Car Rentals

DriveAway Holidays specialise in Car hire in over 130 countries worldwide and Motorhome rentals in Australia, New Zealand, Europe, USA and Canada. Plan your next self drive holiday with DriveAway Holidays today!

Why Driveaway?
Driveaway are Australia’s leading Car Hire specialists.

  • Rent Motorhomes in 12 countries worldwide
  • Over 20 years experience in self drive holidays
  • Great prices at over 8,000 locations worldwide
  • Extensive range of vehicles to suit all needs and budgets
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FREE Driving Guides
Packed full of driving itineraries, travel tips and destination facts, choose from 14 FREE Driving Guides covering USA, Canada, UK, Europe, Australia, New Zealand and more. Whether it’s by car hire or motorhome rental, these essential guides will help planning your next self-drive holiday. So download your FREE driving guides and start planning today! Click Here.

International Driving Permits

An International Driving Permit (IDP) is proof that you hold a valid driver licence in your home country at the date of issue of the IDP. This should be carried with your domestic driver licence. It is a very useful travel document and is required or recommended for many countries when hiring a motor vehicle.

Please note that the following conditions apply for Australian Drivers Licence holders

It is compulsory to possess an IDP for the following countries: Armenia, Austria, Bahrain, Belgium, Bolivia, Bulgaria, Chile, Colombia, Czech Republic, France, Germany, Greece, India, Iran, Italy, Jamaica, Japan, Jordan, Korea, Kuwait, Lebanon, Malaysia, Pakistan, Paraguay, Poland, Romania, Saudi Arabia, Slovenia, Spain, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Trinidad & Tobago, Tunisia, Turkey, United Arab Emirates.

It is recommended to possess an IDP for the following countries: Argentina, Belarus, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Brazil, Canada, Costa Rica, Croatia, Cyprus, Denmark, Ecuador, El Salvador, Estonia, Finland, Hong Kong, Iceland, Indonesia, Ireland, Israel, Kenya, Latvia, Lithuania, Macedonia, Malta, Mexico, Mozambique, Namibia, Oman, Peru, Philippines, Portugal, Qatar, Russia, Senegal, Serbia, Singapore, Slovakia, South Africa, Switzerland, Uganda, Uruguay, USA, Vanuatu, Zimbabwe.

For non-English drivers licence holders, an international drivers licence is required for all countries worldwide.

IDPs are issued through state and territory motoring clubs and the cost to obtain one ranges from about $25 to $50.