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Car rentals in Vernon: All you need to know

You need a great car to take you around Vernon whether you're going for a business or pleasure. See the famous sites around town and park in front of the best restaurants in Vernon. CarRentals.com has collected your most popular questions about car rentals in Vernon. Keep reading to see which vehicle is perfect for your trip, and how to get the best rates.

How do I get a great deal on a car rental in Vernon?

You're well on your way to locating the best rate on your car rental with CarRentals.com. But, there are a more ways to increase your savings. Make sure to:

  • Compare the prices of vehicles
  • Try to avoid pick-ups and drop-offs at airports, which typically cost more
  • Know ahead of time how much fuel/mileage you may use
  • Search and book as far in advance as you can

Even a little rental car know-how can go a long way to getting you the most savings.

What rental companies have outlets in Vernon?

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

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

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 vehicle 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 visit to VernonAudi A4, Cadillac XTS, or similar
MinivanLarge groups who want to navigate Vernon togetherHyundai Santa Fe, Nissan Quest, or similar
HybridThose looking for a fuel-efficient vehicleToyota Prius, Honda Civic, or similar

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

Usually, to rent a car in Vernon you must be at least 21—the same as it is across the rest of the United States of America. If you are under 25, you might also need to pay a surcharge. Be sure to read over the supplier's terms to discover what the total is before you book your vehicle.

Does Vernon require rental car insurance?

When cruising through Vernon or the rest of the U.S. of A., you will 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 pay for temporary coverage through the rental supplier. Additionally, as a United States citizen, you can also book Collision Damage Coverage through CarRentals.com during checkout.

Many major card issuers, like Visa or Discover, give some insurance on your rental, however, there are usually restrictions. For example, they may not cover your rental car if you reserve a larger or luxury vehicle. Be sure to check your rental car company's policy before you decide.

What is the difference between all the 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 an open 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 car. Use as much fuel as you like and top it off when you return your car at the end. 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. Used a half of a tank? Simply fill it back up to full. You won't need to pay for any fuel you didn't use. You can shop around for the cheapest prices and you'll only pay refueling charges if you don't fill up the tank
Full to empty (pre-paid)You pay for a full tank upfront and bring the car back with the tank empty. Ask the supplier to see if they'll refund you for any unused fuelYou won't need to find a petrol station near your rental drop-off locationThe supplier usually charges a higher rate for the fuel than a local gas station
Empty to emptyYou will not have a full tank of fuel when you pick up the vehicle, and you won't have to fill the tank back up before you drop it back offYou fill the tank yourself, so you can shop around for the cheapest local pricesYou'll need to locate a gas station as soon as you collect the car

What fuel policy should I get?

At CarRentals.com, we recommend a full to full policy. You receive the vehicle with a full tank, and you should bring it back it topped off. For a cheaper rate, it is best to fill up your tank before returning the vehicle. Stations close to airports or car rental places tend to have higher prices.

Is it worth getting unlimited miles?

If you wish to see all that Vernon 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 Vernon. Review the fine print to be sure your mileage is truly "unlimited."

Before you leave the lot

Before you get started on your Vernon vacation, be sure you check a few things prior to leaving the car rental lot. It's worth the time to:

  • Walk around the 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
  • Make you have a properly inflated spare tire, lug wrench, and jack in the trunk
  • Familiarize yourself with the car. Adjust the mirrors and seats to your liking, and figure out how to turn on the lights and wipers
  • Get comfortable working the radio or entertainment features. It's best to limit any unneeded distractions when you are driving around a new region

Book your Vernon car rental today

When you reserve your car with CarRentals.com, you can depend on a grand vehicle that will result in more cash to spare. Book today to cash in on cheap deals on your perfect Vernon rental car. We'll see you on the road.