Sydney Airport Car Hire (NSW)
Kingsford Smith Airport
02 9582 1762
Discover the benefits of a larger fleet
Sydney is the city that has it all - epic beaches, top-notch eateries and the great outdoors. And what better way to see it than by car? Our Sydney Airport Car Hire makes car rental a breeze for the regular jet-setter. We are located at both the Domestic and International Terminals at Sydney Airport and are only 8km from Sydney's thriving CBD. Come and see us at our airport counters on the arrivals level or at our express booths within the terminal car parks. So you'll be hitting up the shops and cafes in no time. Sydney Airport is easily accessible by all modes of transport including car, train, taxi or bus.
Our diverse range of spunky new cars will suit the business traveller or big family getaway. Whether you're escaping to rural NSW on an impressive 4WD adventure or driving the incredible Sydney coast in luxury we have the car for you. Thrifty cars include the prestigious Hyundai i30, the Subaru Liberty, Toyota Yaris and Corolla - to name a few!
Convenience – fly in and fly out
Our zippy car rental is at your service - seamless pick up, speedy drop off equals no fuss travel. No mucking about, you'll be able to drive out of the airport without the headache of public transport. Feel like a superstar with our Blue Chip program that is perfect for the frequent business traveller with exclusive benefits, such as a dedicated phone line for Blue Chip reservations.
Bypass the counter with Thrifty Arrive and Drive, the ultimate benefit of being a Blue Chip member, as there's no counter check in. You can jump off the flight, check Thrifty's large TV screens that will have your name displayed and walk straight to the rental car and the paperwork will be conveniently placed in the front seat. Sign the condition report and hand to the friendly concierge and you're off. Too easy!
Relax with the Sydney Airport amenities
Sydney Airport will surprise you - with its thriving shopping and delightful dining. Scratch the surface and you'll find it's the ideal gateway to see and explore the rest of Sydney. The duty free shops offer designer labels and high-end goods and for a delicious croissant and latte there are many quality restaurants and cafes to relax in after a long flight.
Check in with friends and family on social media with the free Wifi available at both International and Domestic Terminals. You can also take advantage of the comfortable airline lounges - the best place to wait for your next flight.
Travel tips for visiting Sydney
The sunny city of Sydney is one good-lookin' city, offering a stunning harbour with iconic landmarks - the Sydney Harbour Bridge and Opera House. Sydney is the ultimate escape for any avid adventurer, as there are so many things to see and do. For those on a leisure holiday there are countless coastal walks such as Bondi to Coogee, beaches and look out points to visit, all easily accessed by car.
While this sun-kissed country is the ideal destination for overseas travellers, keep an eye out for any bushfire warnings, swim between the flags and keep a bottle of sunscreen in the glovebox - it gets hot!
Take advantage of Thrifty's partnerships
We have lots of friends and want to share them with you. Enjoy the great benefits of our many partnerships with best value specials offered on your car hire. As an exclusive car rental partner of Australia's leading Auto Clubs, we offer guaranteed savings to Auto Club members. Members receive the star treatment with a wonderful range of benefits from discounts off the Best Rate of the day to reduced damage liability. Keep an eye out for our bonus specials on offer such as a free weekend upgrade!
We are also Virgin Australia's preferred partner, so you'll reap the rewards by earning Velocity points on every rental. If you hire a Thrifty vehicle in Australia or New Zealand you will earn 3 velocity points per $1 spent, while Silver, Gold and Platinum members earn a points bonus on top of the base points earned.
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. Be sure to check these pages regularly for new additions.
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