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Where is Illinois?
There’s plenty to discover in Illinois, and there’s nothing like diving headfirst into a new adventure with your very own rental car. Here’s a little info to get you going. Illinois is a state of United States of America. You might like to kick things off in its capital city, Springfield. Approximately 116,600 people call this place their home.
What are the major attractions in Illinois?
Fantastic sights are around almost every corner in Illinois. Sit down, buckle up and we’ll give you the scoop on a few of them. Your first pit stop ought to be Wrigley Field, 5 miles from the center of Chicago. Not just any old attraction, this renowned place draws numerous adventurers every year.
What are the best road trip destinations in Illinois?
Illinois is a wonderful place to cruise the highways in your own rental car. Turn up the radio and enjoy the flexibility of checking out all the region’s treasures dotted between each of its most popular travel destinations. Try to visit as many of this place’s most well-known destinations as you can:

  • Chicago (population of 2,720,500)
  • Aurora (population of 200,700)
  • Rockford (population of 148,300)
  • Joliet (population of 147,900)

How can I get a cheap car rental in Illinois?
Below are our top suggestions if you want to score the best price on a car rental:

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  • Set an email Price Drop Alert for your next exciting vacation destination. You never know what sensational bargains will zoom straight into your inbox;
  • Before you pick up your keys and jump behind the wheel, check out both airport and non-airport pickup and drop-off locations to ensure you’re getting your hands on the best deal in town;
  • If you don’t mind which day of the week you get the keys to your car and your plans are flexible, play around with days and dates to find the best deal;
  • Pickup and drop-off times generally need to be the same (e.g, both 10 a.m.) or you might be charged for an entire extra day;
  • Sometimes rental companies offer big incentives to pay upfront, so be sure to keep an eye out for these penny-pinching offers;
  • It’s best to book as soon as your vacation dates are confirmed. You’ll have the largest range to choose from the earlier you book.

What is the most popular rental car category in Illinois?
Simple to maneuver and with great gas mileage — it’s hardly surprising that compact cars are the most popular type of rental vehicle in Illinois. And if you have plans to cruise down the bustling streets of Chicago or Aurora, you’ll be happy you went for a smaller car too. Zip past traffic, fit into tiny parking spots, and navigate narrow lanes — find out why bigger doesn’t always mean better!If dashing down the highway and checking out natural treasures are on the itinerary, consider an SUV or a full-size car. Illinois has some beautiful prairies and lakes, so there are plenty of opportunities to venture into nature. These bigger vehicles are suited to visitors who are into camping, or for lengthy road trips that require a more comfortable ride.
Should I get a luxury rental car in Illinois?
For some, owning a high-end vehicle may be a little out of reach. But renting the car of your dreams is far more achievable than you might think! Imagine cruising around town in a swish sports car, even if it’s only for a few days. Or perhaps all you’re after is a set of wheels to get you from point A to point B. Flashy or thrifty? Either way, there’s a rental car to suit your style in Illinois.
What side of the road do they drive on in Illinois?
You’ll need to keep right while driving in Illinois. Also, exercise a bit of extra caution if it’s your first time behind the wheel here. Once you have a feel for the roads, you can relax and enjoy the scenery!
What happens if I get a speeding fine while driving a rental car in United States of America?
More often than not, your chosen car rental company will charge the amount fined to your credit card. Alternatively, the company may provide your contact information to the relevant local authority so they can issue a fine straight to you.

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