Thrifty Rent a Car in San Francisco, CA, United States

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About the Thrifty Rent a Car

Thrifty Car Rental is one of the most popular car renting services in the United States. Founded in 1958 in Oklahoma, the company has more than 1,500 franchises around the world, at the biggest airports, like Miami International Airport and Fort Lauderdale Airport, Florida, and also offering services in the Port of Miami and Port Everglades. You can find a Thrifty Car Rental office in more than 80 countries worldwide.

For domestic or international travel, Thrifty offers a big and well-equipped range of compact, premium, luxury, and SUV vehicles for all types of travelers. There are currently over 17,000 vehicles in the Thrifty fleet, and you can choose the best option for your trip with the best cost-benefit, quality, and safety.

Save big time and find the best deal: renting by Rentcars will bring you benefits and advantages to enjoy peace of mind travel, with a comfortable and clean car hire. Also, you can include optional add-ons on your reservation such as child, booster, and infant car seats, GPS, additional drivers, and more.

Traveling by Thrifty Car Rental you can expect great personal service from the moment you walk through the doors to when you drive away. And at Rentcars you book your car faster, easily and without bureaucracy, so you can only worry about choosing the destination of your next vacation!

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Discover San Francisco, CA, United States

  • San Francisco: Where Culture and Technology Meet

    It's worth braving the traffic to travel at your own pace around San Francisco. From the famous Golden Gate Bridge to notorious Alcatraz and the surrounding wine country, explore the Bay Area in your car rental.

    Clam Chowder and Sourdough Bread at the Wharf

    For an authentic taste of San Francisco’s finest eateries, shops, and history, start your day at Fisherman’s Wharf. Smell the salty air and taste the local clam chowder in a sourdough bowl at an outdoor table with a gorgeous view of the Golden Gate Bridge. Chinatown's street markets and restaurants are less than a 15-minute drive from the Wharf in normal traffic.

    Folklore and Gangsters on Alcatraz Island

    Park you rental car and hop on the ferry to Alcatraz Island. The old federal penitentiary on Alcatraz is now a museum where you can learn firsthand about prisoners like Al Capone, who spent time here. See where the movie "Escape from Alcatraz," starring Clint Eastwood, was filmed.

    Redwoods and Reminders of the 1960s

    Only 20 minutes from the downtown area, the San Francisco Botanical Garden is nestled inside Golden Gate State Park. Stroll beneath giant redwoods and listen for echoes from 1967's Summer of Love. Take in the good vibes, visit the horticultural library, or enjoy thousands of species of exotic plants and flowers.

    Ready to head to San Francisco? With a car rental, you can beat the traffic and enjoy the once-in-a-lifetime chance to drive across the Golden Gate Bridge, head for the wineries near Napa, or take on the city's infamous hills.

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Car Rental Requirements in the United States

  • Minimum Age

    For most car rental companies around the world, the minimum age requirement is 25. Drivers aged between 21 and 24 might be subject to additional local fees and may not be allowed to book vehicles under the Premium, Specialty, SUV, Minivan, Van, Convertible, Utility and Luxury Vehicle categories. Additional drivers must be at least 25 years old.

  • Driver’s License

    Each driver must present a full, valid and original national driver's license held for minimum of 2 years. If your license is not in a language used in your destination country, an International Driver's Permit to accompany your national driver's license is highly recommended.

  • ID or Passport

    Each driver must present a valid and original photo ID or passport.

  • International Credit Card

    The renter must present a personal credit card, valid in the country of pick-up with enough funds to put a hold for a security deposit. Third-party credit cards will not be accepted. The car rental company is solely responsible for approving the provided credit card. Online prepayment does not exempt the renter from providing a valid international credit card during vehicle pick-up. The rental company will place a hold in the amount of the security deposit and, when applicable, any additional local fees not covered in the prepaid voucher on the card provided at the rental location.

  • Prepaid Booking Voucher

    You must present a printout of the Booking Confirmation Voucher at the rental location. This document officially confirms all agreed upon services, payment conditions, rates, discounts, as well as vehicle availability within the group selected.

  • Important Information

    Car rental companies reserve the right to refuse service to underage or unlicensed drivers, those with poor credit history or individuals otherwise considered liabilities by the rental company.

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