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Book Thrifty car rentals in Fresno

Driver's age: 26-65
Mon 7/29
Mon 8/5
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Thrifty car rental prices in Fresno

Economy car
Economy
M
Compact car
Compact
M
Intermediate car
Intermediate
M
Standard car
Standard
M
Full-size car
Full-size
M
Luxury car
Luxury
M
Minivan car
Minivan
M
Passenger van car
Passenger van
M
Commercial car
Commercial
M
Pickup Truck car
Pickup Truck
M

Reviews for Thrifty in Fresno

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 Rating6.4 OkayBased on 24 reviews
Cleanliness
6.9
Comfort
7.0
Overall
6.3
Pick-up/Drop-off
6.6
Value for money
6.3

Recent reviews

Traveler rating
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2.0
When we arrived, they had our reservation but no car! The person at the counter was of no help and said that he could neither give us another car nor cancel the reservation. I was told that perhaps they would have a car in 40-50 minutes. He finally called me 2 hours later. In the meantime, I called Kayak, cancelled the reservation, and walked two counters down where Enterprise rented a car for LESS than what the original reservation would have been at Thrift. Thrifty has lost a customer for life. How do you reserve a car and then not have a car? Unbelievable!Reviewed Jul 7 2024
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4.0
Pros:Staff was great, drop off easyCons:If the car didn’t smell like CigarettesReviewed Feb 13 2021
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2.0
Cons:Staff not friendly at all definitely needs better customer service attitude.Reviewed Aug 31 2020
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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
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10.0
Cons:Quick with excellent customer service.Reviewed Mar 13 2020
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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
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10.0
Cons:Thanks for a great service.Reviewed Dec 31 2019
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9.6
Pros:Easy pick up and drop off.Reviewed Dec 16 2019
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10.0
Cons:Better phone to music connectionsReviewed Dec 2 2019
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9.2
Pros:Drop off was easy, when we picked up our car they offered us an upgrade that worked well for our drive timeReviewed Jul 31 2019
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2.0
Pros:Couldn’t even pick up vehicleCons:Rules and regulations. Was not told about the no debit card policy until morning of!!!!Reviewed Feb 6 2019
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4.0
Will not rent from again.Pros:Not much.Cons:Have to pay an extra fee for a midsize car. When I booked my rental I chose manager choice option. When I pick up the vehicle I was told I could only get a compact car and any other car would be an extra fee. If I would've know that, I would have just booked a mid size for a cheaper price than what I paid. I will not be using thrifty rental again.Reviewed Sep 1 2018
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Where can I find Thrifty car rentals in Fresno?

Address

105 E Auto Center Drive

Hours

Monday08:00 - 17:30
Tuesday08:00 - 17:30
Wednesday08:00 - 17:30
Thursday08:00 - 17:30
Friday08:00 - 17:30
Saturday09:00 - 12:00

Phone

+1 559 436 6640

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

Mini

Top tips for renting a car from Thrifty in Fresno

  • Mini rental cars from Thrifty in Fresno are around -27% cheaper than other car types, on average.

FAQs about renting a car from Thrifty in Fresno

  • What is the most popular rental car from Thrifty in Fresno?

    Mini (Dodge Grand Caravan or similar) is the most frequently booked rental car type from Thrifty in Fresno.

  • How many car rental locations does Thrifty have in Fresno?

    Thrifty has 2 rental locations in Fresno. Take a look at our Thrifty rental location map to find the best rental cars near you.

  • Does Thrifty have a car rental location at the airport: Airterminal airport (FAT)?

    Yes

  • Does Thrifty offer shuttle or airport pick-up services from Airterminal airport (FAT)?

    Yes