Book Thrifty car rentals in Sarasota

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Thrifty car rental prices in Sarasota

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Pros

" and clean"(in 2376 reviews)
"The "(in 959 reviews)
", easy pick up."(in 959 reviews)

Cons

"Thrifty's was terrible."(in 203 reviews)
" inside."(in 69 reviews)
" is horrible."(in 203 reviews)

Reviews for Thrifty in Sarasota

Overall Rating8.0 Very goodBased on 27 reviews
Cleanliness
8.7
Comfort
8.7
Overall
8.0
Pick-up/Drop-off
7.9
Value for money
8.3

Recent reviews

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10.0
Pros:Reasonably priced. The Drop off was very quick and easy.Cons:Long wait to pick up the car.Reviewed 2021 May 01
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6.0
Pros:The pickup was a two hour wait just to get the car. Other than that, it went fine.Reviewed 2021 Feb 25
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10.0
Pros:yesCons:Sirius didn't work despite it being part of the paid for packageReviewed 2020 Dec 07
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9.6
Pros:Friendly staff. Easy pick up and drop off.Reviewed 2020 Feb 11
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2.0
Cons:The car smelled of so much smoke that it was almost unbearable.Reviewed 2020 Jan 28
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4.0
Pros:Jose at the counter was not very professional.Cons:Service at the counter and drop off at Miami Airport was not much better.Reviewed 2020 Jan 25
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10.0
Pros:Very helpful when there was a glitch in price and days and hours of rental.Cons:NothingReviewed 2019 Nov 05
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10.0
Pros:Drop-off was excellent--very friendly and professional agent took care of me.Reviewed 2019 May 03
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10.0
new truckPros:excellent new ram truckCons:try to sell you unnecessary add ons at pick upReviewed 2018 Sep 22
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9.2
EfficientPros:The drop-off location is within sight and walking distance from the airport. The vehicle was checked in within minutes of arriving- very efficient!Cons:No complaints!Reviewed 2018 Aug 07
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2.0
had to pay a lot morePros:the ease of the rentalCons:excessive charge for extra driver and insurance. returned the car four days early, but not to orlando as in contract. returned to sarasota where i rented from, agent said no extra charge. on next credit card statement $260 extra. a tiny car for eight days cost $1000. stay away!Reviewed 2018 Jun 03
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10.0
Good valuePros:Clean and undamaged vehicle. Exceptional service at SRQCons:The new facility at TPA is awfulReviewed 2018 Apr 09
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Where can I find Thrifty car rentals in Sarasota?

Address

6000 Airport Circle

Hours

Monday08:00 - 23:59
Tuesday08:00 - 23:59
Wednesday08:00 - 23:59
Thursday08:00 - 23:59
Friday08:00 - 23:59
Saturday08:00 - 23:59
Sunday08:00 - 23:59

Phone

+1 941 355 2996

Address

5225 South Tamiami Trail

Hours

Monday08:00 - 23:59
Tuesday08:00 - 23:59
Wednesday08:00 - 23:59
Thursday08:00 - 23:59
Friday08:00 - 23:59
Saturday09:00 - 12:00

Phone

+1 941 925 8360

Good to know

Most popular location

6000 Airport Circle

Most popular car type

Intermediate

Top tips for renting a car from Thrifty in Sarasota

  • Sarasota, Florida, known for its cultural scene and beautiful beaches, is ideally navigated with a rental car. Thrifty Car Rentals offers pickup points at the most convenient location in Sarasota city. With this, you can easily begin your adventures, whether you're headed to the Ringling Museum of Art, looking to unwind on Siesta Key Beach, or attending lively events downtown.
  • Thrifty in Sarasota understands the varied needs of travelers and offers a diverse fleet to accommodate different preferences. Compact cars are ideal for getting around the city or exploring local attractions like Marie Selby Botanical Gardens. Families or groups heading to the Mote Marine Laboratory or planning beach outings might find SUVs or minivans more suitable. Thrifty also provides premium vehicles for those seeking an upgraded driving experience.
  • If you often find yourself in Sarasota, joining Thrifty's Blue Chip Rewards program can be a great option. This loyalty program is designed to make your car rental experience smoother and faster, thanks to its expedited service. As a member, you'll earn points on each rental, and these points can be redeemed for free rental days. It's perfect for both business travelers and vacationers who frequently visit Sarasota's diverse attractions. The Blue Chip Rewards program not only adds efficiency to your car rental process but also enhances the overall value, making each of your trips to Sarasota more rewarding and enjoyable. Plus, as you continue to use Thrifty's services, the accumulated points can lead to even more significant benefits, enhancing your travel experience in this beautiful Floridian city.
  • At Thrifty car rentals in Sarasota, ensuring customer satisfaction is at the forefront of their service. The team is always on hand to assist with all aspects of your rental, ensuring that every part of your experience is smooth and hassle-free. Should you encounter any issues during your rental period, you can count on Thrifty's Sarasota staff to provide quick and effective solutions. This level of attentive service guarantees a seamless and pleasant car rental experience, letting you fully immerse yourself in Sarasota's stunning beauty and rich cultural offerings.
  • Intermediate rental cars from Thrifty in Sarasota are around 10% cheaper than other car types, on average.

FAQs about renting a car from Thrifty in Sarasota

  • Where are the most convenient pickup locations for Thrifty car rentals in Sarasota?

    When it comes to picking up your Thrifty rental car in Sarasota, convenience is key. Thrifty typically operates at Sarasota-Bradenton International Airport (SRQ), making it a hassle-free option for travelers arriving by air. While the airport is the primary location, there may be additional Thrifty branches within Sarasota, potentially near downtown or major transit routes, providing flexibility for both visitors and locals. To plan your car rental pickup efficiently, it's advisable to verify the specific addresses and operating hours of these Thrifty locations in Sarasota.

  • What unique rental benefits and amenities are offered by Thrifty in Sarasota?

    Renting from Thrifty in Sarasota brings various rental benefits and amenities. Thrifty typically offers a diverse fleet of vehicles, suitable for different travel needs, from compact cars for city exploration to larger options for extended journeys. Renters may enjoy advantages such as competitive rental rates, flexible terms, and a range of insurance options.

  • Where can Thrifty rental cars be conveniently parked in Sarasota?

    When it comes to parking your Thrifty car rentals in Sarasota, you'll find several convenient options to choose from. The city provides metered street parking, especially in downtown areas, making it accessible for short stops. Additionally, there are public parking lots and garages located near major attractions and business districts, ideal for longer stays. If you're staying at a hotel, it's a good idea to check whether they offer guest parking facilities, which might be included in your stay or available for a separate fee. To ensure a hassle-free parking experience with your Thrifty rental car, make sure to stay informed about Sarasota's parking regulations and restrictions.

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

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

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

    Thrifty has 2 rental locations in Sarasota. 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: Sarasota Bradenton Intl airport (SRQ)?

    Yes

  • Does Thrifty offer shuttle or airport pick-up services from Sarasota Bradenton Intl airport (SRQ)?

    Yes