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AOPA Australia Announces Partnership with Thrifty Car Hire

, Member Services UpdatesAOPA Australia Announces Partnership with Thrifty Car Hire

AOPA Australia Announces Partnership with Thrifty Car Hire

April 12, 2019 By Kreisha Ballantyne
The Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association of Australia is excited to announce a new partnership with Thrifty to provide car hire discounts and benefits to members. Executive Director Benjamin Morgan;...

The Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association of Australia is excited to announce a new partnership with Thrifty to provide car hire discounts and benefits to members.

Executive Director Benjamin Morgan; “AOPA Australia is working hard to deliver meaningful discounts and benefits for our members.  We are looking forward to working with Thrifty in Australia and New Zealand”.

The new partnership with Thrifty will start 1st May 2019 and will compliment our existing member discounts with AVIS and Budget, with members receiving;

– 12% discount off the best rate of the day for all passenger vehicles
– 2 free vehicle upgrades per year
– 10% discount at all Travelodge Hotels in Australia and New Zealand
– Virgin Velocity Points

Kreisha Ballantyne

Kreisha’s experience across various sectors of the aviation industry reflect her passion for general aviation. In previous editorial roles at AOPA Australian Pilot, Sport Pilot and AirSport, Kreisha has had the privilege of flying in – and writing about -a multitude of aircraft types, from a powered parachute to a PC12. Kreisha is currently a feature writer for Australian Flying magazine, as well as CASA’s Flight Safety Australia. As a private pilot, Kreisha has experienced an incredible array of aviation adventures, including flying solo across Australia in heels and lipstick to influence young female pilots; wing-walking on a vintage Stearman; flying in New Zealand, the UK, the USA and Austria; and interviewing a diverse and incredible cross-section of aviators. Now in her tenth year in the industry, she is delighted to continue her passion for writing about aviation as one of AOPA’s new digital editors.

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