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Thrifty, Brisbane Airport Car Rental

Thrifty 1000+ ratings, 10 reviews

Brisbane, Queensland, Australia

9.5 / 10 Excellent

Best Price Car Rentals at Brisbane Airport(BNE)

Last updated on: June 17, 2021

Thrifty - Brisbane Airport Information, Car Rental Instructions & Policies

Store Location

Brisbane Airport Terminal Building

Telephone

07 3000 8600 / 07 3000 8600

Pickup from Branch or Car Park & After Hours Pickup

The Thrifty - Brisbane Airport car rental location is in terminal

You can walk to the counter of Thrifty - Brisbane Airport car rental.

The car rental counter is located in the arrival hall. Please walk to the store following the "Car Rental" sign

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

The “Rental Car Return” sign can usually be seen next to the road near the store's parking lot. Follow the instructions to drive the vehicle to the corresponding parking lot for returning the car, then walk back to the airport.

Opening Hours

Days of WeekSundayMondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFridaySaturday
Opening hours
05:00 -23:59
05:00 -23:59
05:00 -23:59
05:00 -23:59
05:00 -23:59
05:00 -23:59
05:00 -23:59

Deposit

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

E-voucher

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 - 36.575 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:

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 11.5/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

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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.

Must-not:

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.

Excess

Collision Damage Waiver Excess:

AUD 4000-5500

Theft Insurance Excess:

AUD 4000-5500

Third Party Liability Excess:

AUD 0

Fuel Policy (what does it mean)

Full to Full

Distances to Airports | Railway Stations | Hotels | Other Landmarks

Airports

0.6 mi from Brisbane Airport

Railway Stations

1.4 mi from International Terminal Railway Station

8 mi from Central Station

Hotels

0.3 mi from ibis Brisbane Airport Hotel

0.3 mi from Pullman Brisbane Airport

2.8 mi from Novena Palms Motel

Other Landmarks

9.1 mi from Sky Needle

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Guest Reviews

Total points: 9.5 / 10 Excellent

  • Vehicle condition: 9.8
  • Vehicle cleanliness: 9.2
  • Spaciousness: 9.8
  • Counter staff: 8.8
  • Pick-up location: 9.8
  • Drop-off location: 9.8
  • Pick-up time: 0-10 mins
  • Drop-off time: 0-10 mins
  • Denise

    Brisbane

    9.7 /10 Excellent

    Reviewed: Sunday, June 20, 2021

    Good value at short notice.
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  • L.Farry

    Brisbane

    10 /10 Excellent

    Reviewed: Sunday, June 20, 2021

    Thrifty had really good service and a nice new car
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  • P.Lau

    Brisbane

    7.7 /10 Good

    Reviewed: Sunday, June 20, 2021

    Nobody in the key drop-off counter when it was 23:10. But the service hour is written until midnight seen from the notice in counter.
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  • Paul Dennehy

    Brisbane

    10 /10 Excellent

    Reviewed: Sunday, June 20, 2021

    Fantastic vehicle (wish I had one!) and Mim at the counter was lovely and very helpful
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  • N.Kumar

    Brisbane

    10 /10 Excellent

    Reviewed: Sunday, June 20, 2021

    Thrifty!! you are one of the best rental companies that I regularly rent with. And as always, you never disappoint. This time too, the car was all set and ready for me and it took barely 5 minutes to get the car keys and move.
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  • A.Barakat

    Brisbane

    10 /10 Excellent

    Reviewed: Sunday, June 20, 2021

    Easy pick up and drop off. Car was as described. Great service.
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  • J.Zwirko

    Brisbane

    10 /10 Excellent

    Reviewed: Sunday, June 20, 2021

    Car had very good fuel economy, specious, clean, close to new condition. Staff very friendly and professional.
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  • Maafala Faamausili

    Brisbane

    9.7 /10 Excellent

    Reviewed: Sunday, June 20, 2021

    The car exceeds our expectations, very clean and reliable, we enjoyed every minute of our family holiday because of a really cool and amazing ride, Thank you so much, very satisfied and definitely use your service again.
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  • T.Koh

    Brisbane

    8.3 /10 Very Good

    Reviewed: Sunday, June 20, 2021

    Excellent ride letdown by indifference.
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  • K.McLean

    Brisbane

    10 /10 Excellent

    Reviewed: Sunday, June 20, 2021

    The service at pickup and drop off was excellent. The car superb.
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