If you want to see everything Charlotte has to offer, there is no better way to do so from behind the wheel of a rental car from Thrifty. Stop wasting your vacation waiting on the bus, or being nickel and dimed with ride-shares or taxis. When you have access to your own vehicle, you can go anywhere you want to go, when you want. Make your upcoming vacation to North Carolina even better with a Thrifty car rental.
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Charlotte has over half a million people, which means this area is just large enough for a little adventure. Travelers come to appreciate Charlotte's attractive setting. But you may have your sights set on exploring the thriving art scene. Whatever you choose to do first, you'll want to check out as much of Charlotte as possible while on your trip. You'll be able to explore of this city once you get the keys to your Thrifty rental car.
CarRentals.com works with some of the best dealers in the world, like Thrifty, because they are known for their track record in supplying travelers with the best autos. We can help your visit get off to a great start.
Frequently asked questions
How do I find the best prices on a Charlotte Thrifty car rental?
We try to get you the lowest rates, no matter when you reserve your vehicle. However, reserving ahead of time can help you save even more. Be sure to keep the car under one driver's name and read the mileage policy to avoid any surprise fees.
What do I need to bring when I pick up my car rental in Charlotte?
Make sure to present your driver's license and a credit card in your name.
How old do I have to be to rent a car in Charlotte?
Thrifty's minimum age to rent a car in Charlotte is 21. Make sure to check Thrifty's policy, as there may be limitations if you are under 25 in most cases or for higher category vehicles in particular.
Is there a particular vehicle I should get for my trip to Charlotte?
That depends on how many people you are traveling with and what activities you want to do in Charlotte. Compact or economy automobiles are great for short drives and are easier to park. Commute times in Charlotte are close to 25 minutes, so you may find a mid-size car or SUV provides a more comfortable ride. If you want to decrease your emissions and save on gas, then pick a hybrid vehicle. Those looking for a touch of extravagance on their Charlotte trip can choose a higher-end car model like a Cadillac or Audi or similar.
Do I need insurance when I rent a car in the United States?
You are required to have insurance before you rent a car in the United States. Many major credit cards (Discover, American Express, Visa and MasterCard) generally provide some coverage. However, many of them have prohibitions, such as not covering bigger vehicles, like premium models or some SUVs. Make sure to call your credit card company and find out what kind of coverage is offered before you head to Charlotte. Otherwise, as a United States citizen, you can add on Collision Damage Coverage with CarRentals.com at checkout.
Does Thrifty require a deposit at the time of booking my rental car?
Thrifty requires a deposit when you book your rental. Thrifty will block the deposit on your credit once you reserve your car for your trip to Charlotte. Please note that the deposit may vary greatly based on the make and model of the rental.
What is the fuel policy on my Thrifty car rental?
We advise a full tank policy. You receive the vehicle with full tank, and you should bring it back it with a full tank of gas. If you want to keep your expenses lower, it is best to find a gas station before you bring it back to Thrifty.
Why should I get unlimited miles?
Charlotte has over half a million people, so there should be plenty to do. Unlimited miles allow you to see what else North Carolina has to offer without being concerned about your limits. If you are searching for more excitement to your Charlotte getaway, you can head to one of the two theme parks in the area. Embrace your inner child, or take the clan to Camp Wilderness Resort or Carowinds.
Does Thrifty offer one-way rentals in Charlotte?
Thrifty offers one-way rentals in most cases. You may find it more convenient to return your rental at another location. However, there may be an additional fee when you choose one-way.
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With so much to do and see in Charlotte, having the keys to your own ride lets you explore at your own pace. When you're ready to explore more of North Carolina, you can go when you want to, without having to spend time waiting for the bus or hail a taxicab.
Before your next business or leisure trip, book your Thrifty Charlotte rental car and take off to all the items on your itinerary at your own pace. Book with CarRentals.com and drive the streets in Charlotte, North Carolina.