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Car rentals in Elgin: All you need to know

An Elgin car rental allows you to go where you want, when you want. You can check out all the sights, and even see what the rest of Oklahoma has to offer. CarRentals.com has gathered your most frequently asked questions about car rentals in Elgin. Keep reading to find out which vehicle is perfect for your trip, and how to get the best rates.

How do I get a great deal on a rental car in Elgin?

CarRentals.com makes it easy to book budget-friendly rates. Simply enter your travel dates and scroll down the variety of car rental companies, select the top rental locations, and find the cheapest offers in Elgin. You can also:

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

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

What rental companies have agencies in Elgin?

From global names like National and Enterprise to budget-friendly brands like Fox and Budget, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Scan 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 Elgin?

That depends on your needs and what you'll be doing when you visit Elgin. If you're having a little trouble deciding, be sure to read over the chart below. We have compared the most popular types of cars for you:

Car TypeBest forCategory Includes
PremiumWhen you need the bestCamaro, Chrysler 300, or similar
SUV or MinivanFamilies with a lot of suitcases and a need for spaceChrysler Town & Country, Dodge Grand Caravan, or similar
HybridThose looking for a fuel-efficient vehicleBMW i3, Toyota Prius, or similar

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

Normally, the age limit for renting a car in Elgin is 21—the same as it is across the rest of the United States of America. If you are under 25, you might also need to pay a surcharge. Be sure to read over the terms to determine any additional fees will be before you rent your car.

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

When cruising through Elgin or the rest of the United States, you will need insurance. Almost every supplier needs proof of insurance before you pick up your automobile. Many countries require driver's insurance. You may be able to pay for interim insurance with the rental agency. Otherwise, as a U.S. citizen, you can also purchase Collision Damage Coverage with CarRentals.com at checkout.

The major credit cards (American Express, Visa, MasterCard, and Discover) will usually offer coverage. However, many of them have restrictions, such as not covering bigger vehicles like trucks or SUVs. Make sure to find out exactly what your credit card will cover and how much before you head to Elgin.

Are there different fuel policies?

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

You will have to search for a gas station near your rental car supplier
Policy TypePolicy DescriptionAdvantagesDisadvantages
Full to FullThe gas tank will be full when you get your automobile. Use as much petrol as you want and then refill the tank when you drop the vehicle off when you are done. As long as you replace the fuel before returning the car, you won't face any extra feesYou only need to replace the fuel you used. If you only use half of a tank, you'll only need to refill half of a tank, and therefore avoid paying for fuel you don't need. You can shop around for the cheapest prices and you'll only pay refueling charges if you don't fill up the tank
Full to empty (pre-paid)You pay for a full tank of gas when you pick the car up and bring the car back with the tank empty. Check with the provider to see if they'll refund you for any unused fuelYou won't have to find for a gas station before you drop-off your carYou usually pay a higher rate for a tank upfront then going to a local station
Empty to emptyYou won't have a full tank when you pick up the vehicle, and you don't need to fill the tank back up before you drop it back offYou fill the tank yourself, so you won't pay more than local pump pricesYou'll need to locate a gas station as soon as you collect the car

What type of fuel policy should I choose?

Many rental car suppliers offer a range of fuel policies. However, full-to-full is our stand-out choice. It simply means returning the car with the same level of gas as you got it with, so you'll never pay for anyone else's road trips through the Elgin.

Is it worth getting unlimited miles?

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

Before you drive off

Make sure you check a few items prior to leaving the lot. It's important to:

  • Check out your car and be certain there is no damage or scratches. 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 both the lug wrench and jack are there
  • Familiarize yourself with the 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). It's best to limit any unneeded distractions when you are navigating a new city

Book your Elgin rental car today

Use CarRentals.com to get the best wheels Elgin has to offer. Before you know it, you'll be driving between the great restaurants, renowned landmarks, and all the amazing sites in Elgin.