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Recently Booked Thrifty Car Rentals from $ 23.33/day

Economy

(Chevrolet Spark or Similar)

economy
  • 2
  • 2/4
  • Man.
  • A/C
$ 23.33 /day

($ 303.24 total)

Economy

(Toyota Yaris or Similar)

economy
  • 2
  • 4-5
  • Auto
  • A/C
$ 23.35 /day

($ 233.46 total)

Economy

(Chevrolet Spark or Similar)

economy
  • 2
  • 2/4
  • Auto
  • A/C
$ 23.37 /day

($ 233.65 total)


Economy

(Toyota Yaris or Similar)

economy
  • 2
  • 4-5
  • Auto
  • A/C
$ 23.46 /day

($ 164.25 total)

Economy

(Chevrolet Spark or Similar)

economy
  • 2
  • 2/4
  • Auto
  • A/C
$ 23.46 /day

($ 164.25 total)

Economy

(Chevrolet Spark or Similar)

economy
  • 2
  • 2/4
  • Auto
  • A/C
$ 23.50 /day

($ 93.98 total)


Prices are based on bookings made during the previous 42 days. Price is dynamic and varies based on the date of the booking, length of rental and car class. There is no guarantee this price will be in effect at the time of your search.

Thrifty Rental Car Reviews

Car rental rating: 4.55 out of 5 with 430 ratings

Thrifty

"Amazing service!!!"

(Reviewed on October 11, 2015 )

Thrifty

"Best Car rental service ever!"

(Reviewed on October 11, 2015 )


Thrifty

"All-around this was a good experience!!"

(Reviewed on October 07, 2015 )

Thrifty

"I have no complaints, I will use CarRentals.com and Thrifty again!"

(Reviewed on October 01, 2015 )


Thrifty

"Nicole at the San Diego Airport Thrifty office was wonderful. She should be commended for her professional yet friendly demeanor."

(Reviewed on September 25, 2015 )

Thrifty

"We did the "wild card" option and you never know what you are going to get with that. Usually, it's an OK car. This time, while there were many on the lot unrented it was bio us they gave us the bottom of the line car. No ..." Read more

(Reviewed on September 24, 2015 )


Thrifty

"thanks"

(Reviewed on September 23, 2015 )

Thrifty

"Everything was exactly what I ordered. Thanks CarRentals.com!"

(Reviewed on September 22, 2015 )


Thrifty

"outstanding experience at San jose. good job thrifty and CarRentals.com"

(Reviewed on September 22, 2015 )

Thrifty

"Very pleased -your company definitely had the best competitive rates that I compared on Priceline - Expedia- Hotwire - etc.. You keep this up you will never go out of business . Thanks for keeping a car rental affordable !"

(Reviewed on September 22, 2015 )


Thrifty

"Emmanuel is the best agent I've ever delt with!"

(Reviewed on September 21, 2015 )

Thrifty

"the 1st car I chose was tagged for service but still on the lot - I had to turn around and choose a different car - this was the only delay or issue I had. Drop off at about 5:15am was excellent - very fast and shuttle wa..." Read more

(Reviewed on September 20, 2015 )


Thrifty

"The woman who checked me I. Was one of the best!"

(Reviewed on September 17, 2015 )

Thrifty

"Great service at Eagle VAil"

(Reviewed on September 17, 2015 )


Please be aware that some of these reviews may have been translated automatically into English.

Thrifty Car Rentals in Colchester: What you need to know

Colchester is just one of many neighborhoods in Essex that are worth exploring, and, you'll want a ride to check out all there is to do in this city. The city buses, while affordable, may not drive you to exactly where you need to go. Ride hailing, like Uber or Lyft, is convenient, but rural areas may not have timely service. Additionally, the cost of going from here to there can start to add up.

If you want the convenience to go where you need to for an affordable price, then you're in the right place. We work with several of the top dealers, like Thrifty, because they are well-known for their track record in providing visitors with the best autos. We can help your trip get off without a hitch.

Frequently asked questions

How do I get a Colchester Thrifty car rental at a great rate?

CarRentals.com always tries to get you the best rate. Nonetheless, there are ways to get an even cheaper price on your upcoming rental:

  • Check the mileage policy to avoid any surprise fees
  • Book your rental as far ahead of time as you can
  • Avoid airport pick-ups or drop-offs if possible; they tend to be more expensive
  • Compare daily and weekly rates; you may save more if you rent the car for longer

A little knowledge can go a long way to lower your price.

What should I bring with me when I pick up my vehicle in Colchester?

Be sure to bring your credit card, as well as your driver's license.

How old do I have to be to rent a car?

Thrifty's minimum age to rent a car is 21. Some rentals, especially higher category vehicles (luxury, SUVs, etc.), may have an added fee if you are under 25. Make sure to check Thrifty's policies to determine what the total cost is for you.

Is there a particular vehicle I should get for my trip?

That depends on how many people you are traveling with and what you'll be doing when you visit Colchester. If you are having trouble picking the right car, make sure to read over our table below. We have compared the most popular categories for you:

Car TypeBest forCategory includes
Full Size SUVGreat for families who need a comfortable ride and to fit in all their luggageBMW X3, Ford Explorer, or similar
Full SizeFor large groups that want better fuel economy than an SUVInfiniti Q50, Hyundai Sonata, or similar
HybridThose that want to get the most mpg on their tripBMW i3, Kia Optima, or similar

Is insurance required when you rent a car in the U.K.?

When driving in Colchester or the rest of the U.K., you will need insurance. Thrifty requires that you show proof of insurance before you rent a car. Most countries require the driver to have insurance. You might be able to purchase additional insurance through Thrifty for your trip, if you are concerned your insurance won't cover your rental.

Although many of the major card issuers, like Visa or Discover, offer some coverage, there are usually restrictions. For example, they may not cover your rental car if you get a luxury or larger vehicle. Make sure to check Thrifty's policy before you decide.

Does Thrifty require a deposit at the time of booking my rental car?

Thrifty, like several other rental car agencies, requires a deposit upon reservation. The amount can vary greatly based on which vehicle you reserve. Furthermore, make sure there is enough funds on your credit card to make a deposit.

Do I have to return my Thrifty rental with a full tank?

At CarRentals.com, we encourage a full to full policy. You pick up your Thrifty rental with a full tank, and you should bring it back it with a full tank of gas. For a cheaper rate, it is best to fill up your tank before bringing the car rental to Thrifty.

Can I add unlimited mileage when booking a car in Colchester?

Most suppliers will offer unlimited miles, but you want to ensure it is part of the package. It's helpful to know how much you want to drive so you can plan your trip in advance. Although most car rental suppliers offer unlimited mileage, if it isn't part of your package, you could face additional cost. You may want to have unlimited miles if you're planning to discover what else is in Essex.

Are there any road trips I should take from Colchester?

Once you've checked out Colchester, you'll be happy that you have your own set of wheels. Need some suggestions for a few fascinating stops?:

  • Want to live out your Game of Thrones fantasies? Then make sure to visit Colchester Castle
  • Spend an afternoon at East Anglian Railway Museum
  • Tymperleys Clock Museum can help you get a feel for Colchester and the nearby areas

You never know what you'll discover with a bit of curiosity and the open road. You may find an attraction, museum, or restaurant that makes your Colchester visit fabulous.

Book Today for Great Rates

With so much to do and see in Essex, having your own car lets you sightsee at your own pace. When you're ready to discover more of the U.K., you can drive wherever you like, without waiting for your ride to pick you up or looking through a bus schedule.

Before your next family vacation, book your Thrifty Colchester car rental and drive to all the must-do activities at your leisure. Go with CarRentals.com and hit the roads in Essex, United Kingdom.