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A Helpful Way of Giving Back

A Helpful Way of Giving Back

With the introduction into Queensland of the 10c deposit drink container exchange system, we at Family Car Rentals thought about what this could mean within the community. Kids rounding up drink containers ...

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Keeping your Car Safe and Reliable

Keeping your Car Safe and Reliable

On 12th December 2018, I received an email from NRMA Insurance with the subject line “Darryl, is your car ready for Christmas?” The email contained the graphics shown below. My house is insured ...

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Packing for Your Holiday

Packing for Your Holiday

Travelling Light – Travelling Right! Successful holiday packing means that you have all the essentials and none of the things that, with hindsight, you would leave at home. So, what you bring with ...

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Car Rental Matters
Car Rental Matters

With this section we intend to provide a series of articles designed to help you get the most out of your car rental experience whether you are renting from us, from someone else on the Gold Coast or elsewhere. We hope to show you how to avoid the pitfalls and how to get the best value.

Holiday Hints
Holiday Hints

Ideas for Planning Your Ideal Family Holiday This section of our blog aims to give you some ideas to ensure that your next family holiday will be minimum stress and maximum value. In coming months, we will progressively add new posts to this section, some will come from our experience with tens of thousands of holidaying customers, some will be from our own personal holiday experiences and others will be contributed by our customers or other people who wish to pass on a tip or two.

Around and About the Gold Coast
Around and About the Gold Coast

Gold Coast Family Car Rentals is owned by Darryl & Denise Essington-Wilson and our middle son Grant. We completed our first 16 years of operation on 20th July 2017.

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