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Book Thrifty hire cars in San Jose

Driver's age: 26-65
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Reviews for Thrifty in San Jose

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 56 reviews
Cleanliness
7.8
Comfort
7.5
Overall
7.2
Pick-up/Drop-off
7.0
Value for money
6.9

Recent reviews

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2.0
The worst rental car experience ever! I travel to San Jose once a month and rely heavily on the car rental service industry for transportation. I made reservations, arrived for my pick-up and then nightmare began! They required a $500 deposit for the sedan with a $174.94 rental fee for the day. Last month Alamo's security deposit was $200 and have the rental price. I return the vehicle after my trip, board my flight and return home here to Los Angeles. I then see an unauthorized transaction for $100 that very night, and another $100 the following evening. Trying to reach Thrifty is a nightmare in itself since its system is automated and they DID NOT even return my detailed email of the issue. I had to call my bank and file a claim on the two extra charges and cancel my debit card!!! This entire experience with "thrifty" has been the worst. WILL NOT BE DOING BUSINESS WITH THEM AGAIN.Reviewed 28 Mar 2024
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4.4
Pros:Pick up has been painful. Drop off was cumbersome. Still awaiting my final receipts.Reviewed 4 Nov 2020
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7.2
Pros:Straightforward process. Car feels cleanCons:The hood of the car open but there was no indication of it on the car. Found out when it started moving on the freeway. This put my life in danger. Staff should have made sure that the hood was close and the car should have warned the driver that the hood is open.Reviewed 3 Oct 2020
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6.4
Pros:The staff were very friendly at pick up and drop off and the car was clean. It had a few scratches, but nothing too bad. Fuel economy was better than expected.Cons:The price was significantly better than other companies for the same type of car and it would have rated a higher score on value for money if it were not for the fact that the car needed some TLC. The engine sounded rough under load (like it was knocking), it needed oil (which I added) and the convertible top had trouble locking properly when it was lowered. I noticed later that the key had a sticker on it that said "check engine", but it seems that was not done.Reviewed 29 Sep 2020
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9.2
Pros:Staff was very helpful and friendly at SJCCons:Car wasn't in spot marked on envelope. Had to look around for a few minutes to find it.Reviewed 16 Aug 2020
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10.0
Pros:All aspects of this rental were wonderful. Typical pushy sales on upselling when you go to pickup, but that's expected and you can "nope" your way through it.Reviewed 19 Jul 2020
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10.0
Pros:YesReviewed 16 Jul 2020
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8.4
Cons:Customer serviceReviewed 17 May 2020
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8.0
Pros:Drop-off was a breeze. The car was well-equipped and not as bare-bone as lower-priced rentals usually are.Cons:Long line for the pick-upReviewed 18 Feb 2020
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3.2
Pros:The lady who was working around 12/23 9:30pm on the 7th floor on thrifty was very unfriendly. Seems like she was annoyed to every customer and can’t find any professionalism on her attitude.Cons:She could have smiled and tried to help the customer with proper attitude.Reviewed 25 Dec 2019
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10.0
Cons:Please stop using air freshenerReviewed 15 Dec 2019
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8.0
Cons:Took 15 min at counterReviewed 5 Dec 2019
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Where can I find Thrifty hire cars in San Jose?

Address

1659 Airport Blvd

Hours

Monday06:00 - 22:30
Tuesday06:00 - 22:30
Wednesday06:00 - 22:30
Thursday06:00 - 22:30
Friday06:00 - 22:30
Saturday06:00 - 22:30
Sunday06:00 - 22:30

Phone

+1 408 999 6561

Good to know

Most popular location

1659 Airport Blvd

Most popular car type

Full-size

Top tips for hiring a car from Thrifty in San Jose

  • Full-size car hire from Thrifty in San Jose are around 7% cheaper than other car types, on average.

FAQs about hiring a car from Thrifty in San Jose

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

    Full-size (Nissan Pathfinder or similar) is the most frequently booked car hire type from Thrifty in San Jose.

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

    Thrifty has 1 hire location in San Jose. 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 Jose airport (SJC)?

    Yes

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

    Yes