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Melbourne Airport Car Hire (VIC)


Terminal Building
VIC 3043 

03 9241 6100

Discover the benefits of Melbourne Airport Car Hire

Melbourne is a creative funky city with distinct character. There are countless cafe filled laneways hidden in this urban jungle and cutting edge designer wear in the fashion forward boutiques. It's no wonder Melbournites have ranked their city as one of the most liveable cities in the world. What's not to love?

As soon as you land at Melbourne Airport (Tullamarine Airport) you'll be on your way to exploring the vibrant city of Melbourne in style by visiting Thrifty Airport Car Hire. You can easily find us in the Melbourne Airport terminal building. Melbourne Airport is 24km from the heart of the city and has great access by public transport and car. We are also located in 22 locations throughout Victoria, making vehicle hire pick up and drop off stress-free.

Convenience – fly in and fly out

Here at Thrifty Melbourne Airport Car Hire we are all about fair-dinkum no fuss vehicle hire. Our staff are car professionals and can help you choose the coolest car or adventure van for your journey. Heading down the Great Ocean Road to visit the iconic Twelve Apostles with the family? Not a problem, our large size family 4WDs are ready for the trip.

We also have a range of SUV vehicles. Some of our other cars include the Toyota Kluger that are ideal for hitting the open road. Some of our other cars include Toyota Yaris and Corolla, Mitsubishi ASX and Outlander . But we have many more vehicles to explore. Check with our friendly Thrifty team today!

Forget waiting in line, forget counters! With our Thrifty Arrive and Drive offered to Blue Chip members, you can bypass the counter. Look for your name displayed on our TV screens and walk straight to the rental car. All you have to do is sign the condition report to give to the concierge. Then you're off in a flash to your business meeting or holiday.

Relax with the Melbourne Airport amenities

Superior shopping and mouth-watering food is not usually what comes to mind when someone mentions an airport. But Melbourne Airport isn't any airport. With 14,000 employees and 31 million passengers flying through every year, it's an airport buzzing with life.

Melbourne Airport is the second biggest airport in Australia and is often nicknamed a mini city. You can spend hours floating between the many fashion stores and eateries. For designer bags and wallets browse the luxury Mimco store or for some cool sunnies to protect you from the strong Aussie sun head to the Sunglass Hut.

Free Internet is available throughout all Melbourne terminals - WIFI hotspots includes Terminal 2, 3 and 4. Browse the Internet for amazing places to visit around Melbourne and connect with your loved ones online in one of the many relaxing airline lounges.  

Travel tips for visiting Melbourne

Culture buffs have met their match with the city of Melbourne. Gothic laneways, urban artwork and rooftop bars are just beyond each major street. So don't be surprised if you get lost in this epic city.

Urban nomads can spend the day meandering through Swanston Street the perfect place for a hot bargain or Southgate on the South Bank of the Yarra River for unique boutique outlets. General retail hours are Monday to Thursday 9:00am to 6:00pm and late night shopping until 9:00pm on Friday night.

If you're travelling from overseas, tipping in Australia isn't mandatory but if you have a stand-out waiter with incredible customer service skills, a 10 percent tip is generally the norm.

For the holiday-goer venturing onto the Great Ocean Road make sure you pack an esky full of food, bring plenty of water for the trip, sunscreen to protect you from the hot Aussie summer and a first aid kit in the case of an emergency. Prepare for the unexpected!

And if you are still unsure of where to head, Thrifty Travel Blog has all your tips and guides for the best Australian road trips!

Take advantage of Thrifty's partnerships

Here at Thrifty we appreciate our regular customers. Each time you book with us you'll enjoy the many rewards of our long list of partnerships. Velocity members will receive 3 velocity points for every $1 spent with us. And if you're a Silver, Gold or Platinum member you'll earn up to 6 points. So you'll be getting a free flight in no time!

We also have a strong relationship with Australia's top-notch Auto Clubs, which means great friendships for us and great deals for you! Bonuses include member discount 15% off Best Rate of the day, discounted Collision Damage Waiver Protection, free additional driver and 30% off GPS Hire. Visit us today to start your beautiful ride through Melbourne!

Big Job?

Did you know you can rent trucks, vans and utes from Melbourne Airport? We specialise in 2 Tonne Tipper Trucks perfect for landscaping and trips to the tip! Book online or call us to find out more.