131 Auckland Street
GLADSTONE, QLD 4680
Phone: 07 4972 8488
When flying into Gladstone, you can pick up your Budget car hire right when you get off the airplane. Before leaving the airport with your rental you may want to familiarize yourself with the laws of the area, such as speed limits and other driving laws. Some important ones to keep in mind include the maximum speed in residential areas throughout Queensland is 50km/h, on open motorways this can increase to 110km/hr. It is also important to remember that seat belts must be worn by all when the car is in motion. Once you have knowledge of the area laws head you your accommodation, settle in and map out the rest of your amazing holiday.
Budget Gladstone offers a wide variety of late model rental cars to suit your travel needs, including Compact (Hyundai i20 or similar), Full Size (Toyota Camry or similar) or 8 Seater Van (Hyundai iMax or similar). Whatever your travel plans are we have the right rental car for you. Budget Gladstone rental cars are constantly being updated with focus on your comfort and safety.
And remember if you are a Qantas Frequent Flyer member or flybuys member, you can earn valuable points with when you rent a car or truck from Budget.
Australia offers some great sightseeing opportunities and you will want to make sure to take in as many as possible. Start at the Deepwater National Park, one of Queensland's few remaining freshwater streams. Here you will get to experience a range of animal and plant life, as well as a diverse group of bird life such as emus, red tailed black cockatoos, honeyeaters and more. The Tondoon Botanic Gardens is another breathtaking locale that you will want to include during your holiday. The gardens are set upon an 83 hectare site with an array of flora and fauna. It makes for a great place to relax, unwind and have a picnic lunch. If you are looking for a great way to start your day, then drive your car hire to the Coffee Cruise and hop on-board for a 2 hour cruise with morning tea and commentary on the Gladston Region.
If you are wanting to learn a little of the Gladstone history be such to drive your Budget Rental to the Gladstone Maritime Museum. Here you will learn of the maritime history of the Curtis Coast and the Capricorn-Bunker Coral Islands through displays such as “Wreck Wall” showing shipwreck locations up until recent times, and the “Jenny Lind” figurehead with the story of the self-rescue saga following the shipwreck on Kenn Reef. When you are done here drive over to the Discovery Coast Historical Society Museum. Here you will learn of the history of the area as well as the Endeavour Voyage, Maritime Exploration, Bustard Head Lighthouse, Aboriginal artifacts, mineral and fossil collection and a whole lot more.
If water sports is something that is of interest to you than Gladston will not disappoint. 1770 Liquid Adventures delivers in all areas of water sport fun. Take a paddle board or a kayak and explore the breathtaking scenery of the area from an ocean view. If you are more of an on land, beach lover, then take your car hire over to Tannum Sands. This beautiful beach destination provides individual pavilions, breathtaking ocean views, a childrens playground and grass area. BBQ areas and a cafe are also there for a quick meal or snack. For anyone that is looking for a day of fishing, you will want to head to Lake Awoonga. Famed for having over 2 million barramundi in the lake this is the popular destination for tourist fisherman as well as the locals.
Don't forget to pamper yourself a little on this holiday by taking a drive in your rental car to Primadonnas Beauty Salon. Exotic oils, calming music and candlelight, are just the start to your relaxing journey. Enjoy the ultimate beauty experience through massage, facials and spa body treatments. A visit to Primadonnas is what every holiday needs before heading back to the hustle and bustle of everyday life.
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Many of our locations are unable to obtain insurance for under 21 year old drivers who are therefore required, prior to the start of the rental, to present an original Insurance Certificate of Currency - not a cover note - that indemnifies the replacement value of Budget's vehicle and third party property damage up to $20 million for any one occurrence. The certificate must be issued by a reputable insurer (as opposed to a broker) and is accepted at the discretion of the prospective location with which arrangements should be made directly. Please contact us on 1300 362 848.