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*Based on Group 2 vehicle hire for 7+ days

In what area can I drive the car ?

Our Group 1 cars can be driven as far north as Brisbane and south to Byron Bay, included in this area is the Gold Coast Hinterland.

Our Group 2 cars can be driven all over the Gold Coast and Tweed Coast. Included in the hire rate is 200kms per day, so if you hire for 7 days you can use up to 1400kms at no extra cost.

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What's on?


Are you coming to the Gold Coast for a theme park holiday?

Forget public transport and hire a car from Carter's Car Rental, this includes pick up from the Gold Coast Airport when you arrive.

Please note: Daylight Savings Time is not observed in Queensland. Adjust your itinerary as required if you are flying into the Gold Coast Airport at Coolangatta.


Other events happening in and around the Gold Coast.


30 June - 1 July 2018
Gold Coast Marathon
Celebrate the special fortieth edition of the Gold Coast Marathon and run for the good times on Saturday 30 June to Sunday 1 July 2018 on the beautiful Gold Coast in Queensland, Australia.

The world class international marathon will attract 25,000 participants of all ages and abilities from over 50 countries across eight races including the Gold Coast Marathon, Wheelchair Marathon, ASICS Half Marathon, Wheelchair 15 kilometre, Southern Cross University 10 kilometre Run, Gold Coast Airport Fun Run, Garmin 4 kilometre Junior Dash and Garmin 2 kilometre Junior Dash.
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1 - 30 July 2018
Taste Tweed
The coastal culture of our region is fused with our regional agricultural heritage by using our fresh and locally grown produce in our chef menus and tasting events, showcasing our coastal restaurants and food businesses and sharing our spectacular views and stunning locations.

Our tours and walks featured in our program outline the development of our region through industry including agriculture, fishing and education as well as continuing the magic of a traditional Aussie beach holiday in a relaxed, happy and beautiful place.
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12 - 15 July 2018
Gold Coast Invitational 2018
Hillcrest Christian College would like to invite you to attend the Gold Coast Invitational Basketball Tournament, which will take place on the Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia from Thursday 12 July to Sunday 15 July, 2018.
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14 - 15 July 2018
Gold Coast Pet & Animal Expo
The Gold Coast Pet and Animal Expo returns in 2018 to provide animal lovers with a great opportunity to celebrate all our furry, scaled and feathered friends!

Over 20,000 people attended the expo in 2017 and now in its 16th year, the event will be bigger and better than ever before!
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14 July 2018
Roots, Boots and Blues Festival 2018
Roots, Boots and Blues Fest 2018 is an opportunity for the Gold Coast community to celebrate local musical/artistic talent, food/beverages and cultural diversity.

Our festival will be a free, family friendly event featuring local and international blues and roots acts, indigenous music/dance, international foods, rides, games and stalls.
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19 July 2018
Gold Coast Seniors Health and Life Style Expo
Free information and education for seniors about health and lifestyle. Learn about retirement living options, in-home care, seniors travel, seniors insurance, financial planning, investment advice, free hearing and eyesight checks, and mobility aids. Information is available from Centrelink, City of Gold Coast and more.

Find it all one location and on the same day from 9am to 1pm, and enjoy free entry.

All exhibitors with products and services relevant to seniors are invited to participate in our 2018 expos.
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27 - 29 July 2018
Gold Coast Caravan & Camping Expo
Find caravans, camper trailers, boating, 4x4s, vehicles and everything for home and outdoor living.

A major Gold Coast event combining the highly successful Midyear Caravan and Camping Expo, plus Home and Outdoor Living Ideas. Two events running together, side by side, will ensure a massive event that will attract many thousands of visitors and shoppers.
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