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Thrifty car hire

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Sat 19 Jan 2019
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Tue 22 Jan 2019
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  • We work hard to find you the best prices - book with us and get the best price on a Thrifty rental, guaranteed.
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Reviews of Thrifty

Real customer reviews

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

Anonymous Dubai Airport T1 08 January 2019
It was only a pleasure to rent a car from Thrifty.
Anonymous Phuket Airport 01 January 2019
Car brought to you at arrivals - no walking to the car rental lot Hard to inspect the car properly due to busy area and low light
Anonymous Windhoek International Airport 29 December 2018
Great service Nothing
Anonymous Durban Airport 29 December 2018
No No time everything is fine.
Anonymous Cape Town Airport 20 October 2018
Everything was good Air con was not working
Anonymous Johannesburg Airport 30 September 2018
The vehicle is good on fuel. The space is not bad. it runs smooth. Good vehicle for pick traffic nothing
Anonymous Johannesburg Airport 28 September 2018
The slow reverse of the reserved amount of my bank card.
Anonymous Durban Airport 26 September 2018
Staff helpfulness and support
Anonymous Lanseria Airport 23 September 2018
The vehicle had no power and struggled to get to 100km. It was also very low on oil and would have seized, if I had not topped up
Anonymous Richards Bay Airport 17 August 2018
Simple and quick process. Did not have to look for the car.vehicle inspector was waiting for me with the keys None
Anonymous Lanseria Airport 09 June 2018
Now just waiting to get the security deposit unlocked!
Anonymous Auckland International Airport 26 May 2018
Lady that assisted uswith te issue of our car was remarkable, friendly and went the extra mile for us, sorry I did not remember her name, but well done Thrifty.
Anonymous Auckland International Airport 24 May 2018
Car was good and we got the best service Nothing
Vincenzo Durban Airport 07 May 2018
type of car was fine and as described Car was filled with scratches, dents and exterior damage. Not a great look when on a business trip. Bright baby blue for a rental car is also not a smart idea nor a professional look either. Thrifty have a heavy charge for insurance if you take it directly through them at the counter
Alec Cape Town Airport 25 February 2018
Great call Centre support
Rudzani Cape Town Airport 08 December 2017
Friendly service. The fact that the car i booked online was not the one i got when i got the counter.
Vuyisile East London Airport 21 November 2017
To rent a seven seater So far everything has been good
Anonymous Johannesburg Airport 19 November 2017
Time consuming with administration.
Anonymous Cape Town Airport 04 October 2017
Good staff at the counter To provide me with a car I did not chose
Pieter Pretoria Downtown 27 July 2017
The service rendered to me was very good None
Wayne East London Airport 22 June 2017
Helpful sales Person I was informed that the hire was only from 10h00 in the morning. My flight was 6h00 landing in EL at 7h05, and I don't recall filling in a time on the booking of the vehicle.
Anonymous Johannesburg Airport 01 January 2016
The car was good although it is not the original car I had booked but I got a good car in the same group. The were delays when I came to fetch the car because I had to cross the border. But overall the service was good.
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Ratings for Thrifty


  • 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


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