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Car rental rates at Mackay Airport

Situated in the Queensland city of Mackay, Mackay Airport (MKY) offers flights to key destinations in Australia including Sydney, Cairns, Melbourne, Townsville, Gladstone, Brisbane, and Rockhampton. The airport is located in South Mackay, under four kilometres from the centre of Mackay.


Let VroomVroomVroom make searching, comparing and booking an affordable hire car for pick up at Mackay Airport easy. With our easy to use search function you can search for and book your hire car in as little as two minutes.

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Economy CarThrifty

From $73/day

for 22 Jun - 25 Jun 2024
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Intermediate CarBudget

From $75/day

for 22 Jun - 25 Jun 2024
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Compact CarThrifty

From $75/day

for 22 Jun - 25 Jun 2024
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Standard Elite SportThrifty

From $77/day

for 22 Jun - 25 Jun 2024
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SpecialBudget

From $78/day

for 22 Jun - 25 Jun 2024
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Intermediate SUVBudget

From $91/day

for 22 Jun - 25 Jun 2024

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Rental rate prices displayed are AUD and were available in response to a search at 12:01 am on June 21, 2024 by an Australian resident aged between 30 and 69 years old, for the specified travel dates, with a pickup and return time of 10:00 am. Rates and vehicle availability may change without notice. Use our price comparison tool to get current rental rates. Rates include all mandatory fees for the rental and exclude credit card surcharges and extras.

Rates are in AUD and were last updated on 21 June, 2024

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Our customers have rated their Mackay Airport car rental booking experience 4.8/5
(84 reviews)
  • 13 Jun 2024

    The price of the vehicle

    roderick b.
    Booked: Nissan X-Trail or similar
    Mackay Airport
    Nissan X-Trail or similar
  • 23 Feb 2024

    good

    shobhit g.
    Booked: Mystery Car Vehicle Determined At Checkout or similar
    Mackay Airport
    Mystery Car Vehicle Determined At Checkout or similar
  • 20 May 2024

    nice setup and simply.

    chi leung alan c.
    Booked: Nissan X-Trail or similar
    Melbourne Airport
    Nissan X-Trail or similar
  • 21 May 2024

    Easy and quick

    james m.
    Booked: Toyota Corolla Hybrid or similar
    Taren Point
    Toyota Corolla Hybrid or similar
  • 30 May 2024

    clear and fast

    liping s.
    Booked: Toyota Corolla or similar
    Adelaide Airport
    Toyota Corolla or similar
  • 13 Jun 2024

    excellent

    anand j.
    Booked: Kia Cerato or similar
    Gold Coast Airport
    Kia Cerato or similar
  • 10 Mar 2024

    Easy to use

    nicholas p.
    Booked: Mercedes Sedan C200 or similar
    Sydney City
    Mercedes Sedan C200 or similar
  • 06 Jun 2024

    Easy to make the booking

    rodney n.
    Booked: Mitsubishi ASX 2w.d. or similar
    Kewdale / Perth Airport
    Mitsubishi ASX 2w.d. or similar
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Quick facts on hiring a car at Mackay Airport

🚗 Vehicle typesCar, Monospace, Passenger Van, SUV, Sport and Ute.
🔑 No. of depotsSix car rental depots at Mackay Airport.
✅ Rental brandsAvis, Budget, Europcar, Hertz, Sixt and Thrifty.

Car models commonly available at Mackay Airport

Popular rental car models at Mackay Airport last month

  • % of Bookings
    Price range last month
  • 1

    24%

    $50
    $181
    Kia Cerato

    Kia CeratoIntermediate Car

    5

    5

    2 small

    Rent with

    Budget

  • 2

    13%

    $64
    $200
    Nissan X-Trail

    Nissan X-TrailIntermediate SUV

    5

    5

    2 small

    Rent with

    Budget

  • 3

    8%

    $43
    $69
    Mystery Car

    Mystery CarSpecial

    4

    4

    Rent with

    Budget

  • 4

    7%

    $124
    $142
    Kia Carnival

    Kia CarnivalFullsize Passenger Van

    8

    5

    4 small

    Rent with

    Avis, Thrifty

  • 5

    7%

    $69
    $124
    Toyota Corolla Hatch

    Toyota Corolla HatchIntermediate Car

    5

    5

    2 small

    Rent with

    Avis, Sixt

Ford vehicles for hire at Mackay Airport

  • Ford Everest Trend

    Ford Everest Trend

    5

    4

    4 small

    Providers

    Europcar

    Ford Ranger

    Ford Ranger

    5

    5

    3 large, 2 small

    Providers

    Thrifty, Hertz

Hyundai vehicles for hire at Mackay Airport

  • Hyundai i30

    Hyundai i30

    5

    4

    1 large, 1 small

    Providers

    Thrifty, Hertz

    Hyundai Kona

    Hyundai Kona

    5

    5

    1 small

    Providers

    Budget, Sixt

Kia vehicles for hire at Mackay Airport

  • Kia Carnival

    Kia Carnival

    8

    5

    4 small

    Providers

    Avis, Budget, Thrifty, Hertz, Sixt

    Kia Cerato

    Kia Cerato

    5

    5

    2 small

    Providers

    Budget

  • Kia Sportage

    Kia Sportage

    5

    5

    4 small

    Providers

    Avis, Thrifty, Hertz

Mazda vehicles for hire at Mackay Airport

  • Mazda CX-30

    Mazda CX-30

    5

    5

    2 large, 2 small

    Providers

    Thrifty, Hertz

    Mazda CX-9

    Mazda CX-9

    7

    4

    2 large, 2 small

    Providers

    Thrifty, Hertz

  • Mazda CX5

    Mazda CX5

    5

    5

    2 large, 2 small

    Providers

    Thrifty, Hertz

MG vehicles for hire at Mackay Airport

  • Mg 3 Core

    Mg 3 Core

    5

    4

    2 small

    Providers

    Europcar

    MG HS

    MG HS

    5

    5

    3 large, 5 small

    Providers

    Sixt

  • Mg Hs Vibe

    Mg Hs Vibe

    5

    4

    4 small

    Providers

    Europcar

    Mg Zs Excite

    Mg Zs Excite

    5

    4

    2 small

    Providers

    Europcar

Mitsubishi vehicles for hire at Mackay Airport

  • Mitsubishi Pajero Sport GLX

    Mitsubishi Pajero Sport GLX

    5

    5

    3 large, 2 small

    Providers

    Thrifty, Hertz

Nissan vehicles for hire at Mackay Airport

  • Nissan Juke

    Nissan Juke

    5

    4

    3 small

    Providers

    Europcar

    Nissan X-Trail

    Nissan X-Trail

    5

    5

    2 small

    Providers

    Budget

  • Nissan Xtrail

    Nissan Xtrail

    5

    4

    3 small

    Providers

    Europcar

Polestar vehicles for hire at Mackay Airport

  • Polestar 2

    Polestar 2Electric

    5

    4

    2 large, 1 small

    Providers

    Thrifty, Hertz

Skoda vehicles for hire at Mackay Airport

  • Skoda Scala

    Skoda Scala

    5

    4

    3 small

    Providers

    Europcar

Suzuki vehicles for hire at Mackay Airport

  • Suzuki Swift

    Suzuki Swift

    5

    4

    1 large, 1 small

    Providers

    Thrifty, Hertz

Toyota vehicles for hire at Mackay Airport

  • 12 Seat Toyota HiAce

    12 Seat Toyota HiAce

    12

    4

    Providers

    Thrifty, Hertz

    Mine Equipped Toyota Landcruiser Dual Cab Tray

    Mine Equipped Toyota Landcruiser Dual Cab Tray

    5

    4

    Providers

    Thrifty, Hertz

  • Mine Equipped Toyota Prado

    Mine Equipped Toyota Prado

    5

    4

    4 large, 2 small

    Providers

    Thrifty, Hertz

    Toyota C-HR

    Toyota C-HR

    5

    5

    3 small

    Providers

    Avis

  • Toyota Camry

    Toyota Camry

    5

    4

    4 small

    Providers

    Avis, Budget, Hertz

    Toyota Camry Elite

    Toyota Camry Elite

    5

    4

    2 large, 2 small

    Providers

    Hertz

  • Toyota Camry Hybrid

    Toyota Camry HybridHybrid

    5

    4

    4 small

    Providers

    Avis, Hertz

    Toyota Corolla

    Toyota Corolla

    5

    4

    3 small

    Providers

    Avis, Budget, Hertz

  • Toyota Corolla Hatch

    Toyota Corolla Hatch

    5

    5

    2 small

    Providers

    Avis, Sixt

    Toyota Corolla Hybrid

    Toyota Corolla HybridHybrid

    5

    4

    1 large, 1 small

    Providers

    Thrifty, Hertz

  • Toyota Kluger

    Toyota Kluger

    7

    5

    3 large, 2 small

    Providers

    Sixt

    Toyota Kluger Hybrid

    Toyota Kluger HybridHybrid

    7

    4

    3 large, 2 small

    Providers

    Thrifty, Hertz

  • Toyota Landcruiser Prado

    Toyota Landcruiser Prado

    7

    4

    3 large, 2 small

    Providers

    Thrifty, Hertz

    Toyota Prado

    Toyota Prado

    7

    5

    4 small

    Providers

    Avis, Budget

  • Toyota Prado Gx 4wd

    Toyota Prado Gx 4wd

    5

    4

    4 small

    Providers

    Europcar

    Toyota RAV4

    Toyota RAV4

    5

    5

    2 large, 2 small

    Providers

    Sixt

  • Toyota RAV4 Hybrid

    Toyota RAV4 HybridHybrid

    5

    5

    2 large, 2 small

    Providers

    Thrifty, Hertz

Other vehicles for hire at Mackay Airport

  • Mine Equip 12 Seat Bus

    Mine Equip 12 Seat Bus

    12

    4

    Providers

    Thrifty, Hertz

    Mine Equip 4WD Dual Cab

    Mine Equip 4WD Dual Cab

    5

    4

    Providers

    Thrifty, Hertz

  • Mystery Car

    Mystery Car

    4

    4

    Providers

    Budget, Hertz

    VW Tiguan

    VW Tiguan

    5

    5

    2 large, 3 small

    Providers

    Sixt

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The price range indicates the AUD per-day rental rates from bookings made using our search engine, excluding any extras, in most cases. While we make reasonable efforts to provide accurate and reliable data, the data is provided ‘as is’ and errors or other defects may occur. For more information, click here: Terms and Conditions.

Rates are in AUD and were last updated on 21 June, 2024

Mackay Airport daily rate data

Price range over the past 12 months for a small car

Next 7 days rates

Per day price range

Today

21 Jun

$88

$103

Sat

22 Jun

$73

$95

Sun

23 Jun

$75

$95

Mon

24 Jun

There is limited availability for pick up at this location on some dates in the next seven days. Use our price comparison tool to get current rental rates and availability.

Limited availability

Tue

25 Jun

There is limited availability for pick up at this location on some dates in the next seven days. Use our price comparison tool to get current rental rates and availability.

Limited availability

Wed

26 Jun

There is limited availability for pick up at this location on some dates in the next seven days. Use our price comparison tool to get current rental rates and availability.

Limited availability

Thu

27 Jun

$79

$188

Price range over the past 12 months for a medium car

Next 7 days rates

Per day price range

Today

21 Jun

$75

$76

Sat

22 Jun

$75

$76

Sun

23 Jun

$84

$85

Mon

24 Jun

$179

$250

Tue

25 Jun

$207

$221

Wed

26 Jun

$165

$218

Thu

27 Jun

$129

$176

Price range over the past 12 months for a large car

Next 7 days rates

Per day price range

Today

21 Jun

$100

$132

Sat

22 Jun

$101

$132

Sun

23 Jun

$100

$132

Mon

24 Jun

$193

$287

Tue

25 Jun

$222

$256

Wed

26 Jun

$177

$252

Thu

27 Jun

$171

$216

Price range over the past 12 months for a small SUV

Next 7 days rates

Per day price range

Today

21 Jun

$93

$134

Sat

22 Jun

$109

$134

Sun

23 Jun

$112

$134

Mon

24 Jun

$204

$293

Tue

25 Jun

$236

$253

Wed

26 Jun

$207

$239

Thu

27 Jun

$94

$200

Price range over the past 12 months for a medium SUV

Next 7 days rates

Per day price range

Today

21 Jun

$92

$170

Sat

22 Jun

$91

$134

Sun

23 Jun

$91

$134

Mon

24 Jun

$188

$398

Tue

25 Jun

$246

$320

Wed

26 Jun

$172

$315

Thu

27 Jun

$104

$269

Next 7 days rates

Per day price range

Today

21 Jun

$155

$212

Sat

22 Jun

$156

$440

Sun

23 Jun

$156

$462

Mon

24 Jun

$158

$386

Tue

25 Jun

$179

$348

Wed

26 Jun

$158

$343

Thu

27 Jun

$99

$255

Next 7 days rates

Per day price range

Today

21 Jun

$141

$170

Sat

22 Jun

$163

$174

Sun

23 Jun

$163

$174

Mon

24 Jun

$247

$401

Tue

25 Jun

$283

$401

Wed

26 Jun

$198

$401

Thu

27 Jun

$212

$266

Price range over the past 12 months for a large passenger van

Next 7 days rates

Per day price range

Today

21 Jun

$151

$154

Sat

22 Jun

$134

$136

Sun

23 Jun

$134

$136

Mon

24 Jun

$390

$437

Tue

25 Jun

$434

$437

Wed

26 Jun

$390

$437

Thu

27 Jun

$366

$374

Next 7 days rates

Per day price range

Today

21 Jun

There is limited availability for pick up at this location on some dates in the next seven days. Use our price comparison tool to get current rental rates and availability.

Limited availability

Sat

22 Jun

$77

$95

Sun

23 Jun

$79

$95

Mon

24 Jun

$218

$268

Tue

25 Jun

$221

$231

Wed

26 Jun

$221

$233

Thu

27 Jun

$84

$188

Next 7 days rates

Per day price range

Today

21 Jun

$156

$159

Sat

22 Jun

$153

$159

Sun

23 Jun

$153

$159

Mon

24 Jun

$295

$302

Tue

25 Jun

$295

$302

Wed

26 Jun

$295

$302

Thu

27 Jun

$226

$331

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Historical daily rate pricing information is data from actual bookings made using our search engine in the previous 12 months.

Next 7 days rates are obtained from searches in our reservation system for a 3 day rental duration, by an Australian resident aged between 30 and 69 years old, with a pickup and return time of 10:00 am on the indicated pick up date. Rates and vehicle availability may change without notice.

Prices are in AUD and include all mandatory fees for the rental and exclude credit card surcharges and extras.

While we make reasonable efforts to provide accurate and reliable data, the data is provided ‘as is’ and errors or other defects may occur. For more information, click here: Terms and Conditions.

Rates are in AUD and were last updated on 21 June, 2024

How do I pick up a rental car at Mackay Airport?

An extensive range of car hire options are available at Mackay Airport. See below for clear instructions on how to find Mackay Airport’s car hire desks and where to pick up your rental car.

Mackay Airport terminal

  • Mackay Airport Terminal

    Mackay Airport has a single terminal that handles a few domestic routes, primarily to Brisbane. Bonza, Jetstar, Qantas, and Virgin Australia all have flights using the airport.

Pick up instructions

  • Is your rental company desk on-airport or off-airport?

    Mackay Airport Terminal

    On airport
    The on-airport hire car desks are located in the terminal near the baggage claim carousel. Directions
  • Finalise your rental agreement and collect keys

    Once you are at the hire car company desk, you’ll need to finalise your rental agreement and collect your vehicle keys.
  • Head to the designated car park to pick up your car

    Mackay Airport Terminal

    On airport
    The on-airport hire cars at Mackay Airport are parked outside the terminal in the car park. Directions
  • What should I do if the desk is unattended?

    Hopefully the car rental company has left a sign with instructions or a contact number. In this situation, use the number they have provided and let them know that you have arrived or follow the directions out to the car park where a rental attendant will help you.

    If there is no sign, check your booking confirmation email for a contact phone number.

    If you still have no luck with making contact, call us at 1300 722 920 and consider heading to the parking area and look for uniformed staff. Don’t be alarmed. It’s not unusual to see unmanned rental desks, but rest assured there’s usually help out in the car park where the rentals are located.

    We'll be right back

Returning a hire car at Mackay Aiport

  • Mackay Airport Terminal

    You will need to return your on-airport hire car at the same location as pick up.

Car rental depots at Mackay Airport

Car hire depots at Mackay Airport are marked on the map below.

Opening hours are provided by the depots and are subject to change.
  • Avis Mackay Airport

    On airport • Mackay Airport

    Today •7:30 AM - 8:45 PM

    monday

    7:30 AM - 8:45 PM

    tuesday

    7:30 AM - 8:45 PM

    wednesday

    7:30 AM - 8:45 PM

    thursday

    7:30 AM - 8:45 PM

    friday

    7:30 AM - 8:45 PM

    saturday

    7:30 AM - 7:45 PM

    sunday

    8:00 AM - 9:45 PM

    4.35 • 4 ratings

    4

    Service

    4

    Information

    5

    Accessibility

    5

    Vehicle

    4

    Presentation

  • Budget Mackay Airport

    On airport • Mackay Airport

    Today •7:30 AM - 8:45 PM

    monday

    7:30 AM - 8:45 PM

    tuesday

    7:30 AM - 8:45 PM

    wednesday

    7:30 AM - 8:45 PM

    thursday

    7:30 AM - 8:45 PM

    friday

    7:30 AM - 8:45 PM

    saturday

    7:30 AM - 7:45 PM

    sunday

    8:00 AM - 9:45 PM

    4.65 • 11 ratings

    5

    Service

    5

    Information

    5

    Accessibility

    4

    Vehicle

    5

    Presentation

  • Europcar Mackay Airport

    On airport • Mackay Airport

    Today •7:00 AM - 5:00 PM

    monday

    7:00 AM - 5:00 PM

    tuesday

    7:00 AM - 5:00 PM

    wednesday

    7:00 AM - 5:00 PM

    thursday

    7:00 AM - 5:00 PM

    friday

    7:00 AM - 5:00 PM

    saturday

    8:00 AM - 3:00 PM

    sunday

    10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

  • Hertz Mackay Airport

    On airport • Mackay Airport

    Today •7:00 AM - 9:30 PM

    monday

    7:00 AM - 9:30 PM

    tuesday

    7:00 AM - 9:30 PM

    wednesday

    7:00 AM - 9:30 PM

    thursday

    7:00 AM - 9:30 PM

    friday

    7:00 AM - 9:30 PM

    saturday

    9:00 AM - 5:30 PM

    sunday

    9:00 AM - 9:30 PM

  • Sixt Mackay Airport

    On airport • Mackay Airport

    Today •8:00 AM - 6:00 PM

    monday

    8:00 AM - 6:00 PM

    tuesday

    8:00 AM - 6:00 PM

    wednesday

    8:00 AM - 6:00 PM

    thursday

    8:00 AM - 6:00 PM

    friday

    8:00 AM - 6:00 PM

    saturday

    Closed

    sunday

    Closed

  • Thrifty Mackay Airport

    On airport • Mackay Airport

    Today •7:00 AM - 9:30 PM

    monday

    7:00 AM - 9:30 PM

    tuesday

    7:00 AM - 9:30 PM

    wednesday

    7:00 AM - 9:30 PM

    thursday

    7:00 AM - 9:30 PM

    friday

    7:00 AM - 9:30 PM

    saturday

    9:00 AM - 5:30 PM

    sunday

    9:00 AM - 9:30 PM

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Nearby Mackay Airport

Organising to pick up your hire car from the airport is great for convenience, but can cost more. If you’re looking for a rental car depot that is close to — but not at — Mackay Airport, here’s a selection of hire car depots to choose from.

Info. Approximate distance calculated from Mackay Airport
Mackay 7km away

Frequently asked questions

On hiring a car at Mackay Airport

  • How much does it cost to hire a car at Mackay Airport?

    Prices start at AUD $68 per day for an Intermediate Car, up to AUD $163 per day for a Premium SUV. Get a live rate for your planned dates and desired vehicle at Mackay Airport.

  • How much does it cost to hire an Electric Car at Mackay Airport?

    If you prefer to plug your car in rather than fill it up, an Electric Car costs AUD $77 per day. Enter your car hire dates and find a live rate for your desired Electric Car at Mackay Airport.

  • How much does it cost to hire a Minivan or People Mover at Mackay Airport?

    If you’ve got a crowd, but don’t need something as large as a bus, then a 7-seater or 8-seater Minivan hire might be your best option. A Minivan costs AUD $134 per day. Check for a live rate by entering your desired car hire dates at Mackay Airport.

  • What is the highest-rated hire car at Mackay Airport?

    The highest-rated rental car at Mackay Airport is Toyota Corolla Hatch or similar, based on ratings by our customers within the last 12 months.

  • What is the highest-rated car hire provider at Mackay Airport?

    Budget is the highest-rated car hire provider at Mackay Airport, based on ratings by our customers.

  • Is it cheaper to book a weekly car rental at Mackay Airport?

    The per-day rates of some rental cars may fall if you book for a longer rental period. Prices often change around daily, three-day, five-day and seven-day periods. Also, note that the selection of rental cars available at Mackay Airport may be more limited if you are looking for a long-term car rental, so it’s best to compare a few different booking durations first.

  • Where can I refuel my rental vehicle before dropping it off at Mackay Airport?

    The Caltex at Connors Road is just five minutes from the airport and is open 24 hours. It may be the most convenient petrol station for refuelling before returning your rental car at Mackay Airport. If you wish to find the cheapest fuel near Mackay Airport, you may also check out our Fuel Price App.

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