Cessnock car hire

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Cessnock car hire information

Pick-up locationCessnock
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Hire locations6
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KAYAK’s top tips for hiring a car in Cessnock

  • Car hire in Cessnock is pretty much essential unless you are travelling on an organised tour; although the town itself is small, you are probably going to be using it as more of a base to explore The Hunter Valley. Getting around the New South Wales wine country is a challenging feat without a set of wheels, so hiring a car is definitely the way to go.
  • Several car hire agencies operate directly out of the arrivals hall in Newcastle Airport (NTL). Avis, Budget, Thrifty and several other agencies can help you with Cessnock car hire, and there are shuttle services from the airport to offsite car companies.
  • Cessnock is a small country town, and you won’t have to worry much about traffic. If you obey the rules of the road, wear your seatbelt, use a hands-free phone if you need to talk while driving and keep an eye out for pedestrians, you should find driving in Cessnock a breeze. Watch out for wildlife on the road when driving outside the town, especially late at night.
  • Finding car hire in Cessnock and navigating the area is usually easy. Being such a small, simply designed place, it is very unlikely you will encounter any real difficulties driving in Cessnock. Experienced drivers will find driving in and around this former mining town refreshingly straightforward. When driving around The Hunter Valley area, you should pay attention to wildlife, especially at night. Unfortunately, many native animals end up as roadkill every year, and you should do your best to avoid adding to the statistics.
  • Book your car hire in Cessnock at least 1 day before your trip in order to get a below-average price
  • Standard car hire in Cessnock are around 26% cheaper than other car types, on average

FAQs about hiring a car in Cessnock

  • What type of car is recommended for driving in Cessnock?

    When considering car hire in Cessnock, it’s really up to you what you decide to get. Most types of vehicles will do fine in the town and on the surrounding roads. Unless you plan to really get off the beaten path, you won’t need an all-terrain vehicle and can opt for any kind of city car that suits your needs. Getting something that’s comfortable to drive and doesn’t guzzle fuel makes sense, the rest is really up to you and what your needs are.

  • What’s the speed limit in Cessnock?

    Watch for signs posting the speed limit; there are many areas with specific speed limits and these can sometimes change, meaning you should prioritise reading the signs. In the town, the current speed limit in most areas is 50 km/h, but certain residential areas have lowered this to 40 km/h. The limits on most country roads are 60 km/h, but you should always pay attention to whatever is posted, as local councils do sometimes set new speed limits or create special speed zones. The good news is, these limits are always clearly sign-posted.

  • Where are the best places to park in Cessnock?

    Parking in Cessnock is quite straightforward and most parking in town is free. There are also three paid car parks in town (including one which operates 24h) if you would prefer to park your car in a secure parking area, but there is generally no real hassle involved with parking in the street. Pay attention to clearly marked "no parking" areas, however, as parking violations are fined and there are a number of special zones where parking is forbidden or restricted. The good news is, such zones will be clearly sign-posted, making it very unlikely you will end up accidentally parking illegally.

  • How much is the price of fuel in Cessnock?

    The average price of fuel in Cessnock is R83,41 per litre over the past 30 days. Filling up a tank of fuel costs between R1 001 and R1 334, depending on the car size.

  • What is the most popular car hire in Cessnock?

    Standard (Class Commercial Truck or similar) is the most frequently booked car hire type in Cessnock.

  • How can I find car hires near me in Cessnock?

    Take a look at our extensive car hire location map to find the best car hire deals near you.

  • How much does a Standard car hire cost in Cessnock?

    A Standard car hire in Cessnock costs R967 per day, on average.

  • How much does an Economy car hire cost in Cessnock?

    An Economy car hire in Cessnock costs R1 912 per day, on average.

  • How much does a Special car hire cost in Cessnock?

    A Special car hire in Cessnock costs R561 per day, on average.

Cessnock car rental reviews and directory

Europcar

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2 locations in Cessnock

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16 Johnson Street

+61 2 4934 8900

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Scott Vowles Auto - 194 Wollombi Rd

+61 265 788 744

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10,0 Wonderful

Dec 2022

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Great location to pick the car up and drop off also great service.

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Avis

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311 Maitland St

(61) 02 4993 4466

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Firefly

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Lot 1a Aberdare Rd

+61 2 4991 2500

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Hertz

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Lot 1a Aberdare Rd

+61 2 4991 2500

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keddy by Europcar

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Scott Vowles Auto - 194 Wollombi Rd, Cessnock

+61 265 788 744

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Routes Car & Truck Rentals

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16 Johnson St

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Shouqi

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16 Johnson Street

+61 2 4934 8900

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Sunnycars

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16 Johnson Street

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Thrifty

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Lot 1a Aberdare Rd

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