Book Hertz car rentals in Cairns

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Hertz car rental prices in Cairns

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Reviews for Hertz in Cairns


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Overall Rating8.0 Very goodBased on 6 reviews
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Recent reviews

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Loved the carReviewed 2024 Mar 08
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Pros:Staff were very helpful, car we booked as not available so they upgraded us FOC.Cons:Nothing from usReviewed 2021 May 30
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Pros:Friendly staff. Easy pickup and drop off.Reviewed 2019 Feb 24
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Pros:very friendly employees, easy claim process initiating, flexible return.Reviewed 2018 Dec 23
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Pros:Easy pick up and return after pickupCons:Found out after pickup, we couldn't take it somewhere we wanted to go.Reviewed 2018 Nov 19
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They helped us a lotPros:We had a problem with the rent, and the women of the airport shop helped us to solve it.Reviewed 2018 Sep 06
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Cons:I prepaid for a different drop off location and when I picked up the car I was asked to pay an additional fee for a that service. I was told its similar to adding a GPS or car seat to an existing reservation but I was unable to take the car without paying additional despite my reservation. I called the 800 number and was told this charge would drop off and was covered but just discovered three separate charges for this rental have been processed. I plan on calling customer service again to clear this matter up but the Cairns office was unhelpful and unwilling to listen to me about the reservation I booked.Reviewed 2017 Nov 21
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Pros:Everything was clean, simple, and very easy pick up and drop off.Cons:Just a little small for a family of five. Not what i would call a typical SUV.Reviewed 2017 Apr 09
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Pros:Pick-up and drop off were convenient. No extra charges. The car type/condition was a good choice for the area and driving conditions.Cons:Not sure the additional insurance I purchased when I made the rental reservation was necessary (as I was lead to believe at the time).Reviewed 2017 Jan 04
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Where can I find Hertz car rentals in Cairns?


Cairns Square, Abbott St


Monday07:30 - 15:00
Tuesday07:30 - 15:00
Wednesday07:30 - 15:00
Thursday07:30 - 15:00
Friday07:30 - 15:00
Saturday07:30 - 15:00
Sunday07:30 - 15:00


+61 7 4046 8701


Airport Ave


Monday06:00 - 23:30
Tuesday06:00 - 23:30
Wednesday06:00 - 23:30
Thursday06:00 - 23:30
Friday06:00 - 23:30
Saturday06:00 - 23:30
Sunday06:00 - 23:30


+61 7 4038 9990


147 Lake St


Monday08:30 - 15:00
Tuesday08:30 - 15:00
Wednesday08:30 - 15:00
Thursday08:30 - 15:00
Friday08:30 - 15:00
Saturday09:00 - 13:00
Sunday09:00 - 13:00


+61 7 4038 5690

Good to know

Most popular location

Airport Ave

Most popular car type


Top tips for renting a car from Hertz in Cairns

  • You'll find three branches for Hertz car hire in Cairns. There's one at Cairns Airport, which is open from 07:00 to 22:00 every day of the week. The Downtown Cairns Hertz branch is located in Cairns Square Shopping Centre, on the corner of Shields and Abbot Streets. This branch opens from 07:00 to 15:00 on weekdays and from 08:00 till 12:00 on weekends. The Cairns Central branch on Lake Street opens from 08:30 to 15:00 Monday to Friday and from 09:00 to 13:00 on weekends.
  • Hertz car hire in Cairns offer a choice of various petrol models, hybrid cars and all-electric vehicles. Only the most well-trusted and popular car brands are provided, and you'll get a late model vehicle with all the latest mod cons. They're all available at all branches in Cairns and you don't have to return your hire car to the same place that you collected it. You can hire a car at the downtown branch and drop it off at the Cairns Airport branch, for instance.
  • No matter which Hertz branch in Cairns you choose to collect your hire car, you'll have the benefit of the Hertz Roadside Assistance Programme. This gives you 24-hour assistance if your hire car breaks down or you're involved in an incident. You simply need to make a call and help will be sent to wherever you are. This service covers fixing even small mechanical faults so you can be on your way again.
  • You can save time with collecting Hertz car hire in Cairns if you use the advance check-in service available online. You'll be asked for your booking confirmation number and to complete a short form. Then when you land at Cairns Airport to collect your car, or arrive at one of the city branches, you'll only need to present your driver's licence and the payment card you used to make your booking and you can just pick up your keys and drive off.
  • Mini rental cars from Hertz in Cairns are around -44% cheaper than other car types, on average.

FAQs about renting a car from Hertz in Cairns

  • Do I get insurance with a Hertz car hire in Cairns?

    At all Hertz branches in Cairns you usually get Theft Protection Insurance built in to the car hire rate. If you're not sure, just call or email the branch you're intending to use. You rate will also normally include a Collision Damage Waiver that Hertz takes care of for you so you don't have to worry about the admin. You can supplement this with Super Cover, which covers you for any remaining liability. Once again, it's a good idea to check ahead with the specific Cairns branch of Hertz.

  • What do I require to hire a car from Hertz in Cairns?

    Even though you can legally drive a car in Cairns from the age of 20, you'll need to be at least 21 to hire a car from one of the Hertz branches here. In the case of the premium models, luxury cars and high-performance vehicles, you'll have to be 25 or over if you want to hire one of one of those. You'll also need to have held your licence for at least two years. To collect your car you'll also need to show your photo ID and have a payment card, whether it's a credit or debit card.

  • What driving laws apply to Hertz car hire in Cairns?

    Cairns differs a bit from other Australian cities when it comes to speed limits. The standard speed limit in built-up areas is 50 km/h, but in the central business district of Cairns it's only 40 km/h, so you'll have to remember that. On all other roads the speed limit is 100 km/h. You really do need to stick to these limits as there are cameras all over the city. When it comes to alcohol consumption, the legal limit is 0.05 to operate a motor vehicle. This is very strictly enforced by the traffic police.

  • What is the most popular rental car from Hertz in Cairns?

    Mini (Kia Carnival or similar) is the most frequently booked rental car type from Hertz in Cairns.

  • How many car rental locations does Hertz have in Cairns?

    Hertz has 3 rental locations in Cairns. Take a look at our Hertz rental location map to find the best rental cars near you.

  • Does Hertz have a car rental location at the airport: Cairns airport (CNS)?


  • Does Hertz offer shuttle or airport pick-up services from Cairns airport (CNS)?