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Essex Car Rental Reviews

Car rental rating: 4.43 out of 5 with 145 ratings

Alamo

"Being able to use the kiosk with a Canadian drivers license was fantastic."

(Reviewed on September 30, 2015 )

Enterprise

"Best rental car experience I ever had. Very customer service focused. I am a road warrior and I will always choose Enterprise"

(Reviewed on September 28, 2015 )


Rent a Wreck

"Outstanding customer service! Even though we were 15 minutes late returning the car (the office had closed) the owner of the franchise was still in the parking lot and offered to shuttle us to the airport. It was a huge re..." Read more

(Reviewed on September 26, 2015 )

Rent a Wreck

"Thanks!"

(Reviewed on September 24, 2015 )


Enterprise

"I dropped car off a day early. Quote was prorated. Thanks."

(Reviewed on September 14, 2015 )

Alamo

"good experience"

(Reviewed on September 10, 2015 )


Hertz

"the first agent was not that "friendly" but he was compensated by the last 2 - I got a much better "deal" than my "usual" enterprise rent in Park ridge & that's what got me to Hertz - thanks!"

(Reviewed on September 10, 2015 )

Enterprise

"A really great experience!"

(Reviewed on September 09, 2015 )


Advantage

"Excellent Customer service and very courteous staff. Highly impressed!!!!!"

(Reviewed on September 08, 2015 )

Enterprise

"David at carol stream Illinois location was outstanding"

(Reviewed on September 08, 2015 )


Payless

"I was very satisfied. Thanks,"

(Reviewed on September 06, 2015 )

Thrifty

"Great experience"

(Reviewed on September 05, 2015 )


Alamo

"CAR RENTAL .COM IS ONE OF THE BEST WEB SITE TO RESERVE YOU CAR RENTAL NEEDS."

(Reviewed on September 04, 2015 )

Payless

"Excellent! Went flawlessly. Thank you very much CarRentals.com and Payless-O'Hare."

(Reviewed on September 02, 2015 )


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Car rentals in Essex, Chicago: What you need to know

Chicago, Illinois, is full of eclectic and exciting neighborhoods like Essex. It's in these localities where you can get a true feel for a town like Chicago. But once you are done checking out all the wonderful restaurants and shops in Essex, you'll want a way to see all that Chicago offers.

You will need to make sure you have exact amount of money and follow a strict schedule if you try to save money by Riding Essex's bus system. Rideshares and taxis are more convenient, but little trips here and there can add up. Moreover, they may not available when you want a ride right away. Booking a car in Essex is the simplest method, so you can experience the entirety of the neighborhood and the rest of Chicago on your vacation. Read below to find all that you want about car rentals in Essex.

Frequently asked questions

What's the best way to get an affordable rental car in Essex?

If you are looking for some of the best car rental rates, then you're in the right place. To increase your savings on your trip to Essex you can do a few things:

  • Check the mileage policy to avoid any surprise expenses
  • Reserve your vehicle as far ahead of time as possible
  • Avoid airport pick-ups or drop-offs if possible; they commonly are pricier
  • Compare daily and weekly rates; you might save more if you rent the car for longer

Before you book, be sure to go through the rental policy.

What kind of rental car should I get in Essex?

With a variety of car types to select from, it could be tough to decide what type is ideal for your visit. Nevertheless, you will want to take into consideration the amount of driving and how many people you're riding with. Look at the table below to help you book what automobile is the best one for you.

Car TypeBest forCategory includes
Luxury or Premium classWhen you want to travel Essex in styleCadillac XTS, Infiniti Q50, or similar
SUV or MinivanFamily vacations where you need the extra roomDodge Grand Caravan, Nissan Quest, or similar
Compact CarCouple or two friends heading to the beach and backFord Fiesta, Chevrolet Spark, or similar

Do I have to be a certain age to rent a car in Essex?

In most areas, you can rent a vehicle in Chicago if you're at least 21. Please note you'll most likely be charged an additional fee if you are younger than 25 years of age. Make sure to check the supplier's policy to determine what the total cost is for you.

Do I need insurance when I rent a car?

You are required to have insurance before you rent in United States of America. It may possible to buy additional insurance through the supplier for your trip, if you know your insurance won't cover your rental during your trip.

Many major credit card issuers provide insurance on your car rental. However, there are commonly limits on what they will cover. For instance, they may not cover your rental car if you book a luxury or larger vehicle. Make sure to check the credit card company's policy before you decide. You can book Collision Damage Coverage through CarRentals.com at checkout if you are a U.S. citizen.

What fuel policy should I go for in Essex?

We recommend a full tank policy. You receive the car with full tank of gas, and you should bring it back it topped off. If you want to save some money, it is best to fill up your tank before you return the car to the supplier. Stations close to airports or car rental places tend to have higher prices.

Do any Essex providers provide one-way?

A lot of car rental providers offer one-way rentals. Depending on your itinerary, you may find it easier to drop off your car in a different area. Keep in mind that there is usually an additional fee for one-way rentals.

Can I book with unlimited mileage when renting a car in Chicago, Illinois?

Most suppliers provide unlimited miles, but you need to make sure it is part of the package that you are purchasing. It's important to calculate how much driving you will be doing ahead of time. You don't want to be hit with any surprise overages if you don't have unlimited miles, so make sure to understand the supplier's policy. You may need to get unlimited miles if you are hitting the highway to discover what else is in Chicago.

Are there any road trips I should take from Essex?

Once you've checked out Essex, you'll be happy that you have your own set of wheels available. There are some worthwhile stops around Chicago that are just a drive away. You'll be excited you have your rental car because there are a few things to explore around Essex. Looking for things to fill an afternoon? Then get in your car and head to:

  • Interact with a bit of local history with a visit to the Columbus Park
  • Art Institute of Chicago can give you an intriguing look into some Illinois history
  • Frank R. Lillie House is an Illinois landmark that could make a good spot to start a day trip
  • Take in even more Illinois culture at the A. Philip Randolph Pullman Porter Museum

of course, there is a lot more to do in and around Essex. Get in your rental car and find what's out there.

Your Essex, Chicago Car Rental is waiting

Has an attraction on the other side of Essex caught your eye? Do you need to meet a prospective client at their hotel or office? Don't miss out on one of Essex must-see attractions or be late to a meeting. When you have the keys to your own car, you can make sure your visit is on your time, and not have to adhere a metro schedule.

Check out our choice of automobiles from the top rental car agencies in the country and pick out the perfect vehicle for your Essex trip!