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Avis Australia

What better way to see the everchanging landscapes of vast Australia than by car? Providing you with the freedom of exploring at your own pace as well as the fact they drive on the same side of the road as the UK, with an Avis car hire it couldn't be easier to adventure Down Under.

Whether you want to explore the local area when staying with family, or need a 4WD to take on the Red Centre, Avis Australia will have the car for you to suit your needs and budget.

With a whole host of self drive packages available, enjoy a hand-picked itinerary of iconic routes and stop off points, all detailed in the free backpack. Complete with maps, guides and day by day driving instructions, you can also relax behind the wheel knowing your overnight accommodation is pre-booked and ready for your arrival.

Alternatively, if you like a little more freedom you can create your own trip - just ask our expert Travel Designers to help you plan.

 

Our Favourites

Intermediate Group C - Hyundai i30 Active Hatch or similar

Ideal for four, and can fit five at a squeeze with one large bag and two small bags. The five door function is ideal for those with kids in the back or for a couple who would like to chuck a BBQ and their shopping on the backseat. Fantastic for drives in the city or along the stunning Great Ocean Road.

 

Full Size Elite Group P - Holden Commodore RS Sedan or similar

Boasting a spacious boot for two large suitcases and two small bags, this five seater commodore is great for a couple or family of four. Drive along the winding roads of the Captain Cook Highway in Queensland using the car's traction control and stop off along the way for a dip at Ellis Beach or Palm Cove.

 

Intermediate SUV Group K - Misubishi Outlander or similar

Perfect for off-roading through the Outback and driving along the rugged terrain of Western Australia. This spacious SUV can fit four adults comfortably with two large suitcases and two small bags. Whatever the terrain will be, you'll be ready.

 

 

Car hire package includes:
Unlimited miles (excludes remote locations and select groups)
Collision/loss damage waiver
Goods & Services Tax
Vehicle Registration fee
Premium Location Surcharge

Excludes:
One way rental fees
Refuelling Costs
Excess Reduction
Excess kilometres
Optional extras

Free Backpack:
Receive a free backpack with every Austravel self drive. Complete with maps and guide, simply make sure you book a night before your self drive to plan your trip and we will deliver your backpack directly to your hotel. 

 

Speak to one of our Travel Experts today to discuss which vehicle will be perfect for your Aussie adventure.

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Holiday ideas

Sydney, Wine & Mountains Discovery

15 Day Suggested Itinerary
£3,349 per person

Enjoy a taste of New South Wales' spectacular city, magnificent mountains, exquisite wines and pristine beaches on this 15 day self-drive.

Great for
  • Adventure
  • Self-drives

Self Drive Discovery to Ningaloo

12 Day Suggested Self Drive Itinerary From £2,695 per person

Spot a colourful and diverse range of marine life, landscapes and wildlife as you travel from the laidback city of Perth to the underwater wonders of the Ningaloo Reef.

Great for
  • Beaches & boats
  • Self-drives
  • Wildlife & nature

South Island Wanderer

15 Day Suggested Itinerary
From £3,149 per person

Spot whales at Kaikoura, see albatross and yellow eyed penguins on the Otago Peninsula, and taste the award-winning wines of Marlborough on this self drive through the South!

Great for
  • Adventure
  • Food & wine
  • Self-drives

Doha, Perth & South West Explorer

17 Day Suggested Self Drive Itinerary
From £2,495 per person

Marvel at the ever-changing landscape as you drive past white sand beaches, vast alpine forests, quaint wineries and laid-back cities.

Great for
  • Adventure
  • Beaches & boats
  • City sights
  • Culture & history
  • Food & wine
  • Self-drives
  • Wildlife & nature

Pacific Coast Explorer

18 Day Suggested Itinerary
From £2,949 per person

North of Sydney on the coast of New South Wales, lies miles of pristine coastline, wildlife havens and stunning natural bays.

Great for
  • Beaches & boats
  • Self-drives
  • Visiting friends & family
  • Wildlife & nature

Best of New Zealand

22 Day Self Drive
From £3,999 per adult

New Zealand is the perfect country for a road trip, plus you’ll have the freedom to explore at your own steady pace. This 22-day self drive takes you to all the iconic sights.

Great for
  • Adventure
  • Food & wine
  • Self-drives
  • Wildlife & nature