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Thrifty car rental prices in Houston

EconomyC$ 72/day
CompactC$ 72/day
IntermediateC$ 73/day
StandardC$ 71/day
Full-sizeC$ 73/day
Full-size SUVC$ 113/day
PremiumC$ 86/day
LuxuryC$ 99/day
Supplier choiceC$ 69/day
Compact SUVC$ 76/day
Standard station wagonC$ 86/day
Intermediate SUVC$ 86/day
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Reviews for Thrifty in Houston

Pros

" and clean"(in 2376 reviews)
"The "(in 959 reviews)
", easy pick up."(in 959 reviews)

Cons

"Thrifty's was terrible."(in 203 reviews)
" inside."(in 69 reviews)
" is horrible."(in 203 reviews)
Overall Rating5.2 FairBased on 57 reviews
Cleanliness
5.6
Comfort
5.8
Overall
5.1
Pick-up/Drop-off
5.2
Value for money
5.1

Recent reviews

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2.0
First they refused rental because they were out of cars we asked them to cancel, then I called on the 4th to see where our refund was now 2 weeks later still waiting for refund because Thrifty is looking into itReviewed 12 May 2024
review fromkayak
6.0
Pros:Staff was great.Cons:The car was kind of a beater. Not in great shape.Reviewed 3 May 2021
review fromkayak
2.0
Pros:The car was nice, the dropoff was easy.Cons:Had to wait two hours for an available car at pickup, with no place to sit at pickup point. Explanation for this was that a gold member had demanded a car, and they always receive priority. There were 20 people waiting with us. One man said he had been there three hours. Also, felt ripped off on the gas-tank charge. We were given the option to either fill the tank or be charged an extra $43 at drop off. We filled the tank, only to find out that thrifty charges you $36 regardless. So, we spent $20 to fill the tank for a savings of $7 on the total bill. Slimy.Reviewed 13 Apr 2021
review fromkayak
2.0
Pros:Car ran fine was as representedCons:Drop off was a NIGHTMARE. Flew in to Houston Hobby, arrived about 4:45pm local time. Waited for a shuttle for 20+ min. Saw other car rental companies shuttles but not thrifty. Finally called. They said the location was CLOSED for the day! They close at 4pm on a Saturday!!! Had to uber twice and go back the next day to pick up the car. Very frustrating. As a suggestion maybe send the hours of the location and if there is an after hours drop/pick up available at time of booking???Reviewed 12 Apr 2021
review fromkayak
2.0
Pros:We don't know. The staff was unreachable as the office closed at 4:00pm.Cons:Renting from a car rental company that doesn't close at 4:00pm on a Saturday afternoon.Reviewed 18 Mar 2021
review fromkayak
4.0
Pros:My ENTIRE experience with Thrifty car rental was terrible. I had a reservation for my pickup time set for 1:00 pm and I didn’t receive my vehicle until 3:41 pm. My vehicle was NOT the vehicle that I reserved and my experience was a total disaster. The rental company was overwhelmed and they didn’t care about the customers at all. There was NO communication whatsoever regarding why there was a (2) two hour delay in receiving your vehicle. There was NO compensation or empathy at all.Cons:EVERYTHING....Reviewed 10 Mar 2021
review fromkayak
2.0
Pros:All terrible.Cons:When renting from Thrifty, you will be shuttled over to Hertz. Its was one line for all customers. Waited over an hour for a car. Waited 20 minutes to exit the gate. Poor customer service.Reviewed 28 Feb 2021
review fromkayak
4.8
Cons:After paying a rather high price on kayak for the car, I was charged double the price I paid at the counter. I have insurance myself thus have never purchased the insurance and this rep insisted I HAD to purchase the coverage. Paying over 400$ for small car was ridiculous.Reviewed 24 Nov 2020
review fromkayak
2.0
Pros:There was nothing about the experience that was good. I was double charged and NO one could help me! I spoke with four different employees that told me I was overcharged but there wasn't anything that they could do about it.Cons:Customer ServiceReviewed 9 Nov 2020
review fromkayak
9.6
Pros:The ladies at the desk were kind and helpful. Excellent experience with them.Reviewed 31 Oct 2020
review fromkayak
4.0
Cons:Very slow process for pick up and drop off. Especially when I was in a hurry to get to the airportReviewed 19 Oct 2020
review fromkayak
4.0
Pros:So soCons:Two hour wait on car... no explanation... never againReviewed 29 Sep 2020
review fromkayak

Where can I find Thrifty car rentals in Houston?

Address

3141 West Loop South

Hours

Monday08:00 - 17:30
Tuesday08:00 - 17:30
Wednesday08:00 - 17:30
Thursday08:00 - 17:30
Friday08:00 - 17:30
Saturday12:00 - 15:00

Phone

+1 713 622 7430

Address

15845 Jfk Blvdd

Hours

Monday08:00 - 17:30
Tuesday08:00 - 17:30
Wednesday08:00 - 17:30
Thursday08:00 - 17:30
Friday08:00 - 17:30
Saturday10:00 - 16:00

Phone

+1 281 442 5000

Address

8620 Panair Road

Hours

Monday07:00 - 19:00
Tuesday07:00 - 19:00
Wednesday07:00 - 19:00
Thursday07:00 - 19:00
Friday07:00 - 19:00
Saturday07:00 - 19:00
Sunday07:00 - 19:00

Phone

+1 713 947 9125

Address

5060 West Alabama Street

Hours

Monday08:00 - 17:30
Tuesday08:00 - 17:30
Wednesday08:00 - 17:30
Thursday08:00 - 17:30
Friday08:00 - 17:30
Saturday09:00 - 12:00

Phone

+1 713 629 0190

Address

2120 Louisiana Street

Hours

Monday08:00 - 17:30
Tuesday08:00 - 17:30
Wednesday08:00 - 17:30
Thursday08:00 - 17:30
Friday08:00 - 17:30
Saturday09:00 - 12:00
Sunday12:00 - 15:00

Phone

+1 713 652 0436

Address

9099 Westheimer

Hours

Monday08:00 - 17:30
Tuesday08:00 - 17:30
Wednesday08:00 - 17:30
Thursday08:00 - 17:30
Friday08:00 - 17:30
Saturday09:00 - 12:00

Phone

+1 713 278 9249

Address

9150 S Main Street

Hours

Monday08:00 - 17:30
Tuesday08:00 - 17:30
Wednesday08:00 - 17:30
Thursday08:00 - 17:30
Friday08:00 - 17:30
Saturday09:00 - 12:00

Phone

+1 713 669 1124

Address

12804 Gulf Freeway Ste 600

Hours

Monday08:00 - 17:30
Tuesday08:00 - 17:30
Wednesday08:00 - 17:30
Thursday08:00 - 17:30
Friday08:00 - 17:30
Saturday09:00 - 12:00

Phone

+1 281 922 4596

Good to know

Most popular location

8620 Panair Road

Most popular car type

Luxury

Average price

C$ 43/day

Good deal

C$ 37/day

Top tips for renting a car from Thrifty in Houston

  • Thrifty car rentals in Houston provide renters with state-of-the-art rentals to renters in Houston to make their movement within Houston and its neighboring towns seamless. When you book Thrifty car rentals in Houston you have access to a wide fleet of vehicles to pick from. The advantage of booking with Thrifty is that the more you book car rentals in any of their locations, the more points you can earn with the Blue Chips Rewards program, and with time you can use those points to get free rental days on the weekends.
  • Consider booking Thrifty car rentals in Houston from George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH) to get an experience of Thrifty’s top-notch customer services. The Thrifty rental desk is located offsite from IAH but not too far from the airport's terminals. When you book Thrifty car rentals from IAH you get a free shuttle bus to take you to their rental desk where you can pick up your rental agreement, and the car keys and get on your way.
  • If you don’t want to go all the way o the airport to pick up your rental, Thrifty car rentals provides four locations in other parts of Houston that locals can easily access. Book Thrifty car rentals at either 5060 West Alabama Street, 8620 Panair Road, 17330 Palmetto Pines, or 3141 West Loop South. These locations are open from around 7 am to 11 pm and maintain the same quality standard as the IAH airport rental location.
  • Whether you’re traveling by yourself, with your spouse on a vacation, or with your family and friends on holiday, Thrifty car rentals in Houston provided the right vehicle for your needs. If you’re in Houston to tour the city’s attractions with a group of over 10 people, consider booking a van rental for maximum comfort and convenience. For the kids, an SUV rental is the best choice because of its sleek and comfortable interiors with plenty of seating and luggage space. If you’re in Houston for business and you want to minimize your costs, pick an economy car that has good mileage from the choices available.
  • 25% of our users found rental cars from Thrifty in Houston for C$ 37 or less.
  • Book your rental car from Thrifty in Houston at least 1 day before your trip in order to get a below-average price.
  • Luxury rental cars from Thrifty in Houston are around 9% cheaper than other car types, on average.

FAQs about renting a car from Thrifty in Houston

  • Do Thrifty car rentals provide add-on amenities for their rentals?

    If you’re traveling with kids, Thrifty car rentals offer amenities to take care of their safety during your trips around Houston and its environments. For kids less than 13 years old and 80 pounds or less, Thrifty car rentals in Houston provide child-safety seats including infant child seats, booster seats, and toddler seats at an affordable price. To help you navigate Houston and its environs like a pro, a GPS navigation system is provided by Thrifty when you book Thrifty car rentals in Houston.

  • Can I drop my Thrifty car rental in a different location to the pickup location?

    Yes. When you pick up Thrifty car rentals from any of the five rental locations, the company allows you to pick a different drop-off location at no extra charge. If you pick up your rental upon arrival at the George Bush Intercontinental Airport, and you’ll be downtown Houston when your rental period is over, you can drop off your rental at the rental location at 8620 Panair Road.

  • Where is the best place to park Thrifty car rentals in Houston?

    You can get both free and metered parking spots in Houston dispensing on your location and how long you want to park your vehicle. While in downtown Houston, on-street metered parking is free during the day for only 3 hours and afterward, you have to move your car. Off-street metered parking costs around $6 per hour up to a daily maximum of around $30. On weekdays from 6 pm and on weekends, parking is free in these spots. These spots include SP+ Parking along 1400 Travis Street, Market Square Garage along 300 Milam Street, and 1401 Smith Garage

  • How much does it cost to rent a car from Thrifty in Houston?

    On average a rental car from Thrifty in Houston costs C$ 43 per day.

  • What is the most popular rental car from Thrifty in Houston?

    Luxury (Audi A4 or similar) is the most frequently booked rental car type from Thrifty in Houston.

  • How many car rental locations does Thrifty have in Houston?

    Thrifty has 8 rental locations in Houston. Take a look at our Thrifty rental location map to find the best rental cars near you.

  • Does Thrifty have a car rental location at the airport: Hobby airport (HOU)?

    Yes

  • Does Thrifty offer shuttle or airport pick-up services from Hobby airport (HOU)?

    Yes