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Young driver fees

If a driver is under 25 years old, additional charges will apply. Please talk to the location for details.

Kilometre fees

Kilometre allowances vary between locations and vehicles. For any enquires please confirm with your location.

 
Sydney Airport, Sydney, NSW
Terminal Building
Sydney NSW 2020
Located in T1 between arrival gates A and B. In T2, at baggage collections in front of carousel 5. In T3, in front of carousel 4 in the Qantas baggage collection area. The Airport Link train which runs every 10 minutes and takes less than 15 minutes to reach the airport from Central Station.
Sydney Airport, Sydney, NSW
Terminal Building
Sydney NSW 2020
Located in T1 between arrival gates A and B. In T2, at baggage collections in front of carousel 5. In T3, in front of carousel 4 in the Qantas baggage collection area. The Airport Link train which runs every 10 minutes and takes less than 15 minutes to reach the airport from Central Station.
Artarmon, Sydney, NSW
36 Hotham Parade
Artarmon NSW 2064
On the corner of Clarendon Street and Hotham Parade, located near the junction between the M1 and Pacific Highway, not far from North Shore Private Hospital. 10 minutes north of the city off the M1 motorway. If you're arriving by train, we're only a 10-minute walk from Artarmon station. You can even take a bus – get off on the Pacific Highway then walk the few minutes to the office.

What to bring for your vehicle pick up 

  • Booking confirmation number
  • Driver’s licence
  • Credit Card
  • Please contact the location prior to pick up to let us know whether you would like a forward or rear baby seat installed

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Thrifty fast facts; what to expect at our locations.

Payment

  • You will be required to pay for your vehicle on collection by credit card.
  • The credit card holder must be the authorised renter and be present at time of vehicle collection.
  • Please note a credit card fee will apply:

Visa / Mastercard Debit Card

Visa / Mastercard Credit Card

Diners Card

American Express / JCB

0.50%

1.10%

3.25%

3.75%

 

 

 

 

 

Deposit     

  • Depending on location, vehicle type and payment method, a deposit of $200 up to a maximum of $1100 will be processed on your credit card at time of pick up.
  • This deposit will be refunded upon vehicle return, pending any additional charges applicable.

 

Optional Extras

Baby & child booster seats

  • Baby seats will be installed forward facing as standard. If you would prefer a rear facing seat, please notify us by emailing reservations@thrifty.com.au.
  • Please note it is the responsibility of the accompanying adult to ensure the seat is installed correctly and is the right seat for the age and size of your child. Read about our safety guidelines here.

Need protection?

  • Enjoy total piece of mind at an affordable price with our protection options.
  • Did you know for just $33/day you can enjoy $0 of protection with ultimate protection? Let our friendly staff know when you pick up your vehicle to add your protection option to the booking.

Drive like a local

  • Drive like a local with the help of GPS guidance
  • Take your driving experience to the next level and have a most enjoyable trip without the hassle of getting lost.

Oh no I lost the car keys

  • Lost the keys, ran out of fuel or need to be towed? With Recovery Plus Protection we make sure you won’t be out of pocket.

 

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