Can I reserve a specific model or colour?

Unfortunately we are unable to guarantee a specific vehicle model or colour. What we can guarantee however is that when you reserve a vehicle in South Africa, you will receive the same category of vehicle as in your booking.

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How old do I need to be in order to rent a car from Thrifty Car Rental?

You are required to be between the ages of 21 and 75 years old and in possession of an unendorsed drivers' license for a minimum of two years to hire a car. The same applies to foreigners with International Drivers' Licenses.

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What are the additional rental costs?

Car hire rates vary according to the category of rental vehicle you select. Additional waiver cover varies from MUR 100- 300 per day depending on the selected vehicle as well as an excess kilometre charge. The rental deposit will also vary according to category, however it is a necessity for all car rental...

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What deposit do I need to pay in order to secure my car rental?

When you hire a car online with My Car Rental Ltd, T/a Thrifty Car Rental. A single rental day's rate will be charged as a deposit. This ensure that the vehicle booking will be secured in your name, after which the the balance will need to be payed upon collection of your rental car.

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What payment methods do you accept?

We accept all major credit cards for vehicle rental in Mauritius - American Express, Master Card, Visa cards

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What procedure must I follow if I have an accident with my Thrifty rental vehicle?

In the unfortunate event of an accident in your hired car, follow the below steps: Remain calm and call for assistance for any injured persons. Do not leave the scene of the accident. Do not admit liability Take down all details for other parties / driver(s) / witnesses i...

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What type of driver's license do I need?

Driver's license is required on all vehicle rentals. International driver's licenses will be accepted as long as the holder is over the age of 21 and has had a valid unendorsed license for a minimum of 2 years.

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What vehicles are available for me to hire?

Thrifty Mu prides itself on a wide variety of vehicles in our fleet available for rental for every budget. To view the categories of vehicles available, click on "Vehicles" on the main Menu toolbar of any page on the website.

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Where can I rent a Thrifty car?

Thrifty Car Rental branches are conveniently located throughout South Africa's major cities and airports as well as in Namibia. You can find us at O.R. Tambo International Airport (Johannesburg), Cape Town International Airport, King Shaka Ai...

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Why ask my flight information when making a car rental booking?

As car hire and flight bookings are closely linked, we ask that you provide us with your flight number so that we are aware of and up to date with your flight's arrival time and any delays which may occur. In the event of a delay in your flight, we then know to keep your reservation until the delayed time,...

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How long does it take for me to receive back my deposit?

If you are a local customer and have recently booked your Thrifty Car Rental with us, please allow up to 4-7 working days, upon the return of your vehicle, for your deposit to reflect back into your account. ...

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Care Line:  +230 5989 6001

Email: mauritiusdepo@thrifty.co.za

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