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Launceston average daily maximum temperature

The city of Launceston is in the northern part of the state of Tasmania. In Launceston car hire is the practical choice for transportation, ensuring all destinations can be reached easily.

Hiring A Car In Launceston

Using car hire Launceston will make all the attractions easy to visit as you can move around without having to rely on the city's public transport. There is a wide choice of vehicles on offer so talk to the staff if you want to head off road! There are frequently good offers available for visitors to suit all budgets and with many deals cheap Launceston car hire will be a worthwhile addtion to most people's holiday.

Places To Visit In Launceston

The city's most popular attraction is the Cataract Gorge which has the longest single length chairlift in the world. The city also has many beautiful parks such as City Park. Here you will find, amongst other attractions, Japanese Macaque monkeys, which were a gift from Launceston's sister city Ikeda, in Japan. It's worth taking a visit to Tasmania Zoo, near the city, which has a breeding programme for Tasmanian Devils. Visitors to the city will be spoilt for choice with the variety of hotels in Launceston. There are plenty to choose from and all will ensure holidaymakers have a pleasant and relaxing stay.

General Advice on Hiring a Car

When you purchase car hire you are entering into a contract with your car hire company. Always check their terms and conditions before you buy to make sure you're aware of your responsibilities when you collect your car in Launceston, and any additional charges.


Here's a few things to watch out for:

  • Almost all car hire companies add a mandatory fee for drivers under the age of 25.
  • Check what level of insurance is included for the hire car in Launceston. In particular check how much the excess is (the amount you need to pay in the event of any accident) you may want to take out additional insurance.
  • Check what the fuel policy is with your car. Don't forget to fill up the tank before you drop it off if you've agreed to return it full!
  • Find out if there's a maximum daily mileage - especially if you're planning to do a lot of driving in Launceston!
  • You'll need to pay a deposit (or pre-approve one) to pick up the car. Most car rental companies will only accept credit cards for this.

  • If you'd like more advice on common charges (and what you can do to avoid them) read our complete guide to car hire.