Looking for the most affordable and reliable car rental Byron Bay has to offer?
Planning a holiday in Byron Bay? Whether you would like to explore the majestic beauty of the Byron Bay hinterland or experience the breathtaking coastline from Evans Head and Iluka up to the Gold Coast, we have the vehicle for you.
We can accommodate your every travel need with a variety of quality rental cars at the most affordable rates.
Baby seats are available on request for a small additional fee.
Why do I need a hire car in Byron Bay?
Hiring your own car is the best way to travel around Byron Bay and the surrounding Northern Rivers. Everyone here cycles, walks or drives as public transport is very limited and while you can reach many beautiful places on foot, if the full Byron Bay experience is what you want… Byron Bay Rent-A-Car is what you need.
Enjoy all that Byron Bay has to offer
Byron Bay has a lot more to offer than just the town itself. Rent a car and explore neighbouring towns like Lennox Head, Brunswick Heads, Iluka, Bangalow and Nimbin, explore the picturesque hinterland, dine at iconic local cafés and restaurants, chill out by a waterfall, chase epic surf breaks and hike through the region’s spectacular national parks.
At Byron Bay Rent-A-Car we have a vehicle for everyone
Whether you’re looking for a modern hatchback or family SUV with style, a budget-friendly secondhand car, a decked out campervan, a spacious van or a powerful vehicle for an off-road adventure, we have you covered. Our fleet of Byron Bay rental cars include MG3 Auto hatchbacks, MG ZS SUVs, Nissan X-Trails, rugged 4WD utes, Mystery Machine campervans and 8 seat people movers for families and groups.
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Byron Bay car hire
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).
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 Byron, Gold Coast, Brisbane and surrounding areas with unlimited KMs. (Within a 250km radius of Byron Bay.)
Our online booking system is the simplest and quickest way to book your rental car.
If you have any questions or need help along the way, don’t hesitate to pick up the phone or send us an email and our friendly local team with be there to support.
Got a Question?
Byron Bay Car Hire FAQs
What is the cost of renting a vehicle?
Prices on the vehicles vary dependent on type of vehicle chosen. Our most affordable cars are our range of secondhand cars.
Do you offer liability reduction?
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.
Do you provide refunds for cancellations?
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.
Do you offer a shuttle service to Ballina Airport?
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.
Can I pick up my vehicle from Gold Coast Airport?
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.
Can I pick up my vehicle from Brisbane?
Do you hire baby seats?
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.
What driver's licence do I need?
What do I need to bring to collect the car?
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.
Will I be charged for extra kilometres per day?
No, you have unlimited kms per day.
Are there any restrictions as to where I can drive?
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.
Is there a minimum hire period?
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.
Can I pick up the vehicle from one location and return it to another?