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Coolangatta car hires from S$ 39

This price is the cheapest per day rate found by a KAYAK user in the last 72 hours by searching for a car hire in Coolangatta with a pick-up date of 28-8 and drop-off date of 2-9. Fares are subject to change and may not be available at all agencies or on all dates of hire. Click the price to replicate the search for this deal.
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Suzuki Swift car
Suzuki Swift
or similar SMALL
2
2
4-5
M
S$ 39/day
Toyota Corolla car
Toyota Corolla
or similar SMALL
4
2
4-5
M
S$ 47/day
Hyundai i30 car
Hyundai i30
or similar MEDIUM
5
3
4-5
M
S$ 42/day
Class Minivan car
Class Minivan
or similar VAN
5
5
4-5
M
S$ 88/day
Class Full-size SUV car
Class Full-size SUV
or similar SUV
5
2
4-5
M
S$ 79/day
MG 3 car
MG 3
or similar SMALL
2
2
4-5
M
S$ 48/day
Class Full-size Van car
Class Full-size Van
or similar VAN
5
2
4-5
M
S$ 124/day
Ford Wildtrak car
Ford Wildtrak
or similar PICKUPTRUCK
5
2
2/4
M
S$ 109/day
Hyundai Venue car
Hyundai Venue
or similar SUV
4
2
4-5
M
S$ 46/day
Hyundai Kona car
Hyundai Kona
or similar SUV
5
3
4-5
M
S$ 49/day
Mitsubishi Outlander car
Mitsubishi Outlander
or similar SUV
5
3
4-5
M
S$ 54/day
Best prices found by KAYAK users in the past 48 hours.

KAYAK’s top tips for renting a car in Coolangatta

  • If you're visiting Coolangatta from outside Queensland, there are a few road rules to be aware of. If you're visiting Coolangatta from a state that requires a two-second gap between yourself and the car in front of you, remember that Queensland requires cars to keep a three-second gap. Alcohol laws are stricter than in some other states too, with passengers barred from consuming alcohol while in the car. Also, remember that you need to indicate when leaving a roundabout (even if you're just driving straight through). If you need to leave your vehicle, it is considered 'unattended' once you're more than 3 metres away from it. This means it will need to be fully stopped with no keys in the ignition.
  • Queensland also has the strictest laws regarding sleeping in your car. The Gold Coast considers it camping and as such it is only allowed in designated campground areas. Queensland does have a number of designated rest areas intended for short stays, so you can plan long trips around these. You can stay for up to 20 hours. If you plan on having a night out drinking, make sure you have nearby accommodation or a designated driver to get you home. If you're in your car with the keys, you're considered to be in charge of the vehicle; this means you can be charged with drink-driving, even without driving the vehicle.
  • Make the most of Coolangatta car hire and visit nearby towns and attractions. For example, you can cross the border into New South Wales and visit Byron Bay in less than an hour. (Public transport takes almost twice as long). There are a number of interesting stops along the way, including the towns of Tweed Heads, Kingscliff and Ewingsdale. If you take a short detour inland, you can visit Tropical Fruit World in Duranbah and take a tour of the family-run farm with over 400 different types of fruit.
  • The Gold Coast spans from Coolangatta on the New South Wales border to Beenleigh, just south of Brisbane, with a hire car offering unparalleled access to the stretch of sandy beaches. Hiring a car on the Gold Coast makes trips to the beach simpler, with the ability to easily transport your items rather than carry them on the bus or light rail. In addition to easily visiting theme parks such as Movie World and Wet’n’Wild, having your own vehicle opens up access to inland rainforests, like Springbrook National Park and Tamborine National Park, which are difficult to reach by public transport.
  • Reception desks for car hire companies are located directly across the hallway from Domestic Arrivals and the Qantas Club at Gold Coast Airport. With hire cars from major operators including Avis, Hertz, Budget and Thrifty within walking distance of the terminal, you can be on the road shortly after landing.
  • Thanks to its warm and sunny climate, the Gold Coast is a popular destination for cyclists. Remain attentive while driving on city and rural roads, maintaining a safe distance of at least 1.5 m when passing cyclists. Also, be aware that a light rail system passes through the middle of Surfers Paradise and it’s important not to queue or perform U-turns over the tram tracks. If you are travelling up to Brisbane via the Gateway Motorway, ensure your hire agreement includes toll access.
  • Peak hour traffic on the Gold Coast is not nearly as bad as some other major cities across Australia; however, it’s best to avoid driving between 07:00–09:00 and 16:30–18:00. High St in central Southport is one of the most affected arterials, with the strip from North St to Queen St being especially congested.
  • 25% of our users found rental cars in Coolangatta for S$ 29 or less
  • Book your rental car in Coolangatta at least 3 days before your trip in order to get a below-average price
  • Compact rental cars in Coolangatta are around 32% cheaper than other car types, on average

FAQs about renting a car in Coolangatta

  • What type of car is recommended for driving in Coolangatta?

    Considering the expanses of beaches and outdoor activities to explore, full-size and 4x4 hire cars are popular on the Gold Coast. Surfboards, towels, golf clubs and hiking equipment can be stored comfortably in the boot and adjustable back seats. If you are mainly spending time in the Surfers Paradise CBD, a compact car will make navigating busy streets and parking much easier.

  • What’s the speed limit in Coolangatta?

    The maximum speed on the majority of roads in residential areas is 50 km/h. Keep an eye out for School Zones where the limit drops to 40 km/h, while highways usually allow you to travel at 100 km/h.

  • Where are the best places to park in Coolangatta?

    Metered parking with payment by EasyPark mobile app and coins is available along major commercial streets in Southport and Surfers Paradise. Chalk and Lanham Street Carpark offers free parking in the heart of Coolangatta. Spaces at Jubilee Avenue Carpark in Broadbeach cost roughly A$ 2 per hour and are a short walk from Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre.

  • How much does it cost to rent a car in Coolangatta?

    On average a rental car in Coolangatta costs S$ 35 per day.

  • What is the cheapest car hire company in Coolangatta?

    In the past 72 hours, the cheapest car hires were found at Apex (S$ 39/day), Alpha (S$ 46/day) and Sixt (S$ 88/day). In the last 72 hours the cheapest hire car price was found at Apex 15 Hayter Street, Currumbin Waters, Qld, ,gold Coast,qld,au 4223 (6 kilometres from the city centre).

  • How much is the price of fuel in Coolangatta?

    The average price of fuel in Coolangatta is S$ 5.73 per litre over the past 30 days. Filling up a tank of fuel costs between S$ 69 and S$ 92, depending on the car size.

  • What is the most popular car hire in Coolangatta?

    Compact (Mitsubishi ASX or similar) is the most frequently booked car hire type in Coolangatta.

  • Which car rental companies are at Gold Coast airport (OOL)?

    The only car hire company onsite at Gold Coast airport is Bargain Car Rentals.

  • Which car rental companies will pick you up at Gold Coast airport (OOL)?

    The only car hire company that offers shuttle or pick-up services from Gold Coast airport to off-airport locations is Bargain Car Rentals.

  • How can I find car hires near me in Coolangatta?

    Take a look at our extensive car hire location map to find the best car hire deals near you.

  • How much does a Compact car rental cost in Coolangatta?

    A Compact car rental in Coolangatta costs S$ 58 per day, on average.

  • How much does a Standard car rental cost in Coolangatta?

    A Standard car rental in Coolangatta costs S$ 86 per day, on average.

  • How much does it cost to hire a car for a week in Coolangatta?

    On average a car hire in Coolangatta costs S$ 243 per week (S$ 35 per day).

  • How much does it cost to hire a car long term for a month in Coolangatta?

    On average a car hire in Coolangatta costs S$ 1,040 per month (S$ 35 per day).

  • Which charging stations for electric vehicles are in Coolangatta?

    An electric vehicle can be a great choice for cheap car hire in Coolangatta. There's a charging station run by the local government at Coolangatta Beach and several more at nearby Gold Coast destinations, including Surfers Paradise, Broadbeach and Miami.

  • What animals are there on the roads in Coolangatta?

    While using cheap car hire in Coolangatta, it's not impossible to encounter wildlife on the roads. Be on the lookout for animals such as koalas and wallabies, particularly at dawn and dusk. Slow down and use your horn to alert animals of your presence.

Coolangatta car rental reviews and directory

Apex

10.0

Wonderful

2 reviews
Best rated

Cleanliness

10.0

Comfort

8.0

Pick-up/Drop-off

10.0

Value for money

10.0

One location in Coolangatta

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15 Hayter Street, Currumbin Waters, Qld, ,gold Coast,qld,au

+1 800 761 8913

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Alpha

8.5

Very Good

3 reviews

Cleanliness

8.0

Comfort

8.5

Pick-up/Drop-off

8.0

Value for money

9.0

One location in Coolangatta

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Arrivals Hall, Gold Coast Airport

61 7 5586 6900

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10.0 Wonderful

May 2024

KAYAK
Friendly and efficient 👍

1 out of 1

East Coast Car Rentals

8.0

Very Good

5 reviews

Cleanliness

9.2

Comfort

9.2

Pick-up/Drop-off

7.6

Value for money

7.6

One location in Coolangatta

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3 Karana Street, Tugun Qld

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4.0 Mediocre

Jul 2022

KAYAK
What I did not realise when I booked this is Eastcoast Car Rentals does not have an office at the Gold Coast Airport. After a phone call they picked us up but the problem was our drop off which was out of hours (06.00am) so no one at the office to drop us back to the air.port so cost $28 for a taxi. Had I known they had no office at the airport and for convenience I would have used a rental company that has a airport office. Hope this helps saves someone the drama of having to organise a taxi out of hours to get them to the airport. Thanks.

8.0 Very Good

May 2022

KAYAK
Disclosure of the insurance cost when you book online initially. So you are more prepared at pick up. Otherwise the staff were lovely and the process was smooth.

10.0 Wonderful

May 2022

KAYAK
AWESOME customer service, quick and easy and ready to go. When I had arrrived at Goldcoast Airport after a flight i just wanted to get the car and drive to my hotel. Hiring a car was hassle free and at a great price. The car was a recent model with GPS which was helpful when I had to navigate to my tourist attractions. Clean and tidy car. Loved the experience and will hire from them in the future - VERY HAPPY CUSTOMER 😀

1 out of 1

Yesaway

8.0

Very Good

5 reviews

Cleanliness

7.2

Comfort

7.6

Pick-up/Drop-off

7.2

Value for money

9.2

One location in Coolangatta

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suite6/4 Griffith st, Coolangatta , QLD

+61 1300 850 275

Monday08:30 - 18:00
Tuesday08:30 - 18:00
Wednesday08:30 - 18:00
Thursday08:30 - 18:00
Friday08:30 - 18:00
Saturday08:30 - 18:00
Sunday08:30 - 18:00

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2.0 Poor

Oct 2023

KAYAK
I called to find out where the office was and was told it was at the airport terminal. In fact it wasn’t there and we had trouble finding address on the instructions. When we finally got there, there was nothing there – no office, no sign. We kept calling the phone number and it took nearly 2 hours to get our car. The car was filthy. Qverall the whole experience was terrible and I will never use Yesaway again!

10.0 Wonderful

Sep 2023

KAYAK
Personable person to deal with, Anthony. Easy pick up and drop off away from traffic.

10.0 Wonderful

Sep 2023

KAYAK
Very easy collection process, seemed to be managed by an individual rather than big hire company

1 out of 1

Europcar

7.0

Cleanliness

9.0

Comfort

8.0

Pick-up/Drop-off

6.0

Value for money

6.0

One location in Coolangatta

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Terminal Building

+61 7 5569 3370

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10.0 Wonderful

Aug 2022

KAYAK
Friendly customer service. Fast and prompt attention. New car and clean interior. Top notch rental. Been using Europcar rental previously in Dubai & Sydney and now in Goldcoast and services were excellent but prices for Goldcoast are way more expensive than Dubai or Sydney.

4.0 Mediocre

Jan 2022

KAYAK
Well I was waiting in the queue for more than 1.5 hour. I picked up the car key around 11:45. I asked if I can drop my car back around 1 pm. The answer was you have to pay one extra day due to pick up time is 10am you need to return your car at 10. Well first of all I haven’t picked up the car at that time. Second the approach was not polite at all.

9.6 Wonderful

Nov 2018

KAYAK

Pros:

Fast and efficient.

1 out of 1

Hertz

7.0

Cleanliness

8.3

Comfort

8.0

Pick-up/Drop-off

7.0

Value for money

7.0

One location in Coolangatta

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Gold Coast Hwy

+61 7 5599 6590

Monday06:00 - 22:30
Tuesday06:00 - 22:30
Wednesday06:00 - 22:30
Thursday06:00 - 22:30
Friday06:00 - 22:30
Saturday06:00 - 22:30
Sunday06:00 - 22:30

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2.0 Poor

Oct 2022

KAYAK
I canceled the car And you still keep sending me emails Extremely poor look on your behalf I would never rent or do anything with you ever again Kayak!!!!!!!!! Disgraceful

2.0 Poor

Oct 2022

KAYAK
I was overcharged on fees and for 8 weeks no one will respond to my email query. VERY BAD customer service I will tell others not to use HERTZ as no responsibility on incorrect billing. VERY disappointed and bad form

10.0 Wonderful

Jan 2022

KAYAK
No deposit needed. Everything was ready to go on arrival.

4.4 Mediocre

Jun 2017

KAYAK

Cons:

One way rental charge which was meant to included. Confusion and delay at drop off which caused a one hour charge to be added

1 out of 1

Sixt

6.8

Cleanliness

8.0

Comfort

7.7

Pick-up/Drop-off

6.8

Value for money

7.3

2 locations in Coolangatta

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Nerang Broadbeach Road

+61 7 5570 9918

Monday08:00 - 12:00
Tuesday08:00 - 12:00
Wednesday08:00 - 12:00
Thursday08:00 - 12:00
Friday08:00 - 12:00

Terminal Building

+61 7 5536 6044

Monday06:00 - 22:30
Tuesday06:00 - 22:30
Wednesday06:00 - 22:30
Thursday06:00 - 22:30
Friday06:00 - 22:30
Saturday06:00 - 22:30
Sunday06:00 - 22:30

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6.0 Okay

May 2024

KAYAK
Overall was good, maybe a little pricey and still awaiting deposit return

8.0 Very Good

Jul 2023

KAYAK
Didn’t get the Corolla and the replacement was ok but the headlights didn’t work properly at night which made it a bit u safe in the dark driving in the mountains

10.0 Wonderful

Jun 2022

KAYAK
Great car and great service

10.0 Wonderful

Feb 2022

KAYAK
quick and easy. car was In perfect condition. will definatly be using again.

2.0 Poor

Jan 2022

KAYAK
Inflexible, charged me more than quoted, rude service and more. Very poor experience and impacted whole holiday :(

6.0 Okay

Dec 2021

KAYAK
Service should be faster

1 out of 2

Enterprise Rent-A-Car

2.0

Cleanliness

6.0

Comfort

4.0

Pick-up/Drop-off

4.0

Value for money

2.0

One location in Coolangatta

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In Terminal Eastern Avenue

+61 7 3860 4272

Monday07:00 - 17:00
Tuesday07:00 - 17:00
Wednesday07:00 - 17:00
Thursday07:00 - 17:00
Friday07:00 - 17:00
Saturday08:30 - 18:00
Sunday08:30 - 18:00

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2.0 Poor

Apr 2023

KAYAK
I booked the car for 5 days or $324 but they added extra like location fees ($66), Registration fees ($32.5), contract fee ($12) + GST and made me pay. This was complete rip off. I wish I wouldn't have booked from Kayak. I travel a lot but this bad experience with them will turn me away from Kayak as well. Also, they closed the store early so I couldn't pickup on 14th but had to go again on 15th morning to pickup the car. So bad experience, disappointing customer service by staff and rip off.

1 out of 1

Thrifty

2.0

Cleanliness

6.0

Comfort

6.0

Pick-up/Drop-off

6.0

Value for money

2.0

One location in Coolangatta

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Gold Coast Hwy

+61 136139

Monday06:00 - 22:30
Tuesday06:00 - 22:30
Wednesday06:00 - 22:30
Thursday06:00 - 22:30
Friday06:00 - 22:30
Saturday06:00 - 22:30
Sunday06:00 - 22:30

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2.0 Poor

Nov 2022

KAYAK
Was given a large car that fits 8 people even though there was only myself driving. I reserved a smaller car only to be told there was no small cars. I didn't get a discount at all and was given a car that was larger and required diesel petrol which is more expensive to run. I doubt this complaint will be addressed but wary now to book with thrifty again after false advertising

1 out of 1

Crazy Clark's Car Rentals

10.0

Wonderful

No reviews available

Cleanliness

10.0

Comfort

10.0

Pick-up/Drop-off

8.0

Value for money

8.0

One location in Coolangatta

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Gold Coast airport

+61 7 5616 8558

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Dollar

7.0

One location in Coolangatta

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Gold Coast Hwy

+61 1800 501 934

Monday06:00 - 22:30
Tuesday06:00 - 22:30
Wednesday06:00 - 22:30
Thursday06:00 - 22:30
Friday06:00 - 22:30
Saturday06:00 - 22:30
Sunday06:00 - 22:30

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2.0 Poor

Jul 2024

KAYAK
The problem is with Kayak. I reserved and I thought paid for a passenger van but the reservation showed an suv.

1 out of 1

Firefly

9.0

Wonderful

No reviews available

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Gold Coast Hwy

+61 755 366 133

Monday06:30 - 22:30
Tuesday06:30 - 22:30
Wednesday06:30 - 22:30
Thursday06:30 - 22:30
Friday06:30 - 22:30
Saturday06:30 - 22:30
Sunday06:30 - 22:30

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Bargain Car Rentals

8.5

Very Good

No reviews available

Cheapest deal
Most popular

One location in Coolangatta

fromS$ 29/day

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Call 729 230 On Arrival

+61 1300 729 230

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Ace Rental Cars

8.3

Very Good

No reviews available

One location in Coolangatta

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423, Golden Four Drive

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Bargain Rental Cars

9.0

Wonderful

No reviews available

One location in Coolangatta

Locations in Coolangatta

Off Airport 2/57 Ourimbah Road

+61 1300 729 230

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NU Car

5.1

Fair

No reviews available

One location in Coolangatta

Locations in Coolangatta

57 Ourimbah Rd, Tweed Heads

Monday07:30 - 17:00
Tuesday07:30 - 17:00
Wednesday07:30 - 17:00
Thursday07:30 - 17:00
Friday07:30 - 17:00
Saturday07:30 - 17:00
Sunday07:30 - 17:00

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Sunnycars

No score available yet

2 locations in Coolangatta

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InTerminal Eastern Avenue

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Terminal Building

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Abaa Car Rentals

No score available yet

One location in Coolangatta

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Shop 1 / 13-15 Griffith Street

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Shouqi

No score available yet

One location in Coolangatta

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Terminal Building

+86 10 6064 1387

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Tiger Car Rental

No score available yet

One location in Coolangatta

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Shop 1 / 13-15 Griffith Street

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34 travellers who rented a car in Coolangatta gave the car agency they used an average rating of 5.3

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Most popular agency

Bargain Car Rentals

Most popular car type

Compact

Average price

S$ 35/day

Good deal

S$ 29/day

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