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Budget car rental

Qantas Frequent Flyers can earn 4 Qantas Points per A$1 spent within Australia; and 700 Qantas Points per rental outside Australia on Budget.^

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Why book with Qantas?

Earn Qantas Points

Earn 4 Qantas Points per $1 spent in Australia, or 700 points per rental outside of Australia.

Book using Points

Book using Qantas Points or Points Plus Pay -  Cars, for rentals in Australia and New Zealand.

Special offers

Choose from free upgrades, extra days and more. 

Budget Fastbreak

Skip the line, escape the queue and rental counters. 

Special car offers


There are currently no Budget car hire specials for Australia.

New Zealand

There are currently no Budget car hire specials for New Zealand.

Qantas Business Rewards

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Available in Australia
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Travelling for business? Earn Qantas Points twice

Earn 4 Qantas Points per A$1 for your business plus 4 Qantas Points per A$1 for the person travelling. Simply include your ABN associated with your Qantas Business Rewards account membership ABN and the Qantas Frequent Flyer number of the person travelling when booking. If you’re not yet a member you can join for free.

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Budget Mystery Car

Drive away with a Mystery Car

Flexible with your transport plans? Book a Budget Mystery Car and you could drive away with an upgrade at no extra cost. Simply select a Mystery Car and surprise yourself on your next trip with Budget.

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Budget Fastbreak

Want a quick exit from the rental counter? 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. Budget Fastbreak service is available at international airports and other selected locations.

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Points Plus Pay - Cars

A little short on Qantas Points for your Avis or Budget car rental? Zip past that roadblock with Points Plus Pay – Cars and use a combination of points and cash that works for you best.

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Classic Car Rewards

They're the best value way to use points for Avis car hire across Australia. To book, simply log in to your Qantas Frequent Flyer account, enter your journey details above and select the car marked with a Classic Reward ribbon. Remember, book early to unlock the best availability

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Car services

Budget group B car


Group B - Hyundai Accent or similar

Slightly larger than the Economy class, still packed with all the great features to get around.

Budget Group C car


Group C - Hyundai i30 or similar

Step it up with greater fuel economy and range wherever you need to go.

Budget Group E car

Full Size

Group E - Toyota Camry or similar

Spacious and fit for an entire family.

Looking for something bigger?

Hire a great range of trucks, vans and utes from Avis or Budget with no booking fees and great deals. 

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Important information

For further details see cars important information.

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Disclaimer: + A business must be a Qantas Business Rewards Member to earn Qantas Points for business. A one-off join fee of $89.50 including GST normally applies, however this will be waived for Budget customers. Membership and Qantas Points are subject to the Qantas Business Rewards Terms and Conditions. Qantas Points for business are offered under the Budget Terms and Conditions. Members will earn 4 Qantas Points for every $1 spent on Time and Kilometre charges on qualifying rental rates in Australia only. Qantas Points will not be earned in relation to taxes (including GST), fees, or for charges for insurance, petrol, GPS and other miscellaneous charges. The number of Qantas Points earned is limited to 240,000 per year. Qantas Points for business can only be earned on freely available retail rates booked through The member must quote their ABN when making their booking through

Disclaimer: ~ Members can use either Qantas Points or a combination of Points Plus Pay - Cars for eligible vehicle hire bookings. An eligible booking is a rental made for Australia or New Zealand. A minimum of 4,000 Qantas Points is required when using points only, and a minimum of 2,000 Qantas Points when using a combination of Points Plus Pay - Cars. Any cash payment must be made using an Accepted Payment Card. Vehicle hire is subject to availability and to the Budget Rental Agreement terms and conditions (PDF) (as applicable) at the time of rental. Budget age, credit and driver requirements apply. Qantas Points will also be earned on bookings made using Qantas Points as the payment method.

Disclaimer: ^ You must be a member of the Qantas Frequent Flyer program to earn Qantas Points. A joining fee may apply. Membership and Qantas Points are subject to the Qantas Frequent Flyer program terms and conditions. 4 Qantas Points will be earned per A$1 spent on time and kilometre charges within Australia, excluding GST, insurance, package tour, government, travel industry, some corporate rates and miscellaneous charges or 700 Qantas Points will be earned per rental outside of Australia with Avis and Budget. Members must provide their Qantas Frequent Flyer membership number to the chosen car partner. 

Disclaimer: * Mystery Car bookings will be allocated by Budget Australia and will be subject to their availability and standard terms and conditions.