Consider these benefits
  • Unlimited Kilometers on selected vehicles
  • Free Airport Pickup
  • Free Hotel/Motel Pickup *Conditions apply
  • Free Overnight from 4pm *Conditions apply
  • Locally Owned & Operated
  • Operating since 1984
  • Large range of vehicles
  • Great Service
  • Best Prices
  • Office Close to Cairns & Airport
  • Daily rentals available

Speak to our friendly staff to find out how we can make your next holiday to the tropics an unforgettable one.

Contact us at our Cairns city location on +61 (07) 4031 1326 or send us a message through our enquiry forms or via email at and we’ll get back to you as soon as possible.

Experience all that North Queensland has to offer
Self drive with one of our rental cars and see everything there is to see

To fully explore this beautiful part of the wet tropics, we highly recommend you hire a car from A1 Car Rentals close to the airport and city. We can meet your car hire needs with the cheapest car rentals in Cairns. We want to make it simple and easy for people to see all that our beautiful part of the country has to offer. Whether you're sunning yourself on Airlie Beach or taking in the natural beauty of Cooktown and the Cape York Peninsula, our service is the perfect partner for you.

Whether you need a small economical car, a mid-sized car, a family-sized car, a 4WD, an SUV or a large people mover such as an 8-seater minivan, we have the right vehicle for you. Look no further than A1 Car Rentals - we can provide you with the best deal for car rental in Cairns city. On top of getting the low rates, you will be driving away with a relatively new or late model vehicle.

Whatever experience you’re chasing, find it in our garage. Have a little fun and step behind the wheel of our Ford Mustang convertible and feel the warm breeze in your hair, or get off the main highway and explore the Atherton Tablelands in our newest BMW convertible if you appreciate a little luxury. Whether you’re bringing your kids and the whole family or just getting away with a loved one, we have a car that suits your holiday.



The perfect vehicle for your next holiday. Whether it’s a romantic getaway for you and your partner, or you’re taking that big family holiday you’ve been talking about for years, A1 Car Rental has got just the thing in our Cairns garage to get you around in comfort and style.


There’s no experience on earth quite like driving down one of Far North Queensland’s beautiful coastal highways in an open-top car. Get a lung full of sea breeze and warm yourself in the sunshine while enjoying all the comfort and luxury that our convertible cars have to offer.


Our fleet features a number of new model SUV's delivering the perfect mix of comfort and adventure for your next holiday. Featuring only the best from respected manufacturers, these vehicles are prized for their safety, ensuring that you have an easy drive, no matter where you go.

People Movers

If you need to move about multiple people such as an extended family or group, our people movers make great sense. We have 2 options available with a 7 seater and 8 seater both available from just $190 per day. A great way for you and your family or group to explore Cairns and tropical north Queensland.

Some of the Cairns attractions you can explore with one of our rental cars include
Plus get 10% off any tour booking made with your car rental!



Contact us

Ph: +61 (07) 4031 1326
141 Lake Street, Cairns QLD 4870

Monday to Friday: 8:00am – 5:00pm
Saturday: 8:00am – 1:00pm
Sunday: 8:00am – 1:00pm
Christmas Day: 8:00am – 11:00am
New Year’s Day: 8:00am – 1:00pm


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