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Thrifty Car Rentals in Stamford: All you need to know

If you want to see everything Stamford 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. When you have access to your own car, you can drive anywhere you want to go, when you want. Make your upcoming getaway to Connecticut even more enjoyable with a Thrifty rental car.

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With over one-hundred thousand people, Stamford is a city that has plenty going on. You are sure to have an easy-going time here, thanks to Stamford's small-town ambiance. Of course, this city has more going on like its historical significance and a location Historic interest. Whatever you choose to do first, you'll want to see as much of Stamford as you can during your vacation. And with your Thrifty rental car, you'll be able to see and do more of what this city offers.

CarRentals.com works with several of the most dependable companies, like Thrifty, because they are known for their track record in providing guests with the best cars on the road. We can help you and your trip get off to a great start.

What you need to know about car rentals in Stamford

How do I get the best prices on a Stamford Thrifty car rental?

CarRentals.com strives to get you the lowest price, no matter when you book. But reserving ahead of time can help you save even more. Be sure to go over the mileage policy and don't add an extra driver to avoid any surprise fees.

Do I need to bring anything special when I get my car in Stamford?

You will need to carry with you your driver's license and a credit card in your name.

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

Thrifty's minimum age to rent a car in Stamford is 21. Make sure to review Thrifty's policy, as there could be added fees if you are under 25 in most cases or for higher category cars especially.

Is there a particular car I should get for my trip to Stamford?

That all depends on your needs and what you'll be doing when you visit Stamford. Economy or compact vehicles are easier to park and good for short drives. Commute times in Stamford average 26 minutes, so you may find a mid-size car or SUV more comfortable. If you want to lower your emissions and save on gas, then opt for a hybrid vehicle. Those looking for a little extravagance on their Stamford vacation 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 (Discover, American Express, Visa and MasterCard) generally cover your car rental. But many of them have limitations, such as not covering larger vehicles, like trucks or SUVs. It is best to find out exactly what your credit card will cover and how much before you head to Stamford. Otherwise, as a United States citizen, you can also purchase Collision Damage Coverage with CarRentals.com at checkout.

Do I need to pay a deposit when I book my Thrifty car rental?

Thrifty does require a deposit when you reserve your rental. Thrifty will block the deposit on your credit once you book your car for your trip. Please note that the deposit can vary greatly based 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 recommend a full to full policy. You pick up your Thrifty rental topped off. However, if you return the rental with less than the amount that you received it with, most companies will charge a premium to top it back off. If you want to save some money, it is best to fill up your tank before you bring it back to Thrifty.

Do I need unlimited miles when I drive in Stamford?

Stamford has plenty to keep you entertained, but you may want to head to nearby cities to see what else Connecticut has to offer. You can explore the rest of the region free of mileage limits once you've checked off all the activities in Stamford.

Does Thrifty offer one-way rentals in Stamford?

Thrifty offers one-way rentals in most cases. You may find it easier to return your rental at another Thrifty. Don't forget there is typically an additional charge when you pick one-way.

Book today for great rates

With so much to do and see in Stamford, having the keys to your own ride lets you explore at your own pace. When you are ready to discover more of Connecticut, you can drive wherever you want to, without trying to wave down a cab or sign up for a ride-share.

Before you head out of town, book your Thrifty Stamford rent-a-car and zip off to take in all the must-do activities at your leisure. Book through CarRentals.com and drive the open road in Stamford, Connecticut.