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Virgin Australia Rental Conditions


Daily rates imply a 24 hour reservation period.

Additional fees

You could be charged additional fees for cars returned at a different time, date or location from the original reservation. A credit card surcharge applies if paying by credit card. No refunds are payable on vehicles returned early or on any unused rental days. Optional extras such as GPS or baby seats are subject to availability and incur an additional per day charge

Mileage restrictions

Metropolitan locations include unlimited kilometres, country and remote locations include capped kilometres per day. Unlimited kilometre rates have no restrictions on the number of kilometres you are allowed to drive. However, certain geographical restrictions may still apply. Kilometres per day rates specify a maximum number of kilometres that you are allowed to accumulate. A per kilometre fee may be charged for any additional kilometres. There may be minimum/maximum rental periods.

Age restrictions

All renters must be aged at 21+ years for standard vehicles, at the commencement of the rental.

For any driver be they the renter or an additional driver, aged 21 to 24 inclusive, an age surcharge of $25 (+GST) per day applies.

Drivers Must

Meet age requirements, present a valid driver's license and present a credit card in the driver's name

Full Terms and Conditions

All bookings and rentals are subject to Thrifty's standard terms and conditions which can be found at

Child Safety Seats

Thrifty provide a range of child safety seats which are designed to meet the Australian Standard 1754:2004 Child restraints for use in motor vehicles. The standard is one of the toughest child restraint standards in the world and child restraints manufactured to this Standard offer good protection in a crash. Child Seats and Booster Seats will be charged at a rate of $8.00 per seat, per day (ex GST). This fee is capped at a maximum charge of $64.00 per rental (ex GST).