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Car rentals in Salem: All you need to know

You need a great automobile to take you around Salem whether you're going for a business or pleasure. Explore the top sites around the city and pull up in front of the popular restaurants in Salem. CarRentals.com has collected your most popular questions about renting a car in Salem. Find out how to get the best rates on your ideal vehicle.

How do I find a bargain car rental in Salem?

CarRentals.com makes it a breeze to book the best deals. Just enter your travel dates and scroll down the list of rental suppliers, choose the top rental locations, and find the best packages Salem has to offer. You should also:

  • Read the mileage policy to prevent any surprise expenses
  • Book your car rental as far ahead of time as possible
  • Avoid airport pick-ups; they tend to be pricier
  • Compare daily and weekly rates; you may save more with a longer rental

These tips can help you save even more on your next car rental in Salem.

What rental suppliers have retailers in Salem?

From budget-friendly brands like Economy 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 get an idea of which one is best for you.

What type of rental car should I get for my trip to Salem?

That depends on your needs and what you'll be doing when you visit Salem. If you're having trouble picking the right car, be sure to read over our table below. We have compared the most popular types of vehicles for you:

What's the age requirement to rent a car in Salem?

Generally, the age limit for car rentals in Salem is 21—the same as it is across the rest of the USA. Additionally, many suppliers charge an extra fee if you are under 25. Be sure to go through the rental agreement to discover what the total is before you rent your car.

Is insurance required to rent a car in Salem?

Most countries require driver's insurance. You might be able to buy additional insurance through rental car company for your trip, if you are concerned your insurance won't cover your rental during your trip. Otherwise, as a United States citizen, you can also purchase Collision Damage Coverage through CarRentals.com at checkout. Several credit cards (Discover, American Express, Visa, and MasterCard) will offer coverage. But many of them have restrictions, such as not covering larger vehicles like premium models or some SUVs. Make sure to call and find out what kind of coverage is offered before you head to Salem.

What is the fuel policy for Salem rental cars?

Most suppliers give you a choice of fuel policies. Below is a list of the most common ones.

You will have to search for an open gas station close to your car rental supplier

What type of fuel policy should I choose?

We usually advise that you choose the full-to-full policy. This policy simply means you bring your rental back to the full, and you're all set.

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

If you wish to see all that Salem and maybe even the rest of Illinois offers, you are going to want unlimited miles. You won't have to worry about extra charges if you decide to drive all over Salem. Go over the fine print to make certain they are actually "unlimited."

Know before you go

Make sure you check a few things prior to leaving the lot. You should take time to:

  • Inspect your car and make certain there is no damage or scrapes. If you notice any, write it down on the paperwork
  • Inspect the trunk to see if the spare is inflated and the necessary tools to change it are there
  • 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
  • Figure out how to work the navigation and entertainment. You don't want any unneeded distractions in a new city

Book your Salem car rental today

When you reserve your Salem rental car with CarRentals.com, you know you can count on a wonderful set of wheels that will leave you with extra cash to spare. Book today to cash in on cheap deals on your ideal Salem car rental. See you out here.

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