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Not everyone will need a large SUV or a Sedan, especially if you’re travelling alone or just with a partner. With a compact car, you can take advantage of a fuel-efficient vehicle that can take you where you need to be when you need to be. Whether you’re travelling for business or personal reasons, renting a car will save you both time and money. As opposed to figuring out the local transportation schedules or paying for taxi rides back and forth, driving yourself around will be the more practical choice. Alpha Car Hire offers reliable, compact car rentals across Australia. We are strategically located near Brisbane Airport, Gold Coast Airport, Melbourne Airport, Sydney Airport and the Sunshine Coast, and we’ll even pick you up from your terminal for free.
Driving a high-quality compact car from our well-maintained fleet will grant you and your family the following perks:
1. Free Standard Liability Protection
2. No Upfront Fees
3. Unlimited KM Mileage Allowance
Give us a call today or book online to take advantage of a fuel-efficient compact car, equipped with the latest safety features. We are conveniently located in Brisbane Airport, Gold Coast Airport, Melbourne Airport, and the Sunshine Coast.
You may request a quotation and check availability without making a reservation. Complete only the first pages of the rates and reservations process. If you wish to make a reservation at this time and with these details simply continue by pressing the “Book Now” Button.
Extending the rental duration is possible at time of check out or during the rental itself. You will need to contact or come in person to the nearest location. The extension is subject to vehicle availability and extra payment.
Yes, however, the person with the credit card must be on the Rental Contract as the main driver so they will need to have a current open driver’s licence written in English.
If the vehicle is returned up to 1 hour late, one-third of the rental will be charged. If it is returned beyond two hours late, two-thirds of the rental will be charged. If returned three hours late or more, a full day’s rental is charged.
All vehicles are covered by 24-hour roadside assistance for all mechanical faults with the vehicle.
Free Roadside Assistance does not cover non-mechanical defects and driver errors, such as lost keys, keys locked in the vehicle, flat battery due to lights being left on, etc. These instances will incur a $150 fee per call-out.
However, all costs are waived if the customer avails of the $5 per day Roadside Assistance package.
If you run a business with ongoing transportation needs, you know as well as anyone that handling maintenance, inventory and financing can be both an expense and a hassle. If you need to supplement your fleet for a short-term or longer term, our friendly team will happily provide a quote.
At the end of the reservation process, you will receive a “Reservation Confirmation” page with the reservation number highlighted. You will also receive a confirmation email containing the details of your reservation and collection procedure.
Alpha Car Hire Australia Pty Ltd reserves the right to charge a minimum cancellation fee of $50 if 7 or more days’ notice is provided prior to the day of collection. It is at Alpha Car Hire Australia Pty Ltd’s discretion to charge up to 50% of the rental cost if less than 7 days’ notice is given.
All Alpha vehicles which are rented have comprehensive insurance with a standard liability that is applicable to renters that may be reduced with one of Alpha’s waiver options. For passenger vehicles (hatchbacks, sedans, family cars, SUVs, 8-seater vans and Utes) the standard liability is $4,400 for drivers over 21 years of age. For more information on our Standard Liability Protection Cover visit our Terms & Conditions.
The following are not covered by the Total Protection Liability Waiver, Premium Protection Liability Waiver, or the Collision Damage Liability Waiver:
Please note that you will not have the benefit of Alpha’s insurance if the rental vehicle is driven on unsealed roads.
Compact cars are the smallest in size, offering the best fuel economy and parking flexibility. Economy cars are slightly larger and offer a bit more interior space but still provide excellent fuel economy. Intermediate cars are larger than economy cars and offer more interior space but may not have the same fuel economy as smaller ones. All three types of vehicles provide excellent value for their price but vary in size and features, so choosing the one that best suits your needs are essential.
Compact cars are smaller, making them a great low-cost option for city driving and tight parking spots. They typically have a lower price tag and are more fuel efficient than larger cars. Compact SUVs are slightly larger than compact cars and offer more interior space while staying highly fuel efficient. They are great for hauling passengers and luggage and provide more ground clearance and off-road capability than a compact car.
The Hyundai i30 is a compact hatchback with variants that use different fuel types. While the most common fuel type is petrol, some models run on diesel engines, so it’s best to confirm it on the phone when you book or through our staff when you pick up your car from the branch.
Yes, the baby seats and booster seats we provide are up to industry standards and can easily be installed into any of our compact cars.
Yes, for your added safety and convenience, our economy cars are equipped with reverse cameras. But please be reminded that you should still check your mirrors and surroundings when backing up.
This feature varies between models. Please confirm this information at the counter when you pick up your car.
Yes, our economy cars have USB ports to charge your devices.