THRIFTY Car Rental at Durban Airport

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THRIFTY Car Rental at Durban Airport
THRIFTY Car Rental at Durban Airport

Rated 7.8 out of 10

75 / 100
Avg. Wait
16 mins
Quality of Vehicle
83 / 100
Desk Service
75 / 100
flag Vehicle Pickup
75 / 100
Vehicle Drop Off
83 / 100

In Terminal

* Calculated from 12 recent reviews from 643 total reviews.


THRIFTY Car Rental Services at Durban Airport

Upon your arrival at Durban Airport, you have a very wide assortment of car rental companies at Durban Airport available to serve you. However, it is always best to have booked your rental car in advance of your arrival. Please make sure to retrieve your luggage before exiting the baggage claim area.

Useful information when renting a Thrifty vehicle at Durban Airport

Additional drivers are permitted as long as they meet the requirements of the location policy and each driver will be subject to an additional daily surcharge. The price for an additional driver starts from 24.99 ZAR. *Dependent on the type of vehicle rented. When driving in South Africa you should drive on the left hand side of the road.

Rental Vehicle Options Available from Thrifty

You can rent vehicles from the following manufacturers: BMW, Datsun, Hyundai, Mercedes and Nissan + 2 more. Thrifty provides a selection of 14 different vehicle models to rent at Durban Airport from manufacturers including:

  • BMW 3 Series
  • Datsun Go
  • Hyundai Elantra
  • Hyundai i10
  • Hyundai i20
  • Mercedes C Class
  • Nissan Almera
  • Nissan Double Cab
  • Nissan X-Trail
  • Toyota Corolla
  • + 4 more

Petrol vehicle models are available to rent. Fuel policy options available include: Fuel: Pick up and return full. 10 manual transmission cars and 7 automatic cars are available. Thrifty has 17 vehicles available with air conditioning.

Thrifty Rental Vehicle Types at Durban Airport

You can rent vehicles from groups including:

  • Fullsize
  • Mini
  • Standard
  • Economy
  • Premium
  • Compact
  • SUV
  • Cargo van
  • 9 seat minivan
  • Minivan

Vehicle passenger capacity ranges from 4, 5, 8 and 9 passengers. 3, 4 and 5 door vehicles are available. If you are travelling with luggage, Thrifty vehicles range in luggage carrying capacity from 0, 1, 2, 3, 4 and 6 pieces of luggage.

Thrifty Optional Extras Available at Durban Airport.

The following additional equipment can also be rented with a vehicle from Thrifty: Booster seat, Child toddler seat, GPS and Infant child seat.

Payment Types Accepted by Thrifty at Durban Airport

Vehicle rentals can be paid for using the following types of payment card: Visa and MasterCard.

Returning a Thrifty vehicle at Durban Airport

Please follow the instructions received from Thrifty when it is time to return the rental car. Please also make sure to collect your possessions from the vehicle before returning it.

Contact Thrifty at Durban Airport

For more information please contact Thrifty at Durban - Airport - King Shaka on +27 (0) 32 436 3042.

Thrifty Nearest Locations

Thrifty also has 1 office nearby, including:

  • Durban - Downtown (28.5KM)

Where is the THRIFTY Rental Desk at Durban Airport?

Map of THRIFTY rental desk at Durban Airport

What are THRIFTY Opening Hours at Durban Airport ?

Day Open Close
Monday 05:30 22:59
Tuesday 05:30 22:59
Wednesday 05:30 22:59
Thursday 05:30 22:59
Friday 05:30 22:59
Saturday 05:30 22:59
Sunday 05:30 22:59

The THRIFTY Rental Desk at Durban Airport is located at:


Unit 8, King Shaka International Airport,, La Mercy,, Durban, 4399

Tel: +27 (0) 32 436 3042

Rental Desk Location: In Terminal

Both the vehicle and hire desk/counter are located inside the terminal.

What rental cars are available from Thrifty at Durban Airport?

The rental cars available from Thrifty at Durban Airport are:

What petrol car rentals does Thrifty offer at Durban Airport?

Thrifty offer the following petrol cars:

Nearby THRIFTY Car Rental Pick-up and Drop-Off Locations

Thrifty at Durban - Downtown

206 Dr Pixley Kaseme Street (formaly Known As West Street), , Durban, 4001, Kwazulu Natal
+ 9 other companies...

28.54 KM


What is the fuel policy when renting a car from THRIFTY at Durban Airport?

Code Description
FULLFULL Fuel: Pick up and return full.

*Some companies may offer alternative fuel policies on request.

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Car Brands Available to Rent from Thrifty at Durban Airport

Thrifty has 15 different types of vehicles from 21 manufacturers available to hire at Durban Airport.