Convention Travel

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The closest airports to RACV Royal Pines are either Coolangatta (Gold Coast) Airport and Brisbane International Airport.

Please find below some options for airport transfers:

From Coolangatta (Gold Coast) Airport

  • Taxi , 35-45 minutes, cost $75-$90
  • Shuttle Bus, Conxion Tel: 1300 266 946 or book online at, 50-75 minutes, cost adults $30, children $19
  • Private Chauffeur, Alpha Transfers Tel: +61 478 806 438 or online at, 35-45 minutes, cost $79 (1 to 4 passengers) or
    $110 (5 to 10 passengers) Toyota Hiace
  • Rental Car

From Brisbane International Airport

  • Taxi, 65-90 minutes, $270-$290
  • Shuttle Bus, Conxion Tel:1300 266 946 or book online at, 75-90 minutes, cost adults $49, children $25
  • Private Chauffeur, Alpha Transfers Tel: +61 478 806 438 or online at, 65-90 minutes, cost $175 (1 to 4 passengers) or
    $210 (5 to 10 passengers) Toyota Hiace
  • Rental Car
  • Train plus Taxi, Nerang Station closest station to RACV Royal Pines, timetable online, 105 minutes, cost approx. $50

Venue Accommodation

RACV Royal Pines Resort

The Royal Pines Resort is Ideally located between the white sand beaches of Surfers Paradise and the lush Gold Coast hinterland. The RACV Royal Pines Resort also offers a championship golf course and is family friendly. A perfect location to combine business and pleasure.

A special convention rate has been organised by the Convention Secretariat at RACV Royal Pines – the venue for the RAAA National 2017 Convention.
Bookings must be made through the Convention Secretariat to obtain this special rate and a deposit equivalent to one night’s accommodation must be paid to confirm your booking.
The deposit will be forwarded to the hotel and the amount will be deducted from your account.
All accommodation is subject to availability.
Please book accommodation online at the same time as registering through our online portal –

Mountain View/Superior Rooms $200/night are available.  These will be a mixture of 2 x Double Beds & King Beds and will be allocated randomly.
Should you require a specific bed configuration, please indicate so within the online booking system.

There are a limited amount of family rooms available. Should you require a quote for these, please contact the Convention Secretariat –

Breakfast will be charged on consumption at $22 per person

 Commission Disclosure
The Convention Manager receives a commission directly from the venue for all accommodation booked at the venue. We understand this is a percentage of the room fee payable by the guest. The RAAA does not receive any of this commission as the arrangement is between the venue and the Convention Manager.


All visitors to Australia must have a valid visa to travel to and enter Australia. It is your responsibility to ensure documentation is correct and complete before you commence your travel. Information on obtaining a visa or an electronic travel authority can be found on the Australian Immigration and Border Protection website at: –


Participants carry their own risk for personal injury or loss of property, including baggage, during the Convention.

The RAAA strongly recommends that, at the time of booking your travel, you take out a travel insurance policy. This policy should take into account loss or damage to personal property, and financial loss incurred through disruption to accommodation or travel arrangements due to business failures, strikes or other industrial action.

Alternative Accommodation

There are a variety of accommodation options available in and around the Gold Coast. For a comprehensive listing of alternative accommodation, please visit the Gold Coast Tourism website – Destination Gold Coast

They can also assist with family friendly activities.