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Thrifty Genova Airport

Genoa airport is situated approximately 6 km (4 miles) from the Italian city of Genoa, and is surrounded by many beautiful and charming towns and resorts. Many passengers arriving at this airport like to rent a car to explore these areas, and Thrifty is one of the popular car hire companies at Genoa Airport. Their rental counter can be found in the arrivals area of the single terminal building, which is on the ground floor. Other car hire companies at the airport include Hertz, National, Easycar, Sixt, Avis, Alamo, Budget and Maggiore.

Thrifty, at their Genoa Airport location, is open from Monday to Friday between the hours of 08:30 and 22:30. On Saturdays they are open from 08:00 to 20:00, and on Sundays from 09:00 to 20:00. Their hours of operation on holidays may vary. Cars can be hired directly from the rental counters of Thrifty, or customers can make their reservations online, at Their website shows all the vehicles available at Genoa Airport, and offers more information about their rental agreements.

There are six different car categories from which customers of Thrifty can choose their ideal vehicle, including Economy, Compact, Mid-Size, Standard, Full-Size and Premium. At Thrifty, a car category is chosen, rather than a vehicle of a specific make and model. The Economy category is often a popular car rental choice, as it consists of vehicles which are easy to drive and very fuel efficient. Example vehicles in the Economy category are the Fiat Punto and the Lancia Ypsilon. Compact vehicles include the Fiat Stilo, and Mid-Size vehicles include the Daewoo Nubira. Larger sized vehicles are available in the categories of Standard and Full-Size, and they are usually able to comfortably seat up to five adults, and still have some space for luggage. These are often popular vehicles for the average sized family, or for business class travelers. Examples of vehicles in these categories include the Alfa Romeo 147 and the Alfa Romeo 156.

Business travelers may also be interested in hiring a vehicle from the Premium category, such as the Jaguar X-Type, as they are vehicles which certainly create an excellent presentation and first impression. They are ideal for any prestigious business event, or even for a private function which requires a more elegant vehicle.

Thrifty is a car rental company which offers only late model vehicles which are dependable and well maintained. All their vehicles have a low mileage on the clock. They are also offered at extremely low and reasonable rental rates, no matter whether you are looking for a vehicle for business or leisure travel. Thrifty is a worldwide company, and have rental locations in many different countries.

Thrifty’s Blue Chip Program offers customers the chance to make their rental reservations even quicker and easier. This program is free to join for anyone, even the occasional renter, and enables you to receive priority service at the special Blue Chip Members Only counter, make faster reservations, rentals and returns, and even earn free rental days with Blue Chip Rewards. For every 16 days that you rent from Thrifty, you will be rewarded with one free day of car rental.

Thrifty offers their customers something different with their Wild Car Program. If you select ‘Wild Car’ as you choice of car categories, you will receive a Mid-Size or larger vehicle, at lower than Mid-Size rates. You don’t know what type of car you will be driving, but you can be sure that it will be great value for money. The Thrifty pickup location will select your vehicle for you when you arrive at the rental counter. Your vehicle will have at least five seatbelts and room for two large luggage items or more. The Wild Car Program is available online, simply select ‘Wild Car’ as your car class, select the ‘Specialty’ car class in step one of the rental process, or choose the ‘Specialty/Wild Car’ class in step two.

Renting from Thrifty, at Genoa Airport, can also earn you frequent flyer miles and other bonuses from their airline and hotel loyalty program partners. Some of their airline partners include Continental Airlines, American Airlines, Emirates, Hawaiian Airlines, Southwest Airlines, Qantas Airlines, Gulf Air, Delta Airlines and Kuwait Airlines. Their hotel partners include the Hilton Hotels, and other partners include RBC Rewards, Westgate Resorts, Veterans Advantage and the Park ‘N Fly Network.

An individual is required to be at least 21 years of age in order to rent a vehicle from Thrifty, and should possess a valid drivers license which has been held in his country of residence for at least one year. Younger drivers (between 21 and 25) may need to pay a ‘Young Driver Surcharge’, and this is usually a rate per day of rental, up to a maximum of ten days. Drivers within this age group may also not be able to rent certain specialty type vehicles or larger sized vehicles. A major credit card is usually required for the payment of the rental period, and these cards include American Express, Diners Club, Eurocard, Mastercard and Visa.

Further information is available from Thrifty’s rental location at Genoa Airport.


Genoa/C Colombo Airport, Italy (GOA)
In Terminal
Cristoforo Colombo Airport 
Genoa (GENOA), Italy, I-16154

Telephone Number: 39 010 6502410

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