Gold Coast

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Discover why they call this Australia's adventure playground.

Queensland’s Gold Coast is Australia’s playground, with sun, surf, adventure and entertainment within a stone’s throw of each other. Its most famous beach, Surfers Paradise, is a destination in its own right and is the kind of attractive vista that beach holiday postcards are made of.Located along the state’s southeast coast, the Gold Coast covers a 52 kilometre strip of over 30 golden beaches and boasts an average of 245 days of sunshine every year. As its name suggests, its enviable waters attract the eye of surfers who travel across the world to ride its waves.

Travel away from the buzz of Surfer's Paradise and its hub of restaurants, bars and entertainment and you’ll soon discover theme parks where families can be entertained day-long and the Gold Coast Hinterland, where you can embark on walks through lush subtropical rainforest and capture views of the surrounding mountain ranges.

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Gold Coast travel deals

Car Next Door Car Next Door
Car hire from just $5/hour Valid for hire in Melbourne, Sydney and Gold Coast. Borrow a car from as low as $5/hour or $25/day.

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10% off BridgeClimb experiences

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Valid on BridgeClimb experiences in Sydney (Sydney Harbour Bridge), including during Vivid Sydney, and Brisbane (Story Bridge), as well as climbing experiences like the Adelaide Oval Roof Climb and SkyPoint Surfers Paradise.

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Gold Coast airport transfers from $23.47 Valid on shared transfers in the Gold Coast. Sample price is from the airport to Surfers Paradise.

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Up to 20% off Gold Coast hotels Valid on select dates and hotels across Gold Coast. T&C's apply.

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$20 off holidays with code

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Valid on select dates. Destinations include Fiji, Bali, Thailand, Hawaii, Gold Coast, Sunshine Coast and more. T&Cs apply.

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Extra 10% off + exclusive perks

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Enjoy additional savings on your bookings plus exclusive offers such as free WiFi access, Kids stay free and more. Just enter the code upon check-out to redeem offer. T&Cs apply.

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Fourth day free car hire

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Valid on rentals until 30 September 2018 with minimum of four consecutive days rental across Australia. T&cs apply.

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Choice Hotels Choice Hotels
Up to 10% off stays Valid on select dates when booked between 2-30 days in advance and prepaid at time of booking. Available at locations across Australia and New Zealand.

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8% off hotel stays

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Valid for stays until 31 December 2018. Destinations include New York, Las Vegas, Maldives, Hong Kong, London, Paris and more. T&Cs apply.

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Extra 8% off hotel bookings Valid on hotel stays worldwide on all dates, including over holidays like Easter, Christmas and New Year's Eve.

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Get one day free on weekend rentals

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Valid for pick ups from 15 April - 30 June 2018 across Australia. Minimum of three consecutive days including Saturday. T&Cs apply.

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5% off domestic flights with code

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Valid on select domestic flights. Discount applies on base fare. T&Cs apply.

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Australia + South Pacific from $69 each way

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Valid for travel on select dates from July - September 2018. Destinations include the Gold Coast, Adelaide, Hamilton Island, Fiji, Vanuatu, Bali and more. Sample fare is Ballina Byron-Sydney.

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Up to 20% off car hire

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Valid on hire cars in Australia and New Zealand for pick up before 16 December 2018. Must book 21 days in advance.

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Up to 70% off hotel stays and vacation packages Destinations include Gold Coast, Port Douglas, Bali, Phuket, Fiji, Vietnam and Hawaii. Sample packages include a 5-night stay in Surfers Paradise for $299 (Regularly $579) and a 5-night package to Fiji for $999 (Regularly $2101),

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