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Welcome to Melbourne Car Hire – your source of car hire deals in Melbourne Australia. Using the combined resources of Avis, Budget, Europcar, Hertz, Thrifty and in partnership with DriveNow.com.au, we are able to offer an unprecedented range of choice in vehicles at substantially discounted drive-away no more to pay prices.

No need to visit different sites to compare rates and vehicles because DriveNow’s innovative comparison page brings them together on a single page, allowing you to instantly compare rates, vehicles, bonus offers and eco ratings in a clear, concise and no-nonsense manner.

The booking process is quick, secure and easy with everything up front and no hidden charges, fees or surprises. An email confirmation provides you with all the details of your booking and where to collect your vehicle.

So, whether you are looking to pick up a calais in Perth, a getz from Brisbane or a rav4 in Hobart, Melbourne Car Hire provides you with the greatest choice in rates, vehicles and suppliers to select from in Melbourne. Melbourne Car Hire‘s car rental partners cover airport and city locations throughout the country including Brisbane, the Gold Coast, Sunshine Coast, Maroochydore, Sydney, Melbourne, Adelaide, Darwin, Perth, Canberra, Cairns, Alice Springs and Tasmania, as well as any rural centre with one of Melbourne Car Hire‘s suppliers outlets.

Melbourne Car Hire works in conjunction with Australia’s finest and most reliable hire car companies. Enjoy affordable car hire and vehicle rental at Melbourne Car Hire. Our suppliers accept Visa or Mastercard bookings.

Working with our Australian Accommodation partners, RoomsNow, Melbourne Car Hire is proud to offer hotel, motel and apartment accommodation across Australia in all major locations and cities. We invite you to visit RoomsNow to search and compare great room rates that we have negotiated on your behalf. Save on your car and then save more on your bed!

Eight great things to do in Hepburn Springs

December 29th, 2014 Comments off

QUICK escape ideas from Melbourne are in abundance. North, south, west or east, the variety is endless whether you’re wanting, beach, river, mountain ranges and snow fields, or open plains, caves or goldfields, or food and wine. But one that is only an hour and a half away is Spa Country and a little destination called Hepburn where cosmopolitan hamlets can be discovered, spa retreats await and natural charms of mineral springs are as fresh as you’ll find anywhere on the planet.
There are dozens of great reasons to head to this gorgeous part of Victoria, with Hepburn Springs at […]

Dive into the heavenly hot springs in the Mornington Peninsula

December 24th, 2014 Comments off

Bath houses, hot springs, thermal spas, relaxation … words that almost make you float into a travel destination rather than drive there. Peninsula Hot Springs stakes a claim as the “first natural hot springs and day spa centre in Victoria”, only a 90 minute road trip from Melbourne and one that delivers on everything it promises when it comes to natural thermal mineral waters that flow into the pools and private baths at the award-winning coastal escape.
There are two specific areas at this hot springs Mornington Peninsula destination that deliver on some quality R&R and spa experiences. A private […]

Five amazing sights on a Great Ocean Road drive

December 21st, 2014 Comments off

DRIVE the Great Ocean Road, a stunning, dramatic stretch of coastline in south-west Victoria. With several natural and historical attractions, it’s without a doubt one of the most amazing trips you’ll take in Australia. After all, the Great Ocean Road Drive took out the title of Australia’s ‘Best Road Trip’ in the Australian Traveller’s 2014 People’s Choice Awards.
Here are five attractions and activities for your road trip along the Great Ocean Road. 
Surf at Torquay
This seaside town, just over an hour from Melbourne, is home to the famous Bells Beach, where the annual Rip Curl Pro event is held. […]

Five amazing sights on a Great Ocean Road drive

December 21st, 2014 Comments off

DRIVE the Great Ocean Road, a stunning, dramatic stretch of coastline in south-west Victoria. With several natural and historical attractions, it’s without a doubt one of the most amazing trips you’ll take in Australia. After all, the Great Ocean Road Drive took out the title of Australia’s ‘Best Road Trip’ in the Australian Traveller’s 2014 People’s Choice Awards.
Here are five attractions and activities for your road trip along the Great Ocean Road. 
Surf at Torquay
This seaside town, just over an hour from Melbourne, is home to the famous Bells Beach, where the annual Rip Curl Pro event is held. […]

Best markets in Melbourne (Part II)

December 7th, 2014 Comments off

SOME of Melbourne’s most famous and unique markets attract visitors from across Australia – and then there are some which are still well-kept secrets by locals. Food stalls, live entertainment, arts and craft, vintage fashion, trash and treasure – you name it, Melbourne’s market scene has it all.
In our second installment of recommendations for markets in Melbourne, take a break from the same old shopping centres and discover some of the city’s exciting weekend markets.
Camberwell Sunday Market
Shop for a good cause on a Sunday morning. Since opening in 1976, the Camberwell Sunday Market (pictured) has raised close to $9 million for […]