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Book Thrifty hire cars in Houston

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Thrifty car hire prices in Houston

Economy$92/day
Compact$88/day
Intermediate$62/day
Full-size$99/day
People mover$165/day
Full-size SUV$256/day
Premium$203/day
Luxury$232/day
Pick-up truck$168/day
Coupe$61/day
Intermediate SUV$90/day
Compact SUV$95/day
Best prices found by KAYAK users in the past 48 hours.

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 rating5.0 FairBased on 189 reviews
Cleanliness
6.0
Comfort
5.8
Overall
4.9
Pick-up/Drop-off
5.2
Value for money
5.0

Recent reviews

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2.0
Reserved a Jeep Cherokee type vehicle. 3rd party CarRental.com booked an electric car. I had to pay extra at the counter to get the type of vehicle I reserved. The vehicle I rented has significant wheel noise. No one is ever interested in listening or addressing the detailed issuesReviewed 14 May 2024
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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
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2.0
It needs to be explained better on which cars need a major credit card and which ones can be rented with a debit card. I reserved a rental for a trip and when I went to pick it up they denied it because all I had was a debit card. So unfortunately I wasn't able to make my trip. I'm very disappointed in the service that I was givenReviewed 5 Apr 2024
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8.0
The value is great, but I was kinda forced to pay for an upgrade—which was a less than desirable surprise.Reviewed 18 Mar 2024
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2.0
NothingReviewed 28 Dec 2023
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2.0
Over an hour wait in line at pick up. Others have figured this out - I will not use thrifty againReviewed 25 Dec 2023
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2.0
Was not opened at the time I reserved car. Had to use another companyReviewed 14 Oct 2023
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4.0
Pros:The drop off was easyCons:Line was too long, need more staff, over charged meReviewed 31 May 2021
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2.0
Pros:Honestly nothingCons:Everything, start with your customer service and go from thereReviewed 29 May 2021
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4.0
Cons:Car had mechanical issuesReviewed 28 May 2021
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2.0
Pros:The car was niceCons:The pick line was about 1.5 hours, and the ensurance was way to expensiveReviewed 17 May 2021
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2.0
Pros:The drop off was the only easy part of this whole processCons:I stood in line for over two hours to get to the counter. The guy at the counter said that they didn’t use third party apps so he couldn’t honor the price on my reservation. When I called the next day to extend my rental one more day, the lady said that she couldn’t do anything over the phone and that I would have to go to a thrifty counter and do it there. The only thrifty counter that I found was in the airport and that was another hour and a half wait to be able to extend my rental. I will NEVER use Thrifty, Dollar or Hertz again.Reviewed 13 May 2021
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Where can I find Thrifty hire cars in Houston?

Address

3141 West Loop South

Phone

(713) 622-7430

Address

17330 Palmetto Pines

Hours

Monday07:00 - 23:00
Tuesday07:00 - 23:00
Wednesday07:00 - 23:00
Thursday07:00 - 23:00
Friday07:00 - 23:00
Saturday07:00 - 23:00
Sunday07:00 - 23:00

Phone

+1 877 283 0898

Address

15845 Jfk Blvdd

Hours

Monday08:00 - 18:00
Tuesday08:00 - 18:00
Wednesday08:00 - 18:00
Thursday08:00 - 18:00
Friday08:00 - 18:00
Saturday10:00 - 16:00

Phone

+1 281 442 5000

Address

8620 Panair Road

Hours

Monday07:00 - 23:00
Tuesday07:00 - 23:00
Wednesday07:00 - 23:00
Thursday07:00 - 23:00
Friday07:00 - 23:00
Saturday07:00 - 23:00
Sunday07:00 - 23:00

Phone

+1 713 947 9125

Address

5060 West Alabama Street

Hours

Monday08:00 - 18:00
Tuesday08:00 - 18:00
Wednesday08:00 - 18:00
Thursday08:00 - 18:00
Friday08:00 - 18:00
Saturday09:00 - 12:00

Phone

+1 713 629 0190

Good to know

Most popular location

17330 Palmetto Pines

Most popular car type

Supplier choice

Average price

$90/day

Good deal

$74/day

Top tips for hiring 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 car hire from Thrifty in Houston for $74 or less.
  • Book your car hire from Thrifty in Houston at least 1 day before your trip in order to get a below-average price.
  • Supplier choice car hire from Thrifty in Houston are around 63% cheaper than other car types, on average.

FAQs about hiring 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 hire a car from Thrifty in Houston?

    On average a car hire from Thrifty in Houston costs $90 per day.

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

    Supplier choice (Class Special Sedan or similar) is the most frequently booked car hire type from Thrifty in Houston.

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

    Thrifty has 5 hire locations in Houston. Take a look at our Thrifty hire location map to find the best car hire near you.

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

    Yes

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

    Yes