• Members save on Thrifty car and truck rental


    When you're ready to take your next road trip and explore our beautiful country, our partners Thrifty are here to make your journey a safe and happy one. 

    They have increased their exceptional cleaning standards so you can feel at ease, and with your RACV Member 15% discount plus flexible bookings with no cancellation fees outside of 24 hours' notice, you can have peace of mind when booking your next car, SUV, mini bus or van.

    Offering a fleet of 17,000-plus vehicles and over 200 locations across Australia and New Zealand, from SydneyMelbourne and Brisbane to Auckland, Wellington and Queenstown, find a Thrifty wherever you're headed. Whether you are renting for leisure travel or if you need something bigger to help you move into your new home, Thrifty have the perfect vehicle hire for you and flexible bookings for peace of mind.

    Find out more on the latest Thrifty advice relating to Coronavirus (COVID-19).

Here's what you get with Thrifty

  • Rental cars

    • Save 15% on your daily rental car rate
    • 15% off the best rate of the day^
    • $5 per day off Ultimate Protection or Premium Protection~ 
    • No additional driver fee in Australia and New Zealand#

    To claim these offers, simply enter your membership number when making an Australian or New Zealand Thrifty Car Hire booking.

  • Commercial vehicle hire

    Moving house or a team?

    • Save 15% on your daily rental vehicle rate.
    • 15% off the best rate of the day^
    • $5 per day off Ultimate Protection or Premium Protection~ 
    • No additional driver fee in Australia#

    To claim these offers, simply enter your membership number when making your booking in Australia. 

Make a booking

For a limited time only, hire a Thrifty passenger vehicle for five days or more and receive a 25% discount on the best rate of the day*. Book using promo code AMSVIP.

*Offer valid for bookings until 30 November, 2021 with travel until 30 June, 2022. Blackout dates apply 15 December, 2021 – 6 January, 2022, 15-18 April, 2022. Available at participating locations only. See Terms and Conditions and participating locations.

Thrifty Terms & Conditions

All offers are valid until 31 October 2021. Must quote RACV Membership number at the time of booking and collection. ^15% discount applies on the base rate (time and kilometre) only, available at Thrifty locations in Australia and New Zealand only. ~Damage Waiver Premium Protection available at a reduced price of $26.35/day or Ultimate Protection at $34.60/day, both options discounted by $5/day, available in Australia & New Zealand only. Ultimate Protection is capped at 10 days per 30 day rental. New Zealand Protection Options include Total Protection Package & Accident Excess Reduction, both options discounted by $5/ day. #Additional driver fee waived. Offers are subject to availability & cannot be used in conjunction with any other promotion, special offer or coupon. All rentals are subject to the terms and conditions of the Rental Agreement. To view Thrifty’s Terms and Conditions visit www.thrifty.com.au/terms

 

25% off for 5+ days:

*Offer valid for bookings until 30 November, 2021 with travel until 30 June, 2022. Blackout dates apply 15 December, 2021 – 6 January, 2022, 15-18 April, 2022. Available at participating locations only. Brisbane Airport, Brisbane City, Newcastle Airport, Sydney Airport, Sydney City, Artarmon, Brookvale, Hornsby, Canberra Airport, Canberra City, Cairns Airport, Cairns City, Port Douglas, Melbourne Airport, Melbourne City, Hobart Airport, Hobart City, Launceston Airport, Burnie, Perth Airport, Perth City, Adelaide Airport, Adelaide City, Rockhampton Airport, Bundaberg Airport, Bundaberg City, Emerald Airport, Gladstone Airport, Hervey Bay Airport, Hervey Bay City.

 

Birds eye view of windy mountainous road

Rental Car Excess

Consider purchasing an RACV Rental Car Excess plan to cover the excess charged by your rental car company, if you’re hiring a rental car in Australia and happen to have an accident.
 

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Travel Insurance Terms & Conditions

Benefits are subject to the terms and conditions (including the limits, sub-limits and exclusions) of the insurance policy. Royal Automobile Club of Victoria (ABN 44 004 060 833 AR 001243563) is an Authorised Representative of the underwriter Tokio Marine & Nichido Fire Insurance Co., Ltd. (ABN 80 000 438 291 AFSL 246 548). Any advice provided is general in nature only. Please read the Combined Financial Services Guide and Product Disclosure Statementcarefully to understand what this policy covers. Words with special meanings.