Government FAQs

This is a $5 per day fee mandated by the U.S. Government to the car rental industry.
To provide you with our best rates, we've established a corporate rate for your leisure travel.
The government car rental rates for Thrifty and all car rental companies change often, and Thrifty is always very competitive. To see how competitive Thrifty’s government rates are, please check our rates online at: or call 1-800-THRIFTY or (1-800-847-4389).
We offer Economy, Compact, Mid-size, Full-size and Luxury cars as well as Minivans. Learn more.
Yes. Contact your government contracted travel agency or call 1-800-THRIFTY.
On official travel, a credit card is not necessary. However, you will need a copy of your official travel orders and will need to provide a cash deposit up front for the estimated amount of the rental. If you are on leisure/non-official travel, you will need a major credit card for payment.
No. Thrifty provides government rates in several different countries. Please call 1-800-THRIFTY to determine where Thrifty provides government rates. Please note that Thrifty is one of the few companies to provide U.S. Government rates at all Thrifty locations worldwide. Search our locations.
For official travel, no. For leisure/non-official travel, yes.
Yes. For official travel, it is 18 years of age. For leisure/non-official travel, the renter must be 20 years of age unless otherwise mandated by state law.
Yes. You can earn frequent flyer miles with our travel partners, free rentals with Blue Chip Rewards and can use any Government promotions we may offer.

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