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Surfers Paradise car hire

Surfers Paradise, Gold Coast, QLD
Cnr Enderley Ave & Surfers Paradise Blvd.
Surfers Paradise QLD 4217
Find us just off the main thoroughfare of the bustling Surfers Paradise Boulevard and only a short 30-minute drive from Coolangatta Airport.

Other Thrifty locations

Surfers Paradise, Gold Coast, QLD

Cnr Enderley Ave & Surfers Paradise Blvd.
Surfers Paradise QLD 4217
Find us just off the main thoroughfare of the bustling Surfers Paradise Boulevard and only a short 30-minute drive from Coolangatta Airport.

SouthPort, Gold Coast, QLD

19-23 Ferry Road
Southport QLD 4215
Thrifty Southport is conveniently situated near local buses and trams, and is just a 10-minute drive to the Gold Coast's main attractions or Surfers Paradise.

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.

Logan/Brisbane South Commercials, Brisbane, QLD

84/86 Compton Road
Woodridge QLD 4114
Just minutes away from the Pacific Motorway on Compton Road. You’ll find us in between Totalspan and True Markings Tattoo, and you won’t miss the large blue and white Thrifty signage. If arriving by public transport, take the 554 bus and get off at Compton Road – a couple minutes' walk away. 

Rocklea, Brisbane, QLD

1901 Ipswich Road
Rocklea QLD 4106

We are located just 15 minutes from the Oxley Train Station and 15 minutes to Archerfield Airport which services light aircraft arrivals and departures - making car pick-up and drop-off a no-brainer!

And with easy access to the Ipswich Motorway via the Donaldson Road exit, you'll be cruising down the highway to BrisbaneIpswichToowoomba and beyond in your very own hire car in no time.

Tingalpa, Brisbane, QLD

5 Container Street
Tingalpa QLD 4173
Thrifty Tingalpa is located a breezy 15-minute drive from Brisbane CBD, and is conveniently accessible by bus.

Car hire in Surfers Paradise from Thrifty

  • Friendly and knowledgeable local staff
  • Competitively priced cars, truck, utes and buses

Thrifty Surfers Paradise has a large fleet with everything from your roomy family SUV to your heavy-duty commercial ute or van. Speak with our Thrifty staff to find the right wheels for your trip or venture today on 07 5570 9999.

Cars and commercial vehicles for hire

Small and medium cars

Small and medium - ECMR - Toyota Yaris

If you're just looking for a vehicle to drive around town, choose from one range of our small and medium cars. These are fuel efficient, and easy to drive and park.

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Large cars and SUV 

Mitsubishi ASX

For a more comfortable drive when exploring the area, rent one of our larger sedans or a popular SUV like the Mitsubishi ASX. Style and comfort await!

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Trucks, vans, utes, buses

Mitsubishi Canter Truck

Do you need a commercial vehicle to help with your next big job? Check out our range of trucks, vans, utes and buses. The 3t moving van is great for weekend movers.  

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Optional extras available

At Surfers Paradise Car Hire, we are all about making your trip to the Gold Coast easy and fuss-free. That's why we've got plenty of optional extras available for a small additional price. If you're embarking on a family vacation, leave the heavy child seat at home and instead hire one of Thrifty's baby or child booster seats.

Corporate cruisers enjoy a headache-free trip to Surfers Paradise with the help of Thrifty's TomTom GPS unit that will navigate you seamlessly to wherever you want to go. We also have a pre-paid fuel option which means you can return the vehicle at any fuel level and don't have to waste your precious time searching for a petrol station around Surfers Paradise before you drop of your Thrifty hire car.

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Things to see and do with a car rental in Surfers Paradise

Thrifty Car Hire Surfers ParadiseAn impressive skyline of towering buildings against a crystal-clear ocean and endlessly stretching beaches is waiting for you. The key to your great adventure is a Thrifty hire car, and then Surfers Paradise is all yours to discover. The list of things to do in Surfers Paradise is endless - from some family fun at the Gold Coast theme parks like Sea World to epic activities like jet-boating. It's sure to be a blast!

Pick up a local souvenir at the Surfers Paradise Beach Front Markets, with over 100 market stalls there's plenty to choose from - unique jewellery pieces, inspired artworks or bits and bobs for your home which will fit sweetly in your suitcase. If you still haven't got your shopping hit, head on over to the largest mall in Surfers Paradise - the Paradise Centre - which offers everything from a quick bite to comfortable beach apparel.

If you meet a spot of rain on your holiday, spend the day enjoying the delights of the Gold Coast Wax Museum with life-size wax figures of everyone you could think of - celebrities, political icons, the Royal Family...the list goes on.

If you loved everything Surfers Paradise has to offer you definitely won't be disappointed by the rest of sunny Queensland. Of course, there's the world famous destinations of the Whitsundays Islands, Daintree Rainforest, and the countless beaches that scatter the picturesque Queensland coast - but before you embark on a great road trip, make sure you visit the laid-back locations near Surfers Paradise.

For travel advice on QLD and Australia, along with vehicle and driving tips, have a read of the Thrifty blog!

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