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Book Thrifty hire cars in Syracuse

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Thrifty car hire prices in Syracuse

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Reviews for Thrifty in Syracuse

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)

Recent reviews

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2.0
Rental did not existCons:I got to the counter and was told that Thrifty had not had a presence at the Syracuse airport for several months. I had a panic attack, then booked another car with a different search tool. I won't use Hotwire or Kayak againReviewed 15 Mar 2018
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2.0
Thrifty Car Rental at Syracuse Airport CLOSEDCons:Made reservations on 1/21/18 for rental dates of 2/16 to 2/20. When we arrived at the airport on the morning of 2/16, we were informed by other car rental agencies that Thrifty had closed up permanently about a week prior, not only at the airport location but at all locations that the one franchisee/owner operated. We were not informed by any means, which left us scrapping for another car. We were able to obtain one through Budget/Avis, but unfortunately we were unable to get the size car we wanted. Any car is better than no car, but had the Thrifty franchisee/location owner informed us at the time they closed, we would have been able to search out a car from another agency. Poor management and ownership representation. Would like to give ZERO stars.Reviewed 21 Feb 2018
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6.4
Pros:staff and check in were smooth.Cons:It was a snowy day and the vehicle had inadequate tires for the conditions.Reviewed 16 Dec 2017
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3.6
Should have driven my own car and risked breaking downPros:BluetoothCons:I paid almost $400 for 3.5 days. If the car was at least midsize it would have been almost worth it, but it was a tiny compact Ford Fiesta and I felt carsick the entire time driving it! Mind you this was almost $400 without ANY coverage. $25 extra per day because I’m under 25 years old. I will never rent from thrifty again.Reviewed 27 Nov 2017
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2.0
PoorPros:The place never let me get it because he claim i yelled at him he was very racistCons:Never got a chance to drive itReviewed 31 Oct 2017
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2.0
No car despite reservationPros:not one thing.Cons:We arrived to the airport only to learn that there was no car available for us despite holding a reservation for weeks. No notification. No offer to remedy the situation. Terrible service. Will never use Thrifty again.Reviewed 25 Oct 2017
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4.8
Cons:When I got there the price that you quoted for both days was only valid for day 1. Ad then when I extended by a day,it was raised again. Most other car rentals I have used get the chargecorrect up-front.Reviewed 18 Oct 2017
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3.6
Bait and switchCons:Rate advertised when booked was special, "compact" - to be a vehicle "compact or larger" to be determined upon arrival. Upon check-in attendent said that rate was for whichever vehicle they have the most of, which in this case was 12-passenger vans. Driving a 12 passenger van was a rediculous option for my purpose, so I asked for a compact vehicle. She said they had none. The only other viable vehicle available was a luxury, which they said they would discount. Cost ended up being $310 instead of booked rate of $120. I'm very unhappy and diasappointed. Also after getting vehicle I smelled, and noticed marijuana crumbs on center console storage area.Reviewed 17 Oct 2017
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10.0
Satisfied customerPros:Very friendly and helpful people. The car was excellent and the cost reasonable.Cons:NothingReviewed 17 Oct 2017
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7.2
Car was great and perfect--customer service less soPros:Car Ease of rental at airport and drop off location without busCons:Pickup took forever as they want to scare you into buying all sorts of extras "lots of accidents because of the weather, hitting deer, etc" Had to wait about 45 minutes or more (with reservation) as no cars were available and there were no agents in the garage for instructions. Previous customer in wheelchair was turned away "no car available because you said you'd be here 10 AM and it is now 5, so you lost your reservation." No receipts either email or hard copies given with car drop offReviewed 9 Oct 2017
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5.2
Car choice was not as expected.Pros:The car that I ended up receiving - a Ford Mustang - was excellent, just not what I expected and costing much more than promised. The woman at the counter for both pickup and drop off was very friendly.Cons:My understanding of the offer we booked was that we would have whatever car they had the most of on hand, expecting a compact or similar. Instead we were offered a 12 passenger van as the only option for the price promised. This does not seem like a reasonable option for a couple on a brief visit to upstate New York. It also would have been ridiculous for us to drive in a funeral processional in a 12-passenger van, but that's neither here nor there. As an alternative, we were suggested a Ford Mustang at double the rate we had booked. We ended up agreeing on a Ford Focus, at a cost of $100 more than our estimated total. The friendly Thrifty representative offered us the Mustang at the same price, which we accepted. The experience overall was mediocre. Had we known that only a van would have been made available to us for the agreed upon price, we would have made separate arrangements.Reviewed 6 Jul 2017
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8.0
Weekend rentalPros:Attentive service; offered a substitute full size car because the compact I reserved was not available. Good business hours.Cons:The drop off-processing took a little longer than I expected. I was glad I was the only one there and didn't have to wait in line.Reviewed 13 Jun 2017
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Where can I find Thrifty hire cars in Syracuse?

Address

5400 South Bay Rd

Hours

Monday06:00 - 18:00
Tuesday06:00 - 18:00
Wednesday06:00 - 18:00
Thursday06:00 - 18:00
Friday06:00 - 18:00
Saturday08:00 - 13:00
Sunday08:00 - 13:00

Phone

+1 315 455 1001

Address

1000 Col Eileen Collins Blvd

Hours

Monday08:00 - 13:00
Tuesday08:00 - 13:00
Wednesday08:00 - 13:00
Thursday08:00 - 13:00
Friday08:00 - 13:00
Saturday08:00 - 13:00
Sunday08:00 - 13:00

Phone

+1 315 455 1001

Good to know

Most popular car type

Standard

Top tips for hiring a car from Thrifty in Syracuse

  • Standard car hire from Thrifty in Syracuse are around -60% cheaper than other car types, on average.

FAQs about hiring a car from Thrifty in Syracuse

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

    Standard (Volkswagen Tiguan or similar) is the most frequently booked car hire type from Thrifty in Syracuse.

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

    Thrifty has 2 hire locations in Syracuse. 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: Hancock Intl airport (SYR)?

    Yes

  • Does Thrifty offer shuttle or airport pick-up services from Hancock Intl airport (SYR)?

    No (according to our data)