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Car rentals in Strawn: All you need to know

A Strawn car rental allows you to go where you want, when you want. You can explore all the sights, and even find out what else the rest of Illinois has to offer. We've gathered your most frequently asked questions about renting a car in Strawn. Keep reading to see how to get the best rates on your ideal vehicle.

Where do I find a great deal on a rental car in Strawn?

CarRentals.com makes it easy to snag the cheapest rates. Just enter your travel dates and scroll through the list of car rental suppliers, select the top rental locations, and find the best packages Strawn has to offer. You can also:

  • Compare and contrast the rates for a few suppliers on the type of car you want
  • Book as far in advance as possible. You'll usually save more and get the car of your choice
  • Check the fuel and mileage policies. This way you'll avoid any surprises on your final bill
  • Don't get more vehicle than you need. Generally, the smaller the car, the lower the rate

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

What rental suppliers have retailers in Strawn?

From global names like Enterprise and Sixt to budget-friendly brands like Thrifty and Budget, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Scan through the reviews to help you figure out which one is best for your next trip.

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

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 certain to find a car that suits your needs. Some options include:

Car TypeBest forCategory Includes
Full Size SUVGreat for families who need a comfortable ride and to fit in all their luggageJaguar F-Pace, Hyundai Santa Fe, or similar
Full SizeIf you plan on doing a lot of touring and want a comfy rideInfiniti Q50, Ford Fusion, or similar
Compact CarCouple or two friends heading to the beach and backFord Fiesta, Chevrolet Spark, or similar

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

Normally, the age limit for renting a car in Strawn is 21—the same as it is across the rest of the USA. Additionally, many suppliers charge an added fee if you are under 25. Be sure to read the supplier's terms to find any additional fees is before you reserve your rental.

Is insurance required to rent a car in Strawn?

Almost all countries require driver's insurance. You may be able to purchase interim coverage through the rental car supplier. Otherwise, as a U.S. citizen, you can also purchase Collision Damage Coverage through CarRentals.com at checkout. Many major card issuers, like American Express or MasterCard, give some insurance on your rental; but, there are usually restrictions. For instance, they may not cover your rental car if you reserve a larger or luxury vehicle. Make sure to check car rental supplier's policy before you decide.

What are the different fuel policies?

Most suppliers allow you to choose which policy you want. Here is a list of the typical policies.

You will need to find a gas station close to your car rental supplier
Policy TypePolicy DescriptionAdvantagesDisadvantages
Full to FullYou'll have a full tank when you pick up your car. Use as much gas as you like and top it off when you return your car at the end of your rental period. Just make sure to refill the tank before you return the car to avoid a refueling costYou only pay for the fuel you use. 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 shop around for the cheapest prices and you'll only be charged refueling fees if you don't fill up the tank
Full to empty (pre-paid)You pay for a full tank of fuel when you pick the car up and bring the car back with the tank empty. Ask the rental car provider to see if they will refund you for any unused fuelYou won't need to find a gas station near your rental drop-off locationYou usually pay more for a tank upfront then going to a local station
Empty to emptyYou will not have a full tank of fuel when you collect your vehicle, and you won't have to fill the tank back up when you bring the car backYou refill your tank yourself, so you won't pay more than local pump pricesYou'll have to fill up before you do any serious driving

What type of fuel policy should I choose?

We usually recommend that you 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.

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

Unlimited miles is a great choice if you decide to do a little sightseeing or visit a lot of clients all over Strawn. You can cruise as much as you want and not incur added charges. Be sure to read your policy to find out if there are any restrictions.

Before you leave the lot

Before you begin on your Strawn adventure, make sure you check out a few things before you leave the car rental lot. You should:

  • Walk around your vehicle and determine if there is any dents or scrapes. If so, write it down on your paperwork
  • Inspect the trunk to determine if the spare is inflated and both the lug wrench and jack 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 operating the radio or entertainment features. It's best to limit any unnecessary distractions when you are driving around a new area

Book your Strawn rental car today

Use CarRentals.com to get yourself the best wheels Strawn has to offer. Before you know it, you'll be cruising between the great restaurants, world-famous landmarks, and all the amazing sites in Strawn.