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Thrifty in San Diego

Find great prices with Thrifty in San Diego, see customer ratings - and book online, quickly and easily

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Sun 21 Jan 2018
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Wed 24 Jan 2018
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Why use Thrifty?

  • Dropping a car off with Thrifty in San Diego is quick and easy
  • People are impressed by how clean the Thrifty cars are in San Diego
  • We work hard to find you the best prices - book with us and get the best price on a Thrifty rental in San Diego, guaranteed.

Ratings for Thrifty in San Diego


  • Overall value for money of your vehicle hire

  • Helpfulness of the counter staff

  • Time it took to collect your vehicle

  • Time it took to drop off your vehicle

  • Cleanliness of the vehicle

  • Overall condition of the vehicle

  • Ease of locating the Thrifty rental desk or representative


Thrifty locations in San Diego

Opening hours

  • San Diego Airport
    Day Time
    Monday 5am - 12am
    Tuesday 5am - 12am
    Wednesday 5am - 12am
    Thursday 5am - 12am
    Friday 5am - 12am
    Saturday 5am - 12am
    Sunday 5am - 12am

Thrifty counters near San Diego

Reviews of Thrifty in San Diego

Real customer reviews

Find out what other customers think - so you can decide if Thrifty is the right company for you.

Anonymous San Diego Airport 15 December 2017
Had a problem with the car the brake warning light came on. The car was replaced at our hotel with the same model within 3 hours. Excellent service. However, we were temporarily locked out of the replacement car and discovered it did not have the correct emergency key. This could have been a major problem if key had had a battery failure.
Adrian San Diego Airport 05 November 2017
Counter staff were very helpful. Choice of cars was very poor, when we arrived there was only 3 cars available. We booked a Ford Focus and ended up with a Hyundai Accent which was not very pleasing but was the best of what was available.
Andrew San Diego Airport 05 November 2017
Quick and easy.
Robert San Diego Airport 19 October 2017
Easy, if lengthy, pick up due to long queue, and drop off was straightforward. Staff helpful and friendly which was great, but most people just want to get going and not engage in or listen to others ahead in the queue making small talk. Sorry. SatNav should be standard and not an expensive extra in this day and age. Or at least offer a reduced rate for longer hire periods. In the US, particularly in big cities, it is essential and should come with the car.
Anonymous San Diego Airport 10 October 2017
All insurance included Nothing
Kamani San Diego Airport 04 October 2017
Friendly Staff
christopher San Diego Airport 27 September 2017
Thrifty did not try to upsell unnecessary extra insurance.Nice to have a selection of cars to pick from. Pick up was only slow because of undecisive customers in front of us and the fact thrifty were trying to get them good deals as they had not pre booked. Nothing
Anonymous San Diego Airport 17 September 2017
Customer service in San Diego was good The satnav didnt work which meant ive pixked up a substantial bill on my phone. The bus transport at thrifty LA was poor. Service was slow and the driver rude. Bus was also filthy.
Anonymous San Diego Airport 13 September 2017
Easy, clean Fuel efficiency not very good
Anonymous San Diego Airport 04 September 2017
Easy to locate and access The car had relatively high mileage and was not in the best condition. Care had not been given to the body work or the cleanliness of the interior. Everything about the whole experience was average.

Top companies in San Diego

Thrifty is in the top 5

1 National car hire - 9.1 Ratings: 120
2 Alamo car hire - 8.5 Ratings: 1365
3 Dollar car hire - 7.8 Ratings: 1568
4 Hertz car hire - 7.8 Ratings: 93
5 Thrifty car hire - 7.7 Ratings: 359
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