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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!

10 fun things to do in Melbourne this summer

November 25th, 2014 Comments off

MELBOURNE is one of the world’s most liveable cities. Some say THE world’s most liveable city. So, where to go in Melbourne? There’s an endless list of places to go in Melbourne, with exciting things to see and experience at any time of day.
Here are 10 fun things to do in Melbourne recommended by the DriveNow team.
1. Climb the 1000 Steps, Mt Dandenong
Experience a fraction of the exhaustion felt by Australian soldiers following the Kokoda Trail in Papua New Guinea in WWII. Appreciate the surrounding tree ferns, manna gum trees and plaques in memory of the soldiers [...]

10 fun things to do in Melbourne this summer

November 25th, 2014 Comments off

MELBOURNE is one of the world’s most liveable cities. Some say THE world’s most liveable city. So, where to go in Melbourne? There’s an endless list of places to go in Melbourne, with exciting things to see and experience at any time of day.
Here are 10 fun things to do in Melbourne recommended by the DriveNow team.
1. Climb the 1000 Steps, Mt Dandenong
Experience a fraction of the exhaustion felt by Australian soldiers following the Kokoda Trail in Papua New Guinea in WWII. Appreciate the surrounding tree ferns, manna gum trees and plaques in memory of the soldiers [...]

Top museums in Melbourne

November 16th, 2014 Comments off

MELBOURNE’S museums offer you the chance to see, feel and touch what you would otherwise only read about in books or watch on television. Melbourne is home to many unique museums, giving you the opportunity to see famous art up close.
Many museums host permanent collections but there’s always something new and exciting to see with new exhibitions always coming to Melbourne.
Pencil in a date to explore history, culture and science at some of these top museums in Melbourne.
Melbourne Museum
No childhood is complete without a memorable experience to the award-winning Melbourne Museum. See Australia’s most famous racehorse [...]

7 places to watch a sunrise or sunset in Melbourne

November 8th, 2014 Comments off

WATCHING a sunrise and a sunset in Melbourne is spectacular at any time of year. There are many vantage points including some relatively unknown places where you can admire such beautiful and unforgettable scenery.
Here are seven places to warm the cockles of your heart around the city where you can take in the best views of Melbourne’s sunrises or sunsets.

Eureka Skydeck

Watch Melbourne’s incredible sunrise or sunset from the sky! The southern hemisphere’s highest viewing platform offers 360 degree views of Melbourne’s CBD, Port Phillip Bay and Sports Precinct. For a thrill, head the ‘The Edge’ [...]

Five great markets in Melbourne

November 1st, 2014 Comments off

VICTORIANS and visitors alike aren’t shy when it comes to weekend markets in Melbourne. Craft markets, farmer’s markets, bric-a-brac, clothes, design, computers, food … you name it, there’s a market somewhere close by. Then there are thousands of garage sales in the streets.
Where to begin when it comes to the best Melbourne markets? It’s hard to squeeze all the good ones into 10 slots, but we’ll give it a go. Here are some well worth the visit.
1. Queen Victoria Markets
Some say this is the one to rule them all for more than a century for everything from [...]