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Regional NSW Car Hire

Conveniently located throughout Regional NSW

New South Wales (NSW) is an eclectic mix of modern living and a great rural history, making it a bold state with a large population of true blue Aussies. Exploring this vast area is convenient by car, especially as Thrifty has 60 easy to locate Car Hires scattered throughout regional NSW. From the laid-back hippie-fest beach destination of Byron Bay to the relaxed country haven of Orange, we will be there to greet you!

Our large range of jaw-droppingly fantastic cars at each location will meet the needs of your epic holiday or short business trip. From roomy vans to small runabouts, we'll have a well-equipped modern car that suits your unique trip. Our staff are trained to help make the decision a breeze and can help you drive off sooner. So feel free to ask one of our friendly team any lingering car-related or fun-holiday questions!

Below is a list of the convenient locations you can find Thrifty Car Rental in NSW:

Bathurst Lismore
Bathurst Airport Lismore Airport
Ballina Mudgee
Beresfield / Maitland Parkes  
Charlestown Parkes Airport
Dubbo Airport Port Macquarie
Central Coast (Tumbi Umbi) Port Macquarie Airport
Coffs Harbour Singleton
Coffs Harbour Airport Taree Airport
Grafton City Williamtown (Newcastle) Airport
Grafton Airport Wollongong

Optional extras available at Regional NSW Car Hire Click here for Sydney and Surrounds 

Exploring the wide yonder can be tricky, especially when you're in unfamiliar territory. That's why the Thrifty team recommends adding the optional extra of a TomTom GPS, to save you time and allow you the freedom to drive this incredible area without a headache.

Travelling regional NSW with your family adds great memories to the family album and is best done in the comfort of a hire car. Forget lugging around a heavy child or baby booster seat. Instead, for a small additional price we can provide one that can be easily fitted to your hire car.

Opening hours for early rises

"Wowza!" Time to hit the open road early and explore this beaut' landscape and enjoy the winding roads that run throughout regional NSW. General opening hours for Thrifty Car Hire are from 7.30am to 5.30pm weekdays and 7.30am to 4pm on weekends.

However, each location has it's own individual opening times allocated, so speak to one of our friendly Thrifty members today to organise a car hire time. You can return your vehicle to an alternative location if we are closed which should be checked by one of our experienced Thrifty staff members.

Things to see and do in Regional NSW

NSW is a true beauty! Splash in the crystal clear waters and have a wonderful day in the sun. Don't forget the sunscreen! Spectacular beaches, epic landscape, it's a breathtaking destination that captures the essence of Australia. There are so many stand-out activities that will keep you going all day, such as surfing, trekking, canyoning, kayaking and whale and dolphin watching. You can also hit the ski slopes at Thredbo and Perisher that caters to beginners, intermediate and advanced.

The Aboriginal people of Australia have a history that dates back thousands of years. Visitors come from all over the world to learn more about their rich history and vast cultural heritage. There are many Aboriginal owned and guided tours in regional NSW, such as the Aboriginal Blue Mountains Walkabout that helps visitors understand the traditions of the indigenous people and their sacred sites. You can also visit the Waradah Aboriginal Centre, Blue Mountains when in the area. A great learning experience for the kids!

Exploring outback NSW

Away from the surf and sand you'll find the sizzling outback of NSW, a grand landscape that's dramatic quality will surprise and delight any holiday-goer. The magnificent Darling River winds its way through outback NSW from Brewarrina to Wentworth.

The heritage-listed Warrumbungle National Park's iconic land is the ideal place to bushwalk, bird watch and enjoy the beauty of the Australian landscape. And any music buffs out there will love visiting Australia's music capital Tamworth. Some other popular destinations in outback NSW will include Bourke, Cobar, Corner Country, Broken Hill and Wentworth, all offering a fair dinkum experience. And all great areas for a cruise in one of our hire cars!

Travel Ideas 

If you are looking for the best of regional and outback NSW check out our Travel Ideas pages. 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.

NSW is amazing! Thrifty staff are looking forward to seeing you at one of our many NSW regional car rental locations soon!