Car rentals in Ladd: All you need to know
You need a great vehicle to get around Ladd whether you're going for a business or pleasure. See the top sites around town and pull up in front of the best restaurants in Ladd. CarRentals.com has collected the most frequently asked questions about car rentals in Ladd. Read on to see the dos and don'ts of booking a rental car.
Where can I find a bargain car rental in Ladd?
CarRentals.com makes it a cinch to grab budget-friendly deals. Just enter your travel dates and go down the list of rental car companies, select the top rental locations, and find the cheapest packages Ladd has to offer. You should also:
- Read the mileage policy to prevent any surprises
- Reserve your vehicle as far ahead of time as possible
- Avoid airport pick-ups and drop-offs if possible; they tend to be pricier
- Compare daily and weekly rates; you may save more if you rent the car for longer
Even a little knowledge can go a long way to getting you the most savings.
What rental suppliers have outlets in Ladd?
From global names like Advantage and Hertz to budget-friendly brands like Dollar and Thrifty, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Look through the reviews to help you figure out which is best for you.
What type of rental car should I get for my trip to Ladd?
Whether you want a roomy family vehicle or a low-cost economy car, the sheer wealth of options in this Illinois metropolis means you're certain to find a car that is perfect for you. Some options include:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Premium||Business travelers who want a little luxury as they cruise Ladd||Infiniti Q50, Mercedes Benz CLA, or similar|
|SUV||Large groups who want to navigate Ladd together||Ford Escape, Chrysler Town & Country, or similar|
|Compact Car||For those on a strict travel budget||Chevrolet Spark, Vauxhall Corsa, or similar|
What age do you have to be to rent a car in Ladd?
Typically, the age limit for car rentals in Ladd is 21—the same as it is across the rest of the USA. However, you might need to pay a surcharge if you're under 25. Be sure to read the supplier's terms to figure out any additional charges will be before you book your rental.
Is insurance required to rent a car in Ladd?
Almost all countries require the driver to have insurance. You may be able to buy temporary insurance through the rental car supplier. Otherwise, as a U.S. citizen, you can also add on Collision Damage Coverage with CarRentals.com at checkout. Although many major card issuers, like MasterCard or Visa, provide some coverage, there may be restrictions. For example, they may not cover your rental car if you get a luxury or larger vehicle. Make sure to check car rental supplier's policy before you decide.
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 search for an open gas station close to your rental car supplier
|Policy Type||Policy Description||Advantages||Disadvantages|
|Full to Full||The gas tank will be full when you get your vehicle. Use as much petrol as you like and top it off when you return your car at the rental dealer. As long as you replace the fuel before returning the car, you won't face any extra fees||You only refill the amount of fuel that you've used. If you only use half of a tank, you'll only have to 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 refill the tank|
|Full to empty (pre-paid)||You pay for a full tank of fuel upfront and bring the car back with the tank empty. Ask the supplier to see if they will refund you for any unused fuel||You won't have to search for a gas station before you bring back the car||You usually pay more for a tank upfront then you would going to a nearby gas station|
|Empty to empty||You may not have a full tank when you pick up your vehicle, and you won't have to fill the tank back up before you drop it back off||You refill your tank yourself, so you won't pay more than local pump prices||You'll need to locate a gas station shortly after you get the car|
What type of fuel policy should I choose?
Many suppliers offer a variety of fuel policies. However, full-to-full is our stand-out choice. It simply means returning the car with the same level of gas as you got it with, so you'll never pay for anyone else's road trips through the Ladd.
Should I get unlimited miles when I rent a car in Ladd?
If you wish to explore all that Ladd and maybe even the rest of Illinois offers, you're going to want unlimited miles. You can drive as far as you'd like without worrying about additional charges. Go over the fine print to be sure your mileage is truly "unlimited."
Tips before you leave the lot
Be sure you check a few items prior to leaving the lot on your Ladd adventure. You should take time to:
- Look over your vehicle and be sure there is no dents or scratches. 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 the necessary tools to change it are there
- Familiarize yourself with the car. Adjust the mirrors and seats, and note how to turn on the lights and windshield wipers
- Get comfortable working the entertainment and GPS (if available). You don't want any unneeded distractions in a new city
Book your Ladd car rental today
Maybe you're traveling with your partner and kids, or carpooling with co-workers to and from the hotel to the conference center. Maybe you're traveling solo. CarRentals.com has the ideal car that can align with your needs and not break your wallet.