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Car rentals in Emma: All you need to know

An Emma car rental allows you to go where you want, when you want. You can explore all the sights, and even find out what else the rest of Illinois has to offer. CarRentals.com has answered your most frequently asked questions about renting a car in Emma. Keep reading to discover the dos and don'ts of booking a rental car.

How can I get a bargain rental car in Emma?

You're on your way to locating the best rate on your car rental by reserving it through us. But, to get the most savings when you travel to Emma you can do a few things. Be sure to:

  • Read the mileage policy to steer clear of any surprise fees
  • Reserve your rental car as far ahead of time as possible
  • Avoid airport pick-ups or drop-offs if possible; they commonly are more expensive
  • Compare daily and weekly rates; you may save more with a longer rental

Just following even a few of these tips can help you save big on your Emma rental car.

What rental companies have outlets in Emma?

From global names like Avis and Enterprise to budget-friendly brands like Budget and Thrifty, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Read through the reviews to get an idea of which meets your needs.

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

That depends on your needs and what activities you want to do in Emma. If you're having difficulty picking the right car, make sure to read over our chart below. We have compared the most popular vehicle categories for you:

Car TypeBest forCategory Includes
LuxuryIf you really want to go all out on your getaway to EmmaInfiniti Q50, Chrysler 300, or similar
SUV or MinivanLarge groups that need room for all their suitcasesHyundai Santa Fe, Nissan Quest, or similar
Compact CarCouple or two friends who plan on doing some sightseeingFord Fiesta, Chevrolet Spark, or similar

What age do you have to be to rent a car in Emma?

Generally, to rent a car in Emma you must be at least 21. However, you may find that there is an added charge if you're under the age of 25 or for higher category rentals. Read through the terms to discover what the exact price is before you reserve your rental.

Is insurance required to rent a car in Emma?

When driving in Emma or the rest of the U.S.A., you'll need insurance. Almost every supplier requires that you show proof of insurance before you pick up your automobile. 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 you while traveling through the U.S.A.. Otherwise, as a United States citizen, you can also add on Collision Damage Coverage through CarRentals.com during checkout.

Many major card issuers, like MasterCard or Visa, offer some insurance on your rental, however, there are usually restrictions. For example, you may not be covered if you reserve a larger or luxury vehicle. Check the rental car company's policy before you decide.

What are the different fuel policies?

Most suppliers give you a choice of fuel policies. Here is a list of the typical policies.

You will need to find an open gas station close to your rental car supplier
Policy TypePolicy DescriptionAdvantagesDisadvantages
Full to FullYou'll have a full tank when you pick up your automobile. Use as much gas as you need and then refill the tank when you drop the vehicle off at the end. If you refill the tank before you return your car, you won't be charged a refueling costYou only pay for the fuel you use. Used a quarter 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 pay service charges if you don't refill 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 will refund you for any unused fuelYou won't need to find a fuel station near your rental drop-off locationYou usually pay more for a tank upfront then you would going to a nearby gas station
Empty to emptyYou won't have a full tank when you pick up the vehicle, and you won't have to refill the gas before you bring the car backYou fill the tank yourself, so you won't pay more than local pump pricesYou'll need to locate a gas station shortly after you get the car

What fuel policy do you recommend?

Many suppliers offer a range of fuel policies. However, the stand-out winner 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 Emma.

Is it worth getting unlimited miles?

If you wish to check out all that Emma 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 Emma. Go over the fine print to make certain your mileage is truly "unlimited."

Know before you go

Make sure you go over a few items before you leave the car rental lot. It's important to:

  • Check out the car and determine if there is any damage or scratches. If so, write it down on your paperwork
  • Check the trunk to see if the spare is properly inflated and the jack and lung wrench are there
  • Familiarize yourself with the car. Adjust the mirrors and seats to your liking, and figure out how to turn on the lights and wipers
  • Figure out how to work the navigation and entertainment. It's best to limit any unnecessary distractions when you are navigating a new region

Book your Emma rental car today

Maybe you're traveling with your partner and kids, or carpooling with co-workers to and from the hotel to the conference center. Maybe you're traveling solo. CarRentals.com has the ideal rental car that can suit your needs and not break your wallet.