Book Thrifty car rentals in Louisville

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


" and clean"(in 2376 reviews)
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"Thrifty's was terrible."(in 203 reviews)
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Overall Rating7.4 GoodBased on 18 reviews
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Pros:Agent at desk was friendlyCons:I was assigned a car but it was not in it's location. I had to find an employee to find another car for me, which took about 15 minutes. The car I received was dirty and definitely wasn't cleaned beyond pre-covid standards. I'm not a germ freak, but greasy fingerprints on the screen and doors and a greasy feeling steering wheel are just nasty.Reviewed Nov 16 2020
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Pros:Never like the "up sale" stuff.Cons:The fact that a spouse is not free to drive?! Really in this day and time? Thrifty is on my short list to never use again.Reviewed Sep 20 2020
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Pros:The price and the vehicle was great.Cons:At pickup, the vehicle was not ready, and had to wait. The help desk seemed to not want to be working. There was no information given about the return of the vehicle. I had to ask about return from the man working the gate, but even that was not enough. At return, there was no one to close the transaction, Just a sign saying to leave the keys in the car. I had to work with customer service for the next two days to get the extra daily charges removed from my credit card account because no one at the drop off location closed the account. I'll not rent from Thrifty and associated companies again.Reviewed Aug 20 2020
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Pros:Staff pretty straight forward, not super friendly but nice enough.Cons:Drop off was a bit confusing. No attendant, no instructions.Reviewed Jun 24 2020
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Pros:Horrible customer service. Getting help took an extremely long time. Bi will never use Tjrogty or Hertz againCons:Actually being helped instead of having to wait long periods of time to have someone keep telling me their company policy does not allow this or they or the other thingReviewed May 26 2020
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Pros:Jeff is who helped me at pick up and he was professional, delightful, helpful and friendly. Our car was clean and ready to go. Everything about my rental experience was flawless.Reviewed Feb 18 2020
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Cons:Staff at pickup was not friendly. I was the only customer there and stood in line waiting for her to get off her cell phone. Texting. Young lady could not answer simple questions during registration. Vehicle was too small for what we needed. Gas mileage was horrible. Called while on the road and nobody picked up the phone. Overpriced for what was given. Will not use this complete again. Will not recommend.Reviewed Feb 13 2020
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Pros:Easy pick up and drop off.Cons:The car had a smoky odor.Reviewed Nov 25 2019
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Pros:Car was comforttableCons:Pick up was horrible. Computer system running so slow with only 2 people in front of me in line it took nearly an hour!Reviewed Nov 6 2019
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Pros:Staff was okay vehicle wasn’t ready at designated time and still had to be cleaned and wasn’t properly done so. Was also charged for gas and shouldn’t have been they said I was given car with full tank that was false and I have a tuned and dated picture of the gauges so I returned vehicle with same amount as given actually a little more and now fighting to get my money back and upon more investigating this same thing has happen to many people this rental company is not the one I prefer to use I just had no choice on this particular date I will never returnReviewed Oct 22 2019
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Pros:Great staff and vehicle.Reviewed Aug 4 2019
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Pros:All well done, especially the young woman in Louisville, at the desk, who gave us the straight skinny, what we needed to know, to proceed. Thank you! --David AllenCons:All well done.Reviewed Jul 22 2019
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Where can I find Thrifty car rentals in Louisville?


3700 Crittenden Dr


+1 502 367 6461


600 Terminal Dr


Monday07:00 - 23:59
Tuesday07:00 - 23:59
Wednesday07:00 - 23:59
Thursday07:00 - 23:59
Friday07:00 - 23:59
Saturday07:00 - 23:59
Sunday07:00 - 23:59


+1 502 375 0681


1215 S Hurstbourne Pky


Monday08:00 - 18:00
Tuesday08:00 - 18:00
Wednesday08:00 - 18:00
Thursday08:00 - 18:00
Friday08:00 - 18:00
Saturday09:00 - 12:00


+1 502 326 1351

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Most popular location

600 Terminal Dr

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Top tips for renting a car from Thrifty in Louisville

  • When booking a car through Thrifty car rentals in Louisville, it’s important to know beforehand that the minimum age to rent a car is 21, and you must have a valid driver’s license. However, if you are under the age of 25, you may incur a surcharge fee that will be added onto your bill, and you may also be limited on the type of car you can rent. If saving money is top of mind, make sure your driver is 25 or over, or you may be hit with unwanted extra fees.
  • You’ll want to keep in mind what driving is like in the city when booking a car through Thrifty car rentals in Louisville. Driving in Louisville is relatively easy, especially with a good GPS handy. The speed limit within the city is typically 35 mph. Traffic is also not quite as bad as other large metropolitan cities, but keep rush hour in mind, which is typically from 7:30 am to 9 am and 4 pm to 6 pm. Traffic will be at its worst during those times, so try to plan around them.
  • When thinking about the type of car to rent when booking a car through Thrifty car rentals in Louisville, note that the terrain is mostly flat, and is surrounded by hill country. Therefore, it’s very unlikely that you will need a car with four-wheel drive or a large vehicle (unless you have a lot of passengers and/or luggage). A compact or economy car should do just fine to get you where you need to go in the city, and will be much easier to park.
  • You’ll also want to have customer service contact information handy when booking a car through Thrifty car rentals in Louisville. The reservations number is toll free and is available 24 hours a day. If faced with a less urgent matter, you can also send an email and expect a response back from 8 am to 5 pm central time Monday through Friday. A friendly agent is sure to be available to help you no matter what your needs are.
  • Mini rental cars from Thrifty in Louisville are around -44% cheaper than other car types, on average.

FAQs about renting a car from Thrifty in Louisville

  • Where is/are the best pickup location(s) to book Thrifty car rentals in Louisville?

    The best and only location to book Thrifty car rentals in Louisville is at Louisville International Airport (SDF). This great location makes it very easy and convenient to get off your plane and climb aboard your new ride for the rest of your trip. You’ll even be able to drop off your rental car in the same spot when you’re ready to leave Louisville to make traveling that much more efficient and enjoyable.

  • What are the different car rental benefits or amenities offered by Thrifty car rentals in Louisville?

    The Blue Chip Rewards Program is Thrifty’s signature rewards program which all renters have the opportunity to take advantage of. You can earn and redeem free rental days with credits you’ll earn from bookings. You’ll even get to book whatever size car you want when redeeming your free rental day, which is perfect for when you need an SUV to load up the kids or a compact car for a romantic weekend getaway.

  • Where are the best places to park Thrifty car rentals in Louisville?

    One of the best and most popular places to park in Louisville is downtown. There are numerous parking options here that you can take advantage of. Metered parking is great for short trips or restaurant visits, and metered parking runs from 7 am to 6 pm Monday through Saturday. If visiting downtown after 6 pm or on Sunday, you won’t pay at all. For longer stays, there are also numerous surface lots and parking garages available.

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

    Mini (Chrysler Pacifica or similar) is the most frequently booked rental car type from Thrifty in Louisville.

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

    Thrifty has 3 rental locations in Louisville. 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: Louisville Intl airport (SDF)?


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