Car rentals in Union: All you need to know
A Union car rental allows you to go where you want, when you want. You can explore all the sights, and even see what else the rest of Illinois has to offer. CarRentals.com has gathered your most frequently asked questions about car rentals in Union. Keep reading to discover how to get the best rates on your ideal vehicle.
Where do I find a great deal on a car rental in Union?
CarRentals.com makes it easy to snag the best rates. Just enter your travel dates and go down the variety of rental companies, select the top rental locations, and find the cheapest packages Union has to offer. You can also:
- Compare weekly and daily rates from all the different suppliers
- Book as far in advance as possible. You'll usually get the vehicle of your choice and save more
- Check the mileage and fuel policies. This way you'll avoid any surprises on your final bill
- Don't rent more vehicle than you'll need. Commonly, the smaller the car, the cheaper the rate
Just following even a few of these tips can help you save on your Union rental car.
What rental companies have outlets in Union?
From global names like Hertz and Sixt to budget-friendly brands like Economy and Budget, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Look through the reviews to help you figure out which one is best for you.
What types and makes of rental cars are on offer in Union?
Whether you want a roomy family vehicle or a low-cost economy car, the sheer wealth of options in this Illinois metropolis means you're certain to find an automobile that is perfect for you. Some options include:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Full Size SUV||To take on any kind of terrain and sightseeing||Ford Edge, Kia Sorento, Jaguar F-Pace, or similar|
|Full Size||Need extra room and comfort, but with the handling of a sedan||Hyundai Sonata, Ford Fusion, or similar|
|Hybrid||Those that want a quiet and comfortable ride||Honda Civic, Kia Optima, or similar|
What age do you have to be to rent a car in Union?
Usually, the age limit for renting a car in Union is 21—the same as it is across the rest of the United States of America. However, you might need to pay a surcharge if you're under 25. Be sure to review the supplier's terms to determine any additional fees will be before you reserve your rental.
Does Union require rental car insurance?
When cruising through Union or the rest of the U.S. of A., you will need insurance. Almost every supplier needs proof of insurance before you pick up your vehicle. Most countries require driver's insurance. You may be able to purchase temporary insurance with the rental agency. Additionally, as a United States citizen, you can also book Collision Damage Coverage with CarRentals.com at checkout.
Many major card issuers, like Visa or American Express, provide some coverage, but there are usually restrictions. For example, they may not cover your rental car if you reserve a luxury or larger vehicle. Check the rental car company's policy before you decide.
What is the fuel policy for Union rental cars?
Most suppliers allow you to choose which policy you want. Here is a list of the typical policies.You will need to search for an open gas station close to the drop-off location
|Policy Type||Policy Description||Advantages||Disadvantages|
|Full to Full||There will be a full tank of gas when you get your car. You can use as much fuel as you wish and top it off when you return your car. As long as you replace the fuel before returning the car, you won't face any extra fees||You 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 any 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 pay for a full tank of gas when you pick the car up and bring the car back with the tank empty. Check with the rental car provider to see if they will refund you for any unused fuel||You won't have to find for a gas station before you return your car||You usually pay a more expensive price for a tank upfront then you would going to a nearby gas station|
|Empty to empty||You may not have a full tank when you collect the vehicle, and you don't have to refill the gas when you drop it back off||You refill your tank yourself, so you won't pay more than local pump prices||You'll have to get some gas before you go on a long trip|
What fuel policy should I get?
We encourage a full tank policy. You receive the car with a full tank, and you should return it filled up. To avoid any added expenses, it is best to find a filling station before you return the car.
Is it worth getting unlimited miles?
Unlimited mileage is a good choice for anyone 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.
Tips before you leave the lot
Before you get going on your Union trip, check a few items before you leave the rental lot. It's important to:
- Walk around the car and determine if there is any damage or scrapes. If so, mark it down on the paperwork
- Inspect the trunk to see if the spare is inflated and the jack and lung wrench 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 wipers
- Figure out how to work the radio or entertainment features. It's best to limit any unnecessary distractions when you are driving around a new area
Book your Union 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 the situation, CarRentals.com has a car that can suit your needs and not break your wallet.