Car rentals in Junction: All you need to know
A Junction car rental gives you the opportunity to go where you want, when you want. You'll be able to check out all the sights, and even find out what the rest of Illinois has to offer. We've collected the most frequently asked questions about renting a car in Junction. Find out how to get the best rates on your ideal vehicle.
How can I find a great deal on a rental car in Junction?
We always try to get you the best rate. But, you can remember a few things to keep your next booking affordable. Be sure to:
- Take time to compare vehicle pricing
- Try to avoid airport pick-ups or drop-offs, which usually are more expensive
- Determine ahead of time the amount of fuel/mileage you may use
- Search and book in advance
Just following even a few of these tips can help you save big on your Junction rental car.
What rental suppliers have outlets in Junction?
From global names like National and Hertz to budget-friendly brands like Budget and Thrifty, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Look through the online reviews to help you figure out which one meets your needs.
What types and makes of rental cars are on offer in Junction?
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 certain to find an automobile that suits your needs. Some options include:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Full Size SUV||Those looking for a little adventure off the beaten path||BMW X3, Ford Edge, or similar|
|Full Size||For large groups that want better fuel economy than an SUV||Infiniti Q50, Hyundai Sonata, or similar|
|Hybrid||Those looking for a fuel-efficient vehicle||Toyota Prius, Honda Civic, or similar|
What age do you have to be to rent a car in Junction?
Typically, the age limit for renting a car in Junction is 21—the same as it is across the rest of the United States of America. If you are under 25, you might also need to pay a surcharge. Be sure to read the supplier's terms to find what the total will be before you reserve your rental.
Do I need insurance to rent a car in Junction?
Almost all countries require the driver to have insurance. You may be able to purchase additional insurance through rental car supplier for your trip, 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 book Collision Damage Coverage with CarRentals.com at checkout. Many major card issuers, like American Express or MasterCard, offer some insurance on your rental; however, there are usually restrictions. For instance, you may not be covered if you reserve a luxury or larger vehicle. Check the policy before you decide.
Are there 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 close to the drop-off location
|Policy Type||Policy Description||Advantages||Disadvantages|
|Full to Full||The gas tank will be full when you pick up your vehicle. You can use as much fuel as you like and then refill the tank when you drop the vehicle off at the rental office. If you refill the tank before you return your car, you won't be charged a refueling cost||You only refill the amount of fuel that you've 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 won't pay more than local fuel prices and you'll only pay service charges if you don't fill up the tank|
|Full to empty (pre-paid)||You'll pay for a full tank and return the car with the tank empty. Check with the rental car provider to see if they'll refund you for any unused fuel||You won't need to find a petrol station near your rental drop-off location||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?
Most rental car suppliers give you a full tank policy. At CarRentals.com, we recommend bringing the car back topped off. If you want to keep your expenses lower, it is best to find a filling station before bringing the vehicle.
Is it worth getting unlimited miles?
If you want to check out all that Junction and maybe even the rest of Illinois offers, you're going to need unlimited miles. You won't have to worry about extra charges if you decide to drive all over Junction. Go over the fine print to be certain they are actually "unlimited."
Before you drive off
Before you get going on your Junction trip, be sure you go over a few items prior to leaving the rental lot. You should:
- Look over your vehicle and determine if there is any dents or scrapes. Be sure to make note of it on the paperwork, or you may get charged for it
- Check the trunk to see if the spare is properly inflated and both the lug wrench and jack are there
- 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 operating the entertainment and GPS (if available). You don't want any unneeded distractions in a new city
Book your Junction car rental today
Know that you can depend on a grand set of wheels 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 Junction rental car. We'll see you out here.