Gold Coast Airport
Car Hire & Rental

Car Hire Location | Gold Coast

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, 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 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, 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

MG3 Auto

Our premium small/medium car the MG3 Autos are compact in size, luxurious and stylish. The perfect hire car to get around Byron Bay and explore the Northern Rivers region.


Comfortable, reliable and super affordable, our range of secondhand vehicles are highly popular. Easy to drive and super spacious for their size with plenty of boot space, our secondhand vehicles are a winner.

Luxury Hyundai Staria

Elegant, stylish and beautiful to drive, our luxury top of the range 8 seat Hyundai Staria provides the ultimate comfort and style for families, friends or corporate groups holidaying in Byron Bay.

Hyundai iMax

Perfect for families or groups of friends enjoying a holiday in Byron Bay and its beautiful surrounds, our Hyundai iMax 8 seat people mover is modern, spacious and refreshing. Great boot space for luggage and easy to drive and park for its size.

SUV Nissan X-Trail

Spacious and well maintained Nisson X-Trail SUV. Automatic and easy to drive. Comfortably seating 5 with incredible boot space, this is the perfect vehicle for road trips, picnics, hiking… pretty much any Byron Bay adventure.

Toyota HiLux Rugged X

This stylish 4WD ute is made for off-road adventures. Featuring a comfortable and spacious leather interior, luxurious climate control and incredible storage space, our Toyota Rugged HiLux X is ideal for active families, tradies and hiking enthusiasts.

Luxury Holden Statesman

Our Luxury Holden Statesman sedan delivers elegance and old-world class in an incredibly powerful and smooth handling vehicle. With its spacious leather interior, this vehicle comfortably seats 5 people, with abundant leg room for its passengers.

Toyota HiLux WorkMate

Toyota HiLux work utes have long been a favourite of Australian tradies. Sporting a 2.4m tray and tow bar, this 2 seat ute is perfect for interstate contractors working in the Byron Bay area, or for locals looking to move furniture or complete a DIY project.

Mystery Machine

Our Mystery Machines provide the ultimate Byron Bay camping experience. With a bed in the back that comfortably sleeps 2 people + a fully fitted out kitchenette, ice cooler and gas cooker, this iconic campervan delivers a great value Byron Bay holiday.

Book a Rental Car in 4 easy steps

  1. Explore our range of modern and affordable rental cars.
  2. Choose your dates and pickup location.
  3. Book online & make payment.
  4. Collect your vehicle and drive away in style.
  1. Explore our range of modern and affordable rental cars.
  2. Choose your dates.
  3. Book online & make payment.
  4. Collect your vehicle and drive away in style.

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.

Full Licence Not Required

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 Car Hire Byron Bay Rent A Car

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

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Byron Bay Car Hire FAQs

Prices on the vehicles vary dependent on type of vehicle chosen. Our most affordable cars are our range of secondhand cars.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.
Minimum age for drivers is 18. We accept Australian driver's licences, P platers (green or red) and international licences. Foreign driver's licences need to have certified translations.

No, you have unlimited kms per day.

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.

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.

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