Most of the reputed car-rental agencies in Australia provide customers with the best deals in more than 240 tourist destinations across this vast country, but tourists can avail some of the best deals when visiting metropolitan cities like Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Adelaide, Cairns, Perth and Gold Coast. The discount deals provided by these car-hire agencies include GST, vehicle registration fees, basic insurance, one-way fees, the fees of licensed, authorized drivers, some vehicle recovery fees and the extra fees per additional kilometer in their final car-rental deal. One can avail a car from a minimum period of a single day to as maximum as 2 or 3 months and explore all the destinations across Australia like; the pristine Tasmania sand and surf, the capital cities, the Australian outback, the rare wildlife, Western Australia and the Great Barrier Reef. However, it is always advisable to avoid any last minute deal so as to enjoy a road adventure across Australia in a rented car at cheap prices. Car-rental deals in Australia vary according to the period of hire and is also affected by the city in which a car is hired.
In Cairns, Avis provides Hyundai Getz cars for a period of 2 to 4 days over the weekend at unbelievable discounted rates like $39 with an additional free run for the first 100 kilometers of driving. A weekend getaway in Cairns in a Thrifty car costs around $30 only. For a car-rental deal over a period of 7 days, one can avail Hyundai cars from Thrifty at $40 per day. If one is hiring a car for a one-way special trip from Cairns to Sydney, Melbourne or any such capital city, then the trip costs $50. Europcar provides customers with the best of luxury cars like Suburu, Nissan, Ford, Toyota and Mazda. In order to book a wagon at cheapest rates, one can avail the services of car-rental company, Hertz. The car-rental prices in most other major cities of Australia resemble each other, except for the fact that in Brisbane, Sydney and Melbourne one can be charged extra for hiring a car for long trips that include overnight stops.