There is no better way to see everything Alice Springs has to offer than by getting behind the wheel of your Thrifty rental car. Stop wasting your vacation waiting on the bus, or wasting money here and there with ride-shares or taxis. Having your own vehicle allows you to go to the sites you want to see the most, whenever you want. Make your next vacation to Australia even more enjoyable with a Thrifty rental car.
CarRentals.com puts you in the driver seat
With everything to do and see in and around Alice Springs, you'll want to take in more than the area surrounding your hotel while on your stay. Whether you are dying to check out the bistro that has gotten great reviews across town or check out some of the local hot spots, you'll want your own auto to explore as much as you can during your visit. Whatever you end up doing in Alice Springs, if you want to get the most out of your time in the city, having your car is a must.
CarRentals.com works with some of the best rental car dealers, like Thrifty, because they are well-known for their successful track record in providing guests with the best cars. We can help your trip get off to a great start.
What you need to know for the road
How do I get an Alice Springs Thrifty car rental at a great rate?
We try to get you the best price, no matter when you book. But reserving ahead of time can help keep spending low. Make sure to go over the mileage policy and don't add an extra driver to avoid any surprise fees.
Do I need to bring anything special when I pick up my rental car in Alice Springs?
Be sure to carry with you credit card, as well as your driver's license.
What's Alice Springs's minimum age to rent a car?
Thrifty's minimum age to rent a car in Alice Springs is 21. Some rentals, especially higher category vehicles, may have an added fee if you are under 25. Make sure to review Thrifty's policy to find out what the total cost is for you.
What kind of Thrifty rental car should I get for my trip to Alice Springs?
That depends on your needs and what you'll be doing when you visit Alice Springs. Compact or economy vehicles are good for short drives and are easier to park. If you are traveling with coworkers, then a sedan or SUV is going to have enough room for all of you and be a more comfortable ride on longer commutes. Those looking for a bit of luxury on their Alice Springs trip can choose a higher-end vehicle like an Audi A4 or Cadillac XTS or similar.
Does Australia require car insurance?
In Australia you do need to have insurance before you rent. Many of the major credit cards (Discover, American Express, Visa and MasterCard) typically offer coverage. But many of them have restrictions, such as not covering large vehicles, like trucks or SUVs. It is best to call your credit card company and find out what kind of coverage is offered before you head to Alice Springs. Additionally, as a U.S. citizen, you can also add on Collision Damage Coverage with CarRentals.com at checkout.
Does Thrifty require a deposit at the time of booking my rental car?
Thrifty does require a deposit when you book your rental. Thrifty will block the deposit on your credit once you reserve your rental for your trip to Alice Springs. Please note that the deposit will vary greatly based on the model and make of the car.
Do I have to return my Thrifty rental with a full tank?
At CarRentals.com, we suggest a full to full policy. You pick up your Thrifty rental with a full tank, and you will want to refuel up to the amount you picked the car up with. For a cheaper rate, it is best to find a filling station before you bring it back to Thrifty.
Why should I get unlimited miles?
Alice Springs certainly has its charms, but you may want to take to the road again after you've checked off all the activities in Alice Springs.
Does Thrifty offer one-way rentals in Alice Springs?
Thrifty typically offers one-way rentals. You may find it more convenient to return your rental at a different Thrifty. However, there is typically an additional fee when you choose one-way.
Book today for great rates
With so much to do and see in Alice Springs, having your own ride lets you explore at your own pace. When you're ready to see more of Australia, you can go wherever you want to, without trying to wave down a taxicab or sign up for a ride-share.
Before you head out of town, book your Thrifty Alice Springs rent-a-car and zip off to take in all the must-see sights. Reserve through CarRentals.com and speed along the open road in Alice Springs, Australia.