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Canberra airport terminal building is host to all the major car rental companies. Avis, Budget, Hertz, Europcar, Budget and Thrifty all operate from the airport, which is close to the CBD - and all have offices in the city centre as well. Avis and Thrifty are located in the suburb of Fyshwick, and Budget in Braddon.

Airport Rent a Car have been in Canberra since 1993 and are a well established and respected ACT company. There are plenty of local companies offering good deal, with a variety of vehicles to suit all tastes, and pockets, with comprehensive insurance included. These include No Frills Rentals, Rumbles, ACT Car Hire, Mister Cheap and LDI Rentals.

Cars available start with small hatchbacks and grow to large saloons and people carriers. Always check when booking if it includes roadside breakdown assistance. Canberra Hire cars also offer corporate hire with some impressive high end vehicles, some with chauffeurs. Nyala hire Car and Crowne offer similar services.

Canberra is easy to negotiate in a car, with its well designed grid system of roads and within a less than an hour you will have found your way out of the ACT and into NSW. All car hire companies in the ACT and Canberra accept credit cards and eftpos, all hirers must have a full licence and be over 21 years of age. Companies usually take a print of a credit card for validity purposes. Many of the larger companies offer frequent flyer points when hiring a vehicle for more than three days.

There is a limited number of campervan hire companies in the nation’s capital. It is advisable to hire from Sydney or Melbourne, where there is a greater choice, but Calypso Campervans offer a pick-up and drop off service for those looking to hire a van to explore the great outdoors of the ACT and NSW.


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