About Us

Established in 1958 as Thrifty Rent a Car System, Inc., the company has grown steadily over the decades. Thrifty is the brand of choice for deal hunters looking for a great car rental for their next trip, balancing value and adventure to get you back on the road so you can feel like yourself again.

Whether you are travelling with family, friends or your significant other, the team at Thrifty are here to help. Our versatile fleet ticks the box for all kinds of adventures, so if you’re going on a family road trip, skiing with mates, or moving house; we’ve got the car, van or truck to meet your needs.

Thrifty’s free Blue Chip Member Program is designed to benefit savvy shoppers looking to ensure they never miss the best deal (think 15% off every rental and access to exclusive member offers!), plus you’ll hit the road faster by jumping the queue among many other Blue Chip benefits.  


Wherever your adventure takes you, there will be a Thrifty location nearby. Thrifty has more than 170 locations at all major airports and metropolitan locations, plus one of the best networks throughout rural and regional Australia. Find us in all major cities across Australia, including but not limited to, Sydney, Perth and Brisbane, as well as holiday destinations such as Cairns, Broome and Byron Bay.

Thrifty Blue Chip Membership Program

Our free Blue Chip Membership Program works to give members the best deals going, plus more amazing perks! 

  • Membership is free
  • Get 15% off every rental
  • Access to exclusive member only offers
  • Get on the road faster to enjoy your trip away

So go on, sign up and never miss a thrillingly good deal ever again! 

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