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Thrifty in Budapest

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Why use Thrifty?

  • People are impressed by how clean the Thrifty cars are in Budapest
  • Thrifty in Budapest are renowned for keeping their cars in good condition
  • The Thrifty staff in Budapest have a real reputation for efficiency

Ratings for Thrifty in Budapest


  • 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 Budapest

Opening hours

  • Budapest Airport
    Day Time
    Monday 8am - 12am
    Tuesday 8am - 12am
    Wednesday 8am - 12am
    Thursday 8am - 12am
    Friday 8am - 12am
    Saturday 8am - 12am
    Sunday 8am - 12am
  • Budapest Downtown
    Day Time
    Monday 24hr
    Tuesday 24hr
    Wednesday 24hr
    Thursday 24hr
    Friday 24hr
    Saturday 24hr
    Sunday 24hr

Reviews of Thrifty in Budapest

Real customer reviews

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

Anonymous Budapest Airport 14 June 2019
Clean and nice service liked al
Anonymous Budapest Airport 10 May 2019
Quick, easy & reasonably priced, would recommend.
Anonymous Budapest Airport 28 April 2019
Service, friendly, quick check in and out excellent Long walk to pick up and drop the car from and to the terminal due construction work
Anonymous Budapest Airport 22 April 2019
All good service and no issues.
Anonymous Budapest Airport 29 December 2018
Excellent efficient service would definitely use again and recommend
Anonymous Budapest Airport 21 August 2018
Many options on car Engine a little low on power
Anonymous Budapest Airport 20 August 2018
Fantastic desk location, very quick check in and check out, quick walk to car park, no overly enthusiastic upselling efforts (a simple, polite, “are you interested in extra levels of cover”)
Anonymous Budapest Airport 01 August 2018
No introduction to car. Not clear where car parked
Anonymous Budapest Airport 13 July 2018
Overall very good service
Jorge Budapest Airport 17 May 2018
the car was new All was good but I didn’t know what to do at 4 am in the morning because the office was close and no body did check the car so hopefully I did the correct thing
Adam Budapest Airport 09 April 2018
Excellent service at pick-up, fully prepared in advance, all info provided, courteous service. World class! Drop-off equally efficient, transparent. Car in excellent condition.
Gary Budapest Airport 04 April 2018
Many unexpected options on car, including parking sensors, cruise control and iPhone integration. Nothing
Paul Budapest Airport 21 February 2018
good service great little car none
Anonymous Budapest Airport 16 January 2018
Car was very good condition. Staff at counter trying to sell additional things.
Anonymous Budapest Airport 26 September 2017
The car did not have cruise control
Anonymous Budapest Airport 26 September 2017
Proper services, administration. All was ok.
Anonymous Budapest Airport 18 September 2017
some more guidance where to find the car...
Anonymous Budapest Downtown 05 January 2017
Reasonable price, reasonable quality
Anonymous Budapest Airport 29 October 2016
Got an upgrade, very good location near a gas station (easy to fill gas on return), very cheap. Returning the car at night took some time
Anonymous Budapest Airport 09 October 2016
Easy access, polite staff, very good service.
Anonymous Budapest Airport 23 September 2016
they don't have any desk at the airport and difficult to locate their representative
Viktor Budapest Airport 14 September 2016
Speed and efficiency of service, friendly and helpful staff. N/A
Anonymous Budapest Airport 05 September 2016
Condition of car and friendliness of staff Time it took to collect
Anonymous Budapest Airport 16 August 2016
It was excellent!
Arpad Budapest Airport 14 August 2016
Staff very helpful, working quick and promptly. was offered another car as did not had the car i chose
Anonymous Budapest Airport 29 July 2016
There was no one there to pick us up when we arrived at the airport which created a bit of insecurity since the booking said there would be. Maybe you should write, 'go to x location and wait for your pick up which will arrive within 10 minutes if not already there'.
Robert Budapest Airport 25 July 2016
Very pleased and happy with the car and thrifty top marks.
Anonymous Budapest Airport 28 May 2016
Nice upgrade No mention or advice regarding toll roads Larger car so not as fuel efficient
Anonymous Budapest Airport 27 May 2016
Lovely car. Economical and easy to drive 0
Anonymous Budapest Airport 17 May 2016
Friendly & helpful staff , very clean car . Pleased overall .
nicholas Budapest Airport 05 May 2016
exellent nothing
Michael Budapest Airport 28 April 2016
Everything. Nothing.
Anonymous Budapest Airport 28 March 2016
The waiting time in the shuttle after dropping off the car
Anonymous Budapest Airport 29 December 2015
On the booking confirmation it clearly said you drop the car off at the airport where a representative will meet you. Well, it's not the case, you have to drop the car off at the office which could make you miss your flight if you go to the airport first!!! Please make it clear where you drop the car off, give address etc.
Anonymous Budapest Airport 10 November 2015
Friendly staff, quick service. I would recommend it. Petrol tank was not full when they gave me the car- it was hard to refill the quantity I used during the day.
Reyyan Budapest Airport 21 September 2015
The approach was very nice employees I pay attention to in my previous websites without having to pay extra money, GPS is more than the daily money, GPS didn't show some of the streets in Budapest
Anonymous Budapest Airport 26 August 2015
Waiting time by arrival unprofessional unfriendly . Long waiting time to transport to the office
MOUNIR Budapest Airport 16 August 2015
It was a brand new Toyota verseau excellent condition big spacey , powerful and economic with cool Aircondition ! They charged me 60€ extra prepaid paytoll ? And they kept 600€ safety deposit on my credit card?
Cecilia Budapest Airport 14 August 2015
The courteous, efficient, friendly and helpful staff. The upgrade was good; the pick up and drop off was quick and efficient. I was able to reach the company on the phone and they were helpful in answering my questions. The only complaint is that there was no handle on the passenger side next to the driver's seat which would have been helpful for my elderly father.
Anonymous Budapest Airport 29 July 2015
We paid for a GPS and there was no GPS in the car!!!!
Anonymous Budapest Airport 01 July 2015
All not in the terminal
Laszlo Budapest Airport 31 March 2015
Great service N/A
Anonymous Budapest Airport 17 March 2015
Staff were very friendly and helpful, especially since I was not from Budapest. I was not aware Thrifty was not located in the airport. My flight was late coming in and I didn't know someone would be waiting for me. Thankfully after I called a rep came with a shuttle in less than 5 minutes (no complaints there). I got an 'upgrade' I suppose, to a 4 door car but I would have appreciated if I was asked if that was suitable. I had booked a 2 door car for a reason so I was surprised when the car pulled up and it was something else. I've rented vehicles before so I understood the protocal but for anyone who has never done it before, it may have been confusing because nothing was explained (i.e. deposit, accidents, insurance, etc).
Robert Budapest Airport 25 January 2015
The service I got fromThrifty was just perfect. I would recommend it to all of my friends. The car Opel Corsa was a bit of disappointmrnt for me. It is not so economic as I was expecting and tge seat is unconfortable. Next time I'll choose different type of car.
Anonymous Budapest Airport 29 December 2014
Getting a substantial upgrade on the car rented and the simple, quick drop off. The difficulty of meeting up with the rental staff and getting to the rental location.
Antonio Budapest Airport 23 August 2014
The staff are friendly and helpful. They did not have my car that I want (automatic) but they tried to find out when I could get it (I have not got my refund yet). The service is good. The address in Budapest is hard to find in the GPS, it is not listed. I have to find the adjacent street to get there.
Anonymous Budapest Airport 23 August 2014
friendly ,high standard Not applicable
Anonymous Budapest Airport 07 June 2014
Anonymous Budapest Airport 04 June 2014
Value for money, fairness, efficiency, helpful and polite service, the company sent a driver to pick me up from a nearby location at no extra cost. No hassle whatsoever in either collecting or returning the car. The vehicle was in excellent condition and did not consume much fuel. The location off-airport makes it uncomfortable, especially in dropping the car. The fuel policy was a bit unusual: not full-full, but return it with the same amount of gas (3/4 in my case), highway sticker was not included and had to be purchased separately.
Anonymous Budapest Airport 27 May 2014
Satisfied with the car, performed well. Office was to open at 8:00 AM but staff didn't show up till 8:30, no apology or explanation. One emplyee who did not work in the office was very helpful, spoke better English than office staff, was there on time. I believe his name was Gabor.
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