Listed: everywhere Aussies can hire electric cars to enjoy a fossil fuel free holiday drive

Hertz Australia has simply made obtainable a number of Polestar 2’s however they’re not the one Australian rent automobile firm that has electrical automobiles (EV) obtainable.

The next particulars which automobile rental firms in Australia provide electrical vehicles in addition to the manufacturers and fashions they provide:

SIXT

SIXT has 5 fashions: MG ZS EV, the Tesla Mannequin 3, the Hyundai Ioniq EV, BMW IX3 and the Hyundai Kona EV. It is a good combination of sedans (Tesla Mannequin 3 and Hyundai Ioniq EV) and SUV’s (MG ZS EV, Hyundai Kona EV, BMW IX3).

SIXT electrical automobile rent prospects:

  • Are given a full tutorial earlier than leaving the department and can return their automobile with out full cost
  • Can use Chargefox (the biggest quick charger community in Australia) totally free
  • Obtain NRMA roadside help with all leases

The roadside help and free charging presents are as a result of SIXT is owned by NRMA which additionally owns Chargefox.

Presently Sixt hires electrical vehicles from 5 airport places: Sydney, Melbourne, Canberra, Brisbane and Perth.

Hertz

Hertz has the Polestar 2 and a few Tesla Mannequin 3‘s. These are medium measurement vehicles. The Polestar 2 is a hatchback and Tesla mannequin 3 is a sedan.

Hertz electrical automobile rent prospects:

  • Are given a full tutorial earlier than leaving the department and can return their automobile with out full cost
  • Can use Chargefox and Evie chargers totally free till mid November 2022 (verify specifics with Hertz should you’re hiring round that date)

Presently Hertz hires electrical vehicles from 8 places: Adelaide, Canberra, Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Perth, Hobart, and Launceston. Polestar 2’s can be found in any respect these places and Tesla mannequin 3’s solely in Adelaide and Canberra.

Europcar

Europcar at present hires out just one mannequin of EV however on the plus facet the MG ZS EV SUV is without doubt one of the extra inexpensive electrical vehicles in Australia

That is useful should you’re trying to do an prolonged take a look at drive earlier than probably placing in an order for it.

Sadly Europcar solely hires them out in Victoria (Melbourne Airport, Melbourne Metropolis & Avalon Airport) so it’s solely a useful possibility should you reside close to Melbourne or are planning a vacation beginning and ending there.

Avis

Regardless of being a significant automobile rent model Avis Australia has no electrical vehicles obtainable at current.

Evee

There’s yet one more method to rent an electrical automobile in Australia but it surely’s not one of many conventional firms so verify their phrases and circumstances rigorously earlier than hiring a automobile.

Evee is an all electrical automobile sharing platform (principally totally different Tesla fashions) that enables drivers such as you to lease EVs immediately from individuals who personal them.

In the mean time there are vehicles obtainable in Sydney, Melbourne, Perth, Brisbane, Gold Coast and extra however word there are solely a handful of vehicles obtainable within the non capital metropolis places.

 

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