Launceston City Car Hire
2-10 Tamar Street
9:00am - 4:00pm Monday to Friday
8:00am - 11:00am Saturday
03 6333 0911
We couldn't be easier to find in Launceston city. Simply look for the bright blue and white Thrifty logo right next to the James Boags factory on Tamar Street, just a stone's throw from the river.
You can easily walk to this central location from any number of CBD hotels, or stroll off your cruise ship to our doorstep. If you're coming from elsewhere in the city, a taxi is generally the easiest and fastest way to arrive.
Handy city location
Vast range of rental vehicles
Passenger vehicles available at Launceston city
Small to medium rentals
If you're just looking to zip about town, smaller passenger vehicles such as the Toyota Yaris or Toyota Corolla hatch could be a great fit for your needs. Fuel-efficient and economical to run, they're ideal for business or pleasure. Meanwhile, we also have a range of larger sedans such as Toyota Camrys and Kia Ceratos if you want more space without sacrificing on value
For anyone exploring Tasmania outside of the city, larger wagons such as the Mitsubishi Outlander or Holden Commodore may be the perfect match. Stylish, spacious and comfortable, all of our SUVs are equipped with top-of-the-line safety features for your peace of mind.
Thrifty Launceston offers a range of van options, such as the Hyundai iMax and Toyota Hiace, should you need to move a number of people or a large amount of equipment.
Commercial vehicles are a popular choice in Launceston, so take a look at some of those on offer to help you get the job done. Our fleet has everything from single and dual cab utes to moving vans to tipper trucks,
Thrifty's special offers on car rental in Launceston
Any vehicle rental from any Thrifty around the country is always going to be a great deal – after all, it's in the name! For more great offers, take a look at the specials page to find current deals and discounts.
Things to see and do with a rental car Launceston
Tasmania may be a small state, but it's certainly not lacking in things to do. Launceston city itself has a range of activities to suit all tastes, with stunning sights such as Cataract Gorge. This slice of wilderness has hiking trails, gardens, and the world's longest single span chairlift – and it's only minutes from the city.
There's also the historic Franklin House and the Queen Victoria Museum and Art Gallery to check out, not to mention the Tasmania Zoo. This wildlife sanctuary has both native and exotic animals – from lions to wallabies to Tasmanian devils. You can even get up close and personal with some of them in an animal encounter. The kids will love it!
Meanwhile, those who drive outside the city will be rewarded with the gorgeous beaches of the east coast, the wilderness of the north east coast and hidden gems along the way such as the Barnbougle Golf Course. Discover it all in your Thrifty rental!
Tips and advice when visiting the Launceston region
- You can take Thrifty vehicles on any mapped roads, but be aware that you are not covered for damage while on the Bruny Island ferry
Discover more ideas and road trip inspiration with the latest from the Thrifty travel blog.