Hire a rental car in Canberra and explore our nation’s favourite ‘bush capital’. Canberra is not only home to Australia’s parliament house, the region also offers a number of historic townships, natural wonders, beautiful coastlines and the famous Snowy Mountains. The easiest way to enjoy all the nation’s capital has to offer is to rent a great value rental car from Redspot Car Rentals.

Location Information

Redspot Car Rentals has a manned office at Canberra Airport, just out the front of the terminal, on Terminal Avenue. Our hire vehicles are within walking distance from the airport terminal, making it easy to collect your rental vehicle when you arrive.

Redspot Car Rentals also offers vehicle relocations between Canberra airport and other car hire locations around the country. Redspot Car Rentals services all major airports, including Brisbane, Perth and Adelaide.

Roadside Assistance:

All Redspot Car Rental vehicles are well maintained and serviced regularly. However, if you get into trouble on the road, you can contact our 24 hour roadside assistance hotline. If the problem was not caused by you, the service will be provided free of charge. Redspot Car Rentals also offers a premium roadside assistance package at a small additional fee. This covers you in case you accidentally leave the lights on, or lock the keys in the car.

After-Hours Return:

An after-hours return is available in the Canberra branch however you must contact either our central reservations department or the Canberra branch directly for the correct procedure on how to return the vehicle.

Toll Roads:

There are currently no toll roads in the ACT, however there are plenty within New South Wales, so check out our toll road page for more information.

Sight Seeing Attractions:

The ACT may be Australia’s smallest capital but there is still a lot to see and do. As Australia’s capital city, there are a wide variety of historical and culturally significant attractions. These include: the National Museum of Australia, Canberra Deep Space Communication Complex, Zoo Ventures, Royal Australian Mint, National Dinosaur Museum and Cockington Green.

About Canberra:

Canberra is the capital city of Australia. With a population of 358,000, it is Australia’s largest inland city. The city is located 280 km south-west of Sydney, and 660 km north-east of Melbourne. The site of Canberra was selected as the nation’s capital in 1908 as a compromise between Australia’s two largest cities; Sydney and Melbourne. It is unique among cities as the only entirely planned city in Australia. The city’s design incorporates significant areas of natural vegetation which has earned Canberra the title of the “bush capital”.

As the seat of the Australian government, Canberra is the home of Parliament House, the High Court and numerous other government departments. It is also host to many institutions of social and cultural significance, such as the Australian War Memorial, Australian National University, Australian Institute of Sport, National Gallery, National Museum and the National Library.

About Canberra Airport:

Canberra Airport serves Australia’s capital city and the city of Queanbeyan, NSW. Located at the north eastern edge of Canberra, it is the 8th busiest airport in Australia. Canberra airport offers flights to and from domestic destinations, mainly in eastern Australia. 

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