East London Airport (ELS), East London, South Africa
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Thrifty ZA at East London Airport

East London Airport, Unit 6 Car Rental Section, East London, 5200
0027 0 437 362 222 / 0027 0 662 840 501
Pick-up instructions
Rental desk is located in car rental center.
Drop-off instructions
Please clarify Drop-off instructions with Car Provider upon Pick-up.
Business hours
Mon:08:00-17:00
Tue:08:00-17:00
Wed:08:00-17:00
Thu:08:00-17:00
Fri:08:00-17:00
Sat:08:00-13:00
Sun:08:00-13:00
Key box
No

Customer Ratings and Latest Reviews

Overall value for money of your rental car
Ease of finding rental desk or representative
Efficiency of the car rental agents
Time spent picking up the car
Time spent dropping off the car
Car cleanliness
Overall condition of the car

Because we want to make sure each review listed here is left by a real customer, we don’t have an option to post a review here. Instead, we ask each and every customer to leave a review after they return their rental. This way, you know that all reviews are authentic, verified, and trustworthy.

South Africa
VW Polo
March 30, 2022

Pros: good

Cons: No mats in the car

South Africa
Nissan Almera
March 20, 2022

Pros: professional frontline service

Cons: nothing

South Africa
Hyundai i10 Grand
March 10, 2022

Pros: They were efficient

South Africa
Hyundai i10 Grand
March 9, 2022

Pros: Receptionist was great, car was clean and their employees were great.

Cons: Fix the car door, they are making noise upon opening. Otherwise it was value for that money

South Africa
VW Polo
January 12, 2022

Pros: I have nothing to say

Cons: Yes ii was late for picking up the car but the guy that was at the kiosk wasn't helpful, he told me I'm late and he doesn't have cars and that was it.

South Africa
Nissan Double Cab
July 9, 2020

Pros: It was very bad

Cons: I was not provided with car. It was unavailable

Most Popular Car Rental Deals

East London Airport Car Rental
Economy
Hyundai I10 or similar
Hyundai I10
  • 4
  • 1
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Man.
Thrifty ZA
$68.55 / per day
East London Airport Car Rental
Compact
Nissan Micra or similar
Nissan Micra
  • 4
  • 1
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Man.
Thrifty ZA
$75.87 / per day
East London Airport Car Rental
Standard
Toyota Corolla or similar
Toyota Corolla
  • 5
  • 3
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Man.
Thrifty ZA
$81.40 / per day
East London Airport Car Rental
Compact
VW Polo Sedan or similar
VW Polo Sedan
  • 5
  • 3
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Thrifty ZA
$110.23 / per day
East London Airport Car Rental
Standard
Toyota Corolla or similar
Toyota Corolla
  • 5
  • 3
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Thrifty ZA
$142.63 / per day

Rental Conditions

Please check the Rental Conditions for each specific vehicle prior to booking as some conditions, particularly the deposit and deductible, may differ based on the class of vehicle.

Rate includes
Free cancellation with a full refund up to 48 hours before your pick-up time, Unlimited mileage, Collision Damage Waiver (deductible: ~€ 895.00 - € 1015.00), Theft Protection, Contract fee, Airport surcharge, Premium Location fee, State Tax.
Driver requirements
Minimum rental age is 21 years.
A Young driver fee is not applied.

Maximum rental age is 75 years.
A Senior driver fee is not applied.

The driver license must have been issued by authorized authorities at least 2 year(s) before the date of the commencement of the rental.

In addition to the regular driver license, an International Driving Permit is also mandatory if the national driver license is not written in English.
Please note that the International Driving Permit is valid only if accompanied by the regular driver license.

In addition to documents mentioned previously, the customer will need the following: passport, valid driver license, credit card on a main drivers name, booking voucher.
Deposit and deductible policy
A deposit will be blocked on the customer's credit card until the end of the rental period.
However, in the event the customer is involved in a single-vehicle accident, he/she is liable for double the standard waiver deductible/excess.
If the customer takes the following extra equipment: GPS Navigation system, then an additional amount of deposit will be held on their credit card.
If the customer takes the following extra equipment: Baby seat (up to 1 year of age), then an additional amount of deposit will be held on their credit card.
Payment policy
At time of pick up, customers will be required to pay the amount of the rental and a deposit.
It is possible to pay and leave the deposit only with following payment methods: MasterCard credit card, VISA credit card, American Express credit card.
For the Standard, Premium, Fullsize car group, a minimum of two credit cards issued on the main driver's name are required.

The main driver must provide a physical payment card in their name with enough funds to cover the deposit to pick up the car. The rental company will neither accept virtual credit cards (e.g., GooglePay or ApplePay) nor someone else’s card (including family members).
Geographical restrictions
Crossing country borders is allowed to the following countries: Botswana, Lesotho, Mozambique, Namibia, Zimbabwe, Zambia.
For more details about permitted destination locations, please contact the Customer service department.
Information on the exact fee amount is available by request.
The Luxury, Minivan, Premium, Fullsize car group(s) may not be used for crossing country borders rentals.
Optional extras and services
Available special equipment: GPS Navigation system, Baby seat (up to 1 year of age), Cross border fee.
Prices for extras are shown on the booking page.

Adding additional drivers is allowed.
There is an additional charge for each driver.
When picking up the vehicle, all drivers must be present and must provide valid documentation.

Delivery/Collection service is available only by previous request. Delivery/Collection service is available within city limits. Additional charges will be applied, depending on the distance.
Fuel policy
The vehicle is provided with a full tank of fuel and must be returned with the same amount in order to avoid additional charges.
Rental period
The maximum rental period per agreement is 90 days.
If the renter would like to extend the rental period, renter should return to the car hire office at the end of the rental period to sign a new agreement.
Business hours
Period of time, during regular working hours, when the car is still guaranteed for the customer, if the customer is late for pick up (the grace period) is 180 minutes.

Pick-up & Drop-off
Mon:  08:00 - 17:00
Tue:  08:00 - 17:00
Wed:  08:00 - 17:00
Thu:  08:00 - 17:00
Fri:  08:00 - 17:00
Sat:  08:00 - 13:00
Sun:  08:00 - 13:00

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