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Gold Coast Vacation: Coronavirus Information

Most Gold Coast hotels offer free cancellation. Consider booking refundable hotels rather than non-refundable ones. Just look for the ‘free cancellation’ message during your hotel search. Prices can vary, but right now we believe that flexibility matters.

For more information about the impact of COVID-19 on your Gold Coast trip, please visit our Coronavirus Information page (opens in new window).

Gold Coast Vacation

Gold Coast Beach Vacation

If you're desperate to escape fast-paced city life, a Gold Coast vacation is just what you've been waiting for. There's no lack of beautiful coastal views to soak up on a trip to Gold Coast. Those who need to be near the water may already be familiar with Surfers Paradise Beach (1 mile (2 km) away) and will probably want to stay close by. But don't stress if the nearest accommodations are all booked out. A lot of visitors to the area also take advantage of Gold Coast packages near Kirra Beach and Coolangatta Beach.

Things You Should Know About Gold Coast

  • Held on the 26th of January every year, Australia Day is one party you ought to check out in Australia. Arrange your Gold Coast vacation around this renowned national event and join the local community in their festivities.
  • Planning your vacation budget is a piece of cake when you know the currency of your getaway destination. Here, it's Australian dollars. Love a bit of extra cash to splash around on souvenirs? With our Gold Coast packages, you'll have loads leftover to spend.
  • With a population of around 591,500, you shouldn't have any problems finding some friendly locals to show you around Gold Coast.
  • Tick off the most visited sights in town, like Sea World. With our selection of Gold Coast vacation deals, you'll be able to schedule in more awesome experiences with the money you save.

Save Time and Money with Gold Coast Packages

What is the best way to save money on my Gold Coast vacation?

Gold Coast vacation packages on Expedia are one of the easiest ways to save time and money. Book your trip now and save as much as $583 — it's really that simple! Our database has more than 550 partner airlines and 1,000,000 properties around the world. With such a great variety to pick from, you'll have no difficulty organizing your ideal getaway. Worried your plans could change? You won't need to pay a cancellation fee if you make amendments to almost any booking.

Which airports can I fly into for a Gold Coast vacation?

With 1,705 flights monthly, Gold Coast, QLD Airport (OOL-Coolangatta) is probably where you'll arrive for your trip to Gold Coast. It's the only major airport in town.

What are the most popular types of hotels for a trip to Gold Coast?

There are many accommodations to browse through in Gold Coast. It all boils down to what kind of traveler you are. Perhaps you're imagining relaxing and unwinding in apartments for most of your trip, or maybe private vacation homes are more what you're looking for. There are also some top-rated hotels and apart-hotels to check out here.

What does a vacation booking with Expedia include?

It all depends on what kind of getaway you're looking for. Gold Coast packages can include flights and hotels, or hotels, cars and flights, or cars and hotels — or any of these as a stand-alone. You can also throw in activities and experiences, allowing you to score discounts on almost everything!

What are the best things to do in Gold Coast?

Vacations provide an excellent opportunity for relaxing. They're also a terrific time to expand your horizons. Gold Coast is the perfect place for both. You'll find lots to do here, such as:

For more options, check out our Gold Coast things to do page.



*Savings based on all vacation package bookings with Flight + Hotel on Expedia.com from January through December 2020, as compared to price of the same components booked separately. Savings will vary based on origin/destination, length of trip, stay dates and selected travel supplier(s). Savings not available on all packages. For Free Flight or 100% Off Flight deals, package savings is greater than or equal to the current cost of one component, when both are priced separately.


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Best Lodging Options Near Gold Coast

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Meriton Suites Broadbeach, Gold Coast $59
Reviewed on May 15, 2020
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Meriton Suites Broadbeach, Gold Coast

Meriton Suites Broadbeach, Gold Coast

2669 Gold Coast Highway, Broadbeach, QLD
     
    4.7 of 5
    5.0 out of 5.0 Stars

    It was very nice, and pretty and clean and the sunrise was perfect like the comfy bed and tall shower

    Avani Broadbeach Residences $105
    Reviewed on Mar 10, 2020
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    Avani Broadbeach Residences

    Avani Broadbeach Residences

    2663 Gold Coast Highway, Broadbeach, QLD
       
      4.6 of 5
      4.5 out of 5.0 Stars

      Good location, friendly helpful staff, clean comfortable rooms,

      Hilton Surfers Paradise Hotel and Residences $136
      Reviewed on Mar 17, 2020
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      Hilton Surfers Paradise Hotel and Residences

      Hilton Surfers Paradise Hotel and Residences

      6 Orchid Ave Surfers Paradise, Surfers Paradise, QLD
         
        4.1 of 5
        5.0 out of 5.0 Stars

        Great location, amazing breakfast, nice tidy room, great room service.

        Oaks Gold Coast Hotel $64
        Reviewed on Apr 12, 2020
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        Oaks Gold Coast Hotel

        Oaks Gold Coast Hotel

        2801 Gold Coast Highway, Surfers Paradise, Surfers Paradise, QLD
           
          4.2 of 5
          3.5 out of 5.0 Stars

          Awsome place to stay staff friendly great location close to all the site

          QT Gold Coast $81
          Reviewed on Mar 27, 2020
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          QT Gold Coast

          QT Gold Coast

          Cnr Gold Coast Highway And Staghorn Ave, 7 Staghorn Avenue, Surfers Paradise, QLD
             
            4.4 of 5
            5.0 out of 5.0 Stars

            I’ve stayed at Qt hotels before. Just love the uniqueness of this chain. Such an excellent hotel.

            Sheraton Grand Mirage Resort, Gold Coast $151
            Reviewed on Apr 4, 2020
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            Sheraton Grand Mirage Resort, Gold Coast

            Sheraton Grand Mirage Resort, Gold Coast

            71 Sea World Drive, Main Beach, QLD
               
              4.6 of 5
              5.0 out of 5.0 Stars

              Great venue and hotel. Great breakfast options for adults and kids. Couldnt use the spa or sauna facilities as they were part of a day spa. Would have been nice to use otherwise.

              Mantra Circle on Cavill $123
              Reviewed on Mar 23, 2020
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              Mantra Circle on Cavill

              Mantra Circle on Cavill

              9 Ferny Ave, Surfers Paradise, QLD
                 
                4.3 of 5
                4.5 out of 5.0 Stars

                Loved everything about it the ocean view was amazing and the room size was perfect beautiful bath tub also

                Wyndham Surfers Paradise $84
                Reviewed on Mar 14, 2020
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                Wyndham Surfers Paradise

                Wyndham Surfers Paradise

                3018 Surfers Paradise Blvd, Surfers Paradise, QLD
                   
                  4.4 of 5
                  4.0 out of 5.0 Stars

                  Great staff and service. Well priced. Clean and comfy rooms and well locsted.

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