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Cheap Car Rentals in Illinois

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What are the car hire prices for popular cities in Illinois?

Below are the cheapest cities to rent a car in Illinois

Price

$33 - $93

Out of all the popular cities in Illinois, Peoria is the cheapest city to rent a car in at just $33/day. Renting a car in Peoria is 65% cheaper than renting one in Peru where the per day rate is around $93. Other fairly inexpensive cities in Illinois to get a rental car in are: Moline ($40/day), Bloomington ($41/day), and Belleville ($43/day). While these cities typically have cheaper prices than the rest of the country, travelers looking to rent a car in Chicago should expect to spend around $49/day on their transportation. The most popular city to rent a car in Illinois is Chicago.

Cheapest time to rent a car in Illinois

January

$47

February

$52

March

$67

April

$72

May

$80

June

$85

July

$98

August

$93

September

$79

October

$80

November

$75

December

$67

Top rental agencies in Illinois

All major car rental suppliers in Illinois
8.0
Excellent
364 reviews5 locations
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Cleanliness

8.3

Comfort

8.4

Overall

7.9

Pick-up/drop-off

7.9

Value

7.8
7.3
Good
339 reviews41 locations
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Cleanliness

7.6

Comfort

7.6

Overall

7.2

Pick-up/drop-off

7.1

Value

7.0
6.3
Good
341 reviews2 locations
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Cleanliness

6.7

Comfort

6.7

Overall

6.1

Pick-up/drop-off

5.6

Value

6.5
6.2
Good
287 reviews3 locations
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Cleanliness

7.2

Comfort

7.0

Overall

5.9

Pick-up/drop-off

5.7

Value

6.0
6.1
Good
122 reviews15 locations
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Cleanliness

6.8

Comfort

6.9

Overall

5.8

Pick-up/drop-off

5.7

Value

5.6
5.9
Okay
328 reviews14 locations
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Cleanliness

6.6

Comfort

6.6

Overall

5.7

Pick-up/drop-off

5.6

Value

5.8
5.7
Okay
601 reviews24 locations
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Cleanliness

6.4

Comfort

6.3

Overall

5.5

Pick-up/drop-off

5.3

Value

5.6
5.6
Okay
210 reviews5 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

6.3

Comfort

6.2

Overall

5.4

Pick-up/drop-off

5.1

Value

5.6

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Car Rental FAQs

What are the requirements to rent a car in Illinois?

You’ll need to be 21 years or older to get rental cars in Illinois. However, most Illinois car rentals providers require their renters to be at least 25. Young drivers, drivers under the age of 25, will also be subjected to a daily surcharge. All drivers must present a valid US or Canadian driver's license and a credit card bearing their name before picking up any rental cars in Illinois. Those with a foreign driver's license will be required to present an International Driving Permit.

What are the rules for driving in Illinois?

Ensure that all car occupants wear a properly secured seatbelt before driving a cheap car rental in Illinois. Passengers who are eight or younger must be secured in a child restraint system. It is a criminal offense to drive any car rentals in Illinois with a blood alcohol content of 0.08% or higher. Drivers must also give pedestrians the right of way in unmarked and marked crosswalks. In Illinois, drivers must keep to the right lane unless they are overtaking or avoiding an obstruction. Ensure you don't use your phone in any capacity while driving car rentals in Illinois as distracted driving is prohibited in the region. We recommend checking with Illinois’ Department of Motor Vehicles for recent traffic law updates before getting behind the wheel of a cheap car rental in Illinois.

What type of car is recommended for driving in Illinois?

The kind of Illinois car rentals you use will be influenced by your planned destination and the reason for the trip. For those looking to explore urban Illinois, an economy rental car would be ideal for squeezing through the jam-packed streets. A cargo van rental would do well for those ferrying luggage to the rural locations of Illinois. An SUV would be great for family trips and group excursions and those looking to explore the more rocky regions like Charles Mound should consider renting a four-wheel drive or rugged car rentals in Illinois.

What is the cheapest rental car found in Illinois?

In the past two weeks, Cheapflights users have found many deals under $85/day when booking a rental car in Illinois. The best deal a user found was for $31/day from Turo, booked on May 15.

What car rental company is typically the cheapest in Illinois?

According to our data, users have found the cheapest deals when booking a rental car in Illinois from the following companies over the past two weeks: Avis ($43/day), Hertz ($44/day), and Dollar ($45/day).

Which car rental company is considered to be the best in Illinois?

Taking our users’ ratings and reviews into consideration, Super Cheap (10.0 rating), Signature Rent A Car (10.0 rating) and Alamo (8.7 rating) seem to be the best rental car companies in Illinois.

What are gas prices like in Illinois?

The average gas price in Illinois is $4.50/gallon over the past month, costing you anywhere between $54 and $77 to fill up a car’s gas tank.

How much does it cost to rent a car in Illinois for a week from Hertz?

Hertz offers rental cars in Illinois for about $741 per week on average.

Can I rent a car for a month in Illinois?

Yes, cars are available to be rented out for an entire month in Illinois.

How much does it cost to rent a car in Illinois for a month?

Generally, a month-long car rental in Illinois can be found for about $3,177, with the average price for a rental being around $106 a day. Book with Turo, to take advantage of their cheap prices and pay 84% less compared to the average price of car rentals in Illinois.

Luxury Car Rentals in Illinois

Arrive in style when you rent a luxury car in Illinois from the best rental car providers in the country.