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Car rentals in Sterling: What you need to know

Whether you are in Sterling on business or for a holiday, having the option to go where you want to go, when you need to can help make your trip all the better. Using Sterling buses may be a cheap method to check out the neighborhood, but if you want to get to another part of Dixon, you might be left waiting a long time. Taxis and ridesharing, like Lyft or Uber, can be faster, but the cost can really add up. Additionally, they may not be immediately available.

If you want to make the most out of your trip to Sterling, then being able to jump behind the wheel of your own car is the best way to do all that you need to do. CarRentals.com can help you find an inexpensive rate and the auto of your choice. Check out our tips to learn all that you need about renting a car in Sterling.

Frequently asked questions

What's the best way to get an inexpensive car rental in Sterling?

Looking the best car rental rates? You have come to the right place. To increase your savings on your trip to Sterling you can do a few things:

  • Compare daily and weekly rates from all the different suppliers
  • Book as far in advance as possible. You will usually get the car of your choice and save more
  • Check the mileage and fuel policies. You don't want to be surprised with added costs
  • Don't rent more vehicle than you'll need. Commonly, the smaller the car, the cheaper the rate

Before you book, be sure to go through the rental policy.

What car do you suggest for Sterling?

With a number of car types to choose from, it could be tough to figure out what car is ideal for your vacation. However, keep in mind the amount of driving and how many people you're driving with. Our table below can help you book the best car for you.

Car TypeBest forCategory includes
PremiumWhen you feel like you need the bestInfiniti Q50, Mercedes Benz CLA, or similar
MinivanIf you plan on doing a lot of touring and want a comfortable rideJeep Grand Cherokee, Nissan Quest, or similar
Compact CarEasy to park and have great gas mileageFord Fiesta, Chevrolet Spark, or similar

Do I have to be a certain age to rent a car in Sterling?

In most cities, you can rent an automobile in Dixon if you are at least 21. Take time to go over the supplier's policies, as there could be additional fees if you are under 25 or for higher category rentals especially. Take time to check the rental company's policies to determine if there is an additional cost before you book.

Does the U.S.A. require car insurance?

The majority of countries require driver's insurance. You may be able to buy temporary insurance with the car rental company. Otherwise, as a United States citizen, you can also book Collision Damage Coverage with CarRentals.com at checkout.

Many major credit card issuers (MasterCard, Visa, American Express and Discover) generally provide some coverage. But many of them have restrictions, such as not covering larger vehicles, like trucks or SUVs. Make sure to find out exactly what your credit card will cover and how much before you head to Sterling.

What is the fuel policy on my rental car?

Most rental car companies give you a full tank when you pick up your car. We suggest returning it with the same amount as you received it. If you want to save some money, it is best to find a gas station before you return the car.

Can I book a one-way rental in Sterling?

Most rental car companies offer one-way rentals. Depending on your travel plans, you may find it simpler to drop off your car at another location. Please note that there is typically an added fee for one-way car rentals. Make sure to check the provider's policy to know exactly how much it may cost you.

Why should I get unlimited miles in Sterling?

Most suppliers offer unlimited miles, but you need to ensure it is part of the package. It's important to calculate how many miles you will be driving in and around Sterling. You don't want to be surprised with any overages if you don't have unlimited miles, so make sure to read the company's policy. You may want unlimited miles if you're pondering some road trips to see what else Dixon or even Illinois has to offer.

Reserve a Sterling, Dixon Ride

You won't have to worry about aligning your trip to a metro schedule. Once you've reserved a rental car in Sterling from us, you'll be able to explore all over Sterling and the rest of Dixon at your leisure. Check out our inventory of automobiles from some of the top car rental agencies in the nation and pick out the perfect vehicle for your Sterling trip!