Melbourne & Vic Car And Truck Hire
Car Hire in Victoria
Hire your car from Victoria simply and easily with Thrifty. Book online or by telephone and pick your vehicle up at Melbourne Airport (Commercial rentals also available from the airport) or from one of Melbourne's Thrifty locations, including: Melbourne city (including commercial rentals) and South Melbourne.
Car Hire at Airports in Victoria
Thrifty has the airport arrivals terminals and regional airports covered. You can pick up and drop off your rental car at Melbourne Airport, Or any regional airport including: Ballarat airport, Mildura airport or Portland airport.
Victoria Truck, Ute, Van & Bus Hire
Thrifty offers great deals on all all vehicles not just cars. Whether you need a truck for moving, a ute to assist with a job or a mini-bus to transport the team we have a special deal to suit your budget. View the latest deal on trucks, utes, vans and buses.
Car Hire in Victoria Surrounds
Thrifty is well represented with 27 locations across Victoria to meet your car, truck or bus rental needs. Outside of Melbourne Thrifty has a location in Ballarat, Bayswater, Bendigo, Clayton, Dandenong, Frankston, Geelong, Hoppers Crossing, Horsham, Moorabbin and Portland. Thrifty staff are friendly and efficient, from booking all the way through to pick up and return of the car hire.
Victoria is the smallest mainland state in Australia and home to around 5,2million people, most of whom (70%) live in the capital city being Melbourne. Victoria is also the most densely populated and urbanised of all Australian states mainly due to the discovery of gold in 1851 near Ballarat which started a gold rush and rapid growth. Today, Melbourne is well known for its passionate football supporters, fashion, cafes and restaurants. When driving around Melbourne keep an eye open for the Trams running down all the main streets in the city centre.
Driving in Victoria
If you are not flying into Melbourne airport or one of the other regional airports, driving there will take around ten hours from Sydney and is a distance of 881 kilometres, most of which is driven on the Hume Highway. Driving from Adelaide to Melbourne is slightly shorter at around 728 kilometres and should take around seven and a half hours, along the Western and Dukes Highway. When driving long distances make sure you take regular rest stops.
Rent a car and drive the Great Ocean Road featuring the Twelve Apostles and the historic towns of Port Fairy and Portland. Visit the Victorian Alpine region, part of the great Australian Alps, a great place for skiing in winter. Experience the former Goldfields region including the historic cities of Ballarat, Bendigo and Castlemaine. Victoria is a great place to see and easy to drive.
Car Hire Bookings
If you are travelling to Melbourne or any other parts of Victoria, be it and need to rent a car, truck or bus, trust Thrifty to provide the best value, convenience and service through one of its 27 Victorian car rental locations. For all your car rental bookings get a rate and book online or call us on the telephone at 1300 367 227 to find out more about our special rates, available vehicles and any current offers.