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    ​Is There a Fee for Additional Drivers?​

    additional driver fee

    In some cases, there is a fee for additional drivers. They will need to present their licence at the depot to counter staff in order to be added to the rental agreement. Some supplier's will charge an additional fee to add an extra driver.

    ​Which car rental companies don't charge for additional drivers?​

    Currently, only Enterprise does not charge for additional drivers aged 25 years old and above in Australia.

    See the table below for a list of additional driver fee per car hire company:


    SuppliersAdditional Driver Fees
    Avis logo$5.50* AUD per day, per additional driver Max charge of $27.50* AUD per additional driver (5 day max charge).
    Budget logo$5.50* AUD per day, per additional driver - Max charge of $27.50* AUD per additional driver (5 day max charge).
    Europcar logoExtra Driver can be added to the rental at an extra charge of $5.75* AUD ​per extra driver per day capped at 5 days​.
    Hertz logoAdditional Driver charge of $5.50* AUD ​per driver per day (capped at $27.50* AUD), $0* for spouse at same address.
    enterpise car rental supplierNo charge for additional drivers aged 25 years old and above.
    Thrifty logo$5.50* AUD per day per driver (max $27.50* AUD per driver).


    *All extra add-ons will attract additional percentage taxes and surcharges.

    Read more about Adding Another Driver to Your Car Hire in Australia​​​.

    Important:

    You may be charged an additional driver fee . . .

    It is important to note that the policy for adding additional drivers is different for each car rental company. Additional drivers are generally charged at a per day, per driver rate. For information about your specific booking, contact our Customer Care Team.

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