Car rentals in Kilbourne: All you need to know
You need a great car to get around Kilbourne whether you're going for a business or pleasure. Explore the famous sites around town and pull up in front of the best restaurants in Kilbourne. We've collected your most frequently asked questions about renting a car in Kilbourne. Read on to find out the dos and don'ts of renting a car.
How can I get a great deal on a rental car in Kilbourne?
CarRentals.com always tries to get you the best price. But, there are a more ways to increase your savings. Make sure to:
- Compare and contrast weekly and daily rates from all the different suppliers
- Book as far in advance as possible. You'll usually save more and get the car of your choice
- Educate yourself on any cost for mileage limits, fuel policy, and additional drivers. That way you will know the true cost before you book
- Decide the vehicle you'll need for your drive. Don't rent more car than you need
These tips can help you save even more on your next car rental in Kilbourne.
What rental companies have outlets in Kilbourne?
From budget-friendly brands like Fox and Budget to global names like Avis and Sixt, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Scan through the online reviews to help you figure out which is best for your next trip.
What type of rental car should I get for my trip to Kilbourne?
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 suits your needs. Some options include:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Luxury or Premium-class||Business travelers who want a little luxury as they cruise Kilbourne||Infiniti, Mercedes Benz, or similar|
|Minivan or SUV||Large groups who want to navigate Kilbourne together||Chrysler Town & Country, Dodge Grand Caravan, or similar|
|Hybrid||Those looking for a fuel-efficient vehicle||BMW i3, Toyota Prius, or similar|
What age do you have to be to rent a car in Kilbourne?
Typically, the age limit for car rentals in Kilbourne 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 terms to determine what the total is before you reserve your rental.
Do I need insurance to rent a car in Kilbourne?
Most countries require the driver to have insurance. You may be able to purchase additional insurance through rental car company for your trip, if you are concerned your insurance won't cover your rental during your trip. Otherwise, as a United States citizen, you can also book Collision Damage Coverage with CarRentals.com at checkout. Several credit card issuers (American Express, Visa, MasterCard, and Discover) will provide some coverage. However, there may be limitations, such as not covering bigger automobiles like premium models or some SUVs. Make sure to call and find out exactly what your credit card will cover and how much before you travel to Kilbourne.
Are there 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 the drop-off location
|Policy Type||Policy Description||Advantages||Disadvantages|
|Full to Full||There will be a full tank of gas when you collect your vehicle. Use as much gas as you need and top it off when you return your car at the end. If you refill the tank before you return your car, you won't be charged a refueling cost||You only pay for the fuel you use. If you only use half of a tank, it's only necessary refill half of a tank, and therefore avoid paying for fuel you don't need. You can fill up at any station you want 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 of gas and return the car with the tank empty. Ask the provider to see if they'll refund you for any unused fuel||You won't need to find a gas station near your rental drop-off location||You might pay more for the tank than you would filling up at a local gas station|
|Empty to empty||You won't have a full tank when you pick up your vehicle, and you don't have to refill the gas before you drop it back off||You refill your tank yourself, so you can shop around for the cheapest local prices||You'll have to fill up before you go on a long trip|
What fuel policy should I get?
We usually recommend that you opt for the full-to-full policy. This policy simply means you bring your rental back to the full, and you're all set.
Is it worth getting unlimited miles?
If you plan to check out all that Kilbourne and maybe even the rest of Illinois offers, you're going to need unlimited miles. You can drive as far as you'd like without worrying about additional charges. Review the fine print to make certain your mileage is truly "unlimited."
Before you leave the lot
Make sure you check out a few things before you leave the lot on your Kilbourne adventure. You should take time to:
- Walk around 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
- 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, and note how to turn on the lights and windshield wipers
- Figure out how to work the entertainment and GPS (if available). You don't want any unneeded distractions in a new city
Book your Kilbourne rental car today
When you book with CarRentals.com, you can count on a great set of wheels that will result in more extra money to spare. Cash in on cheap deals on your impeccable Kilbourne rental car when you book with us. We'll see you around town.