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Short-term car rental

Car Rental

Short-term car rental

  Having a rental car can be the most efficient way for you to get around after arriving in Australia, especially in cities or towns that do not have large public transport networks as central Sydney and Melbourne locations do. A GPS system may come in handy to help you navigate your way around. You can collect a rental car at the airport when you arrive as[...]

Renting a car

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Renting a car

  Renting a car is a great option to tide you over until you are ready to commit to buying and have found one that fits you. There are many car rental companies in Australia offering a wide range of makes and models. The main hire car companies in Australia are: www.avis.com.au www.budget.com.au www.hertz.com.au www.thrifty.com.au www.europcar.com.au www.bayswatercarrental.com.au (Perth and Sydney only) Some airlines and travel[...]

Driving in Australia

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Driving in Australia

  If you are a permanent Australian visa holder and receive your visa before you entered Australia, you need to obtain an Australian driver’s licence within 6 months from the date you arrive in Australia. If you are a permanent Australian visa holder and receive your visa while you are in Australia, you need to obtain an Australian driver’s licence within 6 months from the[...]