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Cheap rental cars in Cairns
From $18/day
Compact
5 seats 2 bags
From $18/day
Economy
4 seats 2 bags
From $19/day
Intermediate
5 seats 2 bags
From $21/day
Full-size
5 seats 3 bags
From $22/day
SUV
5 seats 3 bags
From $41/day
Standard
5 seats 3 bags
Advertised prices are the best daily rates found by our customers during the last two weeks. Prices subject to change and may not include additional fees.

Rental car locations in Cairns

Hertz
3 reviews
Cairns Square Shopping Centre
Europcar
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Cairns Square
Alamo
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Shop 2 51 Sheridan St
Avis
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153 Lake St
Mini Car Rentals
5 reviews
150 Sheridan St
National
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Shop 2 51 Sheridan St
Hertz
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147 Lake St
Thrifty
1 review
Corner of Sheridan and Aplin Street
Atlas Car Rental
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51 Sheridan St
Enterprise
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Shop 2 51 Sheridan St

Cairns rental car information

Average Rental Car CostCheapest Rental Car PriceMost Popular Rental TypeLowest Price Rental Company
$116Hyundai Accent ($18 per day)SUVEast Coast Rentals ($18 per day)
FAQs about renting a car in Cairns
What is the average cost to rent a car in Cairns?
The average cost to rent a car in Cairns is $116 per day.
What is the cheapest price for a rental car in Cairns?
The cheapest rental car in Cairns is Hyundai Accent ($18 per day).
What is the most popular rental car type in Cairns?
SUV is the most booked rental car type in Cairns
Which car rental companies have the lowest priced rental cars in Cairns?
East Coast Rentals has the cheapest rental car rate in the next 14 days. Hyundai Accent $18 per day
Which rental car companies offer services in Cairns?
Car rental companies that service Cairns are Jucy, Enterprise, and East Coast Rentals

Find the best rental car deals in Cairns

Renting a car in Cairns is a must if you want to fully explore in and around the city. There’s a lot of things to do and places to see in Cairns. Renting a car gives you the flexibility to drive to a nearby city or attraction outside of Cairns.

With Tripadvisor, you can rent all types of vehicles in Cairns. We offer economical standard cars, sporty convertibles, family-friendly minivans, and comfortable SUVs. By leveraging the world’s largest rental car booking service and searching all major rental brands, we help you find the lowest rental car prices available. We offer comprehensive coverage of over 60,000 locations worldwide.

What you need to know when renting a car in Cairns

  • You can pick up your vehicle at any rental car location in Cairns or at the airport.
  • Make sure you compare deals across all major rental car brands - there are dozens to choose from in Cairns.
  • Major rental car providers include Hertz, National, Enterprise, Alamo and Avis, but Cairns also offers other rental car brands.
  • Reserve early to get the best-priced rental car for your trip to Cairns.

Tips for renting a car in Cairns

  • Join a loyalty rewards program with a car rental company so you can earn points to use towards perks. Joining is typically free-of-charge.
  • Look for Cairns car rental locations outside the airport as prices usually include a kiosk fee at the airport.
  • Consider taking a taxi or rideshare from the airport to an offsite location. Taxes and fees are based on where you pick up your rental car, not where you drop off.
  • Join a loyalty rewards program with a car rental company so you can earn points to use towards perks. Joining is typically free-of-charge.
  • When flying to Cairns, check with the airline for reward programs that include discounts at car rental companies.
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Hertz
3 reviews
Cairns Square Shopping Centre
Mini Car Rentals
5 reviews
150 Sheridan St
Thrifty
1 review
Corner of Sheridan and Aplin Street
Alamo
0 reviews
Shop 2 51 Sheridan St
Enterprise
0 reviews
Shop 2 51 Sheridan St
National
0 reviews
Shop 2 51 Sheridan St
Europcar
0 reviews
Cairns Square
Hertz
0 reviews
147 Lake St
Atlas Car Rental
0 reviews
51 Sheridan St
Avis
0 reviews
153 Lake St
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