Rental companies may charge extra for drivers aged under 25, normally payable when you pick up your car. Age restrictions may apply in certain locations. Check the rental company's website before booking.

Gold Coast Airport (OOL) car rental information

Gold Coast Airport car rental

Gold Coast Airport (OOL) is an international airport serving the coastal city of Gold Coast, about 90 km south of Brisbane city centre. It is the hub for Jetstar Airways and the focus city for Virgin Australia. All domestic and international flights operate from the main terminal of Gold Coast Airport, except Seair Pacific, which has its own hangar in the airport’s general aviation part.

Gold Coast has a good range of shopping options for everyone. HEINEMANN Tax & Duty Free is a popular duty-free shop here selling skincare, cosmetics, wine and liquor, and more! For food and beverage, you may hit up Velluto, The Coast Café & Bar, Hungry Jacks, and Zoom, to name a few. Gold Coast Airport also has a multi-faith room, ATMs and currency exchange counters, bag wrap service, as well as free public WiFi.

From Gold Coast, you may reach the city centre and other top attractions in Gold Coast via public transport including SkyBus shuttles, trains, buses, and trams. Gold Coast Airport car rentals are also popular with Gold Coast Airport car hire counters located opposite the arrivals area. For more convenience, why not pre-book a cheap car rental in Gold Coast Airport? You just have to pick up your car as soon as you arrive.

Car rental providers in Gold Coast airport

Based on our data, the most popular Gold Coast Airport car hire providers are Airport Rentals, Argus Car Hire, Expedia CarHire,, Holiday Autos,, Discover Car Hire, Best Car Rental, Sixt, and Hertz. Some perks when booking with these Gold Coast Airport car rental providers are 24/7 customer care, and free cancellation or changes in booking.

Aside from the aforementioned providers of Gold Coast Airport car hires, other companies with car rental from Gold Coast are Avis, Thrifty, Budget, Europcar, and Redspot. All these companies of car hire in Gold Coast Airport have rental desks that are located opposite the arrivals area of Gold Coast.

Gold Coast airport car rental prices 

Car Rental Provider

Most Popular Car Type

Average Price per Day*

Airport Rentals



Argus Car Hire



Expedia CarHire





Holiday Autos





Discover Car Hire



Best Car Rental

Intermediate & Fullsize

S$27 & S$60





Economy, Intermediate, Compact & Premium

S$26, S$30, S$36 & S$120

*Based on Skyscanner Car Hire anonymised data for daily car rental prices. Prices comprise the cost of car rental and may be subject to taxes and additional fees from individual Car Rental providers.

On average, car rental prices in Gold Coast Airport range from S$24 to S$120 with the cheapest daily rate at $31. Keep in mind that prices may vary depending on the season and car type.

Out of the most popular providers of car rental in Gold Coast Airport, the top three are Airport Rentals, Argus Car Hire, and Expedia CarHire.

Airport Rentals is owned and operated by Online Republic Group Limited. With over 1.5 million business and leisure renters, they are a specialist in worldwide car rental distribution. They have a dedicated 24/7 customer service team, and cancellations are free of charge.

Established in 1959, Argus Car Hire is a car rental site that compares car hire companies in over 174 countries and 30,000 pickup locations across the globe. You can enjoy free cancellation, 24/7 customer care, and no credit card fees when you book with them.

Expedia CarHire has a wide selection of vehicles that fit your budget and travel style. Please bring the photocard and paper parts of your driving license as Expedia will check them before you head out.

Gold Coast Car Rental FAQ

How much is the average price of a car rental in Gold Coast?

The average price of a car rental from Gold Coast Airport is S$52 per day. Do note that prices of car rental from Gold Coast Airport are subject to change depending on the Gold Coast Airport car rental provider and season.

What’s the most common car rental type in Gold Coast Airport?

Intermediate cars followed by economy and compact are the most common types of car hire in Gold Coast airport. Compared to other car types, these three cost relatively lower.

What’s the cheapest car rental provider in Gold Coast Airport?

Based on our data, Best Car Rental is the cheapest car rental provider in Gold Coast Airport with an average price of S$41 per day. Searching for more Gold Coast Airport car hire options in Gold Coast? Compare cheap car hire in Gold Coast Airport on Skyscanner. Do note that rates for car rental from Gold Coast Airport may differ depending on the car type and season.

What’s the speed limit in Gold Coast?

The speed limit in Gold Coast is typically 100 km/h on highways unless otherwise indicated.

What’s the license requirements for driving in Gold Coast?

Foreign nationals can rent a car and drive in Gold Coast with a valid overseas license.

How much is the average parking rate in Gold Coast?

The average parking rate in Gold Coast starts from AUD2 (S$1.90) to AUD4 (S$3.80) per hour, depending on location.

Gold Coast Airport Transfer

Public transport such as trains, buses, trams, and SkyBus shuttles are available from Gold Coast. To avoid worrying about your transfer, you can opt to pre-book an airport transfer or car rental from Gold Coast Airport. Airport transfers and car rentals are cost-efficient and trust-worthy. This would help you save a great deal of money, time and energy, especially if you come from a long haul flight or travelling in huge groups.

The common transfers from Gold Coast are private cars and minibuses with prices ranging from S$100 to S$270 depending on your chosen car type and travel dates. The most popular car type usually booked from Gold Coast Airport car hire providers are intermediate cars with an average price of S$33 per day.

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Aside from comparing millions of flights every day, Skyscanner also gives you the best deals from car rental providers which will help you find a cheap car hire in Gold Coast Airport. Search for cheap car rental in Hobart Airport on Skyscanner, and pick your ideal car type, from mini cars to luxury ones. Pre-booking your cheap car rental in Gold Coast Airport will allow you to have more savings. The booking process is easy to follow too. Once you’ve made your booking, your car will be available for pick up the moment you arrive at Gold Coast.

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Information is correct as of June 2019.

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