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Thrifty Reno Reviews

Car rental rating: 4.75 out of 5 with 4 ratings


"I signed up for a compact car and ended up with a delivery van ... a delivery VAN! Imagine the joy of picking up clients, pulling up to businesses and driving in Reno traffic in a van. Not a great experience on any planet."

(Reviewed on September 03, 2015 )


"Brianna was amazingly helpful. She wanted to give me an Hyundai Accent and when I complained that this was not a Compact as far as I'm concerned it is an Economy. She stated it was Thrifty's decision what they classed as..." Read more

(Reviewed on November 20, 2014 )


"Thanks, it was a great deal to begin with, then Thirty gave me a fantastic upgrade. It was birthday, really couldn't be any better. :-)"

(Reviewed on March 07, 2014 )


"good experience"

(Reviewed on January 10, 2014 )

Please be aware that some of these reviews may have been translated automatically into English.

Thrifty Car Rentals in Reno : All you need to know

There is no better way to see everything Reno has to offer than by getting behind the wheel of your Thrifty rental car. Don't spend time waiting for the bus or hailing taxis to go to the sights. When you have access to your own vehicle, you can drive anywhere you want to go, whenever you want. Make your upcoming vacation to Nevada even more enjoyable with a Thrifty rental car.

Why drive with

With over two-hundred thousand people, Reno is a city that has lots going on. You're sure to have a pleasant time here, thanks to Reno's small-town atmosphere. But you may have your sights set on its rich past that is a beacon for history buffs and a location Historic interest. Whatever you decide on first, you'll want to take in as much of Reno as you can during your trip. And with your Thrifty rental car, you'll be able to see and do more of what this city offers.

We work with some of the best companies in the industry, like Thrifty, to not only get you the ride you desire for your holiday, but also get you the best price. We can help your trip get off on the right foot.

What you need to know before you go

How do I get the best deals on a Reno Thrifty car rental? strives to get you the best rates, no matter when you reserve your vehicle. But getting well ahead of your trip can help you save even more. Be sure to check the mileage policy and keeping it to one driver will reduce your expense.

Do I need to bring anything special when I get my rental car in Reno?

Be sure to bring your driver's permit and a credit card in your name.

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

Thrifty's minimum age to rent a car in Reno is 21. Take time to go over Thrifty's policy, as there could be added fees if you are under 25 in most cases or for higher category vehicles especially.

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

That depends on how many people you are traveling with and what you'll be doing when you visit Reno. Economy or compact vehicles are good for short commutes and are easier to park. Commute times in Reno average 29 minutes, so you may find a mid-size vehicle or SUV provides a more comfortable ride. If you want to decrease your emissions and save on gas, then opt for a hybrid vehicle. Those looking for a little extravagance on their Reno getaway can choose a higher-end vehicle like a Mercedes C-Class or Audi A4 or similar.

Is insurance required when you rent a car in the United States?

In the United States you do need to have insurance before you rent a car from Thrifty. Many major credit cards (American Express, Visa, MasterCard and Discover) generally cover your car rental. But many of them have restrictions, such as not covering bigger vehicles, like premium models or some SUVs. It is best to find out exactly what your credit card will cover and how much before you head to Reno. Otherwise, as a U.S. citizen, you can purchase Collision Damage Coverage with at checkout.

Do I need to pay a deposit when I book my Thrifty car rental?

Thrifty does require a deposit when you book your rental. Thrifty will block the deposit on your credit once you reserve your car for your trip to Reno. Please note that the deposit will vary greatly depending on the model and make of the rental.

What is the fuel policy on my Thrifty car rental?

At, we encourage a full to full policy. You receive the car topped off. If you return your rental with less than the amount that you received it with, most companies will charge a premium, and sometimes up to triple the amount of current gas prices to refill it. To avoid any added expenses, it is best to fill up your tank before you bring the car back to Thrifty.

Why should I get unlimited miles?

Reno has enough to keep you entertained, but you may want to head to nearby cities to see what else Nevada has to offer. You can explore the rest of the region free of mileage limits after you've checked off all the activities in Reno.

Does Reno Thrifty offer one-way car rentals?

Thrifty usually offers one-way rentals. You may find it more convenient to return your rental car at a different location. Be aware there is typically an additional charge when you pick one-way.

Book today for great rates

With so much to do and see in Reno, having the keys to your own ride lets you explore at your own pace. When you are ready to see more of Nevada, you can drive wherever you want to, without trying to signal for a cab or sign up for a ride-share.

Before you head out of town, book your Thrifty Reno rent-a-car and visit all the must-see sights. Book with and drive the road in Reno, Nevada.