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Frequently asked questions

Where is New South Wales?
There’s no finer way to explore New South Wales than from behind the driver’s seat of your own rental car. Here are some key facts about New South Wales to get your journey started the right way. New South Wales is a state of Australia. Its capital city, Sydney, is home to roughly 4,627,300 people. Chat with some locals and find out more about the exciting things to do in this fantastic destination.
What are the major attractions in New South Wales?
Awesome sights are around almost every corner in New South Wales. Fasten your seat belt and we’ll give you the scoop on a few of them. Sydney Opera House is 1 mile from the heart of Sydney and should be number one on your itinerary. You’ll need to keep your eyes peeled for a place to park the car though — it’s a very popular place.
What are the best road trip destinations in New South Wales?
Being in control of where and when you travel is one of the greatest advantages of having your own rental car on vacation. Call the shots during your road trip around New South Wales and delight in the freedom of exploring its coolest destinations at your own pace. Here are some of the most well-known cities to visit in this magnificent place:

  • Sydney (population of 4,627,300)
  • Newcastle (population of 308,300)
  • Wollongong (population of 292,200)
  • Maitland (population of 67,100)

How can I get a cheap car rental in New South Wales?
Avoid paying an arm and a leg for a rental car by following these tips:

  • Look into as many different bargain deals as possible (we make that chore a piece of cake!);
  • By submitting your email address into our Price Drop Alert, you’ll stay up to date with all the best deals for your destination;
  • Browse the offers at all rental locations around town, being sure to include both the airport terminal and its surrounds. A short cab ride to a close-by car rental facility could mean significant savings;
  • If you’re not bothered about which day of the week you collect the keys to your car and your plans are flexible, experiment with days and dates to find the best prices;
  • Pickup and drop-off times often need to be similar (e.g, both 9 a.m.) or you could be required to pay for an entire extra day;
  • Some places reward you for prepaying — keep a lookout for these money-saving deals;
  • The early bird catches the biggest worm, along with the hottest deals! Book now to grab some great savings.

What is the most popular rental car category in New South Wales?
Planning on a road trip in New South Wales? Hop behind the wheel of a compact car. A snap to park, more miles from every gallon, and better handling are just a few reasons they’re the most popular sort of rental car here. When you cruise the busy streets of Sydney and Newcastle, a compact car will take the stress out of your journey.It’s always a great idea to head out of the city, and if you do, you’ll be richly rewarded. With bays, sandy shores, and tablelands to marvel at, New South Wales is ripe for exciting day trips. A bigger vehicle like a four-wheel drive or an SUV will give you and the gang more comfort and space for those longer scenic drives.
Should I get a luxury rental car in New South Wales?
For some of us, owning a prestige vehicle is a little (or a lot!) out of reach. But renting your dream car can easily be a reality! Experience the thrill of tearing down the open road in a classy convertible, even if it’s just for a short while. Or perhaps all you need is a budget ride to get you quickly and safely from A to B. Flashy or thrifty? Whatever you decide, there’s a rental car to suit you in New South Wales.
What side of the road do they drive on in New South Wales?
In New South Wales, you’ll be driving on the left-hand side of the road. That means the driver’s seat is on the right side. If you’ve rented a manual transmission car, get comfortable with changing gears with your left hand.
What happens if I get a speeding fine while driving a rental car in Australia?
More often than not, your chosen rental car company will bill the amount stated on the fine to your credit card. Alternatively, the company may share your contact details with the relevant local agency so they can send a fine directly to you.

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