Car Rental - Car Hire for Brisbane is simple
and can be arranged over the Internet. Here are some
contacts. For travel outside Brisbane the best way
to get around Australia is by self-driving as Australia
is a huge country.
It is advisable for overseas visitors to Australia
to have an international drivers license, and to familiarise
themselves with driving regulations. Australian drives
on the left side of the road.
Roads in major cities are generally in good condition, while roads in rural areas may not be as good as compare to the cities.
Speed Limits: Speed limits and distances
are expressed as Kilometres.
The speed limit in cities and towns is 60 km/h (35 mph), while it is 50 km/h for residential areas, and 100 km/h (60 mph) for highways and rural areas, unless there are signs that indicate otherwise. It is advisable to drive within speed limit as it is heavily enforce in Australia. This is due to the fact that speeding is a major cause of accidents. Fines can double during holidays and festive season.
It is compulsory to wear seatbelts in any vehicle in which they are fitted.
It is an offence to drive under the influence of alcohol. The legal tolerance limit is 0.05%. However, only in New South Wales the limit is 0.02% for rental car.
Major and international car hire companies are located at Brisbane airport terminals and in downtown Brisbane. Smaller independent and local owned companies also offer a wider range of cars, for examples 4WDs, sport cars and campervans at competitive rates.
List of car rental company in Brisbane.
Terminal Bldg (Eagle Farm)
Brisbane, QL 4007
Telephone (+61) 07 3860 4200
275 Wickham St
Brisbane, QL 4006
Telephone (+61) 07 3252 7111
2) East Coast
108 Breakfast Creek Rd
Telephone (+61) 07 3252 5388
Cnr Nudgee Rd, Northgate
Telephone (+61) 07 3266 8811
3) Red Spot
276 Barry Parade
Fortitude Valley, Brisbane
Telephone 1800 66 88 10
4) Red Back
Telephone (+61) 07 5592 1655