Hobart Airport - car rental Tasmania
The main airport of Tasmania - HBA Hobart Airport is situated in the city of Cambridge approximately 10 miles northeast of Hobart.
Hobart Airport has two terminals - however, only one of the terminals is used regularly, as the other one contains customs and immigration facilities, even though there have been no regular international flights through Hobart Airport since 1998.
Rent a car like the Nissan Almera in Hobart Airport
Destinations and airlines at HBA
Hobart Airports last regularly scheduled international route connected HBA to Christchurch - CHC in New Zealand. However, the airline Skytrader flies to Wilkins, Antarctica via Hobart Airport for the Australian Antarctic Division, which is a part of the Australian Department of the Environment.
Besides from that, there are only domestic routes from Hobart Airport. The busiest route from HBA is to Melbourne Airport with approximately 1.3 million passengers a year. In total, the airport serves roughly 2 million passengers every year.
The other destinations reachable from HBA are Sydney, Canberra and Brisbane. The airlines operating from Hobart are Jetstar Airlines, Qantas, QantasLink, Tigerair Australia and Virgin Australia.
Hobart Airport car hire
Renting a car in Tasmania is the easiest and most comfortable way to go sightseeing on the island. It is possible to rent a car from HBA through car rental companies like Avis, Budget, Europcar, Hertz, Autorent, Thrifty, Redspot, Bargain Car Rentals Tasmania and Eastcost Car Rental.
Often the cheapest cars to rent in Hobart Airport are compact class Nissan Almera, Hyundai i20, or similar, available from around £15 a day. The smallest car, such as a Hyundai i10 or similar is not necessarily the cheapest choice.
In the class of larger vehicles, the offers include intermediate and full-size cars, SUVs and minivans. A Mitsubishi Pajero, a Mitsubishi Outlander or similar SUV is often priced from approximately £26 per day.
A real offroader - the Mitsubishi Pajero
Whenever more than 5 people are travelling together, a minivan car hire might be the cheapest solution. A Hyundai iMax is amongst the most popular rental MPVs in Hobart Airport, typically available from around £30 per day.
In order to get an overview of the car rental offer at Hobart Airport use internet search engine Cartrawler which partners with all major car hire companies. Apart from prices you will also be able to compare through Cartrawler the rental conditions.
When renting a car in Hobart Airport, it is to be noted that the information desks for pick-up of most car hire companies operating from the airport are located outside the airport terminal. When delivering the car back, it ought to be delivered at the address of the car rental companies.
Things to do in Tasmania
It is possible to find beautiful sightings throughout the whole island of Tasmania. Exactly therefore is it very convenient to have a car during the stay. Even though many of the sights are near Hobart, you must not turn down the opportunity to see one of the beautiful places outside of the Hobart area.
Just 11.3 miles from Hobart Airport are the Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens. These gardens take up approximately 34.6 acres of land and contain many old plant species from the 19th century. The Botanical Gardens are very beautiful to take a stroll in or go for a picnic.
In Tasmania, there are also many beautiful look out mountains. Closest to HBA is Mount Nelson, which is situated 15 miles from the airport. 24 miles from Hobart Airport is Mount Wellington, which is one of the most popular tourist attractions in Hobart. A little further away (95 miles) is the Wineglass Bay Lookout, which offers a nice view over the Wineglass Bay.
The Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary, 23 miles from Hobart Airport, is a zoo in Tasmania, where you get the chance to experience the animals up close and personal. The sanctuary is home to Australian and Tasmanian animals - among others the Tasmanian devil, kangaroos, wombats and koalas.