VroomVroomVroom makes hiring a car on the Gold Coast easy. With depots along the coast, we’ll compare the best rates to get you value for money.
Quick Facts on Hiring a Car in Gold Coast
|Vehicle Classes||Economy, Compact, Intermediate, Standard, Fullsize, Premium, Wagon/Estate, Van, SUV|
|Number of Depots||8 in CBD|
|Suppliers||Avis, Budget, Enterprise, Europcar, Hertz, Thrifty|
Flying into the Gold Coast (OOL) and need to get on the road without hassle? Consider collecting your hire car from Gold Coast Airport. We work with six car hire suppliers at the airport and one car rental provider off-airport, and with VroomVroomVroom, you’re sure to get the best offers every time you visit.
Have a look at collecting your hire car from one of our depots along the coast. Whether picking up a short rental or looking for the best value for money, there’s sure to be a location and vehicle class that suits. See hire car rates on the Gold Coast.
The Gold Coast is made up of 21 beaches along 57 kilometres of coastline. From the glitz of Surfers Paradise to the family-friendly Burleigh Heads, keep these tips in mind while cruising for your perfect patch of beach:
Arandel (July 2019): Arandel booked a rental car with Budget for their trip to the Gold Coast. They received the car rental they booked and rated the condition of the car a 10/10. They recommend booking through top tier providers.
In March 2019, our customers paid between AUD $23 and AUD $241 per day for a hire car. Prices vary depending on vehicle type, time of year, and booking duration. For current rates in Gold Coast, use our price comparison tool.
The highest-rated rental car in Gold Coast is Kia Rio or similar based on recent ratings by our customers.
Avis is the highest-rated car hire supplier in Gold Coast based on recent ratings by our customers.
Where’s the best place to park in and around the Gold Coast?
Your first option is street parking, which is more common in the city centre. There are also parking lots in a few locations such as the Chevron Renaissance Car Park, Paradise Centre Car Park and Hilton Surfers Paradise Car Park. See a map of city parking locations.
Use our free Fuel Price Compare app to find the cheapest petrol stations on the Gold Coast.
Do I have to pay tolls when driving in the Gold Coast?
There are no tolls on the Gold Coast. However, if you travel to Brisbane there are a few to be aware of. These include the AirportlinkM7, CLEM7, Gateway Motorway, Go Between Bridge, Legacy Way and Logan Motorway. See more info on toll roads.
Hire cars in Australia are insured by the supplier. You will, however, be liable to pay damages and repair costs up to your nominated excess amount which can be anywhere from AUD$4000 to AUD$8250. Discuss your excess amount when collecting your vehicle. Read more about how to reduce your car rental excess.
To make sure you are covered for damages, you can purchase Rental Vehicle Excess (RVE) Insurance through our partner Hiccup. Should the rental vehicle be damaged while in your possession, this insurance will cover you for reimbursement where the assessed damage costs up to your benefit limit.
The Gold Coast is a major tourist destination due to its sunny subtropical climate, beautiful beaches, and the high-rise dominated skyline. To help you achieve the ultimate Gold Coast adventure, we’ve prepared a list of things to do and places to stay.
Address: 35 Tomewin St, Currumbin, QLD 4223
Visit the only surfing heritage and culture museum in Queensland. See how surfboards have evolved through the years with more than 150 surfboards, iconic surf images, rare memorabilia, and iPad interviews with surfing legends.
Ripley's Surfers Paradise features 15 themed galleries showcasing all kinds of oddities, illusions, and mysteries, including real shrunken heads and rare dinosaur eggs.
This putt putt course in Surfers Paradise features glow-in-the-dark caves and an Ancient Egypt setting, as well as King Kong and dinosaur replicas. Alternatively, try the Carrara Markets location and take an incredible journey through time with pirates, dinosaurs, and medieval knights.
Address: 333 Geissmann Dr, Mt Tamborine, QLD 4272
The Skywalk is the longest canopy walk in South East Queensland with a measurement of 300-meters. Centred by a gallery, cafe, and souvenir shop, this 50-minute stroll among the trees is the perfect stop for nature lovers.
Address: Tamborine Mountain Rd, QLD 4272
Nature meets adventure at Thunderbird Park on Tamborine Mountain. Adventures include fossicking for treasure-filled thundereggs, a laser skirmish in a jungle village, and the Tree Top Challenge high ropes course.
Address: Tamborine Mountain Rd, QLD 4272
Thunderbird Park shares a 112-hectare rainforest property with Cedar Creek Lodges. It's perfect for a romantic break or a family holiday. Choose a shaded campsite, a contemporary room or a two-bedroom private lodge, with light meals, snacks and drinks available on Thunderbird Terrace.
This beautiful resort is just a few minutes away from beaches, theme parks, and numerous shopping destinations. Mercure Gold Coast features 280 rooms, each with a private balcony, courtyard or patio, and modern amenities to make your stay more comfortable.