Download the FREE VroomVroomVroom App App Store Google Store
Need help with your car rental? Phone: 1300 722 920
Need help with your car rental?
Phone: 1300 722 920
Car Rental
Travel Guide

Secure Reliable Car Hire Deals in Sunshine - Fast and Easy

picturesque melbourne cityscape at sunrise

Use VroomVroomVroom to easily search, compare and book an affordable hire car in Sunshine, a suburb of Melbourne 11 kilometres from the city centre. Sunshine is one of Melbourne’s most culturally diverse suburbs and is ever evolving.

Quick Facts on Hiring a Car in Sunshine

Vehicle ClassesEconomy, Compact, Intermediate, Standard, Fullsize, Premium, Wagon/Estate, Van, SUV
Number of Depots​4
Suppliers​​Avis, Budget, Europcar, Hertz​​

Melbourne Airport Collection

Flying into Melbourne Airport (MEL)​ and needing to get on the road without delay? Take your pick from one of our seven trusted suppliers and we’ll compare their best available rates.

Depots in Sunshine

Whether you need to pick up a car to get around Sunshine or are starting a longer road-trip conveniently pick up your hire car from these depots in Sunshine:

Budget logo27 Ballarat Road, Sunshine 3020
7:30am - 5:00pm Monday to Thursday.
7:30am - 6:00pm Friday.
8:00am - 12:00pm weekends.

Frequently Asked Questions for Sunshine Car Hire

What is the highest-rated rental car in Sunshine?

The highest-rated rental car in Sunshine is Nissan Qashqai or similar based on recent ratings​ by our customers.

Who is the highest-rated car hire supplier in Sunshine?

Hertz​ is the highest-rated car hire supplier in Sunshine based on recent ratings by our customers.

Can I pick up my rental car in Sunshine and drop off in another location?

Yes, you can. A one-way fee​ will be charged by your car hire supplier if you do, however.

How can I add an additional driver to my booking?

You can add an additional driver​ to your booking when you pick up your vehicle in Sunshine and your additional driver will need to provide their driver's licence to your car hire supplier. If the driver is under 25 years old, you may be charged an additional fee​ to include them in your booking.

Our Guide to Visiting Sunshine

Sunshine is a diverse suburb west of Melbourne’s CBD with plenty to see, eat and do in the area. Here are some of our favourite spots in and around Sunshine:

Attractions | Accommodation


Kevin Wheelahan Gardens

Address: 50 Devonshire Road, Sunshine 3020

Let the kids run amok in this popular playground in Sunshine. Pack a picnic lunch to enjoy or make use of the BBQs on-site. There’s plenty of grassy spots and shady trees to lay back and watch the clouds, too.

Walia Ibex

Address: 197 Hampshire Road, Sunshine 3020

Opt for a cuisine you don’t get to eat everyday at Walia Ibex, where you can dine on traditional Ethopian meals. Save room for their Mahberawi all you can eat menu!

Back to Top


Glengala Hotel

Address: 214 Glengala Rd, Sunshine 3020

The Glengala Hotel offers 11 rooms with free Wi-Fi, tea/coffee making facilities and mini-fridges for guests. Located 16 kilometres from Melbourne’s CBD, the hotel is suitable for families with a kids’ indoor playground on-site and free parking for guests who have driven.

Back to Top

Customer Reviews for Sunshine Car Hire
Rating: 5 / 5 based on 7 reviews
  • How was your booking experience?
    Reviewer: Judith H.
    Date: 31 Mar 2020
    Feedback: Extra insurance should not be paid until rental paid.I am still waiting for refund from previous rental that had to be cancelled due to airline cancelling flight.
    Rating: 3.5/5 indifferent
  • How was your booking experience?
    Reviewer: Tilmann R.
    Date: 24 Mar 2020
    Feedback: Very easy, thank you
    Rating: 5/5 happy
  • How was your booking experience?
    Reviewer: Anonymous
    Date: 23 Mar 2020
    Feedback: VroomVroomVroom, top notch site for comparison rentals, helpful with their service and nothing was problem when I had to unfortunately cancel my booking 2 Thumbsup :)
    Rating: 5/5 happy
  • How was your booking experience?
    Reviewer: Ovidiu F.
    Date: 21 Mar 2020
    Feedback: Quick and easy
    Rating: 5/5 happy
  • How was your booking experience?
    Reviewer: Hui Z.
    Date: 30 Oct 2013
    Feedback: live help chat is very helpful
    Rating: 5/5 happy