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Car hire in Australia is the only way to get around this sprawling, magnificent country. Decide where and when you want to go and your Australian car hire will introduce you to your own personal Oz.

Car Hire Australia

Not only is Australia so big you could fit the entire continent of Europe into it, and still have plenty of space to spare, its attractions are spread right across the country. But if you want to get a flavour of Oz in just a couple of weeks, you can make it to several major attractions if you plan your Australian car hire properly. Ideally, you’ll arrive home brimming with ideas of what you want to see on your next car rental adventure.

Why Should I Book Car Hire in Australia with Nova?

For car hire in an instant, you cannot beat Nova Car Hire. We trawl hundreds of reputable car hire suppliers worldwide to bring you the best rates available and present them to you with our easy booking process. To obtain a quote, you just enter your choice of dates and location, and we do the rest.

Car Hire Requirements in Australia

When collecting your hire car in Australia, make sure to have your full driving licence and booking confirmation voucher with you. The main driver must pay the balance (rate less deposit) using their own credit card. Keep your licence, proof of insurance, and vehicle registration documents in the rental car at all times.

Airports in Australia

Of the hundreds of airports in Australia, Sydney International Airport is by far the busiest. Other significant international airports include Melbourne, Brisbane, Perth, Adelaide, and Gold Coast Airport.

Australia Driving Rules & Regulations

In Australia, you drive on the left and overtake on the right. Keep your driving licence, proof of insurance, and vehicle documentation with you in the car. Seat belts must be worn at all times. Speed limits range from 100 - 110kmh for national highways and main roads to 50kmh for built-up areas.You'll find further information on Australia's rules of the road here.

I Have More Questions. Whom Do I Ask?

Do not hesitate to contact us by phone, email, or post with any queries, or if you would prefer one of our car rental agents to book a rental car for you.

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Found your rates to be the cheapest online and you certainly didn't compromise on service..excellent.

James Jonas, Jul-2012

Everything ran smoothly as always..will be renting again soon in Australia.

Sally Crenshaw, Jul-2012

Best deals around! Great holiday in Australia with a trouble free rental..Thank you Nova.

Brian Mannering, Jul-2012

Very efficient service once more. Returning the car was easy (no queues this time thankfully). I am a regular Nova customer and will continue to be one.

Darren Winters, Mar-2012

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