Brisbane Car Hire & Rental

Car Hire Location | Brisbane

Flying into Brisbane for your holiday?

Brisbane Airport is one of the most popular airports in Australia. With its great selection of flight times, well-priced domestic and international airfares and world class facilities, it is the perfect starting point for a holiday in Brisbane, Gold Coast or Byron Bay.

Less than 20 minutes from the airport, our Brisbane car hire branch is located in the inner city suburb of Woolloongabba, where we deliver modern and comfortable rental cars at the most affordable rates.

A small relocation fee applies for Brisbane car rental bookings.

Looking for a great price on a Brisbane car rental?

Our diverse fleet of vehicles are modern, reliable, easy to drive and super affordable. See our range to find the perfect Brisbane car rental for you. We have stylish MG3 Auto hatchbacks, a selection of cost-saving secondhand cars, MG ZS SUVs, Nissan X-Trail SUVs, Mystery Machine campervans, 8 seat people movers, rugged 4WD work utes and more.

Book a hire car to explore the beautiful coastline from Noosa
to Byron Bay

Brisbane is the perfect gateway for a rejuvenating coastal or hinterland adventure. From Noosa to the north, down to the beautiful coastal town of Byron Bay to the south and everywhere in between, there are so many natural wonders to explore. Set sail on a serene canoe ride down the Noosa Everglades (one of the region’s best kept secrets and home to a diverse array of native Australian birds and plant life), soak up the sun amongst the golden sands and crystal clear waves of some of the most beautiful beaches Australia has to offer, or turn your compass west to enjoy a rainforest walk and a refreshing swim under a cascading waterfall. Behind the wheel of one of our comfortable and reliable rental cars, you can set out on the ultimate road trip from the Sunshine Coast to Byron Bay.

Our Range of Brisbane Rental Cars

Whether you’re looking for a modern hatchback or family SUV with style, a budget-friendly secondhand car, or the ideal vehicle for a hinterland adventure, we have you covered. Our fleet of Brisbane car rentals include MG3 Auto hatchbacks, secondhand cars, MG ZS SUVs, Nissan X-Trail SUVs, rugged 4WD utes, Mystery Machine campervans for avid campers and 8 seat people movers for families and groups.

Choose your vehicle

MG3 Auto

Our premium small/medium car the MG3 Autos are compact in size, luxurious and stylish. The perfect hire car to get around Byron Bay and explore the Northern Rivers region.


Modern, stylish and spacious, our MG ZS is the ideal rental car for families. Featuring comfortable seats, pristine climate control and generous boot space, this SUV is perfect for your Byron Bay holiday.


Comfortable, reliable and super affordable, our range of secondhand vehicles are highly popular. Easy to drive and super spacious for their size with plenty of boot space, our secondhand vehicles are a winner.

Luxury Hyundai Staria

Elegant, stylish and beautiful to drive, our luxury top of the range 8 seat Hyundai Staria provides the ultimate comfort and style for families, friends or corporate groups holidaying in Byron Bay. Featuring leather seats, tinted windows and climate control.

Hyundai iMax

Perfect for families or groups of friends enjoying a holiday in Byron Bay and its beautiful surrounds, our Hyundai iMax 8 seat people mover is modern, spacious and refreshing. Great boot space for luggage and easy to drive and park for its size.

Nissan X-Trail SUV

Spacious and well maintained Nisson X-Trail SUV. Automatic and easy to drive. Comfortably seating 5 with incredible boot space, this is the perfect vehicle for road trips, picnics, hiking… pretty much any Byron Bay adventure.

Toyota HiLux Rugged X

This stylish 4WD ute is made for off-road adventures. Featuring a comfortable and spacious leather interior, luxurious climate control and incredible storage space, our Toyota Rugged HiLux X is ideal for active families, tradies and hiking enthusiasts.

Toyota HiLux WorkMate

Toyota HiLux work utes have long been a favourite of Australian tradies. Sporting a 2.4m tray and tow bar, this 2 seat ute is perfect for interstate contractors working in the Byron Bay area, or for locals looking to move furniture or complete a DIY project.

Mystery Machine

Our Mystery Machines provide the ultimate Byron Bay camping experience. With a bed in the back that comfortably sleeps 2 people + a fully fitted out kitchenette, ice cooler and gas cooker, this iconic campervan delivers a great value Byron Bay holiday.

Book a Rental Car in 4 easy steps

  1. Explore our range of modern and affordable rental cars.
  2. Choose your dates and pickup location.
  3. Book online & make payment.
  4. Collect your vehicle and drive away in style.
  1. Explore our range of modern and affordable rental cars.
  2. Choose your dates.
  3. Book online & make payment.
  4. Collect your vehicle and drive away in style.

Why choose us for your
Brisbane car hire?

Cars to Suit Your Budget

Our modern and comfortable vehicles deliver quality and reliability, at a great price.

Versatile Pick Up and Drop-Off

Brisbane customers have the flexibility to return their vehicle to our Byron Bay or Ballina branches, for no extra cost.

Full Licence Not Required

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 Brisbane, Gold Coast, Sunshine Coast, Byron Bay and surrounding areas with unlimited KMs (within a 250km radius).

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How to get from Brisbane Airport to
Byron Bay Rent-A-Car Brisbane

Our Brisbane Car Hire Branch is located at 100 Longlands St, Woolloongabba, QLD 4102. It is around 20 minutes drive from Brisbane Airport, which makes it a simple Uber or taxi ride away. Within 30 minutes of collecting your luggage, you can be behind the wheel of your Brisbane rental car, ready to start your holiday.

*A small relocation fee applies for all Brisbane bookings.*

Need help booking online?
Call us 0437 628 121

Got a Question?
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 you at our Brisbane Car Hire Branch. Simply select this option when booking online. Our Brisbane address is 100 Longlands St, Woolloongabba, QLD 4102. 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.

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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