Des Plaines car hire

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Des Plaines car hire information

Pick-up locationDes Plaines
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Hire locations5
Airport locations2

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KAYAK’s top tips for hiring a car in Des Plaines

  • Getting about is made much easier with a car rental in Des Plaines. There are gaps in service in public transit, like the Metro bus system, and several routes do not operate on holidays, weekends, or weekends. Indeed, this is most evident in the case of the Metro buses. A further argument for automobile rental is that certain bus lines only run during rush hour. If you want to see more of Sioux City and the surrounding area than you could on foot or with public transit, renting a vehicle is your best bet.
  • The Orlando (MCO) Airport desk is your best bet when reserving a car rental in Des Plaines. Rental car giants, including Avis, Budget, Thrifty, and Hertz, are represented. This makes car rental at this airport a sensible option. Vehicle rental firms often mandate a minimum age of 18. A credit card in good standing and a driver's license are also necessities. You will also require an International Driver's Permit if you are not a U.S. or U.K. citizen.
  • Because of the city's excellent road maintenance and the typically courteous behavior of those who drive on those roads, navigating with car rentals in Des Plaines is a breeze. Since the main roads in the city all travel through densely populated regions, drivers must exercise extreme caution. When driving in Sioux City, leave at least three seconds of space between your car and the one in front of you, signal your turns early and loudly, and remain in your lane. Doing these things will help lessen the anxiety you feel while driving.
  • Drivers of Des Plaines car rentals must be conscious that pedestrians often cross intersections without first checking both directions for oncoming traffic. When navigating around Des Plaines, there are certain periods of the day during which the likelihood of encountering heavy traffic congestion on a number of the city's highways is higher. The central business district is often the location of the worst traffic bottlenecks. Most people who travel by car like to go on the road between seven and nine in the morning or between four and six in the evening.
  • Book your car hire in Des Plaines at least 1 day before your trip in order to get a below-average price
  • Mini car hire in Des Plaines are around -22% cheaper than other car types, on average

FAQs about hiring a car in Des Plaines

  • What is the best car hire company in Des Plaines?

    Based on ratings and reviews from real users on KAYAK, the best car hire in Des Plaines is Fox (6,0, 227 reviews).

  • How much is the price of fuel in Des Plaines?

    The average price of fuel in Des Plaines is R71,96 per litre over the past 30 days. Filling up a tank of fuel costs between R864 and R1 151, depending on the car size.

  • What is the most popular car hire in Des Plaines?

    Mini (Chrysler Pacifica or similar) is the most frequently booked car hire type in Des Plaines.

  • Which car hire agencies are at O'Hare Intl airport (ORD)?

    The only car hire company onsite at O'Hare Intl airport is Thrifty.

  • Which car hire companies will pick you up at O'Hare Intl airport (ORD)?

    The only car hire company that offers shuttle or pick-up services from O'Hare Intl airport to off-airport locations is Thrifty.

  • How can I find car hires near me in Des Plaines?

    Take a look at our extensive car hire location map to find the best car hire deals near you.

  • How much does a Mini car hire cost in Des Plaines?

    A Mini car hire in Des Plaines costs R1 946 per day, on average.

  • How much does a Full Size car hire cost in Des Plaines?

    A Full Size car hire in Des Plaines costs R1 046 per day, on average.

  • How much does an Intermediate car hire cost in Des Plaines?

    An Intermediate car hire in Des Plaines costs R1 730 per day, on average.

  • What type of car is recommended for driving in Des Plaines?

    When looking for a rental vehicle in Des Plaines, you should consider the number of passengers. If you want to travel entirely by yourself, you may want to think about renting a vehicle rather than purchasing one so that you can save money on the expenses associated with transportation. However, if you are going on a vacation with more than two people, it is imperative that you hire a minivan. The places that you want to go to throughout your trip need to play a role in determining the kind of rental automobile that you choose. It is to your best advantage to hire a mid-size SUV if you have plans to go to locations that can only be accessible utilizing transportation designed for use off-road.

  • What's the speed limit in Des Plaines?

    Due to the ubiquity of high-tech video cameras placed along several of the city's roads, motorists in Des Plaines should exercise extreme caution and drive safely. In Des Plaines, Illinois, you may find various speed restrictions posted. In most metropolitan areas, the speed limit is 50 mph, whereas outside urban areas, it drops to 40 mph.

  • Where are the best places to park in Des Plaines?

    Des Plaines has many parking garages, so you will not have to worry about finding a place to store your vehicle. Consequently, you may stop worrying about storage space issues. The B Rivers Landing Garage and the United Center Parking Garage are two nearby options for garage parking. These garages are competitive with other options in terms of price and safety.

Des Plaines car rental reviews and directory

Advantage

Best rated

Cleanliness

8.4

Comfort

8.2

Pick-up/Drop-off

7.6

Value for money

7.7

One location in Des Plaines

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Locations in Des Plaines

10255 West Zemke Blvd

+1 847 635 8031

Monday05:00 - 23:59
Tuesday05:00 - 23:59
Wednesday05:00 - 23:59
Thursday05:00 - 23:59
Friday05:00 - 23:59
Saturday05:00 - 23:59
Sunday05:00 - 23:59

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6,0 Okay

Jan 2020

KAYAK

Pros:

check in and drop off was smooth. Car was clean

Cons:

They did not have the crossover/SUV that we reserved and we had to accept an intermediate sized vehicle instead. Car inventory seems low

10,0 Wonderful

Nov 2019

KAYAK

Pros:

There was no wait!

10,0 Wonderful

Nov 2019

KAYAK

Pros:

Staff very friendly and helpful especially the last gal at dropoff

10,0 Wonderful

Oct 2019

KAYAK

Pros:

Friendly staff throughout the pick-up drop-off process. Reasonable rates and quick service

Cons:

Refueling at $9/gal??

5,2 Fair

Sep 2019

KAYAK

Pros:

Staff was rude, nickel and dimed me with serious hidden fees. You’re forced to do a $200 hold and told it’ll be given back, but you do not get the majority of it back for fees unexplained.

Cons:

Customer service, pricing clarity

4,0 Mediocre

Aug 2019

KAYAK

Cons:

Initial registration pickup were great! Car smelled horrible! Rental return process was not good.

1 out of 38

Hertz

7,9

Cleanliness

8.1

Comfort

7.6

Pick-up/Drop-off

7.6

Value for money

7.8

2 locations in Des Plaines

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Locations in Des Plaines

2170 Mannheim Rd.

+1 847 297 7147

Monday08:00 - 18:00
Tuesday08:00 - 18:00
Wednesday08:00 - 18:00
Thursday08:00 - 18:00
Friday08:00 - 18:00

2170 Mannheim Rd

+1 847 297 7147

Monday09:00 - 17:00
Tuesday09:00 - 17:00
Wednesday09:00 - 17:00
Thursday09:00 - 17:00
Friday09:00 - 17:00

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10,0 Wonderful

Jan 2024

KAYAK
Travis and the rest of the Hertz staff were excellent. Very attentive, kind, resourceful, and able to address anything that came up, even when a bad winter storm had hit the area.

3,6 Poor

Mar 2017

KAYAK

Cons:

Have always used a debit card to rent a car, was told that they just changed their policy. Have to rent a car from another company at 3 times the rate.

10,0 Wonderful

Jan 2017

KAYAK

Pros:

Great car, good condition, low mileage.

5,2 Fair

Jan 2017

KAYAK

Pros:

Cheapest in the area.

Cons:

It took forever (about 25 min) to pick up the car. Dropping off was a bit quicker, but there was a long line with only one person working. Car had some damage, and it was only noted after I asked gat we do a walk around. Inside of the car was dirty and even had some animal hair in the back seat area.

0,0 Poor

Jan 2017

KAYAK

Pros:

I never used this reservation. Check your records.

10,0 Wonderful

Sep 2023

KAYAK
Great customer service!

1 out of 3

E-Z Rent-A-Car

6,7

Okay

No reviews available

One location in Des Plaines

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Locations in Des Plaines

2170 Mannheim Rd

+1 847 635 8031

Monday05:00 - 23:59
Tuesday05:00 - 23:59
Wednesday05:00 - 23:59
Thursday05:00 - 23:59
Friday05:00 - 23:59
Saturday05:00 - 23:59
Sunday05:00 - 23:59

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Elita Rent A Car

4,0

Mediocre

No reviews available

One location in Des Plaines

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Chicago Airport O'hare ORD

+1 847 635 8031

Opening times not available

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Fox

No score available yet

One location in Des Plaines

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10256 W Zemke Blvd

+1 312 741 0788

Monday05:00 - 23:59
Tuesday05:00 - 23:59
Wednesday05:00 - 23:59
Thursday05:00 - 23:59
Friday05:00 - 23:59
Saturday05:00 - 23:59
Sunday05:00 - 23:59

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2,0 Poor

Mar 2024

KAYAK
There was no car I booked and give me other car in higher cost.

10,0 Wonderful

Jun 2021

KAYAK

Pros:

The staff was excellent, super friendly and accommodating. I was thoroughly impressed.

4,0 Mediocre

May 2021

KAYAK

Cons:

There was a large dead mosquito on the dash-front of the car and the entire car reeked of smoke.

4,0 Mediocre

May 2021

KAYAK

Pros:

The only positive things I can say about Fox car rental is one, the person who checked me in was friendly and courteous, number two, the person who checked me in upon my return was friendly and courteous. Their customer service took 45 minutes to answer the phone and the representative was discourteous and condescending. They did a bait and switch with the type of vehicle that I had requested. The vehicle smelled of cigarette smoke, the windshield on the interior was not cleaned. I had to buy a bottle of for breeze and Windex and paper towels to make the car suitable for my trip. I would never ever rent from this company.

Cons:

They could be honest with their customer, they could train their customer service representatives to be more customer service oriented. And they should give the customer the type of vehicle that they had requested. It goes back I guess to the old saying, You get what you pay for.

4,0 Mediocre

May 2021

KAYAK

Pros:

Only girl at window was sullen, uninterested in her job, and abrupt. I was the only customer at that late hour. She charged me $150.00 deposit on top of the rental charge. I have not yet been reimbursed and don’t know to whom I should demand my deposit back.

Cons:

Seems the whole organization procedures and staff need complete change.

10,0 Wonderful

May 2021

KAYAK

Pros:

I found the staff to be very helpful and professional.

Cons:

I think the sign-in process could be streamlined and made a bit less complex

1 out of 59

Enterprise Rent-A-Car

No score available yet

2 locations in Des Plaines

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Locations in Des Plaines

1670 S. River Road

+1 847 998 6090

Monday08:00 - 18:00
Tuesday08:00 - 18:00
Wednesday08:00 - 18:00
Thursday08:00 - 18:00
Friday08:00 - 18:00
Saturday00:00 - 00:00
Sunday00:00 - 00:00

2315 Oakton St

+1 847 692 7600

Monday08:00 - 18:00
Tuesday08:00 - 18:00
Wednesday08:00 - 18:00
Thursday08:00 - 18:00
Friday08:00 - 18:00
Saturday09:00 - 17:00
Sunday00:00 - 00:00

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7,6 Good

Dec 2018

KAYAK

Cons:

Failed to disclose a $105 one way fee

10,0 Wonderful

Jun 2022

KAYAK
Location timing.

1 out of 1

Flight Car

No score available yet

One location in Des Plaines

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10300 W Higgins Rd

844-435-8227

Opening times not available

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Fox Autorent

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One location in Des Plaines

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Chicago Airport O'hare ORD

+1 312 741 0788

Opening times not available

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416 travellers who hired a car in Des Plaines gave the car agency they used an average rating of 6.8

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Most popular car type

Mini

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