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|Vehicle Classes ||Economy, Compact, Intermediate, Standard, Fullsize, Premium, Wagon/Estate, Van, SUV|
|Number of Depots s||5 in CBD|
|Suppliers||Avis, Budget, Enterprise, Europcar, Hertz|
We work with seven car hire companies to offer the best rates and convenient pick-up or drop-off at Launceston Airport. Get on the road sooner and collect your hire car from Launceston Airport.
Tasmania’s second-largest city and one of Australia’s oldest, Launceston, is just a short two-and-a-half-hour drive from Hobart. Explore the city’s architecture, food and scenic highlights. Here are our top tips for driving in Launceston:
In January 2019, our customers paid between AUD $34 and AUD $239 per day for a hire car. Prices vary depending on vehicle type, time of year, and booking duration. For current rates in Launceston, use our price comparison tool.
The highest-rated rental car in Launceston is Hyundai Tucson or similar based on recent ratings by our customers.
Enterprise is the highest-rated car hire supplier in Launceston based on recent ratings by our customers.
If you need to pick up or drop off your hire car after hours in Launceston, Enterprise is open from 7:30am daily. For earlier pick ups or later drop offs than this, consider choosing Launceston Airport as your collection / drop off point.
If your hire car is damaged or stolen during your rental period an excess amount will be charged. This can range from AUD$4000 to AUD$8250. In Australia, general car insurance is covered by the car rental company. Read more about how to reduce your car rental excess.
Launceston is the gateway to Northern Tasmania including the Tamar Valley. Stay awhile and explore this ‘boutique’ city’s vibrant food culture and natural wonders. Here are some of our favourite experiences in and around Launceston:
Located a stone’s throw from Launceston CBD, Tasmania Zoo has the largest collection of exotic and rare native animals in Tasmania. See the Black Crested Macaque, and watch daily feedings of Little Blue Penguins, Tasmanian Devils, and meerkats.
Address: 8/2-8 Wellington St, Launceston 7250
Queen Victoria Museum and Art Gallery is the largest regional museum in Australia, giving visitors a glimpse of the region's history and natural science. Visit the Planetarium for an out-of-this-world experience.
Address: 45-55 Tamar St, Launceston TAS 7250
Launceston City Park, established in the 1820s, is a family-friendly morning or afternoon outdoors. Enjoy the duck pond, children’s playground, fountain, and heritage gardens. If you’re visiting in February, be sure to stop by the popular summer festival. .
Address: Ben Lomond 7212
Just an hour’s drive from Launceston stands the magnificent Ben Lomond. This 1500-metre high mountain is Tasmania’s main destination for downhill skiing. Nature-lovers often venture to the mountain for a hike among the diverse wilderness that rests upon this alpine landscape.
Address: 147 Paterson St, Launceston 7250
Leisure Inn Penny Royal Hotel & Apartments is a boutique property in the CBD offering one, two, and three-bedroom serviced apartments. Close to Launceston’s main attractions, it makes an affordable base while exploring Northern Tasmania.
Address: 303 Hobart Road, Launceston 7249
Located within easy access to both Launceston Airport and CBD, The Abel Tasman holds 42 rooms, including two-bedroom apartments, so there’s an option for all travellers. Perfect for frequent visitors, The Abel Tasman is just minutes away from Launceston Airport.