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AA Smartfuel

Fuel discounts with Thrifty and AA Smartfuel!

Fuel for free is food for thought

And thanks to our partnership with AA Smartfuel all our customers can take advantage of some great fuel discounts and get more drive from their dollar.

You can accumulate fuel discounts from a wide range of retailers, including 5 cents per litre per rental with Thrifty. Earn up to 50 litres of free fuel each time you fill up at the pump!

All you need to do is pick up your free AA Smartfuel card or present your AA Membership card when collecting your rental car. You'll then need to register your AA Smartfuel card online at You must register before you can redeem fuel discounts.

Terms and conditions

  • An AA Membership card or AA Smartfuel card must be presented at time of vehicle pick up to qualify for the fuel discount
  • Maximum 50 litres of free fuel
  • AA Smartfuel discounts are not available in conjunction with any other loyalty or points programme, i.e. Virgin Velocity
  • Fuel discount will be credited to customers AA Smartfuel account within 7 working days following vehicle return
  • Fuel discount can be redeemed at participating AA Smartfuel Service Stations
  • It is the customers responsibility to ensure their AA Smartfuel account is activated at the time of returning the vehicle to ensure the fuel discount is credited to their account
  • A rental day is defined as 24 hours from time of pick up
  • Not valid in conjunction with wholesale or structured contracted rates
  • Only one AA Smartfuel account holder is eligible for the fuel discount per rental
  • All car rentals must meet the standard age, drivers license and credit requirements of Thrifty
  • Valid for car rentals within New Zealand only
  • AA Smartfuel terms and conditions apply
  • Thrifty rental terms and conditions apply