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Rental car options at Olympic Dam Airport

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  • Avis

    7.8 (6068)
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  • Budget

    8.5 (9766)
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  • Dollar Rent a Car

    8.1 (4445)
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  • Hertz

    9.5 (6988)
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  • Thrifty

    8.3 (5578)
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  • FireFly Car Rental

    7.4 (3857)
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Car rental location Olympic Dam Airport

Location information for Olympic Dam Airport

Olympic Dam Airport is named after a massive and remote northwest South Australia mine which sits over 540 miles from Adelaide with car hire in Olympic Dam Airport. In 2010, an excess of 60,000 passengers entered this airport, whose nearest settlement is Roxby Downs, a planned mining town where one-third of the residents are under 15.

Olympic Dam Airport facilities

Australia's 52nd busiest airport is a simple building with a single airstrip and comfortable wooden benches. Each day, two direct Alliance Airlines flights depart from this airport's open-air terminal to Adelaide. Hertz, Avis and Budget offer airport patrons ample opportunities to compare car hire, with driving being the only way to reach the mining communities of Roxby Downs and Andamooka.

Olympic Dam Airport facilities

The Olympic Dam mine was first discovered in 1975 and contains copper, uranium, silver and gold deposits. Advance booking is required to tour the mine, but car rental in Olympic Dam Airport can easily take visitors to numerous other places. The opal mining town of Andamooka is 20 miles from Roxby Downs, while Woomera is most famous for its space museum and missile and rocket range, which is the biggest in the western world based on land.

Best time to visit

Like other parts of northern South Australia, Olympic Dam experiences mild to cool winters between June and August. Summers are often blisteringly hot and dry. Weather is less uncomfortable, yet still warm, in spring and autumn. Rainfall is scarce and sunscreen is a must at any time of the year. Visitors should avoid the sun altogether during hot summer afternoons.

Car rental in Olympic Dam Airport

Borefield Road is the main thoroughfare through Olympic Dam and Roxby Downs, but a bypass road winds around Roxby Downs before it becomes Pimba Road on the way to Woomera. The Roxby Downs-Andamooka Road leads east to Andamooka. Four-wheel drive vehicles and frequent breaks are recommended when driving any of these isolated outback roads.

Practical information

  • Currency
    Australian dollar
  • Driving direction
  • City speed limit
    50 km/h
  • Freeway speed limit
    100 - 130 km/h
  • Language

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Yes, we offer a guarantee of the lowest price - because we compare various retailers, we can always offer you the best price in town.

What do I need to do when picking up a car?

To pick up your car, you will need your voucher, passport, driver's license and a credit card. It is very important that your driver's license and credit card are in the same name as the main driver. Keep in mind that the local rental company will reserve a certain amount on your credit card as a deposit. This requires the PIN code for your credit card. If your driver's license is foreign (for example, in Chinese), you must bring a translation with you. Only your original passport and driver's license will be accepted - a copy is not sufficient.

Are there any additional costs?

In general, our rates are all-inclusive. Should there be any additional costs, our booking department will get in touch with you before issuing the invoice. Should you object, you can always cancel your reservation with no obligations attached (at least 48 hours in advance).

What kind of insurance is applicable to my car rental?

In general, Liability Insurance, Fire Insurance, All-Risks Insurance and Theft Insurance are included in the cost of your rental car.

What is a worry-free label?

Only rental companies with a high level of customer satisfaction are eligible to be included in our Worry-Free selection. This rate includes excess cover and unlimited kilometres. Your vehicle will be provided and must be returned with a full tank of fuel. With a vehicle from our Worry-Free selection, you can travel with peace of mind and no hidden costs.

How can I change or cancel my reservation?

You can cancel your reservation through "My Account". We recommend contacting us by phone if your changes to your booking or cancellation takes place at short notice (48 hours or less).

When will I get a confirmation of my booking?

Most reservations will receive confirmation within minutes after payment takes place. We recommend contacting our Booking Department for last minute reservations (pick-up within 48 hours).

Which car rental companies are compared by at this location?
  • Avis
  • Budget
  • Dollar Rent a Car
  • Hertz
  • Thrifty
  • FireFly Car Rental