Auto Europe

  • Contact Our Reservation Specialists


    Car Rentals Worldwide
    Alamo Rental Car
    Avis Car Rental
    Budget Rental Car
    Dollar Car Rental
    National Car Rental
    Sixt Rent a Car
    Car Rentals Worldwide

    Car Rental Gold Coast, Australia

    Cheap car rentals in the Gold Coast, AustraliaBeaches, nightlife, surfing, amusement parks; these are some of attractions awaiting travelers with their Gold Coast car rental in Australia from Auto Europe! Word renowned for its surfing culture and infinite sources of entertainment, Gold Coast is Australia’s sixth-largest city and second-largest in Queensland, not to mention a popular spot for Aussie car rentals over our booking engine! Home to Australia’s entertainment industry, this is where many Australian television shows and films are produced, kind of like an Aussie version of Hollywood! Experience all of the glitz and glam with a Gold Coast car rental today with one of our discount car rentals in Australia available today!

    IDP Requirements for US Drivers in the Gold Coast

    According to the U.S. Embassy & Consulates in Australia, if you are traveling with your US license please be aware that Australia now requires an international driving permit (IDP) in addition to a valid US driver's license in order to rent and operate a vehicle. IDP's can be purchased for $20 in-person or via mail at a local AAA office prior to your departure, they must be purchased in the United States. Find more information on how to get an IDP for your upcoming trip by visiting our international driving permit FAQ page.

    Gold Coast car rental locations

    When it’s time to pick-up or drop-off your Australia car rental in the tropical Gold Coast, you’ll want to head to the local airport that’s located 27 km south of downtown in the Bilinga suburb. Once known as the Coolangatta Airport, today’s Gold Coast Airport is the sixth-busiest in all of Australia and a readily-available car rental location over our booking engine! There you will also find our car rental partner Bargain tends to their assorted fleets at the Gold Coast Airport. As long as you have your driver's license, passport and voucher for safekeeping, you should be on the road towards Alice Springs or driving to the city’s numerous amusement parks in no time! Some of these include Sea World, Dream World, as well as Warner Bros. Movie World.

    More Vehicle Rental Options in the Gold Coast

    Rent a Luxury Car
    Rent a Luxury Vehicle in Gold Coast
    Luxury Car Rentals
    Travel in style with a luxury rental car in Gold Coast
    Rent a Van
    Rent a Van in Gold Coast
    Van Rentals
    Traveling in a large group? Rent a van in Gold Coast
    Rent a Motorhome
    Rent a Motorhome in Gold Coast, Australia
    Motorhome Rentals
    Save on motorhome and RV rentals in Gold Coast

    Let’s face it, Gold Coast may be one of Australia’s fanciest and most developed cities, but that doesn’t mean that travelers and Aussies around here don’t enjoy the great outdoors! Take your rugged Gold Coast SUV rental to Lamington National Park to explore the Gondwana Rainforest in southeast Queensland. Furnished with a Nissan X-Trail or Holden Trax, excursionists can look forward to touring the area full of lush vegetation, primordial trees, a bounty of walking paths, as well as great major natural beauty!


    Popular Questions on Renting a Car in the Gold Coast, Australia

    How old do you need to be to rent a car in Gold Coast, Australia?

    To rent a car in Australia, you must be at least 21 years old. Additional age restrictions may apply for specific car categories like luxury vehicles. Other drivers on the reservation must have also held their license for a minimum of one year. Drivers under the age of 25 may incur a young driver surcharge resulting in an additional fee to the daily rate. In Australia, many rental car suppliers set a maximum age of 75 years old. If you are over 75, or younger than 25, contact an Auto Europe reservation agent at +1-888-223-5555 for more information on rental car age restrictions.

    Is car rental insurance required for renters in Gold Coast, Australia?

    All travelers looking to rent a car in Australia must carry, at minimum, CDW and theft protection. Fortunately, all Auto Europe rental rates include both CDW and Theft Protection. Find more information on car rental insurance requirements in Australia.

    Can travelers use a debit card to pay for car rentals in Australia?

    Even though many companies require credit cards to pay for the vehicle, the Auto Europe teams know which car rental suppliers accept debit cards! Follow this link to find out who they are or simply give us a call at +1-888-223-5555 to speak with one of our customer service representatives!

    Can I drive my rental car into other countries using the ferry?

    Vehicles may not be driven outside Australia and travel on ferries is prohibited. Travel to New Zealand (and to Tasmania) is not allowed! Find more questions and answers about renting a car in Australia with Auto Europe today!