Budget car rental

We’re here for all your rental needs, with great value and some of the newest cars on the road. We make your dollar go further, why not check out some of our latest specials.

Earn Qantas Points

Earn Qantas Points

Earn 4 Qantas Points^ per A$1 spent on rentals in Australia

Price Promise

Price Promise

Book with confidence on qantas.com 

Special Offers

Special offers

Choose from free upgrades, extra days and more. 

Budget Fastbreak

Budget Fastbreak

Skip the line, escape the queue and rental counters. 

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Budget Fastbreak

Want a quick exit from the rental counter? Join Budget Fastbreak. It's smart, simple and fast. As a Fastbreak member, you simply flash your valid driver’s licence, pick up your keys and escape the queue.

Join online for free and include your Fastbreak number in every Qantas booking to take advantage.

Our Fastbreak service is available at all our international airports and other selected locations.

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See Budget Australia deals

1000 Qantas points plus free upgrade

Hire a car for 3 or more days in Australia or New Zealand and we'll park 1000 points in your account plus a free upgrade. More comfort for less when you book a Budget car with us. 

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See Budget Australia deals

Save on SUVs

Save $20 on Budget's SUV range when you hire a car for 3 or more days. 

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Save with Budget in New Zealand

Explore the beauty of New Zealand with Budget. See the city sights of Auckland or visit the 'Lord of the Ring's Hobbiton movie setOpens external site en route to Rotorua. 

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Car services


Group A - Holden Spark or similar

For all your lightweight transport needs and ease when you travel in Australia or abroad. Check how to get a Free Upgrade when you book this class with Qantas.                             


Group C - Hyundai i30 or similar

Step it up with greater fuel economy and range wherever you need to go. Great for exploring around Queenstown on New Zealands south island. 


Group B - Hyundai Accent or similar

Slightly larger than the Economy class, still packed with all the great features to get around. Take advantage of 1000 Qantas Points and a free upgrade when you book this class.

Full Size

Group E - Toyota Camry or similar

Spacious and fit for an entire family. Enjoy $20 off on time and kilometre charges when you book this car on your next journey. 

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Important information

^ You must be a Qantas Frequent Flyer to earn and redeem Qantas Points. A joining fee may apply. Membership and points are subject to the Qantas Frequent Flyer program terms and conditions.

~ Qantas Points for a business are offered under Budget terms and conditions. Qantas Business Rewards membership and Qantas Points are subject to the Qantas Business Rewards terms and conditionsOpens external site.

# If, after you book car hire at qantas.com, on the same day, you find a lower publicly available rate on any other website of an Australian registered company showing prices in AUD, for the same car hire with the same supplier, with the same booking conditions, we will match that rate. To be eligible for the Qantas Points, Qantas Frequent Flyer members must enter their membership number on the Price Promise claim form. The 1,000 extra Qantas Points will be credited to your account within 8 weeks of your car hire. Read more about the Cars Price Promise.