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Car rental rates in Merewether

The Newcastle beach suburb of Merewether is popular among locals and tourists alike, both for its beautiful coastline and easy access to the hinterland, including the Hunter Valley wine region.


Let VroomVroomVroom make searching, comparing and booking an affordable hire car for pick up in Merewether 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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Compact CarBudget

From $60/day

for 25 May - 28 May 2024
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Economy CarThrifty

From $61/day

for 25 May - 28 May 2024
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Intermediate CarBudget

From $62/day

for 25 May - 28 May 2024
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Compact SUVThrifty

From $76/day

for 24 May - 27 May 2024
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Intermediate SUVBudget

From $76/day

for 26 May - 29 May 2024
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Fullsize CarBudget

From $81/day

for 26 May - 29 May 2024

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Rental rate prices displayed are AUD and were available in response to a search at 12:01 am on May 23, 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 23 May, 2024

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Our customers have rated their Merewether car rental booking experience 4.9/5
(58 reviews)
  • 17 Dec 2023

    Smooth and easy

    willie t.
    Booked: Kia Sportage or similar
    Newcastle Downtown
    Kia Sportage or similar
  • 29 Mar 2024

    Easy to scroll through and easy to use filters

    peter k.
    Booked: Toyota Corolla Hybrid or similar
    Sydney Airport
    Toyota Corolla Hybrid or similar
  • 01 Apr 2024

    Easy to use and even when I made an error booking the wrong dates it was easy to cancel.

    stuart m.
    Booked: Hyundai Kona or similar
    Brisbane Airport
    Hyundai Kona or similar
  • 15 Mar 2024

    Wonderful and the girl at the airport was very helpful

    patricia b.
    Booked: MG MG3 or similar
    Gold Coast Airport
    MG MG3 or similar
  • 15 Apr 2024

    Super easy to navigate and book.

    athena sai h.
    Booked: Toyota Yaris Cross or similar
    Clayton
    Toyota Yaris Cross or similar
  • 25 Apr 2024

    Very easy to do online.

    mike c.
    Booked: Kia Carnival or similar
    Sydney Airport
    Kia Carnival or similar
  • 02 May 2024

    easy to follow straight forward and well explained

    gloria s.
    Booked: Hyundai Kona or similar
    Cairns Airport
    Hyundai Kona or similar
  • 07 May 2024

    Very easy to book

    ian e.
    Booked: Mg3 or similar
    Sunshine Coast Airport
    Mg3 or similar
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Quick facts on hiring a car in Merewether

🚗 Vehicle typesCar, Passenger Van and SUV.
🔑 No. of depotsFour car rental depots in Merewether.
✅ Rental brandsAvis, Budget, Hertz and Thrifty.

Car models commonly available in Merewether

Popular rental car models in Merewether last month

  • % of Bookings
    Price range last month
  • 1

    19%

    $125
    $209
    Mazda CX5

    Mazda CX5Intermediate SUV

    5

    5

    2 large, 2 small

    Rent with

    Thrifty

  • 2

    19%

    $87
    $124
    Mazda CX-9

    Mazda CX-9Fullsize SUV

    7

    4

    2 large, 2 small

    Rent with

    Thrifty, Hertz

  • 3

    13%

    $357
    $386
    Kia Carnival

    Kia CarnivalFullsize Passenger Van

    8

    4

    2 large, 2 small

    Rent with

    Hertz

  • 4

    13%

    $65
    $209
    Kia Cerato

    Kia CeratoIntermediate Car

    5

    5

    2 small

    Rent with

    Budget

  • 5

    6%

    $289
    $289
    Toyota Kluger

    Toyota KlugerFullsize SUV

    5

    5

    2 small

    Rent with

    Budget

Audi vehicles for hire in Merewether

  • Audi Q5

    Audi Q5

    5

    4

    3 large, 1 small

    Providers

    Hertz

Hyundai vehicles for hire in Merewether

  • Hyundai i30

    Hyundai i30

    5

    4

    1 large, 1 small

    Providers

    Thrifty, Hertz

    Hyundai Kona

    Hyundai Kona

    5

    5

    1 small

    Providers

    Budget

Kia vehicles for hire in Merewether

  • Kia Carnival

    Kia Carnival

    8

    4

    2 large, 2 small

    Providers

    Hertz, Avis, Budget

    Kia Cerato

    Kia Cerato

    5

    5

    2 small

    Providers

    Budget

  • Kia Sportage

    Kia Sportage

    5

    5

    2 large, 2 small

    Providers

    Thrifty, Hertz, Avis

Mazda vehicles for hire in Merewether

  • 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

Nissan vehicles for hire in Merewether

  • Nissan X-Trail

    Nissan X-Trail

    5

    5

    2 small

    Providers

    Budget

Suzuki vehicles for hire in Merewether

  • Suzuki Swift

    Suzuki Swift

    5

    4

    1 large, 1 small

    Providers

    Thrifty, Hertz, Avis, Budget

Toyota vehicles for hire in Merewether

  • Toyota C-HR

    Toyota C-HR

    5

    5

    3 small

    Providers

    Avis

    Toyota Camry

    Toyota Camry

    5

    4

    2 large, 1 small

    Providers

    Hertz, Avis, Budget

  • Toyota Camry Hybrid

    Toyota Camry HybridHybrid

    5

    4

    2 large, 2 small

    Providers

    Hertz, Avis

    Toyota Corolla

    Toyota Corolla

    5

    4

    3 small

    Providers

    Avis, Budget, Hertz

  • Toyota Corolla Hatch

    Toyota Corolla Hatch

    5

    5

    2 small

    Providers

    Avis

    Toyota Corolla Hybrid

    Toyota Corolla HybridHybrid

    5

    4

    1 large, 1 small

    Providers

    Thrifty, Hertz

  • Toyota Cross Hybrid

    Toyota Cross HybridHybrid

    5

    5

    2 large, 2 small

    Providers

    Thrifty, Hertz

    Toyota Kluger

    Toyota Kluger

    5

    5

    4 small

    Providers

    Avis, Budget

  • Toyota Kluger Hybrid

    Toyota Kluger HybridHybrid

    7

    4

    3 large, 2 small

    Providers

    Thrifty, Hertz

    Toyota Prado

    Toyota Prado

    7

    5

    4 small

    Providers

    Avis, Budget

  • Toyota RAV4 Hybrid

    Toyota RAV4 HybridHybrid

    5

    5

    2 large, 2 small

    Providers

    Thrifty, Hertz

Other vehicles for hire in Merewether

  • Mystery Car

    Mystery Car

    5

    4

    1 large, 2 small

    Providers

    Hertz

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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 23 May, 2024

Merewether daily rate data

Next 7 days rates

Per day price range

Today

23 May

$76

$101

Fri

24 May

$76

$101

Sat

25 May

$76

$101

Sun

26 May

$76

$166

Mon

27 May

$109

$134

Tue

28 May

$100

$145

Wed

29 May

$107

$132

Price range over the past 12 months for a medium SUV

Next 7 days rates

Per day price range

Today

23 May

$87

$130

Fri

24 May

$80

$125

Sat

25 May

$81

$125

Sun

26 May

$76

$125

Mon

27 May

$117

$145

Tue

28 May

$94

$140

Wed

29 May

$114

$137

Next 7 days rates

Per day price range

Today

23 May

$98

$119

Fri

24 May

$98

$114

Sat

25 May

$98

$114

Sun

26 May

$98

$114

Mon

27 May

$127

$132

Tue

28 May

$117

$127

Wed

29 May

$124

$124

Next 7 days rates

Per day price range

Today

23 May

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

Fri

24 May

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

25 May

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

Sun

26 May

$118

$188

Mon

27 May

$157

$160

Tue

28 May

$127

$173

Wed

29 May

$155

$158

Next 7 days rates

Per day price range

Today

23 May

$65

$96

Fri

24 May

$65

$79

Sat

25 May

$60

$81

Sun

26 May

$65

$85

Mon

27 May

$96

$109

Tue

28 May

$87

$105

Wed

29 May

$94

$102

Next 7 days rates

Per day price range

Today

23 May

$95

$95

Fri

24 May

$76

$95

Sat

25 May

$62

$95

Sun

26 May

$73

$101

Mon

27 May

$99

$125

Tue

28 May

$90

$134

Wed

29 May

$97

$124

Next 7 days rates

Per day price range

Today

23 May

$99

$108

Fri

24 May

$82

$99

Sat

25 May

$83

$99

Sun

26 May

$81

$178

Mon

27 May

$107

$131

Tue

28 May

$100

$143

Wed

29 May

$103

$130

Next 7 days rates

Per day price range

Today

23 May

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

Fri

24 May

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

25 May

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

Sun

26 May

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

Mon

27 May

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

28 May

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

29 May

$137

$137

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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 23 May, 2024

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Car rental depots in Merewether

Car hire depots in Merewether are marked on the map below.

Opening hours are provided by the depots and are subject to change.
  • Avis Newcastle Downtown

    50 Clyde St, Hamilton North NSW, 2292

    Today •8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

    monday

    8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

    tuesday

    8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

    wednesday

    8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

    thursday

    8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

    friday

    8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

    saturday

    8:00 AM - 12:00 PM

    sunday

    8:00 AM - 12:00 PM

  • Budget Newcastle

    50 Clyde St, Hamilton North NSW, 2292

    Today •8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

    monday

    8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

    tuesday

    8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

    wednesday

    8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

    thursday

    8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

    friday

    8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

    saturday

    8:00 AM - 12:00 PM

    sunday

    8:00 AM - 12:00 PM

    1.80 • 1 rating

    1

    Service

    1

    Information

    3

    Accessibility

    1

    Vehicle

    3

    Presentation

  • Hertz Newcastle Downtown

    11b/50 Clyde Street, Hamilton North NSW, 2292

    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

    7:00 AM - 12:00 PM

    sunday

    7:00 AM - 12:00 PM

  • Thrifty Newcastle

    11b/50 Clyde Street, Hamilton North NSW, 2292

    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

    7:00 AM - 12:00 PM

    sunday

    7:00 AM - 12:00 PM

    4.40 • 2 ratings

    5

    Service

    5

    Information

    5

    Accessibility

    3

    Vehicle

    5

    Presentation

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Frequently asked questions

On hiring a car in Merewether

  • How much does it cost to hire a car in Merewether?

    Prices start at AUD $60 per day for a Compact Car, up to AUD $114 per day for a Fullsize SUV. Get a live rate for your planned dates and desired vehicle in Merewether.

  • How much does it cost to hire a Minivan or People Mover in Merewether?

    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 $135 per day. Check for a live rate by entering your desired car hire dates in Merewether.

  • What is the highest-rated hire car in Merewether?

    The highest-rated rental car in Merewether is Mazda CX5 or similar, based on ratings by our customers within the last 12 months.

  • What is the highest-rated car hire provider in Merewether?

    Thrifty is the highest-rated car hire provider in Merewether, based on ratings by our customers.

  • Is it cheaper to book a weekly car rental in Merewether?

    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 in Merewether 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.

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