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Footscray Melbourne car rental

We offer the best and the cheapest car hire vehicles for your Footscray escapade, a suburb 5km west of Melbourne. Simply fill in the search menu with your travel plans and a comparison list of available car hire vehicles supplied by the most trusted car hire companies like Avis, Hertz, Budget, Thrifty and Europcar will be generated for your reference.

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Select the perfect vehicle for your Footscray vacation and book it in advance to avail affordable prices. You may also check out our location pages for options on your next vacation.
  1. There is no need to freak out when you change your plans and need to cancel your reservation. VroomVroomVroom doesn't charge cancellation fees and is free from hidden charges.
  2. You can choose among several car rental pick up locations strategically located in Footscray and near suburbs for your convenience.
  3. Got queries? Simply contact us and we will be delighted to supply you with accurate and reliable information. We have the best customer care team who are always available to satisfy your needs. 

Footscray Melbourne Guide

A cheap rental car will complete your Footscray getaway

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.

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.

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.

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.

Footscray is a place where you can discover the history of the surrounding area, but at the same time you can also have fun.

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 Footscray Car RentalBudget Footscray - Corner Whitehall And Hopkins St, Footscray, VIC. 3011
  • Avis West Footscray (West Melbourne) Car RentalAvis West Footscray (West Melbourne) - 713 Geelong Road, Brooklyn, VIC. 3012
  • Thrifty Footscray Car RentalThrifty Footscray - 69 Hopkins Street (Crn Irving St), Footscray, VIC. 3011
  • Hertz West Melbourne Car RentalHertz West Melbourne - 128 Whitehall Street, Footscray, VIC. 3011
  • Europcar Melbourne Albion Car RentalEuropcar Melbourne Albion - 590 Ballarat Road, Albion, VIC. 3020
  • Hertz West Melbourne Cars Car RentalHertz West Melbourne Cars - 3/71 Elgar Road, Deer Park, VIC. 3030
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