Car hire in Australia with SIXT

SIXT has car hire in Australia completely covered, with branches in the country's major cities and regions, from Melbourne to Sydney and up to the Gold Coast, as well as across the strait on Tasmania. Our vehicle range is appropriate for this country of many contrasts – you can get anything from a saloon for cruising the to business meetings downtown, to a tough 4x4 to take on the more rugged areas of the country. Our fleet contains vehicles from premium brands like Mercedes and Audi, all maximum 3 months old. While these may be first-class cars, you get them at affordable prices. You’ll find our branches conveniently located near major transport hubs and tourist landmarks in the cities. 

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SIXT services in Australia

We make it both easy and flexible to hire a car in Australia. Rental periods range from a weekend or even shorter, to long-term rental deals. All models come with a choice of bookable extras, including sat nav – indispensable in this enormous country – while families can add child seats. We have MPVs and minibuses for larger groups, as well as saloons and economy and compact models that are perfect for getting around the cities. If you intend to strike out into the surrounding countryside, a convertible is perfect for the sunny climate. 

SIXT services in Australia

Good to know when you're visiting Australia


Our vehicles are equipped with an electronic toll device (e-Tag). Toll expenses will be automatically paid in your credit card without any additional cost.  

Driving Tips

Australians drive on the left-hand side of the road and be aware of the vast wildlife that may cross the roads including Koalas!  

Driving Licence Requirements

Please provide your licence and a valid credit card, you will also need to be in possession of an International Driving Permit if you are not from Australia.  

One-Way Car Hire

During the process of booking a car select a different drop-off location to see if this is available, it must be organized beforehand, or charges will apply.  

Under 25 Car Hire

In Australia the minimum age for car hire is 21 years old though choice of cars is limited, at 25 there are more cars, but you must hold a valid licence for at least 2 years. 

Flexible Hiring Options

Opt to ‘pay later’ and to pay on arrival, this gives the benefit of free cancellation any time up to the day of booking! 


  • Rated 4.3 out of 5 from 1568 Ratings

Aaron F.

Really good service from the staff and well presented vehicle.

Julie B.

Quick and easy process.

And competitive.

Michael W.

Enthusiastic and friendly service, and a well presented vehicle

Mido N.

Most friendliest staff! Really had the best experience, very welcoming and professional, cars are great and the way they handle business is very great as well, will only come to this SIXT! :)

On the M.

Sean Buggy, most likely related to Mark Buggy, Hertz. I would NEVER HIRE from Hertz Castle Hill. Go with SIXT, Much Better all around.

Richie F.

Its so cool Man Just liar my nama my realisasi name

Kat M.

Staff go out of their way to help. If they don't have what you want they try to help in other ways and ideas.

jo C.

Awesome team, Professional no issues would use again

Glyn S.

The car was perfect for my needs and the service from staff was fabulous

Verné D.

Sixt goes above and beyond for their customers, excellent customer service.

Rasha S.

Very good service and the girl her name kristy she was very nice


Staff where very friendly and helpful! Very easy to deal with and it was a very smooth process from renting the car to dropping it if. Very happy customer

Jo J.

Great service and really friendly staff who are happy to help wherever they can

Jeannie L.

I recently rented the Suzuki Swift for roughly 11 days and was very happy with not only the car but the service from beginning to end. Affordable, quick and the team were so friendly. Would highly recommend and plan to use your services again.

paola L.

The customer service is excellent. Jc Wichman and Daniel were helpful the moment we came in and have the best smiles. What a great way to start your day. Highly recommended.

Christoforus Yoga H.

I rented a car for a 2 days family trip. We needed 1 toddler seat and 2 booster seats which they could provide to us so we didn't have to look somewhere else to rent these separately. Honestly it was so much hassle to install as the car was a bit tight and the anchorage points was not easy to find. We kinda expect that but it will be super nice if there's someone trained to install and fit child restraints to help. On the other hand the trip itself was nice and uneventful. Also 5 stars for good communications when we was there to pick up and return the car.

Elisska K.

The Team at Sixt Caringbah were pleasant to deal with they upgraded my car to suit myself and my family I will always recommend Sixt Thankyou

Noora E.

Team were extremely easy to deal with. The car was affordable compared to other companies.

christopher W.

Great service. Highly recommended

Ajmal A.

Great service, and competitive rates.

Why Rent With Sixt?

Why Rent With Sixt?
  • New Cars - On Average 3 Months Old
  • Vast Fleet Of Premium Cars
  • Car Hire Made Quick And Easy
  • Friendly 24/7 Customer Service
  • Free Cancellation When You Pay On Arrival
  • No hidden costs or credit card fees

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