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Book Thrifty car rentals in Zurich

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Thrifty car rental prices in Zurich

CompactC$ 103/day
StandardC$ 128/day
MinivanC$ 123/day
Full-size SUVC$ 159/day
MiniC$ 93/day
PremiumC$ 246/day
LuxuryC$ 247/day
Compact station wagonC$ 99/day
Standard SUVC$ 128/day
Intermediate SUVC$ 143/day
Intermediate station wagonC$ 164/day
Full-size station wagonC$ 164/day
Premium station wagonC$ 200/day
Best rates found by KAYAK users in the past 48 hours.

Reviews for Thrifty in Zurich

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 Rating7.3 GoodBased on 6 reviews
Cleanliness
9.6
Comfort
9.6
Overall
7.3
Pick-up/Drop-off
7.3
Value for money
7.3

Recent reviews

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2.0
Poor pick up instructions: No mention in email of where/how to pickup. No mention that Thrifty was at Hertz counter. Very small Thrifty sign that I missed. Airport info desk told me to take a shuttle to holiday inn?! I wasted a lot of time finding the pickup.Reviewed 2 Jun. 2024
review fromkayak
10.0
Cons:I wish I had been given the Volvo that Thrifty shows in the pictures. The actual car we get is always a much smaller and simpler model, unfortunately. However, the car only had 10km on it, which was a plus.Reviewed 14 Jun. 2019
review fromkayak
9.6
Pros:I could not have asked for a simpler drop off.. was incredible!!!Reviewed 26 May 2019
review fromkayak
9.6
Much better than expected!Pros:We had reserved a car through Thrifty many months before and had worried about adequate luggage space as our daughters were joining us for the second week of our trip to Switzerland. Had also researched the waiver/insurance situation for an overseas rental and had some anxiety about it. Both agents were very helpful, flexible and patient while we made the decision ax to model. She offered us a selection which suited us well. She also accepted our coverage on our Cap One VISA, which I had researched thoroughly beforehand.Cons:It was clear that any unrecorded scratched on the car would be a liability for us, so we were careful to use the flashlight on our phones and go over the car carefully when we were in the checkout process. It is very important that you take the time to do this AND Mark die anything you see and take it BACK into the desk fir them to record. I know you are in a hurry to get moving, but this is ESSENTIAL. And research your particular credit card coverage carefully; if it isn’t complete, you may be in a tough situation and might do better paying the waiver. Ask what deductible your coverage is; you want ZERO.Reviewed 29 Oct. 2017
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Where can I find Thrifty car rentals in Zurich?

Address

Hardturmstrasse 319

Hours

Monday07:00 - 18:00
Tuesday07:00 - 18:00
Wednesday07:00 - 18:00
Thursday07:00 - 18:00
Friday07:00 - 18:00
Saturday07:00 - 18:00

Phone

+41 43 400 00 00

Address

Stockerstrasse 11

Hours

Monday07:00 - 18:00
Tuesday08:00 - 17:00
Wednesday08:00 - 17:00
Thursday08:00 - 17:00
Friday08:00 - 17:00
Saturday08:00 - 17:00

Phone

+41 44 209 92 59

Address

Zurich Ap

Hours

Monday06:00 - 23:30
Tuesday06:00 - 23:30
Wednesday06:00 - 23:30
Thursday06:00 - 23:30
Friday06:00 - 23:30
Saturday06:00 - 23:30
Sunday06:00 - 23:30

Phone

+41 43 816 32 55

Address

Zollstrasse 42

Hours

Monday07:00 - 18:00
Tuesday07:00 - 18:00
Wednesday07:00 - 18:00
Thursday07:00 - 18:00
Friday07:00 - 18:00
Saturday07:00 - 18:00
Sunday07:00 - 18:00

Phone

+41 43 444 70 00

Address

Schulstrasse 44

Hours

Monday07:00 - 18:00
Tuesday07:00 - 18:00
Wednesday07:00 - 18:00
Thursday07:00 - 18:00
Friday07:00 - 18:00
Saturday07:00 - 18:00

Phone

+41 44 315 60 10

Good to know

Most popular location

Zurich Ap

Most popular car type

Compact

Average price

C$ 94/day

Good deal

C$ 73/day

Top tips for renting a car from Thrifty in Zurich

  • When you book Thrifty car hire in Zurich, you'll need to be at least 21 years old to qualify for car hire. Drivers below 25 years will face a surcharge during the booking of certain car categories, such as premium cars. In addition, it's crucial to note that it is expected that a blemish-free driving license which the driver has held for at least a year is required for any age when you book Thrifty car hire in Zurich.
  • Before you book Thrifty car hire in Zurich, you should know that you'll be returning the vehicle to exactly the same location where it was rented. Convenient and simple to remember, it is an easy way to return the vehicle especially if you are rushing for time to head to the airport. The Thrifty airport branch can be found at 8058 Kloten while the city branches are at Stockerstrasse 11, near the city centre, Hardturmstrasse 319 which is close to the Altstetten area, Zollstrasse 42 and at Zurich Railway Station.
  • Choosing Thrifty car hire directly from the airport branch is a convenient way to get on the road without delays, especially for travellers who are flying into the city and arriving at Zurich Airport. The airport branch is open from 07:00 to 18:00 but does offer after-hours returns. You'll find the Thrifty desk on the First Floor of the airport shopping hall. When you return the car, follow the signs to “Rental Car Return” and find the dedicated Thrifty parking bays in parking lot P3.
  • There are two payment options when you book Thrifty car hire in Zurich. You can either pay online through KAYAK or in person at the location. Booking online is a convenient choice with the added perk of additional savings you can get by booking in advance. Simply reserve the car of your choice online and pay immediately to guarantee the cheapest booking and avoid delays at the branch.
  • 25% of our users found rental cars from Thrifty in Zurich for C$ 73 or less.
  • Book your rental car from Thrifty in Zurich at least 1 day before your trip in order to get a below-average price.
  • Compact rental cars from Thrifty in Zurich are around 43% cheaper than other car types, on average.

FAQs about renting a car from Thrifty in Zurich

  • Does Thrifty car hire in Zurich cover insurance for the duration of the trip?

    No, the reservation booking doesn't include any form of vehicle insurance for your trip to start with; hence, it is important to purchase insurance online through KAYAK while making your reservation. You can add additional insurance over and above basic vehicle insurance if you feel the like such as a Personal Accident Waiver when you are picking up your car or making a reservation. It is often recommended for travellers to be fully covered for unexpected situations through insurance.

  • Where is the best place for Thrifty parking in Zurich?

    Public parking on streets or in parking lots in Zurich is considered a bit pricey as it is mostly charged. It's very rare to find a free parking space, and if you do, they are usually taken early on in the day. Look for bays that are painted white for the best parking deals. These have a 30 minute to 2-hour limit but do offer the best rates. If you'd prefer to park in parking lots, you'll be looking for parking houses which is what they are called in Zurich. City Parkhaus and ParkhausHohe Promenade are popular choices.

  • Do I need to return the car with a full tank of fuel?

    All Thrifty car hire in Zurich come with a full tank of fuel. Hence, customers returning each vehicle are expected to refill the fuel in the car before returning it. This applies to all of the Zurich  Thrifty branches. In the event that the car is returned without fuel, an additional surcharge will be applied to the reservation. It's also best to record the level of petrol you have returned the car with, through a photo of the petrol tank.

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

    On average a rental car from Thrifty in Zurich costs C$ 94 per day.

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

    Compact (Seat Arona or similar) is the most frequently booked rental car type from Thrifty in Zurich.

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

    Thrifty has 5 rental locations in Zurich. 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: Zurich airport (ZRH)?

    Yes

  • Does Thrifty offer shuttle or airport pick-up services from Zurich airport (ZRH)?

    Yes