Thrifty Car Rental

Truck & Bus Rental - Chinchilla, QLD

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Southern Cross Ford 93- 95 Chinchilla St, Chinchilla QLD 4413

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  1. About Us

  2. Products and Services

  3. Additional Locations

  4. FAQs

About Us

AT A GLANCE
  • Friendly and efficient service
  • Professional team
  • We have a variety of vehicles
  • We can accommodate your rental needs
  • Convenient location
The only Australian owned, international rental car brand. Locations everywhere.
We're right where you need us from Brisbane to Broome, or between Darwin and Dubbo, a Thrifty rental location is never far away. With over 210 convenient locations, we're where you need us - at airports, in major towns and rural and regional areas. For all your car rental bookings get a quote and book online or call us on 1300 367 227 to find out more about our rates and available vehicles.

Great value, service and range

At Thrifty, we value everyone who walks up to our counter. Whether you rent a vehicle for business or pleasure, we'll go the extra mile. That's why you will always find a great range of quality vehicles in airports, major town centres and holiday spots ensuring the best rental deals are within easy reach.

24/7 roadside assist... to smooth out the bumps

We're proud that our fleet is one of the youngest on the street. From time to time, however, things can go wrong. But minor mishaps dont have to become major headaches. You'll enjoy peace of mind knowing that you will be on your way sooner with our 24/7 roadside assist. We'll smooth out the bumps.

Sharing the love with Thrifty Partners

At Thrifty we have partnered with some of Australia and New Zealand's most recognisable brands to make your rental experience even more rewarding.

If you're a Partner Program member, you can enjoy extra benefits including discount car hire and Velocity Points. And thanks to our exclusive partnership with Australia's leading Auto Clubs, as a club member you'll love the year-round savings with discounted member rates, free upgrades and other special offers.

Payment Methods

American ExpressBpayCashChequesDiners ClubDirect DebitEFTEFTPOSFleetcardMastercardMoney OrderMotorpassTravellers ChequesVisa
ABN
58 003 966 649
Staff
1000+
Established
1978
Also trades as
100% Owned By NRMA Motoring
Also listed under
Car Rental & Hire

Products and Services

Kind

Commercial, Curtain Sided, Drop Sides, Dual Cabs, Flat Tops, Furniture Trucks, Light Commercial, Mini Buses, Tautliner, Tilt Trays, Tray Tops, Utes, Vans

Duration

Daily, Long Term, Monthly, Short Term, Weekly, Yearly

Feature

Air Bags, Air Conditioning, Automatic, Baby Seats, Central Locking, Electric Windows, Hydraulic Lifts, Ladder Racks, Manual, Maps, Power Steering, Ropes, Seat Belts, Tow Bars, Trolley

Seating Capacity

1 - 10, 11 - 20, 21 - 40

Payment Concern

Annual Rates, Corporate Discounts, Daily Rates, Hourly Rates, Long Term Rates, Monthly Rates, No Deposit, Package Deals, Rentals, Weekday Rates, Weekend Rates, Weekly Rates

Service Option

24hr Turnaround, Airport Transfers, By Appointment, Delivery, Drop Off, Emergency Service, Free Delivery, Free Pick-up, Free Quotes, Pick-up, Quotes, Reservations Accepted, Roadside Service, Shuttle Service

Service

One Way Rental

Make

Hyundai, Toyota

Vehicle

Manuals

Hours of Operation

24hr Emergency Service, Flexible Hours, Open 365 Days, Open Monday - Friday, Open Saturdays, Open Sundays

Function

Corporate Events, Private Parties

Capacity

2-6 Tonnes

Offering

4WDs, Fleets

Area

Australia-wide, Local

Ownership

Australian Owned, Locally Operated

Energy Source

Diesel

Keywords

Mini Buses, 4WDs, 24 Hr Roadside Assistance, Vans, Velocity Frequent Flyer, GPS Units, Auto Club Members, Convertibles, Holden Barinas, Luxury Car, Value, Nissan Micra, Holden Cruze, People Movers, Large, Web Specials, Fast Bookings, Cars, Boxes, Utes, Tailgate Litters, Specials, Baby & Booster Seats, Automatics, Australian Owned, Subaru Liberty, Family Sedan, Commercial Vehicles, Toyota Yaris, Hyundai, Small, Large Range, International, Exclusive Offers, Dual Cars, Trolleys, Trucks, Earn Points, One Way Rentals, Protection Options, Manual, Suzuki Swift, 210 Locations, Franchisers, Blue Chip Member, Kia Rio, Toyota Corolla, Medium, Buses, E-Tags

Additional Locations

Showing 188 locations in 8 states

FAQs

  • What Driver's License do I need to rent a vehicle?

    Thrifty recognises all current non-provisional and non-probationary Australian drivers licenses and current overseas licenses. The required driver's license must be in English with photo and produced at the commencement of the rental. Should the license be in another language or have no photo, an International Driving Permit must accompany it. Please note: Any vehicle that holds more than 12 people requires an LR license; Any vehicle larger than a 3 tonne truck requires an MR license.

  • Is there an additional charge if there will be more than one driver?

    No, there are no additional driver charges. All drivers must be present at the rental counter at the time of collection, we'll then apply your details to the rental.

  • How do I book online?

    In order to book online, you'll need: Select the Type of Vehicle you are after; Search for the Thrifty rental location from where you would like to pick up and return your vehicle; Select the dates and time of your rental; Select your vehicle of choice and click on 'Book Now'. You may from time to time see 'Apply Now', this will hold your vehicle and a reservations consultant will contact you within 2 hours to confirm the reservation; Select any additional extras, such as child seats, etc.

  • Can I cancel my booking free of charge?

    No, you may have to pay a penalty in certain circumstances, as follows: Australia Wide (not including NT) For cancellations of cars with more than 7 days notice there is no charge. Cancellation with less than 7 days notice a full day cancellation fee will apply. 4WDs Buses & Trucks up to 14 days no charge. 4WDs Buses & Trucks less than 14 days a full day cancellation fee will apply. NT / Broome / Kununurra Cancellation with less than 7 days notice for Darwin, Alice Springs, & Ayers Rock.

  • If I lock my keys in the vehicle am I covered by Road Side Assistance?

    No, Roadside Assistance does not cover non-mechanical defects such as, lost keys, keys locked in the vehicle, flat battery due to lights being left on etc.

  • Can you guarantee the make and model of the vehicle I prefer?

    All vehicles are subject to availability. This means that we can't guarantee the make or model of the vehicle, as we often have varying models within the same category. Just make sure you ask our friendly counter staff at the time of collection and we'll see what we can do for you.

  • Can anyone other than myself drive the car?

    Only those named on the Rental Agreement are permitted to drive a Thrifty vehicle. When collecting the vehicle, each driver must be listed on the Rental Agreement and they must present their drivers licence at time of collection.

  • What if I have an accident?

    If you are involved in an accident, you should do the following: Call the Thrifty Roadside Assistance number 1800 811 506, if necessary; immediately contact the police in case of third party liability and the emergency services in case anyone is injured. Do not leave the vehicle without making sure it is safe. Write down names and addresses of all people involved and any witnesses never admit liability. All vehicle repairs must be conducted with the formal approval of your nearest Thrifty Office

  • Can I reduce my liability?

    Thrifty offers customers two protection options, Ultimate Protection (UP) and Premium Protection (PP). To view the details of both of these protection options (excluding Northern Territory customers), please click here. Northern Territory (NT) customers, please click here. *Conditions and exclusions apply. See full terms and conditions for details.

  • Can I return the vehicle to a different location?

    If you wish to return the car to a different rental location, please check the rate and feasibility during the reservation process. Thrifty operates a National network in order to allow flexible traveling, however in non-participating locations you'll be required to pay a higher price.