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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!

5 great hotspots where you can park your wheels along the Murray River

October 15th, 2014 Comments off

AUSTRALIA’S longest river, the Murray, rises near Mount Kosciuszko in the Australian Alps and runs more than 2,500 kilometres to the Southern Ocean near Goolwa, South Australia. Beautiful little towns are dotted all along the mighty Murray River and with a Melbourne car rental you can explore any number of them. Here are five destinations to discover along the way after with each town distinctively its own.
Echuca
Where: 220km north of Melbourne
Home to the world’s largest paddlesteamer fleet, Echuca lives up to its title of Australia’s Paddlesteamer Capital. These riverboats have been travelling the Murray since 1853, so [...]

Five great spots on the east coast to beach yourself after a beautiful drive

September 12th, 2014 Comments off

It’s easy enough to fly in to any capital city along the east coast, but one of the tougher tasks is knowing which way to go to reach a great beach. Due to the sheer volume of beaches Down Under, the options can even confuse you. Without rolling out pages of recommendations or offering up a best of, we’ve tracked down five beautiful beaches in Victoria, New South Wales and Queensland where you can’t go wrong once you’ve jumped in that car rental from the airport and hit the road.

1. Lennox Head
Where: Summerland Coast, 755km north east [...]

Five great spots on the east coast to beach yourself after a beautiful drive

September 12th, 2014 Comments off

It’s easy enough to fly in to any capital city along the east coast, but one of the tougher tasks is knowing which way to go to reach a great beach. Due to the sheer volume of beaches Down Under, the options can even confuse you. Without rolling out pages of recommendations or offering up a best of, we’ve tracked down five beautiful beaches in Victoria, New South Wales and Queensland where you can’t go wrong once you’ve jumped in that car rental from the airport and hit the road.

1. Lennox Head
Where: Summerland Coast, 755km north east [...]

Three spine-tingling Australian haunted places that promise to frighten the life out of you!

July 31st, 2014 Comments off

AFRAID of ghosts? What about paranormal activity? There’s plenty of spooky places around the planet but Australia has many of them.
It’s not for everyone, but if you have hired a car in Sydney, Melbourne or Perth here are three places that promise to spook the hell out of you.
1. Monte Cristo Homestead in Junee NSW – Could this old mansion be the most haunted place in the world? Many say it is. The resident ghost is said to be Mrs Elizabeth Crawley, the original owner, who apparently is fiercely protective of her property. In addition to spooky visions there’s believed [...]

5 Australian caravan parks with killer views so good you won’t be able to return home

July 15th, 2014 Comments off

With a campervan rental in Australia at the ready, there are plenty of parks dishing up views that are a feast for the eyes. Here are five to ponder when considering where to park your campervan while cruising Down Under.
VICTORIA – Cowes Caravan Park, Phillip Island
CAN anything top the sound of waves lapping at the shoreline and views right over the Western Port bay? It’s the recipe for a perfect night’s sleep – right after you’ve exhausted yourself exploring beautiful Philip Island in the morning and afternoon. Cowes Caravan Park is a beauty, just over two hours south of Melbourne, [...]