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Car Hire Adelaide City

With a population of slightly more than a million people, Adelaide is the fifth-largest city in Australia. To fully explore this beautiful wine capital of South Australia, we highly recommend you to hire a car from East Coast Car Rentals close to the airport and city. We can meet your car hire needs with the cheapest rates in town. Whether you need a small economical car, a mid-sized car, a family-sized car, a SUV or a large people mover such as a 8-seater minivan or a 12-seater minibus, we have the right vehicle for you. Look no further, we are the one that can provide you with the best deal for car rental in Adelaide city. On top of getting the low rates, you wil be driving away with a relatively new or late model vehicle.

Note**: Free unlimited kilometres is applicable to all vehicle types except for the 12-seater minibus.

Note* : The above special rates (in Australian Dollars) are valid for hirers of age 25 and above, paying by credit card, minimum rental duration of 7 days and during off-peak seasons. Other terms and conditions may also apply.

Location Map

East Coast Car Rentals - Adelaide Car Hire

Location Address:
237 Richmond Road, Richmond, SA 5033 Australia

Phone: 1-800-EASTCOAST
Fax: +61-8-8351-8963


For booking or quote, please call:

1-800-EASTCOAST (Toll-free Australia)
0-800-447-658 (Toll-free New Zealand)
+61-7-5555-8900 (International)

Car Hire in Adelaide

Car Hire Office Hours:

Our Adelaide car hire office is open everyday from morning 7 o'clock till 8 o'clock evening.

  • Monday to Sunday
  • 7:00 AM till 8:00 PM

Central Business District

In the city of Adelaide, you will have plenty of opportunites to shop and dine. For shopping within the CBD you should pay a visit to Rundle Mall, Central Market and Topham Mall. Having about one quarter of its residents born in overseas, you can get many choices of cuisine such as Malaysian, German, Greek, Italian, Thai, Japanese and others. Also, Adelaide has the highest number of restaurants per capita compared to other Australian cities. If you are around the eastern part of the city centre, you should visit Rundle Street, as this street is almost exclusively filled with restaurants. To make your life easier, you should rent a car from East Coast Car Rentals to get around.

Renting a car in Adelaide city

If you need to hire a car in Adelaide, please consider our new branch located on Richmond Road, Richmond. Our depot is located just a few kilometres away from the Central Business District. It would take you approximately 7 minutes to drive from our office to the heart of the CBD. For your selection, we offer a wide range of rental vehicle types consisting of small economical compact cars, mid-sized intermediate cars, family-sized cars, suburban-utility-vehicles or wagons, 8-seater mini-vans and 12-seater mini-buses or people movers. We definitely have the suitable vehicle for you. It is also worth mentioning that our cars are of recent models and they are relatively new in the fleet. Best of all, our car rental rates are the lowest or cheapest in town. You can also hire from our other car hire locations as well.

Renting With A Peace Of Mind

We routinely service and maintain all our rental vehicles to keep them in tip-top condition. However, we understand some of our customers would want the additional peace of mind when driving a rental car. Therefore, we include RACQ 24 Hour Roadside Assistance when you rent a vehicle from us in Adelaide or other locations.

Adelaide Car Rental Review

Have you rent from us before? If you have not heard about East Coast Car Rentals before, it would be nice to see and hear what our customers have to say about us. Please take some time now and watch some of the video testimonials or reviews by our customers. When you are ready, book a vehicle from us today!

About Adelaide, South Australia

Adelaide is truly a beautiful garden city. Also being known as the wine and festival capital of Australia, and is one of the world's most liveable cities. You can enjoy the culture and convenience of a very well planned city without the common problems associated with a larger city. Being referred to as the "20 minute city", it is very easy and convenient to get around. To give you an idea, the city is only about 7 Kilometres from the airport. If you want to drive to the Adelaide Hills or the major beaches, it would take you less than half an hour. Surrounded by parklands, the city has many stunning architectures, historical buildings, public squares, wide streets and beautiful gardens.

Popular Things To Do

  1. Visit the Cleland Conservation Park with your children to see some Australian native animals such as Kangaroo, Emu, Wombat, Wallabie and Koala up close.
  2. Catch a Tram from the CBD to the seaside suburb, Glenelg, a landmark in Adelaide.
  3. Visit Tandanya, the National Aboriginal Cultural Institute Inc. and immerse yourself in contemporary and traditional Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander culture.

Rental Feedback From Customers

"We found the hiring process with East Coast Car Rentals very easy and efficient. The staff we dealt with on collection and on return of our rental vehicle, including the shuttle driver, were all friendly and helpful. The car was well maintained apart from a minor issue with the clutch, there were no problems. It was clean and drove comfortably." - Kelly Davidson

"Your staff were excellent, I would definitely recommend your services and will use your company again when I travel in the future. I had two children in boosters and one large sized adult in the camry. Overall, the car was great. I have no further suggestions unless all your offices have the same sized customer service counters. The staff were great and it made our holiday less stressful. Thank you." - Cathrine

"East Coast Car Rentals staff were friendly and helpful. The car was clean and reasonably new, with excellent fuel economy. I would definitely use your service again. The service we received was excellent, keep up the great work." - Damien and Jodie

"I found the website reservations information clear, concise and easy to maneuver my way around. I found the whole vehicle collection process pleasant and very efficient. The staff were pleasant yet efficient and happy. It was great to see a sense of humour and fun among the staff. The hired car was all good. I would definitely use East Coast Rentals again or at least give them the opportunity to give us the best deal possible. I believe that we did receive the best possible deal for this rental; I did a great deal of research online for the best value. Well done, East Coast Rentals!" - David

Brief Adelaide History

The settlement of Adelaide was founded in 1836. It was named in honour of the German-born consort of King William IV, Queen Adelaide. The chosen area close to the River Torrens where it was originally inhabited by the Kaurna tribe, the city was designed by one of it's founding fathers, surveyor Colonel William Light. It was divided into the northern and southern districts with a vast 2300 acres of parklands surrounding it. The parklands were being utilised for recreational purpose and public gatherings. Being known as the "city of churches," early Adelaide was home to many religious refugees from Germany.

Get To Know Adelaide Better

Adelaide has so much to offer, you should get to know it better by fully exploring this city with a hired car from us. Make a booking with us or get a quote from us, using our online booking form above. If you prefer the personal touch, call us and let our friendly reservation team at our Adelaide rental city branch (same as Adelaide airport car hire) to assist you. Take advantage of our latest offers and make a reservation for your cheap car rental with our city branch.

Car Rental Types for Adelaide

We provide a wide range of vehicles types for hire. Find out more about our Adelaide Car Rental Types.