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LEADING CAR RENTAL BRANDS AT BROOME - AIRPORT

About Broome International Airport (BME)


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Address: Broome Apt, Broome, Wau (3), 6725, Wa, Wa

  Getting around

Broome International Airport (BME) is located 0.74 km (0.46 mi) northwest of Bedford Park in central Broome, and generally considered the main entry point to the Kimberley region of north Western Australia.

The outback beach city of Broome — if you could call it that — is a popular tourist destination situated on a charming little peninsula that dips into the Indian Ocean. The airport is essentially smack dab in the middle of town, home to an array of attractions, notably Cable Beach Park — a 22-km (14 mi) stretch of sand, sitting approximately 4 km (2.5 mi) from “downtown”. There’s one road in and out of town, the aptly named Broome Road, and with the exception of the Malcolm Douglas Crocodile Park, there is nothing — absolutely nothing on the map for 36 km (21 mi) headed east to the outpost of Roebuck and the junction for Highway 1 (Great Northern Highway). And it’s another 116 km (66 mi) until you hit the settlement of Willare.

Many visitors use (BME) as a gateway to the wilderness and wine country of “The Kimberley”, which could be anywhere within an area of 423,517 sq km (163,521 sq mi) in north Western Australia, roughly equivalent to one California and two Englands. Not renting a car is not an option.

  Choosing your car

Choosing your car hire at (BME) won’t be any more of a hassle simply because of its remote location. On the contrary, almost all visitors will need to rent a car. Therefore, you’ll find airport car rentals from Avis, Europcar, Hertz, Thrifty, and Budget in the arrivals area of the airport. Hyundai compact cars are great for quick trips back and forth from the beach to your hotel. Toyota intermediate and fullsize cars are ideal for exploring the immediate vicinity. Cruise the Great Northern Highway and get off the beaten path in a Mitsubishi SUV. Book a Kia 7-9 seater minivan to accommodate families and larger groups.

  Tips and advice for renting a car at Broome Airport

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There are two seasons in Broome: wet (November to April) and dry (May to September), and the town’s population nearly triples during the dry season.

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Don’t take off out of Broome without a full tank of gas, and once you’re out in the tundra, if you see a fuel station, stop and fill up.

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Ride the camels at Cable Beach.

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There’s one highway in the Kimberley region, the A1. If you stray from this road, keep in mind that your GPS might not recognize the terrain. Getting lost in the Outback is a worst-case scenario.

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Most airport car rentals are restricted from off-road driving. Some SUVs may be good to go, but it’s wise to check with your provider first.

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Defined by stunning coastal beaches and inhospitable terrain, Western Australia is not a place that suffers fools gladly. Driving between sunset and sunrise is not recommended outside of developed areas, i.e. the town of Broome. There’s little in the way of highway illumination and animal traffic picks up after dusk. Meanwhile, you might roll up on some remote outpost after hours of driving to find the only fuel station closed for the night.

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Frequently asked questions about renting a car at Broome - Airport

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1. Is it best to book my car rental before I arrive at Broome - Airport?

At all times it is better to book your car rental before you arrive at Broome - Airport. Discounts are rarely applied when you turn up at the pick up desk to book.

There were insufficient search results returned for Broome - Airport to allow us to answer that question. We recommend you try a nearby location that has a greater selection of rental cars.

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2. How far in advance should I book a car rental pickup at Broome - Airport?

In short, book early when flying into Broome - Airport, since the later you leave it, the more expensive it will become.

There’s a chance that in peak demand periods in Australia that there will be no availability. Also in low season there may be insufficient cars due to low demand. You can generally amend or cancel up to 24 hrs in advance, free of charge.

There were insufficient search results returned for Broome - Airport to allow us to answer that question. We recommend you try a nearby location that has a greater selection of rental cars.

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3. Does Broome - Airport have cars with 7 seats?

Broome - Airport does have 7 seat vehicles depending on availability. Enter your dates in the search availability box to see what is on offer.

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4. Am I able to rent a car one way from Broome - Airport to a different drop off location in Australia?

This is usually possible from Broome - Airport but depends on the specific drop off point in Australia. You can check instantly by putting your pick up and drop off requirements into the search box.

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5. What are the best cars to rent at Broome - Airport?

It depends. If you intend to drive straight from Broome - Airport for a short distances or in and around city or urban areas then small to mid size cars will likely be more convenient. For longer distances and greater passenger numbers with luggage, SUV’s and People Carriers (MPV’s) offer more flexibility, convenience and comfort.

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6. Is it better to rent at Broome - Airport or off airport?

This depends on whether the savings obtained from off Broome - Airport are better than the inconvenience in terms of time, both at pick up or on drop off. Offsite Broome - Airport car rental companies usually offer a shuttle from and to the terminal.

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7. What happens to my car rental if my flight is cancelled or delayed into Broome - Airport?

Generally, if you informed the car rental company of your arrival flight into Broome - Airport they will be aware of delays. If you did not, then it is important to notify them by phone or email on the contacts provided on your voucher. Cancelled flights can result in cancelled bookings. Cover yourself with travel insurance to Australia and be prepared to make a new booking for your amended plans.

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8. What happens if I need to extend my car rental drop off time at Broome - Airport?

To avoid confusion with the car rental company at Broome - Airport it is a good idea to inform them. Sometimes you can return the car without informing them, but you do risk a hefty rate increase without your negotiation, if you do.

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9. Are minivans and people movers available for rent at Broome - Airport?

Availability for minivans and people movers at Broome - Airport rentals always depends on demand. Check your exact dates here.

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10. Should I buy car rental insurance at the pick up desk at Broome - Airport?

It is common practice for car rental companies to upsell you to higher levels of insurance at Broome - Airport. You can save a lot of money by using the insurance offered at Cheaperthancars, sometimes which is more than 50%. Also be aware that your travel insurance may also offer you cover for excess waiver in the event of an accident.

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11. What car types are there for rent at Broome - Airport?

There are a range of cars available for rental at Broome - Airport including Mitsubishi Pajero, Holden Commodore Estate, Hyundai i20, and Toyota Commuter.

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12. What car rental brands offer SUV’s at Broome - Airport?

There is a competitive selection of rental companies offering SUV’s at Broome - Airport including:

  • Keddy By Europcar  Keddy By Europcar
  • Europcar  Europcar




After completeing a search for SUV’s on May 15, 2020 we found no SUV’s available at Broome - Airport. This maybe because they are booked out on that day. To check alternative dates, please search here

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13. What is the cheapest 7 day car rental for May at Broome - Airport?

Pricing can vary through the month of May at Broome - Airport, but we have provided an indicative price of GBP22 per day for a rental starting on May 15, 2020 with Europcar driving a Hyundai i20 or similar. For an exact quote enter your dates here.

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14. What SUV cars are available at Broome - Airport in 3 months time?

There are a number of SUV models currently available at Broome - Airport with Keddy By Europcar and Europcar at prices starting from GBP39 per day, in a Hyundai Tucson or similar on an example date of May 15, 2020 for 7 days. For exact quotes enter your dates and selection here.

After completeing a search for SUV’s on May 15, 2020 we found no SUV’s available at Broome - Airport. This maybe because they are booked out on that day. To check alternative dates, please search here

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15. Which rental companies are there at Broome - Airport?

We have listed a selection of 2 rental companies at Broome - Airport. These are:

  • Keddy By Europcar  Keddy By Europcar
  • Europcar  Europcar



There were insufficient search results returned for Broome - Airport to allow us to answer that question. We recommend you try a nearby location that has a greater selection of rental cars.

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16. How much waiting time should I allow for picking up a car at Broome - Airport?

According to feedback from our rental pick up statistics at Broome - Airport it takes an average of 14 mins to collect your vehicle.

We just checked the wait times at Broome - Airport, but unfortunately we do not have any statistics for this location.

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17. Which forms of payment are generally acceptable for car rental at Broome - Airport?

These credit cards, Visa and MasterCard are generally acceptable at Broome - Airport, but it will depend on your car rental company. You can check by searching here.

There were insufficient search results returned for Broome - Airport to allow us to answer that question. We recommend you try a nearby location that has a greater selection of rental cars.

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18. What is the cheapest car for next weekend at Broome - Airport?

Prices can vary at short notice at Broome - Airport, but right now the cheapest car is a Hyundai i20 or similar for pick up on Saturday morning at 10am, for 2 days costing GBP19 per day. To search for the cheapest car at other times you can check live availability here.

We performed a search of cars for pickup on Saturday morning at 10am, but unfortunately it looks like all cars at Broome - Airport are booked out at that time. To search for other cars at another date or time, please check availability here.

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19. What is the highest rated rental company for overall service at Broome - Airport and how does this compare to others?

The highest rated car rental company in Broome - Airport is Keddy By Europcar with a score of 8.6 / 10. Here are the top 2:

  • Keddy By Europcar  Keddy By Europcar - 8.6
  • Europcar  Europcar - 7.9

There were insufficient search results returned for Broome - Airport to allow us to answer that question. We recommend you try a nearby location that has a greater selection of rental cars.

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20. Are there eco friendly rated cars for rent at Broome - Airport?

Yes, eco friendly cars are available to rent in Australia at Broome - Airport. Some examples listed here are:

  • Hyundai i20  Hyundai i20
  • Hyundai Accent  Hyundai Accent
  • Nissan Micra  Nissan Micra

There were insufficient search results returned for Broome - Airport to allow us to answer that question. We recommend you try a nearby location that has a greater selection of rental cars.