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Pick-up locationGladstone
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Rental locations13
Airport locations10

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KAYAK’s top tips for renting a car in Gladstone

  • In Gladstone and the surrounding areas, law enforcement officers conduct frequent random breath tests to ensure road safety. To avoid penalties and keep yourself and others safe, it's crucial to follow drunk driving laws. The legal blood alcohol limit in Australia is 0.05%, while for provisional licence holders and those on their learner's permit, it's 0.00%. Violating these laws can result in harsh penalties, including licence suspension, fines and imprisonment, so it’s best to simply avoid drinking if you know you’ll be using your hire car.
  • If you're travelling with children, it's important to comply with Australian car seat laws when using your hire car. For kids aged four to seven, a front-facing car seat or a booster seat that meets Australian standards is required. Kids over seven years old should continue to use a booster seat until they reach 145 cm in height. Infants up to six months old must be secured in a rear-facing car seat that meets Australian standard AS/NZS 1754 with the correct harness. If you prefer to travel light, you can leave your car seat at home and book one with your Gladstone hire car instead.
  • Whether you want a luxury vehicle or a smaller and more budget-friendly Gladstone hire car, you’ll need to be at least 21 years old with a valid driver's licence. Note that some Gladstone car hire companies may charge an extra fee for drivers aged between 21 and 24. Before making a reservation, it's important to check the policy conditions of each car hire company, as the surcharge can vary significantly. If you're a younger driver looking for cheap car hire in Gladstone, you can compare the policies, surcharges and prices through KAYAK to find a good deal.
  • Gladstone is a coastal town in central Queensland, and though it is predominantly an industrial town, it has the state’s largest natural harbour and is surrounded by areas of great natural beauty, like Auckland Point, Calliope Conservation Park, Mount Maurice State Forest and The Great Barrier Reef. With plenty of small road trips to these natural wonders and close-by beach towns like Agnes Waters and Seventeen Seventy, looking for cheap car hire in Gladstone is a fantastic idea.
  • Gladstone Airport (GDL) is a small airport situated in the suburbs, just a 10-15min drive from the centre of Gladstone. There’s just one airport building, and the single terminal is often referred to as "the main terminal". You’ll find kiosks for all the Gladstone car hire companies in the arrivals hall of the terminal building. Though you can book car hire in Gladstone on the spot, you’ll often find better deals if you book online through KAYAK. This will also help you ensure you get the type of vehicle you want.
  • Though the town proper features sealed roads, the Gladstone Region also incorporates approximately 1,448 km of unpaved roads. For this reason, it’s a good idea to take a look at the route for any road trips you’re planning, so you have an idea of what the conditions will be like. Coastal drives to places like Yeppoon and Agnes Waters will take you along sealed roads. However, if you venture into the hinterland to explore places like Calliope, you’ll find that once you leave Dawson Highway, roads like Morcom Street and Racecourse Road give way to unpaved surfaces.
  • In addition to being the gateway to the southern end of The Great Barrier Reef, Gladstone is an industrial town. Since the town itself is quite small, locals and travellers share the roads with large, heavy vehicles. A trip to explore Gladstone Marina or Port will take you along the same roads used by slow-moving, heavy vehicles, so it’s worth allocating extra travel time for each excursion. You’re also likely to encounter wildlife on the roads, particularly if you head out of town or are driving around sunrise or sunset. It’s worth being extra vigilant during these times.
  • Book your rental car in Gladstone at least 1 day before your trip in order to get a below-average price
  • Intermediate rental cars in Gladstone are around 42% cheaper than other car types, on average

FAQs about renting a car in Gladstone

  • What type of car is recommended for driving in Gladstone?

    A compact car is ideal for Gladstone as it will allow you to easily explore the town itself and then venture out on the many day trips available in the region. With beaches, islands, crystal-clear waters and The Great Barrier Reef to explore, a compact car will be your perfect companion, making parking at the beaches, lookouts and other popular attractions easier. If you’ll be travelling in a large group or bringing your own adventure gear, selecting an SUV for your car hire in Gladstone will give you the extra space you need.

  • What’s the speed limit in Gladstone?

    The speed limit in Gladstone’s built-up areas is 50 km/h unless otherwise signed. This speed limit applies in suburban streets and most of those in the industrial areas. Areas of high pedestrian traffic and school zones may carry lower speed limits of 40 km/h, so it’s essential to keep an eye out for signs. Roads, like Phillip Street, that connect suburbs and other parts of the city tend to have a higher speed limit of 60 km/h. However, once again, it’s important to look out for speed signs.

  • Where are the best places to park in Gladstone?

    You’ll find plenty of free parking in Gladstone, even around popular spots like the marina, Barneys Beach, Tondoon Botanic Gardens and Auckland Hill Lookout. These attractions tend to have dedicated parking areas, while the suburban parts of Gladstone feature on-street parking. Gladstone’s hotels and resorts also provide free parking.

  • How much is gas price in Gladstone?

    The average gas price in Gladstone is ₪16.14 per gallon over the past 30 days. Filling up a gas tank costs between ₪194 and ₪258, depending on the car size.

  • What is the most popular rental car in Gladstone?

    Intermediate (Mitsubishi ASX or similar) is the most frequently booked rental car type in Gladstone.

  • How can I find car rentals near me in Gladstone?

    Take a look at our extensive car rental location map to find the best rental cars near you.

  • How much does an Intermediate car rental cost in Gladstone?

    An Intermediate car rental in Gladstone costs ₪229 per day, on average.

  • How much does a Compact car rental cost in Gladstone?

    A Compact car rental in Gladstone costs ₪557 per day, on average.

  • How much does a Standard car rental cost in Gladstone?

    A Standard car rental in Gladstone costs ₪381 per day, on average.

  • How can I hire a car in Gladstone with an international driver’s licence?

    Gladstone car hire companies welcome international travellers with foreign driver's licences, but there are a few conditions to keep in mind. Your licence must be in English or accompanied by an International Driver's Permit (IDP) printed in English. Additionally, you will need to present your passport as identification.

  • Which eco-friendly vehicles are available to hire in Gladstone?

    You’ll find a range of electric and hybrid cars available to hire in Gladstone, including compact models, standard-sized sedans and SUVs. If you’re hoping to book cheap car hire in Gladstone, you can compare the eco-friendly options through KAYAK to find the right model for your budget.

Gladstone car rental reviews and directory

Thrifty

9.8

Wonderful

3 reviews
Best rated

Cleanliness

10.0

Comfort

10.0

Pick-up/Drop-off

10.0

Value for money

10.0

2 locations in Gladstone

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Locations in Gladstone

Aerodrome Rd

+61 136139

Monday07:00 - 20:30
Tuesday07:00 - 20:30
Wednesday07:00 - 20:30
Thursday07:00 - 20:30
Friday07:00 - 20:30
Sunday15:30 - 20:30

Gladstone Ap

+61 7 4972 5999

Monday07:30 - 13:00
Tuesday07:30 - 13:00
Wednesday07:30 - 13:00
Thursday07:30 - 13:00
Friday07:30 - 13:00

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9.6 Wonderful

Jun 2019

KAYAK

Pros:

Couldn't fault the experience

Cons:

Nothing

10.0 Wonderful

Sept 2021

KAYAK
Easy pick up & drop off. Great customer service.

1 out of 1

Avis

8.0

Very good

1 review

Cleanliness

10.0

Comfort

10.0

Pick-up/Drop-off

4.0

Value for money

10.0

2 locations in Gladstone

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8 Roseanna St

+61 7 4978 2633

Monday08:00 - 17:00
Tuesday08:00 - 17:00
Wednesday08:00 - 17:00
Thursday08:00 - 17:00
Friday08:00 - 17:00
Saturday08:00 - 17:00

Aerodrome Rd

+61 7 4978 2633

Monday20:30 - 21:0007:00 - 20:30
Tuesday07:00 - 20:30
Wednesday07:00 - 20:3020:30 - 21:00
Thursday07:00 - 20:3020:30 - 21:00
Friday07:00 - 20:30
Saturday09:30 - 12:0014:30 - 17:00
Sunday16:00 - 21:0009:30 - 12:00

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Budget

8.6

Very good

No reviews available

3 locations in Gladstone

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18 Neil St

+61 7 4972 8488

Monday08:00 - 17:00
Tuesday08:00 - 17:00
Wednesday08:00 - 17:00
Thursday08:00 - 17:00
Friday08:00 - 17:00
Saturday08:00 - 17:00

Gladstone Cruise Terminal

+61 7 4972 8488

Monday08:00 - 17:0015:00 - 16:00
Tuesday08:00 - 17:0015:00 - 16:00
Wednesday08:00 - 17:0015:00 - 16:00
Thursday08:00 - 17:0015:00 - 16:00
Friday08:00 - 17:0015:00 - 16:00

Terminal Building

+61 7 4972 8488

Monday20:30 - 21:0006:30 - 17:00
Tuesday07:00 - 20:30
Wednesday07:00 - 20:30
Thursday07:00 - 20:30
Friday07:00 - 20:30
Saturday10:00 - 11:30
Sunday15:30 - 20:3020:30 - 21:00

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Sixt

8.4

Very good

No reviews available

One location in Gladstone

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Terminal Building

+61 428 994 439

Monday07:30 - 13:00
Tuesday07:30 - 13:00
Wednesday07:30 - 13:00
Thursday07:30 - 13:00
Friday07:30 - 13:00

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Europcar

7.8

Good

No reviews available

One location in Gladstone

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Terminal Building

+61 749 787 787

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Hertz

7.5

Good

No reviews available

One location in Gladstone

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Aerodrome Rd

+61 7 4883 6190

Monday07:00 - 20:30
Tuesday07:00 - 20:30
Wednesday07:00 - 20:30
Thursday07:00 - 20:30
Friday07:00 - 20:30
Sunday15:30 - 20:30

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Firefly

6.7

Okay

No reviews available

One location in Gladstone

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Aerodrome Rd

+61 749 786 899

Monday07:00 - 20:30
Tuesday07:00 - 20:30
Wednesday07:00 - 20:30
Thursday07:00 - 20:30
Friday07:00 - 20:30
Saturday09:30 - 12:00
Sunday09:30 - 12:00

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keddy by Europcar

6.0

Okay

No reviews available

One location in Gladstone

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TERMINAL BUILDING GLADSTONE AIRPORT

61 07 49787787

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Sunnycars

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One location in Gladstone

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Aerodrome Road

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4 travelers who rented a car in Gladstone gave the car agency they used an average rating of 8.1

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Most popular car type

Intermediate

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