If you want to see everything Byron Bay has to offer, there is no better way to do so from behind the wheel of a rental car from Thrifty. Don't spend time waiting for the bus or hailing taxis to go to the sights. Having your own car enables you to go to the areas you want to see the most, when you want. Make your next trip to Australia even better with a Thrifty rental car.
Why drive with CarRentals.com?
With everything to do in and around the Byron Bay region, you'll want to explore more than the area surrounding your hotel during your trip. Whether you have to check out the cafe that has gotten rave reviews across town or try some of the local hot spots, you'll want your own vehicle to take in as much as you can during your visit. Whatever you end up doing in Byron Bay, if you want to get the most from your trip Australia, having access to your automobile is key.
CarRentals.com works with some of the best rental car dealers in the world, like Thrifty, because they are known for their track record in supplying visitors with the best cars. We can help you and your trip get off without a hitch.
Frequently asked questions
How do I get a Byron Bay Thrifty car rental at a great rate?
CarRentals.com always tries to get you the best rates, whether you book. But getting ahead of time can help you save even more. Make sure to not add an additional driver and go over the mileage policy to avoid any surprise fees.
Do I need to bring anything special when I pick up my rental car in Byron Bay?
Be sure to bring credit card, as well as your driver's license.
How old do I have to be to rent a car in Byron Bay?
Thrifty's minimum age to rent a car in Byron Bay is 21. Some rentals, especially higher category vehicles (luxury, SUVs, etc.), may have an additional fee if you are under 25. Make sure to review Thrifty's policy to determine what the total cost is before you book.
Is there a particular car I should get for my trip to Byron Bay?
That depends on how many people you are traveling with and what activities you want to do in Byron Bay. Compact or economy automobiles are great for short commutes and are easier to park. If you are traveling with colleagues or family, then a SUV or a sedan is going to have enough room for all of you and provide a more comfortable ride on longer trips. Those looking for a bit of extravagance on their Byron Bay trip can choose the premium category to get a car like a Mercedes C-Class or Cadillac XTS or similar.
Do I need insurance when I rent a car in Australia?
In Australia you do need to have insurance before you rent. Although many of the major card issuers, like Visa or American Express, give some coverage, there are usually restrictions. For example, they may not cover your rental car if you book a luxury or larger vehicle. Make sure to check credit card issuer's policy before you decide. Additionally, as a United States citizen, you can purchase Collision Damage Coverage with CarRentals.com at checkout.
Does Thrifty require a deposit at the time of booking my rental car?
Thrifty requires a deposit when you book your rental car. Thrifty will block the deposit on your credit once you reserve your vehicle for your trip. Please note that the deposit will vary greatly based on the model and make of the vehicle.
Do I have to return my Thrifty rental with a full tank?
We encourage a full to full policy. You should get into your car with full tank, and you should bring it back it topped off. If you want to save some money, it is best to fill up your tank before you bring it back to Thrifty.
Do I need unlimited miles when I drive in Byron Bay?
Byron Bay definitely has its charms, but you may want to take to the road after you've checked off all the activities in Byron Bay.
Can I get a one-way rental from Thrifty?
Thrifty offers one-way rentals in most cases. You may find it easier to drop off your vehicle at a different location. Don't forget there is typically an additional charge when you choose one-way.
Book today for great rates
With so much to do and see in Byron Bay, having your own set of wheels lets you explore at your own pace. When you are ready to see more of Australia, you can drive when you want to, without waiting for your ride to pick you up or having to be committed to a bus schedule.
Before you head out of town, book your Thrifty Byron Bay car rental and take off to all the must-do activities at your leisure. Book through CarRentals.com and speed along the road in Byron Bay, Australia.