Chicago O’Hare International Airport is found about 17 miles from the Chicago Loop, and is a major international airport in the state of Illinois. It is the third busiest airport in the world, as it handles well over 60 million passengers per annum. Some years for the airport have even been recorded to handle up to 70 million passengers. The airport is recognised by its code of ORD. The car hire companies of the airport include Auto Europa Chicago O’Hare International Airport, and are all international companies with competitive car rental rates. Auto Europa in particular has an excellent selection of high quality vehicles for hire.
Chicago O’Hare International Airport, also known as the Chicago International Airport, the O’Hare Airport, the O’Hare Field, the Chicago Airport or simple O’Hare, is a large airport complex consisting of four terminal buildings, named as Terminal 1, Terminal 2, Terminal 3 and Terminal 5. Each terminal has several concourses as well, and each is well equipped for arriving and departing passengers. Since the airport is so large, it has a people mover system, referred to as the ATS, or Airport Transit System. This train runs twenty-four hours a day, is automatic, and free for use by anyone at the airport. It connects the terminals, as well as the terminals to the remote car parking lots. Auto Europa at this rental location is open twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week, and their car rental counters are found nearby the baggage reclaim areas of the Terminals 1, 2 and 3.
Passengers arriving in the international terminal (Terminal 5) can transfer to the other terminals in order to reach the Chicago O’Hare International Airport car hire companies, or can contact them by the courtesy telephones available on the lower level. The car hire companies also often have shuttles for the transport of their customers between terminals, and for transport to the rented cars if they are parked far from the terminals. It is recommended to rent a car from Auto Europa in advance of your arrival at Chicago O’Hare Airport, as car hire can be in high demand at this location. An online reservation will often be cheaper as well.
In order to rent a car, the minimum age requirements and other criteria as set by Auto Europa will need to be met. The primary renter should be at least 25 years of age to have access to all car categories, however, younger drivers may also hire a vehicle from certain categories. Younger drivers are considered as persons aged between 21 and 24, and will need to pay higher rental rates for young drivers insurance. A major credit card will be required by Auto Europa, for the hold of the estimated total of the rental, but a debit card or cash may be accepted for payments at the end of the rental period. Major credit cards only include those of the normal size, and not those of a ‘key-ring’ size. If a debit card is used, it should display the Mastercard or Visa logo.
Customers are recommended to arrange adequate insurance for their hire car, and to ensure that emergency assistance will be available in the case of an accident or breakdown. Auto Europa’s rental rates at Chicago O’Hare Airport are ‘basic’, which means that they only include taxes and possible third party liability insurance, and not other types of insurances. Quotes from the Chicago O’Hare International Airport car rental companies will also not include the price of additional items of equipment hired, for example, car seats for children and a satellite navigation system for Dad! Child seats from Auto Europa come in all sizes, therefore specify the age of your child in order to receive one adequate for your needs. Auto Europa hand controls for disabled drivers may also be requested, and this device is free of charge from the rental location of Chicago O’Hare International Airport. Hand controls may only be used by persons with a lower limb disability, as they operate the brake and accelerator pedals of the vehicle.
Extra charges may also be applicable when an Auto Europa one way hire is arranged from Chicago O’Hare Airport. One way hire services are ideal for drivers only going one way, and who do not wish to return to the airport, as it allows the vehicle to be left at a different rental location. If a one way hire is not arranged, the vehicle should be returned to the same parking area at Chicago O’Hare Airport, either with a full or an ‘empty as possible’ fuel tank. There are various fuel options available, but usually, if fuel is not purchased, the customer will need to bring the car back with a full tank, as it was when it was collected.
Auto Europa’s vehicles are found in various car groups, for example, Economy, Compact, Midsize, Standard, Fullsize, Premium, Luxury and SUV. Economy cars are similar to the Chevy Aveo, Compact cars may include the Ford Focus and Chevy Cobalt, and Midsize cars are similar to the Hyundai Sonata and Nissan Sentra. Larger cars from Auto Europa include the Dodge Charger, Chevy Impala, Mercury Grand Marquis, Pontiac G6 an the Kia Sedona, which is a car for seven passengers in the Fullsize category. The Dodge Caravan is a Minivan for seven people, and the Jeep Grand Cherokee is an example of a SUV from Auto Europa. The majority of Auto Europa’s vehicles come with unlimited mileage, and have automatic transmissions.
Rent a car from Auto Europa, Chicago O’Hare International Airport, online, in order to secure the lowest car rental rates.
From North America only:
Tel +1 207 842 2000
Fax +1 207 842-2222
Alternatively – view international phone list on Auto Europa’s website, at www.autoeuropa.com.