Book Thrifty hire cars in Fresno

Fresno, CA, United States
Sep 25 — Oct 2
Fresno, CA, United States
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Pros

" and clean"(in 2376 reviews)
"The "(in 959 reviews)
"So amazing from Brad"(in 242 reviews)

Cons

"Thrifty's was terrible."(in 203 reviews)
" inside."(in 69 reviews)
""Nothing, noe.""(in 2242 reviews)

Reviews for Thrifty in Fresno

Overall rating6.8 GoodBased on 33 reviews
Cleanliness
7.2
Comfort
6.9
Overall
6.6
Pick-up/Drop-off
6.8
Value for money
6.4

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4.0
Pros:Staff was great, drop off easyCons:If the car didn’t smell like CigarettesReviewed Feb 13 2021
review fromkayak
2.0
Never use Thrifty againCons:They never told me there was an option to do a one way rental meaning pick up at point A and drop off at point B regardless of having called and spoken to 4 people including when I picked it up and dropped it off. The man told me when I picked up that there would be a fee to take the car from Fresno, ca and drop off in Phoenix, az well that fee turned out to be $1,600. Then when I dropped the car off they never said anything about making that charge to my credit card, no signature, no pin, nothing! Just hands me the receipt and said "that's a lot of money" uh yea!!! It's a lot of money, apparently not enough to mention to the customer though. Worst service ever. After calling to try and sort out the charge I was hung up on twice and kept on hold for more than an hour total.Reviewed Feb 9 2016
review fromkayak
8.0
Pros:The reservation process was easy. The SUV was clean, and pick up was fast and easy. The employees at the counter inside the airport were friendly and expedient. I did have to walk back inside the airport to the desk to return it, but other than that, the return process was smooth, quick, and friendly.Cons:The reservation and service was great, though the price was a bit steep. It was a last-minute reservation; however, so that is just how it is. I didn't like some of the features of the SUV. The high beams flickered on and off at will while we were navigating curvy mountain roads in the dark. I did NOT enjoy this. The suspension wasn't as smooth, nor the handling as tight as the Jeep Cherokee we rented the following weekend from a different company.Reviewed Aug 4 2020
review fromkayak
2.0
Cons:Staff not friendly at all definitely needs better customer service attitude.Reviewed Aug 31 2020
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2.8
Horrible service from bot Kayak and Thrifty Car RentalPros:Nothing!Cons:When I made my arrangements online, it was explained that I could use my debit card to make the reservations; deposit and fees due. All i had with me was a Visa debit card. When I arrived to pick-up my card, I was denied my rental car and I was told that they did not accept Visa debit cards. This is ludicrous! I called and spoke with a Thrift rep who said that i could use my debit card as long as it had the Visa logo and was not just a debit card. What a HORRIBLE experience to be stranded at a location and be unable to pick up your PRE-PAID rental car!!!!Reviewed Jun 4 2018
review fromkayak
5.6
Pros:The car was washed and clean.Cons:Pick up was not good. I was told that I couldn't use my company credit card that I used to book the reservation online because my first name on the card was different than my driver's license (it is my nickname on the credit card). This was the first time in 20 years it has ever been a problem and the rep asked me if it was the first time I rented from Thrifty because this is how the system works. I didn't really appreciate that as an answer. She then says when I come back she can switch the credit cards. I asked her why she didn't lead with that at the beginning of the conversation versus quoting me company policy. Another concern was insurance coverage (company versus personal based on the credit card on file). The drop off was a little better. The line was really long and nowhere does it say you have to stay in line to drop off. Luckily I asked because I was in a hurry (and didn't have to wait in line). The issue here was switching the credit cards which would require me to wait in line. The rep said to write my email down and they would send the final receipt later in the day. I did not receive the email as promised. I called two days later and finally received the second part of the bill (first part on my company credit card, second part on my personal credit card). The experience with Thrifty was OK at best. I'll likely choose a different rental car company in the future. Thank you.Reviewed Feb 17 2020
review fromkayak
9.6
Good companyPros:Most everythingCons:On return no one there to explain drop off Walked about 1/2 block distance away from car to drop key to personnel It was 4:30 In morning But a sign saying leave car here Take all your belongings take key take picture of mileage and fuel gauge And a little map showing where to drop off key would’ve been fantastic.Reviewed Aug 21 2018
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10.0
AwesomePros:New car, low price, unlimited miles.Cons:NothingReviewed Jul 4 2018
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10.0
Pros:Easy to rent. No Extra hidden fees Very friendly, helpful staffReviewed Sep 6 2017
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6.0
Cons:Final cost was a lot more than the quoted price when signing upReviewed Jul 17 2017
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10.0
Cons:Better phone to music connectionsReviewed Dec 2 2019
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10.0
Cons:Thanks for a great service.Reviewed Dec 31 2019
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Where can I find Thrifty hire cars in Fresno?

5175 East Clinton Way, Thrifty car hires

Address

5175 East Clinton Way

Hours

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

Phone

+1 877 283 0898

Good to know

Most popular location

5175 East Clinton Way

Most popular car type

Standard

Top tips for hiring a car from Thrifty in Fresno

  • Standard car hires from Thrifty in Fresno are around 31% cheaper than other car types, on average

FAQs about hiring a car from Thrifty in Fresno

  • Standard (Mitsubishi Galant or similar) is the most frequently booked car hire type from Thrifty in Fresno.

  • Thrifty has 1 car hire location in Fresno. Take a look at our Thrifty hire location map to find the best car hires near you.

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