Rental Car Brisbane

Rental Car Brisbane from 21 £ per day

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Current offers in Brisbane

e.g. Kia Rio or the like
Kia Rio
from 13 £/day
  • All-round carefree package
Kia Rio
from 17 £/day
  • Directly available
Kia Rio
from 13 £/day
  • Without excess
Toyota Yaris
from 15 £/day
e.g. Hyundai Accent or the like
Hyundai Accent
from 11 £/day
  • All-round carefree package
Hyundai Accent
from 15 £/day
  • Directly available
Hyundai Accent
from 11 £/day
  • Without excess
Hyundai Accent
from 15 £/day
Further vehicle classes
e.g. Toyota Corolla or the like
Toyota Corolla
from 13 £/day
e.g. VW Passat Wagon or the like
VW Passat Wagon
from 21 £/day
7 seater
e.g. Toyota Kluger or the like
Toyota Kluger
from 24 £/day
9 seater
e.g. Toyota Commuter or the like
Toyota Commuter
from 64 £/day
e.g. Mitsubishi ASX or the like
Mitsubishi ASX
from 15 £/day
e.g. Bmw Serie 2 or the like
Bmw Serie 2
from 115 £/day
e.g. Z9 MYSTERY VEHICLE AUTO or the like
from 15 £/day

Travelling through Brisbane with a Rental Car

Australia’s third largest city, Brisbane is the capital of the beautiful state of Queensland and can be easily discovered by rental car. It enjoys a scenic location by the Brisbane River and offers a pleasant blend of historic monuments and all the modern flair of a large metropolis. Brisbane, together with the surrounding state of Queensland, is perfect to explore with a rental car. With Driveboo, you can compare offers of many different rental companies and choose the one that best suits your needs.

The mild subtropical climate which prevails in this part of Australia provides the perfect conditions for sightseeing and long trips around the region. Brisbane is also known as a “new world” city, as it relies on environmentally-friendly industry and a clean environment.

Where should I rent a car in Brisbane?

Due to the city’s size, you will find car rental companies in all areas of Brisbane. However, the most convenient way to find your dream car is to pursue the offerings of one of the car rental companies directly at the airport.

The nearest airport to Brisbane is, of course, Brisbane Airport (BNE), located just 17.4 km from the city centre. There, you will find plenty of car hire companies offering diverse options. The companies are located on Level 2 of the International Terminal, as well as on Level 1 of the Domestic Terminal.

What are the conditions for booking a rental car in Brisbane?

These differ from company to company. Some car rental companies offer a variety of car insurance; however, the safest choice is to opt for full insurance with or without deductibles. This insurance sometimes allows you to additionally register another driver free of charge.

Important traffic rules when driving around Brisbane:

  • Australia follows left-hand traffic. Therefore, if you feel uncomfortable driving on the left, you should practice your skills in less frequented areas.
  • Remember that penalties for road traffic offenses are extremely high in Australia. Thus, you should observe the speed limits at all times.
  • All passengers in the car are required to wear seatbelts.
  • There are high penalties applied when drivers are caught drinking and driving. The permissible blood alcohol level is 0.05%
  • In the case of parking spaces where the car has to be parked perpendicular to the sidewalk, the signs determine the angle at which the car should be parked and whether it has to be facing forwards or backwards.
  • You are not permitted to use your mobile phone while driving.

Do I need an international driver's license to rent a car in Brisbane?

In some states of Australia, an EU driver's license will be accepted by police and car rental companies (only if it is translated into English!). However, most states require drivers to have an International Licence. Remember, you also have to carry your original driver’s licence with you at all times.

Is there wildlife on the roads around Brisbane?

You should be on the watch for animals such as kangaroos, wombats, and koalas at all times. What’s more, there are many unfenced roads where cattle will be grazing on the adjoining fields—so you should always drive with caution.

Exploring the area surrounding Brisbane with a rental car

Travellers who choose Brisbane as their holiday destination should also consider venturing into the surrounding region. In the area around the city, there are a number of destinations that are worth a day trip.

Surfers Paradise with its stunning beaches galore is an ideal choice for those who enjoy outdoor activities. The place is located in the very centre of the scenic Gold Coast. It offers a wide variety of sophisticated restaurants and modern shopping venues. Surfers Paradise is also a great starting point for visiting such theme park attractions as Warner Bros. Movie World.

Springbrook National Park is a must-see natural highlight for those who enjoy secluded spaces. The park is full of beautiful waterfalls, volcanic canyons, and eucalyptus trees.

Tamborine Mountain is another natural gem not to be missed in the area around Brisbane. It is part of the Gold Coast Hinterland and offers a beautiful balance of cultural heritage and natural wonders.

Destination Distance by car Time
Surfers Paradise 76.2 km 57 min
Warner Bros. Movie World 60.2 km 44 min
Springbrook National Park 106 km 1 h 26 min
Tamborine Mountain 73.4 km 1 h 2 min

Car Hire Brisbane - discover the attractions

The green and tourist-friendly city of Brisbane offers a plethora of interesting attractions that cannot be missed. If you decide to start your journey around the city from a stroll along the Brisbane River, you should pay a visit to Brisbane’s Cultural Centre, which includes such interesting places as the Queensland Performing Arts Centre, the State Library of Queensland, and the Gallery of Modern Arts.

Travellers who enjoy peaceful locations should head towards the Mount Coot-tha Botanic Gardens, which offer stunning views of the whole city. This highlight is located approximately 7 km from Brisbane, but is well worth the journey. Inside, you will find 52 hectares of horticulture and a number of themed gardens.

South Bank is another of Brisbane’s must-see tourist attraction. The area is full of promenades, plazas, and parklands which were prepared for the World Expo in 1988. Additionally, you can bathe in the human-made lagoon—a popular pastime activity of Brisbane’s citizens.

When in Brisbane, you cannot miss the Story Bridge Adventure Climb. The bridge is one of the city’s most popular attractions. It offers a two-hour tour which guarantees unforgettable views of the city.

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Frequently asked questions about booking a rental car Brisbane

Can I rent a car in Brisbane without a credit card?
No, in Brisbane it is not possible to book a rental car without a credit card.
Until when can I return a rental car {in Brisbane?
In principle, you can return the rental car at any time of the day. It is only important that you return the rental car no later than the time specified at the time of booking.
Do I have to take additional insurance in Brisbane?
If you book fully comprehensive insurance without a deductible, you do not have to take out additional insurance on-site.
How long do I have to cancel a rental car?
You have up to 24 hours before rental time to cancel.

Questions about the price

What does a rental car cost in Brisbane?
A rental car in Brisbane costs on the average 11.58 £ per day.
What does a rental car in Brisbane cost per week?
A rental car in Brisbane costs on average 81.05 £ per week 11.58 £ per day).
How much does a rental car in Brisbane cost for one month?
A rental car in Brisbane costs on average 347.35 £ for one month (11.58 £ per day).
Which rental car provider is the cheapest in Brisbane?
Auto Europe is in Brisbane the cheapest. A rental costs 46.31 £ for 4 days.
What does a small rental car cost in Brisbane?
A small rental car costs in Brisbane 12.04 £ per day.
What does a middle-class rental car cost in Brisbane?
A middle-class rental car costs in Brisbane 12.74 £ per day.
How high is the deposit for a rental car in Brisbane?
In Brisbane the deposit amounts begin at 101.95 £.
How high is the liability sum in Brisbane?
Each rental car is insured at least with the legal liability sum. In Brisbane there are 6 provider with a liability sum greater than 7.5 million euros.
How high is the fee for young drivers in Brisbane?
Drivers under the age of 26 often pay a fee. This deviates strongly from the individual offers. We always show you the price including all fees.
How much does it cost to cancel a rental car?
Up to 24 hours prior to rental, cancellation costs nothing.

Questions about car rental providers

Which car rental providers are at the Brisbane?
At the Brisbane there are 12 Supplier: e.g. Alamo, Enterprise, Sunny Cars, BSP Auto,