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Book Thrifty car rentals in Tampa

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Thrifty car rental prices in Tampa

EconomyC$ 35/day
CompactC$ 32/day
IntermediateC$ 37/day
StandardC$ 37/day
Full-sizeC$ 39/day
MinivanC$ 82/day
Full-size SUVC$ 72/day
Supplier choiceC$ 40/day
Compact SUVC$ 41/day
Intermediate SUVC$ 42/day
Standard station wagonC$ 53/day
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Reviews for Thrifty in Tampa

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 Rating6.7 OkayBased on 122 reviews
Cleanliness
7.1
Comfort
7.2
Overall
6.5
Pick-up/Drop-off
6.5
Value for money
6.6

Recent reviews

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2.0
TERRIBLE CLEANLINESS AND STATE OF VEHICLEReviewed 20 May 2024
review fromkayak
4.0
I like that the rental company is located at the airport. I did not like customer/employee engagement about whether the car i chose was electric or not. The conversation became more tense than it needed to be.Reviewed 25 Apr. 2024
review fromkayak
2.0
Horrible. The car broke down, and they don't offer delivery for replacement vehicles, so I had to get a ride all the way back to the airport to get a replacement vehicle, and they didn't even offer a refund/discount of any kind... Absolutely horrible customer serviceReviewed 25 Mar. 2024
review fromkayak
4.0
First the pickup and drop off place was a Hertz rental location and not a Thrifty location. Second this is a location less geared to travelers and more geared to local customers and it is understaffed. Third it is not anywhere near the airport and we could not change the location to the airport which would have Ben more convenient. Finally, we were not offered the opportunity to purchase the fuel program, so had to stop to buy extra gas unnecessarily. All of the above made this rental car experience poor.Reviewed 15 Mar. 2023
review fromkayak
3.9
Waited over 30 minutes to get car. Went to get car and they did not have a mid size SUV that I paid for. Had to get compact car.Reviewed 6 Jul. 2021
review fromkayak
6.0
Pros:The car was niceCons:Nickel and dime everything. The pick up line was more then 50 min long with two kids after a long flight and we had prepaid. I get it’s busy, but it was awful.Reviewed 27 May 2021
review fromkayak
2.0
Cons:The Tampa Thrifty rental car line wrapped the entire rental concourse and was 2 hour + wait. They overbook and under staff. We quickly cancelled our reservation with Thrifty and booked quickly with enterprise. Won't go through Thrifty again.Reviewed 27 May 2021
review fromkayak
4.0
Cons:The wait to retrieve the car was unacceptably long. The car smelled of cigarette smoke. there were hidden costs.Reviewed 21 May 2021
review fromkayak
6.0
Pros:The drop off was easy and the car was exactly as advertised.Cons:I had to wait in line for over an hour to pick up my rental because dollar, thrifty, and hertz were all using only 1 counter with 2 employees to arrange the pickup.Reviewed 19 May 2021
review fromkayak
2.0
Cons:The line was 3 hours long so we chose another car rental company (which took 5 minutes) and cancelled this reservation. The person at our counter said that the line is like that every day.Reviewed 13 May 2021
review fromkayak
4.0
Cons:Rental counter was very under staffed. Had to wait about a 1/2 hour to see a representative in the airport and then over an hour in the parking garage with a lot of people in an unorganized line to get the carReviewed 11 May 2021
review fromkayak
8.0
Pros:Incredibly friendly and knowledgeable staff and super easy pick up and drop off.Cons:This was an excellent rental however, I purchased the “extra” insurance when I booked the car and was then told that the full insurance was actually another approximate $40 on top of the other costs. I wish this information was available when I booked.Reviewed 7 May 2021
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Where can I find Thrifty car rentals in Tampa?

Address

5405 Airport Service Road

Hours

Monday00:00 - 01:0006:00 - 23:59
Tuesday06:00 - 23:5900:00 - 01:00
Wednesday00:00 - 01:0006:00 - 23:59
Thursday00:00 - 01:0006:00 - 23:59
Friday00:00 - 01:0006:00 - 23:59
Saturday06:00 - 23:5900:00 - 01:00
Sunday00:00 - 01:0006:00 - 23:59

Phone

+1 813 396 3640

Address

9017 East Adamo Drive

Hours

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

Phone

+1 813 630 4092

Address

6037 North Dale Mabry Highway

Hours

Monday07:30 - 18:00
Tuesday07:30 - 18:00
Wednesday07:30 - 18:00
Thursday07:30 - 18:00
Friday07:30 - 18:00
Saturday09:00 - 12:00

Phone

+1 813 871 1791

Address

1102 East Fowler Avenue

Hours

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

Phone

+1 813 910 1132

Good to know

Most popular location

5405 Airport Service Road

Most popular car type

Intermediate

Average price

C$ 59/day

Good deal

C$ 46/day

Top tips for renting a car from Thrifty in Tampa

  • One of the best things about making the choice to book Thrifty car rentals in Tampa is that travelers have such a wide selection of vehicles to choose from. For those travelers making the trip to Tampa looking to save a little bit of money, one of the economy or compact models that Thrifty offers makes a good choice. For families taking a vacation in the Tampa area, a good choice for a rental might be a minivan or an SUV, especially because this gives them a great way to get to so many of the outdoor locations you will find in the Tampa area that are great for families.
  • Perhaps one of the nicest things about driving in the Tampa area after you book Thrifty car rentals in Tampa is that getting around this very popular spot on the western coast of Florida is quite easy because of the large number of interstate freeways and highways that exist in this area. The combination of Interstate 275 and 75 makes a loop around the city of Tampa, plus they offer easy access to the adjoining city of Saint Petersburg just across Tampa Bay.
  • Travelers often choose to book Thrifty car rental in Tampa because this car rental agency offers so many perks and add-ons for their customers. As an example, Thrifty is a car company where you can choose to rent luxury models such as those built by BMW. When you sign up for the Thrifty Blue Chip Rewards program, you save money on every one of your rentals.
  • A prime reason to book Thrifty car rental in Tampa is that having a great rental car allows you to get to some of the destinations you want to see in this area. Some of the most popular destinations that having a great rental car will get you to include Busch Gardens Tampa Bay, the Florida Aquarium, Zoo Tampa at Lowry Park, Adventure Island, and if the kids are along for the ride to the Glazer Children's Museum.
  • 25% of our users found rental cars from Thrifty in Tampa for C$ 46 or less.
  • Intermediate rental cars from Thrifty in Tampa are around 18% cheaper than other car types, on average.

FAQs about renting a car from Thrifty in Tampa

  • What is the best place to pick up my car after I book Thrifty car rentals in Tampa?

    By far, one of the most convenient places to pick up your car rental is at the Tampa International Airport (TPA). The reason that this is such a great place to pick up a rental car is that Thrifty has a location right on-site at the airport. To get to the Thrifty customer service counter all you need to do is take the SkyConnect train that will take you from the main terminal to the Thrifty location.

  • Where are some of the best places to park my car after I book Thrifty car rentals in Tampa?

    A really wonderful feature about driving in this southern Florida city is that there are so many different places that you can park on the street at absolutely no cost. As you get into the center of Tampa, you will start to find that parking has a fee, with most of these parking spaces operating with parking meters. In general, the rate to park is around $1.50 to $2.50 per hour, and most parking meters operate from early in the morning till around midnight, seven days per week.  If you plan on parking for a longer amount of time in the downtown area, it is best to choose one of the many parking lots you will find in this area that generally let you park for a longer amount of time.

  • Are there going to be any times where does especially difficult to drive in Tampa?

    Like a lot of large cities, most people that book Thrifty car rentals in Tampa will find congested driving conditions during morning and evening hours when people here are making their way to and from work. Drivers should also remember that when they're heading to large theme parks and attractions in the area, as well as some of the more popular beaches and harborfront areas you will often find difficult driving conditions, especially on weekends and during holiday periods.

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

    On average a rental car from Thrifty in Tampa costs C$ 59 per day.

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

    Intermediate (Toyota RAV4 or similar) is the most frequently booked rental car type from Thrifty in Tampa.

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

    Thrifty has 4 rental locations in Tampa. 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: Tampa airport (TPA)?

    Yes

  • Does Thrifty offer shuttle or airport pick-up services from Tampa airport (TPA)?

    Yes