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Thrifty Tampa Reviews

Car rental rating: 4.44 out of 5 with 9 ratings


"The car was great and comfortable. We were also delighted to have the GPS in the car so that we would be able to track our time and know where to go. Everything was terrific."

(Reviewed on November 21, 2014 )


"Excellent staff in Sarasota."

(Reviewed on August 12, 2014 )


"Wonderful Service! Very Helpful, Friendly & Courteous!"

(Reviewed on July 17, 2014 )


"Great service and awesome price. I recommend to everyone who is planning on renting a vehicle."

(Reviewed on June 30, 2014 )


"Outstanding service 100% satisfied"

(Reviewed on April 23, 2014 )


"Very good experience renting from Thrifty. I would definitely rent from them again."

(Reviewed on April 21, 2014 )


"There was fee difference between my quoted rate at the time I made the reservation and the rate when I picked up the vehicle. The staff person figured out that it was the result of a tax increase in the interim and honore..." Read more

(Reviewed on February 07, 2014 )


"Will always use I can always count on them to get the best deal."

(Reviewed on January 09, 2014 )

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Thrifty Car Rentals in Tampa : All you need to know

If you want to see everything Tampa 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. When you have the keys to your own vehicle, you can drive wherever you want to go, whenever you want. Make your next getaway to Florida even better with a Thrifty rental car.

Why drive with

With nearly a quarter-million people, Tampa is a city that has lots going on. Guests come to enjoy Tampa's Pleasant winters. However, you may have your eye on exploring the no lack of entertainment options. Whatever you decide on first, you'll want to check out as much of Tampa as you can during your vacation. And with your Thrifty rental car, you'll be able to see and do more of what this city offers. works with the finest car rental dealers in the industry, like Thrifty, because they are well-known for their track record in supplying guests with the best vehicles on the road. We can help you and your journey get off to a great start.

Frequently asked questions

How do I get a Tampa Thrifty rental car at a great rate? strives to get you the lowest rates, whether you book. However, booking well ahead of your visit can help keep spending low. Make sure to go over the mileage policy and keeping it to one driver will reduce your expense.

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

You'll need to carry with you credit card, as well as your driver's license.

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

Thrifty's minimum age to rent a car in Tampa is 21. Take time to review Thrifty's policy, as there could be additional fees if you are under 25 in most cases or for higher category cars especially.

Is there a particular vehicle I should get for my trip to Tampa?

That depends on your needs and what you'll be doing when you visit Tampa. Compact or economy vehicles are ideal for short drives and are easier to park. If you are traveling with colleagues or family, then a sedan or SUV will have more room and offer a more comfortable ride. Those looking for a bit of luxury on their Tampa getaway can choose the premium category for a car like a Cadillac or Audi or similar.

Does the United States require car insurance?

In the United States you do need to have insurance before you rent a car from Thrifty. Many of the major credit cards (Discover, American Express, Visa and MasterCard) generally provide some coverage. But many of them have prohibitions, such as not covering larger vehicles, like premium models or some SUVs. Make sure to find out exactly what your credit card will cover and how much before you head to Tampa. Otherwise, as a United States citizen, you can add on 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 reserve your rental car. Thrifty will block the deposit on your credit once you book your rental for your trip. Please be aware 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 advise a full to full policy. You pick up your Thrifty rental with a full tank, and you will want to refuel up to the amount you picked the car up with. For a cheaper rate, it is best to fill up your tank before you bring the car back to Thrifty.

Why should I get unlimited miles?

Tampa has enough to keep you entertained, but you may want to drive to nearby cities to see what else Florida has to offer. You can explore the rest of the area free of mileage limits after you've checked off all the activities in Tampa. If you are searching for more excitement on your Tampa getaway, you can check out one of the three theme parks in the area. Embrace your thrill-seeking side, or take the clan to Adventure Island or Adventure Island Water Park.

Does Tampa Thrifty offer one-way car rentals?

Thrifty typically offers one-way rentals. You may find it more convenient to return your vehicle at a different location. Don't forget there is typically an additional fee when you pick one-way.

Book today for great rates

With so much to do and see in Tampa, having access to an auto lets you explore at your own pace. When you're ready to discover more of Florida, you can go wherever you like, without trying to signal for a cab or sign up for a ride-share.

Before you head out of town, book your Thrifty Tampa car rental and take off to all the must-see sights. Go through and cruise the streets in Tampa, Florida.