If you want to see everything Columbus has to offer, there is no better way to do so from behind the wheel of a rental car from Thrifty. Stop spending your vacation waiting on the bus, or being nickel and dimed with ride-shares or taxis. Having your own vehicle enables you to go to the sites you want to see the most, when you want. Make your next getaway to Georgia more enjoyable with a Thrifty car rental.
Why drive with CarRentals.com?
With over two-hundred thousand people, Columbus is a city that has lots going on. Guests come to explore Columbus's storied past. No matter what you decide on first, you'll want to see as much of Columbus as you can during your road trip. And with your Thrifty rental car, you'll be able to see and do more of what this city offers.
We work with some of the most dependable car rental companies in the world, like Thrifty, because they are known for their successful track record in providing customers with the best vehicles. We can help your journey get off without a hitch.
What you need to know about car rentals
How do I get the best deals on a Columbus Thrifty rental car?
CarRentals.com always tries to get you the lowest rates, whether you reserve your vehicle. However, reserving ahead of your visit can help you save even more. Be sure to not add an additional driver and check the mileage policy to avoid any surprise fees.
Do I need to bring anything special when I pick up my rental car in Columbus?
You'll need to bring your driver's permit and a credit card in your name.
What's Columbus's minimum age to rent a car?
Thrifty's minimum age to rent a car in Columbus is 21. Make sure to review Thrifty's policies, as there may be additional fees if you are under 25 in most cases or for higher category cars especially.
Is there a particular vehicle I should get for my trip to Columbus?
That depends on your needs and what activities you want to do in Columbus. Economy or compact automobiles are easier to park and good for short commutes. If you are traveling with colleagues or family, then a SUV or mid-size vehicle is going to have more room for everyone's luggage and be a more comfortable ride on longer commutes. Those looking for a little extravagance on their Columbus getaway can choose a higher-end model like a Mercedes C-Class or Audi A4 or similar.
Does the United States require car insurance?
You are required to have insurance before you rent from Thrifty in the United States. Many of the major credit cards (Visa, MasterCard, American Express and Discover) typically provide some coverage. However, many of them have restrictions, such as not covering bigger 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 Columbus. Additionally, as a United States citizen, you can add on Collision Damage Coverage through CarRentals.com at checkout.
Does Thrifty require a deposit at the time of booking my rental car?
Thrifty requires a deposit when you reserve your rental car. Thrifty will block the deposit on your credit once you book your vehicle for your trip. Please be aware that the deposit will vary greatly depending on the make and model of the vehicle.
Do I have to full up the tank before I take my car back to Thrifty?
At CarRentals.com, we encourage a full to full policy. You should get into your vehicle with full tank, and you should bring it back it filled up. If you want to save some money, it is best to find a filling station before you return the car to Thrifty.
Should I get unlimited miles when I rent a car in Columbus?
Columbus has plenty to keep you entertained, but you may want to head to nearby cities to find out what else Georgia has to offer. You can explore the rest of the area free of mileage limits after you've checked off all the activities in Columbus.
Can I get a one-way rental from Thrifty?
Thrifty usually offers one-way rentals. You may find it more convenient to drop off your vehicle at a different Thrifty. Don't forget there is typically an additional charge when you opt for one-way.
Reserve your ride today!
With so much to do and see in Columbus, having access to your own vehicle lets you explore at your own pace. When you are ready to explore more of Georgia, you can go wherever you want to, without waiting for your ride to pick you up or figuring out a bus schedule.
Before your next getaway, book your Thrifty Columbus rent-a-car and take off to all the items on your itinerary. Book through CarRentals.com and drive the highway in Columbus, Georgia.