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Car rentals in Dunlap: All you need to know

A Dunlap car rental gives you the opportunity to go where you want, when you want. You can check out all the sights, and even find out what the rest of Illinois has to offer. We've gathered your most popular questions about renting a car in Dunlap. Find out how to get the best rates on your ideal vehicle.

Where can I find a great deal on a car rental in Dunlap?

You are on your way to finding the best rate on your car rental with us. But, you can remember a few things to keep your next rental affordable. Be sure to:

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

Even a little rental car know-how can go a long way to getting you the most savings.

What rental companies have agencies in Dunlap?

From budget-friendly brands like Economy and Budget to global names like Avis and Sixt, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Read through the online reviews to help you figure out which is best for your next trip.

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

Whether you want a roomy family vehicle or a low-cost economy car, the sheer wealth of options in this Illinois town means you're bound to find an automobile that is perfect for you. Some options include:

Car TypeBest forCategory Includes
Luxury or Premium-classWhen you deserve the bestInfiniti Q50, Mercedes Benz CLA, or similar
SUVIf you plan on doing a lot of sightseeing and want a comfortable rideDodge Grand Caravan, Nissan Quest, or similar
HybridThose that want a quiet and comfortable rideBMW i3, Toyota Prius, or similar

How old do you have to be to rent a car in Dunlap?

Usually, to rent a car in Dunlap you must be at least 21. But, you may find that there is an added fee if you are under the age of 25 or for higher category cars in particular. Read through the terms to determine what the exact price is before you book your vehicle.

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

When driving around Dunlap or the rest of the U.S. of A., you'll need insurance. Almost every supplier needs proof of insurance before you rent a car. Almost all countries require the driver to have insurance. You may be able to buy additional insurance through the rental car dealer, if you think your insurance won't cover your rental. Additionally, as a U.S. citizen, you can also add on Collision Damage Coverage through CarRentals.com at checkout.

The major credit cards (Visa, MasterCard, American Express, and Discover) will generally cover your car rental. But many of them have restrictions, like not covering larger vehicles like premium models or some SUVs. Be sure to call and find out what kind of coverage is offered before you travel to Dunlap.

What is the fuel policy for Dunlap rental cars?

Most suppliers allow you to choose which policy you want. Below is a list of the most common ones.

You will need to find a gas station near your car rental supplier
Policy TypePolicy DescriptionAdvantagesDisadvantages
Full to FullThere will be a full tank of gas when you pick up your car. You can use as much fuel as you like and then refill the tank when you drop the vehicle off at the end of your rental period. If you refill the tank before you return your car, you won't be charged a refueling costYou only need to replace the fuel you used. If you only use half of a tank, you'll only have to refill half of a tank, and therefore avoid paying for fuel you don't need. You won't pay more than local fuel prices and you'll only be charged refueling fees if you don't refill the tank
Full to empty (pre-paid)You pay for a full tank when you pick the car up and bring the car back with the tank empty. Ask the supplier to see if they will refund you for any unused fuelYou won't need to find a petrol station near your rental drop-off locationYou might pay a higher rate for the tank than you would filling up at a local gas station
Empty to emptyYou will not have a full tank of fuel when you pick up your vehicle, and you don't have to refill the gas when you bring the car backYou refill your tank yourself, so you can shop around for the cheapest local pricesYou'll need to find a gas station as soon as you get the car

What fuel policy should I get?

At CarRentals.com, we suggest a full to full policy. You should receive your car with a full tank, and you will want to return it with a full tank of gas. To avoid any added expenses, fill up your tank before you return the car.

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

If you plan to explore all that Dunlap and maybe even the rest of Illinois offers, you are going to want unlimited miles. You can drive as far as you'd like without worrying about additional fees. Review the fine print to make certain they are actually "unlimited."

Tips before you leave the lot

Be sure you check a few things prior to leaving the car rental lot on your Dunlap adventure. You should:

  • Walk around your vehicle and make sure there is no dents or scrapes. Be sure to make note of it on the paperwork, or you may get charged for it
  • Inspect the trunk to see if the spare is inflated and the necessary tools to change it are there
  • Get familiar with the controls of your car. Adjust the mirrors and seats, and note how to turn on the lights and windshield wipers
  • Get comfortable working the entertainment and GPS (if available). You don't want any unneeded distractions in a new city

Book your Dunlap car rental today

Maybe you're carpooling with co-workers to and from the hotel to the conference center, maybe you're traveling solo, or maybe you're bringing your partner or kids. CarRentals.com has the ideal car that can fit your needs and not deplete your travel piggy bank.