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*Based on Group 2 vehicle hire for 7+ days

At Carter's Car Rental we advertise our daily rates inclusive of GST, insurance, fees and all charges so there are no hidden extras.

To calculate your hiring costs simply multiply the advertised rate by the number of days you are hiring.

(For example hiring a budget group 2 car for 7 days is $29.90 x 7 = $209.30)

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We require an imprint of your CREDIT CARD as security deposit.

 Free kilometres: 200kms per day

Damage liability: $1000.00  (reduction to $250.00 is optional for additional cost - see below)



Excess Reduction provides peace of mind in the event of an accident; it reduces your financial liability to a small, manageable amount.

From the time you (or your nominated driver in the rental agreement) take charge of a rental vehicle, you are financially responsible for any loss or damage to the vehicle or any loss or damage to third party property as a result of using the vehicle.

Excess Reduction to $250.00 for drivers OVER 25 years is optional at the following rates per day

1-2 DAYS

3-6 DAYS

7 + DAYS






Call Toll Free 1800 646 156
*Toll Free telephone call eligibility only available for calls originating within Australia. Calls from mobiles are charged at standard carrier rates.


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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.

25 - 28 May 2017
Sanctuary Cove International Boat Show
A non-stop program of splendid entertainment and events will enhance the family-friendly and festive atmosphere, including a Kids' Zone, roving street performers, live music and delicious food on offer throughout The Marine Village.

SCIBS 2017 will also present the popular International Business Lounge and Top Deck VIP Lounge, where industry movers and shakers can talk business, network or relax in superb style and comfort.
more info


28 May 2017
Gold Coast Botanic Gardens Open Day
Make sure to visit your botanic garden to celebrate the annual Botanic Gardens Open Day and find out what botanic gardens are all about. There will be a community planting, plants for sale and nursery propagation demonstration, guided walks, herbarium display, native flower arranging, native bees display, bush foods display and tasting.

Botanica children's trails for all the family, sausage sizzle and cold drinks plus coffee at the gardens and ice cream.
more info


2 - 4 June 2017
Gold Coast Food and Wine Festival
The festival will be held over three days on the first weekend of June to celebrate the quality and variety of eating experiences on The Gold Coast. It will celebrate the Gold Coast’s exciting and expanding foodie scene, the abundance of local fresh produce and wide ranging wineries and breweries.

With a focus on shared dining experiences, there will be social and interactive events all the way along the Coast. This will include food truck meet ups, barbecue wars, outdoor dining experiences and unique experiences within renown Gold Coast restaurants.
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7 - 11 June 2017
Cooly Rocks On
Music, dancing, cars, nostalgia and good old-fashioned family fun are all on the program, right here in one of the best destinations in the world.

For the first time ever in 2017, Cooly Rocks On™ daytime entertainment will be completely free – presenting a star-studded line-up of rock’n’roll and rockabilly bands, plus all the usual festival favourites. Get along to as many events as you can squeeze in and make the most of the party-fuelled atmosphere.
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