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Preston (VIC)


335 Bell Street
VIC 3070

03 9953 4111

Conveniently Located in Melbourne

Hiring a vehicle for your next big job has never been easier than with Thrifty's bustling range of vans, utes and trucks all available at a wallet friendly price. We also cater to holiday-goers and corporate cruisers visiting Melbourne's inner north for a stint, as well as families looking to cruise off on an adventure in one of our many 4WDs or SUVs. You name the vehicle, we've got it!

There's never a dull moment in this thriving cosmopolitan hub with boutique cafes and bustling restaurants at every corner. Thrifty Preston is located a short 20 minute cruise to Melbourne CBD and 15 minutes from Tullamarine Airport. With plenty of public transport options to get to Preston including tram, train or bus, car pick up and drop off is fuss-free!

Big Job?

Not to worry Thrifty Car & Truck Rental Preston has you covered. We specialise in 2 Tonne Tipper Trucks perfect for landscaping and trips to the tip! Book online or call us to find out more. 

Mitsubishi ASX

25 Seater Bus

2 Tonne Tipper Truck

Mitsubishi ASX (or similar) 
5 star ANCAP rating 
Air conditioning 
Mitsubishi Rosa (or similar)
Light Rigid (LR) licence required
Towing capacity 715kg
Manual or Automatic
Diesel Fuel
High back deluxe seating

Mitsubishi Canter (or similar)
Diesel Fuel 
Tip-tronic gear box to automatically tip rear tray
For landscaping and trips to the tip
Available for long term rental

Utes and Trucks

Looking to expand your business or move equipment to complete a job? You're in the right place! Here at Thrifty Car and Truck Rental Preston we help countless tradesmen everyday find the right commercial vehicle for their job. Our fleet includes a variety of 3,6 and 9 Tonne vehicles as well as 1 Tonne Utes and Vans for your simple run around.

Have a chat with a friendly Thrifty team member by giving us a buzz on 03 9953 4111.

Moving People?

Thrifty Preston makes cruising around the streets of Melbourne a no brainer, with our booming range of passenger vehicles all available at a standout price. Our five seater cars include the five star crash rated Mitsubishi ASX to provide you with peace of mind whilst driving you and your passengers around.

We also have epic 25 seater buses for the bustling group visiting the area on a work trip or attending one of the mega sports events at the famous Melbourne Cricket Ground.

Optional Extras Available at Preston Car Hire

As the most populated city in Victoria, it's easy to get lost in Melbourne - a major headache if you're late to an important work meeting. So take the stress out of navigating Melbourne's roads and laneways by hiring one of our Tom Tom GPS Units with seamless voice navigation.

Another nuisance when travelling is lugging around a child seat but thankfully we have both baby and child booster seats in stock that can you can easily fit to your Thrifty hire car.

Tradies and commercial workers will also love our optional extras for hauling heavy goods that include trolley's. Speak to one of our Thrifty staff members about our other optional extras available today!

Be sure to book these extras and more when booking online.

Opening Hours for Early Rises

Melbourne is calling your name, so it's time to hit the road! Shift gears in a Thrifty hire car from 7.30am to 5.30pm weekdays and 7.30am to 12:00pm on weekends.

Things to See and Do in Preston

Preston is a hidden gem located north of Melbourne CBD with everything from Bikram Yoga to grower's markets. The locals range from young professionals that enjoy hitting the town on the weekend to big families relaxing at the nearby parks.

Fashionistas meander the Northland Shopping Centre for some fashion forward attire and food lovers enjoy a great range of eateries ranging from Italian gourmet pizza to Oriental cuisine.

If you're visiting the area on the fourth Saturday of every month, make sure you stop by the Preston Farmer's Market at Bell Primary School. Picking up some delicious, organic produce is the perfect way to support the local community and the kids will love the animal petting zoo and face painting!

Speaking of the youngins', there's also the Laser Skirmish at Timezone, where the kids can have a blast playing lazer tag and run off some energy.

Preston is just one of the many incredible spots in the Melbourne area, so while you're cruising through this eclectic city shift gears and zoom to the Melbourne Zoo, Royal Botanic Gardens and iconic Queen Victoria Market. There's something for everyone in Melbourne, so come explore this bustling city by visiting Thrifty Preston today!

Travel Ideas 

Are you looking for inspiration for your next road trip? Look no further, Thrifty can help with our Travel Ideas pages. We have the long haul road trips mapped out to get the travel bug stirring. We have plenty of ideas for Melbourne's CBD, the art, culture and nightlife.  Be sure to check these pages regularly for new additions.

Find out about the other Melbourne and Victoria car hire locations Thrifty has to offer.