NSW Car Hire
Conveniently located throughout NSW
Quick, time to hit the road! Thrifty has 60 different hot-spot locations dotting the mega map of NSW - offering you great flexibility when planning your awesome trip. Our amazing employees have the motoring knowledge to help you select the mean machine or cool car that suits your happening holiday or corporate cruise.
For a short trip driving up the east coast from Sydney to Newcastle, a small hatch or sedan will fit the bill or if you're looking for high-class luxury and to stand out from the pack the Lexus IS250 will do the trick. Thrifty also stocks commercial vehicles that are great workhorses, such as buses, trucks, utes or vans.
Optional extras available at NSW Car Hire
Have a wicked holiday with our wicked options! While all our topnotch cars have standout safety ratings and modern features, there are a few optional extras that will make life easier on the road. Families with youngins' leave your baby seats at home, as we've got some easy to fit baby seats and child seats available at a small additional price.
We all know the dreaded feeling of being lost in an unfamiliar area. Why risk it? Thrifty offers the optional extra of a TomTom GPS. You simply type in the address and the unit seamlessly directs you there. We also have a pre-paid fuel option which means you won't have to fill up at a petrol station at the end of your travels. Unfortunately we can't refund for any unused fuel.
Opening hours for early rises
Can't wait to cruise the freeway? Luckily, most Thrifty Car Rentals are open early from 7:30am until 5:30pm during weekdays and 7.30am to 4pm on weekends.
With so many locations throughout NSW, Thrifty makes it easy to pick up and drop off your hire vehicle, as you can return the car to a different location. Just make sure one of our welcoming staff checks the car over.
Things to see and do in NSW
NSW is home to some glitzy, sizzling and surprising spots. Sydney is - definitely - the glitzy capital of this state with a stunning skyline, iconic landmarks (Sydney Harbour Bridge and Sydney Opera House) and the world famous Bondi Beach and Manly Beach. It's hustle and bustle by day and razzle and dazzle by night.
From the city of sunny Sydney there are countless drives that can be done in a day – Blue Mountains, Hunter Valley and Central Coast (to name a few). And those that will need an overnight bag – Foster, Coffs Harbour and Port Macquarie.
The sizzling NSW coast is breathtaking with sandy white beaches, clear blue oceans surrounded by vast mountain ranges and lush rainforests. Here at Thrifty we have some bonza vans that are perfect for a surf trip up the coast. Surprising surfin' spots can be found in hidden beaches where you and your surfboard may be the only beings for miles.
Exploring outer NSW
The twisting roads that weave through the vast landscape of outer NSW are truly awe-inspiring – especially when you take the road inland. Visiting Wagga Wagga you'll find a regional city full of life with a true laid back Aussie attitude. The extraordinary Murrumbidgee River is the heart of river sports like boating and fishing, where locals and visitors bond over their love of nature.
Travel further inland to the mining area of Broken Hill - a town that displays the bold vibrancy of outback Australia. The Federation and Victorian buildings are a testament to the strong mining history of the town and add to the Australian story. Other interesting rural towns to visit include Grafton, Tamworth, Lismore and Moree.
Whether you're enjoying the summer sports of NSW, such as swimming, diving, snorkeling and canoeing or cruising the endless roads on a crisp winter's day, one thing is for sure NSW is an incredible place to visit – especially by car!