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Book Thrifty car rentals at Vancouver Intl Airport

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Thrifty car rental prices at Vancouver Intl Airport

Economy$79/day
Compact$79/day
Intermediate$81/day
Standard$81/day
Full-size$85/day
Premium$136/day
Luxury$147/day
Supplier choice$66/day
Intermediate SUV$93/day
Compact SUV$112/day
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Reviews

Overall Rating8.7 Very goodBased on 29 reviews
Cleanliness
9.1
Comfort
9.1
Overall
8.6
Pick-up/Drop-off
8.6
Value for money
8.4

Recent reviews

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6.0
I wouldn't say it was fantastic, hate it when they try to sell you extra insurance. When you already have it. Ordered a wildcard for 2 large cases they said I didn't. Hidden costs I proberly got charged for that I don't know of.Reviewed Jun 2 2024
review fromkayak
8.8
Pros:Great car, drove well, man at the counter was really nice.Cons:They didn't seem to know anything about the online booking system that I used, I ended up paying almost double because I wanted a GPS system which upgraded me to a nicer vehicle. However, I booked a Rav4 which is pretty comparable to a Chevy Esquire. I just feel like I overpaid for the upgrade.Reviewed Jul 13 2019
review fromkayak
4.8
OverpricedPros:Car was clean, ran well (Toyota Camry).Cons:I only had the car 5 days and was charged the weekly rate. I was given only 1 day of insurance back when I brought it back early. On your website it doesn't mention the $30/day for insurance on top of the rental charge. I was led to believe at booking everything was included. Too expensive.Reviewed Apr 29 2017
review fromkayak
10.0
Cons:the car was smaller than i expected from an SUV, but it worked out fine. also, i asked for a ski rack at time of reservation and also called thrifty the day before we went to vancouver. both times i was told that my request was recorded, but not guaranteed. so i thought there was a decent chance that i would get a ski rack since i requested it so far in advance. when we arrived at the pick up location, i was told that they do not have ski racks in that location and never have them available for customers. that was kind of weird.Reviewed Apr 3 2017
review fromkayak
8.0
Good CompanyPros:Friendly guy behind the counter in Vancouver Airport.Reviewed Feb 8 2017
review fromkayak
2.0
Crappy cars - didn't bother using them - switchedPros:The guys tried to be helpful but...Cons:The first Jeep Cherokee's 4WD service light was on, the second Jeep Patriot was old, ratty and stunk of cigarette smoke, and the last option with AWD was a Chevrolet thing. We left and went to Hertz and got a brand new clean Jeep Wrangler instead.Reviewed Dec 3 2016
review fromkayak
10.0
Very nice deal!!!Pros:Perfect deal and nice ppl. Will do it again!Reviewed Oct 20 2016
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Thrifty car rentals near Vancouver Intl Airport

Address

3880 Grant Mcconachie Way

Hours

Monday06:00 - 23:59
Tuesday06:00 - 23:59
Wednesday06:00 - 23:59
Thursday06:00 - 23:59
Friday06:00 - 23:59
Saturday06:00 - 23:59
Sunday06:00 - 23:59

Phone

+1 604 606 1655

Address

Unit 3 - 790 Sw Marine Drive

Hours

Monday08:00 - 17:00
Tuesday08:00 - 17:00
Wednesday08:00 - 17:00
Thursday08:00 - 17:00
Friday08:00 - 17:00
Saturday09:00 - 12:00

Phone

+1 604 630 7777

Top tips for renting a car from Thrifty at Vancouver Intl Airport

  • Passengers who will be visiting Vancouver International Airport (YVR) who plan on doing Thrifty Car Rentals at Vancouver Intl Airport, will find that the Thrifty car rental desk and all vehicles for rent are on the ground floor of the Parkade that is just opposite the terminal building at the airport. The process to get to this Parkade is quite easy as you can quickly walk across the crosswalk outside of the baggage claim area to make your way to this Parkade in a short amount of time.
  • Thrifty's loyalty rewards program, named Thrifty Blue Chip, offers significant advantages when reserving Thrifty Car Rentals at Vancouver Intl Airport (YVR). Members benefit from expedited service at the rental counter, streamlining the pickup and return process. Blue Chip members may also access express return lanes, enhancing the efficiency of returning rental vehicles. With points earned for each qualifying rental, members can redeem them for free rental days, providing additional value and rewards for their loyalty to Thrifty in Vancouver.
  • When you prepay for Thrifty Car Rentals at Vancouver Intl Airport, it's crucial to consider the company's cancellation policy for such reservations. Canceling may incur a fee, and the amount can vary based on rental specifics and location. Typically, the cancellation fee is lower if you cancel more than 24 hours before the scheduled pickup. Canceling within 24 hours of pickup might result in an additional fee. It's advisable to review the cancellation terms during booking to ensure awareness of potential fees associated with changes to your plans.
  • Thrifty Car Rental often offers the flexibility of rentals that are one-way, letting customers pick up their vehicle at the airport and return it to another place. The procedures for one-way rentals can differ based on factors like the chosen vehicle type and travel plans. For the latest information on one-way rentals, including any associated fees, it is recommended to contact the local Thrifty office in Vancouver. You could also go on their website to get current information on this subject.
  • 25% of our users found rental cars from Thrifty at Vancouver Intl Airport for $64 or less
  • Book your rental car at Vancouver Intl Airport from Thrifty at least 1 day before your trip in order to get a below-average price
  • Supplier choice rental cars from Thrifty at Vancouver Intl Airport are around 44% cheaper than other car types, on average

FAQs about renting a car from Thrifty at Vancouver Intl Airport

  • What are some of the documents I need to do Thrifty Car Rentals at Vancouver Intl Airport?

    To rent a car from Thrifty at Vancouver International Airport, customers need a valid driver's license. International renters may need an international driving permit, especially if their license is not in English. A major credit card in the primary driver's name is usually required for payment and to secure the rental. It's advisable to have the reservation confirmation handy, whether in print or on a mobile device. International renters may need to provide a passport and any other required identification based on their country of residence.

  • What are some of the extras and add-ons I can get when I choose Thrifty Car Rentals at Vancouver Intl Airport?

    Thrifty Car Rental provides a range of enhancements and extras to elevate your rental experience. Opt for a GPS navigation system to effortlessly navigate unfamiliar areas. For families, Thrifty offers child safety seats tailored to various age groups, prioritizing the safety and comfort of young passengers. Fuel service options include the choice to prepay for a full tank at a competitive rate or opt for a fee-based return without refueling. Additionally, you can include extra drivers in the rental agreement, enabling multiple individuals to share driving responsibilities.

  • Will the staff I deal with when I use Thrifty Car Rentals at Vancouver Intl Airport be prepared to offer me advice about my trip to Vancouver?

    The staff at Thrifty Car Rental at Vancouver International Airport is known for their excellent knowledge of the Vancouver area. They can provide valuable insights, recommendations, and directions to help visitors explore the city and its surroundings. Their local expertise enhances the overall customer experience, ensuring a smooth and enjoyable journey for renters.

  • How much does it cost to rent a car from Thrifty at Vancouver Intl Airport?

    On average a rental car from Thrifty at Vancouver Intl Airport costs $64 per day.

  • What is the most popular rental car from Thrifty at Vancouver Intl Airport?

    Intermediate (Toyota RAV4 or similar) is the most frequently booked rental car type from Thrifty at Vancouver Intl Airport.

  • Where can I find Thrifty car rentals at Vancouver Intl Airport?

    3880 Grant Mcconachie Way is the closest Thrifty rental location to Vancouver Intl Airport. The telephone number for this location is +1 604 606 1655.

  • Does Thrifty offer shuttle or airport pick-up services from Vancouver Intl Airport (YVR)?

    Yes