Melbourne Airport Rental Brands
Flying into Melbourne Airport, you will be presented with a range of options for car rental. From family wagons to economical compact cars, it’s all there - but you need to know how to find it. Here’s a quick guide to the rental suppliers in Melbourne and what they have to offer.
On Airport Rental Brands
Avis Car Rentals is located at Melbourne Airport, Arrivals Drive, Melbourne, VIC 3045. It also has depots around the city including one right downtown at the Grand Hyatt Hotel, 123 Collins Street. Avis rental cars are late model and come in all shapes and sizes including specialty rentals like coupes and 4WDs.
Budget Car Rental is easy to find, with a counter at Melbourne Airport, Arrivals Drive, Melbourne, VIC 3045. There are also multiple Budget depots dotted around Melbourne both downtown and in the suburbs. Their range of late-model cars covers the full spectrum from economy hatchback to passenger van.
Europcar’s in airport counter at Melbourne Airport, Arrivals Drive, Melbourne, VIC 3045 is in addition to a city location at 89 Franklin Street. Their modern fleet of vehicles includes small, medium and full size models and vans, and they also have a popular range of luxury vehicles including BMWs and Mini Coopers.
Hertz Car Rental can be found in the terminals at Melbourne Airport, Arrivals Drive, Melbourne, VIC 3045, and also in their downtown location at 97 Franklin Street. Their late model vehicles include the usual range of sizes as well as some interesting options in their “Adrenaline” and “Prestige” collections.
Redspot Car Rental is an Australian-owned company with an in-terminal desk at Melbourne Airport, Arrivals Drive, Melbourne, VIC 3045 and a downtown depot at 34-60 Little Collins Street. Their well-maintained fleet has an average age of six months, and range from small runabouts like a Mitsubishi Mirage to people movers like the Kia Carnival.
Thrifty Car Rental is located in the terminal at Melbourne Airport, Arrivals Drive, Melbourne, VIC 3045 and also services a downtown depot at 390 Elizabeth Street. Their fleet includes more than 20 separate categories of late-model vehicles for great choice.
AutoEurope Car Rental will be a repackaging of one of the brands you see above, probably Europcar or Thrifty, so be sure to read your rental confirmation clearly. Booking under the AutoEurope brand can get you great savings!
Apollo Car Rental is serviced by Hertz in Melbourne Airport with different terms and conditions, so keep a lookout for the Hertz counter. These can often be a very good price depending on the time of year.
Firefly Car Rental is also serviced by Hertz and can be found at the Hertz counter in Melbourne Airport. It’s often possible to get a bargain on the same cars.
Keddy by Europcar is partnered with Europcar and has very affordable prices at certain times of the year. They are serviced by the Europcar desk at Melbourne Airport.
Off Airport Rental Brands
East Coast Car Rentals is to be found just off the airport at 2 Tarmac Drive, Tullamarine, VIC 3043. Their range of modern rentals spans from a compact or metro car (Suzuki Swift) to a 12-seater minibus. A free shuttle bus picks up and drops off customers at the terminals.
Atlas Car Rental has a depot at 29 Catalina Drive, not far from Melbourne Airport. Their free shuttle during business hours makes it easy to get to the fleet of late-model vehicles which range from small cars like a Hyundai i20 to SUVs like a Nissan Dualis.
Bargain Car Rental has a great range of new cars at their depot, located at 10 Smolic Court, Tullamarine, VIC 3043. Their small, medium and large rental vehicles are well-maintained and they offer a free pick up and drop off service from the airport for extra convenience.
Alpha Car Rental has a depot close by Melbourne Airport at 33 Catalina Drive, Tullamarine, VIC 3043. Their fleet of late-model and reasonably priced vehicles includes compact, intermediate and family-sized sedans, SUVs and people movers. Their courtesy shuttle will collect you from the airport to pick up your car.
Advance Car Rental is located minutes away from the Melbourne Airport terminals at 7 Adina Court, Tullamarine, Vic 3034. They can rent you a car 24/7 and arrange a pick up and drop off at the airport, too. Their wide range of vehicles begins with three-door cars and goes all the way up to 12-seater vans.
Ace Rental Cars has a depot near the airport at 16 Tullamarine Park Road, and also offers rentals at the Hertz building in downtown Melbourne. They offer economy, tourist and family sedan vehicles which are a little older than the usual rental car but at great prices and a courtesy shuttle service available for all flights.