Car rentals in Elkville: All you need to know
An Elkville car rental allows you to go where you want, when you want. You'll be able to check out all the sights, and even see what else the rest of Illinois has to offer. CarRentals.com has gathered the most frequently asked questions about renting a car in Elkville. Keep reading to discover which vehicle is perfect for your trip, and how to get the best rates.
Where can I find a bargain car rental in Elkville?
CarRentals.com makes it a cinch to get budget-friendly deals. Simply enter your travel dates and go down the list of car rental suppliers, select the top rental locations, and find the cheapest packages Elkville has to offer. You can also:
- Check the mileage policy to steer clear of any surprise expenses
- Reserve your rental as far in advance as possible
- Avoid airport pick-ups and drop-offs if possible; they tend to be pricier
- Compare weekly and daily rates; you may save more if you rent the car for longer
Even a little rental car know-how can go a long way to getting you the most savings.
What rental suppliers have retailers in Elkville?
From budget-friendly brands like Fox and Budget to global names like Advantage and Hertz, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Look through the online reviews to help you figure out which is best for your next trip.
What types and makes of rental cars are on offer in Elkville?
Whether you want a roomy family vehicle or a low-cost economy car, the sheer wealth of options in this Illinois city means you're bound to find a car that suits your needs. Some options include:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Luxury||Business travelers who want a little luxury as they cruise Elkville||Audi A4, Cadillac XTS, or similar|
|Minivan||Families with plenty of suitcases and a need for space||Chrysler Pacifica, Dodge Grand Caravan, or similar|
|Hybrid||Those that want to get the most mpg on their trip||Toyota Prius, Honda Civic, or similar|
How old do you have to be to rent a car in Elkville?
Normally, to rent a car in Elkville you must be at least 21—the same as it is across the rest of the United States of America. Additionally, many suppliers charge an extra fee if you are under 25. Be sure to review the supplier's terms to determine what the exact charge is before you reserve your rental.
Is insurance required to rent a car in Elkville?
Insurance is mandatory, wherever you rent a car. However, you could already be insured by your existing car or credit card policies. Keep in mind, those policies may not cover you 100%, and you'll have to add it to your booking for Elkville. Check in advance and, if it is required, you can conveniently add it at checkout.
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 need to search for a gas station close to your car rental supplier
|Policy Type||Policy Description||Advantages||Disadvantages|
|Full to Full||You'll have a full tank when you pick up your automobile. You can use as much fuel as you need 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 cost||You only need to replace the fuel you used. Used a half of a tank? Simply fill it back up to full. You won't need to pay for any you didn't use. You can fill up at any station you want and you'll only be charged refueling fees if you don't refill the tank|
|Full to empty (pre-paid)||You'll pick up the car with a full tank of fuel and return the car with an empty tank. Ask the supplier to see if they will refund you for any unused fuel||You won't have to find for a gas station before you bring back the car||You might pay more for the tank than you would filling up at a local gas station|
|Empty to empty||You won't have a full tank when you collect your vehicle, and you don't need to refill the gas when you bring the car back||You refill your tank yourself, so you can shop around for the cheapest local prices||You'll have to get some gas before you do any serious driving|
What type of fuel policy should I choose?
Many rental car suppliers offer a range of fuel policies. However, the stand-out choice is usually full-to-full. 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 Elkville.
Is it worth getting unlimited miles?
If you plan to check out all that Elkville and maybe even the rest of Illinois offers, you're going to need unlimited miles. You can drive as far as you'd like without worrying about additional fees. Read the fine print to make sure your mileage is actually "unlimited."
Before you drive off
Make sure you check a few things before you leave the lot on your Elkville adventure. You should take time to:
- Inspect your car and determine if there is any dents or scrapes. If so, write it down on the paperwork
- Make you have a properly inflated spare tire, lug wrench, and jack in the trunk
- 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
- Get comfortable working the navigation and entertainment. You don't want any unneeded distractions in a new city
Book your Elkville car rental today
Use CarRentals.com to get yourself the best wheels Elkville has to offer. Before you know it, you'll be driving between the great restaurants, world-famous landmarks, and all the marvelous sites in Elkville.