Dandenong is an outer suburb of Melbourne, 30kms south-east of the CBD. It is located at the foothills of the Dandenong Ranges. Dandenong is one of the most ethnically diverse suburbs in Melbourne with well over 50% of the permanent residents foreign born. If you’re looking for car hire in Dandenong then use our car hire comparison service to guarantee that you get the best price with all the major suppliers including Budget, Hertz, Thrify, Redspot and Europcar.
Initially Dandenong was established as cattle grazing land and upon completion of a road from Melbourne subsequently began to grow due to its position as the gateway to Gippsland. After World War 2 many European’s immigrated to Australia and Dandenong quickly became a popular residence for many Italian and Greek new arrivals. By the 1960s Dandenong’s sprawl met Melbourne’s and subsequently it became a suburb of Melbourne, albeit a distant one.
Dandenong have the distinction of having their very own Women’s National Basketball League team, the Dandenong Rangers. Dandenong are unique in the league as the only team currently competing that represent a suburb and not a greater city region. Bendigo, Logan and Townsville all being technically classified as cities.
If you need a car to trip up through Gippsland then Dandenong is a great place to pick it up from. We guarantee that if you book car hire through Skedaddle you will get the best price available from all the major car hire retailers. Be sure to book your car ahead of time to ensure you get what you require for your trip. Whether you need a small car or a large bus we can arrange it.