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Thrifty in Australia

Find great prices with Thrifty in Australia, see customer ratings - and book online, quickly and easily

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Fri 21 Sep 2018
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Mon 24 Sep 2018
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Why use Thrifty?

  • Dropping a car off with Thrifty in Australia is quick and easy
  • Collecting a car from Thrifty in Australia is quick and easy
  • People are impressed by how clean the Thrifty cars are in Australia

Ratings for Thrifty in Australia


  • Overall value for money of your vehicle hire

  • Helpfulness of the counter staff

  • Time it took to collect your vehicle

  • Time it took to drop off your vehicle

  • Cleanliness of the vehicle

  • Overall condition of the vehicle

  • Ease of locating the Thrifty rental desk or representative


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Reviews of Thrifty in Australia

Real customer reviews

Find out what other customers think - so you can decide if Thrifty is the right company for you.

Anonymous Adelaide Downtown North 12 September 2018
None Everything
Anonymous Perth Airport 09 September 2018
The car was clean and in good condition. The child seat i got was dirty and a bit smelly. This adversely affected the overall rating of the car.
Anonymous Canberra Airport 09 September 2018
Very happy with car hire and service Great car
Anonymous Brisbane Downtown 08 September 2018
Upgrade and pick up Gps out of date, drop of was nobody to take keys, gps and papers
Anonymous Perth Airport 07 September 2018
The staff that i returned my car was very friendly and very helpful. 5star for him. The car interior was a duaty. The rest is very good
Anonymous Canberra Downtown 07 September 2018
Smooth process Car a little underpowered
Anonymous Perth Airport 06 September 2018
Car is big enough to accommodate my family. GPS need to be upgraded or at least to download the latest map.
Anonymous Cairns Airport 05 September 2018
Good price,great car, helpful staff
Anonymous Melbourne Airport 04 September 2018
Very pleasing service.
Anonymous Newcastle Airport 04 September 2018
Excellent service. Thank you
Anonymous Melbourne Airport 03 September 2018
All the staff I dealt with were very friendly & helpful. The upgrade was unexpected but very nice. Thankyou. Nothing
Anonymous Melbourne Airport 01 September 2018
Everything was good, no complaints.
Anonymous Sydney Domestic Airport 30 August 2018
Convenient Damaged wheel bearing made a lot of noise on car cabin. Needs better maintenance.
Anonymous Canberra Airport 30 August 2018
the simplicity of collecting and returning grumpy counter staff at pick up
Anonymous Noosa Downtown 30 August 2018
Clean car, easy to drive.
Anonymous Cairns Domestic Airport 29 August 2018
No problems. Easy pick up and delivery .
Anonymous Cairns Downtown 29 August 2018
Ease of pick up and drop off. Very courteous staff at pick up and drop off. Also we got an almost new car !! Nothing - All Good !!
Anonymous Alice Springs Downtown 28 August 2018
The car. Comfy and economical.
Anonymous Perth Airport 28 August 2018
The service staff was very helpful. I arrived at midnight, and was the last pick up for the night, but the staff was very nice.
Anonymous Melbourne Airport 27 August 2018
The car is in good condition I never got the car I chose
Anonymous Cairns Airport 27 August 2018
Car in good condition Understaffed and clarity on Insurance
Anonymous Cairns Airport 27 August 2018
Very clean, low mileage current model car
Anonymous Brisbane Airport 27 August 2018
Staff excellent. Location excellent. Vehicle very clean and ran very well. No dislikes
Anonymous Cairns Airport 26 August 2018
Thanks for a good experience.
Anonymous Perth Airport 26 August 2018
The car of course. Should check physical car condition together with customer renting.
Anonymous Melbourne Downtown 25 August 2018
Totally recommend!
Anonymous Perth Domestic Airport 23 August 2018
The car in good condition, looking new and very condusive. I will recommend my friends to used this car rental company and sure will use again in the future. Me and my family satisfied with the services provided.
Anonymous Perth Airport 22 August 2018
upgrade, easy pick up & return nothing
Anonymous Darwin Airport 21 August 2018
The professional way the transaction was handled
Anonymous Perth Airport 20 August 2018
Awesome service Bit expensive
Anonymous Melbourne Airport 20 August 2018
Initial car smelt very strongly of cigarettes but upon reporting a replacement car was offered immediately and it was an upgrade. The smell of the first car - surprised this wasn't picked up on inspection when dropped off.
Anonymous Cairns Domestic Airport 20 August 2018
Great service. Got the car I booked. nothing
Anonymous Cairns Domestic Airport 20 August 2018
Within 10 minutes of getting our bags off the carousel at the airport we were putting them in the boot of our car! The car (Carolla) was fresh & clean inside, ran beautifully and was very economical. All good :)
Anonymous Cairns Airport 19 August 2018
Very good overall
Anonymous Cairns Airport 18 August 2018
Easy service and great customer service. N/A
Anonymous Cairns Airport 18 August 2018
I was alone with two small children. There was only one car seat place and the lovely lady at the counter helped me get my two children and bags to the car and put in the second seat. She was very helpful, friendly and efficient. Outstanding service!
Anonymous Cairns Domestic Airport 16 August 2018
On this occasion we actually got the vehicle we requested which was nearly brand new. In this occasion nothing.
Anonymous Cairns Airport 15 August 2018
All good, very helpful lady at reception Nil
Anonymous Cairns Airport 14 August 2018
Loved the option of paying for a tank of fuel so I didn’t need to worry about filling it up at the end of my lovely weekend Everything was great
Anonymous Cairns Airport 14 August 2018
Car great size Nothing
Anonymous Cairns Downtown 14 August 2018
New car Seats were too low for older drivers, not the cars fault!
Anonymous Cairns Airport 14 August 2018
very pleasant experience nothing
Anonymous Sydney Airport 14 August 2018
fuel economy. helpful staff they tried to rent out a car with damage that was not listed. had to find and point it out before leaving thrifty.
Anonymous Melbourne Airport 14 August 2018
Excellent Service
Anonymous Cairns Airport 14 August 2018
Competent staff Nothing
Anonymous Cairns Airport 13 August 2018
No hassle approach
Anonymous Melbourne Airport 13 August 2018
Service and condition of the car N/A
Anonymous Darwin Airport 13 August 2018
I had paid for Toyota Yaris , but got something totally smaller.
Anonymous Perth Airport 13 August 2018
the car too far away from airport
Anonymous Perth Airport 13 August 2018
I did not like the GPS as it was unable to function properly. Had to use my own GPS.
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