Flying into the Gold Coast for your
Byron Bay holiday?
With its great selection of flight times and well-priced airfares, flying into Gold Coast Airport is a popular choice for many people visiting Byron Bay.
At Byron Bay Rent-A-Car we provide a range of modern and comfortable vehicles that deliver the perfect mix of quality and reliability, at a great price.
If you are flying into Gold Coast airport, why not book our convenient relocation service? Simply select this option when booking online and our friendly local team will drop your vehicle off to the airport for you. Within minutes of collecting your luggage, you can be behind the wheel of your rental car, ready to start your holiday.
A small relocation fee applies.
Looking for a great price on a car rental at Gold Coast Airport?
Our diverse fleet of vehicles are modern, reliable, easy to drive and super affordable. See our range to find the perfect Gold Coast Airport car rental for you. We have stylish MG3 Auto hatchbacks, a selection of cost-saving secondhand cars, MG ZS SUVs, Nissan X-Trail SUVs, Mystery Machine campervans, 8 seat people movers, rugged 4WD work utes and more. Our rates are often the cheapest car hire Gold Coast Airport has to offer.
Book a hire car for the ultimate Byron Bay experience...
The vibrant coastal town of Byron Bay is one of Australia’s most popular holiday destinations. Whether you are taking in the breathtaking panoramic views from the iconic lighthouse, discovering treasures at a local market or chilling out to some live music, there is lots on offer within walking or cycling distance. But if you would like to spread your wings and venture further afield for the ultimate Byron Bay holiday, you’ll need a set of wheels, as public transport options are very limited. Our range of spacious, affordable and reliable rental cars are perfect for visiting neighbouring towns, exploring the picturesque hinterland, chilling out by a waterfall, chasing epic surf breaks or hiking through the region’s spectacular national parks.
Our Range of Gold Coast Airport Rental Cars
Whether you’re looking for a modern hatchback or family SUV with style, a budget-friendly secondhand car, or the ideal vehicle for a hinterland adventure, we have you covered. Our fleet of Gold Coast Airport rental cars include MG3 Auto hatchbacks, secondhand cars, MG ZS SUVs, Nissan X-Trail SUVs, rugged 4WD utes, Mystery Machine campervans for avid campers and 8 seat people movers for families and groups.
Choose your vehicle
Why choose us for your
Gold Coast Airport car hire
Cars to Suit Your Budget
Great prices – more often than not, we deliver the cheapest car hire Byron Bay has to offer.
Airport Pick Up and Drop-Off
Our friendly local team can drop-off and pick-up your vehicle from Gold Coast airport for you.
A small relocation fee applies.
We Hire to P Platers
P platers are in the clear with us. We accept both green and red Ps, and international licences.
No Young Driver Fee
Young drivers enjoy the same great prices on our fleet of rental cars with no added fees.
24/7 Roadside Assist
All our vehicles are covered by 24/7 roadside assist, so you can drive with peace of mind.
Unlimited KMs as Standard
Explore the beauty of Byron Bay, Gold Coast and surrounding areas with unlimited KMs.
Gold Coast Airport (OOL) -
International gateway to Byron Bay
Gold Coast Airport is a vibrant domestic and international airport, conveniently located just 70km north of Byron Bay.
With its great selection of flights and cheap airfares, Gold Coast Airport (also known as Coolangatta Airport) is a popular choice for both international and domestic travellers visiting Byron Bay.
The Gold Coast airport operates on Australian Eastern Standard Time (QLD time) which is 1 hour behind Byron Bay (NSW) in the spring and summer months, so it is important to double check your times before travelling.
The airport offers a range of amenities, including dining, shopping, and car rental services (that’s where we come in). Book your Gold Coast Airport car hire with our simple online booking system, or call us on 0437 628 121.
How to get from Gold Coast Airport to
Byron Bay Rent-A-Car
Our Byron Bay Depot is located at 268 Ewingsdale Rd, Byron Bay NSW 2481.
If you are finding your own way to our depot, it usually takes around 45 minutes drive straight down the highway . Alternatively, you could skip coming to our depot altogether by booking our convenient Gold Coast Airport Relocation Service. Simply select this option when booking online. For a small fee, our friendly local team will drop-off your rental car to the airport for you, so you can be behind the wheel of your hire car within minutes of collecting your luggage, ready to start your holiday.
*A small relocation fee applies.*
Need help booking online?
Call us 0437 628 121
Got a Question?
Byron Bay Car Hire FAQs
What is the cost of renting a vehicle?
Prices on the vehicles vary dependent on type of vehicle chosen. Our most affordable cars are our range of secondhand cars.
Do you offer liability reduction?
Yes, we offer two levels of liability reduction:
Partial: for $19 per day you can reduce your liability excess down to $550.
Full: for $29 per day you can reduce your liability excess down to $1.
Our standard cover provides insurance with a $3000 excess.
Do you provide refunds for cancellations?
We have a strict NO REFUND policy. If you are unable to take up your booking or end it before the designated date for whatever reason, we can offer you a Credit on future hires with Byron Bay Rent-A-Car.
Do you offer a shuttle service to Ballina Airport?
Yes. We offer free shuttle transfers from Ballina Airport to our local Ballina depot. Within 5 minutes of landing and collecting your luggage, you can be behind the wheel of your rental car, ready to start your holiday.
Simply choose Ballina Airport as your pickup location when booking online, and one of our drivers will send you a text to organise your pickup.
Can I pick up my vehicle from Gold Coast Airport?
Yes. For a small relocation fee, we will deliver your rental car to you at Gold Coast Airport. Simply select this option when booking online. Our team will contact you 2-3 hours before your flight to arrange a convenient location for you to collect your vehicle.
Can I pick up my vehicle from Brisbane Airport?
Do you hire baby seats?
Byron Bay Rent-A-Car can hire you baby seats & booster seats as safety is paramount, however customers are required to fit these themselves for legal reasons.
What driver's licence do I need?
Do you hire to P platers?
Please note that our minimum booking age is 18.
What do I need to bring to collect the car?
You will need to bring your drivers license and credit card with you when collecting your vehicle. Please also bring along a copy of your booking confirmation email either on your phone or a printed copy.
Will I be charged for extra kilometres per day?
No, you have unlimited kms per day.
Are there any restrictions as to where I can drive?
Byron Bay Rent-A-Car allow our vehicles to travel anywhere within a 250km radius from Byron Bay. Vehicles travelling outside of this area will breach terms and conditions of contract and roadside assist will be void.
Is there a minimum hire period?
There is NO minimum hire period. Our rates are based on a 24 hour hire period with vehicles expected to be returned at the same time of day as they were picked up.
Can I pick up the vehicle from one location and return it to another?