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8 Jul — 15 Jul
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Thrifty customer reviews

5.8
PassableBased on 5,819 verified guest reviews
5.7Pick-up/Drop-off
6.5Comfort
6.6Cleanliness
5.8Value for money
5.7Overall

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5.6 Passable
Cons:Desk was closed upon arrival and a sign said to call phone number with questions. Called but no one answered. Sign also said to check at desk in other terminal. Went to the other terminal...no Thrifty agent so the Hertz agent logged into their system to help me out. Service was fine but slow process with her. Took me over 1.5 hours to finally leave the airport in a rental car. Upon returning the car, the agent told me an extremely higher fee than I was expecting. He changed it back to the original fee right away so no problem there, but I was curious how that new fee even happened.
A
7.6 Good
Pros:Quality of car was excellent
Cons:Needed to extend rental one more day. The agent on the phone quoted a new overall amount, would not run the same card (required I pay in person after drop off). When I returned the car, the desk agent quoted an amount $20 higher. The charges were detailed, but I felt I was given the bait and switch.
A
2.0 Bad
Pros:The lady who delivered the car was nice
Cons:Pickup/return is typically a slow process outside the USA but this return was excessively slow, they seemed to care very little that I was in a bit of a hurry to catch my flight. Car was old and in poor condition (at 50mph the steering wheel shook so hard I thought my tires were going to fly off the vehicle), insurance cost more then the rental (more than doubling the price I thought I was paying), turns out they only give 100 km per day which they didn't tell me until I returned the car (one trip to the nearest beach put me 125 km over which cost me an extra $40), I returned the car 30 mins late so they tried to charge me a full extra day until I reminded them that I had a one hour grace period, they also tried to tell me that I returned the tank 3/4 full even though I filled the tank literally across the street from the airport (ironically they delivered the car to me with less than a full tank after assuring me it was full). I felt like there were too many instances of them trying to take advantage of me for me to believe it was a coincidence, this seemed more like normal business practice for them. I rented from Budget at the same airport 3 weeks ago and It wasn't great but it was 5x better than Thrifty.
J
8.0 Great
Cons:Check in line was long & slow. Speed up process. More info up front (on line), more representatives, something Didn't know rental car shuttle only stopped at terminals A & B. Road it twice to get off at B terminal to walk to C.
A
10.0 Excellent
Pros:They respect the price in my reservation
Cons:Car was to basic
A
4.0 Mediocre
Pros:Price
Cons:Car smelled like fish. When we asked for a smaller car, the rep said that the one they gave us was the only one available.
M
10.0 Excellent
Pros:Helpful staff, quick and easy.
A
4.0 Mediocre
Pros:Good price, friendly staff, car had nice amenities
Cons:My car smelled like cigarette smoke, I had to wait at the airport for 10 minutes to be picked up, and I had to wait when I got to the hub to be waited on when I was first renting my car.
A
2.0 Bad
Pros:The weather was nice
Cons:Terms when booking listed several optional insurance options at $4.99/day, $16.99/day and $20-$22/day. Since my AMEX covers insurance on car rentals in Mexico, I declined the insurance as it was optional per the terms of the reservation. Thrifty employees would not allow me to rent a car unless I paid $35/day for insurance that had a $3,000 deductible.
A
10.0 Excellent
Pros:Staff were friendly and pick up and drop off were easier than ever before. The car was clean and in a great condition and the rental was quite reasonably priced.

Thrifty car hire prices in the United Arab Emirates

EconomyAED 54/day
CompactAED 59/day
IntermediateAED 70/day
StandardAED 99/day
SUVAED 291/day
People carrierAED 150/day
Full-size SUVAED 155/day
MiniAED 54/day
PremiumAED 170/day
Passenger vanAED 158/day
LuxuryAED 202/day
Intermediate SUVAED 83/day
Compact SUVAED 120/day
Standard SUVAED 155/day
Supplier choice saloonAED 167/day
Luxury SUVAED 325/day
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Where can I find Thrifty car rentals?

Address

Abu Dhabi Ap

Hours

Monday00:00 - 23:59
Tuesday00:00 - 23:59
Wednesday00:00 - 23:59
Thursday00:00 - 23:59
Friday00:00 - 23:59
Saturday00:00 - 23:59
Sunday00:00 - 23:59

Phone

+971 2 575 7400

Address

Al Wahda Mall Abu Dhabi

Hours

Monday10:00 - 22:00
Tuesday10:00 - 22:00
Wednesday10:00 - 22:00
Thursday10:00 - 22:00
Friday10:00 - 22:00
Saturday10:00 - 22:00
Sunday10:00 - 22:00

Phone

+971 2 445 2466

Address

Boutik Mall Al Reem Island

Hours

Monday10:00 - 22:00
Tuesday10:00 - 22:00
Wednesday10:00 - 22:00
Thursday10:00 - 22:00
Friday10:00 - 22:00
Saturday10:00 - 22:00
Sunday10:00 - 22:00

Phone

+971 52 977 8020

Address

Khalidiya Mall

Hours

Monday10:00 - 22:00
Tuesday10:00 - 22:00
Wednesday10:00 - 22:00
Thursday10:00 - 22:00
Friday10:00 - 22:00
Saturday10:00 - 22:00
Sunday10:00 - 22:00

Phone

+971 2 658 2795

Address

Mushrif Mall

Hours

Monday10:00 - 22:00
Tuesday10:00 - 22:00
Wednesday10:00 - 22:00
Thursday10:00 - 22:00
Friday10:00 - 22:00
Saturday10:00 - 22:00
Sunday10:00 - 22:00

Phone

+971 2 447 9900

Address

My City Centre

Hours

Monday10:00 - 22:00
Tuesday10:00 - 22:00
Wednesday10:00 - 22:00
Thursday10:00 - 22:00
Friday10:00 - 22:00
Saturday10:00 - 22:00
Sunday20:00 - 22:00

Phone

+971 2 676 3555

Address

Galleria Mall

Hours

Monday07:00 - 21:00
Tuesday07:00 - 21:00
Wednesday07:00 - 21:00
Thursday07:00 - 21:00
Friday07:00 - 21:00
Saturday07:00 - 21:00
Sunday07:00 - 21:00

Phone

+971 52 977 8513

Address

Intersection Of 8th St & 5th

Hours

Monday14:00 - 19:0008:00 - 13:00
Tuesday14:00 - 19:0008:00 - 13:00
Wednesday08:00 - 13:0014:00 - 19:00
Thursday14:00 - 19:0008:00 - 13:00
Friday08:00 - 13:0014:00 - 19:00
Saturday14:00 - 19:0008:00 - 13:00

Phone

+971 2 676 7649

Address

Madinat Zayed Mall

Hours

Monday10:00 - 22:00
Tuesday10:00 - 22:00
Wednesday10:00 - 22:00
Thursday10:00 - 22:00
Friday10:00 - 22:00
Saturday10:00 - 22:00
Sunday10:00 - 22:00

Phone

+971 2 491 0088

Address

Airport Road Branch

Hours

Monday08:00 - 13:00
Tuesday08:00 - 13:00
Wednesday08:00 - 13:00
Thursday08:00 - 13:00
Friday08:00 - 13:00
Saturday08:00 - 13:00
Sunday08:00 - 13:00

Phone

+971 2 445 5011

Address

Al Raha Mall

Hours

Monday10:00 - 22:00
Tuesday10:00 - 22:00
Wednesday10:00 - 22:00
Thursday10:00 - 22:00
Friday10:00 - 22:00
Saturday10:00 - 22:00
Sunday10:00 - 22:00

Phone

+971 2 447 6322

Address

Yas Mall

Hours

Monday10:00 - 22:00
Tuesday10:00 - 22:00
Wednesday10:00 - 22:00
Thursday10:00 - 22:00
Friday10:00 - 22:00
Saturday10:00 - 22:00
Sunday10:00 - 22:00

Phone

+971 2 813 0271

Address

Crowne Plaza Hotel

Hours

Monday08:00 - 13:0014:00 - 19:00
Tuesday08:00 - 13:0014:00 - 19:00
Wednesday08:00 - 13:0014:00 - 19:00
Thursday08:00 - 13:0014:00 - 19:00
Friday08:00 - 13:0014:00 - 19:00
Saturday14:00 - 19:0008:00 - 13:00
Sunday08:00 - 13:0014:00 - 19:00

Phone

+971 2 632 9327

Good to know

Most popular city

Abu Dhabi

Most popular car type

Compact

Average price

AED 43/day

Good deal

AED 22/day

Top tips for renting a car from Thrifty

  • 25% of our users found rental cars from Thrifty for AED 36 or less
  • Supplier choice car hire from Thrifty is around 36% cheaper than other car types, on average.

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