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New Thrifty partnership delivers direct benefit to Knights fans

The nib Newcastle Knights are delighted to welcome Thrifty Car Rental to its fleet of commercial partners, with the global brand signing on as the official Car Rental Partner for the 2023 National Rugby League season.

Established in 1958, Thrifty now has more than 250 locations across Australia, including local outlets in Newcastle, Newcastle Airport, Maitland, Cessnock, Karuah, Singleton, Muswellbrook, Gosford and Forster.

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As part of the Knights partnership, Thrifty is offering Knights fans 12% off rentals across Australia, meaning travel to games just got more affordable.

Vice President of Thrifty APAC, Eoin Macneill, said the partnership with the Knights was all about supporting local communities.

"We're delighted to announce our partnership with the Newcastle Knights, a team with a proud history and passionate fanbase,” Mr. Macneill said.

“At Thrifty, we believe in supporting the communities in which we operate, and we're thrilled to be aligning ourselves with a respected local team that share our values of hard work, commitment, and striving for excellence.

“We see this partnership as an exciting way to enhance and continue to build on our strong commitment to and connection with the local community.

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“Thrifty is looking forward to working closely with the Knights throughout the season to create unforgettable moments for fans.

“This is an exciting time for the Knights, and we're proud to be a part of it.”

nib Newcastle Knights and Wests Group Australia Group Chief Executive Officer Mr. Philip Gardner thanked Thrifty for its ongoing support for the Club.

“Thrifty is unique in that it has a significant local presence to go along with a world-leading brand,” Mr. Gardner said.

“Their commitment to supporting the communities in which they operate is very real and we are thrilled that they see such value in linking with the Knights.

“Our connection to our Members, our fans and our community is one of our great strengths and Thrifty has emphasised the importance of this throughout our discussions.

“Knights supporters will see a very real benefit from the partnership in terms of  competitive pricing any time they hire a vehicle with Thrifty in Australia.

“That’s a very real benefit and we thank Thrifty for their support.”