Alamo car rentals in Springfield: All you need to know
If you want to see everything Springfield has to offer, there is no better way to do so from behind the wheel of a rental car from Alamo. 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 ride, you can drive wherever you want to go, whenever you want. Make your upcoming getaway to Illinois even more enjoyable with an Alamo car rental.
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With over one-hundred thousand people, Springfield is a city that has plenty going on. Many tourists come to have fun at Springfield's local attractions and a rich past that is a beacon for history fans. Whatever you pick to do first, you'll want to see as much of Springfield as you can during your vacation. And with your Alamo rental car, you'll be able to see and do more of what this city offers.
We work with many of the top car rental dealers. Opening its doors in 1974, Alamo introduced the concept of Unlimited Free Mileage. Alamo strives to provide a fun, high-value, low-cost rental experience to both business and family travelers.
Frequently asked questions
How do I find the best prices on a Springfield Alamo rental car?
We try to get you the lowest rates, no matter when you book. But booking ahead of your visit can help you save even more. Be sure to not add an additional driver and read the mileage policy to avoid any unexpected fees.
What should I have with me when I pick up my car rental in Springfield?
Be sure to carry with you credit card, as well as your driver's license.
What's Springfield's minimum age to rent a car?
Alamo's minimum age to rent a car in Springfield is 21. Make sure to check Alamo's policy, as there could be limitations if you are under 25 or for higher category cars especially.
Is there a particular vehicle I should get for my trip to Springfield?
That depends on your needs and what activities you want to do in Springfield. Economy or compact automobiles are easier to park and great for short drives. Commute times in Springfield average 25 minutes, so you may find a SUV or mid-size car more comfortable. If you want to lower your emissions and save on gas, then pick a hybrid vehicle. Those looking for a bit of luxury on their Springfield vacation can choose the premium category to get a car 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 a car in the United States. Although many of the major card issuers, like MasterCard or Discover, offer some coverage, there are usually restrictions. For example, you may not be covered if you book a luxury or larger vehicle. Make sure to check credit card issuer's policy before you decide. Otherwise, as a U.S. citizen, you can add on Collision Damage Coverage through CarRentals.com at checkout.
Do I need to pay a deposit when I book my Alamo car rental?
Alamo does require a deposit when you reserve your rental car. Alamo will block the deposit on your credit once you reserve your car for your trip to Springfield. Please note that the deposit can vary greatly depending on the make and model of the rental.
What is the fuel policy on my Alamo car rental?
We encourage a full tank policy. You receive the vehicle topped off. However, if you return your rental with less than the amount it was given to you, most companies will charge a premium to top it back off. To avoid any added expenses, it is best to find a gas station before you return the car to Alamo.
Should I get unlimited miles when I drive in Springfield?
Springfield has enough to keep you entertained, but you may want to head to nearby cities to find out what else Illinois has to offer. You can explore the rest of the area free of mileage limits after you've gone out in Springfield's downtown or spent an evening out in downtown Springfield. If you are wanting to add some fun to your Springfield trip, you can also go to Knight's Action Park & Caribbean Water Adventure and spend a night riding the park's attractions.
Can I get a one-way rental from Alamo?
Alamo offers one-way rentals in most cases. You may find it easier to drop off your vehicle at a different location. Don't forget there may be an additional charge when you pick one-way.
Reserve your ride today!
With so much to do and see in Springfield, having your own automobile lets you explore at your own pace. When you're ready to see more of Illinois, you can go when you want to, without having to spend time waiting for the bus or wave down a taxicab.
Before your next getaway, book your Alamo Springfield rental car and take off to all the must-do activities. Reserve with CarRentals.com and cruise the highway in Springfield, Illinois.