Thrifty, Maroochydore Airport Car Rental


Maroochydore, Queensland, Australia

Thrifty - Maroochydore Airport Information, Car Rental Instructions & Policies

Store Location

Terminal Building, Sunshine Coast Airport, Mudjimba,


+61 7 5448 7887

Pickup from Branch or Car Park & After Hours Pickup

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Return to the Store, Car Park or Key Box & After Hours Return

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Opening Hours

Days of WeekSundayMondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFridaySaturday
Opening hours
07:00 -20:30
07:00 -18:30
08:00 -18:30
07:00 -18:30
07:00 -18:30
07:00 -21:00
07:00 -21:00


Deposits are depending on which car type your rental car falls into, and can be paid with credit cards(pre-authorization)
Representative Car ModelsDeposit Amount(approx.)Business Days Required for Refund

Applicable to all car types,incl. Compact,Suv,Economy,Mini and others.

Pack up ^
115% of the rental car rate plus USD 20030-30

Accepted Cards

Credit cards issued by the following companies qualify a car rental from this store: Visa, Master

Visa Master


Yes. E-voucher is accepted. Show the digital voucher on your mobile instead of a print-out is good enough.

Driver Age Requirements

18 - 99 years old

Young Driver Fee applies at 21 - 25 years old with charge of AUD 25 - 37.95 per day approximately.

Driver's License Requirements

The main driver and any additional drivers will need to provide a full driving license in their name with no major endorsements. The license should be held for at least 1-2 year(s).

For foreign renters, you need to bring:

Domestic License + IDP

Please note that the IDP(International Driving Permit) is only a translation and you must bring your original driver’s license with you.

For local renters, you need to bring:

Full Driving License issued in Australia

This option applies to customers with local driving license, please show your local license at pick-up.

Additional Extras

Extras Prices
Extras Prices
Toddler car seat rental
Toddler car seat rental
Recommended for children weighing 40-100 lbs /18-45kg (approx. 4 - 11 years)
AUD 10/day
GPS rental
GPS rental
Provided by the local stores. Usually, interface and voice are of the local language.
AUD 10/day
Infant car seat rental
Infant car seat rental
Recommended for children weighing under 20 lbs /9kg (birth to approx. 1-12 months)
AUD 13.4/day
Child car seat rental
Child car seat rental
Recommended for children weighing 20-40 lbs /9-18kg (approx. 1 - 3 years)‌
AUD 14.3/day
Child booster seat rental
Child booster seat rental
Recommended for children weighing 40-80 lbs /18-36 kg
AUD 15.4/day

Cross Border

To be updated

Cross Islands


Depending on which island to bring the rental cars to, policies differ:
Bruny Island, Tasmania
Thrifty will allow the vehicles to be taken to Bruny Island provided you pick up from Sydney Airport,Hobart Airport, Hobart City, Launceston Airport and Launceston City only. Please confirm the surcharges with supplier. Customer should be liable for all the damage when transiting the cars.


Taking rental cars to following islands is not allowed:
Kangaroo Island, Phillip Island, Rottnest Island, Mornington Island, Dirk Hartog Island, Abrolhos Island, Horn Island, Gove Peninsula, Groote Eylandt, Magnetic Island, Tiwi Island, Fraser Island
Thrifty will allow the vehicles to be taken to Bruny Island provided you pick up from certain branch. Such as Sydney Airport,Hobart Airport, Hobart City,Adelaide Downtown, Launceston Airport and Launceston City. Please confirm the surcharges with supplier. Customer should be liable for all the damage when transiting the cars.


Collision Damage Waiver Excess:

AUD 4000-5500

Theft Insurance Excess:

AUD 4000-5500

Third Party Liability Excess:


Fuel Policy (what does it mean)

To be updated

Distances to Airports | Railway Stations | Hotels | Other Landmarks


3.4 mi from Maroochydore Airport


0.4 mi from Lotus Retreat

0.5 mi from Bayz Maroochy Waters

0.5 mi from 'Heart Of The Sunshine Coast

Map view of Thrifty Store Location
coordinates: -26.6542292548 153.075057791

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