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Thrifty Darwin Airport
Terminal Building Darwin NT 0800 Australia
08 8924 2480 08 8945 1112

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Darwin Airport Car hire (NT)


Terminal Building
NT 0801

08 8924 2480

Convenience - fly in and fly out

Flying to the Top End of Australia and zooming off in your very own hire car has never been easier than with Thrifty's speedy pick up and drop off service.

Forget public transport, with Thrifty Arrive and Drive for Blue Chip members you can bypass the counter and go straight to your rental car. All you need to do is sign the condition report (sitting in the front seat) and give it to the friendly concierge and you can shift gears to the wider yonder!

Relax with the Darwin Airport amenities

Make your car pick-up a no brainer by booking one of our safe and reliable hatchbacks, sedans, SUVs or even a truck online before you jet-set. You can find our friendly staff at the Arrivals Hall near baggage collection on the ground floor. Once you've pick up your hire car from Thrifty Darwin Airport it's a short 15 minutes drive to the bustling Darwin CBD.

Shopaholics will love the duty free shopping available at Darwin Airport with everything from perfumes to watches at a wallet-friendly price. If you're waiting for a flight there's no better way to pass the time than connecting to the free Wifi and enjoying a cuppa at the Dôme cafe or Giancarlo Cafe and Bar. And for some tasty Asian cuisine stop by the Bumbu restaurant.  

Travel tips for visiting Darwin

Balmy weather, waterfront dining and expansive parklands are just a few of the perks of visiting the eclectic city of Darwin. See the iconic saltwater crocodiles at the Crocosaurus, you can even get an upclose look by going in the "Cage of Death", which is lowered into the water where the crocs live. For more animal encounters drive 45 minutes south to The Territory Wildlife Park.

But remember the beaches and waterways in the Northern Territories are home to both fresh and saltwater crocodiles who are known to attack humans. So always look out for crocodile warnings. Other things to be mindful of are box jellyfish that are usually in the Darwin oceans from October through to May and always wear protective footwear when walking in the national parks due to the risk of snake and spider bites.

Take the ultimate driving adventure, Darwin to Uluru. It is a must when you visit the Northern Territory. Read more on Thrifty Travel Blog for great road trip inspiration.

Take advantage of Thrifty's partnerships

Did you know Thrifty is an exclusive car rental partner of Australia's leading Auto Clubs? So if you're a member you'll receive some great benefits that include Best Rate of the day and reduced damage liability.

You can also rack up juicy rewards points with our partnership with Virgin Australia, which will earn you an incredible 3 velocity points per $1 spent (while Silver, Gold and Platinum members earn a points bonus on top of the base points earned), if you hire a Thrifty vehicle in Australia or New Zealand. See Thrifty's full range of partnerships here.

Find out about the other Northern Territory Car rental locations Thrifty has to offer.