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Car rentals in Yates City: All you need to know

You want a great automobile to take you around Yates City whether you're going for a business or pleasure. Check out the famous sites around the city and pull up in front of the best restaurants in Yates City. CarRentals.com has answered the most frequently asked questions about car rentals in Yates City. Keep reading to find out the dos and don'ts of car rentals.

Where can I find a great deal on a rental car in Yates City?

We always try to get you the best rate. But, there are a more ways to increase your savings. Be sure to:

  • Compare vehicle pricing before you book
  • Avoid pick-ups and drop-offs at airports, which can cost more
  • Know ahead of time the amount of fuel/mileage you may use
  • Search and reserve 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 suppliers have outlets in Yates City?

From budget-friendly brands like Dollar and Thrifty to global names like Avis and Sixt, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Look through the online reviews to help you figure out which is best for your next trip.

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

That depends on how many people you are traveling with and what activities you want to do in Yates City. If you're having trouble choosing, make sure to go over the chart below. We've compared the most popular categories for you:

Car TypeBest forCategory Includes
LuxuryEveryone who wants to travel Yates City in styleInfiniti, Audi, or similar
Minivan or SUVLarge groups who want to navigate Yates City togetherFord Escape, Chrysler Town & Country, or similar
HybridThose looking for a fuel-efficient vehicleBMW i3, Kia Optima, or similar

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

Normally, the age limit for renting a car in Yates City is 21—the same as it is across the rest of the USA. If you are under 25, you might also need to pay a surcharge. Be sure to read through the terms to find any additional fees is before you rent your vehicle.

Does Yates City require rental car insurance?

Insurance is always required, no matter where you rent a vehicle. With that said, your current car insurance may cover you. Additionally, if you pay using your credit card, the card's benefits may also insure you. Keep in mind, those policies may not cover you 100%, and you'll have to add it to your booking for Yates City. Check ahead of time and, if it is required, you can conveniently include it at checkout.

What is the difference between all the fuel policies?

Most suppliers allow you to choose which policy you want. Below is a list of the most common ones.

You will need to search for an open gas station close to your car rental supplier
Policy TypePolicy DescriptionAdvantagesDisadvantages
Full to FullThere will be a full tank of gas when you pick up your automobile. You can use as much fuel as you like and then refill the tank when you drop the vehicle off 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. If you only use half of a tank, you'll only need to refill half of a tank, and therefore avoid paying for fuel you don't need. You won't pay more than local fuel prices and you'll only pay service fees 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. Several suppliers provide a refund for any unused fuel. Be sure to verify with them beforehandYou won't need to find a gas station near your rental drop-off locationYou usually pay more for a tank upfront then you would going to a nearby gas station
Empty to emptyYou won't have a full tank when you collect your vehicle, and you don't need to fill the tank back up when you drop it back offYou fill the tank yourself, so you can shop around for the cheapest local pricesYou'll have to get some gas before you do any serious driving

What type of fuel policy should I choose?

Most suppliers give you a full tank policy. At CarRentals.com, we advise bringing your car back with a full tank. For a cheaper rate, it is best to find a gas station before you bring it back.

Should I get unlimited miles when I rent a car in Yates City?

If you plan to explore all that Yates City 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 sure they are truly "unlimited."

Before you drive off

Make sure you check out a few things prior to leaving the lot. You should:

  • Inspect your vehicle and determine if there is any damage or scrapes. 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
  • 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 entertainment and GPS (if available). You don't want any unneeded distractions in a new city

Book your Yates City 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. CarRentals.com has the ideal vehicle that can fit your requirements and not deplete your travel fund.