EAST COAST Car Rental at Brisbane Airport

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EAST COAST Car Rental at Brisbane Airport
EAST COAST Car Rental at Brisbane Airport

Rated 8.5 out of 10

85 / 100
Avg. Wait
12 mins
Quality of Vehicle
89 / 100
Desk Service
84 / 100
flag Vehicle Pickup
84 / 100
Vehicle Drop Off
85 / 100

Out of Terminal

* Calculated from 22 recent reviews from 314 total reviews.


EAST COAST Car Rental Services at Brisbane Airport

Founded in 1979, East Coast Car Rentals is today located at 504 Nudgee Road, Hendra QLD 4011, just five minutes from Brisbane Airport. The depot can be contacted on tel +61 7 5555 8900 and +61 1800 327 826 (Freephone) during the hours of 7.00 am and 10.00 pm, every day of the week. A free shuttle picks up customers from designated areas outside the terminals. Reservations can be made here online using the form above.

The company also has offices at Cairns and Gold Coast airports. After-hours collections are not available at the Brisbane Airport depot, but it is possible to arrange for free shuttle transport to customer's hotels and other accommodation.

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East Coast Car Rental also allows customers to collect at one location and drop off their vehicle at another for a nominal relocation fee, which will be at least AU$10.00.

The base rate includes free unlimited kilometers. Extras available from East Coast Car Rentals Brisbane Airport include roadside assistance and E-Tags for easy toll payment/collection on toll roads. Also available for a small daily charge are baby and booster seats, GPS, portable DVD players and additional drivers.

Restrictions of use include that vehicles must not be taken to Western Australia or the Northern Territory, and must not be taken to beaches, into rivers and other waterways. East Coast also doesn't permit renters to take rental vehicles in a westerly direction on Highway #27 beyond Chillagoe.

The East Coast Brisbane Airport fleet offers choices like the Hyundai i20 and Hyundai Accent, Suzuki Swift, Toyota Corolla and Hyundai Imax, an 8-seater. Need more space? Why not hire the Toyota Commuter? It's a 12-seater that doesn't come with unlimited mileage, but is still ideal for small groups.

Renters must be at least 21 years old. Renters aged 21 to 24 are subject to a surcharge of AU$9.90 a day (price 2019). The maximum age for renters is 80 years.

Cash is not accepted as a payment method. Visa and Mastercard credit and debit cards are accepted, as are American Express card payments and EFTPOS, as long as the latter is drawn on Australian banks. For all American Express payments a fee of 2.2% is charged. All renters must secure their booking with a deposit of AU$1,000.00.

Where is the EAST COAST Rental Desk at Brisbane Airport?

From each of the terminals, you can take our free shuttle bus to reach the rental office which is located at 504 Nudgee Road, Hendra This is 5.4 Kilometres from the International Terminal and 6.9 Kilometres from the Domestic Terminal. East Coast Car Rentals provides a free transfer Shuttle service from the Airport to their Rental office situated close by. You will receive an SMS text 24 hours prior to your pickup time with an active link to the Shuttle requesting system. To order your Shuttle, click the link in your SMS after you have collected your bags or cleared customs if you are arriving Internationally. Shuttle bus drivers will respond to your request, and you can use the system to also get walking directions on how to get to the shuttle collection point. If an SMS has not been received , please call our Reservations team on Ph: 1-800-474-258 or (Int. +61 7 5555 8908) for Shuttle bus pick up For after hours drop pff at Brisbane Airport, customers are required to return the car across the road from our office to Andrews Airport Parking, located at 539 Nudgee Rd, Hendra QLD 4011. Please be informed that the new cost to return after hours has increased to $45.00 AUD, the customer is responsible for delivering the car to Andrews and paying the $45.00 fee to them, Andrews will then take security of the vehicle and a shuttle will be provided for the customer to go back to the airport

Map of EAST COAST rental desk at Brisbane Airport

What are EAST COAST Opening Hours at Brisbane Airport ?

Day Open Close
Monday 07:00 21:59
Tuesday 07:00 21:59
Wednesday 07:00 21:59
Thursday 07:00 21:59
Friday 07:00 21:59
Saturday 07:00 16:59
Sunday 07:00 18:59

The EAST COAST Rental Desk at Brisbane Airport is located at:

East Coast Car Rentals

Off Airport, 504 Nudgee Rd, Hendra, 4001, QLD, Queensland

Tel: 1800 474 258 (within Australia) +61 7 5555 8908 (International mobiles)

Rental Desk Location: Out of Terminal

Take a shuttle to the hire desk/counter to collect your vehicle.

What rental cars are available from East Coast at Brisbane Airport?

The rental cars available from East Coast at Brisbane Airport are:

What automatic car rentals does East Coast offer at Brisbane Airport?

East Coast offer the following automatic cars:

What manual/stick-shift car rentals does East Coast offer at Brisbane Airport?

Nearby EAST COAST Car Rental Pick-up and Drop-Off Locations

East Coast at Brisbane Airport - Domestic Terminal

Terminal Building Brisbane Airport, Terminal Building, Brisbane, 4007, Qld, Queensland
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1.13 KM


East Coast at Brisbane - Fortitude Valley

728 Ann Street, Fortitude Valley, Fortitude Valley, 4006, Qld, Queensland
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11.24 KM


East Coast at Sunshine Coast - Maroochydore Airport

Terminal Building Maroochydore Airport, Maroochydore, 4558, Qld, Queensland
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87.71 KM


East Coast at Gold Coast - Airport

Terminal Building Gold Coast Airport, Gold Coast - Airport, Gold Coast, 4225, Qld, Queensland
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94.05 KM

How much does it cost to add an additional driver to a rental car with EAST COAST at Brisbane Airport?
Category Models Daily Price
Compact Suzuki Baleno, Toyota Corolla Hybrid... 0.86 AUD
Economy Suzuki Swift... 0.86 AUD
Fullsize LDV D90, MG HS... 0.86 AUD
Intermediate Hyundai i30, Toyota Corolla Sedan Hybrid, Toyota Yaris SUV Hybrid... 0.86 AUD
Minivan Kia Carnival... 0.86 AUD

* Prices shown are approximate based on currency conversion. Please check at time of booking.

What is the fuel policy when renting a car from EAST COAST at Brisbane Airport?

Code Description
FULLFULL Fuel: Pick up and return full.

*Some companies may offer alternative fuel policies on request.

What additional equipment can I rent with a rental car from EAST COAST at Brisbane Airport?

Item Daily Price
Booster seat
4.71 AUD
Child toddler seat
4.71 AUD
4.71 AUD
Infant child seat
6.43 AUD

* Prices shown are approximate based on currency conversion. Please check at time of booking.
* Some companies may offer additional equipment at the rental desk.

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Car Brands Available to Rent from East Coast at Brisbane Airport

East Coast has 16 different types of vehicles from 18 manufacturers available to hire at Brisbane Airport.