Car and Truck Hire in Adelaide

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Adelaide Car Rental & Nearby Locations

Adelaide Car Rental & Nearby Locations
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Adelaide Car Rental & Nearby Locations

Adelaide Car Rental & Nearby Locations
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Hiring A Car In Adelaide

Adelaide, Australia is the capital city of the state of South Australia and is known for its many festivals and sporting events, as well as its mile stretches of coastlines and hills. The city is a popular destination for tourists in small part due to its title as a ’20-minute city’. Adelaide locals and residents suggest anywhere in the city can be accessed in 20 minutes or less. Furthermore, it is said that hotspots - from the beaches to the airport – are all within a 20-minute walk of any hotel in Adelaide.

Transportation

Driving in Adelaide

If you're looking to drive a hired vehicle while in Adelaide, you should face little problems. Foreigners traveling from overseas can drive with their home country's driver's license for three months as long as it is in English. Foreigners with non-English driver's licenses will need to attain an International Drivers Permit for use in Australia.

Luxury Accommodation Options

Intercontinental Adelaide

5-star hotel - North Terrace, Adelaide SA 5000, Australia

The Intercontinental Adelaide Hotel is one of the city's top luxury hotels. Positioned within walking distance to Adelaide's main attractions, the Intercontinental is a great choice for visitors looking to experience the city at its best.

Mayfair Hotel

5-star hotel - 45 King William St, Adelaide SA 5000, Australia

The Mayfair Hotel is Adelaide's newest five-star boutique hotel. Situated in the heart of the city, this property offers chic polished rooms and suites featuring free Wi-Fi, 55-inch flat-screen TVs, and 24/7 room service.

Pullman Adelaide

5-star hotel - 16 Hindmarsh Square, Adelaide SA 5000, Australia

Situated on Hindmarsh Square, the Pullman Adelaide is an upscale hotel surrounded by a plethora of casual eateries and is just a short 7km drive from the Adelaide Airport. The Pullman Adelaide features stunning views of the square with amenities such as a café/bar, sauna, and indoor pool.

The Playford Adelaide - MGallery

5-star hotel - 120 North Terrace, Adelaide SA 5000, Australia

The Playford Adelaide offers guests one of the most opulent five-star experiences in Adelaide. Positioned in the city’s centre, the Playford Adelaide is a wonderful hotel for tourists looking to stay close to the best attractions Adelaide has to offer while taking advantage of in-house amenities such as a health club and indoor pool.

Things to Do

Nature & Outdoors

Adelaide Botanic Garden

The Adelaide Botanic Garden is one of the few of its kind in South Australia. Comprised of three beautiful public gardens, this is a must-see for those who love nature.

Sights & Landmarks

Adelaide Zoo

Home to over 2500 animals, the Adelaide Zoo is one of Adelaide's hottest attractions for tourists and locals alike.

Sports & Entertainment

Adelaide Oval

The Adelaide Oval is Adelaide's premier sporting complex, home to several sports games, concerts, and other events every year.

Adelaide Festival Centre

Built-in 1973, the Adelaide Festival Centre is the country's first multi-purpose arts centre, offering a diverse range of programs for various consumer tastes and budgets throughout the year.

Historic Museums

South Australia Museum

The South Australia Museum holds many historic national and international artifacts that are significant to the state of South Australia. Founded in 1856, the museum is home to over four million objects and specimens.

Art Gallery of South Australia

The Art Gallery of South Australia is one of the most significant visual arts museums in the nation of Australia. With over 45,000 art pieces on display, the museum is home to the second-largest collection of art in the country.

Shopping

Adelaide Central Market

The Central Market offers a wide range of fresh food options, along with some of the city’s most popular cafes and eateries. With over 9 million visitors annually, this market has remained a staple in the city of Adelaide for nearly two decades.

Adelaide Arcade

Located in the center of Adelaide, the Adelaide Arcade is a beautiful shopping experience full of boutique and specialty shops. It is an iconic part of the city’s retail industry.

Rundle Mall

Rundle Mall is Adelaide’s premier shopping destination with over 1,000 stores and services on display. Retailers such as Target, Apple, and Lincraft are just a few of the brands showcased at Rundle.

Beaches

Glenelg Beach

Located in the suburb of Glenelg, this family-friendly beach is easily accessible from Adelaide's bustling city centre. It also offers a healthy mix of cafes, shopping boutiques, and restaurants, ensuring you can enjoy a full day in Glenelg without running out of things to do!

Silver Sands Beach

Known for its white sand and endless views of the water, Silver Sands Beach is often regarded as one of the best swimming beaches in all of South Australia.

Weather

Adelaide experiences a fairly warm and dry climate year-round. Average temperatures max out at about 29°C at the peak of summer in January, before hitting its lowest in the winter with temperatures between 8°C-16°C spanning the months of June through August. Humidity is generally never an issue, as Adelaide boasts the lowest humidity of any city in Australia.

Spring

The spring season's weather on average ranges between 12°C and 22°C. While one in every three spring days is expected to be a rainy day, rainfall averages are only about 40 mm across the season.

Summer

Summer is absolutely the most eventful season in Adelaide. Free from the struggles that humidity brings, the city welcomes more and more tourists onto its land every year. In the summer months, the weather in Adelaide can average from 17°C all the way up to 29°C with an average of 15 rainy days across the season.

Autumn

Autumn is usually regarded as the most pleasant period to visit Adelaide, with average temperatures between 13°C and 23°C. However, rainfall and temperature levels become increasingly more unpredictable.

Winter

Winter is a low travel season in Adelaide due to its high precipitation and temperatures ranging from 8°C at the low end and 16°C on a good day. Frost and minor snowy conditions are common in the nearby Adelaide Hills during this period.

Top 5 Attractions around Adelaide

Attraction

Type

Address

Adelaide Central Market

Shopping

44-60 Gouger St, Adelaide SA 5000, Australia

Adelaide Oval

Landmarks

War Memorial Dr, North Adelaide SA 5006, Australia  

Art Gallery of South Australia  

Museums

North Terrace, Adelaide SA 5000, Australia

Cleland Conservation Park

National Parks  

Cleland SA 5152, Australia

Adelaide Botanic Garden

Gardens

North Terrace, Adelaide SA 5000, Australia

FAQs

Where is the Adelaide airport located?

Adelaide International Airport is located at 1 James Schofield Dr, Adelaide Airport SA 5950, Australia, approximately 6 km west of the Adelaide City Centre.

Is daylight savings observed in Adelaide?

Yes, daylight savings begins at 2 am on the first Sunday in October and ends at 3 am on the first Sunday in April.

Is Adelaide known to see snow?

It does not snow in Adelaide. However, parts of South Australia will receive very light snow showers occasionally.

When is the best time to visit Adelaide?

Adelaide experiences the majority of its visitors during the summer months (December to February)

What is there to do in Adelaide?

There are a ton of things to do in Adelaide, between attending one of the multitudes of performing arts events being hosted at the Adelaide Festival Centre to shopping local at the lively Adelaide Central Market there are many activities to keep you busy in the city.