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Enjoy Great Value for Melbourne Car Hire

Being judged as one of the most liveable cities in the world, Melbourne city attracts many visitors with differing transport requirements. East Coast Car Rentals provides the best offers when it comes to Melbourne car hire rates. We have a modern fleet of vehicles catering to different motoring needs. This fleet of rental vehicles of ours includes the mid-size and large sedans suitable for most business travelers, the cheap small compact and "metro" cars for the individuals and couples who want a budget car and the 8 seater minivans suitable for most families visiting Melbourne city centre and the surrounding areas within Victoria. You do not have to look elsewhere for car hire Melbourne, because we have the best cars at the cheapest rates.

Special Note: Our 12 seater minibus vehicle class is not available for pick-up or drop-off at our Melbourne City office at this time. However, you can still select our Melbourne Airport branch as your pick-up or drop-off location.

Note: The above special rates 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.
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East Coast Car Rentals - Melbourne Car Hire
Location Address:
254 La Trobe Street, Melbourne, VIC 3000 Australia
Phone: +61-3-9671-3283
Fax: +61-3-9671-3710

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 Melbourne Branch

Melbourne Office Hours:

Our Melbourne car hire office in the city is open everyday from morning 8 o'clock till 5 o'clock evening.

  • Monday to Sunday
  • 8:00 AM till 5:00 PM

About Melbourne

Melbourne is the capital city in the state of Victoria. It is the second most populated city in Australia and is seen to many as the cultural capital of the country with a diverse range of events, cultures and entertainment. Well known for its wide variety of entertainment, ethnic restaurants and a passionate love for AFL, Melbourne is alive 365 days and nights of the year in a bustle of colour and activity.


Popular Things To Do in Melbourne

  1. Experience the Melbourne City Circle Tram ride.
  2. Take beautiful photos of the Flinders Street Station.
  3. Visit the National Gallery of Victoria for beautiful marvelous artworks.
  4. Walk through the beautiful Royal Botanic Gardens Melbourne.
  5. Visit the Melbourne Zoo, Australia's oldest Zoo.
  6. Join the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) tour.
  7. Enjoy Melbourne city view from Eureka Skydeck 88.
  8. Visit The Princess Theatre for fabulous shows.
  9. See the impressive St Patrick's Cathedral. 

Hiring a Car in Melbourne City

Melbourne is the capital city in the state of Victoria. It is the second most populated city in Australia. One of our Melbourne Car Rental branches is situated in Melbourne's CBD (Central Business District). This Melbourne car rental office is located along La Trobe Street, and it is within walking distance to the City Circle Tram. Surrounding our Melbourne city branch, you will find suburbs such as Carlton, North Melbourne, West Melbourne, Docklands, South Wharf, Southbank, East Melbourne, Fitzroy and Collingwood. Come into our Melbourne depot and make your selection of the rental vehicle that matches your requirements. Whether you are hiring a economy small car or a large minivan or minibus, we have them all. Best of all, our vehicles are of late models and relatively new. Hire a car from us by calling our reservation team. You may also want to use our online system to obtain a quotation or to confirm a booking.


We have another Melbourne car rental branch to service arrivals and departures at Melbourne Airport. This branch is located only a few kilometres away from the Melbourne Airport Terminals. Please visit our Melbourne Airport car hire page for more details. We also have a full list of our car rental locations for you to choose from.


Melbourne Roadside Assistance

You are assured that our rental cars are reliable, as they are well maintained and being serviced regularly. For your peace of mind, we also include 24 Hour Roadside Assistance or vehicle breakdown service with RACQ when you hire a car from us in Melbourne or other locations.


City Car Rental Review

We strive to be the best car rental company for Melbourne and other major cities along the east coast. Please check out some of our customer's testimonials and reviews. For Car Hire in Melbourne CBD, look no further, hire a car from us today!

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Melbourne Customer Testimonials

"The young lady at your Melbourne city depot was very friendly and professional. You could tell that she enjoyed her job and was very good at it. She is quick, efficient and friendly. The shuttle guy was very friendly too. It was nice that he was actually interested in us and how we enjoyed our holiday. Super friendly, great customer service. We think you are doing a fantastic job. You actually care about your clients." - Di and Wayne from Melbourne

"We were very impressed with the staff and the level of organization. We will definitely recommend East Coast Car Rentals to our friends who are going to visit Melbourne. You are on top of the list for car rentals when we visit Australia next time. Special thanks to the female staff member who served us, the fellow who inspected the van, and the driver who gave us a ride to the airport. They were all professional and expert in their job. Thank you for your wonderful service. The price quoted on the Internet when we searched for the van was accurate and was delivered as it was promised with no hidden fees or surprises. The vehicle was in a great shape. The person on the phone was very professional, courteous and very polite. She did a great job in convincing us to go ahead with the rental. We already had three offers from three different car rentals in Melbourne. However, after our telephone call, we felt very comfortable and felt confident to go ahead with East Coast Car Rentals in Melbourne." - Frazer Roland

"We rented a few vehicles in Australia in the last four weeks and we have been impressed by the friendliness and helpfulness of the staff in Melbourne City Centre office and of the great overall conditions of the vehicle. Thank you." - Eliana


Brief Melbourne History

Founded in 1835 for pastoral settlement, the Yarra River provided a lifeblood to the region and fueled by the Gold Rush in 1950's, became the biggest and most important city for its time. In fact, it was not until some way into the 20th century that it was overtaken by Sydney.


Cheap Car Rental in Melbourne

Hire a car from us today so you can drive around Melbourne with ease. You are encouraged to make use of our online booking form above to get a quotation or secure your booking. If you need further assistance, please feel free to call us. In Melbourne, you have the choices to rent a car from our Melbourne car hire or Melbourne Airport car hire branches, whichever branch suits you better. For cheap car rental Melbourne, come to us!

Melbourne Car Rental Types

We offer a wide range of rental vehicles. Find out more about our Melbourne Car Rental Types.