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Recently Booked Sydney Car Rentals from $ 18.45/day

Economy

(Chevrolet Spark or Similar)

economy
  • 2
  • 2/4
  • Auto
  • A/C
$ 18.45 /day

($ 129.13 total)

Economy

(Chevrolet Spark or Similar)

economy
  • 2
  • 2/4
  • Auto
  • A/C
$ 18.94 /day

($ 151.51 total)

Economy

(Chevrolet Spark or Similar)

economy
  • 2
  • 2/4
  • Auto
  • A/C
$ 18.98 /day

($ 265.75 total)


Economy

(Chevrolet Spark or Similar)

economy
  • 2
  • 2/4
  • Man.
  • A/C
$ 19.40 /day

($ 155.18 total)

Economy

(Chevrolet Spark or Similar)

economy
  • 2
  • 2/4
  • Man.
  • A/C
$ 19.40 /day

($ 155.18 total)

Economy

(Chevrolet Spark or Similar)

economy
  • 2
  • 2/4
  • Auto
  • A/C
$ 19.96 /day

($ 139.73 total)


Prices are based on bookings made during the previous 42 days. Price is dynamic and varies based on the date of the booking, length of rental and car class. There is no guarantee this price will be in effect at the time of your search.

Sydney Rental Car Reviews

Car rental rating: 4.2 out of 5 with 32 ratings

Budget

Not bad - Bit of trouble finding a car for me but got t... Read more

(Reviewed on 2018-11-15 )

Hertz

simple and fast - very good excellent car very well on the road... Read more

(Reviewed on 2018-08-06 )


Hertz

Easy pick-up - Short walk to car pick-up key to satisfaction... Read more

(Reviewed on 2018-11-02 )

Britz

Good service & friendly recommendations - Overall....our experience was great. Was so... Read more

(Reviewed on 2017-10-05 )


Britz

Generally, okay - No complaints with the van. Pick up and drop... Read more

(Reviewed on 2017-10-10 )

Britz

Easy pickup and delivery - Staff was very friendly and answered all of o... Read more

(Reviewed on 2017-10-22 )


Britz

Strange Experience, but good! - We arrived in San Diego and took the Car Rent... Read more

(Reviewed on 2017-10-25 )

Britz

Friendly and thorough - Jeff was very helpful and had a great sense o... Read more

(Reviewed on 2017-11-21 )


Britz

Off airport car rental - No problems except with the dropoff. You can... Read more

(Reviewed on 2017-11-24 )

Britz

Easy pickup and drop off - It was easy to pick up and drop off the renta... Read more

(Reviewed on 2018-01-05 )


Britz

Easy pick up - To drop off the car it was not a good experie... Read more

(Reviewed on 2018-01-26 )

Britz

Great rates - All was good. Van was ready, no issues at all... Read more

(Reviewed on 2018-02-07 )


Britz

Friendly staff - Excellent customer service. To get there, you... Read more

(Reviewed on 2018-02-22 )

Britz

Car reeks of smoke - The customer service is outstanding however t... Read more

(Reviewed on 2018-03-02 )



Please be aware that some of these reviews may have been translated automatically into English.

Car rentals in Sydney: All you need to know

A Sydney car rental gives you the opportunity to go where you want, when you want. You'll be able to explore all the sights, and even see what else the rest of New South Wales has to offer. We've gathered your most popular questions about car rentals in Sydney. Read on to see how to get the best rates on your ideal vehicle.

Where do I get a bargain car rental in Sydney?

CarRentals.com makes it a breeze to get the best rates. Simply enter your travel dates and go down the variety of rental car suppliers, choose the top rental locations, and find the best packages Sydney has to offer. You can also:

  • Read the mileage policy to prevent any surprise expenses
  • Reserve your vehicle as far ahead of time as you can
  • Avoid airport pick-ups and drop-offs if possible; they normally are more expensive
  • Compare weekly and daily rates; you might save more if you rent the car for longer

These tips can help you save even more on your next car rental in Sydney.

What rental companies have outlets in Sydney?

From budget-friendly brands like Payless and Fox to global names like Advantage and Hertz, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Look through the online reviews to help you figure out which one is best for your next trip.

What types and makes of rental cars are on offer in Sydney?

Whether you want a roomy family vehicle or a low-cost economy car, the sheer wealth of options in this New South Wales metropolis means you're certain to find a car that suits your needs. Some options include:

Car TypeBest forCategory Includes
Full Size SUVTo take on any kind of terrain and sightseeingFord Explorer, Kia Sorento, BMW X3, or similar
Full SizeFor big groups that want better fuel economy than an SUVChevrolet Impala, Toyota Camry, or similar
HybridThose looking for a fuel-efficient vehicleToyota Prius, Honda Civic, or similar

What age do you have to be to rent a car in Sydney?

Usually, to rent a car in Sydney you must be at least 21. But, you may find that there is an additional charge if you're under 25 or for higher category vehicles in particular. Read through the supplier's terms to figure out what any additional fees is before you book your rental.

Does Sydney require rental car insurance?

When cruising through Sydney or the rest of Australia, you will need insurance. Almost every supplier needs proof of insurance before you rent a car. Many countries require driver's insurance. You may be able to buy additional insurance through the rental car dealer, if you think your insurance won't cover your rental.

The major credit cards (Visa, MasterCard, American Express, and Discover) will generally provide some coverage. But many of them have restrictions, like not covering larger vehicles like trucks or SUVs. Make sure to call and find out what kind of coverage is offered before you head to Sydney.

What are the different fuel policies?

Most suppliers give you a choice of fuel policies. Below is a list of the most common ones.

You will need to find a gas station close to the drop-off location
Policy TypePolicy DescriptionAdvantagesDisadvantages
Full to FullThe gas tank will be full when you get your automobile. Use as much fuel as you want and top it off when you return your car. As long as you replace the fuel before returning the car, you won't face any extra feesYou only refill the amount of fuel that you've used. Used a half of a tank? Then you just fill it back up to full. You won't be paying for any fuel you didn't use. You can fill up at any station you want and you'll only be charged refueling fees if you don't refill the tank
Full to empty (pre-paid)You'll pay for a full tank and return the car with an empty tank. Ask the rental car provider to see if they will refund you for any unused fuelThere will be no need to go searching for a gas station before you drop-off your carYou usually pay more for a tank upfront then going to a local station
Empty to emptyYou won't have a full tank when you collect your vehicle, and you don't need to fill the tank back up when you bring the car backYou fill the tank yourself, so you can shop around for the cheapest local pricesYou'll have to get some gas before you do any serious driving

What fuel policy do you recommend?

We usually recommend that you opt for the full-to-full policy. This policy simply means you bring your rental back to the full, and you're all set.

Is it worth getting unlimited miles?

Unlimited mileage is a good option for those who don't want to worry about incurring any extra charges with the distance they drive. You will just need to make sure there's nothing else in the small print that could add in extra costs.

Before you drive off

Be sure you check a few items before you leave the lot on your Sydney adventure. You should take time to:

  • Walk around the car and determine if there is any damage or scrapes. Be sure to make note of it on the paperwork, or you may get charged for it
  • Make you have a properly inflated spare tire, lug wrench, and jack in the trunk
  • Get familiar with the controls of your car. Adjust the mirrors and seats, and note how to turn on the lights and windshield wipers
  • Get comfortable working the radio or entertainment features. It's best to limit any unnecessary distractions when you are navigating a new area

Book your Sydney car rental today

Use CarRentals.com to get yourself the best wheels Sydney has to offer. Before you know it, you'll be driving between the well-known restaurants, famous landmarks, and all the fantastic sites in Sydney.

Search 8 Sydney Car Rental Companies

Thrifty car rental locations in Sydney

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Budget car rental locations in Sydney

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Avis car rental locations in Sydney

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National car rental locations in Sydney

10 locations  |

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Alamo car rental locations in Sydney

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Hertz car rental locations in Sydney

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ACE car rental locations in Sydney

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Sixt car rental locations in Sydney

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