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Bloomington car rentals from $34/day

This price is the cheapest per day rate found by a KAYAK user in the last 72 hours by searching for a car rental in Bloomington with a pick-up date of 8/2 and drop-off date of 8/9. Fares are subject to change and may not be available at all agencies or on all dates of rental. Click the price to replicate the search for this deal.
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Cheap car rentals in Bloomington

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Chevrolet Spark car
Chevrolet Spark
or similar SMALL
2
2
2/4
$43/day
Ford Focus car
Ford Focus
or similar SMALL
4
2
4-5
$34/day
Kia Forte car
Kia Forte
or similar MEDIUM
5
3
4-5
$42/day
Volkswagen Jetta car
Volkswagen Jetta
or similar MEDIUM
5
3
2/4
$50/day
Toyota Camry car
Toyota Camry
or similar LARGE
5
2
4-5
$39/day
Dodge Grand Caravan car
Dodge Grand Caravan
or similar VAN
5
5
4-5
$46/day
Chevrolet Tahoe car
Chevrolet Tahoe
or similar SUV
5
2
4-5
$72/day
Nissan Maxima car
Nissan Maxima
or similar LARGE
5
5
2/4
$58/day
Chevrolet Equinox car
Chevrolet Equinox
or similar SUV
5
3
4-5
$39/day
Jeep Cherokee car
Jeep Cherokee
or similar SUV
5
3
4-5
$41/day
Best rates found by KAYAK users in the past 48 hours.

KAYAK’s top tips for renting a car in Bloomington

  • There are numerous benefits to obtaining a car rental in Bloomington. Having access to a set of wheels allows you to visit Bloomington’s remote attractions that are inaccessible via public transit. Additionally, you have room for your luggage and can enjoy comfortable seating. You get to explore more Bloomingdale as you can make pit stops wherever and whenever you desire. Must-see attractions in Bloomington include the McLean County Museum of History and Eastland Mall. Those hiking at Merwin Nature Preserve can pack their hiking gear in a Bloomington car rental.
  • If you want to get a rental car upon landing at Central Illinois Regional Airport Bloomington-Normal (BMI), BMI has car rental agencies like Avis and Hertz. The car rental counters are in the baggage claim area. You will follow airport signs for ‘Baggage Claim’ and ‘Arrivals’ to the baggage claim area entrance and proceed inside to the car rental desk. Once you have reached a rental agreement, you will collect your car outside the baggage claim area.
  • You should familiarize yourself with Bloomington’s traffic laws and regulations before getting behind the wheel of your rental car for your safety and that of others. Employ defensive driving and yield to servers, tailgaters, and other aggressive drivers. Make your lane turns and changes smooth and predictable, and always indicate in advance. Keep a buffer between you and other drivers so you can stop or brake when necessary.
  • The intersections of Washington Street, Clearwater, Oakland Avenue, Morrissey Drive, and Empire Street with Veterans Parkway are dangerous to drive on as they are often under construction and have multiple lanes with high traffic volumes. You are cautioned to drive defensively to evade accidents. You should also anticipate traffic jams between 7 am and 9 am and from 4 pm to 6 pm. Therefore, consult live traffic camera reports to avoid wasting your vacation time in traffic snags.
  • 25% of our users found rental cars in Bloomington for $59 or less
  • Book your rental car in Bloomington at least 1 day before your trip in order to get a below-average price
  • Off-airport rental car locations in Bloomington are around 23% cheaper than airport locations on average
  • Standard rental cars in Bloomington are around 45% cheaper than other car types, on average

FAQs about renting a car in Bloomington

  • How much does it cost to rent a car in Bloomington?

    On average a rental car in Bloomington costs $75 per day. But prices differ between operators and you can save money through a price comparison of car rental deals from different agencies. The cheapest price for a car rental in Bloomington found in the last 2 weeks is $54.

  • What is the cheapest car rental company in Bloomington?

    In the past 72 hours, the cheapest rental cars were found at Hertz ($43/day), Enterprise Rent-A-Car ($49/day) and Budget ($61/day).

  • How much is gas price in Bloomington?

    The average gas price in Bloomington is $3.82 per gallon over the past 30 days. Filling up a gas tank costs between $46 and $61, depending on the car size.

  • What is the most popular rental car in Bloomington?

    Standard (Jeep Cherokee or similar) is the most frequently booked rental car type in Bloomington.

  • Which car rental companies are at Bloomington-Normal airport (BMI)?

    Car rental companies onsite at Bloomington-Normal airport include Enterprise Rent-A-Car, Hertz, Budget, Avis and National.

  • Which car rental companies will pick you up at Bloomington-Normal airport (BMI)?

    Car rental companies that offer shuttle or pick-up services from Bloomington-Normal airport to off-airport locations include Enterprise Rent-A-Car, Hertz, Budget, Avis, and National.

  • How can I find car rentals near me in Bloomington?

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

  • How much does a Standard car rental cost in Bloomington?

    A Standard car rental in Bloomington costs $48 per day, on average.

  • How much does an Intermediate car rental cost in Bloomington?

    An Intermediate car rental in Bloomington costs $53 per day, on average.

  • How much does a Luxury car rental cost in Bloomington?

    A Luxury car rental in Bloomington costs $87 per day, on average.

  • How much does it cost to rent a car for a week in Bloomington?

    On average a rental car in Bloomington costs $528 per week ($75 per day).

  • How much does it cost to rent a car long term for a month in Bloomington?

    On average a rental car in Bloomington costs $2,263 per month ($75 per day).

  • Should I get insurance when renting a car in Bloomington?

    Most car rental providers in Bloomington offer insurance but the level of protection can differ substantially. If you're unsure whether to get extra protection for your car rental in Bloomington, check out KAYAK's car rental insurance guide.

  • How many car agencies are operating in Bloomington?

    KAYAK has deals for you to compare from 7 car rental agencies in Bloomington.

  • What do I need to know before booking a car rental in Bloomington?

    Finding the right price, understanding the add-ons and staying up to date with policy changes can be a challenge. That’s why KAYAK has produced the ultimate guide to renting a car to help you cut though the jargon and make the right choice for your rental car. Find tips and insights for how to book your rental, what car rental insurance you’ll need, how to deal with a car rental agency and what extra fees to expect (and avoid!).

  • Why should I use KAYAK to rent a car in Bloomington?

    KAYAK searches thousands of car rental agencies to provide you with offers from all car rental agencies operating in Bloomington so that you can compare car rental rates, reviews and pick-up and drop-off locations to find the best deal for you.

  • What type of car is recommended for driving in Bloomington?

    You can browse the car rentals in Bloomington, ranging from SUVs and minivans to luxury and economy cars. Hop on a compact car to fit in narrow alleys and tight parking spots. A passenger van rental is apt for visiting Bloomington with friends or family as it can accommodate more passengers and luggage. Grab an economy rental car if you are on a strict budget. A convertible will impress your clients if you are on a business trip to Bloomington.

  • What is the speed limit in Bloomington?

    You will encounter several speed limit posts when driving your car rental in Bloomington. However, if they are not posted, 70 mph can be driven on interstates, 65 mph on divided highways, 55 mph in rural areas, 30 mph in urban areas, 20 mph in school zones, and 15 mph in alleys. Ensure you adhere to the speed limits to avoid speeding tickets and fines. Bloomington is rainy all year round, so proceed with appropriate speeds.

  • What are the best places to park in Bloomington?

    Parking your car rental in Bloomington, Illinois, is a breeze thanks to numerous parking decks, surface lots, and on-street parking. The parking decks are accessible with monthly parking permits of about $50, and they include Market Street Deck at the southeast corner of Madison Street and Market Street, Lincoln Deck at the southeast corner of East Street and Front Street, and Arena Deck at the northeast corner of Olive Street and Lee Street. Surface parking lots, whose parking passes cost about $50, include Douglas Lots A, B, and C at the southeast corner of East Street and Douglas Street, Major Butler Parking Lot at the northwest corner of Madison Street and Front Street, and Government Center Parking Lot. On-street parking is available for up to 90 minutes.

Bloomington car rental reviews and directory

Hertz

8.0

Very good

7 reviews
Cheapest deal

Cleanliness

8.9

Comfort

8.9

Pick-up/Drop-off

7.6

Value for money

7.6

2 locations in Bloomington

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Locations in Bloomington

1605 Morissey Ste 104

+1 309 665 0569

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

3201 Cira Drive Ste 114

+1 309 663 5201

Monday07:30 - 17:00
Tuesday09:00 - 17:00
Wednesday09:00 - 17:00
Thursday09:00 - 17:00
Friday09:00 - 17:00
Saturday11:00 - 16:00
Sunday11:00 - 16:00

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10.0 Wonderful

Jul 2023

KAYAK
The voyager was great!!!

10.0 Wonderful

Jan 2023

KAYAK
Pickup and drop off was very easy. Staff was courteous and friendly. Car was good

10.0 Wonderful

Sep 2022

KAYAK
The only thing that was a con was the vehicle had been smoked in. We stopped and bought some vent air fresheners to help and all was good. Everything else was top notch.

8.0 Very good

Jun 2021

KAYAK

Pros:

Micheal was understanding enough to have me car for 30 extra minutes.

Cons:

Have my car ready at pickup time

9.6 Wonderful

May 2019

KAYAK

Pros:

Staff!

Cons:

It's unclear that when you pay online, your reservation cannot be changed to return or pick it up on a different day. Thankfully you can upgrade. The 1st car only had 1/2 tank. The upgraded car was full.

8.8 Very good

Oct 2018

KAYAK

Pros:

Ease of pickup and availability. Corolla was clean and easy to operate.

Cons:

‘Maintenance Required’ indicator appeared the third day we had the car. Returned the car on Sunday and was surprised office was closed. This was not explained to me and assumed I was to drop the keys off into the Express Drop Off box.

1 out of 2

Avis

6.6

Cleanliness

6.9

Comfort

6.9

Pick-up/Drop-off

6.4

Value for money

6.9

One location in Bloomington

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Locations in Bloomington

3201 Cira Drive,suite 115

+1 309 664 0781

Monday08:00 - 16:0018:00 - 22:00
Tuesday08:00 - 16:0018:00 - 22:00
Wednesday18:00 - 22:0008:00 - 16:00
Thursday08:00 - 16:0018:00 - 22:00
Friday08:00 - 16:0018:00 - 22:00
Saturday20:00 - 22:0011:00 - 16:00
Sunday18:00 - 22:0011:00 - 16:00

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2.0 Poor

Feb 2020

KAYAK

Pros:

Didnt even get the car

6.8 Okay

Sep 2019

KAYAK

Pros:

Car was clean and pickup was easy.

Cons:

Car did not have an owners manual and took a considerable amount of time to figure out all the buttons, dials and displays. Returned the car two days early but could not get a refund directly from AVIS they told me to go to the booking company but no clue where to even start that process.

10.0 Wonderful

Jun 2022

KAYAK
All went well, clean car, airport easy to navigate.

7.9 Good

Sep 2021

KAYAK
The car could’ve been a little cleaner inside. Otherwise it was a good car and good experience.

1 out of 2

Budget

5.9

Cleanliness

5.9

Comfort

5.9

Pick-up/Drop-off

5.4

Value for money

5.4

One location in Bloomington

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Locations in Bloomington

3201 Cira Drive Suite 117

+1 309 661 8029

Monday08:00 - 16:0018:00 - 22:00
Tuesday08:00 - 16:0018:00 - 22:00
Wednesday08:00 - 16:0018:00 - 22:00
Thursday08:00 - 16:0018:00 - 22:00
Friday18:00 - 22:0008:00 - 16:00
Saturday11:00 - 16:0020:00 - 22:00
Sunday18:00 - 22:0011:00 - 16:00

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2.0 Poor

Nov 2023

KAYAK
The manager at the front Desk argued with me and insisted on trying to overcharge me $100 more for my car rental even after showing him what my quote was. I had to strongly express my concern and to get my point across Very rude and unprofessional.

10.0 Wonderful

May 2021

KAYAK

Pros:

The staff was friendly and fast with processing the rental.

Cons:

The Budget rental counter is not open at BMI. You are directed to Avis rental and the counter service there didn’t open for fifteen minutes.

2.0 Poor

Mar 2021

KAYAK

Cons:

No cars available after reserving one and going through the process.

8.0 Very good

Sep 2020

KAYAK

Cons:

The experience started pretty rough. There was only one guy working so he ended up being about 45 minutes late opening. Pretty sure he was checking cars, mileage, fuel etc. However myself along with five other customers were not aware of this until later. Two were quite upset, I was just frustrated from waiting so long.

10.0 Wonderful

Jan 2020

KAYAK

Pros:

friendly staff, ease of pickup and drop off

Cons:

nothing

10.0 Wonderful

Jul 2022

KAYAK
They went above and beyond. We dropped the van off 20 minutes before they closed. We left and we realized about 2 minutes until your office closed that my granddaughter forgot her wallet, we called and Chris checked the vehicle and called us back and said it was there and waited until we got back there so we could pick her wallet up, I was dropping her off at the train station and she needed her ID. Thank you very much!!

1 out of 3

Enterprise Rent-A-Car

5.2

Most popular

Cleanliness

5.3

Comfort

5.2

Pick-up/Drop-off

4.9

Value for money

5.2

3 locations in Bloomington

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Locations in Bloomington

1206 South Veterans Parkway

+1 309 664 0100

Monday07:30 - 17:00
Tuesday07:30 - 17:00
Wednesday07:30 - 17:00
Thursday07:30 - 17:00
Friday07:30 - 17:00
Saturday09:00 - 17:00
Sunday11:00 - 16:00

301 Veterans Pkwy

+1 309 665 2000

Monday08:00 - 16:00
Tuesday08:00 - 16:00
Wednesday08:00 - 16:00
Thursday08:00 - 16:00
Friday08:00 - 16:00
Saturday00:00 - 00:00
Sunday00:00 - 00:00

3201 Cira Dr

+1 833 516 2244

Monday10:00 - 21:30
Tuesday10:00 - 21:30
Wednesday10:00 - 21:30
Thursday10:00 - 21:30
Friday10:00 - 21:30
Saturday10:00 - 21:30
Sunday10:00 - 21:30

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2.0 Poor

Jul 2024

KAYAK
They told me that they were already to booked so I didn’t even get the car even though it said it was booked the day before.

4.0 Mediocre

Oct 2023

KAYAK
The staff was very friendly and knowledgeable however not the most professional. The car was vacuumed but the windshield was not cleaned on the inside. The windshield wipers were terrible and need to be changed. Closing at noon on a Saturday is ridiculous.

2.0 Poor

Mar 2021

KAYAK

Cons:

Called three places. Reserved 2 times only to be called back and be told no cars were available. Was still charged insurance.

2.0 Poor

Sep 2020

KAYAK

Cons:

Enterprise canceled the rental but did not bother to mention that until we arrived to pick up the vehicle. Poor customer service.

2.0 Poor

Aug 2020

KAYAK

Pros:

Reserved car Then told it wasn’t available

2.0 Poor

Jul 2020

KAYAK

Cons:

We reserved a premium suv a week in advance for a family trip to Colorado (4 adults and 2 teens). I called mid-week to make sure they would have one on friday, he assured me they would. Arrived there as planned to pick it up and they did not have a premium suv. Tgey offered the 12 person cargo van, but we couldnt see it being comfortable for a 16 hour trip and we couldn't fold down the back seats to slide our numerous pieces of luggage in. It ruined our vacation.

1 out of 3

National

10.0

Wonderful

No reviews available

Best rated

Cleanliness

10.0

Comfort

10.0

Pick-up/Drop-off

10.0

Value for money

7.9

One location in Bloomington

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Locations in Bloomington

3201 Cira Dr

+1 833 516 2245

Monday10:00 - 21:30
Tuesday10:00 - 21:30
Wednesday10:00 - 21:30
Thursday10:00 - 21:30
Friday10:00 - 21:30
Saturday10:00 - 21:30
Sunday10:00 - 21:30

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Easirent

4.7

Mediocre

No reviews available

One location in Bloomington

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Locations in Bloomington

Central Illinois Regional Airport at Bloomington-Normal

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Sunnycars

No score available yet

One location in Bloomington

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3201 Cira Drive

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31 travelers who rented a car in Bloomington gave the car agency they used an average rating of 4.7

Car rental locations in or near Bloomington

Good to know

Most popular agency

Enterprise Rent-A-Car

Most popular car type

Standard

Average price

$75/day

Good deal

$59/day

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