Beginning of main content
Trip Type
Flight 1
Flight 2
Flight 3
Flight 4
Flight 5
Free cancellation

Search over 1 million properties and 550 airlines worldwide

Search over 1 million flights, hotels, packages, and more

No Expedia cancellation fee to change or cancel almost any hotel reservation

Top Cars Rental Deals in Newcastle

See all Newcastle car hire

Newcastle Car Rentals

Located 162 km from Sydney, Newcastle, NSW is the perfect blend of urban sophistication and small town charm. With an endless variety of offerings and travel experiences, the limits of a Newcastle holiday are only set by your ability to navigate through this sprawling, diverse area. Whether you wish to immerse yourself in the Hunter Valley wine country or delve into an adventure-filled holiday along the Central Coast and Port Stephens area, the best way to experience this region is through a car hire. Fortunately, obtaining a car rental in Newcastle has never been easier thanks to the dedication to finding excellent deals.

Newcastle is a must-see destination. Where else can you spend the morning whale watching and the afternoon exploring massive sand dunes? Newcastle is far from ordinary, and after spending a day within its warm embrace, you'll understand why. Regardless of your holiday itinerary, this area of NSW is bound to please; however, due to the sprawling nature of this city, hire cars in Newcastle are the best way to get around. With your own rental car, it's easy to explore multiple areas within a single day, or take your time navigating around the coast and through lush forests. With an endless array of adventures awaiting you, don't limit your fun.Browse for all your hire car needs.

Want to drive through this beautiful region in a sporty midsize? Or perhaps you’d rather pack your mates into an economical compact car. offers a wide array of vehicle makes and models. Regardless of when you plan to travel, Expedia ensures you spend as little money as possible while still securing a high-quality and car hire. Take the guess work out of renting a car, and check out the deals here on today!

FAQs for car hire in Newcastle

What’s the best price car rental in Newcastle?

In the past 7 days the lowest priced car rental is AU$47 in Newcastle.

What’s the average car rental price in Newcastle?

On average, car rentals in Newcastle are AU$48.

Why should I book a car rental with Expedia?

When booking a rental car via Expedia you can easily compare a wide range of the most popular car hire companies and select the best option for you. There are no extra costs and no cancellation fees involved in booking a rental car with Expedia.

How do I book a car rental with Expedia?

You can book a car rental on Expedia either online or over the phone. You may have the option to reserve now and pay now, or to reserve now and pay later. The payment option will be indicated at time of booking. To collect Expedia+ rewards points for your car rental, sign in to your account before you book or create an account on the Payment page.

Are there any additional costs when cancelling a rental car?

Most rental car bookings are eligible for a full refund regardless of when you cancel with Expedia. Not all prepaid bookings qualify for a refund. Review your itinerary for details. If your prepaid booking qualifies for a refund, your booking must be cancelled at least 6 hours prior to pick-up for the refund. If you return your prepaid car rental early, you will not be refunded for any unused time.

How can I cancel my car booking through Expedia?

To cancel your car booking, sign in or enter your email address and itinerary number. Then select Find itinerary. Under Manage Booking, select Cancel Reservation, then CANCEL THIS RESERVATION. Most prepaid car rental bookings are non-refundable. Pre-paid bookings must be cancelled at least 6 hours prior to pick-up to be eligible for a full refund. To change or cancel a car hire that you booked as part of a holiday, please contact us.

Should I book a rental car online before arriving or directly in Newcastle?

Booking your car from home with Expedia ensures thay you can choose the type of car. You can also compare the different offers and additional services in advance to get the best offer for you. Upon arrival you only need to collect the keys before beginning your trip. In addition, you do not have to start searching for a suitable provider after arriving or reading the terms and conditions at the counter. This will save you a lot of stress.

What insurance should I choose for my rental car?

A comprehensive insurance is a good choice to avoid unpleasant surprises. That way you can enjoy your stay carefree and explore the area with your rental car.

Do I have to pay my rental car in advance?

We have a couple different options when it comes to paying for your car rental. Read on and see which is best for you. Reserve now, pay now: This option allows you to reserve your car rental and prepay at the time of booking. You’ll need a credit card to prepay, and can apply Expedia Rewards points to cover all or some of the booking cost. While some car rental companies may let you pay with a debit card, the driver still needs to present a valid credit card to cover the deposit upon pick-up. Reserve now, pay later: This option lets you reserve your rental car without paying in advance. When you get to the pick-up spot, just have whoever's driving present a valid credit card to pay the cost in full. The car rental company will also place a hold on your credit card in the amount of the car rental deposit.

What do I have to pay attention to when hiring a car?

When picking up your rental car, check for scratches or dents on the vehicle. Inspect the car carefully, make sure to take notes of potential damage and let the vendor know before driving off.

Where can I find car rentals in Newcastle?

Rental car companies can usually be found at airports and various locations in the city centre.