Book Thrifty car rentals at Newark Airport

Newark, NJ, United States - Newark
25 Oct — 1 Nov
Newark, NJ, United States - Newark
Mon 25/10
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Overall rating7.3 GoodBased on 137 reviews
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Cons:It would great if someone was there to provide directionsReviewed 20 Feb. 2021
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Pros:The car.Cons:The attendant at the pickup site was very helpful within his limitations. He spent an inordinate amount of time calling the back office(from what I believe to be his personal cell phone) to get a confirmation code. The process took close to half an hour. My reservation was prepaid with the tax portion being the only residual so I do not recognize the need for that much time being taken to process this transaction. It seemed that there was no real advance preparation of the rental prior to my arrival. I do not fault the attendant, I fault the back office support. I expected better service.Reviewed 18 Nov. 2019
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Pros:Clean carCons:Slow pick up of carReviewed 16 Jul. 2018
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Cons:Not one thing - it was an excellent experience all the way around! Thank you!Reviewed 13 Jun. 2020
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Pros:The priceCons:The check in line was very longReviewed 15 Oct. 2020
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Thrifty Car Rental Loses SteamPros:1) Comfortable minivan 2) Clean carCons:1) Pick-up took 45 minutes, starting with when we first started speaking with the reception person at Newark Airport. The Thrifty computer system shut down after 20 minutes of "registering," at which point we had to start all over again. 2) "Maintenance Required" light came on after 30 minutes in the car 3) We rented the EZ-Pass toll badge, but the badge only worked on half of the tolls that we drove through. When I mentioned this to the employee at the drop off location, they should Thrifty would pay for all the tolls and tickets that were a result of the device not functioning. I'm skeptical the tickets will be paid by Thrifty, and assume I will soon be receiving multiple, large $ tickets as a result of the device not working.Reviewed 14 Jun. 2018
review fromkayak
Pros:The line to pick up was very long. Then the only card I had was my debit cards. Even though I had a photo of my Mastercard they said they could not use it so I did not get to rent a car. Budget will take debit cards so I thought I would use Budget again, They were booked, which is why my son rented a car for me at Thrifty online using his card. Live and learn.Cons:The pick up line at the airport was very long. Thrifty could take debit cards,Reviewed 9 Mar. 2021
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Tried to use scare tactics to upsale mePros:Basic daily rate- but beware upselling unscrupulous upselling attempts at counter!!Cons:I purchased insurance on web for the rental period because I read that although the credit card covers some damage the rental car companies can still charge you for the time the car is out for repairs. The Thrifty employee said that my rental insurance was no good and that I needed theirs. She also feed me a line about if I didn’t pre-purchase gas I needed to show them a receipt of gas purchase within 10 miles of airport which turned out to be not true! Further, she said I needed to purchase ezpass because some toll stations no longer accepted cadh or credit cards- also not generally true. Buyer beware!!!Reviewed 18 Dec. 2017
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Pros:The employees at drop off verbally say one thing but once the billing statement is email there is something else.Reviewed 25 May 2021
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Pros:disaster waiting in line for 1.5 hrs with 6 people in lineCons:need faster and more customer service reps will not use thrifty in newark againReviewed 21 Jun. 2021
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Avoid if possiblePros:Good price, friendly at the counterCons:The 90 minute wait, the poor condition of car (including broken AC) never received key so couldn't restart and car was towed without my consent- with my stuff still inside and wasn't given new car for full day (but charged for full time)Reviewed 14 Sep. 2016
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Pros:The car had no issues.Cons:I originally booked it at 108$ to when I went to check in he said he could not charge me cause my card isn’t swiping and then asked if I have another card which I did not have at the time. So my girlfriend who is 24 and a half ( I’m 25) offered her card. He then said that will not work and said we hReviewed 25 Jan. 2019
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Thrifty car rentals near Newark Airport

Bldg 36 Stn P2 36 Carson Rd, Thrifty car hires


Bldg 36 Stn P2 36 Carson Rd


Monday06:00 - 23:59
Tuesday06:00 - 23:59
Wednesday06:00 - 23:59
Thursday06:00 - 23:59
Friday06:00 - 23:59
Saturday06:00 - 23:59
Sunday06:00 - 23:59


+1 877 283 0898

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