Give yourself access to all it has to offer by taking up car hire in Ipswich. Surrounded by parks, hikes, gardens and nature, having a car while in Ipswich is a necessity to ensure you’re not missing out. Brisbane is a 45min-1h 30min drive away depending on traffic, so if you plan to hit the city or the coast while you’re in Ipswich, you’ll want your own transport to navigate on your own terms.
Brisbane Airport (BNE) has hire car offices for Avis, Budget, Europcar, Hertz, Enterprise Holdings and Thrifty in both their domestic and international terminals; there are also car hire companies that have offices off site but offer a shuttle service to and from the airport. Most of these are free and will advise of any cost when booking. As Brisbane is a large city with a large airport, there are many options, so finding cheap Ipswich car hire should be a breeze.
Both Ipswich and Brisbane city, as well as surrounding areas, have varying speed limits, so be sure to pay attention to road signs. This area of Queensland also has many tolls; most hire car companies will have a tag for toll access included in your fee, but be sure to check this upon collection of your vehicle. If this is not included, you will need to set up a pass online prior to driving on these toll roads.
Be aware that all main roads between Brisbane and Ipswich can double in travel time during peak hours, ranging anywhere from 40min up to 1h 30min. Peak-hour traffic is usually from 07:00 to 09:00 and 16:00 to 19:00 on weekdays. It is also advised to make sure your car hire in Ipswich has air conditioning, as Queensland has a subtropical climate and it can get uncomfortably hot in a car, particularly in the summer months.
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Intermediate car hires in Ipswich are around 17% cheaper than other car types, on average
FAQs about hiring a car in Ipswich
Some car hire companies in Ipswich 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 Hertz
On average a hire car in Ipswich costs $63 per day.
The average price of fuel in Ipswich is $6.19 per litre over the past 30 days. Filling up a tank of fuel costs between $74 and $99, depending on the car size.
Intermediate (Hyundai Accent or similar) is the most frequently booked car hire type in Ipswich.
A Intermediate car hire in Ipswich costs $49 per day, on average.
A Compact car hire in Ipswich costs $50 per day, on average.
A Supplier choice car hire in Ipswich costs $93 per day, on average.
In Ipswich, cars are most frequently hired at Europcar 32 Brisbane Rd (2 km from city centre ).
On average hiring a car in Ipswich costs $439 per week ($63 per day).
On average a car hire in Ipswich costs $1,882 per month ($63 per day).
Choosing your car hire in Ipswich could depend on your plans and number of passengers. For example, if you are looking to get out in nature, you may want to consider an off-road vehicle to reach some more remote hikes or campsites. If you are a large group or family planning to drive to the Gold Coast, you may want a van for the extra room and comfort. Either way, it’s a good idea to make sure you have air conditioning, a tag for toll roads and navigation devices.
Speed limits in Ipswich and it’s surrounds vary from 40 km/h to 80 km/h, and some of the main roads between Ipswich and Brisbane or the Gold Coast see up to 110km/h. It is important while driving in Queensland to pay close attention to road signs, as the speed limits can change suddenly and often during your travels. There are generally many speed cameras, red light cameras and toll cameras on Queensland roads, so be sure to pay attention and follow the rules.
The cost of petrol for your car hire in Ipswich can vary. Australian fuel prices fluctuate often and can vary from A$ 1.30 to A$ 1.70 per litre in Brisbane and its surrounding areas. On average, this sits at around A$ 1.40. There are multiple websites and apps to help find the cheapest petrol in your area, so have a look at these in preparation for your stay with your hire car in Ipswich.
Parking is simple in Ipswich as most attractions, campsites, hikes or parks will have plenty of designated parking, and central Ipswich has both free and paid parking options, usually at around A$ 10 per day. Most accommodation options will allocate parking for your stay in Ipswich. If you are travelling to Brisbane city or the Gold Coast, there are also plenty of short- and long-term parking options, and these are usually well signposted.