If you want to see everything Stamford has to offer, there is no better way to do so from behind the wheel of a rental car from National. Don't spend time waiting for the bus or hailing taxis to go to the sights. When you have access to your own ride, you can go wherever you want to go, when you want. Make your upcoming getaway to Connecticut even more enjoyable with a National rental car.
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With over one-hundred thousand people, Stamford is a city that has lots going on. You are certain to have an easy-going time here, thanks to Stamford's small-town atmosphere. But you may have your sights set on its rich past that is a beacon for history buffs and a locale Historic interest. No matter what you pick to do first, you'll want to take in as much of Stamford as you can during your vacation. And with your National rental car, you'll be able to see and do more of what this city offers.
Founded by twenty-four independent rental car agents in 1947, National has grown from 60 locations in the U.S. to over 2,000 locations worldwide. National provides everything SUVs to economy, allowing you to choose the ideal car for your upcoming trip.
What you need to know about car rentals
How do I find the best deals on a Stamford National car rental?
We try to get you the best rates, no matter when you book. But booking your car ahead of your visit can help keep spending low. Make sure to read the mileage policy and don't add an extra driver to avoid any surprise fees.
Do I need to bring anything special when I get my rental car in Stamford?
Be sure to carry with you credit card, as well as your driver's license.
What's Stamford's minimum age to rent a car?
Most suppliers in Stamford require that you at least be 21 years old to rent a car. Some rentals, especially higher category vehicles (luxury, SUVs, etc.), may have an additional fee if you are under 25. Take time to go over National's policy to find out what the total cost is before you book.
What kind of National rental car should I get for my trip to Stamford?
That depends on your needs and what activities you want to do in Stamford. Compact or economy automobiles are ideal for short drives and are easier to park. Commute times in Stamford average 26 minutes, so you may find a SUV or mid-size car provides a more comfortable ride. Or if you want to keep your emissions down, then go for a hybrid vehicle. Those looking for a dash of luxury on their Stamford vacation can choose the premium category to get a car like a Cadillac or Audi or similar.
Is insurance required when you rent a car in the United States?
In the United States you do need to have insurance before you rent from National. Many major credit card issuers (American Express, Visa, MasterCard and Discover) usually offer coverage. However, many of them have limitations, such as not covering large vehicles, like trucks or SUVs. Make sure to call and find out exactly what your credit card will cover and how much before you head to Stamford. Additionally, as a U.S. citizen, you can purchase Collision Damage Coverage through CarRentals.com at checkout.
Does National require a deposit at the time of booking my rental car?
National does require a deposit when you book your rental car. National will block the deposit on your credit once you reserve your car for your trip. Please be aware that the deposit may vary greatly based on the make and model of the vehicle.
Do I have to full up the tank before I take my car back to National?
We recommend a full to full policy. You receive the vehicle topped off. But, if you return the rental with less than the amount that you received it with, most companies will charge a premium, and sometimes up to 3X the amount of current fuel prices to refill it. To avoid any added expenses, it is best to fill up your tank before you bring your car back to National.
Why should I get unlimited miles?
Stamford has plenty to keep you entertained, but you may want to drive to nearby cities to find out what else Connecticut has to offer. You can explore the rest of the region free of mileage limits once you've checked off all the activities in Stamford.
Does National offer one-way rentals in Stamford?
National typically offers one-way rentals. You may find it more convenient to return your vehicle at a different National. Don't forget there is typically an additional fee when you choose one-way.
Reserve your ride today!
With so much to do and see in Stamford, having access to an auto lets you explore at your own pace. When you're ready to discover more of Connecticut, you can drive wherever you want to, without trying to wave down a cab or sign up for a ride-share.
Before you head out of town, book your National Stamford rental car and take off to all the items on your itinerary. Go with CarRentals.com and cruise the open road in Stamford, Connecticut.