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Frequently asked questions

Can I rent a car from Cairns Intl. Airport (CNS)?
Yes, and you won’t be short on choice. After you touch down and collect your luggage, make a beeline for the rental car center at the arrivals hall of Terminal 1 and Terminal 2. Here you can make a booking with well-known companies like Avis, Europcar and Budget. If you’d like more options, see what’s available with Hertz and Redspot/Enterprise.
What happens if I need to cancel my Cairns car reservation?
You should get your money back on your prepaid reservation if it’s canceled more than six hours ahead of pickup. Look through the rental policy for the specifics. Our Customer Service Portal may have the answers too.
Why should I rent a Cairns car with Expedia?
From quick day trips to cross-country journeys, Expedia has cars to suit every style and adventure. Choose from trusted rental companies in Cairns. And with our Best Price Guarantee, you’ll always get a terrific deal on your wheels. Did you know you can combine your bookings into a vacation package? Add a flight or hotel to your rental car and watch the savings grow!
How do I find the best car rental deals in Cairns with Expedia?
Nabbing an amazing deal on your Cairns rental car is a breeze with Expedia. Choose your preferred car class, add some details and compare prices across top brands. Why not add flights and hotels to your booking? You’ll unlock terrific discounts when you create a vacation package.
What do you need to rent a car in Cairns?
Generally, all that’s required is a current driver’s license and a credit card in the same name when picking up your car. Proof of coverage may also be required if you choose to opt out of the company’s insurance plan. Requirements are likely to differ between providers, so be sure to check in advance.
Can I drive in Cairns with my U.S. Driver's license?
Certainly, provided your U.S. License is current. But consider getting an International Driving Permit regardless. They’re relatively easy to obtain, and with one, you’ll be fine to drive in other places if your vacation plans take you beyond Cairns.
Can I rent a car for a month or longer in Cairns?
Yes, and you’re sure to find your ideal ride among our long-term car rental deals. Just enter your trip information and we’ll show you terrific offers from a range of trustworthy companies.
Where can I find a Cairns car rental if I am younger than 25?
Some Cairns providers will rent cars to drivers under 25 years of age, and others won’t. Policies differ between suppliers, so you’ll want to do some research. Also, find out if there are extra costs. Some places will apply a surcharge to customers between the ages of 21 and 24. Make sure you read through the terms and conditions to avoid any nasty surprises.