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When it comes to making sure you achieve the best rate on your car rental Queanbeyan, it is best to book as much as you can in advance. You can find cheaper prices for Queanbeyan car hire by booking sooner rather than later. If you wait until your trip, then your cheap Queanbeyan car rental offers may not be as flexible and you could end up paying much more. You will also find that if you leave your booking of your cheap car hire in Queanbeyan until you arrive at the airport, then you will most likely pay more compared to when you go into the city to collect your rent a car in Queanbeyan. Fortunately, many airports offer cheap or free shuttle services into the nearest town or city. This makes it easier to pick up Queanbeyan rental cars. If you book for an extra day or two, then you could easily find your daily rates are much cheaper for your hire car Queanbeyan. Many of the cars are that available will be current models or could be a few months old. All cars that are supplied are comfortable, safe and reliable from various classifications of vehicles to suit your desired requirements.


A bit about Queanbeyan

In the Southern Tablelands, Queanbeyan is a city located in NSW, Australia with its own city council governing it. It has a range of economic interests in technology, constructions, retail, manufacturing and agriculture. About 15 kilometers west is the capital of Canberra. The name originates from the native word for ‘clear waters’. The history of the city comes from squatters who held out in the area. The center of Queanbeyan lies on the river to the east of the Oaks Estate. The area had about 50 people living there when it became a town in 1838. By the 1850s, gold was discovered and later mines of silver and lead were established for a short period. Ben Hall and other bushrangers hustled the early settlers. The area is renowned for its production of wheat and other crops covering nearly 6,000 acres. In its heyday, a number of mills and public houses flourished in the town. Daily train services link the city of Queanbeyan with the capitals of Sydney and Canberra. It was not until 1972 that the town of Queanbeyan became a city. Three years later the Queen’s Bridge was built to cross the river to relieve the pressure on the existing crossing.


Things to do near Queanbeyan

Googong Foreshores

About 10 kilometers south of the city the Googong Foreshores can be found. It is formed by a high dam wall and spill way that can be seen from the parking area to the north side. It catches and holds water that supplies the city and also Canberra. It is a well used area for public water sports and is a haven for a variety of nature.

O’Neil’s Cottage

Situated on the banks of the Queanbeyan River, O’Neil’s Cottage is the home of the Queanbeyan Art Gallery which is hosted by the local art society. The society has various classes, competitions and art exhibitions throughout the year. The exhibitions are held monthly and there are competitions for members of the society as well as non-members. You can attend art classes most days covering a variety of subjects.

Queanbeyan Printing Museum

Not many traditional printing presses exist, but at the Queanbeyan Printing Museum, you can see one in full operation. The machines span the period from the 1870s through to the advances in computer technology in the 1960s. There are a dozen main areas that cover typesetting by hand through to printing presses and a dark room for photography. You can see how various materials were printed over the years.