Yes. The amount of the bond or deposit can vary at every location across Australia.
We'd be happy to assist you with confirming any bond or deposit requirements that are required for your rental. Please contact us prior to commencing your journey with the supplier, pick up location and your email address and then we can call ahead for you and check what level of bond will be required.
Here is a guide to the amounts generally charged by suppliers in Australia. Please note that this amount will vary based on location and the type of vehicle you are hiring.
Europcar, Avis & Budget
At the start of your rental a hold will be placed on your account for the total rental charges plus a bond of $400.
The credit card deposit is $200. If you are collecting from an airport without a boarding pass, or you live locally in the area the bond will be $1000. If you are a first time renter with Enterprise in either Australia or New Zealand the bond will also be $1000 from airport locations.
Hertz will require the full cost of the rental plus $220 to secure the rental. For prestige fleet you will be required to pay the rental cost plus $1000.
Thrifty will require the full cost of the rental plus a deposit of between $200 and $1100 depending on the type of vehicle you have requested.