Chicago Car Rentals

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Chicago, IL
Mar 4 — Mar 11
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Chicago, IL
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Chicago car rental deals found on momondo

Find the rental car that's right for you

Small cars are typically categorized as economy cars, compact cars and intermediate cars. You can expect to pay $73/day to rent a small car in Chicago. Below are the best prices found on momondo in the past week.

Chevrolet Sonic Sedan
or similar Economy
2 adults
1 bag
$22/day
Apr 1 - Apr 16
Chevrolet Sonic Sedan
Chevrolet Sonic Sedan
or similar Economy
2 adults
1 bag
$23/day
Mar 16 - Mar 29
Chevrolet Sonic Sedan
Chevrolet Sonic Sedan
or similar Compact
4 adults
1 bag
$25/day
Apr 4 - Apr 11
Chevrolet Sonic Sedan
Chevrolet Sonic Sedan
or similar Economy
2 adults
1 bag
$28/day
Mar 15 - Apr 15
Chevrolet Sonic Sedan
Chevrolet Sonic Sedan
or similar Economy
2 adults
1 bag
$28/day
Mar 15 - Apr 15
Chevrolet Sonic Sedan
Chevrolet Sonic Sedan
or similar Economy
2 adults
1 bag
$29/day
Apr 3 - Apr 10
Chevrolet Sonic Sedan

When is it cheapest to rent a car in Chicago?

All

$30 - $56

Family size

$50 - $73

Economy

$29 - $47

The cheapest time to rent a car in Chicago is in January. The price is 21% lower than the rest of the year at just $31 per day. The most expensive month is July. If you are looking for a specific car type, consider renting an economy car in January. If you need more room for your family, larger vehicles with 6+ seats are typically cheapest in February. The price of a car rental in Chicago can vary based on a number of factors including supply, popularity of the vehicle, and how far out you book your rental car.


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Find popular attractions close to your rental car pick-up

Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport

Chicago, Illinois

Nearby attractions:

Aragon Ballroom12.7 mi
Athenaeum Theatre12.7 mi
Wrigley Field13.0 mi
Douglas Park13.5 mi
Lakeview Historic District13.5 mi
Chicago Midway Airport

Chicago, Illinois

Nearby attractions:

Douglas Park5.7 mi
United Center7.5 mi
UIC Pavilion7.6 mi
McCormick Place7.9 mi
Museum of Science and Industry8.4 mi
Chicago Greater Rockford Airport

Chicago, Illinois

Nearby attractions:

Aragon Ballroom75.4 mi
Douglas Park75.5 mi
Athenaeum Theatre75.6 mi
Wrigley Field75.8 mi
United Center76.2 mi

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Car Rental in Chicago

This February we have run 109,445 searches on car rental in Chicago for momondo users.

What cleaning measures are being taken by Chicago car rental companies to control the spread of COVID-19?

Many car rental companies in Chicago have new cleaning requirements in place to ensure your vehicle is disinfected for your safety. This enhanced cleaning feature is now being offered at locations such as Alamo, Enterprise, and Avis. Use our new search filter to see all the companies offering enhanced cleaning in Chicago. As things change, so do policies. We’ll do our best to stay on top of things, but always be sure to check with the provider directly.

How much will it cost to rent a car in Chicago in March?

To rent a car for a weekend in Chicago in March, the average price was $57 with cheaper deals starting around $20. Stretching your rental over seven days shifts the price range to about $16 to $44.

Which car rental agency in Chicago has the cheapest rental car prices?

Renting a car in Chicago is cheapest when using Avis at one of their 10 locations in the city. The best daily rate a momondo has found is $13, but typically it’s best to assume your rental will cost $49/day.

Is there a fee to cancel my Chicago car rental?

Every rental car company in Chicago has a different cancellation policy. At momondo, we will always disclose in the car rental search results whether or not an agency has a cancellation fee. Some of the top car rental companies in Chicago include Alamo, Enterprise, and Avis, so be sure to check if they offer free cancellation.

What is the best type of car to rent in Chicago during March?

We recommend renting an Economy car when visiting Chicago during the month of March. While an Economy car doesn’t handle ice and snow very well, it is an ideal rental car for mild temperatures and rain. In March, Chicago experiences temperatures averaging 48.2 °F and 3.4″ of precipitation - ideal conditions for renting an economy car. Renting a Economy in Chicago will cost you $46/day on average.

Which rental car company in Chicago has the most locations?

Enterprise is the car rental company with the most locations in Chicago. At those 28 locations, you can expect to pay a daily rate of $68 in Chicago.

What is the speed limit in Chicago?

25 mph is the city speed limit for Chicago, which also applies to surrounding towns and other urban centers. The suburban speed limit and the speed limit for highways around Chicago are 75 mph and 75 mph, respectively. If you rent a car in Chicago, be aware that these speed limits may be strictly enforced.

What is the weather like in Chicago, IL in February?

Those looking for a rental car in Chicago during the month of February should expect temperatures to be around 28.4 °F and should expect around 1.8″ of precipitation. This information can be helpful when choosing which car you’d like to rent.

What car would momondo recommend based on the weather in February?

February in Chicago is typically below freezing and has a higher chance of ice and snow. It’s likely best to rent an SUV with four wheel drive for your trip to Chicago.

Is the weather in Chicago similar to the rest of Illinois?

If you’re looking for a Chicago rental car for a road trip to the surrounding areas during the month of February it’s important to know that the rest of Illinois typically has a temperature of 28.4 °F and will usually expect 1.7″ of precipitation.


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