Book Thrifty hire cars in San Diego

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Thrifty car hire prices in San Diego

People mover
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Where can I find Thrifty hire cars in San Diego?


1120 West Laurel Street


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


+1 619 557 8499

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Most popular location

1120 West Laurel Street

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Top tips for hiring a car from Thrifty in San Diego

  • Travelers who book Thrifty car rentals in San Diego, California, will have the freedom to explore all that this Southern California city has to offer. San Diego is home to beautiful beaches, delicious food, and plenty of attractions, so Thrifty car rentals make it easy for you to experience it all. Thrifty has a couple of locations in the city, making it convenient for you to pick up your vehicle and get going on your own time.
  • When you book Thrifty car rentals in San Diego, California, you will be able to choose what type of car you want to rent. Those traveling with family or a group may need a large SUV with extra space. Those who plan to do a lot of city driving may opt for a compact car. If you want to drive luxuriously, consider a convertible. No matter what you need, Thrifty has a car to meet your needs when you are driving around San Diego.
  • San Diego is a major Southern California city, just a short drive south of Los Angeles and a short drive north of the Mexican border and Tijuana. These nearby locations may have inspired you to take a road trip. If you would like to leave the city with your Thrifty rental car, let the agency know in advance. Some rental cars may be restricted from crossing the Mexican border, so be sure to confirm this before attempting to cross.
  • The San Diego Thrifty team is famous for its friendly and helpful approach to customer support. When you book Thrifty car rentals in San Diego, you will enjoy 24/7 customer service to help with any questions or concerns you may have throughout your rental period. They can also give you travel tips and advice on driving through the area that only a local would know.
  • 25% of our users found car hire from Thrifty in San Diego for $43 or less.
  • Mini car hire from Thrifty in San Diego are around -38% cheaper than other car types, on average.

FAQs about hiring a car from Thrifty in San Diego

  • Where should I plan to pick up my Thrifty car rentals in San Diego, California?

    If you are flying into San Diego using San Diego International Airport (SAN), you will be delighted to know that Thrifty has a location directly at the airport. This means it will be easy and hassle-free for you to start exploring in your rental car right after you land. If you are already in the downtown area, the location on West Laurel Street is popular and well-connected to other parts of town, making it convenient for you to pick up your car rentals from here.

  • What benefits will I enjoy when I book Thrifty car rentals in San Diego, California?

    Not only will you have access to a wide variety of rental cars and exceptional customer service, but you can also access the benefits associated with Thrifty’s rewards program, Blue Chip Rewards. This program allows members to enjoy expedited pick-up and drop-off services as well as accumulate points that can later be redeemed for discounts and even free rentals at participating locations.

  • Where are the best places to park my Thrifty car rentals in San Diego, California?

    San Diego, California, is home to a number of public parking lots and garages in the downtown area that are convenient for those driving rental cars to use. For example, you can utilize the San Diego Parking lot on First National Center, the 6th and K Parkade garage, or the Park It on Market parking garage on Market Street. You will also find some metered street spaces, but it may be more secure to utilize a paid lot or garage. Some hotels in the area may also provide free parking to guests, so inquire with your chosen accommodation in advance about the parking situation.

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

    On average a car hire from Thrifty in San Diego costs $45 per day.

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

    Mini (Chrysler Pacifica or similar) is the most frequently booked car hire type from Thrifty in San Diego.

  • How many car hire locations does Thrifty have in San Diego?

    Thrifty has 1 hire location in San Diego. 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: San Diego airport (SAN)?

    No (according to our data)

  • Does Thrifty offer shuttle or airport pick-up services from San Diego airport (SAN)?