Australian Auto Club Member information
Auto Club Member update
All Thrifty major airport and metro locations will now take a $200 deposit on passenger vehicles or $500 for commercial vechiles when paying by credit card.
Charges in selected and remote areas and certain metro locations can differ in which case please check with the location directly.
Visa and MasterCard Debit Cards
Please be advised that Visa & MasterCard Debit Cards can only be used at selected locations. If a Member wants to use a Visa or MasterCard Debit Card please contact the location to ensure they do accept this type of Card and the deposit required for doing so.
Auto Club Member offers
Thrifty offers a wide range of vehicles at an affordable price from over 177 locations across Australia and over 30 locations across New Zealand. Thrifty values the relationship between the Australian Auto Clubs and aims to provide club members with exceptional service delivery and value for money. Member offers include:
- 15% Member Discount off the Best Rate of the Day for all Auto Club Members
- $5 per day off liability reduction options*
- 30% discount off GPS hire*^
- Free additional driver*
*Offers available in Australia only. ^Subject to availability.
Click here for Thrifty New Zealand Manual (PDF, 1MB).
You can view our full range of vehicles and Explore our Fleet here.
Thrifty contact details
Booking and System issues:
Please call Thrifty Reservations on 1300 741 267. Press 1 for Australia and 2 for New Zealand
Customer Service issues:
Thrifty Customer Service Phone - 1300 367 227, Email - email@example.com
Customer Relationship Manager:
Fiona Southee, Mobile - 0481 430 262, Email - firstname.lastname@example.org
AMS Relationship Executive:
Pauline Woods, Mobile - 0401 560 604, Email - email@example.com
AMS Relationship Executive:
Kate Jones, Mobile - 0414247616 , Email - firstname.lastname@example.org
Partnership & Retail Marketing Manager:
Shelly Misra, Phone - 8337 2921, Email – email@example.com
Agent's Priority Line - For Australian and New Zealand bookings
1300 741 267
Press 1 for Australian Bookings
Press 2 for New Zealand
Priority number ensures you obtain the fastest, most efficient service by our dedicated auto club pod of reservations representatives.
Please identify which club you represent when calling as well as your Branch vendor details.
This number is not to be given to Members.
New Zealand AA Member information
As the AA's preferred rental car partner, Thrifty is excited to be able to offer your Members year round discounts on car hire in over 177 locations across Australia. Thrifty values the relationship between the AA and aims to provide AA members with exceptional service delivery and value for money.
All-inclusive rental rates for AA Members
Popular in New Zealand with many AA Members, our excellent value all-inclusive rate starts from just AUD$74 per day for a Toyota Yaris, Toyota Corolla, Hyundai i30 (or similar). The daily rate includes vehicle rental, ultimate protection cover, premium location surcharge, vehicle registration recovery fees, administration fees, unlimited kilometres, GST & credit card fees. Upgrades to an intermediate vehicle are available from AUD$10 per day.*
This exclusive promotion is available at Sydney Airport, Sydney City, Melbourne Airport, Melbourne City,
Brisbane Airport, Brisbane City, Coolangatta Airport, Surfers Paradise, Maroochydore Airport, Cairns Airport, Hervey Bay Airport, Hervey Bay City, Hobart Airport, Hobart City, Launceston Airport, Launceston City, Adelaide Airport, Adelaide City until 30th September 2016 in conjunction with a rental of 3 or more days.*
Rates as follows:
Until 30 September 2016
Economy/Compact Car (ECAR, CCAR, ICAR)
Intermediate Car (SCAR, FCAR, FSAR)
Premium Full Size Car (PDAR)
NZ AA Member Benefits
AA Members can enjoy exclusive benefits including 5% off Thrifty's best rate of the day, $5 off daily optional insurance cover#. Simply quote the promotion code 4908005780 and the AA Member's card number when making a booking.
- AA Members must show a current membership card at time of vehicle collection.
- AA Smartfuel fuel discounts are not available in conjunction with Australian rental car bookings.
- Standard Rental Agreement conditions apply.
- *All-inclusive rate is valid in conjunction with a minimum 3 day hire. The rate includes vehicle rental of a Toyota Yaris, Toyota Corolla, Hyundai i30 (or similar), ultimate protection insurance cover, premium location surcharge, vehicle registration recovery fee, administration fee, unlimited kilometres, GST & credit card fees. Valid for collection at the following Thrifty locations in Australia until 30 September 2016: Sydney Airport, Sydney City, Melbourne Airport, Melbourne City, Brisbane Airport, Brisbane City, Coolangatta Airport, Surfers Paradise, Maroochydore Airport, Cairns Airport, Hervey Bay Airport, Hervey Bay City, Hobart Airport, Hobart City, Launceston Airport, Launceston City, Adelaide Airport, Adelaide City. Vehicle upgrades to an intermediate vehicle (SCAR, FCAR, FSAR) available from AU$10 per day. Promotion code 'AANZINC' must be quoted when making a reservation. Offer valid on selected car classes only. Offer valid exclusively for New Zealand AA Members; proof of Membership will be required upon vehicle collection. Offer is subject to vehicle availability and cannot be used in conjunction with any other promotional offer, corporate, wholesale or commissionable rate. Offer excludes fuel and applicable one way rental fees. All rentals must meet the standard age, drivers' license and credit requirements of Thrifty.