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Wotif Short Term Car Rental FAQ

Renting a car for an hour, a day or a week is super easy. Here at Wotif, we’ve scored some great deals, too. So, whether you’re up for a mini-road trip to see family, heading to a party weekend with your mates or creating a great first impression with a new business client, we’ve got the car to turn your drive into an awesome adventure.  

Will a short-term car hire work for me?

If you need a nifty reliable car to fit around your plans, without paying for time you don’t need it, a short-term car rental ticks the boxes. Pick up a set of wheels quickly and easily for a quick beach trip, a city visit or to just check out new places in your own backyard.

How do I find top deals on short-term car hires?

Easy! Drop in your travel destination and details, including those pick-up and drop-off dates and times, then hit search. We’ll load up the latest deals on wheels, and you can select the one that works for you.

How much does it cost to hire a car for a short time?

Prices depend on what you’re looking for and where you’re heading, but there are stacks of options for all budgets. Take your pick of the cars, use the filter to narrow results to fit your budget or just browse the lot, compare and soak up those low prices.

Can I choose the type of car I drive with a short-term hire?

You sure can! Apart from the actual driving, which is the best bit, choosing the ride to fit your trip is part of the fun. Pick a 4-wheel drive for an Aussie wildlife adventure and camping trip. Get practical with a nippy compact for city parking. Ride a full-size car for a family day out. Or picture arriving at that glitzy hotel in a show-off luxury car and heading straight to the cocktail lounge while a valet parks it for you – that’s more like it!

Which car hire companies have cars for short-term lease?

Find short-term car rentals from all the well-known car rental companies – Budget, Enterprise and Avis. We’ve partnered with all the main suppliers to get you amazing deals and discounts, so you can just select your favourite or compare them to each other, right here.

Where’s good to travel in a long-term car rental?

Head out to the bush or the beaches, all super-easy to get to in a family-sized car rental in Melbourne. Just hanging out in the city is a mountain of adventure, with activities galore for little ones or teenagers. Go where the desert meets the sea and rent a car in Port Augusta for a weekend and discover outback life, hear Aboriginal stories and go fishing or swimming on the foreshores.  

Are there any free cancellation options on short-term car hire?

Yes. Choose the freedom to cancel for free by selecting deals that list free cancellation. You can also choose to book a car now and pay for it when you pick it up, so it’s easy to cancel any time before you collect the vehicle.

Why book my short-term car hire with Wotif?

With the Wotif, it’s super-easy to compare deals from all the main car hire suppliers and save dollars. Check out hourly car rental prices, one-day car hires, weekend deals and weekly rates in just a click. Plus, if you’re planning a hotel stay or flight, you can hold on to even more of your money by bundling those together into a discount-friendly package.