Finding an Affordable Car Hire in Adelaide is Easy

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BargainWheels is a smart choice for Adelaide airport car hire if you wish to have a seamless holiday journey from the airport to your accommodation. Yes, the transition from the airport into your hire car couldn’t be more seamless. Even in the wee hours of the morning, the process couldn’t be more convenient, allowing you to progress straight into the midst of your holiday adventure!

Why book a car rental in Adelaide with BargainWheels?

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  • If Adelaide city is not convenient, then book from Adelaide Airport.

Adelaide – The Festival City

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Every other year, the whole city hosts the internationally praised Adelaide Festival of Arts and the Festival Fringe. These and other festivals dotted throughout the year, give Adelaide its title as the “Festival City”. North Terrace is home to many galleries and museums, whilst Rundle Street runs parallel, lined with cafes, bars and restaurants: the bustling hub of the East End. On the other side of town enjoy the stimulating nightlife of Hindley Street and the West End. Research the best option for parking your rental car before you travel into the CBD so you can be sure to get a great spot, especially during the festivals.

Once a year the city streets of Adelaide are transformed as it plays host to the ‘Clipsal 500,’ the preliminary round of the Australian V8 Supercar Series.

Getting around Adelaide

A car rental in Adelaide would be best enjoyed when you know your way around. Dubbed as Australia’s most livable city, it is easy to travel to a specific destination in Adelaide. It will take about ten minutes from the Adelaide airport to get to the city centre.

Don’t miss exploring Adelaide’s cultural institutions found along the North Terrace Boulevard like the Art Gallery of South Australia, State Library of South Australia, and South Australian Museum. Meanwhile, at the East End of the city lies the National Wine Centre, Tandanya National Aboriginal Cultural Institute, and the Adelaide Botanic Garden. Hire the cheapest car rental in Adelaide and start the exciting cultural adventure waiting for you!

Fun facts on Adelaide

Adelaide is proud to have its lists of firsts. Way back in 1863, when it was founded by Colonel Light and became Australia’s first freely settled colony. Book your car rental in Adelaide and explore this amazing city with all it offers: Who knows, you may even find some firsts that you can do in Adelaide. We have made a list of some of Adelaide’s firsts here:

  • Adelaide exported the first wine from Australia in 1845.
  • Women in Adelaide were first to exercise their right in voting and standing for parliament.
  • The state government of Adelaide passed the first sex discrimination legislation.
  • As the Culture Capital, Adelaide was the first city in Australia to have an arts festival.
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Adelaide is the laid back capital city of South Australia. With awesome outback scenery to enjoy and miles of coastline to explore, there is something for everyone in Adelaide. Jump in your car rental and head to some of the best places to really enjoy what Adelaide has to offer.

Henley Beach in Adelaide

Henley Beach – As it is close to Adelaide CBD, Henley Beach is always a great place to meet some locals. Enjoy the Mediterranean climate or stroll through the local shops and eateries located at Henley Beach.

Aldinga Beach – A popular family beach, Aldinga is located approximately 45 minutes south of Adelaide City.  So jump in a rental car and make a day of it.

Adelaide Botanic Gardens – Another crowd favourite with families or even someone looking for a romantic date night location, you will not be disappointed here. Bring a picnic and a rug and sit out in the Adelaide sunshine as you enjoy a day of sun and relaxation. There is plenty of parking for your hire car so what are you waiting for?

Himeji Garden – Nestled into the parklands just on the fringe of the city centre is Himeji Garden, a little Japanese garden that is sure to make your day. Just park the rental car up and take a relaxing stroll through the Parklands. You won’t regret it.

The Barossa Valley – Being the best wine region in South Australia, the Barossa Valley is only an hour from downtown Adelaide. Here you will be able to join a tour in one of the many wineries and enjoy some great wine and great food.

Central Markets – Got nothing to do on a Sunday between 11 am and 4 pm?  Then head to Rundle Street in your rental car and enjoy the variety of stalls at the Central (food) Markets.  With something to please everyone, you are sure to leave feeling satisfied.

Glenelg Tram – Ditch the rental car for the day and jump on a tram to Glenelg. It beats fighting the traffic, and because you don’t need a designated driver, enjoy a few drinks by the seaside.


Not only do we want to help you book the cheapest hire car in Adelaide as possible, but we would also like to provide you with some useful information for while you are there. Here are some accommodation tips for Adelaide.

Adelaide Shore Caravan Park – If a beach location is what you are looking for in Adelaide, the Adelaide Shore Caravan Park may be just what you are looking for.

Hilton Adelaide – Located on Victoria Street, the Hilton Adelaide is everything you would expect from a hotel with such a name. You can choose the level of comfort you wish to enjoy along in the middle of the CBD.

Rockford Adelaide – Located in the city’s West End, the Rockford is only a stones throw away from everything you could need for an amazing stay in the beautiful city of Adelaide. With good food only a short walk away, you can leave your hire car at the hotel and enjoy your night on foot.

Quest Mansions – In the heart of Adelaide you will find Quest Mansions serviced suites.  It is 3.5-star accommodation with a very homely feel.  You can stay for a short time or opt to stay on a long term lease.  The choice is yours.

Adelaide offers a wide choice of accommodation in the central city as well as the beachside area of Glenelg, which is only a short drive from the city.


This is a city of pubs, cafes, restaurants, fine, fresh food and wine that not even the mega-capital of Australia, Sydney, can contend with. Adelaide is a feast in every way. In fact, it’s said there are more restaurants per head of population here than anywhere else in Australia. Adelaide is also where much of the Aussie cuisine delighting the world is being created.