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Book your Thrifty hire car for Malaga Airport cheaply, easily, and securely online. When doing your search, keep an eye out for the special offers available on certain brands. Car hire offers in Malaga airport often come with Express Check-in, Free Additional Driver, Guaranteed Car Model, up to 30% off or Pre-registration included in the price of your hire. Do a search now to see what is available for your dates.

Thrifty has a ranking of 7.8 out of 10 based on feedback from our customer reivews. This would give Thrifty a rating of “excellent” in Malaga airport.

We use feedback from our customer reviews to provide you with the most up to date information about each and every brand operating out of Malaga Airport. That way you can make up your mind about the very best car hire brand in Malaga Airport for you.

Over 5,740 of our past customers have left reviews for us based on their experience with Thrifty car hire in Malaga airport. They tell us that Thrifty scores 7.6 for value for money. Their top scores are 8.4 for the cleanliness of their cars and 8.0 for their drop off process, and 7.5 for their pick-up process. Our customers tell us that their average waiting time for Thrifty in Malaga Airport is 12 minutes. This is one of the shortest waiting times in Malaga airport.

If you want to book with Thrifty or with any other hire car supplier in Malaga airport, then do a search and get the best hire car for you right here on Car Booker.

Thrifty Rating for Malaga Airport

Thrifty Malaga Airport Rating
Average 7.8 /10

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Based on 5,740 customer reviews

Average waiting time is 12 min

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FAQ - Thrifty car Hire Malaga Airport

How much does it cost to hire a car from Thrifty in Malaga Airport?

The average cost (throughout the year) for a hire car from Thrifty in Malaga Airport is £12 per day. At peak holiday times, this price can increase, but there are also cheaper offers and deals to be found online. Prices can be as low as £9 per day in Malaga airport, so do a search and see what great deal we can get for you.

Where is Thrifty Car Hire in Malaga Airport?

Thrifty car hire is conveniently located in the arrivals hallin both terminal 1 and terminal 2.

Does Thrifty offer Petrol and Diesel cars in Malaga Airport?

Thrifty offers a selction of petrol only carsfrom Malaga Airport.

What are the car hire driver´s license requirements for Spain ?

When hiring a car from Thrifty in Malaga, you will need to have held a full licence for a minimum of 1 year with no major endorsements. UK licence holders need to present the photocard.

If your driver's licence is not in the Roman alphabet (i.e. if it is in Arabic, Greek, Cyrillic or Chinese) you are required to bring an International Driving Permit and your domestic licence. For driving licenses from countries not part of the international driving license treaty, an official translation of the license must be presented with the original license.

When renting within the EU, customers who do not hold a driving licence issued by an EU/EEA country or Switzerland must also present an International Driving Permit along with their domestic licence.


Which documents are needed to pick up a rental car?

When hiring a car from Thrifty in Malaga, you will need the following:

1. Credit/ Debit card has both the first name and surname of the lead driver.
2. A printed version of your booking voucher found in your confirmation email.
3. Full driver's licence in the name of the lead driver held for a minimum of one year with no major endorsements.
4. Additional photo ID on an official document e.g. passport or national ID card.
5. Any other documentation specified on your booking voucher.

Does Thrifty restrict mileage on cars from Malaga Airport?

All Thrifty cars from Malaga airport come with unlimited mileage as standard.We have not come across any restrictions to date, however, always check your terms and conditions before you book to be sure.

The cars with limited mileage are all in the upper end of the car classes; convertables and bigger SUVs, and all come with a cut off of 2,600kms per rental. Any kilometers over that amount will cost €0.194 per kilometer.

If you are not touring around massively, then this should be sufficient, however, if you are planning on doing a lot of exploring, then unlimited mileage is definitely a better option. Always check your terms and conditions before you book to be sure.

Car hire from Thrifty Malaga Airport with Free Cancellation?

Most car hire comparison websites provide free amendments and cancellations usually up to 48 hours before the pick-up time for all customers. If you have made a last minute booking (less than 48 hours before pick up), then please read the terms and conditions.

What fuel policy does Thrifty hire car have in Malaga Airport?

Hire cars from Thrifty in Malaga airport come with a full to full fuel policy.This means that when you pick your car up, it will be full (full with petrol or fully charged) and you need to return it full at drop off. If you do not return it full, you could be subject to a fine and the cost of refueling the car. Fuel charged by the car hire company is often more expensive that you fueling yourself at a filling station.

Does my hire car from Thrifty Malaga Airport come with insurance?

Cars hired from Thrifty to UK or European residents in Malaga airport come with a level of Collision Damage Waiver and Theft waiver as standard. These insurances also come with an excess as standard, which varies depending on your car size.

If you are looking to add insurance to your rental, then there are three options:

1) Damage refund insurance covers your liability to pay costs charged by the car hire company up to £ 2,500 if there is damage to or loss of the vehicle during the rental period. This costs £5 per day. You will still be required to pay a security deposit of your rental.

2) Buy insurances separately yourself. You will still be required to pay a security deposit of your rental.

3) If you are looking to have a zero excess and zero deposit car hire in Malaga airport, then you will need to take out a Complete cover package which costs €46.76 per day and must be purchased directly from the car hire company at pick up. This package means that you would not have to leave deposit at the car hire desk.


Does Thrifty offer in-terminal pick up in Malaga airport?

Yes, Thrifty has an in-terminal desk and hire car pick up from Malaga airport.

Does Thrifty allow additional drivers in Malaga Airport?

Yes, they allow additional drivers. The driver must meet the same criteria as the main driver. The charge is €16.10 per day per driver, with a maximum charge of €161.10. These costs include taxes.

Are their car hire special offers available in Malaga airport?

Yes, there are often special offers available from Malaga airport, these include Express Check-in, Free Additional Driver, Guaranteed Car Model, Discounts of up to 30% and also Pre-Registration.