About Thrifty Rent-A-Car
Thrifty Car Rental is one of the largest car rental companies in the world and is a subsidiary of The Hertz Corporation with headquarters in Estero, Florida. Established in 1958 as Thrifty Rent a Car System, Inc., the company has grown steadily over the decades. Through corporately-owned and franchised stores, Thrifty now operates more than 4,000 locations in conjunction with parent company Hertz and sister company Dollar Car Rental. Thrifty is one of the most widely recognized brands in the travel industry that caters to cost-conscious business and leisure travelers. Many of their car rental locations are next to major airports, making it easy to get around cities or towns. And as a bonus, Thrifty Rent-A-Car has partnered with several airlines and hotels to give you rewards, from frequent flyer miles to hotel points and free car rentals. Thrifty Rent-A-Car deals and discounts are available online and help customers with their savings.
If you find a better deal on Thrifty cars anywhere other than Thrifty.com, they will not only match that price, but will give you an additional 10% off the base rate. A reservation must be made at least 72 hours in advance of your rental by going direct to Thrifty.com and booking the lowest available rate for that car type. Within 24 hours of the booking, should a lower published Thrifty rate be found on a site other than thrifty.com, a completed claim form, available on thrifty.com, must be electronically submitted. To qualify, the same comparison rate must have been found using the same pick-up location, reservation dates and car type. The rate differential will be based on the base rate of the vehicle, and will not include taxes, fuel, surcharges or any other ancillary charges. Only daily, weekend, and weekly rentals are available for Best Rate Guarantee, other rental lengths are excluded.
Thrifty Rent-A-Car does not have a return policy. However, If you need to review, change or cancel your reservation, you may do so on the brand’s website or by contacting their customer service. Regarding your deposit, once you return your car in good condition and on time, Thrifty will return the deposit back to your credit or debit card. You can expect this process to take between five and 10 days, depending on your bank or credit-card company.
Blue Chip Rewards is a rewards program where you earn points towards free rental days at Thrifty. Your rental Preferences are saved in your member profile, meaning you can get on the road with faster reservations, pick-ups and returns. Members will earn 1 point per qualifying U.S. $1 spent on rentals to redeem for free days on daily, weekly, or weekend rentals on cars Compact to Full-size. A free weekend rental day starts at 500 points. Blue Chip Rewards Benefits also include skipping the counter and going straight to the lot, free authorized additional driver, quicker reservations pick-up and returns, priority counter service and more.
Thrifty Rent-A-Car offers many rental car deals, association deals and travel partner deals. By giving them your email, you will receive in your inbox all the best Thrifty Rent-A-Car offers, discounts and services. Such deals include saving 10% on a weekend or weekly car rental’s base rate, renting from a neighborhood location, saving up to 15% on prepaid rentals, exclusive AAA Rental Car discounts and so much more.
Thrifty Rent-A-Car does not advertise any qualified customer discounts.
Thrifty Rent-A-Car does not specify a trade-in policy for customers.
Thrifty Rent-A-Car does not offer a credit card to customers at this time.