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Elgin, IL
Mar 4 — Mar 11
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Elgin car rental information

Pick-up locationElgin
Car typesCompact, Compact SUV, Economy, Full-size, Full-size SUV, Intermediate, Intermediate SUV, Luxury, Minivan, Pickup truck, Premium, Standard SUV
Rental locations3
Popular agenciesHertz

Cheap car rentals in Elgin

$31/dayEconomy
$36/dayCompact
$32/dayIntermediate
$35/dayFull-size
$53/dayMinivan
$69/dayFull-size SUV
$36/dayPremium
$47/dayLuxury
$50/dayPickup truck
$46/dayCompact SUV
$46/dayIntermediate SUV
$50/dayStandard SUV
Best rates found by KAYAK users in the past hours.

Elgin car rental reviews and directory

From $38/dayRated #1
Enterprise
Best rated
10 Excellent (6 reviews)
3 locations in Elgin
Enterprise
Locations in Elgin
400 S Randall Rd Ste E+1 847 488 9990
Monday08:00 - 18:00
Tuesday08:00 - 18:00
Wednesday08:00 - 18:00
Thursday08:00 - 18:00
Friday08:00 - 18:00
Saturday09:00 - 12:00
Sunday00:00 - 00:00
771 Dundee Ave+1 847 741 2002
Monday07:30 - 18:00
Tuesday07:30 - 18:00
Wednesday07:30 - 18:00
Thursday07:30 - 18:00
Friday07:30 - 18:00
Saturday09:00 - 12:00
Sunday00:00 - 00:00
910 East Chicago Street+1 847 741 2002
Monday07:30 - 18:00
Tuesday07:30 - 18:00
Wednesday07:30 - 18:00
Thursday07:30 - 18:00
Friday07:30 - 18:00
Saturday09:00 - 12:00
Sunday00:00 - 00:00
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Recent reviews
10.0 ExcellentAug 30 2020
Pros: The vehicle was wonderful and was a great value
10.0 ExcellentJun 23 2020
Pros: Truck was cleanCons: Nothing
10.0 ExcellentMay 21 2019
Pros: The staff were very helpful and great customer service.
From $30/dayRated #2
Budget
10 Excellent (3 reviews)
3 locations in Elgin
Budget
Locations in Elgin
1072 Spring Hill Mall+1 847 836 6249
Monday12:00 - 18:00
Tuesday12:00 - 18:00
Wednesday12:00 - 18:00
Thursday12:00 - 18:00
Friday12:00 - 18:00
Saturday12:00 - 18:00
Sunday12:00 - 18:00
2668 East Main Street+1 630 513 3000
Monday07:30 - 18:00
Tuesday07:30 - 18:00
Wednesday07:30 - 18:00
Thursday07:30 - 18:00
Friday07:30 - 18:00
Saturday09:00 - 12:00
Sunday09:00 - 12:00
724 South Barrington Road+1 630 372 7143
Monday08:00 - 18:00
Tuesday08:00 - 18:00
Wednesday08:00 - 18:00
Thursday08:00 - 18:00
Friday08:00 - 18:00
Saturday09:00 - 12:00
Sunday09:00 - 12:00
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Recent reviews
10.0 ExcellentJan 4 2016
Very good product and even better customer servicePros: Really good experience! The staff was very helpful, worked quickly and carefully in a very busy season, and delivered what they promised. I also liked how they didn't over push the add ons. Just asked if we needed insurance, toll pass, etc. without pushing. The cart I had (dodge dart) was very new and worked great though I detected a noticeable rattle which didn't efect driving but for a new car probably shouldnt be there. Overall great experience. btw boooked through kayak . -Mike
From $33/dayRated #3
Avis
8.4 Excellent (8 reviews)
3 locations in Elgin
Avis
Locations in Elgin
1072 Spring Hill Mall - Suite 1500+1 847 836 6229
Monday12:00 - 18:00
Tuesday12:00 - 18:00
Wednesday12:00 - 18:00
Thursday12:00 - 18:00
Friday12:00 - 18:00
Saturday12:00 - 18:00
Sunday12:00 - 18:00
2668 East Main Street+1 630 587 1945
Monday07:30 - 18:00
Tuesday07:30 - 18:00
Wednesday07:30 - 18:00
Thursday07:30 - 18:00
Friday07:30 - 18:00
Saturday09:00 - 12:00
Sunday09:00 - 12:00
724 South Barrington Road+1 630 483 7368
Monday08:00 - 18:00
Tuesday08:00 - 18:00
Wednesday08:00 - 18:00
Thursday08:00 - 18:00
Friday08:00 - 18:00
Saturday09:00 - 12:00
Sunday09:00 - 12:00
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Recent reviews
7.2 GoodJan 17 2019
Pros: There was a car available last minuteCons: The car wasn’t clean. At drop off the clerk was grumpy, grouchy—irritated that I was there. Very short with me—rolled his eyes, got frustrated because I did t come in with vehicle miles.
10.0 ExcellentMay 16 2018
Best rental experience I've ever had.Pros: The people here are super friendly and the prices are fair. Last time I rented a car (from another company) the workers were extremely shady and tried to upcharge me on everything, not to mention that they scam a lot of people by making false claims and then charging for them. Instead of AVIS making me feel like they were doing me a huge favor and I needed them, they treated me with respect and alike they valued me as a customer. Very easy and hassle free. Will definitely be renting from AVIS exclusively from now on.Cons: Everything was perfect.
From $27/dayRated #4
Hertz
Cheapest deal
Most popular
5.7 Okay (12 reviews)
1 location in Elgin
Hertz
Locations in Elgin
1350 E Chicago Ave+1 847 531 6304
Monday08:00 - 18:00
Tuesday08:00 - 18:00
Wednesday08:00 - 18:00
Thursday08:00 - 18:00
Friday08:00 - 18:00
Saturday09:00 - 12:00
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  • 5.8
Recent reviews
10.0 ExcellentDec 15 2020
Pros: Staff helpful and friendly Yolonda and Denise .Cons: Will return to rent a vehicle with them again .
4.8 OkayNov 1 2019
Pros: The staff was nice but didnt explain much. I felt rushed. Like they want to just be done with me and out of there way.Cons: Slowed down and explain all the extras (and cost) that are available like the insurance and they toll plate so I don't need to use mine. Slow down when reviewing the car to make sure nothing is missed (scratches or leave of dirt in the car)
7.2 GoodMay 28 2018
Pros: Great customer service!Cons: Car windows were not clean
2.0 MediocreFeb 13 2018
Pros: horrible customer service by the front desk person.
6.4 GoodJan 15 2018
Smoke SmellPros: It drove smooth.Cons: It smelled like smoke the whole trip. We ended up having to get a air freshener and the smell was still there. This was an upgrade, so we paid extra for this car. I am pretty upset about the smell.
4.0 OkaySep 14 2017
Filthy car and poor servicePros: Easy pick up and drop offCons: The car was very dirty inside and out..There were very visible stains in all seats..no attempt to clean them..when I asked for a different car, they claim they didn't have one..it was a 2017 and the hands free would not connect to my Samsung phone or my husband's. The attendant didn't know how to fix it , kind of just stood there like he was in the twilight zone, then just walked away and left the passenger door open. Just horrible service.
2.0 MediocreMar 31 2017
cheap and rude, on everythingCons: Girl at desk was really rude understandable there were policies to apply according to situation where they would not accept temp. DL, however the way she directed at me to explain, was literally as if I was another of his dumb coworkers who know all the stupid rules the company set. She did not bother to tell me the reason till I ask, and did not provide any help on cancelaltion, had to call a person to help me over the phone and then she just confirmed what the person told me, so she enjoyed me going through the hassle of making the call for something she could have told me in less than a minute. Never ever going back to this company
2.0 MediocreMar 16 2017
I took a cab to the rental place and they had no cPros: nothingCons: no car
10.0 ExcellentMar 16 2017
Good servicePros: Car was ready and quick check in and out normal waiting friendly service
2.0 MediocreJan 4 2017
The Worst One Ever!!Pros: NothingCons: Hertz didn't honor the vehicle i reserved! had to rent a higher price from another company!
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29 travelers who rented a car in Elgin gave the car agency they used an average rating of 7.8

Car rental locations in or near Elgin

Good to know

Most popular agency

Hertz

Most popular car type

Mini

Average price

$46/day

Good deal

$35/day

When to book a rental car in Elgin

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Top tips for renting a car in Elgin

  • 25% of our users found rental cars in Elgin for $35 or less
  • Book your rental car in Elgin at least 1 day before your trip in order to get a below-average price
  • Economy rental cars in Elgin are around 55% cheaper than other car types, on average

FAQs about renting a car in Elgin

  • Some car rental companies in Elgin which have updated their car rental health and safety policies due to COVID-19 to make sure vehicles are clean and disinfected include Hertz, Enterprise and Avis

  • On average a rental car in Elgin costs $46 per day.

  • In the past 72 hours, the cheapest rental cars were found at Hertz ($36/day). In the last 72 hours the cheapest rental car price was found at Hertz 1350 E Chicago Ave 60120 (2 miles from city center).

  • The average gas price in Elgin is $2.84 per gallon over the past 30 days. Filling up a gas tank costs between $34 and $45, depending on the car size.

  • Mini (Dodge Grand Caravan or similar) is the most frequently booked rental car type in Elgin.

  • Car rental companies onsite at O'Hare Intl airport include Hertz, Thrifty, Enterprise, Alamo, Budget, Dollar, Fox, Avis, Payless and Sixt.

  • Car rental companies that offer shuttle or pick-up services from O'Hare Intl airport to off-airport locations include Routes Car & Truck Rentals, Hertz, Thrifty, Enterprise, Alamo, Budget, Dollar, Avis, Airport Van, and Payless.

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

  • A Mini car rental in Elgin costs $61 per day, on average.

  • A Economy car rental in Elgin costs $28 per day, on average.

  • A Full-size car rental in Elgin costs $36 per day, on average.

  • In Elgin, cars are most frequently rented at Hertz 800 State Route 31 (13 miles from city center).

  • On average a rental car in Elgin costs $324 per week ($46 per day).

  • On average a rental car in Elgin costs $1,387 per month ($46 per day).

  • 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!).