Car rentals in Willowbrook: All you need to know
You want a great car to get around Willowbrook whether you're traveling for a business or pleasure. Check out the top sites around town and pull up in front of the popular restaurants in Willowbrook. We've answered the most popular questions about car rentals in Willowbrook. Find out how to get the best rates on your ideal vehicle.
How can I get a great deal on a rental car in Willowbrook?
CarRentals.com makes it easy to book budget-friendly rates. Just type in your travel dates and go down the list of rental suppliers, select the top rental locations, and find the most wallet-friendly packages Willowbrook has to offer. You can also:
- Check the mileage policy to avoid any surprises
- Reserve your vehicle as far ahead of time as you can
- Avoid airport pick-ups and drop-offs if possible; they usually are more expensive
- Compare weekly and daily rates; you may save more if you rent the car for longer
Even a little knowledge can go a long way to getting you the most savings.
What rental suppliers have agencies in Willowbrook?
From global names like Avis and Enterprise to budget-friendly brands like Budget and Thrifty, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Read through the online reviews to get an idea of which meets your needs.
What type of rental car should I get for my trip to Willowbrook?
That depends on your needs and what you'll be doing when you visit Willowbrook. If you're having difficulty deciding, be sure to go over our chart below. We have compared the most popular vehicle categories for you:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Luxury or Premium-class||When you really want to treat yourself on your vacation to Willowbrook||Audi A4, Cadillac XTS, or similar|
|SUV||Big groups that need room for all their suitcases||Hyundai Santa Fe, Nissan Quest, or similar|
|Compact Car||Easy to park and have great gas mileage||Fiat 500, Nissan Versa Note, or similar|
What age do you have to be to rent a car in Willowbrook?
Normally, to rent a car in Willowbrook you must be at least 21—the same as it is across the rest of the country. However, you might need to pay a surcharge if you're under 25. Be sure to read the rental agreement to discover any additional charges will be before you book your vehicle.
Does Willowbrook require rental car insurance?
When cruising through Willowbrook or the rest of Canada, you'll need insurance. Almost every supplier requires that you show proof of insurance before you pick up your car. Most countries require the driver to have insurance. You may be able to purchase temporary coverage through the rental agency.
Many major card issuers, like Visa and MasterCard, offer some insurance on your rental, but there are usually restrictions. For example, you may not be covered if you book a larger or luxury vehicle. Be sure to check your rental car company's policy before you decide.
What are the different fuel policies?
Most suppliers give you a choice of fuel policies. Below is a list of the most common ones.You will need to search for an open gas station close to your rental car supplier
|Policy Type||Policy Description||Advantages||Disadvantages|
|Full to Full||You'll have a full tank when you collect your car. Use as much gas as you like and then refill the tank when you drop the vehicle off at the rental dealer. As long as you replace the fuel before returning the car, you won't face any extra fees||You only pay for the fuel you use. Used a quarter of a tank? Simply fill it back up to full. You won't be paying for any gas you didn't use. 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 fuel when you pick the car up and bring the car back with the tank empty. Some rental car companies provide a refund for any unused fuel. Be sure to verify with them beforehand||There will be no need to go searching for a gas station before you bring back the car||You usually pay a more expensive rate for a tank upfront then you would going to a nearby gas station|
|Empty to empty||You won't have a full tank when you pick up your vehicle, and you won't need to fill the tank back up when you drop it back off||You fill the tank yourself, so you can shop around for the cheapest local prices||You'll have to fill up before you do any serious driving|
What fuel policy do you recommend?
We suggest a full to full policy. You should get into your car with a full tank, and you should bring it back it filled up. If you want to save some money, it is best to fill up your tank before bringing the vehicle. Stations close to airports or car rental places tend to have higher prices.
Should I get unlimited miles when I rent a car in Willowbrook?
Unlimited miles is a good choice if you plan to do some sightseeing or visit several customers all over Willowbrook. You can drive as much as you like and not incur additional charges. Make sure to read your rental agreement to discover if there are mileage restrictions.
Tips before you leave the lot
Make sure you check a few items before you leave the car rental lot on your Willowbrook adventure. It's important to:
- Inspect your vehicle and determine if there is any dents or scrapes. Be sure to make note of it on the paperwork, or you may get charged for it
- Inspect the trunk to see if the spare is properly inflated and the necessary tools to change it are there
- Get familiar with the controls of your car. Adjust the mirrors and seats, and note how to turn on the lights and windshield wipers
- Get comfortable operating the navigation and entertainment. It's best to limit any unnecessary distractions when you are navigating a new region
Book your Willowbrook rental car today
Maybe you're traveling with your partner and kids, or carpooling with co-workers to and from the hotel to the conference center. Maybe you're traveling solo. No matter the situation, CarRentals.com has a rental car that can align with your needs and not break your wallet.