Car rentals in Glenview: What you need to know
Whether you are in Glenview on business or to check out the sights, having the option to go anywhere you want is key to a great trip. Using Glenview public transportation may be a cheap method to get around this neighborhood, but if you are trying to get to another part of Chicago, you might be left waiting for a while. Taxis and ridesharing, like Uber or Lyft, can be faster, but if you are going all over Glenview, the cost can start to add up. Moreover, they may not be immediately available.
If you want to get the most out of your trip to Glenview, then being able to jump behind the wheel of your own car is the best way to be sure you have the opportunity to do everything you want to do. We can help you book an affordable price and the car of your choice. Check out our tips to find out everything you need to know about car rentals in Glenview.
Frequently asked questions
What's the best way to get a cheap rental car in Glenview?
If you are looking for some of the best car rental rates, then you are in the right place. To get the most savings on your trip to Glenview you can do a few things:
- Compare daily and weekly rates from all the different suppliers
- Book as far in advance as possible. You will usually get your preferred vehicle of your choice and save more
- Check the mileage and fuel policies. You don't want to be surprised with additional costs
- Determine the car you'll need for your trip. Don't rent more car then you need
Before you book, make sure you understand the rental policy.
What car do you suggest for Glenview?
With a number of vehicles to decide from, it can be tricky to decide what type is the best for your visit. However, keep in mind your needs and how many you are traveling with. Look at the table below to help you select the best vehicle for your needs.
|Car Type||Best for||Category includes|
|Luxury or Premium class||When you really want to go all out on your trip to Glenview||Cadillac, Audi, or similar|
|Minivan||Families with plenty of suitcases and a need for space||Chrysler Town & Country, Dodge Grand Caravan, or similar|
|Economy or Compact Car||Easy to park and have great miles per gallon||Chevrolet Spark, Vauxhall Corsa, or similar|
Do I have to be a certain age to rent a car in Glenview?
In most places, you can rent a vehicle in Chicago if you are at least 21. Be aware that you will most likely be charged an additional fee if you are under 25. Take time to go over the supplier's policies to determine if there is an additional cost before you book.
Is insurance required when you rent a car in the U.S. of A.?
The majority of countries require driver's insurance. You may be able to purchase temporary coverage through the car rental company. Otherwise, as a United States citizen, you can also purchase Collision Damage Coverage through CarRentals.com at checkout.
Although many of the major card issuers, like American Express or MasterCard, provide some coverage, there are usually restrictions. For example, they may not cover your rental car if you book a larger or luxury vehicle. Make sure to check the supplier's policy before you decide.
What is the fuel policy on my rental car?
Most suppliers give you a full tank when you pick up your car. We advise returning your car topped off. If you want to save some money, it is best to find a filling station before you return the car.
Do most suppliers offer one-way rentals in Glenview?
Many car rental suppliers offer one-way rentals. You may find it more convenient to drop off your vehicle at another location. Please note that there is usually an additional fee for one-way drop offs.
Why should I get unlimited miles?
Many suppliers provide unlimited miles, but you need to make sure it is part of your package that you are purchasing. It's helpful to know how far you want to drive and plan your trips in advance. Although most car rental providers offer unlimited mileage, if it isn't part of your rental agreement you could face additional cost. You may need unlimited miles if you are pondering some road trips to discover what else is in Chicago.
Are there any road trips I should take from Glenview?
Once you've checked out Glenview, you'll be happy that you have your own car. There are some worthwhile stops around Chicago that are just a drive away. You'll be glad you rented a car because there are a few things to explore around Glenview. Looking for things to fill an afternoon? Then hop in your car and drive 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 are a lot more things to do in and around Glenview. Hop in your rental car and see what's out there.
CarRentals.com has Your Glenview, Chicago Car Rental
Has a museum on the other side of Glenview intrigued you? Do you need to get to a meeting on the other side of town? Don't miss out on one of Chicago must-see attractions or be late to a meeting. When you have access to your own set of wheels, you can make sure your visit is following your schedule, and not have to adhere public transportation schedules.
Browse our choice of vehicles from the top rental car agencies in the country and select the perfect car for your Glenview adventure!