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    Car Hire Gold Coast

    Gold Coast Car Hire

    Discover the coastal region of the Gold Coast, located in south-east Queensland. This vibrant destination boasts pristine beaches, fantastic nightlife, a warm climate, oceanic surroundings and diverse culture. The Gold Coast is a popular destination for families, individuals and holiday-makers alike. Visit the world-famous Surfers Paradise beach for a dip in the ocean, or join in on some of the many activities on offer such as surfing, sailing, volleyball or windsurfing. Take advantage of over 14 shopping centres and arcades in Surfers Paradise and choose from an assortment of bars, restaurants, clubs and attractions, many of which are open 24 hours.

    Take a drive out to one of the many amusement parks on the Gold Coast, such as Warners Bros. Movie World and Dreamworld, or cool off on the waterslides at Wet'n'Wild Water World. Explore the famous beaches of the Gold Coast, including Kurrawa, Palm Beach and Rainbow Bay. No matter what your plans in the Gold Coast entail, you will benefit from a car hire in Australia booked with Auto Europe.

    Convenient Locations in the Gold Coast

    Auto Europe works with the most trusted suppliers in the Gold Coast, such as Europcar, Hertz, Thrifty and Alamo that offer convenient, accessible pick-up and drop-off locations throughout the city.

    Street parking is available in many Gold Coast towns and metre charges range from $1.40-2.90 per hour. There are various off-street parking options offered across the Gold Coast, some of which are free and most others charging less than $2 per hour. It is common in Australia to have tag or video/plate accounts for tolls, but if you're only using the toll roads occasionally, there are options to pay without opening an account. The Queensland government advises contacting the appropriate toll payment providers to make arrangements. Toll passes can be purchased at designated convenient stores and gas stations and should run between $6-15, depending on the trip.

    Car Hire at Gold Coast Airport  Gold Coast Airport

    Frequently Asked Questions about Hiring a Car in the Gold Coast


    How long does it take to get to Surfers Paradise from the Gold Coast Airport?

    It takes about 30 minutes to get to Surfers Paradise from the Gold Coast Airport, depending on traffic.

    Can I pick up my car hire on the Gold Coast and drop it off in Brisbane?

    Yes! Auto Europe offers great rates on one-way car hires in Australia. Use our booking engine to request a free quote and check multiple drop-off locations to find the best rate for your travel plans.

    How old do I have to be on the Gold Coast to hire a car?

    You must be at least 20 years old to hire a car in Queensland, although the age may vary by car category. Some suppliers have a maximum age limit of 75 years and a young driver surcharge so please be aware of the terms and conditions.

    To view more, visit our FAQs page.

    Useful Driving Distances and Day Trip Ideas in the Gold Coast

    • Gold Coast to Gold Coast Airport/Coolangatta Airport (30km approx. 30min)
    • Gold Coast to Brisbane (80km approx. 1hr)
    • Gold Coast to Palm Beach (20km approx. 30min)
    • Gold Coast to Rainbow Bay (35km approx. 40min)

    Alternatives to Car Hire in the Gold Coast

    Auto Europe is proud to guarantee our clients with the industry best rates on traditional car hires. To provide our clients with even more value, we additionally offer great rates on unique vehicle hires such as luxury, motorhomes, vans and more. So, no matter what you and your travel party are in need of, Auto Europe has a mode of transportation that can make your travel dreams a reality.

    Van Hire Gold Coast

    Van Hire Gold Coast -  When the capacity of a traditional car hire simply isn't enough, look no further than a van hire with Auto Europe. We offer small, medium and large vans that are ready to accommodate anything from large travel parties to heavy luggage, so you can travel comfortably and conveniently.
    Luxury Car Hire Gold Coast
    Luxury Car Hire Gold Coast -  With a luxury car hire in the Gold Coast, travellers can make the most of their time in Australia. When behind the wheel of luxury models such as Mercedes, Audi, Porsche, Maserati, and more, you can have a premium car hire experience you will never forget.