Find a Cheap Car Hire in Brisbane Airport

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We offer total convenience when it comes to picking up your car rental by giving you the option to collect your vehicle from the moment you arrive at the Brisbane International Airport. This way, you will have more time do what you want to do; explore! No time wasted on confirming credit card details, trawling suppliers websites or waiting in line to collect your car. We have many collection points so you will be able to collect your rental car in a convenient location. If you have no idea where the best location should be, all it takes is a phone call to our friendly staff and they will gladly help you out.

Also, don’t bother with pesky bus timetables or flight delays, car hire allows you to see Brisbane on an intimate level, cruising at your own pace, in your own style with your choice of company and music. This kind of freedom and flexibility is our priority when it comes to our customers. Grab this chance now and book a rental vehicle.

Reasons to book a car hire with BargainWheels



  • We have teamed up with the leading car rental brands like Avis, Hertz, Budget, Thrifty and Europcar to provide you the perfect car rental vehicle that will compliment all your vacation needs.
  • Simply enter in your dates and times, along with the pickup location, and you will be presented with a list of available vehicles from our suppliers offered in the most affordable rates.
  • You can choose a vehicle by size, or by price.
  • Don’t stress! If your flight is postponed or cancelled, we won’t charge you any cancellation fees.
  • Payment is required when you pick up your rental car.
  • When collecting your rental car from our leading suppliers (Avis, Budget, Thrifty, Europcar, Hertz, or Enterprise (formerly Redspot)), ensure you take a copy of your confirmation details.
  • Aside from the fact that you can pick up your rental car in the airport, we also have several pick-up locations perfectly placed throughout Brisbane for your convenience.
  • Have enquiries? Contact us and our customer care experts will provide you with the most reliable feedback instantly!

NOTE: There is a section provided to enter in your flight details. Make sure this is complete so the supplier will know if your flight has been delayed or cancelled.

Places to visit in Brisbane


Brisbane is a vibrant city that has so many things to offer tourists.  A car hire will ensure you maximize your time spent in Brisbane as you can visit where you want, when you want.  You can head to the beach for the day, enjoy a relaxing bushwalk or shop till you drop in one of the many shopping precincts scattered throughout the city.  Make sure to plan you holiday to Brisbane and include some of the following ideas.

Beach it Up – Because Brisbane is almost directly in the middle of the Sunshine Coast and the Gold Coast, you can choose which direction you want to go with Brisbane as your base. Although the Gold Coast is known world wide, the Sunshine Coast also offers beautiful golden sandy beaches with crisp clear waves rolling through.  South Bank which is located close to the CBD is a parkland precinct that is dedicated to allowing the city dwellers and holiday makers, the opportunity to enjoy a man made beach and picnic destination close to home.

The  Brisbane River – City Cat’s, Ferries, Cruises and even canoes are common appearances on the Brisbane River.  Why not take a cruise down the wonderful picturesque River that has been the lifeline for the city for generations.  The Brisbane Council run the City Cat and Ferry services and this is also a cheaper way to experience the river and all it has to offer.

The Riverwalk – Located on the city side of the river, there is a walkway that provides a great walk of the city and surrounding area.  You can also take a ride along the walkway or some people even skate and roller blade.

Eating and drinking options in Brisbane


With your car hire ready, there are so many places to eat and drink in Brisbane.  You will be able to access all types of food from the many restaurants, cafes and hotels around the city and suburb areas in your car hire.  Make sure to try some of the local seafood, or enjoy a succulent steak.  Of course the usual fast food outlets that you would expect in a city area are available but there are definitely great eating options for the more adventurous.

Pancake Manor – Open 24/7 the Pancake Manor is a popular restaurant to eat anytime of the day or night.  Set in a renovated Chapel, the atmosphere is Medi-evil and the menu is just as spectacular.  Not only are there all sorts of different pancakes, but you can also enjoy savory crepes, steak and succulent salads. There is some street parking for your car hire, or across the road you can pay to park in a secure parking lot.

Merlo – Starting with exceptional beans selected as some of the world’s highest quality beans for over 15 years, and roasting the beans to perfection following the recipe which made them famous since they began, a strong, smooth and packed with a healthy dose of caffeine decent coffee is served. This philosophy comes from combining the best ingredients to make the best blends. They ensure they use the best machines to enhance their precious coffee and most importantly ensure they have the best crews. A small kiosk established at the entrance of Qantas Terminal is perfect for people grabbing a coffee before checking in or picking up their car hire.

Useful information on Brisbane


Brisbane Airport is the 3rd busiest passenger airport in Australia to Sydney Airport and Melbourne Airport with 18,523,979 passengers handled in 2007-2008. The 2 passenger terminals separate the domestic flights from the international flights and there is a cargo terminal and 2 runways. The airport services direct traffic to 26 international and 35 domestic destinations and for us in the car hire industry, it’s one of our biggest ports of call, we supply an immense number of cheap car hire services to Brisbane.

The International Terminal offers 12 parking bays for aircraft with aerobridges. There are four levels at the terminal with level one set aside for the offices of the airlines, baggage handlers and tourism operators, level two is for arrivals, the departure lounge is located on level three and level four is for departure check-ins. There is also a 5 storey long term car park situated at the International Terminal with a smaller short term car park also available, for convenience we have an arrangement with the airport that allows you to pick up and leave your cheap car hire at the Brisbane International Airport.

Brisbane International Airport has no curfew and therefore flights are scheduled around the clock. Duty Free shopping is available in the terminal along with a number of specialty shops. Eating options include Eagle Boys Pizza, Subway, Red Rooster, Coffee Club and Noodle Box.

How to get to the Brisbane Airport


You can access the Brisbane International Airport via the Gateway Motorway or on the Airtrain that links the International Terminal to the Domestic Terminal and the CBD, where you can then access the suburban rail network. (See our locality map for directions)


Address: Airport Drive Brisbane

About Brisbane – Fact Sheet