Rent a car in Sydney

The phrase "car journey" suggests a long hard road, but in reality, everything is much easier. In Sydney, you may rent a car right on the spot and enjoy driving along beautiful city streets and suburban highways, and then just drop it off at the airport. It is worth a lot to come to the main points of interest of Sydney at a time when they are not surrounded by crowds of tourists and see them in their original settings And it is also easy to arrange when you have a personal car at your disposal. And to make your trip advantageous, cars-scanner gives you a discount on rental services up to 70%.

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Sydney - Car models and reference cost of rent

Decide what car you want to drive in the city of Sydney to find out daily average cost.

In addition, the price depends on the point where you are planning to pick up the car. Pay attention to this to make the trip more advantageous.

Sydney. Special offer for car rental

We care about your budget and in conjunction with rental companies of the city of Sydney, we regularly make deals and launch special offers. Start monitoring prices for dates you are interested in right at the beginning of planning your trip, so you have a better chance to rent a car with the maximum benefit. The most reasonable time is 2-4 months before the start of the rental time within normal periods and 3-6 months within the high season.

You may cancel the booking free of charge 24 hours before the start of the rental time, in this case, the money will be returned to your account in full.

Average price of petrol and diesel in Sydney

Use navigator's tips to plan the amount of fuel and route. Cars-scanner also advises you to always carry a small fuel canister so that the empty tank does not catch you out a long way from the nearest petrol stations. Approximate prices for fuel:


Conditions for crossing borders with neighbouring countries

Do you want to take a car and visit several countries at once? Consult the Border Crossing section in advance in order to know exactly which borders allow crossing.

Travel Restrictions

Speed limitations

In a new city, you are going to get many impressions, do not make acquaintance with the local road patrol service one of these impressions and do not take time and money away from your own rest. In order to avoid this, it is enough to comply with the speed limit:

In addition, do not forget to follow up-to-date information on the allowed speed limits on road signs; it may slightly differ from th information indicated in the table.

Conditions for cancellation/modification of booking

You may find the cancellation form on our website. Standard conditions provides the following cancellation rules:

Please note that some special offers may change the cancellation policy; carefully read the terms and conditions to plan your vacation well.

Traffic violation fines

The lion's share of fines, which are received by travellers who came to Sydney, are superimposed on them for non-compliance with the traffic rules. Be attentive and law-abiding. And in order not to get a fine being a pedestrian, you should be aware of the most significant monetary punishments in the city:


All this time, we've been speaking how to make the most of your trip budget. Now let's talk about how to avoid unexpected expenditures, for example, fines. Most of them can be avoided by following generally adopted rules of conduct, law-abiding behaviour, sticking to street cleanliness, and public order. However, be attentive to various warning signs on the streets and buildings, therefore, avoiding having lunch in the wrong place or accidentally entering a restricted area.

Documents required for car receipt

Driver's license
Credit card
Voucher
PLEASE NOTE

At the rental company office, you may be required to provide an international driving licence.

Age restrictions for car rental in Sydney

Cheap car rental in Sydney is possible for drivers 25 years old and over. Young drivers under 25 may be subject to an extra charge on the spot. Some car rental companies charge an additional fee for drivers aged 71-75 years. Age restrictions of a provider and the amount of an extra charge may be found out when booking a car in Sydney on our website by going to the Age Restrictions section.

Insurance, nuances and recommendations

When booking, you will be offered several options for car insurance. For a quiet trip, cars-scanner recommends that you take out a full insurance policy, which covers almost all possible damages. You may do this on our website or at the rental company office.

Each car has its own set of features, which are indicated in the insurance document. Be careful when taking it and read through the Insurance Cover section to insure yourself against further surprises.  Example:

Upon receipt of a car, a security deposit will be locked on your card, which is automatically unlocked after the car returns. Below, there is a table with the approximate amount of deposit at popular car rental companies.

Car rental company Car class Apx. Deposit amount
Q9biw51RsaSXnQPJF72k Mini / Economy 200-400 £
Compact / Standard 400-800 £
Fullsize / Premium 700+ £
65qHRzMXbkoVc99FrojC Mini / Economy / Compact 150-500 £
Standard / Estate 300-700 £
Fullsize / Premium / SUV 700+ £
hjAjbISOoMl31Gv4Yum4 Mini / Economy 250-500 £
Standard / Estate 300-750 £
Fullsize / Premium / Minivan 600+ £
8XelAG0GAmda9rxWyWoH Economy 200-600 £
Compact / Standard / Estate 300-700 £
Fullsize / Premium / Cabrio 550+ £
0XoahPsPTgAC3KBUa6FH Mini / Economy 250-600 £
Compact / Standard 400-900 £
Fullsize / Premium 500+ £

Return in other city or country

You may take a car to Sydney and return it to another city without any problems. Just search for suitable offers by specifying the return city you need. The search results will show only offers from those companies that allow return in another city. The indicated price already includes a one-way tariff.

Payment method

You may pay for your booking using MasterCard, Visa, Maestro, and American Express.

IMPORTANT. It often happens that at the moment of receiving the car receipt, you may be requested to provide your personal credit card. To find out in advance which card you need, carefully read the Payment Methods section in the document with rental terms.



If a provider does indicate the need to provide a credit card when booking, and you do not have it, check the status of your debit card on www.bindb.com. The fact is that some debit cards are actually credit cards with zero limit. If your card is one of them, you may use it.

Sydney - offices of car rental companies on the map

Earlier we mentioned that the cost of rental even using the same one provider depends on the point where you pick up a car. For easy orientation, we've pinpointed all of them on the map; use it and save money.

Nearest rental points near Sydney


Nearest airport locations

Nearest city locations

Additional local fees

In order for you not having to think about additional costs, we, the cars-scanner service, provide car rental services on an all-inclusive basis where you may see the final fixed price. But there is a short list of countries where an additional licence or contract fee, or state tax may be levied. Information about such fees and taxes will be provided by the rental company. Please read Fees Section:

During the booking process, you will be offered to choose equipment that is not included in the standard package, for example, sports equipment storage. You will know the price immediately, but you should pay for it to the rental company upon receipt of a car.

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2017-09-04
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