There is no better way to see everything Sarasota has to offer than by getting behind the wheel of your Thrifty rental car. Stop wasting your vacation waiting on the bus, or being nickel and dimed with ride-shares or taxis. Having your own vehicle allows you to go to the spots you want to see the most, whenever you want. Make your upcoming getaway to Florida even better with a Thrifty rental car.
CarRentals.com puts you in the driver seat
Sarasota is a perfect destination when you need some respite from rat race of a big city. Many tourists come to take advantage of Sarasota's Pleasant winters. Of course, this city has more going on such as its no lack of entertainment options. No matter what you choose to do first, you'll want to take in as much of Sarasota as you can during your stay. And if you need to mix it up from Sarasota's easy-going vibes, then jump behind the wheel of your Thrifty rental car and see what else is out there.
We work with the best car rental dealers in the world, like Thrifty, because they are known for their success in supplying visitors with the best cars on the road. We can help your visit get off on the right foot.
What you need to know before you go
How do I get a Sarasota Thrifty car rental at a great price?
CarRentals.com always tries to get you the lowest price, no matter when you reserve your vehicle. However, getting ahead of time can help keep spending low. Be sure to keep the car under one driver's name and go over the mileage policy to avoid any unexpected fees.
What do I need have with me when I get my car rental in Sarasota?
You'll need to carry with you credit card, as well as your driver's license.
How old do I have to be to rent a car in Sarasota?
Thrifty's minimum age to rent a car in Sarasota is 21. Some rentals, especially higher category vehicles (luxury, SUVs, etc.), may have an additional fee if you are under 25. Take time to read through Thrifty's policy to know if there is an additional cost before you book.
Is there a particular vehicle I should get for my trip to Sarasota?
That depends on your needs and what you'll be doing when you visit Sarasota. Compact or economy cars are ideal for short drives and are easier to park. Commute times in Sarasota are close to 25 minutes, so you may find a SUV or mid-size car more comfortable. If you want to decrease your emissions and save on gas, then choose a hybrid vehicle. Those looking for a bit of luxury on their Sarasota getaway can choose a higher-end vehicle like an Audi A4 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 a car from Thrifty in the United States. Many of the major credit card issuers (Visa, MasterCard, American Express and Discover) generally provide some coverage. However, many of them have restrictions, such as not covering larger vehicles, like premium models or some SUVs. Be sure to find out by calling your credit card company to find out what kind of coverage is offered before you head to Sarasota. Additionally, as a U.S. citizen, you can also book Collision Damage Coverage with CarRentals.com at checkout.
Do I need to pay a deposit when I book my Thrifty car rental?
Thrifty requires a deposit when you book your rental car. Thrifty will block the deposit on your credit once you book your rental for your trip to Sarasota. Please note that the deposit can vary greatly depending on the model and make of the rental.
What is the fuel policy on my Thrifty car rental?
We encourage a full to full policy. You receive the vehicle with full tank, and you should return it topped off. To avoid any added expenses, it is best to fill up your tank before you return the car to Thrifty. Stations near or around airports or car rental places tend to have higher prices.
Why should I get unlimited miles?
Sarasota's small-town atmosphere certainly has its charms, however you may want to hit the road again after you've checked off all the activities in Sarasota.
Does Sarasota Thrifty offer one-way car rentals?
Thrifty offers one-way rentals in most cases. You may find it more convenient to drop off your rental car at a different Thrifty. Be aware there may be an additional charge when you choose one-way.
Reserve your ride today!
With so much to do and see in Sarasota, having access to your own set of wheels lets you explore at your own pace. When you're ready to explore more of Florida, you can drive when you want to, without having to coordinate a ride-share or wait for the bus.
Before you head out of town, book your Thrifty Sarasota car rental and zip off to take in all the items on your itinerary at your leisure. Reserve with CarRentals.com and speed along the road in Sarasota, Florida.