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Book Thrifty car hires at San Diego Airport

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Thrifty car hire prices at San Diego Airport

Economy£41/day
Compact£38/day
Intermediate£37/day
Standard£41/day
Full-size£36/day
Full-size SUV£40/day
Premium£32/day
Luxury£55/day
Premium SUV£79/day
Coupe£30/day
Intermediate SUV£37/day
Compact SUV£45/day
Best prices found by KAYAK users in the past 48 hours.

Reviews

Pros

", return process easy."(in 2376 reviews)
"Straightforward, reasonable , friendly service"(in 581 reviews)
", exactly what I ordered"(in 2376 reviews)

Cons

"Will them again."(in 214 reviews)
"The was extremely uncomfortable."(in 2245 reviews)
"Too long line to s"(in 2245 reviews)
Overall rating6.2 OkayBased on 119 reviews
Cleanliness
7.1
Comfort
6.9
Overall
6.2
Pick-up/Drop-off
6.3
Value for money
6.3

Recent reviews

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2.0
Inside the car was a moldReviewed 30 Mar 2024
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4.0
Was not charged the same and the return was totally incorrect. Also I mentioned I have car insurance and still had it charged. How can you fix thisReviewed 6 Feb 2024
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10.0
The wait in line was long. There could have been more customer service agents.Reviewed 9 Jan 2024
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2.0
We arrived to a line of 100 people and they had run out of cars so we didn’t get one.Reviewed 1 Jan 2024
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2.0
1 person at the dollar/thrifty counter for 20 people in line. After travelling all day and then having to tale an airport shuttle.to a.counter who's line is out the door with only one person working is highly disappointing. The wait to move was awful. I have pictures and a video to share of this absolutely pathetic situationReviewed 7 Dec 2023
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10.0
It was my 1st time renting an electric car. It was nice that was an option.Reviewed 1 Dec 2023
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8.0
The price was good, the car was fine. However, the line to pick up the car was long. More than 12 people in line and only two representatives on a Friday? The price makes up for that delay, so I would use Thrifty again in the future.Reviewed 27 Nov 2023
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2.0
Not accommodating in the least.Reviewed 11 Oct 2023
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2.0
Terrible. There was an incident at pickup that made me feel unsafe and was exacerbated by the Thrifty staff who stated “you’re all here for the $15 dollar rental right?” “You can go to the other rental places next door.” Implying that we should wait since we were getting a low price. There is a longer narrative but the Thrifty remarks continued an escalating discussion between two other renters and there were threats of violence by one of the renters. At minimum Thrifty staff should have called facility security. I abandoned my rental at this point and left.Reviewed 5 Oct 2023
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2.0
Worst I. Ever hadReviewed 26 Sept 2023
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4.0
Pros:The staff was helpful and courteous, but the process was too long.Cons:More staff, better communicationReviewed 30 May 2021
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4.0
Pros:The vehicle was excellent. Brand new. Returning the car was very fast with not problems.Cons:Have more notifications to take a CREDIT CARD. Small print on some customer agreement page is worthless. This was even more critical in San Diego, "Sorry, sir, We're so close to the border." If you wanted to use a debit card you need to have a flight... if not ... sorry too bad. I had to drive back and forth to get my credit card (my fault for not having it). When I was standing in line I saw about 12/18 people have an issue with CREDIT CARD / Debit Card. Update your policies modernize to use other payment methods. The people at the counter had no solutions for me and pointed me to curb to get an UBER. I cant imagine being out of town and being told that.Reviewed 26 May 2021
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Thrifty car hires near San Diego Airport

Address

3355 Admiral Boland Way

Hours

Monday00:00 - 01:0006:00 - 23:59
Tuesday06:00 - 23:5900:00 - 01:00
Wednesday06:00 - 23:5900:00 - 01:00
Thursday00:00 - 01:0006:00 - 23:59
Friday00:00 - 01:0006:00 - 23:59
Saturday06:00 - 23:5900:00 - 01:00
Sunday00:00 - 01:0006:00 - 23:59

Phone

+1 877 283 0898

Address

1120 West Laurel Street

Hours

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

Phone

+1 619 557 8499

Top tips for hiring a car from Thrifty at San Diego Airport

  • Book your hire car at San Diego Airport from Thrifty at least 1 day before your trip in order to get a below-average price
  • Full-size hire cars from Thrifty at San Diego Airport are around 18% cheaper than other car types, on average

FAQs about hiring a car from Thrifty at San Diego Airport

  • How much does it cost to hire a car from Thrifty at San Diego Airport?

    On average a hire car from Thrifty at San Diego Airport costs £41 per day.

  • What is the most popular hire car from Thrifty at San Diego Airport?

    Full-size (Nissan Pathfinder or similar) is the most frequently booked hire car type from Thrifty at San Diego Airport.

  • Where can I find Thrifty hire cars at San Diego Airport?

    3355 Admiral Boland Way is the closest Thrifty hire car location to San Diego Airport. The telephone number for this location is +1 877 283 0898.

  • Does Thrifty offer shuttle or airport pick-up services from San Diego Airport (SAN)?

    Yes