|Car types||Compact, Economy, Intermediate, Standard, Supplier choice|
|Popular agencies||Alamo, National, Enterprise|
Some car hire companies in Newcastle which have updated their car rental health and safety policies due to COVID-19 to make sure vehicles are clean and disinfected include Europcar, Alamo and Budget
On average a hire car in Newcastle costs $49 per day.
In the past 72 hours, the cheapest car hires were found at National ($98/day), Alamo ($100/day) and Enterprise ($104/day). In the last 72 hours the cheapest hire car price was found at Alamo In Terminal 1 Williamtown Dr 2318 (15 kilometres from the city centre).
The average price of fuel in Newcastle is $5.63 per litre over the past 30 days. Filling up a tank of fuel costs between $67 and $90, depending on the car size.
Intermediate (Hyundai Accent or similar) is the most frequently booked car hire type in Newcastle.
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A Intermediate car hire in Newcastle costs $58 per day, on average.
A Compact car hire in Newcastle costs $38 per day, on average.
A Economy car hire in Newcastle costs $41 per day, on average.
In Newcastle, cars are most frequently hired at Europcar Terminal Building (15 km from city centre ).
On average hiring a car in Newcastle costs $340 per week ($49 per day).
On average a car hire in Newcastle costs $1,456 per month ($49 per day).
Intermediate and full-size models will handle the CBD traffic comfortably as well as provide a smooth ride along coastal roads. 4WDs are priced cheaply considering the off-road versatility they provide. It’s best to check the hire conditions to assure driving is allowed on unsurfaced roads, when choosing a 4WD.
The standard speed limit throughout the urban area of Newcastle is 50 km/h. Between 08:00–09:30 and 14:30–16:00 on weekdays, a 40 km/h maximum is enforced surrounding schools, indicated by flashing yellow lights and marked pedestrian crossings. Highways and motorways around Newcastle vary from 100–110 km/h.
A litre of petrol in Newcastle usually ranges from approximately A$1.45–1.55. Petrol prices tend to increase slightly the closer you get to the CBD, making it wise to fill up if you visit the outer suburbs.
No.2 Sportsground Car Park on Smith St has all-day parking available for roughly A$8. Closer to the CBD, Mall Car Park has a approximate A$5 flat rate on Saturdays and is free on Sundays. The first 15min of metered parking across Newcastle is free when using the EasyPark app.