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    Car Hire Rockhampton

    Rockhampton Car HireOne of the oldest cities in Queensland, Rockhampton was established in the mid 19th century as an area for grazing livestock. Gold was soon discovered in the north at Canoona, and the south-west at Mount Morgan and the town grew in size and developed into a centre for industry in the area.

    With an average of 300 days of sunshine each year and a well-developed tourism industry, Rockhampton is an excellent city to stay in and explore with a car hire Auto Europe offers several car hire pick up locations in Rockhampton, Queensland, and a large fleet selection, so finding a car hire in Rockhampton is both easy and economical.

    Auto Europe guarantees the best rates on car hire in Australia and we offer a variety of additional benefits and saving for our clients. Use the booking engine at the top of this page or give us a call today at 1300-656-601 to start planning your next trip to Australia and book your car hire with Auto Europe!

    Where to Pick-Up Your Car Hire in Rockhampton

    Throughout Rockhampton, visitors can find easily accessible pick-up and drop-off locations from Auto Europe's most trusted suppliers. We work with top suppliers such as Hertz, Thrifty and Alamo and offer locations in the city centre, downtown and Rockhampton Airport. With these convenient locations, travellers can find the perfect car hire for their travel plans with ease. Use our booking engine to compare rates and take advantage of our fantastic rates unique travel options such as one-way car hires, where you can pick-up your car hire in Rockhampton and drop-off in another location in the city or another city across Australia.

    Book With the Top Car Hire Suppliers in Rockhampton

    In Rockhampton, Auto Europe works with the top, trusted suppliers in the car hire industry including Hertz, Thrifty and Alamo. We have over 60 years of experience in the car hire business and have established unique relationships with these suppliers that allow us to offer our clients with rates you won't find anywhere else. Auto Europe guarantees the best rates in Rockhampton and throughout Australia. Regardless of whether you are in need of a luxury car hire or a spacious van hire, we have the ideal car hire for you. Use our booking engine to compare rates from our top suppliers and take the next step in planning your holiday today.

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    Frequently Asked Questions about Hiring a Car in Rockhampton

    Can I hire a car in Rockhampton if I am under 25?

    Renters between the ages of 21-25 will have little trouble hiring a car in Rockhampton. However, travellers in this age range should be aware that they will likely incur an additional daily charge known as a young driver surcharge, which can vary depending on the supplier.

    Can I use third party insurance for my car hire in Australia?

    Major credit card companies, such as Visa, MasterCard, Discover and AMEX, offer car hire insurance plans that vary by card and credit card provider. Compare plans and find out what coverage is available from your card provider.

    Can you guarantee a car hire in Rockhampton with automatic transmission?

    In most destinations, yes, you can guarantee a car hire with automatic transmission. If you do not see the automatic transmission option in our booking engine, we encourage you to contact one of our reservation specialists toll-free and 24/7 at 1300-656-601.

    Travelling in Rockhampton with a Car Hire

    Rockhampton is a well-preserved city, with several historic buildings open for the public to enjoy. The post office, Supreme Court House and St Joseph's Cathedral, all built in the late 1800s, are excellent examples of the architecture of the time, and still stand in all their glory. Once you have arrived, drive your hire car to Customs House, which was built in 1900 and today is an information centre for tourists, and a great way to start your visit to the area. To learn about the history of the area, the Old Borough Chambers are home to the Rockhampton Historical Society, where there are several displays showing the region's early development.

    Built on the Fitzroy River, Rockhampton has loads of water-based activities for visitors, such as canoeing, boating, water skiing and fishing. A unique form of accommodation is also available here, in the form of houseboats in which you can stay. One of Australia's oldest botanical gardens is also found in the city, founded in 1869 the Rockhampton Botanic Gardens is home to many exotic and local plants, some of which are over 100 years old. Take your car hire to the nearby Dreamtime Cultural Centre, the largest of it's kind in Australia. Here you can learn about the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander way of life, see dance performances, and learn to play a didgeridoo.

    Tour the East of Rockhampton in your car hire, where you will find the Capricorn coast, a stretch of coastline from Emu Park to Yeppoon, and including Byfield, Kemp Beach, Causeway Lake and Shoalwater Bay. From here you can also take trips out to Great Keppel Island. Park your hire car at the secure parking at Kemp Beach, and head out on a ferry for a day on the Island. The island has 17 white sandy beaches and many facilities for tourists. The area is popular for cruises, snorkelling and glass bottom boat tours.

    Useful Driving Distances and Day Trip Ideas in Rockhampton

    • Rockhampton to Rockhampton Airport (4km approx. 8min)
    • Rockhampton to Gladstone (107km approx. 1 hour 20min)
    • Darwin to Bundaberg (288km approx. 3hours 20min)
    • Rockhampton to Mackay (334km approx. 3hours 40min)

    Additional Transportation Services in Rockhampton

    Allow Auto Europe to provide you with the ideal mode of transportation for your travel in Australia. While we are known for our guaranteed best rates on car hires, we additionally offer travel options such as luxury, motorhome, van hires and more. Whether you are planning on a lengthy road-trip or are simply in need of alternate transportation during your time in town, use our booking engine to compare rates and save on your ideal vehicle hire with Auto Europe today!

    Luxury Car Hire Rockhampton
    Luxury Car Hire Rockhampton -  Those looking for a stylish, comfortable and premium travel experience in Rockhampton should look no further than a luxury car hire. With available models such as Mercedes, Audi, Porsche, Maserati and more, you can compare rates with ease and choose the perfect vehicle for your plans. Continue planning your trip to Rockhampton today and learn more about our luxury hire rates.
    Van Hire Rockhampton
    Van Hire Rockhampton -  Don't let a large travel party or heavy luggage slow down your travel plans. Auto Europe offers fantastic rates on small, medium and large van hires well-equipped to accommodate nearly any travel party. Compare our rates, different capacities, detailed specs and more to find the ideal van hire for your travel.
    Motorhome Hire in Rockhampton
    Rockhampton Motorhome Hire -  For an unforgettable travel experience in Australia, consider a motorhome or RV hire in Rockhampton. In a motorhome, travellers can venture off the beaten path and become truly immersed in everything Rockhampton has to offer. Learn more about popular locations to pitch and compare our rates on motorhome hires.