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Car rentals in New Baden: All you need to know

A New Baden 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 see what the rest of Illinois has to offer. We've gathered your most popular questions about renting a car in New Baden. Keep reading to find out how to get the best rates on your ideal vehicle.

Where can I get a great deal on a car rental in New Baden?

CarRentals.com makes it easy to grab budget-friendly rates. Just enter your travel dates and go down the list of car rental companies, choose the top rental locations, and find the cheapest packages New Baden has to offer. You can also:

  • Read the mileage policy to prevent any surprise expenses
  • Book your vehicle as far in advance as possible
  • Avoid airport pick-ups; they tend to be more expensive
  • Compare daily and weekly rates; you might save more with a longer rental

Just following even a few of these tips can help you save on your New Baden rental car.

What rental suppliers have retailers in New Baden?

From global names like National and Enterprise to budget-friendly brands like Budget and Thrifty, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Read through the online reviews to help you figure out which meets your needs.

What type of rental car should I get for my trip to New Baden?

That depends on your needs and what you'll be doing when you visit New Baden. If you're having a bit of trouble picking the right car, be sure to go over our table below. We've compared the most popular categories for you:

Car TypeBest forCategory Includes
Full Size SUVTo take on any kind of terrain and sightseeingFord Edge, Kia Sorento, Jaguar F-Pace, or similar
Full SizeFamilies with suitcases and a need for spaceInfiniti Q50, Ford Fusion, or similar
HybridThose looking for a fuel-efficient vehicleHonda Civic, Kia Optima, or similar

What age do you have to be to rent a car in New Baden?

Normally, to rent a car in New Baden you must be at least 21. However, you may find that there is an additional charge if you are under 25 or for higher category rentals in particular. Go through the terms to figure out what any additional charges will be before you rent your car.

Is insurance required to rent a car in New Baden?

Most countries require driver's insurance. You might be able to buy additional insurance through rental car supplier, if you know your insurance won't cover you while traveling through the U.S.A.. Otherwise, as a United States citizen, you can also add on Collision Damage Coverage with CarRentals.com at checkout. Many credit cards (Visa, MasterCard, American Express, and Discover) will cover your car rental. However, many of them have restrictions, such as not covering large automobiles such as trucks or SUVs. Make sure to find out exactly what your credit card will cover and how much before you travel to New Baden.

What is the fuel policy for New Baden rental cars?

Most suppliers give you a choice of fuel policies. Below is a list of the most common ones.

You will have to search for a gas station close to the drop-off location
Policy TypePolicy DescriptionAdvantagesDisadvantages
Full to FullYou'll have a full tank when you pick up your car. You can use as much fuel as you like and top it off when you return your car at the end. Just make sure to refill the tank before you return the car to avoid a refueling costYou only need to replace the fuel you used. Used a half of a tank? Simply fill it back up to full. You won't be paying for any you didn't use. You can shop around for the cheapest prices and you'll only pay service charges if you don't refill the tank
Full to empty (pre-paid)You'll receive the car with a full tank and return the car with the tank empty. Ask the supplier to see if they'll refund you for any unused fuelYou won't have to find for a gas station before you bring back the carThe supplier usually charges a higher rate for the fuel than a local gas station
Empty to emptyYou may not have a full tank when you collect your vehicle, and you won't have to fill the tank back up before you drop it back offYou fill the tank yourself, so you won't pay more than local pump pricesYou'll need to find a gas station as soon as you collect the car

What fuel policy do you recommend?

We usually advise that customers opt for the full-to-full policy. This policy is the most straightforward, and you simply top off the tank before you bring it back.

Is it worth getting unlimited miles?

Unlimited mileage is a good choice for travelers who don't want to worry about how many miles they are driving. You will just need to make sure there's nothing else in the small print that could add in extra costs.

Know before you go

Make sure you go over a few things before you leave the car rental lot on your New Baden adventure. You should:

  • Look over the 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
  • Inspect the trunk to determine if the spare is inflated and the jack and lung wrench are there
  • Familiarize yourself with the 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). It's best to limit any unneeded distractions when you are navigating a new city

Book your New Baden rental car 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. No matter who you're traveling with, CarRentals.com has a car rental that can fit your requirement and not deplete your travel piggy bank.