cairns QLD 4870
Within walking distance to the Cairns Esplanade, Marlin Marina, Reef Casino, and the harbour foreshore, Park Regis City Quays is centrally located and well-appointed for your stay in Cairns.
Address: 2-4 Lake Street, Cairns QLD 4870
Park Regis Piermonde Apartments offers travellers two and three-bedroom apartments, and is conveniently located near the Cairns Convention Centre.