Car rentals in Gilberts: All you need to know
A Gilberts car rental allows you to go where you want, when you want. You'll be able to check out all the sights, and even find out what else the rest of Illinois has to offer. We've collected your most popular questions about renting a car in Gilberts. Find out how to get the best rates on your ideal vehicle.
How can I find a great deal on a car rental in Gilberts?
CarRentals.com makes it easy to grab the best deals. Just type in your travel dates and go down the list of rental suppliers, pick the top rental locations, and find the best offers in Gilberts. You should also:
- Take time to compare vehicle pricing
- Avoid airport pick-ups and drop-offs, which can cost more
- Know ahead of time the amount of fuel/mileage you may use
- Search and book as far in advance as you can
Just following even a few of these tips can help you save on your Gilberts rental car.
What rental suppliers have outlets in Gilberts?
From budget-friendly brands like Payless and Fox to global names like National and Hertz, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Look through the online reviews to get an idea of which one meets your needs.
What types and makes of rental cars are on offer in Gilberts?
Whether you want a roomy family vehicle or a low-cost economy car, the sheer wealth of options in this Illinois town means you're bound to find a vehicle that is perfect for you. Some options include:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Full Size SUV||Families or groups looking for adventure in the Illinois back-country||BMW X3, Ford Explorer, or similar|
|Full Size||Planning a big trip with a large group of friends or family members||Chevrolet Impala, Toyota Camry, or similar|
|Economy or Compact Car||For those on a tight travel budget||Ford Fiesta, Chevrolet Spark, or similar|
What age do you have to be to rent a car in Gilberts?
Normally, to rent a car in Gilberts 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 added fee if you are under 25. Be sure to read the supplier's terms to figure out what the total will be before you reserve your rental.
Will I need insurance to get a car rental in Gilberts?
Insurance is always required, wherever you're renting a car. That said, you could already be insured by your credit card or car policies. Keep in mind, your policies may not cover you 100%, and you'll need to add it to your booking for Gilberts. Look into it before you book and, if it's needed, you can easily include it at the CarRentals.com checkout.
What is the difference between all the 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 find an open gas station near the drop-off location
|Policy Type||Policy Description||Advantages||Disadvantages|
|Full to Full||You'll have a full tank when you get your car. Use as much petrol as you want and then refill the tank when you drop the vehicle off at the end. Just make sure to refill the tank before you return the car to avoid 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 fuel you didn't use. You can fill up at any station you want 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 when you pick the car up and bring the car back with the tank empty. Some suppliers offer a refund for any unused fuel. Be sure to verify with them beforehand||There will be no need to go searching for a gas station before you return your car||You usually pay more for a tank upfront then you would going to a nearby gas station|
|Empty to empty||You won't have a full tank when you collect the vehicle, and you won't have to fill the tank back up before you bring the car back||You refill your tank yourself, so you won't pay more than local pump prices||You'll have to get some gas before you go on a long trip|
What fuel policy do you recommend?
Many suppliers offer a variety 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?
Unlimited miles is a good option if you plan to do a bit of sightseeing or visit several clients all over Gilberts. You can cruise as much as you like without incurring added charges. Make sure to read your rental agreement to see if there are mileage limitations.
Before you drive off
Before you get going on your Gilberts trip, be sure you go over a few things prior to leaving the lot. You should take time to:
- Check out the car and make certain there is no dents or scratches. If so, write it down on the paperwork
- Make you have a properly inflated spare tire, lug wrench, and jack in the trunk
- Get familiar with the controls of your 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 radio or entertainment features. It's best to limit any unneeded distractions when you are navigating a new city
Book your Gilberts car rental today
Maybe you're traveling solo, maybe you're bringing your partner or kids, or maybe you're carpooling with co-workers to and from the hotel to the conference center. CarRentals.com has the ideal car rental that can suit your needs and not break the bank.