|Car types||Compact, Compact SUV, Economy, Full-size, Full-size SUV, Intermediate, Intermediate SUV, Minivan, Passenger van, SUV, Standard, Standard SUV|
|Popular agencies||Budget, Enterprise, Ace Rental Cars, Hertz, Sixt|
Some car rental companies in Adelaide which have updated their car rental health and safety policies due to COVID-19 to make sure vehicles are clean and disinfected include Europcar, Hertz and Thrifty
On average a rental car in Adelaide costs $27 per day.
In the past 72 hours, the cheapest rental cars were found at Budget ($27/day), Firefly ($33/day) and East Coast Car Rentals ($36/day). In the last 72 hours the cheapest rental car price was found at Budget 274 North Terrace 5000 (1 miles from city center).
Yes, automatic cars are available in most car renting companies in Adelaide. As cars with manual transmission are more common in many countries, you might have to pay an additional charge for renting an automatic car.
The average gas price in Adelaide is $3.93 per gallon over the past 30 days. Filling up a gas tank costs between $47 and $63, depending on the car size.
Economy (Hyundai Accent or similar) is the most frequently booked rental car type in Adelaide.
Car rental companies that offer shuttle or pick-up services from Adelaide airport to off-airport locations include Europcar, Hertz, Ace Rental Cars, Thrifty, Budget, Avis, Firefly, Alamo, Enterprise, and JUCY.
Take a look at our extensive car rental location map to find the best rental cars near you.
A Economy car rental in Adelaide costs $35 per day, on average.
A Standard car rental in Adelaide costs $46 per day, on average.
A Compact car rental in Adelaide costs $38 per day, on average.
In Adelaide, cars are most frequently rented at Avis Arrival Rd (4 miles from city center).
On average a rental car in Adelaide costs $188 per week ($27 per day).
On average a rental car in Adelaide costs $807 per month ($27 per day).
Travelers who visit during the Australian summer months and want to get the maximum out of the Australian sun should consider a convertible. When driving mainly through the city, opt for a smaller car, also because gas prices are considerably higher in Australia than in the US, and a compact car will use up less gas.
Remember that all speed limit signage is given in kilometers per hour in Australia, so make sure you know the conversions (but the speedometer is also on km/h, so it should be no problem). Generally, 50 km/h (31 mph) is allowed in built-up areas and 100 km/h (62 mph) is permitted on rural roads and highways.
Gas is considerably more expensive in Australia than in the US. The average price per liter lies at AUD$1.45, which is about $4.24 USD per gallon. Most gas stations in Adelaide will require drivers to go into the station to pay at the counter, where both cash and cards are accepted.
There are various park possibilities in Adelaide, though the easiest is still to opt for a hotel with a parking space included. Alternatively, there is metered on-street parking, where some machines only take the exact amount of coins and no cards, so check beforehand. There are also commercial parking lots like UPark or a P+R or the Adelaide Entertainment Centre Park 'n' Ride, from which public transport operates into the city.
Finding the right price, understanding the add-ons and staying up to date with policy changes can be a challenge. That’s why KAYAK has produced the ultimate guide to renting a car to help you cut though the jargon and make the right choice for your rental car. Find tips and insights for how to book your rental, what car rental insurance you’ll need, how to deal with a car rental agency and what extra fees to expect (and avoid!).