About us

Byron Bay Rent-A-Car

Who we are

Byron Bay Rent-A-Car is an independent, family owned and operated car hire business providing modern and affordable car rentals for tourists and Byron Bay locals.

With car hire locations in Byron Bay, Ballina and Brisbane, we are able to service the entire Northern Rivers all the way up to Gold Coast Airport and Brisbane.

We have a great fleet of vehicles to suit everyone’s needs, including MG3 Auto hatchbacks, budget-concious secondhand cars, family SUVs, rugged 4WD utes, Happy Vans campers and 8 seat people movers.

With our simple online booking system and our local customer support team only a phone call away on 0437 628 121, booking a car rental has never been so easy.

Why choose us

Cars to Suit Your Budget

Great prices – more often than not, we deliver the cheapest car hire Byron Bay has to offer.

Airport Pick Up and Drop-Off

Free Ballina Airport Pick Up & Drop-Off

We offer a free shuttle service from Ballina Airport to our Ballina car hire depot (only 3 mins away).

We Hire to P Platers

P platers are in the clear with us. We accept both green and red Ps, and international licences.

No Young Driver Fee

Young drivers enjoy the same great prices on our fleet of rental cars with no added fees.

24/7 Roadside Assist

All our vehicles are covered by 24/7 roadside assist, so you can drive with peace of mind.

Unlimited KMs as Standard

Explore the beauty of Byron, Gold Coast, Brisbane and surrounding areas with unlimited KMs. (Within a 250km radius of Byron Bay.)

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Byron Bay Car Hire FAQs

Prices on the vehicles vary dependent on type of vehicle chosen. Our most affordable cars are our range of secondhand cars.

Yes, we offer two levels of liability reduction:

Partial: for $19 per day you can reduce your liability excess down to $550.

Full: for $29 per day you can reduce your liability excess down to $1.

Our standard cover provides insurance with a $3000 excess.

We have a strict NO REFUND policy. If you are unable to take up your booking or end it before the designated date for whatever reason, we can offer you a Credit on future hires with Byron Bay Rent-A-Car.

Yes. We offer free shuttle transfers from Ballina Airport to our local Ballina depot. Within 5 minutes of landing and collecting your luggage, you can be behind the wheel of your rental car, ready to start your holiday.

Simply choose Ballina Airport as your pickup location when booking online, and one of our drivers will send you a text to organise your pickup.

Yes. For a small relocation fee, we will deliver your rental car to you at Gold Coast Airport. Simply select this option when booking online. Our team will contact you 2-3 hours before your flight to arrange a convenient location for you to collect your vehicle.

Yes. For a small relocation fee, we will deliver your rental car to the Brisbane Airport Service Centre - conveniently located within a three minute taxi or uber ride from the Domestic and International terminals at Brisbane Airport. Simply select this option when booking online. Our team will contact you 24 hours before your arrival with details of how to collect your vehicle.

Byron Bay Rent-A-Car can hire you baby seats & booster seats as safety is paramount, however customers are required to fit these themselves for legal reasons.

Minimum age for drivers is 18. We accept Australian driver's licences, P platers (green or red) and international licences. Foreign driver's licences need to have certified translations.
Yes. We hire our rental cars to red and green P platers.
Please note that our minimum booking age is 18.

You will need to bring your drivers license and credit card with you when collecting your vehicle. Please also bring along a copy of your booking confirmation email either on your phone or a printed copy.

No, you have unlimited kms per day.

Byron Bay Rent-A-Car allow our vehicles to travel anywhere within a 250km radius from Byron Bay. Vehicles travelling outside of this area will breach terms and conditions of contract and roadside assist will be void.

There is NO minimum hire period. Our rates are based on a 24 hour hire period with vehicles expected to be returned at the same time of day as they were picked up.

Yes. If you pick up your rental car from our Ballina depot, for example, you are welcome to return it to our Byron Bay depot, and vice versa. You can select your pick-up and drop-off locations at the time of booking. There are no additional fees for this service at our Byron Bay and Ballina Depots. If you choose to return or pick-up your vehicle at Gold Coast Airport or our Brisbane Depot, a small relocation fee applies.
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