Thrifty Car Hire

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Thrifty Car Rental has been around since 1958 and was a privately owned company until 1987. It then had a busy time of going public in 1989, then being acquired in 1990 by Chrysler. In 1990 Thrifty and Dollar Rent a Car were brought together to form the Dollar Thrifty Group. In November 2012 the Dollar Thrifty Group was acquired by Hertz Global Holdings in a deal worth $2.3 billion.

While Thrifty is a really well known car hire brand all over the United States, in more recent years it has become wider known, it is now also a very international brand with pick up and franchise locations all over the globe. It is estimated that Thrifty Car Rental has more than 1,000 car hire locations in 65 countries globally.

Given their American heritage and Chrysler ownership it is no surprise that the Thrifty car hire fleet has an impressive selection of American model cars including Chrysler, Dodge and Jeep Cars to suit their American customers’ tastes. Being a truly international brand means that they also use many other brands including Mazda, Toyota and Nissan to ensure that their fleet caters for the tastes of their customers all over the world.

No matter what model or size of car you choose for your Thrifty hire you will be guaranteed a very competitive price. Thrifty aims to live up to its name and operates a relatively low cost models to ensure customers continue to get excellent value car hire.