Thrifty goes above and beyond your everyday rental car company. We offer so much more than just a rental vehicle to zip around in, and one of the ways we do this is in through our extensive optional extras range.

Thrifty’s optional extras offer to every one of our customers cover off all the odds and ends rental car drivers need. We understand travelling can be a tad stressful, especially when visiting a new city or hitting the road with kids. That’s why we offer so much more than a convenient rental ride.

So just what can you hire in addition to your new hire car?

Thrifty’s optional extras

Who doesn’t love some handy extras that make any road trip go that much smoother?

At Thrifty, our expert team has hand-selected a great range of optional extras appealing to everyone – from families with little ones, to people venturing on a long-distance adventure, to busy businesspeople who don’t have time to worry about the hassle of refilling fuel.

Extras for mums and dads

Getting ready for a family road trip, especially with young kids, can be tricky. Packing and hauling around those cumbersome baby and booster seats (plus prams!) is tiring and time-consuming. Fortunately for parents we’ve included baby seatschild booster seats and strollers in our optional extras range. For added peace of mind, every one of these items is of the highest Australian safety standards.

No need to stress out about the possibility of forgetting those all-important additions – simply add them to your order with Thrifty, jump in your chosen hire car and hit the road.

Extras for those in need of a little direction

Do you anticipate needing a little direction to your destination? Throw away your old maps and forget about stopping locals for confusing directions – Thrifty has you covered. One of the most popular optional extras is our TomTom GPS unit. This unit, comprising the best in GPS technology, will ensure you make it to your location quicker, with less hassle. With a 4.3-inch touch screen and a simple interface, this GPS is an invaluable addition to your hire car experience – and it’s only $11 a day! And the best thing about the GPS? It comes with advanced lane guidance to tell you which lane you need to be in before making your next turn. Say goodbye to those scary last-minute lane changes!

Lastly, our pre-paid fuel option is the way forward for those who are time-poor and don’t want the added bother of finding a pump to fill up as they head home. Our fuel prices are competitively priced against the major outlets, and this option takes the hassle out of refuelling before dropping off your hire car at your local Thrifty location. This is a great choice for those who will be using a full tank when renting one of our hire cars.

Got questions?

Need a tutorial in how to use your TomTom GPS unit before heading off on your road trip? Maybe you have some questions about which booster seat is the right one for your hire car of choice?

It’s easy to get these answers by simply calling or popping in to any of our locations across Australia. You can also ask about our optional extras when picking up your hired vehicle.