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Rent a car in Australia with Sixt

Rent a car in Australia with Sixt

Hiring a car in Australia with Sixt will allow you to explore this giant country with ease. Our first car hire Australia branch was opened in 2006, and since we have expanded to provide a coverage of most major cities, airports and train stations. Each of our Australia car rental stations provides a comprehensive selection of vehicles to choose from; ranging from convertibles, estates, luxury cars and of course 4x4s to get around the outback. Don't go walkabout, hire a car in Australia with Sixt!Once you've selected your vehicle, you can make sure it meets your needs by selecting optional extras include child seats or a sat nav. Third party insurance coverage is automatically included with your car hire, but you can give yourself extra peace of mind with increased insurance protection.
Driving Rules in Australia

Driving Rules in Australia

It's important to make sure you know the local road rules before driving in a country for the first time. When you collect your car rental in Australia, remember to:- Always drive on the left hand side of the road!
- If you are driving on a foreign driving license, you must have this with you at all times
- The default speed limit is 50km (around 31 mph) in built up areas and 100km (around 62mph) on highways
- Drivers are responsible for ensuring that all passengers are wearing a seatbelt or child restraint
Sixt wants to make sure that you travel safely across Australia.
Start your adventure with car hire in Australia from Sixt

Start your adventure with car hire in Australia from Sixt

Australia's vast expanse and spectacular coastline is a road-tripper's dream. Sixt has car rental offices in all of Australia's big cities, and so all you need to decide is where you want to start and finish. If you are a fan of city life, why not take the 642 mile drive along the coast between Sydney and Melbourne? From there, you can continue along the Great Ocean Road to Adelaide. Other classic routes include The Pacific Coast Touring Route from Sydney to Cairns and the Indian Ocean Drive from Perth to Geraldton. For the adventurous, choose a 4x4 and explore the vast expanses of the Northern Territory. Australia has something for everyone. Rent a car in Australia with Sixt and discover it your way.
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Good to know when renting in Australia
Car rental under 25 in Australia
The minimum age for a SIXT rental in Australia is 21 with a license held for at least 1 year. Some car categories have a higher minimum age for rental, and an underage driver surcharge is applied for those under 25.
Documents you need to rent a car in Australia
You will need a valid driver’s license held for at least 1 year. International renters and drivers need their passport and an international driving permit.
Australia has multiple toll roads, and they all use an electronic toll payment system. Cash is not accepted. The SIXT fleet is outfitted with e-Tags that make electronic toll payments automatically. Your credit card will be billed for the toll amount without any additional fee added.
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Niraj S.
Easy, convenient and fast service.
Rent car for 10 days, got a Suziki car ptetty new and clean.Front desk gentleman is very very friendly and helpful.
Michael S.
Friendly and helpful professional staff and service. Parking is a bit tricky sometimes...
Maurício M.
The experience with Sixt was perfect. With impeccable service they delivered a car in great condition. I recommend for everyone. Surej was the best.
yoji t.
The car was not very clean but good enough to use. The staffs are very friendly and nice. Good service!
Sheenagh B.
Very professional customer service, car in excellent condition.
Sarah S.
Easy process from start to finish. Staff friendly and helpful thank you once again 🙏🏻
Bibek D.
Wonderful car… good fuel efficiency and good mileage.
Renee M.
The staff at Sixt Carlton have been incredibly understanding and accommodating during a particularly stressful time where I was stuck without a car and struggling to fit all my work into a tight timeframe. Amazing customer service and incredibly polite! Thank you for all your help - you don't even know how much it meant. I really appreciate it.
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