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Book Thrifty hire cars in Portland

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Thrifty car hire prices in Portland

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Reviews for Thrifty in Portland

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 rating6.8 OkayBased on 163 reviews
Cleanliness
7.7
Comfort
7.5
Overall
6.7
Pick-up/Drop-off
6.9
Value for money
6.6

Recent reviews

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4.0
Very very slow checkinReviewed 20 May 2024
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8.0
GoodReviewed 7 Mar 2024
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2.0
PDX has rental pick ups left unmarked, leaving you guessing where to go. When you finally get to Thrifty, you then will likely have to leave your stuff and go back downstairs. They didn’t give me the car I requested, and because of it I ran out of miles before my destination. I had to stop to charge the EV - it cost me $50 to get enough juice to get me to where I was going, and then Thrifty charged me again for being undercharged. Terrible experience.Reviewed 9 Dec 2023
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10.0
Polite knowledgable agent. Clean new facility. Counter did not open before 7am like some of the othersReviewed 21 Oct 2023
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4.0
My main complaint is that I was quoted $150 but I was charged $200.Reviewed 12 Oct 2023
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8.0
Pros:Car was great. Pickup and drop off were very easy.Cons:Overall price and add ones 😟Reviewed 27 May 2021
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10.0
Pros:Jasmina was excellent - very helpful, thorough, efficient!Reviewed 26 May 2021
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8.0
Pros:Loved the car I gotCons:The credit card holder is a bit extreme. 1000 dollars? My buddy is renting budget next week and is only getting a 300$ hold. He literally wouldn't have been able to rent the car I did because he's only got a 1500$ card.Reviewed 23 May 2021
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4.0
Pros:drop off was very easyCons:The p/u process was very poor. The attendant lecturing me on why I should have a credit card versus debit card on file, was not needed after 12 hours of Airline Flights. I felt like I was being ridiculed. Not needed, at all.Reviewed 14 May 2021
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2.0
Cons:I paid for a full size SUV and they gave me a midsize SUV. This made my travel much less convenient as I was transporting adults with little room in the back seat and no room for bags.Reviewed 9 May 2021
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8.0
Cons:Arrived at LAX and the thrifty building had moved a mile away from its original location. No big deal just would have been helpful to know that in advance before driving to an abandoned building. Other than that the experience was easy and painlessReviewed 9 Apr 2021
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6.0
Pros:Staff were very helpful, particularly the shuttle van drivers.Cons:LocationReviewed 6 Apr 2021
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Where can I find Thrifty hire cars in Portland?

Address

7240 Northeast Airport Way

Hours

Monday07:00 - 23:59
Tuesday07:00 - 23:59
Wednesday07:00 - 23:59
Thursday07:00 - 23:59
Friday07:00 - 23:59
Saturday07:00 - 23:59
Sunday07:00 - 23:59

Phone

+1 503 528 7900

Address

330 Southwest Pine Street

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

+1 503 249 5727

Good to know

Most popular location

7240 Northeast Airport Way

Most popular car type

Compact

Average price

$98/day

Good deal

$68/day

Top tips for hiring a car from Thrifty in Portland

  • When choosing Thrifty car rentals in Portland, Oregon, consider your itinerary and the number of passengers to determine the most suitable vehicle type. A compact or midsize car is the most practical for urban exploration and city driving due to its maneuverability and fuel efficiency. If you plan to explore Oregon's beautiful natural surroundings, consider an SUV or a vehicle with an all-wheel drive for rough roads and mountainous terrain.
  • Thrifty's rewards program, Blue Chip Rewards, offers savings and perks for frequent renters. As a member, you can enjoy priority service, faster check-ins, and expedited returns, saving time during the rental process. Blue Chip points, earned during each rental, can be redeemed for free rental days. The program also offers exclusive discounts and promotions to its members, making it a great choice for those who regularly rent at Thrifty.
  • Thrifty's Supplier's Choice Rate is a smart way to save on car rentals. With this flexible option, you'll get a vehicle from a leading car brand, like Ford, Toyota, and Nissan. While the specific make, model, and vehicle class will vary, you can trust that you'll get a quality car from their fleet that meets your needs. This option is ideal if you are sticking to a budget and don’t have specific requirements or preferences for your rental car. Choosing this option may even lead to an unexpected upgrade.
  • Thrifty offers one-way rental options, which allow you to pick up the rental at one location and then drop it off at another within specified regions. However, one-way rentals may be subject to additional fees, and availability can vary depending on your chosen location. It's essential to check with Thrifty for specific terms and conditions, including drop-off location options and associated charges.
  • 25% of our users found car hire from Thrifty in Portland for $68 or less.
  • Book your car hire from Thrifty in Portland at least 1 day before your trip in order to get a below-average price.
  • Compact car hire from Thrifty in Portland are around -12% cheaper than other car types, on average.

FAQs about hiring a car from Thrifty in Portland

  • Where are the best pickup locations for Thrifty car rentals in Portland?

    Thrifty offers a convenient pickup location at Portland International Airport (PDX) for travelers arriving by air. This location provides quick access to rental vehicles just outside the airport terminals on the first level of the short-term parking garage. The rental desk is open from 7 am to midnight, seven days a week. Thrifty also has a downtown office, which might fit your travel plans better. This location is at 330 Southwest Pine Street in the heart of downtown, also convenient to Union Station. This office, however, has limited hours on Saturday and is closed on Sunday, so if you need a car on the weekend, picking it up from the airport would be best.

  • What different car rental amenities are offered at Thrifty in Portland?

    The amenities at Thrifty were designed to make your rental more flexible, convenient, and safe. Additional options like GPS navigation systems, child safety seats, and other driver services add convenience and safety to your rental. They offer a variety of vehicle types, from compact cars to SUVs, catering to different travel needs. For added comfort with the rental process, they offer pickup and drop-off services at both the airport and downtown locations.

  • Where are the best places to park Thrifty car rentals in Portland?

    When exploring the city, look for SmartPark garages throughout the downtown area that provide convenient and affordable options. Additionally, the Pearl District offers street parking, but it can be competitive. The Mississippi Avenue neighborhood provides free street parking on the east side, while the Alberta Arts District has plenty of metered spaces. You might also find parking near Washington Park and take a shuttle to explore attractions like the International Rose Test Garden and the Oregon Zoo. Be sure to read street and lot signs carefully for specific details and availability.

  • How much does it cost to hire a car from Thrifty in Portland?

    On average a car hire from Thrifty in Portland costs $98 per day.

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

    Compact (Ford Focus or similar) is the most frequently booked car hire type from Thrifty in Portland.

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

    Thrifty has 2 hire locations in Portland. 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: Portland airport (PDX)?

    Yes

  • Does Thrifty offer shuttle or airport pick-up services from Portland airport (PDX)?

    Yes