When returning your rental vehicle to one of our locations please ensure to refuel your hire car to the agreed level.
Where is the branch located?
We are located on the service road Hume Hwy, Somerton, just past BP service station on corner of Stanley Drive and Hume hwy. Entrance and exit is via the service road Hume Hwy.
Campbellfield is an outer suburb of Melbourne, just south of Craigieburn and just north of Fawkner. Campbellfield is just an 18-minute drive from Melbourne Airport, with three different available routes from the airport to pick up your Thrifty car hire. One of these drives can take you through the Woodlands Historic Park, the perfect way to enter Australia and Melbourne. The park offers a unique insight into what the terrain and natural environment were like when European settlers first arrived in Victoria. See the native woodland and grassland that is teeming with kangaroos on one of the many nature trails the park has to offer. This park can be a great first impression or last impression as you drive to or from the airport from Campbellfield.
Campbellfield has everything you need for your stay in Melbourne. Close to shops, restaurants, supermarkets, outdoor parks with picnic areas and more. Hiring a car from Campbellfield not only opens up the whole of Melbourne, but all of Victoria as well. See the heritage sites in Melbourne, the restaurants, theatre, sporting events, shopping arcades, small lanes, and out of this world coffee that comes together to make Melbourne a place no one ever wants to leave.
Go on a drive and see the fantastic nature that Victoria has to offer. There are many national parks that offer great weekend trips from Melbourne within a comfortable driving distance of the city. In addition, Melbourne’s iconic grid pattern city means it is easy to navigate during your trips into the CBD.
Start planning your Victoria itinerary today; it’s amazing how much you will be able to see with a car in Melbourne.
Campbellfield is just a 35-minute drive from the Melbourne CBD. Melbourne is rich with history and many federation and 1800s-era buildings that showcase stunning architecture. Take a drive around the CBD and see Flinders Street Station, St Paul’s and St Patrick’s Cathedrals, Bourke Street’s old shops and arcades such as the Manchester Unity Building, the famous theatres of Her Majesty’s Theatre and Regent Theatre. Take a drive down Collins Street, with its high-end shops, the eastern end of Collins Street has been nicknamed ‘The Paris End’ of Collins.
There are many free activities to take a drive to in Melbourne. Enjoy one of the world-class museums with free entry. The National Gallery of Victoria (NGV) is one of them, only occasionally charging for special events and exhibitions. Here you will see some incredible collections of local, national and international artists, including a large collection of Indigenous Art. See Ned Kelly’s Armour in its new home at the State Library of Victoria, along with other artworks, sculptures and exhibits.
The Australian Centre for Contemporary Arts (ACCA) is free, with public tours every Sunday at 3 pm. They certainly do things differently at ACCA, with many unique and interesting exhibitions on offer. Other free entry cultural sites are the Australian Centre for the Moving Image (ACMI), the Sutton Gallery, the Ian Potter Centre and the Australian Music Vault.
There are many national parks in Victoria, from the Grampians, Wilsons Promontory, Great Otway, and many more. Take some of the world-renowned hiking trails to see the native animals, ancient trees and more. The Grampians National Park is a 3-hour drive from Campbellfield. See the breathtaking waterfalls, Aboriginal rock art, small country towns, and breathe in the fresh eucalyptus-scented air. The Grampians make a fantastic long weekend trip, with at least 3 days needed to appreciate this wonder of nature fully.