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Sydney & Surrounds Car Hire

Conveniently located throughout Sydney

Thrifty is not any car rental. No matter where you stay in sunny Sydney, our Thrifty car hire will be just around the corner with a friendly Thrifty staff member ready to greet you. Thrifty is here from the start of your trip and is located conveniently at the bustling Sydney Airport, so you can zoom off to your destination without fuss (or public transport!) in one of our modern and sleek cars.

And if you need to drop the comfy car off at another location in Sydney we have plenty of destinations to choose from in the Western suburbs (Bankstown, Campbelltown), North Shore (Artarmon, Hornsby) and down South (Wollongong). And plenty more! Our convenient locations stock a great range of modern car makes and models. Sedans, hatchbacks, wagons, truck and van hire, ute hire…. even bus hire! Speak with one of our Thrifty members today to organise the right car rental for you.

Sydney City and Suburb locations:

Alexandria Liverpool
Artarmon Parramatta
Bankstown Penrith
Blacktown Sydney Airport
Blakehurst Sydney Airport Truck Hire
Campbelltown Sydney City

Click here for outer NSW locations

Optional extras available at Sydney Car Hire

"Oh no, I'm lost!" A sentence dreaded by any business traveller. Avoid the nasty situation of being late to an important meeting by adding the optional extra of an easy-to-use GPS Unit for a small additional price. Seriously, our TomTom GPS unit will save you plenty of time and create a safer driving experience. It's so incredibly easy to use, all you have to do is type in the destination and the GPS will guide you smoothly to your destination. The GPS will also save you from bickering with the person in the passenger seat!

Baby on board? We've got baby seats and child booster seats that can be simply fitted into our hire cars, saving you the headache of carrying around a big bulky seat with you while you're travelling.

Opening hours for early rises

Bypass Sydney's annoying traffic queues, by getting on the road early. Most of our Sydney Thrifty Car Rentals are open from 7.30am to 5.30pm during the week and 7.30am to 4pm during the weekend. Check with your choice of car rental location for specific times. You can return your comfy hire car to any of our Thrifty car rentals around Sydney, so you don't have to backtrack on your trip!

Things to see and do in Sydney

Shop till you drop, eat and laugh with friends and discover the beauty of Sydney's National Parks. All in your own Thrifty car. Too easy! Every area in Sydney has its own unique charm. The city central is a multicultural melting pot buzzing with corporate life during the week and on the weekend the city turns into a bustling hub bursting with life.

The beauty of this harbour-side city will take your breath away, with iconic landmarks like the sun-kissed Sydney Harbour Bridge and Sydney Opera House. Sydney has many kid friendly activities, such as the Wild Life Zoo, Madame Tussauds and the Sea Life Aquarium and there's also the new Wet'n'Wild that has just opened in Sydney's Western suburbs.

Exploring outer Sydney

There's plenty to see and do in the surrounding suburbs of Sydney. The Northern Beaches has beautiful stretches of coastline, such as Manly, Freshwater, Collaroy, Palm Beach, Queenscliff or Narrabeen. The beachside ambience is truly relaxing and will allow you to shake off your worries and enjoy the beach vibe and friendly local charm.

You've got a hire car, why not get the most out of it by exploring outer Sydney? There are many day trips that will get you out of the hustle and bustle of the city and into nature in just a few hours drive. Wine lovers will thrive in the Hunter Valley around 120km north or a 2 hour drive from Sydney. It's Australia's oldest wine region the perfect place to spend the day sampling local wines and delicious cheese. There are so many stunning scenic routes to explore by car, such as Jervis Bay, the Blue Mountains National Park, Port Macquarie. So what are you waiting for? Get started on your Sydney trip in one of our hire cars today!

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.