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Car Hire in Sydney - Compare & Save

Find the best pricing on Car Hire in Sydney on one website! Compare rates and vehicles from Sydney's leading rental companies and book online with no booking fees and no credit card or deposit required.


Save on Sydney Car Hire through DriveNow where you get to compare the lowest rental prices from Australia's most trusted rental companies and all for free!

At DriveNow, we don't compare health cover, we don't compare insurance and we don't compare credit cards, but we do compare Car Hire! And we've been comparing car hire in Sydney and elsewhere in Australia since 2003 to help travellers find and book the best deals available.

We only work with top rental brands including Avis, Hertz, Budget, Thrifty, Europcar and Redspot and our service is impartial and unbiased so you can compare exactly what each rental company has to offer when it comes to renting a car in Sydney or elsewhere.  To ensure we provide the best pricing there are no booking, administration or other hidden costs and if you need to cancel there are no penalties.

Pricing for Sydney Car Hire is listed on a single page with vehicles from each rental company grouped by vehicle category making it easy to view. Pricing is broken down so you know exactly what you are paying for. When it comes to payment there is no need to pay a deposit or provide credit card details, you simply pay when picking up your rental car in Sydney. All the details required will be sent through via email immediately after your booking is made.

Why use DriveNow for Car Hire in Sydney?

  • Trusted Sydney Suppliers - we partner with brands you know and trust
  • Free Service - Free booking service with no fees or charges
  • 100% Australian Owned & Operated - Local Australian based website
  • Price Comparison - Impartial and instant rate comparison - see how each rental company stacks up
  • No Credit Card - pay when you collect the vehicle not when you book
  • Drive-away Rates - include all taxes and levies (excludes young driver surcharge)
  • Experience - Comparing car rental pricing since 2003


We pride ourselves in customer service and understand that it's not just about finding the best online deal. Our reservations team are just a phone call away to help and answer any questions.

Were you looking for airport rental? Check out our Sydney Airport car hire page for more information and if your travels take you further south our Melbourne Airport car hire listings have all the latest pricing on vehicles at Victoria's airport gateway.

At DriveNow we compare the price of car hire in Sydney to help travellers find the best deal.

Here are some examples of how much our customers have been able to save in Sydney.

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  • The cheapest 31 day rental for $1016 for an Compact vehicle for pickup at Sydney Airport on 17 Jun saves you up to $955 (3 Jun 15)
  • Pickup a 4 day Compact car hire from Sydney Airport on 5 Jun and save $539 for the cheapest rate (3 Jun 15)
  • Save $529 on our best discount car hire rate for a 7 day rental Compact hired at Sydney Airport on 4 Jun (3 Jun 15)
  • Our best Sydney Airport discount car rental rate on 4 Jun for $213 saves you up to $529 (3 Jun 15)
  • Compare the cheapest car rental online rates and save $21 on a 8 day Compact rental at Sydney Airport for pickup on 19 Nov (3 Jun 15)
  • Our best Sydney Airport discount car rental rate on 14 Jun for $595 saves you up to $1152 (3 Jun 15)
 

Todays Specials in Sydney

Rent an Intermediate, Standard, Full Size, SUV or Full Size Sports car for 4 consecutive days or more in from selected Budget Locations in Australia and receive your 4th day free* of the base rate charges. Offer valid on rentals commenced and completed between 20 April 2015 to 30 June 2015
Rent an intermediate car or larger with Budget for 3 consecutive days or more (including a Saturday night) and save $20.
Rent any Avis car in Australia for 3 consecutive days between 20 April and 30 June 2015 and receive Double Qantas Frequent Flyer points.
 

Car Hire Suppliers in Sydney

Avis
Avis Car Rentals Sydney Airport
Sydney Airport
   

Budget
Budget Car Rentals Sydney Airport
Sydney Airport
   

Europcar
Europcar Car Rentals Sydney Airport
Sydney Airport
   

Firefly
Firefly Car Rentals Sydney Airport
Sydney Airport
   

Hertz
Hertz Car Rentals Sydney Airport
Sydney Airport
   

RedSpot
RedSpot Car Rentals Sydney Airport
Sydney Airport
   

Thrifty
Thrifty Car Rentals Sydney Airport
Sydney Airport
   

 

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