Hiring a car or campervan can be an easier alternative to buying a vehicle as you don't need to worry about all the stresses that go along with trying to buy a decent vehicle.
Hiring a car or campervan may also have other benefits such as being provided with nationwide roadside assistance in case of breakdowns, you also don't need to worry about selling the vehicle at the end of your trip. The downfall is that it can be a more expensive option.
Below are companies that specialise in backpacker vehicle rentals in Australia.
Campervan Rentals & Car Hire with Compare and Choose. We compare Motorhome rentals and car hire from all providers to get you the best possible prices, so you don't have too hunt around.
Budget Rent a Car offers great rates on cheap car hires all throughout Australia. If you are looking for cars, we have all sizes, if you are looking for trucks, we also offer 4WD, Utes, mini buses and vans. Wherever you need to go, we can get you there.
LifeSocial is a Rideshare & Carpooling site, we connect people going in similar directions, we're free to join and use. Users simply search and connect or can add their trip in and have others find them.
We feature a trip centre, message centre, event calendar, police checks on user profiles, auto alerts via email.
We also offer free one way car hire, there's always a great selection of cars needing to be taken to a certain destination. We cover fuel expenses, out of pocket expenses and insurance, this varies on each vehicle and needs to e checked out before booking, the only catch is that the car needs to be delivered to it's destination within the given time frame.
The types of vehicles on offer range from Sedans to Campervans.
Transfercar is an online relocation service that offers free use of rental cars to travellers. In return the travellers are helping the rental car industry to relocate their cars in a cheaper way than any current relocation alternative.
Pick-up available in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Perth, Darwin and Cairns
Phone 1800 674 374 or (02) 9360 1500
Pick-up available in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Perth and Cairns
Phone 1800 777 779 or (other international) +800 3260 5466
Pick-up available in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Perth, Cairns, Byron Bay, Hobart, Hervey Bay, Darwin, Alice Springs, Airlie Beach and Townsville
Phone (03) 9395 0771
Pick-up available in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Perth, Cairns, Byron Bay, Kangaroo Island, Hobart, Hervey Bay, Airlie Beach, Darwin, Alice Springs, Exmouth and Broome
Phone 1800 24 68 69 or (07) 3217 0100
Pick-up available in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Adelaide, Perth, Darwin, Cairns, Byron Bay and Alice Springs.
Phone 1800 670 232 or (03) 8398 8830