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Gold Coast Vacation: Coronavirus Information

Consider protecting your Gold Coast trip with our holiday waiver. Travellers who book a Gold Coast package are eligible to purchase our holiday waiver, which gives travellers ultimate flexibility and covers all change or cancel penalties, one time, for any reason.

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.

Does Expedia have holiday package deals to Gold Coast?

Yes! Considered securing a Gold Coast holiday package? It's really easy with Expedia, and you'll be able to buy a few fancy meals or presents for your friends back home with the cash you save.

How much can I save with a Gold Coast holiday package?

Would you like to save up to $583*? Buy your family's travel package on Expedia now!

Can I choose my airline with a Gold Coast Expedia holiday package?

You can choose from more than 550 partner airlines and 750,000 worldwide properties via our extensive database of flights and accommodation. Fly with who you want, stay where you want — now that's the perfect holiday!

Do I lose money if I change my mind after I have booked my Gold Coast holiday package?

You can alter your holiday bookings with us because we don't charge cancellation fees for almost all of our reservations.

What are the best places to visit in Gold Coast?

It can be enjoyable to just stroll around the streets when you're somewhere new, but sometimes it's sensible to have a plan. Grab your schedule — we have loads of excellent ideas for your impending Gold Coast holiday.

Of course, if you're planning to visit Gold Coast, we probably don't have to mention Sea World. This remarkable attraction is unmissable!

Want to get to know this city a bit better? Then make sure you fit in a day trip to the Star Gold Coast and Surfers Paradise Beach.

If amusement parks are your idea of a day well spent, you're in luck! No matter if you're up for a good thrill or you prefer a gentler pace, Slingshot has the perfect ride for you. There's a fabulous range of things to do in this destination. With its flickering lights and booming machines, Timezone is a lively, stimulating place to spend an afternoon. Have a shot at pinball or simply enjoy watching the young ones try and choose which game to play first! Still got some time to spare? Want to get face to face with somebody famous? Rub shoulders with unsettlingly realistic figures at Wax Museum. It's almost as thrilling as the real thing!

What are the most popular activities for a Gold Coast holiday?

Travelling isn't just about checking off destinations on a map. It's about the people we come across and the experiences we have on the way!

Your trip to Gold Coast is about to get really exciting. There are plenty of activities on offer, including:

For the entire list of options, head to our Gold Coast things to do page.

What types of accommodation options are available in Gold Coast?

Finish up your day of exciting adventures with a cosy bed and a soft pillow. Study the 303 accommodation in Gold Coast available via Expedia and select one for your luxury getaway or cheap holiday.

If you enjoy the high life now and again, why not dig deep and indulge yourself at the Palazzo Versace (94 Seaworld Dr) or the Peppers Soul Surfers Paradise (8 The Esplanade)? If you've done your figures and these are out of your price range, don't stress — we have some lower-cost options. Take a look at the Broadwater Tourist Park (169 Marine Parade) and the Chidori Court (1 Cronin Ave).

Is there an airport in Gold Coast?

Based just 45 miles away, Brisbane Airport (BNE) is the closest terminal to your destination. Check that your seat belt is secure and put your seat in the upright position — your wonderful trip to Gold Coast is about to start!




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Meriton Suites Broadbeach, Gold Coast AU$117
Reviewed on 29 Mar. 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

    The apartment was large with everything needed (well stocked kitchen, laundry) but starting to get a little tired. The bed was very comfortable. The most disappointing thing was it was a few blocks back from the beach. The pictures on the website of the beach rooms/suites make it look like there's ...

    Hilton Surfers Paradise Hotel and Residences AU$216
    Reviewed on 17 Mar. 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.

      Novotel Surfers Paradise AU$140
      Reviewed on 13 Mar. 2020
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      Novotel Surfers Paradise

      Novotel Surfers Paradise

      Cnr Surfers Paradise Blvd and Hanlan St, Surfers Paradise, QLD
         
        4.0 of 5
        4.5 out of 5.0 Stars

        Hotel close to restaurants,supermarkets and bus and train services were easy to access. Housekeeping was excellent,and room service food was delicious

        Sea World Resort AU$112
        Reviewed on 16 Mar. 2020
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        Sea World Resort

        Sea World Resort

        Sea World Drive Main Beach Gold Coast, Main Beach, QLD
           
          4.2 of 5
          4.5 out of 5.0 Stars

          Great for families with younger children. Rooms were clean and spacious enough. Staff we encountered were all friendly.

          voco Gold Coast - An IHG Hotel AU$128
          Reviewed on 20 Mar. 2020
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          voco Gold Coast - An IHG Hotel

          voco Gold Coast - An IHG Hotel

          31 Hamilton Avenue, Surfers Paradise, QLD
             
            4.2 of 5
            4.5 out of 5.0 Stars

            The staff really made it great. Super professional, thoughtful, and polite.

            Crowne Plaza Surfers Paradise AU$109
            Reviewed on 17 Mar. 2020
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            Crowne Plaza Surfers Paradise

            Crowne Plaza Surfers Paradise

            2807 Gold Coast Highway, Surfers Paradise, QLD
               
              4.3 of 5
              4.5 out of 5.0 Stars

              Great view. Decor is a bit old. Breakfast was average

              QT Gold Coast AU$149
              Reviewed on 27 Mar. 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.

                Q1 Resort & Spa AU$275
                Reviewed on 21 Mar. 2020
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                Q1 Resort & Spa

                Q1 Resort & Spa

                9 Hamilton Avenue, Surfers Paradise, QLD
                   
                  4.3 of 5
                  4.5 out of 5.0 Stars

                  Loved the location and friendly staff. The amenities were great too.

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