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Wilmette, IL
Oct 28 — Nov 4
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From $37/dayRated #1
Hertz
Best rated
8.1 Excellent (11 reviews)
1 location in Wilmette
Hertz
Locations in Wilmette
  • 7.8
  • 8.3
  • 8.3
  • 8.1
  • 8.1
Recent reviews
2.0 MediocreAug 26 2019
I will never use Hertz again! The car died and the "emergency" assistance was the worst I've ever experience; being on hold for 40 minutes at a time, impossible to talk to an actual person--then taking SIX hours to get a replacement while my children and I were left on the side of a busy highway!!!
10.0 ExcellentApr 30 2019
Had to call to get e-receipt. Pretty sure I provided an email on pickup... not sure what happened.
7.6 GoodJan 28 2017
efficient serviceQuick service
From $42/dayRated #2
Enterprise
Most popular
7.9 Good (26 reviews)
5 locations in Wilmette
Enterprise
Locations in Wilmette
  • 7.9
  • 8.2
  • 7.7
  • 8.1
  • 8
Recent reviews
2.0 MediocreMay 29 2021
The scheduled pick up time was for after this location was already closed. We showed up and no one was there. Very disappointing! We had to change our plans and come back the next day. The staff was not apologetic at all and said oh yeah we tried to call you. I guess they don’t know how to use a phone because I never got a phone call. Very unprofessional and super inconvenient. Made my husband late for work. Also when we pick the car up the following morning they tried to give my husband a smaller cheaper car than what we had originally paid for no offer for an upgrade or anything better because of the inconvenience. Overall very poor experience.Pretty much everything.
10.0 ExcellentMay 24 2021
Everything was great. I was very happy 😃 !
8.0 ExcellentFeb 1 2021
Cleaner...
9.6 ExcellentNov 6 2019
The young woman working at the counter was fantastic! Quick, smart, polite, just all around amazing experience for the 4 minutes we spoke. Oh I forgot to mention, she was efficient!It can always be cheaper :-)!
10.0 ExcellentOct 8 2019
Friendly staff. Great car. Easy pick up and drop offIts a bit challenging to figure out how to get into their parking lot if you follow Google Maps. It takes you around the back of the building off a side street.
10.0 ExcellentSep 1 2019
Friendly,competent and quick.
2.0 MediocreMay 15 2019
If we actually got out rental. Our pick up was at 2pm and the place was closed when we got there
10.0 ExcellentJan 30 2017
These guys were sharpGreat experienceN/a
8.0 ExcellentDec 30 2016
Great Service, awful carCustomer service was excellentJeep Compass is the worse car I have ever driven. I think the car was defective, because there is no way something like this vehicle should be allowed on the road if I was driving a vehicle without a defect.
5.2 OkayDec 29 2016
Syringe Needles in CarFound used syringe needles in the car. When I dropped it off, they were appropriately mortified, but wouldn't offer any discount. I'm still waiting for a call back from customer service.
Rated #3
Budget
7.8 Good (19 reviews)
2 locations in Wilmette
Budget
Locations in Wilmette
  • 7.7
  • 7.7
  • 8
  • 7.7
  • 8
Recent reviews
10.0 ExcellentOct 5 2021
The same rental in Evanston vs. renting at O'Hare saved me a lot of money. Airport fees are obviously very high at O'Hare. Helpful friendly personnel and a nice car.
8.0 ExcellentJul 3 2020
Yes the fastnessNothing
9.6 ExcellentApr 24 2018
Very professional experience overallEveryone is efficient. Get in get out quickly. Return was quick also.None
6.8 GoodJun 11 2017
Mixed FeelingsI enjoyed that rental was easy, cheap, and quick. I was in and out both times very fast.I didn't like the fact that the men inside who were helping me just stood around and talked nastily about me while my wife was outside struggling with bags. I was doing the final inspection of the car and we were moving our things inside the waiting room to get out of the way, but rather than helping my wife with the bags, the two men working just watched as the wind blew up her dress from inside the storefront. Not cool, not cool at all. Also not only did they badmouth me for "not filling the gas tank" which it was full. They also gave me grief about arriving at 245, when very clearly my check out time was 3. If anything I did then a favor.
5.2 OkayJun 9 2017
Food and dental scraps in car
2.0 MediocreJun 8 2017
No carThey did not have a car for me. Apparently their customers extended the rental so they did not have a car for me
2.0 MediocreMay 2 2017
Despite having made a reservation weeks in advance, this location didn't have any cars. I was forced to find another rental agency in the city.
From $26/dayRated #4
Avis
Cheapest deal
5.9 Okay (6 reviews)
2 locations in Wilmette
Avis
Locations in Wilmette
  • 6
  • 6
  • 6
  • 6
  • 5.6
Recent reviews
2.0 MediocreJul 8 2021
Staff was friendly, but there were no carsIf there had been a car available for me, or if I had received any sort of communication letting me know that there was no car available for me in spite of having a reservation
2.0 MediocreAug 25 2020
The staff was not friendly AT ALL! I will never go there again. The car smelled like smoke and alcohol (they had a sign cars would be smoke free..). One of the staff was rude the entire time and the car was dirty and with a broken transponder. I will DISSUADE people from ever doing business with AVIS at this location. Overall HORRIBLE !DO NOT RENT CARS AT THIS LOCATION! ! ! The car smelled like smoke and alcohol badly and we found the car extremely dirty with cookies and fries under the seats (all of this during Covid times...). They gave a car with maintenance issues and a broken transponder. Called the rep from the facility and mentioned I would have to clean car myself while I had to pay for all my toll roads. HORRIBLE! Please DO NOT rent cars from this branch!!!
9.6 ExcellentAug 12 2018
The Avis rental on Chicago in Evanston is my favorite place to rent cars. Friendly, uncomplicated, and I will be back!
2.0 MediocreFeb 21 2017
They did not had the car that I booked.NothingThey did not had the car that I booked from Kayak. I had to go to some other place to rent the car. It had wasted a lot of time and money.
62 travelers who rented a car in Wilmette gave the car agency they used an average rating of 7.7

Car rental locations in or near Wilmette

Good to know

Most popular agency

Enterprise

Most popular car type

Compact

Average price

$51/day

Good deal

$37/day

When to book a rental car in Wilmette

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Car rental insurance in Wilmette

Collision Damage Waiver (CDW) & Theft Protection Waiver

Some Wilmette car providers already include Collision Damage Waiver (CDW) and Theft Protection Waiver into the rental price but not all of them. We recommend always be aware of your coverage when renting a car in in Wilmette.

Deductible

Keep in mind that car rental insurances often have a deductible clause, which is the amount you’ll have to pay if something happens during the time of your rental. If you want to avoid unwanted surprises, you should consider adding a no-deductible option to your Wilmette car rental.

Top tips for renting a car in Wilmette

  • 25% of our users found rental cars in Wilmette for $37 or less

FAQs about renting a car in Wilmette

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

  • On average a rental car in Wilmette costs $51 per day.

  • The average gas price in Wilmette is $3.63 per gallon over the past 30 days. Filling up a gas tank costs between $44 and $58, depending on the car size.

  • Compact (Nissan Versa or similar) is the most frequently booked rental car type in Wilmette.

  • 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 Compact car rental in Wilmette costs $45 per day, on average.

  • In Wilmette, cars are most frequently rented at Hertz 1833 Waukegan Road (4 miles from city center).

  • On average a rental car in Wilmette costs $354 per week ($51 per day).

  • On average a rental car in Wilmette costs $1,517 per month ($51 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!).