Melbourne is one of the most iconic cities in Australia and the world. There are alot of things to see and do whilst being in Melbourne. And it is an accessible city with alot of public and private transportation options.
Should you hire a car in Melbourne?
You can choose to hire a car in Melbourne. However, it depends on what you plan to do whilst you are visiting Melbourne and the location that you will stay.
If you plan to stay in the CBD or if you have the option to commute via public transport, then you will be able to get around Melbourne without having to drive a vehicle.
This is likely to be cost-effective for 2-3 people.
If you plan to travel with a party of people that’s 3 or more, then you may find that it is more cost-effective to hire a car to travel in and around the city.
If you plan to visit the outskirts of Melbourne, then you will need to either find public transport or tours that will take you to the location that you want to visit.
But more often than not, it is more cost-effective to hire your own car for private transportation.
Can you do one-way hire from Melbourne?
Yes you can in many cases where the hiring depot has a presence in your preferred drop-off destination.
These are likely to be bigger and more established car hiring depots.
Popular routes include:
- Melbourne – Adelaide
- Melbourne – Sydney
- Melbourne – Brisbane
- Melbourne – Perth
- Melbourne – Canberra