Gold Coast

Cheap Car Hire in Gold Coast from $22

Coolangatta, QLD, Australia
18 Apr — 25 Apr
Driver's age: 26-65
Coolangatta, QLD, Australia
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What is the cheapest time to rent a car in Gold Coast?

Discover the most affordable period to rent a car in Gold Coast and save money on your trip. The monthly average price data is based on historical data over the last year and was last updated on 11 April 2024.

January

$61

February

$45

March

$56

April

$67

May

$52

June

$53

July

$58

August

$49

September

$56

October

$52

November

$47

December

$68

Currently, the cheapest month to rent a car in Gold Coast is February. The most expensive time to rent a car is December. The cheapest prices for each month are shown above, but prices will vary based on availability, how far out you book your rental car, and of course, car type.

Popular car types in Gold Coast

Explore the most popular car models available for hire in Gold Coast and choose the one that suits your needs. The price data is sourced from various car hire companies and was last updated on 11 April 2024.

In Gold Coast, there are 21 active hire locations from 20 car hire companies. small car is the cheapest car type to hire in Gold Coast in the past week - currently priced from $22/day. View deals for 5 car types available to hire in this destination:

Economy

Economy

Compact

Compact

Intermediate

Intermediate

Standard

Standard

Full-size

Full-size

SUV

SUV

People mover

People mover

Full-size SUV

Full-size SUV

Mini

Mini

Passenger van

Passenger van

Pick-up truck

Pick-up truck

Premium SUV

Premium SUV

Compact SUV

Compact SUV

Intermediate SUV

Intermediate SUV

Standard SUV

Standard SUV

Supplier choice

Supplier choice

Luxury SUV

Luxury SUV

Commercial

Commercial

Compare available car types for hire in Gold Coast

Compare and contrast the various car types offered for hire in Gold Coast to find the perfect fit for your trip. Price data is based on averages over the last 12 months and was last updated on 11 April 2024.

Small cars

$47 - $71

All Car Types

$69 - $94

To hire a small car in Gold Coast, you would pay an average price of $55/day. January is the cheapest month to hire a small car in Gold Coast (~$47/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is July (~$71/day). In fact, January is about 17% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a small car hire for Gold Coast. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Gold Coast, hiring a small car saves you 30% in costs. Please note that average prices are based on historical data and can vary depending on how early you book, availability for your travel dates, and vehicle popularity. Here are the best Gold Coast small car hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To hire a medium car in Gold Coast, you would pay an average price of $72/day. February is the cheapest month to hire a medium car in Gold Coast (~$59/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is December (~$104/day). In fact, February is about 20% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a medium car hire for Gold Coast. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Gold Coast, hiring a medium car saves you 9% in costs. Please note that average prices are based on historical data and can vary depending on how early you book, availability for your travel dates, and vehicle popularity. Here are the best Gold Coast medium car hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To hire a large car in Gold Coast, you would pay an average price of $116/day. January is the cheapest month to hire a large car in Gold Coast (~$90/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is August (~$142/day). In fact, January is about 24% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a large car hire for Gold Coast. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Gold Coast, hiring a large car is 32% more expensive. Please note that average prices are based on historical data and can vary depending on how early you book, availability for your travel dates, and vehicle popularity.

To hire a SUV in Gold Coast, you would pay an average price of $78/day. February is the cheapest month to hire a SUV in Gold Coast (~$65/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is July (~$90/day). In fact, February is about 18% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a SUV hire for Gold Coast. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Gold Coast, hiring a SUV saves you 2% in costs. Please note that average prices are based on historical data and can vary depending on how early you book, availability for your travel dates, and vehicle popularity. Here are the best Gold Coast SUV hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To hire a van in Gold Coast, you would pay an average price of $137/day. February is the cheapest month to hire a van in Gold Coast (~$120/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is December (~$173/day). In fact, February is about 13% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a van hire for Gold Coast. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Gold Coast, hiring a van is 42% more expensive. Please note that average prices are based on historical data and can vary depending on how early you book, availability for your travel dates, and vehicle popularity. Here are the best Gold Coast van hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To hire a pickup truck in Gold Coast, you would pay an average price of $107/day. June is the cheapest month to hire a pickup truck in Gold Coast (~$69/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is July (~$143/day). In fact, June is about 36% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a pickup truck hire for Gold Coast. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Gold Coast, hiring a pickup truck is 26% more expensive. Please note that average prices are based on historical data and can vary depending on how early you book, availability for your travel dates, and vehicle popularity. Here are the best Gold Coast pickup truck hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To hire a luxury car in Gold Coast, you would pay an average price of $159/day. February is the cheapest month to hire a luxury car in Gold Coast (~$126/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is May (~$210/day). In fact, February is about 21% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a luxury car hire for Gold Coast. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Gold Coast, hiring a luxury car is 50% more expensive. Please note that average prices are based on historical data and can vary depending on how early you book, availability for your travel dates, and vehicle popularity.

To hire a convertible in Gold Coast, you would pay an average price of $208/day. January is the cheapest month to hire a convertible in Gold Coast (~$199/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is November (~$419/day). In fact, January is about 5% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a convertible hire for Gold Coast. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Gold Coast, hiring a convertible is 62% more expensive. Please note that average prices are based on historical data and can vary depending on how early you book, availability for your travel dates, and vehicle popularity.

Toyota Corolla$22/day
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Toyota Corolla
Kia Picanto$22/day
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Kia Picanto

Top hire agencies in Gold Coast

Explore the leading car hire agencies in Gold Coast known for their outstanding service and extensive range of vehicles to choose from. There are currently 8 car hire companies in Gold Coast. Reviews were last updated on 11 April 2024.

Sixt

8.3
Very Good
8 reviews2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.5

Comfort

8.5

Overall

8.3

Pick-up/drop-off

8.3

Value

8.3

East Coast Car Rentals

8.0
Very Good
3 reviews4 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

9.2

Comfort

9.2

Overall

8.0

Pick-up/drop-off

7.6

Value

7.6

Alpha

1 location
Overview

Cleanliness

7.3

Comfort

8.0

Overall

8.0

Pick-up/drop-off

7.3

Value

8.6

Hertz

7.0
Good
4 reviews2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.3

Comfort

8.0

Overall

7.0

Pick-up/drop-off

7.0

Value

7.0

Enterprise Rent-A-Car

2.0
Poor
1 review2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

6.0

Comfort

4.0

Overall

2.0

Pick-up/drop-off

4.0

Value

2.0

Thrifty

2.0
Poor
1 review2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

6.0

Comfort

6.0

Overall

2.0

Pick-up/drop-off

6.0

Value

2.0

Sunnycars

4 locations

Abaa Car Rentals

2 locations

Best Gold Coast car hire deals found

Browse through a selection of recently found affordable car hire deals in Gold Coast. Plan your trip with ease and find the perfect hire option for your needs. There are currently 8 hire car agencies in Gold Coast with an average daily rate of $59. Data was last updated on 11 April 2024.
Toyota Corolla$22/day
4
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A/C
Toyota Corolla
Kia Picanto$22/day
2
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A/C
Kia Picanto
Kia Picanto$32/day
2
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A/C
Kia Picanto

Car hire FAQs

Find answers to frequently asked questions about car hires in Gold Coast, including policies, requirements, and more. FAQs were last updated on 11 April 2024.
  • What are the requirements to hire a car on the Gold Coast?

    Dreaming about a holiday in the Sunshine State? Book through Cheapflights to find cheap car hire on the Gold Coast. AU licence holders just need their unexpired licence and a valid credit card for the payment and security. The minimum age for car hire on the Gold Coast is 21 years old, but some Gold Coast car hire companies allow younger drivers if they pay an additional daily surcharge.

  • What are the rules for driving on the Gold Coast?

    Remember to drive on the left side of the road, and stay within the speed limit, which is 50 km/h in urban areas and 100 km/h on motorways. The blood alcohol limit is 0.05%, and people caught drinking and driving can face serious penalties. All occupants within a vehicle must wear seatbelts, and children are required to use the appropriate car seats according to their size and age. Baby and child car seats can be booked with your car hire on the Gold Coast. Check with the local authorities for the latest Queensland road rules.

  • What type of car is recommended for driving on the Gold Coast?

    A wide variety of hire cars are available from car hire locations on the Gold Coast. Select your vehicle according to what you’re planning to do, whether you’d like to visit the popular local theme parks, take a scenic coastal drive or visit the unique national parks in the hinterland, and find cheap car hire on the Gold Coast through Cheapflights. If you’re staying within the city, economy hire cars such as the Toyota Corolla are available from many Gold Coast car hire companies. Want to explore off road? An SUV such as the Toyota RAV4 is a good choice. For groups of up to 12 people, reserve a spacious passenger van such as the Toyota HiAce. If you’re planning a romantic break in the sun, reserve a luxury hire car such as the Ford Mustang Convertible. To help you find your way, GPS devices are available with your car hire on the Gold Coast.

  • Where are the best places to park on the Gold Coast?

    There are more than 5,400 free parking spaces close to beaches and shopping areas in Surfers Paradise, Broadbeach and Currumbin. Metered parking spaces are available around the Gold Coast, and you should always check the signs to find out how long you can park. For example, in a 1P space, you will need to move your vehicle every hour. On-street parking is usually free at night and on public holidays. You can pay for parking your hire car on the Gold Coast by using the EasyPark App or with coins or credit card at the nearest parking meter.

  • What is the cheapest hire car found in Gold Coast?

    In the past two weeks, Cheapflights users have found many deals under $58/day when booking a car hire in Gold Coast. The absolute best deal a user found was for $33/day from JUCY , booked on Apr. 9.

  • What car hire company is typically the cheapest in Gold Coast?

    According to our data, users have found the cheapest deals when booking a rental car in Gold Coast from the following companies over the past two weeks: East Coast Car Rentals ($32/day), Bargain Car Rentals ($36/day), and Europcar ($51/day).

  • Which car hire company is considered to be the best in Gold Coast?

    Taking our users’ ratings and reviews into consideration, East Coast Car Rentals (8.0 rating), Alpha (8.0 rating) and Yesaway (8.0 rating) seem to be the best car hire companies in Gold Coast.

  • How much does it cost to hire a car in Gold Coast for a week from Crazy Clark's Car Rentals?

    From Crazy Clark's Car Rentals you can hire a car in Gold Coast from about $248 per week on average.

  • How far in advance should I hire a car in Gold Coast for the best price?

    Booking early can save you upwards of 43% on your car hire. Booking your vehicle at least 7 days in advance can you get you a great below-average price in Gold Coast.

  • Can I rent a car for a month in Gold Coast?

    Yes, you can hire a car for a month in Gold Coast check Cheapflights for the latest prices and car type availability.

  • How much does it cost to rent a car in Gold Coast for a month?

    The monthly cost of a car hire in Gold Coast is $1,062 ($35/day) on average.

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