Thrifty Car and Van Rental Reviews

Updated Nov 28, 2021

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2.5
21%
Recommend to a Friend
29%
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Nigel Spokes
40 Ratings
Pros
  • "Drive nice cars from time to time(in 7 reviews)

  • "Good benefits, great colleagues and work environment(in 5 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "minimum wage, possibility to have out of hours jobs, the manager can ask you not to come to work if the business is quiet(in 4 reviews)

  • "Every day is horrifically repetitive, with little variation and poor management on two teams(in 4 reviews)

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    1. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      Very good

      Sep 6, 2021 - Sales Associate in Exeter, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Nice team to work with

      Cons

      Not much room to progress

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    2. 3.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      It's good to begin with.

      Nov 28, 2021 - Shop Assistant in Chester, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Great to train in retail.

      Cons

      Staff rotate quickly. Never a set team.

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    3. 3.0
      Former Employee, more than 5 years

      Don't bother

      Oct 30, 2021 - Rental Sales Agent 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      ...... Not many, met some nice people, who have already gone too.

      Cons

      Rate of pay not great especially whilst doing shift work (minimum wage). No shift allowance. Unpaid break but still working while having lunch.

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    4. 1.0
      Current Employee, more than 3 years

      Long

      Sep 29, 2021 - Driver 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Get to drive nice cars. Out and about all day. Good team in branch.

      Cons

      Owner doesn't care about you. Minimum wage but expects maximum effort.

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    5. 5.0
      Former Employee

      great

      Jul 22, 2021 - Internship 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      greats staff culture, looked after well

      Cons

      headoffice in exeter not london

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    6. 1.0
      Former Employee, more than 1 year

      Don’t do it!

      Aug 5, 2021 - Customer Service Representative 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      None. I would review them zero stars if I could

      Cons

      Terrible, lazy management in branch and above Long hours for little renumeration Expect everything of you Shoddy working conditions No communication Illegal working practices Currently in court with them Going down the pan

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    7. 3.0
      Former Employee, more than 1 year

      Hard work

      Jun 28, 2021 - Rental Sales Agent in London, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Meeting customers from around the world

      Cons

      Sometimes could be Long hours

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    8. 3.0
      Former Employee, more than 1 year

      Decent Pay, Long Hours and Office with a lot of Politics

      Jun 24, 2021 - Delivery Driver in Bristol, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Decent Pay, Vehicle hire discounts.

      Cons

      Long Hours Toxic office with a lot of politics Easy to be sacked

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    9. 4.0
      Former Employee, more than 1 year

      Good

      Jun 19, 2021 - Regional Sales Manager in London, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Great people and had lots of fun working with teams

      Cons

      Communication not always handed down

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    10. 1.0
      Current Employee, more than 3 years

      Ridiculus company for 2021 and Beyond

      Jul 18, 2021 - Administrative in Exeter, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      You are legally entitled to a fair salary for a fair days work.

      Cons

      Lots to mention but mostly middle management. They are just unbe

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