Book Thrifty car rentals at Asheville Regional Airport

Asheville, NC, United States - Asheville Regional
5 Oct — 12 Oct
Asheville, NC, United States - Asheville Regional
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Tue 12/10
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"The was pleasant at pick up."(in 959 reviews)
"The was very competitive"(in 581 reviews)


"not a but a truck!"(in 2245 reviews)
"not a but a truck!"(in 2178 reviews)
"not a but a truck!"(in 2242 reviews)


Overall rating5.6 OkayBased on 65 reviews
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Cons:Experience was great.Reviewed 3 Jan. 2021
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They made it right!Pros:I got the managers special which sometimes gets you a good deal and sometimes gets you a super deal. This was a mixed bag, initially I got a small midsize Kia which was about 1 step up over my booking price, unfortunately or fortunately I was running errands prior to heading out of town the check engine light came on and I had to bring it back to pick up and alternate. That was an inconvenience to say the least but they made it quick and painless and upgraded me to a bigger midsize high line Nissan with all the bells and whistles. It wasnt ready for rental as it had something funky on the backseat floor board and hadn't been vacuumed but it was enough of an upgrade and I was in a rush so I didnt worry to much about it.Reviewed 6 Aug. 2018
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Cons:Car was filthy and stinky - still had trash from prior renter. Ugh. Tire needed air.Reviewed 24 Jul. 2020
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Pros:The staff at the airport was uncooperative and when I asked if I could change the drop off location the person at the counter made a point to be short and was not helpful. I also asked about adding another driver and he seemed annoyed at my questions. Because of this I canceled my reservation and booked at the counter next door. He told me that I would still be charged for the day if I switched in a manner that was intended to scare me than in making any effort to be helpful. but once I made the other reservation he was able to refund my money.Cons:Better customer service at the counter.Reviewed 1 Mar. 2021
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Pros:The staff was pleasant at pick up. Although I did not get the car I expected, I was thankful I got a car because other travelers who reserved a car ahead of time were told, there were no cars left????Cons:I chose to reserve a car that was listed as managers special, and was under the impression that I would get at least a intermediate size car, I got I dirty Ford Focus, looked like it had not been sanitized and the carpet was dirty under the seats, center console was dirty, but since the counter agent was saying that was all they had available, unless I wanted to pay more - what recourse did I have?Reviewed 19 Jun. 2020
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Pros:Staff was great! Second time we have rented from the same location. Got the managers special which at first was a shock...not a car but a truck!! That was the only vehicle they had available. I use a cane and had to step on my suitcase to get into the vehicle. Ended up being a very comfortable ride and so easy to drive. It ended up being a great ride with grand kids too!Reviewed 11 Aug. 2020
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Pros:Nothing.Cons:They could have had a car. Some car. They did not. There were no cans or Uber's. So I was stranded at the airport. Thanks thrifty! Go fu k yourselvesReviewed 9 Sep. 2020
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TERRIBLE CAR RENTAL EXPERIENCE - DO NOT USE THRIFTYPros:I literally have nothing good to say about this rental company.Cons:I reserved a car for four days more than three weeks in advance of my trip through the mountains. When I arrived at 8am (my scheduled time) to pick up my rental, they didn't have any available cars and told me there wouldn't be a car available until 2pm. They offered me a Jeep that they could have ready at 9:30, but, as I was traveling through the mountains, a top-heavy Jeep was not appropriate. Then, when I told them I would be traveling out-of-state, they added an additional $20/day charge to my rental (which nearly doubled my total rental charge!!). When I asked if I could switch my rental to Hertz (operated out of the same building), they said I could, but they'd have to charge me a walk-up rate since I didn't have a reservation. I ended up leaving and not renting a car (as did the three people in line behind me also waiting to pick up reserved vehicles). Absolutely the WORST rental experience I've ever had. I will never use Thrifty again.Reviewed 21 Jun. 2017
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Unorganized!Pros:The workers were very friendly and did their best to accommodate us.Cons:The whole place seemed very unorganized. They didn't have enough cars for the 3 people who were standing in line and one person was made to wait. We requested a compact car and ended up with a 4 door pick-up truck. The seat didn't move up or down so we had to go switch all the paperwork to include my husband as a driver since I couldn't drive comfortably. The truck also had a 1/4 tank of gas. We had to get that changed as well, since they made us sign everything saying the car was in good condition and a full tank before we were even able to go outside and see it. Next time I'll pay a little more to rent from somewhere else.Reviewed 3 Jul. 2017
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Terrible serviceCons:I had reserved an economy car roughly a month in advance. Their address is misleading as it is not at the airport itself but down the road. No one was in the office the first 5 minutes, and when an associate finally came out she notified me that there were no cars. After an hour she said she had my rental available, a jeep renegade (definitely not compact). The woman was rude and service was very poor. Drop off after hours is not clear as there is no spot to leave the keys. The only positive was the car itself drove fine. Would not recommend due to terrible service.Reviewed 23 Jun. 2017
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Worst Rental Company EverPros:The car even though it was dirtyCons:1. When I got to the airport I found out that their office was offsite. I waited 20 minutes for a shuttle. 2. Got to their office finally. They share an office with Hertz and Budget. For all three of these desks, they had one person working. A girl who spoke broken English. 3. It took an hour to get to my turn in line to rent the car. 4. Got the car and it was dirty, covered in dust with dirt on the inside. 5. Went back to the return counter to drop off the car at the end of my visit. The same girl informs me she doesn't have anyone to take me to the airport so she asked me to drop the car off at the airport. 6. I decide to take car to the airport and she asks if I can give a girl who is sitting in the lobby of their office a ride to the airport. So now, the rental clerk is asking me if I can give a young woman who I do not know a ride to the airport. She was putting this young woman at risk because she is asking a stranger to giver her a ride. All because they didn't have a driver to run their shuttle. 7. I did give the young woman a ride and she ended up being on my flight. 8. Returned the car to airport and nobody even looks at it to inspect for damage of any kind or if I brought it back with a full tank of gas. This is the worst rental car experience I've ever had!Reviewed 19 Sep. 2017
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Cons:Everything went smoothlyReviewed 16 May 2021
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61 Terminal Drive


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