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Thrifty has a very good ranking of 7.2 out of 10 in Miami airport. It scores well across all categories and does particularly well on the drop off procedure. Thrifty has one of the shortest average waiting time for car rental companies in Miami 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 Miami airport. That way you can make up your mind about the very best car rental brand in Miami airport for you.

Thousands of customers have left reviews for us based on their experience with Thrifty in Miami airport. They tell us that Thrifty is great value for money and that they provide clean cars. The customers also seem very satisfied with the pick up and drop off processes. They tell us that the waiting time is also good for such a big airport, that they had an average wait of only 17 minutes.

If you also want to have a positive Thrifty car rental Miami airport experience, then do a search and get your Thrifty rental car right here.

Thrifty Rating for Miami Airport

Thrifty Miami Airport Rating
Average 7.2 /10

Overall value for money

7.8 /10

Cleanliness of the car

8.1 /10

Service at the rental desk

7.1 /10

Car hire pick-up process

7.5 /10

Car hire drop-off process

8.5 /10

Very Good

Based on over 2,000 customer reviews

Average waiting time is 17 min

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FAQ - Thrifty car rental Miami Airport

How much does it cost to rent a car from Thrifty in Miami Airport?

The average cost (throughout the year) for a rental car from Thrifty in Miami Airport is $36 per day. At peak holiday times, this price can increase, but there are also cheaper offers and deals to be found online, so do a search and see what great deal we can get for you.

Where is Thrifty Car Rental in Miami Airport?

Thrifty in Miami Airport is located in the Rental Car Centre. To get to the Thrifty desk:
follow the purple signs in the airport for the MIA Mover, these will bring you to level 3.
then take the moving walkways to the MIA MOVER station board the MIA Mover to the Rental Car Centre.
Thrifty is located on the fourth level, the desk is on the left hand side.
They have self-service kiosks and manned desks.

Does Thrifty offer Petrol and Diesel cars in Miami Airport?

Yes, they have both petrol and diesel cars available. The majority of the cars on offer are petrol cars, but they do also have diesel options available.

Do Thrifty cars in Miami airport come with air conditioning?

All Thrifty cars come with air conditioning as standard, which is great for the Miami climate!

Which documents are needed to pick up a rental car?

To book your rental car, you only need a debit or credit card.

When you get to the rental counter, you will need:

  • Your passport
  • Your car rental voucher
  • A current driver's licence (for each driver)
  • The main driver's credit card

Always check the terms and conditions to see if the car rental company requires any extra form of ID.

Does Thrifty restrict mileage on cars from Miami Airport?

All Thrifty cars from Miami 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.

Car rental from Thrifty Miami Airport with Free Cancellation?

Most car rental comparison websites provide free amendments and cancellations usually up to 48 hours before the pickup 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 rent a car have in Miami Airport?

Rental cars from Thrifty in Miami airport come with a full to full fuel policy. This means that when you pick your car up, it will be full 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 refuelling the car. Fuel charged by the car rental company is often more expensive that you fuelling yourself at a Gas Station.

Does my rental car from Thrifty Miami Airport come with insurance?

Most cars rented to U.S citizens do not come with insurance as standard. If you do not have insurance yourself from your credit card or private car insurance, then you will need to buy insurance for your rental car. This insurance can be added on in the form of Rental Car Protection Damage. You can buy it as part of your booking on

Does Thrifty have a car rental desk in Miami Airport (MIA)?

Thrifty car rental Miami airport is located on the 4th floor of the Rental Car Centre in airport.

Does Thrifty allow additional drivers in Miami Airport?

Yes, they additional drivers. Any additional driver must meet the same criteria as the main driver and be present at pick up. The daily cost is $13.50 and does not appear to have a maximum cap on the amount.

Does Thrifty accept debit cards in Miami Airport?

Yes you can use your debit car for car rental with Thrifty in Miami airport. You can book your rental car and make a payment with your debit card. When you go to pick up your car, you will be required to have a debit or credit card in the name of the main driver. This is used to hold the refundable security deposit. Please read your car rental agreement to see how this debit card policy applies to your booking. 

If you want a reduced or no deposit rental car from Thrifty, then you will need to take out full insurance from Thrifty directly at the rental desk when you go to pick up your car. 

How do I get cheap car rental in Miami airport?

There are few good tips for getting cheap car rental in Miami airport.

  1. Use a comparison site, so you can compare like for like, on the prices you see.
  2. Always look at the end price with the extras you want added in.
  3. See what insurance coverage you want. The cheapest car rental company may have more expensive insurance, and then you will pay more for the overall rental, compared to a company with a good price for the car and for the insurance.
  4. Book as early as you can, prices rise as your pickup date gets closer.
  5. Do not book directly at the rental desk in the airport. They know you need a car NOW and will charge you for the convenience.

What is the best car rental in Miami airport?

The best depends on what you are looking for, to be honest. The cheapest? The best rating? The best selection of cars? The best customer reviews? Each one of these questions would probably give you a different answer.

The cheapest seems to be U-Save car rental across most categories. The best rated are Sixt and Hertz, with Thrifty, Dollar and Enterprise all coming in a close second.  The best selection of cars would be one of the bigger brands like Alamo or Sixt. The best reviews are with Sixt.

We always say that that the best rental car from Miami airport is the one that meets your travel needs and fits your budget. The best way to find this is to do a search and compare all the supplier’s prices including any extras or insurance that you want, then you will find the best rental car for you.

Does Thrifty offer one-way rental from Miami airport to Keywest?

Yes, they do!  You can book a one- way car rental with Thrifty from Miami Airport to Key West and to other locations in Miami.  When you do a search, the cost of the one-way fee (if they apply one) is already built into the price, so you have no unexpected fees on your rental.

Other companies that also offer this one-way rental from Miami airport to Key West include Alamo, Avis, Budget, Dollar, Enterprise, Hertz or National.

Does Thrifty offer one-way rental from Miami airport to Miami Cruise Port?

Yes, they do!  You can book a one- way car rental with Thrifty from Miami airport to Miami Cruise Port and vice versa, from Miami Port back to the airport.

This is a great way of getting to or from your Cruise ship, if transport is not included in your cruise package, or you want to enjoy a few days at the beginning or end of your trip in Miami. 

When you do a search, the cost of the one-way fee (if they apply one) is already built into the price, so you have no unexpected fees on your rental.

Other companies that also offer this one-way rental from Miami airport to Miami Port include Alamo, Avis, Budget, Dollar, Enterprise, Hertz, National, or Sixt.

What car rental deals are offered by Thrifty in Miami airport?

Thrifty often introduce deals and special features on your rental car in Miami, they are updated each week, so for the latest offers, do a search and see what´s available.

Typical deals from Thrifty include up to 20% off the price of your rental or Pre- Registration offers, which allow you to have an express pick-up, giving you the maximum vacation time while you are there.

Thrifty also provide cars with the official “sanitised cars” features. This means that Thrifty has updated their cleaning and sanitising to bring it line with the WHO Covid guidelines and recommendations for your vehicle.

What cars can I rent from Thrifty in Miami?

Car rental Miami Thrifty has a huge selection of cars available in over 6 locations in Miami, and particularly in Miami airport, with no less than 44 different categories of car to rent. Whether you are looking for something small and smart like an Economy or a Compact class car, or something larger like a Standard or Intermediate class. Or maybe you are travelling with your family and need an SUV or a Minivan. Of is luxury your thing, you could choose a Full-size, Premium or Luxury class car.  Do you want to explore and need a Truck class car, or you want the top down and a real Miami experience in a convertible class car?  The choice is yours, and there is a great choice in Miami.

Does Thrifty have convertibles to rent in Miami?

Convertibles car rental from Thrifty in Miami starts from only $50 per day, which is not a big price for your dream of cruising around Miami with the top down! This would get you a sweet Ford Mustang convertible or similar. Other convertibles for rent in Miami airport include a Chevrolet Camaro, a Buick Cascada, a BMW 430i Convertible or A Mercedes SLC 300. 

What COVID safety measures have been introduced by Thrifty in Miami Airport?

Thrifty car rental Miami Florida has updated their safety measures to ensure your safety and the safety of fellow customers and their employees.  Masks should be worn when going through the airport and when dealing with the staff at the rental desk. Please follow the instructions on airport signs, in terms of the distance to stand from other customers, disinfecting your hands, wearing of masks etc. 

If you would like to get a car which has the “sanitised cars” feature, then do a search for cars with that sticker showing in the search results. This sticker means that the car rental company has brought cleaning policies in line with WHO recommendations. This is done to ensure your safety and peace of mind while renting a car.

What are the Thrifty car rental locations in Miami Florida?

Thrifty car rental Miami fl has excellent coverage for all over Miami, with no less than 10 car rental locations. Their biggest base for rental cars is in Miami International Airport where they have 15 different car rental options available to you. Anything from a small economy class, to a convertible, a good range of small, medium and large SUVs and trucks and vans. With Thrifty, you get excellent service and a great choice of cars.

Other top locations include:

  • Thrifty car rental Miami South Beach (also known as Thrifty car rental Miami Beach)
  • Thrifty car rental Miami Port (also known as Thrifty car rental Miami Cruise Terminal or Thrifty car rental Port of Miami.)
  • Thrifty car rental Downtown
  • Thrifty car rental Key west
  • Thrifty car rental North Miami Beach

With Thrifty car rental Miami International airport, you are very well covered for all your car rental needs.

Last Updated: 06.10.2020