Car Hire Airlie Beach

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Airlie Beach, QLD, Australia
8 Dec — 15 Dec
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Airlie Beach, QLD, Australia
Tue 8/12
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Tue 15/12
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Airlie Beach car hire information

Pick-up locationAirlie Beach
Car typesCompact, Compact SUV, Economy, Full-size, Full-size SUV, Intermediate, Intermediate SUV, Luxury SUV, Passenger van, People mover, Pick-up truck, Premium SUV, SUV, Standard, Standard SUV, Supplier choice
Hire locations6
Popular agenciesAvis, Budget, Hertz, Europcar

Cheap car hire in Airlie Beach

$35/dayEconomy
$40/dayCompact
$37/dayIntermediate
$50/dayStandard
$39/dayFull-size
$44/daySUV
$63/dayPeople mover
$68/dayFull-size SUV
$75/dayPassenger van
$44/dayPick-up truck
$82/dayPremium SUV
$42/dayStandard SUV
$43/dayCompact SUV
$44/dayIntermediate SUV
$51/daySupplier choice
$52/dayLuxury SUV
Best prices found by KAYAK users in the past hours.

Airlie Beach car hire reviews and directory

From $56/dayRated no. 1
Hertz
Best rated
Most popular
8.2 Excellent (2 reviews)
2 locations in Airlie Beach
Hertz
Locations in Airlie Beach
342 Shute Harbour Rd+61 749 464 687
Monday08:00 - 16:30
Tuesday08:00 - 16:30
Wednesday08:00 - 16:30
Thursday08:00 - 16:30
Friday08:00 - 16:30
Saturday08:00 - 16:30
Proserpine Apt+61 749 464 687
Monday10:00 - 16:00
Tuesday10:00 - 16:00
Wednesday10:00 - 16:00
Thursday10:00 - 16:00
Friday10:00 - 16:00
Saturday10:00 - 16:00
Sunday11:00 - 16:00
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Recent reviews
8.0 Excellent4 Aug. 2019
Pros: Staff friendly and helpful. Easy drop off.Cons: Car was not 100% clean. CAR was damaged without indicating. CAR needed maintenance
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From $78/dayRated no. 2
Budget
8 Excellent (1 review)
2 locations in Airlie Beach
Budget
Locations in Airlie Beach
Block B Shop 5+61 749 451 024
Monday09:00 - 15:00
Tuesday09:00 - 15:00
Wednesday09:00 - 15:00
Thursday09:00 - 15:00
Friday09:00 - 15:00
Terminal Building+61 749 451 024
Monday09:00 - 15:00
Tuesday09:30 - 15:00
Wednesday10:00 - 16:00
Thursday10:00 - 16:00
Friday10:00 - 16:00
Saturday12:00 - 15:30
Sunday12:00 - 15:30
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From $67/day
Avis
2 locations in Airlie Beach
Avis
Locations in Airlie Beach
366 Shute Harbour Rd+61 225 561
Monday09:00 - 15:00
Tuesday09:00 - 15:00
Wednesday09:00 - 15:00
Thursday09:00 - 15:00
Friday09:00 - 15:00
Terminal Building, Bruce Highway+61 225 561
Monday09:00 - 15:00
Tuesday09:30 - 15:00
Wednesday10:00 - 16:00
Thursday10:00 - 16:00
Friday10:00 - 16:00
Saturday12:00 - 15:30
Sunday12:00 - 15:30
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From $55/day
keddy by Europcar
2 locations in Airlie Beach
keddy by Europcar
Locations in Airlie Beach
398 Shute Harbour Rd, Shop 1+61 749 464 133
Monday14:30 - 16:00
08:00 - 16:30
Tuesday14:30 - 16:00
08:00 - 16:30
Wednesday14:30 - 16:00
08:00 - 16:30
Thursday14:30 - 16:00
08:00 - 16:30
Friday14:30 - 16:00
08:00 - 16:30
Proserpine Apt61 7 49464133
Recent reviews
From $47/day
Europcar
Cheapest deal
1 location in Airlie Beach
Europcar
Locations in Airlie Beach
398 Shute Harbour Road+61 749 464 133
Recent reviews
Sunnycars
1 location in Airlie Beach
Sunnycars
Locations in Airlie Beach
398 Shute Harbour Road
Recent reviews
3 travellers who hired a car in Airlie Beach gave the car agency they used an average rating of 8.1

Car hire locations in or near Airlie Beach

Good to know

Most popular agency

Hertz

Most popular car type

Intermediate

Average price

$67/day

Good deal

$56/day

When to book a car hire in Airlie Beach

Average daily price per month
Car hire prices as pick-up date approaches

Top tips for hiring a car in Airlie Beach

  • Hire a car for your stay in Airlie Beach and access the flexibility to enjoy the scenic routes in and around the area. Explore Airlie Beach Lagoon and Betty’s Beach, which is just 1h by car. Hiring a car will give you the ultimate peace of mind regarding your travels during the length of your stay. As the roads here are suitable for most vehicle types, such as a 4WD or a convertible, your choice of car hire is not limited. Hire a car in Airlie Beach, Queensland, Australia to take advantage of unrestricted travelling.
  • Whitsunday Airport (WSY) is conveniently located in Flametree, Whitsunday, just 10min by car to Airlie Beach. The private airport is situated between budding tourist destinations, Airlie Beach, Whitsunday Islands, and Shute Harbor. Within the small airport, visitors can find Hertz, Europcar, and Avis with ease.
  • Navigating your way through Airlie Beach will require extra caution as the vast majority of visitors opt to reach their destinations by foot. During local events and busy tourism periods, caution is advised regarding the pedestrians. Speeding and drinking while driving should be avoided as these are considered serious offences in the region. While navigating your way in your hire car, adhering to speed limits of 50 km/h in domestic areas and 110 km/h on highways is recommended.
  • The peak hour traffic in Airlie Beach starts at around 17:00. If travelling from the airport to Townsville, you can expect a maximum travel time of 4h when travelling during off-peak times. It is recommended to avoid travelling during rush hour traffic as even side roads are heavily congested.
  • 25% of our users found a car hire in Airlie Beach for $56 or less
  • Book your car hire in Airlie Beach at least 4 weeks before your trip in order to get a below-average price
  • Off-airport car hire locations in Airlie Beach are around 38% cheaper than airport locations on average
  • Full-size car hires in Airlie Beach are around 41% cheaper than other car types, on average

FAQs about hiring a car in Airlie Beach

  • Some car hire companies in Airlie Beach which have updated their car rental health and safety policies due to COVID-19 to make sure vehicles are clean and disinfected include Hertz, Europcar and Avis

  • On average a car hire in Airlie Beach costs $67 per day.

  • Intermediate (Hyundai Accent or similar) is the most frequently booked car hire type in Airlie Beach.

  • In the past 72 hours, the cheapest car hires were found at Avis ($47/day), Budget ($53/day) and Europcar ($55/day).

  • In the last 72 hours the cheapest hire car price was found at Avis 366 Shute Harbour Rd 4802 (1 kilometres from the city centre).

  • Take a look at our extensive car hire location map to find the best car hire deals near you.

  • A Intermediate car hire in Airlie Beach costs $74 per day, on average.

  • A Compact car hire in Airlie Beach costs $97 per day, on average.

  • A Supplier choice car hire in Airlie Beach costs $57 per day, on average.

  • In Airlie Beach, cars are most frequently hired at Hertz 342 Shute Harbour Rd (1 km from city centre ).

  • On average hiring a car in Airlie Beach costs $467 per week ($67 per day).

  • On average a car hire in Airlie Beach costs $2,001 per month ($67 per day).

  • The Airlie Beach roads are not problematic, therefore you will be able to hire a car in Airlie Beach, Queensland, Australia without having to worry about requiring a specific type of car. A 4WD would only be necessary if you are contemplating some rugged exploration of the mainland, instead of focusing on the coast and reef.

  • The speed limit is set at 50km/h or lower in the domestic areas and 110km/h for the surrounding highways. Many dense town areas are continuously reducing speed limits to increase safety. Abiding by the speed limits is crucial as the motorways are heavily patrolled to maintain safety.

  • Being a coastal town, the fuel prices are not that bad. You can expect to pay an approximate price of between A$ 1.35 and A$ 1.60 per litre of petrol.

  • Free patrolled parking is available in the town centre. However, there are also paid parking spaces available closer to more popular spots in Airlie Beach Main Street and nearby the beach. Paid parking spaces will cost approximately A$ 10 for a full day in downtown Airlie Beach. Parking in the Port of Airlie Beach will cost around A$ 16 for one full day.