Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) in the car rental industry

January 13, 2020 Blog North Island South Island

Tony Mortensen, General Manager of Thrifty Car Rentals NZ talks about the advances and implications of the Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) for the car rental industry. The implementation of smart technology in a growing number vehicles is presenting an exciting opportunity in the car rental industry. Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS), are electronic systems […] full post

Everything you need to know about AdBlue and Thrifty rentals

November 25, 2019 Blog North Island South Island

We’re always looking for ways to make your time on our roads as enjoyable as possible. Whether it’s our range of vehicles or our accessibility across New Zealand, you’re never far from hitting the open road with us. One thing that we’ve spotted recently, however, is a few questions about AdBlue. So, to help, we […] full post

Kiwis exploring their own backyard

August 11, 2019 Blog North Island South Island

Kiwis exploring their own backyard Egypt, Patagonia, Croatia … having travelled to almost 70 countries, including some of the world’s most exotic destinations, what do a couple of New Zealand’s best-known travel bloggers get up to when it comes to exploring their own backyard? As it turns out, quite a lot! Sarah Chant and her […] full post

Driving Happy & Eco-friendly

April 4, 2019 Blog North Island South Island

Having introduced a collection of Hyundai Ioniqs to their fleet in Christchurch and Auckland, Thrifty Car Rental is offering us an environmentally-friendly option when it comes to driving away from home. Chatting to the team at Thrifty Car Rental, I was both excited and daunted by the thought of opting for an electric vehicle – […] full post

Top things to do for under $30

April 26, 2018 Blog North Island South Island

With the chillier months upon us it can be easy to get bogged down by the dreariness, batten down the hatches and hide away from it all. But taking a holiday in autumn or winter can actually be a lot of fun with a bunch of activities firing up as the weather cools down. So […] full post