Brisbane Airport to Gold Coast: What You Need To Know Before Booking
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I spent a decent amount of time trying to find the information myself when I needed to get to the Gold Coast last year (August 2011). So I thought by putting this site together, I could save you some time trying to source this information yourself.
I found that there are certain advantages and disadvantages with each option, as well as different price points for each service. Obviously, some methods of travel will suit your personal situation and budget more than others, so you will need to decide for yourself which one is the best fit for you.
No doubt, once you have landed at Brisbane Airport you’ll want a hassle-free way of getting to your destination. The last thing that you’ll want to do, is to waste time finding your ride and then wait around until it departs for the Gold Coast. I believe I have found the solution to that problem, if you keep reading.
On other pages on my site, I’ll also be discussing activities for you to do while you stay on the Gold Coast, day trips, tours, etc. as well as other great info related to the Coast.
If you’ve landed here first on this home page, you will find all the information you need from the areas below, and also in the sidebar to the right…
Different options for getting from Brisbane Airport to the Gold Coast
I have gone through and researched all the popular options for getting to the Gold Coast, and discuss the pros and cons of each one. Some of the ones that I look at are… Car hire, Rail, Taxi, Mini-bus transfer and hitch-hiking (no, just kidding on that one). To read more about the options, just go here… Transport from Brisbane Airport to Gold Coast.
My review of a unique transfer service
In August last year, I took a mini-bus transfer from Brisbane Airport to Coolangatta (Gold Coast), so I’ve created this review to cover all aspects of my experience with the service, and why I believe that it’s definitely the way to go. To read this review simply go here… Bus from Brisbane Airport to Gold Coast.
Things you can do on the Gold Coast
Once you hit the Gold Coast, you’ll either want to relax and refresh, or see the sights and do lots of stuff. I’ve done a quick list of just some of the thousands of things that you can do while you’re here. Just click here if you want to see the Things to do on the Gold Coast Australia.
Gold Coast day trips
Rather than trying to work out what you are going to do and how, why not just opt for an organised day trip where everything is taken care of for you. Here I take a look at some of the day trips and tours that are on offer. To read more… Gold Coast day trips and tours.
Even if you are not an adrenaline junky, you absolutely MUST go to the Theme Parks, as there is so much to see and do… everyone young and old can enjoy what is on offer at the Gold Coast Theme Parks. Here I touch on what’s available, and point you to some other resources so you can get all the info you need… Theme Parks Gold Coast Tickets.
Budget Gold Coast Apartments
You probably don’t want to spend a small fortune on accommodation at the Gold Coast, since you want to be able to get around and do some of the many activities on offer. In this article, I take you through how to find these bargains, so head on over to… Budget Accommodation Gold Coast Apartments.
Gold Coast 5 star Accommodation
While most people want to go for the cheaper options when it comes to a place to stay, others may opt to go for luxury instead, regardless of expense. But there is a way to get 5 star accommodation without breaking the bank… and that is what I discuss in this article here… Gold Coast 5 Star Accommodation.
Gold Coast Hinterland Luxury Accommodation
If you’re going to stay at the Gold Coast for your next holiday, I highly recommend that you factor in some time to stay at the Gold Coast Hinterland as well. Even though you can truly “rough it” in the bush and experience the elements, you don’t have to skimp on the accommodation.
There are plenty of luxury, 4 or 5 star places available that are very reasonably priced, as I found out when researching for this article… Gold Coast Hinterland Luxury Accommodation.
So there you have it… I hope that this has saved you some time and effort in researching all the different options available. If you got some value out of this site, feel free to let your friends know, who may benefit from this info as well.
Best wishes and enjoy your travels and stay on the Gold Coast.