Compact Car Rental in Australia

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 in Brisbane Airport, Gold Coast Airport, Melbourne Airport, and the Sunshine Coast, and we’ll even pick you up from your terminal for free.

Our Inclusions

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. Free 24-Hour Roadside Assistance
3. 500km Daily Mileage Allowance (Cumulative)
4. No Upfront Fees

  • 500 kilometres free per day
  • ABS
  • Air Conditioner
  • Central Locking
  • Child Safety Lock
  • Door Ajar Warning
  • Driver and Passenger SRS Airbags
  • FREE 24hr roadside service
  • FREE Standard Liability Protection

Book Your Rental Car Today

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.

Travel Efficiently with Alpha’s Compact Car Rentals

Travelling in a fuel-efficient compact car will be much cheaper than multiple taxi rides and more time-efficient than public transportation. Rest assured that Alpha Car Hire makes it a point to source only the highest-quality vehicles for all our clients to ensure that they all receive an enjoyable experience.

Compact Rentals

Our competitive pricing sets us apart from the industry.


We are appropriately located near major transportation hubs.

Car Hire

We only source from the most reliable makes and models.


We offer optional child seats, boosters and other extras for your convenience.

and Friendly

Our team is always ready to address your needs.


We offer free airport transfers and 24-hour roadside assistance for your peace of mind.


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 with 24-hour roadside assistance, provided by the relevant state automotive club. This includes all mechanical breakdowns. Roadside Assistance does not cover non-mechanical defects such as lost keys, keys locked in the vehicle, flat battery due to lights being left on etc. Costs charged can be obtained by contacting Customer Service on 1300 227 473.

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.

Yes. Please contact our Reservations Staff and they will be more than happy to help 1300 227 473.

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.

What are the exclusions to liability waivers?

The following are not covered by the Total Protection Liability Waiver, Premium Protection Liability Waiver, or the Collision Damage Liability Waiver:

  • Reversing damage
  • Overhead damage
  • Undercarriage damage
  • Water damage
  • Hail damage
  • Negligence or Abuse

Please note that you will not have the benefit of Alpha’s insurance if the rental vehicle is driven on unsealed roads.

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