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Thrifty Houston Reviews

Car rental rating: 4.6 out of 5 with 5 ratings


"The counter service was friendly, knowledgeable and courteous. The price was reasonable and my overall experience was wonderful."

(Reviewed on June 28, 2014 )


"Great service"

(Reviewed on March 22, 2014 )


"Amazing Experience.. Loved it. Made my trip even better. :)"

(Reviewed on February 05, 2014 )


"6 days prior to "return date of vehicle", I called to extend the rental for 1 extra day. I was told, without any flexibility or understanding at all, THAT I WOULD ABSOLUTELY HAVE TO PAY A LATE RETURN FEE! If TH..." Read more

(Reviewed on January 27, 2014 )

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Thrifty Car Rentals in Houston : All you need to know

If you want to see everything Houston has to offer, there is no better way to do so from behind the wheel of a rental car from Thrifty. Stop wasting your vacation waiting on the bus, or being nickel and dimed with ride-shares or taxis. Having your own ride enables you to go to the areas you want to see the most, when you want. Make your upcoming trip to Texas more enjoyable with a Thrifty rental car. puts you in the driver's seat

With over two million putting down roots in Houston, you know there is going to be plenty to see and do in this bustling city. Travelers come to take advantage of Houston's local attractions. However, you may have your eye on exploring the tons of entertainment options. Whatever you choose to do first, you'll want to take in as much of Houston as possible while on your vacation. Once you grab the keys to your Thrifty car rental, you'll be on your way to discovering more of this exciting city. works with some of the best businesses, like Thrifty, because they are well-known for their success in providing guests with the best autos on the road. We can help your visit get off to a great start.

What you need to know for the road

How do I find the best rates on a Houston Thrifty car rental? strives to get you the best price, whether you book. But reserving your car well ahead of your trip can help you save even more. Make sure to go over the mileage policy and keeping it to one driver will reduce your expense.

What do I need have with me when I pick up my car in Houston?

Be sure to present credit card, as well as your driver's license.

How old do I have to be to rent a car in Houston?

Thrifty's minimum age to rent a car in Houston is 21. Make sure to check Thrifty's policy, as there could be added fees if you are under 25 in most cases or for higher category cars especially.

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

That depends on your needs and what you'll be doing when you visit Houston. For bigger cities, like Houston, you may find navigating and parking easier in a compact vehicle. Commute times in Houston average 26 minutes, so you may find a SUV or mid-size car provides a more comfortable ride. Or if you want to keep your emissions down, then go for a hybrid vehicle. Those looking for a dash of luxury on their Houston trip can choose the premium category for a car like a Mercedes C-Class or Audi A4 or similar.

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

In the United States you do need to have insurance before you rent. Many of the major credit cards (American Express, Visa, MasterCard and Discover) typically provide some coverage. However, many of them have restrictions, such as not covering large vehicles, like trucks or SUVs. Make sure to call and find out exactly what your credit card will cover and how much before you head to Houston. Additionally, as a U.S. citizen, you can book Collision Damage Coverage through at checkout.

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

Thrifty does require 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 Houston. Please note that the deposit may vary greatly depending on the model and make of the rental.

Do I have to return my Thrifty rental with a full tank?

We suggest a full to full policy. You should get into your vehicle with a full tank, and you will want to refuel up to the amount you picked the car up with. If you want to keep your expenses lower, it is best to fill up your tank before you bring your car back to Thrifty. Stations near or around airports or car rental places tend to have higher prices.

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

Houston is a busy city, so there is going to be a lot to do. You may not want to be concerned about your miles if you are planning to see what else Texas has to offer. Those wanting to add even more entertainment to their Houston trip can check out one of the two theme parks in the region. Embrace your inner child, or take the gang to Fun Plex or Zuma Fun Center.

Does Houston Thrifty offer one-way car rentals?

Thrifty offers one-way rentals in most cases. You may find it easier to drop off your rental at a different Thrifty. However, there may be an additional fee when you pick one-way.

Book today for great rates

With so much to do and see in Houston, having the keys to your own car can come in handy. When you're ready to discover more of Texas, you can leave wherever you like, without trying to hail a cab or sign up for a ride-share.

Before your next business or leisure venture, book your Thrifty Houston rent-a-car and take off to all the must-do activities at your own pace. Reserve through and cruise the highway in Houston, Texas.