A shortage of rental cars is predicted in the Top End ahead of a busy dry season.
- Tourism authorities in Darwin are concerned about a tight rental car market
- A local car hire company has almost booked its last cars for June and July
- The finger is being pointed at new and secondhand car shortages, half-price flights, and resources sector block-bookings
J’s Car Hire is a second-tier car hire company which rents older cars.
James De Dassel said most of his cars have been on the road since dry season 2020.
“It’s unprecedented,” he said.