Alice Springs Car Hire (NT)
71 Hartley St
08 8952 9999
Conveniently located in Alice Springs
Thrifty Alice Springs is located a short 10 minute drive from Alice Springs Airport making car pick up and drop off a breeze. Whether you're on the hunt for a zippy hatch to cruise around the town of Alice Springs with ease, or need a sturdy 4WD for an outback adventure, Thrifty has the answer with a booming fleet of passenger cars available at a wallet friendly price.
We also cater to the commercial industry in the area of Alice Springs with heavy duty utes, vans and trucks, as well as mine spec vehicles and remote driving vehicles in stock. Need the car for a long stint? Then check out our long term rental option
Optional extras available at Alice Springs Car Hire
Are you planning an awesome holiday with your kids? Good choice, because the youngins are sure to love a family holiday to Alice Springs, due to its endless outdoor activities and spectacular natural beauty. So make your holiday seamless by leaving the baby or child booster seat at home, as we have easy to fit booster seats available at a competitive price. Saving you time and the nuisance of lugging one on holiday with you!
Jetsetting to Alice Springs for a working holiday? Find your way around this rural town, by hiring a TomTom GPS unit that has voice navigation to ensure you get where you need to go in a flash. And save time with our prepaid fuel option, which means you can drop your Thrifty hire car off at any fuel level.
Last but not least, if you're embarking on a big trip outbush, we recommend hiring a first aid kit, recovery kit or 2nd spare.
Opening hours for early rises
I think we can all agree, exploring the rugged area of Alice Springs and all its wonders is best done by car. So come visit our Thrifty team today, with opening hours from 8:00am to 5:00pm Monday to Friday and 8:00am to 4:00pm on the weekends.
If you have any questions about driving in the Red Centre, simply ask one of our knowledgeable Thrifty staff members that can provide you with a map of the area, as well as hints and tips for driving through the Northern Territory like a pro.
Things to see and do in Alice Springs
Planning to jetset to Alice Springs for a vacay? You won't be disappointed, as the third largest town in the Northern Territory has a lot to offer.
Apart from the beauty of the nearby MacDonnell Ranges that stretch east, the city itself has a strong link to Aboriginal culture, as well as its pioneering history. Another major drawcard of visiting Alice Springs is the abundance of wildlife, such as the Big Red Kangaroos that call the area home, as well as wallabies, dingoes and a variety of reptiles. And get up close with the native animals by cruising to the Alice Springs Desert Park.
Of course, you can't visit the Red Centre without putting a visit to the iconic World-Heritage Uluru (otherwise known as Ayers Rock) on your travel itinerary. Located in the Uluru Kata Tjuta National Park getting to this spectacular land formation takes just over 4 hours in your Thrifty hire car, along sealed roads.
Once you have arrived at Uluru, you can learn about the rich Aboriginal culture, heritage and Dreamtime story telling with an Aboriginal guide. There's also the option to hire a helicopter or hot air balloon, for a truly once and a lifetime experience of seeing Uluru from above. Plus camel back riding - another unique activity to add to your Northern Territory bucket list.
For more great ideas on what to do check out Thrifty Travel Ideas.
Want to know more about driving in the Northern Territory? Read our driving in the NT & Kimberley guide for a full rundown of what you need to know before cruising off on your great adventure.
Find out about the other Northern Territory Car rental locations Thrifty has to offer.