|Car types||Compact, Compact SUV, Economy, Full-size, Full-size SUV, Intermediate, Intermediate SUV, Luxury SUV, People mover, Standard, Standard SUV|
|Popular agencies||Alamo, Europcar, Avis, Thrifty, Firefly|
Some car hire companies in Townsville which have updated their car rental health and safety policies due to COVID-19 to make sure vehicles are clean and disinfected include Europcar, Hertz and Alamo
On average a hire car in Townsville costs $55 per day.
In the past 72 hours, the cheapest car hires were found at Europcar ($84/day), Alamo ($85/day) and Enterprise ($94/day). In the last 72 hours the cheapest hire car price was found at Alamo Terminal Building Garbutt 4814 (4 kilometres from the city centre).
The average price of fuel in Townsville 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 Townsville.
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A Intermediate car hire in Townsville costs $52 per day, on average.
A Compact car hire in Townsville costs $58 per day, on average.
A Supplier choice car hire in Townsville costs $54 per day, on average.
In Townsville, cars are most frequently hired at Thrifty Townsville Ap (1 km from city centre ).
On average hiring a car in Townsville costs $383 per week ($55 per day).
On average a car hire in Townsville costs $1,642 per month ($55 per day).
There’s plenty of space on Townsville’s roads so there’s no need to sacrifice on comfort when choosing a hire car model. Full-size makes and people movers are great for transporting several people, while premium models offer a lavish getaway. If you are intending on doing some off-road driving on the trails of North Queensland, a 4x4 is needed and the hire contract must allow driving on unpaved roads.
The default limit is 50 km/h in urban areas and increases to 60 km/h in low-density suburban districts. A 40 km/h maximum is enforced between 07:00–09:00 and 14:00–16:00 in school zones, with flashing yellow lights indicating operation. Highways surrounding Townsville are usually set at 100 km/h but can be reduced to 80 km/h in congested areas.
A litre of petrol costs roughly A$ 1.45. Make sure to fill up with a full tank if you are taking the ferry to Magnetic Island as prices across the water can spike significantly.
Metered parking can be found in the CBD along Flinders St, Denham St, Sturt St and Walker St. Spaces are limited to 2h and cost approximately A$ 1 per hour. Free all-day spots are available at Dean Street Carpark and the corner of Leichhardt Street and Eyre Street.