Does Thrifty have a new driver’s license policy?

Alma Luz Villanueva lives in Mexico but visits the United States frequently. When she does, she rents a car from Thrifty in Los Angeles. She flashes her Mexican license, and off she drives. Read more “Does Thrifty have a new driver’s license policy?”

Thrifty is pulling up stakes in Buffalo, but should it still honor my rate?

Here’s a question I don’t see every day: If a company goes out of business, what does it owe you?
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A good samaritan makes up for a bad Thrifty car rental

Sometimes, things need to go bad to reveal the good.
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‘Since we can’t determine the cause, it’s your fault’

Derek Hehn is ticked off at Thrifty Car Rental. His rental car recently blew a tire, and now it’s sending a collection agency after him for another $125.
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A surprise $600 bill for my Mexico car rental

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Arjun Aiyer receives a surprise bill for an extra $600 after renting a car in Mexico. The company alleges the vehicle was damaged while Aiyer was driving it. But where’s the proof?

Question: We recently rented a car from Thrifty for a week at Cancun airport. We were quoted a rate of $136. The estimate at pick-up time, with mandatory accident insurance and one additional driver, was $371 for the week, which I accepted and signed.

One or two days later, while driving on the highway, the car overheated and stalled. Obviously, they had given us a car with very low radiator coolant. We called Thrifty road service and asked for a replacement car, which they delivered about three hours later, ruining our afternoon excursion.
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