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Thrifty, San Jose International Airport Car Rental

Thrifty 400+ ratings, 3 reviews

San Jose, California, United States

8.2 / 10 Very Good

Best Price Car Rentals at San Jose Airport(SJC)

Last updated on: September 22, 2021

Thrifty - San Jose International Airport Information, Car Rental Instructions & Policies

Store Location

1659 AIRPORT BLVD

Telephone

8772830898 / (877) 283-0898

Pickup from Branch or Car Park & After Hours Pickup

The Thrifty - San Jose International Airport car rental location is in terminal

You can walk to the counter of Thrifty - San Jose International Airport car rental.

The Rental Car Center is located directly across from Terminal B. Terminal B passengers can walk across Airport Drive at the crosswalks from baggage claim to reach the Rental Car Center. Terminal A passengersmay take any Airport blue shuttle bus to or from the Rental Car Center.

Return to the Store, Car Park or Key Box & After Hours Return

Please follow the signs "Rental Car Return" when you enter the airport area.Then proceed to the parking lot of Thrifty.

Opening Hours

Days of WeekSundayMondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFridaySaturday
Opening hours
06:00 -22:30
06:00 -22:30
06:00 -22:30
06:00 -22:30
06:00 -22:30
06:00 -22:30
06:00 -22:30

Deposit

Deposits are depending on which car type your rental car falls into, and can be paid with credit cards(pre-authorization)
Representative Car ModelsDeposit Amount(approx.)Business Days Required for Refund

Applicable to all car types,incl. Compact,Suv,Economy,Mini and others.

Pack up ^
100% of the rental car rate plus USD 20030-60

Accepted Cards

Credit cards issued by the following companies qualify a car rental from this store: UnionPay, Visa, Master, DinersClub, JCB, Discover, AMEX

UnionPay Visa Master DinersClub JCB Discover AMEX

E-voucher

Yes. E-voucher is accepted. Show the digital voucher on your mobile instead of a print-out is good enough.

Driver Age Requirements

20 - 99 years old

Young Driver Fee applies at 20 - 24 years old with charge of USD 29 per day approximately.

Driver's License Requirements

The main driver and any additional drivers will need to provide a full driving license in their name with no major endorsements. The license should be held for at least 1-2 year(s).

For foreign renters, you need to bring:

Domestic License + International Driving Permit

Please note that the IDP(International Driving Permit) is only a translation and you must bring your original driver’s license with you.

Domestic License + Official embassy translation in English

Please note your English tasnslation should be authorized by the embassy.

Driving License of the Peoples's Republic of China + Translation of International Driver License

Translation of International Driver License

For local renters, you need to bring:

Full Driving License issued in United States

This option applies to customers with local driving license, please show your local license at pick-up.

Additional Extras

Extras Prices
Extras Prices
Toddler car seat rental
Toddler car seat rental
Recommended for children weighing 40-100 lbs /18-45kg (approx. 4 - 11 years)
USD 13.99/day
capped at USD 91
Additional driver fee
Additional driver fee
Note that all drivers must provide their valid documentation.
USD 13/day
GPS rental
GPS rental
Provided by the local stores. Usually, interface and voice are of the local language.
USD 16.99/day
capped at USD 195.86
Infant car seat rental
Infant car seat rental
Recommended for children weighing under 20 lbs /9kg (birth to approx. 1-12 months)
USD 13.99/day
capped at USD 91
Child car seat rental
Child car seat rental
Recommended for children weighing 20-40 lbs /9-18kg (approx. 1 - 3 years)‌
USD 13.99/day
capped at USD 98
Child booster seat rental
Child booster seat rental
Recommended for children weighing 40-80 lbs /18-36 kg
USD 13.99/day
capped at USD 91
Tire chains rental
Tire chains rental
Prices and inventory depend on local stores.
USD 18/day

Cross Border

Must-not:

Taking rental cars to following countries is not allowed:
Canada
due to Canadian law, everyone in the vehicle must have a passport. Due to the epidemic, the US-Canada border is temporarily closed. Cross-border is unavailable for the time being. Please refer to the latest border policy, thank you.

Cross Islands

To be updated

Excess

To be updated

Fuel Policy (what does it mean)

Full to Full

Free Tank

Distances to Airports | Railway Stations | Hotels | Other Landmarks

Airports

0.5 mi from San Jose Airport

5.8 mi from Reid-Hillview Of Santa Clara County Airport

7.9 mi from Moffett Federal Airfield

Railway Stations

2.5 mi from CalTrain San Jose

2.5 mi from AmTrak

Hotels

0.2 mi from Courtyard San Jose Airport

0.4 mi from SpringHill Suites By Marriott San Jose Airport

0.4 mi from Residence Inn By Marriott San Jose Airport

Other Landmarks

2.1 mi from J. Lohr Winery

2.9 mi from San Jose Civic Auditorium

5.3 mi from Oak Hill Funeral Home And Memorial Park

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coordinates: 37.3639339 -121.92039

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Guest Reviews

Total points: 8.2 / 10 Very Good

  • Vehicle condition: 7.3
  • Vehicle cleanliness: 7.3
  • Spaciousness: 8.0
  • Counter staff: 8.0
  • Pick-up location: 9.3
  • Drop-off location: 9.3
  • Pick-up time: 0-10 mins
  • Drop-off time: 0-10 mins
  • J.hall

    San Jose

    10 /10 Excellent

    Reviewed: Saturday, September 25, 2021

    Like: Nice clean car with an option of two colors. My first time driving a hybrid car. Wasn’t comfortable at first, but I took some extra time to review all the buttons, dials and mirrors. Overall, I felt it was a good car and easy to drive.
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  • Anonymous

    San Jose

    10 /10 Excellent

    Reviewed: Saturday, September 25, 2021

    All excellent!
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  • J.Tu

    San Jose

    4.7 /10 Average

    Reviewed: Saturday, September 25, 2021

    Took over an hour to get my vehicle from time of arrival, Bad rear tires and dirty car
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