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|Vehicle Classes ||Economy, Compact, Intermediate, Standard, Fullsize, Premium, Luxury, Wagon/Estate, Van, SUV|
|Number of Depots ||6 in CBD|
|Suppliers||Avis, Budget, Enterprise, Europcar, Hertz, Thrifty|
We work with six car hire suppliers at Canberra Airport, ensuring you get the best rates and a convenient pick-up and drop-off arrangement. Collect from Canberra Airport and get on the road sooner.
Visit Australia’s capital city and explore Canberra’s famous sights including Parliament House. Here are our top tips for driving in Canberra:
Michelle (August 2019): Michelle rented an Intermediate rental car from Europcar picked up at Canberra for a business trip. She said that the collecting and returning process was fine and rated the condition of the car 10/10.
In March 2019, our customers paid between AUD $22 and AUD $307 per day for a hire car. Prices vary depending on vehicle type, time of year, and booking duration. For current rates in Canberra, use our price comparison tool.
The highest-rated rental car in Canberra is Hyundai I30 or similar based on recent ratings by our customers.
Europcar is the highest-rated car hire supplier in Canberra based on recent ratings by our customers.
If you need to pick up or drop off your hire car after hours in Canberra, Enterprise is open til 10:00pm daily. For earlier pickups or later drop-offs than this, consider choosing Canberra Airport as your collection / drop off point.
You will need to pay an excess amount (ranging anywhere from AUD$4000 to AUD$8250) if your hire car is damaged or stolen. In Australia, general car insurance is covered by the car rental company.
There’s more to Canberra than politics. Visit Australia’s capital city to enjoy an emerging food culture, inspiring museums and the yearly floral festival, Floriade. Here are some of our favourite experiences in and around Canberra:
See the largest display of dinosaur and fossil materials in Australia at The National Dinosaur Museum. The museum showcases life-like animatronic dinosaur models, as well as complete skeletons and fossils dating from the Triassic to the Cretaceous periods.
Address: Uriarra Rd, Stromlo 2611
Rocky Trail Entertainment organizes several mountain bike events in Canberra every year, ranging from cross-country endurance to downhill racing, and even the new gravity enduro format. They run these events at Stromlo Forest Park, one of Australia's most popular mountain bike parks with over 60km of single trails.
Visitors can participate in Rocky Trail's endurance races. Or, watch the annual Downhill state series event that's all about big jumps. It includes the most technical downhill trails Stromlo has to offer.
Address: King Edward Terrace, Canberra 2601
Questacon is a favourite for the young and young-at-heart with seven themed galleries filled with more than 200 hands-on science exhibits. Be sure to take in a show by in-house theatre troupe Questacon Excited Particles and their Spectacular Science Shows.
Address: 30 National Circuit, Forrest, 2603
Located minutes away from the CBD, Forrest Hotel and Apartments offers 76 hotel rooms and 40 serviced apartments. Guests can unwind and dine at the hotel’s own Sherwoods Restaurant, which overlooks leafy parklands.
Address: 69 Canberra Avenue, Canberra, 2601
This 4-star hotel is located in the heart of Canberra’s CBD and is close to all the sights of the city. East Hotel offers 140 spotlessly clean rooms with its own gourmet kitchen, wireless internet, and high-end appliances. Guests with kids can avail the Kids Studios complete with bunk beds, bean bags, toys, and an Xbox with the latest games.