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Cheap Car Rentals in Chicago from AED 120

This price is the cheapest per day rate found by a Cheapflights user in the last 72 hours by searching for a car hire in Chicago with a pick-up date of 25/7 and drop-off date of 1/8. Fares are subject to change and may not be available at all agencies or on all dates of hire. Click the price to replicate the search for this deal.
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Chicago car rentals in 2024

Get helpful information to start your search for the perfect car rental in Chicago. The average price data is based on the last 12 months and was last updated on 19 July 2024.

Most popular company

THRIFTY

Price of petrol per litre

AED 4.45

Average price per day

AED 216

Cheapest price per day

AED 120

What is the cheapest time to rent a car in Chicago?

Discover the most affordable period to rent a car in Chicago and save money on your trip. The monthly average price data is based on historical data over the last year and was last updated on 19 July 2024.

January

AED 139

February

AED 146

March

AED 176

April

AED 190

May

AED 216

June

AED 238

July

AED 249

August

AED 238

September

AED 213

October

AED 213

November

AED 194

December

AED 183

Currently, the cheapest month to rent a car in Chicago is January. The most expensive time to rent a car is July. The cheapest prices for each month are shown above, but prices will vary based on availability, how far out you book your rental car, and of course, car type.

Popular car types in Chicago

Explore the most popular car models available for rent in Chicago and choose the one that suits your needs. The price data is sourced from various car rental companies and was last updated on 19 July 2024.

At AED 120/day, medium car is the cheapest car type available for hire in Chicago in the past week. Out of 29 car hire agencies operating in Chicago, there are, in total, 121 hire locations. View below for 5 offered car types:

Economy

Economy

AED 149+

Compact

Compact

AED 125+

Intermediate

Intermediate

AED 120+

Standard

Standard

AED 195+

Full-size

Full-size

AED 195+

People carrier

People carrier

AED 342+

Full-size SUV

Full-size SUV

AED 214+

Luxury

Luxury

AED 192+

Compare available car types for rental in Chicago

Compare and contrast the various car types offered for rental in Chicago to find the perfect fit for your trip. Price data is based on averages over the last 12 months and was last updated on 19 July 2024.

Small cars

AED 171 - AED 293

All Car Types

AED 179 - AED 374

To rent a small car in Chicago, the United States, you would pay an average price of AED 241/day. January is the cheapest month to rent a small car in Chicago, the United States (~AED 171/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is August (~AED 293/day). In fact, January is about 30% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a small car rental for Chicago. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Chicago, renting a small car saves you 14% in costs. Please note that average prices are based on historical data and can vary depending on how early you book, availability for your travel dates, and vehicle popularity. Here are the best Chicago small car hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a medium car in Chicago, the United States, you would pay an average price of AED 258/day. February is the cheapest month to rent a medium car in Chicago, the United States (~AED 159/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is December (~AED 357/day). In fact, February is about 39% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a medium car rental for Chicago. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Chicago, renting a medium car saves you 7% in costs. Please note that average prices are based on historical data and can vary depending on how early you book, availability for your travel dates, and vehicle popularity. Here are the best Chicago medium car hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a large car in Chicago, the United States, you would pay an average price of AED 324/day. September is the cheapest month to rent a large car in Chicago, the United States (~AED 193/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is May (~AED 643/day). In fact, September is about 41% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a large car rental for Chicago. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Chicago, renting a large car is 15% more expensive. Please note that average prices are based on historical data and can vary depending on how early you book, availability for your travel dates, and vehicle popularity. Here are the best Chicago large car hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a SUV in Chicago, the United States, you would pay an average price of AED 252/day. September is the cheapest month to rent a SUV in Chicago, the United States (~AED 192/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is December (~AED 382/day). In fact, September is about 24% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a SUV rental for Chicago. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Chicago, renting a SUV saves you 10% in costs. Please note that average prices are based on historical data and can vary depending on how early you book, availability for your travel dates, and vehicle popularity. Here are the best Chicago SUV hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a van in Chicago, the United States, you would pay an average price of AED 248/day. October is the cheapest month to rent a van in Chicago, the United States (~AED 277/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is June (~AED 470/day). In fact, October is about 11% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a van rental for Chicago. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Chicago, renting a van saves you 11% in costs. Please note that average prices are based on historical data and can vary depending on how early you book, availability for your travel dates, and vehicle popularity.

To rent a luxury car in Chicago, the United States, you would pay an average price of AED 240/day. December is the cheapest month to rent a luxury car in Chicago, the United States (~AED 258/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is August (~AED 537/day). In fact, December is about 7% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a luxury car rental for Chicago. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Chicago, renting a luxury car saves you 14% in costs. Please note that average prices are based on historical data and can vary depending on how early you book, availability for your travel dates, and vehicle popularity. Here are the best Chicago luxury car hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

Mazda Mazda3AED 125/day
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A/C
Mazda Mazda3
Toyota YarisAED 149/day
2
M
A/C
Toyota Yaris
Ford FocusAED 150/day
4
M
A/C
Ford Focus

Top rental agencies in Chicago

Explore the leading car rental agencies in Chicago known for their outstanding service and extensive range of vehicles to choose from. There are currently 8 car rental companies in Chicago. Reviews were last updated on 19 July 2024.
Browse through some of the top rental car agencies in Chicago, including Alamo, Enterprise Rent-A-Car and Avis in Chicago. Be sure to do your research on pricing, reviews, pickup locations, and other important criteria before choosing.

Alamo

8.1
Very Good
384 reviews3 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.4

Comfort

8.4

Overall

8.1

Pick-up/drop-off

8.0

Value

7.9

Enterprise Rent-A-Car

7.6
Good
330 reviews28 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.9

Comfort

8.0

Overall

7.6

Pick-up/drop-off

7.5

Value

7.3

Avis

6.5
Okay
153 reviews12 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.0

Comfort

7.3

Overall

6.4

Pick-up/drop-off

6.2

Value

6.2

Payless

6.3
Okay
366 reviews2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.6

Comfort

7.3

Overall

6.2

Pick-up/drop-off

6.2

Value

6.3

Budget

6.0
Okay
392 reviews10 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

6.9

Comfort

7.0

Overall

5.9

Pick-up/drop-off

6.1

Value

5.9

Hertz

5.8
Fair
615 reviews20 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

6.5

Comfort

6.6

Overall

5.8

Pick-up/drop-off

5.7

Value

5.9

Dollar

5.4
Fair
338 reviews5 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

6.8

Comfort

6.6

Overall

5.3

Pick-up/drop-off

5.5

Value

5.4

Thrifty

5.3
Fair
232 reviews5 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

6.4

Comfort

6.3

Overall

5.2

Pick-up/drop-off

5.0

Value

5.5

Best Chicago car rental deals found

Browse through a selection of recently found affordable car rental deals in Chicago. Plan your trip with ease and find the perfect rental option for your needs. There are currently 8 rental car agencies in Chicago with an average daily rate of AED 165. Data was last updated on 19 July 2024.
These are the best deals we've found on rental cars in Chicago. Double check the details of your car rental reservation before booking to ensure no unwanted surprises.
Honda CivicAED 120/day
5
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A/C
Honda Civic
Honda CivicAED 125/day
4
M
A/C
Honda Civic
Ford EscortAED 145/day
5
M
A/C
Ford Escort

Car rental FAQs

Find answers to frequently asked questions about car rentals in Chicago, including policies, requirements, and more. FAQs were last updated on 19 July 2024.
  • What is the cheapest hire car found in Chicago?

    In the past two weeks, Cheapflights users have found many deals under AED 216/day when booking a car hire in Chicago. The absolute best deal a user found was for AED 136/day from Thrifty, booked on Jul. 14.

  • What car hire company is typically the cheapest in Chicago?

    According to our data, users have found the cheapest deals when booking a rental car in Chicago from the following companies over the past two weeks: Budget (AED 120/day), Hertz (AED 145/day), and Dollar (AED 150/day).

  • Which car hire company is considered to be the best in Chicago?

    Taking our users’ ratings and reviews into consideration, Alamo (8.0 rating), National (7.6 rating) and Enterprise Rent-A-Car (7.6 rating) seem to be the best car hire companies in Chicago.

  • What are petrol prices like in Chicago?

    The average price of petrol in Chicago is AED 4.45/litre over the past month, costing you anywhere between AED 200 and AED 289 to fill up a car’s fuel tank.

  • How much does it cost to hire a car in Chicago for a week from Thrifty?

    Hiring a car in Chicago for a week can be a great option for travel. Thrifty, the most popular car hire company for this area, offers hire cars for around AED 1,470/week on average.

  • How far in advance should I hire a car in Chicago for the best price?

    Booking early almost always ensures you have more options of car models to choose from, as well as prices reduced by up to 24% to make it a great deal in Chicago. Try to book at least 7 days prior to when you need the car hire to close on a rate below the average.

  • Can I rent a car for a month in Chicago?

    Yes, cars are available to be rented out for an entire month in Chicago.

  • How much does it cost to rent a car in Chicago for a month?

    Our recent data shows that Thrifty can potentially be 46% below the average car hire price in Chicago. Check prices and availability for Thrifty and save on this extended car hire. The cost of hiring a vehicle in Chicago is on average AED 6,300 a month or AED 210 a day. Search on Cheapflights for the most updated pricing and availability for your Chicago car hire.

  • How much is a car hire in Chicago for a weekend?

    Car hire prices in Chicago are typically AED 0 for the weekend. On Cheapflights, you’ll be able to find great car hire deals on any type of vehicle. However, consider hiring a Intermediate to save money on your trip to AED 0. Our users have found prices for Intermediate car hire in August to be on average AED 131 per day.

  • What car do most people hire in Chicago?

    The majority of Cheapflights travellers prefer to hire a Standard (Toyota RAV4) in Chicago, making it the most popular option.

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Luxury car rentals in Chicago

Find luxury car rental deals in Chicago from well-known providers in the area and save on gas mileage with the options provided below. luxury car rentals in Chicago cost an average of AED 313 per day. Price data was last updated on 19 July 2024.
Ride in luxury during your trip to Chicago by selecting one of these great deals we've found. Double check the dates, pricing, and other key information of your reservation to make sure they're correct before proceeding.
Audi A8AED 192/day
5
4
M
A/C
Audi A8
Lexus ESAED 229/day
5
4
M
A/C
Lexus ES
BMW X5AED 232/day
5
4
M
A/C
BMW X5

Car rentals by fuel type in Chicago

Browse car rentals by fuel type in Chicago. Currently, Electric cars are the cheapest to rent in Chicago. Deals were last updated on 19 July 2024.

Browse through car rental deals by fuel type in Chicago. There are currently 3 fuel types to choose from with Electric being the cheapest (AED 41+).

Electric

Electric

AED 41+

Hybrid

Hybrid

AED 66+

Petrol/Diesel

Petrol/Diesel

AED 61+

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