Byron Bay
Car Hire & Rental

Car Hire Location | Byron Bay

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, Happy Vans 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.

Happy Vans

Happy Vans provide the ultimate Byron Bay camping experience. With a double-bed in the back that comfortably sleeps 2 people (bed linen not included), pull-out modular storage, cooking utensils, stove, sink and cooler, this comfortable campervan delivers a great value holiday in Byron Bay & beyond.

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
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).

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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Need Help Booking?
Call 0437 628 121 or Leave us a Message.

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

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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