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Stamford Car Hire - Did You Know?

  • Stamford was originally known as Rippowam by the local Native Americans
  • In 1640, the name was changed to Stamford after a Lincolnshire town
  • In 1692, the same year as the Salem witch trials, similar trials took place in Stamford
  • In the late 19th century, Stamford gained weekend homes of New York’s rich along the shoreline
  • Today Stamford is a commuting city for New York

Stamford Mini Guide

Stamford is a large city in Connecticut which is home to more than 120,000. We have car hire Stamford at this city in Fairfield County as part of our commitment to you having branches right across the United States. With a rental vehicle you can see that surround area of New England and the Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk Metro area. In fact the great city of New York is not far away and because of this Stamford has historically played a strong role in merchandising. There is still a strong industry here and the city has an imposing skyline.

Stamford also has an interesting history having originally been inhabited by Native American Indians before the European settlers arrived. During the 17th century there were also prominent witch trials which took place here, which gives the county a spooky feeling. However this is a beautiful enough part of America that it has been chosen by residents of New York as their designated holiday spot when they want to get out of the city. Although train travel used to be popular for this purpose, the standard of trains has declined in America to the point where booking a rental car in Stamford is a more convenient option.

Stamford Downtown

The nearest airport to Stamford is the Westchester County airport where you can also find cheap car rental from Rhino. It has a humid continental climate which means that there is often the chance of snow in winter so you should enquire about the possibility of having your vehicle fitted with snow tires and snow chains. The lowest ever recorded temperature is -18 Celsius.

Driving in Stamford - Need to know


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    Lee-Jackson Day - State holiday

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Stamford is part of beautiful New England and also close enough for a few days in New York. Take advantage of all the attractions within easy reach of Stamford by hiring a car in the city. We’ve a wide selection to choose from whether you want something small or a car for bigger groups.
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