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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






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*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.

21 October 2017
Gold Coast Festival of Kites
See amazing kites and stunt displays from 10am to 4pm on Saturday 21 October. Come down for the spectacle, fly your own kite, join in a workshop, enjoy the displays and be part of this free fun-filled family day.

Plus, catch the excitement of the Southern Gold Coast’s most exciting cycling race, the Kirra Criterium Classic, also held on Saturday 21 October. The kids can bring their own bike and join the free Kids on 2 Wheels Challenge for 3-12 year olds at 10am (registration open from 9.30am). Every kid that enters gets a prize!
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20 - 22 October 2017
Supercars Vodafone Gold Coast 600
The race is beachside, the music is parkside, and the party is well and truly in the fast lane at the Vodafone Gold Coast 600!
Featuring three days of Surfers Paradise street racing, don’t miss a weekend powered by entertainment!
A special Friday night performance by Delta Goodrem and the epic Broadwater Sounds on Saturday night featuring an all star line up of the Hilltop Hoods, Violent Soho, Montaigne and Dean Lewis, as well as destination bars, chill zones and more, all included in your same-day ticket.
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21 October 2017
Gold Coast Festival of Kites
Kirra Beach will come alive on Saturday 21 October 2017 as Connecting Southern Gold Coast presents the popular Gold Coast Festival of Kites.

Bright and colourful kites of all shapes and sizes will take over the Kirra skyline transforming the sky into a spectacular kite flying masterclass that will have all ages captivated. Renowned flyers from across the country will add a unique blend of art and ingenuity to the festival’s colourful skies, making it a must see for families and kite enthusiasts.

Kirra’s wide sandy beaches and the Gold Coast skyline backdrop will provide an excellent viewing platform for all spectators. Food vendors, kite merchants and market stalls will fill the park as well as kids activities and entertainment adding to the festive atmosphere.
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22 October 2017
Tour de Valley
The Tour de Valley weekend of cycling will again take to the roads of the southern Gold Coast in October.

The weekend will commence with the Kirra Criterium Classic along the iconic Kirra foreshore on Saturday morning. Featuring a 1.2km circuit with one of the best backdrops for cycle racing in the country, it provides a unique opportunity to enjoy the atmosphere of racing in front of the crowds on a great closed course. There will be six divisions of races with great prizes on offer.
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