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LEADING CAR RENTAL BRANDS AT HOBART, TAS (1)

About Hobart Airport (HBA)


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Address: 1 Gatty St, Hobart Airport, Hobart, Tas (1), 7170, Tas, Ts

Hobart Airport is located 17 km northeast of Hobart and is the major passenger airport in Tasmania.

Renting a car, SUV, minivan or motorhome is one of the best ways to explore Tasmania. Hobart has fascinating history and stunning surroundings. It is a city of colours, pine forests, tidy gardens and breathtaking mountain backdrops. The island is small, and the drives are relatively short, so take your time to enjoy the beautiful scenery.

The World Heritage site of Port Arthur is about 90 minutes from the city and an excellent day trip. Mount Wellington forms the backdrop to Hobart city and offers some incredible views over the city and harbour. To experience the wonderful native wildlife, plan a trip to the River Derwent. But don’t forget to visit the many local markets, which are an essential part of experiencing Hobart.

  Getting around

Hobart Airport is a 20 minutes’ drive north east of central Hobart.  The international and domestic terminal are joined and finding your way around is easy. The Hobart Airport car rental counters are all conveniently located inside the Arrivals area.

A dual-lane highway connects Hobart Airport to the city of Hobart. Hobart is a relatively straightforward city to navigate, with good signage, well-maintained roads and enough parking. When parking in the city, motorists have a responsibility to check which rules apply.

  Choosing your car

Car rental can be done from any of the top car hire companies such as Avis, Europcar, Hertz, Budget and Thrifty, available at the Hobart Airport.

To book your airport car rental just go to our booking site, enter your pick-up and drop-off dates and indicate the driver’s age. You might also want to add a GPS or additional driver. Choose from the large variety of vehicles at different rates.  Whether you are looking for an economic hatch, family sedan, SUV, 4WD, minivan, you will find all the options at your fingertips. Be sure to check the terms and conditions for each offer.

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  Tips and advice for renting a car at Hobart, Tas (1) Airport

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Roads conditions are generally very good, but many roads are narrow and winding. Driving conditions may be different from what you are used to - especially driving on the left side of the road.

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If you are visiting in winter, ice and snow may make driving more difficult. Some areas such as Cradle Mountain can be cut off completely.

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If you are hiring a car and want to go to Bruny Island, check with the rental company first, as some do not allow it.

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Tasmania has abundant wildlife. But keep an eye out for animals when driving on rural roads - especially at night.

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Tasmania has a climate of four seasons. It can be bitterly cold during the winter months, and even the summer weather can change very quickly.

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Using your mobile while driving, or driving under the influence of alcohol, is strictly forbidden.

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Frequently asked questions about renting a car at Hobart, Tas (1)

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1. Is it best to book my car rental before I arrive at Hobart, Tas (1)?

At all times it is better to book your car rental before you arrive at Hobart, Tas (1). Discounts are rarely applied when you turn up at the pick up desk to book.

There were insufficient search results returned for Hobart, Tas (1) 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 Hobart, Tas (1)?

In short, book early when flying into Hobart, Tas (1), 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 Hobart, Tas (1) 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 Hobart, Tas (1) have cars with 7 seats?

Hobart, Tas (1) does have 7 seat vehicles depending on availability. Enter your dates in the search availability box to see what is on offer.

There were insufficient search results returned for Hobart, Tas (1) 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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4. Am I able to rent a car one way from Hobart, Tas (1) to a different drop off location in Australia?

This is usually possible from Hobart, Tas (1) 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.

There were insufficient search results returned for Hobart, Tas (1) 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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5. What are the best cars to rent at Hobart, Tas (1)?

It depends. If you intend to drive straight from Hobart, Tas (1) 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.

There were insufficient search results returned for Hobart, Tas (1) 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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6. Is it better to rent at Hobart, Tas (1) or off airport?

This depends on whether the savings obtained from off Hobart, Tas (1) are better than the inconvenience in terms of time, both at pick up or on drop off. Offsite Hobart, Tas (1) car rental companies usually offer a shuttle from and to the terminal.

There were insufficient search results returned for Hobart, Tas (1) 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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7. What happens to my car rental if my flight is cancelled or delayed into Hobart, Tas (1)?

Generally, if you informed the car rental company of your arrival flight into Hobart, Tas (1) 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.

There were insufficient search results returned for Hobart, Tas (1) 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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8. What happens if I need to extend my car rental drop off time at Hobart, Tas (1)?

To avoid confusion with the car rental company at Hobart, Tas (1) 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.

There were insufficient search results returned for Hobart, Tas (1) 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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9. Are minivans and people movers available for rent at Hobart, Tas (1)?

Availability for minivans and people movers at Hobart, Tas (1) rentals always depends on demand. Check your exact dates here.

There were insufficient search results returned for Hobart, Tas (1) 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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10. Should I buy car rental insurance at the pick up desk at Hobart, Tas (1)?

It is common practice for car rental companies to upsell you to higher levels of insurance at Hobart, Tas (1). 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.

There were insufficient search results returned for Hobart, Tas (1) 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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11. What car types are there for rent at Hobart, Tas (1)?

There are a range of cars available for rental at Hobart, Tas (1) including Toyota Kluger, Kia Carnival, Holden Commodore Estate, and Hyundai i20.

There were insufficient search results returned for Hobart, Tas (1) 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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12. What car rental brands offer SUV’s at Hobart, Tas (1)?

There is a competitive selection of rental companies offering SUV’s at Hobart, Tas (1) including:

  • Alamo  Alamo
  • Keddy By Europcar  Keddy By Europcar
  • Europcar  Europcar
  • Bargain Car Rentals  Bargain Car Rentals
  • Enterprise  Enterprise
  • East Coast  East Coast




After completeing a search for SUV’s on May 15, 2020 we found no SUV’s available at Hobart, Tas (1). 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 Hobart, Tas (1)?

Pricing can vary through the month of May at Hobart, Tas (1), but we have provided an indicative price of GBP18 per day for a rental starting on May 15, 2020 with Bargain Car Rentals driving a Hyundai Accent or similar. For an exact quote enter your dates here.

There were insufficient search results returned for Hobart, Tas (1) 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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14. What SUV cars are available at Hobart, Tas (1) in 3 months time?

There are a number of SUV models currently available at Hobart, Tas (1) with Alamo, Keddy By Europcar and Europcar at prices starting from GBP25 per day, in a Holden Trax 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 Hobart, Tas (1). 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 Hobart, Tas (1)?

We have listed a selection of 7 rental companies at Hobart, Tas (1). These are:

  • Alamo  Alamo
  • Keddy By Europcar  Keddy By Europcar
  • Europcar  Europcar
  • Bargain Car Rentals  Bargain Car Rentals
  • Enterprise  Enterprise
  • East Coast  East Coast
  • Sixt  Sixt



There were insufficient search results returned for Hobart, Tas (1) 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 Hobart, Tas (1)?

According to feedback from our rental pick up statistics at Hobart, Tas (1) it takes an average of 14 mins to collect your vehicle.

We just checked the wait times at Hobart, Tas (1), 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 Hobart, Tas (1)?

These credit cards, Visa and MasterCard are generally acceptable at Hobart, Tas (1), but it will depend on your car rental company. You can check by searching here.

There were insufficient search results returned for Hobart, Tas (1) 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 Hobart, Tas (1)?

Prices can vary at short notice at Hobart, Tas (1), but right now the cheapest car is a Toyota Corolla or similar for pick up on Saturday morning at 10am, for 2 days costing GBP33 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 Hobart, Tas (1) 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 Hobart, Tas (1) and how does this compare to others?

The highest rated car rental company in Hobart, Tas (1) is Alamo with a score of 8.8 / 10. Here are the top 5:

  • Alamo  Alamo - 8.8
  • Keddy By Europcar  Keddy By Europcar - 8.6
  • Europcar  Europcar - 8.5
  • Bargain Car Rentals  Bargain Car Rentals - 8.2
  • Enterprise  Enterprise - 7.5

There were insufficient search results returned for Hobart, Tas (1) 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 Hobart, Tas (1)?

Yes, eco friendly cars are available to rent in Australia at Hobart, Tas (1). Some examples listed here are:

  • Hyundai Accent  Hyundai Accent
  • Suzuki Swift  Suzuki Swift
  • Nissan Almera  Nissan Almera
  • Hyundai i20  Hyundai i20
  • Mitsubishi Mirage  Mitsubishi Mirage

There were insufficient search results returned for Hobart, Tas (1) to allow us to answer that question. We recommend you try a nearby location that has a greater selection of rental cars.