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    Car Hire in the Gold Coast

    Explore the Gold Coast with Car Hire

    Save on car hire in the Gold Coast with Auto Europe. Compare suppliers quickly and easily with to find a car that suits you. Auto Europe has over 60 years of experience, allowing us to offer the most competitive rates to our customers.

    Discover the coastal region of the Gold Coast. Located in the south-east Queensland, this vibrant destination boasts pristine beaches, fantastic nightlife, a warm climate, oceanic surroundings and a 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 in some of the many activities on offer such as surfing, sailing, volleyball, swimming or windsurfing. Take advantage of over 14 shopping centres and arcades in Surfer's 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.

    Car Hire Suppliers and Depots in the Gold Coast

    Our car hire suppliers in the Gold Coast include Europcar, Alamo and Eastcoast.

    Our supplier depots are conveniently located at the main airport serving the Gold Coast: Coolangatta Airport. Several depots are also located in Surfer's Paradise. Explore the interactive map in the search form to find which Gold Coast depot is most convenient for you.


    Driving in the Gold Coast

    Parking and Tolls

    Street parking is available in many Gold Coast towns and meter 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.

    Useful Driving Distances and Day Trip Ideas in the Gold Coast

    • Gold Coast to Coolangatta Airport (21km approx. 30min)
    • Gold Coast to Brisbane (83km approx. 1hr 10min)
    • Gold Coast to Palm Beach (14km approx. 25min)
    • Gold Coast to Rainbow Bay (25km approx. 40min)

    Car Hire in the Gold Coast with Auto Europe

    Book your car hire in the Gold Coast with Auto Europe over our safe, reliable and secure online booking system. Our exceptional customer service and Beat Rate Guarantee assure the best savings and quality of service on your car hire. For more information, read our Car Rental FAQ page, read our Terms and Conditions, or Contact Us.

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