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Car rentals in Eldorado: All you need to know

An Eldorado car rental allows you to go where you want, when you want. You can check out all the sights, and even see what else the rest of Illinois has to offer. We've gathered your most popular questions about car rentals in Eldorado. Keep reading to find out how to get the best rates on your ideal vehicle.

How do I get a bargain car rental in Eldorado?

CarRentals.com makes it a breeze to get budget-friendly rates. Simply enter your travel dates and go through the list of rental suppliers, choose the top rental locations, and find the most wallet-friendly offers in Eldorado. You can also:

  • Take time to compare vehicle pricing
  • Avoid pick-ups and drop-offs at airports, which can cost more
  • Know ahead of time how much fuel/mileage you may use
  • Search and reserve as far in advance as you can

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

What rental companies have agencies in Eldorado?

From global names like National and Hertz to budget-friendly brands like Fox and Budget, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Look through the online reviews to help you figure out which one is best for you.

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

Whether you want a roomy family vehicle or a low-cost economy car, the sheer wealth of options in this Illinois metropolis means you're certain to find a vehicle that suits your needs. Some options include:

Car TypeBest forCategory Includes
Full Size SUVTo take on any kind of terrain and sightseeingFord Explorer, Kia Sorento, BMW X3, or similar
Full SizeFor big groups that want better fuel economy than an SUVToyota Camry, Nissan Altima, or similar
Compact CarWhen saving money is a top priorityFiat 500, Nissan Versa Note, or similar

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

Typically, to rent a car in Eldorado you must be at least 21—the same as it is across the rest of the USA. If you are under 25, you might also need to pay a surcharge. Be sure to go over the rental agreement to determine what the total is before you book your vehicle.

Do I need insurance to rent a car in Eldorado?

Insurance is required, no matter where you rent a car. Nevertheless, your current car insurance may cover you. Additionally, if you pay using your credit card, the card's benefits may also insure you. Keep in mind, those policies might not totally cover your rental, and you'll have to add it to your booking for Eldorado. Check in advance and, if it's necessary, you can easily add it at the CarRentals.com checkout.

What are the different fuel policies?

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

You will have to search for a gas station near the drop-off location
Policy TypePolicy DescriptionAdvantagesDisadvantages
Full to FullThe tank will be full when you pick up your car. Use as much fuel as you need and top it off when you return your car at the rental dealer. If you refill the tank before you return your car, you won't be charged a refueling costYou only refill the amount of fuel that you've used. If you only use half of a tank, it's only necessary refill half of a tank, and therefore avoid paying for any you don't need. You won't pay more than local fuel prices and you'll only pay service fees if you don't refill the tank
Full to empty (pre-paid)You'll receive the car with a full tank of gas and return the car with the tank empty. Many providers offer a refund for any unused fuel. Be sure to confirm with them beforehandYou won't need to find a gas station near your rental drop-off locationYou usually pay a more expensive rate for a tank upfront then you would going to a nearby gas station
Empty to emptyYou may not have a full tank when you pick up your vehicle, and you won't need to fill the tank back up before you bring the car backYou fill the tank yourself, so you won't pay more than local pump pricesYou'll have to fill up before you do any serious driving

What fuel policy should I get?

We usually suggest 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.

Is it worth getting unlimited miles?

If you wish to explore all that Eldorado 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. Go over the fine print to be certain they are truly "unlimited."

Before you leave the lot

Be sure you check a few things before you leave the lot on your Eldorado adventure. You should take time to:

  • Walk around the car and make certain there is no damage or scratches. Be sure to make note of it on the paperwork, or you may get charged for it
  • Make you have a properly inflated spare tire, lug wrench, and jack in the trunk
  • Get familiar with the controls of your 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 unnecessary distractions when you are navigating a new region

Book your Eldorado car rental today

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