Perth Airport (PER)
Car Hire / Rental
(Perth, Western Australia - WA, Australia AU)
Perth Airport (PER) is situated a long way from any other state in Australia and those wishing to explore the surrounding area frequently choose to rent a car, either from the airport or within the city itself. The best deals tend to be available at the smaller operators, such as both Apex and Bayswater Car Rental.
When hiring a car either and Perth Airport or in the city, it is always important that you read the paperwork thoroughly, so that you are sure what the actual insurance covers. Also, some car rental companies offer either unlimited mileage or daily restrictions, being priced accordingly.
Car Rental, Driving and Rules of the Road in Perth
When driving in the outback areas outside of Perth, be sure that you have plenty of fuel and know exactly where you are going. Also be prepared for many natural obstacles along the way, particularly animals such as kangaroos, which are particularly active during dawn and dusk, when they are known to run in front of cars.
Car rental agencies at Perth Airport require that you either bring an English driving licence, or a foreign licence that has a certified translation. All cars have air conditioning, are right-hand drive and must be driven on the left-hand side of the road, throughout Perth and Australia as a whole. Most car hire firms also stipulate that drivers should be over the age of 25 years old.
Perth is the region's most popular city and it is always a good idea to book your rental car in advance. Car rental companies available at Perth Airport are listed below.
Speed limits in Perth, Australia
Urban areas: 60 kph / 38 mph
Open roads: 100 kph / 63 mph
Motorways / highways: 110 kph / 70 mph
Perth Airport (PER) Car Rental Companies
The following car rental firms and car hire companies are available at Perth Airport:
- Advantage Rent-A-Car
- Avis Rent-A-Car
- HERTZ Corporation
- National Cars
- Thrifty Car Rental
Perth Airport (PER) Car Rental