There is no better way to see everything Columbus has to offer than by getting behind the wheel of your Thrifty rental car. Don't waste your time waiting for the bus or hailing taxis to go to the sights. When you have access to your own ride, you can drive anywhere you want to go, whenever you want. Make your next vacation to Ohio more enjoyable with a Thrifty car rental.
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Columbus is home to over half a million people, which probably means this city is just big enough for a little exploration. Visitors come to take advantage of Columbus's local attractions. Whatever you decide on first, you'll want to see as much of Columbus 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 the top rental car dealers, like Thrifty, to not only get you the vehicle you want for your future holiday, but also get you the best price. We can help your trip get off without a hitch.
Frequently asked questions
How do I get a Columbus Thrifty rental car at a great rate?
We try to get you the best rates, whether you reserve your car. But booking your car well ahead of your visit 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 have with me when I get my rental car in Columbus?
You will need to carry with you credit card, as well as your driver's license.
What's Columbus's minimum age to rent a car?
Thrifty's minimum age to rent a car in Columbus is 21. Some rentals, especially higher category vehicles, may have an added fee if you are under 25. Make sure to check Thrifty's policy to find out if there is an additional cost for you.
What kind of Thrifty rental car should I get for my trip to Columbus?
That depends on how many people you are traveling with and what activities you want to do in Columbus. Economy or compact vehicles are great for short commutes and are easier to park. If you are traveling with colleagues or family, then a SUV or a sedan is going to have enough room for all of you and offer a more comfortable ride on longer commutes. Those looking for a bit of extravagance on their Columbus getaway can choose a higher-end car model like a Mercedes C-Class or Cadillac XTS or similar.
Is insurance required when you rent a car in the United States?
You are required to have insurance before you rent from Thrifty in the United States. Many major credit card issuers (Discover, American Express, Visa and MasterCard) usually offer coverage. But many of them have limitations, such as not covering larger vehicles, like premium models or some SUVs. It is best to find out by calling your credit card company to find out what kind of coverage is offered before you head to Columbus. Otherwise, as a U.S. citizen, you can purchase Collision Damage Coverage with CarRentals.com at checkout.
Does Thrifty require a deposit at the time of booking my rental car?
Thrifty does require a deposit when you book your rental car. Thrifty will block the deposit on your credit once you book your vehicle for your trip to Columbus. Please be aware that the deposit can vary greatly depending on the make and model of the rental.
Do I have to full up the tank before I take my car back to Thrifty?
We encourage a full to full policy. You pick up your Thrifty rental with a full tank, and you will want to refuel up to the amount you picked the car up with. To avoid any added expenses, it is best to fill up your tank before you return the car to Thrifty. Stations near airports or car rental places tend to have higher prices.
Why should I get unlimited miles?
Columbus has over half a million people, so there should be plenty to do. Unlimited miles allow you to see what else Ohio has to offer without being concerned about your limits.
Does Thrifty offer one-way rentals in Columbus?
Thrifty usually offers one-way rentals. You may find it more convenient to drop off your vehicle at another location. Be aware there may be an additional fee when you opt for one-way.
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With so much to do and see in Columbus, having access to an auto lets you explore at your own pace. When you're ready to see more of Ohio, you can leave when you like, without having to coordinate a ride-share or hanging out a stop waiting for the bus.
Before your next trip, book your Thrifty Columbus rental car and zip off to take in all the items on your itinerary. Reserve with CarRentals.com and drive the highway in Columbus, Ohio.