Located just over an hour south west of the Victorian capital of Melbourne is the city of Geelong. While many will associate the city with it’s famous Football team the Geelong Cats, the area boasts a vibrant arts scene as well as loads of natural beauty across Corio Bay. Whether you are in town wanting to catch a Cats home game or travelling on to nearby Melbourne you can pick up a vehicle from Budget Car Hire situated at Avalon Airport which serves both Geelong and the greater Melbourne region and go where you please.


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Avalon Airport

Airport Terminal
Beach Rd
Avalon Airport, VIC 3212

Each year in Geelong the Avalon Airport plays host to the Australian International Airshow. The show offers the experience of seeing a vast display of commercial, military and historic aircraft as well as meeting pilots, engineers and other air force personnel. There is also a unique night time airshow display all with the intent of promoting the Australian aviation industry. If you happen to be in the region between late February and early March then the airshow is a great family friendly event to attend.


The iconic Great Ocean Road starts just south of Geelong in Torquay. The Australian National Heritage listed stretch of road sprawls along the beautiful southern Victorian coastline to Warrnambool. Why not take advantage of your rental wheels and road trip along the Great Ocean Road, taking in notable sandstone formations such as the London Arch and the Twelve Apostles while stopping in at any number of historic coastal villages.


Avalon Airport is the second busiest airport serving Melbourne. Located about 50km from Melbourne and 15km from Geelong respectively, if you’re flying in to the region then Budget Car Hire have you covered with a convenient location at Avalon Airport itself. Book with Skedaddle to ensure you get the best possible deal on your car rental.