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Car rentals in Preemption: All you need to know

You want a great vehicle to take you around Preemption whether you're going for a business or pleasure. Explore the top sites around town and park in front of the popular restaurants in Preemption. We've collected the most frequently asked questions about car rentals in Preemption. Read on to see which vehicle is perfect for your trip, and how to get the best rates.

How can I find a great deal on a car rental in Preemption?

You're well on your way to getting the best rate on your car rental with us. But, you can do a couple things to keep your upcoming rental affordable. Make sure to:

  • Read through the mileage policy to prevent any surprise fees
  • Book your vehicle as far ahead of time as possible
  • Avoid airport pick-ups or drop-offs if possible; they tend to be pricier
  • Compare daily and weekly rates; you might save more if you rent the car for longer

These tips can help you save even more on your next car rental in Preemption.

What rental companies have outlets in Preemption?

From global names like Avis and Sixt to budget-friendly brands like Budget and Thrifty, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Read through the reviews to get an idea of which one is best for your next trip.

What types and makes of rental cars are on offer in Preemption?

That depends on how many people you are traveling with and what activities you want to do in Preemption. If you're having trouble choosing, make sure to go over the chart below. We've compared the most popular categories for you:

Car TypeBest forCategory Includes
Full Size SUVGroups or Families looking for adventure in the Illinois back-countryBMW X3, Ford Edge, or similar
Full SizePlanning a big trip with a large group of friends or family membersInfiniti Q50, Hyundai Sonata, or similar
HybridThose that want to get the most mpg on their tripBMW i3, Toyota Prius, or similar

How old do you have to be to rent a car in Preemption?

Usually, the age limit for renting a car in Preemption is 21—the same as it is across the rest of the United States of America. Additionally, many suppliers charge an added fee if you are under 25. Be sure to read over the supplier's terms to discover what the exact price is before you rent your vehicle.

Do I need insurance to rent a car in Preemption?

Almost all countries require driver's insurance. You may be able to buy additional insurance through rental car supplier for your trip, 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 book Collision Damage Coverage with CarRentals.com at checkout. Several credit card issuers (MasterCard, Visa, American Express, and Discover) will provide some coverage. However, there may be limitations, like not covering large automobiles such as trucks or SUVs. Be sure to call and find out what kind of coverage is offered before you travel to Preemption.

Are there different fuel policies?

Most suppliers give you a choice of fuel policies. Here is a list of the typical policies.

You will have to search for a gas station close to the drop-off location
Policy TypePolicy DescriptionAdvantagesDisadvantages
Full to FullThere will be a full tank of gas when you pick up your automobile. You can use as much fuel as you need and top it off when you return your car. If you refill the tank before you return your car, you won't be charged a refueling costYou only refill the amount of fuel that you've used. 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 won't pay more than local fuel prices and you'll only pay service charges if you don't refill the tank
Full to empty (pre-paid)You'll pay for a full tank of fuel and return the car with the tank empty. Several suppliers provide a refund for any unused fuel. Be sure to verify with them beforehandYou won't need to find a gas station near your rental drop-off locationYou might pay a higher rate for the tank than you would filling up at a local gas station
Empty to emptyYou will not have a full tank of fuel when you collect your vehicle, and you won't have to refill the gas before you bring the car backYou fill the tank yourself, so you can shop around for the cheapest local pricesYou'll have to fill up before you do any serious driving

What type of fuel policy should I choose?

Many rental car suppliers offer a range of fuel policies. However, the stand-out choice is usually full-to-full. You simply bring the car back with the same amount of fuel you got it with. Just be sure you make time to shop for the cheapest gas prices.

Should I get unlimited miles when I rent a car in Preemption?

If you plan to check out all that Preemption and maybe even the rest of Illinois offers, you are going to want unlimited miles. You won't have to worry about extra charges if you decide to drive all over Preemption. Read the fine print to make sure they are truly "unlimited."

Before you drive off

Before you begin on your Preemption vacation, check out a few items before you leave the rental lot. It's worth the time to:

  • Check out your vehicle and make sure there is no damage or scratches. Be sure to make note of it on the paperwork, or you may get charged for it
  • Check the trunk to determine if the spare is 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
  • Figure out how to work the radio or entertainment features. You don't want any unneeded distractions in a new city

Book your Preemption car rental today

Maybe you're carpooling with co-workers to and from the hotel to the conference center, maybe you're traveling solo, or maybe you're bringing your partner or kids. No matter the situation, CarRentals.com has a car rental that can suit your needs and not break your wallet.