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    The first settlers were the British who arrived in the area in the first half of the 19th century and ever since, the suburb flourished and became an attraction point for those who wanted to start life new. The place was named after 'Foots Cray' which is a locality in the southeastern area of London on the River Cray in Kent. Should you come to Footscray, you will have a great time and you will discover new sides to the Australian life.

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    1. You can select the perfect vehicle for your Footscray holiday and book it in advance to avail affordable prices. You may also check out our location pages​ for options on your next getaway.
    2. You can choose among several car rental pick up locations strategically located in Footscray and near suburbs for your convenience.
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    Driving tips in Footscray

    Footscray is a lively and pleasant suburb located 5 km car drive west of Melbourne. Due to continuous waves of immigration, it is characterised as a diverse suburb - ethnically and culturally, with an array of shopping centres.

    A top rental car will complete your Footscray getaway

    Footscray is a place where you can discover the history of the surrounding area, but at the same time you can also have fun. The population of Footscray currently goes beyond to 11,000. Everything pertaining to Footscray depicts the cultural influences of the different immigrants who originate from Italy, Yugoslavia, Vietnam and Africa. 

    Footscray also houses many sports clubs, ranging from Aussie Rules Football, Canoe Club, Basketball, Cricket, Lacrosse, Rowing and Hockey. There are more than 130 restaurants in Footscray, so the choice is yours when it comes to food; African, Australian, Indian, Vietnamese, Thai, Turkish and Japanese, just pick the one you like. If you are on the run, you can always resort to parking your car on any fast food restaurants.

    Top Attractions within Footscray

    The Footscray Park is one of the largest and most intact illustrations of an Edwardian park in Australia. The park has an area of 15 hectares and is located on the south bank of the Maribyrnong Riverin Victoria. It is also classified as a heritage place due to its aesthetic, horticultural, and social significance to the State of Victoria. The park boasts its botanical collection, ornamental ponds, and garden structures. Footscray Park is also the venue of two large events in Melbourne —The Saltwater Festival and the Vietnamese Festival.

    The Big West Festival is a biennial community event held in Footscray and in its surrounding suburbs. The Festival runs for ten days in November and stages first-class, advanced, and exceptional artistic works in the venues, cultural sites and suburban streets of the western suburbs.

    The Footscray Market is located opposite to the Footscray Railway Station. it is large indoor market with a large variety of products and general goods, and will truly be a nice place to visit!

    The Footscray Community Arts Centre is one of the most interesting places in this charming suburb. It is home to many contemporary artists and has become a catalyst for the developments of culture and multicultural arts in Footscray. It has developed many art programs, workshops, projects and initiatives within the Footscray community.

    The Footscray Drill hosts the infamous Snuff Puppets. These puppets are made at a very large scale and their shows touch different subjects which are more often than not, quite taboo.

    The Dog Theatre is again one of the most interesting venues in Footscray. It houses a whimsical coffee shop with good coffee, snacks and funky seatings. It is a great place to relax after a day in the town.

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    Top depots in Footscray
    • Budget Budget Footscray (North Melbourne) - Cnr Whitehall St & Hopkins St, Footscray, VIC.
    • Europcar Europcar Southern Cross Station - Southern Cross Railway Station, Spencer Street, Melbourne, VIC.
    • Hertz Hertz West Melbourne - 128 Whitehall Street, West Melbourne, VIC.
    • Hertz Hertz West Melbourne Downtown - 577 King St, West Melbourne, VIC.
    • Thrifty Thrifty Footscray - 69 Hopkins St, Footscray, VIC.
    • Thrifty Thrifty Melbourne City - Shop 10, Southern Cross Station 99 Spencer Street Docklands, Melbourne, VIC.