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Clear skies in a brilliant shade of blue, the golden sunshine dancing across your skin, the salty sea breeze permeating the air: when the atmosphere feels like a vacation in paradise, you just know you're in the Gold Coast.

Have a lazy day in the beach, or a jet boating adventure, or go to a waterworld theme park; whatever your idea of a paradisal vacation is, you'll find it in Gold Coast. It's just a matter of knowing where to go, and having the means to get around. What better way to go around this golden paradise with a cheap, convenient, and reliable car rental Gold Coast service? You get to enjoy the freedom to go anywhere and anytime you want, in comfort and in style.

Discover exactly why Gold Coast is "Famous for FUN" with a car hire Gold Coast service from Alpha Car Hire. Check out our fleet of modern and comfortable cars. Whether you're travelling alone, with a partner, with your mates, or even with family; you'll find a car that best suits your needs at Alpha. For your convenience, we even offer sat navs (GPS), baby seats, baby boosters, and a full comprehensive insurance. Imagine cruising through the streets of Gold Coast, moving from one exciting adventure to another, in a reliable car that has everything you need for the trip. All of this is yours during your entire trip, for the best deals with our price beat guarantee.

Experience paradise in Gold Coast with a great car that's practically new. Don't wait for prices to be higher during the peak seasons. Book a rent a car Gold Coast service from Alpha today, and get the best deals for your cheap car hire.

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What Our Customers Have To Say

My wife tanya and I have been Alpha customers for several years and have always been very happy with the friendliness of your staff, your low prices and the efficiency of service.

, Car Hire January 2013 arthur voted our over all service 5 out of 5 stars 5/5

Great customer service both on the phone and in person, the staff went out of their way to make us happy. I would and will recommend your company to freinds, family and work colleagues. Thanks for taking the stress out of renting a car.

, Car Hire January 2013 Kathy voted our over all service 5 out of 5 stars 5/5

We always hire with you as your a fantastic company with great customer service and beautiful cars. Keep up the great work guys

, Car Hire January 2013 Leanne voted our over all service 5 out of 5 stars 5/5

Great late model vehicle and prompt return to gold coast airport.

, Car Hire January 2013 kevin voted our over all service 4 out of 5 stars 4/5

Fantastic, first time I have rented a car in australia.

, Car Hire January 2013 Lena voted our over all service 4 out of 5 stars 4/5

Fantastic value for money and great service. Will definately use your company again and recommend you to others.

, Car Hire January 2013 Frances voted our over all service 5 out of 5 stars 5/5

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, Car Hire January 2013 Kerryn voted our over all service 5 out of 5 stars 5/5

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, Car Hire January 2013 David voted our over all service 5 out of 5 stars 5/5

Very friendly, very fast, great experience. Will return to Alpha for my next car hire on the gold coast.

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Popular Gold Coast Attractions

There's always something exciting happening on each end (and everywhere in between) of Gold Coast. You can stay there for weeks and you'll still have so much that you'd want to do. Like many others, your biggest challenge in this bright, intoxicating land of endless fun and excitement will be figuring out what to do first. To help you out, here are some of our favourite places around the area:

Harbour Town Outlet Shopping Centre

Gold Coast Highway Corner of Oxley Drive, Biggera Waters, Queensland 4216

If you think that the fun in Gold Coast is all about beaches and theme parks; think again. This beautiful coastal city is home to Australia's largest outlet shopping centre. The shopaholic in you will be singing "Hallelujah" as you walk along this gigantic centre of over 220 stores with the best of local and international fashion.

As if the idea of shopping all day doesn't already make your heart flutter; Harbour Town ups the game by giving tourists a dedicated lounge where they can have coffee, tea, and more importantly, a discount card. Yes, you get discounts on already great prices. Remember that these factory outlets sell the items at well below recommended retail prices.

When you've had your fill of shopping, head out to one of their many restaurants or cafes to recharge. But if you want a different kind of dining experience, try the Gold Lounge at their cinema. You don't just get dinner and a show. You can the the complete package: champagne, a cheese platter, a full menu to choose from (with quick bites, savoury meals, and desserts), and even reclining chairs. If you just want to watch a movie, they also have cinemas in 2D and 3D.

Whether you're into beachy and boho chic, classic and classy, eccentric and edgy, or even flirty and feminine; Harbour Town in Gold Coast is going to be your nirvana for amazing fashion and even better deals.

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Paradise Jet Boating

Shop 7b Mariners Cove Marina 60 Seaworld Drive, Queensland 4217

What happens when you mix exciting theme park rides with a gigantic jet boat? Two words: Broadwater Adventure.

Get your adrenaline pumping with the Broadwater Adventure by Paradise Jet Boating. Experience an intoxicating mixture of insane speed, thrilling turns, and stunning scenery with full 360degree spins, drifting, and other exciting maneuvers on open water. Marvel as you swish past the luxurious mansions of Sovereign Island. Watch out for dolphins as you pass through Moreton Bay Marine Park. Laugh as your designated driver entertains you with jokes and colourful commentary. It's heaps of fun, so make sure that you go for this theme park-like open water adventure, whenever you're around the Marina area.

A word of caution: You will get wet. Getting drenched with seawater is half the fun. The only downside is that you can't bring any of your valuables with you, but they do provide locker boxes for everyone.

Paradise Jet Boating is Australia's only ECO Australia and T-QUAL certified jetboat tour. Whenever you take one of their Broadwater Adventure rides, you're supporting a company that commits to quality experience, great service, customer safety, and ECO sustainability.

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Warner Bros Movie World

Pacific Motorway, Oxenford, Queensland 4210

From thrill rides to family friendly fun, there's bound to be something exciting for everyone in the Warner Bros Movie World.

Ready your laser blasters and join the Justice League in an epic battle with Starro the Conqueror and his army of alien spores. Take on one of the steepest (roller coaster) drops in the world with tight corners and outward banked turns, as you zip through on the Green Lantern Coaster. Face one of the most twisted criminals in the world, The Joker, and strap on as you rocket through the Arkham Asylum with stomach-churning inversions and speeds up to 85kph. Run with Scooby Doo and go "ruh roe" as the ghosts, ghouls, and gargoyles jump out to get you in the Spooky Coaster.

Worried that your kid may be too young or too scared to go on the rides? No worries. Movie World offers the "Parent Swap" service where one parent or guardian can wait with a child while the other enjoys the ride. When the first person is done, the second person is allowed to go to the front of the line to enjoy the ride too. What's more is that there are zones specially made for the little ones. Give your kid a hands-on experience on being behind the wheel with the Main Street driving course. Join Bugs Bunny, Tweety Bird, Daffy Duck, and the rest of the Looney Tunes gang for a magical world of cartoons in the Fun Zone. Help Wile E. Coyote catch Road Runner on the family friendly Road Runner Rollercoaster.

When you've had your fill of rides, watch the best stunt crew in the country do death-defying stunts, as your Director takes you behind the scenes of an action blockbuster on Hollywood Stunt Driver 2.

All that excitement will definitely build up your appetite so head out to one of their many cafes, restaurants, and concession stands for a quick bite, a refreshing frozen drink, some fun desserts, or even big, savoury meals. Before you leave, make sure to get a souvenir or two in one of the many boutiques and memorabilia stores spread throughout the theme park..

Get ready for a day of heroes, villains, fantasy, and fun. For more information, visit

Gold Coast Toll Roads

When a city is buzzing with so much life and tourism, you know it's bound to get a little hectic on the roads. Beat the bustling city traffic by accessing the tolls of Queensland.

Toll roads include:

  • Clem Jones Tunnel
  • Logan Motorway
  • Airport Link
  • Go-Between Bridge
  • Gateway Motorway

Remember to register your car, settle all payments, and grab a road pass through the GoVia website. If you're not sure how to do this online, feel free to ask one of our awesome Alpha staff for help when you pick up your car!

Parking in Gold Coast

Since the boom of tourism around the Gold Coast, the government has installed several new parking machines to cater to the needs of the locals and tourists. Just be sure to park only in designated areas. Find out exactly where they are in Gold Coast's City Parking Map. To make sure you don't get fined for breaking any parking rules, check out Gold Coast's Safe and legal parking tips.

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Take in the sights and sounds, and experience everything that the beautiful city of Gold Coast has, with a cheap car hire from Alpha. Get the best deals for cars that best suit your needs, and are practically new. Have a comfortable and happy holiday!