Car hire with Thrifty
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Our great prices include
- Free cancellation and amendments
- Third party liability insurance
- Collision damage waiver
- Vehicle licensing fee
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Thrifty car rental with easyCar
Why choose Thrifty?
Thrifty offers budget friendly rates as well as a wide selection of reliable cars.
Car hire locations
With easyCar you can simply search through all of Thrifty's locations, from the Americas and Europe to the Pacific.
Car hire brands
Thrifty operates under its parent company, Hertz, alongside its sister company, Dollar Rent a Car.
What do easyCar customers think?
Our customers rate Firefly's well-maintained vehicles and car hire drop-off process as their best selling points.
In many of our most popular locations, the average waiting time for picking up a Thrifty vehicle takes between 15-20 minutes.
A bit about Thrifty
Thrifty Car Rental was established in 1958 and is a well-known international brand. The company is a franchise operating around 1,000 stores in 77 countries. Just under half of Thrifty locations are in the US and Canada; the rest are spread across the globe. As its name would suggest, Thrifty caters to business and leisure travellers who want to save money. In 2012, the Dollar Thrifty Automotive Group was acquired by Hertz Global Holdings.
Thrifty age requirements
How old do you have to be to rent a car fromThrifty?
In Greece, drivers between the ages of 21-24 are easily able to hire a car with Thrifty.
Unlike most other locations, if you are under 25, you do not have to pay any additional charges when renting a car from Thrifty. But you must be over 25 to rent larger sized and more expensive vehicles.
All renters, regardless of age, must also have held their full licence for one year.
In Spain, you must be 21 and older and have held a full licence for at least one year in order to rent with Thrifty.
However, renters under the age of 25 are subject to a young driver surcharge of €15 per day, up to €150 (excluding tax).
Those between 21-24 are only able to rent smaller sized vehicles. Over 25’s are free to rent whichever class of car they choose.
In France, those 21 and over can rent a car, so long as they have held their full licence for a minimum of one year.
Drivers between the age of 21-24 must pay a young driver surcharge of €48.04 per day, up to a maximum of €490.03 per rental.
easyCar customer reviews for Thrifty
"It was an excellent choice & will definitely use again, service was swift polite & we were on our way in record time. The car was new clean & better then the one we expected & return service was again swift & well handled with minimum fuss, in fact I'm about to book them again for our next trip."
"We got from Thrifty an upgrade to a bigger and brand new car. Everything went smoothly, the price was very compatible, too. We are really pleased."
"The service was really good... We took the car with no problem and we gave it back without waiting."
"It was perfect. The process of ordering and receiving the vehicle was quick and simple, the vehicle was in good condition, so the return was simple."
"I was very pleased with the car supplied and the service I received from the car rental company."
Most popular car rental locations for Thrifty
Tour de Contrôle de Nice, 06200 Nice, France
The Sheraton Heathrow Hotel, Colnbrook By-Pass, West Drayton UB7 0HJ
Keflavik International Airport
3, Blikavöllur, 235 Keflavík, Iceland
Los Angeles Airport
5440 W Century Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90045
Aéroport de Cointrin, Route Douaniere-Secteur France, 01215 Genève
Palma de Mallorca Airport
Aeropuerto, S/N, 07611 Palma de Mallorca, Islas Baleares, Spain
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With hundreds of locations worldwide, there are plenty of Thrifty pick up points to choose from. These are the most popular Thrifty locations among easyCar customers.
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Security deposits vary depending on location and the type of car you hire. Here are the deposit amounts for select Thrifty vehicles in a few popular destinations. These totals are based on major pick up points within each country, but they may differ even from other locations within the same country.