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49 Barry Parade Fortitude Valley QLD 4006 Australia
07 3006 3255 07 3006 3299

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Brisbane City Car Hire (QLD)


49 Barry Parade
Fortitude Valley
QLD 4006

07 3006 3255

Conveniently located in the heart of Brisbane

Brisbane is a dazzling playful city that will stir your youthful side in no time. From fun-filled animal encounters with koalas and kangaroos to wow-factor activities like hot air ballooning and boat river cruise adventures, the city is sure to invigorate. While there are loads of easy to navigate footpaths and bridges, hiring a car will allow you to explore the ins and outs of this down-to-earth city.

Brisbane is the third largest city in Australia and the largest in the sunny state of Queensland. In fact, it's Queensland's capital and an ideal place to start a trip on the Gold Coast and Sunshine coast. Everything's in reach!

Find us just off the Bradfield Highway, only a short distance from the Brunswick Street station. We are close to so many of Brisbane's stand-out places to visit, such as the Queensland Cultural Centre, South Bank Parklands and City Botanic Gardens. 

Optional extras available at Brisbane Car Hire

Thrifty Brisbane Car Rental has a bursting range of comfortable and stylish cars. From large vans that can fit your surfboard for when you drive up north to the surf beaches to sleek sedans that are perfect for a visit to the lush countryside, our huge range is sure to satisfy your needs.

Brisbane is a relaxed city, so your trip should be relaxed too! With so much to see and do around the city, having an optional extra like a Tom Tom GPS can make your trip all the more relaxing. Plus if you're a busy business traveller you won't be late to any appointments.

Here at Thrifty we understand the needs of big booming families. Busy parents travelling with a baby or young children can save themselves the hassle of bringing a baby seat or child booster with them, as we provide easy to fit baby seats.

Opening hours for early rises

Our opening times are from 7.30am to 5.30pm all week. If you're heading on a road trip we are flexible with where you drop the car off, just make sure it's checked by one of our friendly staff.

Things to see and do in Brisbane

The sparkling blue skies and endless summer days are tempting for any holiday-goer. Add sizzling fashion and world class dining, it's no wonder Brisbane is booming with visitors keen to explore everything it has to offer.

The Brisbane River is where the action is at, either join a river cruise or hire a canoe to view the city from the water or picnic in one of the many riverside parks. Eagle Street Pier is the optimum spot to look out over the river and enjoy one of the delicious local wines in a restaurant or bar.

Visit the Fortitude Valley for awesome entertainment and Paddington for chic fashion outlets. And cruise up to Mt Cootha Lookout to see Brisbane and Moreton Bay from above.

Exploring outer Brisbane

Escape the clutches of the city and cruise onto one of the many winding roads that showcase the beauty of Australia's lush nature. A few scenic drives that Brisbanites rave about include Brisbane to Ipswic . All offer a relaxed escape from the busy hustle and bustle of the city.

Mount Nebo Road will have you smiling and putting the worries of the world behind you. Driving through the Brisbane Forest Park through to Mount Neco you'll see the great Aussie bush at its best. Mount Mee Road is another great scenic drive, heading north-west from Brisbane CBD you'll experience the beauty of the countryside of Brisbane.

Travel Ideas 

Are you looking for inspiration for your next road trip? Look no further, Thrifty can help with our Travel Blog. We have the long haul road trips mapped out to get the travel bug stirring. Be sure to check these pages regularly for new additions.

We look forward to helping you on your Brisbane travels. See you at Thrifty soon!