|Car types||Compact, Compact SUV, Economy, Full-size SUV, Intermediate, Intermediate SUV, Passenger van, SUV, Standard, Supplier choice|
|Popular agencies||Hertz, Europcar, Thrifty|
Collision damage waiver and theft protection are insurance options that cover renters from paying high penalty fees if the car is stolen or returned damaged. Some Ballina car providers already include Collision Damage Waiver (CDW) and Theft Protection Waiver into the rental price but not all of them. We recommend always be aware of your coverage when renting a car in in Ballina.
Keep in mind that car hire excess insurances often have a deductible clause, which is the amount you’ll have to pay if something happens during the time of your rental. If you want to avoid unwanted surprises, you should consider adding a no-deductible option to your Ballina car rental.
Some car hire companies in Ballina which have updated their car rental health and safety policies due to COVID-19 to make sure vehicles are clean and disinfected include Europcar, Thrifty and Budget
On average a hire car in Ballina costs $44 per day.
In the past 72 hours, the cheapest car hires were found at Europcar ($82/day), Hertz ($84/day) and Thrifty ($98/day). In the last 72 hours the cheapest hire car price was found at Europcar Terminal Building 2478 (3 kilometres from the city centre).
The average price of fuel in Ballina is $6.01 per litre over the past 30 days. Filling up a tank of fuel costs between $72 and $96, depending on the car size.
Intermediate (Hyundai Accent or similar) is the most frequently booked car hire type in Ballina.
Take a look at our extensive car hire location map to find the best car hire deals near you.
A Intermediate car hire in Ballina costs $46 per day, on average.
A Compact car hire in Ballina costs $58 per day, on average.
A Supplier choice car hire in Ballina costs $136 per day, on average.
In Ballina, cars are most frequently hired at Europcar Terminal Building (3 km from city centre ).
On average hiring a car in Ballina costs $307 per week ($44 per day).
On average a car hire in Ballina costs $1,314 per month ($44 per day).
As Ballina roads are wide and peaceful to drive on, there’s no need to forfeit comfort or preference when choosing a hire car. Premium models are great for enjoying the seaside stretch of road towards Broken Head. Economy cars offer the cheapest prices and have excellent fuel efficiency. A 4x4 is necessary if you’re considering going off road and tackling the inland trails or sandy beaches.
The default speed limit is 50 km/h with many key arterial roads such as The Coast Rd set at 60 km/h. Be attentive to signage on the Pacific Mwy, as built-up areas have a limit of 80 km/h while rural sections increase to 100 km/h.
A litre of petrol in Ballina usually ranges from approximately A$ 1.45–1.55. If you’re driving to Byron Bay, fill up a full tank in Ballina before you leave as prices can rise by as much as A$ 0.10 per litre in the tourist hotspot.
Free parking is available in the centre of town, restricted to 1h or 2h along River St and Cherry St. Unrestricted spaces can be found a few blocks back from the shopping strip, on Holden Ln and Tamar St.