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Best Car Rental companies at Gold Coast Airport

We know you need to rent a car in Gold Coast, but you have doubts and can’t decide which company to book with. To help you decide, here is our ranking of the Top 5 Car Rental Companies at Gold Coast Airport (Updated 2024).

  1. EAST COAST (8.8/10) 🏆
  2. BUDGET (8.7/10) 🥈
  3. ALAMO (8.6/10) 🥉
  4. HERTZ (8.4/10) 🔝
  5. ALPHA (7.9/10) 🔝

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One-Way Car Rental from Gold Coast Airport

Do you need to rent a car in Gold Coast and drop off it to another of these popular locations in Queensland or New South Wales such as Brisbane, Sunshine Coast, Byron Bay, Sydney or Newcastle? No problem, take advantage of our one-way car rental offers for Gold Coast Airport and return your rental car anywhere else in Australia at the best prices. Our prices include one-way fees.

Pick up Gold Coast Airport and drop off Brisbane Airport

  • Time: 1 h 15 min
  • Distance: 110 km via M1

Pick up Gold Coast Airport and drop off Sunshine Coast Airport

  • Time: 2 h 20 min
  • Distance: 210 km via M1

Pick up Gold Coast Airport and drop off Ballina Byron Bay Airport

  • Time: 1 h 00 min
  • Distance: 98 km via M1

Pick up Gold Coast Airport and drop off Sydney Airport

  • Time: 9 h 00 min
  • Distance: 827 km via Pacific Hwy/A1 and M1

Pick up Gold Coast Airport and drop off Newcastle Airport

  • Time: 7 h 00 min
  • Distance: 655 km via Pacific Hwy/A1 and M1

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Drive and enjoy Gold Coast with your Rental Car

Known as the Golden City, and literally translated as Gold Coast, it is one of Australia’s best-known cities. It is about 71 km south of Brisbane and some of its beaches are among the most spectacular you will find in the state of Queensland. If you’re wondering what to see on the Gold Coast, we’ll show you this city where you can breathe in the atmosphere from Monday to Sunday.

The Gold Coast is perfect for any occasion. With family, relax, as a sportsman, as a student… It doesn’t matter, enjoying it is incredibly easy. It has theme parks, beaches with waves of heart attack, easy to learn and practice surfing and other sports, amazing rainforests, and also has avenues and streets full of restaurants and bars where you breathe a fairly modern atmosphere, and walks full of shops and bazaars.

If you are considering visiting Australia, the Gold Coast is an alternative you should consider, and the best way to explore every corner is to rent a car at Gold Coast Airport.

Gold Coast is the seventh-largest city in Australia, having experienced fairly marked population growth, currently has just over 600,000 inhabitants and an area of approximately 420 km2. Its climate is subtropical and therefore its temperatures are quite warm, being the minimum in winter of about 12 º C and its maximum in summer of about 38 º C. Gold Coast offers 57 km of white sand beaches that you can not miss.

When driving in Australia, please note that traffic rules and laws differ from state to state. As a general rule, you can drive with your basic license for a maximum period of 3 months but it is advisable to inquire about the particularities in each state. Please note that here you drive on the left side of the street and it is mandatory to wear a seat belt on all occupants of the car.

Our Gold Coast Airport car for rent service will allow you to move around the area in complete comfort and autonomy. Here you can book and have at your fingertips a modern selection of vehicles of different categories, including Economy, Compacts, Vans, Minivans, Convertible, Fullsize, Premium or SUVs, as well as a range of optional extras, so you can move with a model tailored to your needs.

Whether you travel alone, or in family and need a baby seat, the best offers in car hire in Gold Coast can be found on our comparison prices website, where you will find the cheapest prices in car hire in Gold Coast from major companies: Avis, Hertz, Budget, Enterprise, Europcar, Thrifty, Sixt, and more local companies. To book your car at one of the many Gold Coast Airport offices available, simply use the car rental search engine above.

So you can book in advance on our website and pick up your rental car at Gold Coast Airport without delay.

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Rent a Hybrid or Electric Car at Gold Coast Airport.

In addition to conventional cars that run on petrol or diesel, on this website you can also find environmentally-friendly rental cars, with less noise pollution and almost imperceptible vibrations in Gold Coast.

If you are planning to rent a modern car and enjoy the latest technical advances, both to go on holiday, business trip, or to make a good impression at an event, we invite you to discover the comfort and performance of our Hybrid and 100% Electric cars available at Gold Coast Airport.

We are an outstanding car rental website with a great commitment to the environment, and we are aware of the growing demand for sustainable and environmentally-friendly vehicles, which is why we work with leading car rental companies in the market, which put at your disposal a large and modern fleet of hybrid and zero-emission electric cars at Gold Coast Airport.

How long does it take to charge an electric car?

  • Conventional or slow recharging offers a power of 2.3 kW, for every hour plugged in you get 10 km of autonomy and the battery is filled in about 8 hours.
  • Normal or semi-rapid recharging has 7.5 to 22 kW of power, each hour of recharging offers 25 to 70 km of autonomy and it takes 2 to 4 hours to fill the battery.
  • Fast recharging has 50 kW in DC and 43 kW in AC, every 20 minutes of recharging provide 120 km of autonomy and 80% of the battery is charged in half an hour.

Here you are a Worldwide database of EV charging stations to check where you can charge your electric rental vehicle.

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About the Airport

The formerly known as Coolangatta, Gold Coast Airport (IATA: OOL) is a domestic and international that is located in the suburb of Bilinga, at the southern end of the Gold Coast, 25 km (16 mi) south of Surfers Paradise and approximately 100 km (62 mi) south of Brisbane. The terminal is 300 meters from the Gold Coast highway.

A curious fact is that the runway itself straddles the state border of Queensland and New South Wales. Keep in mind that the Gold Coast Airport operates on Queensland Time all year round (year-round AEST / UTC+10).

Airport Address and GPS Coordinates
Address: Eastern Avenue, Bilinga QLD 4225
Phone: +617 5589 1100
Hours of operation: 4:30am – 11:00pm
28°09′54″S 153°30′22″E

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