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01 October 2015 - Congratulations to Matti Pyyvaara on being the lucky 1 millionth rental in our new reservation system!
24 August 2015 - For the first time, a convoy of motorbikes, food trucks and musicians, collectively known as The 2015 BEAST FEAST.
04 August 2015 - Thrifty has come on board to assist Walking Wounded with their Great Australian Traverse, supported by Virgin Australia, which will raise awareness and funds to help returned Australian soldiers.
16 July 2015 - Thrifty team member Kat Kostalas has a picture with none other than the iconic Hugh Jackman.
11 June 2015 - Village Roadshow Theme Parks has announced a new multi-year partnership with Thrifty Car Rental which will be sure to benefit the tourism industry on the Gold Coast.
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13 March 2015 - Thrifty is proud to announce today the successful appointment as the preferred car rental company for Supply Nation
01 March 2014 - Thrifty Car Rental has opened a new wash facility at Brisbane Airport that will dramatically streamline back of house operations.
28 February 2014 - Thrifty has officially opened an innovative new concept store at its Melbourne City location.
03 February 2014 - In a survey of over 2,500 New Zealand consumers, Thrifty Car Rental has achieved the highest five star rating in two key categories as part of the 2014 Canstar Blue award for car hire.
13 January 2014 - As part of Thrifty's sponsorship of the Auto Club Golf Championship, Thrifty ran a competition for two lucky Thrifty renters to win a Golf Escape experience.
01 January 2014 - About to head off on your summer camping trip? Don't forget to check the most important thing before you hit the road – yourself!
16 December 2013 - The annual Thrifty Awards, held at the Pullman Hotel Hyde Park on Thursday 12 December, saw over 150 Thrifty employees come together to celebrate their high achievers of 2013
18 October 2013 - Thrifty Car Rental is pleased to announce the appointment John Hoffman to the role of Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Thrifty in Australia and New Zealand effective 18 October 2013.
15 October 2013 - Thrifty has been announced as the easiest car rental company to do business with at the 2013 Australian Service Excellence Awards.
11 October 2013 - Two lucky renters win a VIP Spring Racing Experience, including tickets to the Lexus Design Pavillion on Stakes Day.
13 September 2013 - "We were thrilled simply to be nominated for such a prestigious award..."
26 July 2013 - Thrifty Car Rental has donated two four-wheel-drive vehicles to the Royal Far West as part of a three-year sponsorship package valued at $100,000.
19 July 2013 - Thrifty Car Rental is signalling its commitment to the Launceston region with the official opening of its Launceston Airport Service Centre.
13 May 2013 - Fat Cat recently visited his good friends at Thrifty WA's Osborne Park.
08 May 2013 - Thrifty Car Rentals has opened a new car park Express Office at Canberra Airport to offer a faster, more convenient service for its VIP customers.
09 April 2013 - Thrifty Car Rentals has further expanded its presence in Canberra with the recent acquisition of the historic Hotel Kurrajong.
25 March 2013 - Thrifty Car Rentals has been nominated as Best Car/Campervan Rental Operator at one of Australia's top travel industry events.
12 February 2013 - Onslow is the 17th Thrifty branch in Western Australia, reaffirming its commitment to the Pilbara. It also highlights Thrifty WAs confidence in the economic potential of regional WA.
05 February 2013 - Thrifty WA has confirmed the appointment of a new Chief Executive Officer, leading its Executive Management Team
07 January 2013 - Thrifty Car Rentals will not be charging its customers the full amount of their car rental if they had to abandon their vehicle due to the Tasmanian bushfires.
30 November 2012 - Thrifty Car Rental in association with the Auto Clubs of Australia and New Zealand are proud to support the largest amateur golf pairs event in the Southern Hemisphere.
13 November 2012 - Between May and August 2012, Thrifty put $20 from every car and moving van rental towards our Telethon target of $100,000
29 October 2012 - Thrifty Car Rental now offers an easy way for customers to pay road tolls anywhere in Australia
26 September 2012 - Local Thrifty Car Rental manager Terry Christie has come up with an innovative solution to beating the traffic in South Melbourne – an electric bike.
01 September 2012 - Thrifty Car Rental has announced the winners of its annual Australasian employee awards in a gala ceremony evening in Cairns.
02 July 2012 - Thrifty Car Rental has been named as a car rental supplier to the Australian Government under a panel arrangement estimated to be worth more than $23 million a year.
20 March 2012 - Thrifty Car Rental has been awarded championship division winners at the NSW Corporate Games 2012
07 February 2012 - Thrifty Car Rental is signaling its commitment to Christchurch this week with the launch of its newly renovated Airport location.
23 January 2012 - Thrifty Car Rental is signaling its commitment to Cairns with a series of key announcements this week.
05 December 2011 - Customers looking for a fuel-efficient yet full-sized car on their next Thrifty car rental can now choose from two new fleet additions.
05 December 2011 - Thrifty Car Rental has invested in a new system to help its most valued and loyal customers get on the road faster.
29 November 2011 - Thrifty donated $20 from every moving van rental to Telethon to help WA sick kids.
25 October 2011 - Thrifty Car Rental has franchised a further location in Victoria, as part of its plans to franchise its non-airport and non-gateway corporate locations.
05 October 2011 - Thrifty Car Rental is launching 800 new GPS units at its most popular locations across Australia.
05 October 2011 - Thrifty Car Rental has signed an exclusive partnership with The Automobile Association New Zealand.
13 September 2011 - Thrifty Car Rental is gearing up for a busy month in Canberra to support Floriade on the 17th of September.
05 September 2011 - Thrifty Car Rental announces the appointment of Martin Buckland to the role of National Sales Manager.
16 August 2011 - Thrifty Car Rental has stepped up its plans to franchise its non-airport and non-gateway corporate locations.
02 August 2011 - Thrifty Car Rental has presented the results of its fundraising efforts to The Salvation Army Canterbury Earthquake Appeal.
22 June 2011 - Thrifty Car Rental announces the appointment of Michael Stewart to the role of Regional Manager for Western Australia.
13 April 2011 - Lucky NRMA member Susan Rich has picked up the keys to a brand new Hyundai i30, courtesy of Thrifty Car Rental.
05 April 2011 - Thrifty was represented for four days at the industry event, which took place in the Sydney Convention and Exhibition Centre, Darling Harbour.
04 April 2011 - Thrifty Car Rental has been nominated for a top travel industry award with the winner to be decided by those who work in the industry itself.
15 March 2010 - Thrifty CEO Australia/New Zealand Bryn McGoldrick today announced the signing of an agreement with the Virgin Blue Airlines Group and a partnership that will offer guests of Virgin Blue, V Australia and Pacific Blue special rates across all their local an
30 April 2009 - Thrifty Car Rental have signed on as a Silver Partner of the Games and will ensure that competitors get quality vehicles at great rates.
17 December 2008 - NRMA acquisition to lead to further investment in systems, processes and streamlining of fleet
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01 Oct 2015:
Congratulations to Matti Pyyvaara on being the lucky 1 millionth rental in our new reservation system!