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Information on renting a car at Gold Coast Airport

How many car rental companies are there at Gold Coast Airport

There are 6 rental companies located at Gold Coast Airport. Avis, Hertz, Sixt, Budget, Europcar & Enterprise

Where is the nearest petrol station to Gold Coast Airport

The closest petrol station to Gold Coast Airport is Freedom Fuels, located just outside the main airport entrance

Is it better to rent a car from the terminal or take a shuttle bus

All car rental operators at Coolangatta Airport are located within the terminal

How busy is Gold Coast Airport?

Gold Coast Airport welcomes over 5 million visitors every year

How many terminals does Gold Coast Airport have?

Gold Coast Airport has 1 terminal, which welcomes both domestic and international passengers

Can you catch a train from Gold Coast to Brisbane?

No, unfortunately there is no direct train from Gold Coast Airport to Brisbane

What documents will I need to hire a car at Gold Coast Airport

You will need your drivers licence, your vehicle rental voucher and a credit card to cover the full amount of the deposit

Are the car rental desks located inside the terminal at Gold Coast Airport

Yes, the rental counters for Sixt, budget, Hertz, Europcar, Enterprise & Avis are located in the main arrivals hall opposite domestic arrivals

How much does it cost to rent a car at Gold Coast Airport

Car rental at Gold Coast Airport starts from around $60 AUD per day, however prices can vary depending on the time of year and class of car you with to rent

Where do you return your rental car at Gold Coast Airport

You will be given drop off instructions when you pick up your rental car, in normal operations the drop off point will be the same as the pick up point and is well signposted once you arrive at the airport

What times are the rental counters open at Gold Coast Airport

The rental counters are open from 7am to 10pm when flights are arriving. Remember to add your flight number to your reservation so that the rental company can make arrangements if your flight is delayed.

Where are the car rental desks located at Gold Coast Airport

The car rental desks are located in the main arrivals area, opposite domestic arrivals. If you are arriving on an international flight simply turn right when you pass through customs and you will see the rental desks on the left

Is Gold Coast Airport and Coolangatta airport the same?

Yes, Gold Coast Airport is located close to Coolangatta, so the Airport is often called Coolangatta airport

Is Gold Coast Airport in Queensland or New South Wales

While the entrance to the airport is in Queensland, as the airport site on the border, the runway actually spans acros both states

The Gold Coast Airport brings travelers to the beautiful coastal city of Gold Coast. Its airport code, OOL, was due to the airport’s former name, Coolangatta Airport. Located in Queensland, this tourist-friendly city is known for its beachside skyline full of tall towers, amazing surfing, and subtropical climate.

All of Australia’s major car rental companies are located in the Gold Coast Airport. There is only one main terminal at Australia’s Gold Coast Airport.

All of the car rental counters are located near the entrance of the Gold Coast Airport. The car park is just outside. The representatives at the counter will let you know in which area of the parking lot your car rental is located.

Gold Coast City is about 30 kilometers away. The 25 minute drive will take you along the beautiful coastline. Don’t forget that you drive on the left side of the road in Australia.

While you don’t need a car for the city center, renting a car makes it easy to explore the beautiful natural landscapes and nearby resort cities. It also makes discovering lesser known beaches much easier, so you can surf and sunbathe with fewer crowds.

There is a lot to discover in this area of Australia that is much easier with a car. The capital city of Queensland, Brisbane, is located about 60 kilometers away. It's worth a stop during your visit to Queensland.

Supplier locations at Gold Coast Airport

  • Abaa Car Rentals

    Shop 1/13-15 Griffith Street, Coolangatta, Qld, 4225, Gold Coast


    Meet & Greet

  • Ace Rental Cars

    3 Queensbury Ave, Currumbin Waters


    Free shuttle bus

  • Alamo

    In Terminal Eastern Avenue


    In terminal

  • Avis

    Terminal Drive


    In terminal

  • Bargain Car Rentals

    2/57-61 Ourimbah Rd Tweed Heads NSW 2485


    Free shuttle bus

  • EastCoast Car Rentals

    3 Karana Street, Tugun


    Free shuttle bus

  • Enterprise

    In Terminal Eastern Avenue


    In terminal

  • Europcar

    Terminal Building Gold Coast Airport


    In terminal

  • Firefly



    In terminal

  • Hertz

    Gold Coast Hwy


    In terminal

  • Jucy

    71 – 77, Boyd Street, Tugun, QLD 4224


    Free shuttle bus

  • Keddy

    Terminal Building Gold Coast Airport


    In terminal

  • National

    In Terminal Eastern Avenue


    In terminal

  • NUCarrentals

    151 Wharf St, Tweed Heads Nsw


    Free shuttle bus

  • SIXT

    Terminal Building


    Free shuttle bus

  • Thrifty

    Coolangatta Airport, Gold Coast Hwy, Coolangatta QLD 4225


    In terminal

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