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With 3,000 hours of sunshine per year, and 19 beaches, it’s easy to see why Perth is one of Australia’s most alluring destinations. Enjoy the relaxed beachside vibe or while away an afternoon in the vast city park. Rent a car with the help of Orbitz, and you can soon be exploring natural bushland, pristine coral reefs and rolling vineyards.
If you’re considering renting a car in Perth, you’ll no doubt have a few things you’d like to know. We’ve answered some of the most important questions here.
Most car rental companies ask that you be at least 25 years old to rent a car; however some companies will rent to those aged 21. Drivers aged 21 to 24 may be asked to pay a young person surcharge in addition to their rental fee.
You will need to show a valid driver’s license. Most rental companies ask that you have held the license for at least 12 months. If your license isn’t in the Latin alphabet, you will also need to provide an International Driver’s Permit.
You only need to leave a deposit at the time of collection. Most companies require a credit card, although there are some which accept debit cards or cash bonds.
You have a huge choice of rental companies in Perth. International companies such as Avis, Enterprise, Thrifty, Europcar, Hertz and Budget are well-represented, and there are also many national and local companies offering competitive rates.
Perth’s sunny, outdoor lifestyle means there is a lot to keep visitors busy. From uncrowded beaches to wildlife-filled islands, thriving coral reefs, virgin bushland, and valleys blanketed in vineyards, there is a lot to choose from. Here we bring you the highlights:
Amble along Perth’s Swan River to experience a true slice of city life. King’s Park and Botanic Garden is one of the biggest city parks in the world. Enjoy the sculpted gardens and natural bushland, learn about the indigenous people on a guided tour, or visit the Swan Bells, one of the largest musical instruments on the planet.
Drive just 25 minutes east of Perth and be engulfed in the beauty of the wine region. These are the oldest wine-producing lands in Australia, and you can embark on winery tours, enjoy tasting sessions, and soak up the local heritage.
Take a short drive over to neighboring Fremantle, home to one of the world’s best-preserved 19th-century ports. Discover its colonial and maritime history, explore the bustling markets, and enjoy a harborside dinner or drinks in the lively bars and cafés.