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Car rentals in Harrisburg: All you need to know

A Harrisburg car rental allows you to go where you want, when you want. You can explore all the sights, and even find out what else the rest of Illinois has to offer. CarRentals.com has gathered the most frequently asked questions about renting a car in Harrisburg. Find out which vehicle is perfect for your trip, and how to get the best rates.

How do I find a bargain rental car in Harrisburg?

CarRentals.com always strives to get you the best deal. However, there are ways to get an even cheaper price on your next booking. Make sure to:

  • Read the mileage policy to prevent any surprises
  • Reserve your vehicle as far ahead of time as you can
  • Avoid airport pick-ups and drop-offs if possible; they usually are more expensive
  • Compare daily and weekly rates; you may save more with a longer rental

Just following even a few of these tips can help you save big on your Harrisburg rental car.

What rental companies have retailers in Harrisburg?

From budget-friendly brands like Thrifty and Budget to global names like Enterprise and Hertz, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Look through the reviews to help you figure out which is best for your next trip.

What types and makes of rental cars are on offer in Harrisburg?

That all depends on your needs and what you'll be doing when you visit Harrisburg. If you're having difficulty choosing, make sure to look over the table below. We've compared the most popular vehicle categories for you:

What age do you have to be to rent a car in Harrisburg?

Usually, to rent a car in Harrisburg you must be at least 21. But, there might be an added charge if you are under 25 or for larger or higher category vehicles. Go through the supplier's terms to figure out what any additional charges will be before you rent your vehicle.

Will I need insurance to get a car rental in Harrisburg?

Most countries require driver's insurance. You might be able to buy additional insurance through rental car supplier, if you are concerned your insurance won't cover you while traveling through the United States. Otherwise, as a U.S. citizen, you can also purchase Collision Damage Coverage with CarRentals.com at checkout. Although many of the major card issuers, like Visa or American Express, give some insurance, there are usually restrictions. For example, they may not cover your rental car if you book a luxury or larger vehicle. Make sure to check car rental company's policy before you decide.

What are the different fuel policies?

Most suppliers allow you to choose which policy you want. Here is a list of the typical policies.

You will need to search for a gas station close to the drop-off location

What fuel policy do you recommend?

Many rental car suppliers offer a range of fuel policies. However, full-to-full is our stand-out choice. You simply bring the car back with the same amount of fuel you got it with. Just be sure you make time to shop for the cheapest gas prices.

Should I get unlimited miles when I rent a car in Harrisburg?

Unlimited mileage is a good option for those who don't want to worry about watching the odometer their whole trip. You will just need to make sure there's nothing else in the small print that could add in extra costs.

Before you drive off

Before you get going on your Harrisburg trip, be sure you check a few items before you leave the lot. It's important to:

  • Walk around the vehicle and be certain there is no damage or scrapes. If so, write it down on your paperwork
  • Make you have a properly inflated spare tire, lug wrench, and jack in the trunk
  • Familiarize yourself with the car. Adjust the mirrors and seats to your liking, and figure out how to turn on the lights and windshield wipers
  • Get comfortable working the navigation and entertainment. It's best to limit any unneeded distractions when you are driving around a new area

Book your Harrisburg car rental today

Use CarRentals.com to get the best wheels Harrisburg has to offer. Before you know it, you'll be cruising between the well-known restaurants, renowned landmarks, and all the fantastic sites in Harrisburg.