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Government and Military Car Rental Discounts

Welcome, service members. Thrifty Car Rental is proud to offer military and government car rental discounts and perks to those who serve our country – and their families, too. See below for special deals and programs for service members and families.

To show our gratitude to federal government employees and U.S. military service members, Thrifty offers the following benefits on government and military car rentals:

  • Free one car-class upgrade for official and government travel
  • No fee to join our Blue Chips Rewards Program
  • Enjoy convenient, well-lit airport parking options at all locations nationwide

To learn more about our government and military car rental discounts, visit our Government Program page.


If you have questions about Thrifty’s Government Car Rental program, including those regarding fees and official versus unofficial government travel, visit our Government Car Rental FAQ page.


If you are a military veteran who is currently a member of Veterans Advantage, you qualify for special benefits, such as a 5% military car rental discount. Learn more about the full benefits of renting with Thrifty as a Veterans Advantage member by visiting our Veterans Advantage page.


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