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AVIS, Sydney Airport Car Rental

AVIS 300+ ratings, 2 reviews

Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

9.3 / 10 Excellent

Best Price Car Rentals at Sydney Airport Terminal 1(SYD)

Last updated on: December 2, 2023

AVIS - Sydney Airport Information, Car Rental Instructions & Policies

Store Location

Cnr Butler Rd & Ross Smith Ave


02 8374 2847 / 02 8374 2890

Pickup from Branch or Car Park & After Hours Pickup

Rental car desks located on the arrivals level at both terminals. The branch is located on the right of the exit of the arrival hall within walking distance. After finishing the procedures, you can pick up your car at the corresponding parking space in the C9 of the parking lot opposite to the terminal. (Out of the business hours of the branch, within the reservation time, free pick-up is available) Domestic Travellers - There is Rental Collection Counters in Every Terminal at Sydney Airport,while due to the repair works of the airport recently, vehicle pick-ups and drop-offs will take place at temporary facilities on Ross Smith Avenue, and there will a free shuttle bus, please kindly check with counter staff.

Return to the Store, Car Park or Key Box & After Hours Return

Drop off the car at the parking lot of the airport, then return the key to the staff. (Out of the business hours of the branch, within the reservation time, free drop off is available) Domestic Travellers - Please kindly confirm with the counter staff at pick-up.To allow enough time to shuttle to or from the car rental pick up point and the T2 and T3 Domestic Terminals, Sydney Domestic Airport is advising all customers to allow for an additional 30-minute or more transit time.

Opening Hours

Days of WeekSundayMondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFridaySaturday
Opening hours
06:00 -23:00
06:00 -23:00
06:00 -23:00
06:00 -23:00
06:00 -23:00
06:00 -23:00
06:00 -23:00


Deposits are depending on which car type your rental car falls into, and can be paid with credit cards (pre-authorization)
Representative Car ModelsDeposit Amount(approx.)Business Days Required for Refund

Applicable to all car types,incl. Compact,Suv,Economy,Mini and others.

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Accepted Cards

Credit cards issued by the following companies qualify a car rental from this store: Visa, Master


A print-out voucher is more accepted in this store.

Age requirements

21 - 99 years old

Young Driver Fee applies at 21 - 25 years old with charge of AUD 25 - 27.5 per day approximately.

Driver's License Requirements

The main driver and any additional drivers will need to provide a physical full driving license in their name with no major endorsements. The license should be held for at least 2 year(s).

For foreign renters, you need to bring:

Domestic License + IDP

Please note that the IDP(International Driving Permit) is only a translation and you must bring your original driving licence with you.

For local renters, you need to bring:

Full Driving License issued in Australia

This option applies to customers with local driving license, please show your local license at pick-up.

Additional Extras

Extras Prices
Extras Prices
Toddler car seat rental
Toddler car seat rental
Recommended for children weighing 40-100 lbs /18-45kg (approx. 4 - 11 years)
AUD 8/day
capped at AUD 80
GPS rental
GPS rental
Provided by the local stores. Usually, interface and voice are of the local language.
AUD 12/day
capped at AUD 120
Infant car seat rental
Infant car seat rental
Recommended for children weighing under 20 lbs /9kg (birth to approx. 1-12 months)
AUD 10.08/day
capped at AUD 70
Child car seat rental
Child car seat rental
Recommended for children weighing 20-40 lbs /9-18kg (approx. 1 - 3 years)‌
USD 10.8/day
Child booster seat rental
Child booster seat rental
Recommended for children weighing 40-80 lbs /18-36 kg
AUD 8/day
capped at AUD 80

Cross Border

To be updated

Cross Islands

Free of Charge:

Taking rental cars to following islands is allowed and free of charge:
Mornington Peninsula
Free to cross the island by bridge only.


Taking rental cars to following islands is not allowed:
Rottnest Island, Bruny Island, Kangaroo Island, Fraser Island, Tasmania, Hamilton Island, Moreton Island, Mariah Island
Vehicles are not permitted to be taken to into or out of the Northern Territory, Tasmania or to any points in Western Australia north of Carnarvon.


To be updated

Fuel Policy (what does it mean)

Full to Full

Distances to Airports | Railway Stations | Hotels | Other Landmarks


0.5 mi from Sydney International Airport


1.2 mi from Captain Cook Hotel

1.3 mi from Novotel Sydney International Airport (formerly Mercure) Hotel

1.3 mi from Southern Cross Hotel

Other Landmarks

4.7 mi from Sydney Tower Eye

5.7 mi from Sydney Opera House

Map view of AVIS Store Location
coordinates: -33.93389 151.17929

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Guest Reviews

Total points: 9.3 / 10 Excellent

  • Vehicle condition: 9.0
  • Vehicle cleanliness: 9.0
  • Spaciousness: 10.0
  • Counter staff: 10.0
  • Pick-up location: 9.0
  • Drop-off location: 9.0
  • Pick-up time: 0-10 mins
  • Drop-off time: 0-10 mins
  • M.Munir


    8.7 /10 Very good

    Reviewed: Tuesday, December 5, 2023

    Excellence especially the counter staff by name of Janine.
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  • jwalks


    10 /10 Excellent

    Reviewed: Tuesday, December 5, 2023

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