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Reviews for Thrifty in Detroit

Overall Rating7.5 GoodBased on 33 reviews
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The lady at the Detroit airport pickup office was incredible! She was kind, efficient, and extremely helpful. There was an issue with the first vehicle I picked up. The car smelled like someone had been smoking in the vehicle. That was not acceptable for a week rental. When I went back to the counter and pointed out this problem the person helping me was apologetic and immediately arranged for another vehicle. I would hire this person to work in my office.Reviewed 2024 Jan 01
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the line for pickup was really long, with only one employee to handle itReviewed 2023 Nov 29
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Pros:Tricia was top-notch, extremely helpful to me when I was picking up the car and dropping it off. I wish more rental car companies had people like her to help folks like me!Reviewed 2020 Feb 16
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Pros:2019 Camry was a great car.Cons:$13/day to add a spouse as a driver is ridiculous. Every other car rental company that I’ve used does this for free. Will not be using Thrifty in the future on this basis.Reviewed 2019 Dec 29
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Cons:Vehicle smelled like smoke. Vehicle not ready when arrived. Rude drop off.Reviewed 2019 Dec 26
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Pros:The pickup was easy since there was no other customer in the office. The place was D E A D. That was good for me.Cons:The drop off process was very poor. There was no attendant. I was just told to leave the car in the lot and walk away. Someone would process it later and send me a receipt. But one day later I still do not have a receipt !!Reviewed 2019 Dec 10
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Pros:The van ran good. We needed to keep it longer, it was very easy to call the 800 # and extent the time.Cons:The pick up & drop off process needs improvement. The people behind the desk seem indifferent and lazy. We had to write down the damage on the vehicle, which was dirty and hard to tell. Upon return, there was no one outside to accept the vehicle. When I went inside, I was asked to return the key to the vehicle & get the mileage. No one looked at the carReviewed 2019 Dec 06
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Pros:Staff was friendlyCons:The shuttle took 15min to come, it was nowhere in sight, while Avis and Hertz etc has 3 come by one after the other, barely picked me up right before 1am, it’s when they close, so i almost didn’t get my car. Stood in the cold for awhile. It wasn’t that unbearable but the fact that i saw everyone else’s shuttle come 3 times and my company closed at 1am and it was 12:52 when they picked me up. I would rather not use Thrifty’s again if i has a choice.Reviewed 2019 Nov 21
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Cons:Car was not ready when we arrivedReviewed 2019 Nov 20
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Pros:Nice carCons:Pick-up was hectic and I think I was charged more than I was quotedReviewed 2019 Nov 15
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Pros:Drop-off was smooth. Car was clean and a good choice.Cons:The car was in need of an oil change the whole time, according to the display, as well as having the tire pressure low, which i had to look at the whole time, but no trouble, really. The computers were down at pick-up, which made the wait about an hour, but the agents were quite friendly and apologetic about the situationReviewed 2019 Nov 14
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Pros:Drop off was easy. Process was quick.Cons:Booked a "luxury" car. Upon arrival I was told they didn't have any cars in that category. Why let me book it then? I ended up with a Toyota Corolla....hardly luxury. They said on the plus side, I didn't get charged any extra. I should have been charged less in my opinion. Why pay for luxury but receive compact?Reviewed 2019 Oct 28
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Where can I find Thrifty car rentals in Detroit?


289 Lucas Drive


Monday07:00 - 23:00
Tuesday07:00 - 23:00
Wednesday07:00 - 23:00
Thursday07:00 - 23:00
Friday07:00 - 23:00
Saturday07:00 - 23:00
Sunday09:00 - 17:00


+1 877 283 0898

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289 Lucas Drive

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Top tips for renting a car from Thrifty in Detroit

  • Intermediate rental cars from Thrifty in Detroit are around -6% cheaper than other car types, on average.

FAQs about renting a car from Thrifty in Detroit

  • What is the most popular rental car from Thrifty in Detroit?

    Intermediate (Toyota RAV4 or similar) is the most frequently booked rental car type from Thrifty in Detroit.

  • How many car rental locations does Thrifty have in Detroit?

    Thrifty has 1 rental location in Detroit. Take a look at our Thrifty rental location map to find the best rental cars near you.

  • Does Thrifty have a car rental location at the airport: Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County airport (DTW)?


  • Does Thrifty offer shuttle or airport pick-up services from Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County airport (DTW)?