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Frequently asked questions

Where is Queensland?
Time is ticking. Don’t fritter away precious vacation hours waiting at the bus stop. Reserve a rental car and relish in the freedom of having your own ride. Before you hit the highway, here are some basic details about Queensland. Queensland is a state of Australia. Its capital city, Brisbane, is home to around 2,189,900 people. Chat with some locals and find out more about the exciting things to do in this area.
What are the major attractions in Queensland?
You might have a little trouble getting a parking spot right out the front of these popular attractions, but believe us — they’re definitely worth a short stroll. The best thing about heading to Queensland is finally getting the chance to tick these off your bucket list:

  • Sea World (4 miles from the center of Gold Coast)
  • Carnarvon National Park (18 miles from the center of Mount Moffat)
  • Great Barrier Reef (2 miles from the center of Wangetti)

What are the best road trip destinations in Queensland?
Being in control of when and where you travel is one of the greatest advantages of having your own rental car on vacation. Call the shots during your road trip around Queensland and relish the freedom of exploring its coolest destinations at your own pace. Experience some (or all) of this place’s most outstanding cities:

  • Brisbane (population of 2,189,900)
  • Gold Coast (population of 591,500)
  • Townsville (population of 196,200)
  • Toowoomba (population of 131,300)

How can I get a cheap car rental in Queensland?
Here are our top tips on how to hit the road with some extra cash in your wallet:

  • Use our clever filter tool to point you toward the cheapest car deals around — and then compare the prices;
  • By submitting only your email address into our Price Drop Alert, you’ll know all of the best bargains for your desired location;
  • Peruse the bargains at all rental locations in town, including the airport terminal and its vicinity. A brief cab journey to a close-by car rental facility might result in some generous savings;
  • If your vacation dates are flexible, see if you can get a lower price by choosing different days in your search;
  • See if you can keep your pickup and drop-off times the same. If you bring back your rental car at a later time than you picked it up, you might be required to pay for an entire extra day;
  • Some car rental outlets reward you with discounts if you pay as soon as you book, so look out for these kinds of offers;
  • Last but not least, secure your wheels as soon as possible to bag yourself a truckload of savings!

What is the most popular rental car category in Queensland?
Simple to maneuver and with great gas mileage — it’s little wonder that compact cars are the most popular type of rental vehicle in Queensland. And if you’re going to cruise down the city streets of Brisbane or Gold Coast, you’ll be glad you booked a smaller car too. Zip past traffic, fit into tiny parking spots, and navigate tight lanes — discover why bigger doesn’t always mean better!That all said, Queensland boasts some amazing coral reefs, mangroves, and sandy shores. Many intrepid adventurers get out of the city to savor these striking scenes. If that sounds like something you’d be into, consider booking an SUV or a full-size car. Even if you don’t have plans to take the path less traveled, you’ll value the extra space.
Should I get a luxury rental car in Queensland?
There’s plenty of choice when it comes to renting a car in Queensland. From swish SUVs with loads of space for luggage to economy rides that are a snap to park, you’ll find it all here. Selecting your perfect match depends on how much you want to spend and where you plan to go. There are some road trips that are just begging you to splurge on your dream ride, whereas others require no more than an engine and four wheels. What type of car will it be this time?
What side of the road do they drive on in Queensland?
The left side is where you’ll be driving along in Queensland. Also take note that the controls of your rental vehicle here, like the steering wheel and gearshift, will be on the opposite side of what you’re used to.
What happens if I get a speeding fine while driving a rental car in Australia?
Generally, one of two things will happen. Your chosen car rental company may charge the fined amount to your credit card. This is the more common practice. Or it may pass on your contact information to the relevant local agency so the fine is sent directly to you.

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