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Car rentals in Wood River: What you need to know

Whether you are in Wood River on business or for a holiday, having the option to go where you want to go, when you need to is key to a great trip. Using Wood River buses may be an inexpensive way to get around this neighborhood, but if you want to get to a different area of Collinsville, you might be left waiting for a while. Ridesharing services like Uber or Lyft, or taxis can be faster, but if you are going to check out as much as you can in Collinsville, the cost can start to add up. Plus, they may not be immediately available.

If you want to make the most out of your trip to Wood River, then being able to jump behind the wheel of your own car is the best way to make sure you have time to do all that you need to do. can help you get an affordable rate and the vehicle of your choice. Read through the information below to find out all that you want about car rentals in Wood River.

Frequently asked questions

What's the best way to get an inexpensive car rental in Wood River?

Seeking the lowest rates on a car rental? You're in the right spot. To get the most savings on your trip to Wood River you can do a few things:

  • Compare daily and weekly rates from all the different suppliers
  • Book as far in advance as possible. You will usually get your preferred vehicle of your choice and save more
  • Be aware of any cost for an added driver, fuel policy, and mileage limits. That way you will know the actual cost before you book
  • Don't get more car than you need. Commonly, the smaller the car, the cheaper the rate

Before you book, make sure you go through the rental policy.

What car do you suggest for Wood River?

With a variety of types of vehicles to select from, it could be hard to figure out what type is the best for your holiday. Nevertheless, you will need to take into consideration the amount of driving and how many people you're riding with. Our table below can help you book the best car for you.

Car TypeBest forCategory includes
Luxury or Premium classWhen you feel like you need the bestAudi A4, Cadillac XTS, or similar
Minivan or SUVFamily vacations where you need additional roomJeep Grand Cherokee, Nissan Quest, or similar
Economy CarEasy to park and have great miles per gallonToyota Yaris, Nissan Versa, or similar

Do I have to be a certain age to rent a car in Wood River?

The minimum age to rent a car in most cities, like Wood River, Collinsville, is 21. Be aware that there is normally an added charge if you are under 25. Check the car rental company's policy before you book. Additionally, if you plan to rent a higher category vehicle (premium, large capacity, SUV, etc.) there may be further age restrictions.

Does the U.S.A. require car insurance?

In United States of America you do need to have insurance before you rent a car. It may possible to purchase additional insurance through the supplier for your trip, if you know your insurance won't cover you while traveling through United States of America.

Although most of the major card issuers, like MasterCard or Visa, offer some coverage, there are usually restrictions. For instance, they may not cover your rental car if you book a larger or luxury vehicle. Be sure to check the credit card company's policy before you book. Otherwise, as a United States citizen, you can book Collision Damage Coverage with at checkout.

What is the fuel policy on my rental car?

At, we advise a "full-to-full" policy. You receive the car with full tank of gas, and you should return it with a full tank. To avoid any added expenses, you should find a filling station before you return the car to the supplier.

Do most companies offer one-way rentals in Wood River?

Many car rental suppliers offer one-way rentals. It may be easier to drop off your car in a different city. Be aware that there is generally an extra fee for choosing a one-way rental. Make sure to know the supplier's policy to know exactly how much it may cost you.

Can I book with unlimited mileage when renting a car in Wood River?

The majority of suppliers provide unlimited miles, but you want to make sure it is part of the bundle. It's helpful to know how far you want to drive and plan your trips ahead of time. Although most car rental companies offer unlimited mileage, if it isn't part of your rental agreement you could face additional cost. You may need unlimited miles if you're hitting the highway to find out all that Collinsville or even Illinois has to offer.

What is there to do around Wood River?

Once you've checked out Wood River, you'll be happy that you have your own vehicle. There are some worthwhile stops around Collinsville that are just a drive away. Need a suggestion of where to start your trip? Cahokia Mounds can make for a fascinating afternoon before you find out what else is worth checking out in Wood River.

Reserve Your Wood River Rental Car Today

You won't have to worry about aligning your getaway to a bus schedule. After you have booked a car rental in Wood River, Collinsville from us, you can drive all over Wood River and the rest of Collinsville on your own schedule. Peruse our choice of automobiles from some of the best car rental agencies in the nation and choose the perfect vehicle for your Wood River getaway!

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