Thrifty Car Rental Reassures Tourists

November 17, 2016, erin.webley Blog

Thrifty Car Rental is reassuring customers that have had to leave rental cars in Kaikōura because of the earthquake, that they will not be charged costs for relocation or any additional unused days. Emma Gardiner, General Manager, Thrifty Car Rental says that the company has up to 30 vehicles located in and around Kaikōura and […]

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The Best Coffee Shops in Christchurch

October 26, 2016, erin.webley Blog

Christchurch’s best Coffee Breaks So you’ve arrived in Christchurch got a rental car, dropped your bags off at the hotel and headed out to grab a coffee. If you love a smooth, creamy and well-crafted cup o’ joe, check our list of some of the top coffee shops in Christchurch. Their coffees are sure to […]

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Fun On 2 Wheels

August 26, 2016, erin.webley Blog

Carly is a self-confessed adrenaline junky.  Last year she decided to visit New Zealand and take part in an arduous mountain run, the Kepler Challenge.  What better way to recover from a full-on day running than hire a Thrifty 4WD equipped with 2 Adventure Capital mountain bikes and hit some iconic Southern Lakes trails! Here’s […]

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Thrifty committed to road safety by supporting Brake charity

May 13, 2016, erin.webley Blog

Thrifty Car Rental is backing New Zealand road safety by becoming a gold sponsor of Brake, the road safety charity that runs Road Safety Week (16-22 May). Brake works to prevent road deaths and injuries and supports people bereaved and injured in crashes across New Zealand. Emma Gardiner, General Manager, Thrifty Car Rental New Zealand, said […]

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Like Thrifty and Love the Savings

May 10, 2016, erin.webley Blog

Over the next 8 weeks we’re giving 1 lucky Facebook fan each week the chance to win a weekend rental and get out and explore NZ! All you have to do is like Thrifty and you are in the draw! The weekly winner will be drawn at random each Friday.   There aren’t too many […]

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Surf Rental Donation 2016

March 23, 2016, erin.webley Blog

As a proud charity partner of Surf Life Saving New Zealand, Thrifty gave four deserving clubs the opportunity to win a share of $2,500 in car rental via an online social media voting competition. The votes were tallied on 22 March 2016 and it was incredibly close!! Congratulations to Whiritoa, winners of our $1,000 car […]

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Christchurch rental car firms to cluster in new $10m hub

February 22, 2016, erin.webley Blog

Five of Christchurch’s biggest car rental brands are joining forces to return to the central city. Avis and its subsidiary Budget; Hertz, Thrifty, and Apex are all going into a new International Rental Car Precinct to be built on the corner of Manchester and Kilmore sts. The $10 million three-storey complex will be built by […]

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Thrifty Drive My Club Terms and Conditions

February 19, 2016, erin.webley Blog

Thrifty ‘Drive My Surf Club’ Competition General 1.        Information on how to enter the Thrifty ‘Drive My Surf Club’ competition (promotion) and prizes form part of these conditions of entry. 2.        By participating in this promotion, entrants agree to be bound by these conditions of entry. 3.        The promoters are Motoka Rentals Limited, trading as […]

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Velocity Winner

February 18, 2016, erin.webley Blog

Congratulations to our lucky winner! As part of Thrifty’s partnership with Virgin Australia and Velocity Frequent Flyer, we ran a competition throughout November 2015 to January 2016 for customers who rented a vehicle during the December and January rental period to have the chance to win One Million Velocity Points! We are pleased to announce […]

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Thrifty wins Tourism Award for Innovative Marketing Campaign

October 6, 2015, erin.webley Blog

Thrifty Car Rental has won the Tourism Marketing Campaign Award in the 2015 Tourism Industry Awards. The awards recognise individual and business excellence across the tourism industry. In 2014 following surveys of AA members who had an interest in domestic travel. Thrifty Car Rental created a vision to become an industry leader and game changer, […]

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