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Cheap car rentals in Chicago, Illinois

Chicago Car Rental Deals from $15.35 /day

Standard

( Toyota Prius or Similar )

Standard car in Chicago
  • 5
  • 2/4
  • Auto
  • A/C
$ 15.35 /day

( $ 46.05 total )

Special

( Kia Soul or Similar )

Special car in Chicago
  • 5
  • 5
  • Auto
  • A/C
$ 18.00 /day

( $ 54.00 total )

Mini

( Toyota Sienna or Similar )

Mini car in Chicago
  • 2
  • 2
  • Auto
  • A/C
$ 19.00 /day

( $ 57.00 total )


Standard

( Hyundai Santa Fe Awd 7 Pass or Similar )

Standard car in Chicago
  • 5
  • 5
  • Auto
  • A/C
$ 32.14 /day

( $ 96.42 total )

Premium

( Chrysler 300 or Similar )

Premium car in Chicago
  • 5
  • 4-5
  • Auto
  • A/C
$ 32.73 /day

( $ 98.19 total )

Luxury

( Mercedes Sprinter 12 Passenger or Similar )

Luxury car in Chicago
  • 5
  • 5
  • Auto
  • A/C
$ 152.62 /day

( $ 457.88 total )


Chicago Rental Car Reviews

Car rental rating: 4.43 out of 5 with 145 ratings

Alamo

"Being able to use the kiosk with a Canadian drivers license was fantastic."

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Enterprise

"Best rental car experience I ever had. Very customer service focused. I am a road warrior..." Read more

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Enterprise

"I dropped car off a day early. Quote was prorated. Thanks."

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Hertz

"the first agent was not that "friendly" but he was compensated by the last 2 - I got a much..." Read more

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Alamo

"good experience"

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Enterprise

"A really great experience!"

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Enterprise

"David at carol stream Illinois location was outstanding"

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Advantage

"Excellent Customer service and very courteous staff. Highly impressed!!!!!"

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Payless

"I was very satisfied. Thanks,"

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Thrifty

"Great experience"

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Alamo

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Payless

"Excellent! Went flawlessly. Thank you very much CarRentals.com and Payless-O'Hare."

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Alamo

"Great experience"

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Alamo

"Great experience. Love the fact that we have the option to select the car we like. Keep up ..." Read more

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Your Guide to Chicago, IL

Whether you’re traveling for business or leisure, Chicago, Illinois is a fantastic place to visit. You’ll find no shortage of things to see or do in Chicago, but you’ll need a rental car to see not only the stunning downtown but Chicago’s surrounding suburbs and the Great Lakes. When you obtain a cheap car rental in Chicago, the city will be yours for the taking.

From Checagou to Chicago

The word “Chicago” stems from the French word “Checagou,” itself a translation of the Native American word for “wild garlic,” which grew in the area. The City of Chicago was incorporated in 1837, thanks in part to the commerce and trade made possible by its position on the Great Lakes. The railroad industry also found a home in Chicago, which further contributed to the city’s growth. When the rest of the country was feeling the dry effects of Prohibition in the 1920s, Chicago fell prey to gangsters, who lingered until 1933, when Prohibition was repealed.

Cruise the Windy City

Arguably the most notable feature of the city is the Willis Tower, formerly known as the Sears Tower. Located downtown, the Willis Tower is one of the tallest buildings in North America. Once you’ve craned your neck to take in its majesty, visit other notable Chicago attractions such as the John Hancock Tower, Navy Pier, and Grant Park. Just bear in mind that walking to these destinations can eat up your vacation time and trying to navigate public transportation can be a hassle. With Chicago car rentals, its attractions and its nearby suburbs will be at your fingertips. Steer your rental car along Lake Shore Drive to find the perfect photo ops. With the views of Lake Michigan to the east and the booming metropolis of Chicago on the west, this is a view that is breathtaking no matter how many times you visit the city.

C-Town by Car

When you use CarRentals.com to find a car rental in Chicago, you don't have to rely on pricey cabs or mass transit to let you enjoy this iconic ride. If you’re traveling alone, rent an economy car to keep gas prices down and to more easily navigate the busy city streets. If you plan on carting around friends and family, reserve a versatile SUV at a cheap price to ensure you’ve got room to drive everyone around in comfort.

The Not-so-Windy City

Chicago experiences four distinct seasons. If you’re visiting in spring, expect temperatures in the 50s, while you can enjoy warm, humid weather in the 70s and 80s during summer. Fall temperatures are usually in the 60s and 70s, while winter can drop temps down as low as the 30s. If you are visiting during winter, make sure you bundle up, as sunny days are a rarity and snow is a frequent companion. Don’t worry; even though Chicago is called “The Windy City,” it is not actually any windier than other American communities.

Reserve Your Ride

When planning your trip to Chicago, consider the type of rental car you desire. We carry a large variety of vehicles in stock, so no matter what type of trip you’re planning, you’re covered. From compact sedans for exploring the city independently to spacious SUVs for the whole family, here at CarRentals.com, we have rental cars in Chicago to meet any and all of your car rental needs. Book in advance right here on CarRentals.com to make sure you take advantage of our cheap deals and discounts on the rental car you need.

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Dollar car rental locations in Chicago

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Thrifty car rental locations in Chicago

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Enterprise car rental locations in Chicago

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Budget car rental locations in Chicago

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Avis car rental locations in Chicago

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National car rental locations in Chicago

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Alamo car rental locations in Chicago

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Hertz car rental locations in Chicago

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ACE car rental locations in Chicago

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Payless car rental locations in Chicago

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NU car rental locations in Chicago

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Advantage car rental locations in Chicago

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Firefly car rental locations in Chicago

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