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Car rentals in Ellery: All you need to know

You need a great vehicle to get around Ellery whether you're traveling for a business trip or a vacation. See the top sites around town and pull up in front of the popular restaurants in Ellery. We've answered your most popular questions about car rentals in Ellery. 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 Ellery?

CarRentals.com always tries to get you the best rate. But, you can do a couple things to keep your upcoming rental affordable. Make sure to:

  • Check the mileage policy to prevent any surprises
  • Book your car rental as far in advance as you can
  • Avoid airport pick-ups or drop-offs if possible; they usually are pricier
  • Compare weekly and daily 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 suppliers have outlets in Ellery?

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

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

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 an automobile that suits your needs. Some options include:

Car TypeBest forCategory Includes
Full Size SUVPerfect for families or groups who need a comfortable ride and have safety as a top priorityFord Explorer, Kia Sorento, BMW X3, or similar
Full SizeIf you plan on doing plenty of exploring and want a comfortable rideInfiniti Q50, Hyundai Sonata, or similar
HybridThose looking for a fuel-efficient vehicleToyota Prius, Honda Civic, or similar

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

Usually, the age limit for car rentals in Ellery is 21. But, you may find that there is an additional fee if you are under 25 or for higher category rentals. Go through the terms to find what the exact price will be before you reserve your rental.

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

Insurance is always required, no matter where you're renting a car. However, you might already be covered by your credit card or car policies. Keep in mind, your policies may not provide total coverage, and you'll need to add it to your booking for Ellery. Check in advance and, if it's required, you can easily include it at the CarRentals.com checkout.

What are the different fuel policies?

Most suppliers allow you to choose which policy you want. Here is a list of the typical policies.

You will need to find an open gas station near your rental car supplier
Policy TypePolicy DescriptionAdvantagesDisadvantages
Full to FullThere will be a full tank of gas when you pick up your vehicle. Use as much fuel as you need and top it off when you return your car at the rental dealer. Just make sure to refill the tank before you return the car to avoid a refueling costYou only need to replace the fuel you used. Used a quarter of a tank? Then you just fill it back up to full. You won't be paying for any fuel you didn't use. You won't pay more than local fuel prices and you'll only pay service fees if you don't fill up the tank
Full to empty (pre-paid)You pay for a full tank of gas upfront and bring the car back with the tank empty. Check with the rental car provider to see if they'll refund you for any unused fuelYou won't need to find a fuel station near your rental drop-off locationYou usually pay a higher price 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 have to fill the tank back up when you drop it back offYou refill your tank yourself, so you won't pay more than local pump pricesYou'll need to find a gas station as soon as you collect the car

What fuel policy should I get?

Many rental car suppliers offer a range of fuel policies. However, full-to-full is our stand-out choice. You simply bring the car back with the same amount of fuel you got it with. Just be sure you make time to shop for the cheapest gas prices.

Is it worth getting unlimited miles?

If you plan to explore all that Ellery and maybe even the rest of Illinois offers, you are going to need unlimited miles. You won't have to worry about extra charges if you decide to drive all over Ellery. Review the fine print to be certain your mileage is truly "unlimited."

Before you leave the lot

Before you begin on your Ellery vacation, check out a few items prior to leaving the rental lot. It's important to:

  • Walk around your vehicle and determine if there is any damage or scratches. If so, write it down on your 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, and note how to turn on the lights and windshield wipers
  • Figure out how to work the navigation and entertainment. It's best to limit any unneeded distractions when you are navigating a new region

Book your Ellery car rental today

You know you can count on a wonderful vehicle that will leave you with extra cash in the bank when you reserve your car rental with CarRentals.com. Book today to cash in on cheap deals on your perfect Ellery car rental. See you out here.