Illinois Car Hire

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Frequently asked questions

Can I book now and pay later for my car rental in Illinois?
If you’ve found your perfect set of wheels but don’t have the money to pay in advance, Expedia has you sorted. With our Book Now Pay Later option, you’ll pay in full when you’re ready to collect your car in Illinois. The rental company will also put a hold on your credit card for the security deposit. Cheaper rental offers may require you to pay in advance, but this will be clearly shown in the booking summary. Whether you’re searching for a zippy compact car or a minivan that’ll fit all your friends, Expedia is the gateway to your next great adventure.
What happens if I need to cancel my Illinois car reservation?
If you have to move your plans around, most rentals are eligible for a full refund. You’ll just need to advise us a minimum of six hours prior to pickup. Check the policy for any exceptions. Your itinerary will have more details, or head over to our Customer Service Portal for more info.
What types of cars can I rent in Illinois?
Ease of parking, affordability and great mileage are among the reasons compact cars are the top pick in Illinois. Their small size makes them ideal for getting around the city. They’re a good fit for couples, solo travelers and families on a budget. Of course, how you cruise around is your call! Go even smaller with an economy or mini, or stretch out in a full-size or an intermediate. Need a little luxury? Browse our premium rides.
Why should I rent an Illinois car with Expedia?
If you’re on the lookout for some reliable wheels in Illinois, you can’t beat Expedia. Our member exclusive offers, discounts and rewards program will help you snap up a real bargain. And with rental suppliers to pick from, you have plenty of choice. Like to save even more? Bundle your bookings into a travel package. From car rentals to flights and hotels, we make it easy to plan your journey.
How do I find the best car rental deals in Illinois with Expedia?
Expedia makes it simple to compare costs, offers and providers, and to check reviews. Combine your Illinois car rental with flight or hotel bookings to make even bigger savings.
How old do you have to be to rent a car in Illinois?
Rental vehicle rules in Illinois require drivers to be 21 and over. Are you a young driver? A few surcharges and restrictions may apply. Rental companies impose what is known as a young driver surcharge, which is an extra fee to the cost of the rental car. Restrictions generally apply to the types of cars available to young motorists as well. Age limits may vary between providers, so check before booking.
What do you need to rent a car in Illinois?
While terms and conditions may differ between car rental outlets, the two things you’ll need are a current driver’s license and a credit card in the same name. You don’t need to take out the company’s insurance plan. However, proof of alternative coverage may be required.
Can I rent a car for a month or longer in Illinois?
Whether you plan to stick around Illinois or venture beyond, it’s easy to book a long-term rental with Expedia. Enter your trip information and pick-up/drop-off locations and we’ll help you find the best long-term car rental deals.
Where can I find an Illinois car rental if I am younger than 25?
Age policies differ between rental suppliers, so be prepared to do a little research. Found an Illinois outlet that does rent to drivers under 25? Awesome! Just take note that some companies charge additional fees to drivers between the ages of 21 and 24. The fine print of each rental car you’re considering should have all the details you need.

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