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Route 66 Car Hire - Explore and save with top rental car options

Compare and book holiday car hire, with prices starting from £31.19 per day with FREE cancellations*

Choose holiday car hire through Holiday Extras to make your legendary Route 66 trip even better. When exploring the iconic American diners, wacky roadside attractions and infinite landscapes of Route 66, you'll want to be driving a holiday car rental you can rely on. That's where our car hire comparison service comes in. If you book cheap car hire with us, you can look forward to a great vehicle at a great price from one of our trusted providers.

Synonymous with freedom and living the American dream, the 2,500 kilometre route has become one of the most famous roads in the world. Here at Holiday Extras, our car rental comparison service lets you pick rental cars to suit all of your road adventure needs.

Cheap Route 66 Car Hire from £31.19

Route 66 - car hire pick up Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) and drop off Los Angeles Airport (LAX)
Type of Hire Car Number of Seats Price Per Day*
Economy (e.g. Chevrolet Spark or similar) 4 people max £31.19
Small (e.g. Hyundai Accent or similar) 5 people max £32.56
Medium (e.g. Hyundai Elantra or similar) 5 people max £32.60
Large (e.g. Nissan Altima similar) 5 people max £36.41
Luxury (e.g. Nissan Altima or similar) 5 people max £44.49
Something special (extra space and style ) 5 people max £33.47
*Note: All the above prices are based on collection from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) and dropping off at Los Angeles Airport (LAX) and are accurate at the time of writing but are subject to change according to supplier availability

Why choose Holiday Extras to compare and book hire cars?

Holiday Extras compares over 900 trusted rental companies bring you superb savings on car hire. We offer holiday car rental to an amazing 4000 cities and 160 countries worldwide, with pick up points from airports and city centre locations. From Europe to South Africa, the US, Canada and Australia, you'll be able to find our cars in the vast majority of popular holiday destinations.

We don't just offer a great variety of destinations, but a wide range of car hire options too. Whether you're looking for an economical small car, convenient hatchbacks, robust SUVs and premium models. We even provide some stunning luxury cars for that extra bit of style and comfort for your Route 66 car hire along America's most iconic road trip.

How does it work?

Once you've made your booking, we'll email you a confirmation, which contains both your booking reference number, as well as details of your car hire provider. If you're collecting your rental car from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD), then it will also include where the car hire desk is located within the terminal.

Useful insurance information

All our USA car hire agreements include a collision damage waiver. This means that, in the event of theft or damage, you won't have to pay any more than your excess.

Our goal here at Holiday Extras is to make things as hassle-free as possible so you can get on with the important stuff - enjoying your holiday. Our total protection insurance for your Route 66 car hire will give you extra peace of mind, that, should the worst happen, then you'll be covered. We regularly compare and price-check all our policies to ensure we bring you both top level cover at the best value prices. All our policies include the following:

  • Damage and theft excess
  • Damage protection for all mechanical and exterior of the car
  • Cover for any immobilisation, admin and towing charges
  • Free cancellation up to 48 hours before travel

On arrival - collecting your rental car for Route 66

When you arrive in the USA and come to collect your hire car for Route 66 - whether from O'Hare Airport (ORD) or from one of our various other pick up locations, you will need to make your way to the car hire provider's desk or office. Here, a member of the team will check through the paperwork for the car rental agreement with you. There will be a few forms to fill out ahead of the keys being handed over for the vehicle. You will also be reminded of the fuel policy for the car, as well as whether there is any mileage limit on the hire agreement.

Please ensure you have the following with you when you pick up your hire car:

  • Printed email confirmation for each of your journeys
  • A full driving licence
  • Credit card in the lead driver's name, with the full deposit amount available
  • A valid DVLA code
  • A valid passport

Coming home

Full details of where you need to drop your rental car off to will be listed on your booking confirmation. When you return the car, it will be checked over by a member of the car rental team before you head off.

Exploring Route 66

Once you've landed and picked up your hire car from your chosen airport, it's time to start your journey of discovery. Two attractions that you can't miss are the Petrified Forest National Park in Arizona and the Route 66 Mother Road Museum in Barstow, California.

Here to help

If you have any queries, then our experienced, friendly car hire team are here to help on 0800 804 7362. Alternatively, you can contact us online here.