Car Hire Location Information
Redspot Car Rentals Townsville has a manned kiosk inside the Townsville airport terminal; servicing all of Townsville’s inbound flights. We have rental vehicles parked within walking distance from the terminal building, making it easy to collect your rental car as soon as you arrive.
Redspot Car Rentals also offers vehicle relocations between Townsville airport and nearby Mackay, Cairns and Rockhampton, as well as other Redspot car rental locations around the country. You can find a Redspot Car Rentals counter at major airports, including Sydney, Brisbane and Perth airports.
If driving a rental car in Townsville and its surrounding area is new to you, make sure you include a portable GPS in your car rental reservation to make your visit even easier.
All of Redspot Car Rentals vehicles are an average age of 6 months and are well maintained and serviced regularly. However, in the worst of situations if you happen to have a mechanical fault to your hire car, all our Redspot Car Rentals vehicles are covered by 24 hour roadside assistance. If the vehicle fault was not caused by the renter, there will be no cost incurred. Redspot Car Rentals also offers a premium roadside assistance package that covers all those times where you accidentally leave the lights on, or lock the keys in the car.
A drop box is available at all Redspot Car Rentals counters for all after-hours returns. So if you lose track of time while exploring Townsville, you can leave your keys in the after-hours drop box and be on your way in no time.
There are currently no toll roads within a 630km of Townsville. However if you are planning on travelling down to SE Queensland or other eastern states there are a number of toll roads you may wish to use. Check out our toll road page for more information.
Sight Seeing Attractions:
Popular attractions include “The Strand”, a long tropical beach and garden strip; Riverway, a riverfront parkland attraction located on the banks of Ross River; Reef HQ, a large tropical aquarium holding many of the Great Barrier Reef’s native flora and fauna; the Museum of Tropical Queensland, built around a display of relics from the sunken British warship HMS Pandora; The Townsville Sports Reserve; and Magnetic Island, a large neighbouring island, the vast majority of which is national park.
Townsville is a city on the north-eastern coast of Queensland, Australia. Adjacent to the central section of the Great Barrier Reef, it is in the dry tropics region of Queensland. Townsville is Australia’s largest urban centre north of the Sunshine Coast, with a 2013 population estimate of 189,238, Considered the unofficial capital of North Queensland, Townsville hosts a significant number of governmental, community and major business administrative offices for the northern half of the state.
About Townsville Airport:
Townsville Airport is a major Australian regional airport that services the city of Townsville. The airport is also known as Townsville International Airport, and Garbutt Airport, a reference to its location in the Townsville suburb of Garbutt. Townsville Airport is serviced by major Australian domestic and regional airlines, and in 2011/12 handled 1.7 million passengers making it the 11th busiest airport in Australia.