AA Thrifty Car Rental for Members

Everyday competitive low rates & weekend specials

Road trips for us Kiwis are like pavlovas at Christmas - the done thing. To make your winter escape even kinder to your wallet, check out our current offers and remember our AA Thrifty Price Promise - if you find it cheaper elsewhere, we'll beat it by 10%!

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I am renting on both the North & South Islands

AA Smartfuel offers

  • Save 4 cents per litre per rental day when you rent a car with Thrifty*
*Redeemable in a single fill up to a maximum of 50 litres. Valid for retail car rental bookings within New Zealand only. Not available in conjunction with wholesale or structured contract rates or with any other loyalty programme. AA Smartfuel discounts issued by Thrifty will process to your account within seven (7) working days following vehicle return. Thrifty terms and conditions apply.

AA Smartfuel terms and conditions

AA Member benefits

  • 5% discount off AA Thrifty’s best rate of the day
  • $5 saving on optional insurance cover
  • One free baby seat per rental
  • Priority check-in at Auckland, Wellington and Christchurch airport AA Thrifty branches

Current car rental offers from AA Thrifty

Take control of the wheel...and the cost of your rental!

Rent a Toyota Yaris (or similar) with AA Thrifty from just $39 per day! Upgrade to our all-inclusive option with nil excess insurance and the airport fee from an extra $30 per day. Offer valid for travel until 30 June 2014. Vehicle upgrades available from $6 per day.

To take advantage of these offers, simply select the ‘AA Member value rate’ or ‘AA Member all-inclusive rate’ promo code when booking.

Terms and conditions apply.

Australia all-inclusive car rental rates

AA Thrifty’s excellent value all-inclusive rates are now available in Australia and start from just AUD$69 per day. The daily rate includes vehicle rental of a Toyota Yaris, Toyota Corolla, Hyundai i30 (or similar), ultimate protection cover, premium location surcharge and unlimited kilometres. Upgrades are available from AUD$10 per day.

This exclusive AA Member promotion is available at Sydney Airport, Sydney City, Melbourne Airport, Melbourne City, Brisbane Airport, Brisbane City, Coolangatta Airport, Surfers Paradise, Maroochydore Airport, Cairns Airport until 30th June 2014 in conjunction with a rental of 3 or more days.

Find out more on the Thrifty website.


AA Thrifty Kiwi Road Trip competition winners

Congratulations to the winners of the AA Thrifty Kiwi Road Trip competition. Each winner has won the following New Zealand Road Trip:

  • 5 day Thrifty car hire
  • $600 accommodation voucher
  • $100 prezzy card
  • 50 litres of free fuel with AA Smartfuel
  • Summer survival kit
Name City/town of residence
C C Tsai Auckland
E Short Auckland
P Jory Christchurch
S Brady Christchurch
M Drabble Winton

Why choose AA Thrifty

A stress-free rental experience

Enjoy a stress-free rental with free unlimited kilometers, 24 hour AA Roadservice mechanical breakdown assistance and friendly professional service every time.

Convenient locations

AA Thrifty has you covered with 65 convenient booking locations within New Zealand and 210 locations across Australia.

High quality fleet

AA Thrifty offers one of the newest fleets of cars, 4WDs and mini buses in the business with an average vehicle age of 10 months.

Trust your rental's quality - we are a Qualmark endorsed transport provider and have exceptional ANCAP safety ratings for our entire fleet.

AA Thrifty Price Promise

If you find the same car hire deal for a better price we'll beat it by 10%!

*Terms and conditions apply.

Download an AA Thrifty Price Promise application form, including terms and conditions.

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