Car Hire Gold Coast - Search, Compare & Save

Are you looking for the best deal on car hire in the Gold Coast? You’re in the right place. 

BIG4 has teamed up with, the world’s largest car hire booking service, to bring you a car rental deal that keeps on delivering. 
Not only will you be able to compare rates from leading Gold Coast car hire companies including Avis, Hertz, Europcar, Budget, Alamo, Enterprise, Dollar and Thrifty to find the best car hire deals in the Gold Coast, but BIG4 members get an extra 5% off! 

What this means is that you save on your car lease in the Gold Coast and then, during your trip, you’ll also save on any number of services and products from our partners along with stays at BIG4 Holiday Parks. It’s no wonder our members consider their BIG4 membership the number one road trip accessory. 

 or sign-up now to get the ball rolling, then start your search below. Alternatively, if you don’t want to claim the 5% discount, jump straight into your Gold Coast car rental search now.

FAQs about Gold Coast car rental

Why book a rental car in the Gold Coast with BIG4 and

Here’s a few top reasons: 

Unbeatable value

It’s not every day you get to compare the lowest available prices, select the very best and then save 5% on that best price. With a BIG4 membership and a hire car from, you can do just that. If you’re after cheap car rental in the Gold Coast, and being able to access many hundreds of additional discounts and savings around Australia appeals to you, then you’re onto a winner. 

Start in the Gold Coast and end anywhere in Australia

Not only can you collect your Gold Coast rental car from lots of handy collection points, it’s easy to organise a drop-off point virtually anywhere in Australia. So, whether you’re looking for car hire from the Gold Coast to Sydney, heading North from the Gold Coast to Brisbane or the Sunshine Coast and beyond, or even planning a long trip to Melbourne or Canberra, the process is easy.

Car rental from Gold Coast Airport

Are you flying into the Gold Coast and need a rental car for a few days? We’ve got you covered. Select from the top brands and the best car hire deals at Gold Coast Airport to book a car at the best available price. Remember to use your BIG4 membership to save an additional 5%. 

Price match guarantee work with all of the major car hire companies in the world. They’re constantly negotiating rates to ensure that their deals are the best around. Even so, on occasions, someone 
manages to offer a lower price, but when that happens, will match the price. This means you can rest assured that you’ll always get the best rates with BIG4 and

What exactly is required to hire a car in the Gold Coast?

There’s two parts to this. Firstly, in order to book your Gold Coast hire car, you need your credit or debit card. Easy. 

Second, when you pick up the car, you need: 

1. Proof that you paid for the car (voucher or eVoucher)

2. The credit or debit card of the main driver (make sure you have enough funds to cover the car deposit)

3. The driving license of every driver. These must be valid, full (no restrictions) and held for 1224 months depending on the hire company

4. Your passport along with any additional ID that the hire company requires 

Please note: requirements may vary between car hire companies, ensure that you read through the terms and conditions applicable to the company you decide to book.

How old does someone have to be to rent a car in the Gold Coast?

This varies depending on the car hire company, generally the age requirement is for the driver to be between 21 and 70 years old. Often drivers under 25 or over 70 are also required to pay an additional fee, so be aware of that if you fall into those brackets. 

Can I book a Gold Coast hire car for someone else?

Absolutely! Just use their details when you book the hire car. Remember, they’ll need to meet all the qualifying criteria to hire and drive the car as well. 

How do I find the very cheapest car hire deal in the Gold Coast? partners with all the major car hire brands as well as a lot of smaller, local companies to bring you the best choice of cars at the lowest available prices. When you add to this the 5% discount that you receive as a BIG4 member, you have unbeatable choice at the lowest possible price.

Is the rental price inclusive of all fees?

Most booking prices include Theft Protection, Collision Damage Waiver (CDW), local taxes, airport surcharges and road fees. 

There can also be other extras that you’ll pay for when you pick up your Gold Coast hire car. Examples of these are GPS devices and child seats, along with other costs such as for a young driver or to add an additional driver. There can also be one-way fees. explains all additional costs before you reserve your hire car. For full details, check the terms of any Gold Coast rental car you’re considering

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