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Adelaide Airport Car Hire (SA)


Terminal Building
SA 5000

08 8234 3029

Discover the benefits of a larger fleet

Looking for some epic wheels with both power and fuel efficiency? Well, look no further than Thrifty Car Hire at Adelaide Airport. Our massive range of vehicles will not disappoint (seriously!). Highflying business travellers can enjoy a little class on their business vacation with our prestige luxury coupes and sedans. Families will love our seven-seater SUVs and premium wagons with huge boots to fit the entire holiday luggage.

Forget squeezing into a bus or train! The great thing about picking up your hire car at the Airport is no public transport is involved. Just 6km from Adelaide CBD, there's nothing quite like the convenience of hiring a car from the Airport. Find us easily in the Terminal Building ground level adjacent to the baggage re-claim area.

Convenience – fly in and fly out

Don't like lining up at counters? Guess what? At Thrifty we offer the ultimate benefit for our Blue Chip members - no counter check in. Thrifty Arrive and Drive means when you land down in Adelaide you can bypass the counter, check for your name clearly displayed on the TV screen and stroll directly to the rental car. Waiting for you in the front seat you'll find the condition report and all you have to do is sign it and hand it to the concierge. Flying in and out has never been more simple or easy!

Relax with the Adelaide Airport amenities

Stopping over in Adelaide or waiting for your next flight doesn't have to be boring. In fact, it can be fun. Adelaide Airport is Australia's fourth largest domestic airport and sixth largest international airport in Australia and is the gateway to discovering the delightful area of South Australia. With seven million passengers passing through each year it also offers plenty to do within its walls.

As an Airport duty-free shopping is a must! Adelaide Airport houses iconic Aussie brands, where you can purchase some flip-flops, beach bags and sunnies to prepare for your South Australian explorations.

Finger-licking good grub is also a favourite at the Airport, with chocolate, donuts and coffee shops to satisfy the hunger and thirst of any sweet tooth. Visit one of the lounges to kick back and relax before your next flight. And hey, let's not forget the free Wifi available, which means you can poke, tweet and post the time away! 

Travel tips for visiting Adelaide

The ultra-hip Adelaide is better known for its tasty wine than crime rates. But it's still wise to be street smart and keep all personal belongings with you at all times. The well-maintained roads in Adelaide and surrounds make driving the area a breeze. The winding roads to the Adelaide Hills, known for it's incredible wine are a standout drive for those visiting the area. That is why Adelaide is the top Australian city to visit in 2015.

If you're venturing to the South Australian outback by car make sure you prepare before hand. Bring plenty of food, water, sunscreen, a first AID kit and extra petrol. While most main roads are great, Australia has a high heat season – especially in summer – with the risk of bushfires. So make sure you check the road conditions before embarking on your great adventure.

If you still need more inspiration head to Thrifty Travel Ideas for more tips on travelling around Adelaide and Australia! 

Take advantage of Thrifty's partnerships

Thrifty has partnered with Virgin Australia to offer you standout Velocity points every time you book with us. Customers hiring an awesome Thrifty vehicle downunder or in New Zealand will receive a competitive 3 velocity points per $1 spent, while Silver, Gold and Platinum members earn a points bonus on top of the base points earned. A free flight is just around the corner!

The bonuses don't stop there! We also have a great friendship with Australia's leading Auto Clubs, so members can get some amazing benefits, such as a free baby or child baby booster per rental (great for families!) or reduced damage liability. Speak to us today!

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