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Devonport car hires from $45

This price is the cheapest per day rate found by a KAYAK user in the last 72 hours by searching for a car hire in Devonport with a pick-up date of 29/6 and drop-off date of 1/7. Fares are subject to change and may not be available at all agencies or on all dates of hire. Click the price to replicate the search for this deal.
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Cheap car hire in Devonport

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Economy$45/day
Compact$45/day
Intermediate$59/day
Full-size$122/day
SUV$56/day
Full-size SUV$100/day
Passenger van$65/day
Pick-up truck$122/day
Compact SUV$53/day
Intermediate SUV$53/day
Standard SUV$80/day
Best prices found by KAYAK users in the past 48 hours.

KAYAK’s top tips for hiring a car in Devonport

  • If you plan on using your mobile phone as a GPS while driving your hire car in Devonport, make sure you have a commercially made phone mount for it. Your car hire company may be able to provide one for you. You can only use phones for GPS or calls if it is mounted and can be operated only by voice commands. If you're planning on driving into rural areas in Tasmania, your phone may not have reception. In these cases, consider booking a satellite GPS from your Devonport car hire provider.
  • The Spirit of Tasmania ferry to Melbourne departs from Devonport. If you want to take your Devonport hire car onto the ferry, double-check with your provider. Most will require you to at least notify them ahead of time and some may not permit you to take certain vehicles onto car ferries. You'll often need to take out extra insurance coverage to ensure you're covered for anything that happens during the trip, which may not be ideal for cheap car hire in Devonport. Some may offer the option of dropping your hire car off at the ferry terminal and picking a new one up in Melbourne. Alternatively, if you take your original vehicle across to Melbourne, most major companies will allow you to drop your Devonport hire car off at a location in a different city if it’s prearranged.
  • Most Devonport car hire companies won't offer vehicles to drivers under 21. You also generally need to have held a full licence for at least a year without any suspensions. Most companies charge a young driver fee for drivers under 25 too – something to consider if you’re wanting cheap car hire in Devonport. This is usually a daily surcharge capped at five to seven days. The price varies between providers but Hertz and Europcar tend to be on the lower end. Remember that the young driver surcharge will apply if any additional drivers are also under 25, not just the main hirer.
  • Straddling the northern Tasmanian coastline, Devonport is often a blustery place and so having the security of a hire car is sure to make your visit more comfortable. With harsh winds and regular rain throughout the year, waiting outside for public transport in Devonport is not ideal. Driving to attractions such as Coles Beach and Mersey Bluff Lighthouse takes less than 10min from the centre of Devonport, while the journey by bus is roughly 30min. Coach transfers to Launceston usually depart just twice per day at 09:30 and 11:00, making a hire car the more flexible option.
  • Devonport Airport (DPO) has only one terminal and the reception desks of Thrifty, Avis, Hertz, Budget and Europcar are easy to spot once you land. The car park outside is also simple to navigate and you’ll be able to walk to your hire car quickly. There is no direct public transport service to Devonport Airport from the city and a hire car will save a cab fare of approximately A$ 30.
  • Devonport has plenty of roundabouts and you should remember to indicate as you enter and exit. Also, reduce your speed as you approach roundabouts to ensure there is ample time to check for oncoming vehicles. The landscape of Devonport is considerably hilly and it’s recommended to keep a watchful eye on the speedometer to prevent speeding while descending a steep street.
  • Peak hour is worst between 08:00–09:00 and 16:00–17:30 in Devonport; however, it’s a lot calmer than major cities across Australia and won’t affect your travel noticeably. A rush of congestion is common every Saturday evening around 19:00, when the Spirit of Tasmania ferry docks, mostly influencing Bass Hwy as commuters make their way towards Launceston.
  • 25% of our users found a car hire in Devonport for $54 or less
  • Book your car hire in Devonport at least 1 day before your trip in order to get a below-average price
  • Off-airport car hire locations in Devonport are around 20% cheaper than airport locations on average
  • Intermediate hire cars in Devonport are around 59% cheaper than other car types, on average

FAQs about hiring a car in Devonport

  • What type of car is recommended for driving in Devonport?

    Compact car models handle the Devonport streets with ease, though larger makes such as 4WDs and people movers have no issue navigating the traffic. It’s best to avoid a manual transmission car unless you are very comfortable completing hill starts, with automatic models providing a relaxed drive.

  • What’s the speed limit in Devonport?

    The default maximum is 50 km/h in urban areas of Devonport. Bass Hwy ranges from 100–110 km/h as it passes town, and school zones are set at 40 km/h.

  • Where are the best places to park in Devonport?

    Metered parking is available through the centre of Devonport, including on Stewart St, Steele St, Edward St and Fenton Wy. Restrictions vary from 1–4h and hourly rates are about A$ 2. The multilevel CBD carpark has a flat rate of approximately A$ 5 for the top level on weekdays and roughly A$ 2 on weekends. Plenty of free spaces are available at Coles Beach Car Park, though spots fill up quickly on warm days.

  • How much does it cost to hire a car in Devonport?

    On average a car hire in Devonport costs $68 per day.

  • What is the cheapest car hire company in Devonport?

    In the past 72 hours, the cheapest car hires were found at Budget ($45/day), keddy by Europcar ($53/day) and Dollar ($59/day). In the last 72 hours the cheapest hire car price was found at Budget Terminal Building 7310 (7 kilometres from the city centre).

  • How much is the price of fuel in Devonport?

    The average price of fuel in Devonport is $6.80 per litre over the past 30 days. Filling up a tank of fuel costs between $82 and $109, depending on the car size.

  • What is the most popular car hire in Devonport?

    Intermediate (Hyundai Kona or similar) is the most frequently booked car hire type in Devonport.

  • Which car hire agencies are at Devonport airport (DPO)?

    Car hire companies onsite at Devonport airport include Budget, Europcar, Thrifty, Bargain Car Rentals, Avis and Dollar.

  • Which car hire companies will pick you up at Devonport airport (DPO)?

    Car hire companies that offer shuttle or pick-up services from Devonport airport to off-airport locations include Budget, Europcar, Bargain Car Rentals and Avis.

  • How can I find car hires near me in Devonport?

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

  • How much does an Intermediate car hire cost in Devonport?

    An Intermediate car hire in Devonport costs $41 per day, on average.

  • How much does a Compact car hire cost in Devonport?

    A Compact car hire in Devonport costs $121 per day, on average.

  • How much does a Standard car hire cost in Devonport?

    A Standard car hire in Devonport costs $186 per day, on average.

  • What is the most popular car hire location in Devonport?

    In Devonport, cars are most frequently hired at Avis Terminal Building (7 km from city centre ).

  • How much does it cost to hire a car for a week in Devonport?

    On average a car hire in Devonport costs $479 per week ($68 per day).

  • How much does it cost to hire a car long term for a month in Devonport?

    On average a car hire in Devonport costs $2,052 per month ($68 per day).

  • What documentation do I need to pick up my hire car in Devonport?

    You'll need your driver's licence and a debit or credit card ready when you pick up your vehicle. International travellers may also be asked to present their passports, and you may need an International Driver's Permit if your licence isn't in English.

  • Where else can I get a Devonport hire car?

    If you're arriving via the Spirit of Tasmania, most major companies also have desks at the ferry terminal. Most are located inside the terminal building, and a member of staff will direct you to your vehicle.

Devonport car rental reviews and directory

Budget

10.0

Wonderful

3 reviews
Best rated
Most popular

Cleanliness

10.0

Comfort

10.0

Pick-up/Drop-off

10.0

Value for money

10.0

3 locations in Devonport

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Locations in Devonport

Airport Road

+61 3 6423 9333

Monday08:00 - 17:00
Tuesday08:00 - 17:00
Wednesday08:00 - 17:00
Thursday08:00 - 17:00
Friday08:00 - 17:00
Saturday08:30 - 13:00
Sunday08:30 - 13:00

Devonport Ferry Terminal

+61 3 6427 0650

Monday06:30 - 07:30
Tuesday06:30 - 07:30
Wednesday06:30 - 07:30
Thursday06:30 - 07:30
Friday06:30 - 07:30
Saturday06:30 - 07:30
Sunday06:30 - 07:30

Terminal Building

+61 3 6423 9333

Monday08:00 - 17:00
Tuesday08:00 - 17:00
Wednesday08:00 - 17:00
Thursday08:00 - 17:00
Friday08:00 - 17:00
Saturday08:30 - 13:00
Sunday08:30 - 13:00

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10.0 Wonderful

Apr 2024

KAYAK
Best service ever had and great price for hire of a vehicle when I was in Tasmania

10.0 Wonderful

Mar 2022

KAYAK
Thank

1 out of 1

Europcar

8.0

Very Good

1 review

Cleanliness

8.0

Comfort

8.0

Pick-up/Drop-off

8.0

Value for money

8.0

3 locations in Devonport

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11 The Esplanade

+61 3 6427 0888

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Ferry Terminal Building

+61 3 6427 0888

Opening times not available

Terminal Building

+61 3 6427 0888

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8.0 Very Good

July 2022

KAYAK
got an upgrade

1 out of 1

Sixt

4.0

Mediocre

1 review

Cleanliness

8.0

Comfort

8.0

Pick-up/Drop-off

8.0

Value for money

8.0

One location in Devonport

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10 Esplanade

+61 3 6495 5220

Monday07:00 - 16:00
Tuesday07:00 - 16:00
Wednesday07:00 - 16:00
Thursday07:00 - 16:00
Friday07:00 - 16:00
Saturday07:00 - 16:00
Sunday07:00 - 16:00

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4.0 Mediocre

Mar 2023

KAYAK
Very easy to book online. Would have been great if I had got the car that I had booked ! Nice car but I had booked a hybrid and didn’t get it. But it was over all a good rental. Staff were great.

1 out of 1

Thrifty

10.0

Wonderful

No reviews available

3 locations in Devonport

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26 Oldaker St

+61 136139

Monday08:00 - 17:00
Tuesday08:00 - 17:00
Wednesday08:00 - 17:00
Thursday08:00 - 17:00
Friday08:00 - 17:00
Saturday08:00 - 17:00
Sunday09:00 - 16:00

Airport Rd

+61 136139

Monday08:00 - 17:00
Tuesday08:00 - 17:00
Wednesday08:00 - 17:00
Thursday08:00 - 17:00
Friday08:00 - 17:00
Saturday08:00 - 17:00
Sunday09:00 - 16:00

Ferry Terminal Building

+61 136139

Monday18:00 - 18:3006:30 - 07:30
Tuesday18:00 - 18:3006:30 - 07:30
Wednesday18:00 - 18:3006:30 - 07:30
Thursday18:00 - 18:3006:30 - 07:30
Friday18:00 - 18:3006:30 - 07:30
Saturday18:00 - 18:3006:30 - 07:30

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Hertz

9.0

Wonderful

No reviews available

3 locations in Devonport

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26 Oldaker St

+61 3 6420 8390

Monday08:00 - 17:00
Tuesday08:00 - 17:00
Wednesday08:00 - 17:00
Thursday08:00 - 17:00
Friday08:00 - 17:00
Saturday08:00 - 17:00
Sunday09:00 - 16:00

Airport Rd

+61 3 6420 8320

Monday08:30 - 13:00
Tuesday08:30 - 13:00
Wednesday08:30 - 13:00
Thursday08:30 - 13:00
Friday08:30 - 13:00
Saturday08:30 - 13:00
Sunday10:00 - 21:00

Ferry Terminal Building

+61 3 6420 8350

Monday07:00 - 16:00
Tuesday07:00 - 16:00
Wednesday07:00 - 16:00
Thursday07:00 - 16:00
Friday07:00 - 16:00
Saturday07:00 - 16:00

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Bargain Car Rentals

8.2

Very Good

No reviews available

Cheapest deal

5 locations in Devonport

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1 Murray Street

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Devonport Airport

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Ferry Terminal

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Port

+61 439 370 127

Monday08:00 - 17:00
Tuesday08:00 - 17:00
Wednesday08:00 - 17:00
Thursday08:00 - 17:00
Friday08:00 - 17:00
Saturday09:00 - 16:00
Sunday09:00 - 16:00

Terminal Building

+61 1300 729 230

Monday08:00 - 17:00
Tuesday08:00 - 17:00
Wednesday08:00 - 17:00
Thursday08:00 - 17:00
Friday08:00 - 17:00
Saturday08:00 - 17:00
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Dollar

8.0

Very Good

No reviews available

2 locations in Devonport

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26 Oldaker St

+61 1800 501 934

Monday08:00 - 17:00
Tuesday08:00 - 17:00
Wednesday08:00 - 17:00
Thursday08:00 - 17:00
Friday08:00 - 17:00
Saturday08:00 - 17:00
Sunday09:00 - 16:00

Airport Rd

+61 1800 501 934

Monday08:00 - 17:00
Tuesday08:00 - 17:00
Wednesday08:00 - 17:00
Thursday08:00 - 17:00
Friday08:00 - 17:00
Saturday08:00 - 17:00
Sunday09:00 - 16:00

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Avis

8.0

Very Good

No reviews available

One location in Devonport

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Terminal Building

+61 3 6427 9797

Monday08:00 - 17:00
Tuesday08:00 - 17:00
Wednesday08:00 - 17:00
Thursday08:00 - 17:00
Friday08:00 - 17:00
Saturday09:00 - 16:00
Sunday13:00 - 17:00

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Firefly

7.4

Good

No reviews available

2 locations in Devonport

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26 Oldaker St

+61 3 6420 8390

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Devonport Airport

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keddy by Europcar

6.0

Okay

No reviews available

2 locations in Devonport

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11 The Esplanade Opposite Ferry Terminal

+61 364 270 888

Monday07:00 - 16:00
Tuesday07:00 - 16:00
Wednesday07:00 - 16:00
Thursday07:00 - 16:00
Friday07:00 - 16:00
Saturday07:00 - 16:00
Sunday07:00 - 16:00

Terminal Building- Devonport Airport

61 03 64270888

Opening times not available

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Routes Car & Truck Rentals

4.9

Mediocre

No reviews available

2 locations in Devonport

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Locations in Devonport

11 Esplanade

Monday07:00 - 16:00
Tuesday07:00 - 16:00
Wednesday07:00 - 16:00
Thursday07:00 - 16:00
Friday07:00 - 16:00
Saturday07:00 - 16:00
Sunday07:00 - 16:00

11 The Esplanade,opposite Ferry Terminal

+61 3 6427 0888

Monday07:00 - 16:00
Tuesday07:00 - 16:00
Wednesday07:00 - 16:00
Thursday07:00 - 16:00
Friday07:00 - 16:00
Saturday07:00 - 16:00
Sunday07:00 - 16:00

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Right Cars

4.4

Mediocre

No reviews available

One location in Devonport

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1 Murray Street

+61 364 277 940

Opening times not available

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Sunnycars

No score available yet

4 locations in Devonport

Locations in Devonport

11 The Esplanade

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26 Oldaker Street

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Harbour

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Terminal Building

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Shouqi

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One location in Devonport

Locations in Devonport

Terminal Building

+86 10 6064 1387

Opening times not available

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5 travellers who hired a car in Devonport gave the car agency they used an average rating of 5.0

Car hire locations in or near Devonport

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Most popular agency

Budget

Most popular car type

Intermediate

Average price

$68/day

Good deal

$54/day

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