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Alpha Car Hire opened for business in 2006 and now across our Group provide services to more than 100,000 customers every year through our locations in the three Australian eastern seaboard states. So, when your next planning your trip - we look forward to enabling you to commence your travels in an Awesome way with providing you with a Car, Van, Truck or Ute to Hire at Brisbane, Coolangatta, Sunshine Coast, Melbourne and/or Sydney through our local Call Centre. We are proudly Australian owned and operated and we pride ourselves on providing near new cars at discounted rates with a service that we refer to as'Alpha Awesomeness'.

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Why Hire with Alpha?

  • Near New Cars at Discounted Rates - Check out our online specials for our latest deals.
  • Driven By Price and Service - Our friendly staff are always keen to ensure you are getting the best deal for your car rental.
  • Nothing to hide - NO Hidden Fees or Charges. Our quotes are all-inclusive with no unexpected costs on the day. Our terms and conditions display everything you need to know about security bonds, excess options and what you need to bring with you.

Our aim is to give you a great experience and secure your business long term. Why not check out what our previous customers have to say about Alpha and put your mind at ease!

Our Airport locations are off site which means you save money by not paying expensive airport fees. Plus with our free airport shuttles you will also avoid the busy rush of airport traffic. Don't forget that we also have your holiday basics covered with up to date GPS and child seats so you will be ready to hop into your rental car and drive off to your holiday!

Please note, you will need to organise your tolls for your car rental period to avoid penalties from the tolling companies. If you are renting a vehicle from one of our Brisbane or Gold Coast Branches, please read about the Queensland tolls and if you collect your vehicle from our Melbourne branches please ensure you are set up with a toll pass.

Car Hire Brisbane

Car rental Brisbane can be lots of fun with Alpha. With so much to see in the 'Sunshine State', hiring a vehicle is a must to get the most out of your holiday. Alpha Car Hire has three locations across Brisbane so there will be one near you.

Our Brisbane Airport branch will save you money on your Car Hire by enjoying NO Airport Fees while our Free Shuttles will get you on your holiday quickly. We service all flights and offer before and after hour's pickups and returns from the Brisbane Airport.

Our City office is conveniently located and is committed to ensuring your car rental needs are met with efficient, friendly and personal service. Take advantage of our Free pick up from your accommodation and never worry about getting lost in the many Brisbane CBD one way streets.

If you are in need of a ute or truck to move be sure to check out our Brisbane car hire commercial fleet.

The Brisbane car hire Moorooka office on Brisbane's Southside is the perfect place to rent a cheap car rental or a commercial vehicle for all those weekend jobs. Our experienced and friendly staff will help you if this is your first time with car rental Brisbane.

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Melbourne Car Hire is open for business in Victoria

With new vehicles on fleet and a Price Beat Guarantee, there are lots of reasons to hire a vehicle through Alpha Car Hire. Whether you are a backpacker wanting to explore the Great Ocean Road, or just need a car to zip around town, Alpha Car Hire has a vehicle to suit your budget.

Our Melbourne Airport office is only minutes from the terminals and our shuttle buses are on their way. Alpha makes car hire easy!

Melbourne City office is in a convenient location just minutes down the road from the famous Victoria Markets. Melbourne is well known for their cultured dining and cafes and their extensive shopping varieties, so it is a good idea to check Alpha's local guide for some handy hints. The Melbourne Car Hire City office has an afterhours return so you never need to rush back from your drive around town (or from your shopping spree). Our Melbourne car hire team guarantee to offer you the best price, if you see it cheaper elsewhere just let us know. Make car rental Melbourne your first choice.

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Car Hire Gold Coast

Coolangatta Airport is fast becoming a popular flight destination due to extremely cheap fares. Whether you are a family visiting a family-friendly theme park such as Dreamworld, or visiting friends in the Northern NSW regions, renting a car is your best option to getting around.

Our Airport location is only a few minutes away from the terminals and when you call for your Free Airport Transfer, our Shuttle Bus is there within minutes. If you need any ideas of what to do and see at Gold Coast ask our friendly car rental team who are more than happy to help you with your touring enquiries with some local knowledge.

Don't forget we offer our corporate customers and regular customers the best of both worlds - a new car to impress your clients at a discounted rate that your wallet will love. All our vehicles are less than 12 months old and are maintained regularly.

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Car Hire Sydney

Car rental Sydney just got a whole lot better with Alpha in town. Alpha Sydney Car Hire is an off airport location to Australia's busiest terminal at Sydney Airport. Our free shuttle bus collects you from the terminal and takes you to our depot which is only minutes away. Let Alpha take care of all your car rental needs with new vehicles at affordable rates and we even have holiday basics covered. Our up to date GPS, child seats and experienced staffs, makes renting a car a breeze.

The city of Sydney has a lot to offer its visitors with many of Australia's iconic tourist destinations within a short distance away. And with a rental car, you have the freedom to visit as many as you can fit into your trip. No more relying on friends and family to move you around, Sydney car hire has you covered.

You could take a drive to the breathtaking views of the Blue Mountains or head to one of the gorgeous beaches at Manly or Bondi or head to one of the many Shopping Precincts on offer. We are proud of our Sydney car hire service! We do our best to bring you the very best cars at the lowest possible price. Car rental Sydney is the smart choice.

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Frequently Asked Questions - read more

Q: Can I check rates without making a reservation?

You can check the rate and availability on a vehicle without making a reservation. Simply enter the locations, dates, times, your contact details and the type of vehicle you would like to get a quote on, and this will display all the vehicles that are available for that period. Make sure you enter details into all fields with asterisks (*), otherwise the quoting system won't work. If you need to change the dates or any other details of your quote, click on the 'change' button. Unless you enter your credit card number, all your quotes and enquiries are not a reservation.

Q: Do I need to check the condition of the vehicle prior to leaving the keys at the counter office?

Yes, you do need to check the vehicle's condition prior to leaving the office. This is part of the process in renting a vehicle to ensure you are aware of what condition the vehicle is in when you collect it. One of our Rental Sales Officers will walk around the vehicle with you and mark off any pre-existing damage and this form requires the main driver's signature. If you disagree with any marks or damage that isn't listed, you need to tell one of our friendly staff members before you sign this.

When you return the vehicle, you need to walk around the vehicle again with one of our employees to ensure no damage has been made to the vehicle.

Q: Where can I not drive the rental vehicle?

There are some areas that limit where you take your rental vehicle.

If you hire a vehicle from one of Queensland branches, you can travel anywhere in Queensland as far North as Cairns. You can travel in New South Wales, ACT and in Victoria as far South as Melbourne. Travel is not permitted in South Australia, Western Australia or the Northern Territory.

If you collect a vehicle from any of our Melbourne branches, you can travel as far North as Brisbane, anywhere in New South Wales, ACT and South Australia. Travel is not permitted in Western Australia or the Northern Territory.

You are not able to drive your Alpha vehicle off road or on unsealed roads. This includes roads that are made out of gravel, dirt or any material other than bitumen.

If you do not adhere to the terms of your rental, and you drive your rental vehicle in a prohibited area, your insurance will be voided. For full details, please refer to the Terms and Conditions

Q: Where can I find out about Alpha Car Hire's Price beat guarantee?

Alpha Car Hire offers a price beat guarantee to ensure our customers are getting the best deal on their car rental. The price beat guarantee applies if a quote is received on the same day for a similar vehicle class with a company offering similar terms and conditions. The vehicle needs to be in the same age range as Alpha Car Hire. An Alpha Car Hire staff member must receive the written quote in order for us to offer the discount. The price beat guarantee does not apply through School Holidays.

Q: Are there any other services you offer?

The Alpha group also offers car finance and airport car parking services.

Our competitively priced short and long term stay parking is available in Melbourne, Brisbane & Gold Coast. To ensure you leave and arrive stress free we offer a free shuttle service as well as car detailing so you can return home to a sparkling clean car. Visit Alpha Airport Parking for more information.

If you are in the market to buy a new car Alpha Car Finance, can help even if you have credit problems. The monthly lease payments include registration and insurance with the option to add on servicing and tyre replacement into your payments.



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