|Car types||Compact, Compact SUV, Economy, Full-size, Full-size SUV, Full-size estate car, Intermediate, Intermediate SUV, Intermediate estate car, Premium SUV, Standard, Standard SUV|
|Popular agencies||Avis, Budget, Thrifty, Hertz|
|Full-size estate car||$97/day|
|Intermediate estate car||$97/day|
Collision damage waiver and theft protection are insurance options that cover renters from paying high penalty fees if the car is stolen or returned damaged. Some Gladstone car providers already include Collision Damage Waiver (CDW) and Theft Protection Waiver into the rental price but not all of them. We recommend always be aware of your coverage when renting a car in in Gladstone.
Keep in mind that car hire excess insurances often have a deductible clause, which is the amount you’ll have to pay if something happens during the time of your rental. If you want to avoid unwanted surprises, you should consider adding a no-deductible option to your Gladstone car rental.
Some car hire companies in Gladstone which have updated their car rental health and safety policies due to COVID-19 to make sure vehicles are clean and disinfected include Budget, Hertz and Thrifty
On average a hire car in Gladstone costs $63 per day.
In the past 72 hours, the cheapest car hires were found at Thrifty ($79/day), Avis ($93/day) and Hertz ($133/day). In the last 72 hours the cheapest hire car price was found at Avis Aerodrome Rd 4680 (5 kilometres from the city centre).
The average price of fuel in Gladstone is $5.70 per litre over the past 30 days. Filling up a tank of fuel costs between $68 and $91, depending on the car size.
Intermediate (Hyundai Accent or similar) is the most frequently booked car hire type in Gladstone.
Take a look at our extensive car hire location map to find the best car hire deals near you.
A Intermediate car hire in Gladstone costs $50 per day, on average.
A Compact car hire in Gladstone costs $49 per day, on average.
A Full-size car hire in Gladstone costs $143 per day, on average.
In Gladstone, cars are most frequently hired at Hertz Aerodrome Rd (5 km from city centre ).
On average hiring a car in Gladstone costs $438 per week ($63 per day).
On average a car hire in Gladstone costs $1,878 per month ($63 per day).
A compact car is ideal for Gladstone as it will allow you to easily explore the town itself and then venture out on the many day trips available in the region. With beaches, islands, crystal-clear waters and The Great Barrier Reef to explore, a compact car will be your perfect companion, making parking at the beaches, lookouts and other popular attractions easier. If you’ll be travelling in a large group or bringing your own adventure gear, selecting an SUV for your car hire in Gladstone will give you the extra space you need.
The speed limit in Gladstone’s built-up areas is 50 km/h unless otherwise signed. This speed limit applies in suburban streets and most of those in the industrial areas. Areas of high pedestrian traffic and school zones may carry lower speed limits of 40 km/h, so it’s essential to keep an eye out for signs. Roads, like Phillip Street, that connect suburbs and other parts of the city tend to have a higher speed limit of 60 km/h. However, once again, it’s important to look out for speed signs.
The price of unleaded fuel in Gladstone tends to sit between A$ 1.34 and A$ 1.39. For diesel, the average tends to fall between A$ 1.31 and A$ 1.37. Gladstone is a regional town, so fuel prices don’t follow the cycles seen in Australia’s capital cities. Instead, the variance is produced by competition between local service stations. For this reason, it’s a good idea to use fuel price apps to find the lowest-priced option on the day you wish to fill the tank.
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.