Thrifty Car Rental - When Traveling Consider This Budget-Friendly Option

When you are in need of a car rentals, you can get a great rate on car rentals at more than 300 conveniently located Thrifty car rental sites throughout the United States. They also have locations at or near major airports. This makes the process even more convenient for you and you can try out another car rental option, rather than just the "major" ones you have heard of before.

At Thrifty Car Rental, not only do you get a great deal-you get a great vehicle too. Thrifty offers a large selection of high-quality vehicles at great rates, from sports cars to SUVs, sedans to minivans, each one non-smoking for your comfort.

In the United States, Thrifty has a great selection of the vehicles you want, like the Nissan Altima, and Ford Focus. Need a little more space? Pick up a roomy Ford Escape, Chevrolet  Traverse or even a large SUV, such as a Suburban. For those looking to add a little more fun to the mix, they have a sporty Ford Mustang or rugged Jeep® Wrangler available too. No matter what you’re looking for, at Thrifty you’ll find a car that suits your style and budget. And with an increasingly fuel-efficient fleet, you’ll save at the pump, too.

Travel Associations Rental Car Discounts

Thrifty offers exclusive car rental discounts that can be applied to all rental cars at participating U.S. and Canada locations. Reserve now!

AAA Members Don't forget to take advantage of their exclusive AAA Car Rental discount when you book your next Thrifty rental car.

AICPA (American Institute of Certified Public Accountants) Reserve now and receive your AICPA discount on all car types at participating U.S. and Canada Thrifty locations.

NSCS (National Society of Collegiate Scholars) NSCS members receive exclusive discounts on all car classes on your next Thrifty rental car.

Union Plus Reserve now and receive your Union Plus discount on all car types at participating Thrifty locations. 

Travel Partner Programs

Are you a frequent flyer or frequent traveler? When you rent from Thrifty, you can earn frequent flyer miles and other bonuses from airline and hotel loyalty program partners. Have a look at the many car rental discounts and promotions offered by their airline and hotel partners.

Featured Rental Car Program Offers

You can also join the Blue Chip Rewards program for more savings. For each qualifying dollar you spend on a Thrifty car rental, you earn 1 point. Redeem your points for free car rentals, with a free weekend rental starting at 500 points.

Airline Reward Programs

Learn more about Thrifty's airline loyalty program partners to find additional ways you can earn miles and save. Members of participating airline loyalty programs like American Airlines or Alaska Airlines can earn airline miles when they rent a car with Thrifty.

Alaska Airlines Mileage Plan

American Airlines AAdvantage

Emirates Skywards

Gulf Air's Frequent Flyer Program

Life Miles

Kuwait Airways

Southwest Rapid Rewards

United Mileage Plus

Hotel Reward Programs

Check out their hotel partners for extra savings on hotel reservations and car rentals.  Their hotel rewards partnership with IHG Rewards Club Program offers participating members 125 points per qualifying rental day with Thrifty.

IHG Rewards Club Program

Other Car Rental Reward Programs

You can also explore other car rental rewards partners to discover news ways to earn points and bonuses.

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Veterans Advantage

Smart Bet. Wild Card.

Your best bet for a great ride at a low rate.

You always win with one low rate for a Compact or larger vehicle from Thrifty. With the Wild Card program, you'll get a Compact car or larger vehicle at a rate that is equal to a Compact car. When you arrive to pick up your car, hey twill pick the vehicle for you: you might get a Mid-size car, a Minivan, or an SUV... it's a smart bet!

Thrifty's Wild Card program guarantees you a great rental with room for at least five passengers and two pieces of luggage. The location will select the vehicle for you at time of pick up.

  • Rates equal to a Compact

  • Compact car or larger vehicle, guaranteed

  • Pick up location determines vehicle at time of pick up

  • Vehicle will have at least 5 seatbelts

  • Room for 2 pieces of luggage or more


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