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Car rentals in Trenton: All you need to know

You want a great vehicle to take you around Trenton whether you're traveling for a business or pleasure. Explore the top sites around the region and park in front of the popular restaurants in Trenton. We've collected your most popular questions about renting a car in Trenton. Read on to find out which vehicle is perfect for your trip, and how to get the best rates.

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

CarRentals.com makes it a breeze to get the best deals. Just enter your travel dates and scroll through the list of rental suppliers, choose the top rental locations, and find the best offers in Trenton. You should also:

  • Compare weekly and daily rates from all the different suppliers
  • Book as far in advance as possible. You'll usually get your car of your choice and save more
  • Educate yourself on any cost for fuel policy, additional drivers, and mileage limits. This way you will know the actual cost before you rent
  • Determine what car you'll need for your drive. Don't rent more car than you need

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

What rental companies have outlets in Trenton?

From global names like Avis and Sixt to budget-friendly brands like Dollar and Thrifty, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Scan through the online reviews to get an idea of which is best for you.

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

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 an automobile that is perfect for you. Some options include:

Car TypeBest forCategory Includes
Luxury or Premium-classIf you really want to go all out on your getaway to TrentonCadillac, Audi, or similar
SUVIf you plan on doing a lot of touring and want a comfy rideToyota RAV4, Dodge Grand Caravan, or similar
HybridThose that want a quiet and comfortable ride with terrific miles per gallonToyota Prius, Honda Civic, or similar

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

Typically, to rent a car in Trenton you must be at least 21. But, you may find that there is an additional fee if you're under the age of 25 or for higher category vehicles in particular. Read over the terms to determine what the exact fee is before you reserve your rental.

Is insurance required to rent a car in Trenton?

When cruising through Trenton or the rest of the U.S.A., you'll need insurance. Almost every supplier requires that you show proof of insurance before you rent a car. Almost all countries require driver's insurance. You may be able to purchase temporary insurance with the rental supplier. Moreover, as a U.S. citizen, you can also book Collision Damage Coverage through CarRentals.com during checkout.

Although many major card issuers, like Visa and MasterCard, offer some insurance, there are usually restrictions. For instance, you may not be covered if you book a larger or luxury vehicle. Check your rental car company's policy before you decide.

Are there different fuel policies?

Most suppliers allow you to choose which policy you want. 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 collect your automobile. You can use as much fuel as you like and top it off when you return your car at the rental office. As long as you replace the fuel before returning the car, you won't face any extra feesYou only pay for the fuel you use. 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 can shop around for the cheapest prices and you'll only pay refueling charges if you don't refill the tank
Full to empty (pre-paid)You'll pay for a full tank and return the car with an empty tank. Some rental car companies provide a refund for any unused fuel. Be sure to confirm with them beforehandThere will be no need to go searching for a gas station before you drop-off your carYou 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 pick up your vehicle, and you don't need to refill the gas before you drop it back offYou fill the tank yourself, so you can shop around for the cheapest local pricesYou'll have to fill up before you go on a long trip

What fuel policy do you recommend?

Many suppliers offer a variety 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. .

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

If you want to explore all that Trenton and maybe even the rest of Illinois offers, you are 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 certain they are actually "unlimited."

Before you leave the lot

Make sure you go over a few things before you leave the car rental lot on your Trenton adventure. It's worth the time to:

  • Walk around the vehicle and be certain there is no dents or scrapes. 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 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 radio or entertainment features. You don't want any unneeded distractions in a new city

Book your Trenton rental car 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 vehicle that can fit your requirement and not deplete your travel piggy bank.