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Sydney Car Rental & Nearby Locations
Sydney Car Rental & Nearby Locations
How much does it cost to hire a car in Sydney?
The cost of hiring a car in Sydney can vary throughout the year. The months between December and February command the highest prices, as that’s when tourist numbers are at their peak. We offer a range of cars available from low-cost models through to luxury car hire options. When browsing through prices, always remember that you’ll need to refill the tank with petrol before returning your car.
What is the most popular hire car in Sydney?
Thanks to its ease of use, a compact car, Toyota Corolla or similar is one of the most popular hire cars in Sydney and around the world. Comfortably drive with 2-3 passengers and luggage with ample boot space. If you’re looking for something roomier try the intermediate SUV, Toyota Rav 4 or similar, offering space for 5 passengers and luggage, for only a few dollars more.
Where can I book a hire car in Sydney?
There are many car hire services across the city centre that provide excellent deals. There ease of access means you won't have far to travel when dropping your vehicle off. Some popular locations to collect your car in Sydney include Sydney Domestic Airport, Pyrmont, Alexandria/Waterloo and Bondi Junction.
Hiring a Car Through Budget Australia in Sydney
As one of the most famous cities in the world, Sydney attracts millions of visitors each year. If you want to make the most of your stay, hiring a car in Sydney will help you see more of what the city has to offer. At Budget.com.au, we’re here to provide you with low-cost car hire services. From SUVs for large groups to compact cars for small families, hiring a car in Sydney through our site is always convenient.
Driving tips in Sydney
Unless a sign is telling you otherwise, assume that Sydney’s speed limit is 50km per hour. Speeding usually comes with heavy fines and it may impact your ability to hire a car in the future. Children under the age of seven must be seated in the back seats of the vehicle either in a booster seat or child restraint seat. Driving with a blood alcohol level higher than 0.05 is illegal in NSW, so avoid drinking before driving altogether. Sydney has toll roads of various charges. No need to bring your own e-tag – the RMS will bill you directly for the tolls with a service fee. Finally, while driving on multi-lane roads stay in the left lane if you’re driving slowly.
What should we do in Sydney?
As a city that’s brimming with architectural feats and some of Australia’s greatest history, Sydney is always a winner when it comes to action-packed holidays.
1. Climb the Sydney Harbour Bridge
The Sydney Harbour Bridge features on bucket lists worldwide. If you successfully make your way to the top, you can absorb breathtaking views and capture stupendous photos. For those who don’t feel as though they can meet the challenge, a shorter route is available.
2. Trek through the Manly to Spit coastal walk
Starting at one of the world’s most famous beaches and ending at Spit Bridge, this coastal walk presents the best of Sydney’s nature. From start to finish, you’ll see enviable mansions, secluded private beaches, and cliffs that jut out into the sparkling coastal waters.
3. Take the Sydney Opera House backstage tour
The Sydney Opera House is the cornerstone of the city’s skyline. With a history reaching back to 1959, the building has housed many stars and performances over the last few decades. If you take the backstage tour, you can explore the areas that host the theatre’s biggest stars.
As one of the world’s most popular cities, Sydney has plenty to offer. When you choose to hire a car, you’ll get to explore more of it. Enter your details above to find the best Sydney car hire option for you or contact Budget today!
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