Hobart car hire

Hobart car hire

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Hobart, TAS, Australia
28 Oct — 4 Nov
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Hobart, TAS, Australia
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Hobart car hire information

Pick-up locationHobart
Car typesCompact, Compact SUV, Economy, Full-size, Full-size SUV, Intermediate, Intermediate SUV, Passenger van, People mover, SUV, Standard, Standard SUV
Hire locations38
Airport locations19
Popular agenciesBudget, Avis, Sixt, Enterprise, Bargain Car Rentals

Cheap car hire in Hobart

Economy$22/day
Compact$25/day
Intermediate$28/day
Standard$33/day
Full-size$25/day
SUV$42/day
People mover$56/day
Full-size SUV$105/day
Passenger van$118/day
Compact SUV$35/day
Intermediate SUV$40/day
Standard SUV$102/day
Best prices found by KAYAK users in the past hours.

Hobart car hire reviews and directory

From $19/dayRated no. 1
Bargain Car Rentals
Best rated
Most popular
10 Excellent (1 review)
4 locations in Hobart
Bargain Car Rentals
Locations in Hobart
  • 7.9
  • 7.9
  • 10
  • 10
  • 10
Recent reviews
10.0 Excellent1 Sep. 2021
Easy collection and drop off. Good value for money. Friendly staff. Car was in good condition and quite new, albeit quite a base model with no reversing camera etc, but generally v good 👍
From $50/dayRated no. 2
Hertz
10 Excellent (1 review)
2 locations in Hobart
Hertz
Locations in Hobart
  • 10
  • 10
  • 10
  • 10
  • 10
Recent reviews
10.0 Excellent19 Feb. 2018
Very convenient to pick up and drop off. Car was brand-new and clean.Good option for traveling in Tasmania. Very convenient to pick up and drop off. Car wad brand-new and very clean.
From $29/dayRated no. 3
Sixt
9.8 Excellent (2 reviews)
1 location in Hobart
Sixt
Locations in Hobart
  • 10
  • 9
  • 10
  • 8.9
  • 8.9
Recent reviews
10.0 Excellent7 Oct. 2021
Super friendly staff when we picked up and great clean and comfortable car, helped us with an upgrade to make sure we could do everything we wanted to while in Tassie. Return was a little confusing no one seemed to want to take our keys or know who was doing what but staff were still friendly
9.6 Excellent19 Oct. 2018
Great Little CarCar was waiting for us...no delays. Clean, and gassed up.Car was old...it had over 117,000km on odometer, plus a weak battery making for difficult starting. But having said that, the car made it through iur rental period ok.
From $20/dayRated no. 4
East Coast Car Rentals
9.5 Excellent (9 reviews)
1 location in Hobart
East Coast Car Rentals
Locations in Hobart
  • 9.7
  • 9.7
  • 9.7
  • 9.1
  • 9.3
Recent reviews
9.6 Excellent13 Mar. 2019
Bit slow to pick up
9.2 Excellent9 Jan. 2019
All goodAll good in Tasmania
10.0 Excellent13 Sep. 2018
RecommendedStandard, reliability & economy of Suzuki Swift Fast, no-fuss service from staff Convenient shuttle service to & from airportNothing
10.0 Excellent4 Sep. 2018
car condition, service and rates.
10.0 Excellent30 Apr. 2018
Best value car rental company ever.Easy to deal with, convenient off site pick up and drop off and very reasonable rates. I would definitely use them again as cars were good and they are by far the cheapest car rental company I have ever used.Dropped off prior to opening time at 7am but didn't get loaded onto bus for 15 minutes. Maybe they could start work 15 minutes earlier to check cars so we can get to airport on time. Also, clients had to work out who should go on first bus to airport based on flight departure times. I think the staff could have organised this. Excess was $5500, we would like to pay a (very) small amount extra to reduce this to $5000 as this is what our travel insurance will cover.
10.0 Excellent28 Feb. 2018
Good valuePick up/drop off shuttle was great, car was clean and ready to go. Staff were helpful and friendly.Tried to change the name of primary driver prior to pick up and was told that I would have to make a whole new booking and that a similar vehicle was not available. I do not understand why the name could not simply be changed, and how my reserved vehicle was suddenly not going to be available. As a result we had to pay extra to have additional driver put on.
7.2 Good25 Nov. 2017
Pickup and return are not at the airport
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From $25/dayRated no. 5
Alamo
8.9 Excellent (7 reviews)
1 location in Hobart
Alamo
Locations in Hobart
  • 9.1
  • 8.8
  • 9.1
  • 8.8
  • 8.8
Recent reviews
9.6 Excellent16 Jul. 2019
Manager, Mo, was great! He was responsive to a few concerns we had and was flexible with our situation. He also upgraded us for no charge to make up for having to wait at an empty kiosk.Someone hadn't turned up to their shift so when we arrived (an hour into their operating hours) no one was there. However, the manager soon arrived and treated us like VIPs.
10.0 Excellent4 Mar. 2019
Great customer service despite our flight being delayed and arriving about 4 hours late Appreciated the upgrade
10.0 Excellent5 Sep. 2018
Happy Hobart HolidayEverything from the time we arrived at the pick up counter until we dropped our car back the whole process was seamless and super easy. The staff were really friendly and helpful, thankyou so much.Would recommend to anyone.Nothing
8.0 Excellent5 Dec. 2016
Would be good if the process could be streamlined (I.e. Took 10 minutes to organise, when a lot of the info they needed could have been provided ahead of time online).
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From $27/dayRated no. 6
Avis
8.8 Excellent (7 reviews)
2 locations in Hobart
Avis
Locations in Hobart
  • 8.8
  • 8.8
  • 8.8
  • 8.8
  • 8.5
Recent reviews
9.6 Excellent3 Mar. 2019
Very quick and easy pick up and drop off
2.0 Mediocre8 Jan. 2019
NothingAvis didnt knew i was renting and did not had a car for me
10.0 Excellent12 Nov. 2018
great little nearly new car. Great gas mileage. Pick up and drop off were fast and efficient.The available pick up and return hours were very limited at both the airport and in town.
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From $35/dayRated no. 7
Thrifty
8.8 Excellent (4 reviews)
2 locations in Hobart
Thrifty
Locations in Hobart
  • 9
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  • 8
Recent reviews
8.0 Excellent9 Nov. 2018
They movedFriendly staffThey moved and the address on the website is wrong. It took us longer to get to the office when walking from the port.
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From $23/dayRated no. 8
Budget
6.6 Good (5 reviews)
2 locations in Hobart
Budget
Locations in Hobart
  • 7.2
  • 6.8
  • 6.4
  • 6.4
  • 6.4
Recent reviews
10.0 Excellent22 Nov. 2018
Easy rental, nice drivingHelpful, friendly customer service and easy car pickup.
2.0 Mediocre29 Dec. 2016
Wouldn't honor my reservationWouldn't honor my reservation price and tried to charge me over 5X the rate I confirmed with Kayak. She said, "its Christmas week, I can't honor that price." I had to take a taxi into the city and make other arrangements. Don't use Kayak for international reservations.
4.0 Okay2 Oct. 2016
Poor quality of vehicleCompact car and efficiency of fuelPoor condition of vehicle. Vehicle made rattling noise from engine, which made us insecure of car breaking down. When defrost / a/c system was powered an extremely loud and disturbing sound came from what I imagine is the compressor. This last condition resulted in lots of vibration in the car when idle.
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Sunnycars
5 locations in Hobart
Sunnycars
Locations in Hobart
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Ace Rental Cars
2 locations in Hobart
Ace Rental Cars
Locations in Hobart
Recent reviews
From $22/day
Enterprise
2 locations in Hobart
Enterprise
Locations in Hobart
Recent reviews
From $18/day
keddy by Europcar
Cheapest deal
2 locations in Hobart
keddy by Europcar
Locations in Hobart
Recent reviews
Red Spot
2 locations in Hobart
Red Spot
Locations in Hobart
Recent reviews
From $25/day
Apex
1 location in Hobart
Apex
Locations in Hobart
Recent reviews
Dollar
1 location in Hobart
Dollar
Locations in Hobart
Recent reviews
From $25/day
Europcar
1 location in Hobart
Europcar
Locations in Hobart
Recent reviews
National
1 location in Hobart
National
Locations in Hobart
Recent reviews
Right Cars
1 location in Hobart
Right Cars
Locations in Hobart
Recent reviews
38 travellers who hired a car in Hobart gave the car agency they used an average rating of 8.9

Car hire locations in or near Hobart

Good to know

Most popular agency

Bargain Car Rentals

Most popular car type

Intermediate

Average price

$32/day

Good deal

$24/day

When to book a car hire in Hobart

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

Car hire excess insurance in Hobart

Collision Damage Waiver (CDW) & Theft Protection Waiver

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 Hobart 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 Hobart.

Deductible

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 Hobart car rental.

Top tips for hiring a car in Hobart

  • It is highly advantageous to rent a car in Hobart as the public transportation in the city is somewhat limited. The main form of transit available is the public bus, but for groups or families visiting Hobart this likely won’t be as efficient or comfortable as a hire car. Also, if you plan on visiting any of the neighboring attractions such as Wellington Park (21 km or 13 miles away), it is often cheaper to drive there yourself rather than joining a tour.
  • Looking to pick up a hire car upon landing in Hobart so you can begin your Tasmanian journey? If your flight is arriving at Hobart International Airport, you will find all the airport’s various hire car counters located in the Arrivals section of the airport.
  • Driving in Hobart is a simple and easy affair for the most part, but there is one thing to remember when heading out onto the roads outside the city -- namely, the winding roads. Many of the roads and highways can be surprisingly curvy as they move up and down the hills, so caution is advised. This is especially the case in difficult weather conditions such as rain or snow.
  • Rush hour in Hobart starts off in the morning around 6:30 a.m. and lasts until 9:00 a.m. throughout the work week. The afternoon traffic picks up around 4:00 p.m. and finishes shortly after 6:00 p.m. Most of the streets don’t feature too much congestion but Davey Street is one to avoid if possible.
  • 25% of our users found a car hire in Hobart for $24 or less
  • Book your car hire in Hobart at least 1 day before your trip in order to get a below-average price
  • Off-airport car hire locations in Hobart are around 28% cheaper than airport locations on average
  • Intermediate car hires in Hobart are around 26% cheaper than other car types, on average

FAQs about hiring a car in Hobart

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

  • On average a hire car in Hobart costs $32 per day.

  • In the past 72 hours, the cheapest car hires were found at Budget ($47/day), Enterprise ($56/day) and Avis ($136/day). In the last 72 hours the cheapest hire car price was found at Budget 96 Harrington St 7001 (1 kilometres from the city centre).

  • The average price of fuel in Hobart is $5.70 per litre over the past 30 days. Filling up a tank of fuel costs between $68 and $91, depending on the car size.

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

  • Car hire companies onsite at Hobart airport include Bargain Car Rentals, East Coast Car Rentals, Avis, Enterprise, Thrifty, Budget, Alamo, Apex, Sixt and Hertz.

  • Car hire companies that offer shuttle or pick-up services from Hobart airport to off-airport locations include Bargain Car Rentals, Europcar, Avis, Enterprise, Thrifty, Budget, Alamo, Sixt, Hertz and keddy by Europcar.

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

  • A Intermediate car hire in Hobart costs $60 per day, on average.

  • A Compact car hire in Hobart costs $71 per day, on average.

  • A Standard car hire in Hobart costs $91 per day, on average.

  • In Hobart, cars are most frequently hired at Europcar 112 Harrington Street (1 km from city centre ).

  • On average hiring a car in Hobart costs $224 per week ($32 per day).

  • On average a car hire in Hobart costs $959 per month ($32 per day).

  • Smaller vehicles such as sedans, coupes, and compacts are certainly some of the best options for would-be renters visiting Hobart. The city’s central business district has a few one-way streets that make smaller cars a more attractive option for many drivers. Also, the smaller parking spaces typical of the city’s streetside parking may not fit larger vehicles.

  • The speed limit starts off at 30 km/h (18 mph) in residential areas and up to 50 km/h (31 mph) on urban roads. Out on the highways and motorways, the speed limit jumps up to 100 or 110 km/h (62 or 68 mph) depending on the size of the road and whether it is divided or not. On gravel roads, which are found outside of the city in smaller communities, the speed limit is 80 km/h (50 mph).

  • Petrol prices are an average of AU$1.50 ($1.11 USD) per liter of petrol in Hobart. In gallons that is the equivalent of AU$5.68 ($4.19 USD) per gallon of gas. Check what time of year you will be traveling and needing to rent a car as petrol prices will also change depending on holiday periods.

  • The downtown area of Hobart has plenty of parking garages and lots available. Drivers should have no issue finding parking even during the busiest parts of the day. Outside of the city center, though, streetside parking is often the best option as the streets in the peripheral areas tend to be on the more spacious side.