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Thrifty Detroit Reviews

Car rental rating: 4.5 out of 5 with 6 ratings


"the 1st car I chose was tagged for service but still on the lot - I had to turn around and choose a different car - this was the only delay or issue I had. Drop off at about 5:15am was excellent - very fast and shuttle wa..." Read more

(Reviewed on September 20, 2015 )


"Smooth, pleasant experience!"

(Reviewed on August 11, 2015 )


"Monique (Monica) was Excellent!!!"

(Reviewed on November 13, 2014 )


"Very satisfied"

(Reviewed on September 04, 2014 )


"Forgot Keys had to give to Shuttle Driver. Attendant should ask for the keys when dropping off the car. It was an overall great experience."

(Reviewed on June 27, 2014 )


"Rental Agent terrific. Of course I would rent from again. Many thanks."

(Reviewed on December 11, 2013 )

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Thrifty Car Rentals in Detroit : All you need to know

If you want to see everything Detroit has to offer, there is no better way to do so from behind the wheel of a rental car from Thrifty. Stop spending your vacation waiting on the bus, or being nickel and dimed with ride-shares or taxis. Having your own car allows you to go to the areas you want to see the most, whenever you want. Make your next trip to Michigan even more enjoyable with a Thrifty rental car. puts you in the driver seat

Detroit is home to over half a million people, meaning this region is sizable enough for a little exploration. Many visitors come to take advantage of Detroit's outdoor activities around every corner. Whatever you do, you'll probably enjoy it thanks to the terrific weather throughout the year. Whatever you pick to do first, you'll want to check out as much of Detroit as you can during your trip. You'll be able to explore of this city once you get the keys to your Thrifty rental car.

We work with some of the finest dealers in the industry, like Thrifty, to not only get you the auto you desire for your family's trip, but also get you the best rate. We can help your journey get off to a great start.

What you need to know for the road

How do I get a Detroit Thrifty car rental at a great rate? always tries to get you the best price, whether you book. However, getting your car ahead of your visit can help you save even more. Make sure to not add an additional driver and go over the mileage policy to avoid any surprise fees.

Do I need to bring anything special when I pick up my vehicle in Detroit?

You'll need to bring your driver's permit and a credit card in your name.

What's the minimum age to rent a car in Detroit?

Thrifty's minimum age to rent a car in Detroit is 21. Some rentals, especially higher category vehicles (luxury, SUVs, etc.), may have an added fee if you are under 25. Make sure to check Thrifty's policy to find out if there is an additional cost for you.

What kind of Thrifty rental car should I get for my trip to Detroit?

That depends on your needs and what you'll be doing when you visit Detroit. Compact or economy cars are ideal for short drives and are easier to park. If you are traveling with a bigger group, then a mid-size or SUV will have enough room for all of you and offer a more comfortable ride on longer drives. Those looking for a little extravagance on their Detroit trip can choose the premium category to get a car like an Audi A4 or Cadillac XTS or similar.

Do I need insurance when I rent a car in the United States?

You are required to have insurance before you rent a car in the United States. Although many of the major card issuers, like Visa or Discover, give some coverage, there are usually restrictions. For example, you may not be covered if you book a luxury or larger vehicle. Make sure to check credit card company's policy before you decide. Otherwise, as a United States citizen, you can add on Collision Damage Coverage with at checkout.

Does Thrifty require a deposit at the time of booking my rental car?

Thrifty requires a deposit when you book your rental car. Thrifty will block the deposit on your credit once you reserve your car for your trip to Detroit. Please be aware that the deposit can vary greatly depending on the make and model of the car.

What is the fuel policy on my Thrifty car rental?

We advise a full tank policy. You pick up your Thrifty rental with full tank, and you should return it filled up. If you want to save some money, it is best to fill up your tank before you return the car to Thrifty.

Should I get unlimited miles when I rent a car in Detroit?

Detroit has over half a million people, so there should be plenty to do. Unlimited miles allow you to see what else Michigan has to offer without being concerned about your limits.

Does Thrifty offer one-way rentals in Detroit?

Thrifty usually offers one-way rentals. You may find it easier to drop off your rental at a different Thrifty. Be aware there is typically an additional fee when you opt for one-way.

Reserve your ride today!

With so much to do and see in Detroit, having access to a vehicle lets you explore at your own pace. When you are ready to check out more of Michigan, you can drive when you want to, without waiting for your ride to pick you up or looking through a bus schedule.

Before your next getaway, book your Thrifty Detroit rent-a-car and take off to all the items on your itinerary. Go with and speed along the streets in Detroit, Michigan.