30,000 travel vouchers on offer for the Gold Coast

Great news for the Gold Coast’s tourism economy this morning, with the state government launching another round of holiday dollars for us.

From Monday 7 June, Queenslanders will be able to register to go in the draw for one of 30,000 travel vouchers worth $100 each.

The draw will be open for registrations for 72 hours, then those who are successful will receive a text message.


Destination Gold Coast CEO Patricia O’Callaghan’s told myGC it’s a very welcome scheme for tourism.

“This is a real turbocharge for our economy during winter, which is traditionally a softer period for travel,” Ms O’Callaghan said.

“We’ve seen this scheme be successful for other regions, we’ve heard from operators further north that it’s been a great way to incentivise travel.

“We know that our industry here, was worth $5.9 billion at our record highs in 2019, but we’ve taken a $3 billion hit, and we know our international visitors don’t exist at the moment.

There will be a chance for Gold Coasters to get a piece of the action as well, with a number of vouchers allocated for locals too.

“It is an acknowledgment that Gold Coasters have done their part to back the Gold Coast,” Ms O’Callaghan told myGC.

“There will be a number in there, so first in best dressed.”