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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.

Grant is now in charge of rental operations and I (Darryl) am moving to embrace the "social media" and to develop new business opportunities.

In the coming weeks and months we will post articles which we hope will be of interest to people who are contemplating a holiday on the Gold Coast (whether they want a rental car or not) and to people who are contemplating renting a car (whether it be on the Gold Coast or not).

We invite comment and contributions for future blogs - I will be setting aside every Thursday to respond to comments and to consider contributions or requested topics.

Great Gold Coast Drives

Byron Bay Lighthouse

Great Drives – No 1 To: Byron Bay Byron Bay is an iconic and relaxing holiday location in its own right and is well worth a day visit as part of your Gold Coast holiday. Points of interest are: (a) Cape Byron point is the most easterly point of mainland Australia (b) ...

Posted By Darryl on 21st August 2015

Views : 6335

Commonwealth Games


The Games will be held on the Gold Coast from 4th to 15th April 2018 at venues throughout the city and at satellite venues in Brisbane, Cairns and Townsville. Athletes from 70 nations and territories will compete in 23 different sports, many of these sports will include events ...

Posted By darryl on 23rd February 2018

Views : 1945

Gold Coast Weather and Events April 2018

Sea World Gold Coast

The big ticket item for April is the Commonwealth Games from 4th to 11th April Weather: April continues with milder weather - beautifully sunny but not too hot. You should reasonably expect maximum daily temperatures ranging from 260 to 290 and minimum daytime temperature ranges ...

Posted By Darryl on 1st January 2012

Views : 5933

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A Helpful Way of Giving Back

With the recent introduction into Queensland of the 10c deposit drink container exchange system whic . . .

Posted By darryl on 15th May 2019

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Great Gold Coast Drives

Great Drives – No 1 To: Byron Bay Byron Bay is an iconic and relaxing holiday location in its . . .

Posted By Darryl on 21st August 2015

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