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Gold Coast Airport (Coolangatta) car and truck hire

Gold Coast Airport - Coolangatta, QLD
Terminal Building
Coolangatta QLD 4225
You can find us at the Coolangatta Terminal, we are just a 30 min drive from the Surfers Paradise. Be sure to enter your flight details at time of booking so our friendly staff can greet you at the desk.

Car hire at Gold Coast Airport from Thrifty

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  • Convenient central location
  • Wide range of vehicle rentals
  • Exceptional value
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Vehicles available at Gold Coast Airport

Rental cars

Small and medium - ECMR - Toyota Yaris

If all you need is to get around town for a few days, a small or medium car will do the trick. Easy to drive, with exceptional fuel efficiency, they’re perfect for both business and holiday renters. Large and luxury cars available too.

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SUVs and 4WDs

SUV - SWAR - Mitsubishi ASX

Going on vacation with family or friends? Something bigger will give you plenty of space for your travelling party and everyone’s luggage. Limited time deal on Gold Coast theme parks when you rent an SUV. See below for details. 

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Trucks, utes, buses, vans

Do you have a big moving job to take care of? Thrifty are specialists in commercial vehicles. We have a wide range of moving vans, trucks, utes and buses available for hire when you need to cater for moving a large load or lots of people!   

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Optional extras for yor rental car

At Thrifty Coolangatta Gold Coast, we're here to make your car hire experience even more enjoyable. If you're travelling with kids or need some guidance navigating to your favourite beaches, theme parks and accommodation, we can help with our optional extras.

For families with kids, we offer child and booster seats, as well as strollers that you can add to your rental car booking. There's no need to lug around your own bulky seats and strollers when you can easily rent them from Thrifty. We'll even help you install the seats front or rear facing. Just let us know your preference when booking. 

Would you like a GPS for navigating around the Gold Coast region? Simply add a GPS to your booking! 

If you're hiring a commercial vehicle, we may even be able to help with moving accessories. Just ask us what's available in store at the time of your truck, ute or van booking.  

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Things to see and do with a car rental in Gold Coast

Gold Coast is just made for families, fun and sun! It's well known as one of the most popular destinations in Australia for local as well as international tourists to visit, whether that be for a a short weekend getaway or a week long stay to make the most of all the activities on offer in the region. 

When you think of Gold Coast, two things immediately come to mind - theme parks and beaches! 

Sea World, Dreamworld, Wet'n'Wild, Warner Bros Movie World - you're really spoilt for choice when it comes to theme parks. If you've got the time, why not purchase a multi park and day pass that will let you enjoy more than just one!? Thrifty are in fact the official vehicle provider for Village Roadshow Theme Parks so you could enjoy even great deals when you book your rental car with Thrifty and head out to the theme parks. 

Be sure to check out the specials on offer at our Coolangatta Thrifty store as we may have theme park deals available at the time of your car rental booking (these are always popular and have limited availability so get in quick!). 

For some fun in the sun, you can't go past a relaxing day at one of Gold Coast's infamous sandy beaches. Main beach and Surfers Paradise are a couple of the more popular beaches but there are also many smaller ones well worth the visit. Broadbeach for instance is great for some time in the water as well a picnic or BBQ in the park. It's also got a children's playground for the little ones to run wild.  

With so many places to go in the Gold Coast, your trusty Thrifty hire car will certainly be put to good use! 

For more tips and advice for what to do with your car rental in Australia, read up on the latest from the Thrifty travel blog

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