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Thrifty car rental prices at Washington, D.C. Reagan-National Airport

Chevrolet Spark car
Chevrolet Spark
or similar SMALL
2
2
4-5
$48/day
Kia Niro car
Kia Niro
or similar SMALL
4
2
2/4
$39/day
Toyota Corolla car
Toyota Corolla
or similar MEDIUM
5
3
2/4
$43/day
Chevrolet Cruze car
Chevrolet Cruze
or similar MEDIUM
5
3
4-5
$41/day
Chevrolet Malibu car
Chevrolet Malibu
or similar LARGE
5
2
4-5
$43/day
Nissan Pathfinder car
Nissan Pathfinder
or similar SUV
5
2
4-5
$68/day
Chevrolet Impala car
Chevrolet Impala
or similar LARGE
5
5
4-5
$61/day
Chrysler 300 car
Chrysler 300
or similar LUXURY
5
5
4-5
$73/day
Chevrolet Bolt EUV car
Chevrolet Bolt EUV
or similar SUV
5
3
4-5
$39/day
Class Special Car car
Class Special Car
or similar Category
5
5
2/4
$40/day
Jeep Compass car
Jeep Compass
or similar SUV
4
2
4-5
$46/day
Hyundai Santa Fe car
Hyundai Santa Fe
or similar SUV
5
3
4-5
$52/day
Best rates found by KAYAK users in the past 48 hours.

Reviews

Pros

" and fine."(in 2376 reviews)
"Good and quick ."(in 242 reviews)
"Professional and smooth service"(in 959 reviews)

Cons

" felt a bit unclean."(in 2245 reviews)
"ing from Thrifty again."(in 214 reviews)
" was dirty inside"(in 2245 reviews)
Overall Rating5.4 FairBased on 117 reviews
Cleanliness
6.3
Comfort
6.2
Overall
5.4
Pick-up/Drop-off
5.1
Value for money
5.5

Recent reviews

Traveler rating
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2
1
3
0
25
2.0
Rude, unhelpful, unprofessional staff. The desk was abandoned when I got there and I was made to feel like I was inconveniencing the staff by asking to be helped. That place needs a new manager and everyone working that service counter needs customer service training. Will not be using Thrifty again.Reviewed Apr 2 2024
review fromkayak
4.0
I'm still waiting for receipt. The pick up was less than desired as no one present when going to select a car and there was an issue with car during whole rental. Poor first and last impressions.Reviewed Nov 21 2023
review fromkayak
2.0
Many hidden fees that I was not informed of !! Worst company to rent from !! NEVER AGAINReviewed Nov 20 2023
review fromkayak
2.0
No cars available, despite the reservation. Given an electric vehicle that wasn’t fully charged, and a 30 dollar credit for a future rental. Spent hours charging the car. Returned it at 40% and was charged a $35 feel because it wasn’t charged fully. I was not informed of the fee until I got my bill by email. The car was great but the hidden costs doubled what I intended to pay.Reviewed Oct 1 2023
review fromkayak
8.0
Cons:Did not get any email after returning the card, The guy at the airport told me I will get an email. Still waitingReviewed May 26 2021
review fromkayak
2.0
Pros:The drop off worked well.Cons:Terrible pick up at national airport. Waited in line for 4 hours. So, Thrifty rented out way too many cars with far too few staff. There were only 2 persons at the counter and frequently one would leave - reasons unknown. Then AFTER finally getting to the counter, we had to wait ANOTHER 45 MINUTES for our vehicle to be ready. THEN, while driving on our leg from Washington to Nashville (1st day of trip to Dallas), we got a low tire pressure warning. Stopped immediately, called Thrifty, waiting on and off hold for almost 2 hours - only to be hung up on in the end. Had to fend for ourselves and by the grace of god only, reached our destination. Never rent again from Thrifty, ever.Reviewed May 4 2021
review fromkayak
2.0
Pros:I did not like this experience at all. I went on April 30, 2021 for a 4 pm pickup. They had one person at the counter running thrifty, dollar and even hertz customers at one point. A long line was already formed by the time I arrived to pick up a van I "reserved". I ended up waiting for about 50 mins and in that time an even longer line formed down toward the stairwell. While waiting in line the lady announced that there would be a 45 min delay in getting a vehicle. I was hoping that only applied to people who did not have "reservations", although I do not wish that delay on anyone. When it was my turn I was prepared for the worse and was told that reservations do not matter because they do not have any vehicles available. Then she blamed customers for not returning them and for returning them dirty. If that was the case then do not allow people to reserve vehicles that are not available. I left without the vehicle I reserved in advance. Waste of time.Cons:Have more people working at the counter. Do not allow for reservations unless the vehicle is actually available. It makes no sense to assume that customers will return a vehicle on the day and time they are suppose to and overlap reservations by letting people reserve that same vehicle for that time. It leaves no room for error, which seems to have happened to everyone that waited in that line for close to an hour.Reviewed May 2 2021
review fromkayak
2.0
Pros:NoCons:YesReviewed May 2 2021
review fromkayak
2.0
Pros:It was cleanCons:Pick up: waited over an hour to get a car because they had no cars (I had a reservation) 20 other people had this same problem. Car: was an older car. No CarPlay, so had to look at my phone for gps. If I’m paying hundreds of dollars for a car rental, I should I least get a newer car.Reviewed Apr 26 2021
review fromkayak
6.0
Cons:There was only one person working the counter and over 15 customers in line. The wait was over an hour long.Reviewed Apr 25 2021
review fromkayak
2.0
Pros:There was a manager named Dwight, that was juggling about ten tasks at once ... no cars, no clerks, etc.... but he was still courteous and as competent as could be considering the chaos around him.Cons:Have the desk staffed... have the car reserved available.... have a contact person at pick-up or drop off that can at least direct people and keep the process organized.Reviewed Apr 5 2021
review fromkayak
2.0
Pros:After waiting 2 hours for a car at Thrifty (with a confirmed reservation), they were unable to find a car for me to rent. I understand that this is not the employees' fault, but their inability to show any problem-solving skills or to find reasonable solutions to the problem was extremely frustrating. There was zero hustle, zero indication they were trying to find a workaround, zero signs of remorse that they were unable to fulfill my reservation that I had paid for. I had to cancel the reservation and go to another counter to reserve a car.Reviewed Mar 8 2021
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Thrifty car rentals near Washington, D.C. Reagan-National Airport

Address

1 Aviation Circle

Hours

Monday07:00 - 23:00
Tuesday07:00 - 23:00
Wednesday07:00 - 23:00
Thursday07:00 - 23:00
Friday07:00 - 23:00
Saturday07:00 - 23:00
Sunday07:00 - 23:00

Phone

+1 877 283 0898

Address

707 7th Street Northwest

Hours

Monday08:00 - 16:00
Tuesday08:00 - 16:00
Wednesday08:00 - 16:00
Thursday08:00 - 16:00
Friday08:00 - 16:00

Phone

+1 202 347 8518

Top tips for renting a car from Thrifty at Washington, D.C. Reagan-National Airport

  • Book Thrifty car rentals at Washington, D.C. Reagan-National Airport to enjoy exploring Washington, D.C., according to your whims and fancies. You get to drive the car you rent right from the airport to whatever location you would want to go to, and it also gives you complete freedom. If you plan on visiting far-off places within Washington, renting a car allows you access to the city's hidden gems. You will incur lower costs renting a car compared to using public transportation like taxis and buses as these means have cumulative costs, especially when traveling long distances or as a large group. Renting a car also keeps you from dealing with schedules and inconveniences that come with schedules.
  • When visiting Washington, you most likely will land at Washington Reagan-National Airport (DCA) in the downtown area, which is a convenient location to book Thrifty car rentals at Washington, D.C. Reagan-National Airport. The airport runs 24h and has various car rental agencies, including Thrifty car rentals, from which you can rent a vehicle. The pick-up process for the vehicle you rent is simple in case you book your car rental online through KAYAK, as you only need to pick the vehicle up and the rental agreement.
  • When you book Thrifty car rentals at Washington, D.C. Reagan-National Airport, to return it, drive to 2500 National Avenue Parking Garage A, then park at the Rental Car Return section with a sign. The return process for your vehicle may take about 10min as an agent will inspect the vehicle to ensure it is in good condition. The agency gives you a 30min grace period to return the vehicle as per the agreement later, to which it is subject to additional charges. You will also incur extra costs for returning the rental car at least 24h earlier than the agreed return time.
  • Reagan-National Airport is one of the busiest in the state and close to the center of the U.S. Government, making it a slower airport to get by due to intense security. Picking your car or dropping it off may be slower on weekdays from 5:30 am to 8:00 am and evenings from 3:30 to 5:30; therefore, you can consider setting the return time outside peak hours.
  • 25% of our users found rental cars from Thrifty at Washington, D.C. Reagan-National Airport for $46 or less
  • Compact rental cars from Thrifty at Washington, D.C. Reagan-National Airport are around 25% cheaper than other car types, on average

FAQs about renting a car from Thrifty at Washington, D.C. Reagan-National Airport

  • Where can I book Thrifty car rentals at Reagan-National Airport?

    There are eighteen car rental agencies in DCA. To access the counters, go to the first floor of Parking 1. If you are a member of a rental car club, go straight to the 2nd or 3rd floor of Parking 1 to get the keys to your rented vehicle. There are two ways to get to the rental car pick-up location from the airport. You can take a 10 to 15min walk from terminals 1 and 2, following the signs towards parking 1 to get to the location. You can also take the rental car parking shuttle at doors 4 and 8 of baggage claim, the arrivals level 1 to the rental car stop.

  • What amenities are offered by Thrifty car rentals at Reagan-National Airport?

    Thrifty car rental vehicles have a GPS navigation system to help you easily navigate the city. The agency provides car seats, of different sizes, to renters with infants or children according to age, weight, etcetera. This agency also offers assisted services to persons with limited mobility and has vehicles designated for persons with reduced mobility. You can also request a chauffeur for convenience.

  • What documentation is required to rent Thrifty car rentals at Reagan-National Airport?

    Vital documents will be required by the agency when renting a car. You must have a valid driver's license with a year of experience driving, zero major endorsements, documents confirming your identity like an Identification Card or a Passport credit card with your name as the primary renter, and a required rental and deposit limit. If you booked your car before your travel date, you should have a printed booking confirmation voucher from the email you receive from the agency.

  • How much does it cost to rent a car from Thrifty at Washington, D.C. Reagan-National Airport?

    On average a rental car from Thrifty at Washington, D.C. Reagan-National Airport costs $65 per day.

  • What is the most popular rental car from Thrifty at Washington, D.C. Reagan-National Airport?

    Intermediate (Chevrolet Bolt EUV or similar) is the most frequently booked rental car type from Thrifty at Washington, D.C. Reagan-National Airport.

  • Where can I find Thrifty car rentals at Washington, D.C. Reagan-National Airport?

    1 Aviation Circle is the closest Thrifty rental location to Washington, D.C. Reagan-National Airport. The telephone number for this location is +1 877 283 0898.

  • Does Thrifty offer shuttle or airport pick-up services from Washington, D.C. Reagan-National Airport (DCA)?

    Yes